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

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Custom post type in theme page

I am having a problem with a website I'm currently working on. I am using the theme Html5-Blank by Todd Motto and Advanced Custom Fields for the content. The problem is this: I am using a custom post ...
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Add custom fields to search

I want to add a custom fields ("introduction" and "ensavoirplus") to search of Wordpress, but the SQL code is not exact. I don't understand if i do a mistake or if WP don't can do this. But my attempt ...
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How to make list of checkboxes based of number of distincs value of some custom field?

I need to make list of checkboxes based of number of distincs value of some custom field (Country) for visitors able to choose only post where this field Country the same as they are interested one. ...
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More efficient to add content to custom fields or the content area?

I often build themes that handle a lot of text content. I use Advanced Custom Fields to create several custom field areas per page for adding this content. I've also used themes with page builders ...
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Sorting posts by custom date fields (non standard date format)

I've inherited a website with a post type courses that has a custom field 'date-start', a Date Picker. Unfortunately the date start is stored as 'ddmmyy' and the ACF documentation implies that this ...
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Custom field and category query

I have created custom .php file that should show list of all posts that correspond to user's choice. I have 3 custom fields and 1 category condition. I've tried all the queries i could possibly find ...
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Saving custom image meta fields

I have currently added a custom meta field for uploading a media file (image). I can successfully add the upload button to display and work but I'm having problems saving the field when updating the ...
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Query post order by post and desc not working

I have a query that displays post the order of the post 1 to 10 and front-end added: <?php print intval( $post->menu_order );?>º there shows 1º, 2º, 3º ... 10º must reverse the display but ...
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Search posts missing a particular custom field

I am trying to search for posts that do not have yet set a particular custom field. The problem is that query down below returns an empty result. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', ...
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Custom permalink parameter isn't enforced

I'm trying to create a custom permalink for my posts based on a custom field. I'm most of the way there but I'm struggling with the last part. My goal permalink structure is as follows: ...
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How to associate 2 custom fields together (date & price for instance)?

On my website you can purchase a trip after choosing the departure date (among the available departure dates). In the back-end, a trip is a CPT in which departure dates are specified through "Repeater ...
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Custom searchfield autocomplete

I have tried to fire an autocomplete on a customized search field but to no avail. I have used some codes from help sites but I really do not know what I am doing wrong. Nothing happens when I type a ...
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Why is wp_list_pages altering $post->ID of the page?

So I have a template that is used for all pages in a section that has this script to create a menu based off children: <?php if($post->ID = 142) { $children = ...
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Empty the_content for all posts

I'm moving everything that is displayed with the_content in custom fields and i want to remove/emtpy the content of the post_content column in the database, for every post. Is there a mysql query ...
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Show custom field on attachment page?

I use this code to show custom field value outside loop on post page (single.php): <?php echo get_custom_field('my_custom_field'); ?> But, that is not working on attachment page (image.php). ...
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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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Create custom field on post draft or publish?

How to automatically create custom field on post draft or publish with one of several offered values? For example I wish to create custom field named "random_color" with one of potential values: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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_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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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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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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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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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 ...