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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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custom field meta-box with dropdown/autocomplete

Is it possible to have a custom metabox with the ability to either: enter a new meta_value in a certain meta_key OR choose from a list of the existing meta_keys, from a dropdown/select-box, ...
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How to get custom taxonomy ID by custom field value

I have created custom post type products and custom taxonomy cats for this post type. Then I have added a custom field for taxonomy cats named cat_pp_id. Now I need to get taxonomy ID using value of ...
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User Specific Taxonomy Terms

Is there any way that I can program user specific taxonomy terms. The way WordPress taxonomies work is such that if a taxonomy, say "Music Genre" is available on the site, and if one user inputs some ...
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Displaying checkboxes custom field as list

I have a checkboxes custom field, and I figured a way to show it as a list, the problem is, the name of the field shows as an item on the list, instead of for example: Items: Item 1 Item 2 it ...
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Meta Compare (EXISTS) does not work

I want to include the posts that have a certain meta_key and exclude those that does not have that meta_key. NOT EXISTS works but EXISTS fails in the code below. function include_meta_key( $wp_query ...
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Add Custom Field to Custom Post RSS

I have a custom post type called "Podcasts" with a custom field called "podcast." The custom field is generated by the Advanced Custom Field plugin. I am trying to figure out how to hook the feed up ...
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Post type archive pages with custom query

Apologies if this is something trivial, but I can't seem to get it right and I can't quite find the correct way to tackle this from previous questions. I am building my own theme. I have the normal ...
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Grouping search results in search.php based off on categories AND custom field names

Wondering if it's possible to output search results based on custom field names and categories via search.php file. I tried this: (with two categories) But didn't work for some reason? <?php ...
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Create custom fields/meta data gender+country - radiobuttons and dropdown on register screen for these fields

On register I want the user to select gender (radio buttons) and a country (dropdown from list of countries) as well as an agreement checkbox. I'd also like all of these to be editable on the user ...
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Store input from user into DB

I'm building a simple web application using Wordpress that takes tons of input from the user (text as well as images and video) about themselves and shows that data (profile) either publicly or ...
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WordPress Custom File upload meta box saving 0 bytes as File size

I am trying to save custom images with the custom post type , so i added a custom meta box for file upload . it seems it is working fine but when i upload any file it save the file size is 0 Bytes . I ...
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Using custom fields globally?

I'm trying to use the value of one custom field on multiple pages and posts. I'm a newbie to PHP and custom fields so what I'm trying to accomplish could possible be done using a different method. I ...
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Custom Field for Individual Pages in Multi-Page Post

I have articles divided into multiple pages using <!--nextpage-->. I need a custom field say mycf holding different value for each individual page of the article. Also, I need a way to update ...
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Select value don't stay selected after save

I did a multiple select item that takes his options from another CPT, it works but after the saving the selected items don't stay selected. this is my code for the meta box global $post; echo ...
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Why is my blog theme not showing page and post content, or their custom field values?

I have created a proprietary blog theme, with the following: 1 custom post type 1 custom taxonomy Taxonomy X has 2 terms. Each term has 4 and 7 posts respectively. Each post has 5 custom_fields. All ...
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Output terms based on custom fields

This question is rather specific. In my custom posttype "sak", I have a taxonomy called "vvpl". This taxonomy has a custom field called "revision" because a term have copies based on how many ...
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Permalink structure depending on custom field

I'm trying to create a permalink structure that is only used when a certain custom field is filled in. For instance, when the custom field value of 'premium' is '1', I want to add /premium/ to my ...
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Add nofollow to custom field link and make domain exceptions?

