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

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How can I change the admin search posts fields?

I have a custom post type that includes many custom fields. I would like to add them as a search target to admin search. Currently the admin search searches only the content and the title, I would ...
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Best way to sort estates and query them (for rent? yes/no. contains office space? yes/no)?

I´m building a real estate site where Estates is a custom post type. I want to be able to tick a checkbox or something similare on the edit page, where I can choose if the estate is for rent, if it ...
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How do I list a custom field and custom taxonomies for each result in a loop?

How do I list a custom field and custom taxonomies for each result in my loop below? <?php $temp = $wp_query; $wp_query= null; $wp_query = new WP_Query(); ...
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Compare meta_query decimals not working right

I have a custom field named 'rating' that holds decimals from 1.0 to 10. I am trying use wp_query to get me all the posts with a rating of 8.0 to 10. What I have so far almost works perfectly but it ...
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Show values of dynamically created custom meta keys

I have a form and date fields in it: "date from" and "date to" (to make a specify a period of availability. There may be several available periods, so I made a button by which you can add more "date ...
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I need a “Choose from existing content” popin

I'd like to create a field that allows the admin to select from other existing post types. Specifically, I want to create an options box to choose which events display on the homepage. For now, I've ...
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How to let users choose where to search for posts?

I have no code to let you correct/see, I'm still in 'thinking stage'. What i would like to achieve is this: A real estate website with a few search functionalities. This new agency (REALLY NEW we have ...
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Populate wordpress menu with link to custom field value (file download)

I have an additional menu that appears on some single.php pages. To this menu I would like to add an li with a link to a PDF which is uploaded to the post by a custom field (advanced custom fields ...
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Using new WP_Query in shortcode in a custom field causes the main post content to not display

I've got a custom post type of files I'm trying to list using a new WP_Query. It works fine when I add the shortcode within the main post content. However, when I add the shortcode to a custom field ...
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How to show content of custom fields in search results?

I was able to include the pages where there are custom fields in search results but I managed not to display the content when there is nothing in the content. Is there a way to include the content of ...
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Stripping and/or altering the content of a custom field (video URL)

I’m making a theme where some posts have an associated video, from either Vimeo or YouTube. At the moment, users can add this to a post by adding a video ID into one of two custom fields, called ...
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Sorting editor screen items

When new users log into our site they have to organize a number of screen options in order to begin creating custom fields and editing the site. I would like to force a specific order in which these ...
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Make Custom Field Into A Link On The Front End?

I have set some custom field 'artist' and 'song-name' displaying like: Artist: <user input> Song Name: <user input> My question, how do you make the on artist and song name into a ...
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How to display data from custom fields I created?

I created an options page to ad gigs as custom posts in my theme. This is in my functions.php $config = array( 'id' => 'gigs-info', 'title' => 'Gig Info', 'pages' => ...
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List taxonomy term “Last Name” + “First Name” (taxonomy custom field) in a post loop

I have a few custom fields for a taxonomy "Author". The term title is the Author's last name, and one of the custom fields is his first_name. Now I need, in a post loop, to list all "Authors" of that ...
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Move value from one meta key to another

Migrating question: How would I structure a MySQL query to move the value from one meta_key to another meta_key? eg: I have an old meta_key of "guest_sort" associated with "posts" to ...
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How to organise via Custom Fields on Category Page

I have a custom field named: eventdate The posts are all in the standard post type. I want to order by this field ascending. I have tried over 15 different solutions but no joy . Every post simply ...
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Importing data for advanced custom fields plugin?

I have a member section built using the http://www.advancedcustomfields.com plugin. There are 300 members that each have the following data: Company name Specialism (check boxes) Web address ...
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Custom metabox for menu administration page?

I've been googleing around but failed to find a solution for my need. I'm using wordpress 3.0 and TwentyEleven theme as default pack. In the Dashboard -> appearance->menus that allow user can ...
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Wordpress query by multiple Custom fields and order by date

So here is my query: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'Event', 'posts_per_page' => 1000, 'meta_key' => 'event_informations_show_on_the_homepage', 'meta_value' => 'Show on ...
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How to show custom field's value under post/page title in wp-admin

I'm trying to add the value of a custom field under the post/page title in wp-admin list of posts/pages (much like excerpt mode in posts list) without hooking into the columns process since other ...
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Order custom posts by a date metabox

I have a custom metabox, where I store the date in plain text like this: dd/mm/yyand now I need to order the posts by that date.The custom field is called event_informations_date <?php $args = ...
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How to add new custom page or post blocks?

I would like to add custom contents to post, such as price, options and some others, I dont like to use the custom fields, because always i have to select from a drop down menu, I want these options ...
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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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Passing Custom Field Data as Array to be Saved (Resulting Custom Field Array is inconsistent)

I've been staring at this for hours, and it's clear I'm missing something, but I don't know what it can be... I have custom meta box for adding downloads to a particular post or page. All the data ...
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Alternative to simple fields plugin?

