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

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SQL query by post type

I've got this SQL query: $dietary_restrictions = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT DISTINCT meta_value FROM " . $wpdb->postmeta . " WHERE meta_key LIKE 'dietary_restrictions_%_restriction' AND ...
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Filtering custom posts by custom fields (ACF)

I'm working on a site with photo contests. Each contest has a lot of additional info, which I store in custom fields (thanks to Advanced Custom Fields). Now I want to search through contests filtering ...
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WP_Query a custom field value bringing back 0 results

I am trying to do a query to grab all the pages that have the tickbox checked "feature_on_front_page" which has the value "featured" with label "Featured". I added this checkbox with ACF. My query ...
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Bulk move (or copy) from a custom field to the post content?

I need to move (or copy) the contents of a custom field into the main post body, replacing any existing content. I need to do this for a few hundred posts...Is there a quick way of doing this? I can ...
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Use custom field as a variable

I am trying to use a custom field value within a google api url. I have 2 custom fields. I need to output the value of these custom fields within a url. Custom field keys: app_collection-postcode ...
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Get single image from custom fields made with WCK custom fields creator

I used WCK Custom Fields Creator to create a repeatable custom field for uploading pairs of images (one color, one black and white) to posts. So for example, one post may have three fields, with two ...
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Auto Populate Custom Field with Complex Value That Increase by One?

Can somebody help me to sort this? I am using WP 3.5.2 and I have "Orders" post type where purchase_order custom field is located. This is the sample of purchase order record: POCOS20130051 PO - ...
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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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Admin Area Custom Type Search By Meta Fields Without Title & Content

I have a custom post type that uses several meta fields. In the admin area I would like to be able to search by those meta fields. I have implemented this currently in my functions.php with this code: ...
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Best Way to get facebook share count and update using wp_schedule_event or any other method

I recently developed a news blog, and my client needs facebook share count. I Successfully able to get the share count and update the custom field using below code.(with the help of cybermeta). What ...
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Custom Behavior when Adding New Custom Post Type in Dashboard

I have a Custom Post Type that I'm doing some custom work for. I want to attach some custom functionality to the post type once it's created but an admin can only trigger the custom action from the ...
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Getting Custom Fields from WordPress JSON API

I'm using the plugin (https://github.com/WP-API/WP-API) to get JSON Data from WordPress, but I'm stuck on something, I've a custom post type, events, with which many custom fields is attached to, such ...
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How to print the Custom fields values [on hold]

I am working with genesis theme in wordpress. I am created custom fields using Advance Custom field plugin. Now i want to know that how i can print the fields value into my frontend page ?
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Show Custom Fields in Quick Edit

I have several custom fields that I need my client to be able to edit at anytime. For the sake of convenience, I'd like them to be able to edit these custom fields from the Quick Edit. This way they ...
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Include custom fields into the content of a regular page

Here's my setup: Parent "Gallery" page: _regular page, not custom type or anything _ Several "Project" child pages (could be as few as 1, unlimited number): also normal pages Child pages will ...
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Getting movie and serial on actor page

I'm building a cinema site, I came with a problem, let me explain: Movies- are stored in Post's Actors- are stored in Post Type - persoane ( taxonomy= lista) Serials - are stored in Post Type - ...
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Why am I getting a “Call to member function format() on a non-object” error?

I am trying to add a hook to post saving using WP Frontend User When the form saves and the post is created within the "save_post" function I am trying to find the value of a custom field ...
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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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Custom WP MultiSite with Workflow

This is quite a weird question, so here goes. I have this project to take 1 main site and make 200 sub sites off of it. The sub sites will have defined content areas within a page where the sub site ...
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wp.editPost 'API Wordpress' doesn't edit custom fields

When I try to edit custom_fields with wp.editPost. Only edit the other fields, but not custom fields. Custom fields are created again(repeat fields), but will have to be edited. I am looking: ...
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Get all the posts where meta field with multiple choice has several values checked

I apologize beforehand for any confusion, I'm just 2 days with WP. So, I use Advanced Custom Fields to add formatable custom fields to posts of partucular type. One of fields is checkboxes with ...
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How to delete file uploaded by Plupload

I follow the steps from here to integrate the plupload in metabox. Everything is working fine. But I do found one disadvantages of this guide. When I click 'Remove' link from the uploaded images, it ...
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Sort posts by custom field numeric value using dropdown

I've read umpteen answers and questions about things that are very similar to this but I just can't get it to work for my specific situation. I have some posts with a category of "property". In ...
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Title and post URL based on custom fields?

