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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Meta Query for specific months

I have a custom field which stores a date in a timestamp. I want to run a query that display posts based on the month, for example all entries from March, the specific day or year doesn't matter. I'm ...
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Can't sort order of wp_query with 2 meta keys

I'm trying to display custom post types by excluding the sold ones but also by displaying them in alphabetical order from the county meta_key. I'm trying to use pre_get_posts but I'm not sure that ...
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Why doesn't my WP Meta Query return any results?

Is it not OK to accept a value from $_GET as the key in a WP Meta Query? I'm not sure why this code doesn't return any results... BOTH the queries for Price as well as bedrooms do not return any ...
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Query posts by searching for a string in a meta field

I'm trying to see if I can make this happen with the built-in meta_query function. I'm taking a $_GET variable and want to return posts that contain that string inside the meta_key urls. So far, the ...
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Filtering all posts AND sticky posts through meta_query

I have a filter that filters posts from the main loop depending on a user role (handled externally) The meta data is entered when adding a post/page. This is the filter - it works for filtering ...
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WordPress Mysql query and Duplicate

i've a problem with mysql query on my wordpress database. I've custom fields Country and City. At moment I have this query that show all the cities of "UK" Country $querystr = " SELECT wposts.* ...
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filter search result with custom post type meta key

The default search returns all post types, which is what I want. But for one specific custom post type I want to limit the result to a specific meta key value (a custom date that must be greater than ...
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Display products from specific category in shop page

I know many people asked for this question but I didn't find a proper way to do it. How to add a simple meta_query (product_cat) before the execution of the shop page's query. Maybe by using a filter ...
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meta_query fails to compare on values containing apostrophes

I have WP Query and I am simply comparing by the meta value by = My value contains town names, and seems to work great for the majority of names. However some names contain apostrophes... Madonna ...
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How to: get_user_meta - BuddyPress

What is the proper way to display User Meta in the BP Loop using this line from codex? <?php get_user_meta($user_id, $key, $single); ?> I added that line to the profile loop and switched ...
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LIKE %…% Meta Query

I have a serialized array as a meta value and I'm trying to run WP Query where it finds a specific value in the serialized array. Here's an example of the serialized array field: ...
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datetime picker, timestamps and meta queries

I have a custom meta box with a datepicker. The datepicker outputs 2013-01-17 10:00 in my database for an event that is 01-17-2013 at 10pm PST. $eventlist = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => ...
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get_users meta_query

I can't get meta_queries working correctly on get_users(). For the life of me can't figure out what I'm doing wrong. $args = array( 'meta_query' => array( ...
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WP_Query meta compare must include ALL array values

I am allowing users to query posts using a form with checkboxes. I want the posts to be filtered by the checkboxes but instead of showing all posts that include the ANY of the meta values selected I ...
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Wp_query order by multiple custom fields?

I am learning WP_query and recently ran into a problem. I need to do a query where i first filter trough one or more custom fields, which works great thanks to meta_query. However, i also need it to ...
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WP_Query Class custom field parameters

In the the class WP_Query, using the meta_query(array). The wordpress codex says that the 'value' is a string|array. The array support is limited to a compare value of 'IN', 'NOT IN', 'BETWEEN', or ...
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get Insert id for meta field

I'm in a situation where i also need to get the id of the inserted meta( meta_id for post meta and umeta_id for user meta) For eg i add a user meta ...
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Meta query: get posts with value in a multidimensional array

I have a custom post type, Album, which has a custom field called 'tracklist'. Tracklist is a multidimensional array which contains a track title and track link, like so: $tracklist = array( [0] ...
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Meta query stopped working

The following query stopped working all of a sudden and I can't figure out why. <?php $today = date("Y/m/j"); query_posts(array( 'post_type' => array('events'), 'meta_key' => ...
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$wpdb query a post type within a specific taxonomy term while ordering posts by custom meta value?

I have a custom post type 'event', a custom meta field 'event_date' and a custom taxonomy 'locations'. I want to query $wpdb to retrieve posts in this way posts must be of the 'event' post type ...
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meta_query returning excluded result

I have a series of day slots per location, in a multicheckbox custom field. I have a search page where the user can select location, weekday desired, and activity type. Right now I just have 2 ...
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Excluding posts by meta, and also keeping posts without the meta

edit: Think I managed to figure it out, check the answer right under here, or click the following link: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/51175/15809 I've been trying to find a way to exclude ...
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Use have_posts() with array of post results retrieved by $wpdb->get_results

I don't know if I'm retarded, crazy or just plain genius or not, but I've decided to use tags as a way to link content site-wide (a big ol' many-to-many relationship website for archiving various ...
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filter custom post type by meta key in dashboard

I'm looking for a way to expand e customize more this topic how to filter post listing (in WP dashboard posts listing) using a custom field (search functionnality)? I've a custom post type in the ...
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Best way to sort estates and query them (for rent? yes/no. contains office space? yes/no)?

