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

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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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Order posts by custom field and if custom field is empty return remaining posts

I have an archive page ordered by a numeric value in a custom field. This returns the ordered posts correctly, but does not display posts that don't have a custom field. $paged = ...
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Custom Post Type with Custom Title

I have a custom post type without title support and I'm trying to generate one from post's taxonomies and custom fields. To do so, I'm using this code: function custom_post_type_title_filter( $data , ...
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Added 20 Custom Fields. Only 10 showing in drop down

Just like the title states. I've added around 20+ custom fields into my wordpress site and only around 10 are showing in the drop down. The custom fields are all functioning fine on the site side, ...
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Custom post type / custom fields

I'm working on a client site and need the following: A custom post type called 'Agreements' On the Agreements edit panel, show a list of "Offices" checkboxes. Users can select multiple Offices per ...
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How to use query_posts() with a date filter on a custom field?

I have defined a custom post type that uses a meta field to store dates. In my functions.php I have the following code which saves the start date. The format of the date that is sent in the startdate ...
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Multiple orderby values in WP_Query

I'm trying to come up with a query to sort by multiple orderby values. Here's what I have so far: $dept_id=2; $query=new WP_Query(array( 'post_type'=>'wpcontactus', ...
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Check before publishing, if already exist post with current custom field value

I have a custom post type with only 3 custom fields in it. $post_types = get_post_meta($post->ID,'post_types',true); $post_taxonomies = get_post_meta($post->ID,'post_taxonomies',true); ...
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Using get_posts with arguments found in meta keys

I am using get posts, but I need to refine the query based on posts where a certain meta_key has a certain value. Something like this <?php $reviews = ...
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template_redirect for single posts w/ custom fields

Is there any way I can use is_single() inside of my plugin's functions.php file? Currently, this is what my code looks like: if(is_single()) : function my_template() { include(PLUGINDIR . ...
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Custom field values repeating

I'm at a loss. I've got a custom meta box with the 'multicheck' code that Jan created. It's working great. My issue now is getting the data to return properly. Scenario: there are 5 possible values, ...
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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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Does wordpress have something like content-type?

I am working on Drupal CMS, and Drupal is really grate and hard, and now I am going to learn Wordpress. Drupal let users to create different content-type, and each content-type can be different type ...
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Orderby meta_value only returns posts that have existing meta_key

I have the following wp_query: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'news', 'orderby' => 'meta_key', 'order' => 'ASC', 'meta_key'=>'custom_author_name', ...
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Add field to posts (checkbox) that only one post can have

I am trying to add a field to Wordpress posts (not pages) which would simply include a label and a checkbox. Something like: Make this the sticky post? If check, the key should be set to TRUE or ...
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Custom field losing p tags on display

I have a Custom Post Type that has several custom fields. One of the fields is multi-line and includes text with p tags. When I view this field in the visual editor the p tags are all there. I ...
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Advanced Custom Fields - Get custom fields from parent page

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields making it easier for my client to manage his content. On all of my child- and parent pages i would like to have the same header image and sidebar information. ...
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Show posts on a Google Map

Through the custom fields, I assigned to each post its geographic coordinates (latitude/longitude). Now, I'd like to show a Google Maps with a marker for each post. Do you have any suggestions on ...
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Add input field to 'Pages > Edit Page' through functions.php

Original Question: I'm trying to add an input field to 'Pages > Edit Page'. The use of this input field will be for a user to add an ID of a slider, so that that slider will be page specific. ...
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Multiple custom fields with the same name

Is it possible to have several custom fields with the same name? For example, I have a custom field called "promotion" for a CPT called "event". Sometimes there are more than one promotion applied ...
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How to sort CPT by custom meta value (date), and return posts month by month

For future reference: I am using the great Meta Box Plugin to help expedite meta box creation for my custom post types. My goal: To build a highly customizable events section closely resembling a ...
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Populating meta box with select-list of existing posts, and assigning it to custom post types

My question is partly based on this answer: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/5778/27135 Mike's answer is really great, and the solution worked fine until I needed to include my meta box in a ...
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Saving Custom Field in Attachment Window in WordPress 3.5

I'm using the code below to add a custom text field in WP 3.5 Attachment Window (from this question # Expanding new Media Uploader in WordPress 3.5) ... add_filter( 'attachment_fields_to_edit', ...
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Is it possible to order posts by two meta values?

Hopefully this is a reasonably straightforward question! Is it possible to order posts, on the front-end of my WP install, by two meta values? I have a meta key called genus and another called ...
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Edit Custom Database Tables in Wordpress

I have a site that uses custom database tables to manage info that is inserted by a process completely independent from Wordpress. The data from the table is used in the Wordpress site but it is not ...
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How to prevent custom fields from being cleared during a bulk edit?

