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

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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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Add post meta to search in admin of a custom post type

I am using woocommerce in a wordpress theme and I can't get the search functionality in the admin to include a meta value of 'shop_order' custom posts type. I've been trying to modify the following ...
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Change post format using custom field

I'm creating a theme using the CF Post Formats plugin. But I've run into some trouble I don't know how to solve. Here's what I want to be able to do: Create a new standard-format post Enter a url ...
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What is the different between an attachment in wp_posts and an attachment in wp_postmeta?

After the Woocommerce dummy products are imported, I notice that in the database, there are different records in different tables but point to THE SAME photo attachment. The question is why? What are ...
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WP-API : post_meta not updated… but have another entry

When creating a post, I put some post_meta here is the code for the creation edition and deletion of a post https://gist.github.com/eduplessis/dc530523f0b98ae233dc and here is the result of the ...
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How to get meta value based on latest post id with group by term name

my query is SELECT terms.name as artist_name, wposts.ID,wpostmeta1.meta_value as image FROM wp_posts wposts LEFT JOIN wp_postmeta wpostmeta1 ON wposts.ID = wpostmeta1.post_id and wpostmeta1....
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How to add more than one custom metadata as filter on the post list page?

To add a filter based on metadata to a post we use the following format: $wp_query->query_vars['meta_key'] = 'meta_key_name'; $wp_query->query_vars['meta_value'] = meta_value; How can I add ...
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How to make search include data from wp_postmeta?

I have a site using Advanced Custom Fields to create and store various bits of relevant info. These need to be included in the main general search, which by default only searches the title and main ...
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How to display Meta Field Value?

I am trying to display the value of a Meta field on single.php. The Meta Key is 'current_rank'. I tried... <?php echo get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), 'current_rank', true); ?> This code does ...
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Echo out custom fields in comments

I am trying to figure out how to echo 4 created fields from a plugin in my theme template for the comment form and customize the comments output as well. The plugin I am using lets me add custom ...
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Update event post meta each day automaticaly

Is there any way to update post meta value each day (daily automaticaly) ? For example my event has started each day at 10pm my current post meta is: 2015-01-01 10:00 next day i should change it to ...
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Check if value exists before saving

I added an extra registration field: function wooc_extra_register_fields() { ?><p class="form-row form-row-first"> <label for="billing_cpf"><?php _e( 'CPF', 'woocommerce'...
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How to sanitize post meta field value?

I have added a meta field for text input. I want to allow some html tags such as <strong> and <i> For example: <strong>hello</strong> world I can save the input field value ...
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How can I get the $key / $value pairs of custom fields that were added via 3rd party plugins or themes?

I'm running WP Job Manager plugin which is designed to allow its custom post type fields to be altered within a theme or plugin via custom filters. I have added my own custom fields (example) and the ...
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Get Meta Values and Count based on Meta Keys

Is there a function or a script to get the distinct meta values given a meta key and post type? I was hoping for a function similar to get_terms() for taxonomy. In addition to each meta value, there ...
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Passing error/warning messages from a meta box to “admin_notices”

I have a simple meta box that updates the post custom fields (using update_post_meta()). How can I send a error or warning message to the next page after the user publishes/updates the post and doesn'...
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Best approach to create Hot and Trending sections

I am going to implement a Hot and Trending section on a website. I have seen such sections on many popular websites but can't really figure out how exactly this works. Although I assumed Hot section ...
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Get meta value when the page is a blog archive

I'm using custom metaboxes on my pages. For example: header icon. I created a page for the news on my site. I selected it as a blog archive page under Settings->Reading page. Unfortunately I can't ...
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how to show the post-meta for particular custom field in my post? [duplicate]

function add_custom_field() { add_meta_box( 'my_field', 'My Field', 'add_input', 'post' ); } add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'add_custom_field' ); function add_input( $post ) { $value = ...
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What is the best way to query posts based on live data?

I work on developing plugin for WordPress. In each post, there are rating bar that users can rate 1-5 star to post. I calculate the grow rate based on (Stars in past 7 day from now). I want to show ...
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How to update post meta in schedule event action-function?

I want to execute something like this. What I must to change in following code? wp_schedule_event( time(), 'hourly', $string); add_action($string, 'do_this_hourly'); function do_this_hourly() { $...
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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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Creating terms vs custom post meta to save data?

I am making a news aggregation site on wordpress. I've to save domains of source urls somewhere. Sometimes source url could be same for multiple posts. So I'm confused how should I save the data. I'...
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Problem serializing single quote and double quote into post meta

This is a silly question and I shouldn't have to be spending this much time on this issue. I've been trying all sorts of things without any success. I am trying to serialize a string with single ...
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How to get the total number of meta_values based on a custom post type?

