How to do WP_Query with two meta fields with orderby clause

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The goal is to first try to order by the custom meta field and if its not found then do order by the post date. Here is the query I did so far, but its not working.

$args = array( 'post_type' => 'xyz', 'posts_per_page' => 5, 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' => 'AND', 'query_one' => array( 'key' => 'custom_meta', 'compare' => 'EXISTS', ), 'query_two' => array( 'key' => 'post_date', ), ), 'orderby' => array( 'query_one' => 'DESC', 'query_two' => 'DESC', ), );$the_query = new WP_Query( \$args );

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3 years 2019-10-31T08:47:59-05:00 0 Answers 83 views 0