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

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Jquery on custom-field backend

I need some help because I want to use some jquery (and css probably) on some custom fields on post edit screen. What I need exactly is to make , and . magically apear when user types a number: ...
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Edit Imported advanced Custom Fields from wordpress Dashboard

I have imported advanced custom fields from one of my other site and now I want to add few more options to those fields but I can't figure out how to do it via Dashboard? I have imported the field ...
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Links not opening as they should. Custom WP plugin

I am working on review plugin for my wordpress blog, and I have small problems. First this is the Plugin code: add_action( 'init', 'create_devicemondo_review' ); function create_devicemondo_review() ...
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handling csv data with a custom post type

I have a custom post type which represents a 'race' and there are meta fields for 'distance' (5km,10Mile) and 'type' (track,road,crosscountry). We get the race results as a csv file which contains the ...
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Any way to add custom options to Gallery Settings?

Now that Wordpress has updated to version 3.5, the media gallery has been overhauled and this custom options solution doesn't appear to work anymore. I'd like to add a couple of fields to the gallery, ...
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Fill custom fields when saving custom post types

I have a Custom Post Type called "Report." It has some custom fields, including the name of the place where the post has been written. I would like that when a user saves (or updates) the post from ...
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Display code if title of the custom post matches title of other post

I have two custom posts, one called "reviews" and another called "guides". I want to display a custom field from the post reviews if the title of the two matches. Something like this: (I am not good ...
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Select custom posts by meta_value and sort by a different meta value

I have my query set up like this: $article_query = new WP_Query(array( 'meta_key' => 'issue', 'meta_value' => $post->ID , 'post_type' => ...
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Give a permalink to Custom Post Types without title

I have a "report" Custom Post Type registered in this way: register_post_type( 'report', array( 'label' => 'Reports', 'description' => '', 'public' => true, ...
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How to add a Custom Meta Box for more than one Post Type?

I am using the following code in functions.php for adding a custom meta box. The custom post type is themes. I want to add more post types, how can I? add_meta_box( 'my-meta-box-id', 'Demo ...
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Is there a way to add a custom input field for every taxonomy term in WP post editor?

I've created a custom taxonomy for my posts, and I was wondering if there is a way to add an extra input field (a text input) for every taxonomy term inside the edit post panel. What I want is not a ...
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Custom Query based on custom field of a single post

I have posts which have a custom field date in the format yyyy-mm-dd. What Im trying to do is list all the posts for a specific year on the side of a single page based on the year in the custom field ...
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Move from old custom field to new post_thumbnails

I've just taken over a busy WordPress site that's got ~800 posts so far. The site's been around long enough that it was started up before post_thumbnails was available. They worked around that ...
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Creating a custom menu/widget area

I'm looking to create a /menu/widget area like the following site: http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/default.aspx please see sections under downloads, security, support, about is this considered a ...
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Create a new custom field for all posts based on current custom field

I have a custom field for a large number of posts that contains the url for a youtube video. I used to grab the ID from the video and use that to build the thumb but in a new version I'm actually ...
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How to store datetime from custom meta box so that it can be sorted by

I have a custom meta boxe on a custom post type that has two date time fields. I will need to sort by these fields and also return posts that contain a date between two dates. Will WordPress ...
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Show posts containing or not custom field

I'm trying to show aditional posts in the author's page. This page must have posts containing a specific meta_key and meta_value, where the displayed author it is not really the WP post's author. ...
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Trying to implement AJAX into my admin pages. Am I improperly enqueue and localizing my scripts?

I'm trying to implement AJAX into my post edit form in order to hook a custom wp function into a link click. So far I've been able to register my custom js file into my admin header. However when ...
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Woocommerce with metabox plugin

I'm using woocommerce as my e-commerce solution and the metabox plugin ( http://www.deluxeblogtips.com/meta-box/ ) to make my life a lot easier when implementing meta boxes. I've never had any issues ...
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Using WP Query to search by multiple meta fields

I made a custom search form with select boxes and text fields. I have a select box with options like "renting" and "selling" (its a real estate site) There are also input fields for minimum and ...
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Truncating characters in Advanced Custom Fields works some places but not others?

I'm using the Advanced Custom Field plugin - although I'm not positive that is relevant. Nonetheless, I can't get substr() to work at all using this method: $givchars = 5; $postgiv = ...
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Custom search with meta fields

I made a custom search form with text fields and dropdown. Now, my form is in its own template file - sidebar-search.php. I have also made the searchform.php which should get the data from sidebar ...
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Importing Data from a Non-WordPress database, into WP

I'm migrating data from a totally different database style into WP. The main issue I'm trying to wrap my head around is how to import any meta data, given that WP uses a key value pair style for meta ...
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Per site configuration

I'm building a custom theme that I will reuse on more than one site and would like to be able to configure some things from the admin. For example setting the Twitter and Facebook pages links without ...
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Custom Meta Box white screen [closed]

I'm trying to create a simple Custom Meta Box for a film post. I need a text box for Title and Director and a textarea for Description. Everything seemed to working until I added the textarea, I ...
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Making a form for user to add new custom post with custom taxonomies and custom fields

I want to ask that is there a way display all my custom taxonomies in a drop down menu with checkboxes so when the user check any taxonomy it will be slected and when the user click the submit button ...
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Why my meta boxes won't show in front post page?

