This function returns the values of the custom fields with the specified key from the specified post. It is a wrapper for get_metadata('post'). To return all of the custom fields, see get_post_custom(). See also update_post_meta(), delete_post_meta() and add_post_meta().

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Add options to featured image

I want to add an option to the featured image metabox. I have found a way to do this here The problem I'm having is saving the value tot the database. Here is what I have tried: add_filter( ...
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Meta Key Value in current-user-only loop

I created a loop for logged-in-users-only which works perfectly for all data except for meta keys. I'd like to be able to also extract meta keys but had no luck so far. This is my loop (based on this ...
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get_post_meta returning broken path in image src

I am using a custom field to store the path to an image and then using get_post_meta() to insert that path into an <img> Here is my code: <img src"<?php echo get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), ...
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how to display meta box data on page?

i have this function in my function.php and i am trying to display the meta box data on my page. Can not do so. function designation_meta_box($post){ wp_nonce_field( ...
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How to use json_decode a post_meta value? [duplicate]

I have used get_post_meta($post->ID) to get all custom fields for my post since I have many of htem. Some of them were checkbox values and var_dumping the variable gives me this array (size=1) 0 ...
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Plugin Shortcode value in post

Theme was output with function get_post_meta(get_the_ID(), 'some_value', true); when I try with die(print_r()); function there have some array containing values such as [item_ticket_tailor] => ...
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Default Custom Field Value Automatically Update

I have created a hidden custom field with a php function as its value. Like so -- $value_rating = get_post_meta($Property_Id, 'vr', true); <input type="hidden" name="vr" class="form-control ...
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get_post_meta with related user

When I call post with get_post_meta I get all posts.I would like to get related post from user when using get_post_meta. How would I achieve this? Example: If I am logged in as foo than I would like ...
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get_post_meta with variable

I’ve created a custom post type and a corresponding meta box for a site I’m developing. As there are several entries for similar 'products', some of the post metas repeat, albeit with a trailing ...
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Order a WP_Query by meta value where the value is an array

I have a WordPress custom query: $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => 2, 'meta_key' => 'pworks_popular_posts', 'paged' => $page_nr ); $query = new WP_Query($args); ...
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Get post_meta from specific post [closed]

I'm trying to get the post_meta from a specific post. However: the following code breaks my document: $img= get_post_meta('4996','ATHLETE-side_img'; Then further down in the code I was planning ...
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Why does get_post_meta not work with the posts page?

Looking for a reason why get_post_meta() doesn't work with home.php. From my reading I understand that it's a template and not a post or page, per "Custom fields won't display on my blog page". The ...
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Display post_meta-by_key on product catalogue

I'm trying to display a custom field in my woocommerce bookshop catalogue. I have added the field "author" and I want to display it after the product title, and before the price. ...
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Get array of metakey in all posts

My posts contain a meta-field that holds an external id. I'm trying to create a function with a loop that goes through all posts and puts all the meta-keys in an array and returns this array. This ...
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Dynamically add text-field to a custom post

I have created a custom post called 'schedule'. In that I want a button, when user clicks on that new text-field should get added with name and all text field should have a same name.Also help me how ...
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CPT posts in drop downed in meta box on page doesn't return post ID

I have an issue with displaying ID of selected post. Could you guys help? thanks Function below add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'cd_meta_box_add' ); function cd_meta_box_add() { add_meta_box( ...
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get_post_meta causes database queries

I want to know why my site's search results are slow. I've used the excellent Debug Bar plugin, and found out that each search result causes 5 DB queries, of which 3 are SELECT meta_key (see below for ...
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Create a random unique 6 digit number as custom field for custom post type

I use the following function to create a random unique 6 digit number and save it in a custom post type meta field. I am unsure about the use of rewind_posts() inside a while loop. The idea is that ...
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How to get meta value based on latest post id with group by term name

my query is SELECT terms.name as artist_name, wposts.ID,wpostmeta1.meta_value as image FROM wp_posts wposts LEFT JOIN wp_postmeta wpostmeta1 ON wposts.ID = wpostmeta1.post_id and ...
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How to hide meta box values from custom fields list?

I have created a metabox : function drama_description_metabox_markup() { global $post; $drama_description_metabox_markup = get_post_meta( $post->ID, 'drama_description', true ); ?> ...
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Meta box data is saved but NOT displayed in the meta box text field. Why?

I have a custom post type and I created it using the following code. /* DRAMAS */ register_post_type('dramas', array( 'label' => 'Dramas', 'show_ui' => true, 'supports' => ...
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How to call a post's metadata in shortcode.php?

I'm not a terribly advanced WordPress developer, but I can kind of futz my way into a solution most of the time. This time, no such luck: I'm trying to write a shortcode to display a custom post type ...
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How can I get the $key / $value pairs of custom fields that were added via 3rd party plugins or themes?

