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[resolved] Conflicts with Social Plugin (5 posts)

  1. animalien
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    I use Social plugin to notify people of my posts. Only problem is, when a post is duplicated, the social settings from the old post are still remembered.

    Sometimes it thinks it already posted to my Twitter and Facebook when I duplicate a post.

    I am going to also post this problem at Social to see which end the problem is on.

    https://wordpress.org/plugins/duplicate-post/

  2. lopo
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 5 months ago #

    Hi,
    I quickly looked at Social plugin code, it seems that it's using a custom field called _social_notify to track which posts have been shared.
    When you clone a post, my plugin copies it with all other post data, and Social thinks it's been already posted to TW/FB.
    I suggest you try to add _social_notify to the "Do not copy these fields" list, it should fix the issue.

    Let me know about it, hope this helps!

  3. animalien
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Thanks for the quick response. I tried a couple ways - _social_notify and "_social_notify". I cleaned out the caches and optimized all tables. Went back in, Chose "New Draft", but the Social did not get fixed.

  4. lopo
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 5 months ago #

    I've tried to install Social to do some tests.
    It seems to use some more custom fields to track a post's sharing status...
    Try to add these in the same list as above:
    _social_aggregation_next_run,_social_notify,_social_broadcast_content,_social_broadcast_meta,_social_broadcasted_ids

  5. animalien
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    That looks to have done it! I have applied across my websites! Thanks!

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