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

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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 ...
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Problem saving meta data

I'm making my first WordPress plugin. I used an example to save text that an administrator enters when submitting a new post, but the meta data is not saving. Can anyone help on that? /** * Adds a ...
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Custom Search Doesn't FIlter Based on Custom Field

I am trying to search various post types based on a custom field equal to a certain value. However when I do my search, it's ignoring my filter. Here's my code: function ...
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create custom field dropdown

so far I'm using custom field on my theme to display dynamic content, for example: <?php echo get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), 'product', true ); ?> <?php echo get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), ...
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Filtering by custom fields select?

I have a custom template listing all the posts under a category x. This is how my current loop looks like: <?php query_posts('cat=522'); while (have_posts()) : the_post();?> All the ...
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Creating custom post type with custom taxonomy and custom fields programatically

I need to create a custom post type. This post type will have a custom taxonomy. Also this post type will have custom fields. I dont want to use any plugins to do it, i want to include the creation ...
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Run query with meta key via AJAX

I'm completely new to AJAX, and I can't seem to find anything that's pointing me in the right direction. I have a table that contains one row for each post in a post type. Each row contains the posts ...
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Tracking logged in users page visits

I need to be able to track logged in users (excluding admin) and know When a user was last active on the site When they last visited specific pages (and ideally their first visit to the page and ...
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Attempting to add an imagemap/ content to Front Page — shows up only in meta description

I'm dealing with a nasty old theme for a friend that uses a huge slider as its homepage background image. I'd rather not scrap and recreate the site, as back in the day I put in a good amount of ...
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Insert a custom taxonomy as a class in acf gallery loop

I am almost there, but not sure how to echo out a custom taxonomy as a class into my div containing my image. (see all the stuff below). All of the tutorials I see talk about using wp_query and then ...
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How to export data from a custom Meta Box added into categories

I have a custom meta box (text input) in the categories to insert the 'Meta Description', and when I export the data by using Tools > Export, this meta box is not exported. Actually, the content of ...
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Login with user in custom created table

I was trying to add more features in login page, that i created a extra "myusers" table and trying to add two tabs in login screen,with the second tab i want login using my created users in 'myusers' ...
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Admin - Search Events by a custom field

I am using the events manager plugin and i created a new field using custom fields plugin. I don't know how to make the search from wp-admin to filter using the custom field i added. For details ...
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How to add a default field Name to post Custom Fields

I would like to have the "Name" field in the Custom Fields section of of Wordpress backend to have a certain value by default. For example, when the user starts a new post, I would like the Name of ...
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Search on Category and BETWEEN custom meta field

Background I am building simple car theme where I want to review cars, however, I'm really struggling with my search implementation. I have added a couple of custom meta fields to the post including ...
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How to get posts ORDERBY a custom taxonomy term's custom field?

I have a custom taxonomy program_taxonomy : /* register a common taxonomy for DRAMAS & reality_shows to get post by terms in PROGRAMS page */ register_taxonomy( 'program_taxonomy', array ...
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Send email to different users depending on the field selected in woocommerce?

So, I've been searching high and low and I don't know if this is possible, but I figure this is the best place to try and see.. I have a checkout field added to my checkout page in woocommerce. It ...
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Trouble displaying custom fields within post type in WP_Query Loop?

I'm trying to write a query that displays a custom field within my custom post type 'Inventory'. The custom field name is category and the field type is taxonomy. The category is selected by a ...
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Custom elements for Wordpress Admin Menu Manager

Scenario: I want to allow users for a theme to set icons (fontawesome) to their menu items via the wordpress Menu Manger. To achieve this, one could set "screen options" to show css class field and ...
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View list of categories from values ​​in custom fields

Through the Advanced Custom Fields created a field to add values ​​in each category. example: Category A = Cars Category B = Aircraft Category D = Boats Category E = Aircraft Category F = Boats ...
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Automatically set the_post_thumbnail to Custom Field Value

I have a custom field (built using Advanced Custom Fields) that I've chosen a Featured Image with. Everything works great, but I'm looking at using this plugin for Social Sharing: ...
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Copy custom field value to serialized meta

The scenario: I've been using Advanced Custom Fields to create a custom field called "subtitle", to have, of course, a subtitle below the post titles. It's called using: get_field ('subtitle'); ...
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Custom fields in a loop won't display without post_id

I am trying to loop through the posts to extract custom field values to use it in html. Using Advanced Custom Fields and the plugin has a nice get_field() and the_field() functions that should work in ...
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How to dynamically populate select field with custom taxonomy?

