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

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JSON API similar plugin can't set custom fields

I'm trying to use a similar plugin to JSON API, called ScrollBlog. I'm using two custom fields, an external link and an author's name. JSON API parses them ok, but when I try to use ScrollBlog (coding ...
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Dynamically create check boxes for given post titles in WPAlchemy

I'm using WPAlchemy to create meta boxes. What I want to do is to dynamically create a group of check boxes with post titles. In other words, I want to replace a, b and c with the query of post ...
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Template tag for custom field sub heading in post - error

Im trying to create a template tag for a subheading for a post which is entered as a custom field. This is the function I have: function spost_subheading() { $key = get_post_meta($post->ID, ...
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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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Wordpress - Shortcode or Merge tags

I want to use shortcode feature. The only issue is that, I am having multiple parameters. The code I have till now is : add_shortcode('lorem', array(&$this, 'lorem_function'), 10, 1); ...
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Query posts filter not working

I have created one custom post type which name is villa. In this post type I have added five post and assigned custom field values(mention bellow): Post Name Assigned Fields 1. Chalet ...
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Using Post ID and Page ID in same function

I've written a function to display a custom sidebar, which is outputted as a sidebar. On some pages, I have a Custom Field called 'show_sidebar', which I can assign as 'false' on pages which I do not ...
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Query Posts Via WordPress URL

I wanted to learn more about querying post types and their custom fields in WordPress. I've got two questions... I've followed this tutorial on Advanced Custom Fields and am trying to understand what ...
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How to add a box underneath the Post Box in Wordpress admin? [duplicate]

I'm wondering how to add a new box underneath the Post Box (Publish Box) in the admin section of WordPress? Am hoping to add a few custom field text inputs there.
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Include custom fields into the content of a regular page

Here's my setup: Parent "Gallery" page: _regular page, not custom type or anything _ Several "Project" child pages (could be as few as 1, unlimited number): also normal pages Child pages will ...
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Check if there are posts with specific custom fields and then display only the custom field

Hope to find an answer or some directions in the following matter. I have a custom post type "listings" and for the listing entries I have set radio custom field called building (via wp-types ...
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Archive Page - How to output a specific custom field instead of post content

I have several custom post types and I am using archive.php and it works fine, but now the client wants to replace the post content with a custom field called ingredients for the custom post type ...
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How to add custom_fields value in JSON API using create_post

I want to add/update custom fields values using JSON API,anyone explain how we can specified custom_fields values in url for add or update.
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Extending select_post type in Custom Meta Boxes for WordPress (HumanMade fork) to store both ID and Post Title

I'm trying to figure out how exactly to extend one of the existing fields in CMB (HumanMade fork). I'm not terribly familiar with this process, so I'm looking for a suggestion of where to begin. The ...
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How to I make my post title link to a custom field

I have a custom field in my posts called post_bookmark_url which contains a link. I want the post title that is displayed in the excerpts on my home page to link to the post_bookmark_url rather than ...
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Changing order in which custom fields appear in dashboard

I have several custom fields for my CPT. In dashboard page of my CPT, when editing a CPT, I see my custom fields in "custom fields" box. But I want to change the order in which they are displayed. Is ...
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Order Custom post type loop by custom field (datepicker)

I know there are a lot of articles and documentation on this but I can't seem to figure it out. I have a custom post type 'agenda' wich is made for events. I want to sort this by the eventdate. For ...
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can you set a default value to a custom field

I'm looking to set a default value to a specific custom field, in case the client doesn't add into the custom field it already has a specific number associated with it. one step deeper, I'd like it ...
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wordpress simple post multi rating with post_meta and user_meta

I am trying to create a multi criteria post rating function with simple form and post_meta and user meta. The Goal when users submits their ratings 2 things should happen: 1.the ratings is stored ...
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Show/Hide Custom Meta Boxes using any plugin

How can I show and hide the custom meta fields created using Advanced Custom Fields plugin? I want to handle the publish and unpublish of the fields and values from the admin panel. Is there any ...
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Media Attachment Custom Meta Fields not saving in Media Uploader when using jQuery UI Autocomplete

I am trying to write a plugin that adds a custom meta field to image attachments to give images a credit field. I use the 'attachment_fields_to_edit' and 'attachment_fields_to_save' filters. ...
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Custom fields are not displaying in page with multiple loops

I have multiple loops on my home page. I am trying to display custom fields in each loop. But some of them are not showing. Any idea, why? Here is the code: //check for Featured Events here ...
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Custom Meta Field not Working with qTranslate

I am running the newest WordPress and qTranslate. I have made a page that enables some custom fields that are working ok. qTranslate enables languages like tabs when editing a page. But this ...
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WP_Query get posts where post_name is empty

I want to get all the posts for which the post_name(slug) is not set/empty as well as a meta_key does not exist. $args = array ( 'post_type' => 'books', 'name' ...
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Register custom taxonomy from a Advenced custom field option page

I have a website with products (shoes), i have some shoes models registered as taxonomy on the function.php file like so: function add_custom_taxonomies() { register_taxonomy('mod-nike', ...
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How to filter post using custom feild value in shortest and longest duration?

