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

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Need help with simple “if statement” checks to output particlular CPT data depending on what client uploads/fills out

In short, Im not a master of PHP yet and Im not entirely sure how to place a series of checks (if statements) in my template so that it will know what to display depending on what the client ...
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How do I include a template file while allowing it to render its own dynamic content added via custom box?

I have 3 theme files: header.php, navigation.php and page.php page.php calls header.php They both have content which is added to via a custom box. navigation.php has some content added to it via a ...
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Custom Post Type Meta Box Text Input Field Won't Save When Blank

I have some text fields in a custom post type that I fill in at first, but need to delete on a future update of the post. When I delete the text in the field and save the post, the text I deleted ...
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custom field output after the_content

What I want to do is output a custom field content (which is a button with a dynamic link that's being inserted in the value of the custom field of each posts) right after the_content and before the ...
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front end radio custom taxonomy with custom post type

Hi my good friends I need your help better than losing my mind, first I have to thank "Stephen Harris" for his good article , -second: After a lot of searching I still don't know how to inject a ...
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Update custom category fields front-end

Been using this answer -->> (link) to create some custom fields in my categories and it works great ! my only problem is that i have a frontend form that allows creating new categories with an ...
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Display the contents of a custom field of a page on their child

Let's see if anyone knows how to accomplish the following: I have a custom field, which is a textarea where the user can enter any text. The idea is that if a page is filled in that field, the entered ...
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Edit Custom Database Tables in Wordpress

I have a site that uses custom database tables to manage info that is inserted by a process completely independent from Wordpress. The data from the table is used in the Wordpress site but it is not ...
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How Do I Display A Custom Field In The Sidebar Of All My Pages?

I'm using the Types Plugin for Wordpress and created a custom field. I would like to display this custom field in the sidebar of all of my pages. The problem is that it only displays in the sidebar of ...
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Only show metabox when date-value in other metabox is over?

probably a weird question. I'm using the custom MetaBox and CustomFields Class by jaredatch on Github. I have this "event-date" metabox: $meta_boxes[] = array( 'id' => ...
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wordpress get_post_meta / the_meta to output custom field value

What I'm trying to do is quite simple: I want to add a custom field named 'Button' to each post that will show a button (image) on the page with the value as its link. It's basically a button that ...
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Media Custom Fields - get a value with PHP

How to get a value of a field set with Media Custom Fields (programmatically)?
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meta_box or custom_field as a second tinymce post-instance?

probably a rather weird question but I have no idea if this is possible or not!? I created a custom-post-type to handle events. An event always has a future date but once this date is over I want to ...
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add_meta_box: Datepicker like the one for postdate?

I've built a custom post type called "Events". Each event has a future date and I don't want to use the normal postdate of the post. I want to use add_meta_box to add some inputs for this ...
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Does Wordpress have a “Form API”

I do most of my development in Drupal, however I am working on a Wordpress site and I need to make a form. Which got me thinking, is there a Form API for wordpress like there is Drupal? Is there a way ...
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Displaying Posts Using a Custom Query with a Custom Field and a term_id

I'd like to display a list of posts in a category of a taxonomy using a Custom Field. Here's my code: if($current_term->term_id=='143') { $querystr = " SELECT wposts.* FROM ...
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What is the cleanest way to extract custom variables from a post

At the moment I am doing something like the following from inside the main loop; $custom_values = get_post_custom_values('tenderfields'); $custom_values = unserialize($custom_values[0]); ...
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plugin-list-category-post custom fields

I'm using list category posts and would like to display several custom fields, but not all together. I have used a template to display the list in a table, and have custom fields for country, county ...
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Metabox nonce PHP notice

I've been getting a notice when I try to add a new post in two different taxonomies, in one i use a custom meta box and in the other not, however the notice appears for both when trying to add a new ...
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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!