I'm using the WP Types plugin to create custom post types, taxonomy and custom fields. I have a custom post type 'Offers' and the Offers are grouped into specific groups using a 'brands' taxonomy for ...
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Custom Meta box not Saving

I read the other questions but i couldn't find an answer which suits my exact problem. I noticed my custom meta boxes dont save the values anymore. It worked fine until recently. Here's the pastebin: ...
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Image didn't load from taxonomy's custom meta field

adding some custom fields (image field) to custom taxonomy (issue) basing on code from (https://github.com/bainternet/Tax-Meta-Class), trying to out put the image attached to each taxonomy term by ...
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Special characters WP Custom Fields Search

I am using WP Custom Fields Search for my custom content Search. I have the problem, that my special characters are not displayed as utf-8 character. Database is correct utf-8 ... Thanks
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how to save custom field added to a custom taxonomy's quick edit

I registered a custom taxonomy as tags for a custom post. I use Advanced Custom Fields plugin to add a custom field to it. I wrote a plugin to customize edit-tags.php: I have my custom field showing ...
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Generate auto seqential ID number when a new user is registered

First off I found this solution to what I would like to do: generate an auto incremented id number when a new user is registered It is almost there but I would like to extend the functionality a ...
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PHP if-Statement for Custom Field in RSS Feed Template

I'm trying to set up my RSS Feed and Email Template so that it’s all working properly. The <description> tag in my custom feed is what is displayed in the email for the excerpt but I need it to ...
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How can I get the $key / $value pairs of custom fields that were added via 3rd party plugins or themes?

I'm running WP Job Manager plugin which is designed to allow its custom post type fields to be altered within a theme or plugin via custom filters. I have added my own custom fields (example) and the ...
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Sort custom post type by multiple custom fields

I have 4 text fields in a custom post type. How can I sort the posts by this order of text fields: brand_fbn - model_fbn - year_fbn - plate_number? This is my code, which isn't working: $ins = new ...
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Get Meta Values and Count based on Meta Keys

Is there a function or a script to get the distinct meta values given a meta key and post type? I was hoping for a function similar to get_terms() for taxonomy. In addition to each meta value, there ...
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Add a custom field to WordPress posts which could be filled just once

I am familiar with custom fields, as you know when you filled a custom filled and submit the publish post then you can edit your custom field in edit post page. I want author can fill the custom ...
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Adding filter menu to admin custom type list to filter by custom field values having issues

I've been working on this for a bit and am having some difficulties because I can't understand for certain what is going wrong and why I'm getting the error that i am. It's hard to tell if it's a WP ...
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Add WYSIWYG to Image Description field

I need to build this thing: It's essentially an image with a caption, and it can go inline anywhere in the text. I could just create a shortcode for it I suppose, but I'd really like to integrate ...
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How to add custom sidebar on each single page?

I'm creating a book review site. I wanted the site with two columns (65% 35% respectively). On the left side as usual review of the books and other stuff should go, so no worries with that part. On ...
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Using upload prefilter to add image to custom field - problem with saving

I'm developing a plugin with which a pdf can be uploaded and from each page a jpeg version is generated and added to a custom field (advanced custom fields gallery). I'm using the ...
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How to add character length condition to WP-CMS fields?

I created a custom module with the help of https://wp-types.com/ plugin. Everything seems fine but I want to include a character length condition for my CMS custom field (NOT FOR THE FRONT-END). ...
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Render custom gallery fields

I'm trying to add a custom setting field to a gallery and render it as a class in the HTML. So far I have implemented this solution which works perfectly. Here is the working code: function ...
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Bulk Edit Media Including ACF/Custom Fields

I have two main questions but here's the scenario. I run a festival website. Photographers will upload photos to the site. They will need to relate it to an Artist and an Event, so when viewing the ...
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Custom Post Type On Publish Update Meta Field

I'm wondering if someone can shed some light on how I can update a custom meta field value, when a new post is created in a custom post type? Specifically, I have a custom post type named ...
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Custom Metabox Always shows box and checked

I am running the below code to create a customer metabox on a page if a specific template is applied. Everything shows up fine however there is a problem. If I tick the box and save the page loads ...
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Query key values within current taxonomy

I have custom field: cb_color - with different values. (ie: blue, red, brown, ..etc) I have this code inside the taxonomy template file. It queries and outputs the correct values - matching posts with ...
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Order Custom Field by Price

First of all i've found numerous, topics, and, issues about ordering a WP_Query by its custom field value, but somehow all the proposed solutions don't seem to work for me. I have a custom field ...
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Meta Query Filter by Tag

I currently have multiple pages, and in each page is a custom field which is named 'country'. In the 'country' field I have this value 'uk, usa, brazil'. What I'm wanting to do is display posts on ...
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Remove metabox container and header

Is it possible to remove the whole header of my metabox (title+toggle icon) and the container (.postbox) ? I wonder I can use css to remove them, but is it the best solution?
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Use ACF fields instead of Yoast SEO for storing keywords, description etc

I like minimal and the more I can do without plugins the better. I'm wondering whether using some custom fields from ACF plugin as fields for: meta keywords, meta description on every page / post ...
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Query posts by switch

I need your help to add a case to a switch in my theme to order posts. My theme uses a query_post: query_posts( $query_string . $orderby ); In the loop to order generated posts. The query uses ...
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Can't save meta field value if the title not set

I'm using the example from WordPress Codex (https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/add_meta_box#Procedural) to add and save meta box values. Unfortunately I can't save the value of the meta ...