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

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displaying and sorting comments by a custom field (using PODS plugin) [closed]

In my blog, i answer comments inline by editing them to add "admin says: blah blah". i do this so i won't bump up the comment count with all my admin comments. I am using the PODS plugin to add a ...
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Create select dependent dropdown by meta values or categories

We had 3 custom fields Brand Model Features (multi input in an array ) need dependent drop down form when select Brand (or Category) > show drop down menu contain all Models (related to this ...
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Strange issue with custom fields not showing data for certain posts but working fine on others

I have a very strange issue with custom fields on my site. I am using the custom fields for custom post types. So lets say the custom post type is called "cars". I will have various custom fields like ...
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Query_posts with custom field meta value

I have these requirements: If the child page has featured_product and the value equals to 1 then it's featured. This works. If the child page has featured_product and the value does not equal to 1, ...
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Determine when a custom field was last updated?

Would anyone know of a way to determine when a custom field for a post was last updated? I'm trying to write something that says "If CUSTOMFIELD was updated in the last 24 hours don't do anything, ...
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Display thumbnail from custom field

I have a custom field called picture. On the media settings page I've set thumbnail size to 100x100. If upload an image called gecko.jpg, WordPress automatically resizes it and generates ...
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Add options to featured image

I want to add an option to the featured image metabox. I have found a way to do this here The problem I'm having is saving the value tot the database. Here is what I have tried: add_filter( ...
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Get a post_id where meta_value equals something in a serialized meta_value field

I'm storing CPT products' post IDs into CPT companies' post meta (meta_key = prefix_products). As a company can have multiple products, so I'm storing them into a PHP serialized array value. ...
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Creating a custom menu/widget area

I'm looking to create a /menu/widget area like the following site: http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/default.aspx please see sections under downloads, security, support, about is this considered a ...
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Add source URL from Feed WordPress (Syndication) plugin to a custom field in post editor

We're using the Feed Wordpress (Syndication) plugin to ingest external feeds resulting in posts published in WordPress. The plugin pulls the 'source' URL from the feed. We can display the source URL ...
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automatically set “Featured Image” the same as the og:i that is set in a custom field

I currently have a site that uses the "custom fields" feature to set the value of the meta property="og:image" for each post. All of my og:images are stored on an external server. I'm looking for a ...
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Meta Query returns wrong number of posts

I am using this meta query inside a category: $args = array( "posts_per_page" => 12, "post_type" => array( "event", "post" ), "post_status" => "publish", ...
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What is “meta_input” parameter in wp_insert_post() used for?

I am inserting some post into wordpress using the function wp_insert_post(). I want to insert some custom fields on each post and reading the documentation I though the meta_info parameter was used ...
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Add custom fields when specific templates are selected

I'm trying to make change to a site where with the current infrastructure isn't great as due to how it's been built over the previous site rather then fresh. I have a section of the site which needs ...
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Declaring <?php ?> in variables [closed]

I need to put the PHP <?php global $' . $icon_var . '; echo $' . $icon_var . '; ?> inside the variable of a custom menu structure, but it gets commented: <a ...
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Homepage's content is dependent on the custom field values (set automatically), how do I get homepage to update without manually updating page?

I have a custom field in my home page called "Featured posts". There are two fields: title and post. The post field returns post_object with post_type as posts. In my functions.php I have added the ...
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Save HTML formatted data to post meta using add_post_meta()

Array ( [post] => Array ( [jw_objective] => Exposure to e<b>nd to end development</b> of various applications; right from requirement analysis to system ...
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Pass current post title to a predefined link

I have custom link option which I show on all posts using: <?php echo get_option('_custom_link'); ?> and let's say, I have defined it with a URL value of ...
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auto-populating custom nav with all items from custom post type

I have written the following code to take all of the posts in my custom post type "products" (created with ACF) and inject them each as an <li> in a custom nav menu. Everything is working ...
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How to hide a custom field if there is not a value

I've managed to add a custom post type that contains custom fields using Toolset's wp-types plugin. I've also figured out by trial & error how to create & edit a single-goal.php file to show ...
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Populating meta box with select-list of existing posts, and assigning it to custom post types

My question is partly based on this answer: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/5778/27135 Mike's answer is really great, and the solution worked fine until I needed to include my meta box in a ...
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Search Tool only refreshes Page without showing results

I have a search tool that allows you to search plants based on multiple different taxonomies (Color, soil type, type, ect.) Each plant is set up as a post using ACF. You can search for plants based on ...
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Meta Key Value in current-user-only loop

I created a loop for logged-in-users-only which works perfectly for all data except for meta keys. I'd like to be able to also extract meta keys but had no luck so far. This is my loop (based on this ...
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Show only posts which can be commented OR have custom meta field

I'd like to exclude posts on the homepage which are closed for comments. This works thanks to this: Show only posts which can be commented Now I'd like to add the possibility for exceptions – to show ...
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Add custom taxonomy under the category title

I've added a custom taxonomy to my product category page in the admin. I can call the custom field using the following: $queried_object = get_queried_object(); $t_id = $queried_object->term_id; ...
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MySql query to get posts with all meta and terms

I'm trying to figureout a way to get all fields from wp_post with all of their custom fields and categories in one mysql query. So in one row of the result I should have post fields with their custom ...
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How to get posts with a metadata numeric key greater than X?

