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

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Disable dragging of meta boxes?

Anyone know how to disable this functionality so the meta boxes can't be repositioned?
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How to access global $wp_meta_boxes variable on front-end?

Is there a way to take the global $wp_meta_boxes variable to be used in the front-end? Currently the $wp_meta_boxes is accessible on specific admin pages only. I've found a similar question about ...
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How to select the contents in the text view textrea in wp_editor?

I am trying to count words among other text stats entered into the default post editor (wp_editor). Its supposed the write word count out to <div id="word count"> in the meta box immediately ...
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Create more Meta Boxes as needed

I'd like users to be able to create and remove additional meta box fields as needed. For example, say a music podcast with a variable amount of songs played per episode. The user should be able to ...
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Add URL to selected post in meta box

How can I change this code $posts = get_posts(array('post_type'=> 'lesson', 'post_status'=> 'publish', 'suppress_filters' => false, 'posts_per_page'=>-1)); //here you add the ...
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Wordpress Costums Field Comment Box on Admin Page (Post Editing)

can help me about wordpress comment field on post editing in admin page? i want to change the default form like picture above : to like this...
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Move Meta Boxes for Custom Post Type

I'm trying to move the metaboxes for a custom taxonomy from 'side' to 'normal'. Unfortunately, when I remove_meta_box for the 'side' position, it breaks the 'Add term' functionality and I can't figure ...
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Creating alternate meta box context locations

I am trying to create two additional add_meta_box context locations ('after_title' and 'after_editor') within posts. This doesn't appear to do what I think it should. The meta box does appear on the ...
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Change post template the proper way

I'm trying to create an option on edit posts screen (backend) to select different post template based the selection and I need your opinions guys if that is the proper way. Here is what I've tried so ...
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CMB2 metabox conditional logic

I am using CMB2 for metabox on custom posts. I am adding a metabox by using code below: $cmb_demo->add_field( array( 'name' => __( 'Test Text', 'cmb2' ), 'desc' => __( '...
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Metabox repeating fields - radio buttons not saving correctly

I have multiple radio buttons set up inside of a metabox in a custom post type. I have created the metabox like so: add_action('admin_init', 'add_meta_boxes', 1); function add_meta_boxes() { ...
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How can I create a dual drop down metabox?

I'd like the first dropdown to be for the terms of a taxonomy and the second to be for the posts associated with those terms. So far I have got: /* Hook meta box to just the 'place' post type. */ ...
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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 http://96.125.170.106/~prestonp/?project=...
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Filter on page with meta box post values

it's possible create an filter using the values of the meta box posts? Example: Name of message: Message one Year of the message: 2016
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How to add a select menu to this metabox code?

I'm using a metabox script that works great for having absolute control over the design and placement of the metabox fields. There is one problem: I can't remember where I found the script and need to ...
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datetime_timestamp shows numbers only? need in date and time

I am using CMB2 and following code to select date & time: $cmb->add_field( array( 'name' => __( 'Test Date/Time Picker Combo (UNIX timestamp)', 'cmb2' ), 'desc' => __( '...
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How to Display Audio File List Using Custom Post Type

Using this plugin, I've created a meta box for my custom post type to display a list of audio files for download, but the combined code does not output anything. single-promo.php <...
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modify my custom meta_value after change post status from future to publish

I write a custom metabox form my wordpress. This is a check-box to flag some posts and this is work perfectly. To day I've try to schedule my first post and I've flagged this. Well, after publications ...
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If metabox fields has content display content

I am try to hide the metabox fields with empty value like $Product_Brennwert = get_post_meta(get_the_ID(), 'Product_Brennwert', true); if ( ! empty ( $Product_Brennwert ) ) { echo 'Brennwert '. $...
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How to remove/hide the predictive autocomplete popup when I type in the tag/term metabox

When I start to type in a few letters in the tag or term metabox (in the post edit page) there is a predictive autocomplete popup thingy containing other tags/terms to choose from. How do I disable/...
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Is this Edit Post Screen?

I need to add fields to a metabox based on whether the user is on the Admin Add/Edit Post screen rather than the Admin Add/Edit Page screen? I've tried using get_current_screen() but due to the ...
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How to avoid duplicate post entry admin page

I am building a cinema website with different custom post types. How do I avoid duplicate post entries? For example, I have a post type: Trailer First I add a trailer Terminator. After if I add ...
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How To Remove The “+ Add New Category” Link From A Category Metabox

Inside of a Wordpress category metabox or any custom taxonomy box for that matter there is a link with the text "+ Add New Category" is there a way this link can be removed preferably without ...
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Can custom fields be added without a meta box?

