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Unable to modify(update) posts - Page not found

For couple of days I am experiencing issues with modifying some of my posts. When I try to modify the content of post, I get 404 error, redirecting me that page is not found. Doing Google research, ...
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Updating post_parent by id (many times)

How can I update post_parent by ids? I tried: add_action('init','updating_parent'); function updating_parent(){ $args = array( 'post__in' => array(208,51) ); $my_posts = ...
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Is there a before_save_post hook or something similar

I need to check the value of a post status before is changed during a post update or even bulk update. And then depending on that value, adjust other values of the post Example: Lets say I have a ...
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Update button (sometimes) greyed-out

I'd say about 50% of the time when I edit a post the 'update' is greyed out. What I do is copy the mark-up, refresh then re-apply and publish which is a bad work-around because it doesn't address the ...
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why wp_update_post cant update when value is empty?

this runs successfully: wp_update_post( array('ID' => $postid, 'post_content_filtered' => 'something' ) ); but this doesnt update: wp_update_post( array('ID' => $postid, '...
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Change sticky status of posts from phpMyAdmin

I have many sticky posts in my database. Is there any SQL function which I could use from phpMyAdmin to change (remove) sticky status of posts, if post is sticky to change it to not sicky.
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Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_cache_get after update attempt

I received the following error after attempting to update my WordPress to the latest version Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_cache_get() in /home/fairmftt/public_html/wp-includes/option.php ...
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update a post with wp_update_post

I am using a wp_update_post to change the status of a post from published to pending using wp_update_post( array( 'ID' => $post_id, 'post_status' => 'Pending', ) )...
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Can't update WordPress Page if post_content is Empty

I'm having an issue with WordPress where the Page isn't Updating if the Visual Editor is Empty. Here are the steps I am taking: Go to Pages Click on an existing page to Edit On the Edit Page screen, ...
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wp_update_post() blank screen

i am developing in functions.php a function which, when a post in a certain category is created/edited, will create also a related page or update it if already exists. The creation of a new page with ...
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How to catch and modify custom field values when a page is updated

I'm trying to find how to intercept the values in some custom fields on a page when they are being saved. I have searched and found out how to add a hook to the functions file to get the standard ...
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wp_update_post using post_name

Can I update posts using the post_name (slug) instead of the ID, as I don't have a list of the ID's, but I do have the list of the slugs and the corresponding changes for each one?
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Set a post to draft once depending on a post meta value (passed certain date)?

To give better context I have a CPT on my site called "Upcoming Games". I have the posts ordered by the datepicker: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'upcoming-games', '...
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wp_update_post deletes post meta in CPT

I have a custom post type called 'directory' and it includes a few meta/custom fields. The script below is meant to just change the post status only when run. This isn't on the admin panel where you ...
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wp_update_post onclick button using ajax

I'm trying to update my specific page using button in custom page on admin menu. I've tried using ajax to execute function in updatepost.php but the content of page no change. can any one help me? ...
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Odd behaviour for the update button when displaying a WP_List_Table

I am currently trying to add a WP_List_Table to a metabox in the edit page of a custom type. The code is currently class Post_Table extends WP_List_Table { public function __construct() ...
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How to show Published date and/or Modified date

My code is based on the underscores reference theme. I have a posted_on function as follows: function example_posted_on() { $time_string = '<time class="entry-date published updated" ...
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Updating posts exceeds maximum execution time

Prehistory from How to generate slugs?: I have the following situation. I accidentally updated post_name column in wp_posts tables for all rows. Now I need to update those back somehow. I have ...
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How to generate slugs?

I have the following situation. I accidentally updated post_name column in wp_posts tables for all rows. Now I need to update those back somehow. I have researched that WP uses this function to ...
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Can I override the permalink/slug on creation

I have a plugin that imports data from an external API, creates a 'Product' Custom Post type ( or updates an existing one ) and then adds all the meta data. Every time we update the product from the ...
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Set Attachment Image File URL as GUID

I have a form that uploads images and i want to update the GUID to be the attachment file url after WP generates the metadata. I tried to use wp_update_post, but seems that is not updating the guid. ...
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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 ...
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Error in WP_update_post

i make php file outside from wordpress folder to edit wordpress post and i get error when i use this code. wp_update_post <?php include '/go1/wp-includes/post.php';?> <?php // Update post ...
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Set post_parent value for the images uploaded by Add Media button into post

I'm working on a front-end form plug-in and create shortcode to display front-end form on a page or post. While I was testing, I found all image files uploaded by Add Media button which will be ...
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Display success message after wp_update_post

I want to display a success message on updating a form from front-end using wp_update_post at the top of the form. I use below on edit page $post_id = wp_update_post($edit_post); and defined ...
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set_post_format called after wp_update_post when using bulk edit?

