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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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 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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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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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 &. (I need to add plaintext URLs ...
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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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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, ...
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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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wp_update_post function ignores HTML tags

I have a custom plugin that moves posts from one category to another and then inserts text after the post is moved. This works fine except for I am trying to insert some CSS like you see below in the ...
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wp_update_post does not update post_name

I have a post with id=1, post_title = 'Some post title' and slug(post_name)='some-post-title'. I want to update it's title and slug. $update_args = array( 'ID' => '1', 'post_title' => ...
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Programmatically change post visibility on save_post action return a 500

I'm trying to change the post visibility for my custom post type. On the edit.php screen the user can use a custom field to set the post type to normal or extended. That field shall work as ...
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wp_update_post() doesn't update post_status?

I'm using this bit to insert/update a custom post type from the front-end. The date is set from a custom jquery datepicker. if (strtotime($date) < strtotime('tomorrow')) { ...
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wp_update_post set value to null

Is it possible to set a field to NULL using wp_update_post? I'm trying the following: wp_update_post( array( 'ID' => $future_orphan_id, 'post_parent' ...
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SQL query to update post_date (one post = one single date & time)

I have 120 posts of one category ready for my wordpress blog. For the moment, posts are drafts and I don't want to schedule them manually. I want to publish them like this: 4 articles each day from ...
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Updating posts not working

Lets say I want to change a posts comment count to 50 everytime the post is viewed. I have this simple code in functions.php: function update_shares() { $my_post = array(); $my_post['ID'] = ...
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wp_insert_post_data filter hook identify current action

I have this function to set the title of a wordpress post which works properly for saving / updating posts. The major issue is that the function stops posts being deleted (it removes the title but the ...
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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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If modified on same day, show only time

I have a date on each post and comment which shows the date of placement. If I edit it, it shows me the date of the post and the modified date. That's fine, but now, I want to show only the post date ...
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Endless loop with wp_insert_post and wp_update_post

I have an array $unqiues which contains URL's, I loop over the array with the code below to get the URL titles, insert a new post, update the post meta. Then I change the the posts title and name to ...
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Change custom post status to draft before today

I tried this code which I made but looks like I am not doing it correctly.. The main problem is my code fetches all posts ordered by meta value date, but I need to hide the posts from the date today ...
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How to avoid infinite loop in save_post callback

I have been using this site alot for solving my problems, but this time I did not succeed in finding and answer for my problem. I get and infinite loop when using wp_update_post inside a function ...
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wp_update_post behaves differently for different user role

{ "sections": [ { "section_name": "Objective", "data": "<span style=\"font-weight: bold;\">Test</span>", "key": "ref" } ] } I am updating the above JSON ...
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Update post title from external file?

I have an external script I wrote (for admins only) that loads in the following at the top: require_once('./../wp-blog-header.php'); I'm aware that it can be a plugin, but it's just not right now.. ...
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Update a post's info when clicking on a javascript button

I have a series of posts about various locations. I need people to verify if the location informaton is correct. The question is asked with two buttons for options. If "no" is clicked, they are taken ...
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Update post title with category name after editing a category

I have this relationshop between some categories and posts where the name of the category is also the name of the post. When I add a new category, a post that has the same title as the category is ...
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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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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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wordpress function to change post status [duplicate]

I'm running the YouTube Video Fetcher plugin at . It fetches videos using the youtube api and displays them on your website. Within the plugin script, there is the following sequence: if ...
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wp_update_post via ajax from frontend

Setting: three open Tabs in browser: Tab 1: Admin edit post Tab 2: Frontend view of that post in "editing mode" Tab 3: Frontend view in "non-editing" mode (default request) I edit the post on Tab ...
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Posts are duplicating on wp_post_update

I have stucked in writing a simple function that on certain page update refresh all posts in a custom post type. Here is my code (based on this): add_action('save_post', 'bulk_refresh'); function ...
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Wp_update_post: Infinite loop even with remove_action solution, OOP

I have a quite complex PHP class, reponsible for creating and printing meta_boxes, generating and saving meta fields, ... Each meta_box (object of class) has its own save function, that updates meta ...