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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Using wp_insert_post() with Networking enabled

I'm working on a script that will drop articles directly into the wordpress database, using wp_insert_posts(). However, I have networking enabled and the wp_insert_post() reference page has no ...
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wp_insert_post returns int(0)

if I run the following code it returns me an int(0). Wordpress creates the Post but with an empty post_title although the $name variable is filled. $postID = wp_insert_post(array( "post_title" =&...
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switch_to_blog($blog_id); still writing to main blog

I'm creating new blogs (wpmu_create_blog) in a for loop, What I am trying to achieve now is to insert posts into each newly created blog using switch_to_blog. The problem is wp_insert_post still ...
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wp_insert_post does not write my post_name

i tried to generate a page via wp_insert_post. That works fine except that the post_name is always written with the same value as the post_title. Here comes the code snippet: // Create homesite if ...
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Creating posts from API data, how to identify posts already imported?

As the title says, I'm using an API to fetch some data which is used to create CPT posts, and need to identify items returned from the API which have already been inserted as posts. The API returns ...
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Update postdata without creating duplicate on wp_insert_post from RSS feed

I am importing an rss feed from a job listing site and creating a post for each listing i import with wp_insert_post to save the data and display expired listings in an archive later. I need a ...
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Is there a downside of using wp_defer_term_counting?

I have a WordPress database with over 2 million posts. Whenever I insert a new post I have to call wp_set_object_terms which takes over two seconds to execute. I came across this post that recommends ...
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wp_insert_post Only creates draft

When I call wp_insert_post() with a post status, it only creates posts with "Draft" status. I've tested it with WordPress built-in statuses and my custom post statuses. But it only creates Draft posts,...
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Counting And Monitoring How Much Queries My Script Used

I programmatically created 3000 posts using wp_insert_post() with three custom fields. My hosting provider suspend me to 1 hour because they said I have exceeded 100,000 queries per hour limitation. ...
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wp_insert_post or wp_set_post_terms do not save taxonomy, but wp_set_post_terms does

I have a litlle problem. I have a custom taxonomy 'rodzaj' with value i.ex. obrazek. I use this code to add post: $postArray = array( 'post_status' => 'publish', '...
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When and Where to use wp_insert_post()

I'm building a function that creates a group of pages with a common parent ID. If I run wp_insert_post() on a parent ID twice, does the function create the pages twice while altering the slugs? Or am ...
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Assign category to front end post

How can a category be assigned to a new front-end post submission? Posting works, Category is not assigned. Would like to be able to add more than one, if possible. Both are CPT and custom taxonomies. ...
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Choose default template for a page with code

I am creating a page using the wp_insert_code the page is being created just find. I want to choose a default template for the page I am creating which the template is inside plugin folder in a ...
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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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wp_insert_post - How do I prevent incremental numbers on child pages?

I'm using wp_insert_post to dynamically generate child pages for a given page using a predefined array of values. The goal is to give each child page the same slug. For example, clicking "Generate ...
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Submitting custom post from frontend,jQuery ajax, and custom validation - can't find proper place to insert wp_insert_post()

I have three files: submit.php (a page), validation.php, script.php I am trying to use the fields as a front end submission area via the wp_insert_post() function. However, I don't know exactly ...
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Insert data from custom created PHP page into wp_postmeta table

I am working with a Wordpress site and have created a custom page in /home/planmyme/public_html/php/ with the name response.php. On this page I am getting a value to insert in the wp_postmeta table (...
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Problem with wp_insert_post

i'm sorry for my english. I have a problem with the function wp_insert_post in a script. I'm trying to create a new post when i receive a notification from paypal. Everything works fine untill i try ...
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UPDATED: Save a custom_field value when automatically creating a post using wp_insert_post

The following code automatically creates a new post for a user when they are registered in a custom post type (jt_cpt_team) for team members. The final missing part of the puzzle is to save the $...
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generate unique slug while inserting post

How can i create unique slug while inserting a new post.. I know i can query posts and compare the records to create unique slug but I want to insert a post with unique slug at the same time. Lets ...
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Call to a member function insert()

I did a POST form and try to sign in to the Wordpress database is showing this error. Fatal error: Call to a member function insert() on a non-object in C:\wamp\www\teste\wp-content\themes\...
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save_post action to include wp_insert_post_data filter, gathering meta field info & prevent infinite loop

Im trying to change the title of a post, but I want to include info from a meta field, the value of which isn't saved to the database until after the posts has already been saved. Other than this one ...
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Can we have a post without a slug?

