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

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Button inside Custom Meta Box triggering the Update Button

I have a custom meta button that adds additional custom meta fields inside the custom meta box. This meta box, in particular, gives me a choice to enter a particular skill and rate my own ...
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Render the metabox input values as HTML

I'm new to PHP and WordPress. I've created a site on WordPress, where the user can add an HTML code snippet (the inputs are taken using a metabox and displayed). The problem is WordPress doesn't ...
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Inserting Plugins Into Blank Space of Externally Designed Wordpress Theme

I am currently working on this website which uses a Wordpress theme designed by one Themeforest author. As can be seen via the link and the following screenshot from the same page, the theme's ...
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Add comments meta fields to comments metabox on post edit screen

I have few custom fields in comment form. How can I add these fields to comments metabox? I divide my question on 3 parts: 1) How to remove url field and add custom comment fields to comment quick ...
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Why is my Custom Meta Box Field Inputs NOT saving?

I have a custom post type labelled 'web_design' and I want my 'web_design' posts to have the following custom fields: 1. 'client' - Client Name 2. 'exlink' - External Link 3. 'datefin' - Date Finished ...
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Can I save post meta programatically without setting metaboxes?

I want to know if is it required to have metaboxes set to save post meta into a custom post type. I have a couple of pages where I save metadata into a post programatically, using add_post_meta, but ...
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Save and return input type is text on custom post type

I've got the following problem, and have been looking for way too long to solve it. I've made my custom post type, and custom taxanomies, and those all work great. But now I want a custom fields to ...
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How to show metabox just in post.php in admin?

I want to show my metabox in post.php?action=edit not in post-new.php. How can I do that?
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Custom metabox for custom page template

I have created custom page template. Now I have to make it configurable, however since I am using more than one template in my theme I would like to make sure that configuration will be available only ...
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Metabox saving values

I have 2 metaboxes ("prices" and "dates") on my custom post type ("kvkoolitus") edit page. As I thought right, wordpress saves values only from first rendered metabox. Each metabox code stored in ...
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Custom taxonomy hide meta box but show in menu

If set show_ui false, this hide the taxonomy meta box and admin menu link both, how to hide only meta box? $args = array( 'hierarchical' => true, 'labels' => $labels, ...
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Getting URL from changing custom post type

I have a manually-built secondary navigation with a button that links to a Current Exhibiton custom post. For obvious reasons, the current exhibition post changes over time. How can I manage to ...
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Issue with temporary link on the frontend

I have a site working with a custom post type (Exhibition), and custom taxonomies (Exhibitions -> Current, Future & Past). When I display the archives for the Future and Past taxonomy values, it ...
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Add description to custom taxonomy admin metabox

I've created a custom taxonomy: add_action( 'init', 'create_collection_taxonomies', 0 ); function create_collection_taxonomies() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x( '...
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display post multiple times based on array of dates

I have a custom post type for a simple schedule list and using the meta box plugin i have two meta boxes assigned to custom post type. 1 for an image and 1 for an array of date times . In my ...
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how to modify a <textarea> field's size in a metabox : ROWS height, and scroll control?

I'm stumped by being unable to find a way to do some really basic adjustments to the textarea in my custom metabox. Looking at a default Wordpress Post Admin screen, the Tags metabox is a single-line ...
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How to remove some metaboxes for CPTs?

I remove some metaboxes using remove_meta_box('commentsdiv','page','normal'); // Comments. remove_meta_box( 'commentsdiv','post','normal' ); // Comments. It doesn't seem to apply to CPTs. So to ...
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saving data entered into a Metabox into an array? for use with for/each output.

good afternoon, followed this page to successfully add a Metabox field to my admin page, and now i'm trying to make it useful for me : https://paulund.co.uk/create-custom-meta-boxes i'm trying to ...
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Display div based on Group metabox selection [closed]

I am having an issue with the below code when it comes to displaying a div based on a specific metabox is filled in. I am using the Group metabox selection from CMB2 to handle my metaboxes. As of ...
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Displaying custom posts only if custom meta box's date is not expired

I have a problem with displaying custom posts - I want each post to show only if a date set in a custom field has not passed. I can't figure out the where I should put the if statement in the code. ...
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Grabbing data from Meta Box

I am using someone elses code for uploading files to a custom post type, and I need to be able to get the URL back from it. In the editor, the value is the URL so that isn't an issue, but I need to ...
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Avoid another meta box in my custom post type

I created my own custom post, all right up here. I have also added the meta box for custom post. But I've noticed that some plugins automatically add their own METABOX my custom post type. This can ...
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upload file not image with metabox

according to Properly add an upload media button in a meta box field , this only works with upload images how we can upload files like zip or 7zip ?
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how to set default value for checkbox in wordpress

I am facing a problem to set default value for the checkbox field in WordPress. I have a checkbox input field (metabox) in a custom post. I want the checkbox to be checked by default. and if user ...
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Gallery Meta box not showing on single post

I want t replicate a Tour module into restaurant, not much gud in development so have created a Custom Post Type "Restaurant". It has same features as "tour" have but i get stuck when a Gallery meta ...
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Trigger JS in custom meta box if a featured image is loaded/exists

Playing with WordPress customization I created a meta box with several others that report back details of the post. One meta box evaluates the featured image but I am having trouble figuring out how ...
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How to create nested metabox

I am creating a plugin and in that i want to create a nested repeatable meta box. I have trying create it but not getting any success. Bellow is the code i am using. It works correctly for single ...
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Metabox Not Showing on Custom Post Type But On Pages and Post

I have a Custom Post Type like function cpt_Projects() { $labels = array( 'name' => 'Projects', 'singular_name' => 'Project', 'menu_name' ...
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Color picker for posts and pages

I want to add color picker to wordpress posts and pages at admin menu. I have this code for color picker: add_action( 'admin_enqueue_scripts', 'add_color_picker' ); function add_color_picker( $hook )...
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esc before saving or before displaying does it matter?

