Refers to a box-like reusable user-interface component common in the WordPress backend.

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How to add slides or images to metaboxes for custom post types?

I would like to add a meta box to the bottom of my custom post that allows me to attach multiple image slides. I don't want to use a plugin and I'm kind of lost as to where to start this task. A ...
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How to add sidebar layout options in meta boxes under posts [on hold]

I am working on a WordPress theme and i want to implement this option in my theme which allow users to choose weather they want sidebar on right side of the post, left side or no sidebar at all and it ...
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Show/Hide meta box when category/taxnomy is selected [on hold]

I'm looking for function to secure my meta boxes from showing when the only the desired category/taxonomy is selected. In this case, I have a custom post type with taxonomy checkboxes. I want specific ...
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Add icon near meta box title in posts/pages

I'm trying to add some "help icon" that will be use to show "help text" with the help of the tooltip or pointers to admin section. Now I'm trying to understand how can I add in the posts/pages in ...
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Attaching meta box to specific category/taxonomy in custom post type

I have this case here and can't figure out how to do it. I have a custom post type with taxonomies and a meta boxes to that specific post type. The idea is some metaboxes to appear only when ...
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How to save meta box check box values and show them on a post?

I added this codes on my child theme functions.php add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'cd_meta_box_add' ); function cd_meta_box_add() { add_meta_box( 'my-meta-box-id', 'My First Meta Box', ...
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Adding Metabox Value Using the content filter

I am able to show repeater metabox on index and single post .Now I want to show this using add_filter( 'the_content', 'theme_slug_filter_the_content' ); My code to get meta value <?php $data = ...
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Repeatable fields second input [closed]

Hi Im trying to add a second input field for "Repeatable Fields"? Example: [Song Title] - URL: [MP3 URL] But I gt this error "Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '<'" array( ...
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Search taxonomies while creating a post inside metabox

I have a question how to add a "search" buttom to your metabox with taxonomies. Currently I have got around 200 taxonomies and it is really a pain to check the taxonomies. Is there a way so user can ...
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Parent (ID from meta box) not showing in permalink, only Grandparent

I'm working on a site inherited from a previous developer and I've run into a issue that's really confusing. There's a custom post type for Locations. The hierarchy for Location posts would look ...
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update_post_meta does not work

I have meta box in my custom post type where I receive data from a front end form. The issue is that somewhere in this functions, something goes wrong and the data changed in admin edit panel does not ...
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How to get the meta box name and value

I have several meta field like Property Name----->bla bla, Property ID-------->1234, Property Address--->bla bla bla , and so on . I want to print all the meta box name and their value . How can ...
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add_post_meta not saved

EDIT I changed it to if(isset($_POST['Make'])) update_post_meta($pid,"Make", $_POST['Make']); if(isset($_POST['Year'])) update_post_meta($pid,"Year", $_POST['Year']); ...
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Custom Meta Boxes and Fields for WordPress: Change directory upload based on user-edit page

I have already published this on StackOverflow, but I realised it would be better to post it here instead. I am using the CMB script (Custom Meta Boxes and Fields for WordPress) for uploading files ...
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Incoming URL variables to custom metabox

Is it possible to take values from an incoming URL variable and write it to a custom meta box? My client has something like the following for a URL (marketing purposes): ...
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Displaying image from a repeatable group

I am having trouble displaying my image in a repeatable group. I am able to display all fields except the image. Here is the code to display a repeatable group $meta_boxes['project_metaboxpress'] ...
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Issues on saving data from CPT select metabox

I can't save data from a select metabox. My code is http://pastebin.com/BMmKzti2 Where I'm going wrong? Edit: Here is my code function fichasvtmbasicas_meta_box_callback( $post ) { ...
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Can not pass the value of google pie chart from custom meta box

I am trying to build a google pie chart in my wordpress site based on user input . Hence I have created custom meta box , and use wp_localize_script . Here is what I have done to pass custom metabox ...
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Show meta box only when post is being published first time

I'm creating a WordPress plugin where it is required to show the meta box only when a post is being published for the first time. The only way I can think of is to show the metabox iff there is no ...
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How to add metabox for post of specific category

I want to add Metabox for the posts of category=18 and i am using the following code but unable to do so . So please help me out-> add_action('admin_init','my_meta_init'); function my_meta_init() { ...
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Unable to Call More than One Meta Box Output

I have a custom meta box with multiple text fields. I use this to call the information in the first box: <?php the_post(); echo get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), 'dbt_text', true ); ?> And this to ...
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Using radio button meta data from a custom meta box

Very new to attempting PHP and am hacking together my first plugin using tutorials.. I have a custom meta box with a Yes/No radio button on all WordPress pages (in the editor). EDIT- I removed the ...
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How to add jquery to my custom post type wp plugin

I want to include a jquery to my wordpress custom post type plugin which i have created. i have two doubt,,, the jquery script will work only on widget options (i.e) Sidebar. So when i use the ...
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Hooking into the Meta Boxes (Name/Web Address/Description) on the 'Add New Link' Page

