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

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Order posts by custom field and if custom field is empty return remaining posts

I have an archive page ordered by a numeric value in a custom field. This returns the ordered posts correctly, but does not display posts that don't have a custom field. $paged = ...
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customizing wp user with custom fields

I want to allow the admin of a site i'm building to highly customize the wordpress user. This will be a highly advanced plugin so I'm fine creating a whole new page in the admin to do this ...
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Add field to 'Add User' admin page

How can I add an input field to the admin section Users -> Add New? I want to add a field for a phone number, but don't want a plugin to do that.
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Save Custom Fields for Variations Product

Currently I am using WooCommerce for WordPress and trying to add custom fields for Variations Product. After did some researches, I found some code and tried to modify it. This is my full code : ...
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Is it possible to create a post from an NextGen Gallery image?

I have uploaded many pictures, and I would like to create a new post for each of them with a specific category named photos and a custom field url with the url of the image. Is that possible ? I ...
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woocommerce: add custom field and visual composer

how do I add a custom field area to the single products dashboard and add visual composer support to it? Thanks.
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Why My Custom Search Form Do Not Find Specific Search Template?

I am working with my custom search. Here is the form code: <?php // ADVANCED SEARCH function advanced_search() { ?> <form method="get" id="advanced-searchform" role="search" action="<?php ...
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How to protect pages with double authentication: password + email (in custom field)

I would like to extend the WordPress password protection of posts by adding extra input field for user email. So in order to see the content user will have to know the password and previously given ...
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Display Users by usermeta using foreach loop with multiple relationships

I'm getting a real headache trying to sort this one out. Here's my problem: I'm working on a feature for a site that requires Users to be displayed according to their association with a common ...
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Send Multiple Custom Field Values Through the URL

Basically, I'm trying to follow this tutorial to add an action to the pre_get_posts and create a custom meta_query so I can alter the query within the URL and display babies,children and home books ...
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custom field multiple images

i want to add custom field with multiple images. Like when create a field with type 'file' but it only selects a single image but i want to select multiple images and save those images in database. ...
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wp_query check if integer exists in custom field's array

I'm using a wp_query to find custom posts that have a specified numeric value inside of a custom field. That custom field's value is an array of numbers (IDs of selected posts using Advanced Custom ...
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generate unique number when registering a user

I know there are userID, username in the database, but I want a formatted and unique number for physical world use. For example: "2014xxxx" 201414:year,xxxx:generate randomly when registering a user. ...
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Display posts order by custom post in a dropdown menu

In my WordPress backend I have some custom posts and, in one of them, I want to display in a dropdown field some posts related with but ordered by post type. Iwant to display something like this. ...
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How to auto add nofollow to links in custom field?

I have a custom field that contains links in them and I want to auto add nofollow to those links in that custom field only. How can I do this? Example custom field value: <a ...
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Search ONLY by meta key / meta values

I'm almost there on this one. On functions.php i have this: function base_home_product_post_type( $query ) { if($query->is_search() && $_POST['box'] == 'sku') { ...
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Custom Fields: Linking a thumbnail to another image

I'm trying to figure a way to link a project, not to another page, but rather to an image that I'll eventually display in a lightbox but for now, it just links to the image in its' own window. That's ...
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Return all custom meta data for one custom post type

I've set up a custom post type which has three custom meta fields: name, latitude, longitude. Each post already shows the name on an integrated map based on it's latitude and longitude. I now would ...
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Custom field/meta populated by dropdown of existing posts?

(My first WP question ever asked! Be gentle!) I'm building a site that is mostly pages (i.e., static), using WP as CMS. At the bottom of several of the pages, there will appear 1, 2, or 3 "promo ...
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Order get_terms() By Custom Field

I want to order my categories like I order my pages. I've added an extra field called Order to my taxonomy, but how do I order my terms by this value? Adding and Saving my Order Value: /** Add New ...
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How do I display a date correctly that is stored in the database as a backwards 8 digit number from Advanced Custom Fields? [closed]

I am modifying someone's Wordpress theme and they have a section for upcoming tour dates. The page for inputting was made with Advanced Custom fields plugin and uses a date picker widget that stores ...
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Including custom fields in search?

I use custom fields for lots of my content on both Posts and Pages, so that half of the text will be in the main post body and the other half in a custom field. Unfortunately, when doing this only ...
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Add field to posts (checkbox) that only one post can have

I am trying to add a field to Wordpress posts (not pages) which would simply include a label and a checkbox. Something like: Make this the sticky post? If check, the key should be set to TRUE or ...
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How to get latest post value if first post is empty in wordpress

I am working on wordpress custom field. I am facing problem to get custom field value if latest post custom field value is empty then display second latest post or from other post custom field value. ...
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Website that sells statistics

I'm building a website that will have statistics based on user activity on the website (online votes and views etc). People will have to pay to view those stats. I am utilising wodpress features ...
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Add a counter for mouseovers (custom field)

I am trying to count mouseovers on the div for each post. The div is inside the loop. I am almost there, I think you might have to just help me correct some mistake. The div and jquery. Notice that I ...
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Query postmeta values, and return multiple post_titles for common meta value

As of now I query the DB: global $wpdb; $query = $wpdb->prepare(' SELECT p.post_id, p.meta_value, pm.post_title FROM %1$s AS p JOIN %2$s AS pm ON ...
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How to Wrote Simple Calculations by Using Custom Fields in Loop?

