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get_post_meta() WP 1.0

Retrieve post meta field for a post.

Works based on: get_metadata()
✈ 1 time = 0.001012s = very slow | 50000 times = 0.09s = speed of light | PHP 7.2.5, WP 5.0.1

No Hooks.


Mixed. Will be an array if $single is false. Will be value of meta data field if $single is true.


get_post_meta( $post_id, $key, $single );
$post_id(int) (required)
Post ID.
The meta key to retrieve. By default, returns data for all keys.
Default: ''
Whether to return a single value.
Default: false

Code of get post meta: wp-includes/post.php VER 5.0.3

function get_post_meta( $post_id, $key = '', $single = false ) {
	return get_metadata('post', $post_id, $key, $single);

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From tag: Metadatas (any)

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