Questions tagged [wp-insert-post]

This function inserts posts (and pages) into the database. It sanitizes variables, does some checks, fills in missing variables like date/time, etc. It takes an array as its argument and returns the post ID of the created post (or 0 if there is an error).

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When User Meta amended update Title and Slug of Post programatically

I have this code below which works perfectly, i.e. when adding a new User a post is programatically created in my CPT. add_action( 'user_register', 'add_member_employees' ); function ...
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Auto-create a post with last 10 images in WordPress directory

I want to create something to help me auto-create a post with 10 last images hosted in some directory (in my server or WordPress), this code I found helps to post an image but not many images if ...
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Custom Taxonomy isn't working from frontend post submitting

hi, i am working on a video sharing site project! I have Created a Template file where people can submit their post as video! Everything was working very good, but the custom Taxonomy ponstars isn't ...
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Compare old meta with new post meta

How do I compare old meta what was already stored in the database with the new meta data what was just set by the user? For example if you want to keep track of how many times a button is clicked. ...
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Attaching taxonomy data to taxonomy with wp_insert_post

By WP User Frontend I create a registeration form with some checkboxes, and use wp_insert_post and update_user_meta for create a new post (post type pavilion) on user registration.I want when checked ...
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keep wp_insert_post from adding duplicates

I have been struggling to import posts from an some json data. The problem is that wp_insert_post() is adding multiple versions of the posts. I was previously checking if the post existed by checking ...
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Frontend Post with JQuery AJAX to Php Issue

My problem is the following. I'm trying to make users publish custom post_type by frontend through a form like this: <form id="msform" enctype="multipart/form-data"> <fieldset id="...
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Update post meta does not serialize array

For some reason my update_post_meta() function does not accept an array. Normally the function serializes the array by itself, but now I need to do this by myself, otherwise it does not update. Could ...
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Upload featured image from front end using media-upload.php

I'm trying to use admin/upload.php to upload featured image from front end form. All I have to do is put below code in the front end form <div id="postimagediv" class="postbox "> <div ...
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Create post using Ajax

I want to create post using Ajax . I had followed the process from Insert Post using Ajax But I couldn't make it work. Here is what I did. Please see what I did wrong as I am just a learner. EDIT ...
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wp_insert_post via shell category not being inserted

I'm using this code: $post = array( 'post_content' => $desc, 'post_title' => $name_new, 'post_status' => 'publish', 'post_type' => 'portfolio_page', ...
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Permalink for custom post type

I have created a custom post type called job. Posts are generated with wp_insert_post(), and that works perfectly fine. My problem is that the permalinks to those posts are either wrong or I have done ...
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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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Use of wp_insert_post and parameters

I've JUST started using WordPress..i'm trying to add posts to Wordpress using php and i came across this piece of code: // Create post object $my_post = array( 'post_title' => 'My post', '...
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Prevent Duplicate Attachment When Using wp_insert_post

I am trying to use wp_insert_attachment while using wp_insert_post. It's successfully creating the post and attachment. It have no problem if I only use the wp_insert_post function, but when I ...
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Creating a post from data returned from HTML form

I am trying to write a WordPress plugin and I have hit a bump. The Background: I have some data in a mySQL DB that I am using (each row has a unique ID and some other information I have added). I am ...
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Add CPT values to Database

I am not sure if this is something easy. I have a plugin with all the functionality needed for a custom post type: Filters, navegation... I need to create a lot of posts (with taxonomies) of this CPT ...
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Add file while inserting post

Is it possible while adding post through wp_insert_post also upload images to this post from url.
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Wp_Insert_Post: Do not insert if the title exists [duplicate]

i've made a simple code here to fetch and insert the last news from a feed Rss: <?php // Get RSS Feed(s) include_once"wp-config.php"; include_once"wp-load.php"; include_once"wp-includes/wp-db.php";...
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Programmatically Creating Page using $wpdb and getting 404 error

EDIT: Turns out I had a permalink issue that was causing the 404 error. Original Posting below: I am creating a page programmatically using $wpdb->insert() and the resulting page returns a 404 error....
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wp_insert_post works, but the post isn't visible in the admin post list or front end

I am trying to create a page on a site during plugin activation. The code is working without error and the function call returns a post ID, but when i check the list of pages in the admin area there ...
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Is there anything special I have to think of when setting post_date_gmt when inserting a new post?

I'm inserting information from a user into a custom post type. $current_user it a user-object. Is there anything special I have to think of when setting post_date_gmt when inserting a new post with ...
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post_status => publish not working

I have a front end form that let users submit a post. This is how i store the data when a post is submitted : if ( isset( $_POST['submitted'] )) { $post_information = array( '...
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How to insert category and subcategory using 'wp_insert_post' function?

How would be the array, to insert a post category and subcategory? Thanks.
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Wordpress implode & wp_insert_post question

Just a few days ago I've started working on my new wordpress based website. I have a plugin which provides a Cars Database. I want to auto-fill my custom fields and taxonomies by taking info from ...
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Why cant I add a custom post type to a custom taxonomy?

