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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If ACF meta_key has meta_value

I have an ACF field (options) that contains a list of options: Blue Red Green I would like to echo the option selected, ie: if(get_field('blue') == true) { echo "You have selected the color ...
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How can i get multi checkboxes value in metbox?

I make list of check boxes by WordPress meta-box and i can not get this value in my theme. i can get my text value with this code <? echo get_post_meta($post->ID, $prefix . 'text', true); ...
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Related query shows same image in loop

I'm using the code below to query all other posts with same value in custom field FeaturedArtists. Works great except the images. All images are the same as the current post. If I change ...
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Display custom field meta outside loop, site wide

I've created a custom field ("breaking") with the goal that whenever one post has this field present, it will display the value in the header throughout the site (that is, all posts, pages, archives, ...
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Trying to write shortcode with get_post_meta but isn't working

I am trying to write a plugin with a CPT and have a shortcode to display the data. I can get 'the_title()' to work and display the title of the post type but using 'get_post_meta()' I can't seem to ...
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Can't Output get_post_meta?

I have a custom field for my post and I am trying to output it onto my post's page but nothing appears. I know my code works otherwise if instead of trying to call my custom field, I use a fixed ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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" ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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

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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get_post_meta doesn't work with variable

The $event_count variable doesn't prints anything, what am i doing wrong? global $post; $event_count = get_post_meta($post->ID, 'eab_event-bp-group_event', true); $args = array( 'post_type' ...
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Get Custom fields from PAGE in POSTs

I've a simple problem but i don't know how fix. I create custom fields from my web, i use this to generate something style in the header. The header its same in example.com/taxonomy and ...
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Get YouTube video id from url in a custom field

Here's the scenario, I have a site with thousands of YouTube video posts which are stored in a custom field 'video_url' which is being used in a custom video player. The custom player I'm using now ...
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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); ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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( ...
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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, ...
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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 ); ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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( ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...