I have a theme that enables users to comment a post, and also to add a link inside a custom field. I've tried a few plugins to try to force a nofollow attribute, but none seem to affected the links ...
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Default custom column to off

Im currently building a plugin, that adds around 15 custom columns to a custom post type listing with meta data. When registering these columns they all default to being "on" in the screen options ...
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Get Custom Field Value of a $post_id on wp_insert_post Action in functions.php

I have this code in the functions.php file which emails the post content to the admin every time a pending post is added to the database: function send_email_on_pending_post_creation( $post_id ){ ...
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how to store wordpress terms?

i have customized a wordpress form and added two new fields of type "radio". i got this post array but wordpress not storing radio button data. here is my code for adding radio : ...
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Move Content of Custom Field to Post Content

Hello everyone I have a custom field in all my posts - the field is _listing_additional_info This is on a custom post type called listings. I need to move the content of those custom fields into the ...
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Find field name and its applied filters

Currently, I'm trying to modify the calendar plugin in my Wordpress to accept line breaks in the field for the event's cost. I managed to remove the escape HTML functions from the views, i.e. if I add ...
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Updated Answer to Archive Listings Filtered by Date Values in a Custom Field/Post Meta?

I'm looking to see if there is an updated solution to this problem that was solved 4 years ago. Archive Listings Filtered by Date Values in a Custom Field/Post Meta? A problem I'm having is that ...
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How can I use the archive functionality based on a custom field instead of the post date?

I'm building a product release date calender. Each post will have a custom field with the release date in it. I'd like to use WordPress's already built in archive functionality with the release date ...
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unable to access image attributes in wp_postmeta when looping through posts

I have an issue with accessing attributes of a library image, particularly the "Alternate Text" attribute. I use the ACF (Advanced Custom Fields) plugin to pull back the slideshow image which is ...
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How to add a field to live preview in post editor?

WordPress 4.0 allows live previewing of certain shortcodes while editing a post. How can I customise the options that appear when I edit my embedded video? I want to add a custom field below the ...
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Redirect to user role registration form

i am using the modification shown on How to reload the role specific registration form on validation errors? and don't know how to solve this problem. I hope someone out there can help me here. How ...
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Adding a custom field/property to wp_nav_menu object

i'm a noob with wp, and have been trying to search around to find a way to add a option/setting/custom meta field to a navigation menu object where i can flag it as being a global nav; this is to be ...
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WordPress trims an encrypted field

Problem is that when I try to insert a new post into WordPress, the password (encrypted, see code below) is cut. For example: encrypted Ivt9=f:;itKun+TiIarze-GyX5Rt is only Ivt in WordPress. ...
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Create custom post on user registration and include custom fields

I am trying to create a custom post when a user registers. I found the solution below very helpful and it basically works. The problem I have is that I also need to set some custom field values when ...
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Show Custom Field

i am using WCK - Custom Fields and Custom Post Types Creator. I am have code for show image. <?php $my_meta = get_post_meta( $post->ID, 'my_meta_name', true ); if( !empty( ...
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User field and access post

I’ve create two custom post type (all'code here). I use the ACF Plugin to create custom post and 've create a relationship user field with the field name "sleziona_cliente". I create a cpt post and ...
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Create hierarchical menu for custom taxonomy meta field

I've created a custom fields for a custom taxonomy. All works fine so far, I can save, edit and display these fields. Now I want to display these fields in the admin menu as a hierarchical menu like ...
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Category name from custom fields

I have a problem with getting category name. I was trying a few versions of code and I don't have any idea how to run it correctly. I have custom field (field type - taxonomy-category/ ...
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How to add download to post & more?

What is the correct way of adding downloadable content to posts? More complex situation: I have a portfolio, and sometimes I do stuff that is meant to be freebie and I want it to be downloadable. ...
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How to save meta box check box values and show them on a post?

I added this codes on my child theme functions.php add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'cd_meta_box_add' ); function cd_meta_box_add() { add_meta_box( 'my-meta-box-id', 'My First Meta Box', ...
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Category custom fields - checkbox not updating

/* ** Category custom fields */ add_action ( 'edit_category_form_fields', 'extra_category_fields'); function extra_category_fields($tag) { $t_id = $tag->term_id; $cat_meta = ...
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Creating a filter to modify links ending in .pdf

I'm trying to create a filter that checks for links that are to PDFs, and append the href attribute with something like /form?file=[path to pdf]. For example, starting with: <a ...
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Custom Field, add gallery id

Is it possible to add a gallery id like [gallery ids="9"] to custom field using the media editor in wordpress? I have attached a media function to a specific custom field but are not able to insert ...