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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Display Custom Meta Box Field Only If Value is Present

I'm messing around with Custom Meta Boxes in WP for the first time and was wondering how I go about displaying the fields that only have values attached to it. For example I've got a meta box with an ...
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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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Meta Data for Custom Post Type not saving

I'm in the process of building a custom plugin, and I'm having trouble saving meta data for the custom post type. The boxes display correctly in the editor, but when I click Publish or Save Draft, the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Display an icon with get_post_meta?

I want to display an icon in the post meta data in the loop.php, for each post have a specific meta_value! To be more specific i use this code to display an icon when a new posts has been published ...
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get_permalink vs the_permalink

I am filtering the_permalink to return a custom structure function append_query_string($url) { $url_endpoint = get_permalink(); $url_endpoint = parse_url( $url_endpoint ); $url_endpoint = $...
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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;" ...
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Get all terms linked to a post and include those who not connected from get_terms and sort

I have the following terms in my WordPress project and my post may have connected with some of them or sometimes all terms. A B C D E F My first post (example1) is connected with terms A, B and C ...
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Cannot obtain custom meta information

I'm trying to access custom meta data from a custom post type called 'Videos' The following code is on a template page called 'single-videos.php' A custom field called 'Video URL', 'Video Width' and ...
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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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How to echo value of a meta select box to the browser

I think I'm echoing the value of the selected option from my select meta box wrongly. Nothing is being shown in the browser. Functions.php : function add_custom_meta_box() { add_meta_box( ...
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get_post_meta in WP_Query

I'm doing a plugin to add likes to posts I want to create a table on a page in the plugin to show each post and the number of likes function my_plugin_options() { echo '<p>Table of Likes&...
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Setting Post Title via Meta Data returns Auto-draft

I've read here and other places about setting a post's title based on it's metadata. Unfortunately I'm unable to get it working and I'm hoping someone else can point me in the proper direction or ...
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How to Echo Metadata Value in Currency Format

I have a Custom Post Type with a Metabox and an input Text field for adding "Price" to the posts. Now I would like to display the input value which can be like 49 or 59 like 49.00 or 59.00 so far I ...
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Trying to get property of non-object error using get_post_meta()

I made a simple function for post_meta, in functions.php: // Top Sub Heading (top_sub) FROM CUSTOM FIELD function topSub( $Trunckvalue = null ) { global $post; $TopSub = get_post_meta( $post-&...
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Remove last character in get_post_meta

I have a custom field that contains a sentence along with a punctuation mark at the end. I am looking to use this field as a title of the article on my homepage, but in doing so I would like to remove ...
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how to get a list of meta data fields assocaited with a custom post type

I am using a theme which has defined a custom post type-- Now, I am trying to retrieve the list of metadata fields used by that post type-- so that I can insert data via PHP code in form of that ...
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wp_query not resetting, last post hanging

im creating a wordpress query for custom taxonomy. However im unable to get the last post that i queried to go to the permalink. Please could somebody help me get this query right, much appreciated in ...
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How to display childrens custom fields?

I need help, I have a page that I want to display content from the page children, I get the content but not the custom fields! I've tried this but it dosnt work, what am I doing wrong? <?php $...
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how to display custom fields of post on a web page

I want to ask that how can i dispaly custom field of a post on a web page . I have used get_post_meta but it resulted in just an array .i cant figure out what is the problem
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get_post_meta - get a single value

When I do get_post_meta($post->ID, "company_wp_box_g", false) I am getting back an array of key/values pairs. array (size=1) 0 => array (size=7) 'f_name' => string '...
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How do i get the attached images with custom value checked?

I have added a custom field to the image attachement. When this custom field is checked the image will be part of a carousel on the home page. Now i am able to get the custom field to work and save ...
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Display posts with empty custom field

How to list post with specific custom field which is empty? I have some posts with custom field 'author', and for some posts that custom field is emty, so I would like to find those posts to delete ...
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Is it possible to set a variable for get_post_meta?

I have a lot of places within my templates where I get custom post meta set up with CMB2 and I was wondering if it's possible to set get_post_meta( get_the_ID() ) to a variable like $service_meta =...
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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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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); if($query->...
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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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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' => array('...
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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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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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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); $permalink=get_post_meta($...
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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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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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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 name='...
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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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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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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 "...
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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 Blue"...
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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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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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Dynamically get the meta key value of a menu item based on it's post ID

I have a menu, that I need to insert an image that have it's path saved in a meta key (_menu_item_img) and associated with a post ID, every menu entry has it's own image, and I need to grab it ...
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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 here:...