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Get specific repeater row (via advanced custom fields) based on Meta Query with Wildcards [closed]

I've used Example 5 of: http://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/how-to/how-to-query-posts-filtered-by-custom-field-values/ to query a post by a wildcard. However, my problem is I only want to ...
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WordPress meta_query and order by custom field

I have a Custom Post Type called "Films", with a Repeater field called "Showings", which have a field "start_datetime" of type DateTime... I want to perform a query to get all those Films with a ...
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Matching Serialized Arrays with meta_query

I've asked a related question previously, but I think I've finally worked out the crux of my issue. I'm using Advanced Custom Fields and have a number of custom fields attached to my post type. I'm ...
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How to customize a divs background dynamically using Advanced Custom Fields Plugin?

I've gotten as far as creating custom post types, custom fields and linking those to templates on this first time WordPress project i'm working on, but i seem to have run into a problem i'm not easily ...
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Using OR conditions in meta_query for query_posts argument

I have searched high and low for this but I cant seem to locate anything. I am trying to filter some results and when I make an args array like this and pass it to query_posts I noticed that the ...
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Copying Custom Meta Values from existing post to a duplicate post

I'm trying to revise an existing WP plugin BU Versions to accept different custom meta field values from items I've set-up using the Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) plugin. BU Versions will copy over ...
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Empty Super Cache programmatically (with ACF action) [closed]

I regularly use Advanced Custom Fields to create awesome backend interfaces for my clients (as I'm sure a lot of us do…). ACF includes an Options add-on that creates one or multiple global options ...
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Loop with array of posts using 'Advanced Custom Fields' plugin [closed]

i'm getting in trouble using Advanced Custom Fields (acf) plugin. I'm using the 'Post Object' using more less this code: <?php /* * View array data (for debugging) */ var_dump( ...
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Order get_terms using a Custom Field

I have a custom taxonomy of "crb_issues" that has a custom field associated with it that is "issue_date" which outputs a date value for each term to looks a lot like "20140601" yearmonthday. I am ...
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How to position a custom field before the editor

I have installed Advanced Custom Fields 4.0.1 and created a new Field group containing a single field called preamble. I would like to position this new field before the editor in the posts edit ...
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Advanced Custom Fields/User Role Editor - how to hide ACF for certain users?

I am using User Role Editor to specify customized user roles. I am also using Advanced Custom Fields plugin. I would like to be able to hide Advanced Custom Fields from showing up for certain users; ...
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the_content() seems to block my ACF-code

I have this simple code, but can't get the_content and the ACF-code to work together. If I include the_content() it blocks out the ACF-code, but if I remove the_content() the ACF-code works fine. I ...
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Populate a ACF Select Dropdown from Custom Post Type

Is it possible to populate an Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) Select Dropdown - options - with all the posts within a specific Custom Post Type (PCT)? Thanks in advance, Ian.
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Operations with custom fields values in a loop

I have a foreach for displaying all the post in one taxonomy filter by terms. I have a custom field for display a numeric value. What I need, is to make two math operation with all the values of that ...
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How to Increment ID value within ACF Repeater Field Loop

The code below is meant to display an Advanced Custom Fields Repeater field. I need to have unique values for the "for" attribute of the Label tag, and for the ID value of the trailing checkbox input ...
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Change content before writing to database

I've searched around but I can't quite pin down the answer for this. I am attempting to use the content of a custom field as post_data and save it to the database as such when a post is created or ...
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Faking the “onSave” event

While a specific use-case, I believe this may benefit others. I am using TurboCSV to mass-import a number of posts into WordPress (which it is doing wonderfully so far). Within that import, I am ...
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ACF - Custom fields have dissappeared [closed]

Using the Advanced Custom Fields plugin, my custom fields have disappeared from 'New posts' in the 'Admin' back-end. The fields are also is not listed under screen options either.
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Sorting posts by season

What would be the best way to go about creating something like this (https://www.fiawtcc.com/calendar/) in WordPress? This is a calendar, with posts (containing the event date and event description), ...
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Last modified field for user profile?

Is there a plugin or a known way to track user profile changes and save a last modified date in Wordpress? I tried with ACF, but it doesn't have an option to auto update this field. Thanks in ...
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Rewrite Wordpress URL to show CPT meta field data

I'm stuck in need of a rewrite rule. I have set up a custom post type for 'Books', each book has a repeatable field (using ACF Pro) for chapters. I have added a query_var for chapter using the code ...
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ACF vs Taxonomies

Sorry if this isn't the best place but was hoping for some clarification on something that has been bugging me. I have several custom post types Artists Counties Venues Events Festivals Line Ups ...
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How do I add advanced custom fields / meta fields to Elasticsearch? [closed]

I am using the plugin ElasticPress. I'd like it to index some extra (advanced custom) fields. The only info I can find is this comment by one of the developers: [...]if you would like to add ...
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ACF: get_field() returning false [closed]

I have created a custom true/false field with the default value of true. I've set different posts to different values. However, get_field() always returns false: <?php if( have_posts() ): while( ...
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Archive filter disappears on no results?

