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

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Plugins won't recognize my plugin's hidden custom fields

In a plugin i developed i created metaboxes in the new/update post page in the admin area that save data into custom fields. In order to prevent confusion or any kind of issues i created those custom ...
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Custom field query without duplicates results

I have categories as cities like london or new york I also have a custom field called Location where I usually put the name of a restaurant. I am trying to show on a separate post/page all the ...
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wp_editor on custom meta textarea field - images and html fails

So I have made some custom textareas on my frontpage template. This works fine and I can safe content and so on... But I am experiencing some issues. When I click "Upload/Insert" I can work with the ...
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How to Create Dynamic Fields in a Meta Box?

Could someone explain me with a little example how create a button that creates a new custom field dynamically? I'm working on a plugin and using add_meta_box, I need an input box ...
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Get aggregate list of all custom fields for entire blog

So, like the title says, I'd like a single function to get an aggregate list of all custom fields, site-wide (all posts, pages, CPT's). Normally, I do this with a couple SQL statements and juggle the ...
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Only show image from custom field when present

How would I adjust the following code to only show the image tag when there is a variable present in the "imageembed" field? <?php $imageid = get_post_meta($post->ID, 'imageembed', true); ?> ...
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Issue with saving custom post type when editor is removed

This one is doing my head in! I'm using this code as the basis for one of my custom post types. https://github.com/tammyhart/Reusable-Custom-WordPress-Meta-Boxes/blob/master/functions/real-estate.php ...
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Automatic Shortcode Creation with Custom Fields

This is basically a php issue as I'm fairly new to it and can't figure out how to code things the way I want. I am basically trying to pull information from custom fields (grid reference) and post ...
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How can I display all values of a custom field from posts with a certain value of another custom field or from certain post types?

I know the question is quite ambiguous. Let me explain: I have a page that lists all posts with a certain value of a custom field. (Eg.: The page Rentals lists all posts with the value rental of ...
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HTML code in Custom field

I'm using a custom field to display images in a slider on each post, but when I update the post after having entered the HTML code in the custom field, the code disappears. I'm assuming that there is ...
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filter search custom field query

I'm looking for way to filter search results. This is what I have so far a custom post type of "doctors" in each "doctor" post, there are numerous custom fields (male or female, location, ...
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How To Create a Metabox of HTML Content with Instructions For Editors When Editing a Post or Page?

I would like to add a custom Metabox with HTML content in the screens New and Edit Posts/Pages ( /wp-admin/post.php?post=POST_ID&action=edit), so that I could display a list of editorial ...
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pull all posts' meta key values from current category only

I am having trouble figuring out how to pull the meta key values for just one category. I can pull all the meta key values (for meta_key "city") in all categories no problem like this: $querystr = ...
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Creating Photo Gallery System with Custom Post Type

I'm creating a movie blog using WordPress. I have Movie and Trailer custom post types and I want to add a Photo feature for this and I want to add a relationship between this photos and Movie CPT. ...
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custom field with links

I want to create a custom field, let's say Tickets in which I can store different links for each post. For example: On a post page I have a button called "Buy ticket" which has a specific link, ...
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Filter post listing by meta value which is a date

This question is almost what Im trying to achieve. Create a filter for posts based on a custom field. My custom field is a date and I would like to create a date filter (monthly) based on this custom ...
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Advanced Custom Fields: how do I check to see if a value is set in an field? [closed]

How do I check and see if a value is set in an Advanced Custom Field?
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How can I make wp-pagenavi work on a custom query built upon a form submission? [closed]

I've also posted this on the wordpress support forums, for scribu's wp-pagenavi plugin: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/plugin-wp-pagenavi-custom-query-form-submit-part-2?replies=1 My situation: ...
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Show array of meta_value in Edit Post Coloum

what I'm trying to do is add a new coloumn to Edit post page (done) and in that coloumn show data taken from a set of custom fields (partially done). This is my code (I use it as a plugin so it ...
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Adding custom field and querying from post table

I've been trying to figure this out for a while now. So I'm trying to add a custom field call "counter" to every single post. I try simply inserting the field "counter" to the post table. Every time a ...
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Plugin that lets visitors Like a post (not facebook) and stores likes in custom meta?

Does anyone know of a plugin that has a like feature or thumbs up down etc which stores these likes as custom meta data? Not a facebook like. I'm currently using WTI Likes which stores the data in a ...
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Getting a “Changes you made will be lost” dialog prompt on a custom post type page

I have a simple custom post type setup with a few custom fields. All seems to be working ok until on the odd occasion I get the dialog box you normally see if you try to navigate away from a post/page ...
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Permalinks: custom structure for taxonomy - tags?

