User meta data consists of key-value pairs pertaining to the according user ID.

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Incrementally add or substract from usermeta field

I'm trying to create a system to add credits to a user account and then later subtract from the credits when the user submits a post. I have the functions I need to trigger the adding credits and the ...
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How to create a front end user profile with a friendly permalink

I want to create a public front-end profile page with a friendly url like this format. mysite.com/user/someusername Any idea on how can i achieve this? I know it has something to do with rewrite ...
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wp_update_user not updating

In desperation I am asking for help in this forum too - if someone (ANYONE!) could take a look a this post and see if they could help I'd be eternally grateful ...
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How to tell whether a user meta value has increased or decreased [closed]

I store a custom user meta value for my users that is stored as a number like a score. I need a way of telling whether it has decreased or increased from its last value. So when I display it I can ...
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WPML - how to translate user profile fields with icl_t()? [closed]

Existing code somewhere in a template or shortcode handler, display user profile biography: <?php if ( $user ) : $bio = get_the_author_meta( 'description', $user->ID ); ?> <div ...
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Update user meta of author when post content is viewed

I have a value that I'm trying to store as user meta for authors on my site. I need it to update itself every time the content of a post is viewed for that author. Here's as far as I've gotten but it ...
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update_user_meta not updating

I'm trying to force password change upon first user login, which overall is not working, but so far I find a problem update_user_meta() is not updating at all, this is my code: function ...
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Add mass action to wp-admin/users.php

I'm heavelly modified my Wordpress, it's amazing what you can do with wordpress hooks, actions.. But i'm not able to find how can i add mass action for users. Let's say i select 5 users and i want to ...
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get current user not working

I was trying this code to get current user info, but showing nothing. My WordPress version is 3.3.1 <?php wp_get_current_user(); /** * @example Safe usage: $current_user = ...
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Wordpress User Profile Upload - If page is saved file reset

I have various different extra profile fields which I have set in functions.php however with the upload one if a user uploads an image and saves the form the image is set, however if they go back and ...
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How can I make the user names of commentors clickable links to the user's profile from the admin comment screen?

I've set up my wordpress blog to only allow logged in users to leave comments, but I need a way for the administrator to be able to go to a user's profile from the comment moderation screen. I don't ...
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Extra User Profile Field Upload File / Image

I have been following the following tutorial to try and an upload form to the user profiles. ...
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Exclude main blog from get_blogs_of_user

I use WordPress Multisite and in the sidebar i have a box that shows a list of blogs the logged in user is a member of. I'm looking for a way to exclude the mainblog from this list. The main blog ID ...
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How to get data from an array using get_user_meta()

I have created a custom user profile field <?php $basics = get_the_author_meta( 'fbasics', $user->ID ); ?> <ul> <li><input value="lesson1" name="fbasics[]" ...
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How do you make the email field on the profile page read only for subscribers?

I would like to make the email field on the profile page for subscribers read only. They can see their email but not change it. I want only admins to to be able to change users email address.
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Solving a get_user_meta() problem in Multisite

I am currently building a network of blogs for individual real estate agents. Currently, a broker will have a main site, with agents sites added as subdirectories, e.g., www.example.com and ...
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Drop down list in user profile page

I am having problems finding an answer to this. I need to have a custom user meta field. I can create them which is fine but I need to create a drop down one. For example I want the user meta to ...
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Is there a limit to the length/size of serialized data that can be stored as user meta?

I tried to store an array containing about 50000 keys and respective values to the user meta using update_user_meta. Since, this was only a test, I ran a for loop to generate the array. $test = array ...
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Getting label name of extra user fields

I'm using the plugin "Extra User Fields" to add extra fields to the user's profile. I know how to get the value of the field (get_user_meta/get_author_meta), but I also want the label as a string, but ...
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help to decipher wp metadata

I am having problems trying to decipher the metadata information. What does all the a: , s: stuff mean? is there a place where i can reference what all this coding means in wp? not just for ...
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Strip Twitter Username from Profile Field with URL and Save to New Profile Field

Let me start by saying, I am not a coder, but enjoy learning. Here is the situation. I have many custom profile fields for social media added to my user profiles. The user enters the full URL of ...
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Remove user id's stored in arrays that themselves are stored in user meta of another user

For a collaborative website for a company, user ID of a given user is stored in another user's meta data. For e.g.: If user A is collaborating with user B, the user ID of user A is appended to an ...
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Paypal Post IPN handeling nightmare

I'm trying to integrate paypal standard with my Wordpress site and all was going well until I wanted to do one simple thing: The user submits a paypal payment Paypal posts the IPN to my server Post ...
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Get basic Image Uploader on User Profile Page

I am trying to add an image uploader to the user profile pages. I do have it up and running on a basic registration page, but somehow the same, but slightly adjusted code does not work when added to ...
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Using GROUP CONCAT in my-sql query with wp_usermeta table

I have a query that is meant to return user details from Wordpress tables. It would be fine if I was just SELECTing column names that I want, but within Wordpress there is a usermeta table which has 2 ...
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How do you update user_email on the front end in WP 3.3?

