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

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ACF and Woocommerce Products

Hoping someone can assist – I am trying to use the Advanced Custom Fields plugin together with the repeater add-on, with Woocommerce products. To begin with, I have setup two products, Product A and ...
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Displaying Custom Fields on Post with Genesis Child Theme

I have tried everything to get Custom Fields to display on my posts using a Child Theme of the Genesis theme framework. I have tried to follow every tutorial I could find relating to it but still I ...
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Filtering Custom Post Type by Comparing Date and Two Meta Keys

I am probably just overlooking something here, but some pointers would be greatly appreciated. I am trying to create an event website using Wordpress and the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. Now the ...
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How to remove custom fields from the selector?

I want to remove some of those: So the user doesn't use them by mistake, Any idea howto? ( maybe looking into the wp database? )
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Meta query relation 'OR' not working as expected

I have the following query, $the_query = new WP_Query( $args );, which is supposed to show any properties of H_property_type bandb, hotel or dining. If I do a print_r of $args I get the following, ...
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How can I add a column/s to wp_posts table?

I am trying to sync WP with another service that offers an API that allows me to hook up their table's Update, Create, Delete to my sites. So when they create, update, or delete a row on their ...
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Create child page within custom post type

I want to be able to have a link like this, site.com/my-custom-type-slug/single-custom-post-name/stats/, where /stats should contain the /my-custom-type-slug page content and when I add content to the ...
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Custom post type with custom fields enabled, is there a way to set a default group of fileds?

I defined the custom postype: property, like this function register_cpt_property() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x( 'properties', 'property' ), 'singular_name' ...
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Sort Posts by custom fields inside a table

I am trying to build a table in each category pages where all the posts from the category will be displayed and make them sortable by custom fields value. I searched a lot about this and I am not sure ...
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Can I use a Custom Field as the Featured Image URL?

Each post of my blog has a Custom Field which is the URL of a photo on Flickr. How can I use it as the Featured Image? Please note I'm asking this question because I'm migrating to a theme that makes ...
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Storing/querying custom date data

I'm currently building a site where I need to filter/order/query a custom post type by date data. I can't use the post published date for this, but can't decide what would be the most efficient way to ...
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Bulk edit custom excerpt text in WordPress

Is there a way to bulk edit the custom excerpt text without going to each post and open it? When we have 300 posts it can be a very time consuming process.
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Can I use a Custom Meta Value inside of 'get_the_terms'?

I have a custom Page Template, and this is the code that I am trying to manipulate to change depending on a custom meta value that I write for specific Pages. $terms = get_the_terms($post->id, ...
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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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Extract array from custom field

I'm using woocommerce product bundles extension. I need to manipulate some informations about bundled post. Actually I found the bundled product container has a hidden custom field named _bundled_ids ...
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Query Posts Via WordPress URL

I wanted to learn more about querying post types and their custom fields in WordPress. I've got two questions... I've followed this tutorial on Advanced Custom Fields and am trying to understand what ...
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Multiple Frontend Filters Using Advanced Custom Fields

I've got a series of custom post types set up, and a large amount of custom fields are linked to these post types via the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. I want to set up a series of checkboxes on the ...
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Custom field in title

I'm trying to change the posts with no titles to 'custom field' + 'mystring'. So far I got this code. add_filter( 'the_title', 'ta_modified_post_title'); function ...
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How to add fields to _wp_attachment_metadata?

I'm developing a custom metabox with the possibility to upload images and give the user the possibility of deciding whether those images are to be displayed on the front end or not, instead of having ...
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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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CSS conditional on custom field value

I am looking to add some CSS rules to an ID conditionally on the value of a custom field value. Specifically: add to id #firstimg the rules: opacity:0.4; filter:alpha(opacity=40); provided that ...
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Custom post type won't take my custom fields

I have written the following plugin: <?php /* Set up the post types */ add_action( 'init', 'mdg_kjdz_register_post_types' ); /* Register the post types */ function ...
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How to create Image gallery Metabox in wordpress [closed]

I want to create a metabox like woocommerce product gallery. I search on google find out related tutorial, plugin, example but unfortunately i don't get anything. So please, anyone can help me. ...
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Order posts by separate menu order for different sub-categories

My scenario is as follows: Categories: 1. Category A - Sub-Category A1 - Sub-Category A2 - Sub-Category A3 2. Category B - Sub-Category B1 3. Category C 4. Category D The ...
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Filter posts by custom field (Advanced Custom Fields)

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields and have been following along with this tutorial on Creating a WP archive with Custom Field Filter. In their example, they're using Radio Button Field; I would like to ...
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Get_post_meta returns Array instead of actual value [duplicate]

With the PODS plugin in Wordpress, I've created a custom post type called project. Within project I've created a few custom fields. One of those is project_thumb. The thing is; When I want to display ...
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What is the proper way to add a required field to a post type? [duplicate]

