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

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Sorting within nested queries / multiple meta keys

I have the following ALMOST working perfectly, but have run into a couple of issues. Right now this displays a Books archive page, ordered like this: Genre Name -- Series Name --- Books ...
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Trying to save custom post type from frontend partially working

I've created the following custom post type (lugares means places) with a custom taxonomy of tacos and it works fine form the backend: /** * Custom post-type lugares **/ add_action('init', ...
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Is there a way to do multiple ordering on a multiple meta_query?

I'm experimenting with searches and multiple criterias and ordering. Let's say we have a real estate site, all posts have 2 custom fields (price and surface), and we want the visitor to be able to ...
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How to Resize the Custom Post Images?

am Having Custom Field named as thumb.i want to show the images using these custom fields.i want to be fix the image size. My code is <img class="thumb" src="<?php echo ...
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Querying custom post type with 2 custom fields (date-range)

I've searched WP Codex and StackExchange and gotten some clues, but I can't get this query working. I have 2 custom fields associated with each exhibition in Y-m-d format: exstart-date being the start ...
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WPAlchemy issue when using 2 select menus with the same values inside a repeating group

I'm using v1.4.14 of the WPAlchemy MetaBox PHP Class. I have 2 select menus within a repeating group, available_from and available_to. If I select Monday in the first select menu, Wednesday in the ...
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get_post_custom_values problem, please help

i want get the "issue-cover" from archive page list, i done it. but it will cant get the meta value when i update/add new a post to the archice page. <div class="monthly_archive"> <?php ...
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get_posts that haven't been assigned a specific custom field

I'm trying to use get_posts() to pull articles that have not been assigned a specific custom field. For example (not working): $articles = get_posts(array( 'post_parent' => 0, 'post_type' ...
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Order by custom date field

This one has been bugging me for a while. I've used Verve Meta Boxes plugin to add a date field to a custom post type I created, and I would like to somehow order by this field when using query_posts ...
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Custom fields gone (not screen option issue) [closed]

I don't know how but the custom fields box disappeared completely from the New Post Admin page and the screen options as well. What could cause this ?
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What's the best way to implement custom widgets on a per post basis?

I'm creating a category called "Falculty" where each post is a member of my client's staff. Each post includes a biography and photo gallery of that staff member. My client would like to be able to ...
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Sortable Custom Columns in User Panel (users.php)?

I'm using Register Plus Redux plugin to augment a registration form with custom metadata fields. These fields display at the bottom of each user record detail page and they can be retrieved with ...
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How to update serialized data in the user meta data

In my wp_usermeta table I have a field called "wp_s2member_custom_fields" In it is stored this value: a:2:{s:6:"alumni";s:3:"Yes";s:19:"donations_collected";s:2:"10";} I am trying to use: ...
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querying a custom field

I'm trying to hack a plugin to show the contents of a custom field where its currently showing the title. how would I get this to show a custom field called restaurants instead? Thanks, ...
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How to mark a image attachment as background image?

I am trying to add a functionality to mark a post's attachment id as a background image. Basically, I would like to replicate the post thumbnail functionality: in the image attachment details, the ...
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Can't get metabox value (a url) returned using WPAlchemy

I'm using the WP Alchemy class to add custom metaboxes to templates in the admin panel and pull results from those metaboxes into the theme front-end. Here is the relevant code in content-link.php (in ...
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Post rating using Custom Field

I'm writing new theme for my blog. And I want to make some kind of post rating using custom fields. There are two fields: 'good-post' and 'bad-post'. And after each post I placed two buttons. Yep, ...
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Show Custom Fields in Quick Edit

I have several custom fields that I need my client to be able to edit at anytime. For the sake of convenience, I'd like them to be able to edit these custom fields from the Quick Edit. This way they ...
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Inserting custom fields into new-post.php without using the Custom Fields Template plugin?

I know there are a few plugins (Custom Fields Template seems to be the most popular one) that lets me insert custom fields into the new-post.php template. But I'm wondering if I can add in a few ...
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Using an “IF” statement based on the existence of custom field

I wish to use a function which is run only when a specific custom field is available. Something like: if (custom_field_x_exists("name_of_the_custom_field")) : <Do some ...
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Get custom field values into the sidebar/widget?

I haven't seen this done, but I want to return the custom field values outside of the loop in the sidebar.
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Conditional custom field query

I'm working on a job board-type site, and the client want to sell featured posts. They want the featured posts to expire from showing up in the "featured" section after a predetermined period of time, ...
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Is it possible to store arrays in a custom field?

If I understand correctly, custom fields work like this: key(string/int) => value(string/int) Is it possible to define a custom field like this? key(string/int) => value(array (string/int, ...
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Can serialized arrays in DB be matched against serialized arrays with meta_query?

