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

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Best way to allow manageable social media URLS?

I am working on a site and it is possible that the site will have a number of pages which feature links to the client's social networking sites (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn...). Now I know that the ...
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Custom fields won't update

I have a small problem with custom fields. This is what I am trying to do: Whenever a new post is added, I check what category is selected, grab the sub categories and create custom fields with a ...
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MySQL Query that looks for post with Custom Field, then changes Category

I'm looking for a MySQL Query that will look for all the posts with custom field "meta_key_I_want_to_find", then if the custom field is detected, add a category to that post. The category has already ...
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use custom field value as post category in loop

I have a page template and at the bottom, I want a loop of posts based on a custom field value - store_name This is what I have: <?php global $wp_query; $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ...
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Use Gravity Forms and a Shopping Cart for output to Freshbooks for an Estimate

I've been asked to develop a website pretty much like (but not the same as): http://www.yoursingapore.com/ basically we need to allow people to add Wordpress posts (custom post types) into a sort of ...
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how to interconnect custom post types?

I'd like to make a site about choirs, composers, conductors and singers. And so far I decided that I need to make a custom post type for "piece" -- any piece can be associated with choir[s], composer, ...
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Only show content slideshow if “slideshow” custom field exists

I am developing a theme for general release and there is a large content slideshow on the homepage. I have included a checkbox meta box in the post edit screen that allows users to determine which ...
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How to update custom field of a posts in a particular category

I have a lot of posts under category 'tution', which has custom field called 'video'. i need to update the 'video' value with same youtubeurl i.e all post would have the same value in the custom field ...
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Custom field values deleted when trashing custom post type

I've created a custom post type with 2 custom fields attached to it... When I create a post of this type and fill in the custom fields, the data is, in fact, saved to the db... However, if I trash one ...
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Extra option in editor

I'm sure there's an easy solution to this, but I'm wondering how to add custom input fields in the Wordpress editor. My goal is to have an image uploader to the right of the main editor, when an ...
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query in category.php repeats itself

I'm need some help on my query. I'm building up a category page where on top a post need to show where custom field key 'uitleg' has value 'ja'. Per category there is only one post with that value. ...
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HTML / Javascript in custom field textarea?

Is there a filter for allowing HTML / Javascript into a custom field textarea? I'm using get_post_meta. On the frontpage I want the HTML / Javascript to run, not to be displayed.
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Orderby custom field meta value ASC and then by date DESC

I need to allow post ordering in certain categories. One of the sorting options is a custom field meta value. First problem is that not all posts have that meta assigned and i need to order these by ...
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query posts with custom field meta value

<?php query_posts( array( 'showposts' => -1, 'post_parent' => $post->ID, 'post_type' => 'page', 'orderby' => ...
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How to make custom comment fields required and message field not required

I have a comment form that has name, email, brief, detailed and rating fields. The name, email, brief and rating need to be required, but the latter two are custom fields and I can only make them ...
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Eliminating the appearance of a specific custom field in a post

I would like to suppress the output of one of my custom fields. Is there a way to do this using the <?php the_meta(); ?>command?
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How I check if the same post slug has not been used before publishing?

For an indie rock agenda I created event posts. With the help of javascript, the custom fields values (bands, places and date info picked in select boxes) are copied as the post title when publishing ...
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Custom field not updating when value is empty

I've added a few custom fields to the WordPress image uploader using the hooks attachment_fields_to_edit and attachment_fields_to_save. Everything works very well, except when a field is erased by the ...
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What is the best way to add an advanced / intermediate / beginner tag to a post

Suppose you have a WordPress blog that you are using to produce tutorials, and that you would like to split up your posts according to skill level (i.e. beginner, intermediate, advanced) depending on ...
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Custom posts type for individual pages?

I am trying to make a wordpress site with an idiot-proof backend CMS. I have built several relatively small wordpress sites, but now have moved on to a larger project and want to do it right. ...
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How to rename a custom field?

I have 3000 posts with that custom field name 'refer' and i need to change it to 'ref' for theme needs, instead of doing it manually i need a query or technique to change them all. Question 1 I am ...
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Display content between two dates?

I want to display a meta field between two dates, the admin can set the two dates via the custom fields. How can i make such content show between the dates set? Thanks Matt
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Searching with Multiple (Parallel) Criteria on Custom Fields?

I'm just an basic Wordpress user. I need to make search box with multiple criteria inputs (multiple conditions) to search inside various Custom Fields. For example including following Custom Fields: ...
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How can I hide admin columns showing extra custom taxonomy fields?

I'm adding extra custom taxonomy fields to a custom taxonomy called, let's say, "Beer Style" (or "beer-style", in the screenshot, for now), with extra custom fields like "Alcohol by Weight (Volume)," ...
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Using get_posts with arguments found in meta keys

I am using get posts, but I need to refine the query based on posts where a certain meta_key has a certain value. Something like this <?php $reviews = ...
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How to make custom fields respect paragraph breaks

In one part of my site I am displaying custom field data like this: <?php global $wp_query; $postid = $wp_query->post->ID; echo get_post_meta($postid, 'info', true); ?> This works ok ...
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Add custom field to image editor

How do I add custom field to the image editor, such as under the image 'Description' field? To be much clearer, it's where the settings for the images are after you upload an image in the attachment ...
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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, ...