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

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Adding to an array & passing it through do_action/apply_filters

For exercise I am working through a PHP class to add meta boxes I found on GitHub. I just copied the code and now I am playing around with it to understand it. It works like this: The file ...
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Long-Running Meta Box Save (Performance)

I have a meta box that's designed to allow the user to check a few boxes to (basically) tie two posts together. The problem is that we have so many posts in the system that the request takes up to 10 ...
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Using WP_Query to grab custom meta values, foreach to json object

So I have 4 custom meta boxes for each post on a wordpress site relating to the product this client sells. I have 3 dropdown boxes, one for category, and two for two of the custom meta boxes. The ...
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Get Metabox taxonomy value and create metabox for termmeta

I got a big problem here. What I want to do is: Create Taxonomy meta box in the post edit screen, lets call it "text_from" Then Depending on the value of the "text_from" meta box display a field ...
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unwanted redirect on saving custom post type / custom post not saving

I've added (or at least attempted to add) a custom post type that has a custom meta box allowing a file to be attached to the post. This function has been spotty at best, allowing some files to be ...
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Page template no longer exists - metaboxes won't save

Ok, this is a weird one. I first experienced this on an older theme that I developed - I assumed I had some buggy code in there somewhere, but couldn't figure it out even with the help of another ...
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WordPress trims an encrypted field

Problem is that when I try to insert a new post into WordPress, the password (encrypted, see code below) is cut. For example: encrypted Ivt9=f:;itKun+TiIarze-GyX5Rt is only Ivt in WordPress. ...
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Error showing in current page id in wordpress admin

I am trying to remove a metabox ID from a page ID in the admin screen. So I have coded the following: function ag_remove_cmb_metaboxes() { global $post; $id = $post->ID; if ($id == ...
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Removing Metabox for “Slug” without removing functionality

Here is an interesting question. I have recently noticed that if you utilize the code remove_meta_box('slugdiv', 'post', 'normal'); you are actually unable to modify the slug when you click on ...
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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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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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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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Meta Box value not been pulled in

Here is the code that creates my metabox on my CPT named clients it displays fine and seems to keep the value input upon clicking update. The problem is with displaying the value saved within the ...
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Adding upload button in metabox

I want to add upload image button for the images and retrieve url. Can someone pls help me, i have been trying this for quite a few days. I'm using code from this thread Create more Meta Boxes as ...
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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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Show value of select dropdown in meta box

I have created a meta box which has a select dropdown list and i want to show it in the post as a user selects a particular option from meta box.I cant figure it out how its done.Here is my meta box ...
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Repeatable WordPress custom fields in a metabox

I would like to create a meta box where the user can add or remove a simple input field that holds an image url on posts.
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Can't save drop down select date in meta boxes

I want to update my select options(drop down) but i don't know where i made a mistake.Here is my code. <?php function display_post_options(){ wp_nonce_field( basename( __FILE__ ), ...
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Get all posts from custom post type and insert in select input as metabox

I would like to know if its possible to do something like this. I have Slider custom post type and Services custom post type. For slider posts I have created a metabox for URL value to display next ...
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How to create custom Admin Pages for Custom Post types and add meta boxes

What I'm trying to do is : Create custom Admin Menus and Submenus add_menu_page Test add_submenu_page Add New no problem so far, both pages appear in the menu. Now I'm not sure how to add the ...
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How can I edit the 'Most Used' tab in the categories meta-box to show another custom taxonomy?

The 'Most Used' tab in the categories meta-box is the one that can be seen in the Edit Post section. I want to replace the Most Used tab, with a tab that lists another Custom Taxonomy, or edit the ...
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Getting jQuery sortable items in custom metabox

I've gottent this far: I have a list of featured image thumbnails loading into a metabox on my home-page template. I'm stumped: I'm looking to make them sortable with jQuery but I'm really new to ...
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Meta-Box to add multiple items one at a time and on publish save all

My example custom content type is for recipes. There will be a meta-box for ingredients. In this meta-box there will be three attributes and a "add" button. Name Measurements Notes Add Button My ...
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Adding Metabox Value Using the content filter

I am able to show repeater metabox on index and single post .Now I want to show this using add_filter( 'the_content', 'theme_slug_filter_the_content' ); My code to get meta value <?php $data = ...
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Issues on saving data from CPT select metabox

I can't save data from a select metabox. My code is http://pastebin.com/BMmKzti2 Where I'm going wrong? Edit: Here is my code function fichasvtmbasicas_meta_box_callback( $post ) { ...
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Add icon near meta box title in posts/pages

I'm trying to add some "help icon" that will be use to show "help text" with the help of the tooltip or pointers to admin section. Now I'm trying to understand how can I add in the posts/pages in ...
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Attaching meta box to specific category/taxonomy in custom post type

I have this case here and can't figure out how to do it. I have a custom post type with taxonomies and a meta boxes to that specific post type. The idea is some metaboxes to appear only when ...
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How to save meta box check box values and show them on a post?

