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Connection lost. Saving has been disabled… (Updating Posts/Pages)

I've been developing for Wordpress for a few years now without any trouble on an old XP/WAMP development server (v1.7.4) but recently have been getting the error "Connection lost. Saving has been ...
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Odd behaviour for the update button when displaying a WP_List_Table

I am currently trying to add a WP_List_Table to a metabox in the edit page of a custom type. The code is currently class Post_Table extends WP_List_Table { public function __construct() ...
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How to show Published date and/or Modified date

My code is based on the underscores reference theme. I have a posted_on function as follows: function example_posted_on() { $time_string = '<time class="entry-date published updated" ...
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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 based function works on existing posts, but not new posts

I have a function that will update the title of the post based on an 'advanced custom field'. It works on existing posts, but not when I create a new post. When I try and save the post and check the ...
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SQL / wp_update_post: change post custom field to CPT post taxonomy

the setup is as follow: I have posts with a custom field: actor = 'tom hanks' for advanced management I created a custom post type (actors) and added "tom hanks" as a post within that actors taxonomy. ...
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wp_update_post creating revisions instead of updating the post

I have been trying to update a post in the posts table but for some reason, it is creating a multiple number of revisions but not updating the main post. I have been trying hard for the last one day ...
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Post/Page Publish/Update button not clickable once I make an edit

I open a page and make an edit and the update button becomes grayed out. I have to copy all page content, refresh the page and paste it back in the page, only then does the update button become ...
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How to generate slugs?

I have the following situation. I accidentally updated post_name column in wp_posts tables for all rows. Now I need to update those back somehow. I have researched that WP uses this function to ...
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Updating posts exceeds maximum execution time

Prehistory from How to generate slugs?: I have the following situation. I accidentally updated post_name column in wp_posts tables for all rows. Now I need to update those back somehow. I ...
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Can I override the permalink/slug on creation

I have a plugin that imports data from an external API, creates a 'Product' Custom Post type ( or updates an existing one ) and then adds all the meta data. Every time we update the product from the ...
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Schedule to change all currently draft posts to publish

I am looking for a simple way to switch all draft posts to publish utilizing wp_schedule_event. Any ideas? Not a noob to WP, but I am a noob to working with wp_schedule_event. I would like for this ...
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It is possible a Real-Time action in wordpress that reload its page on post update?

Is there a way in wordpress that whenever a post or any other content is updated then automatically all user browsers that are navigating the site get a real-time refresh page.
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Set Attachment Image File URL as GUID

I have a form that uploads images and i want to update the GUID to be the attachment file url after WP generates the metadata. I tried to use wp_update_post, but seems that is not updating the guid. ...
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Automatically insert php function into post $the_content

I am trying to have 2 php functions automatically inserted in every post for my CPT. The problem I am having is that even though I've found a way to add text, Im not sure how to add the php functions ...
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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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Check for update vs new post on save_post action

Is it possible within the save_post action to determine whether it's a new post being created or an existing post being update?
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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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Error in WP_update_post

i make php file outside from wordpress folder to edit wordpress post and i get error when i use this code. wp_update_post <?php include '/go1/wp-includes/post.php';?> <?php // Update post ...
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Set post_parent value for the images uploaded by Add Media button into post

I'm working on a front-end form plug-in and create shortcode to display front-end form on a page or post. While I was testing, I found all image files uploaded by Add Media button which will be ...
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105 views

Display success message after wp_update_post

I want to display a success message on updating a form from front-end using wp_update_post at the top of the form. I use below on edit page $post_id = wp_update_post($edit_post); and defined ...
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set_post_format called after wp_update_post when using bulk edit?

EDIT: See comments below. changing the question to reflect this new info From what I understand from the codex, save_post is meant to always fire after the post is saved (and when creating a new ...
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Function to change post status IF current user and post author are the same

I'm looking to force a post to revert to draft if it is published by the author. Here's the function I've wrote so far: function check_user_publish () { $user_id = get_current_user_id(); $author_id ...
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Update to editted posts

If I edit a post after it has been published and I then click 'update', does the post then get re-sent to all email recipients?
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Auto draft posts when scheduled date is reached

I have a plugin that allows all scheduled posts to be visible immediately... I'm looking for a function that will automatically set a post's status to "draft" when it reaches it's scheduled date and ...
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I need to bulk update all wordpress posts on a scheduled time

