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

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Lock user information once fields have been filled in

Much like the username is locked down and cannot be changed once it has been registered, I would like to lock down additional fields I have created with Advanced Custom Fields like the person's ...
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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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Memory usage for scalable usermeta queries

Problem Some time ago I posted a question about the scalability of wp_usermeta architecture: my concern, as my client's database of users is growing fast, is now the memory usage of querying the ...
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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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Delete user from frontend

Hi I am working on a frontend admin where a user must be able to delete his account. current_user() is a custom made function of me that retrieves the user meta data. Does anyone know how I can make ...
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Store Foreach in user profile

I use a foreach to get visits / visitors per month with Analytics API. I need to store the results in the user profile the way it is displayed with an echo. I tried this but I don't get the right ...
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wordpress simple post multi rating with post_meta and user_meta

I am trying to create a multi criteria post rating function with simple form and post_meta and user meta. The Goal when users submits their ratings 2 things should happen: 1.the ratings is stored ...
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How does adding custom meta to signup form work?

Following along with the answer posted here, How to add Custom Blog Options to new blog setup form? I am attempting to understand why the custom meta is added to the options table for the blog as ...
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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 save the date/time of last update of an extra user profile field?

I have a function that adds and saves very well an extra field to the user profile. But, because the content of this field gets old very quickly, I need to know when the user refreshed it last time - ...
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Frontend Image Upload

I have the following code used at the top of my front end user profile page, everything works and displays fine except for the following problem .... If I upload an image and submit the form usermeta ...
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Wp_User_Query not sorting by meta key

I'm trying to list users sorted by a meta value. I store a score for each user in their user meta which is just a number but the loop isn't sorting. I include the score in the loop so that I can see ...
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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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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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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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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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get_the_author_meta not working when sending emails

I can't seem to get "get_the_author_meta" working when sending welcome emails to users. I want to customize the content based on custom user meta. I can pull it in just fine on the front end, but I ...
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Adding a function-based search to the Users admin page

On the Users admin page, I want to add a function-based search criterion. By default, there are filters to search by user role and there is a search box that searches the user data. I would like to ...
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Use and get custom user metadata

I wanted to check if a post custom field matches the logged user's custom metadata. If it does then list only posts that match. I think that's possible.
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Add_action not updating user_meta when trashing multiple checked posts

I have a point system to my wordpress theme. I've recently added a function that removes one point from the member if I remove their post. However, when I check and remove multiple posts in the ...
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get_userdata() not working in my plugin

i am using get_userdata() function in my plugin but it is not showing any values, it is showing blank result. I am able to see the value present in phpmyadmin. I am using it in a plugin ...
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How to Update User Meta Field other than from profile?

I have created a dynamic meta field that is generated for each post type. I used the following to create the meta-field: <?php $args=array( 'post_type' => 'Course', 'status' => ...
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User Meta not Updated?

I've gone in and give custom meta fields for the users in the database, and have assigned all the appropriate values to them. I also have a page set up with all of the users being displayed with the ...
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Update user meta using Ajax on front end?

I would like to update some user meta information from the front end of a WordPress page when the user clicks on a button. I am attempting to pass along a string of data, and then updating the field ...
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WP_Query with intersection of post meta field and user meta field

On the site I'm building, each post has a serialized array of strings. Let's say post ID 1234's value for my_site_teams is array( 'Chess', 'Cheerleading', 'Football' ). Each user also has a ...
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Is it possible to make custom columns in the user.php file to be sortable based off meta values?

I've googled around and not seen any answer that really works so far so I thought I would check and see what others say. I'm working on a plugin that adds three different columns filled with meta data ...
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Edit profile custom fields display

I have function which shows additional info on edit profile page (just text no input fields). Problem is it works only for user_login and user_email - doesn't work for custom fields (fields are from ...
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Perform a function to create/delete custom post only if certain user meta checkbox is set to true

I have a website where I would like all subscribers to be able to create or remove a post that says they are accepting new patients (they are doctors) by checking or unchecking a custom checkbox that ...
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Calculation for each custom post type

I have a code looking like something like this: (It calculates number of registered members for each course) foreach($courses as $course) { global $wpdb; $sql = "SELECT COUNT(*) FROM ...
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How to delete usermeta after a user is deleted?

