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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where to put a migration script to switch post information?

I just changed a crucial aspect of my theme, and posts tagged with a particular taxonomy called position are now handled by a custom meta field called cmb_position_name. Posts that have the taxonomy ...
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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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Media Attachment Custom Meta Fields not saving in Media Uploader when using jQuery UI Autocomplete

I am trying to write a plugin that adds a custom meta field to image attachments to give images a credit field. I use the 'attachment_fields_to_edit' and 'attachment_fields_to_save' filters. ...
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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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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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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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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 ...