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Update user profile information from functions.php

I have the following function in my functions.php file:- function apply_for_job() { $job_id = $_GET['job_id']; $user_id = get_current_user_id(); $prev_value = get_field('applied_jobs'); ...
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How to query users by meta value, even when meta key doesn't exist?

The problem is that users for whom votes_total doesn't exist are getting skipped. See below: $args = array( 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' => 'OR', array( ...
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Hook or action to save profile fields at specific time

i want to make a field in the user profile to know who added this user, the problem is that this field displays the current logged in user, i wonder if the is a hook or action to make this custom ...
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get_user_meta returning old data

I have a page template that creates a user directory listing for certain of my site users. I have no caching plugin and I get the same result from local development server, remote development server ...
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Why does the usermeta table contain html entities?

As a plugin developer, I have been storing special characters like ampersand as is in MySQL tables, then converting them to html entities after retrieving them for display. Now I discover that (for ...
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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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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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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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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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Add wordpress category id to user meta with button

I want to know which categories my users are most interested in so I want to add a button to categories theme so if they click it that is saved to user meta. Similar to this: Let user subscribe to ...
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get author id outside loop for posts showed by shortcode in a page

i have a page (like: site.com/PAGE), and this page address will display all posts from all authors(posts are custom post type). if address contain the author slug like: site.come/PAGE/USER, display ...
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Textarea is not displaying user data

I am trying to make a form which is editable by user and if the user already added some text it should show that. Once user press submit button, text should be replaced with new text which is input by ...
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How can I create a search field that includes user meta?

I have a site with a number of users with a bunch of custom fields in the user section. I need those fields to be searchable by a user visiting the site. I'm not an experienced web developer but I ...
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Globally Change Name of User Profile Fields

I am trying to globally change the name of user profile fields or add new fields to the users' profile (whichever is easier and takes less resources). I tried using something like: add_filter( ...
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How to Create Click Counter -User Meta-?

How can I update current user's score? What am I doing wrong? Here is my code: <form action="" method="post"> <input type="submit" value="click me!" name="clicks"> </form> ...
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How can checkbox be added in admin users list be made editable in edit profile page and save value as checked and unchecked?

Here is my code in functions.php function X_member_user_table( $columns ) { $columns['dbem_X_member_f'] = 'Discount'; return $columns; } add_filter( 'manage_users_columns', ...
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How can I develop a plugin for Rating Authors?

I am well familiar with plugin development in WordPress and have an understanding of user_meta. I was trying to find a way to find a plugin to rate user_type:"Authors" but could not find.
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How do I add and verify new user meta data?

I'd like to give users a field that they can fill out -- with an option for me to verify / not verify. Take for example every user has a field -- Total Cars Owned : [number] They can enter in ...
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Multiple Values for one meta field group

Im using WP (Buddypress specifically) to allow users to upload their job and education experience. I need to allow users to upload multiple instances for each (most people have gone to more than 1 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 = ...
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SQL query equivalent to WP User Query

I have the following WP user query code: //Get all users sorted by whatever $sorted_users = new WP_User_Query(array( 'orderby' => 'meta_value', 'meta_key' => 'satisfaction_rating', ...
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MySQL Trigger Help

I followed this question's answer to make my multiple wp installations to use a single user database, I want this: to happen every-time a new user registers. Can someone teach me how to make a ...
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Would like to add a “leaderboard” (custom field) to a custom post type

I've made a custom post type called a "Workout" that has an associated "leaderboard" just some text that has the top scores for the day. I'm trying to flush out the following use case: In the ...
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Getting mail recipient ID rather than current user ID

I have a custom email function in functions.php, that when an admin approves a user sends an email to them notifying them of this. However I need to add some custom data for each recipient, that I can ...
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Why all contributor that have post not have page

I have problem when moved from drupal to wordpress. Now i have user in contributor that have post in my site. This user cannot see his post in my site in homepage. To solved it i convert him to ...
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How to toggle delete/update user meta values?

I have multiple forms which stores extra user fields in usermeta table. For this i use foreach($user_meta_fields as $user_meta_field){ If($_POST[$user_meta_field] !=''){ ...
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Paginate User Query

I am trying to write a simple shortcode function that will return a list of users based on a given meta value. It functions fine, but I am trying to paginate the list. Here is my code: function ...
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Preventing concurrent update of data

I have to implement the update of some metadata. An algorithm try alter some global variables in order to minimize a global error function. This algorithm is triggered by users who ratings each other. ...
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Create custom fields/meta data gender+country - radiobuttons and dropdown on register screen for these fields

On register I want the user to select gender (radio buttons) and a country (dropdown from list of countries) as well as an agreement checkbox. I'd also like all of these to be editable on the user ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...