Post meta is a data set containing additional core as well as custom post information.

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How can I get the $key / $value pairs of custom fields that were added via 3rd party plugins or themes?

I'm running WP Job Manager plugin which is designed to allow its custom post type fields to be altered within a theme or plugin via custom filters. I have added my own custom fields (example) and the ...
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Echo out custom fields in comments

I am trying to figure out how to echo 4 created fields from a plugin in my theme template for the comment form and customize the comments output as well. The plugin I am using lets me add custom ...
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What is the code to get the download link for a product in WooCommerce?

I'm trying to add the direct download link of a product to a button, but I'm stuck. What I tried is this <a href="<?php echo $product->downloadable_files; ?>">Download</a> ...
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Get Meta Values and Count based on Meta Keys

Is there a function or a script to get the distinct meta values given a meta key and post type? I was hoping for a function similar to get_terms() for taxonomy. In addition to each meta value, there ...
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Get meta value when the page is a blog archive

I'm using custom metaboxes on my pages. For example: header icon. I created a page for the news on my site. I selected it as a blog archive page under Settings->Reading page. Unfortunately I can't ...
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how to show the post-meta for particular custom field in my post? [duplicate]

function add_custom_field() { add_meta_box( 'my_field', 'My Field', 'add_input', 'post' ); } add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'add_custom_field' ); function add_input( $post ) { $value = ...
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How to update post meta in schedule event action-function?

I want to execute something like this. What I must to change in following code? wp_schedule_event( time(), 'hourly', $string); add_action($string, 'do_this_hourly'); function do_this_hourly() { ...
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Creating terms vs custom post meta to save data?

I am making a news aggregation site on wordpress. I've to save domains of source urls somewhere. Sometimes source url could be same for multiple posts. So I'm confused how should I save the data. ...
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What is the best way to query posts based on live data?

I work on developing plugin for WordPress. In each post, there are rating bar that users can rate 1-5 star to post. I calculate the grow rate based on (Stars in past 7 day from now). I want to show ...
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Problem serializing single quote and double quote into post meta

This is a silly question and I shouldn't have to be spending this much time on this issue. I've been trying all sorts of things without any success. I am trying to serialize a string with single ...
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How to get the total number of meta_values based on a custom post type?

I need to display the total number of votes that have been made for a specific custom post type. Here's an example of how the wp_postmeta table looks for these keys/values: meta_id post_id meta_key ...
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Post rating without plugins?

Is there any simple post rating snippet which will work when page is cached. There is many functions, for example this: <form method='POST' action=""> <input type=hidden name=rate ...
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So much data in postmeta

Last year started using custom fields and in one year I have 230,540 rows in wp_postmeta table. This year will add more data and new fields and I don't know what to do, to create new table or continue ...
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Access post meta just after publishing

the following code is supposed to store post meta of the recently published post to the variable $temp. But it doesn't, $temp is always empty. This seems to happen because "transition_post_status" ...
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Adding description to wordpress blog post through wp-admin panel

Is there a way to add a description to my Wordpress blog post through wp-admin panel?
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Search one custom field?

In posts there is in custom field named "color". I have custom search page template, and I would like to show search results only from that one custom field. How to limit search to look just in one ...
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Remove metabox container and header

Is it possible to remove the whole header of my metabox (title+toggle icon) and the container (.postbox) ? I wonder I can use css to remove them, but is it the best solution?
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Use WP_Query in shortcode

I'm trying to get meta information from the first four posts that have a meta key equal to Sedan, then format that posts meta in order to set up gallery type display boxes. I believe it has something ...
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Can't save meta field value if the title not set

I'm using the example from WordPress Codex (https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/add_meta_box#Procedural) to add and save meta box values. Unfortunately I can't save the value of the meta ...
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Pre_get_posts meta query value serialized array using multiple URL parameters

Using the 'pre_get_posts' action I'm looking to return all posts which match multiple URL parameters by defining the meta_query. For example: example.com/?size=large,small&options=green,blue,red ...
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How To Add Custom Meta Field Select/Radio Box to Post List Bulk Edit Mode

How can you add a radio fieldset to a custom post-types post list bulk edit screen for a custom meta field? Please provide in depth code example and explanation and thanks in advance. The ...
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Structure of postmeta meta_value for woocommerce product download

So I'm working on a monster script to port all of our existing stuff from Joomla/Virtuemart to Wordpress/WooCommerce. So far I've got just about everything done with moving over our product ...
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Need to make a “Meta Box” for Post search

I have a theme, where i can associate post with page there is called ( Hubs ) its part of the actually page. I have figure out so much that when i post a news about something, and it have to go into ...
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Storing post_meta fields in array

I need to have 8 separate post meta fields on each post in wp-admin (shown in a custom meta field box). I'd like the data from these 8 fields to be stored in an array as one post_meta field for easy ...
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How do I add advanced custom fields / meta fields to Elasticsearch? [closed]

I am using the plugin ElasticPress. I'd like it to index some extra (advanced custom) fields. The only info I can find is this comment by one of the developers: [...]if you would like to add ...
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Convert meta description into corresponding excerpts / yoast seo plugin

I m using Yoast SEO plugin on my blog. I never filled excerpts manually, but filled the meta description for each posts. But now for some reasons i need to use get_the_excerpt hook and I have never ...
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What is the different between an attachment in wp_posts and an attachment in wp_postmeta?

