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Search form to find custom meta box generated data

I have developed an inner theme plugin, which is a custom meta box that inserts some typed in text to the database and then displays in the application. I followed the example found at this link. Now ...
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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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Problem with 'save_post' hook not running

I have a custom post type, with a custom meta box which contains a number of input fields. The meta box is displaying fine but when completing all the fields the data is not saving, in fact, the ...
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Fixed values for same post translations

I was recently implementing a custom post type in WordPress, and added WPML so I could translate it's title & content. This post type (city) also has some custom metaboxes (metabox.io) like: ...
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Post meta sanitization and escaping

I'm writing a plugin that adds a text meta box where user enters (supposedly) media URL, which then is displayed in posts with $featured_media = get_post_meta( $post_id, '_meta_key', true ); echo ...
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Insert media button will always add into the same tinyMCE editor

I have an issue with the insert-media button. I have 2 instances of tinyMCE with both Add Media button. When I add a media in one of the two tinyMCE, all my media will go in this after, whatever which ...
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How to change data format in custom meta box field [closed]

I want to chage date format to d-m-y means day-month-year format . I have added 'date_format' => __( 'd-m-Y', 'cmb2' ) But not working. now it's month-day-year formated . Actually i want to ...
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How to make post page unique and show it on home page?

I don't know if the title is correct but I'll try to explain my question below. I have created a custom post type "Projects" and the trick is that one project have to be unique and displayed on ...
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How to add a text widget on the posts admin page?

I need to add a text widget on the posts admin page ie, the post editor page. so that I can add some code in the text widget for some purposes. Right now I have used text widget and this can only be ...
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Displaying a div from an assigned meta_value when on a page

On my website I created a custom metabox that is being displayed in the post type "page". The metabox will display a checkbox and 4 url fields. The checkbox will control the visibility of a div ...
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Why is the text displaying, but not the textarea field itself?

So, I have a textarea as a field in a meta box, if I do this it works OK: $meta = get_post_meta($post->ID, 'twitter_embed', true); echo '<table class="form-table">'; echo ...
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Metabox does not show in custom post type

I am trying to create a metabox input field in a custom post type and it does not work even if I followed the instructions the best I could. I am not a PHP dev so I guess it could be just a small ...
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assign custom post type to another post type

My question is based on those answer: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/85281/68506 and http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/5778/68506 What I need is 2 dropdown from a custom_post_type in ...
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Custom field/meta populated by dropdown of existing posts?

(My first WP question ever asked! Be gentle!) I'm building a site that is mostly pages (i.e., static), using WP as CMS. At the bottom of several of the pages, there will appear 1, 2, or 3 "promo ...
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Metabox of one post influence setting on other

This great answer by David Gard allowed me to have a metabox sticky (checkbox) for posts that could only be set (checked) on one posts in the loop at a time. If post A has that meta box checked, then ...
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add_meta_box() and post formats

function myplugin_add_meta_box() { add_meta_box( 'myplugin_sectionid', __( 'My Post Section Title', 'myplugin_textdomain' ), 'myplugin_meta_box_callback', 'post' ); } add_action( ...
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Category metabox with floating categories

I was wondering if is possible to have floating categories in categories metabox. If you have many categories is very complicated find a categories with the whole tree opened. A (+/-) button would be ...
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Displaying randomly created meta values in wysiwig editor

I have already asked this question on stack overflow but I'm asking it once again here because i haven't found a solution to it yet. I am creating custom meta info for a post that will have null ...
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Populate field on submission via edit page

I've got a events listing plugin which I need to modify slightly. When adding an event via the edit / new page in admin the event date is split into 3 parts, like so: ente$meta_box_events = array( ...
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2 instances of same widget on the admin dashboard

I find the "Google Analytics Dashboard for WP" plugin very good and I especially like the admin dashboard widget/metabox (not sure about the right name). Problem is, it show only one stat at the time ...
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custom field not saved

help me please: my custom metabox not save !! #add a metabox add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'adding_meta_box' ); function adding_meta_box() { add_meta_box( 'meta_box_id', 'اطلاعات پست', ...
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filters to pass html correctly from tinyMCE meta box

I have a meta box that uses tinyMCE but all html tags I use are simply being passed as text instead of correctly encoded on the page. Seems to be a filters issue, but I have no idea where to apply ...
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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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Automating the process of shortcode generation in a plugin - how is it done?

