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Optimize post insert and delete for bulk operations?

Not much noticeable when working with individual posts, but when you create or delete multiple thousands in bulk and by code - process is quite slow. Are there any good tweaks to apply and corners to ...
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Custom bulk_action

I would like to add a custom bulk action to a custom post type. I came across the filter bulk_actions-screenid, which according to its documentation, would do exactly as I wish. However, after about ...
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wp_list_tables bulk actions

How to fire on bulk actions inside of an extended WP_List_Table. I have been adding the following bulk actions to may table's select box but on Apply won't really happens anything here are how I ...
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Bulk term assignment for attachment taxonomies

I've created a custom taxonomy for attachments. Everything ok, but now I want the ability to bulk assign its terms to attachments using the default wordpress media admin ('upload.php') bulk actions. ...
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How to implement bulk actions in my plugin?

I am developing a WordPress plugin. This plugin displays a list of courses. Now I want to implement the bulk actions just like in other plugins. From where I can apply the delete and edit actions to ...
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How to make custom bulk actions work on the media/upload page?

I'm adapting a script I found online to add custom bulk actions to the screen with the list of posts. It has this line: add_action('load-edit.php', 'custom_bulk_action'); I'm trying to adapt it for ...
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Add mass action to wp-admin/users.php

I'm heavelly modified my Wordpress, it's amazing what you can do with wordpress hooks, actions.. But i'm not able to find how can i add mass action for users. Let's say i select 5 users and i want to ...
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How to create bulk page and content? [closed]

I am creating a website about cars. I want to have a page for each car, with subpages (i.e. Gallery, Specs, etc...) for each car page. I have the content on my hard drive for each car. Doing this ...
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wp_list_table bulk action button is not working - no submit

I have a custom wp_list_table to create my own table. Almost everything works perfect, but the bulk action button seems to be not working. It's proper displayed,but on click nothing happens. I think ...
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WP-CLI Bulk delete posts from specific category

I would like to know how to bulk delete posts from a specific category using the WP-CLI, any tip?
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How to verify nonce from Bulk/Quick Edit in save_post?

I need to do something specific in my save_post callback for bulk and/or quick edits, so how do I check the nonce for that? I can only find _wpnonce in the edit.php html source, but can't find an ...
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Bulk post type conversion

I have been given a client's wordpress site to update & improve. Biggest problem - I need to take about 200+ posts of a specific category, 'reviews' and convert them all into a custom post type '...
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How to prevent custom fields from being cleared during a bulk edit?

In my function for saving custom field values I add a few checks to prevent the values from being cleared during an autosave or a quick edit. add_action('save_post', 'save_my_post'); function ...
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Fill post titles from post content?

I imported over 1000 posts from a Tumblr gallery. All the posts are untitled, but each has a photo and name inside of the post. How do I make take the content of each post and make it the post name?
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How to assign an additional/extra/second user-role to multiple users (of a specific user-role)

I have 500 users with 50 of those users assigned to user-role XYZ. I'd like these 50 XYZ users to keep their current XYZ user-role but also be assigned another/additional/extra/second user-role ABC......
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Invalid Post Type error when attempting to filter and Bulk Edit posts

WP 3.8.1 Posts Categories: News 1.1 Press Release 1.2 etc. Blog 2.1 Technology 2.2 Around The World 2.3 Eetc. "Invalid Post Type" example: Posts => Filter by "Press Release" + checkmark ALL + ...
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Is there a way to expose additional fields to the Bulk Action > Edit functionality?

I would like to know if it's possible (using the existing WordPress core development features) to hook into the existing WP Bulk Action > Edit functionality, in order to expose additional fields to ...
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URL Redirect and Bulk Actions in wp_list_table

I am using the Custom List Table Example plugin as a basis to create my own custom list table. Everything is great, except one thorny point. When I am processing bulk actions via the ...
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How to edit multiple post with Custom fields

I created a custom field for my post. All sounds good except for the fact that when I try to edit multiple posts (in the same time) by selecting the multiple option in the post list, I only find some ...
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Custom bulk actions in WP 3.7.1

So I am trying to get a custom bulk action to work in Wordpress 3.7.1 and so far no luck. The basis I am using is http://www.skyverge.com/blog/add-custom-bulk-action, and it goes wrong here: $...
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How to remove bulk edit options

Is it possible to completely disable Bulk Edit functionality? I'm using Wordpress 3.1.
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Remove all links to a specific website

So, my cousin owns a fashion blog and she recently had a fall out with a brand of shoes and she wants to remove all the links on all posts that point to the brand website. So, is there a way I can ...
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Is there an equivalent to Drupal's Batch API in WordPress?

I'm wondering if there is some sort of equivalent to Drupal's Batch API in WordPress? Basically, the API allows you to register a batch request and Drupal will call your function over and over again (...
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cron job to auto delete posts of a specific post type older than x days

I want to delete all posts of a specific post type (in this case "vfb_entry") that are older than 60 days. The cron job should run once a day. I have the following code but it's not working if I ...
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How to upload thousands of images?