I am building a website with whole bunch of custom fields and need to implement several custom fields that will auto calculate values by using values from other custom fields. All files which I need ...
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How can I add an image upload field directly to a custom write panel?

I've added a new page under "Pages" in the wordpress admin, and added several custom fields. I'd also like to be able to add an upload image field to the page editor - is there some way to do this via ...
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Query Custom Fields in Searchform

In my searchform.php I want to query the values of a custom field, add them into a dropdown, and return a link to a corresponding page upon submit. Thus far I can create the values dropdown: global ...
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Make custom user_meta as permalink for post

For an existing custom_user_meta="user_name" how can i create a permalink for post submitted by that user in the URL. e.g. - for user_name="srk489" i want the permalink of the post "post1" posted by ...
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How to add a css class to custom field value?

In the user's profile there is a dropdown list with options to choose from. The custom field name is colors with several values: red, green, blue, etc. Can I add a css class to those values. Like ...
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How to show list of posts with custom field value (a date) that are coming soon

I have a custom post type called client and it has a custom field of next_due_date, that is a date without time. I want to have a list of posts that have a next due date that is coming up soon. I ...
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Using get_posts with arguments found in meta keys

I am using get posts, but I need to refine the query based on posts where a certain meta_key has a certain value. Something like this <?php $reviews = ...
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what is the correct way to compare dates in a WP query_posts meta_query

I have a query_posts call in a WP template. Through the use of the More Fields Plugin I can give the site admin the ability to create an event (custom post type) and then enter a date which is ...
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Multiple custom post query based on custom field values

Trying to get data from custom posts based on custom field keys and values. The below triggers when someone clicks on a month based item list. If Jan is clicked $id = 1, if Feb is clicked $id = 2 ...
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custom field not saved

help me please: my custom metabox not save !! #add a metabox add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'adding_meta_box' ); function adding_meta_box() { add_meta_box( 'meta_box_id', 'اطلاعات پست', ...
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How to copy custom field to other name custom field same post?

How to copy custom field to other name custom field same post? I have two name "vdo" and "vdo_file" same post but data have in vdo , i want to copy "vdo" to "vdo_file" how to ?
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Creating Structured Documents (books) in Wordpress?

I've been trying to rebuild one of my websites story archives in Drupal. I have a personal website I wouldn't mind putting in Wordpress, but I want an easy way to create structured documents. That is ...
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Order by three custom fields (Y-m-d), then separate into yearly sections

For a project of mine I have set up three custom fields (Year, month, day) attached to posts in order to determine the original date of a post’s content (not the post publish date, which is used for ...
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Sort alphabetically by custom field

I'm trying to change the sort order of a custom field in a custom post type. I want it to be be alphabetical by the 'location' name. It's sorting by location, but not keeping them in alphabetical ...
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Incorrect ordering of custom post type based on time

I have a custom post type as event which accept Custom fields' values as gp_event_date as ( 2015/02/26) gp_event_time as (SIMILAR) to 08:00PM - 10:00PM format. And on the list page, it orders the ...
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Custom Post create a new table or add an additional field/column

I have a custom post type which has a latitude and longitude custom field, am I right in thinking that that to use a google search radius I need to store the latitude and longitude values in a ...
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Multiple single templates?

Lets say i have a custom post type called 'event' that has several custom meta boxes for images, docs, etc.. Would it be possible to have two different single templates? For example: i have a page ...
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Implement Autocomplete for a custom field on Wordpress Plugin Frontend

I've setup my plugin to be used on the frontend using a shortcode. I have managed to use an autocomplete form on a previous website I programmed from scratch (not WP based) but I don't understand how ...
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add_query_arg to compare and display events from a certain date

I have archive-events.php file that sorts custom post type 'events' via WP_Query using custom field that is date formatted YYYYMMDD (20150215) like this: $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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Preserving line breaks when saving and displaying custom fields data

I'm collecting data via a form plugin and save that data in form of a post with several custom fields. I then display the content of the post and the custom fields on my post template via <?php ...
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Understanding and using metaboxes in posts

I am developing my first theme that is not dependent on a parent theme but I am running into some back-end problems. I'm trying to add a metabox to all posts that are being written. This question is ...
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custom select field populated by allocated post category

I need to have several custom meta boxes in the post edit screen that allows the client to choose a particular page for the allocation of a blockquote. ATM I have a template part called ...
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Term specific featured post on taxonomy archive pages

I am trying to find a way to display a per term featured post on taxonomy archive pages. So say you navigate to url.com/my_taxonomy/my_term it should show the featured post of my_term above the ...