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

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Json api does not return all metadata

I am using this plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/json-api/ to create a new entry is saved correctly in the database all the wp_postmeta customfield table, but when you run ...
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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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Order by (sort) taxonmy fields using taxonmy custom field value

I have taxonomy:-shop_vendor with multiple vendors and every vendor have two radio buttons 1)Wellness 2)Dietitian and each vendor have selected one radio button at list. If i have 6 vendors in ...
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Orderby meta_value only returns posts that have existing meta_key

I have the following wp_query: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'news', 'orderby' => 'meta_key', 'order' => 'ASC', 'meta_key'=>'custom_author_name', ...
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Converting a checkbox filter for custom fields to a dropdown

I've been scratching my head trying to figure this out for awhile now and was wondering if someone could provide some help. My PHP knowledge isn't the best so I'm working with what I have and it ...
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Can you ungroup Custom Fields?

I have been using a lot of Custom Fields to make Wordpress like a CMS, beyond simple posts and post meta. The admin area for adding new posts has little "widgetized" movable areas like the ...
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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 ...
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How to loop through a custom field for each post, & display?

I'm working on a category page. I want to show all the posts that belong to that category on one page. Each post makes use of a custom field that I have added. I want to loop through the posts to ...
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SQL / wp_update_post: change post custom field to CPT post taxonomy

the setup is as follow: I have posts with a custom field: actor = 'tom hanks' for advanced management I created a custom post type (actors) and added "tom hanks" as a post within that actors taxonomy. ...
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Change post format using custom field

I'm creating a theme using the CF Post Formats plugin. But I've run into some trouble I don't know how to solve. Here's what I want to be able to do: Create a new standard-format post Enter a url ...
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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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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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Order by a meta fiel in query loop

I would like to sort my article from a category by a number added in a meta field. Here is the first step, I get the articles to display on the page. <?php $cat = get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), ...
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make next and prev button with custom field in WP?

how do i make a custom next and prev post button in WP ? this is my query : rd_args = array( 'meta_key' => 'user_mode', 'meta_value' => $mode, 'offset' ...
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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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DB optimization caused custom field and link loss

I recently did DB optimization and after that I lost all my Advanced Custom field entries and menu links. Is it because my DB got corrupted? How to resolve the issue? Thank You
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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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Transfer taxonomy to custom field

I have a blog with movie critics and I'm using many taxonomies to add some informations about the movies, like director, actors or it's year. Using taxonomies is really useful to display all movies ...
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Hook after meta created

I'm having troubles trying to do a hook when post published. I think that the problem is that my WP-Metaboxer plugin creates the meta after publishing post, and I cannot capture the value. Here is an ...
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Creating a custom menu/widget area

I'm looking to create a /menu/widget area like the following site: http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/default.aspx please see sections under downloads, security, support, about is this considered a ...
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How to check if user meta field is empty in conditional else statement

Hello all I have a custom post type set up for my wordpress site within this custom post type i have a meta box with about 11 meta fields that I have added programatically. What I would like to do is ...
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Custom field image to Featured Image

I'm changing the theme of a blog. The problem is when I export the content from the old post and import it into the new one, I don't get the Featured Image. It's the same problem posted here: Move ...
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Insert wp gallery shortcode into custom textarea

Is there a way to insert wp gallery shortcode into custom metabox textarea ? I would like to have something like this: New metabox in post/page with textarea and below textarea there are a button to ...
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How to put enctype=“multipart/form-data” in categories form?

I had success putting the code below to include enctype (for images) in custom post type forms, but I'm not able to use it in categories form... is this possible? Thanks. add_action( ...
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Replace text in post from cvs

I have constructed a post template that i want to use to all post. I use visual composer and some add ons . I need to create post with vcs file but i don't know hot to organize the cvs inside to do ...
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update_post_meta not working in function

I am attempting to take some custom field meta data (generated via the ACF plugin) and save it as post meta with a function. This is what I've come up with: function tps_create_slotcode($post_id) { ...
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Make URL in custom field hyper link

In my WordPress site I have created a custom field for author website link. but I don't know how to make it hyperlink, so people can click on it to surf that website. at this moment it only shows raw ...
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Getting Bootstrap accordion working in Wordpress loop with custom post type (collapsing issue)

First off I am well aware that there is a plugin but I am NOT talking about the BS Short code plugin. I am talking about the actual bootstrap accordion. So here is what I am trying to accomplish, I am ...
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Replacing Standard Category Metabox

