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

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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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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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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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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 ...
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Query meta field using between

I'm trying to Query some lattitude and logitude and then I get some long numbers and apperently the Query dont like that. Let says I have these in the database Meta-key: lat Meta-value: 54.3415000 ...
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Edit Imported advanced Custom Fields from wordpress Dashboard

I have imported advanced custom fields from one of my other site and now I want to add few more options to those fields but I can't figure out how to do it via Dashboard? I have imported the field ...
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How to delete custom field “suggestions” from dropdown list

When you use a standard custom field in WP you have to write the name of the cusotm fields the first time. The second time you use a custom field it sticks to the custom fields dropdown list. But, ...
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Issue with saving custom post type when editor is removed

This one is doing my head in! I'm using this code as the basis for one of my custom post types. https://github.com/tammyhart/Reusable-Custom-WordPress-Meta-Boxes/blob/master/functions/real-estate.php ...
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Order Posts by Closest Numeric Values

I'm using custom post types to display properties and have a custom price field assigned to each post. On the property page I want to display a list of four similarly priced properties, two less than ...
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Is there a way to do multiple ordering on a multiple meta_query?

I'm experimenting with searches and multiple criterias and ordering. Let's say we have a real estate site, all posts have 2 custom fields (price and surface), and we want the visitor to be able to ...
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Querying custom post type with 2 custom fields (date-range)

I've searched WP Codex and StackExchange and gotten some clues, but I can't get this query working. I have 2 custom fields associated with each exhibition in Y-m-d format: exstart-date being the start ...
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Using wordpress post data as input for google visualisations

I'm trying to use wordpress post data (eg title, link, custom fields) as a data source for google visualisations. I want to be able to take the wordpress data for all posts and visualise using the ...
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Utilize TinyMCE hyperlink chooser outside of TinyMCE

Is it possible to use the "Insert/edit link" dialog box outside of TinyMCE? For example, if I wanted to add that dialog box to a generic button within a plugin settings form, is it possible to ...
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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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Change post format using custom field

I'm creating a theme using the CF Post Formats plugin. But I've run into some trouble I don't know how to solve. Here's what I want to be able to do: Create a new standard-format post Enter a url ...
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Custom Meta Boxes: Store two values in one repeatable field

I am trying to create a custom meta box where the user can add fields as needed. I followed this tutorial: http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/reusable-custom-meta-boxes-part-1-intro-and-basic-fields/ I ...
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add_meta_box: Datepicker like the one for postdate?

I've built a custom post type called "Events". Each event has a future date and I don't want to use the normal postdate of the post. I want to use add_meta_box to add some inputs for this ...
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Save page data to an xml file

Is it possible to continually update an xml file on the server with data from a wordpress page? If so, how could I do it? I use this plugin http://plugins.elliotcondon.com/advanced-custom-fields/ to ...
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Add a Jquery Datepicker to custom field in post edit

I would like to add a custom field that is set by a jquery datepicker ui in the post edit panel. Im new to wordpress, so Im not sure how to go about adding something like this. I haven't had much luck ...
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How do I read the value of a custom field of the page?

When creating custom page templates, how do I get the value of a custom field of the displayed page?
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Using TinyMce with textareas in meta boxes on custom post types

I am trying to use the http://www.tinymce.com/ plugin to add a tinymce to my textareas in my meta boxes I have created. I've googled other ways and either I cant get it to work or didnt grasp the ...
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Return all custom meta data for one custom post type

I've set up a custom post type which has three custom meta fields: name, latitude, longitude. Each post already shows the name on an integrated map based on it's latitude and longitude. I now would ...
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Query Posts or Get Posts by custom fields, possible?

If I were to take a standard query post. <?php query_posts('post_type=payment'); while (have_posts()) : the_post();?> Only this time I would like to query the post by 2 custom fields that it ...
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Advanced Custom Fields Validation

Is there way to use custom validation on an advanced custom field? For example, I might not want a textfield to have a value that starts with certain prefix, or I might want a number field to have a ...
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Metabox nonce PHP notice

I've been getting a notice when I try to add a new post in two different taxonomies, in one i use a custom meta box and in the other not, however the notice appears for both when trying to add a new ...
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How to activate “custom fields” section in WP3

This is probably a stupid question, but I am setting up a finnish Wordpress installation. The "custom fields" section in the "write post" section is gone; I gather it is hidden by default. That is a ...
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Order posts by custom field and if custom field is empty return remaining posts

I have an archive page ordered by a numeric value in a custom field. This returns the ordered posts correctly, but does not display posts that don't have a custom field. $paged = ...
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Custom Post Type with Custom Title

I have a custom post type without title support and I'm trying to generate one from post's taxonomies and custom fields. To do so, I'm using this code: function custom_post_type_title_filter( $data , ...
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Added 20 Custom Fields. Only 10 showing in drop down

Just like the title states. I've added around 20+ custom fields into my wordpress site and only around 10 are showing in the drop down. The custom fields are all functioning fine on the site side, ...
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Custom post type / custom fields

I'm working on a client site and need the following: A custom post type called 'Agreements' On the Agreements edit panel, show a list of "Offices" checkboxes. Users can select multiple Offices per ...
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How to use query_posts() with a date filter on a custom field?