Say I have an array of checkbox choices associated with a post (a custom field) stored in the database in serialized form. On my site, I present users with the same checkboxes and let them make their ...
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If post custom meta data is not set, show normal state

I'm much of a php-noob but have this idea of a loop for my site. I have the idea behind it but maybe you have an idea how to put this into code: $customfield = get_specific_customfield if ...
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make a dropdown custom field with 'cities' list in it

I am developing a website for real estates. I was wondering that how can I add a dropdown to my custom forms (theme my login plugin) for cities states etc. The basic point is that I dont want to add ...
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Creating an If/Else statement using WPAlchemy MetaBox radio boxs

I am using the WPAlchemy MetaBox Class to create additional metaboxs on my site. One has a section with a group of radio boxes. I've coded it as follows: <?php $mb->the_field('docposs'); ...
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Can I access a post meta field before the loop?

If I call the following function (on a page template, e.g. page-home.php) before the loop, nothing is returned. If I call it during or after the loop, the expected values are returned. Is there a way ...
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Metabox image upload and custom field

Is it possible to a) upload image in meta box (not using default WP image uploader) and then b) get the path to uploaded this way image in a custom field?
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Related links - from other sites

I'm in middle of re-building a website that's coded in a rather terrible custom CMS. Since the site is essentially a blog, I've been doing it in Wordpress. One thing I'd like to do is be able to add ...
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Search Custom Post Type Custom Fields

There are tutorials that explain how to limit a search to a specific category. My question is, is there a way to configure wordpress' search to, within a custom post type, search for a custom field ...
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Insert attachment ID in custom field from media uploader

This is what I want to do: In the media uploader, add a link "Use this attachment ID as custom field". Add the attachment ID in a custom fields meta box. I've searched for hours for a plugin that ...
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Group Posts By Custom Meta Value: Date

I have a post with a custom meta value which is populated via a jQuery datepicker and it gets stored in the following format: yyyy/mm/dd - is there a way I can group all posts from the same day ...
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PHP Puzzle: Unique Styles with PHP loop

The Puzzle: I am currently working on a music blog that has various venues and numerous locations that are laid out at the top of each post as follows: USA.California.Los Angeles. Hollywood Bowl ...
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How can I duplicate “Add Custom Field” with just JavaScript?

I frequently need to add several Name-Value pairs to the Custom Fields of a post. At present I add these one by one, by entering the Name and Value and clicking Add Custom Field. I'd like to speed ...
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Display two custom values from a post

I'm using the following code to display a custom value. The custom value being 'website' <?php $custom_fields = get_post_custom($post_id); //Current post id $my_custom_field = ...
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Display custom field value as a hyperlink

Using the following code in order to display custom field value, how can I automatically make it into a hyperlink? <?php $custom_fields = get_post_custom($post_id); //Current post id ...
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saving meta/custom field to tag

In my custom post type what I am trying to do is say I have select drop down option called party_ad. The value of the options are obtained via an RSS feed. echo '<select name="ad_Tags" ...
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Custom fields not displaying on front end

I've read a ton of tutorials and articles and searched for days now, but I still can't seem to get my custom fields to display in the loop and I could use a hand. First off, I definitely have the ...
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Sort posts after filtering them through multiple taxonomies

I'm using scribu's Query Multiple Taxonomies to filter posts through multiple taxonomies (which works great!). However, I'd like to allow people to perform further sorting on the results based on ...
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Using the theme options to change background

how do I add some options to a theme? I would like to add support, in my thmes, for dinamically changing the page background. I don't even know how to start. I think I can break down this issue in ...
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Conditional display for custom fields/taxonomy

If there's a value for the custom field, I want it to display the value. If there's no value for the custom field, I want it to display "N/A". I have this working for custom fields but cant replicate ...
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Add url from Custom Field as 'Featured Image'. Code not working

I'm trying to migrate a site to WP. We have a whole bunch of pictures, and I have done some research and figured -- I think -- my best bet is a CSV import of the data, storing the relative URL of the ...
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How can I modify my meta_query to work with prices that are stored in the database that contain dollar signs and commas?

My goal is to return posts based on a specific price range using meta_query. The price in the admin that the user enters is a custom field, created using WPAlchemy. In the example below, the query ...
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Add source URL from Feed WordPress (Syndication) plugin to a custom field in post editor

We're using the Feed Wordpress (Syndication) plugin to ingest external feeds resulting in posts published in WordPress. The plugin pulls the 'source' URL from the feed. We can display the source URL ...
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Adding a custom “Add Custom Field” button to Custom Meta boxes

Did I use custom enough in the title? Here is a quick explanation of what I am doing. I am creating a genealogy site and I have a custom post type called "Ancestor" In this post type there is quite ...
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meta_query for keys that aren't yet set

I'm trying to query for a custom post type for a gallery system. I have a checkbox to set a gallery as a "featured" gallery (set up through More Fields plugin) - if this is checked then the meta value ...
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custom filed from post in the side bar

I have a custom field in my post called fb_name. I need to be able to get that field name outside of the loop in my sidebar. How can I accomplish this?
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A plugin for software reviews site like this one?

I want to create a software reviews site based on categories. I really like what Gizmo did (see link below) http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-pc-tune-up-utility.htm there is an Intro text ...
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How can I use custom properties to set different background on different pages?

The problem isn't that complex (compared to the description I'll write :)) but I'd like to do this as correct as possible (e.g. I could be doing it wrong with Home.php), so I'll give you the whole ...