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

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Repeatable Custom Field for Media Upload

I am following this topic to add a repeatable custom field for my Custom Post Type, but I cant get it to work for a media upload, Which will allow the author to add multiple image by uploading or ...
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Read more to open external link

I would like to have custom field in post editing area where can be putted the external link. If the link is entered to this field then read more button on homepage would open external link, but if ...
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How to save media files under custom folder without changing wp-config.php or changing media settings

I want to upload images in a unique folder. Then retrieve the path of this image saved on server like http://example.com/wp-content/uploads/myimages/image1.jpg Now I want to save this URL in a post ...
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Change event firing in wordpress

I have to run a function when a post is published. The function checks a custom meta value and works accordingly. I am using couple of hooks for this purpose: new_to_publish draft_to_publish ...
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Is there a (sane) way to get all custom fields for a post, which do not have a leading underscore?

I know about get_post_custom(), but that returns all custom fields, including those with a leading underscore. Is there a reasonable way to get only the ones without a leading underscore? Would I just ...
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Users Select inside custom metabox

I'm using human made's custom meta boxes framework (https://github.com/humanmade/Custom-Meta-Boxes). I want to add a select drop down in my metabox wich is populated from the users with multiple roles ...
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HM CMB: Role Select

I'm using human made's custom meta boxes framework (https://github.com/humanmade/Custom-Meta-Boxes). I want to add a select drop down in my metabox wich is populated from the roles on my WP site. ...
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Limit Form Access and Require Some Fields

I have gotten a "post from frontend" php code example, and I have tested that it works for my site. But I found that it can't define only logged in user to submit post. Also the code can't display ...
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How to reload the role specific registration form on validation errors?

I test a solution for separate registration for different roles and it works very well. But the validation part/function (see bellow) on errors reloads/reuses the generic registration link and not the ...
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Custom classes for attachments

I'm trying to create a custom field in ATTACHMENT DETAILS section. I want to add in this field multiply words separated by space which will be than added as a classes to particular images. This is ...
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How to get custom metabox image field?

i have custom metabox with the image field, i can upload image from wp-admin to this metabox, metabox code array( 'name' => 'Burst Image', 'desc' => 'Crop your image to ...
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Administrator can rate user's posts

I'm trying to figure out how something like this can get done: Each user's post could get rated by administrator in backend (admin area) and he see the total points of each user in users list at ...
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Add custom field to existing meta box?

First off, I have been able to successfully implement custom fields within a custom meta box in Wordpress. I understand how this works. My question is, is there a way for me to add a custom field to ...
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use get_posts to get custom field data, but in one array

I've run a get_posts query in WordPress and need to pull a pair of custom fields and get all of them into one array. The get_posts query provides an array of posts, but when I use foreach to access ...
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How to overwrite a value for a custom field?

I have created a custom value called source it is retrieved inside a theme where it goes href="" place. Now when I want to add a new value to source in the Post, it just adds up to the value instead ...
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Date, Time, and Timezones

I am a bit confused about using dates/times along with timezones in WordPress. I have the following questions: What is the purpose of the timezone setting in the Admin -> Settings section? Assume ...
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query specific posts according their custom fields, using sql SELECT

My posts have a bunch of custom fields, to help insert and display custom info easily. I am trying to build a search that would select and display posts according values of specific 2 custom fields. ...
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Query based on custom fields start and end date

I have a custom post type called Events, with 2 custom fields, start date and end date. These fields are stored using a timestamp in the database. I want to create a custom query based on these 2 ...
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How WordPress autosave can save plugin fields?

Setup: WordPress Add/Edit Post/Page A plugin that have its own postbox with several hidden fields. Issue: How these custom hidden fields can be saved along with the other post data within the ...
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Data URI in custom fields

My theme has an option to specify the thumbnail using custom fields. post_thumbnail - http://domain.com/uploads/xx/xx/mythumbnail.jpg I would like to use data uri instead of the the image in the ...
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Show a custom field instead of username in the backend author area

I'm building a new WP site with about 1200 authors(which are actually companies, pulled from my client's existing site), each attached to at least one custom post type. My problem is the admin(our ...
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Advanced Custom Fields - Get custom fields from parent page

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields making it easier for my client to manage his content. On all of my child- and parent pages i would like to have the same header image and sidebar information. ...
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Unable to save datetime custom meta field using update_post_meta() function

When I do something like this (in my plugin function inside WP admin): $metaboxes = get_post_meta( $post_id ); echo "<pre>"; print_r($metaboxes); echo "</pre>"; die(); I get all my ...
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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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Custom meta fields for specific custom type only

I've got a custom post type curiculum and a metabox that saves a value to a custom field. However this custom field is added to another custom post type (created by an e-commerce plugin) wpsc-product. ...
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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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Search CPT Title AND Meta

I currently have a CPT I would like to search, the catch is I also need to be able to search the meta data for the CPT. I have the following code that currently searches the meta value needed but I ...
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Backend search; include CPT meta?

