This function inserts posts (and pages) into the database. It sanitizes variables, does some checks, fills in missing variables like date/time, etc. It takes an array as its argument and returns the post ID of the created post (or 0 if there is an error).

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Adding multiple posts via front-end form [on hold]

I am able to create an individual post via the front-end (no use of dashboard at all) - currently using ACF thats dependent on acf/pre_save_post and wp_insert_post However, I do not know how to ...
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Frontend Post with JQuery AJAX to Php Issue

My problem is the following. I'm trying to make users publish custom post_type by frontend through a form like this: <form id="msform" enctype="multipart/form-data"> <fieldset ...
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Get post ID from wp_insert_post()

$new_post = array( 'post_title' => $title, 'post_content' => $description, 'post_category' => ...
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can't edit post_modified in wp_insert_post (bug?)

It smelss like a bug but adding the post_modified in wp_insert_post isn't working: $wp_test = array( 'post_title' => 'test', 'post_content' => 'test', 'post_status' ...
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Is it possible to get a shortcode generated by a plugin, then, using a function, create a new post using that shortcode?

I am planning to purchase a plugin that allows users to create polls and then embed them via shortcode into posts. It looks like a great plugin all around; however, the functionality I would like is ...
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Where to direct the “action” of a form with a custom plugin to upload a post?

I'm trying to create my very first very own plugin to upload posts into WordPress. I'm learning by looking at another post uploader plugin out there, but I was really confused about the action of the ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_insert_post()

So I have a form that has makes the action jump to another php page. There my php code tries to upload a post. I get the following error: Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_insert_post() ...
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Is there a downside of using wp_defer_term_counting?

I have a WordPress database with over 2 million posts. Whenever I insert a new post I have to call wp_set_object_terms which takes over two seconds to execute. I came across this post that recommends ...
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wp_insert_post fatal memory error

I am trying to insert a single post via an ajax function with wp_insert_post and I get the following error: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 134217728 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 262144 ...
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wp_insert_post - Categories in checkboxes

I'm having some problems trying to attach multiple categories on my submit form. I have this: <p> <label> <input type="checkbox" name="categorias" value="Wood Frame"> Wood ...
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wp_insert_post add meta_input

In the documentation of wp_insert_post there is a changelog on half of the page which says the following: Since: WordPress 4.4.0 A 'meta_input' array can now be passed to $postarr to add post ...
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Importing custom DB table entries as posts with Categories

I'm using the following code to import all entries within a custom DB table as posts. The function fires from an init hook. All taxonomies are created, and all entries from the DB are imported, ...
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What is “meta_input” parameter in wp_insert_post() used for?

I am inserting some post into wordpress using the function wp_insert_post(). I want to insert some custom fields on each post and reading the documentation I though the meta_info parameter was used ...
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Getting blank (no title) posts submitted when using wp_insert_post()

I have users submitting post to the wordpress admin. For the most part this works but sometimes I will get post submitted that are blank and (no title) is the title. I cant seem to find out why this ...
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Update post meta does not serialize array

For some reason my update_post_meta() function does not accept an array. Normally the function serializes the array by itself, but now I need to do this by myself, otherwise it does not update. Could ...
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Get Post ID after front end post submission

I can't get the published post ID, i'm using a front end custom form. When the submit button is clicked site is re directed to a different page. Now, i can't get the just published post ID using: ...
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Where to call wp_insert_user() and wp_insert_post() from?

I'm trying to perform a batch insertion of multiple users and posts using the wp_insert_user() and wp_insert_post() functions. The problem is, I can't find any clear instructions as to where I should ...
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oEmbded with wp_insert_post() [embedly]

I try to add articles via wp_insert_post but as it seems the oEmbed function of Wordpress doesn't work properly. I work with embedly as you can embed any website. I realized that the oEmbed ...
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Using wp_insert_post() and wp_insert_attachment() at the same time

I am working on migrate blog posts, which are more than 1000 posts, from an old custom database website to wordpress. After formatted each post with php array, I am testing how to migrate them to ...
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See error message from wp_insert_post function?

I'm using wp_insert_post function to insert a new post: $result = wp_insert_post(array("post_title"=>"test1"), true); When I echo the result of the function, I get the number 335. How can I see ...
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Getting duplicate page when activating my plugin

I am creating a plugin in which I need to create a dynamic page and assign a template to it. I have created it using the code below: function gallerypage() { global $wpdb; $check_page = ...
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PHP - Multiple variables in insert post array

I am currently creating a post programmatically, with the wp_insert_post function but am having some difficulties when adding two variables into the content part of the array. I would like to add ...
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wp_insert_post creates multiple pages

I have a function in functions.php which automatically generates a page. It doesn't check to see if there is already a page with the same title at the moment. The function is started with: ...
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Automatically insert php function into post $the_content

I am trying to have 2 php functions automatically inserted in every post for my CPT. The problem I am having is that even though I've found a way to add text, Im not sure how to add the php functions ...
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Use return values on AJAX call to async-upload.php via Add Media

I noticed, every time I upload images via Add Media button on front-end. It makes AJAX request to async-upload.php and returns attachment file information. On above image, I have 3 images uploaded ...
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How to update post_parent on images uploaded via Add Media button from front-end