I am rewriting the standard category metabox to include a Custom Field as a select box which is dynamically updated as the user chooses the categories. This select box is set with all "checked" ...
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Displaying Meta Box Image

I have some problems displaying info from my custom meta box in my custom post type single. I'm using Reusable Custom Wordpress Meta Boxes by Tammy Hart. I'm able to display the textfields using ...
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oEmbed single custom field with multiple values

I need to display a single custom field with multiple values, but I need to display those values with oEmbed on it. I found this, but it only shows a single value: echo wp_oembed_get( ...
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Using a Select Field Type to add a class name to a specific li

I have a menu of departments where the active li will have an class="active". <li class="interiors"><a href="#">Interiors</a></li> <li class="lite"><a ...
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Enable sticky posts to custom post_type

i have this custom post_type: tvr_apartment function custom_post_apartment() { $labels = array( 'name' => 'Apartments', 'singular_name' => ...
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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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Extra text'n'image field in a page

Hi there dudes and dudettes! I have been serching around for a bit, but havent quite found my answer as of yet. I want to add extra fields for products on a webpage. Just as simple as a small image, ...
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Can I exclude a post by meta key using pre_get_posts function?

I see many people prefer to use pre_get_posts hook instead of query_posts. The code below works and shows all posts which have meta key "featured" function featured_posts( $query ) { if ( ...
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count click on link class on posts and add it to custom field

I have 4 links on each of my posts (facebook, twitter, etc ...), what I'm trying to do, is that everytime someone click on one of this link, i'll have a counter incremented, and store the reslut in a ...
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Search result page - display values from the result's metaboxes

i have this custom search-result page global $query_string; $query_args = explode("&", $query_string); $search_query = array( 'nopaging' => true, 'post_type' => ...
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Admin search ACF relationship

I have a custom post type name story. It has a custom field named 'select_artist' with a relationship to a custom post type named artist. Within the story edit page, I want to use the search box to ...
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How to add the post ID (or any other post data) to a Contact Form 7 mail?

I've downloaded Contact Form 7 to add contact forms adding a simple snippet after every post, and I've added it in functions.php like this : //if post type I add a form function is_post_type($type) ...
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Custom field value inside html code with shortcode

I would like to create a shortcode -> [myCite] which puts out a custom field (named custom_cite) value from a custom post type "post_thoughts", wrapped in a html wrapper. Now I want to use the ...
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WP_Query custom field pass the post id

I'm using WP_Query with ACF(Advanced Custom Fields) I'm building a news portal, and I'm trying to pass related stories from 1 post which is top_story = true. In another WP_Query I want to print the ...
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Filtering custom posts by custom fields (ACF) [closed]

I'm working on a site with photo contests. Each contest has a lot of additional info, which I store in custom fields (thanks to Advanced Custom Fields). Now I want to search through contests filtering ...
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WP_Query a custom field value bringing back 0 results

I am trying to do a query to grab all the pages that have the tickbox checked "feature_on_front_page" which has the value "featured" with label "Featured". I added this checkbox with ACF. My query ...
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Use custom field as a variable

I am trying to use a custom field value within a google api url. I have 2 custom fields. I need to output the value of these custom fields within a url. Custom field keys: app_collection-postcode ...
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Get single image from custom fields made with WCK custom fields creator

I used WCK Custom Fields Creator to create a repeatable custom field for uploading pairs of images (one color, one black and white) to posts. So for example, one post may have three fields, with two ...
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Admin Area Custom Type Search By Meta Fields Without Title & Content

I have a custom post type that uses several meta fields. In the admin area I would like to be able to search by those meta fields. I have implemented this currently in my functions.php with this code: ...
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Best Way to get facebook share count and update using wp_schedule_event or any other method

I recently developed a news blog, and my client needs facebook share count. I Successfully able to get the share count and update the custom field using below code.(with the help of cybermeta). What ...
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Custom Behavior when Adding New Custom Post Type in Dashboard

I have a Custom Post Type that I'm doing some custom work for. I want to attach some custom functionality to the post type once it's created but an admin can only trigger the custom action from the ...
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Getting Custom Fields from WordPress JSON API

I'm using the plugin (https://github.com/WP-API/WP-API) to get JSON Data from WordPress, but I'm stuck on something, I've a custom post type, events, with which many custom fields is attached to, such ...