I'm running WP Job Manager plugin which is designed to allow its custom post type fields to be altered within a theme or plugin via custom filters. I have added my own custom fields (example) and the ...
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get_post_meta($post->ID) returns empty string when in preview mode of custom post type

I've got my custom post type 'event'. I got tne next code in single-event.php: get_header(); the_post(); echo '<pre>'; echo "$post->ID\n"; var_dump(get_post_meta($post->ID)); echo ...
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Access post meta just after publishing

the following code is supposed to store post meta of the recently published post to the variable $temp. But it doesn't, $temp is always empty. This seems to happen because "transition_post_status" ...
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Automatically add custom taxonomy when meta value gets to a set number or beyond

Is it possible to add a custom taxonomy to a post when a meta value gets to a set number? Im trying to get it so once my post_views_count gets to 150+ it then gets the custom taxonomy trending added ...
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Remove href tag from wp_postmeta in 34,000 posts?

I'm using Godaddy Hosting, PHP 5, and Wordpress 4.2.1 I have 34,000 + posts that need outdated href tags removed. I am able to remove tags, one post at a time, by using this code in a page template ...
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Display Data From This Custom Media Upload Meta Box?

This plugin is working without any issue on CMS. Now I need to know how to properly display them in my post. Custom Media Upload Meta Box Plugin. $meta_box_media_upload = new ...
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Why is get_post_meta returning an array when I specify it as single?

The documentation from get_post_meta makes it sound as if the single argument will determine whether or not meta values are returned in an array or not. For example: // If I set single to false, or ...
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Display post meta conditionally based on it's value

I have a custom field that's a radio button with 3 choices (yes, no, other). What I'd like to do is the following: [If custom field value is yes] Display something here [elseIf custom field value ...
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global $post object contains the wrong post

I'm using Bridge theme from QodeInteractive. This morning, all of a sudden, all my preferences from a page were gone. Preferences are saved as meta to the corresponding page. On debugging, I found ...
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get_post_meta not extracting title,permalink and posttype

i need to extract the post_type, title of the post and the permalink using get_post_meta i am trying following code for the same $title=get_post_meta($post_id,'title',true); ...
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How can I display image metadata?

I'm trying to add a filter to the_content that will find all images in the post and append the custom attachment metadata credit to it. Here's the functions I've have: Adds the Credit field to ...
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Get $post->ID from a URL

I have a custom post type called music. I have created a custom template as a normal page to show some stats for the musicians. I have a page where they can see all there songs and have added a ...
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How to check if user meta field is empty in conditional else statement

Hello all I have a custom post type set up for my wordpress site within this custom post type i have a meta box with about 11 meta fields that I have added programatically. What I would like to do is ...
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How can I display my meta value in a textarea? [closed]

I have this saved: $description = get_post_meta( $postID, 'video_desc', true ); and then have used this in my form in textarea: value="<?php echo $description; ?>" When I check the ...
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get_post_meta as a list for drop down search filter

I was wondering if someone could help me out. I would like to create a dropdown search filter for my wordpress site. I would like the drop downs to be populated by meta_boxes values which i have for a ...
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Get all the posts where meta field with multiple choice has several values checked

I apologize beforehand for any confusion, I'm just 2 days with WP. So, I use Advanced Custom Fields to add formatable custom fields to posts of partucular type. One of fields is checkboxes with ...
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How do I take the first picture?

Custom fields first picture taking multiple pictures? // Meta Bilgileri $page_images = get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), 'emlak_galeri', true ); while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); // Post Slider ...
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Define category ID using get_post_meta

I need to define the Category ID in my singles page through custom fields so that i can load a different category depending on the page. This is what i have so far and its not working. Any help would ...
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I am trying to add custom-fields to a post carousel plugin

I have a post carousel on my website.I am trying to add an option to display custom fields. I looked at the code for the carousel and I tried to add my custom-fields option. I am not getting a display ...
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Save Metabox Custom Field Value

I am using this code to show post type dropdown to select available post types but when i submit the post it restores the value back to post, how can i make sure it saves it? <select ...
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How to get_post_meta in a shortcode in excerpt on archive pages

I have a shortcode, [foo], which displays the value in a custom field. However, as it appears near the top of each post, it is included in the excerpt. function foo_shortcode(){ global $post; ...
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String taken from database table post_meta is showing HTML tags on Frontend

I have saved a string in post_meta table in wordpress database with html entities like- <p>Hello <b>Shashank</b>, I have an idea.</p> When I get this string on frontend using ...
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Performace on 1 million plus meta fields vs 1 field with 1 million multi array

We are potentially looking into building a counter in a post_type. So a post meta field wil be created with some data like total downloads and downloads left (tied to user ID). We expect up to one ...
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Parse error thrown by get_post_meta [closed]

in a custom plugin I am developing, I am getting this error as soon as I activate the plugin: Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '[' in ...
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Get metadata of all files in the media

I need to retrieve metadata of files that are not images such as word, excel or pdf documents. I tried using get_post_meta( $post_id ); and wp_get_attachment_metadata( $attachment_id ); I'm only ...
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esc_attr on get_post_meta [closed]

Simple question, I see that some themes are using esc_attr or esc_html and url after they define varible with get_post_meta, while others are using it during variable definition. What would be best ...
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Populate field on submission via edit page

I've got a events listing plugin which I need to modify slightly. When adding an event via the edit / new page in admin the event date is split into 3 parts, like so: ente$meta_box_events = array( ...
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How to get single value from get_post_meta() array of values?

I'm trying to customize a plugin to check the current user's IP against previous IP values collected and stored by the plugin. The plugin collects user votes for a custom post type called ...