I'm trying to add a "Highlighted" section for each category on my website. This will be located in a page, using a shortcode. I'm going to add a new post metadata key which will be a number from 0 to ...
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How to display custom field in woocommerce orders in admin panel?

currently i add a custom billing field in woocommerce by function custom_override_checkout_fields( $fields ) { $fields['billing']['billing_phone_new'] = array( 'label' => ...
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Stop truncation of shortcodes in custom text fields?

I have a custom theme that a third party developed for me and I’m trying to get to the bottom of a problem with shortcodes. I’m fairly new to Wordpress and PHP so please let me know if there is any ...
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How to display a list of CPT posts but only include posts with an empty custom field value

I have a large amount of CPT posts (500+) and need to be able to create a list that only shows posts that has an empty value in a specific custom field. I've been browsing somewhat similar questions, ...
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Alternative to simple fields plugin?

I have been building websites with WordPress for a couple years now, and have become very reliant on the Simple Fields Plugin. Essentially this plugin lets me attach extra fields to the bottom of my ...
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Register setting not working with multiple checkbox

I created a new setting field with multiple checkboxes in my WordPress admin. However the value of the field new_setting not saved correctly. It should be an array, but after I do ...
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Meta Query posts not showing on ending date of custom field

I feel like my logic is off, but the short version is I have 2 custom fields spitting out unformated times for event-start-date and event-end-date. I don't want to show a post if the start-date is not ...
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Autoplaying YT in custom fields, add filtering

I am trying to make youtube autoplay in custom fields inside WordPress. function youtubes($content) { $content = str_replace("SRC","src",$content); $content = str_replace("'",'"',$content); ...
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Add custom field for user and search capability for that specific field

I have been looking for a solution to create a custom field for the user profile but I can't find a solution to create a search box (and function) for that specific field, I've tried different plugins ...
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Delete custom meta

My custom meta box correctly saves my file upload. When the user wants to clear the field, they can click delete and I want to delete that meta data of the file url only. How can I assign the meta_id ...
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Enable sticky posts to custom post_type

i have this custom post_type: tvr_apartment function custom_post_apartment() { $labels = array( 'name' => 'Apartments', 'singular_name' => ...
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how to display a widget only on a page where the custom field is defined?

I have a set of local pages using a template, I want to display a widget only on pages where I have ticked the custom checkbox field.
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Add new post using a page inside the website

I have been searching for several hours to find a way to embed the "Add New Post" inside a page in the front end. I read this post but sadly no answer to it. I have embedded the login form in ...
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Best way to use Category & Custom Fields?

I have a website called http://overmvp.com. On this site, there are multiple "Heroes". Each hero has been manually added to the database in a custom table. With this, I need to create a guide. So for ...
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How can I add my ACF field into another plugin's form

How can I add my ACF field into another plugin's form? I tried this but this does not work <div class="input-group"> <label for="deal_title"><?php _e('Deal title', 'wcd'); ?> ...
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Cannot save CPT meta box

I swear I have tried every tutorial, and looked through every Stack Overflow thread to figure out what I'm doing wrong... I'm creating a custom wordpress backend for a church that includes a place for ...
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Upload Image from Custom Field to Wordpress

What do i really need .. is .. for example: I have Custom Field "image_url". I go to google and search for image. I found one. I manually place the direct image link to my "image_url" custom field. ...
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How to create html block to display extra information on woocommerce single product page

i am using this theme for my website, it has tour booking facility with wocommerce, i am using external am using third party booking, they give me link & i simply paste it in each tour (product) ...
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Filter by custom field - dropdown POST not working

I have a custom field "carbz" which has a number value. I am trying to give users a dropdown to select a number and then filter my posts based on the user's input. The current result is returning all ...
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Adding meta values to permalink

I have publications and I want to simply add year and month to the permalink. Currently the year and month of publication is added to the post as a meta value. I've set up publications as a custom ...
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Adding Template Post Content

I've tried searching for this using various terminology, but I always end up at questions pertaining to the php template files. That's not what I'm looking for, so I'm asking a new question. I ...
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Metabox will not save

I'm trying to create a metabox in a custom post type. When I attempt to insert information into the Listing Price box and update the post, the information is not saved and disappears once the page ...
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don't publish custom post type post if a meta data field isn't valid

I have a custom post type (CPT) called event. I have a meta box for the type with several fields. I would like to validate some fields before publishing an event. For example, if an event's date is ...
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Remove Dimension from wp_get_attachment_image

I am having some issue removing the width and height from my attachment images when using wp_get_attachment_image. This is what I am using to display the image <?php echo $image = ...