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Custom search for custom post meta with pre_get_posts interferes with WP search

I'm making a custom post meta search with the pre_get_posts function in my Divi child theme functions.php file. The problem is that the final query gathers not only the results for my custom post ...
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Problem with adding custom post type meta to header by plugin

I'm trying to write a plugin by which a meta code will be added to specific post type header. I tried to use this code: function msc_header() { if ( is_singular( 'article' ) ) { echo '<...
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Is it possible to retrieve all posts with a certain value for metadata?

Under 4.5, I have posts with meta_key as series and meta_value as 19, 20, etc I am trying to loop through them in a template, and I guess I'm a special kind of dense. Most recently I have tried $...
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Wordpress retrieving meta data for all custom post types in list view

Im having an issue in WP where php is dying, ive increased memory but the process jumps to 100% cpu usage then dies and apache throws a 500 error. Ive tried to get apache to log something, or php / ...
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Does get_post_meta result in a database query each time?

I want to add some new functionality to a post type. It is going to result in a dynamic number of meta fields. I want to know if i could consolidate the content into a single field (messy) or to ...
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Custom meta is not being saved

I have created the following class in order to add a custom metabox for my posts, but the data is not being saved. Anybody can say what's wrong with my code? class Anotai_Meta_Box { public $...
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Missing Post Meta and '0' value or meta ID

I have a custom plugin that saves metadata to the DB and has been doing so for months. All good. My latest issue is that post_meta values are disappearing (post title, content and taxonomies seem to ...
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WP Meta Query for some meta (array) values

If I get my posts using meta_query by 'my_meta_key' only I get something like this Array( [0] => Array( [nested_key1] => something_I_want1 [nested_key2] => ...
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How to show twitter link preview (Card View)

I want to ask about my problem. I can't show twitter link preview for my website and for information, I just add this code i get from WP Beginners <?php #twitter cards hack if(is_single() |...
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Where does the actual data stored by add_post_meta

I am pretty new to WordPress API, loving it btw, I have a small project, adding a like button to the end of every post, pressing it makes user like the post, button changes to dislike, pressing again ...
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How do I query for posts by partial meta key?

I have a function that stores the "like" status for a post as post meta. I want to associate that "like" with the user that liked it, so I setup a custom field called "like_status_{user_id}" (where {...
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How to check widget-cpt meta and display its custom css in the head?

When dealing with a widget that is a custom post type, is there a way to detect when that widget is displayed, then check its post meta for any custom css and enqueue it in the head of the site? ...
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is_main_query() never called on WP 4.4

Im fairly new to WP dev, however as far as i can see ive followed the correct procedure in my custom archive page (below). If i remove the check for is_main_query() it wipes the menus out and likely a ...
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Why are my custom metaboxes not updating the post meta?

It works fine when creating a new post, but nothing happens when I edit a post. What am I doing wrong? function imgw_save_contest_meta( $post_id, $post ) { global $post; if( $post->...
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How can I make my plugin display custom post meta data on the front end?

I have been googling this for quite a while but have come up with nothing. I am writing my own plugin and I need to display custom post meta fields on the front end on the archive page. How can I do ...
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Custom Fields with pre-filled content

as this is my first post here I first of all like to say "Thanks" because I found a lot of hints here for my problems in the past. Now I have to ask for the first time: We are offering news under ...
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Batch update a post meta field value of each post in Post Type

I need some help on making a batch post meta updater I'm trying to add to my options/setting page. Basically I'm looking for a way to click a button a batch runs through all post of a selected CPT "...
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WooCommerce: Adding Order Item Meta Data That's Hidden

I was under the impression that if you add an underscore to your meta_key, it would be hidden from the Admin and subsequently the Order Receipts, etc. But, mine are showing? I don't understand what's ...
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Nested array issue in meta_query

I am using following meta_query to search blog post according to following search criteria, search logic : if expire date set, check the expiry of the post, otherwise just include it if country($...
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add_post_meta only adding 1 character

I am trying to make a form that auto posts without needing to be signed in. So far I'm testing with dummy data, but I'm running into trouble with the add_post_meta part. It seems to only be adding 1 ...
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Best Way to detect unique posts in wp rest api

I am developing an android app for my WordPress blog. I have some bad trouble to detect and get post. So first I give u a vision from what I am into: I want to get post from past, so I do this: Get ...
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WooCommerce conditional meta query

For this question, I know how to solve it but I am hoping there is a better / faster way to solve it. I have a custom meta query in my product loop that doesn't display my product if the stock is 0, ...
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Can I count the number of users matching a value in a multiple value key?