I've currently got a CPT with 2 part titles; I've got everything working perfectly on the frontend. But when it comes to searching for a post, the post you're searching for doesn't always show up ...
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Filter CPT based on meta box value using Flexible Posts widget?

I'm using the Flexible Posts Widget to display a list of "deals" (a custom post type) in my sidebar. I'm also using that plugin's capacity to use a custom template to control the display of that ...
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Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() [closed]

I have this code from home.php that will going to display a content from a page which has a custom post type of "about" <?php $post_status1 = 'publish'; $post_type1 = 'page'; ...
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Wordpress archives by custom field and date

I have a strange situation on my hand. I want to list my archives based on a custom field (numerical value) but also display something like a cover. We have specific posts in different categories ...
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Link the retrieved custom field values to its respective posts

Using the code below, I have been able to make a list of custom field values (on a seperate page template) from across all the posts for a specific custom meta key "realname". The code gives me a nice ...
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Custom fields to save multiple values

I’m adding custom meta-box, by means of jquery I can create in it several custom fields with a key “test”. There can be one or several custom fields, but the key is only “test”. I can also delete key ...
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Guest Author - How to modify my custom function code if the guest author URL will follow a particular pattern/format?

Based on code the awesome G.M. provided in an earlier question (Use Custom Fields to Create Guest Author Link), I now have a custom function that uses custom fields to support guest authors. The code ...
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Meta_query not filtering posts

I'm trying to filter out 'properties' on a page based on whether they are vacation or long-term rentals. Right now, the results of the following query displays all properties, not just either vacation ...
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Guest Author - How can I use custom fields to create guest author link?

We are posting articles authored by guest authors. The guest authors will not be logging in to the site, and we don't want to create users for these guest authors. We are also not interested in any of ...
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Search Custom Post Type with all meta attached?

I'm currently have a search box that's supposed to search a certain post type. It's supposed to check the query against all standard cpt content, tags and the associated meta data. I'm wondering how I ...
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Sortable custom field values from all posts on a page template

I was looking for a way to display a list of custom field from across all the posts on a custom made page template and I got the solution in this thread,. As all the custom field values are strings ...
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Filter a custom field based on selection of another custom field (ACF)

I have 3 custom post types with Advanced Custom Fields: Student Class Homework Assignment Homework has a custom field that is a 'relationship' with Class. This is because specific pieces of ...
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Using Hooks. Thematic

I've added some custom fields to pages and trying to figure out the best way to display them. I was thinking I could use the get_field() option and hook into a sidebar, but am not really sure how to ...
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Decouple page name from page title

As far as I can see, the name of a page (in admin) is the same as the title for the page. In many cases you would want the page name to be something else to better grasp what it's about while ...
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Outputting a custom field in PHP

I am a complete newbie at PHP so please forgive me. I am wanting to display some data in the following format: "Post name" - "Custom Field String (in this case, 'custom_date')" I am currently ...
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Displaying Custom Field Array

I know that this is such a basic question but I have very little Wordpress experience and was hoping I could get some help. I have a plugin that creates Custom Post Types and Custom Fields. It does ...
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How to prevent meta data from being edited in a post?

I need to add a 'poll' to every single post automatically, and wish to do this without having to manually create a poll each time using a plugin, so I had an idea to store the poll results as meta ...
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Custom field not showing

I am trying to get 3 images and their links which I have defined as custom fields. The custom field aren't displayed and when I var_dump() my get_post_meta() it returns string(0)"", what am i doing ...
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Display Custom Field for a Specific Role, but not for Admin

How do I display a custom field for a specific role, but not display it on the profile page of the admin? When admin goes to edit a profile user that this role, the field will visible. I created two ...
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wp_editor removes paragraph from custom meta box

I have created a custom meta box like so: /*quote meta box*/ add_action('add_meta_boxes', 'quote_meta_box'); function quote_meta_box($post) { global $post; $post_id = $_GET['post'] ? ...
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How do I convert all custom_field php timestamps in the database to js timestamps?

For the past year, we've been storing date-time values into a custom field _date using strtotime(). There are about 100 PHP date-time stamps in our database from over the past year. I would really ...
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Adding thumbnails for non-image attachments

I'm working on a site that provides Photoshop resources. I would like to create a page offering brushes for download that displays a thumbnail image and a link to a .zip file for each brush set. I was ...
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The best way to collision check in WP

E.g. I have a random number generated by a PHP code $random And I need to make a check if this number doesn't exist in any of my posts in DB in my meta field called unique_code What is the ...