Custom Fields are fields that can holds arbitrary extra information known as meta-data.

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How can I append custom data to images in the editor?

I've added a custom meta field to my image details so that a client can add a number to their photos (a design choice). The data would need to show up under each image (like a caption) inserted into ...
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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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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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automatically set “Featured Image” the same as the og:i that is set in a custom field

I currently have a site that uses the "custom fields" feature to set the value of the meta property="og:image" for each post. All of my og:images are stored on an external server. I'm looking for a ...
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Homepage's content is dependent on the custom field values (set automatically), how do I get homepage to update without manually updating page?

I have a custom field in my home page called "Featured posts". There are two fields: title and post. The post field returns post_object with post_type as posts. In my functions.php I have added the ...
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auto-populating custom nav with all items from custom post type

I have written the following code to take all of the posts in my custom post type "products" (created with ACF) and inject them each as an <li> in a custom nav menu. Everything is working ...
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Search Tool only refreshes Page without showing results

I have a search tool that allows you to search plants based on multiple different taxonomies (Color, soil type, type, ect.) Each plant is set up as a post using ACF. You can search for plants based on ...
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Adding auto-complete to custom gravity field not working

I am trying to add auto-complete to my custom fields on gravity forms.But its not working.Data returns but not showing on field.I am doing like this: (function( jQuery ) { jQuery(function() { ...
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MySql query to get posts with all meta and terms

I'm trying to figureout a way to get all fields from wp_post with all of their custom fields and categories in one mysql query. So in one row of the result I should have post fields with their custom ...
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Meta Query posts not showing on ending date of custom field

I feel like my logic is off, but the short version is I have 2 custom fields spitting out unformated times for event-start-date and event-end-date. I don't want to show a post if the start-date is not ...
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Woocommerce Storefront WordPress Ignore Media Gallery Images and use External 3rd Party Host

OK, firstly we have done this before using Magento and it worked well, but with WordPress? Well, here is the problem and the plan... The Problem For a few reasons we wish to use a 3rd Party host for ...
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Add conditional custom option to 'Display name publicly as' dropdown

Besides the built-in "Display name publicly as" options, I would like to add a custom "name + nickname + surname" option to the dropdown. This custom option should be determined by two conditions: ...
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Default Custom Field Value Automatically Update

I have created a hidden custom field with a php function as its value. Like so -- $value_rating = get_post_meta($Property_Id, 'vr', true); <input type="hidden" name="vr" class="form-control ...
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Show values of custom post meta on 'Add new post' page?

I am developing a website in which I am giving my users a separate profile. Their profile includes a dynamic slider. I made a custom post type named 'Slider' and added all images using: ...
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How to add custom field to custom taxonomy in 4.4

I have a custom taxonomy for cities, and would like to have this available as a custom field to be able to access it using the iOS Workflow app. Considering the changes in 4.4 what should I do if I ...
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Adding Page Templates to post but it ignored it

I follow the post to add the template metabox to a custom post type's editor, but it doesn't work. When I visit the post, it shows "NOT FOUND ANY POST" which looks like index.php or single.php ...
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Custom dropdown field added to media gallery; how to get it to save properly?

I am using the following code to add a couple of custom fields to media attachments: //Add custom fields for attachments function kgal_add_custom_fields_to_artwork( $form_fields, $post ) { ...
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Custom User meta field display

I'm using PODS plugin (https://wordpress.org/plugins/pods/) to extend main types in wp and WP Tiles for tiles rendering (https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-tiles/). I'v already added field position to ...
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Display value of custom field of custom taxonomy in single post?

I have a review site, which uses a custom taxonomy called 'show' to organize posts. I have used Advanced Custom Fields to add a field to the 'show' taxonomy called 'twitter_handle'. I am trying to ...
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meta_value_num not ordering all items

I am using meta_value_num to output a list of items in order by a custom field. The custom field value that is being passed is 1, 2 ,3 or 4. The order works for the first 7 items but after that they ...
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Set post to unpublished after one week depending on condition

I have a post type with a custom field checkbox. If this checkbox is checked and the post is published, I want to unpublish when one week has passed since last modified date. How would I go about ...
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How to find a post using XML-RPC without knowing ID

I'm using the following function to retrieve individual posts from an external server using the WordPress XML-RPC Post API: public function get_post() {      include("lib/xmlrpc.inc"); ...
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Include related custom fields from one post type in another post type's JSON feed

I have a custom post type called Offers, and in this post type is a custom field called Store, which is a relationship field type to another custom post type Stores. This has been created using the ...
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Is it possible to create a post from an NextGen Gallery image?

