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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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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How can I stop wp_update_post messing up HTML example code?

I'm showing little pieces of example HTML/PHP code on the frontend (with syntax highlighting). The entries are displayed as FAQ custom posts, and have a plugin (CMS Tree page) to alter the menu order, ...
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Permalink for custom post type

I have created a custom post type called job. Posts are generated with wp_insert_post(), and that works perfectly fine. My problem is that the permalinks to those posts are either wrong or I have done ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Issue with wp_insert_post and post_content field error Could not update post in the database

I'm having issues creating an import / caching script to be used within a WordPress site. This feed comes from a single text file that is then parsed and returned as an array. When running through ...
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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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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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Post author for revision not being set on update/insert

I'm trying to programmatically update a custom-type post with revisions enabled via form, and everything seems to be working fine except the post_author field for the revision is being set to 0 ...
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How to set featured image in wp_insert_post

I have a register form with upload field and when the user registers i create a new post. I need to have the uploaded picture on the featured image of the post. I have see something like this but i ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...