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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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Copying Custom Meta Values from existing post to a duplicate post

I'm trying to revise an existing WP plugin BU Versions to accept different custom meta field values from items I've set-up using the Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) plugin. BU Versions will copy over ...
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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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Add Embed.ly API objects to post_meta on update

I created a new post type fr_news for adding news to a site. The user inputs a URL, and what I want it to do is use the Embed.ly API to display the news. I've got the API side figured out. Here's the ...
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Custom WP_Query for WordPress Search Results with meta_query

I am using a custom query to generate my search results. The code I am using works perfectly without the meta_query variables in my arguments array. I am trying to compare multiple custom fields with ...
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Attach time/date stamp on add_post_meta

we have an image viewer on our website where admins can tag images thought ajax (new feature on Wordpress 3.0). We are tagging just fine, but we need to filter when they were tagged. We are using ...
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How to increase load time of an archive/search page (WP_Query)

I'm currently looking at why the archive and search pages take so long to use, and have found that the bulk of processing time is spent on the query_posts that is called before the template has even ...
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Function to update post_meta based on existing post_meta

I have a custom post type for addresses on a Google Map. One meta field is for the address, but I want to convert that address to longitude/latitude. So I have a meta field for longitude & one for ...
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Querying posts with meta value that begins with a certain pattern

I am trying to create a search filter using meta_query. The only problem I'm having now is that I can't compare with wildcards. I think that's how you word it? $keyword = 'sos'; $tlds = ...
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How to e.preventDefault() on an admin post page for a submit() action?

Lately, I have had a problem with a seemeingly simple task of preventing a form submission an a post admin page in WP. In a nutshell: I created a meta box on an admin custom-post page that includes ...
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Ordering posts alphabetically by meta keys and title

I have a query for custom posts and I have managed to order the results alphabetically based on the title first then a 2nd alphabetical ordering of the 1st of 2 meta keys "Species". This works great. ...
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WP Query to order posts by multiple meta fields

This question might have an answer already in the forums, however I still wanted to ask it as this is a different more complicated version of the problem. The story: We have 2 meta fields for ...
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Issue with migration - image connections to posts going awry

I need help with a rather daunting issue that I'm grappling with. I've migrated a client site from one host to another. Everything went fine except for one major issue pertaining to images attached to ...
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Post MetaTable Overload

Anyone run a wp site with a large amount of post meta data? My site uses ACF with several custom post types and at least 20 custom meta fields with each of my custom post types. I have over 1000 ...
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Custom meta boxes ID prefix showing on first category but not others

I've created a custom post type and added some custom meta boxes using this great resource: https://github.com/WebDevStudios/Custom-Metaboxes-and-Fields-for-WordPress The problem, I've found, is that ...
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How to add validation / error message while add/edit custom post

I am trying to add error message on custom field in custom post save action But my validation not working. Check my code below. add_action( 'save_post', 'save_event_meta_data' ); function ...
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Auto adding product meta on publish

I currently have this function: add_action('transition_post_status', 'wpse_110037_new_posts', 10, 3); function wpse_110037_new_posts($new_status, $old_status, $post) { if( $old_status != ...
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unable to access image attributes in wp_postmeta when looping through posts

I have an issue with accessing attributes of a library image, particularly the "Alternate Text" attribute. I use the ACF (Advanced Custom Fields) plugin to pull back the slideshow image which is ...
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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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Storing post meta values in an array

I want to create multiple metaboxes to store some values (for example 10 values). Currently I store them with different keys (val_1, val_2..). How can I store all of the values in a single meta key ...
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Reset postmeta entries every month

I have this currently running on my site, which counts how many times each 'post' has been viewed, adds one view to the count and then saves it in postmeta: function getPostViews($postID){ $count_key ...
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Incorporating a meta query into a mysql query in wordpress

I'm trying to find a way of inserting a meta condition into this bit of SQL below... $query = "SELECT COUNT( ID ) as num_events " . "FROM $wpdb->posts " . "WHERE ...
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Re-order posts inside tax query

I have some posts having some custom fields and their value. I have custom fields like featured and expiry_date, whose values are yes/no and some date respectively. All these posts are coming under ...
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How to add download to post & more?

