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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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 ...
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Help on multiple meta_query

I am trying to fetch from the WP database posts with two meta_key values, but the result is 0 posts. Print out of the arguments: Array ( [taxonomy] => cardstax [term] => christmas ...
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pre_get_posts and set

I have some functions into my pre_get_posts filter. So, the problem is that when I set a meta_query, all the menus disappear from the page. function propersearchfilter($query) { $taxarray = ...
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What Is meta_id In wp_postmeta?

I am trying to add some data in WordPress Custom Field and via adding more direct records/data in wp_postmeta table via SQL query. There are four column as mentioned below... 'meta_id' - A unique id ...
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Advanced Search by minimum/maximum values

I'm building an advanced search form which allows me to search by different parameters. Currently, searching by taxonomies work fine. My issue occurs with trying to set a minimum price to search by. ...
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Filtering a WP_Query meta_query by numeric values isn't working

That was a very dense title. I have a custom post type "event" which has a Date/Time picker field "event_date" thanks to the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. This Date/Time picker saves a UNIX ...
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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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How to query wp_postmeta table for any specific meta_value?

I am using following code in the theme files to get some output from the DB: <?php $querystr = "SELECT DISTINCT meta_value FROM $wpdb->wp_postmeta WHERE 'meta_key' LIKE 'movie_name' ORDER BY ...
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How to query posts with featured images

I basically want to use WP_Query to select 3 latest posts which have featured images and this is the only way I can think of. regards edit tried $query = new WP_Query( array( "post_type" => ...
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Plugin that would allow WordPress Authors to “follow” other Authors and query “Activity Info” from that

I have a WordPress blog that is all user based Authors that submit content and such. Currently in the site, you can view other authors profiles but basically just view their content from the ...
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Is it possible to retrieve all posts with a certain value for metadata?

Under 4.5, I have posts with meta_key as series and meta_value as 19, 20, etc I am trying to loop through them in a template, and I guess I'm a special kind of dense. Most recently I have tried ...
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ORDER BY custom field value

Based on example here https://make.wordpress.org/core/2015/03/30/query-improvements-in-wp-4-2-orderby-and-meta_query/ I'd like to modify the query $q = new WP_Query( array( 'meta_query' => array( ...
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Ignore sticky posts if post is not in meta query

I have such a wp query args: $args = array( 'post_type'=> 'myposttype', 'posts_per_page' => 10, 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' => 'AND', array('key' => ...
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Comparisson between date() and a date from wp_postmeta

I am using the calendar plugin: "The Events Calendar", and is trying to get the events that are done. I can't see what it is that I'm doing wrong, but I'm pretty sure that my meta_query is wrong, ...
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meta_compare not comparing whole integer

I have submitted an integer data via a form to my custom search page. I can get values properly if the input is single char (e.g. 1 ) but if the input is multi char (e.g. 100) it still compares ...
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WP Query - Is this correct?

Trying to debug, getting headache so I want to ensure that I have placed the query args in the correct place. I want to sort/order all my posts based on "myvalue". if ( have_posts() ) : /* Start ...
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Get a single post ID based on an exact match of 1 or more meta values

I'd like to find the post ID based on an exact match of meta values (could be more than 1). All the examples I have found show find the post ID from 1 meta value. In my example I'd like to pass in an ...
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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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Delist entries in the_loop

I am trying to add a delisting feature to my WordPress network. Posts which are delisted would not appear in post lists, but would still be visible if accessed directly. I've written a plugin that ...
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Should I save this mulit dementional arary as one post meta?

I have several blocks of data to save into post meta, including 'file_property', 'workspace_property', 'user_property','access_type', 'usage_tracking'. Each block in itself is an array. Should I save ...
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How can I do a variable for meta_query?

I have a code which needs a variable compare string array( 'key' => 'rob_value', 'value' => $rob, 'compare' => '=' ) the compare =>'=' needs to be ...
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Filter Loop by Custom Field Value

I'm trying to filter a loop by a custom field value. I've tried all of the suggestions on the site, but it just won't filter. This loop is being used for a custom template of an rss feed. It pulls ...
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ORDER BY custom field value out of where clause

Based on example here https://make.wordpress.org/core/2015/03/30/query-improvements-in-wp-4-2-orderby-and-meta_query/ I'd like to modify the query $q = new WP_Query( array( 'meta_query' => ...
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Sorting posts by custom fields in meta_query

How to apply 'order_by' in WordPress query in the following example: I have a query to get all posts with custom field for event dates greater or equal current date. I can have up to 10 event dates ...
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How can I query on the year part of a complete date in a custom field?

