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

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Let users upload image(s) to the post from front end

I want to enable logged in users (Wordpress) to submit posts from front end (among with other data). My form is working great, I add custom post meta data which I later display on custom post page. ...
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Strange issue with custom fields not showing data for certain posts but working fine on others

I have a very strange issue with custom fields on my site. I am using the custom fields for custom post types. So lets say the custom post type is called "cars". I will have various custom fields like ...
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How to put enctype=“multipart/form-data” in categories form?

I had success putting the code below to include enctype (for images) in custom post type forms, but I'm not able to use it in categories form... is this possible? Thanks. add_action( ...
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Order by a meta field in query loop

I would like to sort my article from a category by a number added in a meta field. Here is the first step, I get the articles to display on the page. <?php $cat = get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), ...
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Build Array from Input Fields question

I have a series of input fields sets: <input type="text" name="people[name]" /> <input type="text" name="people[lastname]" /> <input type="text" name="people[email]" /> <input ...
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Query_posts with custom field meta value

I have these requirements: If the child page has featured_product and the value equals to 1 then it's featured. This works. If the child page has featured_product and the value does not equal to 1, ...
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Determine when a custom field was last updated?

Would anyone know of a way to determine when a custom field for a post was last updated? I'm trying to write something that says "If CUSTOMFIELD was updated in the last 24 hours don't do anything, ...
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Display thumbnail from custom field

I have a custom field called picture. On the media settings page I've set thumbnail size to 100x100. If upload an image called gecko.jpg, WordPress automatically resizes it and generates ...
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Last modified field for user profile?

Is there a plugin or a known way to track user profile changes and save a last modified date in Wordpress? I tried with ACF, but it doesn't have an option to auto update this field. Thanks in ...
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How to convert custom fields from Shopify to woocommerce on WP? [on hold]

I want to move some fields in customers, products, categories from current shopify to new site on woocommerce. Are there any safe ways?
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Add options to featured image

I want to add an option to the featured image metabox. I have found a way to do this here The problem I'm having is saving the value tot the database. Here is what I have tried: add_filter( ...
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Get a post_id where meta_value equals something in a serialized meta_value field

I'm storing CPT products' post IDs into CPT companies' post meta (meta_key = prefix_products). As a company can have multiple products, so I'm storing them into a PHP serialized array value. ...
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Displaying Meta Box Image

I have some problems displaying info from my custom meta box in my custom post type single. I'm using Reusable Custom Wordpress Meta Boxes by Tammy Hart. I'm able to display the textfields using ...
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Attach images to posts using custom fields (just paths to images already upld)

I'm setting up a real estate website, which i make listings using a custom post type 'listings' in which I have multiples metaboxes for beds, baths, and all other informations. I use a plugin to ...
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Creating a custom menu/widget area

I'm looking to create a /menu/widget area like the following site: http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/default.aspx please see sections under downloads, security, support, about is this considered a ...
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Add source URL from Feed WordPress (Syndication) plugin to a custom field in post editor

We're using the Feed Wordpress (Syndication) plugin to ingest external feeds resulting in posts published in WordPress. The plugin pulls the 'source' URL from the feed. We can display the source URL ...
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automatically set “Featured Image” the same as the og:i that is set in a custom field

I currently have a site that uses the "custom fields" feature to set the value of the meta property="og:image" for each post. All of my og:images are stored on an external server. I'm looking for a ...
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Meta Query returns wrong number of posts

I am using this meta query inside a category: $args = array( "posts_per_page" => 12, "post_type" => array( "event", "post" ), "post_status" => "publish", ...
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Send Multiple Custom Field Values Through the URL

Basically, I'm trying to follow this tutorial to add an action to the pre_get_posts and create a custom meta_query so I can alter the query within the URL and display babies,children and home books ...
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What is “meta_input” parameter in wp_insert_post() used for?

I am inserting some post into wordpress using the function wp_insert_post(). I want to insert some custom fields on each post and reading the documentation I though the meta_info parameter was used ...
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Trying to sort and display categories(not posts) by custom field: 'order'

I'm a WordPress rookie. I've added a custom field to my "Category" taxonomy. The custom field is "custom_order" and its purpose is to hold a number so that my categories can be sorted and displayed in ...
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SQL / wp_update_post: change post custom field to CPT post taxonomy

the setup is as follow: I have posts with a custom field: actor = 'tom hanks' for advanced management I created a custom post type (actors) and added "tom hanks" as a post within that actors taxonomy. ...
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how to search apps metadata on Google play store and insert it

I'm looking for a plugin or a script that can be used with wordpress to fetch applications infos (description-version-author) and insert them into posts , there's a lot of website that use the same ...
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Add custom fields when specific templates are selected

I'm trying to make change to a site where with the current infrastructure isn't great as due to how it's been built over the previous site rather then fresh. I have a section of the site which needs ...
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Declaring <?php ?> in variables

I need to put the PHP <?php global $' . $icon_var . '; echo $' . $icon_var . '; ?> inside the variable of a custom menu structure, but it gets commented: <a ...
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Homepage's content is dependent on the custom field values (set automatically), how do I get homepage to update without manually updating page?

