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

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echo value from 'select' field type into page template using cmb2?

I'm using CMB2 plugin to add metaboxes into a custom post type. I'm adding the additional metaboxes via functions.php onto child theme. It may worth to mention that parent theme/custom post already ...
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Mathematical operations on custom field values? (updated)

I'm attempting to write a function, run by a cron schedule at midnight every night, that will subtract 1 from the integer value of a custom field. It will function basically as a countdown timer for ...
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Two plugins sharing the same custom post type registration

I have two plugins Plugin A and Plugin B registering the same post type exp, aws_employee. Each plugin offers different functionality but the post type type they share is exactly the same. If I ...
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How to sort category by custom field value

I am using the following : $catargs = array( 'meta_key'=> 'category_custom_order', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'order'=> 'ASC', ); but I can get the ...
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Display Data From This Custom Media Upload Meta Box?

This plugin is working without any issue on CMS. Now I need to know how to properly display them in my post. Custom Media Upload Meta Box Plugin. $meta_box_media_upload = new Meta_Box_Media_Upload();...
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display Flexible Fields from options

I am having a problem displaying the content using ACF and flexible fields. I made a custom option page and I want to call the fields from the options page but everything is coming back blank when I ...
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How can I modify a custom post type and custom page template for a child theme if all content seams to be handled by theme's 'native' plugin?

I need the child theme to use a 'modified' version of its parent custom post type and correspondent page template. Basically I would like to add 5 new metaboxes, change 2 existing labels, and include ...
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worpress update post meta data(custom field) by post link

I have a post in my wordpress website, which has lot of custom fields. I have an excel sheet with "post link" - "custom field data" combination. That custom field(video url) is already set for each ...
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Querying by taxonomy vs Querying by Custom fields Speed Comparison

I'm developing a listing portfolio for our project. (Basicaly yachts with their type, size, price, cabins, draft, build year, refit year etc.) I should filter them according to type and sort by (...
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How to add post reference field to a plugin?

I am trying to add a field to a custom post type through a plugin I am creating. One of the fields I need is a post reference / link to field. Any ideas on how to do this? In the WYSIWYG when you ...
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custom meta box text field: how to limit to alpha or numeric only

I created a custom meta text field for adding a body class to a specific page. I want to limit the text to only alpha characters. Also, I am using https://github.com/webdevstudios/Custom-Metaboxes-...
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Ordering posts by custom fields

good day, quick question, I have a site that pulls posts from certain category, basically the code to see how I call those posts is as follows: <div class="jumbotron"> <h2>Ultimos ...
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Checked() function on a multidimensional array

I am generating checkboxes dynamically on one of the option pages. This the code that I'm using to create multiple checkboxes: <?php foreach($shopCategories as $shopCategory) { ?> <input ...
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Get first URL from custom field, download and set as featured image on post publish

I have a plugin that is adding text and a URL to a custom field when the post is published (not saved as draft). I want to get/make a function or plugin to search within the custom field and sideload ...
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sort Posts by custom user filed

So I'm trying to sort the posts by custom user filed, I'll explain... So I have added users filed to the registration page, The fields are checkboxes, they allow the user to choose what topic he is ...
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How to add a css class to custom field value?

In the user's profile there is a dropdown list with options to choose from. The custom field name is colors with several values: red, green, blue, etc. Can I add a css class to those values. Like ...
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Implement Autocomplete for a custom field on Wordpress Plugin Frontend

I've setup my plugin to be used on the frontend using a shortcode. I have managed to use an autocomplete form on a previous website I programmed from scratch (not WP based) but I don't understand how ...
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Order by three custom fields (Y-m-d), then separate into yearly sections

For a project of mine I have set up three custom fields (Year, month, day) attached to posts in order to determine the original date of a post’s content (not the post publish date, which is used for ...
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Custom Info Box at end of posts?

I'm pretty new to WordPress so there are some parts of it I have difficulty working with. I run a small scale gaming niche website which focuses on just a small group of video games, and what I'm ...
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Custom search (wp query by custom fields)

I'm building custom search. Actually it's just need to check custom field value. The custom field is called 'summary'. However i'm not sure what i'm doing wrong as it is not working. Maybe someone ...
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How do I use foreach to get content from a custom-field in multiple posts?

so I am trying to use a foreach to pull content from a custom field in multiple posts, but it just wont work. I can get it to work for a simple textarea string but I am struggling getting it to work ...
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Custom field and category query

I have created custom .php file that should show list of all posts that correspond to user's choice. I have 3 custom fields and 1 category condition. I've tried all the queries i could possibly find ...
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Saving custom image meta fields

I have currently added a custom meta field for uploading a media file (image). I can successfully add the upload button to display and work but I'm having problems saving the field when updating the ...
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When post is updated, custom metadata in text area field is overwritten

I have set up 2 new post meta fields in order to add functionality to a custom post type. The custom fields generally work as expected, with a couple exceptions. I set up a checkbox (called "...
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Creating post custom field text area

