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 And/Or

My question is very similar to Meta Query with AND & OR? . This question was answered in 2011 by @Otto. With the exception that my logic is different. I want to query, for example, posts with ...
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Pre Get Posts / Multiple Meta Keys / Orderby Single Key

Tried more than a few variances to enable my pre_get_posts callback function to display posts that possess one, or both, of 2 separate meta_keys, upon display to then orderby a single meta_key. Here ...
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Using database meta_values to calculate new post order using pre_get_posts or a 'request' hook

UPDATE: I have worked out my implementation of the selected answer at the bottom of this post. I'm implementing a sorting algorithm based on Reddit's hotness algorithm, in addition to a time-decay ...
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wordpress get meta value by meta key

How to get the meta value by meta key I want to get the value by the meta key. This is what I have tried so far: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_status' => 'publish', ...
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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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Filtering problem

I got the custom_post_type_data in which I store some variables when I make a new post. Variables likes Author, Price etc. I implemented a filtering by author, so when you click on James (for ...
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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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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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order by meta_value serialized array

Hi I'm trying to pull posts using the wp query. Just one problem--I am trying to sort the posts alphabetically by a certain meta_value. Thing is that this meta_value is a serialized array. Is there an ...
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meta_query and strange orderby behaviour

this is my problem query, which picks all future or pending events. Note that some posts only have _startdate without _enddate (1-day events). $args = array( 'post_type'=> 'events', 'meta_query' ...
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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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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 arguments: Loop through custom post type - get all entries except excluded meta_key?

Can't seem to find out what I'm doing wrong. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'wr_event', // my custom post type 'posts_per_page' => -1, // show all posts 'meta_query' => array( ...
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Multiple Values stored as array in Meta Query

I'm a little confused as to best practise for saving multi-select values in meta fields. Assuming <select multiple name="_casestudypost[]"> is my form field if I store ...
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Order by meta_key with two meta_queries

This should be simple, but I just can't pinned down a good example of the correct syntax to do this. I want to order by the specified meta_key with two meta_queries. The problem is query_posts ...
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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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How to exlude posts that have certain meta_value?

I want to exclude some posts from the home page. So I want to use meta data, and filter all posts that are signed by meta_value=0. Like this: $args = array( 'posts_per_page'=>28, 'meta_query' ...
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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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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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loop through custom post-type with two meta_keys

I have a custom-post-type named my_project. This post-type has two meta-boxes: is_featured is_featured_position So essentially in my backend of the post-type I can set a checkbox for is_featured ...
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Custom query (author is post_author or meta co_author) with Pagenavi pagination

I need to create a custom query for the author archive (where the author is post_author OR is a meta co_author), and it have to work with WP Pagenavi. The query is something like this (omitting $wpdb ...
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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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Query author's posts & posts that have author's id as meta value

I am trying to get posts with an author's ID as a meta value in the author.php template using additional request parameter. For example I want posts with john's ID as a meta value using a request ...
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meta_query results not the same with and without spaces

I have a meta_query that gets all the items with a price range between 2 variables. My problem is that 10 000 is not the same as 10000. How can I fix this? I have been googling but I'n not sure what ...
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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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How can I combine meta_query queries?

I'm trying to build combined meta_query queries but they don't work. Any ideas how I can implement queries like the example below? Thanks, Hinnerk Array ( [relation] => AND [0] => ...
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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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list or get meta_key where meta_value is 'something'

I'm trying to get with get_user_meta the meta_key where the meta_value is 'ive-read-this' But I do not get the value. What should I do?
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query order by date on custom type: wrong order

I know there are very similar questions ans answers out there already, but I simply cannot get my query to get into the right order. I have a custom post type ("bb_articles") with custom fields, ...
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How to stop wp_postmeta from being called on archive and search pages?

Currently, when I load a search or result page, it queries the wp_postmeta table which is leading to the page taking ages to load. I realise this is a result of this table being huge (70k rows), and ...
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Get content from pages with same meta_key from Database

I need help! I'm doing this template page and I want to get content from pages with the same meta_key. I want to display all pages thumbnails that has the value "red" in the meta_key. The problem is ...
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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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Filter posts by meta query?

I made custom post type and used a meta query … For this link: ...
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meta_query sorting by 2 keys

I need to sort (custom) posts by 2 custom field values... custom field name 1: is_sponsored [ value can either be 1 or 0 ] custom field name 2: sfp_date [ timestamp aka current post date in seconds ...
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Querying meta values within an array

Okay so I'm using the relationship field from Advanced Custom Fields against a custom post type. The relationship lists countries, when these are saved they are within a serialised array: [country] ...
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meta_value_num sort glitch

i have a custom query, and I have a meta key that contains a sequence number: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2... 11.1, etc the problem occurs when the numerical sequence gets in to double digits, ie. 5.11, 5.12, ...
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Can I query custom meta data through WP_Query

Ok, my question is a bit complex so I will try and give a general explanation and then go into details afterward. I am running WordPress 3.4.2 and I am using WCK Post Type Creator and WCK Custom ...
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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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Using Query Posts With Multiple Post Types And A Taxonomy

I am developing a site that has two different custom post types; one of them is called Articles and one is called Sketchpad. Sketchpad is user submitted content that is assigned a custom taxonomy term ...
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Get all user with both meta_value

I was wondering if there were any efficient way of fetching all user comparing two different meta_key. I am currently fetching all user compared to the first meta, then loop trough the user_id to ...
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Filter posts with meta_query NOT IN where value has multiple values

I would like to use a meta_key to store multiple values in that key. Thereafter, I would like to filter away posts that do not contain a specific value in the key. In other words, just show posts ...
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Orderby custom field meta value ASC and then by date DESC

I need to allow post ordering in certain categories. One of the sorting options is a custom field meta value. First problem is that not all posts have that meta assigned and i need to order these by ...
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Use meta_query to get title of associated post

I have two post types that I've associated in one direction by assigning Post A as a custom meta field of Post B. I need to search based on the titles of Post A and return the associated Post B ...
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Query between two meta keys

I feel like I'm extremely close on this one but the query keeps on showing up empty. Basically, I'm trying to query the custom values between two dates. Records should be returned if the start date is ...
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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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Custom Post Type + Custom Meta Query Not Showing 2012 Posts

I created a custom "events" post type for a client that basically "hides" the post once it has expired (ie. the event already happened). The events are displayed in the order of the start date rather ...
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Is there a way to do multiple ordering on a multiple meta_query?

I'm experimenting with searches and multiple criterias and ordering. Let's say we have a real estate site, all posts have 2 custom fields (price and surface), and we want the visitor to be able to ...
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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 ...