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

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Add New Post (Custom Post Type) Deletes 1 Post's Custom Meta Data

function save_details( $post_id ){ if ( wp_is_post_revision( $post_id ) ) $post_id = wp_is_post_revision( $post_id ); update_post_meta( $post_id, "testimonyname", $_POST["testimonyname"] ); } ...
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Taxonomy Extra Meta [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adding Custom Field to Taxonomy Input :Panel I created a custom post type with a taxonomy associated. When I add new item for my taxonomy, I get name, slug and ...
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Custom fields 'for' custom taxonomy?? Can someone explain why?

I'm implementing various custom taxonomies for my project and I came across the concept of custom fields for custom taxonomies, which baffles me. I though custom fields where just custom fields ...
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Taxonomy or Custom Field

I'm creating a network that has profile pages for authors (custom post type) on the main site, where I've created a few non-hierarchical taxonomies to help users sort through the authors. These ...
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Can 'Custom Field' data be inserted into this Short Code?

I have created a custom page template. In the template, I use a shortcode for JJ NextGen JQuery Slider. I would like the page to have a 'custom field' called 'Image Gallery' with a value that derives ...
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update_user_meta: How many is too many?

I am working on a community portal that may in future cater to extremely large user base. All users have about 50 settings that needs to be stored to the user meta. These settings would be frequently ...
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WP_Query - Order results by meta value

I've checked around and haven't seen an answer which works as of yet. I have a WP_Query with the following arguements: $args = array( 'post_status' => 'publish', 'post_type' => ...
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Save custom field types with this function…?

I found this great article (right here) about creating and saving custom fields for user profiles. The problem is that it only saves text fields. I can't save checkboxes, radio, or any other field ...
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Add meta data to the menu

I encountered this problem what i thought to be one of the worlds simpliest things, I wanted to add a subtitle to the menu somethin alike this http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/7816/unled10b.png . Then i ...
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How to use custom fields to replace top-level parent title with an image using wp_list_pages?

I'd like to integrate get_post_meta into the wp_list_pages mix so that any top-level parent list items get replaced with images ONLY when a key exists in the post's custom fields section. I can't do ...
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First Custom Post Custom Fields Empty After New Custom Post

I am working on a theme which contains a custom post type with custom fields. Everything is working perfectly except the when a new custom post is added, the custom fields for the first custom post ...
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How to filter custom post type archive by meta value

I have a problem where I'm trying to build a calendar plugin for a client. I'm having trouble getting a date based archive for the custom post type I'm using. I'm not too well versed in how the ...
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Should custom meta boxes be able to output shortcodes the same as Wordpress' native post editor?

Simply put: Should custom meta boxes be able to output shortcodes the same way as Wordpress' native post editor? Reason I ask is because Ive created my own custom meta box for inputting a shortcode ...
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How to do a custom bookmarks post type?

Let me first explain what I am wanting to do... I am wanting to add all my hundreds of website bookmarks that I have now in my browser, into wordpress for the following reasons. Can search my ...
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Is there a way to set default custom fields when creating a post?

When I'm creating a new post, just after clicking "Add New", when the post editor shows, instead of having to use the dropdown and choose a custom field to use, I'd like to have some default custom ...
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Add custom taxonomy fields when creating a new taxonomy

I've been able to leverage this super tutorial by @Bainternet in order to add custom fields for taxonomies. I've tweaked the markup, and added a separate callback to add fields to the "Add New ...
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Display custom field only if it has a value

this is the correct solution <?php $meta_cat_name = get_post_meta( $post->ID, 'related blog articles', true ); if( !empty( $meta_cat_name ) ): $my_query = new WP_Query( array( 'category_name' ...
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Add field to all custom post types

I know how to add fields to custom post types one at a time. I was wondering if there is a way to add a field to the default post type as well as all the custom post types at once? Thanks
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Show posts from category specified using a custom field

I have a post that shows the titles and excerpts from a specific category underneath the content. Currently this is coded into a specific template like this: <?php ...
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Google map that plot's several markers - each one with custom data

I'm looking to create a custom Google map that plots several markers on it that then shows custom data in the popup when the marker is clicked. I've setup the pages in WP in this manner: Map (parent ...
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Only display custom field if it there is a value inside

Quite a simple question really, but unsure how to do it. I have this little bit of code: <li><span> <?php if ( function_exists('get_custom_field_value') ){ ...
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How set featured posts using checkbox in post edit screen?

I want to make selecting a featured post is just by checking a checkbox in edit screen AND be able to retrieve these featured articles from only specific category ? in short what I'm looking for : ...
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Replacing custom field with shortcode

I've been using custom fields for my wordpress theme, but i'd like to use shortcodes now for easier posting. so before, in my index.php i have this: <?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, ...
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Problem with writting correctly a query posts args in Wordpress

In my posts custom fields, I have a meta_key named ending. The value of it is a date in the form of 30-11-2011 (dd-mm-yyyy). I tried this below but with no luck. ...
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BuddyPress - Hook to Update Custom Profile Fields [closed]

I am working on custom app for a client that requires some extra fields in the user's profile. I have successfully created a registration page that saves the custom fields and now I need to do the ...
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Create list from custom field comma separated values

I've created a custom field named 'Essential Info', which I plan to allow the admin to add a list of values to. E.g. No Pets On-site doctor Car Parking 100m from beach ...etc. However, I'm not ...
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Including inline Custom Fields info with add_filter in functions.php

I have a function set up to place some standard text in each post for a Custom Post Type. However, within that standard text I want to pull some unique text from a few custom fields. Not sure what is ...
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Display info from custom fields in all images' HTML

Okay, I've been working on this all day and can't find the solution anywhere. I've created a custom field within the image upload screen (info first found here). The field stores the name of a ...
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How to query posts by month based on date custom field?

I currently created a custom field for a custom post type that stores a date in the format dd/mm/yyyy is there a way to query the posts by the month? I "kind of" got the functionality I need using ...
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Add a field to just ONE page

I discovered the 'More Fields' plugin which allows an editor to control which fields appear on which types of items in WordPress. Problem is, I would like to control which pages appear on just ONE ...
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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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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.