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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Update Post Meta for Arrays — Remove/Replace Single Value from Multi Dimensional Array

I am trying to unset/remove then replace/update a single value from a post meta field, but my code for array_push() and unset() are removing all of the values from each array. Here are the two halves ...
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Post meta select input, if statement

I have created a meta box with a select input (drop down menu). It has a few values and I want to display different content depends on which value the user selects. I am just unsure how to display ...
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get_post_meta in one post only

I have a rough demo here to try and illustrate my problem. http://www.ttmt.org.uk I have six pages with titles - Page One, Two etc. On a index/home page I'm creating a btn/div to link to each page....
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Random element in get_post_meta array

I have a custom field that contains a list of comma separated colors. I want to randomly select one of those colors. If get_post_meta returns an array I thought I could randomly pick from that array....
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How to print meta description to posts? [closed]

I want to show my meta description content above posts. But i don't know what function I need to call. Resume: i want to put meta description from Yoast Seo above the posts body.
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Custom posts and get_post_meta in {$post_status}_{$post_type}

I am making a function to parse a .csv file uploaded in a custom field of a custom post. The name of the custom phone and the field's name is plan_information . The problem is when I var_dump(...
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How do I retrieve a value from a multi - dimensional array using get_post_meta? [duplicate]

I know that I need to use get_post_meta(31, $custom_repeatable, true); The post_id is 31 and the meta_value is $custom_repeatable. I would like to display the value hamsters repeat one only . My ...
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How do I just display the part of the array that I want to? [closed]

I would like to take a stored array, from the meta_value $custom_repeatable and just display the line 'hamsters repeat one', but the following code doesn't display it how I'd like. Here is the code: ...
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display specific custom fields

I have few custom field assigned for each post, like: "Club" with value "club1" "Date" with value "date1" and so on... Now, I want to display from all the custom fields just those 2 " club" and "...
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How we get_post_meta without post id

I want to get my all posts-meta, But on the base of key. For example the main query for getting the post-meta is <?php $meta_values = get_post_meta($post_id, $key, $single); ?> Now i want to ...
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Formatting custom meta box date from YYYY/MM/DD to a more readable alternative

QUESTION This is following a previous question that was graciously answered by Milo earlier here - How to sort CPT by custom meta value (date), and return posts month by month In short, I'm having ...
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How we can get “get_post_meta” of specific user who added it

Basically i have front end form which store the notes and tags of post. And every user who logged in can store there own notes and tags. But i want when he view the notes and tags he can only see here ...
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wp_query not resetting, last post hanging

im creating a wordpress query for custom taxonomy. However im unable to get the last post that i queried to go to the permalink. Please could somebody help me get this query right, much appreciated in ...
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How can I display my custom metaboxes on a custom post template?

I'm fairly new to PHP/wordpress, and this is actually the first time I haven't been able to answer a question through google! I'm working on getting up to speed with PHP/WP generally, but I can't seem ...
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How to display childrens custom fields?

I need help, I have a page that I want to display content from the page children, I get the content but not the custom fields! I've tried this but it dosnt work, what am I doing wrong? <?php $...
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get_permalink vs the_permalink

I am filtering the_permalink to return a custom structure function append_query_string($url) { $url_endpoint = get_permalink(); $url_endpoint = parse_url( $url_endpoint ); $url_endpoint = $...
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Function to return values from metabox

I have created two custom metaboxes using the Meta Box plugin for my cpt called books, and I am confused how to output the values. The values need to be used in sperate places in one of my templates. ...
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how to display custom fields of post on a web page

I want to ask that how can i dispaly custom field of a post on a web page . I have used get_post_meta but it resulted in just an array .i cant figure out what is the problem
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Display Meta Data with HTML?

Is it possible to display the custom field/meta data content with some html? Usually i would use the following to just display the content... <?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, '...
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get_post_meta - get a single value

When I do get_post_meta($post->ID, "company_wp_box_g", false) I am getting back an array of key/values pairs. array (size=1) 0 => array (size=7) 'f_name' => string '...
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Ordering posts by metadata

In my plugin, I use these instructions to obtain a list of posts: $args = array( 'numberposts' => -1, 'offset' => 0, 'meta_query' => array( array( ...
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Display a list of posts whose meta field values are equal to the ID of the post being viewed?

