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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Events with multiple event dates + permalink for each date

Hope you're well. I was wondering how to achieve something like this in wp: Bascally it's a list of events ordered by the event date. I know how to do that. But the tricky part is that an event may ...
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Meta query with a sub query group possible?

I have searched all through the forums and WP docs, but can't find an answer to whether or not WP Meta Query permits a sub meta query. My problem is this: I have a number of types of promos (custom ...
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pre_get_posts filter meta_query without conflicting existing meta_query

I have a meta_key on all posts that is designed to check the current user role and only return the post if the user has an acceptable user role. The problem I am running into is that my meta_query ...
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Get all posts with a certain meta key, except for one with specific title

I need to return all posts with post_test_safe == 1 and exclude one with title ="Special title" Some kind of combined meta query but haven't got anything to work. function getAllPostIdsTest(){ ...
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How do I add an item to the WP admin menu?

I want to add an item to my WordPress admin menu - "News" - it's to contain a list of articles written about my company. Each article will consist of the following metadata: Headline Date Link to ...
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Querying by meta key and value

I have a custom post type which has an array as a meta data. Here's how it looks inside wp_postmeta table. meta_key: _allowed_companies meta_value: a:2:{i:0;s:3:"275";i:1;s:4:"8386";} Obviously, ...
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How to show specific meta keys of all posts in admin panel?

I have some common meta keys on every post. Ex: hotel_person, hotel_number All the posts have these two meta keys. I want to show these meta key values and the post titles. All these values and ...
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Advanced Post Display/Pagination/Ordering

I am working on a project that requires some advanced ordering of posts and advanced pagination. Basically, we have posts in a category, lets call this category 'mycategory'. We then have post ...
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Ordering a custom meta query

I have a events custom post type. Each event has to meta fields: eventstart and eventend. These are both YYYY-MM-DD style dates. I am trying to get a list of my events that have a start date OR end ...
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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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How can get Custom Posts Sort by Hour

I need to show posts from 00:00:00 AM to 00:00:00 PM, and orderby day too. How can i do that? Look the following code: $programasQuery = new WP_Query(array( "post_type" ...
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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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Custom Upcoming Events List for Events Manager Plugin

I'm using Events Manager plugin. I want to list upcoming events without widget. (2 event with big thumbnail image, after then 4 event with small thumbnail image.) Tried this code: <?phpfunction ...
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Orderby Meta Value and Query from Meta Query

The following query is returning blank with no errors and I'm not sure why. Query Arguments: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'games' , 'posts_per_page'=> -1, 'meta_query' ...
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How to compare date in post meta value

I have some custom meta fields. Some are date fields but WordPress saves everything as a string, so how can I compare the dates? $meta_query_args = array( 'relation' => '', // Optional, ...
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Comparing 2 Decimal Numbers from custom fields and displaying posts

This is really confusing me. Hopefully you can help me. What i want to do, is search for a number and display anything that is either minus 1 or plus one of the search result. The numbers that it will ...
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Sorting events by meta date value after current date

I have custom post type "Events" and also have custom meta box date, in default mode its working and sorting events with published date, but i want changing events sort by custom date, i've added that ...
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Return a single custom post from multiple meta queries

I'm currently working on a widget which returns a single random featured property on a website but I'm having some trouble with my WP_Query arguments. In the backend I have 2 checkbox meta fields ...
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Selecting posts older than the current Unix epoch timestamp

I am trying to perform the following query, which originates by the fact the post's 'date' and 'time' are entered as separate custom fields. $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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Array sorting by custom field date

I want to order the array by a date field called date_start but how do I include a meta key for this if I already have one? $currentshowid = get_the_ID(); $today = date('Y-m-d'); $args = array( ...
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Is it possible to apply a meta_query to one specific post type in a query with multilple post types?

