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

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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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When creating a metabox do you have to create DB fields for the data?

I'm just getting to grips with metaboxes for the first time and after reading up on them one of the main question i have is do you need to specify fields in the DB to store the data got input. i.e. if ...
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Create Multiple File Upload Metabox in Wordpress

I am trying to create a metabox to upload multiple files (can be images or files). Currently I have the upload field and its working fine until the time we press upload and save the data. The only ...
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Preserving line breaks when saving and displaying custom fields data

I'm collecting data via a form plugin and save that data in form of a post with several custom fields. I then display the content of the post and the custom fields on my post template via <?php ...
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Show custom field if it exists, and show different elements if it doesn't

Basicly what I'm trying to do (with very basic knowledge of PHP): If Custom Field $randomname exists for that particular post, show the content of that custom field. If Custom Field $randomname ...
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get adjacent post by meta key and meta value

I'm trying to limit previous/next navigation to posts that have the same meta_value on a certain meta_key. I know this was asked before, but I couldn't pick a working answer. And all that I could come ...
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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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CPT Repeatable Fields + Undefined Index

I'm using this code here for repeating fields in a CPT (yes, I know of ACF and a few others), and have tried to add a third field. The field is currently displaying in the meta box, and is output on ...
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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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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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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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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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Transfer taxonomy to custom field

I have a blog with movie critics and I'm using many taxonomies to add some informations about the movies, like director, actors or it's year. Using taxonomies is really useful to display all movies ...
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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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Why is my blog theme not showing page and post content, or their custom field values?

I have created a proprietary blog theme, with the following: 1 custom post type 1 custom taxonomy Taxonomy X has 2 terms. Each term has 4 and 7 posts respectively. Each post has 5 custom_fields. All ...
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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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Problem with attribute “compare” in wp advanced search [closed]

I'm using wp advanced search to create a search form on my site (for searching in custom post type whith custom fieds). http://wpadvancedsearch.com/docs/ But the form doesn't find all the results ...
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WP_Query - Order results by meta value

I've checked around and haven't seen an answer which works as of yet. I have a WP_Query with the following arguements: $args = array( 'post_status' => 'publish', 'post_type' => ...
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Using custom fields globally?

I'm trying to use the value of one custom field on multiple pages and posts. I'm a newbie to PHP and custom fields so what I'm trying to accomplish could possible be done using a different method. I ...
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Custom wysiwyg editor doesn't execute shortcodes?

I encounter this weird problem.. I'm trying to create a simple & easy website for a client. He wants to embed video's into the page. I use different customfields assigned to specific elements in ...
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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 Field for Individual Pages in Multi-Page Post

I have articles divided into multiple pages using <!--nextpage-->. I need a custom field say mycf holding different value for each individual page of the article. Also, I need a way to update ...
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Select value don't stay selected after save

I did a multiple select item that takes his options from another CPT, it works but after the saving the selected items don't stay selected. this is my code for the meta box global $post; echo ...
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Tons of Custom Fields [closed]

I recently worked on a website (wedding venues) that required tons of custom fields, more than 80 I believe and heavy customization. Suddenly wordpress seemed a bad choice of platform for this ...
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Comparing 2 Decimal Numbers from custom fields and displaying posts

This is really confusing me. Hopefully you can help me. What i want to do, is search for a number and display anything that is either minus 1 or plus one of the search result. The numbers that it will ...
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Display posts order by custom post in a dropdown menu

In my WordPress backend I have some custom posts and, in one of them, I want to display in a dropdown field some posts related with but ordered by post type. Iwant to display something like this. ...
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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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How to save values of a custom input field on the Network > Site Info screen

I'm struggle with implementing a custom input field on the screen of a Site Info in a Network. I've managed to create a field with help of this post but i have problems with saving the value. When i ...
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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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Filtered by a custom field, ordered by another

I am trying to loop custom post-types, filtered by a custom field artist-status => invited and ordered by another custom field last-name alphabetically. Here is what I managed to write, and it ...
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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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Display custom field meta outside loop, site wide

I've created a custom field ("breaking") with the goal that whenever one post has this field present, it will display the value in the header throughout the site (that is, all posts, pages, archives, ...
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Output terms based on custom fields

This question is rather specific. In my custom posttype "sak", I have a taxonomy called "vvpl". This taxonomy has a custom field called "revision" because a term have copies based on how many ...
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Display MP3 as media using an URL from a custom field

I created custom field and placed this inside the loop: <?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, 'ses', true); ?> But now the link is all text. I would like it to be like my theme does when I ...
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querying with custom meta field with meta_query

How do we get posts where the meta key does not exist in a post. I have created a meta_key video. and i want to be able to get some posts with WP_Query where custom field video does not exist or is ...
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Enable a short code in the custom meta field

I was wondering if there is a filter that allows me to enable short codes to work inside the custom meta fields in my posts. I know the following code enables it in widgets: ...
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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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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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Add custom fields to existing posts (admin pages)

I'm able to add a custom field for new posts (in the admin pages), using the action hook wp_insert_post. But I would like to add the custom field for old posts, when I am editing the post (in the ...
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Pass all custom fields through the same filter on post load?

Is there a way to filter all custom fields on a post? Lets assume for very basic simplicity I have: standard fields of: title post body custom fields: author ISBN quote Lets assume on page ...
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Post content is cleared when updating

When I'm updating a post, its content is being cleared. What's wrong with the code below? add_action( 'save_post', 'eb_save_subpage_data' ); function eb_save_subpage_data() { global $post; ...
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Custom field image to Featured Image

I'm changing the theme of a blog. The problem is when I export the content from the old post and import it into the new one, I don't get the Featured Image. It's the same problem posted here: Move ...
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Insert wp gallery shortcode into custom textarea

Is there a way to insert wp gallery shortcode into custom metabox textarea ? I would like to have something like this: New metabox in post/page with textarea and below textarea there are a button 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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How do I add custom fields to posts without having to manually add everytime I post?

I am new to wordpress but I was trying to add custom fields to certain posts but I don't want to manually add every time. I saw there is a custom post type class that you can specify but I didn't find ...
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Function not pulling image or text from custom post type

//Custom Post Type register_post_type('inf_main_feature', array( 'labels' => array( 'name' => 'Main Featured', 'singular_name' => 'Main Featured', ...
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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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Permalink structure depending on custom field

I'm trying to create a permalink structure that is only used when a certain custom field is filled in. For instance, when the custom field value of 'premium' is '1', I want to add /premium/ to my ...
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Add nofollow to custom field link and make domain exceptions?

I have a theme that enables users to comment a post, and also to add a link inside a custom field. I've tried a few plugins to try to force a nofollow attribute, but none seem to affected the links ...
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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; ...