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

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using update_user_meta to rank users

I'm using a plugin that allows users to vote on posts, I'd like to add each vote that's cast to the authors user_meta so I can rank users the same way I rank posts. There's a couple of different ...
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Update user meta array using foreach

I have two arrays consisting of keys and values: Array consisting meta keys: $user_meta_fields = array ( 'first_name', 'last_name', 'job_title', 'college', ...
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update_usermeta don't work

When I return in the function $setfound, I become a white screen and when I return $setlink, it works fine. function editsteamlink(){ $setlink = $_POST['steamlink']."/?xml=1"; $setresponse = ...
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Display users in order by an “order” custom meta field

Alright, so here's my current code (which works, displaying the users in order by ID and excluding the admin user): $site_admin = "1"; $order = 'ID'; $user_ids = $wpdb->get_col("SELECT ID FROM ...
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Is a user_meta research case-sensitive or not

I am using the Wordpress get_users() function to search for users with a specific meta_key value. $wordpress_user = get_users( array('meta_key' => 'unique_id', ...
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BuddyPress Members Loop does not filter members by meta_key usermeta and meta_value [on hold]

I have this code: bp_has_members( 'meta_key=my_status&meta_value=activated' ) But it does not filter members who have usermeta key as "my_status" and value as "activated". Instead it shows all ...
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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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Adding Custom User Profile data based upon Categories

Based upon the code found here: How To Add Custom Form Fields To The User Profile Page? How Could I alter this so that users could check one of several boxes based upon categories I have setup in the ...
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Storing user meta as an array, empty array index shows as “Array” on front end

I am storing user meta data as a single entry in the DB as an array. If any of the array index values are empty, when I display the empty data it shows up as "Array". In particular in my user update ...
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update_user_meta doesn't work with AJAX

I try to keep user subscription in a metadata var. The function is called by AJAX. Ahe AJAX is called but the metadata does not seem updated on frontend. Here is the code: jQuery <script ...
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Add default WordPress tag meta box to User Profile

I've set up my user profiles to allow custom taxonomies following this tutorial. Ideally, I'd like to use the default Tag meta box from the Post screen, so users can easily add new taxonomies and ...
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User meta conventions / name registry, for social media links

The Yoast WordPress-SEO plugin adds some social media links to user_meta: function update_contactmethods( $contactmethods ) { // Add Google+ $contactmethods['googleplus'] = __( 'Google+', ...
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Assigning multiple or additional capabilities to specific users or how to create additional roles like bbpress roles?

even though I think I understand the hierarchy of roles in WordPress, I never really bothered creating my own user roles or custom capabilities. What I need to achieve is to assign a few capabilities ...
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Help integrating Custom post type meta field with custom profile fields

I have a custom post type for "locations" and I need to have "users" log in and be able to pick a location that is within a certain distance from them. I have added some spots to the profile using ...
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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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How to work with AJAX and Wordpress?

I'm working on my first plugin. I would like to add a follow button for the posts, so the logged in users can follow the authors. I placed the following lines into functions.php function ...
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Role Column Sorting

I'm trying to add sorting on Role column on user listing by desc and asc but I can get it work, it always show "No matching users were found." below are my code add_filter( ...
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Display a post count from a custom metabox selection

I was wondering if this is possible. I have a custom post type call projects that displays a metabox with drop down menu. In that drop down menu I have a few choices listed, draft, open, pending, ...
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User description only displayed for logged user

In my "About" page I list all WP users of the site. Then in author.php I display the description of the selected user with this code: <?php the_author_meta( 'description' );?>. Problem: this ...
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get Insert id for meta field

I'm in a situation where i also need to get the id of the inserted meta( meta_id for post meta and umeta_id for user meta) For eg i add a user meta ...
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Adding fields to the “Add New User” screen in the dashboard

I'd like to add the field "Company Name" to the add new user page in the admin panel. I've done quite a bit of searching and have been unable to find details on how to do this. I can easily add info ...
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UPME Known Issues - Unable to Save Custom Fields

When you have large number of custom fields, there are issues with saving and updating process. This is due to the maximum input variables constraints set by PHP. Currently you have to increase php ...
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Is it possible in WordPress

I am trying to create a ranking based on user donation, my problem is I am not sure if wordpress user meta support append For each Project a user can donate money via paypal In WordPress User Meta I ...
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How to get Viewing profile ID in buddypress?