I want to make, I guess a custom field for my theme. I'm not sure is it the right way to do this with custom fields. I searched a lot, but could not find what I need. So I'm hoping that some one ...
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Updating ACF field with external data

For our articles on our Wordpress site, we would like to display article analytics that are collected weekly for each manuscript. We have these native custom fields for each post: Article Views PDF ...
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Thirtieth century date for a post

I want to break the date mechanism in Wordpress. I need to have dates set in the 30 century, controlled through the regular post, but only for one category. To give an example I'd like a post dated ...
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Showing custom field contents without listing description

I'm customizing a directory theme and my custom fields appear only if I put some text at the company's description, otherwise it will show nothing... Any idea how to fix that?? I think the problem ...
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Sort posts by custom fields value using dropdown menu

I'm trying to sort my posts by a custom field value, called price. Only using numbers in the custom field value. I want that the visitors of the website can sort the posts on price by using a dropdown....
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Comparing 2 Decimal Numbers from custom fields and displaying posts

This is really confusing me. Hopefully you can help me. What i want to do, is search for a number and display anything that is either minus 1 or plus one of the search result. The numbers that it will ...
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Post content is cleared when updating

When I'm updating a post, its content is being cleared. What's wrong with the code below? add_action( 'save_post', 'eb_save_subpage_data' ); function eb_save_subpage_data() { global $post; ...
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predefined custom field on registration page

What I want to do is, i have a professional theme (like elist from elegant theme) and in theme there are so many custom fields. I want to include those custom fields into my Wordpress custom ...
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Show related posts based of current ACF field name in a single page post (a loop within loop)

I have a single page where I display my current post. Within the post loop, I wanna display another loop inside that shows 3 other related posts by title that share the same text as the current post ...
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Selecting posts older than the current Unix epoch timestamp

I am trying to perform the following query, which originates by the fact the post's 'date' and 'time' are entered as separate custom fields. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'some_kind_of_posts'...
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change attachment custom field onChange event

The form is in post creating window. Ajax is posting values, but the values doenst renews. Where can be problem ? Ajax <script> function dynamic_Select(field, aid, value) { console.log(...
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new WP_query using custom fields

I am trying to query child posts from two parents (that part is working fine), ... but now I want to exclude posts that have a meta_key of 'feature' with a meta_value of '1' Using the Codex ...
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Wrap this custom field with hyperlink link

Just created a custom field from scratch by following a tutorial. I have a field for a website link. Currently it outputs only raw text, no linking. So how do I make this code hyperlink: <li>&...
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Custom registration form and custom field

I've created a custom registration form for my website with this code: <?php /* Template Name: Registrazione-Custom */ get_header(); ?> <!-- Row for main content area --> ...
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Paying to Access Custom Fields Per Post

I need a way to protect access to custom fields within my posts. I've been looking at several plugs ins, but none seem quite right. I do not need to protect the body of my post, just a set of custom ...
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get posts where a custom field contains a text

I have a custom field where the value contains a comma separated list of items (like: test1,test2,test3), now I want to retrieve posts where the field contains one of the values, I have: $query = ...
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How to diplay a div only if at least one author custom profile field is filled?

I try to build a small plugin that adds few social profile fields to WordPress user form and display their social icons to the author meta box on single post. The problem I face is as follow: The ...
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Display Multiple Values of Same Key

I am going to put multiple value on custom field using same key (my key is link). So the value will be value A and value B And heres my custom field code for single value: <a href="<?php $key="...
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Custom Search Query – include only custom fields and title

I have a custom post type and I also need a custom search. I want the post title and two custom fields to be indexed/queried. I found solutions for title only and for custom fields but not for both so ...
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Get custom fields when hover link of post

I have custom page and get some links of post if( $my_query->have_posts() ) { while ($my_query->have_posts()) : $my_query->the_post(); ?> <li><a href="<?php ...
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one get_posts to return a number of custom posts for each meta value

I have setup a custom post 'product' with a custom field cf_type. I wish to have one get_posts that will return 20 total products, 10 products with cf_type: fog and 10 with cf_type: gof. Is that ...
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WP_query returns error when used for custom widget

I was working on creating my first plugin/widget that should display a really simple loop containing only a custom field (image) I've been testing the loop without any problems in my theme but when I ...
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How to query the custom fields by language?

For each post, there is a custom field name "Function", the key/value pair is like this: Key : Functions Value : <!--en-->Nourishing Yin and invigorating the vital essence of kidneys.<!--:--&...
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get_post_meta fields don't show up on posts page

I'm new here, and to coding! I've been working hard (so, so hard...so hard) to create my website and with occasional help I've created a look and feel I like using some custom get_post_meta fields for ...
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Change path to child of page when uploading image via custom field

Is it possible to change the path of an image when it is uploaded via a custom field so that instead of appearing as www.mysite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/file.pdf it will appear as www.mysite.com/...
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Get all the posts from the category in a dropdown list in a custom field

In wordpress I have have a custom post type. Lets say it is movies. Inside movies I have a list of posts with different movie name. Now in each post I want a custom field of dropdown. Where all the ...