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

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How to sort by meta value?

How can I sort by meta value? In meta value I have "price" (float). I make this query, but always get Sorry, no posts matched your criteria. $posts = query_posts( $query_string . '&orderby=...
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Transients vs CRON +Custom Fields: Caching Data Per Post

Wanted some opinions on a solution I'm trying to come up with: I have a fan/enthusiast plugin I'm working on for fans of TV shows. One of the custom post types attached to the plugin is a release ...
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Change slug with custom field

I want to change the slug of a post with a custom field. In example, if the custom field is "keyword" my post link will become: mysite.com/keyword. If the custom field is empty, i want to generate a ...
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post meta data clearing on autosave

For starters I am using this GREAT answer to achieve custom post types as well as a custom way to insert those post types into other pages, you can view that answer here: Custom field/meta populated ...
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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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Up/Down voting system for Wordpress

Looking in all posts with keywords "voting system, upvote, downvote", I can't find a satisfying solution for this issue, except accepting one of the available plugins, spend a lot of time undersanding ...
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How Do I Use WP_Query to Run This Database Query as Search Result?

I have created a search box with a drop down box of 4 options to customize the search: A general default search, no filter A custom search according to the post title for a custom post type only. A ...
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Move Title and the Content WYSIWYG editor position

Right now, the Title is the first thing at the top of the page, then we have next the WYSIWYG Editor. I would like to add a Custom Meta Box and insert it before the title or WYSIWYG editor. How can ...
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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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Group posts by meta_key

I have a Problem with grouping meta_values. The Query looks for posts with the meta key "company". I want a unique listing of the colors like: blue red yellow array_unique was not successful and also ...
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get_post_meta - get a single value

When I do get_post_meta($post->ID, "company_wp_box_g", false) I am getting back an array of key/values pairs. array (size=1) 0 => array (size=7) 'f_name' => string '...
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What is “meta_input” parameter in wp_insert_post() used for?

I am inserting some post into wordpress using the function wp_insert_post(). I want to insert some custom fields on each post and reading the documentation I though the meta_info parameter was used ...
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meta_query: using BETWEEN with floats and/or casting to DECIMAL

Each post has a lat/lng value attached to it via postmeta. I'm trying to grab all posts within a bounding lat/lng value. Here's the get_posts query: $posts = get_posts(array( 'posts_per_page' =&...
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Meta query with boolean true/false value

I'm trying to show all rental properties, first by all properties that have not been rented, and then by all properties that are currently rented. There is a custom post type 'rent' with custom post ...
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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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Adding meta tag without plugin

Is it possible to add meta title, meta description, meta keywords in every page without installing plugin? My client require not to install plugin. I am curious about this case, all I know is the ...
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How to access the post meta of a post that has just been published?

I am using the hook publish_post to run my code where I need the post meta of the just published post. But the post meta value I am looking for is somehow not available at this point of execution. On ...
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Edit meta data does't work with custom sql

I have a form that uploads posts to Wordpress, and at the same time I can edit things like the meta data afterwards. However using the Wordpress edit_post_data works fine but a custom SQL query won't ...
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Display info from custom fields in all images' HTML

Okay, I've been working on this all day and can't find the solution anywhere. I've created a custom field within the image upload screen (info first found here). The field stores the name of a ...
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Custom URl parameter

i have Wp blog that need to receive a custom paramter on category page for filter the posts like my rule. For example: http://mysite.com/category/teste?myvar=ABC How can I get the myvar from ...
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Update meta values with AJAX

I am working on a voting system in Wordpress. I first made it with GET requests but someone told me you should not use GET for this, So I started working with AJAX to update custom fields/meta values, ...
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Wordpress Menu Disappears when $query->query_vars['meta_key'] is set

I've set some meta variables on my WP posts. I want to be able to sort by these variables, and everything is working great except when I sort by either "views" or "likes". When I sort by either of ...
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Maintaining two permalink structures

How can I create two different permalink structures for a Wordpress blog, determined by an addition to the post meta? On the old site, articles were available through the following structure: /index....
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How to store post meta in an array?

What is the best way to store post meta in an array (using a custom write box, know how to do that) so that all post meta is in a single custom field?
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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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Compile meta values from custom loop into array and then calculate sum total

I tried explaining this yesterday but I fear I made things more complicated than they needed to be. I have a custom loop that pulls through standard Wordpress posts with various arguments. $args = ...
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Having trouble with custom post type / meta box

I've been working on a custom post type meta-box implementation that allows me to change the post_date to match the value in my "date" meta-box. The function works perfectly except when I try to add ...
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HM CMB: Post Select Field for CPT ID

'm using human made's custom meta boxes framework (https://github.com/humanmade/Custom-Meta-Boxes). Using the post select: array( 'id' => 'example-field-post-select', 'name' =&...
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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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how to fire join query with post_meta

I have print sql query that runs within 'posts_where' filter and its like: SELECT wp_posts.* FROM wp_posts WHERE 1=1 AND wp_posts.post_type = 'shop_order' AND post_date >= '2013-08-26' AND ...
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Can't sort order of wp_query with 2 meta keys

I'm trying to display custom post types by excluding the sold ones but also by displaying them in alphabetical order from the county meta_key. I'm trying to use pre_get_posts but I'm not sure that ...
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How to display custom post meta in the appearance->menus page

I'm working on a website and added a custom meta option for all pages / posts called: "Location". $value = get_post_meta( $post->ID, '_privacy_location', true ); I'd like to add the value on ...
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Short of raw SQL, can I query for multiple attachment metadata that have a given array key?

With raw SQL through $wpdb, I believe that I could do something along the lines of this (untested): SELECT post_id, meta_value FROM postmeta WHERE meta_key = '_wp_attachment_metadata' AND meta_value ...
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Sanitaizing Select Optin For Custom Post Type Metabox in WP

Using WordPress 3.8.1, I have a Custom post Type called "Map" and it contains a Metadata which is a Select options element as: <label for="my_meta_box_select">Countries</label> <select ...
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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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Custom Meta Box with variable number of fields

Here is what I wanna do and I basically would just like some ideas from someone more experienced that would help to get started in the right direction. I have a custom post type (Exams) that has is ...
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List Custom Taxonomy Values according to a Post Meta Value

I' having a custom post type with custom taxonomy. In the Post I've specified a post meta value (via update_post_meta) that has the value '0' or '1' (it's a checkbox). Now I'm trying to generate a ...
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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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How can I add a custom meta value on file upload?

I am looking for an option where a custom meta value will be saved when user uploads an attachment. Lets say I need a meta key _example_meta_key and want to save meta value of this as ex087659bh (It ...