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

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Add / Update Custom Fields After Select Pictures in Media Window

I just added a button called Add Slider in Add/Edit Post Page. Here's my code in my functions.php : //Add button to create slider add_action('media_buttons','add_my_media_button',15); function ...
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Updates to post overwrites custom metadata in text area field

I have set up 2 new post meta fields in order to add functionality to a custom post type. The custom fields generally work as expected, with a couple exceptions. I set up a checkbox (called ...
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Display custom post on home page based on a metabox selection

I am trying to display an post to my home page based on a selection. What I mean is in the backend I have a custom post that has a metabox labeled Assign to Home with a drop down that has a selection ...
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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_action and remove_action if custom field exists

I know this may be off-topic as it has to do with Genesis (a premium framework), but with general WordPress, this has to do with running a remove_action and an add_action depending on if a custom ...
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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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Search for keywords in 3x custom fields and post title within a custom post type

I have create a custom search, where it needs to search within 3 custom fields in one custom post type. I am altering a custom search I paid someone to create, but I'm trying to learn from this an do ...
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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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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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Use A site wide variable in multiple pages content [on hold]

Let's say I have a wordpress site with two pages. On both pages I have a irregularly changing piece of information. For example the color of the shirt I am wearing at the moment. I most likely do not ...
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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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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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Increase a field's data length to store longer password hashes?

I'm trying to implement a common password hash which uses the methods from this project I've managed to create a plugin and C# application which are able to validate password hashes in the same way, ...
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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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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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Meta Box size issue. How to resize it properly?

I cant figure it out how to resize meta box . I did try to add something like rows="5" cols="60" but no luck. With width and height box resizes but when text fills the box it continues to the right it ...
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Let user to add input fields on theme option page

I'm creating a Theme Option page for my own wordpress theme and I've been trying to create something like this on my option page It means my user(admin) can add any number of input fields (in this ...
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Creating post custom field text area

I want to make, I guess a custom field for my theme. I'm not sure is it the right way to do this with custom fields. I searched a lot, but could not find what I need. So I'm hoping that some one ...
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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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get_the_ID() fails the first time, returns a value the second time it's called

I'm using get_the_ID() when creating an email. The first time that an email is sent using a post for the content, get_the_ID() returns nothing. If I resend an email with that same post, it will ...
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Updating ACF field with external data

For our articles on our Wordpress site, we would like to display article analytics that are collected weekly for each manuscript. We have these native custom fields for each post: Article Views PDF ...
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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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Can wp_query return posts meta in a single request?

I would like to create a wp_query that would return posts meta inside the posts array. $args = array ( 'post_type' => 'page', 'meta_key' => 'someMetaKeyName', ); // The Query $query = ...
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Adding Order Meta Woocommerce [closed]

I want to add in the backend of an Order a custom field next to Qty, in which i wanna save a custom code (let's say a serial number for an item, so i need a textfield). I need the textfield to be ...
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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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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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Building a Portfolio and need some direction

I'm still new to WordPress so bear with me. I'm building a portfolio in WordPress and one of the goals I have is to display individual work items by type: website, print piece, video, etc… But ...
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Search form/Search results for Custom post type and its associated custom fileds

I have "Courses" Custom Post Type and few custom fields linked to each post type. Custom fields like Course Id Category Course Title Languages Month Year Duration. I am new to this Custom post ...
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Attaching Metadata to a Taxonomy Item

I have a taxonomy of menus i.e. Coffee, Tea, Sandwiches, Cakes etc. I want to add more information 'about' the taxonomy such as an image that represents it alongside the other pieces of taxonomy ...
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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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How to display custom field value on page?

I have added custom fields by clicking on screen option and mark custom field ,how to display custom field value on page?
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Display Child Page with custom fields within Parent Page

I have a parent page with multiple Child Pages. On the child page template I have an include which has customfields. This works perfectly. The custom fields are on the child page in wordpress. The ...
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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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Getting post IDs for update_post_meta

I'm already creating multiple posts using class PostController. I'm trying to get my post IDs dynamically into update_post_meta. I'm including the class file and running the function using ...
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Custom field with subdomain

I am currently having a problem related to the display of custom field article is "language" Specifically as follows: I have a blog with multiple applications for mobile phones, as this blog ...
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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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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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Adding custom fields to WordPress_PostController

I've exhausted all of my searching efforts, so I'm hoping I can get some help. I am trying to add custom fields for multiple staff members using foreach and variables. I am using HarriBellThomas's ...
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Advanced search form with filters for custom taxonomies and custom fields

I'd like to build an advanced search form for a specific custom post type, having filters for the custom post types custom fields, custom taxonomies, and for a separate custom post types properties ...
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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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If category then echo a custom fields

On a bog standard single.php file how can I echo the following if the post category = "Events" or category ID '4'. The code I'm looking to echo is : <div class="event-post-icons"> ...
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How To Create a Metabox of HTML Content with Instructions For Editors When Editing a Post or Page?

I would like to add a custom Metabox with HTML content in the screens New and Edit Posts/Pages ( /wp-admin/post.php?post=POST_ID&action=edit), so that I could display a list of editorial ...
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Custom Field button text

How can I have editable text for a link button, that's been made with a custom field? <a class="big-btn" href="<?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, 'big-btn', true); ?> ...
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Using TinyMce with textareas in meta boxes on custom post types

I am trying to use the http://www.tinymce.com/ plugin to add a tinymce to my textareas in my meta boxes I have created. I've googled other ways and either I cant get it to work or didnt grasp the ...
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How to disable 'enclosure' custom field link from appearing in the post

Seems like there is no way to delete the custom field 'enclosure' (if I delete it in a post, as soon as I press update it will appear again). OK, but how can I remove the link to the video file ...
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get_post_meta unserialize issue - retuns boolean(false)

I´m using a simple custom plugin that parses and saves external XML data as a serialized array in a custom field. This works fine, however, when I update the post, instead of the array I only see a ...
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Paragraphs removed when using get_post_custom()?

I'm using a custom field plugin called Advanced Custom Fields to create custom fields, but i don't think that's what's causing the problem. When i fetch the custom fields from a template using ...
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Query posts by Custom Meta (checkbox) & Genesis Grid Loop

I've been trying tons of things for the last 2 days. I'm at a standstill now. I read a ton of posts here but nothing has worked yet. I have a CPT 'artists'. This CPT contains a custom field ...
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get_post_custom stripping styling issue

I found this thread: Paragraphs removed when using get_post_custom()? Was hoping someone could either help me a little more though.. My code: <?php $post_customs = ...
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shorthand syntax for custom fields

I'm trying to write a shortcode and am sorely out of practice with this stuff. It's for a plugin Full Width Audio Player and I'm trying to query all tracks within a certain playlist so it will output ...