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

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How to Convert Custom Fields from Text to Array?

I want to convert my old post data containing custom fields that are stored in a text format like : name , url $ name, url $ name, url etc. I want convert that data and store the new data as an ...
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Display Custom Meta Box Field Only If Value is Present

I'm messing around with Custom Meta Boxes in WP for the first time and was wondering how I go about displaying the fields that only have values attached to it. For example I've got a meta box with an ...
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How to add multiple markers on the google map, at a certain meta_key and meta_value

I have over 200 customposts and each has customfields (add_city, add_state, add_location) in each custompost is googlmap with customfield (geo_longitude geo_latitude) Help please, display in googlmap ...
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How to implement jquery-ui autocomplete into custom fields?

I currently have a custom fields for enter State name. I want to use the autocomplete from jquery-ui in this fields. However, I failed. This is the first time I using jquery-ui, and I am not so ...
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How to use media upload on metabox post page without breaking TinyMCE?

I'm using the following code for upload in multiple mextaboxes in a post or page admin section. Works for metaboxes but breaks the TinyMCE insert image. I want to know please how I can achieve this ...
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How do I assign this filter to a variable? (Appending php & markup to the_content)

===I HAVE SOMETHING THAT WORKS NOW, JUST NOT CORRECTLY. PLEASE READ THE WHOLE POST, I AM GOING TO LEAVE IT ALL UP HERE BECAUSE OTHERS MAY BE ABLE TO BENEFIT FROM ME BUMBLING THROUGH THIS PROCESS!! I ...
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How to create Parent-Child relation for custom fields?

I am new in here. Hope that you guys can help me. Few days ago, I posted the same question on Wordpress.org support forum, however till now no one answer me, not even 1 reply. Maybe my issues is ...
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My metabox class

I'm using the class My Metabox class *-- Custom Post Init Begin --*/ function mypost_types(){ register_post_type('video', array( $labels = array( 'name' => __( ...
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Change behavior of “Insert into Post” based on attachment metadata

For a custom plugin I'm working on, I have added a checkbox element to the attachments editor in a manner like the answer provided here: How to add a checkbox element to attachments editor with ...
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Show values of custom field created with ACF on a page

Im using ACF to create custom fields. One of them is a list of checkboxes that display some options (option1, option2, option3....). and what i need is to show these options on a page in a list like ...
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How to query for posts with either one or another custom field

Need help querying for posts with either one or another custom field. Not sure how to use the 'or' operator here, but something like this the blow - Have tried these: ...
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Custom fields / meta box output

I have some custom fields added via a meta box, and I'd like to output them into a dl on the post itself, with the field being the term and the data it contains being the term. Currently, calling ...
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Create citation and url in post using 3 custom fields with conditions for each field… So close!

I am creating a new baseball blog. When submitting a post, I want Authors to cite their source for a news type of post. I have created a custom meta box with three custom fields: Source title, the ...
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How do i get the attached images with custom value checked?

I have added a custom field to the image attachement. When this custom field is checked the image will be part of a carousel on the home page. Now i am able to get the custom field to work and save ...
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Wordpress stripping out custom field tags

I am using wordpress get post meta to store the value of a custom field into a variable. In this particular instance, It is actually grabbing the post's parent's custom field due to the ...
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How do i save and retrieve custom attachment meta?

I'm trying to save if a checkbox inside of the media uploader pop up is checked, so i can retrieve it from the front end. I'm using this code: function filter_attachment_fields_to_edit( ...
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Attaching Metadata to a Taxonomy Item

I have a taxonomy of menus i.e. Coffee, Tea, Sandwiches, Cakes etc. I want to add more information 'about' the taxonomy such as an image that represents it alongside the other pieces of taxonomy ...
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Create an Array of Specific Custom Post Meta

I'm having an issue thinking today and ran into a brick wall. What I'm trying to do it take 3 different custom field data for posts and combine them into an array that I can then json encode for use ...
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Check before publishing, if already exist post with current custom field value

I have a custom post type with only 3 custom fields in it. $post_types = get_post_meta($post->ID,'post_types',true); $post_taxonomies = get_post_meta($post->ID,'post_taxonomies',true); ...
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Auto embeding Vimeo/Youtube in custom fields (tinyMCE editor)

I'm using 2 extra TinyMCE editors on my pages to add extra textfiels in my theme pages. I now realize that the auto-embed feature is not supported on content delivered thought custom fields. So i need ...
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WP_Query multiple use of relation and/or

I have 2 custom fields that I would like to do a meta query on for a custom post type: start_date status The outcome that I am looking for is (start_date >= 1332115200 AND status = 1) OR ...
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Front-end Image Upload to Custom Meta Box

I'm currently using a custom post type with a custom meta box for two image uploads. I'm trying to create a front-end post page where the user can upload their own images from their desktop. All of ...
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how do i remove posts from a WP_Query so the pagination is right?

