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Display PHP within HTML values

What is the correct way to display a value in a link using php? The (Advanced Custom Fields) php works correctly outside of the html. Book on Expedia.com <a class="alignright" href="<?php ...
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Is it possible to pass a date from one Advance Custom Fields options page to another?

I have been trying for a week now to figure this out. I have a site that has numerous ACF options pages. On one options page (Trade Show Details) the start and end dates for a trade show are entered. ...
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get post id in while loops outputting page id

it's been a while since I used wordpress and I am trying to us e advanced custom fields, I am trying to output the post ID inside a loop on a page, so i can use get_field to output the post contents. ...
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ACF checkbox array is returning numbers, not labels [closed]

I am using Advanced Custom Fields and the add-on Repeater to create a field in the admin through which a user can select multiple icons. Each icon has an associated label, and I'm trying to return the ...
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Get the type of an advanced custom field (ACF) in a WP_Query loop [closed]

When reading posts with WP_Query how would I get the data type of an advanced custom field (textbox, date, number, repeater, …) ? My code: $loop = new WP_Query( $args ); $posts = ...
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wp-includes does not contain a feed template

Using Wordpress 3.9, I'm trying to create a custom feed template for a custom post type, which will include some custom fields. Idea is to use this feed to to send out a "newsletter" type email once ...
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Get post id of permalink for a specific custom post type?

I have custom post type called Personnel. I have this code to show a specific post ("details" page for personnel) (resides in children themes folder of Oxygen and is called single-personnel.php) ...
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Slashes stripped in ACF

Use ACF pluging to save a windows path like this : c:\users\thanassis\photos using a text field. The ACF saves this : c:usersthanassisphotos as path except the character \. If I use this / it's ok. I ...
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Check for duplicate custom field value before running wp_insert_post

That is, I want to prevent 'guid_review' ACF value being duplicate by checking it before creating the post. foreach ($items as $itemKey => $item) { $myPost = array( ...
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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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Prepared statements used incorrectly in ACF?

I've just updated to WP 3.9 and it returns a warning when using placeholders incorrectly. I've found some prepared statements written incorrectly, but I really got worried when I saw this in the ...
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Display different category template if custom field is checked

I am a big fan of Advanced Custom Field by Elliot Condon http://www.advancedcustomfields.com/ This is what I am trying to chive without success so far: I have a website with posts and archive.php ...
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filter wp_query result with custom field values

I'm getting started with advanced custom fields. I have a category field (main_category) where the categories given below are selected using the radio buttons. 1. Electronics 2. Programming 3. ...
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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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Get all fields inlcuding “ACF” (Advanced Custom Fields) columns in wp_query

When retrieving posts with wp_query how do I make the loop contain the acf fields? $args = array( 'post_type' => $postTypes, 'posts_per_page' => $numPosts, ...
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how to load custom single.php?

Hi I have a blog where the categories are news, events and inspiration. These categories are selected using radio buttons on acf. I want to load news on single-news.php while events on ...
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Display “Today” Instead of Date for Pubslished Posts

I have a list of 'post_status'' => 'future' which are published at certain dates throughout the year. These posts are custom posts whith Advanced Custom Fields. Since a couple of days I'm trying ...
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ACF plugin categories bug in WordPress 3.9

i recently started using ACF plugin, i noticed that variables for custom fields i created and use in categories are saved in ‘wp_options’ tables, and although i am doing everything right they do not ...
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How to query categories with Advanced Custom Fields?

I'm currently using Advanced Custom Fields and I was wondering if anyone know how to filter categories by custom fields? I have a custom field in my categories using the checkboxes field. I want to ...
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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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Comparing arrays with meta_query in pre_get_posts

I'm working on a form for filtering a list of posts using custom fields created with the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. Because of the form, I'm using the pre_get_posts action to change the query via ...
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Alphabetising a list of Meta Terms from Advanced Custom Fields

I'm struggling with this, but I'm hoping that I have just looked at it too long... I'm calling a list of custom post_type titles through into a drop down on another post. They have been associated ...
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Building large multi-section pages with Advanced Custom Fields

I'm just beginning the build on a site which has long-form pages broken up into multiple sections. Each section should follow one of a limited number of formats - e.g. 3 column, 2 column, full-width, ...
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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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Filter next_post_link() and previous_post_link() by meta_key?

