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

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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 : ...
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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 ...
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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', '...
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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). ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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') ...
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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' =&...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 = get_post_meta(...
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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) ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Multiple custom fields with the same name

Is it possible to have several custom fields with the same name? For example, I have a custom field called "promotion" for a CPT called "event". Sometimes there are more than one promotion applied ...
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Checking if field is set before comparing with meta_query in query_posts?

I have a query set up to compare the start and end dates for some custom fields. The start date is required for the post; however, the end date is not. This causes some issues with the following: ...
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What do the numbers mean at the end of add_action('save_post')…?

I've seen on a few tutorials that there are numbers at the end of the call to save Custom Fields/Meta Boxes on the save_post hook. For example, in the WordPress Codex it gives the following example: &...
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Get custom field label

I've defined some custom fields using Advanced Custom Fields, and I display these fields as keys and values using get_post_meta, e.g.: <span class="campsite_meta_key">מחיר:</span> <?...
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Insert custom fields to a custom post type

I am creating a small blog about my trekking and camping experience. Since different experiences - like campsites, treks and tour operators - have different metadata, I have created a custom post ...
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Single page Wordpress website - custom fields or meta boxes or something else?

Hoping someone can give me a pointer in the right direction. I'm building a website for my friend who's getting married and they've asked to be able to update the site themselves - fair enough. So, ...
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How to sort Custom Fields by a value

i use below code in home page for show a table of custom fields. but i don't know how sort this table by duration value. <table> <?php while(have_posts()): the_post() ; ?> <?php if (...
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Convert many posts from having a specific meta_key to use a post_format

I have 350 posts that were using a plugin-provided option stored in a meta_key ("custom_post_template", to be precise). I want to convert these posts to assign them a specific post_format ("gallery")....
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Meta Query And/Or

My question is very similar to Meta Query with AND & OR? . This question was answered in 2011 by @Otto. With the exception that my logic is different. I want to query, for example, posts with ...
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Wordpress Media Uploader custom Javascript not working

I encountered a strange problem with my JavaScript (jQuery) when trying to modify the behavior of my Media Uploader in Wordpress 3.5 This was my JQuery: $('.attachment-filters').change(function(){ ...
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I want my post to republish again after adding a custom field

I wanted a code in Wordpress that could allow me to republish the post every time I add a new custom field. For example, if I already have a post and wanted to add an update to it; I want it to appear ...
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How to save multiple metaboxes?

I read a tutorial about metaboxes, most of things are clear but I have a question about multiple metaboxes. My question is about saving, in the tutorial: <?php add_action( 'save_post', '...
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get_post_meta property of non object

I am getting a custom field outside the loop in header.php. I get the custom field just fine but I found that when the custom field is empty, I get an error message Trying to get property of non-...
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Display Posts Query with IF function

I'm writing a template to display my custom posts types in a list. But I only want to have the post show if it has a value for one of my custom fields. I'll explain: My custom post type is "Faculty ...
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Create custom field key upon theme activation

Upon theme activation I want to create an 'URL' key for the custom fields. Like in . I know who to run functions when a theme is activated, I don't know how to create this custom field key though. ...
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Archive for custom fields?

Recently I've done a nice taxonomy system on my WordPress website. Created also the taxonomy archive template files, so wherever I'm listing the taxonomies I can click on them and will bring me on a ...
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Custom fields: my custom checkbox area doesn't seem to work

I'm trying to create my own custom fields meta box filled with just checkboxes in pages. I'm basing it off this tutorial here. I was able to get the original tutorial to work, but when I started to ...
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Settings API - save multiple tabs at once

In the attached screenshot you can see the structure of the theme options we are working with. There are 8 tabs and for each tab, we have created custom fields using code similar to what can be seen ...
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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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jaredatch metaboxes on video post formats

I'm trying to get a metabox to show up only when the video post formats is selected using jaredatch metaboxes https://github.com/jaredatch/Custom-Metaboxes-and-Fields-for-WordPress/wiki/Display-...
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Custom field Search with Relavanssi

The site I'm working on is a talent website that has actors names, headshots, and resume all created with post_title, featured images, and custom fields. I am using Relavanssi to make my search ...
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How to use multiple query with same meta key

I use these codes to print custom field query. My custom field key is out_wiki <?php if( get_post_meta($post->ID, "out_wiki", true) ): ?> <div class="outlink"> ...
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Collect Data from NEXT item while in loop

I am trying to get the value of a custom field. The trick? I'm in the loop, currently printing out 2 of 5 for this example. I would like to get some info from 3 of 5 (or even 1 of 5) while printing ...
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Change content before writing to database

I've searched around but I can't quite pin down the answer for this. I am attempting to use the content of a custom field as post_data and save it to the database as such when a post is created or ...
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Displaying Meta Box Image

I have some problems displaying info from my custom meta box in my custom post type single. I'm using Reusable Custom Wordpress Meta Boxes by Tammy Hart. I'm able to display the textfields using this:...
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Query Problem - Show posts within category 'x' that have a custom field between 'y' and 'z'

I'd like to display all posts within a given price range. For example: When a user inputs 100 and 1000 (in two separate form fields) - my site will display all posts that have a custom field called ...
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Upcoming Event: How do I sort database by custom date field, but ignore past dates?

I am using an events plugin and struggling to get my database query to be perfect. The query is on the event-single.php template. What I need the query to do: Query the "events" custom post type ...