I have two post types, news and events : A news has no custom fields. An event has two custom fields : start-date and end-date. I want to display news and events on the same page, ideally with ...
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running queries of multiple post types

I am trying to figure out the query I need to build for my project. I've got a little idea but i am getting confused by all the different query methods and I'm not sure which one to use. I have two ...
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Unable to get the upcoming events for custom post

I have custom post ='events' and there is custom field 'event-start-date' for each events. I want to show the upcoming events for which I am using the following code. $date_today = time(); ...
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Filter RSS feed for custom post type to events for next 7 days only

I'm trying to create a custom RSS feed that shows posts from the custom post type 'events' for the next 7 days ahead only. The feed is already sorted by event start date order rather than published ...
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Meta query for comparing two dates

I want to list all users who registered in between the $start_date and $end_date.I have written a metaquery,but it returns empty.Please help. $start_date = 2014-08-16 09:28:17 $end_date ...
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The sorting of posts by a meta_query with two keys fails while separated as single queries it works

I have a list of courses I try to sort. For sorting purpose I want to use two advanced custom fields. First a select field class_day containing the days: 1 : Mon 2 : Tue 3 : Wed 4 : Thu 5 : Fri 6 : ...
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Exclude posts from certain meta_key

I have query to retrieve all posts, but how can I check the condition for post meta_key ="develop" and meta_value='anything' SELECT DISTINCT date(p.post_date) as post_date FROM $wpdb->posts p ...
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get posts where a custom field contains a text

I have a custom field where the value contains a comma separated list of items (like: test1,test2,test3), now I want to retrieve posts where the field contains one of the values, I have: $query = ...
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Multiple meta data one label

I am wanting one label but multiple data to be under the label. I also want to reference each input option individually so that I can query for specific meta data. Currently I have, function ...
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Posts Duplicating due to Pagination and Custom Query

I have a custom meta field named “price” and I would like my main query to order the posts from highest to lowest price. Currently I have it setup like this: <?php $paged = ...
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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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Multiple Queries with meta_query

I am trying to list posts in category 'Featured1314' split into two lists, upcoming events are >= todays date, past events are < todays date. I have added custom fields to the posts with the name ...
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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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Use custom field “date” compared to today's date to display & order post list

I am at a loss here. I have a custom meta field blser_date where the client can use the date picker. The meta field is setup in a meta box array (this may be an issue b/c of the key?) Here is the full ...
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Get the menu name or location of current menu item

I am having a hard time trying to get the name of the active menu and, apparently, I cannot find any solutions to this issue. Basically, I have several menus that follow this pattern: Menu Name ...
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Set right order for query that returns posts based on two custom fields

My query arguments are inspired by a solution here. I needed to get posts with custom field expert_intown but I also needed to exclude posts that have the meta_key coming_soon. My arguments works ...
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Custom Post Type: Event - Display Upcoming Events for Next 30 Days

I need to display the upcoming events for next 30 Days and sort the same based on custom date field. Below is the code I am using right now but not got any success in hiding old Events and ...
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Displaying Metabox value (custom post type taxonomy)

I have been stuck on this for days, reading articles and articles and nothing works. I am trying to display the value of my metabox on a template page. I successfully added the metabox, and I see ...
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How make a custom search on backend in Wordpress without plugin?

I have a post type called usr_jardin with a custom field called sim_nuip. I would like to get the search to work for the title of the post and also by custom field . I try this but does not work me. ...
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Tax Query With Meta Query

I'm tring to using tax_query and meta_query in taxonomy-term.php I want to sort list by date custom field. Taxonomy name is sektorler, Meta Key is bs_fuarlar_baslangic My Code is; <?php ...
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Which Meta Query Compare Method Should I use?

How do I do a 'like' comparison on a numeric value with meta_query? I have some code that does an autocomplete search for product sku's in WooCommmerce. It works fine for non numeric skus, but I ...
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wp_query for events & posts filtered by category

I need to perform a wp_query to return events and posts. The events need to be in a specific category (stub = 'novita') and the posts in cat 15. I feel like I've tried every conceivable permutation ...
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get_post_meta with WP_query

I know this is a convoluted loop (inherited from someone else), and this must be pretty simple: the_permalink and the_title display OK, but why doesn't my post meta eventdatestart echo?. <?php ...
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Get foreach for meta_query value

How can i get meta_box foreach value inside meta_query value, here is code: $my_id = get_post_meta(get_the_ID(), "artist_name", true); $artistNames = array(); foreach($my_id as $id) { ...
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Check whether attachment ID is associated with more than one post?

Is there a function to check whether an attachment ID (=get_post_thumbnail_id(..)) is associated with more than one post? With "associated" I mean that a posts's meta value for the meta_key ...
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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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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 ...