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

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Save custom field as 0000-00-00 00:00:00 (date) to meta_value in Wordpress

When I create a custom post type with custom field, how do I write to meta_value in database in int (0000-00-00 00:00:00) format instead of unixtimestamp?
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Media Attachment Custom Meta Fields not saving in Media Uploader when using jQuery UI Autocomplete

I am trying to write a plugin that adds a custom meta field to image attachments to give images a credit field. I use the 'attachment_fields_to_edit' and 'attachment_fields_to_save' filters. ...
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Getting Custom Fields from WordPress JSON API

I'm using the plugin (https://github.com/WP-API/WP-API) to get JSON Data from WordPress, but I'm stuck on something, I've a custom post type, events, with which many custom fields is attached to, such ...
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Custom post type in Custom widget - $listItem

Hi i have a slight problem when making a custom post type widget. the problem is that when i add a custom field in the code the part that shows the custom field information get's on top of the output ...
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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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ACF in wordpress

Hi i have a slight problem when making a custom post type widget. The problem is that when i want to get the field i want to use in a inline style it doesn't work. This is my code: class ...
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Query events post type after current date and timezone

So I am making changes to a clients website and currently they have an events post type with some custom fields that allow them to set an events end date/time and the events timezone. The custom ...
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How to Manage and link certain custom taxonomy?

I'm creating some kind of soccer dedicated website.Assuming we created 4 different taxonomies: Teams, Players, Tournaments, Managers. Team includes two different types: National Team Club ...
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Custom Meta Box Image Gallery Not Saving

I'm having an issue of a custom meta box I'm building based off of WooCommerce's Product Gallery meta box. The meta box is not saving for some reason. I've tried some options from many different ...
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taxonomy_radio is not showing anything in the front-end in cmb2

I am building a website in where I want to show the tag selected from the custom fields (mainly from radio button). I have setup the cmb2 as like below the codes.. add_action('cmb2_admin_init', '...
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Advanced WordPress search form based on custom taxonomy and custom meta value

I would appreciate if someone could help me out with the following issue. Here is the thing. I created two select boxes so I could filter and display posts from a custom post type based on two values -...
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Order categories by sum of custom fields

I use get_terms to display some categories. I also use a custom field _postviews to count the views per post. I want to order these categories by sum of the custom field. Any ideas how to achieve ...
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How to check custom fields from functions.php

I'm trying to hide certain menu items based on the custom fields on a page. I could use CSS or a script to hide the items, that's not the problem. What I don't know is how I can check the custom ...
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How to display all custom fields associated with a post type - IN THE ADMIN AREA?

I know know how to get all the custom fields from a custom post type, that's easy. However, when I create a custom post type, it displays a beautiful page automatically in the administration part of ...
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Performance of storing multiple meta fields vs one JSON encoded field [duplicate]

I have several custom post types. For some i need to query them based on a single meta field, but for others i have a dozen individual meta fields. If i create an array and convert it into JSON, will ...
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How to hide meta box values from custom fields list?

I have created a metabox : function drama_description_metabox_markup() { global $post; $drama_description_metabox_markup = get_post_meta( $post->ID, 'drama_description', true ); ?> ...
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Retrieving cell values from options table on specific page template

I outsourced this task to a contractor over the past week as i'm up against it timewise. The contractor has been unable to deliver it, so i'm looking to try and get this solved myself asap with a ...
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Build Array from Input Fields question

I have a series of input fields sets: <input type="text" name="people[name]" /> <input type="text" name="people[lastname]" /> <input type="text" name="people[email]" /> <input ...
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how to modify a <textarea> field's size in a metabox : ROWS height, and scroll control?

I'm stumped by being unable to find a way to do some really basic adjustments to the textarea in my custom metabox. Looking at a default Wordpress Post Admin screen, the Tags metabox is a single-line ...
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Alter main archive, to show posts with meta as last

I'm having troubles with getting posts with meta_value "sold" as last in the main query of my custom Post type. The best/easiest way i can think of at the moment is to filter the "sold" posts out of ...
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Output custom text field as unordered list

I am quite new to php. I am using advanced custom fields and have a custom field with the name tags. Users are inputting content such as: Tag 1, Tag 2, Tag 3 I would like parse this output and ...
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Display posts with empty custom field

How to list post with specific custom field which is empty? I have some posts with custom field 'author', and for some posts that custom field is emty, so I would like to find those posts to delete ...
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Display div based on Group metabox selection [closed]

I am having an issue with the below code when it comes to displaying a div based on a specific metabox is filled in. I am using the Group metabox selection from CMB2 to handle my metaboxes. As of ...
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Checked() showing up twice in custom fields

I've successfully applied a meta box and checkbox field that can save my settings. However, there is a bit of leftover code that seems to show up on my meta box field. The checked='checked' shows up ...
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Add microdata from schema.org [closed]

I am trying to add the microdata from schema.org to my WordPress site, but I do not want to use any plugins. I am trying to hardcode the meta and title for each and every page in the PHP files. Does ...
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register_rest_field for custom taxonomy fields that are assosiated with custom post type

