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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 ...
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How to add a SAVE button to replace PUBLISH on a custom post type?

I have a custom post type called 'contacts'. I want want to remove the status, post date and change the button from PUBLISH to SAVE. From what I can tell this may not be possible without changing core ...
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WP E-Commerce Custom Meta > Serialized array

I have an issue where I am adding custom meta to my products. Everything works fine until I update my product. This is before: This is after update: I am thinking it has something to with how it ...
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Custom Field & Gravity Forms [closed]

I have the following custom function code which i'm using to create custom fields for a post type. The issues is that I need the custom fields to show up individually and at the moment they just show ...
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Custom Post Type + Custom Meta Query Not Showing 2012 Posts

I created a custom "events" post type for a client that basically "hides" the post once it has expired (ie. the event already happened). The events are displayed in the order of the start date rather ...
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Create a custom post type for a photo post

I am looking for a way to create a Photo Post type. Basically a post that is a title and a single image. Where I am getting stuck is the actual attaching an image to a post. I would like to have an ...
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More than one meta field in a single meta box?

I'm following this tutorial by Justin Tadlock on creating meta boxes. http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2011/10/04/create-custom-post-meta-boxes-wordpress/ I can get a meta box with a single field to ...
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Get fields from metabox array

In my functions I'm registering multiple metaboxes with custom fields. A single metabox array for instance, looks like this: In functions.php $meta_boxes[] = array( 'id' => 'general_info', ...
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How do I create a meta box for dates?

I am creating a custom events page and I want to know how to create a custom meta box to save event dates. I don't want it to be a regular meta box because I will be using this to make a custom search ...
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Re Order Editor to be after meta box [duplicate]

I want to reorder stuff in a custom post. I got the meta box and editor working together, but currently the editor is above the meta box and I need it to be the other way around. This is the code ...
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CPT Metabox with email notification

I have a custom post type just for contacts, I want to create a metabox with the contacts birthday and have it notify the site admin when it comes up (Or a day/week/month before the date if possible). ...
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How to store multiple values in 1 meta_key with radio input?

How do I store multiple values in one meta_key through a radio input and then display the two values on the page? One value would be a text string and the other would be a link that would go with ...
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Custom Meta Box with variable number of fields

Here is what I wanna do and I basically would just like some ideas from someone more experienced that would help to get started in the right direction. I have a custom post type (Exams) that has is ...
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How to add categories to page editor?

I'm trying to add the categories selector to the "page" editor workspace. The code below does the trick, however, none of the values are saved with the page. Any help much appreciated! ...
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How do I create a Meta box that can be repeated? (with an image section and text area)

What I need to do is have a meta box that you can select an Image (via the built in media uploader), and then add a caption to it using a text box with the TinyMCE bar - and once this is done, another ...
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Styling Custom Meta Boxes?

I've built a basic meta box and have this in my functions.php. The current code: add_action( 'admin_print_styles-post-new.php', 'portfolio_admin_style', 11 ); add_action( ...
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How to put Periods and Spaces for Array Values (Meta Key)

Problem: Before I created meta-boxes I did things the old fashion way by entering custom fields directly. I went through the process of filling in the ID and the Value by hand and hitting the ...
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Metabox with checkbox is not updating

I trying to set a meta_box with a single checkbox, everything goes fine, however if I uncheck it and save the post, it marks again as checked, I've been taking a look but I cannot find my mistake. ...
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Create a page Meta Box listing all blog users

I have a custom post type where each post can only be seen on the frontend by one specific user. I have figured out how to make an archive template where only posts with the meta _allowed_user = ...
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Modules with meta box implementations

I am looking for some modules that implement add meta box as shown here perhaps with some ajax magic. If you have any modules I could check out would be welcome.
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Create a custom post type based on 'Post'

I would like to create a custom post type, but all the tutorials I've found are geared towards making a brand new one and creating meta boxes from scratch. Whereas all I would like to do is copy an ...
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Getting metabox value within a shortcode?

Is it possible to get page's metabox value within shortcode that is executed on that page? Scenario: I have a sidebar metabox for every page. I have some kind of custom gallery shortcode. My ...
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Add a custom meta box for client to order CPT posts how they want

Im looking for a way to add a custom meta box to a custom post type that will allow the user/client order the posts to show up how they want on the site. Is this possible? Basically using a very ...
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Extra Meta Data for Wordpress Multisite Taxonomy

I'm using a custom taxonomies across a Wordpress multisite install (same taxonomies on all sites) and i'm trying to add some custom meta boxes to each of these (same meta boxes on all sites). I'm ...
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Add Meta Box not showing on New Post - Custom meta box not showing

This issue has plagued me over a couple projects. I used the default Wordpress class-based template provided in the Codex to start, and built outward. The only issue I face is that my custom meta ...
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How to change default position of WP meta boxes?

Im wondering if there is a way to change the default position of Wordpresses meta boxes such as "featured image" for custom post types without having to drag them manually? Example:
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Is there a filter/action to add content to WP admin metaboxes?

I want to add an instruction into a custom term meta-box. Is there a hook to add this or is it easiest just to use JavaScript?
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Add a Meta Box for uploading a SECOND Featured Image?

I'd like to add a meta box to my posts and page editor that will allow me to upload an image and use it as sort of a SECOND featured image. The idea is that my client will be able to upload an image ...
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Meta box dropdown of custom posts

I am trying to display a dropdown select metabox on the "add new" page of a custom post type which displays a drop down list of titles from a separate custom post type ( it's an effort to relate the ...
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Dynamically add / duplicate custom meta in custom post types

I am using Custom post types in one of my themes I have one custom post type called "accommodation" with meta boxes to add details such as type of rooms (single, twin, double...); each room has a ...