I see it everywhere: in single post, in category archives etc, but in front page post not. I display the metaboxes in this way: <?php if (get_post_meta($post->ID, 'test_1', true) != '' ) { ...
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List posts with common custom field value

Hi I'm trying to create a list of posts that have a common custom field value that are the same as the custom field value for the post they are displayed on. I've found a few examples where the value ...
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Extending a CPT by Created by another plugin

I'm using WooCommerce for my store, and I need to be able to extend the Coupon post type... I need to add a selectable attribute of membership_term ... How do you extend a CPT created by another ...
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Show div based on custom meta value

I've search all over for a solution to this but can't seem to find anything that does exactly what I want it to. Basically what I want to do is display a particular div within a post based on the ...
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Add custom field automatically (add_post_meta) with value based on number of words of article

In this topic our friend @toscho created a function that sets the font size according to the number of words in the post. Based on this function, I want to create a custom field whose value will be ...
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How to delete custom field “suggestions” from dropdown list

When you use a standard custom field in WP you have to write the name of the cusotm fields the first time. The second time you use a custom field it sticks to the custom fields dropdown list. But, ...
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Adding custom field to post object from custom table

I am writing a counter plugin for WordPress, which will keep track of daily and total views. Normally you would use post meta fields for storing such information. But I cannot: I cannot use meta ...
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Attach images to posts using custom fields (just paths to images already upld)

I'm setting up a real estate website, which i make listings using a custom post type 'listings' in which I have multiples metaboxes for beds, baths, and all other informations. I use a plugin to ...
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How to create Repeater fields using Advanced Custom Fields?

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields and trying to create a field with the field type Repeater. But the problem is that the Repeater option doesn't appear in the select list with the field types. I can't ...
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Filter by Custom Taxonomy AND Custom Field

I'd like to give my users the possibility to filter the posts by Taxonomy Terms AND Custom Field values. Like so: [tax]Country:[terms] [tax]Company:[terms] [field]Price:[values] Filtering by ...
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Listing the most popular 8 city (custom fields) as used in posts

Hi there i am creating a theme for a classifieds website and want to list the top 8 popular city which mentioned as posts custom fields. That means the top 8 cities which have the most classifieds. it ...
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List the number of posts for each custom taxonomy and specific custom field value

I would like to list my posts by a specific taxonomy. At the same time, for each taxonomy, I woud like to count the number of posts with a specific custom field value. So the list would look like ...
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how to display custom fields of post on a web page

I want to ask that how can i dispaly custom field of a post on a web page . I have used get_post_meta but it resulted in just an array .i cant figure out what is the problem
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How can I combine meta_query queries?

I'm trying to build combined meta_query queries but they don't work. Any ideas how I can implement queries like the example below? Thanks, Hinnerk Array ( [relation] => AND [0] => ...
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Hide custom post type field from author?

For a business association website, I've built a membership database using a custom post type. Businesses sign up with an online form, which creates a custom post for that business, and when the ...
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Advanced Custom Fields functionality without plugin

I am always looking to minimise my reliance on plugins. I currently use Advanced Custom Fields plugin for pretty much every site I build. I can't help but feel that the functionality this plugin ...
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Should I use a Meta field or custom table?

From a performance only perspective, can anyone with more more experience of the WordPress core tell me if writing something like a post view counter to a separate table in MySQL would be quicker for ...
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Home page: using custom fields for posts and pages

in my home page I'd like to display some pages and posts title using the custom fields. Unfortunately my code prints only posts title. If there is a key "highlights" print the title. Here my code: ...
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Role scoping for contributors down to the field level

We've been looking for a Wordpress plugin or system that lets you scope admin/contributor "roles" down to the field level. We have an immediate need for something like that, but totally coming up ...
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Display value of custom field not working

I am simply trying to print the value of a custom field. I have read all the documentation, tried out other people's suggestions, and nothing works. I can get it to print the ID #, but not the actual ...
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How to implement a Google map store locator

I have followed the following Google developer doc about creating a store locator usng PHP & MySql. https://developers.google.com/maps/articles/phpsqlsearch_v3 I have this working but now I ...
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Display custom field outside the loop

Inside of my WordPress theme directory I have a standalone PHP file called image, this currently looks like this.... <?php define('WP_USE_THEMES', false); ...
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Show 1 post and after a specific date show the next one

I used the following query to have only 1 post published on the homepage from a particular category: <?php if ( have_posts() ) : ?> <?php ...
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Display latest post depending on Meta Box content

What I want to do is display my latest post's content on a custom template page, ONLY if a meta box is filled in with the right word. In other words, if the post has a meta box named, "FEATURED" with ...