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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Wrote a WP Cron Plugin and it triggers a fatal error upon activation

I'm writing a WP Plugin for one of my sites that hooks into a public API to get app data and save that within Wordpress to allow for WP to be able to search & filter the data based on new ...
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Replace string with post_name on sidebar

I'd like to replace all {POST_NAME} 's from my text-widgets on single.php sidebar. I'm thinking of something like this global $post; $POST_NAME= $post->post_name; $sidebar = preg_replace('/\{(...
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Update post_meta post_name with the post ID from wp_insert_post after user register

I'm creating a function that creates a page for a user when they register. The post created sits within a certain category. These are standard posts NOT custom post types. After the post is created I ...
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wp_insert_post with advanced custum fields repeater

at the moment i stuck a little bit at my new wordpress project. The basics are: The user can create nutrition plans and there he can add some recipes, so i need to build a relationship from user > ...
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WP insert post and custom taxonomy

I have create a custom post type in my WordPress attached with a custom taxonomy. The post collect date from the from end of the web site by using wp_insert_post(). This is my Custom post ...
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Front end post submissions do not get submitted in the category

If I submit the post after choosing a category the post doesnt get submitted and instead it takes me to the category page i have selected.However if i delete the fieldset "category" and fill the form ...
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Programmatically adding posts

I'm about to create parser which would be inserting new custom posts. So, it's pretty simple global $user_ID; $new_post = array( 'post_title' => 'My New Post', 'post_content' => 'Lorem ...
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duplicate entries in database while using save_post or wp_insert_post

Here is what I am trying to do - I have created a custom table in the database and I am trying to enter data into it everytime a post is created. The database-entry needs to happen ONCE AND ONLY WHEN ...
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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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Can't get post ID using wp_insert_post_data

I have 3 custom fields as shown below. I want to use them to generate the title when I save/publish... etc The code works if I insert the post id as a number but not like this... function ...
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Generate slug and meta data if meta field is empty

I am creating a current vacancies feature in a client site, and am struggling on one area. I want to have a slug generated from a reference number, rather than the post title. This, I have set up. ...
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Bulk insert posts is really slow and skips entries

I'm writing a plugin to parse a bunch of XML files with the NewsML standard and insert them into the database as custom post type. Everything works fine and as intended, but especially at the first ...
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Visual Editor - Colorize Shortcodes

I want to highlight shortcodes in the WordPress visual editor in a specific color. E.g. I Have the following Shortcodes [shortcode1] Some text [/shortcode1] ... [shortcode2] Some text [...
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save_post + insert_post = infinite loop

I'm trying to automatically create a new post when a post containing a certain custom field is saved - hooking an insert_post function into save_post. This generates an infinite loop. I found some ...
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Efficient way to save a lot of meta data

im currently developing a plugin that will read an external xml, and convert the data to a custom post type. Each post needs around 50-60 meta_fields. Right now im looping through each piece of needed ...
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Add a image to a post published on a CPT from the front-end

I created a CPT with a page where you can add posts from the Frontend. This is the code in the fuction.php: // Hook into the 'init' action add_action( 'init', 'register_cpt_promociona', 0 ); if ( ! ...
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advanced custom fields update_field for field type: Taxonomy

I need to insert a post via wp_insert_post and then add relevant post_meta - however, the WP admin has been customized with the excellent ACF. I know I can add_post_meta in this way: add_post_meta( $...
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Front end posting

This source works with image upload. Without image upload, it works, but 'redirect' doesn't work. What should I do?? Any suggestions to what the problem might be? if( 'POST' == $_SERVER['...
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Manually insert post into MULTISITE database: Need to specify the TABLE

I need to manually insert a post into multisite database. I'm using the variables listed here: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_insert_post ...and have been able to insert a post into ...
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Insert post programmatically and decide to tweet or not to tweet

I am inserting a new post using wp_insert_post() and want to be able to decide if this post gets tweeted or not using the WP to Twitter plugin. First, I create the post, like so: $newpost = array( ...
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How to use `wp_insert_post()` and `get_permalink()` functions?

