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

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ajax jquery update custom field meta value front end

There is probably a much easier way to do this. After much trial and error trying to get a postid from a url, I've opted to add the id to the permalink. However I have no idea how the custom value ...
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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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meta_query for keys that aren't yet set

I'm trying to query for a custom post type for a gallery system. I have a checkbox to set a gallery as a "featured" gallery (set up through More Fields plugin) - if this is checked then the meta value ...
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Use ajax to update_post_meta

2 days ago I asked this then I tried to work on my code to be able to understand how ajax and php work and now I have a new issue that, probably would be easily solved. These are my codes: <?php ...
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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' => ...
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Displaying additional User Contact Information

I have been advised how to add additional contact info fields to the User admin area here (Click here). However, I am not entirely sure how I can display the the field contents in a link within my ...
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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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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 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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How To Create a Metabox of HTML Content with Instructions For Editors When Editing a Post or Page?

I would like to add a custom Metabox with HTML content in the screens New and Edit Posts/Pages ( /wp-admin/post.php?post=POST_ID&action=edit), so that I could display a list of editorial ...
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Custom Query: query by post custom meta data

So I have a custom post called event, but I need to query only those posts which have a custom metabox(is a checkbox) called `Show On The Homepage: and only if that checkbox is checked. <?php ...
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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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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 ...
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Integrating WordPress Content into a jQuery Slider

I have a pretty basic 'featured-list - image slider' implemented above my content in my custom WordPress theme. How do I integrate WordPress content into the slider so that the slide content is pulled ...
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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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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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Set post title from two meta fields

In a custom post type I have post titles disabled, however in the list of posts and in the slug it just shows the title as "auto-draft". I want to automatically take two pieces of post-meta and make ...
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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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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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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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How can I attach files without using a plugin?

I want to add files from my site or from external links with files to any of my posts, and be able to add the size of the file and choose which ones it will do "File Force" and which not. I want to ...
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Custom Taxonomy Template Post List with Sort Order

I have an interesting problem I am trying to solve. Here is my situations: I have create a custom post type for "events". For each event post I require custom fields to be entered for the event ...
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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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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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Is there a way to set default custom fields when creating a post?

When I'm creating a new post, just after clicking "Add New", when the post editor shows, instead of having to use the dropdown and choose a custom field to use, I'd like to have some default custom ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Custom search: by post data and post metadata?

I'm struggling with a WordPress search function. Maybe it will just help if someone can explain to me how the built in WordPress function works. But here's what I want: Two search fields, by name ...
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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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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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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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How do I add media to a custom post type?

I want to add some custom fields to allow a user to select items from the Media library for the custom post (in the add/edit view) Is there a way to do this?
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Automatic Refresh all posts at once

I created a function to save custom fields on publish a post. Something like this. function create_fields() { global $post; $casa_id = $post->ID; ...
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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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Order posts by date and then by custom field

I am trying to do something like this one. Ordering posts by day (not time) AND meta value I want to list blog posts ordered by date (not time) and then within that day, I want to sort them by custom ...
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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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WP_Query - Order results by meta value

I've checked around and haven't seen an answer which works as of yet. I have a WP_Query with the following arguements: $args = array( 'post_status' => 'publish', 'post_type' => ...
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Possible to turn off autosave for single custom post type

So I'm having an issue with my custom fields in my custom post type. For whatever reason the fields save and then clear somewhat randomly... I'm sure it's not random but I'm not sure what's triggering ...
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add meta box - custom field : which to choose?

i've just find out about the custom field, which makes it possible to add something near a post, but what is the difference between "add_meta_box" and "custom field"? Custom field is inside the ...
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How to filter custom posts by tags and custom fields?

I'm planning a site for a client who wants users to be able to filter upcoming events by the following criteria: Type i.e. Comedy, Theatre, Music etc. Date Daily or Weekend Duration Daily or Half ...
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Filter WP_Query for posts having a certain meta-value

How to filter WP_Query for posts having a certain meta-value, without using a Custom Select Query? I have a custom posttype with meta-key: "open", and meta-value options: "yes" or "no". I would like ...
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Formatting custom meta box date from YYYY/MM/DD to a more readable alternative

QUESTION This is following a previous question that was graciously answered by Milo earlier here - How to sort CPT by custom meta value (date), and return posts month by month In short, I'm having ...
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Auto sort the wp-admin post list by a meta key

I am using this following code in my functions file to hide and add some custom columns to my post-edit screen in wp-admin. I am now trying to get the post list to sort by a post meta field (last ...