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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
1answer
83 views

Assign a custom post to a custom taxonomy based on custom field value

This answer does exactly what I needed to do, but the only thing is I need it to select more than just one category. So I have changed the code to work based on salary so salary gets entered into a ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

Adding “meta” info to WP site PHP function?

I'm asking for some grace on this question - I lack sufficient knowledge of both WP and PHP to be more specific ... so here goes: I'd like to associate some "meta" information about my website into ...
1
vote
1answer
55 views

Is it possible to activate customfield 'text description' upon activating the customfield 'checkbox'?

I'm trying to find a solution how to activate a another customfield in WordPress pages when the selectbox is selected. This is the script to simply show the customfield 'checkbox' in wordpress page ...
0
votes
1answer
368 views

Display meta data from a custom field within plugin Category Grid View Gallery

I am using this plugin, which creates a gallery of posts, fetching a thumbnail and the titles of the posts displayed in it. I have enabled Custom Fields, and have created (and filled in values) a ...
1
vote
1answer
72 views

Get specific custom field keys from a post and put into an array

I have the following code to look up the longitude and latitude based off of a custom field upon saving the post. My address fields (street_1, city and state) are separate. I have searched and thought ...
0
votes
1answer
89 views

404 on Pages for Custom Post Type & Query_Posts

It took me quite a while to find a good solution for ordering a custom post type by two custom meta keys. When I finally got it working, I found out the pagination no longer works. I've tried dozens ...
0
votes
1answer
209 views

Custom post type and custom taxonomy archive inaccessible

I've created some custom post type let say: post_type_1 post_type_2 Those post types are related to each other, every post_type_1 has parent of many post_type_2. Then I created a custom taxonomy ...
0
votes
1answer
119 views

Custom Post Type Navigation on Custom Field

I'm working on a Custom Post Type sorted on a Custom Field. No problem when I list out the posts. But when I go to the single post page for one of these, I want the Prev and Next navigation links to ...
0
votes
1answer
89 views

How can I create a menu items from meta box based on users input

I have created a metabox that takes a name that the user can give as an additional name of their post. I am wondering how I can automatically create a menu item based on the name the user input into ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Trying to retrieve post meta

I have created a meta box that allows users to add an additional name/id to their post. From what I can tell it is adding the meta information correctly because when I edit a post that has a custom ...
1
vote
1answer
307 views

using advanced custom field to control css hover color

this is a bit challenging for me: I am using the great Advanced Custom Field plugin on my site to create different color scheme to each of my taxonomy. I created a field called taxonomy_color and ...
0
votes
1answer
611 views

Get post meta retrieving wrong value

I created a custom meta box with a textbox where the user can enter a custom value in as an additional identification tag. I thought I had it right but when I try to retrieve the value it is giving me ...
0
votes
2answers
68 views

Best way to achieve multiple links in a post title

Usually I would get a post title no problem, however now I need to achieve something like this: The Example is written for this title As you can see two words are links in the title, another ...
2
votes
3answers
49 views

Custom fields: In what order are they saved into the DB?

If I insert multiple custom fields to my article, they get sorted in "I don't know what" way. So when I insert some multiple fields in an article and call those via $cf = get_post_custom(); foreach ...
1
vote
1answer
134 views

Extra filed under “About the user” user profile

I use the following to add Phone number,linked id etc Under the "Contact Info" in user profile. Now I have to add a filed under the "About the user". How can i do that? function ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

field of metabox is not visisible outside the function

I have a metabox with two static fields and one more field I add in ingredients_show_box function. All three fields are visible by $_POST when I save data. But the two static fields are visible by ...
0
votes
1answer
102 views

Custom Field data only shows after manual post update

I have a custom field [address] that converts a street address and displays it on a google map on the front end post. Upon manual post update, the latitude and longitude address co-ordinates ...
0
votes
1answer
333 views

Add “alt” Attribute to GD Star Rating <img> Tags

I have try over a week to validate 4 images that are retrieved by a code with GD Star Rating plugin This is the code i have: wp_gdsr_render_rating_results(array('template_id' => 49, 'rows' => ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

Multiple URLS per post non-ascii

I am looking for some best practice / practical advise on a particular URL use case. I am finding myself using a lot of non-ASCII characters in my URLs. This doesn't really make it easy for users of ...
0
votes
0answers
83 views

wp custom field image and text multiple time

from previews example link try to achieve this link this is working but is recreating double time the $text and $image and how can i create a new table to wrap every time a call the text and image? ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

I want to add a custom field in the rss title of each post, but don't want it to be shown on the site

I've seen that other sites have done this but didn't manage to do it myself. I have certain custom fields for each post and I want one of these custom fields to be shown in the RSS feed in the title ...
0
votes
1answer
269 views

Wordpress built in custom fields don't validate or sanitize? Is there a way to fix this?

I'm surprised to see that when creating post meta using the default/built in custom fields on the post editor page it allows you to enter tags like: <a>,<script>,etc. I then ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

nextgen gallery: how to get picture url by gallery id

All posts in my site have custom field with nextgen gallery ID. To display gallery I use this code: $gallery_id = get_post_meta( $post->ID, 'galerijos_id', true); // Get gallery id from custom ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

display specific custom fields

I have few custom field assigned for each post, like: "Club" with value "club1" "Date" with value "date1" and so on... Now, I want to display from all the custom fields just those 2 " club" and ...
1
vote
1answer
142 views

Custom Metabox additional item

I have a custom metabox that have 2 options: URL and a text box called "testimonial". The URL box is working great(when i put some text in this field on admin, the text appears on site), but the ...
-1
votes
1answer
609 views

How I can change PayPal IPN 'custom' field in woocommerce?