SOLUTION PASTEBIN LINKS:: http://pastebin.com/YmXVC1kn - Author Single Post http://pastebin.com/g0xgvxgh - Book Archive Template Please refer to these files here - solved by storing the post ID in ...
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Run a check for multiple meta key values

I am having a heck of a time getting wordpress to display all values of a certain meta key correctly. I wonder if I am going about this the wrong way? My end goal is to run a check to see if there ...
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Hide custom fields when empty

I am trying to create a function to add data from two custom fields after the entry title. I get it to show correctly when these fields are filled in. The fields are a image source url and an url the ...
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Applying if (get_post_meta) to new shortcode

It's my first time here so here goes :) I've created a custom image field which allows me to upload new images, or have images added via a form from the frontend. I want these to display. I'm ...
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Widget: Custom Post Type Post Listing Dropdown on Admin Side

Widget: I'm making a custom widget with the following functionality on the admin side. 3 text fields 2 dropdown menus to select posts by title (both from a single custom post type) Right now, ...
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Using get_post_meta with new_to_publish

I'm trying to read the custom fields set by the user when publishing a new post: function doSomething($post) { $meta = get_post_meta($post->ID); error_log("post meta: ".print_r($meta, true)...
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Retrieving multiple values to the Post Meta (using an array)

I'm having a problem retrieving post_meta values that I have stored in an array. I use this for storing the array: add_action( 'comment_post', 'add_food', 1 ); function add_food(){ global $post; ...
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wordpress get_post_meta / the_meta to output custom field value

What I'm trying to do is quite simple: I want to add a custom field named 'Button' to each post that will show a button (image) on the page with the value as its link. It's basically a button that ...
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How to display meta box data using “Meta boxes as needed”

I have been following this post exactly: https://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/19852/14957 and have everything working in the backend but when I try to use echo get_post_meta($post->ID, 'songs', true);...
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How do i get the attached images with custom value checked?

I have added a custom field to the image attachement. When this custom field is checked the image will be part of a carousel on the home page. Now i am able to get the custom field to work and save ...
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Wordpress stripping out custom field tags

I am using wordpress get post meta to store the value of a custom field into a variable. In this particular instance, It is actually grabbing the post's parent's custom field due to the $post->...
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Display post_meta in Shortcode

Simple shortcode turning overcomplicated <?php function recent_posts() { $q = new WP_Query( array( 'orderby' => 'date', 'posts_per_page' => '1') ); $list = '<ul>'; while($q->...
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Add Post Url to Manage Edit Screen

I'm trying to add a column to the manage screen that displays the Title and url of the post. I got the Title to work but it's not pulling the url. Basically I just want to show the url that's not ...
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dynamically generating plugin syntax

I have downloaded an audio player plugin for WP. the syntax is very simple. You just add the line [audio:my_file.mp3] to your post editor/excerpt, and call it in the loop with the_content() or ...
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How do I add a fixed value to get_post_meta();?

I'm using the following to display a custom field value in my posts: <?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, 'wikipedia', true); ?> How do I add this value to the output, where '$tag' takes the ...
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Echo 2 values from one key in Array with get_post_custom

Edit 12/15/2011 Added Radio Button print code // Add meta boxes to admin panel only needs to be added once add_action('admin_menu', 'plib_add_box'); //Add meta boxes to post types ...
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Get author total post votes from post meta

In author.php, i have the list with the posts written by the author. I'm trying to get the total number of votes, from the author posts. All posts have a post_meta with a numbered value. i need to ...
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Unable to set Custom “Link URL” for Featured Image, and More?

I have an issue that I believe can be solved one of two ways. I am using Featured Images in posts for content on a home page slider. What I would like to have happen is to have the destination links ...
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Need help on creating If-statement for custom meta fields

I'm using Wordpress. I have a movie review website called Filmblurb. For my blog posts, I'm trying to create posts with different categories. Under the "Reviews" category, I have a "Details" box that ...
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get_post_custom_values problem, please help

i want get the "issue-cover" from archive page list, i done it. but it will cant get the meta value when i update/add new a post to the archice page. <div class="monthly_archive"> <?php $...
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How can I get_post_meta() in the most efficient way?

I have a custom post type for a real estate site, and the theme displays 9 properties in a grid on the home page. I don't think its written terribly efficiently - I'm getting about 160 queries on the ...