Automatic short code generation is a technique that I see many plugin authors use but unfortunately, I have yet to come across a tutorial that details this subject so I am hoping that someone in this ...
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Passing error/warning messages from a meta box to “admin_notices”

I have a simple meta box that updates the post custom fields (using update_post_meta()). How can I send a error or warning message to the next page after the user publishes/updates the post and ...
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Understanding and using metaboxes in posts

I am developing my first theme that is not dependent on a parent theme but I am running into some back-end problems. I'm trying to add a metabox to all posts that are being written. This question is ...
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add_meta_box creating default form field types

I'm using add_meta_box as per the Codex entry. My question is about the 'callback' to print the form fields on the admin page. In the Codex, the form fields are echoed as written out HTML elements, ...
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how to get post by metabox in wp_query

I want to WP_query by tag_id but i need to insert tag_id by metabox i cant do it and give wrong any one help me? $value = get_post_meta( $post->ID, '_my_meta_value_key', true ); <?php ...
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Meta Checkbox To Do An Action

i have a meta box with a checkbox inside. I want it so if the check box is check and then the page updated for the page to remember that box box was checked and to also change the featured image. Any ...
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WP media manager in metabox to choose all media types

I'm trying to make a metabox for featured media on my posts, and would like to use the Media Manager like it is used in the editor, which is with all the options. I've tried this and similar things ...
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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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Undefined index error when saving content on metabox

I am trying to debug 'undefined index' errors on the WP backend when debug is set to TRUE. The offending lines are: if ( !wp_verify_nonce( $_POST['pdwt_meta_noncename'], plugin_basename(__FILE__) )) ...
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Undefined index: at_nonce in custom post metabox

I'm getting this error with my custom post metabox. The custom post and metabox works fine, but if i have debug on and when i try to save any other page or post, i will get an error: Notice: ...
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How to restrict the amount of categories/post tags/terms for a post type post

I'm in need of a solution that allows me to restrict the user/author to only use maximum of two categories per new post. One post can only have one or two categories. The only similar solution that ...
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Saving an upload media meta box field

I'm using the answer for this previous question (link below) to generate a custom meta box with media upload functionality: Properly add an upload media button in a meta box field I've managed to ...
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Post structure for TV Shows or Shows

I wanted to know what is the proper way to structure post types or taxonomy for TV shows. Following below is what I am trying to accomplish using post type. - Series: Name,Title,Description -- ...
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Custom meta box save values issues - Deprecated: Function ereg() and more

I'm a WP theme dev nobie and I have problems with saving custom meta boxes values. I found some tutorial where its explained how to do this. I have included a file called custom-meta-boxes-save.php ...
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Meta box data not saving

I have just started working with custom post types and meta fields/data. I'm able to get the custom post and meta field to appear. It just won't save. I've been staring at the code and reading up ...
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Custom metabox for multiple images gives a JQuery error saying a function does nog exist

I have a script that creates a custom metabox and makes it possible to upload multiple images to one page post. It gives me no error but the console tells me this: TypeError: add_field_row is not a ...
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WPAlchemy MediaAccess inserting media link in WP Editor instead of custom field in metabox

I'm currently working with WPAlchemy class to create a metabox in a custom post type (Events from EventEspresso plugin more precisely). This metabox should be able to call the media uploader and ...
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How to Add multiple instance of meta box to custom post type

I am able to make custom post type and custom meta box but my situation is that i want to attach multiple instance of custom meta box to custom post type. my custom post type is show which have ...
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Creating button in meta box that downloads CSV file [duplicate]

So I try to put a button in side a meta box in an admin page editor. <input id="csv" class="code" type="submit" name="emails-download" value="Download" /> after I submit it I can't see the ...
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Custom action in meta box

I have added a meta box to the order info page on WooCommerce but can grasp how I can run an action on the order? I have created the box using: /** * Part to add a meta box to the order info page ...
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How do I remove all the metaboxes for a custom post type?

What's an effective way of removing all the meta boxes for a specific post type in Wordpress? The only solution for removing metaboxes at all that I've found seems to be the remove_meta_box() ...
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save metabox with new values _wp_page_template

I created a metabox to display the page templates and select a different one with a radiobutton selection. This is a replacement for the current page attributes metabox. I'm missing something with ...
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Multiple category filters

I'm working on an events plugin for a client and I need several 'categories filters'. Now I have arguments for a post type, I've registered that post type and taxonomy, and I created another taxonomy. ...
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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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Theme elements not translating

Ive got a theme that is set-up for translating but didn't come with any translations. I used poedit to automatically detect the strings, and subsequently translated it in full. However certain ...
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Custom Post Type with Templates using Meta Boxes?

I have this issue where I need a CPT to have several layout options and use templates. Originally, WP does not support templates for custom posts, however I know its possible to do it manually via ...
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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 ...