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

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Date, Time, and Timezones

I am a bit confused about using dates/times along with timezones in WordPress. I have the following questions: What is the purpose of the timezone setting in the Admin -> Settings section? Assume ...
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Save HTML formatted data to post meta using add_post_meta()

Array ( [post] => Array ( [jw_objective] => Exposure to e<b>nd to end development</b> of various applications; right from requirement analysis to system ...
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How can I display all values of a custom field from posts with a certain value of another custom field or from certain post types?

I know the question is quite ambiguous. Let me explain: I have a page that lists all posts with a certain value of a custom field. (Eg.: The page Rentals lists all posts with the value rental of ...
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How can I dynamically add a post to a custom post type which uses a custom field?

I have a custom post type called "patients". I was using only the post title, but now I need to make a relationship with users. I made this by creating a custom post field (created by ACF), a ...
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List upcoming events, ordered by date in a custom field

I want to display a list of events with dates in upcoming order. Ex: 23 March, 2013, 30 March, 2013 Below is the query I'm using to filter out posts from my database: query_posts( ...
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Custom fields attached to a page template only show on edit screen when page is saved

When I create a custom field and associate it to a custom page template, it doesn't show in the post editor screen until I click save (draft / publish). Ideally, the custom field should show when I ...
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Compare meta key separation

I have a meta key called $availability that can have one of four options but also multiple values separated by pipe: |. For example the value could be: severaltimes_week|oncetwice_month|occasionally. ...
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Adding and updating repeating custom field meta data

I've got 20+ hours into this and could really use some help. Here is what I am trying to do.. For each record, add post meta. If the post meta already exists, update each field in the array. Just like ...
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Taxonomy related query not working

For all of my pages I have setup a taxonomy field using the plugin Advanced Custom Fields, for which I can then select as Home category, or something else like News. I am using the default category ...
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How to dynamically attach pictures to a carousel

I am trying to make single pages for each individual portfolio piece. I created custom posts & field types, but it only seems to allow one featured picture per post. Should I be adding my pictures ...
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How to display custom post type ordered by a custom field date

I have a custom post type for a timeline activities. each post of them has a custom field type of DATE. field name :activity-date I'm using TYPES plugin for Custom Post Type and Custom Fields I ...
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How do I add and display a custom image field to a category?

How do I add and display a custom image field to a category? I know I need to use the hook 'category_add_form_fields' however I am not quite sure how... I am relatively new to wordpress so any help ...
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How to exclude post from being queried based on custom meta value

I am building a reviewing system for user-submitted posts on my website. I have a page called page-review.php which displays the oldest post of the "pending review" category. This is to ensure that ...
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Order Custom Posts by Several Fields

I have a page that lists out the members of our band, as a custom post type. I am trying to order the members by several custom fields, field by category, or "section, then by their class, and then ...
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Why am I getting a “Call to member function format() on a non-object” error?

I am trying to add a hook to post saving using WP Frontend User When the form saves and the post is created within the "save_post" function I am trying to find the value of a custom field ...
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Display custom meta box in my template file

Need help displaying my custom meta boxes on a template file. Following a tutorial Here's the code from my functions.php: function get_custom_field( $value ) { global $post; $custom_field = ...
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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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Custom field totals

I have tried searching everywhere for this and although there are some discussions about adding the total to the frontend, there is nothing about the admin side. I have a custom post type that has ...
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How to link a word comprised of a custom field with another?

I want to link content comprised of a custom field(field1_details) using another custom field(field2_link) which is a URL type. the_field('field1_details') is text_area field and ...
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Bulk edit custom excerpt text in WordPress

Is there a way to bulk edit the custom excerpt text without going to each post and open it? When we have 300 posts it can be a very time consuming process.
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Send Multiple Custom Field Values Through the URL

Basically, I'm trying to follow this tutorial to add an action to the pre_get_posts and create a custom meta_query so I can alter the query within the URL and display babies,children and home books ...
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How do I exclude posts by custom field value?

I need to exclude posts that have a custom field 'city' value of 'Melbourne'. After much searching I think the solution might consist of 2 parts. In functions.php : A function to get the post IDs ...
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If i have custom post type with 5 custom fields do i have to create a new loop to reference each one?

One custom post type that i've created has 5 custom fields that display specific content for a template that displays them in different areas on the page. My question is if i would have to create ...
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Build Array from Input Fields question

I have a series of input fields sets: <input type="text" name="people[name]" /> <input type="text" name="people[lastname]" /> <input type="text" name="people[email]" /> <input ...
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Get image post ID in media upload

I am developing a plugin that adds a Custom Post Type to my theme. It's a retail directory and the post type is a retail listing. Everything is working fine. I can upload content to the DB and then ...
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get_post_custom single array

Is there a way to return single values only when I run get_post_custom($post_id); it seems that I'm receiving double array, even when there only one value for this meta_key
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Custom field in a shortcode?

