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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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 ...
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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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Order Posts by Taxonomy and Meta Value

It's possible to order posts by Meta Value. It's possible to order posts by more than one value. And thanks to the code below it's possible to order by taxonomy. But how can I alter the code below ...
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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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CPT Meta Searching

I'm developing a WP plugin which uses custom post types and meta data. What I'm trying to achieve is having the meta data searchable. Here is some code that I found which searches the meta data fine, ...
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meta_query keys and sticky posts

The problem is that the code works but when i make a post sticky it doesn't appear at first. The function of the code: It only shows posts that have a thumbnail or a slideshow image. <?php $args ...
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meta_query compare='!=' with multiple custom fields

a post has the following custom fields: 'my_custom_field' => 1 'my_custom_field' => 2 'my_custom_field' => 3 I now want to query all posts that do NOT contain the value 2 for ...
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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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Wp query by 2 meta field - check if they exists / have value

I am looking for the shortest most resrouce affective (not mysql query) to count the amount of posts that have 2 meta keys <-- if they exists i found this simple way at the codex but it checks for ...
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WP_Query using meta_query with relation OR and orderby meta_value doesn't work

I've been bashing against a bug for a few hours now, and can't seem to find my error. Could there be a bug with the relation type 'OR' in WordPress? $evenements = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' ...
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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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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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meta_query compare not working

I'm trying to run this WP_Query on tag.php, and it doesn't seem to work. $tag = get_query_var('tag'); $args = array ( 'tag' => $tag, ...
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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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Sort posts in dashboard using custom field; also include posts where field isn't set

I'm using a pre_get_posts filter found on this question thread here, to sort a custom post type in the dashboard: function xyz_event_sort_order( $wp_query ) { if ( is_admin() ) { ...
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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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query post based on comparison

Each post in my site can be rated as 'good' , 'ok' , 'bad'. The values are stored in custom fields. I now need to show top 10 posts with maximum 'good' and it should not display posts with greater ...
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How to filter a query by multiple meta keys and order by other meta keys

I'm trying to query posts using WP_Query and meta_query parameters: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'produkty', 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' => 'AND', array( ...
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Query Posts Via WordPress URL

I wanted to learn more about querying post types and their custom fields in WordPress. I've got two questions... I've followed this tutorial on Advanced Custom Fields and am trying to understand what ...
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How to create a wp_query that contains both meta_query and tax_query

I have a wp_query that works great but I can't have both a meta query and a tax_query in it. <?php $event_query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'event', // ...
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Wordpress Query Default Order if Meta Values Same?

If the main query args look like this: 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'meta_key' => 'price', 'order' => 'DESC' What orderby does the query use if the meta_key value is the same for ...
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WP_Query with meta_query dosen't return results

I am trying to get list of posts filtered by fields I added using the advance custom fields plugin. I have more fields that I want to use but it doesn't work as I want it to. Here is what the query ...
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Mixing regular and custom post types (with meta_query) on home page

Not sure how to achieve this. I'm trying to mix standard posts and custom posts on a site homepage but I only want to display the custom posts if a meta value is set. Displaying the posts works fine ...
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Using meta_query on pre_get_posts to exclude a particular meta_key value

I have a simple filter running on the main query on the front page, it should be excluding all posts with a particular meta value (by only including posts who do not have the meta_key set, or those ...
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Complex meta query with 3 keys

I think the problem essentially relates to sql query structure and I am not an expert.... I need to search for posts (custom post type) by 2 parameters: pd_city pd_country Please note that ...
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Unable to use meta_query between currency values when value is over 1 million

I am trying to add a meta_query that searches for values of the field price that are between two different values. As long as the values stay below $1 million it works great. However, as soon as one ...
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Query posts with numeric meta values within a given range

I'm building a rental agency's website with WordPress. I'm having difficulties finding a good way to store an apartment's availability in meta fields. Specifically, enabling visitors to find ...
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How to add a new meta key and assign timestamp to posts

I've been trying to look for a way to create a loop in my website and show posts being read/watched but have not found anything. The only way I can accomplish this would be to create a new meta key ...
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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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Meta query with multiple custom fields for archives page ordering problem

I'm modifying the query for archives pages so that the posts showing up on year, month or day pages are queried by there custom field (start-date and end-date) and are sorted by custom star-date ...
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WordPress Core - Optimizing meta_query generated SQL?

I have a problem in a plugin of mine which uses post meta to store ownership of a post. Basically, my issue is that the WP_Meta_Query class generates one JOIN per meta_query query. I don't understand ...
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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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how to make URL link query string

I have pages with a custom meta field called "ctr_state", and it contains a state name, like "Arizona". I am trying to construct a hyperlink that will return an archive-like list of pages that match ...
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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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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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Time sort with meta_key using UNIX timestamp failing due to date differences

I'm dealing with the following issue trying to sort a custom post type by a meta key created using the Advanced Custom Fields plugin Date and Time Picker add-on. The add-on creates a jQuery datepicker ...
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Sort Posts with custom meta key by default which is currently set as optional

I'm new to Wordpress so please bear with me. Please check this link The posts are currently sorted by date. But if you mouse over on Latest Articles you see there are other options for sorting like ...
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Meta_query weird behaviour

I have a custom field called date_from. Dates are stored in the yymmdd format (eg 20131104). When I use a meta_query to find posts in a specific date range the query works as expected, but when I use ...
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Why is WP_Query's meta_query not filtering results?

I am working on a wordpress site that utilizes WP_Query to find songs based on their category, tags, and other things in a tax_query, but it also groups in a meta_query which (should) find songs based ...
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meta_query with array as value

I am writing some PHP which allows users of my site to submit a form and query posts by their post_meta. Everything works fine except for one thing, I used Advanced Custom Fields to create the ...
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Including 'cat' => $cat breaks meta_query

so, i have a custom loop that seems to be working everywhere but one place. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'meta_key' => 'wpcf-post-weight', 'orderby' => ...
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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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How to create a link for wordpress meta datas?

I would like to create a link for "Leave a comment", which name "quick comment" (here come a ajax comment form on div). How can I do this? I have attached a picture where I'd like to put this link: ...
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Trying to combine multiple Wordpress queries

I am trying to query multiple post types and meta values in Wordpress... the query is trying to fetch event post types with a featured meta key, as well as post post types with the featured image set. ...
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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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using post_type with meta_query

I'm setting up a basic slideshow and want to loop through the custom post type “Projects” and display only projects with a photo attached - <ul class="slides"> <?php $args = array( ...
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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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Meta query “OR” comparison not working as expected with array

I have this code to get cars that have color 1 or 0 ( stored in db in rw_color as 1 for white and 0 is black): $args_search = array( 'post_type' => array( 'cars' ), ...
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meta_query compare not doing what I want it to do

I'm trying to run a query that only shows posts if it's meta value has a date string that is LESS than the current date's string. An example is below; <?php $current = date('Ymd'); // Eg: ...