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_post does not write my post_name

i tried to generate a page via wp_insert_post. That works fine except that the post_name is always written with the same value as the post_title. Here comes the code snippet: // Create homesite if ...
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How I upload, save and set a featured image from my frontend?

I have a form in my site. This the user register one missing person. I created a custom post type missing person, custom taxonomies and custom fields. All this input's save as well in wp. But I ...
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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 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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wp_insert_post - How do I prevent incremental numbers on child pages?

I'm using wp_insert_post to dynamically generate child pages for a given page using a predefined array of values. The goal is to give each child page the same slug. For example, clicking "Generate ...
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wp_update_post adding a -2 to the post slug

I've recently created a php file that is creating posts using the wp_insert_post function. This is working great and its inserting the post as it should do. I am leaving out the post title as I want ...
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save_post action to include wp_insert_post_data filter, gathering meta field info & prevent infinite loop

Im trying to change the title of a post, but I want to include info from a meta field, the value of which isn't saved to the database until after the posts has already been saved. Other than this one ...
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Visual Editor - Colorize Shortcodes

I want to highlight shortcodes in the WordPress visual editor in a specific color. E.g. I Have the following Shortcodes [shortcode1] Some text [/shortcode1] ... [shortcode2] Some text ...
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Organizing uploaded media with wp_insert_post() and wp_handle_upload according to time parameter

I'm retroactively creating a post with wp_insert_post() and attaching a featuring image to it. I need the image to go into the folder that corresponds to the post's publishing date. I'm using time ...
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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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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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Efficient way to save a lot of meta data

im currently developing a plugin that will read an external xml, and convert the data to a custom post type. Each post needs around 50-60 meta_fields. Right now im looping through each piece of needed ...
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Programmatically adding posts

I'm about to create parser which would be inserting new custom posts. So, it's pretty simple global $user_ID; $new_post = array( 'post_title' => 'My New Post', 'post_content' => 'Lorem ...
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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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Check if Post Id exists, Insert post if doesn't, and update meta status 0 if does

I was looking for an answer and found this example: $postTitle = $_POST['post_title']; $submit = $_POST['submit']; if(isset($submit)){ global $user_ID, $wpdb; $query = $wpdb->prepare( ...
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Check if Post Title exists, Insert post if doesn't, Add Incremental # to Meta if does

I already have a function where a user submits a form and creates a custom post... <?php $postTitle = $_POST['post_title']; $submit = $_POST['submit']; if(isset($submit)){ global $user_ID; ...
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advanced custom fields update_field for field type: Taxonomy

I need to insert a post via wp_insert_post and then add relevant post_meta - however, the WP admin has been customized with the excellent ACF. I know I can add_post_meta in this way: add_post_meta( ...
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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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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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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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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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How to pick up featured image from set of pictures

I'm trying to create front end form for posting. The following questions are concerning me so bad. How can I set a featured image? I tried set_post_thumbnail($pid, $newuploadid); but nothing happend. ...
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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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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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Set default Custom Post Meta Value

I've tried almost anything and just can't get this to work. I have a custom post type with a custom meta field and I want a default value to be added on when the Publish/Update/Save button is ...
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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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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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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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How do I set a featured image (thumbnail) by image URL when using wp_insert_post()?

While looking through the function reference entry for wp_insert_post(), I noticed that there's no parameter in the array it requires which will allow me to set the 'Featured Image' for a post, ...
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How to use `wp_insert_post()` and `get_permalink()` functions?

I'd like my script to post an article to Wordpress site automatically. Looks like Wordpress's wp_insert_post() function is what I need. But if I would include wp-includes/post.php file into my script ...
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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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wp_insert_post extremely slow on big table, direct query very fast

My posts table is about 600K, and I don't consider this big at all. Anyway wp_insert_post is becoming very slow. I am trying to import a huge list of hotel information into Posts. The list is about ...
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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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Adding post date will not insert new post

$postdate = '2010-02-23 18:57:33'; $postData = array( 'post_title' => $attachment->post_title, 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_content' => $image_tag . $attachment->post_title, ...
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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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Why cant I add a custom post type to a custom taxonomy?

I am trying to assign a custom taxonomy to a custom post type with wp_insert_post function. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'custom_post_type', 'post_title' => wp_strip_all_tags( ...
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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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Create post using Ajax

I want to create post using Ajax . I had followed the process from Insert Post using Ajax But I couldn't make it work. Here is what I did. Please see what I did wrong as I am just a learner. EDIT ...
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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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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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insert image with custom post type

When processing the form i want the values to be inserted into the custom post type products. Here is what i have done so far $art_title = $_POST['art_title']; $i = 0; foreach($art_title as ...
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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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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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upload images on front by user using form

I'm using a form on my website using wordpress to allow users to create posts. It works perfectly fine, I'm abble to assign the posts to a custom post type, add Advanced Custom Fields, content, ...
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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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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 ...