EDIT: See comments below. changing the question to reflect this new info From what I understand from the codex, save_post is meant to always fire after the post is saved (and when creating a new post)...
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Function to change post status IF current user and post author are the same

I'm looking to force a post to revert to draft if it is published by the author. Here's the function I've wrote so far: function check_user_publish () { $user_id = get_current_user_id(); $author_id =...
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Auto draft posts when scheduled date is reached

I have a plugin that allows all scheduled posts to be visible immediately... I'm looking for a function that will automatically set a post's status to "draft" when it reaches it's scheduled date and ...
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Custom Post save causes 500 error

Been having issues with getting a 500 error. Sometimes a change is saved, usually not. I've output the $key/$values to verify it's reaching the function and foreach. The output is the first key/...
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Updating / Saving items generated by wp_terms_checklist on frontend

I'm displaying a list of custom taxonomies from a custom post type on a frontend page which shows any items that the user has previously selected as checked. I have got it displaying correctly, but I ...
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Update a Post after a user uploads a video

I am using the WP-File-Upload Plugin: https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/wp-file-upload This plugin allows you to upload a file on the front end and have it "attach" to the post that the plugin is ...
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How to check if wp_update_post was successful

I want to update a post using wp_update_post( $my_post ); How can I check if it was successful? Should it return the post ID on successful update? I'm trying this: $post_id = wp_update_post( $...
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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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How can I stop wp_update_post messing up HTML example code?

I'm showing little pieces of example HTML/PHP code on the frontend (with syntax highlighting). The entries are displayed as FAQ custom posts, and have a plugin (CMS Tree page) to alter the menu order, ...
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Programatically change post author

Given a user id, $user_id, and post id, $post_id, how can I programatically update a wordpress post author? Note: these posts are already created and the author cannot be set upon creation. Another ...
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Insert and then update post_type by wp_update_post

I wrote a function to insert content in the page and every date update automatic . I used wp_update_post( $my_post ); to update page . I want first insert content in top specific page and then ...
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Updating a post without escaping ampersands?

I've found that wp_update_post() escapes all ampersands provided in the post's post_content. I'm trying to update a post without converting ampersands to &amp;. (I need to add plaintext URLs (...
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wp_update_post on specific custom post type

first of all, im sorry for my poor english, when i upadte a post this code changes the post slug to a "profileid" costom field value.. add_action('save_post', 'my_custom_slug'); function ...
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Comparing pre-saved post_title to post-saved post_title

I'm implementing an inventory updater on a Wordpress product site that integrates with a 3rd-party website via their custom api. We're going to have a number of people updating the 3rd-party website, ...
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wp_update_post creating revisions instead of updating the post

I have been trying to update a post in the posts table but for some reason, it is creating a multiple number of revisions but not updating the main post. I have been trying hard for the last one day ...
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wp_update_post function ignores HTML tags

I have a custom plugin that moves posts from one category to another and then inserts text after the post is moved. This works fine except for I am trying to insert some CSS like you see below in the ...
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How can I bulk update all posts without making changes?

I'm setting up a site which uses a custom vehicle auction theme. Using the WP All Import plugin, an XML file loads vehicle details into the theme, these are a type of post. In order for vehicles to ...
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Programmatically change post visibility on save_post action return a 500

I'm trying to change the post visibility for my custom post type. On the edit.php screen the user can use a custom field to set the post type to normal or extended. That field shall work as ...
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wp_update_post does not update post_name

I have a post with id=1, post_title = 'Some post title' and slug(post_name)='some-post-title. I want to update its title and slug. $update_args = array( 'ID' => '1', 'post_title' => '...
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Updating posts not working

Lets say I want to change a posts comment count to 50 everytime the post is viewed. I have this simple code in functions.php: function update_shares() { $my_post = array(); $my_post['ID'] = ...
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wp_insert_post_data filter hook identify current action

I have this function to set the title of a wordpress post which works properly for saving / updating posts. The major issue is that the function stops posts being deleted (it removes the title but the ...
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Change custom post status to draft before today

I tried this code which I made but looks like I am not doing it correctly.. The main problem is my code fetches all posts ordered by meta value date, but I need to hide the posts from the date today (...
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I need to bulk update all wordpress posts on a scheduled time

I need to update all posts on my wordpress site on a scheduled time (every day). So I wanted to create a new page template which I can call everyday through a cronjob to update all the posts at once. ...
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wp_update_post behaves differently for different user role

{ "sections": [ { "section_name": "Objective", "data": "<span style=\"font-weight: bold;\">Test</span>", "key": "ref" } ] } I am updating the above JSON data ...
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Update post title from external file?

I have an external script I wrote (for admins only) that loads in the following at the top: require_once('./../wp-blog-header.php'); I'm aware that it can be a plugin, but it's just not right now.. ...