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

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How to target page editor fields when using an import plugin?

I currently have a need to create many pages that only differ by a small amount, so I figured I search for a plugin that can allow me to import multiple pages that I'll create in Excel and save as a ...
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Is there a way to set default custom fields when creating a post?

When I'm creating a new post, just after clicking "Add New", when the post editor shows, instead of having to use the dropdown and choose a custom field to use, I'd like to have some default custom ...
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Add commentmeta custom field to every published comment with SQL

I am trying to add custom commentmeta "likes" with 0 as default value to every posted comment. I have this query but I dont see any error there, but still it doesnt work. Can anyone help me to solve ...
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Query Posts by post_meta using WP_Query (data saved as array with keys)

I am working on some project where i need to create class (like karate etc...). My question is, how can i work with WP_Query to Query all the posts by post_meta where the key "day" is "1" for example....
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how to display a sidebar widget based on a dynamic custom field?

I used to manually assign a sidebar to a post based on a custom field using the following code in the sidebar global $wp_query; $postid = $wp_query->post->ID; $sidebar = get_post_meta($postid, "...
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Get value in custom field with taxonomy [closed]

I have custom field my_cf for Taxonomy/Term. How can I get and output value with custom field for taxonomy/term? I've tried using: $variable = get_field('my_cf', 'basic'); echo $variable; ...
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Content by location - custom meta OR Multisite

I'm looking at organising content by location for a client, initially just two cites, but moving on to three in the future. The client has a LOT of content for one location already. Is it better to ...
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delete custom post based on custom field date

RESOLVED ## updated code below. I had created custom post type called 'esitykset' and I wanted to delete them if they are older that the date in 'show_date' custom field of the post. So I tried the ...
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How I check if the same post slug has not been used before publishing?

For an indie rock agenda I created event posts. With the help of javascript, the custom fields values (bands, places and date info picked in select boxes) are copied as the post title when publishing ...
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How can I display all values of a custom field from posts with a certain value of another custom field or from certain post types?

I know the question is quite ambiguous. Let me explain: I have a page that lists all posts with a certain value of a custom field. (Eg.: The page Rentals lists all posts with the value rental of ...
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Filter Query Post by Custom Fields(by date)

I want to filter query_post using the 2 meta keys start_date and end_date, i want to get my posts to divide it by upcoming events and past events. start_date and end_date is stored in the timestamp ...
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Download external images with function

Actually, i display images on my site from other sites. Url is on a custom field name "couv" I'd like to download theses pictures on my site and create a new custom field with the new value "couv2" I ...
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Get Meta from Custom Field of Image URL

I have a custom field that is an Image and the return value of the field is Image URL. I have custom page templates where I render these image fields. Is there a way to get the meta info for the ...
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Saved Post Meta Array Returns as String

I am saving an array in post meta using update_post_meta. $arr = array('this', 'or that'); update_post_meta($post_id, 'field', $arr); $ret_arr = get_post_meta($post_id, 'field', true); var_dump($...
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SQL Query to copy value of a meta_key into another meta_key

I am trying to figure out how to replace the value of one advanced custom field with the value from a different custom field. Would anyone be able to help me structure a SQL query that will do this ...
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How can I show custom fields in the loop only to specific user roles?

I've inserted this code in the loop (in single.php): <span style="font-size:16px"> <strong>Currently reading:</strong> <?php the_field('book_name'); ?> (<?php the_field('...
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Using a custom field value to redirect away from a 404 page

I’m moving from an old CMS to WordPress. The old articles are saved as posts and the new WordPress permalink is %post-id%. The old URL slug is unique and saved as a custom field for each post; the ...
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WP REST API - get custom taxonomies based on terms & filter

I need to get the list of data's with taxonomy term property_category,based on this property_category having data's like apartment,house,office etc.For example localhost url given http://192.168.0....
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Getting Bootstrap accordion working in Wordpress loop with custom post type (collapsing issue)

First off I am well aware that there is a plugin but I am NOT talking about the BS Short code plugin. I am talking about the actual bootstrap accordion. So here is what I am trying to accomplish, I am ...
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remove initial wysiwyg editor from cms page edit

So I have successfully installed and implemented the Advanced Custom Fields plugin from: https://www.advancedcustomfields.com/ I have applied a set of custom fields to a custom page template, ...
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Sorting custom post type columns with external data and without meta values

I created a custom post type 'Book', for which data is stored in an external database (like ISBN, author etc). The WordPress database contains the ISBN per custom post, which connects the correct data ...
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How to add content with a filter when there's no content in the editor

I'm building a plugin to create page sections (with ACF and repeater field) and I want to add the sections at the end of the content. The sections are added to the content, but only when there's ...
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Displaying multiple URLs as custom field values

I have been trying to figure out to display multiple custom fields with the same value and do not display them if there is no value entered. This is the piece of code I'm currently using and it ...
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Show first posts with custom field not empty and order all by title

I have a custom post type called "products". My goal is to make my custom query that I have on homepage and also the search query show first the posts that have a custom field called "id_number" not ...
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how to filter the data's comparison operators (>= & <=) & range between values using the WP REST API

I'm quit new for wordpress development. Working with property management website with mobile API Development. Here need to filter the data's for based on conditions like greater than and less than &...
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How to filter or search the posts using postmeta tables custom meta fields with wordpress REST API

I'm new to wordpress and also working with WP REST API for mobile application development for the wordpress website. Here I want get data's filter & search based post meta custom fields. I've ...
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Display list of terms having the same custom field value

I have a custom field for my taxonomy called 'food_type'. How can I display a list of my terms where this custom field's value is set to "Cat food"?
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Can wp_query return posts meta in a single request?

