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

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Save HTML formatted data to post meta using add_post_meta()

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checkbox in post add/edit to add/remove the post from menu

Introduction: I have created several post type for my theme. To display a post from a post-type I need to go in appearance/menu and then add the post manually. My Goal: I want to add two radio ...
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Query meta field using between

I'm trying to Query some lattitude and logitude and then I get some long numbers and apperently the Query dont like that. Let says I have these in the database Meta-key: lat Meta-value: 54.3415000 ...
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Edit Imported advanced Custom Fields from wordpress Dashboard

I have imported advanced custom fields from one of my other site and now I want to add few more options to those fields but I can't figure out how to do it via Dashboard? I have imported the field ...
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How to delete custom field “suggestions” from dropdown list

When you use a standard custom field in WP you have to write the name of the cusotm fields the first time. The second time you use a custom field it sticks to the custom fields dropdown list. But, ...
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Issue with saving custom post type when editor is removed

This one is doing my head in! I'm using this code as the basis for one of my custom post types. https://github.com/tammyhart/Reusable-Custom-WordPress-Meta-Boxes/blob/master/functions/real-estate.php ...
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Order Posts by Closest Numeric Values

I'm using custom post types to display properties and have a custom price field assigned to each post. On the property page I want to display a list of four similarly priced properties, two less than ...
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Is there a way to do multiple ordering on a multiple meta_query?

I'm experimenting with searches and multiple criterias and ordering. Let's say we have a real estate site, all posts have 2 custom fields (price and surface), and we want the visitor to be able to ...
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Querying custom post type with 2 custom fields (date-range)

I've searched WP Codex and StackExchange and gotten some clues, but I can't get this query working. I have 2 custom fields associated with each exhibition in Y-m-d format: exstart-date being the start ...
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Using wordpress post data as input for google visualisations

I'm trying to use wordpress post data (eg title, link, custom fields) as a data source for google visualisations. I want to be able to take the wordpress data for all posts and visualise using the "...
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Utilize TinyMCE hyperlink chooser outside of TinyMCE

Is it possible to use the "Insert/edit link" dialog box outside of TinyMCE? For example, if I wanted to add that dialog box to a generic button within a plugin settings form, is it possible to ...
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Sorting posts by multiple values, combined

In this image, 1. The Black letters are default post titles 2. The number before the 'of' is a custom field. 3. The number after the year is the post's published year Now I want to sort this ...
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How can I append custom data to images in the editor?

I've added a custom meta field to my image details so that a client can add a number to their photos (a design choice). The data would need to show up under each image (like a caption) inserted into ...
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Filter a custom field based on selection of another custom field (ACF)

I have 3 custom post types with Advanced Custom Fields: Student Class Homework Assignment Homework has a custom field that is a 'relationship' with Class. This is because specific pieces of ...
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Change post format using custom field

I'm creating a theme using the CF Post Formats plugin. But I've run into some trouble I don't know how to solve. Here's what I want to be able to do: Create a new standard-format post Enter a url ...
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Custom Meta Boxes: Store two values in one repeatable field

I am trying to create a custom meta box where the user can add fields as needed. I followed this tutorial: http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/reusable-custom-meta-boxes-part-1-intro-and-basic-fields/ I ...
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add_meta_box: Datepicker like the one for postdate?

I've built a custom post type called "Events". Each event has a future date and I don't want to use the normal postdate of the post. I want to use add_meta_box to add some inputs for this "event-...
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Save page data to an xml file

Is it possible to continually update an xml file on the server with data from a wordpress page? If so, how could I do it? I use this plugin http://plugins.elliotcondon.com/advanced-custom-fields/ to ...
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Query Posts or Get Posts by custom fields, possible?

If I were to take a standard query post. <?php query_posts('post_type=payment'); while (have_posts()) : the_post();?> Only this time I would like to query the post by 2 custom fields that it ...
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How do I read the value of a custom field of the page?

When creating custom page templates, how do I get the value of a custom field of the displayed page?
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Save Custom Fields for Variations Product

Currently I am using WooCommerce for WordPress and trying to add custom fields for Variations Product. After did some researches, I found some code and tried to modify it. This is my full code : ...
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Advanced Custom Fields Validation

Is there way to use custom validation on an advanced custom field? For example, I might not want a textfield to have a value that starts with certain prefix, or I might want a number field to have a ...
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Metabox nonce PHP notice

I've been getting a notice when I try to add a new post in two different taxonomies, in one i use a custom meta box and in the other not, however the notice appears for both when trying to add a new ...
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How to activate “custom fields” section in WP3

This is probably a stupid question, but I am setting up a finnish Wordpress installation. The "custom fields" section in the "write post" section is gone; I gather it is hidden by default. That is a ...
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Search that will look in custom field, post title and post content

I am looking for a way to perform a search, and while performing the search, it checks a custom field named keywords, the post title and the post content. If any of those fields have results like what ...
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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 = (get_query_var('...
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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 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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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 = get_posts('post_type=reviews&numberposts=...
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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 me....
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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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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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Extra profile field as select box?

I want to add some more profile fields to Wordpress. It works fine with normal text box: <input type="text" name="gender" id="gender" value="<?php echo esc_attr( get_the_author_meta( 'gender', $...
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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 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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Get custom field values into the sidebar/widget?

I haven't seen this done, but I want to return the custom field values outside of the loop in the sidebar.
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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 ...