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

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Auto sort the wp-admin post list by a meta key

I am using this following code in my functions file to hide and add some custom columns to my post-edit screen in wp-admin. I am now trying to get the post list to sort by a post meta field (last ...
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WP doesn't show Array Custom Fields?

I'm wondering why WordPress doesn't list PHP array() and any serialized data in Custom Fields in Admin Panel (for Pages, Posts etc.)? Only Custom Fields containing strings and numbers show up and can ...
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Adding Custom Fields for Img in Posts

I'm wondering how I'd be able to set a custom field within my Wordpress posts. I want to have a field available to add an image via the Post dashboard - that has a max width & max height set, I ...
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Problem with serialized arrays in custom meta

I've recently moved my fishkeeping "species profiles" over from a custom DB to a customised WordPress custom post type. I did this by creating a PHP file which accessed the former database, extracted ...
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How to do a custom bookmarks post type?

Let me first explain what I am wanting to do... I am wanting to add all my hundreds of website bookmarks that I have now in my browser, into wordpress for the following reasons. Can search my ...
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Meta keywords and descriptions plugin for manually editing meta for each page/post

Can anyone recommend a simple plugin that allows me to add/edit meta tags for keywords and description on each page of my wordpress site? Just something that adds the fields to the page editor would ...
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querying with custom meta field with meta_query

How do we get posts where the meta key does not exist in a post. I have created a meta_key video. and i want to be able to get some posts with WP_Query where custom field video does not exist or is ...
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How do I add media to a custom post type?

I want to add some custom fields to allow a user to select items from the Media library for the custom post (in the add/edit view) Is there a way to do this?
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How do I make a custom field choose an image?

I need a way to create a custom field that will let me pick an image from the media gallery. How do I do that? The custom field should have a button that when clicked will take me to the media ...
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Right way of storing large number of custom post fields

On one of the sites of my multi-site network; I'm creating a custom post type 'Events'. Each of the 'Events' post will have about 30-50 custom post fields - because we require event creators to enter ...
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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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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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Custom fields PHP foreach loop

In my theme, I am using some PHP to display custom field content. It checks if the fields are empty before displaying the content, because the_meta was showing titles for empty fields. <div ...
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Can I query custom meta data through WP_Query

Ok, my question is a bit complex so I will try and give a general explanation and then go into details afterward. I am running WordPress 3.4.2 and I am using WCK Post Type Creator and WCK Custom ...
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passing argument to get_template_part() or a better way to code

I have this include … event-list.php <?php /** * The loop that displays upcoming events */ ?> <ul class="event-items"> <?php $yesterday = time() - 24*60*60; $args = array( ...
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Retrieving custom fields with $wpdb->get_results

I'm trying to use $wpdb->get_results to retrieve an array of all posts including custom fields. I can retrieve the meta_key and meta_value columns like this: [meta_key] => state [meta_value] =&...
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Add multiple images to a page sidebar

What I am trying to achieve is this: I have a simple page and I want to dynamically add multiple images to it on the sidebar one underneath another. I was thinking about either using meta boxes, post ...
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How do I order by multiple custom fields using wp_query?

I have a rating system where the user can enter a custom field of either "Stars" or "Hearts", but whichever one they choose they have to enter a value of 1 thru 5. Using wp_query, I can successfully ...
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Archive sorting functions by custom fields (front-end)

I want to give the users the ability to sort the posts in the archive by some custom fields that I pre-define. The end result would be en a tabbed container, and the user will click on the relevant ...
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Is it possible to define the data type of a Custom Field?

I am adding a new "Custom Post Type" named "Seminar". I am defining three custom fields Location StartTime EndTime StartTime and EndTime are going to store dates (surprise, surprise). I am ...
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How to get custom post meta using REST API

I am trying to create a REST APIs for my wordpress website which is used for facility listing using wordpress job manager plugin. I have registered my custom post , taxonomies in \plugins\rest-api\...
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Can I count the number of users matching a value in a multiple value key?

