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

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wp_query with multiple custom fields

My Query is this: $products = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'ys_product', 'orderby' => array( 'date' ), 'order' => 'DESC', ...
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Get text from user and display it on page

I would like to ask you how can I go about getting text data from user and then displaying this custom per user text on their account page. Can I use custom fields for this? Should I write my own ...
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How to query using a combination of custom_field values?

I need to get posts pertaining to a given category, AND : have the event_start_date (custom field) greater or equal than today's date OR have a event_end date (custom field) greater or equal than ...
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Add / Update Custom Fields After Select Pictures in Media Window

I just added a button called Add Slider in Add/Edit Post Page. Here's my code in my functions.php : //Add button to create slider add_action('media_buttons','add_my_media_button',15); function ...
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Custom Post type and Custom Field WP_Query

I am developing a site for a client who is a Youth Football (Soccer) Club, with lots of different Teams depending on the abilities and ages of the children. I have added in a Custom Post Type called ...
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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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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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Auto create child post from custom field?

I have a custom post type that has 3 custom fields. If I create a post with data filled in those 3 custom fields I want it to auto create child posts for each custom field & using the data from ...
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Pass custom post meta to dynamic page

We do lead generation using the gravity forms plugin for our site forms. Right now we create the marketing page with the form on it, then we create a child thank you page that the user is redirected ...
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When post is updated, custom metadata in text area field is overwritten

I have set up 2 new post meta fields in order to add functionality to a custom post type. The custom fields generally work as expected, with a couple exceptions. I set up a checkbox (called ...
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Display custom post on home page based on a metabox selection

I am trying to display an post to my home page based on a selection. What I mean is in the backend I have a custom post that has a metabox labeled Assign to Home with a drop down that has a selection ...
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add_action and remove_action if custom field exists

I know this may be off-topic as it has to do with Genesis (a premium framework), but with general WordPress, this has to do with running a remove_action and an add_action depending on if a custom ...
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Search for keywords in 3x custom fields and post title within a custom post type

I have create a custom search, where it needs to search within 3 custom fields in one custom post type. I am altering a custom search I paid someone to create, but I'm trying to learn from this an do ...
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Increase a field's data length to store longer password hashes?

I'm trying to implement a common password hash which uses the methods from this project I've managed to create a plugin and C# application which are able to validate password hashes in the same way, ...
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Meta Box size issue. How to resize it properly?

I cant figure it out how to resize meta box . I did try to add something like rows="5" cols="60" but no luck. With width and height box resizes but when text fills the box it continues to the right it ...
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Let user to add input fields on theme option page

I'm creating a Theme Option page for my own wordpress theme and I've been trying to create something like this on my option page It means my user(admin) can add any number of input fields (in this ...
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Creating post custom field text area

I want to make, I guess a custom field for my theme. I'm not sure is it the right way to do this with custom fields. I searched a lot, but could not find what I need. So I'm hoping that some one ...
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How to Display ACF Relationship Custom Field as Link to Specific Custom Post?

OK. I am reading this ACF tutorials, but I am not getting into this. I have 2 post types: Lists and Contacts. Every List must be related to some Contact, and I use Relationship custom field type ...
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get_the_ID() fails the first time, returns a value the second time it's called

I'm using get_the_ID() when creating an email. The first time that an email is sent using a post for the content, get_the_ID() returns nothing. If I resend an email with that same post, it will ...
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Updating ACF field with external data

For our articles on our Wordpress site, we would like to display article analytics that are collected weekly for each manuscript. We have these native custom fields for each post: Article Views PDF ...
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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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Building a Portfolio and need some direction

I'm still new to WordPress so bear with me. I'm building a portfolio in WordPress and one of the goals I have is to display individual work items by type: website, print piece, video, etc… But ...
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Search form/Search results for Custom post type and its associated custom fileds

I have "Courses" Custom Post Type and few custom fields linked to each post type. Custom fields like Course Id Category Course Title Languages Month Year Duration. I am new to this Custom post ...
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Attaching Metadata to a Taxonomy Item

I have a taxonomy of menus i.e. Coffee, Tea, Sandwiches, Cakes etc. I want to add more information 'about' the taxonomy such as an image that represents it alongside the other pieces of taxonomy ...
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How to display custom field value on page?

