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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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How to compare two posts including their meta fields on a scalable base?

I have set up a wordpress in a way that posts can be cloned and be altered by a different author. whenever this is the case, i want the administrator to be notified via an additional tab in the ...
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Custom filter function not working with Custom post type

I have custom post type "soto_property". I have made a custom filter to filter post listing according to used meta data named "operations". Here is my code- <?php add_filter( 'parse_query', ...
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Storing revisions of metadata for custom post type

Storing metadata for custom post types is easy, you just need to add an action for 'save_post' with your method that handles this. In which you have then something like the following for a field that ...
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Compare meta_query with a Regular Expression and do a less-than operation on it

I have the problem that my client is using a theme which stores options of items in a serialized way in the post_meta table. I already found out that this is not the best way to save values ...
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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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help with wordpress post_meta saving and updating

i have this code which works fine, i can input information, save information, retrieve information no problem but if i want to erase an existing information to leave the field blank it will not erase, ...
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set s3 image as a featured image in wordpress post while posting the post programatically from an external source

I am pretty much new to wordpress. My requirement is that i need to make a post from an external source using ajax to wordpress site. The post data merely contain "posttitle,description,etc..." and an ...
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Undefined index error in custom post metabox

I'm getting this error with my custom post metabox. The custom post and metabox works fine, but if i have debug on and when i try to save any other page or post, i will get an error: Notice: ...
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Meta query compare timestamp if exists

I have a custom post type with a start and end date timestamp. These fields are not required so they may not exist. What I want to do is query and show all posts that don't have the end date set or ...
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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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Define meta fields in a page template

I had an idea for managing fields for page templates and I thought I'd post it here to see if (1) this is terrible and (2) if there's a better way to define the fields in the template. Here's the ...
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Custom post type term names with ampersand in the term name

Every time I think I've got a handle on WordPress it finds a way to baffle me. Recently we've been having an issue with not being able to attach term names with an & (ampersand) character in the ...
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Update post_meta field only when present

Present update_post_meta internally calls add_post_meta if the value is not present. What i want is to avoid calling add_meta if the value is not present and the value passed is '' (blank). I do ...
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Displaying meta via shortcode

So i added a custom post type and tax to my child themes function file and then added this for some meta i would like to know how i can get this info to display via shortcode? function ...
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I am trying to add custom-fields to a post carousel plugin

I have a post carousel on my website.I am trying to add an option to display custom fields. I looked at the code for the carousel and I tried to add my custom-fields option. I am not getting a display ...
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Calculate top authors on the basis of Post Views

I wanted to calculate the Top authors on the single.php page according to the average of the posts views. I have created a function which is calculating the average of the total post views of a ...
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meta query always fails even if data is correct

I've following query - $query = array( 'post_type' => 'accessory', 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'accessory-bike', ...
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Performace on 1 million plus meta fields vs 1 field with 1 million multi array

We are potentially looking into building a counter in a post_type. So a post meta field wil be created with some data like total downloads and downloads left (tied to user ID). We expect up to one ...
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Sorting Posts with meta value not working

I want to retrieve most popular posts based on 'view_count' meta value, the below code doesn't seem to work, I am getting some random posts, where am I doing it wrong? <?php ...
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Simple WP_List_Table won't return posts, let alone custom metadata

So, I am trying to create a simple WP_List_Table to return custom metadata from a custom metabox created by a plugin I developed. As of now, I haven't added any of the columns for the custom post ...
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Use more than one post meta inside the loop

I have custom meta like this: I want to select the post with both of these conditions are true for : 1- end_date = "some date" 2- st_date = "some date" Also I need it to select by title ...
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Displaying randomly created meta values in wysiwig editor

I have already asked this question on stack overflow but I'm asking it once again here because i haven't found a solution to it yet. I am creating custom meta info for a post that will have null ...
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Query postmeta values, and return multiple post_titles for common meta value