I am using the following code and everything in the user profile is updating except the user's email. In the template: global $current_user, $wp_roles; get_currentuserinfo(); /* Load the ...
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How do I update a specific object in an array, in user meta?

I have this array, below, to set custom user meta (lh_userbadges) in user_meta but I'm not exactly sure how to update just parts of the array later on... $lh_user_badges = array( ...
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What does “link” refer to when you delete a user?

I'm not sure if this is BuddyPress or not but what does "links" refer to when you delete a user? http://screencast.com/t/ZeMQUG368t
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How do I add open graph tags? [closed]

I'm using the Wordpress CMS. I don't have access to the theme's code etc.. So how do I update the opeh graph tags? I'm mainly looking to add an image to go along with it, as it's using the default ...
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How to get a buddypress user profile link and a certain user profile field for the current post author?

I want to replace get_author_link() and get_the_author_meta($feld) with something equivalent to point to the author of the current post Buddypress user profile page and retrieve a specific profile ...
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WordPress missing user roles on local dev machine. Live site works fine

I have a live WordPress installation and a local one for development purposes. I just exported the live database, replaced all occurences of the live siteurl with the local one, and imported on my dev ...
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Post-Registration, post-meta hook?

Is there a hook in WP to access meta data of a user JUST after they have registered and meta data has been added to the database? I was reading to use profile_update, but wouldn't that be invoked ...
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How to loop through each user id?

The functions that I am aware of: WP_User and wp_get_current_user seem to only get the user object of the current user. As an administrator, if I want to display certain profile information in a ...
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Plugin that would allow WordPress Authors to “follow” other Authors and query “Activity Info” from that

I have a WordPress blog that is all user based Authors that submit content and such. Currently in the site, you can view other authors profiles but basically just view their content from the ...
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User activation in wordpress

I want my users to first to activate their accounts so they can use all the features in the site. There is a field in wp_users table named user_status which its default value is 0. I wonder what's ...
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get_users is expecting unserialized meta_value

I'm trying to get all users assigned to a custom usermeta. I know that get_users() is supposed to work; however, it doesn't seem to be working. What I have is a usermeta storing a category ID and I'm ...
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How do I add a dropdown list of numbers 1 - 1000 as an extra profile field?

I don't want to write out something like this from 1 to 1000: <select name="number_pick" id="number_pick" > <option value="1" <?php selected( '1', get_the_author_meta( ...
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query usermeta from custom field

I am using a plugin to create custom fields in the user registration. I have created a check box field called g300 which is the name of the meta_key stored in wp_usermeta. It looks like the value ...
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Getting $user_id for the_author_meta outside the loop in multisite

So I am currently running a multisite install where the super admin creates all new sites. One of the templates we're using has a blog page for a loan officer. I am extending the user profile so the ...
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Getting all user metadata from user

I am trying to show bio and other custom metadata for my users in a page. So, i want to query the user metadata table for it. I have tried but did not find any functions for that. What i am looking ...
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How to save user meta on custom admin page

I have removed the edit profile page from WP admin as I don't want users to be able to edit their details as this is a closed intranet and their details are fed from AD. However I do want them to be ...
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Uses for function: wp_update_user

my theme currently uses the wp_update_user function to update a set of user metas. I created to some new user meta fields that I would like to include in the existing wp_update_user. The function ...
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custom avatar removal

Hello i have implemented a custom avatar upload from front-end in my wordpress theme. It is working. User can add and remove customa avatar. My problem is when user selects to remove his/her custom ...
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wp_usermeta wp_usersettings

I would like to know what does these meta_value means for wp_usersettings meta_key in wp_usermeta table? meta_key: wp_usersettings meta_value: m1=o&m3=o&m0=o&m2=o Thanks
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Front end user meta options for users

I have created user meta options using this tutorial. Now I want to know how to allow users to edit (update) certain custom user meta options that I created. Users already have a template account ...
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Trying to display posts by authors in with specific user meta

Ok here's the solution: <?php $wp_user_search1 = new WP_User_Query( array( 'meta_key' => 'state' , 'meta_value' => 'NM', )); $listers1 = $wp_user_search1->get_results(); $lister_ids1 = ...
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get_user_meta() to Return User Meta Only for Current Blog in Multi Site

I've written a plugin that allows users to bookmark their favorite posts, but have run into a small problem when using it on a multisite network. Each time a post is bookmarked, the ID of that post ...
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Displaying additional User Contact Information

I have been advised how to add additional contact info fields to the User admin area here (Click here). However, I am not entirely sure how I can display the the field contents in a link within my ...
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Array: What is this value based on?

I need to do an import of an array of checkboxes, but there is a value that I don't how it is determined. The array is based on a user meta option that I created that shows a list of category ...
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Mass Update User Profile Checkbox Options

I created a checkbox option for the user_meta (user profile). They are checkboxes assigning users to categories. The problem is that I need to do a mass update for all of my users 1500+ and going ...