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

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Order by custom field date?

I've created a category "Expire Soon" and i want to insert and sort the posts by custom field "expiration_date". I use this code but the posts are sorted by custom field "expiration_date" but not by ...
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Conditional metabox jquery

I have a metabox where I am trying to hide a div inside of it whenever a option is selected, I also have another area but with radio buttons (separate div). Issue The issue I am running into is the ...
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Allow only one post with specific meta value

I'm using a custom meta field, to specify which post will appear as a featured one in the front page. This meta field is a true/false value, declared through ACF. I want this condition to only be ...
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Should I store arrays in custom fields or create custom tables?

I am developing a website where I have modified the comment form to have review rating capabilities. I ask them to rate them on food, service and location. For each of those option there is ...
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Display custom meta on page that has been check in custom post type

I have created a custom post type (cpt) and within each post type is a custom meta field. This custom meta field displays all the pages that can 'checked'. Code to generate the custom meta box: ...
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Using meta query ('meta_query') with a search query ('s')

Trying to build a search that not only searches the defaults (title, content etc) but also a specific custom field. My current query: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 's' => $query, ...
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Where WordPress Stores The Custom Fields Values

I have a custom Post type called product which has a Methabox with a Custom Field Called Price I entered $ for some of the products and I need to remove them from the WP table. Now can you please let ...
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metabox inside custom post

i'm trying this to add metaboxes inside custom post but never show the metabox Function Reference/add meta box « WordPress Codex Example: But never show this inside custom type post, Only inside ...
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Sort WP_Query with numeric custom field

I have added a numeric field (called 'video_order') to a certain post type, via ACF. I would like to sort the list of posts, by that numeric field. I have made sure to go through the posts and give ...
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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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Best way to insert a js script in the header with custom fields and CPT

I'm working on a Custom Post Type that'll function as a landing page. The landing page has several custom fields with meta infromation, theres no problem with that, it works well. But my client wants ...
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Retrieving Advanced Custom Field within Shortcode Function [closed]

I'm trying to do something that seems like it should be (and probably is) simple: display the result of Advanced Custom Fields get_field() call within the return of a shortcode function. Within a ...
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Get custom field outside wordpress loop on new php page

I want to get a specific custom field value to display outside the wordpress loop in a new php page. right now im using the code below, which is doing what i want but in a ugly way. i need to exclude ...
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Retrieving custom post type fields without a post

I have reviewed this question, however I don't think that's good enough for what I want to do. I'm developing a plugin that needs to be aware of different fields available on custom post types, so I ...
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Adding custom fields multi value using json-api

I'm using json-api to create a post with custom fields using query: ...
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All Metaboxes on position 'side'

I added a few custom metaboxes to my custom post type. I did add one of them with position 'side', but to others I said 'normal'. Now all the metaboxes are showing up on side, even the ones which ...
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Creating a custom form with a repeatable row and conditional showing of fields

Would love some guidance. We tried Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) and hit a snag. Basically in a custom post type, we want to create a repeatable set of items. When an end user adds a repeatable item, ...
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Displaying no post message in rather complex query that shows only future events

I'm trying to do something rather simple, which is display a message if there are currently no posts available. However, the environment I want to do it in is rather complex, as I'm using the Types ...
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How can I query on the year part of a complete date in a custom field?

My posts have a custom field named production_date and formatted YYYYMMDD. How can I form a meta_query to select only the YYYY part? $meta_query_args = array( array( 'key' => ...
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How to set a default meta value for custom field

I have setup a custom meta_key for attachments. Since it is a radio button with Yes/No options, and the default value is always Yes, I need that this default value is saved into the db when the ...
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How can I output WPAlchemy repeating fields meta values in my page template?

I have a custom post type, Downloads, which contains some custom metaboxes, including a repeating field. I'm able to output the values for all of them in my page template, but I'm not able to output ...
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Custom Fields “Load value based on the post's terms and update the post's terms on save” Setting

What does this setting do? Filtering my CPT Archive only works when I have this enabled, so it must be a good thing. However, I am not the person who made this WP site, so I do not know why this ...
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Variable Products as custom post types

I'm building a site for ordering food online. It's not a shop (visitors will not be able to pay online, just to order for delivery). My initial idea was to define all the food and drink items as ...
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MetaBox autocomplete field with another custom post type?

I am using the MetaBox.io plugin and creating a post type called "Book" which I am trying to relate to another custom post type called "author". How can I create a custom field for Books that would ...
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Custom field value not saving when it contains a URL?

