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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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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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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How to sort posts according to meta value?

How can I sort all the posts according to their meta value? I am using the below code: $args = array( 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'wpcf-stream', ...
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How to provide meta_key array to wp_query?

I'm trying to build a wp_query, so far I've managed to get desired result using following query. $args = array( 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' => 'OR', array( //check if ...
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WP_Query returns empty if meta_query has more than 7 values

I have a custom loop to display a custom post type 'properties' . The idea is to search properties based on different search parameters selected by users. Now the weird problem I am facing is that if ...
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Attachment Metadata inside of Loop

Basically, I'm trying to call attachment info to display withing a loop, for use in an image gallery. I know I need to use wp_prepare_attachment_for_js($attachment_id) but I can't seem to get anything ...
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WP REST API - get custom taxonomies based on terms & filter

I need to get the list of data's with taxonomy term property_category,based on this property_category having data's like apartment,house,office etc.For example localhost url given ...
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Orderby one meta key, remove posts with another

I am trying to order custom posts with a custom taxonomy with a meta key value. I am also trying to remove posts from that loop if they are past the date set by another meta key. Here's my code: ...
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Is it possible to search for a string in posts OR postmeta?

If I have a text string $search_string and construct a query like this: $args = array( 's' => $searchstring; 'meta_query' = array( array( 'key' => 'my_key', 'value' ...
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meta_query in $args ignored when called from theme

I have the below function in my plugin in the MyManager class. public static function test() { $numRowLimit = 6; $arrArgs = array( 'posts_per_page' => $numRowLimit, ...
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WP Meta Query - mixed AND / OR query doesn't work

I am absolutely boggled by this one. I am creating a search function for a property site - simple enough. Simple queries such as max_price, max_beds, rent_or_buy work ok. But I am trying to create a ...
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meta_query 'compare' => '!=' not working

I am using a custom post-type, in post there are a checkbox meta field for featured post. So there are two scenarios. First with featured posts Second with non featured When I called featured ...
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Exclude posts with certain meta data from search results

I'm trying to exclude al posts with certain meta data from the search results but so far it's not working. Here's the code I'm using: function ZoekGeenLegeItems( $query ) { if( is_admin() || ...
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Show list users based on two custom field values

I'm kinda stuc. I have added an extra field in the user profile for my authors, called ArtistCategory which can be Tattoo or Piercing. I'm using this key and value to filter for menu and gallery ...
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Query Posts that have or don't have a meta_value and order by the same ASC

I'm trying to perform a scheduled update to all posts, 10 posts at time. To achieve this, I run Cron job with a script that saves 2 post meta: $DATA: the data I want to be update $TIME: the UNIX ...
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WP_Query meta query not returning results as expected

I'm trying to run a get_posts query to determine if a users ID is either set as a meta key value or is included within the array of another meta key for an event on a given date. I am passing ...
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Conditional posts in WP_query for search

I have a custom post type that im trying to limit results in search. The CPT is a deal/coupon, with a start and end date for each of the deals. What I'm trying to do is only show these posts in ...
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Extending WP Query: Custom geolocation meta values work, but tax_query breaks

I've built a custom query for geolocation searches. I'm saving lat and lng within each custom post type as a meta value. My query extension returns results successfully when lat and lng are the only ...
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Meta Box Plugin - Adding field value inside echo

I am using Meta Box Plugin to add some custom options to my Page Edit. I added a field to add an image background to the header which is working great. This image background has a parallax background ...
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WP_Query with meta_query returns where zero expected

I'm using a WP_Query with a meta_query key to get results from a custom post type using the following code: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'werknemers', 'meta_query' => array( ...
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meta_query against multiple custom fields

I have a set of ACF custom fields: event_type (values are "single" or "multiple") event_start_date event_end_date (this only shows up if event_type is set to "multiple") I need to be able to show ...
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Advanced WP_Query with meta_query, orderby?

I wonder if anyone can help me with this little complex query with ACF. I have the following so far which should display: Pages, News Articles, About Articles and Involved Articles. Show: only ...
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get second ID from array

I need to get the second attachment ID from this function and put it into a separate custom field: add_action('pmxi_saved_post', 'replace_thumbnail', 10, 3); function replace_thumbnail($id) { ...
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Help optimizing slow WP_Query with meta_query

I'm trying to create a custom WP_Query. Right now, I have two meta fields, roi_min and roi_max. The ideia is to get posts that has a roi_min greater than the selected value, and a roi_max lower than ...
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How to use meta_query to check if a meta field has something set?

(Wordpress 4.3.1) I'm running a custom loop and only want to include posts that have file uploaded to a custom field: audio_file. I have tried many solutions around the web and so far nothing ...
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meta_query not working with the_content()

I have two custom post types: events and venue. I'm trying to query related events into the venue page. I have the related variable stored in a custom field for venues and the events related value in ...