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

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Find page metadata in database

I want to insert metadata to custom fields (from "advanced custom fields" plugin) manually (with wp_update_post_meta). I need to know how the meta value strings look like so I can insert this kind ...
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Passing the custom field values in the wp_get_current_user array function

How to pass the custom field values which were stored while creating a new user into the wp_get_current_user array function When I call the wp_get_current_user() function the result which I found is ...
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Retrieve value of a category's custom field

Using the 'Advanced custom fields' plugin I have added a field to every post category that is called 'color' and it works just fine. Now inside the loop I need to retrieve the value of the 'color' ...
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Custom fields not getting saved in the databse when added to the add new user profile page

I want to save the custom field values in the wp-users table. Do I have to create the fields(client and user_groups) in the table or it gets created automatically when the data gets saved into the ...
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How to remove Profile Picture section or the message “You can change your profile picture on Gravatar.”

How to remove profile picture section from WordPress admin panel or the link "You can change your profile picture on Gravatar." add_action('admin_footer-profile.php', 'remove_profile_fields'); ...
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How do I implement custom fields without using any plugins?

I am trying to create a member directory and using a custom post type members. I am familiar on how to use the ACF plugin but is there any methods on how to associate a custom field for a specific ...
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Show values of custom post meta on 'Add new post' page?

I am developing a website in which I am giving my users a separate profile. Their profile includes a dynamic slider. I made a custom post type named 'Slider' and added all images using: ...
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How to add all the number given in field of metabox of wordpress?

I have added a field called number of question in post meta box. THe feild name is no_of_question. To get the number of question i can do echo get_post_meta($post->ID, $field['no_of_question'], ...
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Save custom post data outside of default post form

I have some text inputs in my post editing screen. I can't have them in the standard metaboxes and they are outside of the default post form. <form name="post" id="post" action="post.php"> I ...
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custom-meta-box checkboxes from loop won't save

I tried to create a custom meta box with checkboxes, generated from a loop of a custom-post-type. I found this example here on WP Development, but I can not figure out why the boxes won't save. My ...
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Calculate all custom field values in the post loop

I have a custom post type named 'ordered_food' and the custom field named 'price', Alhough I can print out all the values, I don't know how to plus and calculate the total price. Because it's already ...
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Create plugin to modify custom field values

I've developed a plugin which outputs a list of events into a widget. To display event details I created a generic page with shortcodes and the plugin populates shortcodes with event details. This ...
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`update_post_meta` not working anymore

Originally my goal was to compress my code, now after I altered it, it is not working anymore. I can't figure out why. I simplified it a bit, now this code should save one date entered in the backend ...
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Woocommerce frontend edit custom fields

i have add 4 custom fields in the checkout page (in functions.php ) Now i show the value in the Order page with get_post_meta( $order->id, 'My Field', true ) I need that the customer can edit ...
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Display WP-Types custom fields in post [closed]

I have a WooCommerce website where on products I added some custom fields using WP-Types plugin. The website has a section "News", which basically is a blog. How can I insert wanted products into a ...
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Add multiple meta keys to a post at once

I figured how to add an input value as a meta key value to a new post from a frontend post form (thanks to @thedeadmedic), but I can't figure how to add two or more meta keys at once. Is this possible ...
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display custom media folders to wordpress media popup

I have plugin "Maxgalleria Media Library Plus" in my wordpress site, where I can organize my images in different folders.When I look via FTP, in the uploads directory there are all folders I have ...
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Get options from a select custom field

I've created a select custom field with different predefined values. I've done this using the Types extension for WordPress. Now I'd like to create a function to retrieve all the values that this ...
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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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Show posts in numeric price order using meta query combining 2 meta keys

I've built a custom estate agency website for a client but I'm stuck on this one last thing before it's good to launch. I'm using custom meta fields to allow for additional meta data such as Price, ...
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Querying posts with meta key and meta value not returning anything

I'm trying to create a query returning pages with a certain meta value. Only using meta_key works, it just doesn't work when I use both meta_key and meta_value. I know the meta_value is correct - I ...
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Order a WP_Query by meta value where the value is an array

I have a WordPress custom query: $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => 2, 'meta_key' => 'pworks_popular_posts', 'paged' => $page_nr ); $query = new WP_Query($args); ...
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Create meta boxes globally

I am trying to create a smallish plugin for my needs where I can be able to add some information about people only visible to back-end - I don't want to have it like a post visible to public, and ...
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How to add custom field to custom taxonomy in 4.4

I have a custom taxonomy for cities, and would like to have this available as a custom field to be able to access it using the iOS Workflow app. Considering the changes in 4.4 what should I do if I ...
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Editor / Add Media: Is it possible to only allow galleries?

I am writing a theme for a client where the employees sometimes have trouble using Wordpress correctly. I am using custom fields to let them add a gallery to a portfolio item (which is just a custom ...
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Cross reference custom post types

Just curious if can I autopopulate custom post fields (like checkboxes or select items) based on another custom posts setup? My goal is to create a custom post types "employees" which can have ...
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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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Is there a hook / action that is triggered when adding or removing a post thumbnail?

I'm trying to update a custom field after a post thumbnail (Featured Image) is either added or removed from a post. The aim of this is to keep track of whether a featured image has been added or ...
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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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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 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 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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Having different sidebar content for MANY pages?

I am continuing on from a topic I already posted but with a different angle. Please bare with me as I try to provide as much information as possible. I am looking to add a simple text area called ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...