When I insert a post I've found that there is a slow call to wp_unique_post_slug from within insert_post (In the database I'm using to test there is 155,000 posts - live would have considerably more). ...
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Can't get wp_insert_post to work

I'm trying to code a loop that will post articles from a SQL database. However, whenever I try to load the page I get a 500 error and nothing is showing up in the error logs. Code: <?php define('...
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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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Why is there both a save_post and wp_insert_post action?

I just realised that in wp-includes/post.php (source), at the end of wp_insert_post(), both the save_post and wp_insert_post actions are called one after the other, with the exact same parameters: ...
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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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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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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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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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Issue with wp_insert_post and post_content field error Could not update post in the database

I'm having issues creating an import / caching script to be used within a WordPress site. This feed comes from a single text file that is then parsed and returned as an array. When running through ...
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create parent post using wp_insert_post

how can i create php function where i can create a post in one custom post type also create a child post type, i have already create a parent post type, i.e post type "a = car" post type "b = user" ...
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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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Get post ID from wp_insert_post()

$new_post = array( 'post_title' => $title, 'post_content' => $description, 'post_category' => array($...
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can't edit post_modified in wp_insert_post (bug?)

It smelss like a bug but adding the post_modified in wp_insert_post isn't working: $wp_test = array( 'post_title' => 'test', 'post_content' => 'test', 'post_status' =>...
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Is it possible to get a shortcode generated by a plugin, then, using a function, create a new post using that shortcode?

I am planning to purchase a plugin that allows users to create polls and then embed them via shortcode into posts. It looks like a great plugin all around; however, the functionality I would like is ...
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Define page template in wp_insert_post

How can I set which page template this page, created using wp_insert_post, uses? I want it to use template-blog.php This is my current function; add_action( 'admin_init', 'mytheme_admin_init' ); ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_insert_post()

So I have a form that has makes the action jump to another php page. There my php code tries to upload a post. I get the following error: Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_insert_post() ...
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Importing custom DB table entries as posts with Categories

I'm using the following code to import all entries within a custom DB table as posts. The function fires from an init hook. All taxonomies are created, and all entries from the DB are imported, ...
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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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Proper formatting of post_date for wp_insert_post?

What is the proper way to define the post date when submitting a post from the front end using wp_insert_post (Trac)? My snippet now is publishing with the mysql time... if (isset ($_POST['date'])) {...
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Get Post ID after front end post submission

I can't get the published post ID, i'm using a front end custom form. When the submit button is clicked site is re directed to a different page. Now, i can't get the just published post ID using: ...
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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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oEmbded with wp_insert_post() [embedly]

I try to add articles via wp_insert_post but as it seems the oEmbed function of Wordpress doesn't work properly. I work with embedly as you can embed any website. I realized that the oEmbed ...
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See error message from wp_insert_post function?

I'm using wp_insert_post function to insert a new post: $result = wp_insert_post(array("post_title"=>"test1"), true); When I echo the result of the function, I get the number 335. How can I see ...
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Getting duplicate page when activating my plugin

I am creating a plugin in which I need to create a dynamic page and assign a template to it. I have created it using the code below: function gallerypage() { global $wpdb; $check_page = $...
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wp_insert_post creates multiple pages

I have a function in functions.php which automatically generates a page. It doesn't check to see if there is already a page with the same title at the moment. The function is started with: ...
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PHP - Multiple variables in insert post array

I am currently creating a post programmatically, with the wp_insert_post function but am having some difficulties when adding two variables into the content part of the array. I would like to add $...
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Automatically insert php function into post $the_content

I am trying to have 2 php functions automatically inserted in every post for my CPT. The problem I am having is that even though I've found a way to add text, Im not sure how to add the php functions ...