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

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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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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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How make a custom search on backend in Wordpress without plugin?

I have a post type called usr_jardin with a custom field called sim_nuip. I would like to get the search to work for the title of the post and also by custom field . I try this but does not work me. ...
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Add Taxonomy Values Within a Custom Post Type RSS Feed

I would like to display taxonomies within an RSS feed. I am able to display my custom fields as per Add Custom Fields to Custom Post Type RSS (Thank you to all the contributors of that post), but I am ...
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Is there any way to add a “custom field” to the CPT archive page?

as per my title I have a CPT with an archive. I'd like to have my archive main page (the back end) displaying two custom fields that would allow me specifying the "meta tag description" and "page ...
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Query Distinct Taxonomies of Custom Post Type

I have a custom post type called "coupons". These coupons can then be drilled down by "city". City is a custom field that is defined for each individual "coupon". I am then trying to modify a sidebar ...
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Convert all dates in field to Unix time, except those already in Unix time

I have a meta field that is mixed with MM/dd/yy hh:mm dates and Unix timestamp dates. How do I convert all of the MM/dd/yy hh:mm dates in the db to Unix? I have only limited PHP and SQL knowledge so ...
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“Custom Field” to Excerpt field" for pages? [closed]

In the question "Copy SEO Meta Desc “Custom Field” to Excerpt field?" The plugin posted as a part of brasofilo's answer works great but, I would like to alter the excerpt for Pages of my WordPress ...
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Copy SEO Meta Desc “Custom Field” to Excerpt field?

I'd really like to take all of my old posts, and automatically use the meta descriptions we have written – currently done for each post using All In One SEO Pack – and copy them to also be our post ...
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Creating custom field with drop down on new post page

I Am trying to create a default custom field drop down with pre populated values from the DB to be shown while creating a new Post or editing a existing post. I am aware about how to add a single ...
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Output custom field value

I am reading wp codex about outputing custom field value. http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/get_post_custom From that link, It shows how to output all custom fields associated with ...
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Add field to user meta table in database when link is clicked

I am working on function that enables registered users on my site to bookmark posts. I have searched for plugins but none seemed to do the job properly. I have a page where users can see their info ...
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SELECT max(meta_value) FROM wp_postmeta WHERE meta_key='price'… stops working when value is over 999

Overview: I am not trying to return a post. I simply want the single highest value for a particular meta_value across all posts... just the value itself. Details: I have added a custom meta_key ...
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tax query between operator like

I have a custom post called person and a taxonomy(like tags) called age. As far I have search tax query doesn't seem to support the between operator like meta query does. Is there a way to accomplish ...
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Saving Custom Field Data before Publish

When creating a page or a post WordPress lets the content (title, body, featured image) be saved when using Ctrl + S. The Custom Fields do not save in the same way (in this case I'm using Advanced ...
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How do I search an array stored in a custom-field using WP_Query?

I have a custom post type called "on-air" that included a custom-field called "daysonair". The form for this has checkboxes for each day of the week. When you add/update a post, the checked items ...
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Adding a Custom Field to be used by Posts 2 Posts

I'm trying using Gravity Forms and allow for a user to submit a post to my CPT, and choose an optional Connected Post Type. I have two CPTs, CPT1 and CPT2. When they're viewing my form for creating ...
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What is the index [0] for on post meta fields?

Trying to improve my PHP knowledge through test and try! I am confused on [0] arguments at following WordPress PHP code global $post; $custom = get_post_custom($post->ID); $price = ...
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Including Custom fields within the_content

I’m designing a site for a client and I’m using custom fields for buy links to her books. I only want buy buttons to appear for fields that contain a URL, so I’ve hooked this just below the_content: ...
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Extending the search context in the admin list post screen

I have a created a custom post type and have attached some custom fields to it. Now I would like for the search that authors can perform on the custom post list screen (in the admin backend) to also ...
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Order custom post by custom post field

I know that question has already be posted, but their anwser doesn't work for me. (or it doesn't work with WP > 3.8) $args = array('meta_query' => $meta_query , 'post_type' => ...
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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 field/meta populated by dropdown of existing posts?

(My first WP question ever asked! Be gentle!) I'm building a site that is mostly pages (i.e., static), using WP as CMS. At the bottom of several of the pages, there will appear 1, 2, or 3 "promo ...
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Custom Post Type as invoice or order template

On homepage I would like to insert form that collects client details and saves it to wordpress backend. I was thinking to use custom_post_type register_post_type('invoices', array( ...
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Display different category template if custom field is checked

I am a big fan of Advanced Custom Field by Elliot Condon http://www.advancedcustomfields.com/ This is what I am trying to chive without success so far: I have a website with posts and archive.php ...
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Trying to sort and display categories(not posts) by custom field: 'order'

I'm a WordPress rookie. I've added a custom field to my "Category" taxonomy. The custom field is "custom_order" and its purpose is to hold a number so that my categories can be sorted and displayed in ...
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filter wp_query result with custom field values

I'm getting started with advanced custom fields. I have a category field (main_category) where the categories given below are selected using the radio buttons. 1. Electronics 2. Programming 3. ...
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Add Button on WP-Admin Login

I just want to add a button on wp-admin login page..How to I achieve this.
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ACF plugin categories bug in WordPress 3.9

i recently started using ACF plugin, i noticed that variables for custom fields i created and use in categories are saved in ‘wp_options’ tables, and although i am doing everything right they do not ...
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Foreach giving one too many list items, how can I remove the last empty line?

