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: 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 ...
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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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Difference between 'LIKE' and 'IN' in meta queries

You can use a variety of different comparison operators in meta queries, among which are 'LIKE', 'NOT LIKE', 'IN', and 'NOT IN'. What is the difference in use between LIKE and IN? Here's 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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Structuring meta query differently and load times

I run a website that lists deals and offers and am currently using WordPress' meta query function to return 'current deals', which have a "Valid from:" date before or on the current date, and a "Valid ...
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What is the best way to query posts based on live data?

I work on developing plugin for WordPress. In each post, there are rating bar that users can rate 1-5 star to post. I calculate the grow rate based on (Stars in past 7 day from now). I want to show ...
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woocommerce - Multiple meta query not working

Any help on why this multiple meta query is not working is greatly appreciated, both meta_query arguments have been tested independently. I'm looking for bringing Featured products as well as Best ...
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WordPress Search Custom Meta Field Only

I have a recipe site where each recipe resides in a custom meta field called "recipes". I only want the contents of the meta field searched when users search the site. The problem with my code below: ...
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How can I include posts with a certain meta value into a taxonomy archive page?

So for example, say I have a taxonomy "Blogs" and term "News" as well as other terms like "Food", "Sports", ...etc. On the "News" archive page, you obviously only get posts that include term "News", ...
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Meta Query Filter by Tag

I currently have multiple pages, and in each page is a custom field which is named 'country'. In the 'country' field I have this value 'uk, usa, brazil'. What I'm wanting to do is display posts on ...
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Get custom meta box in custom post type using tag ID

I have a custom post type called Contacts, and in each of those post I have a custom meta box called number where a phone number is stored in each of the Contacts posts. I also have a custom taxonomy ...
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Pre_get_posts meta query value serialized array using multiple URL parameters

Using the 'pre_get_posts' action I'm looking to return all posts which match multiple URL parameters by defining the meta_query. For example: example.com/?size=large,small&options=green,blue,red ...
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Create custom query for search?

I have create search box using ajax.If i enter any value in search input box that this value search in post title or post meta data and get all data of this value in custom post type.also query check ...
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SOLVED - How can you query posts by advance custom field when the value is a serialized array?

Bottom for resolution Im going crazy I think. I cannot figure this out for the life of me. I have an advanced custom field that is a select box. The select box has multiple values and allows for ...
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WP_Query filtered by simple checkboxes

I'm trying to build a WP_Query with specific filters, i.e., checkboxes and radio buttons. The checkboxes will filter the meta-data linked with my custom post type. The meta-data is the location. And ...
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WP_Query with MetaQuery issue

I'm facing a rather strange issue when attempting to pass in four different meta_query values to my WP_Query. Find below an example of my WP_Query search. Please bear in mind, if I remove and test ...
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WP_Query Posts by Metadata from Option Tree

I am doing a WP_Query trying to filter out the posts by Metadata. $args = array( 'ignore_sticky_posts'=> 1, 'post_type' => 'post_projects', 'post_status' => 'publish', ...
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ACF Data Modelling issue?

I'm either missing something or there seems to me like a problem that ACF stores its relational fields as serialzied arrays. Example: I have two custom post types: Game Bonus A bonus is related ...
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Custom loop - Isolating post meta output depending on current query taxonomy terms

I have started constructing is a page to display a series of products based on certain criteria. Each product is part of two separate taxonomies, one for brand and one for product size (each product ...
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WP Query - Group by relation (custom post type)

I have a custom post type Office. An office has an address, email, ... . An office also has a relation with a custom post type Region. So an Office must have a relation with a relation with one ...
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Query Custom post type with Taxonomy Custom Field

I have a Taxonomy called Cities. I have created a custom field for this taxonomy, using ACF, called Country So I can create a City and select the Country (select list with predefined options) it ...
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Querying by taxonomy vs Querying by Custom fields Speed Comparison

I'm developing a listing portfolio for our project. (Basicaly yachts with their type, size, price, cabins, draft, build year, refit year etc.) I should filter them according to type and sort by ...
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Compare meta key separation

I have a meta key called $availability that can have one of four options but also multiple values separated by pipe: |. For example the value could be: severaltimes_week|oncetwice_month|occasionally. ...
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Modifying default search by including the users additionally

I'm taking products from a CPT with a custom field company defining Users from User Role 'company'. So, products that are filled with that particular custom field, are connected with the user account ...
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How to orderby my custom post type with two custom meta keys

I am working on real state property website. I have CPT "soto_property". I also have two custom fields for this CPT named "price" and "dorm_room". I have a search form, from where visitor can filter ...
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meta_query date and time comparisons

I am trying to query my posts against the value of 2 custom meta_keys... '_mdjm_event_date' formatted as Y-M-D (2015-05-13) '_mdjm_event_finish' formatted as H:i:s (23:35:00) Here is my query... ...