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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How do I programmatically add items of content to a custom post type?

I have a custom post type to which I'd like to programmatically import data. I have followed these instructions and these, and I can easily do it for WP typical pages and posts. However, my custom ...
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wp_insert_post via shell category not being inserted

I'm using this code: $post = array( 'post_content' => $desc, 'post_title' => $name_new, 'post_status' => 'publish', 'post_type' => 'portfolio_page', ...
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Why doesn't wp_insert_post script works?

$user_id = $_POST['post_user']; $get_user = get_user_by('id', $user_id); $post_title = $_POST['post_company_name']; $post_hidden_section = $_POST['post_hidden_section']; $post_hidden_category = ...
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wp_insert_post keeps returning a post_parent id

I'm doing this: $postarr = array( 'post_status' => 'publish', 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'post_title' => $name, 'post_content' => '', 'post_author' => 2 ); $post_id = ...
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Email Post Attachment on wp_insert_post Action

I have a frontend form that uses wp_insert_post() to programmatically insert posts into the site with "pending" status. I'm also using insert_attachment() to attach the submitted file to the post. ...
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adding a log row log table, when the draft post publish

i wrote some codes, about wpdb update query. but update_post meta works fine but, wpdb update query doesn't. where am i wrong ? here is the code ; add_action('publish_post', ...
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Get Custom Field Value of a $post_id on wp_insert_post Action in functions.php

I have this code in the functions.php file which emails the post content to the admin every time a pending post is added to the database: function send_email_on_pending_post_creation( $post_id ){ ...
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Inconsistent post order using wp_insert_post

I am retrieving a consequent (~4000) number of posts from a database that I want to save to my WordPress database. I am inserting them this way: include("wp-config.php"); $con = ...
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wp_insert_post not working fine

I asked my question on stackoverflow but I did not get any answer, may be because it's the question related to Wordpress.So I am asking it here. I am using wp_insert_post function to insert my posts, ...
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wp_insert_post() getting slower the more posts

I have written a bulk import script where I import posts with the wp_insert_post() function and add 1 meta value and 1 term to the post. I have done 6 times of 7000 posts now, but for some reason the ...
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wp_insert_post at same time as saving post results in 502 Bad Gateway

I'm currently trying to create/update one post while also saving the current post that I'm on. It's all happening here: add_action('save_post', 'wysiwyg_save_meta'); function wysiwyg_save_meta(){ ...
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How can I programmatically save data into custom fields that contain serialized data?

I purchased a theme from themeforest recently that has a custom post type. Here is a link to a page that's been created with the custom post type: ...
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Create posts on user registration

How can I create let say 3 posts after the user finish the registration ? The ideal outcome would be to create 3 posts using the user as the author of the posts and with some pre-defined values. ...
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Endless loop with wp_insert_post and wp_update_post

I have an array $unqiues which contains URL's, I loop over the array with the code below to get the URL titles, insert a new post, update the post meta. Then I change the the posts title and name to ...
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Prevent duplicate posts in wp_insert_post using custom fields

My source links are something linke this : http://sample.com/entertainment/default.aspx?tabid=2305&conid=102950 http://sample.com/entertainment/default.aspx?tabid=2418&conid=104330 ...
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Changing wp_insert_post() location

I know that wp_insert_post() insert posts into wp_posts table. I want to change that to insert posts into lets say wp_posts2. Can I do that? I need to do this because I don't want to mess data from ...
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save_post action not firing due to old page_template meta data

I have some functionality hooked to the save_post action that wasn't working for a user on a particular WordPress Page. After some digging I found that wp_insert_post() was returning before getting ...
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Insert new term during new post creation

i am currently working on a snippet to insert a new post dynamically (it's a custom post type). During this new post creation i need to insert terms in custom taxonomies associated to the custom post ...
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add_post_meta from front end form

I am trying to add new post and meta data from the front end. I have a form and a custom post type named 'parts'. Looking for the easiest way of adding meta box and passing a value from the front end ...
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Create new Wordpress post [wp_insert_post] based on results of a WP_Query

I have a a page where users can filter a list of custom post-type posts based on the "Ultimate WP Query Search Filter" plugin. Results are passed to a div on the page using AJAX from there users can ...
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Creating multiple functions for front-end forms

I have the following situation (which I simplified for didactical purposes): page-books.php: <form> <input type="text" name="title" /> <input type="text" name="sinopsis" /> ...
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WordPress Frontend Post Form (Bootstrap Modal) Not Creating Post

I have a form in a separate PHP file in the theme directory and it's being included in the sidebar of the main page template. The form is inside a Boostrap modal. I've been trying to use this code to ...
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wp_insert_post Only creates draft

When I call wp_insert_post() with a post status, it only creates posts with "Draft" status. I've tested it with WordPress built-in statuses and my custom post statuses. But it only creates Draft ...
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post_categories array using variable

When using wp_insert_post can I do something like: $categories = '1,2,3,4,5' ...and then... 'post_category' => array($categories)
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wp_insert_post questions

I'm trying to add posts using wp_insert_post, but a few issues occur. First the code: function importposts() { $fh_import = @fopen( dirname( __FILE__ ) . '/importposts.txt', 'r' ); if ( ...
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wp_insert_post hook not being called with wp_publish_post or wp_insert_post?