Using the admin panel, I deleted several users that I thought were attempts to spam the site. But the records for these users are still in wp_usermeta. As a result, the user count on the admin panel ...
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use single form to enter multiple profiles

I want to allow users to add a business profile to their accounts. I have setup a form that posts the business profile information into user meta, and displays that info as part of their main profile. ...
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How to Sort User list by meta_key and meta_value

I am very newbie in wordpress and stuck into a task for many hours and not getting any way to sort out this, Thats why I am here.... I want to display a sort list of user based on meta key and meta ...
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Assign specific editor with custom user meta “A” to all authors with custom user meta “A” and exclude all other author access

I am looking to do the following: Logic/layout/cores: All contributors select a school in a custom user profile meta field All contributors also select a club in a custom user profile meta field ...
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When login session ended

I'm trying to add a user meta on user login with hooking to wp_login and then wannna delete this option after user logged out or his session expired. Is there any hook on session expiration to ...
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The right way to update Front-End user profile fields individually?

I'm designing a Front-End user profile page, allowing users to view and update their own profile information. I have the template page made, with the code to edit the profile fields as a whole from a ...
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How to remove capabilities based custom user meta

I am using woocommerce vendor plugin. So, Need to remove some capabilities when a user has a a certain field value for example -- if the user has a custom field Membership Type="standard" on his ...
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Let admin users edit member profiles from front end

I'm using WP User Frontend Pro, but the pro version lacks the feature of letting admins edit registered users profiles from front end. I'm building a web app using WordPress, and the administrator ...
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Calling update_user_meta inside of another function doesn't work

I have a function that does updates a db outside of wordpress and then I'd like it to take that information and update the user_meta table in wordpress. The print statement prints all the appropriate ...
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the_author_meta not resetting

I'm looping through posts normally. I want to display the author ... simple <?php the_author(); ?> gives me "Patrick Daly". Nah, I just want the first name, so I use <?php the_author_meta( ...
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wp_capabilities for administrator (sharing user tables)

I'm attempting to share only the user tables across two separate wordpress websites. I'm not a hardcore coder or anything but I know just enough to understand and tweak things. I found this question ...
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Unsetting/Removing custom meta data on a page

I've made a custom meta box where you can upload an image attached to the post. I've done this since the image isn't placed in the normal content area but separate. /*** Custom post upload ***/ ...
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Wordpress Subscribe to Receive Update notifications on a Post

I have been looking around for a wordpress plugin/function that allows users to subscribe to a specific post to receive updates from that post. For example, anybody who subscribes to receive updates ...
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Sort users by custom user meta value

I'm trying to sort users by a custom meta value "user_business" which is their business name that way when users are listed they're sorted alphabetically by their business name as they should be. I'm ...
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how to pull and display field data into a users back office in a members environment using affiliate plugin

I am using two plugins which work well together. In fact one is s2memeber so I can have a members area, the other is called affiliate pro so I can use referrals to fill up the members area. However, I ...
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Automatically create a post for new user, only allow access to that post

I saw this question being answered with a very interesting idea, namely to create a corresponding post whenever a user is being created. This allows me to create custom taxonomies for that custom post ...
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How to hook into drag-and-drop / collapse-funktion from backend?

I am building a free theme for knowledgemanagement. At the frontend i want to drag and drop and collapse the elements (articles, widgets, ...). I look a lot of time to several tutorial but can't get ...
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Sort by user meta data

I am using the plugin: ep-display-user and can't get it to sort by meta. This is my code: function epdu_get_users($visible){ $user_ids = $this->wpdb->get_col("SELECT ID FROM $this->table ...
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get_the_author_meta

I am just wondering if get_the_author_meta() returns value after unserializing in case it is stored in database as a serialized array? Until today, on my script, this has been returning data in form ...
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WP_User::__set doesn't persist custom fields as it claims

Looking through WP_User in version 3.5.1, the magic methods __get and __set supposedly read and write from custom fields, per their comment blocks. /** * Magic method for accessing custom fields * ...