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

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How to display non-hierarchical taxonomy as terms with checkboxes?

I'd like to have a non-hierarchical custom taxonomy displayed in the add/edit posts admin screen for a custom post type. Obviously, when the custom taxonomy is non-hierarchical, the meta box that's ...
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My custom write panels won't save data. What am I missing?

So far I've been reading some tutorials about ways to create Custom Write Panels. It seems that none of them will really work without some bug. I'd like to discuss one of those tuts here: ...
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How to set default metaboxes on user creation?

Just for repetition's sake, I want to do the following: I need to set custom fields and the excerpt metaboxes for WP default Posts post type when a new user is created. I know that by default WP ...
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Loop with slider (slider not loading)

In my slider.php I have a loop that calls for a custom post type. That custom post type has a meta box for a slide url (link/title/etc). I can see the loop and everything else is working because in ...
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How to select one major category (or custom taxonomy) for a custom post type?

I've created a hierarchical custom taxonomy (genre) and want to use it for a custom post type (radio station). But I don't only want to assign some genres to a radio station. I also want to be able to ...
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WPAlchemy: How to output values?

I am using http://www.farinspace.com/wpalchemy-metabox/ and have created my meta boxes and the data is being saved successfully (See below) but I don't know how to output these 'ingredients' on the ...
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How to Create Dynamic Fields in a Meta Box?

Could someone explain me with a little example how create a button that creates a new custom field dynamically? I'm working on a plugin and using add_meta_box, I need an input box ...
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Randomly Display One Image From a 10-Image For Loop

I have a Wordpress function that loops thru 10 input fields & saves the data from those input fields. The data entered is either an absolute or relative link to an image. The loop looks like this. ...
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Displaying Saved Meta Box Data in Drop Down with selected()

I have a custom meta-box for certain custom post types, and one of those fields in the meta-box is a drop down. I am providing the field correctly, saving the information, and even calling it ...
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How to list all tags as radio buttons in a meta box?

I tried to search this issue but I never found anything.. I'd like to put in post-new.php admin page a list of tags (all tags present in the blog) as radio buttons. How can I do that?
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How to reorder meta box position?

I have a custom post type which have a lot of custom field that categories in meta box. The problem is how do I sorting the meta box in the order that I desired? As I know there is only ...
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How to reload a select box of posts dynamically?

I'm using custom meta boxes for a project. I have created a custom taxonomy (select box) and I have another select box populated with Posts. I need to only load the posts based on the selection of the ...
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How To Create a Metabox of HTML Content with Instructions For Editors When Editing a Post or Page?

I would like to add a custom Metabox with HTML content in the screens New and Edit Posts/Pages ( /wp-admin/post.php?post=POST_ID&action=edit), so that I could display a list of editorial ...
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How to create a metabox that will list all my pages in a dropdown selector?

I would like to have a metabox for the user to be able to select from a dropdown list one page from the website. I need to save the user choice, so I can use it later. So, my question is how can I ...
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Show array of meta_value in Edit Post Coloum

what I'm trying to do is add a new coloumn to Edit post page (done) and in that coloumn show data taken from a set of custom fields (partially done). This is my code (I use it as a plugin so it ...
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Creating Custom Meta Boxes on Plugin Option Page

Right in my main plugin file, wp-email-capture.php I am calling this:- add_action( 'admin_init', 'wp_email_capture_add_custom_boxes'); This calls this function:- function ...
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echo the value of a a meta select box

How can I echo the value of a meta select box into my template? Here is how I have setup my meta boxes: // Add the Meta Box function add_custom_meta_box() { add_meta_box( ...
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Permalinks: custom structure for taxonomy - tags?

In my Wordpress permalink settings I have set the Tag-Base to "". So /tag/whatever is the current-url structure for my tag-page. However I do have a custom-post-type with a custom-taxonomy that is ...
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<form> inside a metabox

I'm trying to write a plugin that allows a user to upload a video to Vimeo through the Vimeo upload API. In order to avoid trying to upload a video to a potentially shared hosting account and then ...
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wp list pages using meta box value

I am using the following meta boxes on services page but how would I get the page(s) which have value of this meta box? For example, list all pages where service_type = 'web' I am using the ...
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Get List of Registered Meta Boxes and Removing Them

Is there a function for getting a list of registered Meta Boxes and removing them? I see there is a method for adding, and removing. http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/remove_meta_box ...
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meta content on required pages

I need to post extra information on programs pages, so i have decided to use wordpress metabox but its showing on all pages. So is there any condition check so it could put meta box on those sub pages ...
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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 ...