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

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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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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 to delete file uploaded by Plupload

I follow the steps from here to integrate the plupload in metabox. Everything is working fine. But I do found one disadvantages of this guide. When I click 'Remove' link from the uploaded images, it ...
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Bulk move (or copy) from a custom field to the post content?

I need to move (or copy) the contents of a custom field into the main post body, replacing any existing content. I need to do this for a few hundred posts...Is there a quick way of doing this? I can ...
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Trying to reorder posts by custom field

I'm running WooCommerce and am trying to get the default product display to be sorted by the sku field in ascending order. So far I've come up with this: /* Order products by SKU */ function ...
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Adding a custom field or metabox to the post-thumbnail widget?

Is it possible to add a custom field to an existing "widget" in the backend? What I wanna do is provide a way to have a checkbox to apply a thumbnail that is double the size of the normal one on the ...
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More Fields WP Plugin

one of my clients use More Fields WP plugin and we want to generate a feed of the data entered using that plugin. http://wordpress.org/support/plugin/more-fields Have installed JSON WP plugin to ...
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Add a meta field to the list of results for a custom post type

I've created a Custom Post Type for "Books" ... I've also added several meta fields (custom fields) to each book, and I'd like to be able to display some of those fields in the table of results. Is ...
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Copy SEO Meta Desc “Custom Field” to Excerpt field?

I'd really like to take all of my old posts, and automatically use the meta descriptions we have written – currently done for each post using All In One SEO Pack – and copy them to also be our post ...
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Should i use custom post type for a custom footer?

I am trying to develop a customized footer so that depending on what page the user is on, the site will display a different footer. Basically the footer will remain pretty much the same except it ...
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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 pass custom field value to shortcode?

I want to call custom field in single.php template to complete a short code and thus show a menu. I places the below code but it is not working <?php echo do_shortcode("[custommenu menu=<?php ...
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“Matching” or “Linking” Two WordPress Pages: Custom Fields?

I'm helping with a custom multi language site. We have one page in English, then an equivalent page in French. I've got a "SWITCH LANGUAGE" link in the main container (next to the breadcrumbs) that ...
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How to add contents of a custom field to a taxonomy term list?

I have a custom taxonomy term of 'artists' which is the artist's last name and a custom field of 'first_name'. To create a list all all artists with both their first name and last name I am using the ...
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Creating a Custom Post as a repository for theme constants

I was wondering if it would be possible to create a custom post with different custom fields so that if a download document used in many pages changes the user can come here to update the name. In ...
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Display Meta Data with HTML?

Is it possible to display the custom field/meta data content with some html? Usually i would use the following to just display the content... <?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, ...
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list pages by custom_field?

Is there a way for me to sort these posts alphabetically according to the custom field I have defined (last_name)? <?php $page_id = get_the_ID(); $args = array('sort_order'=>'DESC', ...
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Problem display

Hy I have this code: <?php $id_film_array = get_post_meta(get_the_ID(),"info_film", true); $id_film = $id_film_array[0]; $titlu_film = get_the_title($id_film); ?> <?php ...
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Ordering posts by metadata

In my plugin, I use these instructions to obtain a list of posts: $args = array( 'numberposts' => -1, 'offset' => 0, 'meta_query' => array( array( ...
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Display a list of posts whose meta field values are equal to the ID of the post being viewed?

SOLUTION PASTEBIN LINKS:: http://pastebin.com/YmXVC1kn - Author Single Post http://pastebin.com/g0xgvxgh - Book Archive Template Please refer to these files here - solved by storing the post ID ...
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WP doesn't show Array Custom Fields?

I'm wondering why WordPress doesn't list PHP array() and any serialized data in Custom Fields in Admin Panel (for Pages, Posts etc.)? Only Custom Fields containing strings and numbers show up and can ...
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Uploading PDF using Media Uploader

I have been using a custom code to upload images to Wordpress using custom metaboxes. Here is the code: <script type="text/javascript"> jQuery(document).ready(function( $ ) { var ...
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Delete all custom fields at once?

I have about 50 custom fields I need to delete at once, going through each one and deleting one at a time would take too long because it takes about 4 seconds for a page to load and I just don't have ...
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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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Paragraphs removed when using get_post_custom()?

I'm using a custom field plugin called Advanced Custom Fields to create custom fields, but i don't think that's what's causing the problem. When i fetch the custom fields from a template using ...
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Automatic linking terms

I am trying to link words that show up anywhere on the website to go to a pre-defined internal url. In the post editor the author is able to choose a product from a drop-down menu using custom ...
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Get multiple custom field values in a $wpdb query [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to query posts based on lat-lng coordinate as post meta? I want to create a $wpdb query that select the closest places (custom post type) near the current ...
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Rewrite Custom Fields url

I use custom fields named 'url' to add another website url (like http://www.youtube.com), I want to rewrite the 'url' as http://www.mysite.com/go/123. I tried all rewrite plugins, no one could do ...
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Get custom field from page, in a post?

