Questions tagged [user-meta]

User meta data consists of key-value pairs pertaining to the according user ID.

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Wordpress REST API and User meta data

I created two custom REST API endpoint to create/update a user metadata a get its value. I use update_user_meta() and get_user_meta(). Both work properly, in the API where I use get_user_meta() I have ...
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How to get all multi-select user meta values and add them to an array?

I am trying to grab meta_values from a user profile's multi-select field, and convert them to usernames, which I will then input into an array. Let's say that the user has selected two options (out of ...
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How to get user ID's from multiple usernames?

I am trying to produce user ID's from multiple specific usernames. The usernames are pulled from a profile field, and any number of usernames will be called. I want the user ID's from each of the ...
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Generating list of dates with php, breaks when I add ACF to get the numbers [closed]

I'm trying to generate a list of billing dates based on user profile meta (with ACF). In the user's profile, you can set the day/month/year and number of payments that will be made, and on the ...
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Hide menu item based on user's custom capability

I need to show one item from menu only for users that are logged in and have certain custom capability set. Is it doable from theme functions.php or it needs a custom plugin? Note: I already use ...
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Unusual high query of user meta data

We have a WordPress installation with many plugins installed. The site is not that highly frequented (maybe 10-20 concurrent users). I know the amount of plugins comes at a cost of performance. ...
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Update a user profile via frontend

I'm very new to WordPress so I have a simple beginner question. I've added some custom user fields on the admin form with the action show_user_profile, edit_user_profile, personal_options_update, and ...
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Add custom user meta data

I want to add a custom meta data for all the users with a default false value. I have researched about adding a meta data i.e, add_user_meta( int $user_id, string $meta_key, mixed $meta_value, bool $...
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Wordpress admin deleted user details not removed in database. How to delete WordPress Users from Database

When we delete a user from the WordPress admin panel it's removed, but the user values not deleted in the database. Anyone let me know how to fix the issue. ? What is the reason for this issue.?
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Filter WooCommerce Orders query with user meta data

I want to list orders from my Woocommerce shop. I have user meta for my users. (unsubscribed) I only want to list the order if that order's user is unsubscribed === 0. I have working code to the ...
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custom post edited by profile edits only

Here is a complicated question. I am trying to make a user based website where every user have their own profile page, where they can edit First & Last name, Username, Upload a picture and so on....
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Shortcode for Listing Users from Meta Value?

Trying to display a list of users that match certain criteria using a shortcode with parameters. Here is what I have so far, but for some reason it does not display anything. I am pretty new at this ...
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How Can I Display the Last Modified Date for User Profiles on WordPress?

I'm trying to add a "last modified" date to user profiles on WordPress. I'm using the Ultimate Member plugin, so I would prefer to to find a way to save this date to a meta-key that I can pull when I ...
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get_user_meta() in multiste with respect to subdomain

This code allows getting the number of points each user earned. function qa_get_user_point ($user_id) { return get_user_meta( $user_id, 'qa_point', true ); } The problem is that in multisite case, ...
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Updating user meta data from external link, user not logged in

My login process is exactly like this: 1- user put email in the form 2- a link sent to email for setting password 3- user click on the link and redirect to website with code like this: https://www....
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Does meta-data need to be sanitized?

Is it necessary to escape data when storing it in the user's meta-data? I'm not sure if WP does this automatically, or if it is even necessary. Also, if it is necessary, should I use ...
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Is there a way to append meta data without creating a race condition?

Our site has a lengthy AJAX function that appends content to the user's cart, which is stored as an array in the usermeta table. The function looks something like this: $cart = get_user_meta($userID,...
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Custom sortable columns not clickable [duplicate]

I have attached several custom columns to the WP users which are displayed in the admin Users list. I have made the columns sortable in that I've set up the ordebry and order GET params to filter by ...
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Get all user meta_keys and then group users by matching values

One of the plugins I am using generates user meta from our AD. One of the keys is the user's Manager. As many users will have the same manager, I want to be able to group all users. I was trying to ...
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Get users primary blog URL in MultiSite

I'm trying to get the primary blog URL of a user. What I have works to grab the details, but if there is more than one blog it just returns them all :( $user_id = get_current_user_id(); $user_blogs = ...
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Delete all user's meta without knowing all the 'key'

Trying to delete users from the frontend - which I currently have working. Previously, I was manually deleting the metadata when it was completed. I was looking to see if it was possible to delete ...
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Custom SQL query on wp_users with the addition of wp_usermeta

I am trying to query a list of user id's in WordPress using SQL IN() with the addition of them having a meta_value value of "Yes" on the meta_key "is_registered" in the wp_usermeta table but I can't ...
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How can I save unique user data on my site? [closed]

I am trying to find a way to allow registered users on my site create lists of data and save them. I'm having trouble finding a way to save the list they create to the database of my site. I am ...
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Get user by meta data key and velue

I have create custom user meta, but it was array how i can call only one of them by key like I want to get only course_id = 22 list. Here this my user meta array [certifications] => Array ...
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Send admin new order email to logged in user as well

I need to be able to send the admin email for a new order also to the e-mail address linked to the current logged in user. This is required as 1 account is for different people (people who give a ...
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Modifying Author Link to add Author Meta in URL

I have a plugin which adds a custom role called the trip_vendor. I am trying to edit or modify the profile url of this role. Currently, it is example.com/operator/username but I want to change it to ...
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how to save multiple checkbox in usermeta and get it?

