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().

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
167 views

get_post_meta is returning image id

I'm using this script to get image filename, stored in a custom meta called background: $background = get_post_meta( '22', 'background', true ); echo $background; But it is returning the id of the ...
0
votes
2answers
152 views

Displaying values from related field - if empty shows current post type's link and title

I'm working with custom post types. In the post type awards I have a relationship field that links each award to a post from the post type project. I'm using the following code to return the values ...
0
votes
1answer
281 views

Difficultly changing date format in post meta value

I have a custom post type with a custom field that takes a date. The posts are later ordered by the date in that custom field. Unfortuately I formatted the date incorrectly and there are already a ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

How can I get some of a posts meta data whilst it is still inserting?

I'm trying to make a function where a child post of a certain post type inherits the same title and slug as its parent. I'm using WP Types to define my post types and their relationships. But I'm ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

get_post_meta inside echo [closed]

I have a serious problem :) I have this code: <?php global $wp_query; $postid = $wp_query->post->ID; echo get_post_meta($postid, 'provinciadestacada', true); ?> And i want include ...
0
votes
1answer
119 views

Display Post Meta in Header

I'm trying to get page post meta in my header so I can set some meta tags. I tried to get the global post variable but it only return true. <?php global $post; global $wp_query; echo ...
0
votes
2answers
39 views

put saved metabox values back into fields and then display on the front end

i have a group of metaboxes which i finally are now saving but am struggling to get the saved values back into the input boxes they came from. so for example i have a meta field called link text and ...
0
votes
2answers
854 views

Where is the key _wp_page_template passed?

When adding custom post meta boxes, I understand that whatever name attribute input you put would be passed through the form into the server. Hence, if I have <input type="text" ...
0
votes
1answer
116 views

how to fire join query with post_meta

I have print sql query that runs within 'posts_where' filter and its like: SELECT wp_posts.* FROM wp_posts WHERE 1=1 AND wp_posts.post_type = 'shop_order' AND post_date >= '2013-08-26' AND ...
0
votes
1answer
227 views

Image not showing using a custom function and get_post_meta

I'm trying to create a function to display either a theme option or custom images based on user input. So basically, it's a custom meta box. The user selects either a display header image OR they can ...
0
votes
1answer
256 views

How do I save each option in a multiple select menu as it's own meta_key + meta_value pair?

How do I save each option in a multiple select menu as it's own meta_key + meta_value pair? This is the basic multiple select menu. Note: multiple select menus allow you to select more than one ...
0
votes
1answer
491 views

Post meta select input, if statement

I have created a meta box with a select input (drop down menu). It has a few values and I want to display different content depends on which value the user selects. I am just unsure how to display ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

get_post_meta in one post only

I have a rough demo here to try and illustrate my problem. http://www.ttmt.org.uk I have six pages with titles - Page One, Two etc. On a index/home page I'm creating a btn/div to link to each ...
0
votes
1answer
121 views

Random element in get_post_meta array

I have a custom field that contains a list of comma separated colors. I want to randomly select one of those colors. If get_post_meta returns an array I thought I could randomly pick from that ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

How we can get “get_post_meta” of specific user who added it

Basically i have front end form which store the notes and tags of post. And every user who logged in can store there own notes and tags. But i want when he view the notes and tags he can only see here ...
0
votes
1answer
156 views

Function to return values from metabox

I have created two custom metaboxes using the Meta Box plugin for my cpt called books, and I am confused how to output the values. The values need to be used in sperate places in one of my templates. ...
0
votes
1answer
414 views

Display Meta Data with HTML?

Is it possible to display the custom field/meta data content with some html? Usually i would use the following to just display the content... <?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, ...
0
votes
2answers
388 views

Hide custom fields when empty

I am trying to create a function to add data from two custom fields after the entry title. I get it to show correctly when these fields are filled in. The fields are a image source url and an url the ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

if get_post_meta is empty do something

I need opposite of this: <?php if ( get_post_meta($post->ID, 'price_list_category1', true) ) : ?>style="display:none;"<?php endif; ?> In other words I want style="display:none;" ...
0
votes
1answer
496 views

Custom posts and get_post_meta in {$post_status}_{$post_type}

I am making a function to parse a .csv file uploaded in a custom field of a custom post. The name of the custom phone and the field's name is plan_information . The problem is when I ...
0
votes
2answers
302 views

getting the post_id from the post_meta

I need to find out the post_id of a post_meta record where the custom key is 'XYZ' and the is 'ABC'? Is there an API for that? Or do I need to run a regular select SQL with wpdb class?
0
votes
1answer
959 views

wordpress get_post_meta / the_meta to output custom field value

What I'm trying to do is quite simple: I want to add a custom field named 'Button' to each post that will show a button (image) on the page with the value as its link. It's basically a button that ...
0
votes
1answer
538 views

Wordpress stripping out custom field tags

I am using wordpress get post meta to store the value of a custom field into a variable. In this particular instance, It is actually grabbing the post's parent's custom field due to the ...
0
votes
1answer
164 views

How do I add a fixed value to get_post_meta();?