I want to get the viewing profle's (another user's profile that current user is viewing) user_id is there any shortcode or function available for it? Thanks in advance.
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Create a dropdown list displaying users meta data

I want to display a dropdown list of users using information from the wp_usermeta table. I know that there is a method wp_dropdown_users that outputs a select list of users but I can't figure out how ...
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Default Custom Field User Data

I want to create a user meta that would either add or update In the user meta there are two custom field 'projects' and 'amount' so if user donated $1 to project A the user meta will create a row, ...
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Store subscription details for users in Wordpress

I want to store subscription details of several category for users. how to store this to wp database. i am beginner to wordpress. whether i want to create new table or can i use meta ,taxonomy or ...
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Get users from all/specific blog by user_role and current_user role

Something I've needed and think a fair few people might need as well is: getting users from all or a specific blog based on the user_role's of the accounts they wish to see, while also differentiating ...
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Displaying a Welcome Message to a Woocommerce User

In the registration fields, I've introduced an two additional fields that take the First name and last name of the registering user. In my woocommerce-functions.php I define (user_firstname/lastname) ...
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Multiple User-Meta Values in One User-Meta Key

Currently, I am adding user metadata with the key position_name and a string value representing a user's position, such that I can retrieve a user's position by way of a call similar to: $position = ...
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Parsing a shortcode through an author meta textfield

I have been using the UPME plugin to design a member profile website that allows me to take information and show each user different profiles depending on a shortcode I put into a textarea field. The ...
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Using xprofile_insert_field

I'm trying to add a xProfile to BuddyPress, but I don't know where but my snippet is not working. I have tried so many stuff, but I just can't get it right. Hope you can help, here's the latest ...
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Using BuddyPress bp_xprofile_add_meta Function [on hold]

I was working with BuddyPress' xProfiles, and I wanted to create something. So it possible to automatically create a xProfile field by adding a snippet to functions.php or a plugin using the ...
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How can I get user URL by id

I am using custom post types, and I have a problem getting the author URL to his profile. I can get the author ID using: $authers_interviewdoctor = get_post_meta( $post->ID , ...
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User management missing after migration to new host

I just moved my WordPress 3.9 site to a different host by making a mysql dump and restoring it on the new server and uploading the files over. Pretty standard. However, now I've lost the ability to ...
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Add custom field for author and show list author order by that field

I am using variables $author_like_count to count like from all post of author. $author_like_count = $author_like_count + get_post_meta($post->ID, 'like_count', true); My question : How to set ...
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How to Log User Clicks on Link - CPT, User Meta, other?

In the sidebar, I have links that appear when a user is logged in. The links point to downloaders on various other sites as well as our own. I'd like to be able to log those user clicks so I can see ...
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Can user meta be shown or hidden depending on user logged in status?

Can is_user_logged_in be combined with jquery somehow to add/remove fields wrapped in a certain class? More specifically: I want to wrap the users' phone and email in class "private". Then if the ...
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Join wp_users and wp_usermeta

I have a custom user meta named created_by, which is the ID of creator of this user. I want to create a view table like this for example: ID user_login created_by 2 andi admin How to ...
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Get meta value and associated user meta

I'm working on a site where users are able to publish posts with custom fields associated with them. I want to display meta values from all posts, and include which user created the post where the ...
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How to store custom user data on the database?

I'm developing a WP multi-site network which have a goal of 10,000 sub blogs. The site needs to store custom data related to the user. There are additional 20 fields of data for each user. What is the ...
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Update_user_meta fails with ajax when used multiple times quickly

I'm trying to update the status of the sidebar (visible or hidden) when the user clicks the hide/show button in the user_meta so that no matter what computer he's on, he'll see his settings saved. ...
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How we can get the user id by its display_name

I have user display_name and with this I want to get the id of that user. So, how can I get the user id?
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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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wp_usermeta key problem

I am trying to add a meta key to wp_usermeta but it does not work at all. The key would get value from a checkbox. I used the code from Wordpress codex tutorial and it's not adding anything. I will ...
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Wordpress Author Information show paragraph?

In back-end I'm update 3 paragraph in Author information. But it's showing frontend it's collapsed. And not showing paragraph. How to fix this problem. Ex: paragraph 1. paragraph 2. paragraph 3. ...
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Let user select their own category

I would like to let category editor appear to any user and user can edit their preferred category(ies). For example: the category is about kind of job or profession and there are 10 ...
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SELECT from wp_users, get Displayname too

SELECT post_author, count(ID) as amount FROM dbold_posts WHERE WEEKOFYEAR( post_date ) = WEEKOFYEAR( NOW() ) AND post_status = 'publish' AND post_type = 'post' GROUP BY post_author ...
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get_*_meta doesn't always return an array

I find it annoying that functions like get_user_meta or get_post_meta will return an array if the meta key exists or false if it doesn't. This means I need to do a check like so: $meta = ...
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Why checkbox is not saved in user profile page?

I added new options in user profile page. I added checkbox but it is not saving if all multiple options are checked. <input type="checkbox" name="neww" class="neww" value="one"<?php ...