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[resolved] Advanced each_connected() (2 posts)

  1. Derek Perkins
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I've got a question on how to do some filtering and sorting on the each_connected() function. I've got a lot of connections in my database, but I don't always necessarily need all of the information. For example, I may have a product (cpt) linked to 20 stores (cpt) with pricing information stored as p2p_meta. Sometimes I'll show all the pricing, but sometimes in a smaller widget area, all I want to show is the lowest three prices. Here is kind of how I see it working.

    $query = new WP_Query( 'post_type'=>'product', 'posts_per_page'=>'5' );
    p2p_type( 'product_store' )->each_connected( $query, array( 'orderby'=>'p2p_meta_price', 'order'=>'ASC', 'posts_per_page'=>'3' );

    I haven't dug into the p2p queries to see how simple this would be to implement, but it would be nice. If that doesn't work, I'd use each_connected as it is now and just do my sorting and filtering on the returned array itself.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/posts-to-posts/

  2. scribu
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    each_connected() already accepts additional query vars as the second parameter.

    However, it's not possible to limit the number of connected items per post. You'll have to do that yourself in PHP.

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