I am trying to assign a custom taxonomy to a custom post type with wp_insert_post function. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'custom_post_type', 'post_title' => wp_strip_all_tags( $...
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Conditionally set post_content in wp_insert_post

Is it possible to conditionally set the post_content in wp_insert_post? Im using a foreach to add multiple pages at once: foreach ($create_pages as $new_page) { $add_pages = array( '...
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Allow unfiltered HTML for not logged in users when saving a post

I'm using this code: $var1 = $_GET["t1s2ninput"]; $var2 = $_GET["t1s2pinput"]; $new_post = array ( 'post_title' => 'Title <dl class="variation"> <dt>Variation: </dt> <...
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How do I insert a post with custom post type and relate it to a custom taxonomy?

I'm trying to figure out how to insert a new post. I have a custom post-type (course) that is related to a custom taxonomy (categorycourses). I've managed to insert a post with custom post type ...
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post category in wp_insert_post

I'm building a wordpress theme where people can submit posts using wp_insert_post. The code below adds the post title but does not add the category specified by the user. Instead it puts it in ...
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When creating a post how do you select the format?

When creating a post programmatically (with wp_insert_post();), how do you select the format?
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Inline style HTML attribute is being stripped from all elements of a post

I am attempting to publish HTML generated from an external party within Wordpress, but I am getting very inconsistent results with style attribute on all HTML elements, in that if I programmatically ...
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add_user_meta allows multiple clicks and inserts more than 1 value

I've just checked a double click on my form that inserts new user meta, which actually inserted it twice! The problem is, I actually need the values to be non-unique so I can insert multiple times. ...
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Why insert post function do not set the modified author without administrator panel?

I am have a front-end new post and edit post forms. I'll using the <?php wp_insert_post( $post ); ?> Everything is all right here. If any editor or admin modified any author posts on front-...
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wp_insert_post wrong post type [closed]

Much like this question, I'm having trouble with wp_insert_post causing recursive post adding. I do, however, have implemented a page type check - the problem is the inserted post always gets added as ...
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Programmatically create a post once a day

By following this howto, I wanted to create programmatically a post, once a day. Accordingly to the author, the next line will check if a post with a given name already exists: if( null == ...
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wp_insert_post custom type and custom taxonomies

I have a custom post type books and 3 custom taxonomies attached to books. The custom taxonomies are: books-categories , location , services_c. How should i edit my form to get my taxonomies work; I'm ...
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Remove all removed pages from wordpress

I am creating a plugin in wordpress and the thing I am trying to do is to create pages with code using wp_insert_post. After creating each page and removing all of them the new page with the same slug ...
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Programatically inserted posts not showing in Posts Table

I'm trying to insert a custom post through a form. It's a brief post, most content are custom meta fields updated with add_post_meta. So far, post inserting is working fine, except for a detail. This ...
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Where to call wp_insert_user() and wp_insert_post() from?

I'm trying to perform a batch insertion of multiple users and posts using the wp_insert_user() and wp_insert_post() functions. The problem is, I can't find any clear instructions as to where I should ...
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wp_insert_post at same time as saving post results in 502 Bad Gateway

I'm currently trying to create/update one post while also saving the current post that I'm on. It's all happening here: add_action('save_post', 'wysiwyg_save_meta'); function wysiwyg_save_meta(){ ...
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wp_insert_posts Fatal error: Maximum function nesting level of '100' reached, aborting!

I'm having a weird problem I have written the code as below: add_action('save_post', 'save_post_func'); function save_post_func(){ include_once(ABSPATH . WPINC . '/feed.php'); $rss = ...
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Is there a way to fire other functions from wp_insert_post

I am creating a new post using the wp_insert_post function. Here's what that code looks like: $new_post = array( 'post_title' => $newtitle, 'post_status' => 'publish', ...
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Add action to create new post after wp_insert_post fires? Think it's creating an infitnite loop

I need to take the post meta from a post, and create a custom post type post. I'm using the code below but think it's creating an infinite loop. When wp_insert_post fires I have create_cptpost ...
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function wp_insert_post and wp update_post_meta [duplicate]

how combine wp_insert_post and wp update_post_meta? i need first insert post, then update post, let me know about example? i want sample for my future project Thanks
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after wp_insert_post need to get the post id

I have a function in function.php and it does wp_insert_post. how can I get the post id which just posted? when I do wp_insert_posts, it saves a PR value (unique and it saves in post-meta table). Do ...
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Alternative to new_to_publish Hook for Custom Statuses

I am looking for the right hook to use for sending out an email notice when a post is inserted. However, I am using custom statuses (in this case 'holding') which doesn't seem to get hit with the ...
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Is it possible to add posts and images (auto resize) for custom post types with a script?

I have a specific need to import many post with featured images into a custom post type. The issue is, I need this to be a script because it runs off of another system that collects all the data. I ...
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wp_insert_post alternatives for faster process

I'm using wp_insert_post to generate posts for my site. Initially, everything works fine and it was very fast. When the number of posts accummulated to about 3000, it became very slow and now i almost ...
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WordPress hook which triggers on post import

I am adding few meta fields for product post type using wp_insert_postaction and it is working perfectly. But I have to trigger my function upon product imports as well as this action is not firing ...

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