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  • Hi Lopo,

    Thanks for your fantastic plugin, which works really well.

    Unfortunately, I have 3 fields for my posts (using the plugin Magic-fields) and your plugin duplicates the first field perfectly but only snippets of the other two.

    Any chance you might be able to improve it to accommodate all the fields? Please!!!

    With warm wishes


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  • Plugin Author Lopo


    What kind of fields are they?

    I had the chance to use Magic Fields once, I seem to remember that it uses non-standard tables: if so, you would have to ask Magic Fields’ developers if the can write a function to clone these fields as specified in my plugin’s FAQ…

    hi, I’m not experienced programmer but I manage to do some kind of function to copy Magic fields so here it is if somebody need..
    just put it in functions.php

    function mf_copy_post($new_post_id, $old_post_object){
    	global $wpdb;
    	$repeated_filde_name = NULL;
        $query = $wpdb->prepare( "SELECT * FROM ".MF_TABLE_POST_META." WHERE post_id = %d", array( $old_post_object->ID) );
        $fields = $wpdb->get_results( $query, ARRAY_A);
    	foreach ($fields as $key => $field) {
    		if ($repeated_filde_name == $field['field_name']){
    		} else {
    		$repeated_filde_name = $field['field_name'];
    		$query = $wpdb->prepare( "SELECT * FROM ".$wpdb->prefix."postmeta WHERE post_id = $new_post_id AND meta_key='{$field['field_name']}' LIMIT 1 OFFSET $i " );
    		$new_fields = $wpdb->get_row( $query, ARRAY_A);
    		$field['meta_id'] = $new_fields['meta_id'];
    		$field['post_id'] = $new_post_id;
    		$res = $wpdb->insert(
    		$repeated_filde_name = $field['field_name'];
    add_action( "dp_duplicate_post", "mf_copy_post",  10, 2);



    Hi, I’m having the same issue.

    My Magic Fields write panel has two groups — one containing regular fields and the other being a group of fields that can be duplicated (so you can “Add another” and a whole new set of the same fields is available).

    When I use the Duplicate Post plugin, it duplicates the regular MF fields just fine. But it doesn’t duplicate the multiple sets of fields from that second group. For instance, I have 7 instances of that second group of fields and I don’t get any instances duplicated.

    When I use mlajo’s function, it copies on instance of that group — but not all 7. So one step forward… but not quite enough!

    Would love to know if anyone has managed to resolve this issue…


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