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I have added some fields to a custom post type through

function add_electric_portfolio_box() {
        add_meta_box(
                "electric_portfolio_info", __('Detalles de la web'), "electric_portfolio_fields", "electric_portfolio", "normal"
        );    
}

Which I then call with:

add_action('admin_init', 'add_electric_portfolio_box');

But now those custom fields appear in regular pages too. Is it posible to show those fields ONLY on that type of post?

Here is a screenshot of the undesired fields in the regular pages Undesired fields

as opposed to the desired fields in the custom post: enter image description here

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Sure, just check the post type of the post you're on.

global $post; // make sure $post is available
if( get_post_type( $post ) == 'your_custom_post_type's_name' ) {
    add_meta_box( ... );
}

UPDATE: I think the $post variable might not have been getting passed to get_post_type.

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get_post_type returns false. Maybe it is because of the way I add the meta box? (Check out my edits) –  Cmorales Jul 24 '12 at 20:11
    
Try the updated snippet. –  mrwweb Jul 24 '12 at 20:47
    
I keep getting false :S By the way... I add the post type on a plugin, maybe that's the reason? –  Cmorales Jul 25 '12 at 13:26

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