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

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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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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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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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Set post title from two meta fields

In a custom post type I have post titles disabled, however in the list of posts and in the slug it just shows the title as "auto-draft". I want to automatically take two pieces of post-meta and make ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Using custom field as custom post title

I've setup a custom post type with a series of custom fields using the WPAlchemy class. I'm trying to take the value of one of the custom fields and use that as the post title. So far, though, I've ...
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How to update serialized data in the user meta data

In my wp_usermeta table I have a field called "wp_s2member_custom_fields" In it is stored this value: a:2:{s:6:"alumni";s:3:"Yes";s:19:"donations_collected";s:2:"10";} I am trying to use: ...
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How to filter a dd/mm/yyyy date from a custom field in a query

I'm trying to build a query in order to sort some posts by a date custom field, where the dates are formatted dd/mm/yyyy. It works by querying the database directly with get_results like in this ...
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How can I generate a RSS feed based on a custom WP_Query?

I have a WP_Query returning a list of posts of a particular post type and with a certain meta_value (custom field value) Is there a way generate an RSS feed based of these results ?
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Auto-add paragraphs to custom field?

hey guys, is it possible to format text in a custom field input box automatically with paragraphs? e.g. like the normal text-widget that has the option to say "auto-add paragraphs" when there is a ...
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Automatically Insert Custom Field on Custom Post Type Publish

I was searching for a way to automatically insert a custom field when publishing a custom post type. And I repeatedly found the same solution, from here: ...
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Correct Approach for Validating Custom Field Input

I have a custom post type with several custom fields. I am looking to do some validation on these fields because they will be used downstream by other services. So, it is important that it can't be ...
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Undefined index error when saving content on metabox

I am trying to debug 'undefined index' errors on the WP backend when debug is set to TRUE. The offending lines are: if ( !wp_verify_nonce( $_POST['pdwt_meta_noncename'], plugin_basename(__FILE__) )) ...
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Custom Meta Field - Youtube embed

I created a custom meta field and I want to use it to embed a youtube video into the post. It works but when I post a code like this: <iframe width="640" height="360" ...
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How WordPress autosave can save plugin fields?

Setup: WordPress Add/Edit Post/Page A plugin that have its own postbox with several hidden fields. Issue: How these custom hidden fields can be saved along with the other post data within the ...
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How to initialize PODS?

I downloaded the PODS 2 plugin (amazing!) - added a field to existing content type and now I would like to print it using php inside a widget. However I am not sure how to print the fields using pods ...
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WP_query : meta_key with custom rule for specific value

I'm a bit stuck with a WP_Query code. Here it is : $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'meta_query'=> array( 'key' => 'karma', 'compare' => '>=', ...
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How to save multiple metaboxes?

I read a tutorial about metaboxes, most of things are clear but I have a question about multiple metaboxes. My question is about saving, in the tutorial: <?php add_action( 'save_post', ...
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How to add dynamically the main parent pages's custom fields and their values to all sub-pages?

I have a main parent page with multiple sub-pages. The main parent page has some custom fields (meta boxes?) with specific values. My intent is to add dynamically these custom fields and their values ...
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How to create Repeater fields using Advanced Custom Fields?

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields and trying to create a field with the field type Repeater. But the problem is that the Repeater option doesn't appear in the select list with the field types. I can't ...
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Get multiple custom field values in a $wpdb query [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to query posts based on lat-lng coordinate as post meta? I want to create a $wpdb query that select the closest places (custom post type) near the current ...
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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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Custom text-only header

I am developing a WordPress theme and would like to make use of a custom header on a the homepage (I'm using a custom page template). I would like this header to not include an image, but rather an ...
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how to save multiple custom fields for a post in one go?

I want to save multiple custom fields for a custom post in one go. Something like get_post_custom() except for that I need to set it this time.
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Custom Meta Field not Working with qTranslate [closed]

I am running the newest WordPress and qTranslate. I have made a page that enables some custom fields that are working ok. qTranslate enables languages like tabs when editing a page. But this ...
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Only show metabox when date-value in other metabox is over?

probably a weird question. I'm using the custom MetaBox and CustomFields Class by jaredatch on Github. I have this "event-date" metabox: $meta_boxes[] = array( 'id' => ...
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add meta box using function.php

hi does any one know how can i add other meta box and save the data in a different custom fields, using the code below. <?php function add_meta_boxes() { add_meta_box( ...
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Add multiple images to a page sidebar

What I am trying to achieve is this: I have a simple page and I want to dynamically add multiple images to it on the sidebar one underneath another. I was thinking about either using meta boxes, post ...
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Create Posts using Import>RSS/WXR/XML and pass values to Custom Fields

My problem is simple. I need to make a lot of posts containing image url's for a "photo gallery" page. I've read up a lot on creating posts from RSS feeds and imports. I've been successful at creating ...
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Displaying additional User Contact Information

I have been advised how to add additional contact info fields to the User admin area here (Click here). However, I am not entirely sure how I can display the the field contents in a link within my ...
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Add meta data to the menu

I encountered this problem what i thought to be one of the worlds simpliest things, I wanted to add a subtitle to the menu somethin alike this http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/7816/unled10b.png . Then i ...
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Is it possible to store arrays in a custom field?

If I understand correctly, custom fields work like this: key(string/int) => value(string/int) Is it possible to define a custom field like this? key(string/int) => value(array (string/int, ...
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Metabox image upload and custom field

Is it possible to a) upload image in meta box (not using default WP image uploader) and then b) get the path to uploaded this way image in a custom field?
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Plugin similar to Taxonomy Drill-Down for custom fields?

Is there a plugin available that does for custom fields what Scribu's excellent Taxonomy Drill-Down (formerly called Query Multiple Taxonomies) does for taxonomies?
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How to hook get_terms() to only show count of posts that have custom meta

Here is what I have: A custom post type that has a custom meta value added to a post that stores the posts expiry date. When the post passes this expiry date it no longer shows on the site. This ...
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Community and User Generated Content Website: Have been thinking about Drupal but leaning on Wordpress heavily

I'm a non-programmer and run a food website (plain - jane Dreamweaver) along with a simple Wordpress powered blog. I envisioned creating a food website that is both user powered (one can submit ...
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Best way to add custom / magic / flutter fields into RSS feed

Using Wordpress 3, creating write panels with Magic Fields, how do I add custom fields to my RSS feed? For example, I have an 'image of the day' write panel, with a custom field for the photo credit. ...
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Custom field when adding new site to multisite networked WordPress

I have a multisite setup in WordPress. Is there a way for me to implement a custom field when I create a new site in Admin > Sites > Add New. My current options are Site Address, Site Title, Admin ...
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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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How to Display ACF Relationship Custom Field as Link to Specific Custom Post?

OK. I am reading this ACF tutorials, but I am not getting into this. I have 2 post types: Lists and Contacts. Every List must be related to some Contact, and I use Relationship custom field type ...
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all tincymce's switch when updating page after changing from html to text in custom metabox

I have a custom metabox which uses wp_editor and when i switch to text editor instead of visual the main content tinymce also changes to text view when i update. I was wondering am i doing something ...
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Unable to save datetime custom meta field using update_post_meta() function

When I do something like this (in my plugin function inside WP admin): $metaboxes = get_post_meta( $post_id ); echo "<pre>"; print_r($metaboxes); echo "</pre>"; die(); I get all my ...