I'm trying to find the number of users having a certain value in a custom field. The problem is that this custom field allow multiple values. This code works well when the meta_key allows only one ...
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Order by meta_value_num issue

I am using meta_value_num to get the list of teams by their ranking, it working fine in 1,2,3,4 etc position, but in case of 11th, 12th, 13th etc position it consider them as a second position, the ...
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How to avoid duplicate post entry admin page

I am building a cinema website with different custom post types. How do I avoid duplicate post entries? For example, I have a post type: Trailer First I add a trailer Terminator. After if I add ...
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Get the correct meta_value with get_post_meta

I tried using the function get_post_meta() to get the meta values of my posts. However to my surprise it returns an Array that contains again arrays! So I looked inside the second level array, and was ...
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show ad after # paragraphs

Trying to use ACF to determine when to insert an ad after # many paragraphs. Right now after 3 paragraphs the ad is inserted. if ( is_single() && ! is_admin() ) { $show_after = get_field('...
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get_post_custom()

There's very little said about get_post_custom() in codex. I also couldn't find any good explanations or usage from G search. My current understanding is that it gets all the post meta related to the ...
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Randomly Assign an Image's Alt Text Based on Data From Post

I would like randomly assign an image an alt text based on taxonomy entered by the user on a post that the image is attached if there is no alt text entered. For example, on a post that has an image, ...
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WP-API + JS Backbone client - how to update post meta

Using the WP API and Backbone-based JS client, I'm trying to update a post's metadata as follows: var parentId = 96; // the post id var metaData = new wp.api.collections.PostMeta('', {parent: ...
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How to remove Date from Meta Description on SERP?

I noticed on a few recent projects the Date is displaying in the Meta Description for all Custom Post Types and Taxonomies in WordPress. I was always under the impression the Date would usually show ...
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hide posts with specific meta data from admin page

Does anyone have ideas on how to hide posts which has a metadata with a specific value from admin panel (the posts table which is shown when clicking all posts option from posts tab) thank you in ...
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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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How to retrieve an array of post IDs by a particular value stored in a custom meta's array

I have a custom post type 'projects' that has custom post meta 'members'. 'members' stores an array of another custom post type's IDs. I'd like to do loop through the 'projects' posts that have a ...
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How to load an assets based on custom field value?

How can I load an asset based on custom field value? - This would be outside of the loop, all I can find for this is in the loop related functions, which I'm not familiar with, or what I find are ...
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What is the difference between update_post_meta and update_postmeta hooks?

I am working on an enhanced revisioning system, to create a log file for all changes made by users and/or algorithms concerning metadata attached to specific post types. While I am perfectly aware ...
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Creating a custom post type upon registration

I'm struggling to find the best/quick easy solution to this problem: I have a plugin that creates companies but stores all of the company info as a user so all information is in the user's profile. ...
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Dynamic Custom Fields

I am working on a custom invoicing system for a client. I am looking for the best way to implement adding products dynamically to the invoice in the wordpress admin. There are hundreds of products ...
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WPDB Multiple site's posts and get featured images

I am using the code below to query 5 Wordpress sites for their posts, merging them into an array, sorting the array by date, and then displaying them: //SITE 1 $mydb = new wpdb('xxxx','xxxx','xxxx','...
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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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WordPress Post Visibility Options for Frontend

I want to have a code/clue to add "wp post visibility" option for front-end. I will use radio buttons get a value from user. e.g. if user selects "No" the post will become private else if user chooses ...
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Show Custom Post Type meta boxes only on Page Edit

I've went through the laborious process of creating the CPT. I see it on the sidebar of my WP install, I can add new, save data, and on frontend I can output the data. Is it possible with WP to move ...
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Update post meta does not serialize array

For some reason my update_post_meta() function does not accept an array. Normally the function serializes the array by itself, but now I need to do this by myself, otherwise it does not update. Could ...
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Using esc_html for textarea inputs

I am using the following code for a variety of input fields, building a CPT for a theme: function display_meta_box_from_cpt <input type="text" size="80" name="imgurl" placeholder="http://www....
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Set all values of given meta_key in postmeta?

I have a custom post type to which I attached several fields of meta data. On a given action in the admin, I need to be able to reset the values of a specific meta_key in that meta data to zero for ...
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Sort by meta value num, but ignore zero value

I have custom-post-type 'company' and taxonomy 'services' fot this CPT. I have created meta-field 'service_XXXX_price' (where XXXX is service id) for companies and fill this field with number. If this ...
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Explanation of update_post_(meta/term)_cache

I was reading over some best practices from 10up and they mention setting these two flags to false in a WP_Query ( depending on what you're querying ): 'update_post_meta_cache' => false: useful ...
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How to get posts with a metadata numeric key greater than X?

I'm trying to add a "Highlighted" section for each category on my website. This will be located in a page, using a shortcode. I'm going to add a new post metadata key which will be a number from 0 to ...
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Query posts according to specific post meta values

I have a loop in my index.php for my home page like this... <?php if ( have_posts() ) : ?> <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> I have a function to query the posts by ...
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wp_get_attachment_metadata()['image_meta'] fetch WP metadata or EXIF?

wp_get_attachment_metadata( get_post_thumbnail_id( get_the_ID() ) )['image_meta']['credit'] returns nothing although there IS information in the attachment's credit field. Is ...