[wp-hackers] Handling Custom Meta Boxes

scribu scribu at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 22:04:26 UTC 2009

Besides DOING_AUTOSAVE, also check for DOING_AJAX and DOING_CRON.

On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 11:59 PM, Michael Pretty <mpretty at voceconnect.com>wrote:

> I'm curious how most plugin developers handle saving settings from custom
> post meta_boxes.  I've always handled this by adding an action to save the
> result on 'save_post' and only updating if DOING_AUTOSAVE wasn't defined.
>  The problem with doing this, is that the save_post action is also called
> when a scheduled item is moved to published.  If this happens, the posted
> values from the meta_box isn't available and I can't alway use isset since
> that means I can never use checkboxes for input.
> Suggestions?
> Thank you.
> -Michael (prettyboymp)
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