I need to update all posts on my wordpress site on a scheduled time (every day). So I wanted to create a new page template which I can call everyday through a cronjob to update all the posts at once. ...
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Custom Post save causes 500 error

Been having issues with getting a 500 error. Sometimes a change is saved, usually not. I've output the $key/$values to verify it's reaching the function and foreach. The output is the first ...
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How to batch update post content with custom post meta value

I have a custom meta box, using WPAlchemy, in which I am looking to get rid of. However, I would like to get all posts that have a specific custom meta value set, and insert it into the begininning of ...
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How to configure Dropzone.js to work with Wordpress media attachments

I have built a site that has a public front end which shows off profile pages for cars. I have built a members only back end which allows people to create accounts, and then make a profile page for ...
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update user data when save post

Hi I want to save authors' last post's date to wp_users table. I will use it for featured authors plugin. "date" is new column in my databese where in wp_users. function lastpostdate() { ...
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Using function to set youtube featured image works, but doesn't update before manually clicking post update

I am using a function to set the post featured image for a youtube video (see below). My Wordpress blog post is made by IFTTT (If This Then That). The function works, but the featured image update is ...
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Using $wpdb_update and foreach loop

I have this function to update data in my table list but it's not working. My insert and delete are working well, but I don't know what's wrong with this: function update_data() { global $wpdb; ...
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making custom post publish/update button

I'm here with a issue regarding my plugin... I've added a menu that should serve as a floating quick-action menu.. For example i would like that if you click the save button it will save the current ...
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Updating / Saving items generated by wp_terms_checklist on frontend

I'm displaying a list of custom taxonomies from a custom post type on a frontend page which shows any items that the user has previously selected as checked. I have got it displaying correctly, but I ...
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Update a Post after a user uploads a video

I am using the WP-File-Upload Plugin: https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/wp-file-upload This plugin allows you to upload a file on the front end and have it "attach" to the post that the plugin is ...
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Update existing post by email

Hi I would like to know if any possibility to update an existing post by sending an email.
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WordPress Database Update Required

This is my first time experiencing the "DataBase update required" and then will not login in to the site. I am currently running version 4.2.2. I have read many blogs and see many people have had ...
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How to check if wp_update_post was successful

I want to update a post using wp_update_post( $my_post ); How can I check if it was successful? Should it return the post ID on successful update? I'm trying this: $post_id = wp_update_post( ...
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wp_update_post on specific custom post type

first of all, im sorry for my poor english, when i upadte a post this code changes the post slug to a "profileid" costom field value.. add_action('save_post', 'my_custom_slug'); function ...
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how to get last revision id created after wp_update_post

wordpress always store revision after call wp_update_post. How to get the post revision ID after call wp_update_post? Thanks
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How can I bulk update all posts without making changes?

I'm setting up a site which uses a custom vehicle auction theme. Using the WP All Import plugin, an XML file loads vehicle details into the theme, these are a type of post. In order for vehicles to ...
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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 can I set the post author of a post I just created with php?

I'm using php to dynamically create a custom post, and I need the author to be someone other than the logged in user. I found this ...
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Change permalink , keeping old structure with date

Currently on our website we have the /date/postname permalink structure with quite a number of posts. For SEO purposes we want to change it to /postname permalink structure but we want to keep the ...
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289 views

Programatically change post author

Given a user id, $user_id, and post id, $post_id, how can I programatically update a wordpress post author? Note: these posts are already created and the author cannot be set upon creation. Another ...
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Insert and then update post_type by wp_update_post

I wrote a function to insert content in the page and every date update automatic . I used wp_update_post( $my_post ); to update page . I want first insert content in top specific page and then ...
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Which action hook can I use when a featured image has been selected

I have made a plugin for wordpress which copies the image to another directory when a post has been edit. But if you only upload another featured image and don't save the post. The image has been ...
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Updating a post without escaping ampersands?

I've found that wp_update_post() escapes all ampersands provided in the post's post_content. I'm trying to update a post without converting ampersands to &amp;. (I need to add plaintext URLs ...
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Comparing pre-saved post_title to post-saved post_title

I'm implementing an inventory updater on a Wordpress product site that integrates with a 3rd-party website via their custom api. We're going to have a number of people updating the 3rd-party website, ...