Hello Stackexchange users! I built a simple function to display a list of items from custom fields. However it is listing an empty last field on the front end and I cant figure out how to remove it. ...
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Sort WP_Query by one meta key and post_date [duplicate]

I want to order by post to check for the existence of a meta key ('featured') and include those posts first and as a secondary option I want to sort by post_date, similar to 'sticky' posts on a ...
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Custom fields on a virtual page

I've used Dave Jesch's solution for making virtual pages (from content temporarily saved in a custom database table, updated from an RSS every four hours). See more here: ...
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query_posts with sorting on a custom datestamp

I have a custom meta field that I want to use to sort with query_posts but its not ordering my posts properly since it is a datestamp (i.e. 04/21/2014) and its treating it like a normal text string. ...
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ACF media fields

I'm using ACF to add galleries to a post type. In the gallery field you can click edit on an image and type Title, Alt Text, Caption and Description. These seem to be media related fields. I'm ...
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Custom fields attached to a page template only show on edit screen when page is saved

When I create a custom field and associate it to a custom page template, it doesn't show in the post editor screen until I click save (draft / publish). Ideally, the custom field should show when I ...
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Why my meta boxes won't show in front post page?

I see it everywhere: in single post, in category archives etc, but in front page post not. I display the metaboxes in this way: <?php if (get_post_meta($post->ID, 'test_1', true) != '' ) { ...
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How to query categories with Advanced Custom Fields?

I'm currently using Advanced Custom Fields and I was wondering if anyone know how to filter categories by custom fields? I have a custom field in my categories using the checkboxes field. I want to ...
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Forced profile plugin ..and link to field [closed]

I use the plugins Bp forced profile that display a message for complete a missing required field with a list of field (title). Howto link a title to the field missing in the message ? if you have ...
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Need to have an archive widget which organizes and displays a custom post type using a custom date field

I found a handy plugin at http://www.redletterdesign.net/wp/cpt-archive/index.php for generating a calendar archive using a custom post type. My problem is I need it to organize these posts not by the ...
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How to Create Dynamic Fields in a Meta Box?

Could someone explain me with a little example how create a button that creates a new custom field dynamically? I'm working on a plugin and using add_meta_box, I need an input box ...
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Order post type by sum of two custom fields

I have a custom post type for vouchers. I've added two custom fields to this post type named "value_1" and "value_2". They both contain a number. (The first value will be applied at checkout, the ...
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How to parse meta value from user specific post to google charts?

I'm currently working on a project where i need to visualize the progress of users (fitness). For that i have created a custom post type with custom fields. I want to parse the meta values associated ...
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Importing data for advanced custom fields plugin?

I have a member section built using the http://www.advancedcustomfields.com plugin. There are 300 members that each have the following data: Company name Specialism (check boxes) Web address ...
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filtering custom post types via meta data drop down

I'm trying to add drop down filters (that are populated by terms that are in use) to a custom search page for "opportunities" or listings page. Currently I am doing this with taxonomies but doing this ...
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How set featured posts using checkbox in post edit screen?

I want to make selecting a featured post is just by checking a checkbox in edit screen AND be able to retrieve these featured articles from only specific category ? in short what I'm looking for : ...
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Override edit_custom_walker.php to conditionally show input depending on menu position

I've created custom inputs for WordPress nav-menus admin page. I've used a similar technique as is shown in this answer - by duplicating edit_custom_walker.php and adding my own fields. My custom ...
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Display a different image for each page with editor

We have several PAGES (about us, contact, services, etc...) On each page, we have an area for an IMAGE. The IMAGE is located in the same location on each page. (lower right corner > above the ...
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Removing “s” from search with custom parameters

I'm trying to do something that I thought would be quite simple and has turned out to be not simple at all. I've seen quite a few posts that look similar at first glance but none solve the issue for ...
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Ajax form filter post by custom fields [closed]

I'm currently working on a site where users can search for apartments. I have a custom post type for the apartment posts, which contain several custom fields. I have a page where i list all of the ...
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Update meta values with AJAX

I am working on a voting system in Wordpress. I first made it with GET requests but someone told me you should not use GET for this, So I started working with AJAX to update custom fields/meta values, ...