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Get value of one meta key from different meta key

I have post with two meta keys say meta key A with value meta A And meta B with value meta B now I want with value to meta A given I could know value of meta B which is one. Please guide how can I ...
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Update post_meta field only when present

Present update_post_meta internally calls add_post_meta if the value is not present. What i want is to avoid calling add_meta if the value is not present and the value passed is '' (blank). I do ...
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Get a post_id where meta_value equals something in a serialized meta_value field

I'm storing CPT products' post IDs into CPT companies' post meta (meta_key = prefix_products). As a company can have multiple products, so I'm storing them into a PHP serialized array value. ...
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How to selected which tags to print, instead of printing the whole tag list?

When having this: $tag_list = get_the_tag_list( '', ', ' ); I substituted the meta print: printf( $tag_list, $category:list, etc ); by this: $printArray_tag_list = explode(', ', $tag_list); ...
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wordpress custom loop ascending descending posts by custom field

I am developing wordpress site that is depend upon price so i add custom filed named 'price' <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); echo $price = get_post_meta($post->ID, 'price', TRUE); ...
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Difference between meta keys with _ and without _ [duplicate]

In wp_postmeta table I noticed that some of the keys are with '_' (underscore) prefix and and some are without _ What is the major difference between these fields and how they can be used while ...
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Relationships are coming back with post IDs and not post Objects [closed]

I've tried pods bidirectional relationship and posts 2 posts now I'm using ACF 2 way relationship Anyway, I have the relationship setup and am linking the items and I am see the relationship as ...
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Why WordPress choose data serialization over json_encode?

In my little age with WordPress, I've seen WordPress itself and its friendly plugins are using PHP serialize() in storing data into db in many cases. But in a recent search I found a serious community ...
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Adding and updating repeating custom field meta data

I've got 20+ hours into this and could really use some help. Here is what I am trying to do.. For each record, add post meta. If the post meta already exists, update each field in the array. Just like ...
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Displaying meta via shortcode

So i added a custom post type and tax to my child themes function file and then added this for some meta i would like to know how i can get this info to display via shortcode? function ...
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I am trying to add custom-fields to a post carousel plugin

I have a post carousel on my website.I am trying to add an option to display custom fields. I looked at the code for the carousel and I tried to add my custom-fields option. I am not getting a display ...
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meta field search too restrictive in pre_get_post() for custom search

I'm trying to figure out how to loosen up a custom meta field matching string search in a custom search. Basically, if the meta field of a custom post has "Whistler Bike Park, Canada" and I enter ...
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Calculate top authors on the basis of Post Views

I wanted to calculate the Top authors on the single.php page according to the average of the posts views. I have created a function which is calculating the average of the total post views of a ...
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Assign postmeta in bulk

I have meta paramteres for my pages, which i would like to change in bulk (about 300 pages). I know that meta name is "header-settings" and values can be "no-data", "site-data" and "page-data" I also ...
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meta query always fails even if data is correct

I've following query - $query = array( 'post_type' => 'accessory', 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'accessory-bike', ...
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Set default Custom Post Meta Value

I've tried almost anything and just can't get this to work. I have a custom post type with a custom meta field and I want a default value to be added on when the Publish/Update/Save button is ...
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If meta_key exists then don't select this post?

I'm trying to select all posts EXCEPT ones with a meta_key somekey. SELECT * FROM wp_posts JOIN wp_postmeta ON wp_posts.ID = wp_postmeta.post_id WHERE meta_key != 'somekey' But this is still ...
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Wordpress altering my custom query, How to fix it?

I am querying for most popular posts by custom view count by using the custom query below, <?php $mostpopular_args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'orderby' ...
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Performace on 1 million plus meta fields vs 1 field with 1 million multi array

We are potentially looking into building a counter in a post_type. So a post meta field wil be created with some data like total downloads and downloads left (tied to user ID). We expect up to one ...
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Sorting Posts with meta value not working

I want to retrieve most popular posts based on 'view_count' meta value, the below code doesn't seem to work, I am getting some random posts, where am I doing it wrong? <?php ...
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Getting attachments by meta value

I'm stuck at a very simple point: I need to get all attachments by a custom meta key (and value). I'm developing a short code, so it has to work on every possible page. What I've tried so far: $args ...
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Adding meta data to an attachment post

I want to add a meta data to my attachment posts, so I can get them in order by meta value later. That meta value would be 'price'. So I thought this could work: I have this args: $args = array( ...
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Get posts ordered by meta data

I have a post type gtre and metadata price. The 'price' metadata I get using get_post_meta($post->ID, 'key', true)["price"]; So I don´t know how exactly should I write the args for WP_Query ...
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How to calculate the average of a post meta value(Numeric) of a specific author

I am having a website which is currently consist of multiple authors, Currently my website is having a module to count the total no. of views and i am storing this value in post meta as a ...
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Efficient way to save a lot of meta data

im currently developing a plugin that will read an external xml, and convert the data to a custom post type. Each post needs around 50-60 meta_fields. Right now im looping through each piece of needed ...
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Displaying a div from an assigned meta_value when on a page