I have been building websites with WordPress for a couple years now, and have become very reliant on the Simple Fields Plugin. Essentially this plugin lets me attach extra fields to the bottom of my ...
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Char limit on custom blog-post form? [closed]

I want to setup a simple custom form for users to post, which will automatically: Subscribe user to updates (i.e. moderation approved, comment posted) Enable DISQUS xor IntenseDebate comments ...
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Add multiple images to a page sidebar

What I am trying to achieve is this: I have a simple page and I want to dynamically add multiple images to it on the sidebar one underneath another. I was thinking about either using meta boxes, post ...
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Custom field outside the loop and inside an array

I am trying to use a custom field inside a widget so it's therefore outside the loop. Taking it a step further, the theme I have is using an array to generate listings which makes it hard for me to ...
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Add More Fields to Users Pages (Admin Panel)

So I'm trying to create some custom fields for users. I need to give users access to a 30 day trial of some software and I want to keep track of that in the users page of administration panel. If the ...
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Get array of posts based on custom field values

I'm looking to pull up an array of posts based on custom field values: function GetPrimaryLinks($product){ echo '<ul>'; $args = array( 'product' => $product, ...
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Autoremove empty custom fields

The code you see below only works sometimes. I'm no pro on PHP so can anyone help me improve this code? I use it in my functions-php file in my wordpress mu setup. The biggest problem is that it wont ...
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Filter by custom field (meta_key) using JSON API

Hi I'm using the great JSON API for Wordpress and would like to filter my custom post types by a specific custom field (using the meta_key and meta_value params). The query in my URL looks like this ...
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Attaching global meta to custom fields

I post music videos on my site and I add the artist name as a custom field to each post. I want to associate certain meta with that artist name so I dont have to enter it everytime like the artists ...
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Efficiently sort only certain categories by custom field

I have a site with about 1,000 posts spread out over 70 or 80 categories. Some of these categories require the posts be sorted by a custom field, others not. I've got a working solution by having ...
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With WordPress Importer, why can't I import post meta containing a multi-dimensional array, in which value(s) of that array contain line breaks?

The Question With WordPress Importer, why can't I import post meta containing a multi-dimensional array, in which value(s) of that array contain line breaks? Is there a workaround that I can do to ...
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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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Prevent post from being published if custom fields not filled

I have a custom post type Event that contains a starting and ending date/times custom fields (as metaboxes in the post edit screen). I would like to make sure that an Event cannot get published (or ...
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Selectively hiding or allowing thumbnails of featured images on front page

I need a way to selectively hide or allow thumbnails of featured images to appear on the front page of my site. Ideally, it would be a custom field on each post, where I could choose - for example - 1 ...
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How to query posts that have certain post meta keys, and sort by meta key and/or value

I'm using this structure to make album lists. I'm using a key so I correspond lists to albums but I don't know how to reverse the output so the items start at the top with lowest key value. Any ideas? ...
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Search everything (posts, pages, tags, cpt, meta)

I would like to know how to use the built in wordpress search to return results from all content on my site. Specifically, I want to search; posts pages tags custom post type (portfolio) custom ...
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Adding a Nav menu to post admin

i want insert a dropdown menu with list of menus, that i've created in nav-menu.php, to post-admin... For example, when i'm creating a post, i want insert a menu "Paul" in a post (only a post that i ...
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How to query posts with certain custom meta data, and output Post data

I've been working on modifying the Thesography plugin to include the Google Maps API. So far I've had success doing so. I'm looking to take this one step further and have 1 large Google Map that ...
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Saving Custom Post types and fields to a custom table

I have a project in which I am trying to import a large amount of data into a WordPress installation and from that data, create pages on my site (as a custom post type). Since these pages will be ...
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wordpress plugin error handling

I am looking for a way to handle errors for a custom post type with its own custom fields. This is all part of a plugin I'm writing, however, after extensive research the only way I found is through ...
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Auto-remove custom field with no value on publish

I got some plugins that auto-generates custom fields. Does anyone know how to automatically remove empty custom fields from post when I press "publish"? A check I can put in my functions.php that ...
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Insert shortcode before and after a list automatically

I'm setting up a custom page template and I'm building a widget on it that lists albums with track lists. I use a plugin that allows me to expand text which is what I use to show tracks of the albums ...
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Importing Wordpress Posts With Custom Meta Data As CSV Files Through PHPMyAdmin

I have been importing data records as posts with custom meta data directly into Wordpress via the CSV Importer plugin. It works okay, however, there are some issues with it. Issues: 1) It takes ...
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Writing a custom Glossary plugin

I'm just about to start work on a Glossary plugin for my fishkeeping website. My fish guru has suggested that he would like to be able to include images and easily link to other glossary entries. ...
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How do I Add images uploaded in the post to a default custom field

I'm trying to add the URL of the post images in to a default custom field. Here is the code I got so far... Here is how I add the default custom field: add_action('wp_insert_post', ...