I have uploaded many pictures, and I would like to create a new post for each of them with a specific category named photos and a custom field url with the url of the image. Is that possible ? I ...
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Sort alphabetically by custom field

I'm trying to change the sort order of a custom field in a custom post type. I want it to be be alphabetical by the 'location' name. It's sorting by location, but not keeping them in alphabetical ...
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More efficient to add content to custom fields or the content area?

I often build themes that handle a lot of text content. I use Advanced Custom Fields to create several custom field areas per page for adding this content. I've also used themes with page builders ...
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How to use pagination with get_post_meta

I have a Products Page that i am using to add products using custom metaboxes this is the code for my page <div class="container products"> <div class="row"> <?php ...
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Add a custom meta box in the post options that loads some html code in the header

I run a blog that is built in the format - Logo - Nav Large Image + Email Optin Form Content / Sidebar Footer Now I want the large image and email opt in form to be optional. Right now, what I ...
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frontend image post uploader

I've set up image uploader on front end custom form for users with some text input, textareas etc .Everything works fine, untill I decide don't upload any image. Then my "thank you" page gets blank. ...
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Custom Field to a Role?

Is it possible to add custom field to a custom role? Say I want to create roles that represent a membership level and want to add billing options to it. So it'd look like this: Membership level ...
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conditional logic for front-end custom field edits

I'm just starting to learn php/js and would like some recommendations on the best way to setup my logic: Goal- Display the value in a custom metafield in the custom post type. If the user is the ...
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Is there any way to add a “custom field” to the CPT archive page?

as per my title I have a CPT with an archive. I'd like to have my archive main page (the back end) displaying two custom fields that would allow me specifying the "meta tag description" and "page ...
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Removing “s” from search with custom parameters

I'm trying to do something that I thought would be quite simple and has turned out to be not simple at all. I've seen quite a few posts that look similar at first glance but none solve the issue for ...
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Custom code for WordPress dynamic menu

Without using plugins, how can I create a custom WordPress navigation menu to produce the following code? <div class="bottom_section_full"> <div class="bottom_section_left ...
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How to show a post if was published less than two hours ago?

I want to show posts only that were posted less that 2 hours ago and have the custom field "¿directo?" with the value "Sí". These are my progresses, but they don't work: Functions.php: function ...
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How to save the date/time of last update of an extra user profile field?

I have a function that adds and saves very well an extra field to the user profile. But, because the content of this field gets old very quickly, I need to know when the user refreshed it last time - ...
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How to use custom fields to enable sticky posts on custom post types?

Background: The Wordpress Answers site has two questions which ask about how to enable sticky posts on custom post types (see how to make custom posts sticky? and Enable sticky posts to custom ...
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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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How to populate custom field dropdown box based on prior selection?

I have two dropdown boxes for a search that uses custom fields and I need the second dropbown box to be populated depending on the results of the first box. So far I have: <form role="search" ...
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How can I include the custom field in Woocommerce in my IPN

I use Woocommerce plugin. All works great, I have added a custom field or attribute to a product which is fine and it shows on the products detail page but my problem is getting this data to come ...
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Custom Post Fields at the beginning of a Custom Permalink

Is there any way to have a permalink begin with a custom post field? For example, the follow works: $wp_rewrite->add_permastruct('solicitors', '/anything/%custom_field%/%custom_field_2%', false); ...
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Custom Posts Hierarchy? (State/City/Restaurant)

Question: What is the best way to create a hierarchy structure (also called parent/child relationships) between custom post types? For example, we currently have 3 post types: States, Cities, and ...
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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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Possible to filter custom post type with multiple meta data?

I'm wondering if it's possible in one loop to accomplish what I need to do. What I would like is to sort all custom post types by the meta data of county and put them in order which it is doing here. ...
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Hierarchical custom fields

I need to display press statements as a custom post type ("statement"). Associated with each statement post type is one or more Authors, which is currently implemented also as a custom post type ...
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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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Custom WP_Query for WordPress Search Results with meta_query

I am using a custom query to generate my search results. The code I am using works perfectly without the meta_query variables in my arguments array. I am trying to compare multiple custom fields with ...
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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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Meta Query And/Or

My question is very similar to Meta Query with AND & OR? . This question was answered in 2011 by @Otto. With the exception that my logic is different. I want to query, for example, posts with ...
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$form_fields from attachment_fields_to_edit returning empty array

I'm trying to remove the caption field from non-images attachments' edit page, which should be a simple matter of unset($post['post_excerpt']), but I can't unset a non-existent value... Looking at ...