I cannot get the image from one of my fields into a shortcode. (it works with get_the_post_thumbnail($post->ID, 'thumbnail') but I need the value from the field udstiller logo. function ...
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Custom Metaboxes, multiple post selection

I have the following custom meta-box, which works to list a post type, I simply want to allow multiple values to be selected but cannot get it to work, it appears if I tell the select to store ...
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Filtering posts by WORD in custom field

I need to filter my posts in categories pages, by showing only posts that have specific WORD in custom field value. I need php code that i should add in loop for this category. Details: I need loop ...
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Bypassing a Form Options

here is the situation. I am using a plugin and although it is (half) works, I can't access the setting page. The plugin is to fetch thumbnail from Youtube and other video sites, but the problem is, I ...
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Allow authors to create article image

I want to allow contributors to upload images while creating posts. But the catch is, I am building the post display pages out of my own custom PHP. Every article written will follow the same ...
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Create widget that filters posts on current page based on entered value

Can somebody point me in the right direction wouldnt have a clue how to start programming this. I want to filter post based on price (custom value) thru a widget. So lets say you click on a post ...
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Undefined Variable (Displaying image via custom field)

I'm getting "an undefined variable in line 6" while trying to display an image from a custom field. It's pulling the name/link of file; but not image. Here is my code <?php query_posts( ...
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Radom post image/link based on custom taxonomy

How would I make a widget to display a random post's image and permalink? I would like it to pull from a specific custom content type and only posts have set the custom field of "featured" to "yes".
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I would like to display different text on different pages

I have at the very top of my page a line of text within a h1 tag thet I use for seo reasons. the text and html around it is written in my header.php. but I would like to write differnet txt so it ...
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Display MP3 as media using an URL from a custom field

I created custom field and placed this inside the loop: <?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, 'ses', true); ?> But now the link is all text. I would like it to be like my theme does when I ...
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Custom Fields link to other pages, not search

I am attempting to create a website, which has a similar taxonomy system to IMDB, but instead of Movies, it is referencing Musicians. I have created a custom post type for Artists, with a few custom ...
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Semi-Private Comments + page comments -> is it possible?

is it possible to do this: User need to register and can only see comments written by himself or by an admin. Admins can see all comments create a profile page that user can see all their comments ...
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How to organise via Custom Fields on Category Page

I have a custom field named: eventdate The posts are all in the standard post type. I want to order by this field ascending. I have tried over 15 different solutions but no joy . Every post simply ...
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Can't sort custom column on user.php by number / meta_value_num?

Everything else works fine but it's still not sorting by number. Would just like to know what I'm doing wrong here Here's the code function add_user_columns( $defaults ) { ...
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Custom field not showing

I am trying to get 3 images and their links which I have defined as custom fields. The custom field aren't displayed and when I var_dump() my get_post_meta() it returns string(0)"", what am i doing ...
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I used a custom field for header image and can't get it to show up on posts

I have recreated it in Wordpress and am working offline. Everything is good and works the way I want it to. I have does this in order to add a blog. To get the image above the content I used custom ...
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Exposing custom fields to the user in custom type post

I have a custom post type - say Hotel Booking - all the data are filled in by the admin and users can browse through different Hotel Rooms. Now, I would like the user to be able to tick additional ...
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How I can change PayPal IPN 'custom' field in woocommerce?

I use Woocommerce plugin. All works great, but I need add to PayPal IPN 'custom' field only 1 word instead "order_id" that writes at 'custom' field now. I trying edit this file: ...
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jaredatch metaboxes on video post formats

I'm trying to get a metabox to show up only when the video post formats is selected using jaredatch metaboxes ...
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Query posts by Custom Meta (checkbox) & Genesis Grid Loop

I've been trying tons of things for the last 2 days. I'm at a standstill now. I read a ton of posts here but nothing has worked yet. I have a CPT 'artists'. This CPT contains a custom field ...
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More Fields WP Plugin

one of my clients use More Fields WP plugin and we want to generate a feed of the data entered using that plugin. http://wordpress.org/support/plugin/more-fields Have installed JSON WP plugin to ...
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How do I add a new field/meta box to the Custom Post Type Portfolio in the Kaboodle Wootheme?

I've created CPTs using Types in the past, and I've built custom templates, but finding the method for adding a field to an existing Woothemes CPT is frustrating. I'm struggling to find the correct ...
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Shortcode not picking up custom field

I created a custom field that allows me to set the cropping style of timthumb, but I am also using short code to populate a page with blog posts, but the shortcode isn't picking up the customfield, so ...
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Custom Fields within custom post type

Am newbie. I have a custom post type 'dogs' and i want just 2 custom fields in this type. A pic on the left and text on the right - repeatable fields. Anyone know how to do this? I've no clue of php ...