I use Woocommerce plugin. All works great, but I need add to PayPal IPN 'custom' field only 1 word instead "order_id" that writes at 'custom' field now. I trying edit this file: ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

I need to display a joomla table into a wordpress site

I need to display a database that is made in joomla, into a wordpress site. I tried to import CSV file, I get the data but display is wrong. I want to see the database in wordpress the same way I ...
1
vote
1answer
200 views

Remove wrong dashes from get_the_title()

I have a particular CPT post that has a dash (-) in its title. I copy this title in a variable $var using get_the_title() then I create a custom field somewhere else with a value equal to $var : ...
0
votes
0answers
323 views

Convert date format in meta

I have been storing date format in meta key/value. I have been storing in this format (mm/dd/YYYY) now I need to convert that into (YYYYMMDD) SO I can run a date match in query. Please advice how can ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

Custom metaboxes not saving after switching themes

I recently switched themes and copied over my metaboxes from the old functions.php into the new one. They show up but when I click publish/edit they dont save add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Private feedback on users

I am trying to find a way for users to write private/anonymous feedback on each other (similar to ebay or amazon but private, and so that users can view feedback on them and feedback they have sent). ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Output custom field as ul list

I have a custom field who's content I would like to output as a ul list. The custom field contains words that are separated with a spaces between. I'm trying to use this code here but it's not ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

How can i retrive a text from a custom field

I retrieve the date of an actor by selecting the date. 'data_nasterii' is the name of the custom field. <?php $data = get_field('data_nasterii'); echo date("d/m/Y", strtotime($data)); ?> If i ...
1
vote
0answers
540 views

Unique key for each row in a repeater field

Is it possible to have a unique key for each sub fields in a repeater field? I don't want to use the array index, because the array index can be changed, when adding new rows between existing rows. I ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

How to use shortcode inside of shortcode in theme

I am trying to place a shortcode inside another shortcode within a page template, however the various attempts I've made seem to not do anything. Here's how my code looks now - <?php echo ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

IF Custom field value equals ZERO

I am trying to use the following code to check for my custom field for a value of ZERO to then display my div <?php $mp_price_sort = get_post_meta('mp_product_price'); if ($mp_price_sort == '0') ...
0
votes
1answer
335 views

WP_query multiple custom fields not working

I am currently using WP 3.1 and trying to get WP_QUERY to work with the custom fields. My argument is as follows: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' ...
0
votes
1answer
146 views

Cache issue with WP_Query and custom field filtering

I have three separate WP_Queries on a page. Each of them return custom post type items that have a certain checkbox checked and then display one of those randomly. The checkbox has been added using ...
1
vote
2answers
482 views

List of Posts in a Custom Field

I have a question. I have a custom post type called Place. I have a situation that there can be place in place. I want to have a custom field parent_place where I could choose a parent of place. The ...
0
votes
1answer
116 views

Perform function on publish AND save (not just save)

I am using this function to auto-set a post title based on a couple of custom fields: function set_event_title( $data , $postarr ) { if($data['post_type'] == 'event') { $getdate = ...
1
vote
2answers
498 views

global function to apply filter to custom field

I have an action hook which works perfectly for the_content. I would like to apply the same hook anytime a handful of custom_fields are requested. The custom fields are 1) myfieldone 2) myfieldart 3) ...
2
votes
1answer
138 views

Automatically populate a hierarchical taxonomy from a custom field

I've got a vexing how-to that I've not found any help on. I have a custom post type that has a custom field with a date in it (format: yyyy-mm-dd-t). When a post is published or edited, I would like ...
0
votes
1answer
394 views

Saving multiple Metabox contents

I'm putting together a fairly simple Custom Page for a friend on their WordPress site, but I'm having some real difficulties getting the contents of the Metaboxes to save correctly. WordPress doesn't ...
0
votes
2answers
70 views

Custom Metaboxes, multiple post selection

I have the following custom meta-box, which works to list a post type, I simply want to allow multiple values to be selected but cannot get it to work, it appears if I tell the select to store ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
29 views

Correct syntax for retrieving custom field in CPT

I don't understand when to use $post->ID or $post->post->ID with CPTs. I have : $event = get_post( $event_id ); $event_pre_register = get_post_meta($event->post->ID, "Event Pre-register ...
2
votes
2answers
811 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
238 views

Logic for Nearby places with post and categories

I'm developing a website which has states as categories and posts as cities. What we are trying to do is identify each post (city) and also show nearby cities to the current city. As of now we are ...
0
votes
2answers
283 views

Hooking into the post editing screen for an existing page only

I am working on a Wordpress theme that hides the default WYSIWYG editor and replaces it with a custom module system which is fine and dandy, but I've come to the realisation if someone were to use the ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Display background color or image with custom meta box?

With custom meta boxes, how would I go about displaying the background image (or color if no image is linked) within the page. Code for the page where I want data to displayed. I want to apply the ...