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

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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 ...
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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. ...
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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' => ...
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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 ...
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Sorting and limitation with pre_get_posts

This is my third question regarding WP queries and pre_get_posts (sorry about that) but I cant give up one step before the full success :) So the story - my query is limiting front page posts to ...
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get registered metaboxes by post type or post ID

I am looking for a method to get the registered metaboxes for a specific post type (or post ID) when on a separate, unrelated post type. I am working on making a custom "editing" post type for a ...
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Dynamic CSS for CPT that requires post meta data

I have an, admittedly weird, CPT structure. I have two CPT's, one is 'section' - which is basically meant to represent a tag in HTML - and the other is 'sectioned_page' - which displays user chosen ...
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Display post meta conditionally based on it's value

I have a custom field that's a radio button with 3 choices (yes, no, other). What I'd like to do is the following: [If custom field value is yes] Display something here [elseIf custom field value ...
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What is the advantage of the wp_options design pattern?

As we all know, a design pattern that is used frequently in Wordpress' DB code is the idea of persisting data for a particular object (blog/post/comment), indexed with a particular name or key. We ...
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Can't get post ID using wp_insert_post_data

I have 3 custom fields as shown below. I want to use them to generate the title when I save/publish... etc The code works if I insert the post id as a number but not like this... function ...
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How to manipulate Wordpress custom fields to implement OG Tags on individual Posts

Hello my name is Erin and I have just started sharing my website content onto Facebook. The problem I've run into is that I can not control the description, image or title of the post. After doing ...
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Query posts WITHOUT a custom meta field

I'm trying to build a custom query that will return all posts that DON'T have the associated post meta. I'm not quite sure how to do this...here is what I am working with, and for your reference ...
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How to make custom post meta wp_editor translatable?

I have custom post type named soto_property in which I have added three wp_editor as post meta, using this code - wp_editor( htmlspecialchars_decode($valueeee1), 'propertyEditor1', ...
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how to get a list of meta data fields assocaited with a custom post type

I am using a theme which has defined a custom post type-- Now, I am trying to retrieve the list of metadata fields used by that post type-- so that I can insert data via PHP code in form of that ...
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How to add post reference field to a plugin?

I am trying to add a field to a custom post type through a plugin I am creating. One of the fields I need is a post reference / link to field. Any ideas on how to do this? In the WYSIWYG when you ...
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How to add category to: 'wp-admin/post-new.php'?

I want to have a link to create a new post that sets the category also. I have tried wp-admin/post-new.php?post_category=12 and wp-admin/post-new.php?cat=12, but neither worked. I also tried using ...
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Filter query posts by the count of metas for a meta key

I know it is possible to filter queries to order posts by the numeric value of a meta. For example, I store the number of total likes for a post in a single meta key : ...
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WP_Meta_Query object with conditionals

I have a custom post type (Books) that is connected with a second custom post type (People). The Books CPT has an additional author meta box that if checked, it should appear on the additional People ...