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

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Display all meta for a post?

I have a custom meta field for my posts and I'm able to display the value. But it only displays one row. Since I have more than one value I need to display all of them. I know I probably have to do ...
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WP Query post meta value

I'm trying to get posts which have applied the meta value trainees. $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'orderby' => 'post_date', 'order' => 'DESC', ...
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Custom fields to save multiple values

I’m adding custom meta-box, by means of jquery I can create in it several custom fields with a key “test”. There can be one or several custom fields, but the key is only “test”. I can also delete key ...
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Post meta vs separate database tables

When developing plugins that requires data storage, what's the pros and cons of using one method or another ? The explanation given in the codex is not detailed: Before jumping in with a whole ...
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What is the most efficient way of querying posts based on visits and date for current day?

I am about to develop a piece of code for my site to display the most popular posts of the day that are X days old. I would like some help from you to achieve this the most efficient way. This is ...
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Updating post_meta when updating a setting with the Settings API

I'm currently using the Settings API and, on saving my options group, I need to simultaneously update post_meta based on the options that have been saved. Is there anywhere within the Settings API ...
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sanitizing integer input for update_post_meta

When updating a post meta where the input will be always an integer, should i use (int) or is there any WordPress function for that (eg. sanitize_text_field) For example ...
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How to display post meta data in secure manner

I have have a custom post meta field where I can add a embedding code (a video for example, an iframe). Now I want to retrieve the code from the post meta and display it securely. I can display it ...
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How to show specific meta keys of all posts in admin panel?

I have some common meta keys on every post. Ex: hotel_person, hotel_number All the posts have these two meta keys. I want to show these meta key values and the post titles. All these values and ...
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save_post is not firing when I only edit custom meta fields

I've come across the action hook save_post few days back and I like to take advantage of it. I've custom post post type "Property" with Meta fields associated with it. The problem is that when I ...
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How to add tags to post from frontend?

I am working on a site where visitors will be able to add tags to post from frontend without being able to edit the already assigned tags. It basically will be a add tag button where upon clicking ...
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Permalinks using event date (year & month) instead of publication date

The site http://www.bikefun.org is live and working, but the permalinks are not quite right. It is an event calendar site. Events are stored as a custom post type "bf_events", with dates stored as ...
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Order by meta value pro first then meta value free in my search function

My meta key is geo_listing_type and this key have 2 meta_value, pro and free. I want to order these by pro first then free <?php get_header(); ?> <!--Start Content Wrapper--> <div ...
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Post meta wrong format

I moved my woocommerce store to another server and now I have problem with product metas (_product_attribute meta). I have custom attributes there. Attributes haven't gone from database but my page ...
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Save re-arranged draggable post items to wordpress database

So i've followed the clearly documented pages for the packery and the draggabilly plugins to allow for a customizable grid and looked at how localStorage can be used to remember/store data of the ...
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Date format - Meta Box plugin

I am getting a date using the plugin Meta Box. The output is: "2014-10-30" and i'd like: "30/oct/2014" There is a way to change the default format? This is the register of the metabox: $prefix = ...
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Automatically add custom fields (post_meta) to all published posts, hourly, via wp_cron?

I'm trying to update the post meta of all published posts hourly (via wp_cron) with the code below: if ( ! wp_next_scheduled( 'postviews_updatedcounts_hourly_event' ) ) { wp_schedule_event( ...
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WordPress Custom File upload meta box saving 0 bytes as File size

I am trying to save custom images with the custom post type , so i added a custom meta box for file upload . it seems it is working fine but when i upload any file it save the file size is 0 Bytes . I ...
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Long Polling: Stuck in while loop

I'm trying to write a long polling function, that only returns data to the client as soon as some custom post_meta is updated. This custom post_meta is a unix time stamp, which is then compared to the ...
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Consolidate Metaboxes into 1 Big Metabox

I have a post type with 7 (count it SEVEN!) taxonomy tag boxes. By default, the only options to display these metaboxes are - 7 small metaboxes on the right side stacking or turn these tag metaboxes ...
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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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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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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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Display different information of a custom post type

I'm developing a real estate site for a client and I'm struggling a bit with it. I created a custom post type called "Property". A property can be on sale and/or on rent. Two different menu items in ...
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echo image caption

I am attempting to echo out my image captions in a Bootstrap Carousel. I have managed to get my images to display but unable to display my captions. I have attempted to use wp_get_attachment_metadata ...
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How to get only current images of a post

I am new to WordPress. I have created a template page where I want to show single posts, So to get media of that post I am using a function $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', ...
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How to sort by meta value?

