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

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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 ...
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Post order by custom field

I have added a custom order option in woocommerce to sort products based on a custom field (number). The following code works for products with assigned custom field. My issue is that the products ...
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Add custom field for users

I am using Metabox for a while and is a great plugin but I was using in pages and posts. Now I want to add a simple checkbox to users profile page, is that possible with Metabox plugin? Can any ...
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Book-like index on a page with foreach custom field and array merge

I'm trying to make a page with a Table of Contents in which my 'lyric' posts need to be ordered by three different custom fields. Basically each song could either be Original or about a Game, and in ...
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Making Custom Admin Columns Editable

I have a Custom Post Type called 'team'. This CPT has numerous Custom Fields (created using the Advanced Custom Field plugin) of which one is 'day'. I understand that in order to get the 'day' value ...
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Category page ordered by custom fields with IF conditions

on my site I need to sort posts by a custom field when shown in category pages like this one, but my problem is that I kinda need to do it like this: -if post of the "lyrics" type has the field "...
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Sort search results by meta_key value

I really need help with this. Below is a code of my template for search results page search.php and everything works just fine. Now, the website is about public events so it's very important that ...
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Group posts by month by custom metabox?

is there a way to do this ? August 2009 11 Title of the post of the 11th day of August 15 Title of other post of the 15th day of August 20 Title of another post of the 20th day of August July 2009 4 ...
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Custom Fields with pre-filled content

as this is my first post here I first of all like to say "Thanks" because I found a lot of hints here for my problems in the past. Now I have to ask for the first time: We are offering news under ...
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Can't pick up a field created with Advanced Custom Fields

I have a situation where: I need to create a custom link per image on an image gallery. I did that via ACF. I have created a text field with HTML outputing so that hyperlinks get converted ...
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Wordpress Costums Field Comment Box on Admin Page (Post Editing)

can help me about wordpress comment field on post editing in admin page? i want to change the default form like picture above : to like this...
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Create product configurator

I am building a product configurator tool where users can select mutually exclusive/inclusive options and I want to store their configuration at the end for retrieval later. As the user selects option ...
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why is the value of one field different from another if they are filled with the same variable?

A form is submitted containing a users email address. When the form is submitted, the page that processes the form creates a new post, and it sets the value of the custom meta field called 'entryCode' ...
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Wordpress Image details extra field under caption

Can I have an extra field on Wordpress Image details under caption ? I have seen a lot of tutorials and code snippets for adding WordPress Media Uploader custom fields but I couldn't find any ...
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Order by meta_value_num issue

I am using meta_value_num to get the list of teams by their ranking, it working fine in 1,2,3,4 etc position, but in case of 11th, 12th, 13th etc position it consider them as a second position, the ...
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List authors by first letter with letter per page

Currently I have this working with first letter of post title with letter per page. <div class="alpha_navigation"> <div class="inner_alpha_navigation"> <?php foreach ($letters as $...
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Embed handler in custom field

I am trying to implement wordpress function wp_embed_register_handler() into a custom field. Using this instead of wp_oembed_add_provider(), for the urls I use do not offer oembed support. With help, ...
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Filter Dashboard of Custom Post Type by Custom Field

I have created a new Custom Post Type and added a new Custom Field to the Dashboard Table: add_filter('manage_edit-my_custom_post_type_columns' 'addNewMyCustomPostTypeColumns'); function ...
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Add wordpress category id to user meta with button

I want to know which categories my users are most interested in so I want to add a button to categories theme so if they click it that is saved to user meta. Similar to this: Let user subscribe to ...
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Create select dependent dropdown by meta values or categories

We had 3 custom fields Brand Model Features (multi input in an array ) need dependent drop down form when select Brand (or Category) > show drop down menu contain all Models (related to this ...
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Strange issue with custom fields not showing data for certain posts but working fine on others

I have a very strange issue with custom fields on my site. I am using the custom fields for custom post types. So lets say the custom post type is called "cars". I will have various custom fields like ...
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How to display a list of CPT posts but only include posts with an empty custom field value

I have a large amount of CPT posts (500+) and need to be able to create a list that only shows posts that has an empty value in a specific custom field. I've been browsing somewhat similar questions, ...
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Register setting not working with multiple checkbox

I created a new setting field with multiple checkboxes in my WordPress admin. However the value of the field new_setting not saved correctly. It should be an array, but after I do var_dump(get_option(...
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Autoplaying YT in custom fields, add filtering

I am trying to make youtube autoplay in custom fields inside WordPress. function youtubes($content) { $content = str_replace("SRC","src",$content); $content = str_replace("'",'"',$content); ...
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Add custom field for user and search capability for that specific field

I have been looking for a solution to create a custom field for the user profile but I can't find a solution to create a search box (and function) for that specific field, I've tried different plugins ...
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How can I add my ACF field into another plugin's form