I am working on a video blog. On the front page I have a sort by option. You can try the option at the following link http://cricketclips.net/ Can't figure out how to make the shortest and longest ...
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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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If custom field doesn't exist, or exists and it's true show title?

Im trying to add new feature to the theme and that's show/hide page title,but since i already have about 50 posts i can't go to all of them and save again just to save custom field values. So i tried ...
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Apply comment to different post (not the current post) [duplicate]

I'm building a scrolling page website and on that page I have comment form and some posts from different categories. Comments applied to wrong post. Is there a way to choose the post I want ? ...
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Let Users Filter Posts by Custom Fields

I'm using the Advanced Custom Fields plugin to add custom fields to my posts, but was wondering what is the best way to go about creating a filter box for the user to filter through posts. I've ...
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Adding another state (spam, reject, approve) to wordpress comments?

i know this might sound a bit weird, but what I'm trying to do is rather simple in mind but may be technically difficult. I'm running small contests on my wordpress site where I ask users to leave a ...
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Why is a post different than a page with regard to custom fields?

I'm sure the flavor of this question has been beat to death, but why is it that I can add custom fields to pages and other custom page types, but when it comes to posts, the only info I find online is ...
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Woocommerce - Change Variable Product Add to Cart to behave like external product using Custom Field (link) [closed]

I am importing affiliate products via XML into Woocommerce. Due to products having variations if I use the External/Affiliate product type I get repetition of product on my front end (eg. same product ...
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Can wp_insert_post_data filter be used to save custom field data?

I have custom field data that I would like to modify on its way to the database. wp_insert_post_data filter seems to be the closest thing I can find to achieving this. I dumped the $data and $postarr ...
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How to use custom fields to enable sticky posts on custom post types?

Background: The Wordpress Answers site has two questions which ask about how to enable sticky posts on custom post types (see how to make custom posts sticky? and Enable sticky posts to custom ...
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getting all values for a custom field key (cross-post)

I know how to get a custom field value for a specific post. get_post_meta($post_id, $key, $single); What I need is to get all the values associated with a specific custom post key, across all ...
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Extra profile field as select box?

I want to add some more profile fields to Wordpress. It works fine with normal text box: <input type="text" name="gender" id="gender" value="<?php echo esc_attr( get_the_author_meta( 'gender', ...
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Add description text under input field for new profile fields

How can I modify my following code to add some description text under the input fields? I tried modifying it as you can see with the facebook url field but the text shows up under the field label and ...
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Is it good practice to search for custom posts based on custom field values?

I am building a theme for a local roofing company and we need to implement a solution for users to be able to search through custom posts and find what they're looking for based on custom field ...
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Add class from custom field into widget class

How would I add a class coming from a custom field to a widget? I know I should put it somewhere into $before_widget ... in my case this is 'before_widget' => '<aside id="%1$s" class="widget ...
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Syling Custom Fields echo's from from functions.php

With the help of User Borek I've managed to get Custom Fields displaying on my siteby putting the below in the functions.php: function custom_field_before_content() { if(is_page() || is_single() || ...
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Custom Field select list is truncated

The site I'm working on has many custom fields being used in it's pages. For some reason though, the list of custom fields that you can pick from the dropdown only displays the first 30 field names. ...
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Display Category only if there are posts of custom type

I need to do a small modification on WP site done by someone else. And my WP experience is close to zero. But I'm comfortable with PHP. Wordpress Version: 3.8 Plugins: ONLY Advanced Custom Fields ...
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ACF and Woocommerce Products [closed]

Hoping someone can assist – I am trying to use the Advanced Custom Fields plugin together with the repeater add-on, with Woocommerce products. To begin with, I have setup two products, Product A and ...
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Displaying Custom Fields on Post with Genesis Child Theme

I have tried everything to get Custom Fields to display on my posts using a Child Theme of the Genesis theme framework. I have tried to follow every tutorial I could find relating to it but still I ...
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ACF | Repeater Add-On Query

Hoping someone can assist as I am new with ACF, particulary around the repeater add-on I am creating a "Postage Pricing" table where this table will consist of 5 columns with 7 rows say. 1st Column ...
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How can I add a column/s to wp_posts table?

I am trying to sync WP with another service that offers an API that allows me to hook up their table's Update, Create, Delete to my sites. So when they create, update, or delete a row on their ...
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Filtering Custom Post Type by Comparing Date and Two Meta Keys

I am probably just overlooking something here, but some pointers would be greatly appreciated. I am trying to create an event website using Wordpress and the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. Now the ...
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Sort Posts by custom fields inside a table

I am trying to build a table in each category pages where all the posts from the category will be displayed and make them sortable by custom fields value. I searched a lot about this and I am not sure ...
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How to remove custom fields from the selector?

I want to remove some of those: So the user doesn't use them by mistake, Any idea howto? ( maybe looking into the wp database? )