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

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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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Creating custom post type with custom taxonomy and custom fields programatically

I need to create a custom post type. This post type will have a custom taxonomy. Also this post type will have custom fields. I dont want to use any plugins to do it, i want to include the creation ...
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Run query with meta key via AJAX

I'm completely new to AJAX, and I can't seem to find anything that's pointing me in the right direction. I have a table that contains one row for each post in a post type. Each row contains the posts ...
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Tracking logged in users page visits

I need to be able to track logged in users (excluding admin) and know When a user was last active on the site When they last visited specific pages (and ideally their first visit to the page and ...
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How to export data from a custom Meta Box added into categories

I have a custom meta box (text input) in the categories to insert the 'Meta Description', and when I export the data by using Tools > Export, this meta box is not exported. Actually, the content of ...
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Attempting to add an imagemap/ content to Front Page — shows up only in meta description

I'm dealing with a nasty old theme for a friend that uses a huge slider as its homepage background image. I'd rather not scrap and recreate the site, as back in the day I put in a good amount of ...
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Insert a custom taxonomy as a class in acf gallery loop

I am almost there, but not sure how to echo out a custom taxonomy as a class into my div containing my image. (see all the stuff below). All of the tutorials I see talk about using wp_query and then ...
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How to create a searchable database with a single-field search box at the front end?

I have seen many websites having developed a (hidden) database of their certified clients (actually details of the clients and the given certificates) and they have devoted a web page where clients ...
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How can I sort get_users() by any value (last_name, user defined fields and more)

I want to sort the result of get_users() by last name, first name, user defined fields or whatever. How can I achieve this while still using get_users()?
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Querying a large number of posts including their custom fields data

I'm building a SVG map separated into about 200 regions. For each region there are attributes that describe it, as well as a region ID. These regions are just polygons in the SVG. I setup a custom ...
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Login with user in custom created table

I was trying to add more features in login page, that i created a extra "myusers" table and trying to add two tabs in login screen,with the second tab i want login using my created users in 'myusers' ...
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Amend posts using wp_insert_post

I'm currently working with an XML feed to add posts to a custom post type using wp_insert_post(). It's all working fine but I was wondering if there's a way I can check if the post exists and amend ...
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Underscores in custom fields

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 noticed it was stored this way ...
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Admin - Search Events by a custom field

I am using the events manager plugin and i created a new field using custom fields plugin. I don't know how to make the search from wp-admin to filter using the custom field i added. For details ...
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load custom fields on click

I have too much data stored in custom fields which I don't want to fetch on page-load, instead I'd give the user the opportunity to load the custom field values on click, possibly with ajax. Is ...
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Better post meta efficiency?

I work with websites which require using Post Meta for Post Objects within a particular Post Type. I often add a Meta Box to a particular Post Type, to provide additional settings for the new Post ...
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Create a full width responsive header image per page

I’m new to Wordpress - currently building a site that has a few pages (Home, Artists, History, Videos). Each of those pages need a custom header containing a responsive full width image (the image ...
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Custom dropdown field added to media gallery; how to get it to save properly?

I am using the following code to add a couple of custom fields to media attachments: //Add custom fields for attachments function kgal_add_custom_fields_to_artwork( $form_fields, $post ) { ...
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Sorting posts by meta values: 2 different orders

I have a meta value for a custom post type called workshop which is the start_time of the workshop as a UNIX timestamp. Right now I'm able to sort the posts ascending or descending with ...
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How to add google map to custom field

I need to show a map throw custom field Here's my code, the field name is 'show_map' <div id="view1"> <?php $location = get_field('show_map', 'options'); ...
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Custom User meta field display

I'm using PODS plugin (https://wordpress.org/plugins/pods/) to extend main types in wp and WP Tiles for tiles rendering (https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-tiles/). I'v already added field position to ...
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How to add a default field Name to post Custom Fields

I would like to have the "Name" field in the Custom Fields section of of Wordpress backend to have a certain value by default. For example, when the user starts a new post, I would like the Name of ...
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Loop through two different sets of custom fields

I created a Custom Field ('custom_name') to allow content editors to specify a 'custom_name' (different from the title of the page) to any post created: custom_name - (Field type --> 'text') For a ...
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How to Filter Posts by Custom Fields?

