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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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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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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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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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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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advanced custom fields update_field for field type: Taxonomy

I need to insert a post via wp_insert_post and then add relevant post_meta - however, the WP admin has been customized with the excellent ACF. I know I can add_post_meta in this way: add_post_meta( ...
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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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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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Remove old custom field after import

I have imported a set of posts to a new Wordpress install recently. This OLD set of posts had a set of custom fields attached to it (via post_meta using the ACF plugin). The new installation has ...
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Display post_object content using Advanced Custom Fields plugin

I have a hard time figuring out what's wrong with this code. What I'm trying to do: setup up a custom field in admin using the ACF plugin to lists in a meta-box on all pages a list of testimonials ...
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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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meta_query with array as value

I am writing some PHP which allows users of my site to submit a form and query posts by their post_meta. Everything works fine except for one thing, I used Advanced Custom Fields to create the ...
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How to group posts and get a mixed posts and groups view?

Let's say i need to implement the following in WordPress : I have a CPT named 'song' which are single songs from different artists. Sometimes songs may be grouped by albums, but not always. Then i ...
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Order and group posts by acf by month and year

How can group posts by month and year by a separate headline? Example (output with this date format): Dezmber 2014 - 4. Dez 2014 - 5. Dez 2014 I have a custom field (datepicker) "event_date". ...
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How do I relate a taxonomy with a custom field type, on another custom field type? [closed]

I need to create a tiered relationship between posts in WordPress - I am using ACF (Advanced Custom Fields). The end result is to create menus (food menus). There can be multiple menus (Breakfast, ...
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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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Get specific repeater row (via advanced custom fields) based on Meta Query with Wildcards

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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Query Custom Post Types by date (custom field) range

I've seen similar questions and solutions, but so far I couldn't apply it to my code. The following code (functions.php) works perfectly fine: if( isset($query->query_vars['post_type']) ...
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Migrating data from ACF to WordPress custom meta boxes

I’m currently re-developing a theme for WordPress Multisite. The homepage and gallery template both use the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. So I can fully maintain the theme moving forward, I would ...
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Query by 2 values of a repeater ACF field

Let's say I have a custom post type called Film, with a repeater field called Showings, with fields start_datetime and discount. I need to make a query for those Films that have at least one showing ...
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Advanced Custom Fields google map [closed]

If anyone ever tried to work with advanced custom fields - google map fields and make a big map with lot of markers like this exmple: ...
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Can I wrap an unordered list inside a shortcode?

So, I created an events page for my client that holds lots of details about events. We found no particular event plugins to be helpful for their purpose, so I built a a custom template using advanced ...
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Advanced custom fields plugin limit number of fields in the group to 64 [closed]

I have a problem when creating more than 64 fields in the fields group using plugin "Advanced custom fields". I've already found out that problem is in saving of new fields not in loading from ...
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Advanced custom fields: Customise date picker's start date (need to choose year 1500 onwards) [closed]

In Advanced custom fields, I would like to customise the date picker so that, ideally, I can only select a year in the 1500s/1600s but at the very least allow the datepicker to go back to the 1500s. ...
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Custom Post Types vs. Advanced Custom Fields (with Repeater Field add-on)

My goal is to give end users on my projects the maximum amount of control without making them work with any code. I've been using Advanced Custom Fields ("ACF") along with the Repeater Field add-on ...
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Shortcode default attributes over-riding non-default attributes

I have a shortcode with default attributes. It works fine with the default attributes, but the user-entered attributes do not over-ride the default attributes. Here is my shortcode code: function ...
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WP_Query with meta_query dosen't return results

I am trying to get list of posts filtered by fields I added using the advance custom fields plugin. I have more fields that I want to use but it doesn't work as I want it to. Here is what the query ...
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Multiple Frontend Filters Using Advanced Custom Fields

I've got a series of custom post types set up, and a large amount of custom fields are linked to these post types via the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. I want to set up a series of checkboxes on the ...
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Updating the database with advanced custom fields

I'm having a real problem with updating a database table using advanced custom fields within a custom post type. I have a table in the database called 'wp_company_profiles' with fields 'address_1' ...
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Dropdown filter by custom field

I have a problem: I need to add a filter associated to a Custom Field. I installed the plugin "Advanced Custom Fields" and I created a field type "date picker" with key "Fecha-de-Estreno", until here ...
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Lock user information once fields have been filled in

Much like the username is locked down and cannot be changed once it has been registered, I would like to lock down additional fields I have created with Advanced Custom Fields like the person's ...
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Get value in custom field with taxonomy

I have custom field my_cf for Taxonomy/Term. How can I get and output value with custom field for taxonomy/term? I've tried using: $variable = get_field('my_cf', 'basic'); echo $variable; ...
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Integrate Custom Post Type Events into Calendar

I've got a custom post type called Events on my site with a custom field called event_date created via Advanced Custom fields that stores its value in yymmdd format. Everything works just fine and 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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wordpress ajax relationship query

Using the relationship field from Advanced Custom Fields I link artists to events. Both these artist and events are custom post types. For each event, the post IDs of the related artists are stored in ...
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Specific routing for CPT

I'm developing site for art gallery. A have Artist CPT (internal name artsin_artist) which is defined in my functions.php like following: register_post_type('artsin_artist', array( 'labels' => ...
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How to order by just the Time Field in Advanced Custom Fields

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields to create a class schedule. I need to get the time field to sort correctly to display the class schedule in the correct order. Currently it is not, and I don't ...
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How to fetch the data from Advanced Custom post when we search specific keyword or field name related to the post?

Actually i have created a custom post type and fetch the data from "Advanced Custom Fields" plugin after then connect to a custom search-form to search only the post data.It works good. But now i ...
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Use Custom Post Type as Custom Field

I want to create a custom post type for store that having all store names and it is working. Now I want to fetch the all stores in a select box in every new post of WordPress, then selected store name ...
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Unique key for each row in a repeater field

Is it possible to have a unique key for each sub fields in a repeater field? I don't want to use the array index, because the array index can be changed, when adding new rows between existing rows. I ...
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Advanced Custom Fields Plugin: Get file URL into Parent

On parent page, I've got a grid of custom field values from child pages. All text fields work fine, but I'm having issues with the file URL fields: instead of the URL it returns attachment ID. Here's ...
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How to share repeated fields across multiple pages?

I am loving the ACF (Advanced Custom Fields) plugin repeater field but I have two pages in my WordPress site that have sections which share exactly the same data. Obviously one of the key aspects of ...