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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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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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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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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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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Add a image to a post published on a CPT from the front-end

I created a CPT with a page where you can add posts from the Frontend. This is the code in the fuction.php: // Hook into the 'init' action add_action( 'init', 'register_cpt_promociona', 0 ); if ( ! ...
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Pay before posting (frontend insert post)

I have a form on the frontend which I want users to fill out, when they have I want to save the data and redirect them to pay before submitting the post. How do I save the data before they pay? I ...
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How to retrieve data sent via wp_remote_post() from another WordPress site?

So, I am using wp_remote_post() on site A to send data to my server B, then use this data to create a new blog post each time request is sent. Here is the scenario: 1- Site A: send data via ...
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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: http://voodoopress.com/including-images-as-attachments-or-featured-image-...
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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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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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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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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 if(...
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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 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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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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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 = mysqli_connect(...);...
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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: http://bluepresley.com/farmerfinder/?dir-item=dance-...
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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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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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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 = $wpdb->...
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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 posts,...
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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_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 = $_POST['...
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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 http://...
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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 a 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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Use of wp_insert_post and parameters

I've JUST started using WordPress..i'm trying to add posts to Wordpress using php and i came across this piece of code: // Create post object $my_post = array( 'post_title' => 'My post', '...
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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 ...