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

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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 ...
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If meta key exists in get posts function otherwise create it

The following code fetches posts with the meta key home telephone numbers. $metas = ''; $args = array( 'numberposts' => 1, 'post_type' => 'electors', 'orderby' => ...
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Duplicate posts being displayed when querying Custom Fields

I have created a small segment within WordPress that records match information for League of Legends. Using up to 30 different custom fields I can store information of 30 champions picked from 3 games ...
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Wordpress User Profile Upload - If page is saved file reset

I have various different extra profile fields which I have set in functions.php however with the upload one if a user uploads an image and saves the form the image is set, however if they go back and ...
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making sense of admin-ajax

So I'm working with ThemeTrust's "reveal" theme, and there is an ajaxed in chunk-of-content that I'm really trying to change (grab custom meta fields (images) + insert into a slideshow). As far as I ...
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Wordpress metaboxes - textfield suggestion automatically populated

[Long story short] Is there any Wordpress plugin/function that would allow the creation/integration of a metabox's textfield that automatically populates a dropdown menu (in the admin area, while in ...
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Custom Fields link to other pages, not search

I am attempting to create a website, which has a similar taxonomy system to IMDB, but instead of Movies, it is referencing Musicians. I have created a custom post type for Artists, with a few custom ...
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Editing custom fields for comments

I need help with why the save function is not working in the edit_comment hook. Here is the code for the 'comment_post' hook: add_action( 'comment_post', 'save_comment_meta_data' ); function ...
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Custom taxonomies to define versions of a product

I have a custom post type that describes components of a product. As the product is developed new components are added. I'd like to define what version of the product the component was added, and then ...
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WP_Query display next custom post from today's date

I have a calendar plugin that uses custom posts types to create events. There are several custom fields that allow me to create various and seemingly unlimited post queries. The one I'm currently ...
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get_post_meta just returns Array

Here's what I am trying to do: I am trying to get one page in wordpress to pull data from custom fields in other pages. So that when a user creates a page and uses a particular custom field (in this ...
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Semi-Private Comments + page comments -> is it possible?

is it possible to do this: User need to register and can only see comments written by himself or by an admin. Admins can see all comments create a profile page that user can see all their comments ...
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Delist entries in the_loop

I am trying to add a delisting feature to my WordPress network. Posts which are delisted would not appear in post lists, but would still be visible if accessed directly. I've written a plugin that ...
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using custom fields on content.php file of my theme

is there any error in following code? when i use following code in content.php file of my theme, then nothing is displayed on blog, it seems there is some error. and when i comment folowing code ...
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get_post_meta returns 0

I am trying to get metadata for a post (of custom post type). I had a look in the database, and the table "wp_postmeta" holds a row with "post_id" = 65, "meta_key" = "name_text" and "meta_value" = ...
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Cannot get <p> tags working from a WPAlchemy metabox with wp_editor()

I'm using WPAlchemy on a project. For a template, I need to use a custom metabox which is working fine with a tinyMCE editor. Code to insert the meta box on the template (this is a piece of code ...
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Alter SQL query to return posts with unique custom field value, no duplicate values

I currently have a list of posts with the custom field "Name," with several posts having the same value for "Name." I would like to retrieve a list of posts that all have unique values for "Name." ...
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Show ACF fields only on certain page in the backend

I have created some custom fields with Advanced Custom Fields and set them to appear in my custom post type named X (post type is equal to X). But I only need them to display on a particular single ...
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Meta query with timestamp using WP_query

I'm having a problem with an events system that I'm developing for a local roller derby leaugue. I have made a custom post type ('event') where a user can add a few different types of events ...
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Custom Meta Boxes: Store two values in one repeatable field

I am trying to create a custom meta box where the user can add fields as needed. I followed this tutorial: http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/reusable-custom-meta-boxes-part-1-intro-and-basic-fields/ I ...
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Create meta boxes that don't show in custom fields

I used the code below to create a metabox for posts. These meta boxes are also seen in the custom fields. I do not want these meta boxes to show in custom fields. Is there any way to not show meta ...
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Add custom option to Standard Page Attributes Meta Box

I'd like to add a simple checkbox option to the exsisting standard Page Attributes Meta Box. Is there an obvious/intended way to do that using the WordPress API, rather than registering a new ...
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Localized Date Format for Custom Field

I'm using a custom field, formatted with "dd-mm-yyyy". I would like to use it with the Date Format defined in the Dashboard settings. It seems alright in English with get_option('date_format'); Or ...
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How to programatically set the post title of a CPT on wp-admin

I've been playing with custom post types & custom fields, using a combination of the types plugin and the advanced custom fields plugin, also having done the same manually. Occasionally I want to ...
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Order Posts by Closest Numeric Values

I'm using custom post types to display properties and have a custom price field assigned to each post. On the property page I want to display a list of four similarly priced properties, two less than ...
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Validate data on attachment_fields_to_save

I'm very glad that there is such a dedicated website for WP. My problem is data validation upon saving attachment fields. I have added many custom fields to attachment/media library dialog, most of ...
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Get post ids sorted by meta_key

I have defined a post_view_count meta_key to store the number of post views. I would like to get an array of post ids sorted by post_view_count value to use in the functions.php file. Thanks.
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Is it bad to use a lot of Custom Meta Fields?