I'm working on a plugin that will allow registered users to post content from front-end. I added WordPress default Add Media button on TinyMCE and noticed all the images uploaded via Add Media get ...
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tax_input not working wp_insert_post

I am using wp_insert_post and all the fields are working except tax_input is working. Is there something wrong with my code? $customtax = array( 'product_link' => $link, 'product_price' => ...
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Create Post Using Form on WP Dashboard

As always, I have unique situations and client requests. I am working on a custom dashboard widget that will include a form to register for an event. Once the form is submitted, it will generate a ...
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Upload featured image from front end using media-upload.php

I'm trying to use admin/upload.php to upload featured image from front end form. All I have to do is put below code in the front end form <div id="postimagediv" class="postbox "> <div ...
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How to handle dynamic form data with repeating fields?

I'm attempting to create a form with duplicatable sections for a listing site. It should work like this: Start with one listing form -> Fill out the form Click "add another" and another duplicate ...
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How to add featured image on front end form?

I'm working on my first WordPress plug-in for front end posting where signed in users can post and manage their articles on front end. I'm pretty close to be done but can't find a way to add Featured ...
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wp_insert_post() post_author and return post_id are not working

This is my first time creating a plugin for WordPress and I'm trying to create a plugin for Front-end form for logged in users. So far, the front-end form shows up on a page with a shortcode ...
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XMLRPC Avoid duplicate content

I want to avoid duplicate post content via xmlrpc. So: if post exists nothing happens... . if does not exists data insertion occurs... . The method for checking would be post title or post ...
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Wrote a WP Cron Plugin and it triggers a fatal error upon activation

I'm writing a WP Plugin for one of my sites that hooks into a public API to get app data and save that within Wordpress to allow for WP to be able to search & filter the data based on new ...
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Replace string with post_name on sidebar

I'd like to replace all {POST_NAME} 's from my text-widgets on single.php sidebar. I'm thinking of something like this global $post; $POST_NAME= $post->post_name; $sidebar = ...
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Update post_meta post_name with the post ID from wp_insert_post after user register

I'm creating a function that creates a page for a user when they register. The post created sits within a certain category. These are standard posts NOT custom post types. After the post is created I ...
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wp_insert_term or wp_set_object_terms not working in register_activation_hook?

I am creating a couple of CPTs and assigning a term to these posts. The posts are being created properly, but the term isn't being assigned to the posts. I tried using tax_input, wp_set_object_terms. ...
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Front end post submissions do not get submitted in the category

If I submit the post after choosing a category the post doesnt get submitted and instead it takes me to the category page i have selected.However if i delete the fieldset "category" and fill the form ...
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How to update posts via PHP in wordpress

I need to do the exact same what "update" button in the WP Backend does, but with PHP (and I know it has been asked 10'000 times, but the situation isn't that trivial :( ) wp_update_post should be ...
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Issue with wp_insert_post and post_content field error Could not update post in the database

I'm having issues creating an import / caching script to be used within a WordPress site. This feed comes from a single text file that is then parsed and returned as an array. When running through ...
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duplicate entries in database while using save_post or wp_insert_post

Here is what I am trying to do - I have created a custom table in the database and I am trying to enter data into it everytime a post is created. The database-entry needs to happen ONCE AND ONLY WHEN ...
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Wordpress implode & wp_insert_post question

Just a few days ago I've started working on my new wordpress based website. I have a plugin which provides a Cars Database. I want to auto-fill my custom fields and taxonomies by taking info from ...
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Setting title in the front end

I am trying to set up posting from the front end. Everything works, but I cannot get the title to set.. Part of code: (Some validation is done beforehand) $title = "abc"; // ADD THE FORM INPUT ...
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generate unique slug while inserting post

How can i create unique slug while inserting a new post.. I know i can query posts and compare the records to create unique slug but I want to insert a post with unique slug at the same time. Lets ...
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Can't get post ID using wp_insert_post_data

I have 3 custom fields as shown below. I want to use them to generate the title when I save/publish... etc The code works if I insert the post id as a number but not like this... function ...
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How can I stop wp_update_post messing up HTML example code?

I'm showing little pieces of example HTML/PHP code on the frontend (with syntax highlighting). The entries are displayed as FAQ custom posts, and have a plugin (CMS Tree page) to alter the menu order, ...
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Generate slug and meta data if meta field is empty

I am creating a current vacancies feature in a client site, and am struggling on one area. I want to have a slug generated from a reference number, rather than the post title. This, I have set up. ...
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Bulk insert posts is really slow and skips entries

I'm writing a plugin to parse a bunch of XML files with the NewsML standard and insert them into the database as custom post type. Everything works fine and as intended, but especially at the first ...
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save_post action to include wp_insert_post_data filter, gathering meta field info & prevent infinite loop

Im trying to change the title of a post, but I want to include info from a meta field, the value of which isn't saved to the database until after the posts has already been saved. Other than this one ...
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Visual Editor - Colorize Shortcodes

I want to highlight shortcodes in the WordPress visual editor in a specific color. E.g. I Have the following Shortcodes [shortcode1] Some text [/shortcode1] ... [shortcode2] Some text ...