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

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Prevent duplicate posts in wp_insert_post using custom fields

My source links are something linke this : http://sample.com/entertainment/default.aspx?tabid=2305&conid=102950 http://sample.com/entertainment/default.aspx?tabid=2418&conid=104330 http://...
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Custom bulk action for media gallery items

I'm trying to add custom "Bulk Actions" to WP 3.5 new media gallery items. I started from this excellent tutorial which does exactly what I need, but with regular posts; so i tried to adapt it to work ...
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Show User Their Password

I've got a few automated scripts that run to notify users of certain updates to the application, etc... and for one in particular, I need to be able to display the users user_login and their password. ...
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Adding meta values to permalink

I have publications and I want to simply add year and month to the permalink. Currently the year and month of publication is added to the post as a meta value. I've set up publications as a custom ...
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Many to Many Relationship between Two Custom Post Types

How to I create a many-to-many relationship between two custom post types? Give type A and type B, I'd like to be able to show all B's that relate to a given A, and all A's that relate to a given B.
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Only show metabox when date-value in other metabox is over?

probably a weird question. I'm using the custom MetaBox and CustomFields Class by jaredatch on Github. I have this "event-date" metabox: $meta_boxes[] = array( 'id' => 'event_date'...
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How to activate “custom fields” section in WP3

This is probably a stupid question, but I am setting up a finnish Wordpress installation. The "custom fields" section in the "write post" section is gone; I gather it is hidden by default. That is a ...
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How can I remove fields in the attachment editor?

Is it possible to remove a default attachment field from the attachment editor, for example the "Caption" field ? To give you some context, I'm trying to build a custom attachment editor page. I ...
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Can serialized arrays in DB be matched against serialized arrays with meta_query?

Say I have an array of checkbox choices associated with a post (a custom field) stored in the database in serialized form. On my site, I present users with the same checkboxes and let them make their ...
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Custom field being erased after autosave

Why wont the custom fields from this post type save? I have a custom post-type called Photos and a couple of meta boxes. Here is basically what I have in my functions.php add_action('init', '...
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How to query using a combination of custom_field values?

I need to get posts pertaining to a given category, AND : have the event_start_date (custom field) greater or equal than today's date OR have a event_end date (custom field) greater or equal than ...
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Underscores in custom fields

While trying to perform a WP_Query using meta_query(), I had some trouble because the custom fields created by a plugin had _ in the beginning of its name. Although I noticed it was stored this way ...
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Multiple orderby values in WP_Query

I'm trying to come up with a query to sort by multiple orderby values. Here's what I have so far: $dept_id=2; $query=new WP_Query(array( 'post_type'=>'wpcontactus', ...
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HTML code in Custom field

I'm using a custom field to display images in a slider on each post, but when I update the post after having entered the HTML code in the custom field, the code disappears. I'm assuming that there is ...
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How to add dynamically the main parent pages's custom fields and their values to all sub-pages?

I have a main parent page with multiple sub-pages. The main parent page has some custom fields (meta boxes?) with specific values. My intent is to add dynamically these custom fields and their values ...
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Add field to posts (checkbox) that only one post can have

I am trying to add a field to Wordpress posts (not pages) which would simply include a label and a checkbox. Something like: Make this the sticky post? If check, the key should be set to TRUE or ...
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HTML / Javascript in custom field textarea?

Is there a filter for allowing HTML / Javascript into a custom field textarea? I'm using get_post_meta. On the frontpage I want the HTML / Javascript to run, not to be displayed.
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Custom fields won't display on my blog page

I created a custom field called 'Page Description' which I use to create a custom title for each static page of my wordpress site. I use the code: <?php echo get_post_meta(get_the_ID(),'Page ...
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How to show posts rank based on custom field value

I have total 100 posts, 10 posts in each page on homepage with paginatin. Here is my code $args = [ 'posts_per_page' => 100, 'fields' => 'ids', // Add additional args here ]; $...
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How to select one major category (or custom taxonomy) for a custom post type?

I've created a hierarchical custom taxonomy (genre) and want to use it for a custom post type (radio station). But I don't only want to assign some genres to a radio station. I also want to be able to ...
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Order by custom field date with ASC order

I've found several similar question but none of them explains why the below is giving me nothing with ASC order. It works with DESC. Basically it's a query that should list posts where the custom ...
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multiple checkbox value is not updating in metabox

It is displaying all the values checked,i want to only show checked value checked,but now it is displaying all the value checked,i am not sure how to write condition for that Please let me know. $...
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Create A Metabox For A Custom Field

I add videos to my WordPress posts' video format by using custom fields. I was wondering if there is any way to create a meta box in post editor (like excerpt or something) for that specific custom ...
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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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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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Return all custom meta data for one custom post type

I've set up a custom post type which has three custom meta fields: name, latitude, longitude. Each post already shows the name on an integrated map based on it's latitude and longitude. I now would ...
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Custom Post Type with Custom Title

I have a custom post type without title support and I'm trying to generate one from post's taxonomies and custom fields. To do so, I'm using this code: function custom_post_type_title_filter( $data , ...
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How do I improve this admin query snippet to avoid generating duplicate results on non-meta searches?