I have custom fields in my custom post type. They should serve as a title and post slug for URL. Basically, whenever I change the content of the custom fields, the title field should react ...
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Filtering custom post type on a combination of custom taxonomies and custom fields?

I have a custom post type "artist". It has an associated custom taxonomy "artist_type" with terms "voice", "actor", "corporate" An "artist" also has custom fields for gender, location, agerangefrom ...
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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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Get value in custom field with taxonomy

I have custom field my_cf for Taxonomy/Term. How can I get and output value with custom field for taxonomy/term? I've tried using: $variable = get_field('my_cf', 'basic'); echo $variable; ...
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Design: year of work creation: custom field, tax, something else?

Let's say I have to build a site for publishing old books and manuscripts or histories about those books and manuscripts. For many of them they knows a year of creation/publication, but for many ...
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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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How can I display all values of a custom field from posts with a certain value of another custom field or from certain post types?

I know the question is quite ambiguous. Let me explain: I have a page that lists all posts with a certain value of a custom field. (Eg.: The page Rentals lists all posts with the value rental of ...
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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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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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Saving Custom Post types and fields to a custom table

I have a project in which I am trying to import a large amount of data into a WordPress installation and from that data, create pages on my site (as a custom post type). Since these pages will be ...
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Show Posts in Vertical Tabs with Scrollbar

I have created CPT ( Custom Post Type ) called Recipes. I want to display all me recipe in Vertical Tabs. For Example; check the image below i have created. Image Example Click Here On the left ...
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Get attachment meta (I need attachment ID, unsure how to find it)

I've got the following example code, which creates a custom field and adds to the attachment meta: function be_attachment_field_credit( $form_fields, $post ) { ...
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Get posts of specific post format, extract youtube link and use ID for image thumbnail

I am looking to query four posts of which I'll display the title and the video thumbnail. Something like this maybe? $args = array( 'tax_query' => array( array( 'taxonomy' ...
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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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Let author add field to metabox by pressing a button

I have added a custom metabox for authors where they can fill in a url to a source, which I can then use in my template. In my functions.php <?php /* Add metaboxes (see below) */ function ...
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Create Pop-Up Box with Custom Field Content Inside the Loop

I tried this using ThickBox first, then tried using some code I had that worked on another website... Total failure. The Goal: I have a custom post type (product) with a ton of custom fields. I also ...
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How do I exclude posts by custom field value?

I need to exclude posts that have a custom field 'city' value of 'Melbourne'. After much searching I think the solution might consist of 2 parts. In functions.php : A function to get the post IDs ...
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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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How can I output the custom fields wrapping with HTML

I am trying to publish custom fields created using the plugin "Advanced Custom fields". I am able to display them on posts and custom post types as raw output. But I want to wrap html around the ...
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Create custom field & behavior for custom post type

I want a custom field that stores a file. There is also a "generate" button next to the field that generates the file which then stays with the post. Is something like this possible?
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wordpress custom loop ascending descending posts by custom field

I am developing wordpress site that is depend upon price so i add custom filed named 'price' <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); echo $price = get_post_meta($post->ID, 'price', TRUE); ...
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How to save multiple options from a dropdown in user profile

I use this code to create the dropdown and then save the dropdown chosen values: <?php // Display Fields add_action( 'show_user_profile', 'add_multiple_choice_dropdown ' ); add_action( ...
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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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Unique Post Meta Values

I want to use Unique IDs like YouTube video IDs and WordPress post IDs in a custom field 'youtube_id'. I just created a front-end add post page and want to check if 'youtube_id' used or not used in a ...
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Filter by Custom Taxonomy AND Custom Field

I'd like to give my users the possibility to filter the posts by Taxonomy Terms AND Custom Field values. Like so: [tax]Country:[terms] [tax]Company:[terms] [field]Price:[values] Filtering by ...
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How to exclude custom fields from search queries?

I'm building a hotel search engine and I've first created a custom content type "hotel" with Types & Views Toolset. I'm using "Search everything" plugin to query custom fields and custom taxonomy ...
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Difference between meta keys with _ and without _ [duplicate]

In wp_postmeta table I noticed that some of the keys are with '_' (underscore) prefix and and some are without _ What is the major difference between these fields and how they can be used while ...