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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Posts added with wp_insert_post are moved to trash automatically

I've got a script that loops through some data and automatically creates some posts. foreach($data['title'] as $title) { $my_post = array( 'post_title' => $title, 'post_content' ...
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wp_set_object_terms() Fails to Set Terms

Okay guys, here's the scenario. I'm am trying to setup a function that will automatically duplicate a post (when published) over to another post type. So, a regular blog post is published, and when ...
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How do I Import an RSS feed as Wordpress posts without duplicates?

I have an XML feed url I am now using this code to create new Custom Post Type Posts from an rss feed in my functions.php file: /* | ...
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preventing the duplicate wp_insert_post

Right of the bat, let me say that this is not the same question as I posted the other day ( that is duplicate posts when trying to update a post using the wp_insert_post. ) Cause, in that question, ...
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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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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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wp_insert_post breaks rewrite rules

I'm using wp_insert_post to programmatically add content to a site. This works fine with posts, categories and tags, but not with pages. When I attempt to add a page (i.e. post with post_type=page), ...
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add_menu_page Callback Function: Skip page content?

I want to have a menu item that will, on-click, add a page with certain arguments. In it's simplicity, I have: function av_subscribe_create_menu(){ // Create top-level menu add_menu_page( 'Add ...
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Wp_Insert_Post: Do not insert if the title exists [duplicate]

i've made a simple code here to fetch and insert the last news from a feed Rss: <?php // Get RSS Feed(s) include_once"wp-config.php"; include_once"wp-load.php"; ...
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wp set object terms vs wp set post terms

Examining the following sample code snippet from the WP codex, $post = array( 'ID' => [ <post id> ] //Are you updating an existing post? 'post_author' => [ <user ID> ] //The ...
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wp_insert_post alternatives for faster process

I'm using wp_insert_post to generate posts for my site. Initially, everything works fine and it was very fast. When the number of posts accummulated to about 3000, it became very slow and now i almost ...
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Fire a hook programmatically

Is it possible to fire a wordpress hook programmatically? Specifically I'd like to have control of wp-insert-post.
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duplicate posts when trying to update a post using the wp_insert_post.

On an empty wordpress database, I insert one sample post using the wp_insert_post. Since it's an empty database, the first post I add ends up with id 1. And I check that in the wp_posts, everything ...
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Prevent empty Post Title on form submit via front end post (wp_insert_post_)

I am creating a post from the front end using (shortened for brevity); if (empty($_POST['my_title'])){ echo 'error: please insert a title'; } else { $title = $_POST['my_title']; } ...
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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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how can I set the post author of a post I just created with php?

I'm using php to dynamically create a custom post, and I need the author to be someone other than the logged in user. I found this ...
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Deleting terms from the Wordpress wp terms table

what wp function do i use so that I can delete a term without worrying about the related tables such as wp term relationships and wp term taxonomy? Also if a post has a relationship to the deleted ...
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The reverse of wp_insert_post

When you need to delete a post programmatically what wp function do you use so that if takes care of the wp_term_relations too?
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how to add datas in taxonomy to post with wp_insert_post

how to add datas in taxonomy to post with wp_insert_post this is my code but it is saved in my texonomy draft,why? i have given post_type=publish. $my_post = array( 'post_title' => ...
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wp_insert_post with POST data

I found some code on this site for wp_insert_post and I got it working. I did find the post in the category where I would expect it to be. Then I changed the code example to include information from ...
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WP insert post and custom taxonomy

I have create a custom post type in my WordPress attached with a custom taxonomy. The post collect date from the from end of the web site by using wp_insert_post(). This is my Custom post ...
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wp_insert_post not completing when run via cron [closed]

I have created a plugin that accesses an XML feed that contains articles and saves the articles from that feed as posts. You can set a time interval for the plugin to run via WP cron and access the ...
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Cant get front end form to post to wordpress

Long time lurker, first time poster, and big time PHP noob. Apologies if my question is a little vague, but i have the code below and I know im doing some sort of schoolboy error but it just wont ...
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When and Where to use wp_insert_post()

I'm building a function that creates a group of pages with a common parent ID. If I run wp_insert_post() on a parent ID twice, does the function create the pages twice while altering the slugs? Or am ...
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Is it possible to create a post using a metabox?

