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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wp_insert_post does not insert string with apostrophes correctly

I'm using wp_insert_post (for several reasons) in a script I'm writing and it's causing any string that has an apostrophe in it to be truncated up to that character (including the character). Here's ...
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add_post_meta displays in admin edit area

I use a simple way to add_post_meta() to wp_insert_post(). Everything's working fine, except my meta box doesn't appear in admin area. Is there a simple way to do that? <?php $condition = $_POST['...
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Automatically add another subpost of the same parent when a subpost is saved

I figured it out how to add one subpost when a post is saved. But now I need to know how I can get another subpost of the same parent when a subpost is saved. Could anybody help me out? This is what ...
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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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Issues with post_content when using wp_insert_post

I have a very weird problem and I would really appreciate your help with it. I am using wp_insert_post when a user submits a post. It works fine when I submit the form (i.e. the admin of the ...
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foreach $FILES create post how to

I know this is probably super easy and I am overlooking something here. I have a form on the front-end of our website where users can upload an image via a form and it creates a product in our shop. ...
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Creating and populating custom nav menu (menu-item-position not working)

Im automatically creating pages with the below code, after that I create a custom menu and insert all the pages to this menu. $create_pages = array('Home', 'About', 'Contact'); // there will be more ...
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WooCommerce wp_insert_post action firing on every save

function initial_product_data ( $post_id ) { // lets get out of here if this is not a new product if ( 'product' != $_POST['post_type'] ) return; // make sure the post isn't automagically ...
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I need to dynamic insert post containing javascript from my other website?

I am trying to dynamicly add some content post (also containing some js), but the javascript part is filter out. I thought by using wp_set_current_user the js would be included. This is my main ...
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wp_insert_post and title not utf8 inserts with empty title?

I'm using wp_insert_post I loop over a text file one row at a time and for each row I create a post. The text is set as the `post_title', for text that is not utf8 the post inserts but with an empty ...
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Update fields with post object and custom tax with wp_insert_post

Updated Post 'update_field' Function is Acf Plugin $supplier_one = 'my supplier'; $supplier_two = 'my supplier TWO'; $post_id_one = 555; $post_id_two = 556; update_field('suppliers', $supplier_one, $...
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Getting error when using wp_insert_post()

When I use wp_insert_post() I get a white page that says "Are you sure you want to do this?". I get no PHP errors. I am using this outside of wordpress and have wp-load.php as well as /wp-admin/...
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Set post_parent from URL params in post-new.php

I'm trying to create a set of buttons on wordpress Page post types that allow the end user to create a new page that is a sibling (same parent page) or a child page of the current page. In order to ...
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install.php Custom Taxonomy Term not being added to custom post

So I am stuck on this problem that I am facing when creating a custom taxonomy term in a install.php file. So I am running a WP multisite, and upon new blog creations, I am trying to auto create ...
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Post content not showing some content

I'm inserting posts by wp_insert_post function. It works like first a post is created to get its id then an image is attached to that post id. I attach images by media sideload function. Here is the ...
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Omitted Content After Post-Publish Insertion

I have a string that contains $thehtml but whenever I insert it manually into a custom post it appears that wordpress alters/strips down the html.... I've already tested/outputted $thehtml string in a ...
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Add Page With Parent ID

I am writing a plugin that upon activation creates a set of pages. The first page that I create I want to be the parent of the rest of the pages that are added. For some reason, this is not working. ...
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Import Dummy Content and Post Thumbnails

I am setting up a small dummy content plugin. What I would like to do is import several posts using wp_insert_post. Then I would like to import several images using wp_insert_attachment and then ...
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Yet another wp_insert_post infinite loop. What is wrong?

I am writing a plugin that enables subscribed users to submit posts of a custom type, and I am trying to implement this feature via shortcodes. Now the problem is that instead of inserting one post, ...
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wp_insert_post memory consumption

I'm using wp_insert_post in a loop to insert 500 posts in a new WP install. It works quickly, and memory usage is from 25M to 28M. The next run of a second batch of 500 posts, takes the memory from ...
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wordpress apply filters and is singular()

I'd like to know whether anybody has heard of , or created a workaround to the following problem: let's say there is a plugin which has code like this, add_filter('the_content'.'some_func'); ...
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Upload image and assign it's id to post

At the moment i am working on database conversation script from other cms to Wordpress and faced one problem: I have a list of images, so i need to upload it to Wordpress, after it receive new link, ...
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Insert new post for each user infinite loop error

I wrote this little function to automatically create a post for every user of the blog but it creates an infinite loop (I disabled it to stop it creating new posts). I'm not very skilled in php, I ...
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Fire a hook programmatically

Is it possible to fire a wordpress hook programmatically? Specifically I'd like to have control of wp-insert-post.
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wp_insert_post with POST data

I found some code on this site for wp_insert_post and I got it working. I did find the post in the category where I would expect it to be. Then I changed the code example to include information from ...
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Cant get front end form to post to wordpress

Long time lurker, first time poster, and big time PHP noob. Apologies if my question is a little vague, but I have the code below and I know I'm doing some sort of schoolboy error but it just won't ...
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Is this the correct way to add post-slug input field?

I added slug input field in my custom post type and allow users to edit it at front end. Then, when insert post, I use this: $wp_insert_post_args = array( 'post_status' => 'publish', ...
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wp_insert_post() get Fatal Error from Plugin

I'm realizing a sort of "page" inside admin area to insert post manually without the default method. This is only the begin... Anyway, after firing Insert button of the form, the article is inserted, ...
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upload images on front by user using form

I'm using a form on my website using wordpress to allow users to create posts. It works perfectly fine, I'm abble to assign the posts to a custom post type, add Advanced Custom Fields, content, tags......
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wp_insert_post not working for custom post type?

For whatever reason wp_insert_post doesn't work for a custom post type. Here's the code snippet I'm using. $new_post = array( 'post_type' => 'rsp_synonym', 'post_title' => ...
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The reverse of wp_insert_post

When you need to delete a post programmatically what wp function do you use so that if takes care of the wp_term_relations too?
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Programatically add a page in Wordpress

I am trying to add a page to WordPress programatically. I am using this code: function add_media_page(){ if(!(is_page('My New Post'))){ // Create post object $my_post = array( 'post_title' =&...
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Create a new page on front page for logged in user

I am going to find a way for logged in users to create pages from front page. For example there are three buttons so called button1,2,3. When logged in users clicks on button1, a page with title ...
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Using wp_insert_post to create custom posts with ACF image field

I've been searching for an answer for days now. I have a project where I need to create a front-end form that will request a bunch of information and use it to create a post draft for the client to ...
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add multiple values (array) to post meta_input

i have a custom post type where a post is generated by a form submit. One key is an array which should be stored in a custom field... i shortended the code below to the important part -> they key is "...
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wp_insert_post() dont post content like i need it :(

my wordpress instalation have a plugin that "probably" use wp_insert_post() to send content to database. works great. but sometime when i edit the POST with the tinyMCE editor, the editor do the ...
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Is there any point to using wp_unique_post_slug?

From what I can tell, wp_insert_post will automatically append a -# to your post slug. So why does wp_unique_post_slug exist? Is it just there for legacy purposes or is there still a good reason to ...

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