Questions tagged [get-post-meta]

This function returns the values of the custom fields with the specified key from the specified post. It is a wrapper for get_metadata('post'). To return all of the custom fields, see get_post_custom(). See also update_post_meta(), delete_post_meta() and add_post_meta().

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Hide a div when a custom field is empty

I am having trouble hiding a div when the input of a custom field is empty. This is the code I am using but can not seem to get it to work. The field that displays the content is _cmb_fe_wysiwyg &...
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get_post_meta() empty in preview WHEN custom post is published [closed]

So my client managed to find some (bug?), when custom post is published and he previews post all information what is posted with custom meta boxes is inaccessible. When I started debugging I found ...
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Display post details by post ID

I need to display post details by ID on front page template (front-page.php). On the front page I want to display the post’s title, excerpt & featured image. I have tried to do that but no idea ...
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get url image of custom field with custom size - get_post_meta, wp_get_attachment_image_src

I use a custom WP_Query to load image and other information from custom post type event to supersized.js script. This query get all custom post type event with custom field wpcf-img-event not empty ...
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Display post's description and caption

I am trying to get and display 5 featured posts. To achieve this target I have an offset of 5 recent posts. I have successfully fetched the posts' id's and images, but I failed to get every post's ...
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Adding custom fields to images

I want to show sources under my every images. So basicly I want to add a simple custom field. I added this code to my function.php add_filter('attachment_fields_to_edit', 'edit_media_custom_field', ...
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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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Can't Output get_post_meta?

I have a custom field for my post and I am trying to output it onto my post's page but nothing appears. I know my code works otherwise if instead of trying to call my custom field, I use a fixed ...
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Hide H1 Title using the_title filter

I am trying to hide the pages H1 header IF a custom field specifies this. On a page back end I have added a custom field: Name = hide_title Value = true I then want to hide only the H1 using a ...
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Meta Data for Custom Post Type not saving

I'm in the process of building a custom plugin, and I'm having trouble saving meta data for the custom post type. The boxes display correctly in the editor, but when I click Publish or Save Draft, the ...
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Where should get_post_meta() go to get $post->ID get_post_meta() is empty and $post->ID & get_the_id() are working

EDIT: So I added the full code. What I'm trying to attempt is to get the post id into the metabox values for a publish immediate and scheduled post. It appears that I'm having trouble passing the id ...
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get_post_meta is returning image id

I'm using this script to get image filename, stored in a custom meta called background: $background = get_post_meta( '22', 'background', true ); echo $background; But it is returning the id of the ...
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Setting Post Title via Meta Data returns Auto-draft

I've read here and other places about setting a post's title based on it's metadata. Unfortunately I'm unable to get it working and I'm hoping someone else can point me in the proper direction or ...
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get_post_meta with WP_query

I know this is a convoluted loop (inherited from someone else), and this must be pretty simple: the_permalink and the_title display OK, but why doesn't my post meta eventdatestart echo?. <?php $...
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What is the index [0] for on post meta fields?

Trying to improve my PHP knowledge through test and try! I am confused on [0] arguments at following WordPress PHP code global $post; $custom = get_post_custom($post->ID); $price = $custom['price']...
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Getting meta content from get_next_post & get_previous_post

Is it possible to retrieve meta content for the get_next_post() and get_previous_post()? I'm currently using the following method, but not having much luck: <?php $prev_post = get_previous_post();...
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Check whether attachment ID is associated with more than one post?

Is there a function to check whether an attachment ID (=get_post_thumbnail_id(..)) is associated with more than one post? With "associated" I mean that a posts's meta value for the meta_key ...
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Showing Meta Data for Custom Post Types?

I'm busy learning some basics behind Wordpress development and so far I'm getting on quite well. However, I've hit a stumbling block. Firstly, my test site is; http://popcorn.canny-creative.com And, ...
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Get meta value and associated user meta

I'm working on a site where users are able to publish posts with custom fields associated with them. I want to display meta values from all posts, and include which user created the post where the ...
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echo is just displaying the word 'array', rather than the array [closed]

I'm trying to see the structure of an array, but when I try to echo the array, all it says is 'array'. Please can someone explain how I can see the structure of an array? add_shortcode('book', '...
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How to count post meta key values for all posts in database

In my post meta data I have the following 'key' for every post: "image_details" a typical value of which is an array such as: a:3:{s:23:"info_window_bg_image_id";s:3:"128";s:12:"colour_start";s:7:"#...
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Colecting values from custom field checkboxes and displaying them in the post

Ok, i have a form and a input fields type checkboxes. But in the post appears only the last value, what can be the reason? <label for="extras"> Extras </label> <input type="checkbox" ...
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Humanmade | Custom meta box class: How to display a repeatable meta box group?

I'm using the Humanmade | Custom meta box class to add meta boxes to my themes admin pages. I have integrated the class and have been enjoying the use of adding meta box's to my current projects ...
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Displaying values from related field - if empty shows current post type's link and title

I'm working with custom post types. In the post type awards I have a relationship field that links each award to a post from the post type project. I'm using the following code to return the values ...
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get_post_meta doesn't work

I created a custom meta box inside a page but I can't display the content! I'm inside the loop and here there is the code of my functions.php: $meta_box['portfolio'] = array( 'id' => '...
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Difficultly changing date format in post meta value

I have a custom post type with a custom field that takes a date. The posts are later ordered by the date in that custom field. Unfortuately I formatted the date incorrectly and there are already a ...
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How can I get some of a posts meta data whilst it is still inserting?

