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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wp_query check if integer exists in custom field's array

I'm using a wp_query to find custom posts that have a specified numeric value inside of a custom field. That custom field's value is an array of numbers (IDs of selected posts using Advanced Custom ...
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Use more than one post meta inside the loop

I have custom meta like this: I want to select the post with both of these conditions are true for : 1- end_date = "some date" 2- st_date = "some date" Also I need it to select by title ...
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meta_query argument not working

I am trying to use WP_Query to search through posts BUT I want to also search by post_title as well, which is why I tried using meta_query in my arguments array. I want to actually do more than just ...
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Using orderby with 2 meta keys

I can use orderby with one meta key in the WP_Query using following: 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'meta_key' => 'my_key_1', However is it possible to use orderby based on the calculation ...
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get_users with Serialized Custom Meta Value

I'm attempting to use get_users to select users with only a certain meta value. In this case the meta key is extraInfo but the the values are in a serialized array. Can I pull users out like this? ...
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Is there any difference between below WP_Query code snippets?

Below code return the same results. Is it any difference between them and if it is then which one is better? code snippet 1: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'product', 'meta_key' => ...
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Get closest event where meta_key field is an array

I have a custom post type called "Event", which contains a repeatable date field _cmb2_date . I have a function which prints out posts: function post_style_6($args) { global $post; $the_query ...
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Filter query based on date in custom field

I have a custom post type jobs and custom field with key expiry-date which the user enters the date after which the post will no longer be displayed. Here's my code so far... $loop = new WP_Query( ...
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how to create advanced search [duplicate]

I'm really stuck in this and i cant find any tutorial or article about this topic. How about if we have this pattern for search: [country] AND [category1 OR category2] AND [city1 OR city2] AND ...
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WP_Query with meta_value_num and meta_query not paged correctly

I have a strange thing with my WP_Query, where isn't paged correctly. $args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'posts_per_page' => $limit, // 10 ...
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Meta query not returning results even though the sql contains the information

My page is not returning any results for my meta_query, just spits out the content in chronological order without applying the meta search. I am hoping you are able to assist. PS - This post has ...
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Display Users from two roles in one list

I asked a question a few days ago (link) about a problem I encountered with WP 4.1 and a WP_User_Query I ran with a custom meta array. My current code worked until I upgraded to 4.1: if( ...
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shortcode order for event custom post type

ok im working on a website using post type event with post_meta event_start_date, i created a shortcode and everything is displaying fine except for it displaying in order, it seems as its not ...
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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 ...
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Query Posts with meta_query key in array

I am trying to query posts using meta_query to get a series of dates stored as an array in the key repeat_intervals. I am able to query the first date using the following: global $post; query_posts( ...
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How to add follow functionality to multi-author wordpress site?

is there any way to add "follow" functionality to Wordpress ? so that every logged-in user can follow his favorite author and only can see post from authors that he followed them .. A possible ...
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query_posts() with multiple meta data comparisons

I have a bunch of posts belonging to category 6, each having the same meta fields. I'm interested in two fields in particular: "pce_monday_open" and "pce_monday_close", both of which have numeric ...
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WP_Query with UNIX timestamp in meta query

now idea why this isn't working, please point me in the right direction! Here's my main query; $events = new WP_Query( array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'meta_query' => array( ...
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List Most Read Posts from last 7 days (with custom post type and other meta queries)

I am using following code in my functions.php to count the views of the post. // function to display number of posts. function getPostViews($postID){ $count_key = 'post_views_count'; $count = ...
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Events with multiple event dates + permalink for each date

Hope you're well. I was wondering how to achieve something like this in wp: Bascally it's a list of events ordered by the event date. I know how to do that. But the tricky part is that an event may ...
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Meta query with a sub query group possible?

I have searched all through the forums and WP docs, but can't find an answer to whether or not WP Meta Query permits a sub meta query. My problem is this: I have a number of types of promos (custom ...
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pre_get_posts filter meta_query without conflicting existing meta_query

I have a meta_key on all posts that is designed to check the current user role and only return the post if the user has an acceptable user role. The problem I am running into is that my meta_query ...
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Get all posts with a certain meta key, except for one with specific title

I need to return all posts with post_test_safe == 1 and exclude one with title ="Special title" Some kind of combined meta query but haven't got anything to work. function getAllPostIdsTest(){ ...
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How do I add an item to the WP admin menu?

I want to add an item to my WordPress admin menu - "News" - it's to contain a list of articles written about my company. Each article will consist of the following metadata: Headline Date Link to ...
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Querying by meta key and value

I have a custom post type which has an array as a meta data. Here's how it looks inside wp_postmeta table. meta_key: _allowed_companies meta_value: a:2:{i:0;s:3:"275";i:1;s:4:"8386";} Obviously, ...
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How to show specific meta keys of all posts in admin panel?

