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

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Copying Custom Meta Values from existing post to a duplicate post

I'm trying to revise an existing WP plugin BU Versions to accept different custom meta field values from items I've set-up using the Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) plugin. BU Versions will copy over ...
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meta_value_num not ordering all items

I am using meta_value_num to output a list of items in order by a custom field. The custom field value that is being passed is 1, 2 ,3 or 4. The order works for the first 7 items but after that they ...
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Set post to unpublished after one week depending on condition

I have a post type with a custom field checkbox. If this checkbox is checked and the post is published, I want to unpublish when one week has passed since last modified date. How would I go about ...
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How to find a post using XML-RPC without knowing ID

I'm using the following function to retrieve individual posts from an external server using the WordPress XML-RPC Post API: public function get_post() {      include("lib/xmlrpc.inc"); ...
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Include related custom fields from one post type in another post type's JSON feed

I have a custom post type called Offers, and in this post type is a custom field called Store, which is a relationship field type to another custom post type Stores. This has been created using the ...
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Sort alphabetically by custom field

I'm trying to change the sort order of a custom field in a custom post type. I want it to be be alphabetical by the 'location' name. It's sorting by location, but not keeping them in alphabetical ...
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More efficient to add content to custom fields or the content area?

I often build themes that handle a lot of text content. I use Advanced Custom Fields to create several custom field areas per page for adding this content. I've also used themes with page builders ...
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How to use pagination with get_post_meta

I have a Products Page that i am using to add products using custom metaboxes this is the code for my page <div class="container products"> <div class="row"> <?php ...
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Add a custom meta box in the post options that loads some html code in the header

I run a blog that is built in the format - Logo - Nav Large Image + Email Optin Form Content / Sidebar Footer Now I want the large image and email opt in form to be optional. Right now, what I ...
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frontend image post uploader

I've set up image uploader on front end custom form for users with some text input, textareas etc .Everything works fine, untill I decide don't upload any image. Then my "thank you" page gets blank. ...
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Custom Field to a Role?

Is it possible to add custom field to a custom role? Say I want to create roles that represent a membership level and want to add billing options to it. So it'd look like this: Membership level ...
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conditional logic for front-end custom field edits

I'm just starting to learn php/js and would like some recommendations on the best way to setup my logic: Goal- Display the value in a custom metafield in the custom post type. If the user is the ...
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Is there any way to add a “custom field” to the CPT archive page?

as per my title I have a CPT with an archive. I'd like to have my archive main page (the back end) displaying two custom fields that would allow me specifying the "meta tag description" and "page ...
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Removing “s” from search with custom parameters

I'm trying to do something that I thought would be quite simple and has turned out to be not simple at all. I've seen quite a few posts that look similar at first glance but none solve the issue for ...
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Custom code for WordPress dynamic menu

Without using plugins, how can I create a custom WordPress navigation menu to produce the following code? <div class="bottom_section_full"> <div class="bottom_section_left ...
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How to show a post if was published less than two hours ago?

I want to show posts only that were posted less that 2 hours ago and have the custom field "¿directo?" with the value "Sí". These are my progresses, but they don't work: Functions.php: function ...
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How to save the date/time of last update of an extra user profile field?

I have a function that adds and saves very well an extra field to the user profile. But, because the content of this field gets old very quickly, I need to know when the user refreshed it last time - ...
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How to use custom fields to enable sticky posts on custom post types?

Background: The Wordpress Answers site has two questions which ask about how to enable sticky posts on custom post types (see how to make custom posts sticky? and Enable sticky posts to custom ...
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Multiple Frontend Filters Using Advanced Custom Fields

I've got a series of custom post types set up, and a large amount of custom fields are linked to these post types via the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. I want to set up a series of checkboxes on the ...
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How to populate custom field dropdown box based on prior selection?

I have two dropdown boxes for a search that uses custom fields and I need the second dropbown box to be populated depending on the results of the first box. So far I have: <form role="search" ...
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How can I include the custom field in Woocommerce in my IPN

I use Woocommerce plugin. All works great, I have added a custom field or attribute to a product which is fine and it shows on the products detail page but my problem is getting this data to come ...
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Custom Post Fields at the beginning of a Custom Permalink

Is there any way to have a permalink begin with a custom post field? For example, the follow works: $wp_rewrite->add_permastruct('solicitors', '/anything/%custom_field%/%custom_field_2%', false); ...
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Custom Posts Hierarchy? (State/City/Restaurant)

Question: What is the best way to create a hierarchy structure (also called parent/child relationships) between custom post types? For example, we currently have 3 post types: States, Cities, and ...
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Integrate Custom Post Type Events into Calendar

I've got a custom post type called Events on my site with a custom field called event_date created via Advanced Custom fields that stores its value in yymmdd format. Everything works just fine and I'm ...
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Possible to filter custom post type with multiple meta data?

I'm wondering if it's possible in one loop to accomplish what I need to do. What I would like is to sort all custom post types by the meta data of county and put them in order which it is doing here. ...
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How can I append custom data to images in the editor?

