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

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Post AND page parameter for WP function

Is there no post AND page parameter for WordPress functions? So would I have to create a custom post type to define post AND page? For example, add_meta_box( $id, $title, $callback, $post_type, ...
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Set front page option using custom fields?

Hello wordpress gurus! I want to be able to set the frontpage via a custom field. So for example, in the new page area in the wordpress admin there is a custom field that displays "Set as frontage", ...
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Saving metabox keys and storing values as array

$key = "key"; $meta_boxes = array( "item-count" => array( "name" => "item-count", "type" => "itemcount", "std" => "", "title" => "How many items?", "description" ...
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Include doesn't work, getting strange path: (/usr/local/php53/lib/php) - Whats wrong? (WPAlchemy)

I´m using WPAlchemy which is a helper class for metabox creation. I´m trying to include it through my functions.php but I´m getting strange errors when I have WP_Debug set to true. For some reason ...
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Stop saving process when metabox is invalid [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent post from being published if custom fields not filled Check before publishing, if already exist post with current custom field value I am trying to add some ...
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Display Content if Meta Checkbox is checked?

Basically i have a custom post with a custom metabox, with a checkbox inside it. If you check the box i want something (styled box) to appear within the post loop. If not checked the box doesn't ...
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Meta-Boxes for CustomPostType cause PHP Errors and Notices in “Add New” view

I have a custom-post-type named wr_events. I have quite a lot of meta-boxes in this post-type. The post-type and the meta-boxes itself work just fine. Only thing: No matter at what post-type I ...
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Wordpress metaboxes - textfield suggestion automatically populated

[Long story short] Is there any Wordpress plugin/function that would allow the creation/integration of a metabox's textfield that automatically populates a dropdown menu (in the admin area, while in ...
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Alternative to esc_textarea

I need an alternative function to use with textareas in meta boxes instead of esc_textarea. The problem is that when I use this function with textarea's it removes line breaks and paragraphs. Is ...
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How to add or remove metabox each page separately?

How to add a meta box for a particular page, say: for only About Us page. How shall i do? The current code adds the metaboxes for all pages: function myplugin_add_custom_box() { add_meta_box( ...
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Setting multiple image urls using Wordpress' Media Uploader

I have set up a meta box to hold additional information that my client can put in, and it will appear in a different section of the page. The page shows up at ...
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Custom Meta Boxes: Store two values in one repeatable field

I am trying to create a custom meta box where the user can add fields as needed. I followed this tutorial: http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/reusable-custom-meta-boxes-part-1-intro-and-basic-fields/ I ...
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Remove “minor-publishing” div from Publish admin metabox

I want to remove the #minor-publishing div from the Publish admin metabox. I came across How to HIDE everything in PUBLISH metabox except Move to Trash & PUBLISH button and ...
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Create meta boxes that don't show in custom fields

I used the code below to create a metabox for posts. These meta boxes are also seen in the custom fields. I do not want these meta boxes to show in custom fields. Is there any way to not show meta ...
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Add custom option to Standard Page Attributes Meta Box

I'd like to add a simple checkbox option to the exsisting standard Page Attributes Meta Box. Is there an obvious/intended way to do that using the WordPress API, rather than registering a new ...
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Add a Save Button to Custom Meta Box [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adding submit or update button to custom metabox? I added a Meta Box Like So: add_action('add_meta_boxes', function() { add_meta_box('CNMeta', 'Custom MetaBox', ...
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multi custom fields and taxonomy search

we have a couple of custom meta boxes for product (custom post type). one custom meta box key is area_required_width, and we have numbers input for it when publishing products, now we want to have a ...
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Add template meta box to category edit page?

Is there any non-plugin solution to add template meta box on the category edit screen? Template meta box like that on the page edit screen, but this one for category. I'd like to have this function ...
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Possible to limit custom meta boxes depending on what page template is used?

Ive searched around and havent been able to find anything regarding using a specific "template" as a target to trigger when to show custom meta boxes...Is this possible, and if so how would you script ...
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Custom “radio button meta box” not saving correctly

I'm having trouble with my "custom meta box/write panel" script that contains radio buttons. (see below)...It currently does not seem to save the selection made after publishing the custom post type, ...
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Why do I lose the content of meta boxes when I leave the page?

So I've been coding a theme and I'm working on a custom post type. When I edit a custom post and save the changes (click Update) everything is ok. But - I noticed that when I leave the Edit page open ...
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Custom date changer post_date => future - missed schedule error

I'm working on a custom event scheduler for my website that allows people to easily go in and set the article to post in the future. The reason I'm overriding the normal Wordpress functionality is ...
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wp_generate_attachment_metadata gives me an empty array

I have a custom post type and a metabox with a file input. I can insert the attachment, but I can't update the attachment metadata and I don't know how to fix it because I don't receive any error. ...
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Custom meta box shown when template is chosen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Toggle admin metabox based upon chosen page template Is this possible to change editor screen immediately after someone picks some template from the drop down? I need a ...
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Post custom metabox textarea using wp_editor

I'm a novice and looking to add the wp_editor to a custom metabox textarea field. I've looked seemingly everywhere for an complete example for writing a metabox with a textarea that uses the ...
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How to set/change another post author by custom fields or something else?

