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

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Guest Author - How to display posts on /author/ archive page

I have used the Advanced Custom Fields plugin to create all the data elements for a company leadership directory page and management bio pages. On the site blog, management will not be posting ...
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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 ...
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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' => ...
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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) { ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How make a custom search on backend in Wordpress without plugin?

I have a post type called usr_jardin with a custom field called sim_nuip. I would like to get the search to work for the title of the post and also by custom field . I try this but does not work me. ...
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Including Custom fields within the_content

I’m designing a site for a client and I’m using custom fields for buy links to her books. I only want buy buttons to appear for fields that contain a URL, so I’ve hooked this just below the_content: ...
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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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Let users upload image(s) to the post from front end

I want to enable logged in users (Wordpress) to submit posts from front end (among with other data). My form is working great, I add custom post meta data which I later display on custom post page. ...
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Create download page from post option link

I have a button download. It's contain the link from post option. I want to when click button download, it will show a download page with the link in post option instead go direct link from it. ...
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Custom field in external Javascript

How do I use a custom filed value in an external javascript? I'd like to use a custom field already stored for a post that is an url in an external javascript <script type='text/javascript' ...
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Define a post's title and slug from Custom Fields

This question is relate to another one on WPSE: Set post title from two meta fields I am looking for a way to define a WP custom post type's title and slug from a custom field (i.e. first name and ...
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custom select field populated by allocated post category

I need to have several custom meta boxes in the post edit screen that allows the client to choose a particular page for the allocation of a blockquote. ATM I have a template part called ...
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custom field functionality

I have to build a custom functionality based on custom fields. I have a sidebar that displays a blockquote testimonial. At the moment this is achieved by giving a post a category of block quote. But ...
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Forms with multiple element types using custom post types

I am building a forms component and am looking for the following functionality. Each form would have multiple questions and multiple question types ( like text boxes, radio buttons, selection drop ...
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query post based on comparison

Each post in my site can be rated as 'good' , 'ok' , 'bad'. The values are stored in custom fields. I now need to show top 10 posts with maximum 'good' and it should not display posts with greater ...
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Advenced custom fields auto fill problem

I need help. I am using advanced custom fields and by using them i am making a new post. But something went wrong when i enter the site where are my end forms there is filled out information. If i ...
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wordpress simple post multi rating with post_meta and user_meta

I am trying to create a multi criteria post rating function with simple form and post_meta and user meta. The Goal when users submits their ratings 2 things should happen: 1.the ratings is stored ...
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Media Attachment Custom Meta Fields not saving in Media Uploader when using jQuery UI Autocomplete

I am trying to write a plugin that adds a custom meta field to image attachments to give images a credit field. I use the 'attachment_fields_to_edit' and 'attachment_fields_to_save' filters. ...
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How to filter post using custom feild value in shortest and longest duration?

I am working on a video blog. On the front page I have a sort by option. You can try the option at the following link http://cricketclips.net/ Can't figure out how to make the shortest and longest ...
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Let Users Filter Posts by Custom Fields

I'm using the Advanced Custom Fields plugin to add custom fields to my posts, but was wondering what is the best way to go about creating a filter box for the user to filter through posts. I've ...
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Is it good practice to search for custom posts based on custom field values?

I am building a theme for a local roofing company and we need to implement a solution for users to be able to search through custom posts and find what they're looking for based on custom field ...
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Custom post type with custom fields enabled, is there a way to set a default group of fileds?

I defined the custom postype: property, like this function register_cpt_property() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x( 'properties', 'property' ), 'singular_name' ...
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Custom post type won't take my custom fields

I have written the following plugin: <?php /* Set up the post types */ add_action( 'init', 'mdg_kjdz_register_post_types' ); /* Register the post types */ function ...