I'm trying to find the number of users having a certain value in a custom field. The problem is that this custom field allow multiple values. This code works well when the meta_key allows only one ...
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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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Getting Bootstrap accordion working in Wordpress loop with custom post type (collapsing issue)

First off I am well aware that there is a plugin but I am NOT talking about the BS Short code plugin. I am talking about the actual bootstrap accordion. So here is what I am trying to accomplish, I am ...
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Order by meta_value_num DESC and meta_value ASC on WP 4.0

I have created a custom post type that I want to order by custom-field-1, which is boolean so its value is either 1 or 0, in DESC order (1 to 0) custom-field-2, which contains text and is supposed ...
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Get value in custom field with taxonomy [closed]

I have custom field my_cf for Taxonomy/Term. How can I get and output value with custom field for taxonomy/term? I've tried using: $variable = get_field('my_cf', 'basic'); echo $variable; ...
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How to oEmbed from custom field, responsive to container size and responsive

I am using Magic Fields 2 to add custom fields/meta boxes. One custom field is for a Vimeo or YouTube video URL to be displayed. The following code oEmbeds the video URL: <?php if (!((...
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How to use multiple query with same meta key

I use these codes to print custom field query. My custom field key is out_wiki <?php if( get_post_meta($post->ID, "out_wiki", true) ): ?> <div class="outlink"> ...
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Formatting custom meta box date from YYYY/MM/DD to a more readable alternative

QUESTION This is following a previous question that was graciously answered by Milo earlier here - How to sort CPT by custom meta value (date), and return posts month by month In short, I'm having ...
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How can I save repeatable fields with one value inside an array?

Introduce I am currently working on a slider plugin to learn a lot of PHP and WordPress. I have create some repeatable field with javascript. Some functional details: When the user is clicking on ...
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Making a configurable field translatable

I'm working on a theme right now that gives the admin the possibility to set different texts that are used within the theme, by configuring them in the admin panel (e.g. the text that is displayed, ...
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Show Custom Comment Fields when editing in admin

I'm using the Custom Comment plugin to add custom fields to my comments. This plugin lets you define more fields for comment to let your visitors include their facebook, twitter and ... in their ...
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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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Trying to perform complex custom field query with order by set to field value

I've got two custom fields for event posts: event-start and event-end. When I'm querying for current events, I'd like to show any post where the event-start OR the event-end is greater than or equal ...
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Custom metabox for menu administration page?

I've been googleing around but failed to find a solution for my need. I'm using wordpress 3.0 and TwentyEleven theme as default pack. In the Dashboard -> appearance->menus that allow user can ...
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How to add new custom page or post blocks?

I would like to add custom contents to post, such as price, options and some others, I dont like to use the custom fields, because always i have to select from a drop down menu, I want these options ...
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Search everything (posts, pages, tags, cpt, meta)

I would like to know how to use the built in wordpress search to return results from all content on my site. Specifically, I want to search; posts pages tags custom post type (portfolio) custom ...
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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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How I check if the same post slug has not been used before publishing?

For an indie rock agenda I created event posts. With the help of javascript, the custom fields values (bands, places and date info picked in select boxes) are copied as the post title when publishing ...
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Is it possible to store arrays in a custom field?

If I understand correctly, custom fields work like this: key(string/int) => value(string/int) Is it possible to define a custom field like this? key(string/int) => value(array (string/int, ...
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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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importing data from non-wordpress mysql db

I have created an import file to get the articles from a non-wordpress db and bring them in as posts in wordpress, I am not sure how to bring over the thumbnail image into my custom field I defined as ...
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Custom Fields and performance

My question : how many custom fields or even taxonomies WordPress can handle without affecting performance? The reason I ask, is because I started building a custom theme and I might need to have ...
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Custom post type or just use custom fields

I am turning a restaurants website into a wordpress website to allow for the customer to take over content changes. The restaurant has a menu that has categories like Baskets with different types. For ...
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How can I avoid re-inventing the Custom Fields wheel in my Plugin's Metabox?

Here's the scenario: In my plugin, I want to have a metabox show up on the post / page editor. I want the metabox to be -exactly- like WordPress' 'Custom Fields' metabox, ( Add another, delete, ...
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adding custom fields to next and previous post link

Im trying to make my next and previous post buttons display my custom field but for some reason it doesnt display the custom field its just blank. Heres my code. <div id="next-prev-links"> ...
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WP_Query to show post from a category OR custom field

I am looking for a way to show posts that belongs to a specific category or if they have a custom field. If I specify both parameter 'cat' => '9' and 'meta_key' => 'featured' in query arguments ...
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Search Custom Post Type with all meta attached?

I'm currently have a search box that's supposed to search a certain post type. It's supposed to check the query against all standard cpt content, tags and the associated meta data. I'm wondering how I ...
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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 study,...
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checkbox in post add/edit to add/remove the post from menu

Introduction: I have created several post type for my theme. To display a post from a post-type I need to go in appearance/menu and then add the post manually. My Goal: I want to add two radio ...