I'm not quite sure how it works, if you're on a post (single.php), does it count page.php as the page it's on? What i need to do, is get a custom field assigned to a page, from a blog post. I need it ...
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List all images from a single post meta value

I have created a custom post type with an image gallery upload. Now I am trying to display the gallery on the front end. This is what I have so far that works to display 1 image, but if multiple ...
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Author Page Custom Query WHERE author OR [post meta value] OR [post meta value]

I am currently trying to perform a custom query on the authors page (author.php). I have two custom fields for posts that I want to query against (post_photographer and post_videographer). What I am ...
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Buddypress Add unserialized Profile Fields in Members Loop [closed]

I'm trying to show profile fields with checkboxes and drop-downs in the members directory loop. Example: Next to each member in the directory I want to show the Gender they selected This code works ...
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Using a string from a custom field within a link

I want to show the image only if there is info in the field. And the link around the image uses the info in the field. The mailto: field is coming up blank. So I'm guessing/hoping I'm doing something ...
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custom comment_form fields not displaying

My ideal comment form will have 3 fields- Name, Location, Comment. I'm using the following bits of code- comments.php <?php comment_form( array( 'fields' => apply_filters( ...
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Is it safe to store a user setting you don't want the user to ever modify as a user option?

I have added some custom user options to the profile page on my site, and most are all OK for the user to modify themselves. These options live in their own section. The users have read access and ...
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Get content from pages with same meta_key from Database

I need help! I'm doing this template page and I want to get content from pages with the same meta_key. I want to display all pages thumbnails that has the value "red" in the meta_key. The problem is ...
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Run a check for multiple meta key values

I am having a heck of a time getting wordpress to display all values of a certain meta key correctly. I wonder if I am going about this the wrong way? My end goal is to run a check to see if there ...
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Custom field to array?

I have a posts query that queries posts by ID but want to select those posts by enetering a custom field. Here is the query and where I want to put the custom field: $query_args = ...
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custom comments form for custom post type

Hello everyone I am creating a theme dedicates to hotels display and booking in which I have created a custom post type 'Hotels' so now I want a mechanism to book the hotel rooms and a "book now" ...
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Meta boxes only displayed when editing normal (default wp post_type) posts

I've multiple meta boxes for my main/default post types. I also have multiple post_types where this meta boxes make no sense. Can you hint me on if/else function I would use on displaying meta boxes ...
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Fallback for empty custom fields

I'm using, for example: <?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, "Pricing_Land_Only", true); ?> but need to know how to implement the 'else' function to display 'Nothing found' if I didn't type ...
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How do I add a new field/meta box to the Custom Post Type Portfolio in the Kaboodle Wootheme?

I've created CPTs using Types in the past, and I've built custom templates, but finding the method for adding a field to an existing Woothemes CPT is frustrating. I'm struggling to find the correct ...
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Most efficient way to add javascript file to specific post and/or pages?

I am wondering what the most efficient method is to add a javascript file specifically for a post and/or page. Here are a few solutions I came up with: Switch to HTML editing view and post your ...
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Add first url to custom field on publish_post

I post a lot using Press This and I allow other users to post. Lately I noticed some duplicates and I m trying to find a way to stop this. I am trying to get the first link from the post, add it to a ...
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Hide custom fields when empty

I am trying to create a function to add data from two custom fields after the entry title. I get it to show correctly when these fields are filled in. The fields are a image source url and an url the ...
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Getting the ID of any image for use in functions.php

I've added two custom fields to attachments on my site, so the user can add a special image credit. I'm trying to write a function that looks to see if either of the custom fields are populated, and ...
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Echo text if field under user_meta is empty with get_users()

With get_users() I am listing users and their information. I've a custom field in the database, people_lists_class. <?php $blogusers = get_users('role=contributor&orderby=display_name'); ...
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meta_value_num sort glitch

i have a custom query, and I have a meta key that contains a sequence number: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2... 11.1, etc the problem occurs when the numerical sequence gets in to double digits, ie. 5.11, 5.12, ...
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Hard Define Custom Field Value

Is it possible to hard define a custom field value with a function? As in, no matter what WordPress will always set the value of 'some_meta' => 'this'
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Can I query custom meta data through WP_Query

Ok, my question is a bit complex so I will try and give a general explanation and then go into details afterward. I am running WordPress 3.4.2 and I am using WCK Post Type Creator and WCK Custom ...