I want to create a new part as multiple checkbox in user profile page that user can check their services. But the issue is i do not know how to display the checked options after saving as checked ...
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How can I add a simple custom field to my plugin?

I have a custom plugin that I'm trying to edit. I didn't develop the plugin. I just need to add a textarea to it and save the contents. I have the field added, but I can't get it to save. This simply ...
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Showing all users who match 2 meta fields with current user

PHP novice here... so thanks for your patience and generous answers in advance. I'm trying to show a list of all users who match two fields with the current user, but it's not working so I would ...
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Where do I implement this display of User Meta Data, and how to put it in a table?

So I have the code below that should pull the user metadata of the currently logged-in user. <?php $current_user = wp_get_current_user(); echo 'Username: ' . $current_user->user_login . '<...
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wp_get_current_user Not working

I am using the wp_get_current_user() function inside a hook which fires before email is sent from contactform7 . The function works but the main problem is that the function doesnt return the current ...
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Updating WooCommerce product field when product author updates profile field

This is a continuation/variation on this issue: Adding existing user custom field value to a woocommerce product While this solution worked, ideally, it would be great if when the product author ...
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wordpressPCL user meta

I'm using the wordpressPCL library to create new users. I need to insert Meta fields as well, how should I structure this field? private static async Task InserUser() { ...
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Existing user_meta fields not updated

Why am I not allowed to update existing user-meta fields when hooking on to edit_user_profile_update hook? I use this code add_action( 'edit_user_profile_update', 'xpl_registration_save' ); function ...
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meta_query orderby sort multiple keys

I'm trying to read the birthdays of the users in my database through custom fields that have been added. Displaying the current months is easy but I am trying to capture the current month(remainder) ...
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link user to post, when its submitted via online form

Users can submit Events via a Custom Post Type (Form is made with the qform Plugin) - If the user does not have an account, an account is created during submitting the form. If he is logged-in already,...
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Add user custom fields and make editable on frontend

We are looking for a way to add Advanced Custom Fields data to a user / subscriber after they have purchased a product (Woocommerce). The subscriber should be able to edit these fields on the frontend ...
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wp_get_current_user in custom file returns 0

I need to access logged-in user data in a custom PHP file that I call in a WP page through an include. The include file is: require($_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT'].'/wp-config.php'); require($_SERVER['...
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How to update user meta from php file?

I need to update user meta from php file on my server. Maybe I need some additional permissions? <?php require($_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT'].'/wp-load.php'); $user_id = 1; $new_value = 'http://...
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WP author meta disappeared

My WP site has stopped displaying user meta data. For example, the biographical info has disappeared from both the front- and back-end. I've found it is still present in the underlying database: any ...
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I'm trying to update user meta but is always 1, What I doing wrong? [closed]

<?php function consultation_user_profile_fields($user){ if ( user_can( $user->ID, "subscriber" ) ) { ?> <h3>Consultation</h3> <?php $query = new WP_Query( array(...
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How users can add custom post type to their own bucket?

I would like any users connected have the possibility to add post to their own category. They can choose the name of this category. Default is bucket. Example : There a 3 posts. Each user can add ...
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How to exclude posts for current user

How can I hide posts that are in an array of ids in the usermeta for the current user in the main query. I can use post__not_in in meta_query but I do not know which option to use for only a specific ...
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simple click counter for current_user

I am trying to create click counter with Ajax for login users. I have multiple subscriber in the blog and need to count there clicks. HTML: <a id="countable" href="#">Click Counter</a> &...
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Adding current user's ID to the end of PDF hyperlinks in post content

How can I add extra parameters after a hyperlink, for tracking purposes? For example, let's say I inserted media into a post - http://mysite/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/My_PDF_File.pdf. How can I make ...
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How to do a sql like query on serialized data of user meta data

As long I don't need to do a query with the data of all users, storing data like the zip code or city in the meta data as an serialized object works fine. But now I have to do a lot of different ...
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Update an additional user meta field with a string

I have created a WordPress website. In the user section I have created an additional attribute called "Token" meta field. Every time a new user is created or a user logs in and is validated, I would ...
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How would I be able to use a font awesome icon as a user's avatar?

Would it be possible to use/allocate a font awesome icon as a user's avatar?
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Auto copy value from specific user meta field to another field

I'm looking for synchronizing specific user meta field with another one. ex: Coping user phone number to woocommerce billing phone. So the admin can only edit one field and the other updates ...
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author.php not showing content if Author has no Posts

I am making a custom Genesis theme, and have a custom author.php file that pulls in various custom fields (Using Advanced Custom Fields), and author meta information to the page from the author ...