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

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When post is updated, custom metadata in text area field is overwritten

I have set up 2 new post meta fields in order to add functionality to a custom post type. The custom fields generally work as expected, with a couple exceptions. I set up a checkbox (called ...
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Display custom post on home page based on a metabox selection

I am trying to display an post to my home page based on a selection. What I mean is in the backend I have a custom post that has a metabox labeled Assign to Home with a drop down that has a selection ...
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changing specific text in the categories meta box

I'd like to customize the categories meta box (the one you see when adding or editing a post). I need to rename the word "Categories" and "Category" to something else, please see the screenshot for ...
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Meta Box size issue. How to resize it properly?

I cant figure it out how to resize meta box . I did try to add something like rows="5" cols="60" but no luck. With width and height box resizes but when text fills the box it continues to the right it ...
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How to Arrange Support => Thumbnail

Good Afternoon, I've created a CPT that mainly uses Featured Images, I would like to know how to rearrange this box to appear in the center where 'content editor' would go instead of the right ...
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Add custom buttons with custom actions in Edit Post screen in WordPress?

I am creating something for a client and I have a Class that I created with a Custom Post Type called 'PuSH Feeds' and when the user adds a new post and publishes it they can then click on one of two ...
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Custom meta box in custom post type not working

As a wordpress newbie I am having problems in adding custom meta box in my "slider" custom post type which I used in some old wp theme. I'm getting a warning: Warning: call_user_func() expects ...
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Show Meta Box On Specific Page Template

Is there a way to show custom page settings on specific page templates ONLY? For instance I have a settings field: "Custom Settings". I don't want this to show on the "Default Page Template". I only ...
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A correct hook for saving meta boxes data

Nothing happens when I do the var_dump() in a callback on post save. Here are the hooks I've tried: save_post as shown in the codex pre_post_update as suggested here wp_insert_post_data found in ...
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Does a codex exist for creating meta boxes in taxonomy

I am looking for WordPress official documentation to create meta boxes in a taxonomy. There are many tutorials, but each of them is completely different. I don't want to use any plugins. I need the ...
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Multiple Checkboxes Metabox

My goal is this: I've added an additional metabox to my post page. Within this metabox there are multiple checkboxes. Each checkbox is associated with a person's name. The idea is that, if a person ...
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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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Using TinyMce with textareas in meta boxes on custom post types

I am trying to use the http://www.tinymce.com/ plugin to add a tinymce to my textareas in my meta boxes I have created. I've googled other ways and either I cant get it to work or didnt grasp the ...
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Adding jQuery datepicker to Custom Post Type Metabox

I've created a custom post type metabox which displays and functions fine. The problem is with the datepicker it just doesn't seem to work, when clicking the metabox youre able to type in it rather ...
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saving dropdown menu data on custom post type

I'm following this tutorial on how to make a custom field. I already used it before and it worked, but I only did it for text inputs. Now I'd like to make a drop down menu and I'm unable. The thing ...
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Pages checkboxes in a metabox

This is regarding the post reply you made here: Listing Pages With Checkboxes In a Metabox (and saving them) I am also trying to implement the same with the same code you posted, on function.php. But ...
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Listing Pages With Checkboxes In a Metabox (and saving them)

Here is what I'm basically trying to accomplish: I have a custom post type called 'quotes' I have a number of wordpress pages What I am trying to do is this: each time when I create a new "QUOTES" ...
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How to add multiple featured image in meta box in post editor?

I would like to add multiple featured image in meta box in post editor area apart from default available featured image. I have added the meta box but i have no idea on adding the featured image ...
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Problem in custom meta boxes

I am trying to create a custom meta box "Set your mood" which will display the mood of user but unfortunately meta box is not saving value. Please help This is my code <?php /** * Adds a box ...
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Default taxonomy 'post_tag' added to CPT managing by custom role : nothing in the metabox

I've created a Custom post type, which a custom role can manage : it has only the capabilities for managing this CPT. When registering the CPT, I've set the argument : 'taxonomies' => array( ...
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How do I stop HTML entities in a custom meta box from being un-htmlentitied?

I have a custom meta box that is supposed to accept HTML, but the text I'm trying to input contains both double and single quotes (and ampersands), and it's messing up the saved data - each time I ...
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How do I make multiple image uploads with WordPress metabox?

HelloI created an Image upload with WordPress Meta-box, but it works only with "JPG" extension By this code function add_custom_meta_boxes() { // Define the custom attachment for posts ...
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How can i get multi checkboxes value in metbox?