I've been playing around with code snippets which add meta data to admin searches. The best snippet I've found was written by Stefano on this question. However, it appears to have 1, annoying bug ...
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I want to have my custom field use HTML, how do I do that?

I want to have my custom field use HTML, how do I do that in such a way that I can use a rich text editor to view the content?
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How to customize default wordpress editor?

Good to hear that Sonny (wordpress3.3) has the new editor API wp_editor() that gives us the ability to use multiple instances of the editor in our custom fields with ease. But I needed to customize ...
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Programatically add options to “add new” custom field dropdown

How can I add pre-defined options to the "add new" custom field dropdown? Here's two examples of automatically adding and showing new custom fields: WordPress: Adding Default Custom Fields on New ...
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Using meta_query, how can i filter by a custom field and order by another one?

With the following code (in functions.php) my posts (of CPT event) are ordered by _end_date instead of _start_date. What's the proper solution to this as of WP 3.1.3? Of course I'd like to avoid using ...
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Attaching Metadata to a Taxonomy Item

I have a taxonomy of menus i.e. Coffee, Tea, Sandwiches, Cakes etc. I want to add more information 'about' the taxonomy such as an image that represents it alongside the other pieces of taxonomy ...
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Do_Shortcode not working for Embed

I'm trying to use Custom Field types to embed Youtube videos in a more organized fashion and using the Do_Shortcode() would seem to work perfectly, however this: <?php echo do_shortcode('[embed]...
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Using Custom Function With Advanced Custom Fields

I've written a custom function which works with the native WordPress custom fields function but I need it to work with the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. I have created the custom field and meta box ...
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How to prevent custom fields from being cleared during a bulk edit?

In my function for saving custom field values I add a few checks to prevent the values from being cleared during an autosave or a quick edit. add_action('save_post', 'save_my_post'); function ...
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Don't display html if custom field is empty

I'm using the plugin WP UI on my custom post type to display the content in tabs. I'm doing this in the template for the custom post type not using the shortcode provided by the plugin. I'm also using ...
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Display custom post type and custom fields within a Bootstrap Carousel

I am using the "Types" wordpress plugin for the first time. I created a custom post type, as well as some custom fields. How do I dynamically call all the custom posts into a Bootstrap carousel, ...
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How do I paginate search results for custom post types?

I have a Custom Post Type called "cars" that stores several custom fields along with the standard Title/Description fields. I need users to be able to search through the CPT based on the custom fields ...
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How can I make wp-pagenavi work on a custom query built upon a form submission? [closed]

I've also posted this on the wordpress support forums, for scribu's wp-pagenavi plugin: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/plugin-wp-pagenavi-custom-query-form-submit-part-2?replies=1 My situation: ...
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Search multiple custom fields by using meta_query

I'm trying to create a search results listing for a custom post type and the problem I'm running in to is with the way the 'meta_query' parameter is stringing the passed values together. It appears ...
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Apply the_content filter to a custom field with multiple values

I have a custom meta box set up that allows users to paste the Youtube URL of a video so that it can be embedded into a post/page. The meta box can be repeated so that a user can add as few or as ...
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Using Custom Fields in Custom Post Type URL

I'm developing a car site that has showrooms. Each showroom needs it's own custom URL based on it's location. The location (City and County/State) is already inserted as two custom fields. So for ...
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Meta query with string starting like pattern

I have a custom WP_Query with the following meta_query: $meta_query = array(); $meta_query['relation'] = 'AND'; if(!empty($postcode)) { $meta_query[] = array( 'key' => 'postcode', ...
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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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Creating custom field with drop down on new post page

I Am trying to create a default custom field drop down with pre populated values from the DB to be shown while creating a new Post or editing a existing post. I am aware about how to add a single ...
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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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anything like add_meta_box for categories?

I want to add few custom fields to categories. So I am looking for something like add_meta_box but for categories. Is there any WP function like that for categories?
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Automatically fill custom field value on post publish/update

I've searched around a bit, and I'm having trouble finding an answer to this question. What I'm trying to do is automatically fill a custom field when a post (custom post type) is updated or ...
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How to position a custom field before the editor

I have installed Advanced Custom Fields 4.0.1 and created a new Field group containing a single field called preamble. I would like to position this new field before the editor in the posts edit ...