Refers to a mechanism built into the WP_Query class for querying the database for post data, including pages and CPTs, based upon post meta data.

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How to add a new meta key and assign timestamp to posts

I've been trying to look for a way to create a loop in my website and show posts being read/watched but have not found anything. The only way I can accomplish this would be to create a new meta key ...
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Using OR in WP_Query negates the “NOT EXISTS” compare

I'm attempting to filter posts by a custom field that either are equal to 'new' or have not been set yet. I'm able to get either of those meta_queries to work on their own but when I use them in an ...
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Get content from pages with same meta_key from Database

I need help! I'm doing this template page and I want to get content from pages with the same meta_key. I want to display all pages thumbnails that has the value "red" in the meta_key. The problem is ...
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meta_query with array as value

I am writing some PHP which allows users of my site to submit a form and query posts by their post_meta. Everything works fine except for one thing, I used Advanced Custom Fields to create the ...
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Filter posts with meta_query NOT IN where value has multiple values

I would like to use a meta_key to store multiple values in that key. Thereafter, I would like to filter away posts that do not contain a specific value in the key. In other words, just show posts ...
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search query within custom taxonomy term, post title and meta field

I want to create a search that does: Search within my custom taxonomy - custom-tags search the post title search select meta field ?? dont know search with custom post type - easy part I looked ...
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Meta_query with or without value

I am using WP_Query to sorting the post by user input. The input contains meta value which is display in select type field. Normally when there is value inserted into the form, the wp_query working ...
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Query by multiple meta elements not seeming to work - wordpress is timing out

Trying to run a query that pulls: get me 4 posts or pages that are not in sticky_posts and have (my_featured_post = 1 AND photo-image_post_id > 0) OR (my_featured_post = 1 AND photo-image_page_id ...
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Using Query Posts With Multiple Post Types And A Taxonomy

I am developing a site that has two different custom post types; one of them is called Articles and one is called Sketchpad. Sketchpad is user submitted content that is assigned a custom taxonomy term ...
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How do I make a meta_query OR relation work? [closed]

Here's are wp_query args: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'sportpages' ,'post_status' => 'publish' ,'posts_per_page' => 1000 ,'post_parent' => 4738 ,'meta_query' => ...
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How to grab metabox value in wp_query meta_query key

How would I modify my WP_Query in order to get a custom meta box value instead of a custom field one like I currently do? This is how my query looks like: <?php $today = ...
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WP 3.1 meta_query for multiple custom field values

I'm trying to use some conditional logic to compare custom fields in my query, but a bit stuck. How would I get all posts with ReleasedProject AND PermanentArtist set to 'true'? Here's what I have so ...
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Sanitize Custom Field Value in Meta Query

I'm using the pre_get_posts hook with meta_query args to filter an archive loop by dates. Basically, there is a custom post type of "events", and my users type in a date as a custom field for the ...
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meta_query 'compare' => 'IN' not working

First of all, I know it's a duplicate. But, I could find those older answers helpful. I'm searching in posts through post_meta. Here's My Code: $args = array( 'numberposts' => -1, ...
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Add custom fields to search

I want to add a custom fields ("introduction" and "ensavoirplus") to search of Wordpress, but the SQL code is not exact. I don't understand if i do a mistake or if WP don't can do this. But my attempt ...
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What's the best way to query for currently running Wordpress events [duplicate]

I have a custom post type 'events' which has two extra fields. start_date and end_date. Start date must be set but end date is optional. I want to show events that are upcoming (after today's date) ...
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Compare meta_query with a Regular Expression and do a less-than operation on it

I have the problem that my client is using a theme which stores options of items in a serialized way in the post_meta table. I already found out that this is not the best way to save values ...
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Filter and Order by Multiple Custom Meta Values

I am trying to query a custom post type, order by a custom meta value, and only display posts with a different custom meta value. I am able to do each independently but not both at the same time. ...
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Wp Query custom search by meta query

The post meta name of a post is "Klevis V. Miho". Now when searching for: "Klevis Miho" => Nothing displays Is it possible to show results with that search string? Below is what I am up to now: ...
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Meta Query relation “AND” then set array accordingly

I have a search form on my home page that sets up the url query_string accordingly for the code below. When I use or I get results. However when I used "AND" for the relation I dont get any results ...
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Admin Custom Meta Box - Pull Last 5 Posts from Custom Post Type

This is what I'm trying to accomplish, I have a custom post type of "demos", from here I can add custom CSS/HTML/JS to display a demonstration (online preview) of what it is I have designed/coded. ...
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WordPress Filtering Custom Post Type by Metadata and Search Heirachy

I have a custom Post Type called cptMovie which has two Custom Field (Metadata) "Language" and "Box office" assigned to it. I also have a Custom Taxonomy called movieTax with 4 tax Terms "Action", ...
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WP_user_query throws a 404 error

I'm trying to get Wordpress (3.9.2) to search meta_key's in usermeta. I have tried every example provided on every site I've searched but I keep getting redirected to the 404 error page. I've tried ...
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Get specific repeater row (via advanced custom fields) based on Meta Query with Wildcards

