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

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How to write specific HTML code with a specific custom field? [closed]

In my Wordpress, each post can contains 2 buttons pointing to different links. To make it easy for the end user, I want to create a couple of Custom Fields where the user only needs to enter the URL ...
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Define category ID using get_post_meta

I need to define the Category ID in my singles page through custom fields so that i can load a different category depending on the page. This is what i have so far and its not working. Any help would ...
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Custom query with orderby meta_value of custom field

Aa you know, as of WP3.0 there are options for custom advanced queries, which is great. As of this, some query parameters of custom fields like meta_key, meta_value were deprecated for the new ...
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How to store the value of a custom field dropdown select for post referencing?

I'm trying to reference posts to each other. Editors should have a custom field select list of certain post's titles to link the current post with other posts. I got quite far, I think. The select ...
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Sorting Posts by custom field

I'm trying to sort my posts by the custom field artwork_title. When I use the following code, I just end up with one particular category of posts no matter what category archive I'm on. Also ...
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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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Truncating custom fields

I'm using custom fields to pull a secondary description. I'd like to use the built in WordPress truncate but can't seem to figure it out. $desc = get_post_meta($post->ID, "youtube-desc", true); ...
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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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Sort by a date field in a repeatable group

I'm using cmb2 WebDevStudios/Custom-Metaboxes-and-Fields-for-WordPress. I have a repeatable group for events with the meta_key 'date'. The repeatable group 'date' serialized array includes ...
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How To Show/Hide WordPress Meta Boxes Fields According to Option Select

I have a select list with values hosts and html5 and 3 custom fields. On select with value hosts 2 fields (Youtube and Vimeo) should appear, and if value is html5 the remain (Embed) should appear. ...
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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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Show custom field value in Edit order / Print invoice page

I've got the following in my functions file: if ( isset( $_POST['university'] ) ) { update_user_meta( $customer_id, 'university', sanitize_text_field( $_POST['university'] ) ); } This in my ...
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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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I am trying to add custom-fields to a post carousel plugin

I have a post carousel on my website.I am trying to add an option to display custom fields. I looked at the code for the carousel and I tried to add my custom-fields option. I am not getting a display ...
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Add custom fields to wp native gallery settings

i already searched for solution and found a lot of unsolved or obsolete topics. Custom wordpress gallery option | Custom field for default gallery However, I´d like to add some custom fields ...
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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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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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How to write custom bulk action for my custom fields?

I am generating Landing Pages dynamically. I have used custom fields such as price, background image etc. on these landing pages. Now I want to create a custom bulk action for those pages where I can ...
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Set featured image from link in custom field

I have a plugin (Autoblog) that adds a custom field to the post that contains a URL of an image (among other text). I'm looking for a way to set this image in the custom field ...
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How to style posts selecting a CSS post_class (added through custom_fields?)?

Here is what I tried and couldn't reach it. Maybe I need a whole different approach? 1) I created a custom field in a post, called post-class and inserted the value cita-flow800000 (weird class name ...
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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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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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How to display multiple images in custom field

I'm using a plugin called Anonymous Pro that allows users to submit posts. Users can also submit multiple images into a post, which gets placed in a custom field, like so: Array ( [0] => ...
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Add custom fields when specific templates are selected

I'm trying to make change to a site where with the current infrastructure isn't great as due to how it's been built over the previous site rather then fresh. I have a section of the site which needs ...
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How to use custom field to search for wordpress post type?

I have a post type in called Publication. I also have few custom field in that post type such as Publication Year, Author... I want to have a search box with 3 drop-down fields which is All Field, ...
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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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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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How can I get a list with all custom fields within Wordpress?

How can I get a list with all custom fields within Wordpress? I have tried the get_post_custom() function but that gives me only a list of custom fields for a post. Thanks in advance. /Mattias
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Using custom field as custom post title

I've setup a custom post type with a series of custom fields using the WPAlchemy class. I'm trying to take the value of one of the custom fields and use that as the post title. So far, though, I've ...
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Calculate the sum of certain the_sub_fields

I am trying to calculate the sum total from two custom sub-fields using ACF. The custom field is called 'repeater' and the sub-field is called 'space_avail'. I've tried the code below but it just ...
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Query to sort a list by meta key first (if it exists), and show remaining posts without meta key ordered by title

I'm working on a custom taxonomy term page template where we want the items that are connected to the term sorted by a publication date (custom date field) - and if there are multiple items on the ...
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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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Insert a custom field into a shortcode and use it in post(s)

I would like to insert a custom field into a shortcode and use it in post(s). I want the shortcode to be used with parameters. I tried to solve this problem but it displays the "Array" word instead of ...
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Adding custom field in menu options [duplicate]

Please take a look at this image Is there's anyway I can add another field called "Font Awesome Icon" for the user to write the icon class and the output should be like this:
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Wordpress altering my custom query, How to fix it?

I am querying for most popular posts by custom view count by using the custom query below, <?php $mostpopular_args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'orderby' ...
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Toggle custom fields?

I got a custom field and I want to toggle a specific custom field. So for example I have 2 custom fields named: Subject and Score. When viewing a single post the custom field 'Score' data is hidden ...
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Sorting Posts with meta value not working

I want to retrieve most popular posts based on 'view_count' meta value, the below code doesn't seem to work, I am getting some random posts, where am I doing it wrong? <?php ...
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pre_get_posts with multiple post types AND a meta_key

So I am trying to customize the search a bit. The client wants the main site search to return people, projects, and posts. Not normally a problem. However for projects, only projects with a certain ...
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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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custom field to custom taxonomy term?

I have this script to save a custom field as a custom taxonomy term. All is working fine, but I would like to extend it a little bit, so that multiple values in the same custom field (seperated by a ...
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Change a custom field value after X number of seconds

Is it possible to change the value of a custom field after X number of seconds has passed since it was modified? For example, I have a checkbox that a user can check to say whether or not they are ...
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Getting attachments by meta value

I'm stuck at a very simple point: I need to get all attachments by a custom meta key (and value). I'm developing a short code, so it has to work on every possible page. What I've tried so far: $args ...
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Search form to find custom meta box generated data

I have developed an inner theme plugin, which is a custom meta box that inserts some typed in text to the database and then displays in the application. I followed the example found at this link. Now ...
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Calling Specific Pages with wp query Part II

I'm making one page website and I added a custom field on "Page" post type that asks "Use this page as a section:" Yes or No(with dropdown). I called all pages on template-onepage.php(custom template) ...