[wp-hackers] Autosave API for custom post types?

Andrew Bartel andrew.bartel at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 22:57:07 UTC 2014

Does autosave not trigger the save_post and/or edit_post actions?  You
could probably hook on to those.


On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 2:50 PM, TV productions <info at tv-productions.org>wrote:

> Hi wp-hackers,
> I have a plugin (http://wordpress.org/plugins/easy-photo-album/) with a
> custom post type and as update I've added successfully support for
> revisions. But when I restore an autosave, the metadata (that is saved with
> the revisions) is empty. After digging into the code, I found out that
> autosave only checks the title and the content (which in my plugin doesn't
> exists on the edit page) for differences and saves only them.
> So I was wondering if there is (or will be in the near future) a autosave
> API that allows to save also "custom data". And, if that is not the case,
> does anyone know a workaround to save my metadata with autosave?
> Best regards,
> Ties
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