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don't publish custom post type post if a meta data field isn't valid

I have a custom post type (CPT) called event. I have a meta box for the type with several fields. I would like to validate some fields before publishing an event. For example, if an event's date is ...
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Prevent post from being published if no category selected

I do not want a user to be able to publish a post if no category is selected. I don't mind throwing a JS alert or handling this on the server side as well. Anyway, how can I ensure this? Note: "...
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Validating custom meta boxes with jQuery results in posts being saved as draft instead of published post

I have a custom post type with a bunch of custom fields. I want to validate the meta box input with jQuery as soon as you press the Publish button. Here's what I have (I left out all my validation ...
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using wp_update_post on save_post

im trying to update a posts date (-1 year), when you hit update. but it causes an infinite loop. any other ways of doing this? thanks. function change_year($post_id, $post){ if ( $post->...
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1answer
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Check before publishing, if already exist post with current custom field value

I have a custom post type with only 3 custom fields in it. $post_types = get_post_meta($post->ID,'post_types',true); $post_taxonomies = get_post_meta($post->ID,'post_taxonomies',true); $...
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1answer
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Stop post submission without losing data?

Is it possible to stop a post from publishing/updating, and instead redirect back to the post with the same data that was being submitted? I want to do this so I can show an error message, should ...
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1answer
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Plugin that generates a page of post content

My script is generating a duplicate post even after I explicitly state that the post_type should be a page. It also ignores the $post_title, which I do not want to create a duplicate post if the title ...
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1answer
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Don't publish/update a post when a plugin finds errors in custom fields

I have a question about how to stop processing a post when a plugin(server side) finds errors on custom fields. Basically I developed a plugin which adds and process some custom fields in the edit ...
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0answers
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How to abort saving data in save_extra_profile_fields function Wordpress?

I am saving some additional fields using default wordpress user page in admin panel. The function save_extra_profile_fields() used to save additional fields along with original user's fields. (In ...
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Stop saving process when metabox is invalid [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent post from being published if custom fields not filled Check before publishing, if already exist post with current custom field value I am trying to add some ...