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Automatic Post Tagger

This plugin automatically adds user-defined tags to posts.

The "max_input_vars" limit has been exceeded and I can't edit or delete keywords.

You may encounter this problem if the plugin stores a lot keywords in the database and your PHP configuration prevents input fields from being submitted if there's too many of them. You can fix this by doing one of the following:

  1. Change the "Keyword management mode" to "Single input field for all keywords". (You may also use the import/export tool to change the keywords, however you will have to reinstall the plugin every time you need to delete some keywords.)
  2. If you can modify your PHP configuration, change the variable "max_input_vars" in your php.ini file to a higher value (1000 is usually the default value).

I'm getting the "Maximum execution time of XY seconds exceeded" error when tagging posts.

This might happen if your posts are long or you have a lot of keywords in the database. Here's what you can do:

  1. Remove some of your word separators (or enable the option "Replace non-alphanumeric characters with spaces" to ignore them completely).
  2. Enable the option "Analyze only XY characters starting at position XY".
  3. Lower the number of posts tagged per cycle when using the bulk tagging tool.
  4. If you can modify your PHP configuration, change the variable "max_execution_time" in your php.ini file to a higher value (30 is usually the default value).

I want to add categories to posts instead of tags, what should I do to make it work?

In the "Settings" widget change the value of the "Taxonomy assigned to posts" option to "category". New categories will be added only if you change keyword names to category IDs instead of their actual names. (When creating a new keyword representing the category "Uncategorized", you'll have to put its ID "1" into the field "Keyword name". If specified related words are found, this category will be added to a post.) Also make sure to uncheck "Keyword names" in the "Search for these items" section if you don't want APT to add categories if their IDs are found in posts. See this page for more information.

Where does the plugin store its settings?

The settings and keywords + related words can be found in the following options (DB table wp_options): "automatic_post_tagger", "automatic_post_tagger_keywords" (both of them will be removed if you uninstall the plugin).

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.0
Last Updated: 2014-7-23
Downloads: 18,461


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