I would like to create a wp_query that would return posts meta inside the posts array. $args = array ( 'post_type' => 'page', 'meta_key' => 'someMetaKeyName', ); // The Query $query = ...
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WordPress loop by three meta values with random order

We have three custom fields with names plan_name1,plan_name2 and plan_name3. Need to check if these meta keys has values (1,2,3) OR (2,3,1) OR (1,3,2) OR (2,1,3) OR (3,2,1) OR (3,1,2) We mean ...
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How to Duplicate (multiple meta box)?

I've made a meta box field which works nice, but now i need to add one more. For the past few hours I've tried to mix every piece of it, to duplicate it, take some parts, google, search, and no luck. ...
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How to display submenus on page based on referring top-level parent?

I am trying to display a secondary menu on pages that displays all the coordinating sub-pages of the top-level menu item they navigated there from, but my issue is that some pages appear under ...
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Assign class to Drop Down Selections in WooCommerce Products Custom Fields

I have added a drop down to the WooCommerce Inventory Tab where the user can choose message to show in front end. In functions.php: // Display Fields in Back End add_action( '...
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Update field name without losing the value

So I have this photography website using ACF with flexible content. It has approximately 300 posts. Due to requirements, I need to update the name of some fields. I've tried the following query: ...
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Login_form add to top of form rather then bottom

I have added a 3rd field on the login page, but it shows at the bottom(underneath password) while I would like it to show above Username. How can I manipulate the order of fields? This is the code I ...
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Auto populate custom fields by post date

I have an old blog with lots of posts, I created 2 new custom fields "Year" and "Month" using ACF. I would like to auto populate them from the post date after post save/update, is this possible ? ...
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Problem with saving large amount of data in postmeta/usermeta

I am facing issues saving large amount of data in post meta field e.g. I have created a field Bio/description and put a huge amount of text in it. Now when I save it, it saves some of the text and ...
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meta_query 'compare' => '!=' not working

I am using a custom post-type, in post there are a checkbox meta field for featured post. So there are two scenarios. First with featured posts Second with non featured When I called featured ...
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Update custom fields after updating related custom field

I have a custom post type that I'm filtering by a custom field, I then select one of these posts & update it in the front end. But when this is updated, I need to also update the other filtered ...
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Add additional 'description' field for defined roles / role metadata?

Is it possible to add an additional field for "description" to each defined role? (Administrator, Editor etc, plus custom roles). I'm using Justin Tadlock's Members Plugin and have created some ...
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How to display custom field in woocommerce email orders? [closed]

Am having trouble showing custom field data from a select drop down in the order email form in Woocommerce. The data is showing in the admin page order just not email? add_action( '...
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unlink() doesn't delete the uploaded file

I'm using this code in my plugin to add an extra field to the user profiles so that the user can upload an image. It uploads the file perfectly but the only problem is the part that has to delete the ...
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How to use custom fields in post title?

Certain posts of mine will have the custom field release_author in them - others don't. If that field exists, I want to display that in the header.php's title (not in the h1 of the post itself. ...
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Extend Metabox.io map field to sepearate lat long values

I am trying to separate the latitude and longitude values returned by the map field from the metabox.io plugin and save them as separate values. I have found a comment from the author (shown below)...
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Update custom field values on edit address page woocommerce

I have two custom fields included in the checkout page and also in the edit address page in myaccounts of woocommerce. The problem is the two custom fields 'billing_door' and 'billing_flatname' are ...
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Get custom term meta problem on single post type

I'm trying to display a custom field value added to custom taxonomy on single custom post type. I have articles post type with custom taxonomy called issue. I used the code from Tax-Meta-Class to add ...
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Wordpress 4.4+ : How to revision CPT + metadata

In WordPress 4.4+, how do you enable revisions for Custom Post Types along with their metadata? How can you get this information to appear in the diff view? I've attempted to implement what was ...
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List posts that are geotagged within a certain area

I'd like to geotag some post on WP with latitude and longitude in a custom field. It's very easy to show a map with this data but what if I want to show all the posts that are geotagged, let say, in a ...
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Is it possible to retrieve all posts with a certain value for metadata?

Under 4.5, I have posts with meta_key as series and meta_value as 19, 20, etc I am trying to loop through them in a template, and I guess I'm a special kind of dense. Most recently I have tried $...
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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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Does get_post_meta result in a database query each time?

I want to add some new functionality to a post type. It is going to result in a dynamic number of meta fields. I want to know if i could consolidate the content into a single field (messy) or to ...