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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 ...
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post_name is not stored until post is published… where should I store my slug until it goes live then?

important try as normal contributor user, not as admin see here I actually have it reproduced. Seems like a bug to me but whatever. I want users to choose their slug. Well, as you cannot store ...
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Sort by meta key within same day

I try to build something that can sort posts by day - and whithin the same day sort them with any meta value (integer) - like popularity or vote or what have you. So that, in the end, i get today's ...
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Delete custom meta

My custom meta box correctly saves my file upload. When the user wants to clear the field, they can click delete and I want to delete that meta data of the file url only. How can I assign the meta_id ...
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How can I get the post ID from a WP_Query loop?

I have a WP_Query loop that gets posts of a certain type. These posts have custom post meta so I need to be able to get the ID of the post without echoing it so I can display that post's meta. How ...
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How to create html block to display extra information on woocommerce single product page

i am using this theme for my website, it has tour booking facility with wocommerce, i am using external am using third party booking, they give me link & i simply paste it in each tour (product) ...
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Order posts by meta value and Date

I'm trying to sort posts based on one post meta value and date. I'm using this plugin ( https://github.com/JonMasterson/WordPress-Post-Like-System ) to add like system to my posts. The code that I'...
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Button inside a custom meta box which deletes post meta

I have a custom meta box which allows a file upload. I want to add a button for my users to be able to remove the file (or at least clear the meta data for it). To delete the post meta, I know I can ...
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Filter question list on substring of metavalue

On the admin page I want to filter posts based on meta values. I know using the pre_get_posts hook will allow me to filter based on specific meta values, however I want to filter on a certain ...
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Get draggable widgets on Edit Post page

Is it possible to get the widgets with settings (just as widgets.php page) on the Edit post (like attached image) ? There i can define a custom sidebar in post meta. However how to get the list of ...
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Delete post meta conditionally after save post

I want to update/delete a post meta when a custom post (in this case custom post type is "booking") is updated upon the change of post meta . In my case if user change the post meta booking_status to ...
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Post Meta for Custom Post Types

I am using WordPress to build a job website and a huge portion of my website is involved with storing and retrieving user information to and from the database. There are three types of custom posts ...
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Default Custom Field Value Automatically Update

I have created a hidden custom field with a php function as its value. Like so -- $value_rating = get_post_meta($Property_Id, 'vr', true); <input type="hidden" name="vr" class="form-control ...
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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 ...
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Delete custom post type metadata without deleting the post in admin area

I'm working on a plugin for a client and they need the ability to attach a couple of PDFs to a post as metadata. The client will need to occasionally update these attachments but without deleting the ...
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Find page metadata in database

I want to insert metadata to custom fields (from "advanced custom fields" plugin) manually (with wp_update_post_meta). I need to know how the meta value strings look like so I can insert this kind ...
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Get ID of a page containing secondary loop in content

I am trying to get the ID (outside of loop) of a page which have a loop of another CPT within its content using a shortcode. If I do a print_r of get_queried_object(), all I get the args used to ...