What is the correct way of adding downloadable content to posts? More complex situation: I have a portfolio, and sometimes I do stuff that is meant to be freebie and I want it to be downloadable. ...
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Adding Image Description below Images Inserted into Posts

I've got a bunch of images inserted into posts with metadata I'd like to display underneath them: some have caption, some have description, some have both. I've figured out how to filter ...
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add_post_meta from front end form

I am trying to add new post and meta data from the front end. I have a form and a custom post type named 'parts'. Looking for the easiest way of adding meta box and passing a value from the front end ...
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add_post_meta not saved

EDIT I changed it to if(isset($_POST['Make'])) update_post_meta($pid,"Make", $_POST['Make']); if(isset($_POST['Year'])) update_post_meta($pid,"Year", $_POST['Year']); ...
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Create an audio playlist that bookends an audio file from posts with an intro and outro file uploaded to a specific page?

I am trying to create a Podcast audio player that will play on every page, and each page will have its own unique intro/outro audio files that bookend the main podcast file. I am pretty new to ...
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how to echo/display the custom field value in specific custom field name?

I have tried this code: <?php query_posts(array( 'meta_key' => 'custom_cat', 'meta_value' => 'creative', 'post_type' => 'page' )); ...
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Post meta not appear in admin edit menu for custom post type

I have a custom post type 'Vehicles' within I have a taxonomy 'cars'. Also a front end adding from a html form. After the form is send, here is a sample what actually is happening. My idea is to hook ...
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Multiple meta data one label

I am wanting one label but multiple data to be under the label. I also want to reference each input option individually so that I can query for specific meta data. Currently I have, function ...
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Individual page data in one page template

So I am trying to create a one page template but still allow the user to add separate pages in the admin panel. What I did to output all the pages in one template file is as followed: <?php ...
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Prevent Duplicate Instagram Posts using Instagram API

Below is the code I am using to fetch every hour (using WP CRON) Instagram posts using the Instagram API, but more often than not I am getting duplicate, triple, and even quadruple identical posts and ...
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SQL query for converting post meta image url to featured image

WordPress guru, we have a question: We work on a website, which was not updated a while. Most of time it have wordpress 3.2 installed. We've updated it to the latest wordpress version, but ...
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Replace meta_key _product_url

I have this 2 functions that replace the links in posts with an affiliate generated link . But it works only for posts and the links in the posts . I am running woocommerce and the link I would like ...
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How to save dynamically generated value in post type?

I'm trying to use the count of the amount of people that register a post id to a table in the DB. I want to save this COUNT value to the post_meta so when I display the list of posts it can also show ...
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Search Form Including Price

I've been searching through posts & tutorials for four days now without any luck. My background is front-end web design but the latest project calls for a little more in depth work. I'm looking to ...
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User Answerable Multiple-Choice Question in Post

I am creating a plugin that adds multiple choice questions to WordPress. I wish for several to be displayed in a single post in a manner such that users may select an answer and receive instant ...
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Combine existing meta fields into meta data stored as an array

I'm trying to clean up a site of mine that has quite a few meta data fields for my posts and custom post types. I'd like to group these fields into meta data DB entries as arrays. For Example: I have ...
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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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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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Whats the Mysql Query to Find each display_name stored in wp_postmeta.meta_value, grouped by username?

I created a custom content type that contains some fieds tos store user names (display name), thru a meta.key that is called 'opr'. Now i want a mysql query to find all custom postss date ...
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Assign Custom Taxonomy to Imported Articles

So I'm importing a few hundred HTML files as posts into wordpress. I've created a custom taxonomy field called 'authors' (this is different to whoever published the post) and I wish to have the author ...
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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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Delete duplicate posts where meta_key is the same

I have imported some posts and this has caused some to be duplicated Each post (of a custom post type "property") should have a unique meta_key "import__id" value I need to delete all duplicate ...
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Save voting stats with Posts 2 Posts

I am working on a website where I make connections from posts to posts with the Wordpress Posts 2 Posts plugin. Now I want my website users can vote whether they think the 2 connected posts are a good ...
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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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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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Link to post meta page (like WordPress does for categories)

I've got a few different categories, and each has it's own page. And obviously WordPress automatically links to the category template page: category.php. However, is it possible to do this with ...