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Issue on Working with Metabox - Checkbox to enable Sale Items

Using WP 3.8.1, I have a Custom Post Type which is called "Sport" and it has a Metdabox - medata data as I do not need to set up online shopping but I world like to add Price of my products to any ...
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Wordpress Admin Panel Search posts with custom post meta values along with title

Trying to modify default admin search by including search by custom post type fields, Below is my code, function custom_search_query( $query ) { $custom_fields = array( // put all the meta ...
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Filter posts by tax (dropdown) and meta value

I'm having a page on which all my custom post types are displayed. I now need to add another to the existing ones: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'bkroadkill', 'post_status' => ...
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Use and get custom user metadata

I wanted to check if a post custom field matches the logged user's custom metadata. If it does then list only posts that match. I think that's possible.
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Search custom post type by meta data

I have a custom post type 'Property' which my users need to be able to search by meta data. I have 3 search functions - 2 on the frontend 1 in the admin area - 2 of which are running as expected and ...
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populate post meta in gravity forms [closed]

I can populate post author email with this code: add_filter('gform_field_value_author_email', 'populate_post_author_email'); function populate_post_author_email($value){ global $post; ...
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Adding custom fields to the Quick Edit screen - puzzled about the column concept

We've been told that: The quick_edit_custom_box action hook will not fire unless there are custom columns present. (Source^) If so, then adding a custom field edit functionality to the Quick ...
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Meta box losing its value when scheduled post is published

I've created a plugin with a meta box that has a check box and noticed that when a post goes from scheduled (future) to published the meta is no longer checked. When I schedule the post and check the ...
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Advanced Custom Fields: wp_get_attachment_url not working, attachment page says “Missing Attachment”

I used Advanced Custom Fields to add a file upload field to a custom post type. I have the following code in the template for this custom post type: $file = get_field('file'); echo ...
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How to re-run the main query based on meta data value?

When a user requests a custom post url like */books/best-book-eva, I want to (with a plugin) hook in before the page is displayed (and the main query run if possible) check that posts meta value ...
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Is there a filter for get_post_custom()?

I know there's a filter get_post_content that I can hook into, but that only seems to work with get_post_meta, I need to filter individual values of get_post_custom() by checking if the metadata key ...
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How to get meta value in wp_attachment_metadata

I want to get wp_attachment_metadata in my own way. I want to separate the sizes (Thumbnail, Large, Medium, Small). The meta value on database looks like this: ...
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How to rewrite CPT-Permalinks the correct way (incorporating meta-box-data)?

Using the below hooks, I tried to rewrite the permalinks of my custom post type magazine_issue to be made of values of additional meta-fields I added to the edit screen. The problem with my actual ...
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Content hooks vs User hooks

This is more of a theory question than a question with a direct answer. I've been working with different actions for firing functions when a post is updated or deleted and when users are updated or ...
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How do I delete element from a serialized array upon deletion of a post?

I want to delete an element (post id) from a serialized array associated with a specific meta_key. The following screenshot tells the whole story. What you're seeing are, post ids saved in a ...
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Front end file upload returning wrong attachment url

So I'm making a simple file uploader with wordpress where users don't need to go into wp-admin to add a file. I have it working great, it uploads the file to the correct folder..etc but the only ...
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How to sort post_meta in edit.php?

I have Custom Type cpt1 and Custom Fields cf1, when you use hook manage_cpt1-bien_sortable_columns, wordpress don't sort the post_meta ?
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Adding custom fields (post meta) before/during wp_insert_post()

Our code base has a ton of logic that executes as the post is inserted/created. However, some of that logic depends on custom post meta. The only way I know of to add post meta to a new post is like ...
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advanced custom fields update_field for field type: Taxonomy

I need to insert a post via wp_insert_post and then add relevant post_meta - however, the WP admin has been customized with the excellent ACF. I know I can add_post_meta in this way: add_post_meta( ...
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Unsure how to add simple checkboxes that write to a small table to admin

I've been doing a lot of reading on the add_meta_boxes...but there's so much information that I'm confused about when to use them. I have a little plugin that writes out some checkboxes and then when ...
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Set Checkbox as checked by default

I want to add a checkbox in the post meta and set it as checked by default. I am trying following code, but it does not display the checked box by default. However it saves correctly and after saving ...
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Order by a meta fiel in query loop

I would like to sort my article from a category by a number added in a meta field. Here is the first step, I get the articles to display on the page. <?php $cat = get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), ...
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Rich Custom Field for Custom Post type not saving

I am new to creating meta boxes and I am trying to create a custom field meta box that is connected to a custom post type which is created by WooTheme Sensei (Post type = lesson). I am trying to use ...
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update_post_meta() whenever custom post type is updated

I need the following functionality. Whenever my custom post type is updated or saved I need to overwrite certain custom post metas. I need to make sure this only affects posts of the post type ...
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Remove meta info for one specific category on all posts in that category

As for the moment each post on my site http://wonderfulwanderings.com (hope this is okay, just want you to know what I'm talking about) is displaying which category it belongs to. I would like to ...
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How to get pictures of the Wordpress post