As of now I query the DB: global $wpdb; $query = $wpdb->prepare(' SELECT p.post_id, p.meta_value, pm.post_title FROM %1$s AS p JOIN %2$s AS pm ON ...
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Post Meta Checkbox won't save

I'm trying to use the script as per How set featured posts using checkbox in post edit screen? function register_post_assets(){ add_meta_box('featured-post', __('Featured Post'), ...
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Save multiple custom post fields from quick edit

Context: A multiple custom posts and custom fields website. Since the website is rather complex, has a lot of users, a lot of editors and a lot of data, they asked to be able to choose which custom ...
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Show posts between two Custom Fields date

I'm trying to fetch all the posts from today to next week by using some custom fields inside posts, using Advanced Custom Fields. Everything was working until now, because it doesn't show posts from ...
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Serialized Data Being Cut Off?

I have two separate installations of WP on two servers. They're both the exact same website. In my CPT's meta, I have a field that's a very long piece of serialized data. On one server the full data ...
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Search by post_meta when field type is ACF relationship

A client has requested to use a relationship field to select contacts associated with the post. They have also requested that these posts be searchable by the contact information. The problem is, I'm ...
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value not saving in the form when dynamically creating an input

var AppendDivStore = jQuery(".AppendDivStore"); jQuery('<input />').attr( { type: 'text', class: 'PastetheSkillsValuemy'+inc+'', id: 'wpjobus_resume_skills['+inc+'][1]', name: ...
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Fetching array of postmeta with $wpdb and in_array conditional

I'm trying to fetch an array of all entries to a specific meta key and then check to see if the user input value exists in that array. I've checked the data base for the query and I see the meta ...
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Meta Box size issue. How to resize it properly?

I cant figure it out how to resize meta box . I did try to add something like rows="5" cols="60" but no luck. With width and height box resizes but when text fills the box it continues to the right it ...
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PDF.js with annotations (Method Draw) in wordpress plugin

I'm not sure whether to post this in here or in stackexchange, but since it's built into WP... I started to create a PDF viewer in Wordpress with PDF.JS, located here: ...
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Meta query with regular expression

I am using regular expression to refine the post it works fine but i want change it such that it can work with meta query instead of post title here is my code function wpse18704_posts_group( $where, ...
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Send POST variable with 'post_publish'

I have a custom button which triggers my page builder to load on the post.php page upon clicking it. However, I want to send a variable as well with it. Here's what I tried $('#post').attr('action', ...
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Ajax add_post_meta()?

I've got a custom meta field that I need to work with ajax (like the tags field). This is the function I currently have: function prfx_meta_save( $post_id ) { // Checks save status $is_autosave = ...
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How to show specific meta keys of all posts in admin panel?

I have some common meta keys on every post. Ex: hotel_person, hotel_number All the posts have these two meta keys. I want to show these meta key values and the post titles. All these values and ...
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save_post is not firing when I only edit custom meta fields

I've come across the action hook save_post few days back and I like to take advantage of it. I've custom post post type "Property" with Meta fields associated with it. The problem is that when I ...
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Post meta wrong format

I moved my woocommerce store to another server and now I have problem with product metas (_product_attribute meta). I have custom attributes there. Attributes haven't gone from database but my page ...
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Automatically add custom fields (post_meta) to all published posts, hourly, via wp_cron?

I'm trying to update the post meta of all published posts hourly (via wp_cron) with the code below: if ( ! wp_next_scheduled( 'postviews_updatedcounts_hourly_event' ) ) { wp_schedule_event( ...
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WordPress Custom File upload meta box saving 0 bytes as File size

I am trying to save custom images with the custom post type , so i added a custom meta box for file upload . it seems it is working fine but when i upload any file it save the file size is 0 Bytes . I ...
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WP_Meta_Query object with conditionals

I have a custom post type (Books) that is connected with a second custom post type (People). The Books CPT has an additional author meta box that if checked, it should appear on the additional People ...
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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. ...