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Where are custom field values stored in the database

I am using the advanced custom fields plugin for posts. I would like to know where custom fields are stored. I checked the wp_posts table. However, I could not find the posts with custom fields. I ...
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Display all values of custom a field created with ACF on a page

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields / ACF to create custom fields. One of them is a list of checkboxes that display some options (option1, option2, option3...). Now I want to display all options of ...
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Media library - Limit images to custom post type

Is there some wordpress magic/plugin that will make the media library only show images that were uploaded to a specific custom post type? I have a custom post type called "artists", I want, when admin ...
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Advanced Custom Fields and Yoast SEO keyword analysis [closed]

The problem I'm having is the keyword page analysis tool doesn't read my custom fields so I am trying to figure out how to run a filter on them. I found a blog post on Yoast website here here which ...
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Advanced Custom Fields select field : How to echo the label, not the value?

I am using the wordpress Advanced Custom Fields plugin. This question is about the select field, and in the documentation only tells me how to output the value, not the label/name. I can't see this ...
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WooCommerce shop page to use my custom template [closed]

Before asking the question I want to tell you that I have already asked the question in http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15025213/wordpress-woocommerce-template-file-overiding I am using the ...
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Unable to get Preview of Uploaded image within a Custom Meta box

I first followed the steps in this tutorial. Added the Image Uploader, tried it out but I realized it's an older version of the WP Uploader... So I then found this post, and now my uploader is ...
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Advanced Custom Fields Multisite Upload/Imagery Issue

OK, so I'm using: WordPress 4.4.1 (the latest version at this time) Advanced Custom Fields PRO v5.3.3.2 (the latest version at this time) I'm having a very strange issue that I cannot seem to fix. ...
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Compare two numeric custom fields

I use Advanced Custom Fields and have a custompost-type "matches". This post-type contains two fields "goals-made" and "goals-against". I want to query wordpress to show only the matches that were ...
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ACF - get fields from group

i have been using this code to get all fields from a specific group: <?php $GroupOrPostSlug = 'acf_specialgroup'; //or insert the ID of your fields Group. $groupID=''; global $wpdb; if ...
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Filter by custom field in custom post type on admin page

I've used Advanced Custom Fields to create custom fields for Competition name, answers etc. I've made a custom post type for competitions as shown on the image and I used Wordpress functions.php to ...
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importing third party json feed as custom post type [closed]

I have a third party json feed http://feeds.artlogic.net/artworks/artlogiconline/json/ that i need to use to import data in wordpress as a custom post type called "artwork". Are there are handy ...
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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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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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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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Generate Advanced Custom Fields box in custom admin menu page

I have created an custom admin menu page called FCC Youtube with add_menu_page function which has some custom fields I manually generated via HTML and PHP: code ( just the part how I created this ...
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Using Advanced Custom Fields with Wordpress and Lightbox

I am using the ACF Plugin. I want to have a field where I can upload an image, and the result will display the full image in the Lightbox and then then full image will be resized into a thumbnail from ...
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How to List Events by Year and Month Using Advanced Custom Fields?

I have a custom post type "Kalender_item" with a custom Date Field (YYMMDD). I want to list all the posts on a page sorted by Year and Month. For example: November 2012 (all events that occure ...
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Edit Imported advanced Custom Fields from wordpress Dashboard

I have imported advanced custom fields from one of my other site and now I want to add few more options to those fields but I can't figure out how to do it via Dashboard? I have imported the field ...
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Custom field in TWIG template - Advanced custom fields plugin

Does anyone know how to insert a custom fields (from Advanced Custom Fields plugin) into a twig template? This is the code I want to add into the twig file. <img src="<?php ...
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Qtranslate + Advanced Custom Fields: how to have a multilanguage wysiwyg editor? [closed]

This is my setup: Wordpress: 3.4.2 qTranslate: 2.5.32 Advanced Custom Field: 3.5.1 i've also installed qTranslate extension: 1.1.1 but I don't know how/if it works... How can I have a ...
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Pods cms and “advanced custom fields” plugin

We are planning to build a quite big database to store data for our 5000 yearly subscribers association. We were considering pods cms for our needs since it permits a good flexibility in building a ...
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2answers
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Advanced custom fields - taxonomy terms images [closed]

