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

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Insert shortcode before and after a list automatically

I'm setting up a custom page template and I'm building a widget on it that lists albums with track lists. I use a plugin that allows me to expand text which is what I use to show tracks of the albums ...
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Importing Wordpress Posts With Custom Meta Data As CSV Files Through PHPMyAdmin

I have been importing data records as posts with custom meta data directly into Wordpress via the CSV Importer plugin. It works okay, however, there are some issues with it. Issues: 1) It takes ...
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Writing a custom Glossary plugin

I'm just about to start work on a Glossary plugin for my fishkeeping website. My fish guru has suggested that he would like to be able to include images and easily link to other glossary entries. ...
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How do I Add images uploaded in the post to a default custom field

I'm trying to add the URL of the post images in to a default custom field. Here is the code I got so far... Here is how I add the default custom field: add_action('wp_insert_post', ...
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Using a custom field inside a shortocde

Im trying to use a custom field inside a shortocde for a nextgen gallery slider on a page. The goal is to change the gallery id by entering in the corresponding id on page creation with a custom ...
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Add image URL automatically to custom field?

Does anyone know how I automatically add the URL of the uploaded image to a custom field? In other words, When I upload a image I want the url to the image to get a custom field variable ...
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Order by value in serialized custom field

Quite a pesky problem here. I've taken over a site that contains multiple information, serialised, within a custom field. For example: if ($new_query->have_posts()) : while ...
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Getting a custom post's custom field based on another custom post's custom field select

So I'm at my wit's end here. I've done this before plenty of times, but I think I have stared at this so much I am missing something. I basically have a custom post called locations. That custom ...
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Parent Child Custom Fields with Advanced Custom Fields

i have a navigation menu for Year, Make, Model of cars. Is it possible to Parent, Child custom fields so that if I have selected 2011, Honda, CRV I don't want other Models from non hondas being ...
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grab or load text on demand

What i want to do I want some content (could be stored any where in a post or custom field) to load only when the user clicks for it to load. This content could be any thing (text,images,html etc) ...
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Adding Custom Fields for Img in Posts

I'm wondering how I'd be able to set a custom field within my Wordpress posts. I want to have a field available to add an image via the Post dashboard - that has a max width & max height set, I ...
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Problem with serialized arrays in custom meta

I've recently moved my fishkeeping "species profiles" over from a custom DB to a customised WordPress custom post type. I did this by creating a PHP file which accessed the former database, extracted ...
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Calling Custom Field within Function wrapped with Divs.

Hi all I've created a function that basically allows the user to input the embed code for youtube into a custom field called youtube and this will then be styled on a wordpress post. Now I can get it ...
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Convert attachment ID into url?

I'm using the plugin advanced custom fields to create custom fields to create a relationship between two pages. The code below is looking at the relationship field and grabbing the page title and ...
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How can i loop through custom post type according to custom meta field?

I have a winery website with the custom post type "wine", each wine has various custom meta fields like "vintage", "pH", "Varietal-Composition" etc... Now, i would like to list all wines where ...
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Custom Fields Not in Search Results

I noticed that the content of my custom fields is not in my search results. Is there a good remedy for this? I could just hardcode my content into page templates but I would like the content to be ...
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How to check if custom field exists in this widget query

How can I include this (or something similar) <?php if ( get_post_meta($post->ID, 'url', true) ) { ?> <a href="<?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, "url", $single = true); ...
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Custom field values to taxonomy terms

I have a "author" custom field with the names of author. I want to add some new features to the site so I decided that custom taxonomies will be the best solution. So what I need to do is to get the ...
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display loop only if a post meta data exist

I'm looking to display the following loop, only if a custom field data exists, if not, I don't want to display anything. <?php while (have_posts()) : the_post(); $data = get_post_meta( ...
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Sorting a query by custom field date

EDIT: Reworded the question for more clarity I'm trying to sort by custom meta box data, which I am converting to a date using the strtotime function, but I'm having some difficulty. My chief ...
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Using 'strtotime' function to convert a custom-meta-box to a date-stamp

I am building a "podcast" post type in a wordpress build using custom-post-types, meta-boxes & taxonomies. There may be a simpler way to do this.. I'm still learning and this is my first go at ...
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Shortcode not picking up custom field

I created a custom field that allows me to set the cropping style of timthumb, but I am also using short code to populate a page with blog posts, but the shortcode isn't picking up the customfield, so ...
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How can I add user profile fields to my mailpress mailout

I want to be able to send emails to my subscribers but reference their name in the email and possibly some other profile fields. Can I do this using mailpress? So for example. I want each email ...
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query usermeta from custom field

I am using a plugin to create custom fields in the user registration. I have created a check box field called g300 which is the name of the meta_key stored in wp_usermeta. It looks like the value ...
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How to order posts by number of Vimeo Likes

I have number of posts that contain embeded video from Vimeo, I can get vimeo likes and display them inside the post using vimeo API but how can I order those posts by number of Vimeo likes?
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User Profile / Add Custom Fields

Hello: I am trying to add 7 custom fields to the standard Wordpress wp-admin/profile.php page. There are a few site which suggest a simple bit of code to do this, for example: ...
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Difference between 'LIKE' and 'IN' in meta queries