I'm using the following to display a custom field value in my posts: <?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, 'wikipedia', true); ?> How do I add this value to the output, where '$tag' takes the ...
0
votes
2answers
655 views

Echo 2 values from one key in Array with get_post_custom

Edit 12/15/2011 Added Radio Button print code // Add meta boxes to admin panel only needs to be added once add_action('admin_menu', 'plib_add_box'); //Add meta boxes to post types ...
0
votes
1answer
247 views

Get author total post votes from post meta

In author.php, i have the list with the posts written by the author. I'm trying to get the total number of votes, from the author posts. All posts have a post_meta with a numbered value. i need to ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Unable to set Custom “Link URL” for Featured Image, and More?

I have an issue that I believe can be solved one of two ways. I am using Featured Images in posts for content on a home page slider. What I would like to have happen is to have the destination links ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

get_post_custom_values problem, please help

i want get the "issue-cover" from archive page list, i done it. but it will cant get the meta value when i update/add new a post to the archice page. <div class="monthly_archive"> <?php ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Add custom class to existing menu items from custom meta

I would like to add a custom class to my existing menu items. The problem is, that I would like to do something like this: <li class="<?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, "_icon", true); ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Editor meta box Showing but not saving

I am trying to create an editor meta box and I have been following tips found in other similar questions without luck in getting the meta box to save and display its content. The meta box shows but ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Display get_post_meta if contains value

Am struggling to get the below to work. I just want to display the get_post_meta 'title_override_text' if it contains any value otherwise just display the standard title (already catered for in ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Order by in foreach

hello im getting post_id by using wpdb after that i wanna show postmeta(sd_l2) order by their value i uses this codes global $wpdb $top5_ov_performance = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT post_id FROM ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Piklist File Upload

I am doing this tutorial: https://piklist.com/user-guide/tutorials/displaying-images-upload-field/ After creating this for a custom post type: // Upload Image / File piklist('field', array( ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Create Featured images on the fly

The title is too short to descirbe what i want to accomplish so let me start. I have a custom type ('chesspuzzles') and I want to create the featured images on the fly (and use them in widgets too, ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Why is variable that get_post_meta stored in empty?

I have used the following bit of code in another script on the same site, & it worked there. $this_post_id = get_the_ID(); $key_2_value = get_post_meta( $this_post_id, 'custom_select', true ); ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

get_post_meta unserialize issue - retuns boolean(false)

I´m using a simple custom plugin that parses and saves external XML data as a serialized array in a custom field. This works fine, however, when I update the post, instead of the array I only see a ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

get_post_meta() cannot return values from nested arrays

I apologize if this question was answered on here. I searched and could not find an answer that related to my own issue. I've been turning my wheels on this for three days now and am now seeking ...
0
votes
0answers
115 views

Automatically add custom fields (post_meta) to all published posts, hourly, via wp_cron?

I'm trying to update the post meta of all published posts hourly (via wp_cron) with the code below: if ( ! wp_next_scheduled( 'postviews_updatedcounts_hourly_event' ) ) { wp_schedule_event( ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

selected into metabox doesn't show up

I have been using the very known metabox switch code but something weird happens. In the metabox, only checked boxes have been saving. The selected field doesn't show up the selected option ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

Howto: use existing post_meta as options for a different metabox (checkboxes or list)

I want to create an "Employee" Custom Post Type ("Add New Employee") wherein the employee may belong to one or many offices. The user needs to be able to add/edit/delete offices via a separate ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

get_post_meta Not Working After Moving The Second Custom Metabox to The Side

I got 3 custom metaboxes in my custom post type. The previous structure is like the following: Metabox 1 Metabox 2 Metabox 3 If the Metabox 2 is moved to the side, the Metabox 1 won't be able to ...
0
votes
1answer
205 views

Show value of select dropdown in meta box

I have created a meta box which has a select dropdown list and i want to show it in the post as a user selects a particular option from meta box.I cant figure it out how its done.Here is my meta box ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

Getting attributes from custom_post input

I'm having custom field created like that: function woocommerce_form_field_numeric_2( $key, $args, $value = '' ) { global $woocommerce; $defaults = array( 'type' => 'number', 'label' => '', ...
0
votes
0answers
97 views

how to echo/display the custom field value in specific custom field name?

I have tried this code: <?php query_posts(array( 'meta_key' => 'custom_cat', 'meta_value' => 'creative', 'post_type' => 'page' )); ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Multiple meta data one label

I am wanting one label but multiple data to be under the label. I also want to reference each input option individually so that I can query for specific meta data. Currently I have, function ...
0
votes
1answer
143 views

Hide a div when a custom field is empty

I am having trouble hiding a div when the input of a custom field is empty. This is the code I am using but can not seem to get it to work. The field that displays the content is _cmb_fe_wysiwyg ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Accessing post_meta on save of new post

I am trying to get the value of a post_meta when the post is published. The problem is that all I can get is the post ID, but the post_meta must not yet be in the database when I make the query. I do ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

get_post_meta() empty in preview WHEN custom post is published

So my client managed to find some (bug?), when custom post is published and he previews post all information what is posted with custom meta boxes is inaccessible. When I started debugging I found ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Adding custom fields to images

I want to show sources under my every images. So basicly I want to add a simple custom field. I added this code to my function.php add_filter('attachment_fields_to_edit', 'edit_media_custom_field', ...
0
votes
0answers
77 views

How to save dynamically generated value in post type?

I'm trying to use the count of the amount of people that register a post id to a table in the DB. I want to save this COUNT value to the post_meta so when I display the list of posts it can also show ...