How can I add my ACF field into another plugin's form? I tried this but this does not work <div class="input-group"> <label for="deal_title"><?php _e('Deal title', 'wcd'); ?> &...
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Upload Image from Custom Field to Wordpress

What do i really need .. is .. for example: I have Custom Field "image_url". I go to google and search for image. I found one. I manually place the direct image link to my "image_url" custom field. ...
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Filter by custom field - dropdown POST not working

I have a custom field "carbz" which has a number value. I am trying to give users a dropdown to select a number and then filter my posts based on the user's input. The current result is returning all ...
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custom field images do not display until page save

Pragmatically i am adding custom field images to my page. The process is I create the post I update to apply a template I add my custom fields which includes an image This is working and i see ...
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How to add a dynamic select field in woocommerce product page

I have a custom post type fine_prints with only a title field. I want to add a new field in woocommerce product page. A dynamic select that will show all fine_prints with their id as value. I have ...
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Find page metadata in database

I want to insert metadata to custom fields (from "advanced custom fields" plugin) manually (with wp_update_post_meta). I need to know how the meta value strings look like so I can insert this kind ...
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How to add all the number given in field of metabox of wordpress?

I have added a field called number of question in post meta box. THe feild name is no_of_question. To get the number of question i can do echo get_post_meta($post->ID, $field['no_of_question'], ...
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Save custom post data outside of default post form

I have some text inputs in my post editing screen. I can't have them in the standard metaboxes and they are outside of the default post form. <form name="post" id="post" action="post.php"> I ...
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Create plugin to modify custom field values

I've developed a plugin which outputs a list of events into a widget. To display event details I created a generic page with shortcodes and the plugin populates shortcodes with event details. This ...
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Get options from a select custom field

I've created a select custom field with different predefined values. I've done this using the Types extension for WordPress. Now I'd like to create a function to retrieve all the values that this ...
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Show posts in numeric price order using meta query combining 2 meta keys

I've built a custom estate agency website for a client but I'm stuck on this one last thing before it's good to launch. I'm using custom meta fields to allow for additional meta data such as Price, ...
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Create meta boxes globally

I am trying to create a smallish plugin for my needs where I can be able to add some information about people only visible to back-end - I don't want to have it like a post visible to public, and ...
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Conditional metabox jquery

I have a metabox where I am trying to hide a div inside of it whenever a option is selected, I also have another area but with radio buttons (separate div). Issue The issue I am running into is the ...
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metabox inside custom post

i'm trying this to add metaboxes inside custom post but never show the metabox Function Reference/add meta box « WordPress Codex Example: But never show this inside custom type post, Only inside ...
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Retrieving custom post type fields without a post

I have reviewed this question, however I don't think that's good enough for what I want to do. I'm developing a plugin that needs to be aware of different fields available on custom post types, so I ...
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Adding custom fields multi value using json-api

I'm using json-api to create a post with custom fields using query: http://example.com/api/posts/create_post/?type=event&nonce=a455dcc4ea&title=test%20title&status=publish&...
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All Metaboxes on position 'side'

I added a few custom metaboxes to my custom post type. I did add one of them with position 'side', but to others I said 'normal'. Now all the metaboxes are showing up on side, even the ones which ...
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Creating a custom form with a repeatable row and conditional showing of fields

Would love some guidance. We tried Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) and hit a snag. Basically in a custom post type, we want to create a repeatable set of items. When an end user adds a repeatable item, ...
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Displaying no post message in rather complex query that shows only future events

I'm trying to do something rather simple, which is display a message if there are currently no posts available. However, the environment I want to do it in is rather complex, as I'm using the Types ...
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Custom Fields “Load value based on the post's terms and update the post's terms on save” Setting

What does this setting do? Filtering my CPT Archive only works when I have this enabled, so it must be a good thing. However, I am not the person who made this WP site, so I do not know why this ...
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MetaBox autocomplete field with another custom post type?

I am using the MetaBox.io plugin and creating a post type called "Book" which I am trying to relate to another custom post type called "author". How can I create a custom field for Books that would ...
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Query and compare multiple meta values

The problem: I have a custom post type of 'events' which has two metaboxes: cf_eventdate and cf_eventend. The first contains the event date, in the format: 2015-11-05. The second contains the end ...
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Changing the body of mail sent to new user registration

I am practically new in this community / forum, I hope to be as clear as possible about this question. I would like to change the body of the email sent to new users registered on my site, since only ...
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Saving sorted CPT with CF

I'm using WP-types to create custom post types and custom fields. Using CPT and CF, I've created photos gallery assigned to Posts. When I'm sorting them by "Wgraj zdjecie" and click save all, it ...
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How to format the various types of custom fields?

So i am ready to throw in my custom post type a bunch of custom fields. All these fields need specific handling for their input and validation. Exmaples: Numeric fields E-mails WYSIWYG editor ...