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

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Order Custom post type loop by custom field (datepicker)

I know there are a lot of articles and documentation on this but I can't seem to figure it out. I have a custom post type 'agenda' wich is made for events. I want to sort this by the eventdate. For ...
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Show/Hide Custom Meta Boxes using any plugin

How can I show and hide the custom meta fields created using Advanced Custom Fields plugin? I want to handle the publish and unpublish of the fields and values from the admin panel. Is there any ...
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wordpress simple post multi rating with post_meta and user_meta

I am trying to create a multi criteria post rating function with simple form and post_meta and user meta. The Goal when users submits their ratings 2 things should happen: 1.the ratings is stored ...
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Media Attachment Custom Meta Fields not saving in Media Uploader when using jQuery UI Autocomplete

I am trying to write a plugin that adds a custom meta field to image attachments to give images a credit field. I use the 'attachment_fields_to_edit' and 'attachment_fields_to_save' filters. ...
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WP_Query get posts where post_name is empty

I want to get all the posts for which the post_name(slug) is not set/empty as well as a meta_key does not exist. $args = array ( 'post_type' => 'books', 'name' ...
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How to filter post using custom feild value in shortest and longest duration?

I am working on a video blog. On the front page I have a sort by option. You can try the option at the following link http://cricketclips.net/ Can't figure out how to make the shortest and longest ...
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How to save the date/time of last update of an extra user profile field?

I have a function that adds and saves very well an extra field to the user profile. But, because the content of this field gets old very quickly, I need to know when the user refreshed it last time - ...
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If custom field doesn't exist, or exists and it's true show title?

Im trying to add new feature to the theme and that's show/hide page title,but since i already have about 50 posts i can't go to all of them and save again just to save custom field values. So i tried ...
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Apply comment to different post (not the current post) [duplicate]

I'm building a scrolling page website and on that page I have comment form and some posts from different categories. Comments applied to wrong post. Is there a way to choose the post I want ? ...
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Let Users Filter Posts by Custom Fields

I'm using the Advanced Custom Fields plugin to add custom fields to my posts, but was wondering what is the best way to go about creating a filter box for the user to filter through posts. I've ...
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Custom fields are not displaying in page with multiple loops

I have multiple loops on my home page. I am trying to display custom fields in each loop. But some of them are not showing. Any idea, why? Here is the code: //check for Featured Events here ...
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Why is a post different than a page with regard to custom fields?

I'm sure the flavor of this question has been beat to death, but why is it that I can add custom fields to pages and other custom page types, but when it comes to posts, the only info I find online is ...
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Can wp_insert_post_data filter be used to save custom field data?

I have custom field data that I would like to modify on its way to the database. wp_insert_post_data filter seems to be the closest thing I can find to achieving this. I dumped the $data and $postarr ...
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How to use custom fields to enable sticky posts on custom post types?

Background: The Wordpress Answers site has two questions which ask about how to enable sticky posts on custom post types (see how to make custom posts sticky? and Enable sticky posts to custom ...
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How to link a word comprised of a custom field with another?

I want to link content comprised of a custom field(field1_details) using another custom field(field2_link) which is a URL type. the_field('field1_details') is text_area field and ...
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Add class from custom field into widget class

How would I add a class coming from a custom field to a widget? I know I should put it somewhere into $before_widget ... in my case this is 'before_widget' => '<aside id="%1$s" class="widget ...
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Syling Custom Fields echo's from from functions.php

With the help of User Borek I've managed to get Custom Fields displaying on my siteby putting the below in the functions.php: function custom_field_before_content() { if(is_page() || is_single() || ...
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Custom Field select list is truncated

The site I'm working on has many custom fields being used in it's pages. For some reason though, the list of custom fields that you can pick from the dropdown only displays the first 30 field names. ...
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Display Category only if there are posts of custom type

I need to do a small modification on WP site done by someone else. And my WP experience is close to zero. But I'm comfortable with PHP. Wordpress Version: 3.8 Plugins: ONLY Advanced Custom Fields ...
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Register custom taxonomy from a Advenced custom field option page

I have a website with products (shoes), i have some shoes models registered as taxonomy on the function.php file like so: function add_custom_taxonomies() { register_taxonomy('mod-nike', ...
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Is it good practice to search for custom posts based on custom field values?

I am building a theme for a local roofing company and we need to implement a solution for users to be able to search through custom posts and find what they're looking for based on custom field ...
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Displaying Custom Fields on Post with Genesis Child Theme

I have tried everything to get Custom Fields to display on my posts using a Child Theme of the Genesis theme framework. I have tried to follow every tutorial I could find relating to it but still I ...
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Filtering Custom Post Type by Comparing Date and Two Meta Keys

I am probably just overlooking something here, but some pointers would be greatly appreciated. I am trying to create an event website using Wordpress and the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. Now the ...
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How to remove custom fields from the selector?

I want to remove some of those: So the user doesn't use them by mistake, Any idea howto? ( maybe looking into the wp database? )
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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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How can I add a column/s to wp_posts table?

I am trying to sync WP with another service that offers an API that allows me to hook up their table's Update, Create, Delete to my sites. So when they create, update, or delete a row on their ...
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Create child page within custom post type

I want to be able to have a link like this, site.com/my-custom-type-slug/single-custom-post-name/stats/, where /stats should contain the /my-custom-type-slug page content and when I add content to the ...
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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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Sort Posts by custom fields inside a table

I am trying to build a table in each category pages where all the posts from the category will be displayed and make them sortable by custom fields value. I searched a lot about this and I am not sure ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Query Posts Via WordPress URL

I wanted to learn more about querying post types and their custom fields in WordPress. I've got two questions... I've followed this tutorial on Advanced Custom Fields and am trying to understand what ...
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Multiple Frontend Filters Using Advanced Custom Fields

I've got a series of custom post types set up, and a large amount of custom fields are linked to these post types via the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. I want to set up a series of checkboxes on the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Woocommerce - Change Variable Product Add to Cart to behave like external product using Custom Field (link) [closed]

I am importing affiliate products via XML into Woocommerce. Due to products having variations if I use the External/Affiliate product type I get repetition of product on my front end (eg. same product ...