I´m building a real estate site where Estates is a custom post type. I want to be able to tick a checkbox or something similare on the edit page, where I can choose if the estate is for rent, if it ...
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Compare meta_query decimals not working right

I have a custom field named 'rating' that holds decimals from 1.0 to 10. I am trying use wp_query to get me all the posts with a rating of 8.0 to 10. What I have so far almost works perfectly but it ...
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Drag and Drop Metadata Menu Order

I'm not sure this has been answered previously.. I have a frontend form where the user fills out a form that has dynamic fields where they can add more fields if they choose to. The jquery names the ...
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Arrange Posts By Date In Order Of Closest To The Current Date

I have a list of events on a clients website that show in a sidebar. When viewing the homepage you see one event and if you're anywhere else on the site you see two events in the sidebar. I am ...
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Is it possible to compare the current time with a custom “start” and "end date

I need to be able to display a custom post type if the current date is between the start and end custom meta field dates. Here is my code so far, it seems to just be ignoring the query and displaying ...
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Help With issue on pre_get_posts filter in taxonomy

I create a function to filter the taxonomy query with this code add_action('pre_get_posts', 'custom_taxonomy_query'); $option_taxposts_per_page = get_option('tax_posts_per_page'); function ...
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How can I change my meta_query to SQL wpdb query?

I want to extract post related to 3 meta_data fields called bed_value, bath_value, rob_value the variable data is $bedrooms, $bathrooms, &rob, I got some confused with join and like structure. The ...
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meta_query displays all results and none, my query is wrong

I´ve read almost this articles but unfortunately my query is no working, I think i´m very close but could be so far away. I´m trying to get metadata using a custom form with method get, $rob = ...
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WP_Query not returning correct result with meta_query parameter

I've got the following loop on my index.php template: <div id="new_on"> <?php $args = array( 'meta_query' => array( ...
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How can I modify my meta_query to work with prices that are stored in the database that contain dollar signs and commas?

My goal is to return posts based on a specific price range using meta_query. The price in the admin that the user enters is a custom field, created using WPAlchemy. In the example below, the query ...
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Custom query looking at multiple custom fields and properly sorting

For the past two weeks I've been looking for a way to create a query in wordpress that returns all custom post types where a meta_key "mytype-expired" is NOT set to "yes" and then order the results by ...
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WordPress & MySQL , problem with use many array in meta_query

I use this code for display custom posts : $args = array( 'category__in' => $bookcat, 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' => 'OR', array('key' => ...
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What's missing in this wp_query and meta_query

There is something missing because this is driving me crazy at the moment. I'm using the wp_query with the following args. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'project', 'post_status' ...
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How to “orderby” the first array in a meta_query that uses multiply keys?

My query is currently sorting by end date. How can I make it so it will sort by the start date? $args = array ('post_type' => 'events', 'meta_query' => array( ...
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CPT search using meta_query and meta key as array [duplicate]

Hi i got custom post type and meta key 'tf_elements' which is an array and look like this: a:28:{s:22:"Mikrofon bezprzewodowy";s:3:"Tak";s:19:"Mikrofon przewodowy";s:3:"Tak";s:39:"Sprzęt do ...
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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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Comparing arrays with meta_query in pre_get_posts

I'm working on a form for filtering a list of posts using custom fields created with the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. Because of the form, I'm using the pre_get_posts action to change the query via ...
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Add custom fields meta_query to wordpress search function

I'm trying to extend the wordpress search function to include custom fields using the pre_get_posts filter: function test_custom_search_query( $query ) { $adv_custom_fields = array( 'field_1', ...
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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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Sort posts by post views and consider meta key

my code should show popular posts where the meta key "slider" isn't empty. Have anyone an idea why it doesn't work? The problem is that this code only shows posts with a slider image. But it ignores ...
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Query by radio button ACF

I am making a page template that should display custom post-types that have meta value that matches the page title. Meta value is added trough Advanced Custom Field radio buttons, but the query is not ...
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Programmatically set 'meta_query' for filter

I am trying to set 'meta_query' programaticaly for a filter which is supposed to filter a custom post type depending on the existence of a metakey. I have tried several ways, which I have left in the ...
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meta_query compare not working

I'm trying to run this WP_Query on tag.php, and it doesn't seem to work. $tag = get_query_var('tag'); $args = array ( 'tag' => $tag, ...
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Sort posts in dashboard using custom field; also include posts where field isn't set

I'm using a pre_get_posts filter found on this question thread here, to sort a custom post type in the dashboard: function xyz_event_sort_order( $wp_query ) { if ( is_admin() ) { ...
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Orderby custom date fields with meta_query broken on OR relation

I have an 'event' post type that has custom start and end date fields. In a block on the home page, I'm trying to show only upcoming or ongoing events. So, to achieve this, I'm doing a meta_query that ...
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meta_query works with single query but not multiple queries

This is very strange and I'm not sure why it is happening but this piece of code... $args = array( 'post_type' => 'property', 'sentance' => true, 'meta_query' => ...