[PHP] Change post author? (3 posts)

  1. jmeit
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I would like to be able to change the author of a post.
    I have the post-id, the user-id that I want to transfer it to, and I have the user-id that the post currently belongs to.

    I need to do this with php, because it must happen automatically. This reassignment of authors must occur upon a certain event that I am currently hooking into. Meaning, I don't want to be doing this in the Dashboard.

    I can't find anything on google.

  2. Fumito MIZUNO
    Posted 4 years ago #

    WordPress has wp_update_post.


    This function updates posts (and pages) in the database. To work as expected, it is necessary to pass the ID of the post to be updated.

  3. jmeit
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Thank you SO much! This was exactly what I needed.
    I don't know why this didn't turn after days of searching google.

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