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Global custom meta box

I am trying to create a custom meta box for multiple custom post types in WordPress without creating duplicate code. Currently I have: add_meta_box('adv_form_box1', 'Advanced Form', 'adv_form1', ...
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1 column admin screen options - move submitdiv to bottom

I'm using this code. add_filter('meta-box-order_post','one_column_for_all'); function one_column_for_all($result, $option, $user){ $result['normal'] = ...
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Drop down menu's not saving using Custom Meta Boxs in WordPress

I am playing with custom meta boxes within WordPress and when trying to modify a drop down menu and saving the option it doesn't save. If I use the default template it saves the option fine. case ...
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Adding URL of PDF from Thickbox in a Meta Box

I have created some meta boxes of pages on the theme i'm working on. The idea is to have a input field, then a button to upload files. The meta box is working properly. When I click on the button, ...
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unable to save custom taxonomy terms in a custom-built metabox in wp-admin

I have created two custom taxonomies i.e states and provinces but am unable to save the data in custom build meta boxes in wp-admin: <?php function custom_meta_box() { remove_meta_box( ...
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Having trouble with custom post type / meta box

I've been working on a custom post type meta-box implementation that allows me to change the post_date to match the value in my "date" meta-box. The function works perfectly except when I try to add ...
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Why do I have to press the “Update” button twice to save my meta box values?

I'm having a problem with updating the post_date in a custom function I've written. I'm trying to change the "post_date" to my custom "meta_date" value. Here is the function: function ...
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Show add_meta_box by selecting a specific category

In my plugin I want to display an add_meta_box under the WYSISWYG in the new post page, which is no problem and works fine. But the box should only appear when a specific category (example: category ...
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Change the post date from a meta box

I'm having a problem with updating the post_date in a custom function I've written. I'm trying to change the "post_date" to my custom "meta_date" value. Here is the function: function ...
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Changing the priority of a custom taxonomy's metabox

I'm creating a new custom taxonomy (not a custom post type). On the edit post page, this custom taxonomy is showing up above all of my other meta boxes. I'd like it to sink down lower in the group. ...
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How can I include meta box content when searching?

When I search on my site it currently doesn't search the content in my custom meta boxes. How can I include this content when searching? I'm registering my meta boxes as follows: ...
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How can I move (or create another) publish button?

How do I create a "publish" button to put in a custom metabox? Or if you can point me to the code that creates the current publish box, that'd help me out. -attempting to simplify my custom post ...
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get_post_type on post.php

How can I get the post_type while on the post.php page? I'm working on a plugin that lets users create a new post type. Then in the new post type, a meta box will be added with some options. The meta ...
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retrieve meta key when checkbox is used

I created a meta box with a value "home" of type checkbox, however I'm having hard times retrieving into the loop, I'm using this code into the loop: <?php if(get_post_meta(get_the_ID(), 'home') ...
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prevent post submission

I'm using a meta-box for custom post type. I have three problems: WP seems to run the function that I attached to the "save_post" action, every time a new post is opened for editing or reloaded. Is ...
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custom post type metaboxes not saving

I have the following code. I am trying to enter data into the custom metabox and then save it. When I go to view it has entered a post, however the name column has nothing in it. Also when I hit save ...
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Why is my custom meta box input not saving

I've added the following function to functions.php to add a custom meta box enabling the end user to input a gallery shortcode. I then intend to use this to place a gallery in a specific place on the ...
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Filter Hook Returning Blank When Used Twice

This is a pretty lengthy question, so bare with me. In a plugin I've written that allows users to easily create new meta boxes, I have a function that uses a switch() to return the appropriate HTML ...
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Post Meta not saving when have empty post

Hi I created a meta box on the post, page and project post types. The meta boxes save their data well on every post type. However I have a slight problem, when I create a new post and just enter a ...
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WP Category Meta plugin fix? [closed]

Does anyone know of a fix for WP Category Meta http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-category-meta/ or a similar solution to add images and meta data to categories? With the latest version of WP it ...
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Metabox cloning via Admin Ajax call issue

I've created a fairly simple class for handing the creation of metaboxes within wordpress admin. I've set up the class so that each instance of the class represents an new metabox definition. Each ...
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Unbind postbox click handler

I'm trying to unbind the click handler on post metaboxes so they no longer hide when the handle is clicked. I need to do this because I use the handle to contain <select> elements & when ...
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Using 'strtotime' function to convert a custom-meta-box to a date-stamp

I am building a "podcast" post type in a wordpress build using custom-post-types, meta-boxes & taxonomies. There may be a simpler way to do this.. I'm still learning and this is my first go at ...
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Dropdown list of taxonomies won't display selected

I used the answer in this question to show a dropdown list of my taxonomies and it works great. But when I save the post/update and the page refreshes/loads the taxonomy I selected reverts back to ...
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Change The Title Of a Meta Box

I'm trying to create a function that would allow me to change the title of an established meta box (i.e, change Meta Box title 'Authors' to 'Team', etc.) I didn't want to use JS or have to unset the ...
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How to display a custom post type's media library inline on meta box

