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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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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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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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Problem with saving large amount of data in postmeta/usermeta

I am facing issues saving large amount of data in post meta field e.g. I have created a field Bio/description and put a huge amount of text in it. Now when I save it, it saves some of the text and ...
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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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How to show Published date and/or Modified date

My code is based on the underscores reference theme. I have a posted_on function as follows: function example_posted_on() { $time_string = '<time class="entry-date published updated" ...
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Storing a many to many post type relationship in post meta and keeping SQL ability for Joins

I have 2 Custom Post types and i am manually keeping a relation between them in a many to many relationship by keeping an array as a custom field. All PARENT post types have ONE filed in wp_postmeta ...
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Exclude category from DB query

I have next code: $drivers_all = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT DISTINCT meta_value FROM wp_postmeta WHERE meta_key = 'driver'") With this one I get the values of all fields “driver”. How can I ...
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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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Will a large postmeta table slow a site down?

I have created a hit counter that stores all time hits and daily hits. This means that if a single post gets at least one view a day it will have 365 meta fields added to it by the end of the year. ...
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wordpress permalink with specific meta value and custom post

One Client want to manually add permalink in page.php .. Something like this <a href="?post_type=wprojects&year_built=2016">Projects 2016</a> And when somebody click on this link it ...
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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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Use $wpdb->get_results with filter based on array

I need to filter my SQL query (in a plugin) based on an array of meta_values. I have CPT-A which is related to CPT-B. I am keeping an array of CPT-A ids in meta_key afz_entry_tags of CPT-B I need ...
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Meta query with boolean true/false value

I'm trying to show all rental properties, first by all properties that have not been rented, and then by all properties that are currently rented. There is a custom post type 'rent' with custom post ...
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Does WordPress serialize one array as multidimensional array in wp_postmeta?

I have a form with a simple HTML multiple select . <select name="afz_entry_children[]" id="select_afz_entry_children" required="" multiple=""> <option value="440">Zoe</option> ...
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Custom search for custom post meta with pre_get_posts interferes with WP search

I'm making a custom post meta search with the pre_get_posts function in my Divi child theme functions.php file. The problem is that the final query gathers not only the results for my custom post ...
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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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Problem with adding custom post type meta to header by plugin

I'm trying to write a plugin by which a meta code will be added to specific post type header. I tried to use this code: function msc_header() { if ( is_singular( 'article' ) ) { echo ...
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Is it possible to retrieve all posts with a certain value for metadata?

Under 4.5, I have posts with meta_key as series and meta_value as 19, 20, etc I am trying to loop through them in a template, and I guess I'm a special kind of dense. Most recently I have tried ...
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WooCommerce: Adding Order Item Meta Data That's Hidden

I was under the impression that if you add an underscore to your meta_key, it would be hidden from the Admin and subsequently the Order Receipts, etc. But, mine are showing? I don't understand what's ...
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Wordpress retrieving meta data for all custom post types in list view

Im having an issue in WP where php is dying, ive increased memory but the process jumps to 100% cpu usage then dies and apache throws a 500 error. Ive tried to get apache to log something, or php / ...
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Does get_post_meta result in a database query each time?

I want to add some new functionality to a post type. It is going to result in a dynamic number of meta fields. I want to know if i could consolidate the content into a single field (messy) or to ...
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Custom meta is not being saved

I have created the following class in order to add a custom metabox for my posts, but the data is not being saved. Anybody can say what's wrong with my code? class Anotai_Meta_Box { public ...
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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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Missing Post Meta and '0' value or meta ID

I have a custom plugin that saves metadata to the DB and has been doing so for months. All good. My latest issue is that post_meta values are disappearing (post title, content and taxonomies seem to ...
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WP Meta Query for some meta (array) values

If I get my posts using meta_query by 'my_meta_key' only I get something like this Array( [0] => Array( [nested_key1] => something_I_want1 [nested_key2] => ...
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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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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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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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Query all posts where a meta key does not exist

I am trying to get a query to retrieve all the posts where a specific meta_key does not exist and then create it. I am having problems finding those posts as the query I am testing does not seem to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to show twitter link preview (Card View)

I want to ask about my problem. I can't show twitter link preview for my website and for information, I just add this code i get from WP Beginners <?php #twitter cards hack if(is_single() ...
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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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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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What is the code to get the download link for a product in WooCommerce?

I'm trying to add the direct download link of a product to a button, but I'm stuck. What I tried is this <a href="<?php echo $product->downloadable_files; ?>">Download</a> ...
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Where does the actual data stored by add_post_meta

I am pretty new to WordPress API, loving it btw, I have a small project, adding a like button to the end of every post, pressing it makes user like the post, button changes to dislike, pressing again ...
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Echo all meta keys of a custom-post TYPE

Is there a way to dump a list of all meta keys being used by all posts belonging to a custom post type? I.e., a post-type named foods, each food (ham, spaghetti, chicken), can have a different meta ...
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How do I query for posts by partial meta key?

I have a function that stores the "like" status for a post as post meta. I want to associate that "like" with the user that liked it, so I setup a custom field called "like_status_{user_id}" (where ...
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is_main_query() never called on WP 4.4

Im fairly new to WP dev, however as far as i can see ive followed the correct procedure in my custom archive page (below). If i remove the check for is_main_query() it wipes the menus out and likely a ...
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How to check widget-cpt meta and display its custom css in the head?

When dealing with a widget that is a custom post type, is there a way to detect when that widget is displayed, then check its post meta for any custom css and enqueue it in the head of the site? ...
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Why are my custom metaboxes not updating the post meta?

It works fine when creating a new post, but nothing happens when I edit a post. What am I doing wrong? function imgw_save_contest_meta( $post_id, $post ) { global $post; if( ...
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How can I make my plugin display custom post meta data on the front end?

I have been googling this for quite a while but have come up with nothing. I am writing my own plugin and I need to display custom post meta fields on the front end on the archive page. How can I do ...
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Custom Fields with pre-filled content

as this is my first post here I first of all like to say "Thanks" because I found a lot of hints here for my problems in the past. Now I have to ask for the first time: We are offering news under ...
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Batch update a post meta field value of each post in Post Type

I need some help on making a batch post meta updater I'm trying to add to my options/setting page. Basically I'm looking for a way to click a button a batch runs through all post of a selected CPT ...