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Updating a custom post status after an expiry date rather than trashing it

I have set up a custom post type of featured products. Within that post type I have a custom date field for an expiry date. Currently when the date expires, the post gets moved to the Trash. I'm ...
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Update post meta is slow while saving post

Post saving took much time. I have action to save custom metas using update_post_meta add_action( 'save_post_property', 'propertys_save' ); function propertys_save($id) { foreach($_POST['meta'] as ...
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Allow Post Author to be 0 on Update

I have a custom post type that allows registered users to submit videos to my site. I have modified the script so that non-logged in (guest) users can also submit videos. I've added first-name, last-...
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Run a function when a custom post is update?

There is a custom post type. Each post has a repeater field. When a post is updated, I need to get a value from the repeater field and insert it into a custom table in the WordPress database. To do ...
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I change post date, but it updates only after refreshing the page

Here's my snippet: function prideti_mygtuka($post){ echo'<div class="igno-button">'; echo '<form method="GET">'; echo '<input type="hidden" ...
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Taxonomy Child Not Updating Unless I Click Update Twice

I am using code from this answer to create a new child taxonomy term, however for some reason the change only takes effect if I click update post twice. Clicking Update Post once doesn't save the ...
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Cannot update newly added User field using wp_update_user

I want to add a new attribute to the wp_user table, "twitter_id" for example. I added the new column to the wp_user table, and it is added correctly. I get the current user (as I want to ...
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Update post if exist from PHP

I want to publish post from php for automation reasons with dynamic data and cronjob. I have almost succeeded, you could say that it works, but in an incorrect way. If the title doesn't exist, create ...
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wp_update_post() doesn't update post_status

First of all, I've already checked the solution for this question: Why doesn't wp_update_post() update the post_status field? I am having trouble with updating post_status of products and ...
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Update post when countdown reaches 0

I have a countdown linked to an ACF Field that displays the number of days before an article expires. I want the post to automatically update when the countdown reaches 0 (because when the post ...
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Update post “A” on comment submition on post “B”

Hello and thanks in advance for any help. Im trying to update the post status from a post when submiting a comment on other post, I have a variable in the url pointing to the ID of the post I want to ...
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Sort by date Function ? post date randomizer wordpress

function pdr_randomize() { $randomize = isset( $_REQUEST['randomize'] ) ? $_REQUEST['randomize'] : ''; if ( isset( $_GET['pdr_rd_nonce'] ) && wp_verify_nonce( $_GET['pdr_rd_nonce'], '...
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wp_update_post gives 500 internal error

i'm editing a wordpress plugin and im trying to call a function within the thank you page, and in that function it has wp_update_post function to change the status in the database, the function works ...
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How to bulk edit image url in featured image and product description?

I have tried a few plugins (free) but none update the url in featured product image and product descriptions. How can I update in bulk instead of doing one by one? If there any any plugin (...
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update_post_meta not working with transition_comment_status

I'm trying to save an average of comments as a post meta that needs to be updated every time according to comment status. /** * Gets comment average data. */ function sw_get_averagerev( $post_id ) ...
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Custom Meta Box (SELECT2) Not Saving Taxonomy Terms

I have the code, /* * Add a metabox * I hope you're familiar with add_meta_box() function, so, nothing new for you here */ add_action( 'admin_menu', 'rudr_metabox_for_select2_cat' ); function ...
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How to get the Tags on Publish post hook?

Requirement: On the each publish/update post, we need all tags from the post and do some functionality on that. Case 1: Create post, add tags and Publish immediately === WORKS PERFECT === Case 2: ...
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update_post_meta not working in template_redirect action

I have a problem I'm trying to listen to a webhook, and I can do it, I check with the help wp_mail function and I get all the data But I want to make a add data in the database, and for some reason ...
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wp_trash_post() duplicates post to trash

I'd like to move a post to the trash in the loop. Here's my code; function run_every_five_minutes() { global $post; $wp_query = new WP_Query(array('cat' => array(1), 'posts_per_page' => ...
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wp_insert_post($post), add an array of values with update_post_meta

i try to store an array in multiple custom fields via post creation (wp_insert_post). The array is $event_test and the key is event_test on the meta_input. On form submit, the custom field is shown, ...
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Change the term based on the value of a $variable using wp_update_post in submitting a form

Background I am using a fronted form to submit data to a meta box by use the wp_update_post to a custom post type (call) with a custom taxonomy (call-type). It then also updated the terms and ...
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Update post (published) date when changing category

Is there a way to update a post (published) date when you change the category/taxonomy to a specific one? Example: - Post type "Projects" - 2 categories: Progress/ Done When you change the category ...
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How can I trigger a javascript function after a post update on edit post screen in wordpress admin panel?