In a lot of how to create a custom meta box tutorials, when saving data, i.e., update_post_meta the data is escaped: update_post_meta( $post_id, 'city', esc_attr( ucwords( $_POST['city'] ) ) ); ...
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Populate dropdown from one custom post type inside another custom post type

[Solved -> see last comment in this question] In custom post type CPT_A I am saving first_name and last_name via a custom metabox form field (they are not taxonomies): update_post_meta( $post_id, '...
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Render Selected Categories in Admin Edit Post Screen differently

Selected Categories for a post in the admin screen are rendered by: // Put checked cats on top $output .= call_user_func_array( array( $walker, 'walk' ), array( $checked_categories, 0, $args ) ); ...
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Meta box not saving

I am following Noel Tock's tutorial on making an Events CPT and so far I was able to show the custom columns and the custom meta box. The problem now is that I cannot save the data inside the meta ...
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Metabox context for page post type

I would like to add a meta box underneath the title, but before the editor on a page post type in admin. I can add it to a post, but not to a page and I don't understand why. I've used this to add a ...
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Removing Meta Generator

I've noticed in the source of my page is shows in the meta generator Wow-Themes.com. I have been trying to remove this from the source using function rm_generator_filter() { return ''; } if (...
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how to sanitize checkbox input?

I've added meta box: checkbox on admin edit screen <input type="checkbox" name="changeposition" /> So how could we sanitize the input came from the checkbox as we do for input type text by ...
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WordPress loop by three meta values with random order

We have three custom fields with names plan_name1,plan_name2 and plan_name3. Need to check if these meta keys has values (1,2,3) OR (2,3,1) OR (1,3,2) OR (2,1,3) OR (3,2,1) OR (3,1,2) We mean ...
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How to Duplicate (multiple meta box)?

I've made a meta box field which works nice, but now i need to add one more. For the past few hours I've tried to mix every piece of it, to duplicate it, take some parts, google, search, and no luck. ...
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Odd behaviour for the update button when displaying a WP_List_Table

I am currently trying to add a WP_List_Table to a metabox in the edit page of a custom type. The code is currently class Post_Table extends WP_List_Table { public function __construct() ...
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Problem with saving large amount of data in postmeta/usermeta

I am facing issues saving large amount of data in post meta field e.g. I have created a field Bio/description and put a huge amount of text in it. Now when I save it, it saves some of the text and ...
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Time blocking for publishing a custom post type

I'm looking for a way to replace the "time" input boxes on the post meta box. When scheduling a post I want to replace the time inputs with a dropdown populated from the database. When someone selects ...
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Extend Metabox.io map field to sepearate lat long values

I am trying to separate the latitude and longitude values returned by the map field from the metabox.io plugin and save them as separate values. I have found a comment from the author (shown below)...
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Warning: call_user_func() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, function

I keep getting this error when. I am trying to insert a dashboard widget and I don't know what's causing the error. Warning: call_user_func() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, function ...
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Get custom term meta problem on single post type

I'm trying to display a custom field value added to custom taxonomy on single custom post type. I have articles post type with custom taxonomy called issue. I used the code from Tax-Meta-Class to add ...
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Adding Meta Box to Specific Submenu Page

I've created this page: function wpdocs_register_my_setting() { add_submenu_page( 'edit.php?post_type=task', 'View Tasks', 'View Tasks', 'manage_options', '...
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Add custom field for users

I am using Metabox for a while and is a great plugin but I was using in pages and posts. Now I want to add a simple checkbox to users profile page, is that possible with Metabox plugin? Can any ...
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Filter posts of custom post type by meta key in (List All Section)

How can I filter the posts which are displayed on the admin list all page of a custom post based on the value of the a value. So far I know how to do the following anywhere on the front end: $args = ...
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How to add tab which is visible only in admin side of product in woocommerce? [closed]

I am new in wordpress development. I want to do add settings in a product page in a new tab. How to I add settings code That I tried to add Tab //add product tab link in admin add_action(...
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Undefined 'post_type' error on Add new page

I created a meta box for page see the following code: add_action('add_meta_boxes', 'add_metaboxes'); function add_metaboxes() { add_meta_box( 'wpt_slider_meta', 'Add Slider ...
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Redirect to an anchor after click update button in a metabox (CPT)

On my Custom Post Type (CPT), I had multi metabox and I need to have some buttons to update each metabox. I use jQuery to trigger the submit event when a different element is clicked (see this answer ...