get_post_custom()WP 1.2.0

Retrieve post meta fields, based on post ID.

The post meta fields are retrieved from the cache where possible, so the function is optimized to be called more than once.

No Hooks.


Array. Post meta for the given post.


get_post_custom( $post_id );
Post ID.
Default: ID of the global $post


Since 1.2.0 Introduced.

Code of get_post_custom() WP 5.9.3

function get_post_custom( $post_id = 0 ) {
	$post_id = absint( $post_id );
	if ( ! $post_id ) {
		$post_id = get_the_ID();

	return get_post_meta( $post_id );