I am trying to create a post type which only displays the Media Library Inline. I have got the example from this : https://gist.github.com/897503 However, nothing happens when I click "Insert ...
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how to log in to WP if the “Log in” link under Meta is missing

Help Please: somehow I have stuffed up my WP site, now when I put in my URL and bring up my site there is no Meta (word) or "log in link" option so I can access my "dashboard", so i cannot get into ...
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Reset positions of metaboxes in admin

I am writing a theme and in it I have a function which creates two metaboxes. The forth parameter of the "add_meta_box()" function I used can be set to ( high, core, default or low). I want the boxes ...
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Adding uploaded images to editor from metabox instead of default popup uploader

I need to find plugin or create listing of all uploaded images for some post in custom metabox. And i can click to thumbnail for add image to editor in custom format. I downloaded a lot of photos to ...
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How to sum values from all custom posts metabox

I got a metabox that hold a monthly budget per client... that meta box is inside a custom post type called clients. Inside that metabox the only thing entered is numbers. I want to get the sum of all ...
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dynamically generating plugin syntax

I have downloaded an audio player plugin for WP. the syntax is very simple. You just add the line [audio:my_file.mp3] to your post editor/excerpt, and call it in the loop with the_content() or ...
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Is it possible to create a post using a metabox?

I am trying to create a post (well, in the end, multiple posts) from a metabox using the 'save_post' hook. I executed the script once, creating 3900 or so new posts before I crawled into posts.php and ...
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Custom field being erased after autosave

Why wont the custom fields from this post type save? I have a custom post-type called Photos and a couple of meta boxes. Here is basically what I have in my functions.php add_action('init', ...
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Can I include get_posts in this array?

I am using the custom meta box script from deluxeblogtips.com and I wondered if I could include get_posts within this array so that it displays all posts within a set post type ("Locations" for ...
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How to Create a Repeatable Meta Box

I would like to know how to create repeatable meta-boxes like in this video: http://www.screenr.com/a17s [starts at around 40 seconds]. I saw an answer on how one creates a repeatable section within ...
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Timepicker-addon doesn't show - Datepicker works fine?

UPDATE It seems that it might be a problem with the, $("#opening_time").datetimepicker(); $("#opening_time_end").timepicker(); $("#closing_time_end").timepicker(); If there is a ...
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Wrap meta boxes & data handling for specific post types in classes?

I have a site with a few custom post types, each with their own custom data, meta boxes & assets (stylesheets, images, JavaScript). Typically I'd hook onto add_meta_boxes to register all my meta ...
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List of all posts in one custom post type in the edit screen of another

Please forgive me if this doesn't make a whole lot of sense. Is there a way to list all the posts created under one custom post type (eg: Blueprints) in the edit screen of another (eg: Buildings) in ...
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Change headline text for post thumbnail meta box

How can I change the headline text for the post thumbnail meta box in the edit post screen?
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Add X meta box inputs based on form at top of meta box, how to do it right?

I am setting up a meta box that controls the number of ingredients for a recipe. As each recipe will have a different number of ingredients I decided to use a simple text input and button to set the ...
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Multiplile values checkbox or select in custom meta box

I have followed the great answer by Jan Fabry in this question . How to make multicheck for post/page meta box this works great. My question though would be , what if someone WANTS a serialized ...
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Inefficient Query Confusion

Edit #3 - meta_keys as an array This seems to compare more than just the "opening_time" I can set the opening time for the wrong date or even leave it blank and it will still grab a post if the ...
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How can I put a custom meta box above the editor but below the title section on the edit post page?

I have a custom meta box for a custom post type that my client wants placed between the title/permalink section and the post editor in the admin panel. Is this possible and if so is there a ...
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Echo 2 values from one key in Array with get_post_custom

Edit 12/15/2011 Added Radio Button print code // Add meta boxes to admin panel only needs to be added once add_action('admin_menu', 'plib_add_box'); //Add meta boxes to post types ...
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Custom loop attached to link

I have a custom post type named companies. When you add a new company you need to check if it's a leader or not, so I created custom metabox with two radios, one for "yes" and another for "no". In ...
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One Custom Post Type two different Templates

I have a custom post type with some metaboxes, for this CPT have his own single-CPT.php where I show his content and metaboxes and url domain.com/CPT. But what I need to know is if posible to create a ...
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Display metabox title for custom fields with values

I'm using multiple metabox panels in my write posts. IN my functions I'm registering multiple metaboxes: $prefix = 'dbt_'; $meta_boxes = array(); $meta_boxes[] = array( 'id' => ...
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Can you make a custom metabox field be required to save a new post?

I am working on a custom post type, I have removed all the standard wordpress form items and started from scratch with custom meta boxes, except the title field. In my situation, it is really ...
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Select Venue from dropdown list and reuse stored address information in meta_box

UPDATED CODE 12/12/2011 Here is the code in functions.php. I put the code for output in my events page. For now there has been on output. <?php // Custom Meta Data for Events ...
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How to HIDE everything in PUBLISH metabox except Move to Trash & PUBLISH button

I have a custom post type (called contacts). Since this post type is not working like a post, I don't want to show SAVE DRAFT, PREVIEW, Status, Visibility or Publish Date. The only options I want to ...