I have added custom fields by clicking on screen option and mark custom field ,how to display custom field value on page?
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Display Child Page with custom fields within Parent Page

I have a parent page with multiple Child Pages. On the child page template I have an include which has customfields. This works perfectly. The custom fields are on the child page in wordpress. The ...
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Getting post IDs for update_post_meta

I'm already creating multiple posts using class PostController. I'm trying to get my post IDs dynamically into update_post_meta. I'm including the class file and running the function using ...
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Custom field with subdomain

I am currently having a problem related to the display of custom field article is "language" Specifically as follows: I have a blog with multiple applications for mobile phones, as this blog ...
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Adding custom fields to WordPress_PostController

I've exhausted all of my searching efforts, so I'm hoping I can get some help. I am trying to add custom fields for multiple staff members using foreach and variables. I am using HarriBellThomas's ...
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Advanced search form with filters for custom taxonomies and custom fields

I'd like to build an advanced search form for a specific custom post type, having filters for the custom post types custom fields, custom taxonomies, and for a separate custom post types properties ...
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If category then echo a custom fields

On a bog standard single.php file how can I echo the following if the post category = "Events" or category ID '4'. The code I'm looking to echo is : <div class="event-post-icons"> ...
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How To Create a Metabox of HTML Content with Instructions For Editors When Editing a Post or Page?

I would like to add a custom Metabox with HTML content in the screens New and Edit Posts/Pages ( /wp-admin/post.php?post=POST_ID&action=edit), so that I could display a list of editorial ...
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Using TinyMce with textareas in meta boxes on custom post types

I am trying to use the http://www.tinymce.com/ plugin to add a tinymce to my textareas in my meta boxes I have created. I've googled other ways and either I cant get it to work or didnt grasp the ...
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How to disable 'enclosure' custom field link from appearing in the post

Seems like there is no way to delete the custom field 'enclosure' (if I delete it in a post, as soon as I press update it will appear again). OK, but how can I remove the link to the video file ...
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get_post_meta unserialize issue - retuns boolean(false)

I´m using a simple custom plugin that parses and saves external XML data as a serialized array in a custom field. This works fine, however, when I update the post, instead of the array I only see a ...
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Paragraphs removed when using get_post_custom()?

I'm using a custom field plugin called Advanced Custom Fields to create custom fields, but i don't think that's what's causing the problem. When i fetch the custom fields from a template using ...
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get_post_custom stripping styling issue

I found this thread: Paragraphs removed when using get_post_custom()? Was hoping someone could either help me a little more though.. My code: <?php $post_customs = ...
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shorthand syntax for custom fields

I'm trying to write a shortcode and am sorely out of practice with this stuff. It's for a plugin Full Width Audio Player and I'm trying to query all tracks within a certain playlist so it will output ...
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Problem in custom meta boxes

I am trying to create a custom meta box "Set your mood" which will display the mood of user but unfortunately meta box is not saving value. Please help This is my code <?php /** * Adds a box ...
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Thirtieth century date for a post

I want to break the date mechanism in Wordpress. I need to have dates set in the 30 century, controlled through the regular post, but only for one category. To give an example I'd like a post dated ...
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Send checkout page custom field in order email

i have added option box custom field in checkout page using bellow snippet hook's and function.when user order the product that option box custom field value displaying in backed admin panel but i am ...
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How to add an if statement for one of the custom fields on the following loop?

I have a bunch of custom fields on one of my post types, that is displayed randomly but in a fixed order. The names of the custom fields are always the same, and for every loop there is an increasing ...
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Can't sort custom column on user.php by number / meta_value_num?

Everything else works fine but it's still not sorting by number. Would just like to know what I'm doing wrong here Here's the code function add_user_columns( $defaults ) { ...
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JSON API - custom field as an image

I am returning all my recent posts of a custom content type 'myfriends' in WP with $.getJSON("http://localhost.com/?json=get_posts&post_type=myfriends", function(data) { problem is rather than ...
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Loop through multiple custom fields with increasing number

I have a problem with custom fields that I have been trying to figure out for a while, but with no luck. I have a section on the site I'm building that let's the users publish content form the the ...
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How do you turn a custom field's value into a permalink for that post?

I have tried lots of different things with this, and clearly I just don't understand php and hyperlinks enough to figure it out. I'm using this code to output a custom field's value at the bottom of ...
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Create Multiple File Upload Metabox in Wordpress

I am trying to create a metabox to upload multiple files (can be images or files). Currently I have the upload field and its working fine until the time we press upload and save the data. The only ...
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restrict_manage_posts for users?

restrict_manage_posts is great for allowing me to filter posts by taxonomy on the admin page. Is there any way of using a similar function for the users admin page - so I can filter by user meta data ...
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How do I show my <p> containing my custom field ONLY if there is a set value on that custom field? [closed]

I am using the Custom Fields Plugin and have 2 custom fields assigned to my "products" custom post type. Field 1. Price Field 2 Discount Price So this is my code: <div class="wrapper"> ...
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Custom fields to save multiple values

I’m adding custom meta-box, by means of jquery I can create in it several custom fields with a key “test”. There can be one or several custom fields, but the key is only “test”. I can also delete key ...