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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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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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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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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Orderby custom date fields with meta_query broken on OR relation

I have an 'event' post type that has custom start and end date fields. In a block on the home page, I'm trying to show only upcoming or ongoing events. So, to achieve this, I'm doing a meta_query that ...
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meta_query works with single query but not multiple queries

This is very strange and I'm not sure why it is happening but this piece of code... $args = array( 'post_type' => 'property', 'sentance' => true, 'meta_query' => ...
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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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Multiple metadata checkbox sorting

I'm searching for a while but cannot figure how to do exactly... I want sorting my custom post type posts with multiple checkboxes metadata in front-end of an archive page. All store in a session. ...
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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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Matching Serialized Arrays with meta_query

I've asked a related question previously, but I think I've finally worked out the crux of my issue. I'm using Advanced Custom Fields and have a number of custom fields attached to my post type. I'm ...
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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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Filtering custom post type on a combination of custom taxonomies and custom fields?

I have a custom post type "artist". It has an associated custom taxonomy "artist_type" with terms "voice", "actor", "corporate" An "artist" also has custom fields for gender, location, agerangefrom ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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latitude/longitude meta_query

I've been trying to figure out a way to do radius search in WP and decided upon a simpler way than big queries, I'm having problems returning results though I've got a function called ...
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How to output meta_key in wp_postmeta?

I have a meta_key in wp_postmeta called _su_description. How do I output its value?
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meta_query with array as value with multiple arrays

Already got some clues on how to do this, see here: meta_query with array as value but i am confused over multiple meta_queries like this: for ($i=0; $i< count($amenities); $i++) { ...
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Creating arguments from loop for WP_Query meta_query

I'm trying to create a WP_Query with the outcome arguments such as: $args = array( 'post_type' => array( 'post', 'custom' ), 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' => 'AND', ...
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Looking for a way to exclude frontpage and nav menu from query filter

maybe I'm thinking about this the wrong way, but I need to: A) exclude posts in queries site-wide (minus frontpage and navbar) based on a comparison with a meta_value, and B) orderby a differnt ...
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Query posts than have a lapse of time active

First of all, sorry guys for my poor english. OK, i wanna make a query for show posts that doesn´t passed 3 days from it publication. I set a field for the expire date when it´s published (the time is ...
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Ordering by multiple meta keys - Custom post type

I've searched the web to try and do this but none of the examples quite resemble the way my data is currently laid out, I wonder if someone can tell me how to tailor it to my setup? This is the way ...
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Meta_query not filtering posts

I'm trying to filter out 'properties' on a page based on whether they are vacation or long-term rentals. Right now, the results of the following query displays all properties, not just either vacation ...
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wp_Query with 4 post meta feald arguments gives 500 internal server error

I am creating a custom plugin to search for custom post type provided with 4 meta field arguments. I am using wp_Query() to fetch the search results. My Query string is. $args = array( ...
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WordPress Meta Query: Relation is not working correctly

I make a custom search box and let user do search. I have added required field to my editing panel by custom meta box. I have a post which have some meta data like London as place and 13021 as post ...
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WP_Query with several meta_query-statements and order by meta_value

This is my query: $the_query = new WP_Query( array ( 'post_type' => 'pass', 'posts_per_page' => '-1', 'post_status' => 'publish', ...
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paginate_links with meta_query showing incorrect number of pages [duplicate]

I seem to be having a strange problem with paginate_links, and I'm hoping someone can help. I have a custom post type for events, events have categories and a custom field for start date and end date. ...
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Search with meta_query and tax_query

I'm working on a little database for series based on wordpress. I've implemented a custom post type called "anime", some taxonomies (Genre, a_types..) and a lof of customfields. (based on acf). Now ...
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Checking if field is set before comparing with meta_query in query_posts?

I have a query set up to compare the start and end dates for some custom fields. The start date is required for the post; however, the end date is not. This causes some issues with the following: ...
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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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Creating Custom Query

I've hit some sort of stumbling bock here, and I can't find my way over it. I'm trying to craft a custom WP query that searches for posts by country of origin, selecting multiple countries at once. ...
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WP_Query orderby meta key/value suddely stopped working

I have code that has been working for a long time which when a user clicks a button to order database results by name/value, it gets the results via AJAX from a page that does all the querying. I ...
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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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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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Post Query not working after updating to 4.1

After updating to Wordpress 4.1 I've noticed one of my more complex post queries has stopped working. It's querying from an events post type and returning posts with a standard timestamp of after ...