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

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DB optimization caused custom field and link loss

I recently did DB optimization and after that I lost all my Advanced Custom field entries and menu links. Is it because my DB got corrupted? How to resolve the issue? Thank You
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Hook after meta created

I'm having troubles trying to do a hook when post published. I think that the problem is that my WP-Metaboxer plugin creates the meta after publishing post, and I cannot capture the value. Here is an ...
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Creating a custom menu/widget area

I'm looking to create a /menu/widget area like the following site: http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/default.aspx please see sections under downloads, security, support, about is this considered a ...
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How to check if user meta field is empty in conditional else statement

Hello all I have a custom post type set up for my wordpress site within this custom post type i have a meta box with about 11 meta fields that I have added programatically. What I would like to do is ...
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Replace text in post from cvs

I have constructed a post template that i want to use to all post. I use visual composer and some add ons . I need to create post with vcs file but i don't know hot to organize the cvs inside to do ...
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update_post_meta not working in function

I am attempting to take some custom field meta data (generated via the ACF plugin) and save it as post meta with a function. This is what I've come up with: function tps_create_slotcode($post_id) { ...
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Make URL in custom field hyper link

In my WordPress site I have created a custom field for author website link. but I don't know how to make it hyperlink, so people can click on it to surf that website. at this moment it only shows raw ...
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Replacing Standard Category Metabox

I am rewriting the standard category metabox to include a Custom Field as a select box which is dynamically updated as the user chooses the categories. This select box is set with all "checked" ...
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oEmbed single custom field with multiple values

I need to display a single custom field with multiple values, but I need to display those values with oEmbed on it. I found this, but it only shows a single value: echo wp_oembed_get( ...
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Using a Select Field Type to add a class name to a specific li

I have a menu of departments where the active li will have an class="active". <li class="interiors"><a href="#">Interiors</a></li> <li class="lite"><a ...
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Enable sticky posts to custom post_type

i have this custom post_type: tvr_apartment function custom_post_apartment() { $labels = array( 'name' => 'Apartments', 'singular_name' => ...
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Extra text'n'image field in a page

Hi there dudes and dudettes! I have been serching around for a bit, but havent quite found my answer as of yet. I want to add extra fields for products on a webpage. Just as simple as a small image, ...
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Can I exclude a post by meta key using pre_get_posts function?

I see many people prefer to use pre_get_posts hook instead of query_posts. The code below works and shows all posts which have meta key "featured" function featured_posts( $query ) { if ( ...
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count click on link class on posts and add it to custom field

I have 4 links on each of my posts (facebook, twitter, etc ...), what I'm trying to do, is that everytime someone click on one of this link, i'll have a counter incremented, and store the reslut in a ...
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Search result page - display values from the result's metaboxes

i have this custom search-result page global $query_string; $query_args = explode("&", $query_string); $search_query = array( 'nopaging' => true, 'post_type' => ...
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How to add the post ID (or any other post data) to a Contact Form 7 mail?

I've downloaded Contact Form 7 to add contact forms adding a simple snippet after every post, and I've added it in functions.php like this : //if post type I add a form function is_post_type($type) ...
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Custom field value inside html code with shortcode

I would like to create a shortcode -> [myCite] which puts out a custom field (named custom_cite) value from a custom post type "post_thoughts", wrapped in a html wrapper. Now I want to use the ...
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Filtering custom posts by custom fields (ACF) [closed]

I'm working on a site with photo contests. Each contest has a lot of additional info, which I store in custom fields (thanks to Advanced Custom Fields). Now I want to search through contests filtering ...
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WP_Query a custom field value bringing back 0 results

I am trying to do a query to grab all the pages that have the tickbox checked "feature_on_front_page" which has the value "featured" with label "Featured". I added this checkbox with ACF. My query ...
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Use custom field as a variable

I am trying to use a custom field value within a google api url. I have 2 custom fields. I need to output the value of these custom fields within a url. Custom field keys: app_collection-postcode ...
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Best Way to get facebook share count and update using wp_schedule_event or any other method

I recently developed a news blog, and my client needs facebook share count. I Successfully able to get the share count and update the custom field using below code.(with the help of cybermeta). What ...
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Custom Behavior when Adding New Custom Post Type in Dashboard

I have a Custom Post Type that I'm doing some custom work for. I want to attach some custom functionality to the post type once it's created but an admin can only trigger the custom action from the ...
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How to print the Custom fields values [closed]

I am working with genesis theme in wordpress. I am created custom fields using Advance Custom field plugin. Now i want to know that how i can print the fields value into my frontend page ?
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Custom WP MultiSite with Workflow

This is quite a weird question, so here goes. I have this project to take 1 main site and make 200 sub sites off of it. The sub sites will have defined content areas within a page where the sub site ...
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wp.editPost 'API Wordpress' doesn't edit custom fields

When I try to edit custom_fields with wp.editPost. Only edit the other fields, but not custom fields. Custom fields are created again(repeat fields), but will have to be edited. I am looking: ...
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Get all the posts where meta field with multiple choice has several values checked

I apologize beforehand for any confusion, I'm just 2 days with WP. So, I use Advanced Custom Fields to add formatable custom fields to posts of partucular type. One of fields is checkboxes with ...
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Sort posts by custom field numeric value using dropdown