You can use a variety of different comparison operators in meta queries, among which are 'LIKE', 'NOT LIKE', 'IN', and 'NOT IN'. What is the difference in use between LIKE and IN? Here's the ...
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Advanced Custom Fields Plugin - Unable to get URL from post_object

I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong here. I have a field called "grid_thumbnail" and a "related_projects" post_object. I am able to display the title of the related post. I just don't know how to get ...
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Displaying a video on the homepage via a custom field inside a php widget

I'm trying to get a video to display inside a widget which is called from a custom field inside a post. The code I am using is here: <?php ...
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Trying to use Advanced Custom Fields with custom image sizes

I have a product section on my wp-site. I am trying to display the attached thumbnail image in specific sizes that are automatically cropped to the right size. I have used Advanced Custom Fields to ...
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Inserting custom fields into single.php

I am trying to get a custom field to show straight after the main body of text in single.php BUT before the Outbrain and Facebook Connect boxes. If I put the line to show the address above <?php ...
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wordpress - add a custom admin section with fields for name, address, city,state, and photo upload

Am attempting to create a custom post type and have it contain very specific info. Name, address, city, state, zip and photo - as a post. Need to have the admin section show form fields named as ...
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How to customize default wordpress editor?

Good to hear that Sonny (wordpress3.3) has the new editor API wp_editor() that gives us the ability to use multiple instances of the editor in our custom fields with ease. But I needed to customize ...
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Dynamically create check boxes for given post titles in WPAlchemy

I'm using WPAlchemy to create meta boxes. What I want to do is to dynamically create a group of check boxes with post titles. In other words, I want to replace a, b and c with the query of post ...
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Advanced search form with filters for custom taxonomies and custom fields

I'd like to build an advanced search form for a specific custom post type, having filters for the custom post types custom fields, custom taxonomies, and for a separate custom post types properties ...
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Including Database Generated Pages in Site Search [closed]

Our library uses a separate little php/mysql app and wordpress template pages to display lists of resources for users. The resources are not included in site search, of course, since the pages are ...
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Add Custom Profile Field as Notes

I would like to add a custom field "NOTES" to the user profile. This custom field should not only be updated,saved and display the current value but be displayed as ongoing (previous and current) ...
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Is it possible to compare the current time with a custom “start” and "end date

I need to be able to display a custom post type if the current date is between the start and end custom meta field dates. Here is my code so far, it seems to just be ignoring the query and displaying ...
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How To Use Custom Fields With .mp3 Links

Hope it doesn't seem to shallow of a question, but I've searched the web as much as I've could and have not found anything similar yet. :: Creating a regular post; How can I place a .mp3 link in a ...
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Custom field being erased after autosave

Why wont the custom fields from this post type save? I have a custom post-type called Photos and a couple of meta boxes. Here is basically what I have in my functions.php add_action('init', ...
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Dictionary-style definition list plugin

I've discovered the types plugin, and I'm loving how simple it makes it to add custom post types and their associated field sets. One need that I've come across that it doesn't fill, however, is ...
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Inserting data into MagicFields using mysql queries

PART 01: INTRO Hey Stackexchange Greetings from the Snowy alps of Norway I have now tried for two full consecutive days to reverse engineer Magic Fields. Why? Because I am a simple man, and want to ...
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Show Custom Field of Current Page in For Loop

I'm implementing a scrolling horizontal template and this is the code to divs that are the pages of the template. <?php for($i=1;$i<=2;$i++) { ?> <div class="container" id="page-<?php ...
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MySQL query to set wp_postmeta using term_taxonomy_id value

I have a need to set the wp_postmeta value (in table: wp_postmeta) on every post that has a specific term_taxonomy_id (in table: wp_term_relationships): Specifically: run a query against every ...
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For homepage images (for small business website), is it better to use custom fields or post_thumbnail?

Already searched on here and couldn't find question so forgive me if it's been asked. I'm trying to use dynamic images on a homepage so my client can maintain the images. I've seen tutorials where one ...
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How do I use “if field exists” with $curauth?

I've added some extra $curauth fields to the user profile page via ths method: function change_contactmethod( $contactmethods ) { $contactmethods['twitter'] = 'Twitter URL'; // more $contactmethods ...
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Too many if's and else if's ?? - Must be better way [closed]

Everyone on this forum has helped me tremendously. Thank you. I now have a page that functions the way I want it but my code seems to be cumbersome. To figure out a string to echo I have a long ...
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Save modified Custom Field content into another Custom Field on article save [closed]

In my articles I allow editors to enter a date in a human readable dd.mm.yyyy format into a custom field. But I also need this date as unix timestamp in the DB. So I wrote a function which takes the ...
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How to use get_post_custom_values to return the value of an array

I have a custom post type called albums and a custom field therein called tracklist which is an array containing song_title and duration. I would like to print a list of the songs on each album. It's ...
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Custom Field box history

I entered a test value ("hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh") in my custom field box at some point, and now it always appears in the drop down when I am trying to select a value. Is there some way to get rid of ...