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WP_Query repeater field minimum value

    • Flegma

    • October 17, 2015 at 12:13 am

    i have a question about WP_Query for ACF’s Repeater sub-field value.
    Right now the query works but the results are any post that containt a value in its repeater’s sub-field.
    I want to query the minimal value in those sub-fields.
    This is the code i have:
    ‘key’ => ‘single_villa_prices_%_price’,
    ‘value’ => array($price_min,$price_max),
    ‘compare’ => ‘BETWEEN’,
    It returns any villa that have a value from price_min to price_max in any row of sub-fields. Is there a way i can make it query minimal value from those sub-field values?
    Thanks in advance.
    Is there a way i can sort the values in all posts so that then i could query only single_villa_prices_0_price perhaps?

  • Hi @flegma

    You should be able to query by minimal value like

    	'key' => 'single_villa_prices_%_price',
    	'value' => $price_min,
    	'compare’'=> '>',

    if you only want to query a specific rows meta you can simply do:

    	'key' => 'single_villa_prices_0_price',
    	'value' => $price_min,
    	'compare’'=> '>',

    and ignore the posts_where filters.

    Best of luck!

    • Flegma

    • October 17, 2015 at 7:43 pm

    Its not working that way, i dont know why.
    In ACF i have Repeater Field (single_villa_prices) and there are 4 values in each row (start_date, end_date, price, min_stay).
    My query is this for now:

    Even if i use < or > you suggested its not returning anything. If i check the query, it looks right, but its not (apparently).
    I even tried value ‘100’ (without passing the variable, just pure string) and its not working either.

  • Dear Colleagues,

    I came across the neccessity of the same feature.

    I’ve Property CPT which has a repeater field Proximity2Metro. Inside that repeater are subfields Minutes and Station. Minutes field contains how much minutes does it take to get to/from the corresponding metro station to/from the property.

    Let’s say I’ve the following

    property 1:
    station1 – 3 minutes
    station2 – 5 minutes

    property 2:
    station3 – 4 minutes
    station4 – 6 minutes

    Then I need to filter properties by the minimum number of minutes. For example, I need all the properties with no more than 3 minutes from metro.

    For now I have to add filtering inside while-have-posts loop, which is not very efficient. It should be accomplished via wp_query args.

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