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the_meta()

Display a list of post custom fields.

Description

Source

File: wp-includes/post-template.php

function the_meta() {
	if ( $keys = get_post_custom_keys() ) {
		$li_html = '';
		foreach ( (array) $keys as $key ) {
			$keyt = trim( $key );
			if ( is_protected_meta( $keyt, 'post' ) ) {
				continue;
			}

			$values = array_map( 'trim', get_post_custom_values( $key ) );
			$value  = implode( $values, ', ' );

			$html = sprintf(
				"<li><span class='post-meta-key'>%s</span> %s</li>\n",
				/* translators: %s: Post custom field name */
				sprintf( _x( '%s:', 'Post custom field name' ), $key ),
				$value
			);

			/**
			 * Filters the HTML output of the li element in the post custom fields list.
			 *
			 * @since 2.2.0
			 *
			 * @param string $html  The HTML output for the li element.
			 * @param string $key   Meta key.
			 * @param string $value Meta value.
			 */
			$li_html .= apply_filters( 'the_meta_key', $html, $key, $value );
		}

		if ( $li_html ) {
			echo "<ul class='post-meta'>\n{$li_html}</ul>\n";
		}
	}
}

Changelog

Version Description
1.2.0 Introduced.

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Licensed under the GNU GPLv2+ License.
https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/the_meta