I have been working through this example: http://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/creating-wp-archive-custom-field-filter/ That a colleague of mine found for creating a simple checkbox-based ...
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Display multiple custom post types and sort them chronological by one of their fields

I have four custom post types created with the custom post types ui plugin; each stands for an event type with a different set of custom fields created with the advanced custom fields plugin. My ...
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Preferred way to include Advanced Custom Fields in a plugin?

So I am building a plugin for a site that is already using Advanced Custom Fields (ACF). I wonder what would be the best way to include ACF in my plugin? The site is already using ACF, so is it ...
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Query current and future events, ordered by begin date

Using the Custom Post Type UI extension, I've created a 'Event' custom post-type, which fields are populated using custom fields (created with the extension Advanced Custom Fields) such as ...
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Specifying a size when displaying an image associated with a taxonomy through ACF

I created a "books" custom taxonomy for my "book" CPT. Using ACF, I assigned an image to each my custom taxonomy terms. I have a page where I display all my "books" terms as images. It works but now ...
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Advanced custom fields sort repeater by date

I have a repeater field on a page template to show small snippets with a link that needs to be sorted by date (recent 1st). I'm using the current code, but there isn't any sorting in place. ...
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Conditional statement for parent, child and grandchild pages

I'm trying to figure out how to set up a conditional statement to check if the parent, child or grandchild is being displayed. This is what I've got so far: <?php if ( is_page( 'about' ) || '29' ...
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How to Explode a Textarea Field and Echo each line separately, wrapped with HTML

Need to take an advanced custom field textarea and display it in my template by breaking out each line separately. I want to wrap each line of the textarea with HTML, like an <li>. I've tried ...
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ACF Custom Field WP_Query, but need to get all posts, if field doesn't exist

I have a custom ACF field set on all posts, called event_date, I would like to grab all posts within a given category, but have posts that have event_date defined put first in DESC order of ...
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Having issues with a foreach inside of a shortcode with ACF gallery

Normally I would just put this type of content in a template, but the way I'm pulling in the content is a bit different. I made a shortcode which I've been having issues with. It's using Foundation ...
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Query between dates using date picker filter breaks in Wordpress 4.2.1

Original post: Query between dates using Date Picker fields I originally made a post last year on this same subject, but seems the update to WP v4.2.1 has broken my filter. In summary, I am using ...
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Create 3 Level Relations with ACF and Wordpress

i have a more or less huge project and i decided to use wordpress. I want to create a nutrition plan. Therefore i use custom post types for recipes and advanced custom fields vor values like kcal and ...
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Any number in meta key (wp query)

I have such a query. The field modules_%_text is advanced custom fields flexible field where % should stand for ANY ROW number, it seams that it should work like that, however it's not. What i'm doing ...
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Minimising Database Queries when using Advanced Custom Fields

I'm working on a page which lists staff members for a large company and trying to minimise the number of times I'm forced to query the database as it gets quite complex and slow. 'person' is a ...
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How can I dynamically add a post to a custom post type which uses a custom field?

I have a custom post type called "patients". I was using only the post title, but now I need to make a relationship with users. I made this by creating a custom post field (created by ACF), a ...
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dirname( __FILE__) returning wrong directory inside plugin

Inside my plugin I'm adding the Advanced Custom Fields files. Part of including it in the plugin is changing the default directories using dirname(__FILE__). In step 3, include_once works fine. So, ...
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advanced custom field Show field in special categry page [closed]

I am a big fan of Advanced Custom Fields plugin http://www.advancedcustomfields.com/ I developed a site where there are 2 types of categories: normal and “custom” most of the categories display ...
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the_content() not outputting anything (Advanced Custom Fields)

Hi i'm using the custom post types UI and advanced custom fields plugin and would like to use the default content editor as one of my fields for a custom post type. When i use the_content(); in the ...
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Order Custom post type loop by custom field (datepicker)

I know there are a lot of articles and documentation on this but I can't seem to figure it out. I have a custom post type 'agenda' wich is made for events. I want to sort this by the eventdate. For ...
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How do I run through a Wordpress loop called from a filter function?

So I'm trying to populate an Advanced Custom Fields selectbox with a nice complicated array based off some post data. I've been trying to do this by doing a custom query and loop through the returned ...
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WP_User_Query pulling ACF to loop

I'm using following code to display my users on template <?php $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $paged -= 1; $limit = 100; $offset = $paged * $limit; $args = ...
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Advanced Custom Fields: Post Object - Not returning data [closed]

I have a custom post type called "Training" with an archive page (archive-training.php). I have another custom post type called "Courses". I am using Advanced Custom Fields: Post Object to link ...
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Custom size for image uploaded to custom field in user profile?

I'm using advanced custom fields and set an image upload field in user profiles. I'm using this image a few places on the website and need to set a custom size for it on some pages. If I set ...
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Pull out Advanced Custom Fields in Related post plugin

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields plugin and microkid Related Posts. I would like to display my custom fields inside Related post This is what I got so far? <?php //related artworks $related = ...
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How to add contents of a custom field to a taxonomy term list?

I have a custom taxonomy term of 'artists' which is the artist's last name and a custom field of 'first_name'. To create a list all all artists with both their first name and last name I am using the ...
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How to do a wp_query with two acf-fields, sorting on one of them

I have two Advanced Custom Fields, footnote and date_edited (a datepicker-field). What I want to achieve is to run a wp_query where footnote is not empty. The output I want sorted based on ...