In my Wordpress permalink settings I have set the Tag-Base to "". So /tag/whatever is the current-url structure for my tag-page. However I do have a custom-post-type with a custom-taxonomy that is ...
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After moving my site from a dev subdomain, to root, all my custom meta data is gone

I just movde my site from a dev subdomain, to the root. I have extensive amounts of data saved in custom meta fields which I created with the WpAlchemy class. All of this data is not appearing in ...
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WP Query Returning All Posts

I have a custom WP query that is returning every post, instead of just the ones being specified by the query. I can't seem to find anything wrong with the code, so I must be missing something: ...
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Need small coding with Custom Fields Search

WP Custom Fields Search is a great plugin but I've a problem regarding the plugin returning results using the homepage. When I click the submit button, results are shown on the homepage instead of ...
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Random image from tag/custom type on sidebar

How would I pull a single random image from custom post type "athletes" and the custom image field "athletethumbnail" to be displayed in my sidebar? (I have PHP enabled for my text widget on sidebar.) ...
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Undefined Variable (Displaying image via custom field)

I'm getting "an undefined variable in line 6" while trying to display an image from a custom field. It's pulling the name/link of file; but not image. Here is my code <?php query_posts( ...
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Radom post image/link based on custom taxonomy

How would I make a widget to display a random post's image and permalink? I would like it to pull from a specific custom content type and only posts have set the custom field of "featured" to "yes".
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I would like to display different text on different pages

I have at the very top of my page a line of text within a h1 tag thet I use for seo reasons. the text and html around it is written in my header.php. but I would like to write differnet txt so it ...
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Automatically assign a custom post to a custom taxonomy based on custom field value

We have a custom post type called listings, and each listing has a custom field zipcode (which is a 5 digit number). We then have a custom taxonomy area, which can be "New York", "Los Angeles" etc. ...
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Ordering posts by date custom field

Trying to order posts by custom field. Dates are entered into the custom field "event_time" as in this format: "June 6 2012 6:00 PM". Trying to order them by that date. All of the code below functions ...
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Custom Query Fields - Altering Meta Value

I'm giving Custom Query Fields a shot for filtering/sorting posts on the front-end of a site. The instructions seem pretty self-explanatory, but I do have another layer that I'm trying to figure out. ...
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Calling custom fields for pages (not posts)

I'm trying to place a small code in my template header.php file. I want to get a custom field value. I'm trying to call custom fields from current page outside of loop, btw. I have no problem doing ...
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Is it possible to order posts by two meta values?

Hopefully this is a reasonably straightforward question! Is it possible to order posts, on the front-end of my WP install, by two meta values? I have a meta key called genus and another called ...
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Front-end editing with custom fields?

I use the custom field plugin http://www.advancedcustomfields.com Is it possible to create and edit custom posts via the front end? I'd need to be able to see all the custom fields and allow those to ...
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Adding custom field to Lightbox in header only pulls current page data, not Lightbox item data

I'm currently using Advanced Custom Fields to create a custom field has_the_portrait_sold which will be indicated on my Prettyphoto / Lightbox item. However, when I use PHP from the example (it is ...
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Meta boxes not displayed, data isn't being saved

As the title says, I have a problem in functions.php (I assume it's in there) which causes custom fields to not be displayed on the new/edit post page, and when I add the meta box myself and save the ...
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Sort posts based on multiple custom fields

I have a three custom fields Meta Key → YOUR_PREFIX_newcar_body_type Meta Key → YOUR_PREFIX_newcar_transmission_type Meta Key → YOUR_PREFIX_newcar_variant and I have to sort posts ...
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Order posts by custom field and if custom field is empty return remaining posts

I have an archive page ordered by a numeric value in a custom field. This returns the ordered posts correctly, but does not display posts that don't have a custom field. $paged = ...
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Is it possible to use get_post_meta() to control HTML?

I want to hide or show an HTML widget I built depending on whether someone adds custom fields to a page via WP Admin. Is this possible? I'd like to do this in my HTML widget template (tips.php): ...
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Display MP3 as media using an URL from a custom field

I created custom field and placed this inside the loop: <?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, 'ses', true); ?> But now the link is all text. I would like it to be like my theme does when I ...
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How to put enctype=“multipart/form-data” in categories form?

I had success putting the code below to include enctype (for images) in custom post type forms, but I'm not able to use it in categories form... is this possible? Thanks. add_action( ...
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clients list using wordpress

I am using wordpress for my new website and i have list of clients(name and their logos). I am confused how to make those editable using wordpress? Html as follows... <ul> <li><img ...
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Set front page option using custom fields?

Hello wordpress gurus! I want to be able to set the frontpage via a custom field. So for example, in the new page area in the wordpress admin there is a custom field that displays "Set as frontage", ...
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Saving metabox keys and storing values as array

$key = "key"; $meta_boxes = array( "item-count" => array( "name" => "item-count", "type" => "itemcount", "std" => "", "title" => "How many items?", "description" ...
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SELECT max(meta_value) FROM wp_postmeta WHERE meta_key='price'… stops working when value is over 999

Overview: I am not trying to return a post. I simply want the single highest value for a particular meta_value across all posts... just the value itself. Details: I have added a custom meta_key ...
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Exclude empty fields from custom field calculation (Average)

I'm using some code I found online to calculate the average value across all posts for [a_custom_field]. Does anyone know how to exclude (from calculation) any instances where the custom field = 0 or ...
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How do I use wp_query for WordPress search?

I would like to create a custom search form to search posts based on the values of about 4 custom fields. I tried using wp_query to achieve this but so far my biggest problem is that the I don't get ...
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Add extra fields to Add New Category page

I need to add an extra field to the Add New Category page. Currently it only has fields for Name, Slug, and Description. Essentially, I need to have a second description text box. I use the current ...