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

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Creating a user 'add custom field' section

I'm trying to make this plugin where users can add a custom attribute for something i working on: So far what i've done is: which uses this code here: window.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded", ...
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Custom fields are not restored to previous revisions

I have built several Wordpress websites and noticed that custom fields are not restored to previous revisions. This might cause a problem when using custom fields to store content. Anybody knows how ...
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Extending the search context in the admin list post screen

I have a created a custom post type and have attached some custom fields to it. Now I would like for the search that authors can perform on the custom post list screen (in the admin backend) to also ...
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Get a different meta value with ajax when different elements are clicked

I have a custom post type of Hero, and each hero has some spells with spell icon, name, description stored in custom fields (repeatable fields through the "custom fields suite plugin"). What i want ...
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update_user_meta(): invisible data storage

I try to customize users profile using this code (from this tutorial) : <?php function extra_user_profile_fields( $user ) { ?> <h3>Autres</h3> <table class="form-table"> ...
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echo value from 'select' field type into page template using cmb2?

I'm using CMB2 plugin to add metaboxes into a custom post type. I'm adding the additional metaboxes via functions.php onto child theme. It may worth to mention that parent theme/custom post already ...
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Custom Field value to

I don't know how I could solve this problem. I'm importing a csv file and this contains also an imglink (external) and it will creat a post draft for me. What I want to achieve is that the imagelink ...
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Fetch and show multiple custom fields via AJAX

I am trying to fetch custom field values from database and show them on page. I am able to do that for single custom field but not sure how to do that with multiple values at once. Here is my ...
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Mathematical operations on custom field values? (updated)

I'm attempting to write a function, run by a cron schedule at midnight every night, that will subtract 1 from the integer value of a custom field. It will function basically as a countdown timer for ...
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Transfer taxonomy to custom field

I have a blog with movie critics and I'm using many taxonomies to add some informations about the movies, like director, actors or it's year. Using taxonomies is really useful to display all movies ...
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Two plugins sharing the same custom post type registration

I have two plugins Plugin A and Plugin B registering the same post type exp, aws_employee. Each plugin offers different functionality but the post type type they share is exactly the same. If I ...
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Extend WP_User_Query or WP_User to return all custom fields?

I'm trying to pull out list of about 5000+ member records for CSV export. The query is timed out and I suppose the reason is that in order to populate the CSV file I need to iterate over those 5000 ...
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How to sort category by custom field value

I am using the following : $catargs = array( 'meta_key'=> 'category_custom_order', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'order'=> 'ASC', ); but I can get the ...
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Best way to create a search for custom post type by custom field values

I have a custom post type called people. I want to have 3 search fields for; first-name, middle-name and last-name I was thinking about creating a page with my own search boxes and use query_posts: ...
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How to retrieve a post by inputing the url in a custom field and displaying it on an options page

If have an options page where I have a custom text field and I want to paste a url of a post in that custom field and retrieve the Post Title and Excerpt and display theme above the custom field and ...
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Meta box from child theme

I've done some searching and can't find exactly what I'm looking for. I've found this, removing meta boxes but I need to add. I did try changing that to add meta box. I'm wondering if it is possible ...
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add custom field to custom post type

I want to add custom field of file uploading control to upload image files in my custom post type page(New/Edit). I have searched in Google but no tutorials have been found. please, help me. Thanks in ...
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CPT Group by Date metabox Value

I am building an event plugin using a Custom Post Type. I have a loop running that will display all events on a page using a shortcode. My question is how can I set it up so that it groups the events ...
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Including custom fields in search?

I use custom fields for lots of my content on both Posts and Pages, so that half of the text will be in the main post body and the other half in a custom field. Unfortunately, when doing this only ...
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Display Data From This Custom Media Upload Meta Box?

This plugin is working without any issue on CMS. Now I need to know how to properly display them in my post. Custom Media Upload Meta Box Plugin. $meta_box_media_upload = new ...
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Quicktag button to automatically add a custom field to a post

Is it possible to add a quicktag button to the Wordpress add post editor which when clicked will automatically assign a custom field to a post? Sometimes I have 50 scheduled posts, 30 of which have ...
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Have plugin handle specific images based on filename

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields on a Genesis-based website to generate some unique review-like fields at the bottom of posts. Multiple writers post content and use this field, but I want to have them ...
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wp_include_post in custom post with coustom field

I'm new in wordpress and my english are not good. I'm using Custom Post Type UI plugin to create a post type "Product" and Advanced Custom Fields plugin to create some custom fields like address. Now ...
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Prevent post from being published if custom fields not filled

I have a custom post type Event that contains a starting and ending date/times custom fields (as metaboxes in the post edit screen). I would like to make sure that an Event cannot get published (or ...
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Delete custom fields on post publish?

I have some custom fields, for example one is named "thumb". Custom field is generated automatically by some plugin. I do not use it at all. Is there any function which will delete that custom field ...
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Custom field column sortable in admin post list?