So I created a CPT that has a few required fields in a metabox. My metadata is being saved through the save_post hook but from I can find via my googlefu there is no way to stop the saving of the post ...
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custom fields multiple image fields

i am building an artist's archive with WP to host a variety of entries (custom post types such as "photographs", "artworks", "publications" and etc.). due to the large quantity of data, i am ...
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Adding custom fields (post meta) before/during wp_insert_post()

Our code base has a ton of logic that executes as the post is inserted/created. However, some of that logic depends on custom post meta. The only way I know of to add post meta to a new post is like ...
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Woocommerce - Change Variable Product Add to Cart to behave like external product using Custom Field (link)

I am importing affiliate products via XML into Woocommerce. Due to products having variations if I use the External/Affiliate product type I get repetition of product on my front end (eg. same product ...
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WP Query - Is this correct?

Trying to debug, getting headache so I want to ensure that I have placed the query args in the correct place. I want to sort/order all my posts based on "myvalue". <?php if ( ...
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Self-added mysql column as custom fields value

I am trying to add a value from a column that I've added myself to the wp_posts table as a custom field. So right now there is a column called 'shares' which holds an int value and I want that int ...
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Woocommerce custom fields

I'm using woocommerce plugin in my wordpress web site. In Admin panel for products I've added few custom fields as shown bellow: On my shop page, I want to print the custom field values, and I use ...
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Best Practice for Changing Custom Fields

I'm using the Advanced Custom Fields plugin for a project I'm currently working on. From what I understand, ACF stores its values into WordPress' Custom Fields. What I wanted to know is what's the ...
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Filter out posts before display category count

I have meta key "Due" for posts....if a post has expired (past the current date or not equal to it) then it should not be displayed in the count (i have code to display the count, which fades in over ...
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Adding Custom Fields to Search

I'm trying to add custom fields to my search so that it can be refined by meta values. Currently I have added some select lists to my normal search: <form role="search" action="<?php echo ...
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Filtering custom post type on a combination of custom taxonomies and custom fields?

I have a custom post type "artist". It has an associated custom taxonomy "artist_type" with terms "voice", "actor", "corporate" An "artist" also has custom fields for gender, location, agerangefrom ...
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Facebook like counter in custom field

is it possible then someone click on like, to take action to update post custom field with counts ? I just found only with http://graph.facebook.com/URL Maybe will be smarter solution ? Or ideas ?
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Order by a meta fiel in query loop

I would like to sort my article from a category by a number added in a meta field. Here is the first step, I get the articles to display on the page. <?php $cat = get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), ...
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Add Action Hook function to WP-User-Frontend in a custom post field

I'm using WP-User-Frontend plugin on my wordpress site to allow users to submit posts from the frontend. I only allow users to submit urls. So I created a new form in WP-User-Frontend and gave it 2 ...
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retrieve custom field “latitude, longitude” then add to google map

I need to call a custom field called 'latitude' and 'longitude' and then take those two values and pass them as a pinpoint in google maps. I searched and found this: Pass custom fields values to ...
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How to hide custom fields added by a plugin?

I want to hide unnecessary custom fields added by the plugin "All in one seo" to the Post Edit screen. To do this I added the following code to functions.php: function my_remove_meta_boxes() { ...
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Problem importing posts (get_categories is empty)

I want to import posts through an RSS plugin and events through a calendar plugin, and then have these plugins set the category for these imported posts. Then, using a hook (see code below), I want to ...
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If Elseif Query

I'm trying to work this query - the first if clause works, and the else works, but the middle clause, elseif, doesn't work. <?php if(get_post_meta($post->ID, 'TourURL', true)) { ...
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Comparing Dates from custom field

I am trying to compare dates from a custom field. I have them stored as something like "20121125". If the date has expired, a placeholder image will be used, if not, the default thumbnail will be ...
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How to call one custom field value if another custom field value is equal to today's date

I'm building a website for a school division in Canada, they help organize their days by assigning a school day to each day of the week. There are 5 school days, and so they do not always end up on ...
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How to add an option to admin to add image that could be used as header?

I want to add an option to add/change an Image in admin dashboard in a way that I can call it through code. For example lets call it header_2 Image and then want to use it in an header template. So ...
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Add values of post meta fields?

How do I add the values of meta fields in the loop? Say each post has a custom field called "rating" (or whatever) and its got a value of 1 to 5 and its kept in a custom post meta. In the loops when ...
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How can meta boxes be added to “unknown” custom posts?

I'm running WP multi-site and I've created a plugin that adds meta boxes to my page and post. add_meta_box( 'Intro', __('Intro'), 'sewp_post_intro_meta_box', 'post', 'normal', 'high' ); add_meta_box( ...
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Query to sort a list by meta key first (if it exists), and show remaining posts without meta key ordered by title

I'm working on a custom taxonomy term page template where we want the items that are connected to the term sorted by a publication date (custom date field) - and if there are multiple items on the ...