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 - How to display a null meta key

At the base I have this query wich displays 9 randoms custom post type : $args= array( 'post_type' => 'adverts', 'orderby' => 'rand', 'posts_per_page' => 9, 'tax_query' => ...
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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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Meta query with timestamp using WP_query

I'm having a problem with an events system that I'm developing for a local roller derby leaugue. I have made a custom post type ('event') where a user can add a few different types of events ...
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Displaying posts with only upcoming dates according their custom field date value

I got posts that have starting date as a custom field value. I'm displaying few of those posts in my sidebar in ascending order so that the post with closest starting date is shown first. This is what ...
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Getting a custom post's custom field based on another custom post's custom field select

So I'm at my wit's end here. I've done this before plenty of times, but I think I have stared at this so much I am missing something. I basically have a custom post called locations. That custom ...
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Create an archive listing based on meta array

I've got an "event" custom post type, with a meta field is used for the event date. I've successfully created archive pages (year and month) based on the answer on a previous question (here). Now, I'm ...
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Search by meta_query

I am building a Wordpress site with an events feature. The events page was made with custom post types. I want to make it possible for people to search/ filter events by dates. For example, they can ...
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Querying multiple values from a single key

Bainternet assisted me earler with the relation AND parameter. What I need to do now is determine how to query multiple vales from a single key. If I try to specify two arrays with the same key the ...
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meta queries do 'either/or' checks

I have a meta_query like this , but 'relation' => 'OR' NOT WORKING, Does meta_query only do 'both/and' checks and don't do 'either/or' ? $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' ...
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WP JSON API meta_query not working

In the code example below I'm using the the post title (name) as the field to store the email address while the password is in a custom field. The following query will pull the correct user but it ...
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WP_Query with multiple meta fields filter?

I have the following query but it is still returning results which include posts which have a meta value of 'deal'. Any Clues on what am i missing in this $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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add_query_arg to compare and display events from a certain date

I have archive-events.php file that sorts custom post type 'events' via WP_Query using custom field that is date formatted YYYYMMDD (20150215) like this: $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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Sorting posts by ACF field

I am trying to sort posts by the 'prempost' ACF field, but it's not working (just shows default order). Can anyone see where I'm going wrong? ACF support suggested that I use http_build_query, which ...
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Comparing a field with several values at once with meta_query

I'm comparing the trip_region custom field of my trip CPT to the first element of an array: $filter_region[0]. Howevere I may have more elements in that array and I need to select trips whose ...
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Show category meta in loop on homepage

I'm working on a site that groups content into 'issues' using categories. The home page shows the latest issue by pulling the category with the highest ID (thus the most recent). What I want to do is ...
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Multiple meta query from array

I need to do multiple meta query from my array. I have something like this: $search_term[] = array( 'key' => '_cmb_listing_status', 'value' => 'Active', 'compare' => '=' ); foreach ( ...
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Meta query with compare by more than 2 fields

i have 5 sets of meta boxes in some custom postype. So.. i know how to compare two meta box values... Example: 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' => 'AND', array( 'key' ...
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Query Posts, order by meta value

I've read a lot, tried a lot more, but can't get what I want: I have custom post types, which I want to order in DESC, orderby its meta value: The complete query with its arguments: ...
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Show single posts date, in a page of posts

In a page of posts, how do I show their date, instead of the page date? I have no php knowledge. Let's say I want to show the single posts date here, instead to the single posts title. <?php ...
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WP_Meta_Query object with conditionals

I have a custom post type (Books) that is connected with a second custom post type (People). The Books CPT has an additional author meta box that if checked, it should appear on the additional People ...
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Does meta_query working with value paramater higher then 999?

I am trying to get posts by price using query_post() function. Price must be in range between two values. This I made using meta_query. But when I cant get posts when right value higher then 999 in ...
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Wordpress giving a 404 page when passing a year argument different than the current year

On this page you will see I'm listing events that fall in certain months: http://conciergemaps.ch/events/ This is on Wordpress, When you select a certain month and year it appends the URL with two ...
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Sorting by meta_key different to search criteria?

I've created an admin only page simply to view more information about subscribers to my website. The subscriptions are stored as Custom Post Types. All I want to do is make a condition that looks up ...
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WP_query - Filter by tax_query and meta_query using multiple select

I have a Publications Post Type, a Writers Taxonomy and a Publications Custom 'Meta Box' Value; parent_id. In my archive-publictions-post.php template I am trying to filter the WP_Query Class, with ...
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Sort users by meta_value_num

I'm having problems using WP_User_Query to sort users by a meta value number, I would of thought this would be simple by it just displays results as descending alphabetically. <?php $args = ...
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Grouping posts by a custom meta value

I'm trying to output a list of dates that are held in a meta key called event_dates without duplicates. I've also tried a wp_query with a meta_compare but I'm not able to make that work either. Any ...
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How to get current page nearest parent id?

I am trying to get current page nearest parent id not top-level. For example I have added page like this: Now If I am in Junior Design Award 2013 page I want to get his parent id 765 not top-level ...
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tax query between operator like

I have a custom post called person and a taxonomy(like tags) called age. As far I have search tax query doesn't seem to support the between operator like meta query does. Is there a way to accomplish ...
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Ordering custom posts by meta field date

I've tried every combination of examples here on the boards and nothing seems to get me what I need. I have an events post type with multiple fields in a custom meta box, one of which is a date field ...
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Using WP meta query to show custom post types by a start and finish date

I have a custom post type called 'events', I have a page which displays events by each month. Each event has a start_date and finish_date custom field (using advanced custom fields plugin) which ...
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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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Two queries – one with checkbox ticked, one without – comparing meta_query

I am trying to do the following: Two queries 1. Get all people that have director 'yes' ticked 2. Get all people that don't have director 'yes' ticked I have the first query all set up and works ...
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Custom Query With Multiple Meta Key Value

I am new with WordPress development and I have found this query and I want pass multiple key and value in this query. My Query is: $querydetails = " SELECT wposts.* FROM $wpdb->posts ...
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Filter meta request

i've got a multisite where i query specific custom post types from one specific blog. It looks like this: function unify_results_filter( $input ) { global $wpdb; $blog_id = get_current_blog_id(); ...
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Passing conditional arrays to WP_Query() [closed]

I've looked around at a few places and could not find an answer. I was wondering what the best way to create a WP_query from possibly empty variables were. I have about 16 of these $_GET variables. ...
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How to create/modfiy WP_Query to search in post title OR custom field?

I need to modify or create a WP_Query that will search for a search term in both the post title OR a custom field (called 'my_field'). I have been reading and trying for hours, but I am right back to ...
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WP Query / Meta Query [duplicate]

How can I use a meta query like this: >>>>>> KEY_X Conditional IS ABSOLUTELY REQUIRED <<<<<<<<<< array( 'key' => ...
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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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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 [closed]

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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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 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 ...