I have a page with two sections, each uses a different WP_Query() to pull in events, which are a custom post type. Each WP_Query() queries a meta_key for the event date so that Section 1 only displays ...
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Setting a custom $query->query_vars['meta_key'] breaks the WordPress menu

First of all, my problem is very similar to this one: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10629245/wordpress-menu-disappears-when-query-query-varsmeta-key-is-set However, the answer accepted for this ...
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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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Basic do shortcodes question

I used WordPress codex page to code. As you can see I have 2 PHP codes in my line. The page is able to get the code's value but it doesn't obey the CSS rules, which I believe, because I inserted my ...
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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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Get All In One SEO Pack to use custom field instead of Content

I'm having an issue with a custom theme whereby All in One SEO pack isn't auto-generating descriptions because I am using a custom field to enter the main body of the page/post. Is there way to ...
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Remove Post if Advanced Custom Field is checked to fix paging

I'm trying to setup a query that filters through posts and removes ones that have an ACF field "archived" checked. Post queries are pretty foreign to me. ...
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Using WP meta query to show custom post types by a start and finish date

I have a custom post type called 'events', I have a page which displays events by each month. Each event has a start_date and finish_date custom field (using advanced custom fields plugin) which ...
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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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Top menu disapears in Category Pages when filtering using ACF

I am using ACF (Advanced Custom Fields) and filtering the results using the method they posted on their website. ...
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Pagination Broken on Loop using ACF

http://dthudson.com/ccr/archive-issues/ The paginated pages are being populated by the content as you can see at the bottom (beneath the posts) but when you click on '2' for instance it loads page 2 ...
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Pulling in content from another page [closed]

I'm using advanced custom fields and Im trying to pull content from sub pages onto the homepage The below works but I was wondering whether it was possible to do this automatically and not write ...
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Query by radio button ACF

I am making a page template that should display custom post-types that have meta value that matches the page title. Meta value is added trough Advanced Custom Field radio buttons, but the query is not ...
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645 views

Advanced Custom Fields - Query Efficiency

For testing purposes I have edited page.php to have nothing other than: <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> <h1><?php the_title(); ?></h1> <?php $site_options = ...
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Adding a custom field to do_shortcode [closed]

I think this will be pretty easy to answer...My php knowledge isn't great! I have used the Advanced Custom Fields plugin to create an 'add Slideshare shortcode' custom field in my page. The user ...
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Save something to global var in add_filter

I am here again with a strange question. First, I'm using ACF plugin for adding cistom fields. My code looks somethink like that: global $testMe; $testMe = 0; function my_acf_update_value( $value, ...
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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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Gettext for custom field checkbox values

I have a custom field (created with ACF) that allows the author to choose from several options (in admin) and where these choices are displayed on the front-end. The code producing the custom field is ...
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how to get posts by custom post type then display Custom fields?

I have custom posts types for Recipes, and within that I have set up Advanced Custom Fields (from the plugin.) Within, that custom post type, I have several categories. Two questions: 1.) How do I ...
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Function that get ACF fields value before saving

Rewrited question: There is a similar question HERE but I don't know how to combine it with my code. I have a function that relay on acf checkbox field. It is working fine but I have to update the ...
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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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ACF: post query, hide duplicate values [closed]

I'm querying an ACF field, and displaying all the results on the front-end like so— PHP: <ul class="category-menu-items"> <?php // args ...
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How to display a number of posts based on a Advanced Custom Field (ACF)

I have the following code working fine in my theme: <!-- Modify query object --> <?php query_posts('showposts=5&post_type=news'); ?> <!-- Start the Loop --> <?php if ( ...
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Limit search field to just search a custom post type with custom fields

I'm sure this is possible, I just don't think I am going the right way about it. Basically, I have two custom post types (Investigators & Centres), both of which have search forms on their ...
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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 ...