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

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Get all posts from custom post type and insert in select input as metabox

I would like to know if its possible to do something like this. I have Slider custom post type and Services custom post type. For slider posts I have created a metabox for URL value to display next ...
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Save default value for empty or missing post meta

I am using WordPress and I am using a custom field that has the name ecpt_carprice for each post I am publishing, the field is saved in wp_postmeta the same as the attached image: Some of my cars ...
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Check if meta key value already exists

Let's say that I have few posts with meta key "videoid". Value of that meta key is different for every post (and has to be different). When adding new post, how can I check if videoid with that exact ...
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Storing values in Post Meta vs new tables

I want to store list of user IDs in the post meta who have rated a post . So, for each post I will need to check the post meta to see if the user id exists in it or not. So my question is that, is it ...
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how to show this part only in the single post page?

I have this part in my index-meta.php file : <ul> <li class="Source"><a>source:</a></li> ...
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Display Post Meta in Header

I'm trying to get page post meta in my header so I can set some meta tags. I tried to get the global post variable but it only return true. <?php global $post; global $wp_query; echo ...
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When importing posts to a new site if XML file has postmeta not setup on new server what happens?

I have a few XML exports from one domain, and all the posts have postmeta which no longer exists on the new domain. An example is <wp:post_parent>70</wp:post_parent> The new domain has no ...
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get_template_part() isn't loading author information

Using get_template_part() I parted some of my theme's common post templates. My post template is content-general.php. Without parting thing is going fine. But just after parting the template — ...
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How to create a link for wordpress meta datas?

I would like to create a link for "Leave a comment", which name "quick comment" (here come a ajax comment form on div). How can I do this? I have attached a picture where I'd like to put this link: ...
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Gravity product fields to custom post type

I tried using Gravity Forms + Custom Post Types (http://wordpress.org/plugins/gravity-forms-custom-post-types/) to add a product field as an array into a metabox of a custom post type, but the option ...
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get meta value from database by post id

I am just really confused how to do this, becouse I am newbie in wordpress. So what am trying to do: I have a custom form on home page and posting form value by post method. Now I want to fetch meta ...
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Any way to update_post_meta with html content? It gets stripped and becomes empty

So I am cloning some divs created from an array using jQuery. Here is an example. I have a drop down list that contains items to add to the meta box. The add button clones a hidden div based on the ...
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Custom Field: Display only if a specific key is selected outside the loop

I might be doing this all wrong. I have a custom field called "enable_adsense" and the value can be either "yes" or "no" What I'm trying to do is display something if the value is "yes" and something ...
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How to get specific post meta by title or id

I have register bellow custom post type in function.php and I am using Advanced Custom Fields. Using advance custom field type I have added one image field and assigned to my Release custom post type. ...
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Add a meta description to home page?

I have the theme Hatch and I can't figure out how to change the meta-description of the home-page. It is not an actual page, it is the default view for posts. Have searched everywhere for an answer ...
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Create digital-virtual-downloadable WooCommerce products from the frontend using Gravity Forms?

A little background about my issue: I'm running WP + WooCommerce + Gravity Forms and want to enable users to create WC digital-virtual-downloadable products from the frontend using GF. Essentially, ...
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Filter post_meta for custom post types in Genesis 2.0

Working with Genesis 2.0: I have various Custom Post types declared, and I want to display as post meta information: - in normal post: "filed under: category1, category2..." - in the custom post ...
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Create Multiple File Upload Metabox in Wordpress

I am trying to create a metabox to upload multiple files (can be images or files). Currently I have the upload field and its working file till the time we press upload and saving the data. The only ...
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Cannot Save MetaBox Data in Custom Post Type

I've been working on this issue for quite a while and am truly stumped. Below is all of the code for my custom post type: /* Services Post Type */ function services_post_type() { $labels = array( ...
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How to allow hidden custom fields to be added from wp-admin/post.php?

I know that using an underscore in front of a custom field name hides it from display on the front-end, e.g. _custom_field_name. In my experience, WordPress also prevents one from adding such a custom ...
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add unique string as custom-field to every post

I need to assign a unique identifier string eg. 524bbc5a3771d to each and all posts (unique string for each post) in my site. So I tried to put together a code by picking up bits and pieces from here ...
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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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delete duplicate meta_value with same post_id

I've trying to cut down on the time to query a custom post type. After looking at the database and the wp_postmeta table, for some reason, there is some duplicate meta values for the same post_id and ...
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delete post meta by AJAX

I make meta box to delete a specific post meta key for the post by AJAX i make a button when click , delete the key from DB by AJAX add_meta_box('delete_test_key', 'delete test key', 'testdel', ...
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Is it ok to delete empty meta values

I'm using database peek http://wordpress.org/plugins/database-peek/ to show my database structure and have noticed that wp_postmeta has 95073 rows in it. I noticed that a large part of them have ...
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Using preg_replace to filter custom textarea

I am developing a custom post type, which, among others includes the possibility of sending an email from within the post editor. The email body textarea is populated through a custom settings page ...
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How do I insert a new meta key / value pair, but only if another meta key is present?

