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

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Display Posts by Views (Popular Posts Widget)

I am trying to display the most popular posts based off of this, but I don't think it is working properly. When you view a post it seems to add 1 view to each of them, not just the unique ID. ...
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When sending a newsletter -not with wordpress- the server has 100% cpu [closed]

When sending a newsletter (not with wordpress, but with another external newsletter campaign tool) to 3,298 recipients, we have unique opens: 155, the server has 100% cpu from too many httpd instances ...
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Copy wp_postmeta from one database to another

I had a site setup on old-domain.com, which used the database old_db. Recently, we had to migrate our website to a new server and domain, new-domain.com which uses the database new_db. I installed a ...
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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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Is there any way to tell when wp_postmeta has been updated?

I have a website for a client, where users can vote up or down certain things on a leaderboard. The up vote is stored within wp_postmeta as a field. What I'd like to be able to do is see what the ...
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Custom Post Type meta oembed html output resulting in WSoD

For a homepage template I'm trying to query a custom post type with a couple custom meta boxes. They are a title, oembed text field, and text area. I've compiled the below code from various sources as ...
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Storing post meta values in an array

I want to create multiple metaboxes to store some values (for example 10 values). Currently I store them with different keys (val_1, val_2..). How can I store all of the values in a single meta key ...
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Reset postmeta entries every month

I have this currently running on my site, which counts how many times each 'post' has been viewed, adds one view to the count and then saves it in postmeta: function getPostViews($postID){ $count_key ...
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Show value of select dropdown in meta box

I have created a meta box which has a select dropdown list and i want to show it in the post as a user selects a particular option from meta box.I cant figure it out how its done.Here is my meta box ...
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Can't save drop down select date in meta boxes

I want to update my select options(drop down) but i don't know where i made a mistake.Here is my code. <?php function display_post_options(){ wp_nonce_field( basename( __FILE__ ), ...
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Query Custom Meta Value with Increment

I have a Query searching for a meta value I have added to my posts (meta-select). I have it feeding out in a loop with 4 results. Let's say I want this loop to start with the meta value "2" and work ...
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Values inside a custom field to determine which category posts to display

I am facing a little problem whilst trying to display posts, from certain categories, on the front end. I've created a custom field whose key is 'related_categories' and I've different categories with ...
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Incorporating a meta query into a mysql query in wordpress

I'm trying to find a way of inserting a meta condition into this bit of SQL below... $query = "SELECT COUNT( ID ) as num_events " . "FROM $wpdb->posts " . "WHERE ...
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Re-order posts inside tax query

I have some posts having some custom fields and their value. I have custom fields like featured and expiry_date, whose values are yes/no and some date respectively. All these posts are coming under ...
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How to add download to post & more?

What is the correct way of adding downloadable content to posts? More complex situation: I have a portfolio, and sometimes I do stuff that is meant to be freebie and I want it to be downloadable. ...
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Sort Posts By Custom Field Date?

I have the following code displaying posts from a custom post type. However, I need them displayed in date order from information put in a custom field, can this be done? I try this code :- $course ...
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How to use conditional statement with custom field

I think it is a simple thing but I am not good on php so :( can you guys tell me how I can use an if condition with my custom filed. Below is my current code. <div class="courtesy"><?php ...
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Custom MySQL Query for Post and Post Meta

I have a custom table called "tags" that contains a charity_id that is a reference to a post ID ... I need to query the "tags" table to grab this charity_id and then pull in the post title and a few ...
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Adding Image Description below Images Inserted into Posts

I've got a bunch of images inserted into posts with metadata I'd like to display underneath them: some have caption, some have description, some have both. I've figured out how to filter ...
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add_post_meta from front end form

I am trying to add new post and meta data from the front end. I have a form and a custom post type named 'parts'. Looking for the easiest way of adding meta box and passing a value from the front end ...
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add_post_meta not saved

EDIT I changed it to if(isset($_POST['Make'])) update_post_meta($pid,"Make", $_POST['Make']); if(isset($_POST['Year'])) update_post_meta($pid,"Year", $_POST['Year']); ...
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Create an audio playlist that bookends an audio file from posts with an intro and outro file uploaded to a specific page?

I am trying to create a Podcast audio player that will play on every page, and each page will have its own unique intro/outro audio files that bookend the main podcast file. I am pretty new to ...
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Unable to Call More than One Meta Box Output

I have a custom meta box with multiple text fields. I use this to call the information in the first box: <?php the_post(); echo get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), 'dbt_text', true ); ?> And this to ...
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how to echo/display the custom field value in specific custom field name?

I have tried this code: <?php query_posts(array( 'meta_key' => 'custom_cat', 'meta_value' => 'creative', 'post_type' => 'page' )); ...
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Using radio button meta data from a custom meta box

Very new to attempting PHP and am hacking together my first plugin using tutorials.. I have a custom meta box with a Yes/No radio button on all WordPress pages (in the editor). EDIT- I removed the ...
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Why am I getting a “Call to member function format() on a non-object” error?

