update_user_option ( $user_id, $option_name, $newvalue, $is_global = false )

  • (int) user_id User ID.
  • (string) option_name User option name.
  • (mixed) newvalue User option value.
  • (bool) is_global Optional. Whether option name is global or blog specific. Default false (blog specific).
  • (int|bool) User meta ID if the option didn't exist, true on successful update, false on failure.
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Updates user option with global blog capability.User options are just like user metadata except that they have support for global blog options. If the 'is_global' parameter is false, which it is by default, it will prepend the WordPress table prefix to the option name. Deletes the user option if $newvalue is empty.

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update_site_option, update_option, delete_user_option, update_network_option, get_user_option

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