I have defined a custom post type that uses a meta field to store dates. In my functions.php I have the following code which saves the start date. The format of the date that is sent in the startdate ...
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Can wp_query return posts meta in a single request?

I would like to create a wp_query that would return posts meta inside the posts array. $args = array ( 'post_type' => 'page', 'meta_key' => 'someMetaKeyName', ); // The Query $query = ...
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Meta query with string starting like pattern

I have a custom WP_Query with the following meta_query: $meta_query = array(); $meta_query['relation'] = 'AND'; if(!empty($postcode)) { $meta_query[] = array( 'key' => 'postcode', ...
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Underscores in custom fields

I am somewhat new to WordPress. While trying to perform a WP_Query using meta_query(), I had some trouble because the custom fields created by a plugin had _ in the beginning of its name. Although I ...
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Check before publishing, if already exist post with current custom field value

I have a custom post type with only 3 custom fields in it. $post_types = get_post_meta($post->ID,'post_types',true); $post_taxonomies = get_post_meta($post->ID,'post_taxonomies',true); ...
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How to rename a custom field?

I have 3000 posts with that custom field name 'refer' and i need to change it to 'ref' for theme needs, instead of doing it manually i need a query or technique to change them all. Question 1 I am ...
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template_redirect for single posts w/ custom fields

Is there any way I can use is_single() inside of my plugin's functions.php file? Currently, this is what my code looks like: if(is_single()) : function my_template() { include(PLUGINDIR . ...
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Custom field values repeating

I'm at a loss. I've got a custom meta box with the 'multicheck' code that Jan created. It's working great. My issue now is getting the data to return properly. Scenario: there are 5 possible values, ...
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Does wordpress have something like content-type?

I am working on Drupal CMS, and Drupal is really grate and hard, and now I am going to learn Wordpress. Drupal let users to create different content-type, and each content-type can be different type ...
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Add field to posts (checkbox) that only one post can have

I am trying to add a field to Wordpress posts (not pages) which would simply include a label and a checkbox. Something like: Make this the sticky post? If check, the key should be set to TRUE or ...
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Custom field losing p tags on display

I have a Custom Post Type that has several custom fields. One of the fields is multi-line and includes text with p tags. When I view this field in the visual editor the p tags are all there. I ...
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Advanced Custom Fields - Get custom fields from parent page

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields making it easier for my client to manage his content. On all of my child- and parent pages i would like to have the same header image and sidebar information. ...
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Show posts on a Google Map

Through the custom fields, I assigned to each post its geographic coordinates (latitude/longitude). Now, I'd like to show a Google Maps with a marker for each post. Do you have any suggestions on ...
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Add input field to 'Pages > Edit Page' through functions.php

Original Question: I'm trying to add an input field to 'Pages > Edit Page'. The use of this input field will be for a user to add an ID of a slider, so that that slider will be page specific. ...
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Multiple custom fields with the same name

Is it possible to have several custom fields with the same name? For example, I have a custom field called "promotion" for a CPT called "event". Sometimes there are more than one promotion applied ...
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How to sort CPT by custom meta value (date), and return posts month by month

For future reference: I am using the great Meta Box Plugin to help expedite meta box creation for my custom post types. My goal: To build a highly customizable events section closely resembling a ...
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Saving Custom Field in Attachment Window in WordPress 3.5

I'm using the code below to add a custom text field in WP 3.5 Attachment Window (from this question # Expanding new Media Uploader in WordPress 3.5) ... add_filter( 'attachment_fields_to_edit', ...
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Multiple orderby values in WP_Query

I'm trying to come up with a query to sort by multiple orderby values. Here's what I have so far: $dept_id=2; $query=new WP_Query(array( 'post_type'=>'wpcontactus', ...
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Is it possible to order posts by two meta values?

Hopefully this is a reasonably straightforward question! Is it possible to order posts, on the front-end of my WP install, by two meta values? I have a meta key called genus and another called ...
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Edit Custom Database Tables in Wordpress

I have a site that uses custom database tables to manage info that is inserted by a process completely independent from Wordpress. The data from the table is used in the Wordpress site but it is not ...