I have a plugin that converts hashtags (any text that starts with #) into Wordpress tags. It's working great when I manually create a post via the Wordpress dashboard, but doesn't work when I ...
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Grab the Post ID created by wp_insert_post($post)

Okay apparently there have been at least a few people already asked this question (1, 2), but none seems to get the right answer... wp_insert_post() and the following update_post_meta() & ...
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wp_insert_post -> post_content not showing

I have a problem with wp_insert_post. When I'm attempting to insert my post, the post_content essentially shows up as just blanks spaces. I even went into MySQL to confirm. Everything else, ...
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Save the Post ID from wp_insert_post($post); into a text file?

I'd like to create some posts using wp_insert_post and then save the created posts' Titles and ID's into a text file for future reference. How could this be done?
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importing table data to custom post type

i'm trying to import data from table to custom post types below is the code i'm using but this $row['Title'] return nothing ... if i hard code it works $rows = $wpdb->get_results( "SELECT * FROM ...
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Inserting current user ID into Post for Author

I am trying to insert the user id of the current user when creating a custom post type. This is my code: $my_post = array( 'post_title' => $orderRequestCode.' - ' . $customerName, ...
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wp_insert_post to schedule a post - but nothing happens?

I'm trying to schedule a post that is currently a draft: function schedule() { $postdate = date('2014-06-11 00:30:00'); $post = array( 'ID' => 11, 'post_status' => 'future', ...
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wp_insert_post removes information when updating

I'm using a front-end form and wp_insert_post to update posts from the front-end of a website - in order to do this I am using: 'ID' => get_the_ID(), to make sure it is updating the current post ...
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wp_insert_post does not insert string with apostrophes correctly

I'm using wp_insert_post (for several reasons) in a script I'm writing and it's causing any string that has an apostrophe in it to be truncated up to that character (including the character). Here's ...
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wp_insert_post not working

I'm using WP 3.8.3 + Yoast for SEO + custom fields. Trying to do wp_insert_post due to post migration using the $my_post = array( 'post_title' => $post_tit , 'post_content' => $link, ...
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Unicode characters are saved in a funny way in the DB

I have a custom website in which I am using wp_insert_post() to manually create posts that have a title which has characters thare are non-English Unicode letters (Arabic to be more specific). The ...
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Problem with wp_insert_post

i'm sorry for my english. I have a problem with the function wp_insert_post in a script. I'm trying to create a new post when i receive a notification from paypal. Everything works fine untill i try ...
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Automatically add another subpost of the same parent when a subpost is saved

I figured it out how to add one subpost when a post is saved. But now I need to know how I can get another subpost of the same parent when a subpost is saved. Could anybody help me out? This is what ...
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Slash is being stripped in my post_name when using wp_insert_post

I want a permalink with slashes : e.g. http://mysite.com/keyword1/keyword2/mypage.html I have put it in the param "post_name" in wp_insert_post but the slashes are stripped, so the result is ...
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Faster way to wp_insert_post & add_post_meta in bulk

I have a csv file that I want to insert that consists of ~1,500 rows and 97 columns. It takes about 2-3 hours to do a full import and I'd like to improve this if there is a way. Currently for each ...
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Check for duplicate custom field value before running wp_insert_post

That is, I want to prevent 'guid_review' ACF value being duplicate by checking it before creating the post. foreach ($items as $itemKey => $item) { $myPost = array( ...
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How to speed up wp_insert_post()

I m creating a management tool for a company. The website would always be on intranet and would never go online. WordPress has everything I needed however I m stuck at a point. I have given the ...
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Is there a way to fire other functions from wp_insert_post

I am creating a new post using the wp_insert_post function. Here's what that code looks like: $new_post = array( 'post_title' => $newtitle, 'post_status' => 'publish', ...
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Bug in wp_insert_post script and form, probably something simple I am not seeing

OK, I have been working on debugging this script for 2 and a half days now and am coming up empty. Basically, this is a front end form that will insert posts based on the script that I wrote for it at ...
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wp_insert_post() Callback?

After I added a post by wp_insert_post(); Any callback after I added ? I need permalink of added post. I have idea only search by title and post-type (I use custom post-type in my case), But any ...
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Permalink for custom post type

I have created a custom post type called job. Posts are generated with wp_insert_post(), and that works perfectly fine. My problem is that the permalinks to those posts are either wrong or I have done ...
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tax_input argument for wp_insert_post()

I'm trying to insert custom taxonomies using wp_insert_post() and the tax_input argument, but it doesn't work. I want to set a post to a custom taxonomy ('types') and a category ('cars') $new_post = ...
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wp_insert_post bulk import 500 server error

I am working on a Wordpress import tool, where I use a custom city table in my database with longitude, latitude which combine with some other text and then import by wp_insert_post(). This works ...
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Custom Post Type not showing anything added by code anymore?

So I have a piece of code written and it worked before, hasn't been edited hasn't been changed, no updates on the WP DB no updates on any plugin on WP and it's suddenly not working correctly. This ...
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Do I need to deal with WordPress SQL Injection

Do I need to prepare strings against MySQL Injection when inserting into the database using a WordPress comments function such as this: $data = array( 'comment_post_ID' => $post_id, ...