I'm using a custom post type and showing 20 of them per page on the homepage. I'm using QP_Query. One custom field for the custom post type (called mixtapes) is a checkbox called "unreleased" (set ...
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Leader board for game on homepage

I've built a simple game which is housed on my homepage. I'd like to create a leader board (a small results table) which displays the top three 3 scores. How would i insert/retrieve the score data ...
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add meta box using function.php

hi does any one know how can i add other meta box and save the data in a different custom fields, using the code below. <?php function add_meta_boxes() { add_meta_box( ...
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Multiple Custom Field Query

I have a unique situation where I need to filter on 2 custom fields where 1st field is expiry and values of "" and greater than todays date are valid and 2 field is a number which should be greater ...
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Can ordering post list by meta_value cause performance issue?

For some code refinement and to add new features to my plugin, I want to display posts ordered by specific meta column value like this; query_posts($query_string . ...
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Plugin allowing for artists, events and venues

I'm working on a music festival website and up until now have used WordTour. I really like WordTour's artists > events > venues content hierarchy, but am having difficulties transitioning from last ...
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How show post only from after custom date

I have custom post type. In this custom post type I have custom field with date in format: 23/09/2012 How to show only posts, which currently date is before date from these custom field? Sory for my ...
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Custom Meta Box Upload Image Problem

Ran into a problem with an image upload part of a theme feature. The code uploaded at http://pastebin.com/Qnn2D36N (that's the entire script for adding the meta boxes) generates custom meta boxes on ...
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Add filter menu to admin list of posts (of custom type) to filter posts by custom field values

This answer is very close to what I am looking to do, but instead I would like to specify a specific custom field and display a select menu of its available values. Thanks!
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Return all custom meta data for one custom post type

I've set up a custom post type which has three custom meta fields: name, latitude, longitude. Each post already shows the name on an integrated map based on it's latitude and longitude. I now would ...
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How to grab data (titles, thumbnails and custom fields) from multiple posts to populate a new array efficiently?

I need to know the most efficient method to grab 3 pieces of data from from multiple posts: Post title Thumbnail Custom Field I am attempting to build a Google map of posts using data stored in WP ...
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How to disable Edit Post and Allow only Custom Field?

What I would like to know is if it is possible to disable the edit post function in wordpress based on User's roles. I try to explain better. Let's take an 'Editor' as role example: I would like ...
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How can I add extra attribute in the 'Page Attribute' section in wp-admin for pages?

I would like to add a select list in the Page Attribute box you see on the right side in the administration interface for pages. Does anyone know if that is possible? Or at least add a custom box ...
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How can I change the admin search posts fields?

I have a custom post type that includes many custom fields. I would like to add them as a search target to admin search. Currently the admin search searches only the content and the title, I would ...
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Best way to sort estates and query them (for rent? yes/no. contains office space? yes/no)?

I´m building a real estate site where Estates is a custom post type. I want to be able to tick a checkbox or something similare on the edit page, where I can choose if the estate is for rent, if it ...
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How do I list a custom field and custom taxonomies for each result in a loop?

How do I list a custom field and custom taxonomies for each result in my loop below? <?php $temp = $wp_query; $wp_query= null; $wp_query = new WP_Query(); ...
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Compare meta_query decimals not working right

I have a custom field named 'rating' that holds decimals from 1.0 to 10. I am trying use wp_query to get me all the posts with a rating of 8.0 to 10. What I have so far almost works perfectly but it ...
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Show values of dynamically created custom meta keys

I have a form and date fields in it: "date from" and "date to" (to make a specify a period of availability. There may be several available periods, so I made a button by which you can add more "date ...
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I need a “Choose from existing content” popin

I'd like to create a field that allows the admin to select from other existing post types. Specifically, I want to create an options box to choose which events display on the homepage. For now, I've ...
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How to let users choose where to search for posts?

I have no code to let you correct/see, I'm still in 'thinking stage'. What i would like to achieve is this: A real estate website with a few search functionalities. This new agency (REALLY NEW we have ...
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Populate wordpress menu with link to custom field value (file download)

I have an additional menu that appears on some single.php pages. To this menu I would like to add an li with a link to a PDF which is uploaded to the post by a custom field (advanced custom fields ...
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Using new WP_Query in shortcode in a custom field causes the main post content to not display

I've got a custom post type of files I'm trying to list using a new WP_Query. It works fine when I add the shortcode within the main post content. However, when I add the shortcode to a custom field ...
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How to show content of custom fields in search results?

I was able to include the pages where there are custom fields in search results but I managed not to display the content when there is nothing in the content. Is there a way to include the content of ...
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Stripping and/or altering the content of a custom field (video URL)

I’m making a theme where some posts have an associated video, from either Vimeo or YouTube. At the moment, users can add this to a post by adding a video ID into one of two custom fields, called ...
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Sorting editor screen items

When new users log into our site they have to organize a number of screen options in order to begin creating custom fields and editing the site. I would like to force a specific order in which these ...
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Make Custom Field Into A Link On The Front End?

I have set some custom field 'artist' and 'song-name' displaying like: Artist: <user input> Song Name: <user input> My question, how do you make the on artist and song name into a ...
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How to display data from custom fields I created?

I created an options page to ad gigs as custom posts in my theme. This is in my functions.php $config = array( 'id' => 'gigs-info', 'title' => 'Gig Info', 'pages' => ...
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List taxonomy term “Last Name” + “First Name” (taxonomy custom field) in a post loop

I have a few custom fields for a taxonomy "Author". The term title is the Author's last name, and one of the custom fields is his first_name. Now I need, in a post loop, to list all "Authors" of that ...