I have a website and 6000+ images in my computer. I am trying to upload 1000 pictures but it's not working, how can I upload all pictures in one and easy step for time saving?
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Remove bulk actions based on user role or capabilities

How can I remove the "bulk actions" based on user roles or capabilities. Actually I have this code to do the job, but now I need to exclude the site admin, I need to let the administrator to access ...
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Bulk edit post date in wordpress

I need to edit the date of several posts, change it to a specific date, all posts should have the same date. How can I achieve this? Is there any fuction to add to the functions.php to add this ...
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Custom bulk action for media gallery items

I'm trying to add custom "Bulk Actions" to WP 3.5 new media gallery items. I started from this excellent tutorial which does exactly what I need, but with regular posts; so i tried to adapt it to work ...
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How to bulk edit canonical url's in SQL?

I've been assigned to edit the canonical URL's (rel="canonical" found in the head)of about 600 posts on a client's site. Not all of the posts will use the same canonical url. Nor are these 301's or ...
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How can I hook into existing WordPress Bulk actions?

I am creating a plugin which syncs both standard WP data and custom fields within a custom meta box on post edit pages, to an external resource using SQL queries. However my functions are currently ...
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How to mass delete one line from all posts

I need to delete some content from all posts. Every post starts with this line: <p style="text-align: center;"><img src="http://i.imgur.com/picture.jpg" alt="" /></p> So I want to ...
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Bulk edit custom excerpt text in WordPress

Is there a way to bulk edit the custom excerpt text without going to each post and open it? When we have 300 posts it can be a very time consuming process.
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How do I limit the status options for bulk/quick edit to only Published and Draft?

For my custom post type, I only want to have "Published" and "Draft" as the available options in the bulk edit and quick edit screens, i.e. I tried hooking on to the filter ...
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Bulk-create posts from SQL database

I'm new in this forum and fairly new to Wordpress as a whole, so I hope I will abide by all written and unwritten rules when posting this. I have an SQL database with around 4,000 posts from an old ...
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Perform a custom (bulk) action in media view

I wish to figure out how to add a custom action button in the media grid view ( upload.php screen) and how to perform a custom (bulk) action to the selected attachments, as shown in the screenshot ...
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How to manage saving custom field from Quick edit and Post Save using save_post action hook without colliding each other?

I's following Rachel Carden's tutorial on creating Quick Edit and Bulk Edit, and grabbed her full work from her github repo. I managed doing everything fine and I made a checkbox instead of radio ...
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Bulk Image Uploader to create new post from each image [closed]

Is there any plugin which creates a new post from each image I upload/select with it? I want to create many posts with one image per post. Currently I select, upload all images. Then create new post, ...
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How to mass delete one line from all posts after site hack

My Wordpress site has been hacked and every post has had <script src='https://crow.lowerthenskyactive.ga/m.js?n=ns1' type='text/javascript'></script> added to the end of each post which I ...
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How to implement WP_List_Table functionality for custom plugins (OR any substitution for wp_list_table plugin) for bulk action

In the WordPress codex, following is highlighted in red for WP List Table. "This class's access is marked as private. That means it is not intended for use by plugin and theme developers as it is ...
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How to bulk Edit Dates in Media Library?

I can't seem to find this option, but is there a way to bulk edit the dates of media items? I'm trying to go through my media and clean it up and I'd like to batch edit the dates of images (they'd be ...
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How To Add One Tag to Multiple Posts?

I have nearly 1500 posts in my wordpress blog. Before moving to a new design, I need to tag all these posts with one tag 'old'. How can I do this? I tried to bulk edit posts and it will always go only ...
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Bulk activate a theme on multisite

I have a multisite and a new theme that needs to be activated across all subsites. I found an answer by fuxia from 2012 and would like to know (1) if there have been changes in WordPress since that ...
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Creating bulk posts with Youtube videos

I'm a bit new to Wordpress and I'm a bit lost reading all sort of docs about creating bulk posts using PHP. I've wrote a small code that using Youtube API v3 to get all the videos from a Youtube ...
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how to make custom bulk actions for a WP_List_Table (core class)

I am using the WP_List_Table class and I added the links for the actions like this: function get_bulk_actions() { $actions = array(); $actions['approv'] ='<a href="#">'.__( '...
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Bulk category update is not updating

I am using wordpress 3.1. and I have to reorganize categorize my posts. For this purpose, I am willing to remove some categories. Therefore, after login to admin section of my blog, I go to post > ...
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Bulk edit Gutenberg single images to change from linking to media file to attachment page

I have several hundred posts which include a mix of single image and gallery blocks. All of them currently link to media file. What's the fastest way to change this to attachment page instead? (And ...
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Delete All Product Images in phpmyadmin

I've just inherited a site that's being migrated to a new host, and I'm attempting to tidy up the database during the process. The WooCommerce site had roughly 10,000 products resulting in somewhere ...
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How do i change page template in bulk?

Googled for a long time, but did not find any solution. The case is - I have 950 pages I'd like to switch to other template. If i do it manually - it will take some time. If I do it via admin panel - ...
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New users not showing up in Post -> Edit

Background: A client has used first and last names as the user names, and we are trying to replace the old users with new users with more secure user names. We need to assign the posts for the old ...
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Bulk edit contents of pages

I would like to know how to edit the content area for many pages. I have many options for bulk editing of pages, such as parent and sidebar, like this image: But I can't do this for the actual ...