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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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) { ...
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Check whether attachment ID is associated with more than one post?

Is there a function to check whether an attachment ID (=get_post_thumbnail_id(..)) is associated with more than one post? With "associated" I mean that a posts's meta value for the meta_key ...
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CPT search using meta_query and meta key as array [duplicate]

Hi i got custom post type and meta key 'tf_elements' which is an array and look like this: a:28:{s:22:"Mikrofon bezprzewodowy";s:3:"Tak";s:19:"Mikrofon przewodowy";s:3:"Tak";s:39:"Sprzęt do ...
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Comparing arrays with meta_query in pre_get_posts

I'm working on a form for filtering a list of posts using custom fields created with the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. Because of the form, I'm using the pre_get_posts action to change the query via ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...