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wp_write_post [ ]

wp_write_post ( No parameters )
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Creates a new post from the "Write Post" form using $_POST information.

Source

function wp_write_post() {
	if ( isset($_POST['post_type']) )
		$ptype = get_post_type_object($_POST['post_type']);
	else
		$ptype = get_post_type_object('post');

	if ( !current_user_can( $ptype->cap->edit_posts ) ) {
		if ( 'page' == $ptype->name )
			return new WP_Error( 'edit_pages', __( 'You are not allowed to create pages on this site.' ) );
		else
			return new WP_Error( 'edit_posts', __( 'You are not allowed to create posts or drafts on this site.' ) );
	}

	$_POST['post_mime_type'] = '';

	// Clear out any data in internal vars.
	unset( $_POST['filter'] );

	// Edit don't write if we have a post id.
	if ( isset( $_POST['post_ID'] ) )
		return edit_post();

	if ( isset($_POST['visibility']) ) {
		switch ( $_POST['visibility'] ) {
			case 'public' :
				$_POST['post_password'] = '';
				break;
			case 'password' :
				unset( $_POST['sticky'] );
				break;
			case 'private' :
				$_POST['post_status'] = 'private';
				$_POST['post_password'] = '';
				unset( $_POST['sticky'] );
				break;
		}
	}

	$translated = _wp_translate_postdata( false );
	if ( is_wp_error($translated) )
		return $translated;

	// Create the post.
	$post_ID = wp_insert_post( $_POST );
	if ( is_wp_error( $post_ID ) )
		return $post_ID;

	if ( empty($post_ID) )
		return 0;

	add_meta( $post_ID );

	add_post_meta( $post_ID, '_edit_last', $GLOBALS['current_user']->ID );

	// Now that we have an ID we can fix any attachment anchor hrefs
	_fix_attachment_links( $post_ID );

	wp_set_post_lock( $post_ID );

	return $post_ID;
}

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