I've read umpteen answers and questions about things that are very similar to this but I just can't get it to work for my specific situation. I have some posts with a category of "property". In ...
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Filter a custom field based on selection of another custom field (ACF)

I have 3 custom post types with Advanced Custom Fields: Student Class Homework Assignment Homework has a custom field that is a 'relationship' with Class. This is because specific pieces of ...
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Get attachment meta (I need attachment ID, unsure how to find it)

I've got the following example code, which creates a custom field and adds to the attachment meta: function be_attachment_field_credit( $form_fields, $post ) { ...
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Get posts of specific post format, extract youtube link and use ID for image thumbnail

I am looking to query four posts of which I'll display the title and the video thumbnail. Something like this maybe? $args = array( 'tax_query' => array( array( 'taxonomy' ...
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Let author add field to metabox by pressing a button

I have added a custom metabox for authors where they can fill in a url to a source, which I can then use in my template. In my functions.php <?php /* Add metaboxes (see below) */ function ...
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Create Pop-Up Box with Custom Field Content Inside the Loop

I tried this using ThickBox first, then tried using some code I had that worked on another website... Total failure. The Goal: I have a custom post type (product) with a ton of custom fields. I also ...
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Get a post_id where meta_value equals something in a serialized meta_value field

I'm storing CPT products' post IDs into CPT companies' post meta (meta_key = prefix_products). As a company can have multiple products, so I'm storing them into a PHP serialized array value. ...
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wordpress custom loop ascending descending posts by custom field

I am developing wordpress site that is depend upon price so i add custom filed named 'price' <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); echo $price = get_post_meta($post->ID, 'price', TRUE); ...
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How to save multiple options from a dropdown in user profile

I use this code to create the dropdown and then save the dropdown chosen values: <?php // Display Fields add_action( 'show_user_profile', 'add_multiple_choice_dropdown ' ); add_action( ...
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Difference between meta keys with _ and without _ [duplicate]

In wp_postmeta table I noticed that some of the keys are with '_' (underscore) prefix and and some are without _ What is the major difference between these fields and how they can be used while ...
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Unable to save datetime custom meta field using update_post_meta() function

When I do something like this (in my plugin function inside WP admin): $metaboxes = get_post_meta( $post_id ); echo "<pre>"; print_r($metaboxes); echo "</pre>"; die(); I get all my ...
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How to write specific HTML code with a specific custom field? [closed]

In my Wordpress, each post can contains 2 buttons pointing to different links. To make it easy for the end user, I want to create a couple of Custom Fields where the user only needs to enter the URL ...
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Define category ID using get_post_meta

I need to define the Category ID in my singles page through custom fields so that i can load a different category depending on the page. This is what i have so far and its not working. Any help would ...
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Custom query with orderby meta_value of custom field

Aa you know, as of WP3.0 there are options for custom advanced queries, which is great. As of this, some query parameters of custom fields like meta_key, meta_value were deprecated for the new ...
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Sorting Posts by custom field

I'm trying to sort my posts by the custom field artwork_title. When I use the following code, I just end up with one particular category of posts no matter what category archive I'm on. Also ...
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Adding and updating repeating custom field meta data

I've got 20+ hours into this and could really use some help. Here is what I am trying to do.. For each record, add post meta. If the post meta already exists, update each field in the array. Just like ...
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Truncating custom fields

I'm using custom fields to pull a secondary description. I'd like to use the built in WordPress truncate but can't seem to figure it out. $desc = get_post_meta($post->ID, "youtube-desc", true); ...
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Sort by a date field in a repeatable group

I'm using cmb2 WebDevStudios/Custom-Metaboxes-and-Fields-for-WordPress. I have a repeatable group for events with the meta_key 'date'. The repeatable group 'date' serialized array includes ...
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How To Show/Hide WordPress Meta Boxes Fields According to Option Select

I have a select list with values hosts and html5 and 3 custom fields. On select with value hosts 2 fields (Youtube and Vimeo) should appear, and if value is html5 the remain (Embed) should appear. ...
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Show custom field value in Edit order / Print invoice page

I've got the following in my functions file: if ( isset( $_POST['university'] ) ) { update_user_meta( $customer_id, 'university', sanitize_text_field( $_POST['university'] ) ); } This in my ...
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Checked() function on a multidimensional array

I am generating checkboxes dynamically on one of the option pages. This the code that I'm using to create multiple checkboxes: <?php foreach($shopCategories as $shopCategory) { ?> <input ...
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I am trying to add custom-fields to a post carousel plugin

I have a post carousel on my website.I am trying to add an option to display custom fields. I looked at the code for the carousel and I tried to add my custom-fields option. I am not getting a display ...
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Add custom fields to wp native gallery settings

i already searched for solution and found a lot of unsolved or obsolete topics. Custom wordpress gallery option | Custom field for default gallery However, I´d like to add some custom fields ...
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Get first URL from custom field, download and set as featured image on post publish

I have a plugin that is adding text and a URL to a custom field when the post is published (not saved as draft). I want to get/make a function or plugin to search within the custom field and sideload ...