[wp-hackers] WP_Query and multiple pages

Will Anderson wp-hackers at itsananderson.com
Mon Aug 3 19:40:19 UTC 2009

If you've already got a list of page ID's for which you'd like to get the
> post meta, why not just loop through the ID's and call get_post_custom on
> them. It will return a key/value associative array of the meta fields. This
> should also have a lot less overhead than generating a post object for each
> page.

I forgot to mention, the array that's returned is a little funky because
there can be multiple custom field values. Check out the Codex page for more


It's basically going to be of the form:

'key1' => Array(
                      0 => 'value1',
                      1 => 'value2'
'key2' => Array(
                      0 => 'value1'

Will Anderson

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