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Get registered custom fields or post meta even if empty

I would like to be able to get all registered custom fields or post meta for a given post. The limitation I am facing is that the use of either get_post_meta or get_post_custom returns an array of ...
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Update attachment metadata fails

Updating attachment title and description metadata with wp_ajax breaks all previous datas and structure of attachment, my php code: add_action( 'wp_ajax_update_attachment', '...
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WP Meta Query at depth 2

I'm interested in doing a meta query according to some post data that doesn't exist at the first level of the post meta. In other words, I would need two or more keys to get to the variable I'm ...
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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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Content hooks vs User hooks

This is more of a theory question than a question with a direct answer. I've been working with different actions for firing functions when a post is updated or deleted and when users are updated or ...
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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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Send user notification email containing post meta

I created a custom post type using the Custom Post Type UI Plugin and some custom fields using Advanced Custom Fields Plugin. I am trying to send a notification to the admin using "...
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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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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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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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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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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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Checklist of selected categories

On my blog I have a large number of categories >500, so I need to have some kind of checklist which categories are already selected to continue selecting. For example, if we have cat1, cat2, cat3......
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Custom Media Meta fields to alter the generated image HTML that is inserted into a post for my animated GIF image player?

I want to add the capability to integrate a JavaScript animated GIF image player. It basically will load a cover image for the animated GIF on page load instead of downloading the larger animated ...
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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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Display posts with empty custom field

How to list post with specific custom field which is empty? I have some posts with custom field 'author', and for some posts that custom field is emty, so I would like to find those posts to delete ...
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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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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 this:...
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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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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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Show value of select dropdown in meta box

I have created a meta box which has a select dropdown list and i want to show it in the post as a user selects a particular option from meta box.I cant figure it out how its done.Here is my meta box ...
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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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Sharing tables between 2 different websites based on the same database

I have 2 different websites installed on the same database. The 2 websites are sharing the users tables, but I want them to share the posts tables too. I tried to do it by editing wp-db.php. After ...
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Archive post by meta value + 24hours

I'm using this code to archive some custom post type : $where .= " AND wp_postmeta.meta_value >= now()"; The metavalue is a date field. On the day of the value of the datefrom has been setup the ...
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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 ( $post-&...
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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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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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Automatic blog page with custom design [closed]

For my website, I would like to make a new section that looks like this: [] = a row {} = a column [{Image of post} {text of post}] [{text of post} {image of post}] [{Image of post} {text of ...
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Add a meta value if admin , editor or any other user have open a post in edit mode

In my application user can publish a custom post from front end . And later admin or capable user can update or delete the post . What I want to do , is to determine if that post is seen by admin or ...
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Adding and updating repeating custom field meta data

I've got 20+ hours into this and could really use some help. Here is what I am trying to do.. For each record, add post meta. If the post meta already exists, update each field in the array. Just like ...
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Grabbing data from Meta Box

I am using someone elses code for uploading files to a custom post type, and I need to be able to get the URL back from it. In the editor, the value is the URL so that isn't an issue, but I need to ...
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publish_post action hook doesn't give post_meta_data

I write the following function to get the post data on publish post but i see that post_meta is not available, its always empty. How do i retrieve the post meta data of a post on publish_post hook? ...
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Properly add an upload media button in a meta box field

i have a custom post which has a meta tag that needs to be using a file upload (for video files). I am wondering, what is the correct way of adding an Upload button that points to the wordpress media ...
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Custom field value based on other custom field values

I have a custom field value called points. Post 01 points = 5 Post 02 points = 10 Post 03 points = 8 I need to create another custom filed value called rank. Rank custom filed value should be ...
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Attaching taxonomy data to taxonomy with wp_insert_post

By WP User Frontend I create a registeration form with some checkboxes, and use wp_insert_post and update_user_meta for create a new post (post type pavilion) on user registration.I want when checked ...
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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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Creating Ordered Query using Meta_key

I've hit a massive roadblock that I've been stuck on for days now, hope someone can help with this. The problem: I have a custom field called order_value with the values road, air and bus. I am ...
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How to enable revisions for post meta data?

Normally wordpress keeps revision of wp_post table. But for generating a report I need some custom fields to be tracked while any update happens. As custom fields are saved in wp_postmeta table I need ...
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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 hook into <head></head> container

I want to add my own <meta /> tag inside the <head></head> container on every page or post within the loop(). Is that possible? What hook(s) should I use for that?
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How to get custom post meta using REST API

I am trying to create a REST APIs for my wordpress website which is used for facility listing using wordpress job manager plugin. I have registered my custom post , taxonomies in \plugins\rest-api\...
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how to get postmeta info based on multiple categories?

I need to get one meta_value from wp_postmeta and I can do it with one category but I'm having problem when using another one. I have: SELECT wp_posts.ID, wp_postmeta.meta_value FROM wp_postmeta ...
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Add post meta based on another post meta value before publish post

I want to add a meta value to my post , which will be based on another meta value , before publish post . This is what I have tried add_action('save_post_my_custom_post', '...
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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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Mass importing json data into custom fields (postmeta)

I am in the process of importing large amounts of data into a custom post type that has several custom fields (postmeta fields created by Advanced Custom Fields). I am using the following function to ...
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Check if Post Title exists, Insert post if doesn't, Add Incremental # to Meta if does

I already have a function where a user submits a form and creates a custom post... <?php $postTitle = $_POST['post_title']; $submit = $_POST['submit']; if(isset($submit)){ global $user_ID; ...
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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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Cast woocommerce events date meta_value with wrong format in WP_Query

I'm using woocommerce events plugin to sale tickets in a client site. The client wants to display the next 3 events after today in the home page. I have created this code: $args = array( '...
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Saved Post Meta Array Returns as String

I am saving an array in post meta using update_post_meta. $arr = array('this', 'or that'); update_post_meta($post_id, 'field', $arr); $ret_arr = get_post_meta($post_id, 'field', true); var_dump($...