I am trying to add a hook to post saving using WP Frontend User When the form saves and the post is created within the "save_post" function I am trying to find the value of a custom field ...
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Include add_post_meta in a plugin

I am trying to call add_post_meta() from a plugin I have created. The plugin acts as a payment gateway for WooCommerce. This all works fine however I need to fire off the add_post_meta() at the end ...
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Retrieve data from post meta meta_key having '_product_fq_image' while having author_id and post type is PRODUCT

How can we retrieve data from postmeta having '_product_fq_image' while having author_id and post type is PRODUCT I have tried this $lt_content_design= get_user_meta( $user_id, 'lt_content_design', ...
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Custom Search Query – include only custom fields and title

I have a custom post type and I also need a custom search. I want the post title and two custom fields to be indexed/queried. I found solutions for title only and for custom fields but not for both so ...
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Post meta not appear in admin edit menu for custom post type

I have a custom post type 'Vehicles' within I have a taxonomy 'cars'. Also a front end adding from a html form. After the form is send, here is a sample what actually is happening. My idea is to hook ...
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using update_user_meta to rank users

I'm using a plugin that allows users to vote on posts, I'd like to add each vote that's cast to the authors user_meta so I can rank users the same way I rank posts. There's a couple of different ...
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Multiple meta data one label

I am wanting one label but multiple data to be under the label. I also want to reference each input option individually so that I can query for specific meta data. Currently I have, function ...
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Individual page data in one page template

So I am trying to create a one page template but still allow the user to add separate pages in the admin panel. What I did to output all the pages in one template file is as followed: <?php ...
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Prevent Duplicate Instagram Posts using Instagram API

Below is the code I am using to fetch every hour (using WP CRON) Instagram posts using the Instagram API, but more often than not I am getting duplicate, triple, and even quadruple identical posts and ...
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SQL query for converting post meta image url to featured image

WordPress guru, we have a question: We work on a website, which was not updated a while. Most of time it have wordpress 3.2 installed. We've updated it to the latest wordpress version, but ...
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retrieve wordpress post-meta using php not wordpress functions

I am trying retrieve wordpress postmeta USING PHP not WORDPRESS functions, it needs to be in php no wordpress functions please. this is what I have: $resultat = mysqli_query($con,"SELECT * FROM ...
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Posts with no meta field do not appear when sorting by meta field

I want to order my posts by a custom meta field "fieldA". I am using the following code: $query->set( 'meta_key', 'fieldA); $query->set( 'orderby', 'meta_value_num' ); $query->set( 'order', ...
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get_post_meta() empty in preview WHEN custom post is published

So my client managed to find some (bug?), when custom post is published and he previews post all information what is posted with custom meta boxes is inaccessible. When I started debugging I found ...
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How to create content automatically when a post is published?

Goal: Ability to automatically create content in WordPress posts/pages. Goal Details: When a post is created/published, it will automatically create or configure content based on the base data inputs ...
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Insert data from custom created PHP page into wp_postmeta table

I am working with a Wordpress site and have created a custom page in /home/planmyme/public_html/php/ with the name response.php. On this page I am getting a value to insert in the wp_postmeta table ...
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Display a post count from a custom metabox selection

I was wondering if this is possible. I have a custom post type call projects that displays a metabox with drop down menu. In that drop down menu I have a few choices listed, draft, open, pending, ...
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How to save dynamically generated value in post type?

I'm trying to use the count of the amount of people that register a post id to a table in the DB. I want to save this COUNT value to the post_meta so when I display the list of posts it can also show ...
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Group WP_Query by meta_key date

I have a wp_query which lists posts from a custom post type, sorted by a custom field 'time'. I'd like to group this list by another custom field 'date', so that every post that has the same custom ...
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how do I set a schedule event to modify all posts's meta value weekly or monthly?

so far, I have added some functions to set post views count in post meta. But I want more: post_views_count_all: this is a post meta and save all post views; post_views_count_weekly: this is a post ...
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Can't Output get_post_meta?

I have a custom field for my post and I am trying to output it onto my post's page but nothing appears. I know my code works otherwise if instead of trying to call my custom field, I use a fixed ...
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How to make orderby 'meta_value_num' OPTIONAL?

$args = array( 'cat' => 5, 'posts_per_page' => 8, 'meta_key' => 'custom_sort_order', 'order' => 'ASC', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num' ...
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Replace title column in post list with post meta value

I have created custom post type called booking. It have a meta booking_first_name, booking_last_name, booking_email, booking_phone, booking_phone_contact. Currently, I succeeded displaying email, ...
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get meta fields and taxonomy of any post type

I have created 6 different custom post type, each having different post meta and taxonomies associated with it. I am displaying all different custom post types in a dropdown using get_post_types() ...
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Search Form Including Price

I've been searching through posts & tutorials for four days now without any luck. My background is front-end web design but the latest project calls for a little more in depth work. I'm looking to ...
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User Answerable Multiple-Choice Question in Post

I am creating a plugin that adds multiple choice questions to WordPress. I wish for several to be displayed in a single post in a manner such that users may select an answer and receive instant ...