WOOF_Post :: __set( String $name, Mixed $value )

Implements PHP’s __set magic method allowing properties of the post to be set via direct property assignment. This method does not update the database, and you will need to call the WOOF_Post::update method to commit any changes made. 

Note: Any attempt to set the post id directly (the “ID” property) will be denied, since the ID is generated by the database server.

This method also allows a number of properties to be set via alternative aliases which brings a bit more consistency and memorability as compared to the field names used in the database. The alias mappings available are:

  • author => post_author
  • date => post_date
  • date_gmt => post_date_gmt
  • content => post_content
  • title => post_title
  • excerpt => post_excerpt
  • status => post_status
  • password => post_password
  • name => post_name
  • slug => post_name
  • modified => post_modified
  • modified_gmt => post_modified_gmt
  • content_filtered => post_content_filtered
  • parent => post_parent
  • type => post_type
  • mime_type => post_mime_type

See the example for how to use these aliases.

Example:

Parameters:

  • String $name

    The name of the property to set

  • Mixed $value

    The value of the property.

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