Is there a way to modify/adjust the meta boxes (Name/Web Address/Description) on the 'Add New Link' page? I'm trying to add some jQuery functionality to them but am unsure how to 'hook' into them.
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WordPress check if value equals and echo “checked”

Having some trouble with checking a query against another and outputting a value of checked if it matches. Have tried placing the get_post_meta in a foreach loop and it didn't work, It needs to pull ...
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add_meta_box issues

I have the following code in functions.php: add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'create_meta' ); function create_meta(){ add_meta_box( 'Session details', 'Details', 'create_details', 'portfolio', ...
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save_post not called in plugin / custom field still saving overwriting metaboxes

I have a plugin that writes metaboxes to certain pages. It writes the metaboxes fine and everything works as should...until I save. The save_post is not getting called, and I can't figure out why. ...
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Adding a metabox shortcode “paypal accept payment” in my custom post type back-end

I have created a science journal with annotum theme, now I want users to pay when they publish an article, but I don't have programming skills to do this when they click publish to pay with paypal, so ...
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Correct way to make meta box with more than one meta field secure

I used several online tutorials to make a plugin that has a meta box that contains more than one field. It seems to work fine and save the data however I just want to ensure that my plugin is secure. ...
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Individual page data in one page template

So I am trying to create a one page template but still allow the user to add separate pages in the admin panel. What I did to output all the pages in one template file is as followed: <?php ...
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Change taxonomy to metabox?

I created a custom taxonomy, but I need the taxonomy values in a metabox within the same post. How can I archive this? I tried several plugins for taxonomy management, but none of them could do what ...
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Post Categories Meta Box: Customize Most Used Tab

On the Edit Post page, within the Categories meta box, I’m looking for a way to put custom categories into the Most Used tab for easy category selection. The issue: There are a large amount of ...
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Can't drag and expand meta boxes when adding post

When I try to add a post, I can't expand and drag meta boxes, however, when I try to edit posts, I can. I already have re-uploaded the original files of post-new.php and post.php Why is this ...
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How to access global $wp_meta_boxes variable on front-end?

Is there a way to take the global $wp_meta_boxes variable to be used in the front-end? Currently the $wp_meta_boxes is accessible on specific admin pages only. I've found a similar question about ...
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Second select list values are not saved after clicking update

I have a select list in a metabox which value is saved successfully after clicking "Update" when editing post. Of course, the values are custom taxonomies. But i don't know how to add another select ...
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Save data of select list after clicking save

I already have a meta box in the edit post that has a select list with custom taxonomies. But after i save the post the select list returns it value to none, so i don't know how to save the selected ...
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Change author of custom post to meta key

i have custom post type with custom meta key called "show_program_editors" , and when "admin" add new post in it, i need to save post author as show_program_editors value,not save to admin. how can ...
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remove_meta_box for all post types doesn't seem to work

To remove a metabox from all post types at once, using a foreach seems like the logical thing to do. However it doesn't always work and I don't understand why. For examlple viewing the "Post" post ...
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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'], ...
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Query to get all the posts of more than 2 meta_value having same meta_key?

Meta_value will have checkbox infront of them so when both the check box is selected posts related to both the meta_value will be displayed.
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Repeatable field within repeatable group of fields

Compounding on Saving metabox repeatable fields ... I've created a metabox with a series of fields that are repeatable. However, within those fields, I'd like to create another field named Choices ...
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Toggle a metabox based on a selection

Is there a way to toggle a custom metabox based on a custom drop down selection for a custom post type? What I mean is I would like my custom post "proposal" to display different metaboxes based on ...
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Wordpress metabox file upload in custom post [duplicate]

I'm relatively new to wordpres development and am stuck at this issue. I have created a custom post type which shows up in the admin menu. I need a metabox in it with a file upload field. The metabox ...
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Dynamically replicate custom metabox in custom post type

I'm building a custom post type in Wordpress which will be used to author and display BuzzFeed style quizzes on a clients blog. Within the custom post type there are custom meta-boxes which represent ...
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How to add multiple images to a custom post type single post?

I have created a custom post type and I need to add multiple images to every single post, so I can create a loop and use them in a slider. So far my search on Google etc. has turned up nothing. ...
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Get post related to particular meta box? [closed]

I have created few metaboxes and i would like to show the post related to that particular metabox value. Just like we get the post related to tags or categories.
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Questions regarding add_meta_box()

Registered a custom post type (xyz) and after that added a meta box using this excellent Tuts+ tutorial, so then I can reduce the usage of 'Advanced Custom Fields' where I can (but I love ACF most). ...
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Display a post count from a custom metabox selection

I was wondering if this is possible. I have a custom post type call projects that displays a metabox with drop down menu. In that drop down menu I have a few choices listed, draft, open, pending, ...
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Set post title to same value as a tow meta box

I've removed "Title" from a custom post type that I created. Which makes it that all new posts gets the name "Auto Draft". To get around this I want to be able to fetch a value/post name from a meta ...
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Custom post type's slug gets wrong when adding a custom meta box

I'm trying for hours now to find the error moving back and forth. I have a custom post type. Everything works fine until I add my custom meta box. Now suddenly the slug gets the title of one of ...