I use Wordpress 5.2.2 and I develop a custom theme. EDIT : On my theme I added a metabox who show an input type="text". Code in functions.php of my theme if ( ! function_exists( 'vn_add_metabox' ) )...
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Set a post expiration and delete a post when expirate

I'm trying to create a function that allows me to delete an article when the date of the day is equal or superior than a date filled in a custom ACF field. I wrote the function below that I placed in ...
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Update all WordPress posts's title and content then display them in a table

I am trying to update all the WP post title and content then show the just updated post to a table. I am using the following code but it does not work: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', '...
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Update around 200,000 posts

So I have recently migrated from a regular site to a wordpress CMS all via MySQL. I successfully was able to adapt the old database with that of WordPress. Now, the site has content in 3 languages. ...
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Why wp_update_post() does not update GUID?

I'm trying to update GUID on a attachment. But somehow it's not working neither it's throwing any error. Example Code: $my_post = [ 'ID' => 45, 'guid' => 'https://example.com/foo.png'...
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Update status, meta while inside a post using AJAX button

So I am trying to click a custom button I made in a meta box the fire off AJAX. All works except getting the ID of the post and the refreshing of the page. I have tried using global $post; $post_id = $...
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How to automatic update date and time when save custom post type

I need to update date and time when I save posts. I see the code on the following thread, but I need to have this trick only for posts contained in my custom post 'new_cpt' Is it possible? ref: ...
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How to update the children of a post?

i found nothing about it in the WP reference and Google, so i ask you: I want to update a post by a form - and with it its children. $post = array( 'ID' => $mainid, ...
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Post meta data not showing in frontend, until hitting 'update' button

I try to insert around 2000 video-posts into WP. There is a custom field in the theme for the video-url, so I add the video-url to the post meta data with the corresponding field name. ACF seems not ...
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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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What's the proper way to use a custom table? [closed]

I manually added a table to my wordpress database using sql using CREATE TABLE. I want to add functions for adding, modifying, and removing the data from this table just like with wp_update_user(). ...
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Can I edit the wp_post > post_content right before its inserted/updated?

I would need to apply some sort of encryption on whatever gets inserted in the wp_post > post_content, so I was wondering if there is a way, either modifying the core (rather not), or using some ...
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Frontend form with multiple posts

I've been researching frontend post-editing/creating forms, but I can't seem to find anything about having multiple forms on the same page. Please excuse my shaky understanding of POST methods. Here ...
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recursively update content

the problem I'm trying to translate a wordpress 4.7. But the site was consived in spanish and just now I installed the WPML plugin, now after 5000 post uploaded. I am using the visual composer and ...
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Updating my Post when expiry date is past

I have done some more reseach and come accross the following article which does exactly what I want it to do. According to the writer, the code works but when I try and adapt it to my circumstance it ...
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Clear cache on post of one type when something happens to post of other type

EDIT: Based on @TimHallman's answer I have a follow-up question, please see the bottom of this post. I am trying to do something that is way over my head and the more I think of it, the more ...
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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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How to change post status from “draft” to “publish”?

My script uses code to set post content. I am also running the WP To Twitter plugin, to auto-tweet those posts. The problem is, whilst the plugin is correctly formulating its tweets using the default ...
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Bulk Post update_post_meta

how can use this code for update just post_meta ? here my code : function update_all_posts(){ $args = array('post_type'=> 'post', 'post_status' => 'publish', '...
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Cannot update page - with too many characters?

I have problem with page update. I am tring to save more than 14230 characters. After "update" worpress is moving me to "Posts" page. I show this issue on this video: https://youtu.be/3Y8qgFEizBU ...
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wp_update_post ignores if/else

I have a function that publishes a post if it exists as a draft. But the wp_update_post function seems to ignore the if/else and runs before anything else. $post = get_posts(array( ...
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update flamingo_inbound post type after insert

I'm having a difficult time trying to update the flamingo_inbound post author after insert. Basically, I have a hidden field in CTF7 for the company name that is being sent over and correctly stored ...
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Mass Update lines of code for all posts

Bit of a conundrum today. I implemented some query string into my website so I'd like to retroactively update all my previous (600+) posts to update specific hyperlinks to include this query string. ...
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wp_update_post to set post IDs to drafts not working

Specifically WooCommerce Product Pages. I'm using WP_Query to generate the array. $params = array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'post_type' => 'product', 'orderby' => 'menu-order', ...
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$wpdb->update query incrementing value on it's own!

I want to get value of column and increment it by 1. After increment, update the value in column.For example: In column post_likes the current value is 4. I am incrementing it by 1(like this $var++). ...
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Front Page post mirroring revisions to other pages, constantly updating itself

The site I'm working on has a very strange problem. When any page is updated, the Front Page is updated with the same content. Changing what page is set to the 'Front Page' seems not to matter. I ...
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How trigger to save post when updating post meta

I have very confused situation. I have added posts and all posts metas from one website db to another one, everything is fine, images, title, description of posts are there. But post metas are not ...
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save_post affect creation and deletion

I wrote a little bit of code to update the post name and slug (of my cpt) when saving. This is working nice when I update a post. I just noticed theses few lines are affecting the creation and ...