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I've found numerous ideas on how to do this.  Here is my current query:

Action:  After
Event:  Insert (a_players)*

insert wp_termsset name = concat(NEW.nameFirst,' ',NEW.nameLast), slug = concat(NEW.nameFirst,'-',NEW.nameLast)

* a_players is the table and not showing the in trigger window.  

 

 

I've tried to do it as a Before, but I already have a Before trigger, and for some reason I can't have two Befores.  

 

 

I'm getting this error:

 

Can't update table 'a_players' in stored function/trigger because it is already used by statement which invoked this stored function/trigger.

 

 

However, it does insert the new row into wp_terms.  The problem is I'm getting that error, prompting me cancel and it's inputting the row  twice.  

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:facewall:

 

I feel like you haven't learned anything from the last couple threads. I'm pretty sure I linked you to some documentation. Did you read any of it? How much of what I've said regarding updating the table and modifying NEW did you understand?

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I felt like you missed me.   :happy-04:

 

If the issue is Before vs After, it's not letting me have multiple Before Triggers off the same table.  

 

What you linked the other day, I had already read.  I'm trying NEW in various places, including NEW.name and NEW.slug, with and without use of other NEWs.  Maybe I've missed a combination.  

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This version of MySQL doesn't yet support 'multiple triggers with the same action time and event for one table'

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Here is my current attempt, still not working:

Trigger from a_players

After Insert --

insert into wp_terms
set name = concat(NEW.nameFirst,' ',NEW.nameLast), slug = concat(NEW.nameFirst,'-',NEW.nameLast)

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