I implemented a custom field into one of my post formats called 'url'. When I enter a random string of characters into the field, it saves just fine and I display it in my template like this: ...
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How loop through posts based on custom fields

I want to loop through posts and show only those posts for which the custom field i.e _shopis not empty I am always confused with meta query and even not sure that if this is possible using this ...
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Query and compare multiple meta values

The problem: I have a custom post type of 'events' which has two metaboxes: cf_eventdate and cf_eventend. The first contains the event date, in the format: 2015-11-05. The second contains the end ...
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Show Posts in Vertical Tabs with Scrollbar

I have created CPT ( Custom Post Type ) called Recipes. I want to display all me recipe in Vertical Tabs. For Example; check the image below i have created. Image Example Click Here On the left ...
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How to loop over custom fields in a page template?

I was originally using a single field and things worked perfectly with the following code. Now I need to alter it to loop of several fields that are similar. To start: I've created several custom ...
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Query Posts based on custom field value

Currently building a site and need to create a 'Schedule' to display a Presenter that is on air at a particular time. Using ACF plugin to enter a time that the presenter goes on air which saves the ...
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Changing the body of mail sent to new user registration

I am practically new in this community / forum, I hope to be as clear as possible about this question. I would like to change the body of the email sent to new users registered on my site, since only ...
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Saving sorted CPT with CF

I'm using WP-types to create custom post types and custom fields. Using CPT and CF, I've created photos gallery assigned to Posts. When I'm sorting them by "Wgraj zdjecie" and click save all, it ...
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How to format the various types of custom fields?

So i am ready to throw in my custom post type a bunch of custom fields. All these fields need specific handling for their input and validation. Exmaples: Numeric fields E-mails WYSIWYG editor ...
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Problem saving meta data

I'm making my first WordPress plugin. I used an example to save text that an administrator enters when submitting a new post, but the meta data is not saving. Can anyone help on that? /** * Adds a ...
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Custom Search Doesn't FIlter Based on Custom Field

I am trying to search various post types based on a custom field equal to a certain value. However when I do my search, it's ignoring my filter. Here's my code: function ...
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Adding Page Templates to post but it ignored it

I follow the post to add the template metabox to a custom post type's editor, but it doesn't work. When I visit the post, it shows "NOT FOUND ANY POST" which looks like index.php or single.php ...
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Rewrite and custom post type: order by custom field not working

I have a custom post type "placement" with a custom field "position". What I want to do is, on the placements archive page, to order results by the "position" value. I have the following URL rewrite ...
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create custom field dropdown

so far I'm using custom field on my theme to display dynamic content, for example: <?php echo get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), 'product', true ); ?> <?php echo get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), ...
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Using custom field as 'orderby' value causing post grouping by publish date

I am using WP_Query. Here is my query: $my_query = new WP_Query('category_name=test-category&posts_per_page=-1&meta_key=sort_name&orderby=meta_value_num&order=ASC'); Why is it ...
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How to properly get popular Posts by multiple Values

I am trying to display Popular Posts on my website, selected by a mixture of Views and Comment Count. Since views are always way more than Comments, I am multiplying the Comment Count by X, but it ...
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Filtering by custom fields select?

I have a custom template listing all the posts under a category x. This is how my current loop looks like: <?php query_posts('cat=522'); while (have_posts()) : the_post();?> All the ...
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Custom Fields with get_post()

I am using get_post() to call a single Wordpress post using it's post ID. I have successfully managed to pull the content / title of the post but would like to also pull custom fields also. The code ...
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Creating connections programmatically with common fields on CPT's

I'm trying to create a programmatic connection between two CPT's that have a common field (id_number). For example: CPT "City": post_name:New York id_number:34 CPT "Color": post_name:Red ...
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When using add_post_meta and update_post_meta, is there any way to give the individual arrays keys?

When adding arrays to post meta, using add_post_meta, new sub-arrays are added. I was wondering if there was a way to have those sub-arrays named. so instead of ending up with array([0](2,3), ...
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Plugin or shortcode for ISBN number?

I have a Woocommerce site with a catalogue of books. Each book has an ISBN (or EAN) number entered in a custom field. I need to do two things with the ISBN, and I don't want to have to manually ...
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Multiple meta values for same meta_key adding on “Preview Changes” hit but not on saving or updating post

I'm taking multiple location values with each post, so it's an array (always). My post meta form field is like so: <select name="<?php echo $project_prefix; ?>offer_locations[]" id="<?php ...
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Creating custom post type with custom taxonomy and custom fields programatically

I need to create a custom post type. This post type will have a custom taxonomy. Also this post type will have custom fields. I dont want to use any plugins to do it, i want to include the creation ...
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Run query with meta key via AJAX

I'm completely new to AJAX, and I can't seem to find anything that's pointing me in the right direction. I have a table that contains one row for each post in a post type. Each row contains the posts ...
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Tracking logged in users page visits

I need to be able to track logged in users (excluding admin) and know When a user was last active on the site When they last visited specific pages (and ideally their first visit to the page and ...
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How to export data from a custom Meta Box added into categories

I have a custom meta box (text input) in the categories to insert the 'Meta Description', and when I export the data by using Tools > Export, this meta box is not exported. Actually, the content of ...