I used the Advanced Custom Fields plugin to add a custom field to my taxonomy. That custom field is an image which is associated with the term. Now I have a page where I display a list of all terms ...
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1answer
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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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Advanced Custom Fields - Get custom fields from parent page

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields making it easier for my client to manage his content. On all of my child- and parent pages i would like to have the same header image and sidebar information. ...
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Adding a body class with ACF

I have created a radio button field with ACF so that admin can specify a colour. E.g: blue : Blue pink : Pink I'd like this to be output as a class via <body <?php body_class(); ?> in ...
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Displaying Custom Fields on Post with Genesis Child Theme

I have tried everything to get Custom Fields to display on my posts using a Child Theme of the Genesis theme framework. I have tried to follow every tutorial I could find relating to it but still I ...
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2answers
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Advanced Custom Fields plugin : displaying a YouTube video

On my page, I have many fields text area fields containing text, and one WYSIWYG field containing a YouTube video (I need it to be WYSIWYG because otherwise only the URL of the video would show, not ...
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Advanced Custom Fields query

I have, hopefully easy question. I have my query here, which is using ACF <?php query_posts(array('post_type' => 'our-clients-list', 'posts_per_page' => 1, 'order' => 'DSC', 'orderby' ...
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3answers
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Advanced Custom Fields - Check if multiple get_fields exist?

I can only really seem to find documentation on wether one get_field exists or not. Is it possible to put multiple get_field's into one variable and use that variable to check if any of the singular ...
2
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Returning all radio button options when using Advanced Custom Fields

When using the Advanced Custom Fields plugin for Wordpress, Suppose I have a radio button field with possible choices: o Apples o Bananas o Cranberries How can I return each one of these options ...
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Using Advanced Custom Fields in a widget

I've built a widget to show pages from a certain category in a dropdown menu. The page that's selected will show up on the homepage. This all works, except the Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) are all ...
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Calculate the sum of certain the_sub_fields

I am trying to calculate the sum total from two custom sub-fields using ACF. The custom field is called 'repeater' and the sub-field is called 'space_avail'. I've tried the code below but it just ...
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How to create Repeater fields using Advanced Custom Fields?

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields and trying to create a field with the field type Repeater. But the problem is that the Repeater option doesn't appear in the select list with the field types. I can't ...
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get_field not displaying my custom field value

I'm asking regarding the ACF plugin (Advanced Custom Fields) I'm working on creating a category group that will add custom fields to the category pages. These are the fields: They seem to work in ...
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How to Display ACF Relationship Custom Field as Link to Specific Custom Post?

OK. I am reading this ACF tutorials, but I am not getting into this. I have 2 post types: Lists and Contacts. Every List must be related to some Contact, and I use Relationship custom field type ...
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Using Custom Function With Advanced Custom Fields

I've written a custom function which works with the native WordPress custom fields function but I need it to work with the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. I have created the custom field and meta box ...
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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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Display HTML only if Custom Field has a Value

I am working with a plugin called Advanced Custom Fields. I am looking for help with code for my custom post type template, which is displaying some repeater field data. I have HTML wrapping each ...
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Minimising number of queries on a page when using Advanced Custom Fields

I'm currently working on a site where there is extensive use of the popular Advanced Custom Fields plugin. However, as a result the page loading time can be quite slow, especially when using the ...
2
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1answer
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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 ...
2
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1answer
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Wordpress Search documentation: how to improve search query using taxonomy terms, custom meta fields?

I'm trying to understand how Wordpress search works. I haven't found much info on the Codex. Arguably, search is not the best WP feature. Even Wordpress.org uses Google Search. I would like to make a ...
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sort by date in Advanced Custom Field

I am trying to filter posts with certain values and sort by the date field using ACF module. I have succeeded in filter with package and type. But when i added date sort, its not working. Please help ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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6k views

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 ...
2
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Filter a custom field based on selection of another custom field (ACF)

I have 3 custom post types with Advanced Custom Fields: Student Class Homework Assignment Homework has a custom field that is a 'relationship' with Class. This is because specific pieces of ...
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1answer
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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 ...