I am curious without doing a ton of benchmarks, how others feel about using several custom meta fields on a blog post? I am talking strictly performance wise, does it slow things down a lot if using ...
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Many to Many Relationship between Two Custom Post Types

How to I create a many-to-many relationship between two custom post types? Give type A and type B, I'd like to be able to show all B's that relate to a given A, and all A's that relate to a given B. ...
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Including Custom Meta with posts_where query

I have been looking around to see how to do this but the solutions i've found don't seem to be working for me. I'm making an AJAX powered search for some wordpress custom post types. I have got ...
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Only show <li> when content added via custom field

I've gone through a few of the other similar topics but any of the solutions won't work for me. Basically I only want to show an if the custom field has had information added into it. Here's my ...
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Nav Menu – Add class based on meta keys

I'm trying to find a way that changes the classes of the different nav menu items, based on the value of a meta key in the page. The menu currently looks like this: <li ...
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Custom “radio button meta box” not saving correctly

I'm having trouble with my "custom meta box/write panel" script that contains radio buttons. (see below)...It currently does not seem to save the selection made after publishing the custom post type, ...
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Update all posts automatically when using post_meta

I recently created a new site using wordpress but I'm a rookie - everything I know is trial and error with no formal training. So please, please, please keep your answers as simple as possible. Thanks ...
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Why do I lose the content of meta boxes when I leave the page?

So I've been coding a theme and I'm working on a custom post type. When I edit a custom post and save the changes (click Update) everything is ok. But - I noticed that when I leave the Edit page open ...
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Hide / Show Custom field depending of the page ID (Magic Field 2)

I use Magic Field 2 to display custome field on my page ! However, I would like to be able to hide several field depending on the page ID... I do not want to use custom post type because my website ...
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How can I attach files without using a plugin?

I want to add files from my site or from external links with files to any of my posts, and be able to add the size of the file and choose which ones it will do "File Force" and which not. I want to ...
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Advanced Custom Fields WYSIWYG More tag

Before describing the problem, let me first tell that I have already searched on google, also read the ACF documentation, support, even asked on their support forum but it's hard to get any kind of ...
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Custom Fields Value As Taxonomy

I creating a real estate platform where allow users to add their listing. The users are people who may not know how to using wp platform, so I make it as easy as possible for them to make a post. ...
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Displaying posts with only upcoming dates according their custom field date value

I got posts that have starting date as a custom field value. I'm displaying few of those posts in my sidebar in ascending order so that the post with closest starting date is shown first. This is what ...
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Retrieving custom fields with $wpdb->get_results

I'm trying to use $wpdb->get_results to retrieve an array of all posts including custom fields. I can retrieve the meta_key and meta_value columns like this: [meta_key] => state [meta_value] ...
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Plugin to auto convert custom fields to tag

I have 3 custom fields that i would like to have automatically converted to tags anytime the post has them. Custom field names: tag_name1, tag_name2, tag_name3 Is there a plugin or function that i ...
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Custom PT, Taxonomys and wordpress query

Ok so I have an issue with wordpress that has been driving me mad the last few days. I have a custom post type called "help-line" this post type then has 13 categories and some of these categories ...
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How to add field above password section in profile page

I managed to create new custom fields in the profile page. However, the new fields are located below the Password section. My new fields is more about the user personal details, which should located ...
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How to stick custom post at the top in search results

I'm trying to stick a post in the search results for the value and meta_key meta_value. If the search results in the post is meta_key - sticky and meta_value - fatured, the display on top of these ...
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How to show certain data on certain interval of period

I have three sets of period of time, each with several interval of date: Event A Jan 1 - March 1 Dec 1 - Dec 31 Event B Mar 2 - April 15 Jun 1 - Jul 15 Sept 1 - Oct 15 Event C Apr 16 - May 31 Jul ...
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Confusion about how to use Custom Post Types, Custom Taxonomy or Category?

I've been reading about Custom Post Types, Custom Taxonomy and Category but I'm still getting some confusion. I want to build somewhat like an ecommerce site just to understand it better. Say I've a ...
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Adding set of custom fields to Wordpress Post in Dashboard

I am working on a WordPress site and while creating a new posts we have certain number of custom attributes which are always part of the post, as of now we need to manually add those all custom fields ...
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show custom field content in jquery tabs

I am trying to make a post which will contain several custom fileds. the custom fields should show within jqery tabs. I have already made it in here: ...
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WordPress Create Post from front-end

I'm having to design an e-commerce site where users should be able to create a product from front-end. In WordPress, the product will simply be a post with custom fields like Price, Condition,....... ...