In my function for saving custom field values I add a few checks to prevent the values from being cleared during an autosave or a quick edit. add_action('save_post', 'save_my_post'); function ...
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How do I add media to a custom post type?

I want to add some custom fields to allow a user to select items from the Media library for the custom post (in the add/edit view) Is there a way to do this?
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I am trying to create a simple frontend form for posting

i am trying to learn and create some deeper things with Wordpress. My goal is to create a code/script/plugin that will allow me to post from the frontend. I have seen many plugins, like templatic ...
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custom field value date convert to unix timestamp problems

For some reason, I'm having difficulty converting a date value stored in a meta field to a unix timestamp (and back again). If I save the date as a string it all works fine, but if I convert it to a ...
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How to change what the post creation page looks like?

Is there a way (plugin, or something else) to set it where there is a drop down on the "New Post" page that allows you to choose a post type and the fields change allowing you to filter what content ...
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Multiple information using custom post type

I made a new custom type, it's working fine. My question is: If i want to add in a single post that custom-type with different informations for about x times...how should I do this? Example: Let's ...
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Advice needed for importing custom field data and database structure

Looking for advice for the best method to accomplish the following. I have a custom page template with several custom fields/taxonomy. The data needed for these custom fields actually resides in ...
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How loop through posts based on custom fields

I want to loop through posts and show only those posts for which the custom field i.e _shopis not empty I am always confused with meta query and even not sure that if this is possible using this ...
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Execute/Parse Shortcode in Native WordPress Custom Field Value Field

I've spent some time searching for a solution but have not found 1 single example of how to do this. I would like to place a shortcode in the value field of the Custom Field meta box in WordPress so ...
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How do I set the default admin sort order for a custom post type to a custom column?

SOLUTION AVAILABLE HERE I've set up a custom post type called clientarea, and set up several custom columns for it in the admin area - the custom columns are all custom meta fields, as you can see ...
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Add custom field to media attachment image attribute in post editor

I have the following filter, but do not know how to add custom attributes to image field, when attaching media to post. example <img data-ext-link-title="" data-ext-link-url=""> ...
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How to store the value of a custom field dropdown select for post referencing?

I'm trying to reference posts to each other. Editors should have a custom field select list of certain post's titles to link the current post with other posts. I got quite far, I think. The select ...
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Custom Field sort not working (WP 3.8.1)

I am trying to sort a custom wp_query using the date format YYYYMMDD (php: date('Ymd') ). This will not be regarded as date field, but rather as a numeric one stored in custom field. My WP-QUERY code ...
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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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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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Add description text under input field for new profile fields

How can I modify my following code to add some description text under the input fields? I tried modifying it as you can see with the facebook url field but the text shows up under the field label and ...
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How to display value of custom fields in page

I have a custom post type called 'software', contained within are various custom fields such as subtitle, price, screenshots, download link, etc. I created a function to allow use of the tinyMCE edit ...
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Why is unfiltered html allowed in custom fields for author / contributor roles?

I'm creating a WordPress theme which has a custom textarea metabox for inserting embed codes (soundcloud, bandcamp etc). I feel like I should be adding in some security to stop non-admin/editor users ...
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Custom fields: In what order are they saved into the DB?

If I insert multiple custom fields to my article, they get sorted in "I don't know what" way. So when I insert some multiple fields in an article and call those via $cf = get_post_custom(); foreach ...
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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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Function to change meta value in database for each post

I have a meta key called 'prijs' in each post. The value of this meta key consist of numbers in the follow structure: 2,100.00 I want to remove the comma in the meta value to get this output: 2100.00 ...
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Advanced Custom Fields query

I have, hopefully easy question. I have my query here, which is using ACF <?php query_posts(array('post_type' => 'our-clients-list', 'posts_per_page' => 1, 'order' => 'DSC', 'orderby' ...
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Adding a custom field or metabox to the post-thumbnail widget?

Is it possible to add a custom field to an existing "widget" in the backend? What I wanna do is provide a way to have a checkbox to apply a thumbnail that is double the size of the normal one on the ...
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Can I query custom meta data through WP_Query

Ok, my question is a bit complex so I will try and give a general explanation and then go into details afterward. I am running WordPress 3.4.2 and I am using WCK Post Type Creator and WCK Custom ...
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Create meta boxes that don't show in custom fields

I used the code below to create a metabox for posts. These meta boxes are also seen in the custom fields. I do not want these meta boxes to show in custom fields. Is there any way to not show meta ...