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

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Post image in WordPress not appearing on home page

I just installed WordPress and I'm trying to set a image to every post I have. I did this: Custom fields ----name: paddimage-gallery --value: URL of image. I go to my home page and it does not ...
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Custom Meta Data is not being saved

I have created a custom meta box using following link in wordpress 3.0: http://farinspace.com/how-to-create-custom-wordpress-meta-box/ I am using same code and custom meta data is not being saved. I ...
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WP insert post PHP function and Custom Fields

The WordPress function is used for submitting data programatically. Standard fields to submit to incude the content, excerpt, title, date and many more. What there is no documentation for is how to ...
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Non-Closing PHP Query in WordPress Loop

I have the following query in WordPress to call custom post meta, everything is working fine, with one exception, whichever query is second is echoing nothing. Sorry for the WordPress post, but for ...
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Access post meta in future_to_publish function

Why am I having trouble accessing post meta data in a future_to_publish add action in functions.php? I have tried: function post_to_twitter() { global $post; $url = get_post_meta($post->...
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Convert User ID's to User Names in a single.php file

I have a post_meta "thevoters" that store users ids like: 1,2,20 ...etc, How i can turn this id's to User Names to list them in a single page? This will echo the numbers as text, echo ...
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Exclude from the query posts with meta_key and meta_value

I use this function to exclude from the query posts that are 30 days old, function filter_where($where = '') { //posts in the last 30 days $where .= " AND post_date > '" . date('Y-m-d', ...
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Move Post to different category if post_meta field is 0 or is 2 days old?

Is it possible to move a post to an another category if post_meta field is 0 ? I'm building a reverse order vote, every post have by default 10 votes and after a user vote, removes one vote by ...
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Custom query, multiple custom keys

I need to get posts that have two meta-values. It tried the following code, but this is getting empty result <?php $featuredquery = " SELECT wposts.* FROM $wpdb->posts wposts, $wpdb-&...
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Query between two meta values?

How do I limit the query by two custom meta fields, a start date and an end date? This is what my data looks like: meta_key | meta_value | ------------------------| start_date | 20100131 | //Jan ...
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Updating post meta for custom post types

I'm writing a plugin for work (still) and having one more issue. I've added my meta boxes as needed. However, the problem I'm having occurs when saving the post. My snippets for saving pretty much ...
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Set Expiration Date of a Post from the Frontend with wp_insert_post

i try to build a form that users posts from frontend, everything works fine but i need to know if it's possible, if i play with the 'post_date' => date('Y-m-d H:i:s')? if i add a hidden field that ...
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WP_Query, custom sort and custom filter

Is it possible using WP_Query to return a filtered list of items based on the following criteria set? I seem to be struggling as there are numerous queries against custom fields. Select all posts ...
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query_posts() on key's value, or key's existence

I recently started using simple fields on a project to differentiate between types of posts. All posts from now on will have one of four possible meta values associated with this (Story, Article, ...
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using multiple meta_key and meta_value in query_posts

how can i use multiple meta_key and meta_value in query_posts? For example, I want to find multiple content with two different meta_key and meta_value. How do I do this? i using this code but not ...
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Custom wp_query time filter on meta_value

My goal is to only show posts with opening hours after business hours, for a given day. So, e.g. I have a (custom) post with following meta_key and meta_value: meta_key = 'monday, meta_value = '14:00 ...
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Post metadata deletes itself

I'm using a custom post type for a portfolio. I have a few option in there, bring saved by update_post_meta(), it seems to work fine, but then out of the blue (within the hour), the data deletes its ...
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Uknown meta entries in wp_postmeta

I'm working on a site that has been running for few years and had different maintainers so it's kind of a mess. What I found weird is a lot of entries in wp_postmeta where all the keys are numeric and ...
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Post meta vs separate database tables

When developing plugins that requires data storage, what's the pros and cons of using one method or another ? The explanation given in the codex is not detailed: Before jumping in with a whole ...
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Query 2 meta key values and a category

I have a wp query that works great - it returns a list of featured posts. WP_Query("category_name=office&meta_key=featured_post&meta_value=Yes&posts_per_page=3"); However I want to add ...
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Best way to programmatically remove a category/term from a post

I am working on a script to convert all posts in a given category to use a postmeta flag instead (testing of MySQL has shown me that on a site as large as mine this will lead to a meaningful decrease ...
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How should I use posts_where to change meta_value from a string to integer?

How should I use posts_where to change meta_value from a string to integer?
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meta_compare seems to be treating values as strings instead of integers as expected

Trying to use meta_compare as suggested in the codex: query_posts('meta_key=miles&meta_compare=<=&meta_value=22'); Here is my code: global $wp_query; query_posts( array_merge( array(...
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Conditionally Query Custom Post Types by Post Meta for Blog Home Page?

(Moderator's note: The question's original title was: "Custom query: Show custom post types plus custom post type with post meta on blog homepage") I'm in need of help with a custom query. I have ...
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How to find time last viewed?

I want to run an update script on pages that haven't been viewed and updated within X days. I'm using post meta to cache some related RSS feed data, and I want it updated once a week or two, but only ...
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How can I display a drop-down select of Post Names

I would like to add a custom write panel to a custom post type. I'm looking at the the code here: http://wefunction.com/2009/10/revisited-creating-custom-write-panels-in-wordpress/ I can get the ...
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Finding the page id

I'm not sure if I'm blind here, but short of digging directly into the database tables, where would I find the database id for a post or a page?
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Routine to convert custom post meta from old to new value

I have two custom post meta objects that have been applied to all pages and posts in my sites. The names are MyCustomHeader and MyCustomTitle and I have one of these assigned to each post and page in ...
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Custom query with query_posts doesn't show post without certain meta_key

I'm using query_posts to sort order certain categories. My code look like this: query_posts('category_name=abs&orderby=meta_value_num&meta_key=field_ordering&order=DESC'); This does ...
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Strategy to get post meta for use outside the loop

I need to know solutions for the question above. There are cases, when we need post meta information outside the loop. Let's say, I'm developing theme that will display ads from certain vendor on that ...
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How to create a mini directory in WordPress?

I'm looking to create a simple directory, something similar but not so powerful as SOBI2 for Joomla. Is there something like this for Wordpress? I want to store informations like: Name URL Address ...