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

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Displaying Metabox value (custom post type taxonomy)

I have been stuck on this for days, reading articles and articles and nothing works. I am trying to display the value of my metabox on a template page. I successfully added the metabox, and I see ...
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Meta title W3C Validation Error with

On the single post, the WordPress generates the meta title automatically but it gives validation error. This is what WordPress generates: <meta name="title" content="The post title goes here" ...
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add_post_meta displays in admin edit area

I use a simple way to add_post_meta() to wp_insert_post(). Everything's working fine, except my meta box doesn't appear in admin area. Is there a simple way to do that? <?php $condition = ...
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value of metadata is null wrong use of if statement

I'm using the WP-Ratings plugin which uses the Wordpress built in custom fields to save values of ratings. The name of the custom field is ratings_score. I want to ask if each post has a specific ...
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Get posts by meta value

I would like to list all posts that have a key of cp_annonceur with the value professionnel.
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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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Dealing with Many Meta Values, 30+

I have a "Listing" post type with 30+ meta keys which I feel like can cause a strain on the database when there's 100+ posts. Usually what I do is save each meta value 1 by 1 like so: ...
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Postmeta not saving

I'm created a postmeta box but it doesn't appear to be saving anything to the DB. I'm check in wp_postmeta and there is nothing there relevant to this metabox. I believe it is something wrong with ...
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How to save double quotes in post meta, when the post meta data is an array? [closed]

Ok so I've been scratching my head on this one for a while. I'm making a plugin that adds a custom meta box to a custom post type. I'm using the update_post_meta function to save the data from the ...
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Related posts meta_query CPT

i have two post type "Artists" and "Songs", in "Songs" i have a meta box with checkbox list of "Artists" names. i want to show related posts if any post have same value of post meta with artist ...
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Custom Filter using meta_value in wordpress admin list not working

Hello I was trying to filter the pages using a custom filter in admin post listing of wordpress, but after selecting in the dropdown it returns nothing like its just showing all the posts and the ...
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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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Media manager multiple selection

I was creating a plugin, and its part should by adding files to custom posts. I managed script to work, but after few changes, to better look and function, it allows only one file to be added, than no ...
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Meta function issue

Taking a clue from older WordPress stock themes I created a meta function to display information about each post. function my_entry_meta() { // Translators: used between list items, there is a space ...
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Editing post in admin panel

I have a front end posting form. Everythings work nice, but the custom (meta) fields i added in the form doesn't appear in admin panel post edit? I add them with add_post_meta() function. Any ideas?
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wp_postmeta store multiple values in one key [closed]

I am currently storing some data in a custom field like this: $get_ref = $_SERVER['HTTP_REFERER']; $ref = get_post_meta($post->ID, 'page_ref', true ); $ref[] = $get_ref; ...
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How do you handle postmeta in admin area?

I've a bunch of techniques to add some information in admin area for users. For that I use WordPress APIs and meta boxes. Ok it's cool but what if I want to display information that are set with the ...
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Update meta values with AJAX

I am working on a voting system in Wordpress. I first made it with GET requests but someone told me you should not use GET for this, So I started working with AJAX to update custom fields/meta values, ...
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Adding a meta box to determine the sidebar [closed]

I was trying to customize my WordPress, and I have added some custom meta boxes (it adds custom field) to add values in it, but I don't know how to do this one... I want to a Meta Box, which will be ...
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Problem With Order Item Meta In Woocommerce

I'm following Xatic's tutorial to help me add custom data to products. I've managed to be able to have that data on the cart page. However, it doesn't display in the order page in the admin backend. ...
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Calling Data from Custom Meta Box

I have created a custom meta box which I have pasted in functions.php (minus the <?php call of course) I have two fields in this meta box, one is labeled 'Primary Title' and the other is labeled ...
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Custom RSS Feeds & Post Meta Data