I have some common meta keys on every post. Ex: hotel_person, hotel_number All the posts have these two meta keys. I want to show these meta key values and the post titles. All these values and ...
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Advanced Post Display/Pagination/Ordering

I am working on a project that requires some advanced ordering of posts and advanced pagination. Basically, we have posts in a category, lets call this category 'mycategory'. We then have post ...
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Ordering a custom meta query

I have a events custom post type. Each event has to meta fields: eventstart and eventend. These are both YYYY-MM-DD style dates. I am trying to get a list of my events that have a start date OR end ...
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Orderby Meta Value and Query from Meta Query

The following query is returning blank with no errors and I'm not sure why. Query Arguments: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'games' , 'posts_per_page'=> -1, 'meta_query' ...
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How to compare date in post meta value

I have some custom meta fields. Some are date fields but WordPress saves everything as a string, so how can I compare the dates? $meta_query_args = array( 'relation' => '', // Optional, ...
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Comparing 2 Decimal Numbers from custom fields and displaying posts

This is really confusing me. Hopefully you can help me. What i want to do, is search for a number and display anything that is either minus 1 or plus one of the search result. The numbers that it will ...
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Return a single custom post from multiple meta queries

I'm currently working on a widget which returns a single random featured property on a website but I'm having some trouble with my WP_Query arguments. In the backend I have 2 checkbox meta fields ...
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Selecting posts older than the current Unix epoch timestamp

I am trying to perform the following query, which originates by the fact the post's 'date' and 'time' are entered as separate custom fields. $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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Array sorting by custom field date

I want to order the array by a date field called date_start but how do I include a meta key for this if I already have one? $currentshowid = get_the_ID(); $today = date('Y-m-d'); $args = array( ...
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Is it possible to apply a meta_query to one specific post type in a query with multilple post types?

I have two post types, news and events : A news has no custom fields. An event has two custom fields : start-date and end-date. I want to display news and events on the same page, ideally with ...
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Unable to get the upcoming events for custom post

I have custom post ='events' and there is custom field 'event-start-date' for each events. I want to show the upcoming events for which I am using the following code. $date_today = time(); ...
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Filter RSS feed for custom post type to events for next 7 days only

I'm trying to create a custom RSS feed that shows posts from the custom post type 'events' for the next 7 days ahead only. The feed is already sorted by event start date order rather than published ...
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Meta query for comparing two dates

I want to list all users who registered in between the $start_date and $end_date.I have written a metaquery,but it returns empty.Please help. $start_date = 2014-08-16 09:28:17 $end_date ...
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The sorting of posts by a meta_query with two keys fails while separated as single queries it works

I have a list of courses I try to sort. For sorting purpose I want to use two advanced custom fields. First a select field class_day containing the days: 1 : Mon 2 : Tue 3 : Wed 4 : Thu 5 : Fri 6 : ...
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Exclude posts from certain meta_key

I have query to retrieve all posts, but how can I check the condition for post meta_key ="develop" and meta_value='anything' SELECT DISTINCT date(p.post_date) as post_date FROM $wpdb->posts p ...
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get posts where a custom field contains a text

I have a custom field where the value contains a comma separated list of items (like: test1,test2,test3), now I want to retrieve posts where the field contains one of the values, I have: $query = ...
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Multiple Queries with meta_query

I am trying to list posts in category 'Featured1314' split into two lists, upcoming events are >= todays date, past events are < todays date. I have added custom fields to the posts with the name ...
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Set right order for query that returns posts based on two custom fields

My query arguments are inspired by a solution here. I needed to get posts with custom field expert_intown but I also needed to exclude posts that have the meta_key coming_soon. My arguments works ...
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Displaying Metabox value (custom post type taxonomy)

I have been stuck on this for days, reading articles and articles and nothing works. I am trying to display the value of my metabox on a template page. I successfully added the metabox, and I see ...
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How make a custom search on backend in Wordpress without plugin?

I have a post type called usr_jardin with a custom field called sim_nuip. I would like to get the search to work for the title of the post and also by custom field . I try this but does not work me. ...
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Tax Query With Meta Query

I'm tring to using tax_query and meta_query in taxonomy-term.php I want to sort list by date custom field. Taxonomy name is sektorler, Meta Key is bs_fuarlar_baslangic My Code is; <?php ...
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Which Meta Query Compare Method Should I use?

How do I do a 'like' comparison on a numeric value with meta_query? I have some code that does an autocomplete search for product sku's in WooCommmerce. It works fine for non numeric skus, but I ...
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wp_query for events & posts filtered by category

I need to perform a wp_query to return events and posts. The events need to be in a specific category (stub = 'novita') and the posts in cat 15. I feel like I've tried every conceivable permutation ...
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get_post_meta with WP_query

I know this is a convoluted loop (inherited from someone else), and this must be pretty simple: the_permalink and the_title display OK, but why doesn't my post meta eventdatestart echo?. <?php ...
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Get foreach for meta_query value

How can i get meta_box foreach value inside meta_query value, here is code: $my_id = get_post_meta(get_the_ID(), "artist_name", true); $artistNames = array(); foreach($my_id as $id) { ...