After the Woocommerce dummy products are imported, I notice that in the database, there are different records in different tables but point to THE SAME photo attachment. The question is why? What are ...
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Remove href tag from wp_postmeta in 34,000 posts?

I'm using Godaddy Hosting, PHP 5, and Wordpress 4.2.1 I have 34,000 + posts that need outdated href tags removed. I am able to remove tags, one post at a time, by using this code in a page template ...
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WP_Query Posts by Metadata from Option Tree

I am doing a WP_Query trying to filter out the posts by Metadata. $args = array( 'ignore_sticky_posts'=> 1, 'post_type' => 'post_projects', 'post_status' => 'publish', ...
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how to show posts based on meta value for a logged user in admin pannel

I need to show posts in admin panel based on meta value. I have a meta box when logged in user want to add new post, he should checked the users in meta box that can view that post. when that user ...
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Use REGEXP in WP_Query meta_query key

I know I can use REGEXP in WP_Query like this: $query = new WP_Query(array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'post_status' => 'publish', 'meta_query' => array( array( ...
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Wordpress User Meta Open Graph and WPSEO Yoast different in production and staging environments

When using Facebook share to share a link I have been using WPSEO and custom hooks to update the Open Graph meta information based on custom parameters in the url in the theme's function.php file. /* ...
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WP_Query - Accessing MetaValue from Query Result

Have this code. In doing a var_dump the meta_value is being retrieved under public object meta_value. I'm trying to access this data in a "WordPress" away instead of a more traditional PHP way. What ...
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Complex strcuture as CPT or taxonomy for use in woocommerce product variations [closed]

In woocommerce, I've got a bunch of products, which all have a certain material assigned. My current implementation of a material is a CPT (with about 20 fields (color, transparancy, reflection, ...
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Disable Facebook Comments Automatically On CPT

I am working with the Facebook comments plugin. I have a custom post type that never uses Facebook comments. I am trying to create a function to automatically turn these off when the custom post ...
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WP-API : post_meta not updated… but have another entry

When creating a post, I put some post_meta here is the code for the creation edition and deletion of a post https://gist.github.com/eduplessis/dc530523f0b98ae233dc and here is the result of the ...
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Execute action after post is saved with all related post_meta records (data)

I have to execute custom PHP code after new post is saved with all it's meta data. My question is how to achieve that? Tried with save_post action, but it executes before meta records are saved, so I ...
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Sorting and limitation with pre_get_posts

This is my third question regarding WP queries and pre_get_posts (sorry about that) but I cant give up one step before the full success :) So the story - my query is limiting front page posts to ...
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get registered metaboxes by post type or post ID

I am looking for a method to get the registered metaboxes for a specific post type (or post ID) when on a separate, unrelated post type. I am working on making a custom "editing" post type for a ...
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How can merge two arrays values in one array and save in database

I am working on WordPress upload meta fields. When user upload images the images are sized in two dimension one is "thumb" and one is "big" and they re sized very perfectly. I save both of images ...
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Dynamic CSS for CPT that requires post meta data

I have an, admittedly weird, CPT structure. I have two CPT's, one is 'section' - which is basically meant to represent a tag in HTML - and the other is 'sectioned_page' - which displays user chosen ...
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Why is get_post_meta returning an array when I specify it as single?

The documentation from get_post_meta makes it sound as if the single argument will determine whether or not meta values are returned in an array or not. For example: // If I set single to false, or ...
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Display post meta conditionally based on it's value

I have a custom field that's a radio button with 3 choices (yes, no, other). What I'd like to do is the following: [If custom field value is yes] Display something here [elseIf custom field value ...
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Can't get post ID using wp_insert_post_data

I have 3 custom fields as shown below. I want to use them to generate the title when I save/publish... etc The code works if I insert the post id as a number but not like this... function ...
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How to manipulate Wordpress custom fields to implement OG Tags on individual Posts

Hello my name is Erin and I have just started sharing my website content onto Facebook. The problem I've run into is that I can not control the description, image or title of the post. After doing ...
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How to add post reference field to a plugin?

I am trying to add a field to a custom post type through a plugin I am creating. One of the fields I need is a post reference / link to field. Any ideas on how to do this? In the WYSIWYG when you ...
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Filter query posts by the count of metas for a meta key

I know it is possible to filter queries to order posts by the numeric value of a meta. For example, I store the number of total likes for a post in a single meta key : ...
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Detect DOM Changes in Custom Metabox

I have a scenario where I use a custom metabox that contains two tables. One table contains a select list which a user can then add details about the selection. When complete, they click a button to ...
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How to compare two posts including their meta fields on a scalable base?

I have set up a wordpress in a way that posts can be cloned and be altered by a different author. whenever this is the case, i want the administrator to be notified via an additional tab in the ...
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help with wordpress post_meta saving and updating

i have this code which works fine, i can input information, save information, retrieve information no problem but if i want to erase an existing information to leave the field blank it will not erase, ...