I would like to learn the best way to filter custom post types by custom fields. In the example I am working on, I use custom taxonomies to organize my posts and filter them. I would like to add ...
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Custom Fields as Post Type Options

Im using a theme for vehicle listings and the WPUF Pro plugin for frontend submitting. WPUF plugin automatically reads the taxonomies of themes post_type (vehicle), but the theme got vehicle ...
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Many to Many Relationship between Two Custom Post Types

How to I create a many-to-many relationship between two custom post types? Give type A and type B, I'd like to be able to show all B's that relate to a given A, and all A's that relate to a given B. ...
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How much worse is querying custom fields compared to custom taxonomies, quantitatively

OK, I know (because i've read it many times) why custom fields is less efficient than custom taxonomies when it comes to querying/filtering posts, but just how inefficient is it by comparison? I'd ...
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How to use a specific custom field in a custom post type as slug

I'd like use a specific custom field in a custom post type as the slug for the post. My custom post type is members and the custom field that I want to use as the slug is member_user. How can I do ...
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WP insert post PHP function and Custom Fields

The WordPress function is used for submitting data programatically. Standard fields to submit to incude the content, excerpt, title, date and many more. What there is no documentation for is how to ...
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How to add upload field in a custom taxonomy?

I have a custom taxonomy and I want to add a custom field inside , OK that's seems to be easy but the hardest part is when I want to add a file input type the enctype="multipart/form-data" I ...
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Search on Category and BETWEEN custom meta field

Background I am building simple car theme where I want to review cars, however, I'm really struggling with my search implementation. I have added a couple of custom meta fields to the post including ...
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Loop through incrementing custom fields

I created 4 custom fields for a specific page. Field type: Post Object (I grab thumbnails and titles from the posts) Field names: featured_content_1 featured_content_2 featured_content_3 ...
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How to get posts ORDERBY a custom taxonomy term's custom field?

I have a custom taxonomy program_taxonomy : /* register a common taxonomy for DRAMAS & reality_shows to get post by terms in PROGRAMS page */ register_taxonomy( 'program_taxonomy', array ...
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Send email to different users depending on the field selected in woocommerce?

So, I've been searching high and low and I don't know if this is possible, but I figure this is the best place to try and see.. I have a checkout field added to my checkout page in woocommerce. It ...
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getting all values for a custom field key (cross-post)

I know how to get a custom field value for a specific post. get_post_meta($post_id, $key, $single); What I need is to get all the values associated with a specific custom post key, across all ...
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Custom fields not displaying on front end

I've read a ton of tutorials and articles and searched for days now, but I still can't seem to get my custom fields to display in the loop and I could use a hand. First off, I definitely have the ...
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Title and post URL based on custom fields?

I have custom fields in my custom post type. They should serve as a title and post slug for URL. Basically, whenever I change the content of the custom fields, the title field should react ...
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Trouble displaying custom fields within post type in WP_Query Loop?

I'm trying to write a query that displays a custom field within my custom post type 'Inventory'. The custom field name is category and the field type is taxonomy. The category is selected by a ...
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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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Using the theme options to change background

how do I add some options to a theme? I would like to add support, in my thmes, for dinamically changing the page background. I don't even know how to start. I think I can break down this issue in ...
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Show Custom Fields in Quick Edit

I have several custom fields that I need my client to be able to edit at anytime. For the sake of convenience, I'd like them to be able to edit these custom fields from the Quick Edit. This way they ...
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Order posts according to user defined order for meta values?

I have set up some CPTs and storing a meta key/val for each of them. When I get those posts, I need to order them by the meta value, but, the order of the meta values will be defined in an array by ...
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simple fields plugin custom query

I have a collection of posts for families. I'm using the simple fields plugin for handle members of the family. Is there a simple way to query posts based on values from the custom fields created by ...
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Custom elements for Wordpress Admin Menu Manager

Scenario: I want to allow users for a theme to set icons (fontawesome) to their menu items via the wordpress Menu Manger. To achieve this, one could set "screen options" to show css class field and ...
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View list of categories from values ​​in custom fields

Through the Advanced Custom Fields created a field to add values ​​in each category. example: Category A = Cars Category B = Aircraft Category D = Boats Category E = Aircraft Category F = Boats ...
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Custom taxonomy - custom sortable column

I've created custom taxonomy called 'cities' where you can add cities and added custom field ( radio button ) with 2 options: 'Yes' and 'No' ( never mind what that is ). Everythins is ok, I can get ...
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Add custom field to post with some part of url as value

I wish to move my site from some other CMS to WP. There is no any usefull migration, export option in my current CMS so I will need to create posts again manually. I will to transfer important fields ...
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Saving Custom Post types and fields to a custom table

I have a project in which I am trying to import a large amount of data into a WordPress installation and from that data, create pages on my site (as a custom post type). Since these pages will be ...
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Get file size from ACF repeater field

I am using ACF plugin and trying to get file size which in a repeater field, but it returns nothing. Here is my code. <?php if(have_rows('download')) : ?> <ul class="file"> ...
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Display value of custom field of custom taxonomy in single post?

I have a review site, which uses a custom taxonomy called 'show' to organize posts. I have used Advanced Custom Fields to add a field to the 'show' taxonomy called 'twitter_handle'. I am trying to ...