I've added a custom meta field to my image details so that a client can add a number to their photos (a design choice). The data would need to show up under each image (like a caption) inserted into ...
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Hierarchical custom fields

I need to display press statements as a custom post type ("statement"). Associated with each statement post type is one or more Authors, which is currently implemented also as a custom post type ...
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How to fetch the data from Advanced Custom post when we search specific keyword or field name related to the post?

Actually i have created a custom post type and fetch the data from "Advanced Custom Fields" plugin after then connect to a custom search-form to search only the post data.It works good. But now i ...
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Custom WP_Query for WordPress Search Results with meta_query

I am using a custom query to generate my search results. The code I am using works perfectly without the meta_query variables in my arguments array. I am trying to compare multiple custom fields with ...
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Unique key for each row in a repeater field

Is it possible to have a unique key for each sub fields in a repeater field? I don't want to use the array index, because the array index can be changed, when adding new rows between existing rows. I ...
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Meta Query And/Or

My question is very similar to Meta Query with AND & OR? . This question was answered in 2011 by @Otto. With the exception that my logic is different. I want to query, for example, posts with ...
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$form_fields from attachment_fields_to_edit returning empty array

I'm trying to remove the caption field from non-images attachments' edit page, which should be a simple matter of unset($post['post_excerpt']), but I can't unset a non-existent value... Looking at ...
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How to link keywords in custom fields?

I have come across different WordPress plugins that will automatically link/hyperlink keywords--to external links--every time they appear throughout posts. Here's an explanation of what I mean: Site ...
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Updating Other User's Metadata

I have created a custom user meta field, and that value is being used to get data from an external API and display it on the user profile page. On admin pages I have used the following code to make ...
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Displaying and searching Custom Posts

I'm trying to convert my existing web site from old-school HTML to WordPress, and have created a series of Custom Posts for my whisky tasting notes. However, I'm stuck trying to set up a page that ...
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URL Rewrite fires when retrieving a custom value?

I'm working on an old WP Multisite instalation (3.0.1) and something weird is happening. The guy who built the site made a decision to store direct URLs instead of Post IDs to a Custom Field. And ...
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Uploading PDF using Media Uploader

I have been using a custom code to upload images to Wordpress using custom metaboxes. Here is the code: <script type="text/javascript"> jQuery(document).ready(function( $ ) { var ...
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Add first url to custom field on publish_post

I post a lot using Press This and I allow other users to post. Lately I noticed some duplicates and I m trying to find a way to stop this. I am trying to get the first link from the post, add it to a ...
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Meta query with multiple custom fields for archives page ordering problem

I'm modifying the query for archives pages so that the posts showing up on year, month or day pages are queried by there custom field (start-date and end-date) and are sorted by custom star-date ...
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Why orderbyb meta_value_num won't affect the generated SQL Query order?

I've exhausted myself with this and I couldn't figure out why when I do this $myposts = new WP_Query( array('numberposts' => 5, 'offset' => '0', 'post_type' => 'noticias', 'orderby' => ...
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Multi-select field for Taxonomy can't save the value

I'm trying to create a multi select field for Taxonomy pages, and the problem is in saving all the selected values, for example if I choose couple of elements in the select field and save it, it will ...
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Show fields based on taxonomy selection in editor

I use GD CPT plugin for custom taxonomies and post types. I wonder if it is possible at all to change the fields user sees in the editor, based on something else (lets say a taxonomy). Example: I ...
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filter custom field values $min $max

The user needs to query posts by entering a $minPrice, $maxPrice and a category value. Here is my query which returns no results: function result() { $result = array( 'cat' => ...
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Custom field query without duplicates results

I have categories as cities like london or new york I also have a custom field called Location where I usually put the name of a restaurant. I am trying to show on a separate post/page all the ...
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Automatic Shortcode Creation with Custom Fields

This is basically a php issue as I'm fairly new to it and can't figure out how to code things the way I want. I am basically trying to pull information from custom fields (grid reference) and post ...
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filter search custom field query

I'm looking for way to filter search results. This is what I have so far a custom post type of "doctors" in each "doctor" post, there are numerous custom fields (male or female, location, ...
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Dynamically create check boxes for given post titles in WPAlchemy

I'm using WPAlchemy to create meta boxes. What I want to do is to dynamically create a group of check boxes with post titles. In other words, I want to replace a, b and c with the query of post ...
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Query Posts by Custom Field

I'm looking to query my posts via a custom field that I've created on my page. But the custom field is an array of values. So the custom field 'country' could look like this country => ...
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Complex WP_User_Query call fails on production server

I'm having a very specific and hard to debug problem with a complex meta_query in a WP_User_Query call: I'm using this (simplified) code to built the query: // custom user role $arguments = array( ...
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Publish post and create additional posts with same content

I'm building a site which allows authors to create a custom post type, and optionally elect to create X amount of additional posts with the same content. In this case all the content is meta values. ...