I am trying to create a post (well, in the end, multiple posts) from a metabox using the 'save_post' hook. I executed the script once, creating 3900 or so new posts before I crawled into posts.php and ...
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PHP/Manual use of images? - 2 Questions

I've made a quick PHP script/page that uses the wp_insert_post() function to insert a post directly. And this works great. The post I am manually adding has an image in it, so I firstly ...
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Somehow adding to “Insert Into URL” posts are contradicting each other

I added a second upload image ( doc_thumb_box ). They both work perfectly independent of each other. But when the second one is added, the first one (doc_uri_box ) no longer pastes the value of the ...
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Is this the correct way to add post-slug input field?

I added slug input field in my custom post type and allow users to edit it at front end. Then, when insert post, I use this: $wp_insert_post_args = array( 'post_status' => 'publish', ...
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Conditional wp_mail statement on post

I am currently posting from the front end using a similar model as http://voodoopress.com/2011/03/review-of-posting-from-front-end-form/. I want to send an email to certain addresses based on the ...
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save_post + insert_post = infinite loop

I'm trying to automatically create a new post when a post containing a certain custom field is saved - hooking an insert_post function into save_post. This generates an infinite loop. I found some ...
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How many 'wp_insert_post' calls can be performed in one shot, in a very long 'for' loop?

I'm working on a plugin which has bulk post inserts using a spreadsheet. This spreadsheet can have multiple thousand rows, each row corresponding to a post. I'm parsing this spreadsheet, looping over ...
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How to prevent duplicate posts with wp_insert_post on single.php?

I'm getting a really strange bug (WP 3.1.3). My goal is to have users create a new post simply by landing on a single post. In order to make that happen, I have the following code in my single.php: ...
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Trying to save custom post type from frontend partially working

I've created the following custom post type (lugares means places) with a custom taxonomy of tacos and it works fine form the backend: /** * Custom post-type lugares **/ add_action('init', ...
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WP Cron is “half-failing” to insert posts

I built a plugin for my company, which basically goes to tube sites, scrapes them for content, and posts them automatically in whatever state is defined (publish, draft, future, etc). Now, everything ...
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update_post_meta, xml parser

I'm hitting the wall for nearly two hours now, trying to figure this out. Here is the thing' I have made a xml parser to read xml file and add posts (with content) from xml: $ch = curl_init( ...
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Using wp_insert_post with WP Network in a cron script

I have network of sites, and I need to import data into them via a cron job. Obviously wp_insert_post is meaningless in this case, since i'm not in a blog...i'm in a cron script. I also read that ...
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How to use wp_insert_post to update meta box?

I'm trying to use wp_insert_post to create a front-end submission form so visitors can create a post AND update the meta box fields of that post -- not the custom fields. For example, when I use the ...
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wordpress sanitize array?

I have a custom post form that sends data to a page which uses wp_insert_post to create a post. I can easily sanitize most data, but I have some troubles with my tags, I retrieve in an array: $tags = ...
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How can I correctly redirect user to the submitted post and define a template for each new post in Wordpress?

What I want to do is to create a simple front-end post submit form, for every different type of post I will include in my Wordpress app. For example there will be articles, events, quick messages and ...
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wp_insert_post not returning post ID? [closed]

I've had a read of the existing posts on here and still can't see why my instance is doing this, but I'm using wp_insert_post to add a post with some data it's given, and it's inserting the post just ...
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wp_insert_post() dont post content like i need it :(

my wordpress instalation have a plugin that "probably" use wp_insert_post() to send content to database. works great. but sometime when i edit the POST with the tinyMCE editor, the editor do the ...
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Insert post in another database

I have developed a custom script that uses wp_insert_post to create new posts, however i'd like to use similar code to create the same data in another wp database. Could be this done on the fly before ...
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What hook should be used to programmatically create a post only when master post is updated?

Pippin and Jean-Baptiste Jung have very good tutorials on how to programmatically create content when a new post is published using these four actions hooks... publish{post_type} ...
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Does wp_insert_post validate the input?

If I use the wp_insert_post in a plugin, will I have to check the content for SQL injection problems and XSS or will the wp_insert_post function do this for me?
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Using wp_insert_post() with Networking enabled

I'm working on a script that will drop articles directly into the wordpress database, using wp_insert_posts(). However, I have networking enabled and the wp_insert_post() reference page has no ...