How can I sort by meta value? In meta value I have "price" (float). I make this query, but always get Sorry, no posts matched your criteria. $posts = query_posts( $query_string . ...
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How to e.preventDefault() on an admin post page for a submit() action?

Lately, I have had a problem with a seemeingly simple task of preventing a form submission an a post admin page in WP. In a nutshell: I created a meta box on an admin custom-post page that includes ...
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Sort by custom field that is an array?

is it possible to sort posts inside a query based on post value that is in an array - but using the last element of the array? The code looks something like: <?php $mostsharedposts= new ...
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Ordering posts alphabetically by meta keys and title

I have a query for custom posts and I have managed to order the results alphabetically based on the title first then a 2nd alphabetical ordering of the 1st of 2 meta keys "Species". This works great. ...
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Howto: use existing post_meta as options for a different metabox (checkboxes or list)

I want to create an "Employee" Custom Post Type ("Add New Employee") wherein the employee may belong to one or many offices. The user needs to be able to add/edit/delete offices via a separate ...
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WP Query to order posts by multiple meta fields

This question might have an answer already in the forums, however I still wanted to ask it as this is a different more complicated version of the problem. The story: We have 2 meta fields for ...
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Custom meta box not saving values of radio buttons in Wordpress

I dont know where i am going wrong.I want to save the values of my radio buttons in custom meta box.Here is my code. <?php if (!function_exists('custom_meta_box')) { function ...
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Orderby two meta fields not working

Good day. I have the following code: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'property', 'tax_query' => array( array( 'taxonomy' => ...
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WP_Query displaying ALL posts

I cannot figure out why my WP_Query always displays all my published posts regardless of what I put in the arguments. <?php $args = array('numberposts' => 1, ...
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Notice: Undefined index: error and understanding wordpress

I am trying to create custom post types with wordpress 4. I followed a tutorial book called "Buildin Wordpress Themes From Scratch". I am on localhost so debug mode is on. When I try create a new ...
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Data from ajax not updating post meta

I can not update the meta from this ajax. Can someone give me a direction to help me to resolve it. I have a select field. I need to grab his value, make some work with that value and then, add it to ...
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Issue with migration - image connections to posts going awry

I need help with a rather daunting issue that I'm grappling with. I've migrated a client site from one host to another. Everything went fine except for one major issue pertaining to images attached to ...
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Return a single custom post from multiple meta queries

I'm currently working on a widget which returns a single random featured property on a website but I'm having some trouble with my WP_Query arguments. In the backend I have 2 checkbox meta fields ...
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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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What Is meta_id In wp_postmeta?

I am trying to add some data in WordPress Custom Field and via adding more direct records/data in wp_postmeta table via SQL query. There are four column as mentioned below... 'meta_id' - A unique id ...
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Most efficient way to get posts with postmeta

I need to get a bunch of posts with their metadata. Of course you can't get metadata with a standard posts query, so you generally have to do a get_post_custom() for each post. I'm trying with one ...
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Post MetaTable Overload

Anyone run a wp site with a large amount of post meta data? My site uses ACF with several custom post types and at least 20 custom meta fields with each of my custom post types. I have over 1000 ...
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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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How to add validation / error message while add/edit custom post

I am trying to add error message on custom field in custom post save action But my validation not working. Check my code below. add_action( 'save_post', 'save_event_meta_data' ); function ...
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How to order posts by the user_login that corresponds to a meta_value (which is a user id)?

I'm trying to create sortable column headers for a CPT list, but I'm stuck on one piece. When clicking on an "Assignee" column head, I want the list to display alphabetically by the login name of the ...
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Auto adding product meta on publish

I currently have this function: add_action('transition_post_status', 'wpse_110037_new_posts', 10, 3); function wpse_110037_new_posts($new_status, $old_status, $post) { if( $old_status != ...
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Twenty Twelve entry meta data - change and move

I'm trying to fix with the twenty twelve meta data. I've started fixing and successfully managed to get the date under the title of the post. Please visit my site to see. One thing I want to do is ...
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getting image alt text via ACF plugin in WordPress [closed]

I am using the ACF plugin in my WP 3.3.1 application and I use the the_field method in many places across the site. One place in particular I use it is in a slideshow/carousel as below: <img ...
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Remove Wordpress.org Meta link

In my footer, I have a set of links labeled Meta, it has... Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS Wordpress.org How can I remove just the wordpress.org and and comments rss link from the meta ...