I'd like my script to post an article to Wordpress site automatically. Looks like Wordpress's wp_insert_post() function is what I need. But if I would include wp-includes/post.php file into my script ...
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Adding post date will not insert new post

$postdate = '2010-02-23 18:57:33'; $postData = array( 'post_title' => $attachment->post_title, 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_content' => $image_tag . $attachment->post_title, ...
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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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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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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 insert a post but return 0

I am trying to insert a page of a theme with after_switch_theme hook .Now when I set the page_template then it insert the post but return 0. Is there a way to insert a page with specifying a template ...
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Programmatically add terms to custom post types

What I want to do is assign a hierarchical term to a custom post type: function create_frontles_posts() { $x = 1; do { $post_id = wp_insert_post(array( 'comment_status' => '...
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wordpress form processing to custom post type not working

I'm trying to insert a custom post type for a multiple image upload form. The below code is the form processing. The page is blank when i submit the form. Where did i go wrong? <?php $...
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insert image with custom post type

When processing the form i want the values to be inserted into the custom post type products. Here is what i have done so far $art_title = $_POST['art_title']; $i = 0; foreach($art_title as $...
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Add image to post from external URL

I'm doing a plugin that can retrieve media from external APIs, and when I click on it (on the admin), it insert a new post with the media, its caption, etc. So, now, I'm inserting a new post on click ...
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Email Post Attachment on wp_insert_post Action

I have a frontend form that uses wp_insert_post() to programmatically insert posts into the site with "pending" status. I'm also using insert_attachment() to attach the submitted file to the post. ...
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adding a log row log table, when the draft post publish

i wrote some codes, about wpdb update query. but update_post meta works fine but, wpdb update query doesn't. where am i wrong ? here is the code ; add_action('publish_post', '...
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wp_insert_post not working fine

I asked my question on stackoverflow but I did not get any answer, may be because it's the question related to Wordpress.So I am asking it here. I am using wp_insert_post function to insert my posts, ...
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wp_insert_post() getting slower the more posts

I have written a bulk import script where I import posts with the wp_insert_post() function and add 1 meta value and 1 term to the post. I have done 6 times of 7000 posts now, but for some reason the ...
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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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Create posts on user registration

How can I create let say 3 posts after the user finish the registration ? The ideal outcome would be to create 3 posts using the user as the author of the posts and with some pre-defined values. (...
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Endless loop with wp_insert_post and wp_update_post

I have an array $unqiues which contains URL's, I loop over the array with the code below to get the URL titles, insert a new post, update the post meta. Then I change the the posts title and name to ...
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Changing wp_insert_post() location

I know that wp_insert_post() insert posts into wp_posts table. I want to change that to insert posts into lets say wp_posts2. Can I do that? I need to do this because I don't want to mess data from ...
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Insert new term during new post creation

i am currently working on a snippet to insert a new post dynamically (it's a custom post type). During this new post creation i need to insert terms in custom taxonomies associated to the custom post ...
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Create new Wordpress post [wp_insert_post] based on results of a WP_Query

I have a a page where users can filter a list of custom post-type posts based on the "Ultimate WP Query Search Filter" plugin. Results are passed to a div on the page using AJAX from there users can ...
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WordPress Frontend Post Form (Bootstrap Modal) Not Creating Post

I have a form in a separate PHP file in the theme directory and it's being included in the sidebar of the main page template. The form is inside a Boostrap modal. I've been trying to use this code to ...
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post_categories array using variable

When using wp_insert_post can I do something like: $categories = '1,2,3,4,5' ...and then... 'post_category' => array($categories)
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wp_insert_post questions

I'm trying to add posts using wp_insert_post, but a few issues occur. First the code: function importposts() { $fh_import = @fopen( dirname( __FILE__ ) . '/importposts.txt', 'r' ); if ( $...
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wp_insert_post hook not being called with wp_publish_post or wp_insert_post?

I have a plugin that converts hashtags (any text that starts with #) into Wordpress tags. It's working great when I manually create a post via the Wordpress dashboard, but doesn't work when I ...
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Save the Post ID from wp_insert_post($post); into a text file?

I'd like to create some posts using wp_insert_post and then save the created posts' Titles and ID's into a text file for future reference. How could this be done?
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importing table data to custom post type

i'm trying to import data from table to custom post types below is the code i'm using but this $row['Title'] return nothing ... if i hard code it works $rows = $wpdb->get_results( "SELECT * FROM ...
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wp_insert_post to schedule a post - but nothing happens?

I'm trying to schedule a post that is currently a draft: function schedule() { $postdate = date('2014-06-11 00:30:00'); $post = array( 'ID' => 11, 'post_status' => 'future', '...
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wp_insert_post removes information when updating

I'm using a front-end form and wp_insert_post to update posts from the front-end of a website - in order to do this I am using: 'ID' => get_the_ID(), to make sure it is updating the current post (...
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Unicode characters are saved in a funny way in the DB

I have a custom website in which I am using wp_insert_post() to manually create posts that have a title which has characters thare are non-English Unicode letters (Arabic to be more specific). The ...
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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 ...