I have custom field in my posts named "thumbnail_url" which contains url of image. And I wish to display that image in my post list in new column. I managed to do it with code bellow. Now, I would ...
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How to set up multisite for multi language?

I am getting headache about this. How easy to do this? I have a site in US english. 1. Now : Want to create three sites for .de, .es, .co.uk so the sites will be www.mysite.com - default site ...
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Admin search ACF relationship

I have a custom post type name story. It has a custom field named 'select_artist' with a relationship to a custom post type named artist. Within the story edit page, I want to use the search box to ...
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Creating search.php for Wordpress with custom fields feature

I have seen a Wordpress site which has below features in its search.php section. http://www.example.com/category/film/?directors=Brad%20Anderson ...
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Sort by manipulated meta_key

I have a page where I sort my posts by a custom field called "price". The problem is that the field values come with commas because that's the way they should display on the front-end (e.g. 1,000,000 ...
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Allow users to create custom alerts for future posts matching criteria.

I'm working on a way to allow users to create an alert with certain criteria for a listing site. When another user posts a post with field values matching the criteria of the alert, that first user is ...
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Validating Custom Meta Box Values & Required Fields

Something which I have never seen covered is the best way to validate that specific form fields are filled out correctly for custom post type meta boxes. I am looking to get expert opinions on how ...
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Conditional to modify query results

I'll admit, I'm not a PHP expert, nor am I familiar with all of the WordPress functions and hooks. I've been stuck on an issue, searching for help without much success, and I was hoping that someone ...
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display Flexible Fields from options

I am having a problem displaying the content using ACF and flexible fields. I made a custom option page and I want to call the fields from the options page but everything is coming back blank when I ...
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How can I modify a custom post type and custom page template for a child theme if all content seams to be handled by theme's 'native' plugin?

I need the child theme to use a 'modified' version of its parent custom post type and correspondent page template. Basically I would like to add 5 new metaboxes, change 2 existing labels, and include ...
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custom fields not showing before get_header

I am trying to use this code in my WordPress site <?php if(get_post_format() == 'video'){ function insert_game(){ get_template_part( 'content', 'video-top' ); ...
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How to store the value of a custom field dropdown select for post referencing?

I'm trying to reference posts to each other. Editors should have a custom field select list of certain post's titles to link the current post with other posts. I got quite far, I think. The select ...
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How to use ACF fields inside bootstrap shortcode within template

I'm using ACF fields to setup a custom page template for my Custom Post Type. i am using the Sparkling bootstrap theme. Here is the code I am trying to use in my single-dest.php: <?php echo ...
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Dynamically generated Navigation Diagram using Custom Fields

I am attempting to dynamically generate a Navigation Diagram (as seen at http://zinderlaw.indigo-grove.com) that uses custom fields on the page to fill in the href tags of the imagemap. I am not ...
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Custom Permalink with Custom user meta mapped to posts published by user

I want to map a custom user Meta to the permalink in the form of http://localhost/%user_meta%/posts. The user_metais a custom user meta whose id=brand. The URL http://localhost/%brand%/posts should ...
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Wordpress implode & wp_insert_post question

Just a few days ago I've started working on my new wordpress based website. I have a plugin which provides a Cars Database. I want to auto-fill my custom fields and taxonomies by taking info from ...
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Enabling shortcodes for custom fields

So, in this post it is explained how to supposedly enable shortcodes for custom fields in Wordpress. (Shortcodes are not enabled for custom fields by default.) What I dont understand is where to ...
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Generate feed using custom field?

I have created two custom field for post and pages and also I have added these custom field to my feed. That means If I'm hitting this url mysite.com/feed then I can see my custom field in the output. ...
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Force hide custom field metaboxes

How can I completely remove the custom fields and the collapse button in the Edit Post/Edit Page custom screen, but without removing the capability to add custom fields with a PHP function?
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Order custom fields alphabetically

I've been trying to order the custom fields alphabetically, but I can't get the ordered list I want... this is the code I'm using: <?php $vMarca = get_field('tienda_marcas' , false, ...
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window.send_to_editor and jQuery .attr() conflicts with multiple custom upload image meta boxes

I have added two custom meta boxes to a custom post type. One is to upload an image to be stored in a custom field value for a "headshot" and the other is to upload an image to be stored in a custom ...
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Custom field image to Featured Image

I'm changing the theme of a blog. The problem is when I export the content from the old post and import it into the new one, I don't get the Featured Image. It's the same problem posted here: Move ...
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Displaying Random Image from ACF Options Page [closed]

So I've been tasked with making an "Image Advert" to be placed on a sidebar on this website. The client wants to have the ability to upload 5 images on to the ACF Options Page and then have a random ...
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Sort custom fields in admin by last field added

I'm trying to sort custom fields in admin post by last added fields but it sorted by words and number example my add is 3 , 6 , 4 , 7 , 5 , 1 when admin post save my custom sorted by number be ...
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custom meta box text field: how to limit to alpha or numeric only

I created a custom meta text field for adding a body class to a specific page. I want to limit the text to only alpha characters. Also, I am using ...