I need to display the total number of votes that have been made for a specific custom post type. Here's an example of how the wp_postmeta table looks for these keys/values: meta_id post_id meta_key ...
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So much data in postmeta

Last year started using custom fields and in one year I have 230,540 rows in wp_postmeta table. This year will add more data and new fields and I don't know what to do, to create new table or continue ...
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Access post meta just after publishing

the following code is supposed to store post meta of the recently published post to the variable $temp. But it doesn't, $temp is always empty. This seems to happen because "transition_post_status" ...
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Adding description to wordpress blog post through wp-admin panel

Is there a way to add a description to my Wordpress blog post through wp-admin panel?
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Search one custom field?

In posts there is in custom field named "color". I have custom search page template, and I would like to show search results only from that one custom field. How to limit search to look just in one ...
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Remove metabox container and header

Is it possible to remove the whole header of my metabox (title+toggle icon) and the container (.postbox) ? I wonder I can use css to remove them, but is it the best solution?
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Use WP_Query in shortcode

I'm trying to get meta information from the first four posts that have a meta key equal to Sedan, then format that posts meta in order to set up gallery type display boxes. I believe it has something ...
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Can't save meta field value if the title not set

I'm using the example from WordPress Codex (https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/add_meta_box#Procedural) to add and save meta box values. Unfortunately I can't save the value of the meta ...
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Pre_get_posts meta query value serialized array using multiple URL parameters

Using the 'pre_get_posts' action I'm looking to return all posts which match multiple URL parameters by defining the meta_query. For example: example.com/?size=large,small&options=green,blue,red ...
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How to save an array with one metakey in postmeta?

I have an array saved in postmata, each array key become a metakey. I want to change the code to save the whole array with one metakey. How to do that? Thanks! $poddata = Array( 'pod_id' => $this-&...
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How To Add Custom Meta Field Select/Radio Box to Post List Bulk Edit Mode

How can you add a radio fieldset to a custom post-types post list bulk edit screen for a custom meta field? Please provide in depth code example and explanation and thanks in advance. The ...
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Structure of postmeta meta_value for woocommerce product download

So I'm working on a monster script to port all of our existing stuff from Joomla/Virtuemart to Wordpress/WooCommerce. So far I've got just about everything done with moving over our product ...
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Need to make a “Meta Box” for Post search

I have a theme, where i can associate post with page there is called ( Hubs ) its part of the actually page. I have figure out so much that when i post a news about something, and it have to go into ...
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Storing post_meta fields in array

I need to have 8 separate post meta fields on each post in wp-admin (shown in a custom meta field box). I'd like the data from these 8 fields to be stored in an array as one post_meta field for easy ...
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How do I add advanced custom fields / meta fields to Elasticsearch? [closed]

I am using the plugin ElasticPress. I'd like it to index some extra (advanced custom) fields. The only info I can find is this comment by one of the developers: [...]if you would like to add ...
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Remove href tag from wp_postmeta in 34,000 posts?

I'm using Godaddy Hosting, PHP 5, and Wordpress 4.2.1 I have 34,000 + posts that need outdated href tags removed. I am able to remove tags, one post at a time, by using this code in a page template ...
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Correctly delete posts with meta and attachments [duplicate]

I am having an overview of custom post types. These have custom tax and also an attachment. In my overview I need to provide links to delete the entries. With that I also need to delete the ...
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Convert meta description into corresponding excerpts / yoast seo plugin

I m using Yoast SEO plugin on my blog. I never filled excerpts manually, but filled the meta description for each posts. But now for some reasons i need to use get_the_excerpt hook and I have never ...
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WP_Query Posts by Metadata from Option Tree

I am doing a WP_Query trying to filter out the posts by Metadata. $args = array( 'ignore_sticky_posts'=> 1, 'post_type' => 'post_projects', 'post_status' => 'publish', ...
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how to show posts based on meta value for a logged user in admin pannel

I need to show posts in admin panel based on meta value. I have a meta box when logged in user want to add new post, he should checked the users in meta box that can view that post. when that user ...
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order by numeric value for meta value

I have read countless posts on ordering data by numeric value ( as opposed to string - it i have a numeric meta value and it gets ordered like this 1 11 12 2 233 etc as opposed to the way i want it I ...
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Complex strcuture as CPT or taxonomy for use in woocommerce product variations [closed]

In woocommerce, I've got a bunch of products, which all have a certain material assigned. My current implementation of a material is a CPT (with about 20 fields (color, transparancy, reflection, ...
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Wordpress User Meta Open Graph and WPSEO Yoast different in production and staging environments

When using Facebook share to share a link I have been using WPSEO and custom hooks to update the Open Graph meta information based on custom parameters in the url in the theme's function.php file. /* ...
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WP_Query - Accessing MetaValue from Query Result

Have this code. In doing a var_dump the meta_value is being retrieved under public object meta_value. I'm trying to access this data in a "WordPress" away instead of a more traditional PHP way. What ...
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Disable Facebook Comments Automatically On CPT

I am working with the Facebook comments plugin. I have a custom post type that never uses Facebook comments. I am trying to create a function to automatically turn these off when the custom post ...
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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 ...