I need to add a new meta key and value part only on posts where another key is present (regardless of its value). I tried to use a query to automate it, but my SQL is quite limited Here's what I ...
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Exporting Data from WordPress into a flat table

I need to be able to export the data within WordPress so that each object is contained in a single row, like a flat table. Imagine each post type as it's own database table, containing columns that ...
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Displaying additional meta from a custom post type on the page?

I have added the custom field which displays in the custom post type "portfolio" just fine. // Add more custom field function woo_metaboxes_add($woo_metaboxes) { // Check for post type = ...
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Exclude a category from the filed under list

I have a site where I have a category that I'm using for some backend functionality. However, when I'm viewing a post that is in that category and other categories, I don't want to see that category ...
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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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get posts with hierarchy and all post meta

I created a custom post type to act as a Family Tree. There are currently 40+ post-meta fields that collect all of the important information. Wordpress's built in "parent" function is used to assign ...
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Media library orphans

I have this conditional statement that checks if an image has been added to a custom post type and if it hasn't it inserts a default image. if ( get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), ...
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when saveing $meta_box i get Undefined index error

I need help to fix these Notices: PHP Notice: Undefined index: person-name in testimonials.php on line 112 PHP Notice: Undefined index: position in testimonials.php on line 112 PHP Notice: Undefined ...
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Add Embed.ly API objects to post_meta on update

I created a new post type fr_news for adding news to a site. The user inputs a URL, and what I want it to do is use the Embed.ly API to display the news. I've got the API side figured out. Here's the ...
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Build Array from Input Fields question

I have a series of input fields sets: <input type="text" name="people[name]" /> <input type="text" name="people[lastname]" /> <input type="text" name="people[email]" /> <input ...
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Repeating Posts Plugin Tweak

I am attempting to Repeat Posts (ie. publishing them multiple times) and found the plugin repeating-posts. However, I need to tweak it so that when I have it scheduled to repeat, it also repeats the ...
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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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saving/reading custom field value does not work - no value gets POSTed

I am trying to add a custom field to all my posts and of course saving/reading the value. As a starting point I took the example from the Wordpress Codex and stripped it down to bare bones. I know it ...
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How to display sql query fired by posts_where

I have used add_filter( 'posts_where', array(&$this, 'new_filter_where' )); function edcal_new_filter_where($where = '') { global $wpdb; $where .= " AND ...
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cleaning up safely wordpress wp_postmeta table

In a effort to facilitate maintenance of my site, optimise page loading , and also helping out db migration , i am trying to cleanup the wordpress database of my site. i ahve realised the wp-postmeta ...
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mass delete posts based on metadata

I need to delete all posts that have a certain meta value for a certain meta key. I am looking for how to do this directly in the DB. So for instance, I have a meta field called "state", and I want to ...
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One-time bulk MySQL copy post_date values to Advanced Custom Field (date field)

Disclaimer First of all let me say this is probably mostly MySQL related and unfortunately I'm nearly a total newbie on database language and commands. The problem Situation is a site running ...
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Simple Custom Metabox Not Saving

I'm not quite sure why but I've been playing around with all kinds of different solutions but none seem to work. I've traded update_post_meta with add_post_meta and even broke it up into 3 ...
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query by meta value then date and not empty meta value

So i have a query like this function filter_where( $where = '' ) { // posts in the last 7 days $where .= " AND post_date > '" . date('Y-m-d', strtotime('-3 ...
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Get only used meta_values

this is how I'm getting the meta values: $apart_locations = $wpdb->get_col( "SELECT meta_value FROM $wpdb->postmeta WHERE meta_key = 'postal_location' ORDER BY meta_value ASC" ); This is how ...
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Fetch post meta data on POST request

I have inserted values product-price, name and size in wordpress. The insert code is below function products_save_postdata($post_id) { if (isset ($_POST['price'])) { update_post_meta($post_id, ...
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Get value from post meta array, and add it as a category

I have a form that performs an AJAX hook that does several things, one of them is that it takes some form fields, adds them to an array, and adds that array as meta to the post that is created from ...
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Search CPT Title AND Meta

I currently have a CPT I would like to search, the catch is I also need to be able to search the meta data for the CPT. I have the following code that currently searches the meta value needed but I ...
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Get meta_id along with meta_key and meta_value

Is it somehow possible to get_post_meta or get_post_custom and have meta_id returned along with the meta_value? For example: $data = get_post_meta( $post_id, 'my_key' ); // returns this: array( 0 ...