I need help! (sorry for my poor English, I'm from Russia) How I can to set/change another post author by custom fields or something else? For example: I want to public post, but define another post ...
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How to add a class to meta box

When adding a metabox, i.e.: add_meta_box( 'metabox_id', 'Metabox Title', 'my_metabox_callback', 'page', 'normal', 'low', array( 'foo' => $var1, 'bar' => $var2) ); ...
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Migrating from metaboxes to wp_editor()

I got a client requirement where the editing facilities available in wordpress had to be available for content that was meant to be displayed on the sidebar of a particular post/page. The content to ...
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wp_editor and WPAlchemy messes up tags when updating

when using wp_editor, I paste my text in the visual editor. If I switch to HTML editor, all of my tags are there. So far, no problem. When I update the thing, all of my tags appear in my visual editor ...
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Change Default Custom Fields Metabox Name

I found that the title of the meta box cannot change via the cctm plugin. It shows "Custom Fields" as default, which is pretty annoying to see. Image So I decided to change it in function.php, here ...
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Do I need a nonce field for every meta box I add to my custom post type admin?

I'm currently working on the admin page of my custom post type, and I got stuck on deciding whether to add a nonce field again for the second metabox or not. I'm very new to custom post types, and ...
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Forms and WordPress Nonce

WordPress nonce is driving me nuts! I had this problem when I started my plugin and removed it but now I have come back to it and still don't know what to do. I have looked all over for a solution. ...
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Custom Post Type & Meta Box - Displaying meta box information on front end?

I've created a custom post type "projects" that has a meta box for additional information (client name, type of project, budget, etc). I'd like to be able to display this information on the front-end. ...
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Custom Post Type Meta Box Text Input Field Won't Save When Blank

I have some text fields in a custom post type that I fill in at first, but need to delete on a future update of the post. When I delete the text in the field and save the post, the text I deleted ...
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How to Add Reminders/Notes to New Post Meta Boxes

I have a multi-author website and I use the WyPiekacz plugin to require that authors add 1-5 tags, select only a single category, and include a featured image (and require minimum dimensions for the ...
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Setting admin edit panels & metaboxes positions and visibility for ALL users and admins

My WP 3.3 setup involves several post types and customized edit panels with Advanced Custom Fields plugin (which creates many metaboxes) and other plugins such as SEO metabox panel, Scribu's ...
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Show metabox in custom-post-template depending on taxonomy term?

I'm not sure if there is a solution for that but I'll ask it anyway :) I've built a custom-post-template and a related custom-taxonomy. The taxonomy works as kind of "categories" for the ...
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Add text to metabox input text field from Thickbox

I have a custom post type with a metabox text input area that I want to have a shortcode inserted into from a thickbox when a link is clicked on from the modal window. Using the code below right now ...
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Only show metabox when date-value in other metabox is over?

probably a weird question. I'm using the custom MetaBox and CustomFields Class by jaredatch on Github. I have this "event-date" metabox: $meta_boxes[] = array( 'id' => ...
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meta_box or custom_field as a second tinymce post-instance?

probably a rather weird question but I have no idea if this is possible or not!? I created a custom-post-type to handle events. An event always has a future date but once this date is over I want to ...
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add_meta_box: Datepicker like the one for postdate?

I've built a custom post type called "Events". Each event has a future date and I don't want to use the normal postdate of the post. I want to use add_meta_box to add some inputs for this ...
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Does Wordpress have a “Form API”

I do most of my development in Drupal, however I am working on a Wordpress site and I need to make a form. Which got me thinking, is there a Form API for wordpress like there is Drupal? Is there a way ...
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How to display meta box data using “Meta boxes as needed”

I have been following this post exactly: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/19852/14957 and have everything working in the backend but when I try to use echo get_post_meta($post->ID, 'songs', true); ...
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“Discussion” checkboxes unchecked by default on pages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: setting comments off as default for pages and custom post types? When I create a new page, I want these two checkboxes (from the "Discussion" meta box) to appear ...
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How can I set a meta value that will then affect other post meta values?

I have a metabox on my post type of 'ebrd_videos' that sets the video as a 'featured video' using a checkbox. I would like to limit the number of videos with the status of 'featured = on' to 1. So ...
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Why is `add_meta_box` not working?

I'm trying to add some meta fields to a WPSC product using the following code: /** * data callback */ function abc_callback($object, $box) { echo 'callback executed!'; } /** * add custom ...
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Metabox nonce PHP notice

I've been getting a notice when I try to add a new post in two different taxonomies, in one i use a custom meta box and in the other not, however the notice appears for both when trying to add a new ...
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How to Convert Custom Fields from Text to Array?

I want to convert my old post data containing custom fields that are stored in a text format like : name , url $ name, url $ name, url etc. I want convert that data and store the new data as an ...
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Include captions

I'm using the Meta Box plugin, everything works fine. I'm using it to create gallery function on some custom post type, and I'm able to display the uploaded images using this code: global $wpdb; ...
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Display Custom Meta Box Field Only If Value is Present

I'm messing around with Custom Meta Boxes in WP for the first time and was wondering how I go about displaying the fields that only have values attached to it. For example I've got a meta box with an ...