I have a custom field in my home page called "Featured posts". There are two fields: title and post. The post field returns post_object with post_type as posts. In my functions.php I have added the ...
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Save HTML formatted data to post meta using add_post_meta()

Array ( [post] => Array ( [jw_objective] => Exposure to e<b>nd to end development</b> of various applications; right from requirement analysis to system ...
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Pass current post title to a predefined link

I have custom link option which I show on all posts using: <?php echo get_option('_custom_link'); ?> and let's say, I have defined it with a URL value of ...
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auto-populating custom nav with all items from custom post type

I have written the following code to take all of the posts in my custom post type "products" (created with ACF) and inject them each as an <li> in a custom nav menu. Everything is working ...
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Setting a custom $query->query_vars['meta_key'] breaks the WordPress menu

First of all, my problem is very similar to this one: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10629245/wordpress-menu-disappears-when-query-query-varsmeta-key-is-set However, the answer accepted for this ...
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How to hide a custom field if there is not a value

I've managed to add a custom post type that contains custom fields using Toolset's wp-types plugin. I've also figured out by trial & error how to create & edit a single-goal.php file to show ...
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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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Search Tool only refreshes Page without showing results

I have a search tool that allows you to search plants based on multiple different taxonomies (Color, soil type, type, ect.) Each plant is set up as a post using ACF. You can search for plants based on ...
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Meta Key Value in current-user-only loop

I created a loop for logged-in-users-only which works perfectly for all data except for meta keys. I'd like to be able to also extract meta keys but had no luck so far. This is my loop (based on this ...
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Show only posts which can be commented OR have custom meta field

I'd like to exclude posts on the homepage which are closed for comments. This works thanks to this: Show only posts which can be commented Now I'd like to add the possibility for exceptions – to show ...
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Adding auto-complete to custom gravity field not working

I am trying to add auto-complete to my custom fields on gravity forms.But its not working.Data returns but not showing on field.I am doing like this: (function( jQuery ) { jQuery(function() { ...
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Add custom taxonomy under the category title

I've added a custom taxonomy to my product category page in the admin. I can call the custom field using the following: $queried_object = get_queried_object(); $t_id = $queried_object->term_id; ...
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MySql query to get posts with all meta and terms

I'm trying to figureout a way to get all fields from wp_post with all of their custom fields and categories in one mysql query. So in one row of the result I should have post fields with their custom ...
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How to get posts with a metadata numeric key greater than X?

I'm trying to add a "Highlighted" section for each category on my website. This will be located in a page, using a shortcode. I'm going to add a new post metadata key which will be a number from 0 to ...
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Get image post ID in media upload

I am developing a plugin that adds a Custom Post Type to my theme. It's a retail directory and the post type is a retail listing. Everything is working fine. I can upload content to the DB and then ...
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How to display custom field in woocommerce orders in admin panel?

currently i add a custom billing field in woocommerce by function custom_override_checkout_fields( $fields ) { $fields['billing']['billing_phone_new'] = array( 'label' => ...
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Sort posts by custom fields value using dropdown menu

I'm trying to sort my posts by a custom field value, called price. Only using numbers in the custom field value. I want that the visitors of the website can sort the posts on price by using a ...
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Stop truncation of shortcodes in custom text fields?

I have a custom theme that a third party developed for me and I’m trying to get to the bottom of a problem with shortcodes. I’m fairly new to Wordpress and PHP so please let me know if there is any ...
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How to display a list of CPT posts but only include posts with an empty custom field value

I have a large amount of CPT posts (500+) and need to be able to create a list that only shows posts that has an empty value in a specific custom field. I've been browsing somewhat similar questions, ...
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Alternative to simple fields plugin?

I have been building websites with WordPress for a couple years now, and have become very reliant on the Simple Fields Plugin. Essentially this plugin lets me attach extra fields to the bottom of my ...
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Woocommerce custom fields

I'm using woocommerce plugin in my wordpress web site. In Admin panel for products I've added few custom fields as shown bellow: On my shop page, I want to print the custom field values, and I use ...
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Add custom field to existing meta box?

First off, I have been able to successfully implement custom fields within a custom meta box in Wordpress. I understand how this works. My question is, is there a way for me to add a custom field to ...
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get_post_custom single array

Is there a way to return single values only when I run get_post_custom($post_id); it seems that I'm receiving double array, even when there only one value for this meta_key
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Register setting not working with multiple checkbox

I created a new setting field with multiple checkboxes in my WordPress admin. However the value of the field new_setting not saved correctly. It should be an array, but after I do ...
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Meta Query posts not showing on ending date of custom field

I feel like my logic is off, but the short version is I have 2 custom fields spitting out unformated times for event-start-date and event-end-date. I don't want to show a post if the start-date is not ...