I'm building a custom post type entry screen (in code). I would like to have my fields display without a meta box surrounding them, so that they look more like the user profile page. Is that possible,...
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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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Attachment checkbox metabox will not update with update_post_meta

I've followed this tutorial for adding metaboxes to the attachment post type. The problem is that the metabox checkbox value is not updating to 'off' when it is unchecked and goes through the ...
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Resposive admin classes?

Does WordPress have default classes that makes possible to use several (resposive) columns in admin area / meta boxes? Take a look at the example below: I need inputs to be in separate columns. Yes, ...
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Meta Box Plugin - Adding field value inside echo

I am using Meta Box Plugin to add some custom options to my Page Edit. I added a field to add an image background to the header which is working great. This image background has a parallax background ...
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wp_dropdown_pages doesn't allow me to select more than one custom post type

I am creating a "wine database",k to call it somehow.... Basically there is a custom post type called "wines", and then it has attributes as vintage, grape color..... and also, "region" and "producer"....
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Redesigning the add new post form

This is a learning exercise. I'm trying to redesign the form that is rendered when a user tries to add a new post via the administration panel. So far i've tried messing around in wp-admin/edit-form-...
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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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Render P2P metabox per taxonomy term

I would like to display a Posts to Posts connection registration metabox for each term in a custom taxonomy. The post connection candidates will be split across the metaboxes depending on their term. ...
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Best Way to Remove WordPress Meta Box based on Post Status

I recently wrote a WordPress plugin called Organize Drafts, which creates a custom taxonomy called Draft Types (using the slug lswdrafttype). This taxonomy is used to organize drafts of pages and ...
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Show Custom Post Type meta boxes only on Page Edit

I've went through the laborious process of creating the CPT. I see it on the sidebar of my WP install, I can add new, save data, and on frontend I can output the data. Is it possible with WP to move ...
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Remove Custom Taxonomy Metabox from Custom Post Type Screen

I have two hierarchical custom taxonomies, each on a corresponding custom post type. I would like to remove the metabox for each on the post type's edit screen. I have read remove custom taxonomy ...
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Populating meta box with select-list of existing posts, and assigning it to custom post types

My question is partly based on this answer: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/5778/27135 Mike's answer is really great, and the solution worked fine until I needed to include my meta box in a ...
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How to save custom meta only for review data to see only in “Preview Changes”, not the actual post in the front end

I am trying to add custom meta and see at "Preview Changes". I can see the changes but also changes apply to the actual post at Front end. I want the changes will update to the actual post when it ...
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How do I hide a meta box properly?

I want to hide the main meta box where you put the text in for the page, if a condition is met, but then if a button is clicked, I want to show it. I used jQuery to do this but the style gets messed ...
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Wrap html tag around elements if condition is met

I have a metabox displaying a radio button. When this radio button is checked I want to add a wrapper around some code. A simplified bit of code to illustrate what I have at the moment: <div ...
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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 display meta box data on page?

i have this function in my function.php and i am trying to display the meta box data on my page. Can not do so. function designation_meta_box($post){ wp_nonce_field( 'designation_save_meta_box_data',...
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Push metadata in array

Applying meta keys in search result Since I need to take on a different approach to get my data in javascript from wordpress, I am trying to apply (as follow up on my post earlier today (http://...
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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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Search Post Types and the Meta Boxes

I have meta box called (orginalday), This i will save the post day when the user write post and save it in (pending), And i have form that have 2 input type to search post from day to day. So i need ...
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Visual/Text tabs in wp editor Not Showing

I have a wordpress website that i have added custom meta boxes to the post. Custom meta boxes have an editor using wp_editor(), but the editor is refusing to show the visual/text tabs on the editor ...
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Cannot save CPT meta box

I swear I have tried every tutorial, and looked through every Stack Overflow thread to figure out what I'm doing wrong... I'm creating a custom wordpress backend for a church that includes a place for ...
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Admin Dashboard with Custom Tab for Client

I am trying to create a basic Tour Date widget. When the user clicks on the Tour Date Tab from the admin dashboard I want them to be presented with five fields. Date Venue City, State or Country ...
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Parent Page and Breadcrumb URL's for Custom Post Types Not Working

What I Have Set Up I have three custom post types, they are named "brands", "careers", and "news". I have three page templates, they are named "page-brands", "page-careers", and "page-news". The ...
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Repeatable custom meta fields

I am working on creating custom meta boxes for the back-end of WordPress. I would like to add a metabox with several fields, in my case an image upload and a text input, but with a button that can ...
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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: ...