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

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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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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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Custom Permalink with Custom user meta mapped to posts published by user

I want to map a custom user Meta to the permalink in the form of http://localhost/%user_meta%/posts. The user_metais a custom user meta whose id=brand. The URL http://localhost/%brand%/posts should ...
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Wordpress implode & wp_insert_post question

Just a few days ago I've started working on my new wordpress based website. I have a plugin which provides a Cars Database. I want to auto-fill my custom fields and taxonomies by taking info from ...
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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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Save Custom Fields for Variations Product

Currently I am using WooCommerce for WordPress and trying to add custom fields for Variations Product. After did some researches, I found some code and tried to modify it. This is my full code : ...
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Enabling shortcodes for custom fields

So, in this post it is explained how to supposedly enable shortcodes for custom fields in Wordpress. (Shortcodes are not enabled for custom fields by default.) What I dont understand is where to ...
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Generate feed using custom field?

I have created two custom field for post and pages and also I have added these custom field to my feed. That means If I'm hitting this url mysite.com/feed then I can see my custom field in the output. ...
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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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Force hide custom field metaboxes

How can I completely remove the custom fields and the collapse button in the Edit Post/Edit Page custom screen, but without removing the capability to add custom fields with a PHP function?
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Order custom fields alphabetically

I've been trying to order the custom fields alphabetically, but I can't get the ordered list I want... this is the code I'm using: <?php $vMarca = get_field('tienda_marcas' , false, ...
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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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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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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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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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window.send_to_editor and jQuery .attr() conflicts with multiple custom upload image meta boxes

I have added two custom meta boxes to a custom post type. One is to upload an image to be stored in a custom field value for a "headshot" and the other is to upload an image to be stored in a custom ...
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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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Displaying Random Image from ACF Options Page [closed]

So I've been tasked with making an "Image Advert" to be placed on a sidebar on this website. The client wants to have the ability to upload 5 images on to the ACF Options Page and then have a random ...
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Sort custom fields in admin by last field added

I'm trying to sort custom fields in admin post by last added fields but it sorted by words and number example my add is 3 , 6 , 4 , 7 , 5 , 1 when admin post save my custom sorted by number be ...
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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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WP_Query to show post from a category OR custom field - Not 100% answered

Regarding answer provided by birgirethis to this post: wp-query-to-show-post-from-a-category-or-custom-field I found one issue with your solution. The two inner joins (term_relationships and ...
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WP_Query to show post from a category OR custom field

I am looking for a way to show posts that belongs to a specific category or if they have a custom field. If I specify both parameter 'cat' => '9' and 'meta_key' => 'featured' in query arguments ...
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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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Display post meta conditionally based on it's value

I have a custom field that's a radio button with 3 choices (yes, no, other). What I'd like to do is the following: [If custom field value is yes] Display something here [elseIf custom field value ...
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Attach images to posts using custom fields (just paths to images already upld)

I'm setting up a real estate website, which i make listings using a custom post type 'listings' in which I have multiples metaboxes for beds, baths, and all other informations. I use a plugin to ...
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What is the advantage of the wp_options design pattern?

As we all know, a design pattern that is used frequently in Wordpress' DB code is the idea of persisting data for a particular object (blog/post/comment), indexed with a particular name or key. We ...
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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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Can't echo Custom Fields on WooCommerce product- & category page

I'm trying to use a subtitle to my products and display them on category page and product details page. I've found the code everyone is referring to: <h3><?php echo ...
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Can't get post ID using wp_insert_post_data

I have 3 custom fields as shown below. I want to use them to generate the title when I save/publish... etc The code works if I insert the post id as a number but not like this... function ...
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How to manipulate Wordpress custom fields to implement OG Tags on individual Posts

Hello my name is Erin and I have just started sharing my website content onto Facebook. The problem I've run into is that I can not control the description, image or title of the post. After doing ...
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divide custom field values in div every two values

i have this html mark-up to sort some data <div class="row"> <div class="col-xs-2"> <img src="images/member-schools/ms1.jpg" class="img-responsive"> </div> <div ...
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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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Insert XML data into the existing posts

I have nba videos news website and I want to insert xml data into the existing posts. For ex I have this post Pacers vs Timberwolves Match report and I want to import data from this xml: ...
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How to make guests able to add fields to a form at the front end?

Is there any way (maybe a plugin!) to let users add more fields to a submission form at the frontend? I have a form on my wordpress website by which guests/users can submit papers to the website. I ...
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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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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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Listing Texts of Which Custom Field is Null

I'm using the code below for adding checkbox as a custom field. The texts selected via checkbox will be counted as "special texts" and the other ones will remain as "ordinary texts". <?php ...
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Creating multiple CPT posts from one Gravity form

I'm attempting to have Gravity Forms create two post types in one form, based on data in the form. The two post type slugs are teardown and engine, and it's successful in creating both posts, but ...
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Show added custom fields under “Custom Fields” section in the page edit without page refresh

I have a theme that when Page A is used, functions.php adds a custom field "custom 1." When the value is assigned for "custom 1" then the page is updated, it creates "custom 2." Above behavior is ...
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Using meta query ('meta_query') with a search query ('s')

Trying to build a search that not only searches the defaults (title, content etc) but also a specific custom field. My current query: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 's' => $query, ...
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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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Ideas to connect external database table to wordpress posts as custom field source

I have a custom database table within wordpress database.. I filled this database with data and wordpress posts table with matching ids an example would be... wp-posts table has id - title ...
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Custom fields in normal posts

I have created numerous custom fields for custom post types, but I am a loss at how to do it for normal post types. The codex suggests doing it with in admin section but this seems to only apply to ...
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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 do I echo pods fields from a Page Template

I've created a Custom Post Type. I've added fields to the Custom Post Type using Pods. Now I'd like to access the data stored in the Pods Custom Fields in a Page Template. I've started out by using ...
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Adding Fields to the Category, Tag and Custom Taxonomy Edit Screen in the WordPress Admin?

The question is "How do I add one or more fields to the Category, Tag and Custom Taxonomy Edit Screen in the WordPress Admin?" This question was asked on the wp-hackers list August 1st 2010 and I ...
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Custom search SQL Query to add custom field in result

I have to write my own MySQL query since I haven't found a good way to do it within wordpress functionality. I want the search query to search trough post_title / post_content & meta_key ...
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Add a product custom field's value to custom tab

I would like to add some custom tabs to the product screen. The values of these custom tabs would be the values of the custom fields assigned to the product. I'm using the following plugin to add ...
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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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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 ...