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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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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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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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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wp_insert_post another database with custom field

wp_insert_post with the command you want to transfer the contents to another database, I use the following command <?php require('wp-config.php'); $conn = mysql_connect($dbHost, $dbUser, ...
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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 ...
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foreach $FILES create post how to

I know this is probably super easy and I am overlooking something here. I have a form on the front-end of our website where users can upload an image via a form and it creates a product in our shop. ...
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Creating and populating custom nav menu (menu-item-position not working)

Im automatically creating pages with the below code, after that I create a custom menu and insert all the pages to this menu. $create_pages = array('Home', 'About', 'Contact'); // there will be more ...
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wp_insert_post not working for custom post type?

For whatever reason wp_insert_post doesn't work for a custom post type. Here's the code snippet I'm using. $new_post = array( 'post_type' => 'rsp_synonym', 'post_title' => ...
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WooCommerce wp_insert_post action firing on every save

function initial_product_data ( $post_id ) { // lets get out of here if this is not a new product if ( 'product' != $_POST['post_type'] ) return; // make sure the post isn't automagically ...
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Want a form to appear in a post via wp_insert_post, form tags appear, fields don't

I use wp_insert_post to import external data in WP3.8. Part of the post_content field is a small form, see below. $content="<table><tbody><tr>"; $content.="<td><form ...
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WP Infinite loop

It is not working. add_action( 'save_post', 'jdev_save_custom_meta_box', 13, 2 ); function jdev_save_custom_meta_box(){ global $post; // Get our form field if( $_POST ) : if ( ...
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I need to dynamic insert post containing javascript from my other website?

I am trying to dynamicly add some content post (also containing some js), but the javascript part is filter out. I thought by using wp_set_current_user the js would be included. This is my main ...
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Prevent Duplicate Attachment When Using wp_insert_post

I am trying to use wp_insert_attachment while using wp_insert_post. It's successfully creating the post and attachment. It have no problem if I only use the wp_insert_post function, but when I ...
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create parent post using wp_insert_post

how can i create php function where i can create a post in one custom post type also create a child post type, i have already create a parent post type, i.e post type "a = car" post type "b = user" ...
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wp_insert_post and title not utf8 inserts with empty title?

I'm using wp_insert_post I loop over a text file one row at a time and for each row I create a post. The text is set as the `post_title', for text that is not utf8 the post inserts but with an empty ...
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Update fields with post object and custom tax with wp_insert_post

Updated Post 'update_field' Function is Acf Plugin $supplier_one = 'my supplier'; $supplier_two = 'my supplier TWO'; $post_id_one = 555; $post_id_two = 556; update_field('suppliers', $supplier_one, ...
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Getting error when using wp_insert_post()

When I use wp_insert_post() I get a white page that says "Are you sure you want to do this?". I get no PHP errors. I am using this outside of wordpress and have wp-load.php as well as ...
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Insert a Woocomerce product in specific product category

I'm a bit new to Woocomerce plugin and have a problem. I need to create products from code not from admin page. Probably I will insert them with wp_insert_post( $product ). The problem is I don't ...
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Set post_parent from URL params in post-new.php

I'm trying to create a set of buttons on wordpress Page post types that allow the end user to create a new page that is a sibling (same parent page) or a child page of the current page. In order to ...
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Front end posting

This source works with image upload. Without image upload, it works, but 'redirect' doesn't work. What should I do?? Any suggestions to what the problem might be? if( 'POST' == ...
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install.php Custom Taxonomy Term not being added to custom post

So I am stuck on this problem that I am facing when creating a custom taxonomy term in a install.php file. So I am running a WP multisite, and upon new blog creations, I am trying to auto create ...
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Post content not showing some content

I'm inserting posts by wp_insert_post function. It works like first a post is created to get its id then an image is attached to that post id. I attach images by media sideload function. Here is the ...
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Omitted Content After Post-Publish Insertion

I have a string that contains $thehtml but whenever I insert it manually into a custom post it appears that wordpress alters/strips down the html.... I've already tested/outputted $thehtml string in a ...
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Add Page With Parent ID

I am writing a plugin that upon activation creates a set of pages. The first page that I create I want to be the parent of the rest of the pages that are added. For some reason, this is not working. ...
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Import Dummy Content and Post Thumbnails

I am setting up a small dummy content plugin. What I would like to do is import several posts using wp_insert_post. Then I would like to import several images using wp_insert_attachment and then ...
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Yet another wp_insert_post infinite loop. What is wrong?

I am writing a plugin that enables subscribed users to submit posts of a custom type, and I am trying to implement this feature via shortcodes. Now the problem is that instead of inserting one post, ...
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wp_insert_post memory consumption

I'm using wp_insert_post in a loop to insert 500 posts in a new WP install. It works quickly, and memory usage is from 25M to 28M. The next run of a second batch of 500 posts, takes the memory from ...