Rss feeds normally display media files along with post excerpts. I am using post meta to add media files to a post. Unfortunately, since the audio file is not being inserted into the main textarea the ...
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Change default options on attachment page

I'm currently adjusting someone's plugin, and they're pulling data from the attachment page. Rather than edit the whole plugin entirely, I'm after a quick fix. Is it possible to change the wording on ...
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Permalink structure with $_SESSION variables

I have a project that has content being filtered throughout the site (many custom WP_QUERY calls). Originally there was no URL needs, just filtering by $_SESSION variable. Works perfectly, but NOW ...
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Mysterious template change after database import/export

When I switch databases from my local environment to the host, some of the pages inexplicably change templates. E.g. there is a custom template "Home" and when I switch the db's it ends up with the ...
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New WP_Query loop in admin causes problems

I am working on a project where I have a custom post type 'companies' and on this edit page in the Wordpress admin I have some custom made meta boxes, for saving company information, opening hours, ...
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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 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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Order by optional meta key?

I'm building the sorting functionality for a custom post type, and I have a custom meta value for "Featured" posts. This value is set when you tick the checkbox, otherwise it is not set. Using the ...
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Automatically adding meta data to posts or multiple query help

I run an events company whose website uses a custom post type system for posts (blog), events and tickets all stored as CPT's in the DB. On the guestlist (which counts 'ticket' custom posts if the ...
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get_*_meta doesn't always return an array

I find it annoying that functions like get_user_meta or get_post_meta will return an array if the meta key exists or false if it doesn't. This means I need to do a check like so: $meta = ...
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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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Searching by meta values showing inappropriate result

I am working on a custom search by meta value and using this: print_r($_REQUEST); $args = array( 'post_type' => 'property_post', 'posts_per_page' => 10, 'order' => 'ASC', ...
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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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Short of raw SQL, can I query for multiple attachment metadata that have a given array key?

With raw SQL through $wpdb, I believe that I could do something along the lines of this (untested): SELECT post_id, meta_value FROM postmeta WHERE meta_key = '_wp_attachment_metadata' AND meta_value ...
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Cannot save post meta data as Administrator in Wordpress

I have an wordpress installation at yogazoga.com with several custom post types. When i try to add meta data to posts through admin panel it simply does not work. See the post at: ...
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How can I prevent the post_modified column in wp_posts from being updated?

On my site, I display each post's Last Updated date instead of its Published date in order to let visitors know how recent the post is. I'm currently developing a new theme, and some of the features ...
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How can I use 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num' to order by the numerical value even if the value starts with a word?

I'm using 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num' to order some boats I have as a custom post type, the meta values ordered by, are boat models, which are normally just numbers but if you look at this page: ...
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Update value of a associative array with update_post_meta

I am trying to change the value of a specific key of an associative array which was saved in my post meta. This is how my array is saved in a custom field: Array ( [0] => Array ( ...
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Why are simple updates to wp_postmeta's “_edit_lock” so slow?

In our MySQL slow query log, the cumulatively slowest query is a simple update to wp_postmeta. Here's an example: UPDATE `wp_postmeta` SET `meta_value` = '1392835505:386' WHERE `post_id` = 94705 ...
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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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echo a specific meta_key queried through a custom post

I'm new to coding but love tinkering around (on Virtual Server) with bits to upgrade my current website when I have the time. What would be really useful to me would be to post an individual ...
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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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Calling Different Custom Post Timestamps in a table

I use WordPress to run an events site that people can sign down to if they have a subscription. At the bottom of each event, if you are admin you can see a guest list with Name, Email, Tel, Avatar ...
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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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Show future events based on custom field AND order by date

I have a custom content type (event), within that type I have a custom date field, with the name: 'date'. In my template I am running the WP_Query to return a list of events. I would like to only get ...
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Compare 3 custom fields and sort by oldest

I am building a movie archive. For each movie I am filling out the release dates for 3 countries, they're stored as custom fields (added via Pods) Now, when listing the movies I would like to build ...