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

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Meta query relation 'OR' not working as expected

I have the following query, $the_query = new WP_Query( $args );, which is supposed to show any properties of H_property_type bandb, hotel or dining. If I do a print_r of $args I get the following, ...
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Custom post type with custom fields enabled, is there a way to set a default group of fileds?

I defined the custom postype: property, like this function register_cpt_property() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x( 'properties', 'property' ), 'singular_name' ...
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Can I use a Custom Field as the Featured Image URL?

Each post of my blog has a Custom Field which is the URL of a photo on Flickr. How can I use it as the Featured Image? Please note I'm asking this question because I'm migrating to a theme that makes ...
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Bulk edit custom excerpt text in WordPress

Is there a way to bulk edit the custom excerpt text without going to each post and open it? When we have 300 posts it can be a very time consuming process.
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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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Storing/querying custom date data

I'm currently building a site where I need to filter/order/query a custom post type by date data. I can't use the post published date for this, but can't decide what would be the most efficient way to ...
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How to structure Multisite sites into categories?

When using WordPress Multisite with many sites, it would be nice to store them into categories. Site categories that is, not post categories. Maybe there is a way to use some kind of site meta / ...
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Can I use a Custom Meta Value inside of 'get_the_terms'?

I have a custom Page Template, and this is the code that I am trying to manipulate to change depending on a custom meta value that I write for specific Pages. $terms = get_the_terms($post->id, ...
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Extract array from custom field

I'm using woocommerce product bundles extension. I need to manipulate some informations about bundled post. Actually I found the bundled product container has a hidden custom field named _bundled_ids ...
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Matching Serialized Arrays with meta_query

I've asked a related question previously, but I think I've finally worked out the crux of my issue. I'm using Advanced Custom Fields and have a number of custom fields attached to my post type. I'm ...
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Order by a meta fiel in query loop

I would like to sort my article from a category by a number added in a meta field. Here is the first step, I get the articles to display on the page. <?php $cat = get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), ...
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Custom field in title

I'm trying to change the posts with no titles to 'custom field' + 'mystring'. So far I got this code. add_filter( 'the_title', 'ta_modified_post_title'); function ...
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Add Paypal Button programmatically

I've setup a post type-Product with custom fields containing price and other attributes. I'm reading Paypal Documentation right now, What i've read till now is "HTML-Buttons" can be pasted from ...
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How to add fields to _wp_attachment_metadata?

I'm developing a custom metabox with the possibility to upload images and give the user the possibility of deciding whether those images are to be displayed on the front end or not, instead of having ...
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Send Multiple Custom Field Values Through the URL

Basically, I'm trying to follow this tutorial to add an action to the pre_get_posts and create a custom meta_query so I can alter the query within the URL and display babies,children and home books ...
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Order posts by separate menu order for different sub-categories

My scenario is as follows: Categories: 1. Category A - Sub-Category A1 - Sub-Category A2 - Sub-Category A3 2. Category B - Sub-Category B1 3. Category C 4. Category D The ...
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CSS conditional on custom field value

I am looking to add some CSS rules to an ID conditionally on the value of a custom field value. Specifically: add to id #firstimg the rules: opacity:0.4; filter:alpha(opacity=40); provided that ...
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Filter posts by custom field (Advanced Custom Fields)

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields and have been following along with this tutorial on Creating a WP archive with Custom Field Filter. In their example, they're using Radio Button Field; I would like to ...
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Custom post type won't take my custom fields

I have written the following plugin: <?php /* Set up the post types */ add_action( 'init', 'mdg_kjdz_register_post_types' ); /* Register the post types */ function ...
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How to create Image gallery Metabox in wordpress [closed]

I want to create a metabox like woocommerce product gallery. I search on google find out related tutorial, plugin, example but unfortunately i don't get anything. So please, anyone can help me. ...
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List taxonomy term “Last Name” + “First Name” (taxonomy custom field) in a post loop

I have a few custom fields for a taxonomy "Author". The term title is the Author's last name, and one of the custom fields is his first_name. Now I need, in a post loop, to list all "Authors" of that ...
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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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Get_post_meta returns Array instead of actual value [duplicate]

With the PODS plugin in Wordpress, I've created a custom post type called project. Within project I've created a few custom fields. One of those is project_thumb. The thing is; When I want to display ...
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What is the proper way to add a required field to a post type? [duplicate]

So I created a CPT that has a few required fields in a metabox. My metadata is being saved through the save_post hook but from I can find via my googlefu there is no way to stop the saving of the post ...
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Post count by meta_key meta_value [closed]

I have 100 posts to the ( states meta_key ), and different meta_value (AK,AR,CA,FL,HW,MN,SC,TX,MN,NJ). I want to show the post count on my site sidebar for posts AK-11 posts,AR-9 posts....
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Automatically assign taxonomy term if custom meta value exists

I currently have a custom meta field for adding a video url to the post. I'd like for the existing taxonomy term "video" to be automatically assigned to the post upon saving if the meta field has any ...
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custom fields multiple image fields

i am building an artist's archive with WP to host a variety of entries (custom post types such as "photographs", "artworks", "publications" and etc.). due to the large quantity of data, i am ...
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Adding custom fields (post meta) before/during wp_insert_post()

Our code base has a ton of logic that executes as the post is inserted/created. However, some of that logic depends on custom post meta. The only way I know of to add post meta to a new post is like ...
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WP Query - Is this correct?

