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How to load an assets based on custom field value?

How can I load an asset based on custom field value? - This would be outside of the loop, all I can find for this is in the loop related functions, which I'm not familiar with, or what I find are ...
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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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Update post meta does not serialize array

For some reason my update_post_meta() function does not accept an array. Normally the function serializes the array by itself, but now I need to do this by myself, otherwise it does not update. Could ...
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What is the difference between update_post_meta and update_postmeta hooks?

I am working on an enhanced revisioning system, to create a log file for all changes made by users and/or algorithms concerning metadata attached to specific post types. While I am perfectly aware ...
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Restrict post edit/delete based on user ID and custom field

I've been able to prevent deletion and editing of posts based on user ID and page ID however, I need to restrict access to editing and deleting based on a custom field. Not sure how to go about doing ...
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Creating a custom post type upon registration

I'm struggling to find the best/quick easy solution to this problem: I have a plugin that creates companies but stores all of the company info as a user so all information is in the user's profile. ...
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Dynamic Custom Fields

I am working on a custom invoicing system for a client. I am looking for the best way to implement adding products dynamically to the invoice in the wordpress admin. There are hundreds of products ...
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Order by a meta field in query loop

I would like to sort my article from a category by a number added in a meta field. Here is the first step, I get the articles to display on the page. <?php $cat = get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), ...
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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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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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WPDB Multiple site's posts and get featured images

I am using the code below to query 5 Wordpress sites for their posts, merging them into an array, sorting the array by date, and then displaying them: //SITE 1 $mydb = new ...
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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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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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Get a post_id where meta_value equals something in a serialized meta_value field

I'm storing CPT products' post IDs into CPT companies' post meta (meta_key = prefix_products). As a company can have multiple products, so I'm storing them into a PHP serialized array value. ...
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Reduce or prevent calling of update_meta_cache

My theme calls the update_meta_cache() function 58 times per page! This function appears to run the following query based on the post in question: SELECT post_id, meta_key, meta_value -> FROM ...
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Displaying Meta Box Image

I have some problems displaying info from my custom meta box in my custom post type single. I'm using Reusable Custom Wordpress Meta Boxes by Tammy Hart. I'm able to display the textfields using ...
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'Gravity Forms + Custom Post Types' plugin map Multiple Fields Into one meta_key field as array values

we're using Gravity Wiz's awesome plugin 'Gravity Forms + Custom Post Types' plugin. Specifically, we're using this as a way to provide front end custom post type creation/editing on the front-end for ...
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What is “meta_input” parameter in wp_insert_post() used for?

I am inserting some post into wordpress using the function wp_insert_post(). I want to insert some custom fields on each post and reading the documentation I though the meta_info parameter was used ...
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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 Post Visibility Options for Frontend

I want to have a code/clue to add "wp post visibility" option for front-end. I will use radio buttons get a value from user. e.g. if user selects "No" the post will become private else if user chooses ...
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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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Show Custom Post Type meta boxes only on Page Edit

I've went through the laborious process of creating the CPT. I see it on the sidebar of my WP install, I can add new, save data, and on frontend I can output the data. Is it possible with WP to move ...
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Save HTML formatted data to post meta using add_post_meta()

Array ( [post] => Array ( [jw_objective] => Exposure to e<b>nd to end development</b> of various applications; right from requirement analysis to system ...
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Using esc_html for textarea inputs

I am using the following code for a variety of input fields, building a CPT for a theme: function display_meta_box_from_cpt <input type="text" size="80" name="imgurl" ...
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Set all values of given meta_key in postmeta?

I have a custom post type to which I attached several fields of meta data. On a given action in the admin, I need to be able to reset the values of a specific meta_key in that meta data to zero for ...
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Sort by meta value num, but ignore zero value

I have custom-post-type 'company' and taxonomy 'services' fot this CPT. I have created meta-field 'service_XXXX_price' (where XXXX is service id) for companies and fill this field with number. If this ...
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Explanation of update_post_(meta/term)_cache

I was reading over some best practices from 10up and they mention setting these two flags to false in a WP_Query ( depending on what you're querying ): 'update_post_meta_cache' => false: useful ...
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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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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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How to get posts with a metadata numeric key greater than X?

I'm trying to add a "Highlighted" section for each category on my website. This will be located in a page, using a shortcode. I'm going to add a new post metadata key which will be a number from 0 to ...
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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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Query posts according to specific post meta values

I have a loop in my index.php for my home page like this... <?php if ( have_posts() ) : ?> <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> I have a function to query the posts by ...
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Execute action after post is saved with all related post_meta records (data)

I have to execute custom PHP code after new post is saved with all it's meta data. My question is how to achieve that? Tried with save_post action, but it executes before meta records are saved, so I ...
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wp_get_attachment_metadata()['image_meta'] fetch WP metadata or EXIF?

wp_get_attachment_metadata( get_post_thumbnail_id( get_the_ID() ) )['image_meta']['credit'] returns nothing although there IS information in the attachment's credit field. 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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Use REGEXP in WP_Query meta_query key

I know I can use REGEXP in WP_Query like this: $query = new WP_Query(array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'post_status' => 'publish', 'meta_query' => array( array( ...
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Sort by meta key within same day

I try to build something that can sort posts by day - and whithin the same day sort them with any meta value (integer) - like popularity or vote or what have you. So that, in the end, i get today's ...
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Delete custom meta

My custom meta box correctly saves my file upload. When the user wants to clear the field, they can click delete and I want to delete that meta data of the file url only. How can I assign the meta_id ...
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post_name is not stored until post is published… where should I store my slug until it goes live then?

important try as normal contributor user, not as admin see here I actually have it reproduced. Seems like a bug to me but whatever. I want users to choose their slug. Well, as you cannot store ...
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Admin Area Custom Type Search By Meta Fields Without Title & Content

I have a custom post type that uses several meta fields. In the admin area I would like to be able to search by those meta fields. I have implemented this currently in my functions.php with this code: ...
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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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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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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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How can I get the post ID from a WP_Query loop?

I have a WP_Query loop that gets posts of a certain type. These posts have custom post meta so I need to be able to get the ID of the post without echoing it so I can display that post's meta. How ...
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Why is get_post_meta returning an array when I specify it as single?

The documentation from get_post_meta makes it sound as if the single argument will determine whether or not meta values are returned in an array or not. For example: // If I set single to false, or ...
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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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How to create html block to display extra information on woocommerce single product page

i am using this theme for my website, it has tour booking facility with wocommerce, i am using external am using third party booking, they give me link & i simply paste it in each tour (product) ...
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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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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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Repeatable custom meta fields

I am working on creating custom meta boxes for the back-end of WordPress. I would like to add a metabox with several fields, in my case an image upload and a text input, but with a button that can ...