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

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How to Echo Metadata Value in Currency Format

I have a Custom Post Type with a Metabox and an input Text field for adding "Price" to the posts. Now I would like to display the input value which can be like 49 or 59 like 49.00 or 59.00 so far I ...
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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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If Post Meta Equals Current Title Conditional Advanced Custom Fields

I would like to create a custom query loop to display data depending on the current post title. Pseudo-code: if post title = custom filed Show related content I have a page called artists ...
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Grouping related postmeta data via SQL query

I am using someone else's WP plugin which stores lots of related data in wp_postmeta using an "artificial key". So effectively we hijack wp_postmeta to create a nested relational database. So one row ...
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need some assistance with the checkboxes (selecting/deselecting featured posts)

I am working on a project which has a functionality of "featured_posts" based on this discussion. I have created a table which lists all the posts. I have a checkbox in each row which upon click ...
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Get attachment meta (I need attachment ID, unsure how to find it)

I've got the following example code, which creates a custom field and adds to the attachment meta: function be_attachment_field_credit( $form_fields, $post ) { ...
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How to update the 'modified_time' of a post ONLY when content is changed?

For some reasons I show the Last Modified information to my users in the blog. Recently I have to clear up my categories and tags, but these actions will result in the update of 'Last Modified' field ...
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Which query method to use? (edit- wpdb syntax problems)

I am trying to create a query in order to get all the metadata from a custom post type named match_reports that is associated with a meta_key and meta_value in another custom post type named ...
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Save post_parent in a custom post type

I'm using the save_post action to save some meta data in a custom post type: function my_save_post($post_id) { // is autosave? if(defined('DOING_AUTOSAVE') && DOING_AUTOSAVE) { ...
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get_post_custom: get image URL instead of image ID

I know the value of a image custom field will give me the attachemnt ID. In a loop over all custom fields, how can I found out if the field is an image? And then get the image URL of the attachemnt? ...
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How can I hide the category term for posts with none set?

I'm trying to hide the word "Category:" from the metadata on the Twenty-Eleven theme's footer, when I don't have one set for a given post (sometimes I will manually remove the "Uncategorized" ...
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Remember the meta value with radio buttons

I've created a simple meta box consisting of two radio buttons: yes or no. When they click on the appropriate box, it saves the meta value to the database. However, the post page does not remember it ...
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Timetable of Custom Meta Data using Custom Post Type and Custom Taxonomy

Scenario: I have a custom post type with custom meta boxes. Each post should represent a row in my table i.e Activity 1 Jan, Activity 1 Feb and Activity 1 Mar I have a custom taxonomy of terms ...
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The loop starting at a certain ID

Is it possible to start the loop from a certain post ID? I would like to get all the post starting at a certain ID, decendingly. To explain, I have to make sum assumptions first. Assume that my ...
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Get post id in Post Page within Wp-admin

I want to get post ID within Post page. I need this for custom meta box so i can set the id in shortcode. I can show the result in notices but don't know how to make it global to use for meta input. ...
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Display count number of posts with the same specific meta_key meta_value

I want to display a list of posts ordered by a specific meta_key. My posts have the following custom fields: author_lastname and author_firstname. So far, it works good. The posts are displayed ...
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Dynamically get the meta key value of a menu item based on it's post ID

I have a menu, that I need to insert an image that have it's path saved in a meta key (_menu_item_img) and associated with a post ID, every menu entry has it's own image, and I need to grab it ...
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wordpress simple post multi rating with post_meta and user_meta

I am trying to create a multi criteria post rating function with simple form and post_meta and user meta. The Goal when users submits their ratings 2 things should happen: 1.the ratings is stored ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Change the contents of a dropdown through the admin panel?

I have a custom post type "Events". In Events, I have a custom field for "Place" which is a dropdown list. Is there a way to edit the contents of the dropdown list through the admin panel or is ...
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Hide Post Meta Data on a specific category

I'm using the Canvas theme from Woothemes, and their framework (obviously.) I built a child theme and have my custom CSS segregated in a custom.css file in that directory. I've made some changes to ...
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Group posts by meta_key

I have a Problem with grouping meta_values. The Query looks for posts with the meta key "company". I want a unique listing of the colors like: blue red yellow array_unique was not successful and also ...
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Get meta information from post parent

So I am in a single page and I want to get some meta information from a parent page. This code is inside my footer.php: if (is_single()) { global $post; $parent = get_post_achestor ( ...
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Adding an orderby filter, casting postmeta with multiple keys

I am using this filter to sort my query by a date field stored as text (legacy data) add_filter( 'posts_orderby', 'my_posts_orderby_date', 10, 2 ); function my_posts_orderby_date( $orderby, $query ) ...
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Get post category as a separate string and url

I need to figure out how to get post category as a string and link, both separate from each other. So the return would be something like: Uncategorized http://link-to-the-category.com however both ...
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Recommended Post Structure for DB Storage

I'm trying to write a plugin that would help my local little league manage their league, and though I've read the New Table vs Post Meta question, it's still a bit unclear and I'm hoping someone here ...
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Top 30 Songs using Custom Post Type

I have successfully created a Top 30 songs ranking via custom post type. Now im stuck with adding "Peak Position" post meta. I don't know how to program it. Peak Position is the position where the ...
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Custom Fields help

After read a lot in a lot of sites, finally I was able to do something similar what I was trying (read a lot because I don't know code at all), is the follow: I want to use a background image for my ...
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Cache metadata for set of posts

I have a query that can only be done using straight SQL, but I need to loop through the returns as a set of posts. As I understand it, WP_Query automatically gets all the metadata for all the posts ...
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Saving zero as meta value

I have a meta_key called "_ordre" and each time I create a new custom post, a new meta_value is set for that meta_key. The thing is, when I set the value of '_ordre' to 0, the meta_value is not saved ...
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When editing a post with a custom meta box the values aren't displaying correctly

I followed this tutorial to create a custom meta box with a simple two option drop down. My code is below. The custom fields are saved when creating a post, and edit when I change the value and ...
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Counting number of identical meta keys

Im looking to count how many meta keys exist within a post, because each time a specific user action happens, a new meta key is created with a date in it. I have this, which does not return anything ...
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Create action running on trashed_post hook to modify post_meta value

I have a custom post type that always do math operation to its post_meta and other custom post type post_meta. For example: post-type 1 = cpt_product_order post-type 1 post_meta = ...
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getting the post_id from the post_meta

I need to find out the post_id of a post_meta record where the custom key is 'XYZ' and the is 'ABC'? Is there an API for that? Or do I need to run a regular select SQL with wpdb class?
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Auto save title as custom meta field value

I create a custom post type where I removed the "Title", instead I want to use one of my custom meta value to become the title. This is just to make sure the title look good. Know that the post ...
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Random meta field from specific custom post type

I am loading single images into a post and calling their source from my custom post type template single-photo.php : src: "<?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, 'single_photo', true); ?>" I ...