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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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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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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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Ordering posts having multiple post-meta date fields

Hello WordPress developers. Over the years, I've found answers to many questions I've had with WordPress. I want to thank you for your help. Today, I have a question myself, and seek for expert ...
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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. ...
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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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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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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 ...