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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Filter results with custom field values and dropdown

I need to filter posts by a custom field value. My specific example: User browse to products > category 1 > subcategory A. ALL "subcategory A" items (products custom post type) are displayed as ...
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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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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 ...