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Support MB Frontend Submission How to set an expiry date to a (custom) post type?

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  • #19770
    Resolved EddyPiV


    I am using the plugin Post Expirator for setting expiry dates to posts.
    Is there a way to set the post expiry date to +2 days upon successfull adding in the frontend?

    Perhaps even better: is there a way to make the expiry date dependent on a custom field (no. of days) in the frontend?

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  • #19776
    Long Nguyen


    The extension supports an action hook rwmb_frontend_after_process which helps you fire an action after saving/updating the post. You can use this action hook to update the post meta _expiration-date with this function update_post_meta().


    Okay, but then I still have to do a calculation in one way or the other. I was hoping that such function would exist somewhere in the toolbox.
    I have solved it by using yet another plugin... I was trying to avoid it, but I am not a skilled coder...

    Thanks, consider it solved.

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