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How do I query_posts and only show results if a custom field is not empty or has a value.

I want to put in a url in a custom field and only show these pages if there is a url?

current code but I can't figure out the rest:

$args = array( 'posts_per_page' => '10', 'post_type' => 'programmes', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'meta_key' => 'popularityfig', 'order' => 'DESC', );

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Try this code:

$args = array(
'posts_per_page' => '10',
'post_type' => 'programmes',
'meta_key' => 'popularityfig',
'meta_value' => '',
'meta_compare' => '!=',
'order' => 'DESC'
);

There're 2 arguments you might want to note in the code: meta_value and meta_compare. Using meta_compare with operator != will exclude posts with empty meta value.

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Thanks, I can see that on codex now?? Why I couldn't see it before I'm not sure!! Thanks again. –  erichmond Feb 24 '11 at 10:08
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It's not clear if the answer above actually worked for you @erichmond, but it definitely did not for me. Found a solution though. See: How can I show posts only if meta_value is not empty

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