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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Help to upload post attachments from Ajax

My problem is that I cannot upload post attachments from a frontend form. I send data through AJAX to my php files containing functions. Let me be clear: everything is working great, the post is ...
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Is it possible to get a shortcode generated by a plugin, then, using a function, create a new post using that shortcode?

I am planning to purchase a plugin that allows users to create polls and then embed them via shortcode into posts. It looks like a great plugin all around; however, the functionality I would like is ...
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Importing custom DB table entries as posts with Categories

I'm using the following code to import all entries within a custom DB table as posts. The function fires from an init hook. All taxonomies are created, and all entries from the DB are imported, ...
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Wrote a WP Cron Plugin and it triggers a fatal error upon activation

I'm writing a WP Plugin for one of my sites that hooks into a public API to get app data and save that within Wordpress to allow for WP to be able to search & filter the data based on new ...
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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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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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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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Front end post submit with custom taxonomy and category

On my website i'm buildng a front end post publishing based on this article. All my posts have both category and a custom taxonomy. The problem is that I can't find a way to save both default ...
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Frontend Post with JQuery AJAX to Php Issue

My problem is the following. I'm trying to make users publish custom post_type by frontend through a form like this: <form id="msform" enctype="multipart/form-data"> <fieldset ...
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Where to direct the “action” of a form with a custom plugin to upload a post?

I'm trying to create my very first very own plugin to upload posts into WordPress. I'm learning by looking at another post uploader plugin out there, but I was really confused about the action of the ...
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wp_insert_post fatal memory error

I am trying to insert a single post via an ajax function with wp_insert_post and I get the following error: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 134217728 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 262144 ...
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wp_insert_post - Categories in checkboxes

I'm having some problems trying to attach multiple categories on my submit form. I have this: <p> <label> <input type="checkbox" name="categorias" value="Wood Frame"> Wood ...
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Getting blank (no title) posts submitted when using wp_insert_post()

I have users submitting post to the wordpress admin. For the most part this works but sometimes I will get post submitted that are blank and (no title) is the title. I cant seem to find out why this ...
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Using wp_insert_post() and wp_insert_attachment() at the same time

I am working on migrate blog posts, which are more than 1000 posts, from an old custom database website to wordpress. After formatted each post with php array, I am testing how to migrate them to ...
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Use return values on AJAX call to async-upload.php via Add Media

I noticed, every time I upload images via Add Media button on front-end. It makes AJAX request to async-upload.php and returns attachment file information. On above image, I have 3 images uploaded ...
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How to update post_parent on images uploaded via Add Media button from front-end

I'm working on a plugin that will allow registered users to post content from front-end. I added WordPress default Add Media button on TinyMCE and noticed all the images uploaded via Add Media get ...
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Upload featured image from front end using media-upload.php

I'm trying to use admin/upload.php to upload featured image from front end form. All I have to do is put below code in the front end form <div id="postimagediv" class="postbox "> <div ...
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How to add featured image on front end form?

I'm working on my first WordPress plug-in for front end posting where signed in users can post and manage their articles on front end. I'm pretty close to be done but can't find a way to add Featured ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 = ...
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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 a 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 ...