I am trying to register a rest field for my custom taxonomy's custom meta fields. I followed the tutorial at Modifying Responses . The code worked great for adding a rest field for post meta data for ...
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Validating Custom Meta Box Values & Required Fields

Something which I have never seen covered is the best way to validate that specific form fields are filled out correctly for custom post type meta boxes. I am looking to get expert opinions on how ...
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Cannot obtain custom meta information

I'm trying to access custom meta data from a custom post type called 'Videos' The following code is on a template page called 'single-videos.php' A custom field called 'Video URL', 'Video Width' and ...
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Custom Field 101

I'm trying to learn how to use the Custom Field function. I have a series of posts with titles like "Adams County," "Lane County," etc. All are in the category "Washington" and are tagged with "county....
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Query only displays one page_id

I have a short query that is supposed to load IDs from pages that the user picks in the backend. Currently it does display an array with IDs on the frontpage, but it stops displaying posts after the ...
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custom field (video/audio url) and embed functionality

I was wondering if there is any way to combine a custom field (in custom post type) with an embed shortcode? Long story short - a user type into a field called videox and an url for a video (youtube, ...
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Conditional featured image with youtube thumbnail

Basically what I am trying to do here is: Display the youtube thumbnail. If no youtube thumbnail -> Display the Featured image for the post. If no featured image -> Display the fallback image. ...
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Custom user avatar in the Wordpress users listing

By default, Wordpress uses Gravatar for user avatars. I've created a custom field for avatar uploads, and I'm using this as users' avatars on various pages in the theme. In the admin - on the all ...
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Right way of storing large number of custom post fields

On one of the sites of my multi-site network; I'm creating a custom post type 'Events'. Each of the 'Events' post will have about 30-50 custom post fields - because we require event creators to enter ...
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Save all custom field data into one “master” custom field

Let's say we have three custom fields: Pirates Robots Ninjas Maybe we're saving information about different people who are related to a post in each of those professions. What I'm trying to ...
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Avoid another meta box in my custom post type

I created my own custom post, all right up here. I have also added the meta box for custom post. But I've noticed that some plugins automatically add their own METABOX my custom post type. This can ...
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Add custom field to attachments in a specific category

I have a working function that adds a meta field to all attachments (so I can enter the url of a video). I would like this field to populate only on attachments in the "video" category. I've tried ...
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How can I reduce and update the list of available custom fields in the Name list on the page in admin?

So on the admin page for a certain wordpress page, I want the custom fields list updated, because I don't need some (most of them actually) of the existing values for custom fields. So I want some ...
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Development of a Wordpress Search Plugin - Best Practices

Searching for around two days to find an answer to my question, I finally registered for this StackExchange. :) My Question is not simple, so I need to start at the very beginning. But to give you an ...
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how to set default value for checkbox in wordpress

I am facing a problem to set default value for the checkbox field in WordPress. I have a checkbox input field (metabox) in a custom post. I want the checkbox to be checked by default. and if user ...
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Custom field value based on other custom field values

I have a custom field value called points. Post 01 points = 5 Post 02 points = 10 Post 03 points = 8 I need to create another custom filed value called rank. Rank custom filed value should be ...
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Customizing user data

For a school, I'd like to add custom fields to users, such as department, curriculum, date & place of birth, education, phone number, social links.... How can I accomplish this? I see there are ...
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How to update Update click count in user meta

I have a custom code which updates count when someone click on each user link. Here is the code HTML OUTPUT <div class="grid-item grid-item--width2 user-img-32" rel="32"> <a href="https:...
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Creating Ordered Query using Meta_key

I've hit a massive roadblock that I've been stuck on for days now, hope someone can help with this. The problem: I have a custom field called order_value with the values road, air and bus. I am ...
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Matching Serialized Arrays with meta_query

I've asked a related question previously, but I think I've finally worked out the crux of my issue. I'm using Advanced Custom Fields and have a number of custom fields attached to my post type. I'm ...
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Change the RSS Publication Date to use a value from a custom field

I have a site that wants to order its RSS output by a date value in a custom field. I'd rather not create a new feed to do it -- how do I override the default feed date value?
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How to filter a dd/mm/yyyy date from a custom field in a query

I'm trying to build a query in order to sort some posts by a date custom field, where the dates are formatted dd/mm/yyyy. It works by querying the database directly with get_results like in this ...
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How to get custom post meta using REST API

I am trying to create a REST APIs for my wordpress website which is used for facility listing using wordpress job manager plugin. I have registered my custom post , taxonomies in \plugins\rest-api\...
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After ajax image is outside the `<a>` tag

I am loading some content via AJAX, and basically I have this line: $storage .= '<a href='.get_permalink($id).'><img src="'.$image['url'].'" /></a>'; Which gets rendered as: <...
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Table showing data from posts

I have set up a custom post type, with several custom fields to store individual pieces of data. Is there a way to display the data from the posts in a table? Ideally I'd be able to implement search ...