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

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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 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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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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Search everything (posts, pages, tags, cpt, meta)

I would like to know how to use the built in wordpress search to return results from all content on my site. Specifically, I want to search; posts pages tags custom post type (portfolio) custom ...
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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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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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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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How to oEmbed from custom field, responsive to container size and responsive

I am using Magic Fields 2 to add custom fields/meta boxes. One custom field is for a Vimeo or YouTube video URL to be displayed. The following code oEmbeds the video URL: <?php if ...
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Using Custom Function With Advanced Custom Fields

I've written a custom function which works with the native WordPress custom fields function but I need it to work with the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. I have created the custom field and meta box ...
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little help with a mySQL query to wp database

@t31os gave a very helpful response to: getting all values for a custom field key (cross-post) by providing this function if ( ! function_exists( 'get_meta_values' ) ) { function get_meta_values( ...
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Frontend posting - everything saves other than checkboxes?

I have a form on the frontend of Wordpress which is saving all fields except a checkbox array. It displays and saves the correct values if I tick the boxes in the backend post editor, and the ticks ...
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Making a configurable field translatable

I'm working on a theme right now that gives the admin the possibility to set different texts that are used within the theme, by configuring them in the admin panel (e.g. the text that is displayed, ...
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Show Custom Comment Fields when editing in admin

I'm using the Custom Comment plugin to add custom fields to my comments. This plugin lets you define more fields for comment to let your visitors include their facebook, twitter and ... in their ...
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Can you ungroup Custom Fields?

I have been using a lot of Custom Fields to use Wordpress like a CMS, beyond simple posts and post meta. The admin area for adding new posts has little "widgetized" movable areas like the ...
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Calculate the sum of certain the_sub_fields

I am trying to calculate the sum total from two custom sub-fields using ACF. The custom field is called 'repeater' and the sub-field is called 'space_avail'. I've tried the code below but it just ...
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meta_value_num sort glitch

i have a custom query, and I have a meta key that contains a sequence number: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2... 11.1, etc the problem occurs when the numerical sequence gets in to double digits, ie. 5.11, 5.12, ...
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Wordpress Search documentation: how to improve search query using taxonomy terms, custom meta fields?

I'm trying to understand how Wordpress search works. I haven't found much info on the Codex. Arguably, search is not the best WP feature. Even Wordpress.org uses Google Search. I would like to make a ...
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Search ONLY by meta key / meta values

I'm almost there on this one. On functions.php i have this: function base_home_product_post_type( $query ) { if($query->is_search() && $_POST['box'] == 'sku') { ...
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Trying to perform complex custom field query with order by set to field value

I've got two custom fields for event posts: event-start and event-end. When I'm querying for current events, I'd like to show any post where the event-start OR the event-end is greater than or equal ...
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Use ajax to update_post_meta

2 days ago I asked this then I tried to work on my code to be able to understand how ajax and php work and now I have a new issue that, probably would be easily solved. These are my codes: <?php ...
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Sort by posts that have a featured image?

I'd like to sort posts on the index page to show those that have a featured image first. I've done this in functions.php: add_filter( 'pre_get_posts', 'my_get_posts' ); function ...
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HTML code in Custom field

I'm using a custom field to display images in a slider on each post, but when I update the post after having entered the HTML code in the custom field, the code disappears. I'm assuming that there is ...