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

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Sanitize textarea instead of input

I want to add a new field to the user registration. I'm using this tutorial by Paul Underwood. The tutorial works but I want to switch the input text to a textarea which I do know how to do. The ...
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Extend WP_User_Query or WP_User to return all custom fields?

I'm trying to pull out list of about 5000+ member records for CSV export. The query is timed out and I suppose the reason is that in order to populate the CSV file I need to iterate over those 5000 ...
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How can I include user meta information in the resulting array of a WP_User_Query?

I'm trying to accomplish some fairly complex custom functionality on a custom WordPress site. The client has an 'About Us' page that includes a list of all team members and their pictures. We're ...
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How to change select field option pragmatically?

I have created one custom field (field type select) with the name specialization and have multiple options like doctor,dietitian in users profile in back end this fields are visible. suppose user ...
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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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Connect Users and Taxonomies

I'd like to send email notifications when new posts are saved. But users can select post categories they want to subscribe to. Available plugins are no solution to me – I really need my own code base. ...
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How to add quick edit and bulk edit fields to users admin section

Salutations, is there a way to add quick edit and bulk edit fields for the users section in wordpress. I have found a lot about post types and custom post types but i'm specifically looking to add ...
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Send mail to user only once when specific check box is selected and updated from profile meta updated by admin

Here i have created one checkbox in admin of the wordpress and when i check and update it send mail to user it works but its sends mail every time when any part of profile is updated.Is there a way to ...
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What is the meta-box-order_post_hash used for?

meta-box-order_post_hash is stored as an user option. I am sure it's related to meta-box-order_post but I could not find anything in the codex about it. So what is it for? And how can or should be ...
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Adding fields to the “Add New User” but the form data not saved into DB

i have add new fields when we create new user in user-new.php the new field appears in the form, but the form data not saved into DB. after i created new user, i go to "edit user" and see the field ...
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Custom Permalink with Custom user meta mapped to posts published by user

I want to map a custom user Meta to the permalink in the form of http://localhost/%user_meta%/posts. The user_metais a custom user meta whose id=brand. The URL http://localhost/%brand%/posts should ...
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get user role value as a string from wp usermeta table into custom script

Just came accross while retriving wp_capabilities from wp_usermeta table, this returns serialize output a:1:{s:13:"administrator";b:1;} When i unserialized, it gives an array Array ( ...
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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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Create new user from phpMyAdmin

I'm trying to copy site that I have created in free web hosting server to my windows pc that runs WP on WAMP. I copied all files, but took wp-config.php from sample site I run on my PC and have done ...
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Username has been exposed

I am running a WordPress installation, I am using the theme created by my own. I haven't displayed any author related information in the theme. But I am getting server logs with ...
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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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WP_Query within save_post doesn't include the item that triggered the action?

I'm using Advanced Custom Field's acf_form function to expose a front-end form for users to post content on the website. Users will be submitting photos of redfish they have caught, and one of the ...
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WP_User_Query not searching

I currently have the following code, and a user named "Clark Farm" in the user_business table. The code below returns nothing. If I remove the search term then all of the users are listed. I'm trying ...
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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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get_user_meta returning empty when it's NOT empty

I am writing a filter. Here is the scenario... it's for a website selling yoga retreats. I have successfully created a new meta profile field called "retreat_contracts" which is meant to store the ...
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How to use Buddypress xProfile field as Wordpress Bio

First time using this forum. I need some serious help with this question. I am trying to display a user's bio without using the backend. Reason being, I do not allow my users to go through the backend ...
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Content hooks vs User hooks

This is more of a theory question than a question with a direct answer. I've been working with different actions for firing functions when a post is updated or deleted and when users are updated or ...
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How to get users by a custom field / by user meta data?

I've added a custom field to users profile using the following code: /*** Adding extra field to get the the user who creates the another user during ADD NEW USER ***/ <?php function ...
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View Gravity Forms data on a users papge

I am a newb to the CMS world. I decided to use Wordpress along with Gravity Forms to build a website. I'm using Gravity Forms along with the User registration add-on to gather the data I require, ...
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Countdown to date function?

When a user signs up on my site they have to select a date as part of resignation. On their profile page I need to show a countdown to that date. Something simple like attached. How can I create this ...
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How can I programmatically show a specific (template) page, like author.php?

My current, hacky way, is this: Right now, in my functions.php file I have something like this: /** * Create the query var so that WP catches the custom /profile/username url */ function ...
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Extending WP_User class and using this sub-class during the whole lifecycle

I am currently struggling with this software design issue I can't seem to get hold of. What I am trying to achieve is the following: for every user on our website, I want to do an API request to a ...
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When to hook into edit profile action?