Trying to debug, getting headache so I want to ensure that I have placed the query args in the correct place. I want to sort/order all my posts based on "myvalue". <?php if ( ...
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Self-added mysql column as custom fields value

I am trying to add a value from a column that I've added myself to the wp_posts table as a custom field. So right now there is a column called 'shares' which holds an int value and I want that int ...
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Woocommerce custom fields

I'm using woocommerce plugin in my wordpress web site. In Admin panel for products I've added few custom fields as shown bellow: On my shop page, I want to print the custom field values, and I use ...
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Show values of custom field created with ACF on a page

Im using ACF to create custom fields. One of them is a list of checkboxes that display some options (option1, option2, option3....). and what i need is to show these options on a page in a list like ...
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Advanced WordPress search form based on custom taxonomy and custom meta value

I would appreciate if someone could help me out with the following issue. Here is the thing. I created two select boxes so I could filter and display posts from a custom post type based on two values ...
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Filter out posts before display category count

I have meta key "Due" for posts....if a post has expired (past the current date or not equal to it) then it should not be displayed in the count (i have code to display the count, which fades in over ...
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Adding Custom Fields to Search

I'm trying to add custom fields to my search so that it can be refined by meta values. Currently I have added some select lists to my normal search: <form role="search" action="<?php echo ...
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How do I improve this admin query snippet to avoid generating duplicate results on non-meta searches?

I've been playing around with code snippets which add meta data to admin searches. The best snippet I've found was written by Stefano on this question. However, it appears to have 1, annoying bug ...
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Filtering custom post type on a combination of custom taxonomies and custom fields?

I have a custom post type "artist". It has an associated custom taxonomy "artist_type" with terms "voice", "actor", "corporate" An "artist" also has custom fields for gender, location, agerangefrom ...
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Facebook like counter in custom field

is it possible then someone click on like, to take action to update post custom field with counts ? I just found only with http://graph.facebook.com/URL Maybe will be smarter solution ? Or ideas ?
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Add Action Hook function to WP-User-Frontend in a custom post field

I'm using WP-User-Frontend plugin on my wordpress site to allow users to submit posts from the frontend. I only allow users to submit urls. So I created a new form in WP-User-Frontend and gave it 2 ...
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Importing users to Buddypress with custom fields

Here's the setup: The client uses a proprietary custom-coded PHP CMS and is wanting to move to WordPress with BuddyPress. The old, custom CMS has a roster functionality, which I'm using BuddyPress ...
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How to implement a Google map store locator

I have followed the following Google developer doc about creating a store locator usng PHP & MySql. https://developers.google.com/maps/articles/phpsqlsearch_v3 I have this working but now I ...
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How to add an option to admin to add image that could be used as header?

I want to add an option to add/change an Image in admin dashboard in a way that I can call it through code. For example lets call it header_2 Image and then want to use it in an header template. So ...
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Query Problem - Show posts within category 'x' that have a custom field between 'y' and 'z'

I'd like to display all posts within a given price range. For example: When a user inputs 100 and 1000 (in two separate form fields) - my site will display all posts that have a custom field called ...
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How to hide custom fields added by a plugin?

I want to hide unnecessary custom fields added by the plugin "All in one seo" to the Post Edit screen. To do this I added the following code to functions.php: function my_remove_meta_boxes() { ...
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retrieve custom field “latitude, longitude” then add to google map

I need to call a custom field called 'latitude' and 'longitude' and then take those two values and pass them as a pinpoint in google maps. I searched and found this: Pass custom fields values to ...
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Query custom post type by custom field

General Info I used the plugin WP Types (wp-types.com) to create a custom post type called "artist". In WP Types you can also set another post type as parent post type. This is not possible by ...
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Problem importing posts (get_categories is empty)

I want to import posts through an RSS plugin and events through a calendar plugin, and then have these plugins set the category for these imported posts. Then, using a hook (see code below), I want to ...
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If Elseif Query

I'm trying to work this query - the first if clause works, and the else works, but the middle clause, elseif, doesn't work. <?php if(get_post_meta($post->ID, 'TourURL', true)) { ...
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How to call one custom field value if another custom field value is equal to today's date

I'm building a website for a school division in Canada, they help organize their days by assigning a school day to each day of the week. There are 5 school days, and so they do not always end up on ...
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Comparing Dates from custom field

I am trying to compare dates from a custom field. I have them stored as something like "20121125". If the date has expired, a placeholder image will be used, if not, the default thumbnail will be ...