During the post creation of a post in Wordpress, I add 2 pictures in the post Gallery. How can I retrieve uploaded pictures URLs to display them on the other template?
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Trying to get custom post meta through Jetpack JSON API

I'm using the Jetpack for Wordpress to produce a JSON API for my Events custom post type, which works fine: https://public-api.wordpress.com/rest/v1/sites/MYSITE/posts/?type=events&number=100 ...
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query_posts orderby postmeta

I'm trying to retrieve a custom post type and order it by a custom date stored in postmeta. The custom date is a unix timestamp. The meta_query works correctly - it only retrieves posts with a ...
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wp_postmeta are updated for only one page

Code below only updates wp_postmeta of one specific post, not all the posts. On other pages the meta_key is not even added to the table, so it is not the problem with saving but with something else, ...
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Add auto increment value to custom meta

I have a custom meta "code" in my CPT. How can I make it so that it has a number that will auto increment every time the admin publishes a post? My solution is to add a table in the database that is ...
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Custom post type submenu sorted by specific meta_key & meta_value

I have a created a custom post type called "Events" using register_post_type. I am now trying to create a submenu within "Events" that will only show events sorted by a specific meta_key and ...
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delete_post_meta() for whole CPT / multiple posts?

I'm cleaning up a theme and one of Custom Post Types has some odd, long gone custom fields. I want to delete them, unfortunately delete_post_meta() takes post->ID for an argument, while I want to ...
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Meta box values are displayed on Custom Fields list. Is it possible to hide them?

I have multiple meta boxes for my Custom Post Type posts. I want my users to add new fields using Custom Fields. The problem is - Custom Fields display all the garbage from my metaboxes and it might ...
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Wordpress postmeta: Store data as an array or single item?

I know it could be difficult to query a single item that saved in an array in wordpress postmeta table, but I have lots of metadata for a single post which may create too many rows for the postmeta ...
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wordpress update multiple posts post meta

I am trying to update multiple posts post meta at the same time. I have the following query: <form action="" method="post"> <?php $variations = new WP_Query(); ...
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shortcode in a custom metabox

I am trying to add a shortcode from a plugin to my custom metabox. I have read it isn't the done thing but in this case i do need it to work. The client might not add a video but might add an image ...
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How to keep a check box in custom meta box for custom post type checked by default for add new post?

In my custom plugin, I have a custom post type and have a custom meta box for it. I have few fields in it, one of it is a check box. I want this check box to be checked by default when I go for a add ...
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Custom Post Types. Are there any disadvantages/advantages in using a plugin to develop them?

There are a few plugins which can assist you in building your CPT's, and these can usually handle your taxonomies and sometimes postmeta also. Some even take it further than that. I know that as with ...
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How to create a custom search in wordpess matching with title and metadata

I want a custom search in wordpress where the search query should return results matching to post title or with a custom metadata. For example if a user is searching for "chicken" in my site, it ...
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WooCommerce custom taxonomy as meta?

I have created two custom taxonomies: (slug) = language (slug) = location On the single product page I would like to display these two as meta below the "Categories" and "Tags." Example: I found ...
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Trying to get property of non-object error using get_post_meta()

I made a simple function for post_meta, in functions.php: // Top Sub Heading (top_sub) FROM CUSTOM FIELD function topSub( $Trunckvalue = null ) { global $post; $TopSub = get_post_meta( ...
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How to query post ids liked by the Author

I'm using wti_like plugin and this is how i get the number(count) of post liked by the author // Get the author object $author = get_user_by( 'slug', get_query_var( 'author_name' ) ); // Get the ...
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How to add multiple featured image in meta box in post editor?

I would like to add multiple featured image in meta box in post editor area apart from default available featured image. I have added the meta box but i have no idea on adding the featured image ...
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Why does get_transient() always return string even if integer set?

I've been trying to bug fix the following method for hours now, and don't have an idea why it always returns a string, instead of an integer. The idea is to return a class property, if exists, or a ...
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Problem with inserting Iframe in post_meta with Cron

I am trying to automatically post from Tumblr to Wordpress. I've made some scripts that enable Wordpress to put the first image of the content as Featured image and put the first <iframe> in ...
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Sorting meta box values by start- and enddate and all dates in between

What I've been attempting to write is a function that will allow me to sort a list of WordPress posts by their meta values start date, end date and all dates in between. I've set up a custom metabox ...
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Unique Post Meta Values

I want to use Unique IDs like YouTube video IDs and WordPress post IDs in a custom field 'youtube_id'. I just created a front-end add post page and want to check if 'youtube_id' used or not used in a ...
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Retrieve user_meta and copy to post_meta

As geo mashup only retrieves post_meta, I am trying to copy over the geo_location from a custom registration field into the meta for page containing the map. The code I am using is: <?php ...
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How to retrive Custom Post Type Meta Fields in Custom WP_Query

Can some one let me know How I can render the Custom Post Type Meta Fields (Meta-boxes). I have a Custom Post Type Called "News" and I successfully added a Metabox to my Custom Post Type called "News ...
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Gravity Forms Update post meta from template

I created a form called 'Books' which has the fields: Title (Post Title) Author Genre (Dropdown - fantasy, horror, drama... etc) ISBN Number Status (Dropdown - Default Option - Published, additional ...