I have the following function which combines the values of a few user profile fields and saves them as a new user_meta called COMBINED_WORKSHOPS. The function works, but I don't know when/where to ...
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Limit the number of successful logins

I would like to retrieve the number of successful logins of a user and act accordingly. If user logged in more than 10 times, then log out user automatically with wp_logout() or similar. I would ...
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How can I detect if user has subscribed Memberpress product already

How can I detect if user has already bought a memberpress product. I'm searching something like this: if(have_subscription){ //code to add button }else{ // code to add something else } I have no ...
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User biographical information erased on login

When any user logs into my Wordpress install, it deletes their biographical information for some reason. I know this by watching the value of a query similar to select*from wp_usermeta where ...
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Get an array of meta_values for a user meta_key

I need to get an array of all the meta_values for a user meta_key. I found this code: $cities = $wpdb->get_col("SELECT meta_value FROM $wpdb->usermeta WHERE meta_key = 'my_cities_meta_key'" ); ...
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List users by meta_key and meta_value

The following function will display a list of users based on their meta data: <?php function get_users_by_meta_data( $meta_key, $meta_value ) { $user_query = new WP_User_Query( array( ...
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Serializing User Role for update_user_meta

I've created a custom user role and am attempting to change the users role from CUSTOMER to ADVOCATE on purchase of a particular product (using WooCommerce). I'm really close but struggling to get the ...
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How to save multiple options from a dropdown in user profile

I use this code to create the dropdown and then save the dropdown chosen values: <?php // Display Fields add_action( 'show_user_profile', 'add_multiple_choice_dropdown ' ); add_action( ...
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How to add an attribute to a user?

I have looked for an answer, and couldn't find a clear and relevant answer yet. I want to add more attribute to the users not to display, but only store information about them. The information will ...
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add_user_meta() vs update_user_meta()

I'm looking at the docs for add_user_meta() vs update_user_meta(). If the current meta_key does not exist for a user, will update_user_meta() automatically add the meta_key for that user or do you ...
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WP_User_Query not returning users with meta - what am I missing?

I think I'm missing a step here, but for the life of me I can't see it. I'm trying to display a simple list of users who all have the same role and have the same meta data value for a certain key - ...
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add_post_meta | update_post_meta | Via the frontend

I am having a difficult time trying to figure out how to save user meta data to a post. The goal that I am trying to accomplish is this, have a user make a selection from a drop down list, and save ...
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How do i put in user id in a banner

I would like to know how im gonna put in a user id in a banner. For example. I have 5 logged in persons on my page, and 3 of them has clicked on the same banner, but I need to know who is clicking. ...
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Update user meta without lose of old data

Is this is possible to update the user meta without lose the old data it have ? For example : i have the following data in my user meta field name user_documents ...
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Multiple meta values for one meta key

I have one meta key "game" containing this meta value "game 1, game 2". I would like to display this meta value on my site like this: <a href="http://www.url.com/game-1">game 1</a> <a ...
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How to delete only user meta value (not key) from usermeta table in wordpress?

I store multiple image in media library and save its id in wp_usermeta table. my metakey is 'images' and meta value in like '279,280,281'. Now I get the image from table like this: <?php $images = ...
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Plugin will sort users by usermeta

As I refine my most popular plugin it will store a special number decoded from the user's birth date, which is an extended BuddyPress field in bp_xprofile_data. All users get a number between 1 and ...
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Display Users by usermeta using foreach loop with multiple relationships

I'm getting a real headache trying to sort this one out. Here's my problem: I'm working on a feature for a site that requires Users to be displayed according to their association with a common ...
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generate unique number when registering a user

I know there are userID, username in the database, but I want a formatted and unique number for physical world use. For example: "2014xxxx" 201414:year,xxxx:generate randomly when registering a user. ...
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Function that prevents users from uploading photos more photos

Mjello, I'm struggling with this function that prevents users from uploading more photos than what their membership are entitled to. So they have 10 photos to upload. When they've reached 0 they ...
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When is a user's meta data table loaded?

Exactly when is a user's meta data loaded? I'm using many get_user_meta() calls for the current user. If all of a logged in user's meta data is loaded anyway, then this type of call is not a problem.
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User list order by user meta

i have created user vote that can vote users or author of posts. so for example have 4 users which looks: user --- ID=1 --- META KEY='_thumbs_rating_up' --- META VALUE='13' user --- ID=2 --- META ...
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Custom Post Type with /%shop_name%/gallery/%gallery% permastruct?

I have created a custom user meta = shop_name in User Profile and custom post type gallery I want my permalink to be in form of /%shop_name%/gallery/%gallery%. Every user has a custom user_meta = ...