I added this codes on my child theme functions.php add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'cd_meta_box_add' ); function cd_meta_box_add() { add_meta_box( 'my-meta-box-id', 'My First Meta Box', ...
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Cannot Save MetaBox Data in Custom Post Type

I've been working on this issue for quite a while and am truly stumped. Below is all of the code for my custom post type: /* Services Post Type */ function services_post_type() { $labels = array( ...
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Add default WordPress tag meta box to User Profile

I've set up my user profiles to allow custom taxonomies following this tutorial. Ideally, I'd like to use the default Tag meta box from the Post screen, so users can easily add new terms and find ...
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Category Search functionality on category metabox (wordpress admin)

I have lots of categories on my blog site. When I add new post and select category, I need to scroll down to find the category. Is it possible to add a search category functionality in category ...
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Search taxonomies while creating a post inside metabox

I have a question how to add a "search" buttom to your metabox with taxonomies. Currently I have got around 200 taxonomies and it is really a pain to check the taxonomies. Is there a way so user can ...
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Parent (ID from meta box) not showing in permalink, only Grandparent

I'm working on a site inherited from a previous developer and I've run into a issue that's really confusing. There's a custom post type for Locations. The hierarchy for Location posts would look ...
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update_post_meta does not work

I have meta box in my custom post type where I receive data from a front end form. The issue is that somewhere in this functions, something goes wrong and the data changed in admin edit panel does not ...
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How to get the meta box name and value

I have several meta field like Property Name----->bla bla, Property ID-------->1234, Property Address--->bla bla bla , and so on . I want to print all the meta box name and their value . How can ...
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add_post_meta not saved

EDIT I changed it to if(isset($_POST['Make'])) update_post_meta($pid,"Make", $_POST['Make']); if(isset($_POST['Year'])) update_post_meta($pid,"Year", $_POST['Year']); ...
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Custom Meta Boxes and Fields for WordPress: Change directory upload based on user-edit page

I have already published this on StackOverflow, but I realised it would be better to post it here instead. I am using the CMB script (Custom Meta Boxes and Fields for WordPress) for uploading files ...
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Incoming URL variables to custom metabox

Is it possible to take values from an incoming URL variable and write it to a custom meta box? My client has something like the following for a URL (marketing purposes): ...
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Displaying image from a repeatable group

I am having trouble displaying my image in a repeatable group. I am able to display all fields except the image. Here is the code to display a repeatable group $meta_boxes['project_metaboxpress'] ...
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Can not pass the value of google pie chart from custom meta box

I am trying to build a google pie chart in my wordpress site based on user input . Hence I have created custom meta box , and use wp_localize_script . Here is what I have done to pass custom metabox ...
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Show meta box only when post is being published first time

I'm creating a WordPress plugin where it is required to show the meta box only when a post is being published for the first time. The only way I can think of is to show the metabox iff there is no ...
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Using radio button meta data from a custom meta box

Very new to attempting PHP and am hacking together my first plugin using tutorials.. I have a custom meta box with a Yes/No radio button on all WordPress pages (in the editor). EDIT- I removed the ...
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How to add metabox for post of specific category

I want to add Metabox for the posts of category=18 and i am using the following code but unable to do so . So please help me out-> add_action('admin_init','my_meta_init'); function my_meta_init() { ...
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Unable to Call More than One Meta Box Output

I have a custom meta box with multiple text fields. I use this to call the information in the first box: <?php the_post(); echo get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), 'dbt_text', true ); ?> And this to ...
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CMB select with data from CPT

I'm using the CMB framework for creating metaboxes (https://github.com/jaredatch/Custom-Metaboxes-and-Fields-for-WordPress) and I want to add a select box which prepopulates with titles from a custom ...
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How to add jquery to my custom post type wp plugin

I want to include a jquery to my wordpress custom post type plugin which i have created. i have two doubt,,, the jquery script will work only on widget options (i.e) Sidebar. So when i use the ...
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Hooking into the Meta Boxes (Name/Web Address/Description) on the 'Add New Link' Page

Is there a way to modify/adjust the meta boxes (Name/Web Address/Description) on the 'Add New Link' page? I'm trying to add some jQuery functionality to them but am unsure how to 'hook' into them.
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Dynamic page.php template for custom post types

I have a couple of custom post types registered. I would like to display all "posts" from each custom post type on its own page, and these pages must be visible in the nav menu. It would be great to ...
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WordPress check if value equals and echo “checked”

Having some trouble with checking a query against another and outputting a value of checked if it matches. Have tried placing the get_post_meta in a foreach loop and it didn't work, It needs to pull ...
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save_post not called in plugin / custom field still saving overwriting metaboxes

I have a plugin that writes metaboxes to certain pages. It writes the metaboxes fine and everything works as should...until I save. The save_post is not getting called, and I can't figure out why. ...