I make list of check boxes by WordPress meta-box and i can not get this value in my theme. i can get my text value with this code <? echo get_post_meta($post->ID, $prefix . 'text', true); ...
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Set Default Admin Screen options & Metabox Order

I am desperately looking for some way (any way) to set default "screen options" and metabox order through the functions.php file. does anyone have any help they can provide here?
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Create Multiple File Upload Metabox in Wordpress

I am trying to create a metabox to upload multiple files (can be images or files). Currently I have the upload field and its working fine until the time we press upload and save the data. The only ...
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Reusable Custom WordPress Meta Boxes tax_select field into repeatable fields

i'm using this https://github.com/tammyhart/Reusable-Custom-WordPress-Meta-Boxes and when i try to insert taxonomy select into some repeatable field i have some trouble and no options are displayed. ...
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Options.php metabox options submit hook

Good day ! Please advice what hook to use, when user click submit button at options.php page in metabox with settings_fields ? Thanks ! //Vladimir
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Does adding nonce in save_post hook for every metabox really improve security? [duplicate]

I see a lot of example [1] that introduce the checking of nonce in the save_post callback of a metabox. e.g. function smashing_save_post_class_meta( $post_id, $post ) { /* Verify the nonce before ...
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Custom fields to save multiple values

I’m adding custom meta-box, by means of jquery I can create in it several custom fields with a key “test”. There can be one or several custom fields, but the key is only “test”. I can also delete key ...
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Metaboxes - why they don't render php in expected manner?

I was playing with metaboxes following one tutorial. I came to a point where I could add any code and it would be displayed in the metabox. I tried echoing something and it was ok. Then I wanted to ...
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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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How to Use WordPress Color Picker API in Custom Post Type Metabox

I have a Custom Post Type called "Banner" which has a custom Meta box with two advanced fields "Title" (text Field) and "Color" (color Picker). Can you please let me know how to use the WP Color ...
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custom field meta-box with dropdown/autocomplete

Is it possible to have a custom metabox with the ability to either: enter a new meta_value in a certain meta_key OR choose from a list of the existing meta_keys, from a dropdown/select-box, ...
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Display a post based on its metabox selection

I created a client portal where a client can view their projects. I have two user accounts "Clients" and "Administrator. Both clients and administrator are redirected to the frontend of the site to a ...
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Ridiculous problem with CDATA [duplicate]

I'm using this great metabox plugin: https://github.com/WebDevStudios/CMB2 I created a repeatable field (with only one textarea that you can duplicate) It's working great. Now, I want to export some ...
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How do I add an item to the WP admin menu?

I want to add an item to my WordPress admin menu - "News" - it's to contain a list of articles written about my company. Each article will consist of the following metadata: Headline Date Link to ...
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I'm able to export a post type with all items + metadata, but not seeing it when importing

I'm trying to export some of the post types that I have on my wordpress website. These post types have metaboxes with data. I am able to export the post types with that data succesfully. The problem ...
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Metabox creating another meta group / slide each time page is saved / updated

Ive got a metabox as part of a theme that allows you to add multiple pieces of content to a page, by default there is one content space / slide, but at the bottom of the metabox there is an option to ...
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Issue with file paths after porting metabox from main theme to child theme

Ive got a custom metabox written for another site that im porting over, originally this was written directly onto the theme (rather than using a child theme). The metabox itself was developed using ...
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MetaBox with Editor instead of textarea - html not saved

I am calling several custom MetaBoxes in my custom post type on Wordpress 4 like this without using a plugin: array( 'label' => __('MyContent', myPlugin), 'id' ...
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save_post is not firing when I only edit custom meta fields

I've come across the action hook save_post few days back and I like to take advantage of it. I've custom post post type "Property" with Meta fields associated with it. The problem is that when I ...
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Are there any standard HTML markup for metabox?

The add_meta_box HTML callback is rather low level that we need to code the HTML by ourself, e.g. echo the HTML form markup function myplugin_meta_box_callback( $post ) { // Add an nonce field ...
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Set Default Option Value as Blank for Meta Box

My custom Meta Box has a drop down field, but how do I set the default Option Value to be blank? It is currently populating via the CPT's meta_value, but I'd like that to change. Here's a screenshot ...
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Why is save_post hook not running?

I am trying to save my meta box, I have something like function xxx_meta_box_callback() { add_meta_box('xxx-meta', 'xxx Details', 'xxx_meta_box', 'xxx-post-type', 'side', 'default'); ...
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WP_Meta_Query object with conditionals

I have a custom post type (Books) that is connected with a second custom post type (People). The Books CPT has an additional author meta box that if checked, it should appear on the additional People ...
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Display list of tags as drop down menu or radio buttons in a meta box?

I would like to group posts of a custom post type based on tags, but the default functionality does not do for the project I am working on. I want the user to be able to select only one tag, not ...
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register_post_type, add_meta_box, add_rewrite_rule

I'm working on custom post type with some custom fields setup using add_meta_box. register_post_type("sample"); add_meta_box("sample_type"); add_meta_box("sample_brand"); I want to get it working ...
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How do I get attachment_id?

This is trivial, but I can't really find an answer, I've seen some hints like search in database etc., but this is madness. Basically, I have a metabox with upload button that allows you to upload or ...
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Date format - Meta Box plugin

I am getting a date using the plugin Meta Box. The output is: "2014-10-30" and i'd like: "30/oct/2014" There is a way to change the default format? This is the register of the metabox: $prefix = ...
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Call the latest posts from a custom field group to be displayed on front-page

i have this custom Metabox field group from https://github.com/WebDevStudios/Custom-Metaboxes-and-Fields-for-WordPress/wiki/Field-Types#group containing 3 fields and displayed on the Products page ...