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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Insert attachments from front end form

I built a front end form but suddenly cannot submit my image attachments. Refer to these articles which do not get it done: ...
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Manually insert post into MULTISITE database: Need to specify the TABLE

I need to manually insert a post into multisite database. I'm using the variables listed here: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_insert_post ...and have been able to insert a post into ...
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Insert post programmatically and decide to tweet or not to tweet

I am inserting a new post using wp_insert_post() and want to be able to decide if this post gets tweeted or not using the WP to Twitter plugin. First, I create the post, like so: $newpost = array( ...
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Update post else insert post

I'm trying to insert posts from a CSV. This is all working fine, and also meta boxes are getting inserted. But the update functionality isn't working, and I just can't seem to get it right. I know I ...
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Insert post from front end, need to update it for it to show on page

I have this form and in my functions I do a wp_insert_post where I insert the form values into custom fields on my custom post type. Everything is working fine, the post is Published and all the data ...
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wp_insert_post with advanced custum fields repeater

at the moment i stuck a little bit at my new wordpress project. The basics are: The user can create nutrition plans and there he can add some recipes, so i need to build a relationship from user > ...
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Problem on wpdb queries, wp_insert_post, wp_insert_user etc. The query runs twice

Anyone encountered this issue? I have created a custom php script which adds a new post by using wp_insert_post() but everytime I run the code it creates a 2 new post where in it should be only be ...
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WP send email on new post not on revision [duplicate]

I have something like this for my custom post type: function send_property_email_notifications( $post_id, $post, $update ) { global $wpdb; global $post; $slug = 'property'; // If this is just a ...
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Programmatically add terms to custom post types

What I want to do is assign a hierarchical term to a custom post type: function create_frontles_posts() { $x = 1; do { $post_id = wp_insert_post(array( 'comment_status' => ...
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Cannot save json in wp_insert_post

This is my code. $offer_name doesn't get saved. $obj = json_decode($result, true); $i = 0; foreach($obj['response'] as $item) { for($i=0;$i<=$item['count'];$i++) { $offer_name= ...
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wordpress form processing to custom post type not working

I'm trying to insert a custom post type for a multiple image upload form. The below code is the form processing. The page is blank when i submit the form. Where did i go wrong? <?php ...
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How to insert new user to database when post created

I'm trying to use wp_insert_post_data filter to insert a new user into the database when a new post is created. This is the code I have function post_add_user( $data , $postarr ) { $postid ...
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php wp_insert data on front using a form

I'm using a form on my website to allow user to create posts on my wordpress admin. It works fine, but I have an issue, I don't get the tags meta inside my admin. here is my php code : <?php ...
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Add image to post from external URL

I'm doing a plugin that can retrieve media from external APIs, and when I click on it (on the admin), it insert a new post with the media, its caption, etc. So, now, I'm inserting a new post on click ...
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wp_insert_post insert a post but return 0

I am trying to insert a page of a theme with after_switch_theme hook .Now when I set the page_template then it insert the post but return 0. Is there a way to insert a page with specifying a template ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Action hook “wp_insert_post” works but not for last imported post

I want to run a custom function whenever posts are imported to my custom post type. I am currently running this code - function on_post_import($post){ global $wpdb; $results = ...
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Insert data from custom created PHP page into wp_postmeta table

I am working with a Wordpress site and have created a custom page in /home/planmyme/public_html/php/ with the name response.php. On this page I am getting a value to insert in the wp_postmeta table ...
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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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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 -> 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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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_posts Fatal error: Maximum function nesting level of '100' reached, aborting!

I'm having a weird problem I have written the code as below: add_action('save_post', 'save_post_func'); function save_post_func(){ include_once(ABSPATH . WPINC . '/feed.php'); $rss = ...
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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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add_post_meta displays in admin edit area

I use a simple way to add_post_meta() to wp_insert_post(). Everything's working fine, except my meta box doesn't appear in admin area. Is there a simple way to do that? <?php $condition = ...
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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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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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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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Setting a featured image while creating the post

I am creating a post with wp_insert_post/wp_update_post. The post should have a featured image. But to set a featured image I need the postID. The problem is I do not have any postID. What I am doing ...
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Issues with post_content when using wp_insert_post

I have a very weird problem and I would really appreciate your help with it. I am using wp_insert_post when a user submits a post. It works fine when I submit the form (i.e. the admin of the ...
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Move post from one blog to another on same server with different prefixed tables

I have one blog at example.com and another at example.com/other (use same database - different prefix) What I am trying to accomplish is moving post(conditionally by custom field value) to either ...