My posts have a custom field named production_date and formatted YYYYMMDD. How can I form a meta_query to select only the YYYY part? $meta_query_args = array( array( 'key' => ...
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meta_query: check if number exist

I'm using the following query to check if user id exist in a custom meta field: 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'participantes', 'value' => $user_id, ...
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Orderby doesn't work like expected on custom query

I have this custom query: query_posts( array ( 'orderby' => 'rr_recommends_count', 'meta_key' => 'rr_recommends_count', 'order' => 'DESC', ) ); Which orders the posts ...
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Searching for meta_key returns 0 posts

I am currently on a client project and I am stuck with the meta_key search in WP_Query. I am querying some other parts of the homepage successfully with the WP_Query class, but when I am passing ...
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Getting attachments by meta value

I'm stuck at a very simple point: I need to get all attachments by a custom meta key (and value). I'm developing a short code, so it has to work on every possible page. What I've tried so far: $args ...
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Get meta info related to current post

I'm trying to get the meta info by key rw_related_link for each post but my code is wrong since instead get the ones related to the current post I got the same in all post and that's wrong. This is ...
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Meta Query querrying several post types based on ACF fields is broken after update to WP 4.1

I was using the following arguments for a WP_Query for months: $args = array( 'post_type' => array( 'posttype1', 'posttype2', 'posttype3', 'posttype4' ), 'posts_per_page' => -1, ...
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Order by meta value pro first then meta value free in my search function

My meta key is geo_listing_type and this key have 2 meta_value, pro and free. I want to order these by pro first then free <?php get_header(); ?> <!--Start Content Wrapper--> <div ...
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How to orderby meta_value_num with dollar ($) sign

The custom fields all have prices including $ signs, and a dot as separator. $theQuery = new WP_Query(array( 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'meta_key' => 'price', 'order' => ASC )); All ...
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WordPress Screwing Up 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num' in 'pre_get_posts'

I have a bunch of _ai_price_int meta values set up as just numbers. This is how the table looks: meta_id, post_id, meta_key, meta_value 1309, 1111, _ai_price_int, 6550 1310, 1115, ...
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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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I would like to have add_post_meta to return the ID instead of true or false

I would like to know if there's a way to have the ID when we use the add_post_meta() function ? I need it so I could remove it using ajax calls. Is there a way to retrieve it or I'll have to make a ...
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Is it possible to load a different sidebar in single.php based on a meta_query filter?

I have a custom post type 'speakers' and I have a checkbox custom field (meta_query) to separate my Conference speakers from my Workshop speakers. I can filter my speakers with this meta_query and ...
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Order by meta value

I've a custom post type that has a custom filed called deck-number and client wants to sort the result by deck number. FYI, deck numbers are numeric values. So I used query like bellow. ...
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Check for the existence of custom field

I am using the Advanced Custom Fields plugin, and I want to do a query to show all posts where a "date" field is before today and where another custom field (a report) has a value. For now I have ...
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comment meta_query for keys that aren't yet set

I need query help! I am trying to set up a meta_query (for get_comments) for keys that aren't yet set. I have some code that allows moderators to add a custom meta key to individual comments. Click ...
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Ordering a mysql style datetime stamp with meta_query

I have a custom post type field that I am storing data in called football_game_datetime. Example format and values for this field are examples like: "2013-10-31 14:00:00", "2013-09-16 20:00:00", ...
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Event with multiple dates, display events chronologically

I've been breaking my head over this for days now and can't seem to figure it out (with the limited knowledge I have). I want to achieve the following: I have a custom post type 'Events'. Each event ...
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Query post by date (stored custom field meta as yyyymmdd) and differentiate across 12 months

I have a post type that holds a custom meta field with a date in it. The date is stored in the format: yyyymmdd. On the archive page for this post type I want to create 12 separate containers, one ...
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Query posts by Author and/or by Tag

I'm pretty sure I need to do some sort of custom query, but not sure about the best way to go with it. I have an author page. It needs to display that author's posts. That's fine, I can do that. I ...
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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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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 ...