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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Meta query terribly slow

I have a custom meta query which is terribly slow or doesn’t even load till the end. With up to three arrays in 'meta_query' the query works fine, with four and up it doesn’t work anymore. When ...
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Very slow query with meta_query on large database

I have a blog with about 200k posts and each one have 20 custom fields. I've been using WordPress Transients_API to cache queries, in the few cases where it can be used, but it can't be used in some ...
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woocommerce: get product categories by custom meta [closed]

I followed this tutorial to add a custom field to a taxonomy Now I would like to extract a list of categories depending on this custom values and I couldn't find any reference on how to do that. I ...
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Get specific repeater row (via advanced custom fields) based on Meta Query with Wildcards

I've used Example 5 of: http://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/how-to/how-to-query-posts-filtered-by-custom-field-values/ to query a post by a wildcard. However, my problem is I only want to ...
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Sort Posts by Multiple Meta Values

1) Custom Post Type named "Buying_Locations" 2) Each Post has three meta values of: State, City, Store Name QUESTION: How can you show a list of these posts sorted alphabetically by State, then ...
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Order by custom field returns nothing [on hold]

im trying sort post by a custom field but i have no sucess: echo vp_metabox('meta_eventos.evento_data_start') Show one date, example: 16-03-2015 I need to sort posts by this date, im trying use: ...
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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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How do I create my own nested meta_query using posts_where / posts_join?

Some of my posts (not all) have a price as a meta key/value. Today I use the pre_get_posts action so that my users can search for prices that are between a certain value. This is the code that I'm ...
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ACF Relationship Field Search Filtering

I am trying to assign relate posts using the ACF relationship field. It has typeahead search to search by post titles. I would like to add meta_data search to the ACF relationship search. This ...
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WP Query Args - Title or Meta Value

How do I query by meta_value or title? If I set meta_values, $args['meta_query'] = array( 'relation' => 'OR', array( 'key' => 'model_name', 'value' => $thesearch, ...
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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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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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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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Get meta info related to current post

I'm trying to get the meta info by key rw_related_link for each post but my code is wrong since instead get the ones related to the current post I got the same in all post and that's wrong. This is ...
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Custom post type archive with rand and meta_value

I have a custom post type that have a meta_key custom_meta_sponsored that owns alphabetical values. "X" means post doesn't sponsored. I want to show the archive page in custom order, sponsored first ...
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Query posts if meta key starts with

I need to find posts with a meta key that starts with the current year + the current month (i.e. 201502), but the actual value could also contain any day within that month (i.e. 20150214). The ...
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How to order a post type with meta_value_num and if meta_value_num does not exist then order by date

I want to order a list of post on basis of ratings. I have used meta key "wp_ratings" for storing the rating value in wp_postmeta table. Now I want to sort all posts . If a post does not contains the ...
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add_query_arg to compare and display events from a certain date

I have archive-events.php file that sorts custom post type 'events' via WP_Query using custom field that is date formatted YYYYMMDD (20150215) like this: $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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get_post_meta doesn't work with variable

The $event_count variable doesn't prints anything, what am i doing wrong? global $post; $event_count = get_post_meta($post->ID, 'eab_event-bp-group_event', true); $args = array( 'post_type' ...
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Any number in meta key (wp query)

I have such a query. The field modules_%_text is advanced custom fields flexible field where % should stand for ANY ROW number, it seams that it should work like that, however it's not. What i'm doing ...
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WP_query - Filter by tax_query and meta_query using multiple select

I have a Publications Post Type, a Writers Taxonomy and a Publications Custom 'Meta Box' Value; parent_id. In my archive-publictions-post.php template I am trying to filter the WP_Query Class, with ...
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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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Sorting posts by ACF field

I am trying to sort posts by the 'prempost' ACF field, but it's not working (just shows default order). Can anyone see where I'm going wrong? ACF support suggested that I use http_build_query, which ...
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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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Sort users by meta_value_num

I'm having problems using WP_User_Query to sort users by a meta value number, I would of thought this would be simple by it just displays results as descending alphabetically. <?php $args = ...
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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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Query by meta_key and order by meta_value_num return orderby date

I'm trying to use the orderby and custom WP_Query features of wordpress. It works nicely to select item by their meta and to order by date. Unfortunately, it seems that I could not get the post ...
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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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How build search with filleting custom taxonomy and custom fields

I wanna explain about my search box, actually what i want to make. Ive a search input and few check boxes to filter the search result. i need to search like this : [Country1] AND ( [venue1] OR ...
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I can't set meta_key in my custom post type query

I've created a custom post, events, and saved the meta data event_year to each event. I'm trying to get a year's event archive. When I go the the following URL, the meta_key and meta_value are not ...
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meta_query with meta values as serialize arrays

I'm working on a project in which I'm creating a custom post type and custom data entered via meta boxes associated with my custom post type. For whatever reason I decided to code the meta boxes in ...
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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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Comparing a field with several values at once with meta_query

I'm comparing the trip_region custom field of my trip CPT to the first element of an array: $filter_region[0]. Howevere I may have more elements in that array and I need to select trips whose ...
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Advanced Meta Query for Large Calendar Website (12k+ posts) (175k+ wp_postmeta rows)

The Problem On a site I built, I opted to use custom fields instead of a calendar plugin to organize my posts in a "calendar". In the beginning this seemed like the most logical way to accomplish ...
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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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WP_User_Query with meta_query array relation 'OR'

I just updated to WP 4.1 and a User_Query I was using is now returning 0 instead of the expected results. $pm = array( //'role' => 'program_manager', 'orderby' => 'display_name', ...
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posts_clauses : Filtering Posts by multiple meta posts issue

Im trying to write function to filter posts by country and language, but as I see here posts are not filtered and I cant detect where is the problem. This is my code inserted in beginning of my ...
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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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Add custom fields to search

I want to add a custom fields ("introduction" and "ensavoirplus") to search of Wordpress, but the SQL code is not exact. I don't understand if i do a mistake or if WP don't can do this. But my attempt ...
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What's the best way to query for currently running Wordpress events [duplicate]

I have a custom post type 'events' which has two extra fields. start_date and end_date. Start date must be set but end date is optional. I want to show events that are upcoming (after today's date) ...
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Ordering posts having multiple post-meta date fields

Hello WordPress developers. Over the years, I've found answers to many questions I've had with WordPress. I want to thank you for your help. Today, I have a question myself, and seek for expert ...
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Meta Query querrying several post types based on ACF fields is broken after update to WP 4.1

I was using the following arguments for a WP_Query for months: $args = array( 'post_type' => array( 'posttype1', 'posttype2', 'posttype3', 'posttype4' ), 'posts_per_page' => -1, ...
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Multiple compare issue using meta_query

I want search query where $_GET['time'] is equal and between happy_hour_start_time and happy_hour_end_time. Below mention query is not working properly. Please suggest me solution. $meta_query[] = ...
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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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Different page parameters inside query

I get with that code some pictures from different pages they have a special parent page. $query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'page', 'post_parent__in' => ...