[wp-hackers] How find the correct post_id to save.

Mikael Hedengren mikael at cylinderlabs.se
Mon Dec 8 22:35:32 GMT 2008

Hi Otto,

Thanks, you saved me a lot of grief!

On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 2:50 PM, Mikael Hedengren <mikael at cylinderlabs.se>
>> I need to add update a separate database table when I write a post so I
>> add_action('save_post', ...) to get the data to save.
>> The problem is that I get two calls with different postID:s when I save
>> post and I only want to create a database entry for the "real" (parent)
>> but I don't know how to find that out.
>> Can anybody tell me how to get the correct postID or is there a better
>> to link to the correct post from my database table?

>$post_id = (int) $_POST['post_ID'];

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