I'm trying to make a function where a child post of a certain post type inherits the same title and slug as its parent. I'm using WP Types to define my post types and their relationships. But I'm ...
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Custom Meta box only returns most recent value on page

I created a custom post type and a custom meta box where I create a new post and input a Youtube URL into the meta box, and I call for it on a custom template page inside an iframe that is inside in ...
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delete blank space in post_meta empty [closed]

Like title said. I need delete blank space when post_meta don't have value. Code example: <?php global $wp_query; $postid = $wp_query->post->ID; $meta = get_post_meta($postid, 'direccion', ...
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get_post_meta inside echo [closed]

I have a serious problem :) I have this code: <?php global $wp_query; $postid = $wp_query->post->ID; echo get_post_meta($postid, 'provinciadestacada', true); ?> And i want include here: ...
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delete value 0 in post meta [closed]

I have a simple question. I have this code and its correct, <?php global $wp_query; $postid = $wp_query->post->ID; $meta = get_post_meta($postid, 'codigopostal', true); if($meta != $empty) { ...
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Get post_meta of children and compare to current page ID

I am stumped on a bit of php code in my template. I have a custom field named "services" with a value such as "2402, 2366, 78" These are page ID's. In my template I want to do the following: Get any ...
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Trying to get property of non-object error using get_post_meta()

I made a simple function for post_meta, in functions.php: // Top Sub Heading (top_sub) FROM CUSTOM FIELD function topSub( $Trunckvalue = null ) { global $post; $TopSub = get_post_meta( $post-&...
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If metabox has content display content

I know how to display field content if the field has content. $monday = get_post_meta($post->ID, '_cmb_open_monday', true); if ( ! empty ( $monday ) ) { echo 'content'; } How do I display the ...
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Display articles related to a custom field on a page

I have a little problem to display some articles related to a parent page. I explain. On the first hand I have a page with a model template. On the wordpress editor part, I create a custom meta field ...
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Trying to get file name

I have a custom meta box to store pdf files. For this input, I'm using type="media" to acess wordpress media library. Now I can't get the file name. Here is my entire loop: <ul> <?...
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Display Post Meta in Header

I'm trying to get page post meta in my header so I can set some meta tags. I tried to get the global post variable but it only return true. <?php global $post; global $wp_query; echo ...
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Remove last character in get_post_meta

I have a custom field that contains a sentence along with a punctuation mark at the end. I am looking to use this field as a title of the article on my homepage, but in doing so I would like to remove ...
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Custom Field: Display only if a specific key is selected outside the loop

I might be doing this all wrong. I have a custom field called "enable_adsense" and the value can be either "yes" or "no" What I'm trying to do is display something if the value is "yes" and something ...
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Return only custom post types for the page, not all

I'm currently working my way through some custom posts (for the first time). I'm managing to return the bits I need using this <div class="pagered"> <h1 class="...
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put saved metabox values back into fields and then display on the front end

i have a group of metaboxes which i finally are now saving but am struggling to get the saved values back into the input boxes they came from. so for example i have a meta field called link text and ...
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get posts based on category and post meta

I am coding a Live Show box for a radio website to show who is on air and who is up next. I've been using the get_post function to retrieve posts based on the category (in this case the day of the ...
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get_post_meta is always empty when I use wp_mail

I made this action hook which will send an email to the users every time a new post in the custom post type "events" is made. function email_members($post_id) { global $wpdb; $usersarray = $wpdb->...
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how to fire join query with post_meta

I have print sql query that runs within 'posts_where' filter and its like: SELECT wp_posts.* FROM wp_posts WHERE 1=1 AND wp_posts.post_type = 'shop_order' AND post_date >= '2013-08-26' AND ...
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How to display Yoast SEO meta description in archive template for each post instead of the_excerpt()? [closed]

I read this question but it wasn't what I was looking for exactly. I'm new to Wordpress and a little confuse with the functions and everything. How can I get the metadescription in the loop for each ...
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Image not showing using a custom function and get_post_meta

I'm trying to create a function to display either a theme option or custom images based on user input. So basically, it's a custom meta box. The user selects either a display header image OR they can ...
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Display Custom Meta Box Field Only If Value is Present

I'm messing around with Custom Meta Boxes in WP for the first time and was wondering how I go about displaying the fields that only have values attached to it. For example I've got a meta box with an ...
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How do I save each option in a multiple select menu as it's own meta_key + meta_value pair?

How do I save each option in a multiple select menu as it's own meta_key + meta_value pair? This is the basic multiple select menu. Note: multiple select menus allow you to select more than one ...
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Multiple If else statements on Search Result Page

Ok, I have a few CPT's setup with a metabox that only requires some values for some categories. When searching a specific category, I want to display a link to the value (which is a url) if it exists ...
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Related posts and custom meta_box?

I am trying to code the ability to pick which posts should be included as related to the current post the user is editing. I have used @MikeSchinkel very helpfull post here, to include a list of ...