On my website I created a custom metabox that is being displayed in the post type "page". The metabox will display a checkbox and 4 url fields. The checkbox will control the visibility of a div ...
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Get attachment by meta_key value

I need to get the attachment (will be only one per post) associated to a post with meta_key wpcf-legislacion-gratis (not matter the value the column has) by using a custom query using get_posts() ...
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Echo custom post meta from options array

The code below comes from: var_dump(get_post_custom($post->ID)). How can I echo the value of artist_seo_description from my PHP script? array(5) { ["_edit_last"]=> array(1) { [0]=> ...
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How to Update post status using meta data in Custom post TYpe

I have custom post type and have some some meta field it. I have a select field 'Publish' to change post status. if I set it 'yes' and click on Update button then post will be published and if i set ...
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Simple WP_List_Table won't return posts, let alone custom metadata

So, I am trying to create a simple WP_List_Table to return custom metadata from a custom metabox created by a plugin I developed. As of now, I haven't added any of the columns for the custom post ...
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Filtering by multiple conditions in the loop

I'm trying to filter the posts in my index by multiple conditions. So far I've tried with this: <?php $query = new WP_Query( array( "post__not_in" =>get_option("sticky_posts"), ...
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Can A Post Meta Field Store multiple values that are not in an array?

I have a post_meta field that seems to be displaying multiple values, yet they do not seem to be in an array. Using debug bar, this is what I see inside of the ...
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Wordpress custom post type

hello i have post_type "product" and taxonomy "price" can someone help me to query that custom post type with the selected taxonomy? my current code is like this <?php $term = get_term_by( ...
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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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Metabox of one post influence setting on other

This great answer by David Gard allowed me to have a metabox sticky (checkbox) for posts that could only be set (checked) on one posts in the loop at a time. If post A has that meta box checked, then ...
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wordpress sorting using array merge by price in ascending order but price with 0 must be show last

I'm using below code to filter the query on page and sort the post in ascending order by price. I'm getting desire output but my concern is , i want all price with 0 at last. <?php global ...
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Displaying randomly created meta values in wysiwig editor

I have already asked this question on stack overflow but I'm asking it once again here because i haven't found a solution to it yet. I am creating custom meta info for a post that will have null ...
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Query postmeta values, and return multiple post_titles for common meta value

As of now I query the DB: global $wpdb; $query = $wpdb->prepare(' SELECT p.post_id, p.meta_value, pm.post_title FROM %1$s AS p JOIN %2$s AS pm ON ...
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Custom Post Type meta value is being saved in array, instead of just the string (as value)

So, this is how WordPress is saving my CPT meta: array(8) { ["product_id"]=> array(1) { [0]=> string(10) "abcdefg987" } ["end_date"]=> array(1) { [0]=> string(10) "02-02-2015" } ...
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How to make custom post meta wp_editor translatable?

I have custom post type named soto_property in which I have added three wp_editor as post meta, using this code - wp_editor( htmlspecialchars_decode($valueeee1), 'propertyEditor1', ...
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Value of post meta dropdown is not showing in Wordpress

I have a select dropdown in my post meta in which I am getting post ids of all post of another custom post type. see below code- <select name="property_type" id="property_type"> ...
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Post Meta Checkbox won't save

I'm trying to use the script as per How set featured posts using checkbox in post edit screen? function register_post_assets(){ add_meta_box('featured-post', __('Featured Post'), ...
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How to sanitize select box values in post meta?

I have added a select box in the Post meta. Here is the code, and it works fine. My question is, do I need to sanitize the values before updating the post meta? If yes, how it should be done? This is ...
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Best way to check if a post with specific meta exists

I am building a function in wordpress that reads an XML file and imports 100-500 events as a post type to wordpress. The events have a lot of meta data that is saved as post meta. One of the meta data ...
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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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Act on user meta updated, but only once

My plugin is calling a third party over http whenever a users meta data is updated. To do this I am using the updated_user_meta hook. It seems however that that hook is called multiple times, once ...
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How do I remove all the metaboxes for a custom post type?

What's an effective way of removing all the meta boxes for a specific post type in Wordpress? The only solution for removing metaboxes at all that I've found seems to be the remove_meta_box() ...
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Save multiple custom post fields from quick edit

Context: A multiple custom posts and custom fields website. Since the website is rather complex, has a lot of users, a lot of editors and a lot of data, they asked to be able to choose which custom ...
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Show posts between two Custom Fields date

I'm trying to fetch all the posts from today to next week by using some custom fields inside posts, using Advanced Custom Fields. Everything was working until now, because it doesn't show posts from ...
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Advanced Custom Field — grabbing post_meta from previous post

Say I have an acf called "show_this_tomorrow" every day (in a new post) I put some data into the field. And I want to show that data output on the next days post. I was thinking I'd use this to grab ...