I've used Example 5 of: http://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/how-to/how-to-query-posts-filtered-by-custom-field-values/ to query a post by a wildcard. However, my problem is I only want to ...
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Configuring a meta query with multiple post types that have the same relationship on a single page

I am creating a client portal were my clients can maintain their projects and leave feedback. I have two custom post types called "Clients" and "Projects" and they each pull information from one ...
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Very slow query with meta_query on large database

I have a blog with about 200k posts and each one have 20 custom fields. I've been using WordPress Transients_API to cache queries, in the few cases where it can be used, but it can't be used in some ...
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Ordering custom post type by multiple custom fields

I was wondering if you'd be able to help with an issue i'm having? I have implemented a fix that you came up with in this post: How to order custom post type by multiple custom fields? however when I ...
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How to Output which matched meta_keys were found from custom_type_posts?

In WordPress on the single-player.php page which displays a single profile (from numerous other profiles) with information from around 10 different meta fields. Without using tags or categories.. ...
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Permalink structure with $_SESSION variables

I have a project that has content being filtered throughout the site (many custom WP_QUERY calls). Originally there was no URL needs, just filtering by $_SESSION variable. Works perfectly, but NOW ...
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2 weeks ago from meta query meta value

This is my meta query within my posts query. 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'rw_membership_ends', 'value' => ??????? ...
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meta_query compare='!=' with multiple custom fields

a post has the following custom fields: 'my_custom_field' => 1 'my_custom_field' => 2 'my_custom_field' => 3 I now want to query all posts that do NOT contain the value 2 for ...
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WP_Query with meta_query dosen't return results

I am trying to get list of posts filtered by fields I added using the advance custom fields plugin. I have more fields that I want to use but it doesn't work as I want it to. Here is what the query ...
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WordPress Core - Optimizing meta_query generated SQL?

I have a problem in a plugin of mine which uses post meta to store ownership of a post. Basically, my issue is that the WP_Meta_Query class generates one JOIN per meta_query query. I don't understand ...
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How do I create my own nested meta_query using posts_where / posts_join?

Some of my posts (not all) have a price as a meta key/value. Today I use the pre_get_posts action so that my users can search for prices that are between a certain value. This is the code that I'm ...
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Possible to filter custom post type with multiple meta data?

I'm wondering if it's possible in one loop to accomplish what I need to do. What I would like is to sort all custom post types by the meta data of county and put them in order which it is doing here. ...
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Query for custom post type objects in a taxonomy and with a meta value

I want fetch all posts from the post type book in the custom taxonomy book_tags with the meta key lang and the meta value en. My code: <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'book', ...
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database query with more than a couple meta hangs and doesn't complete

I have a development website with about 70 checkboxes for custom fields. The idea is the user selects one or more checkboxes, it queries the database for all posts that have a meta_key for the ...
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Change order of posts

I made a post recently that did not explained myself right! Come again, but with better explanations. I need the "Select Option" change the order of query_posts. My current code is: <select> ...
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Meta Query And/Or

My question is very similar to Meta Query with AND & OR? . This question was answered in 2011 by @Otto. With the exception that my logic is different. I want to query, for example, posts with ...
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Pre Get Posts / Multiple Meta Keys / Orderby Single Key

Tried more than a few variances to enable my pre_get_posts callback function to display posts that possess one, or both, of 2 separate meta_keys, upon display to then orderby a single meta_key. Here ...
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query order by date on custom type: wrong order

I know there are very similar questions ans answers out there already, but I simply cannot get my query to get into the right order. I have a custom post type ("bb_articles") with custom fields, ...
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Filter posts by meta query?

I made custom post type and used a meta query … For this link: ...
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How to filter a query by multiple meta keys and order by other meta keys

I'm trying to query posts using WP_Query and meta_query parameters: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'produkty', 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' => 'AND', array( ...
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Use meta_query to get title of associated post

I have two post types that I've associated in one direction by assigning Post A as a custom meta field of Post B. I need to search based on the titles of Post A and return the associated Post B ...
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Meta query with multiple custom fields for archives page ordering problem

I'm modifying the query for archives pages so that the posts showing up on year, month or day pages are queried by there custom field (start-date and end-date) and are sorted by custom star-date ...
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filter custom field values $min $max

The user needs to query posts by entering a $minPrice, $maxPrice and a category value. Here is my query which returns no results: function result() { $result = array( 'cat' => ...
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filter search custom field query

I'm looking for way to filter search results. This is what I have so far a custom post type of "doctors" in each "doctor" post, there are numerous custom fields (male or female, location, ...
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How to let users choose where to search for posts?

I have no code to let you correct/see, I'm still in 'thinking stage'. What i would like to achieve is this: A real estate website with a few search functionalities. This new agency (REALLY NEW we have ...
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Passing form inputs into multi-taxonomy query

I'm in the process of building out a search page to perform a query on a custom post type and its associated meta and taxonomy. Eventually, I would it to query multiple taxonomies as well as compare ...
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$wpdb class updating meta_value using Ajax [closed]

I am trying to create a way to change the order of posts using a meta_key / meta_value that is updated using jQuery ui-sortable. I'm already using menu_order in the same way but need to create a way ...