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

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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 ...
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Canot save post if any meta box was empty

I need to dont save new post from custom post type if any meta box empty. So we must check the meta if empty, we mus show me " You must fill all meta box value before save post" else if all meta ...
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How do I allow Authors and Contributors to use the metabox

i add meta box for custom post type and all user no-admin cannot show it. How can solved this ?? add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'comic_meta_box' ); function comic_meta_box() { ...
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Add another field with javascript or delete field

I need Help with code for wordpress I have a new field with price and i want to know how do i add button to add the new service in February filduri seerviciului name and price I ued this code ...
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Edit post meta direct from post.php?

Does anyone know of an easy way to be able to edit ALL of a single post's meta at once ie on the post.php &action=edit page? As some of the meta has been put in there with the update_post_meta() ...
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Custom meta-box for all custom post types

I want to create a custom meta-box for all custom post types: post, page, and every custom post type (portfolio, testimonials, FAQs, quotes, reviews...). But without writing them into the array: ...
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How to enable certain screen options on particular page page

In my screen options i have 5 different options, they are 1) Camp schedule 2) Services 3) Map 4) Address 5) Opinion form I want to enable/check these options on certain particular page not ...
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How can add metabox for post of specific category before save post and after save post [duplicate]

I want to add Metabox for the posts of category=5 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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Create a custom profile field that will have a selectable list of a particular CPT by the same author

My situation is this - I have 4 CPTs - Projects, Drafts, Collab request, and Query. Now, each of the 3 latter CPTs will always have a project CPT associated with it. For example, Drafts will always ...
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Disable drag metaboxes, create many functions using js not to work!

when i Disable dragging metaboxes in admin, it seems to make some problems. when i use this code: function disable_drag_metaboxs() { wp_deregister_script('postbox'); } add_action( 'admin_init', ...
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Looking for suggestions on creating simple database (Help!!)

I'm working on creating a basic database for a theatre and really need some suggestions as the best way to approach this. Each production from this theatre will have its own page. The page should ...
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How to add meta boxes(repeater fields) from WordPress back end?

I have a custom post type 'service'. Each service will have items. For each item there would be 'name of item' and 'price'. Earlier i created meta boxes for 5 items i.e 10 meta boxes in total, which i ...
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Admin Panel - Disable Moving Selected Terms To Top of Metabox

By default whenever you select a category it moved it to the top of the term list, which in most cases it pretty user friendly. I want to disable this featured and leave my term list in the default ...
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Move excerpt to always be directly below post content in admin

Sometimes, due to meta boxes added by plugins, the excerpt gets moved down the order in the admin page. Is there a way I can force it to always be directly below the post content? Here is the way ...
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Some comment box wordpress in 1 post [closed]

Can I add more sections to comment on the same post? For example, I have an Entry and it has 4 tabs, In every tab you need a comments section, Is this possible? Thanks
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Display content between two dates?

I want to display a meta field between two dates, the admin can set the two dates via the custom fields. How can i make such content show between the dates set? Thanks Matt
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Using Meta Boxes in a Custom Page Template

I'm doing some custom coding and creating a new page template to use for a new page within Wordpress. I'm trying to add a meta box to the page to be displayed as output to the user. I tried to do the ...
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Is it possible to dynamically register menus?

I have a template, lets call it menu.php, which contains a menu. I would like the user to set the menu on this page by using WordPress's own menus, so I don't have to create something custom for it. ...
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Should meta boxes for specific pages be save in their own plugins?

I realize this is a subjective question, but I need some opinions on where to put functionality like meta boxes that belong to specific pages. Let's say I have a template called Gallery Page. On that ...
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How can i embbed two different galleries in custom post type

I have a created a custom post type 'services'.I want to upload and embed two different galleries. I researched and got various codes to create meta boxes from where one can upload the image. But ...
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meta_box: update_post_meta for <input disabled>

I have code (add custom field to post edit page): case 'text': echo '<input type="text" name="', $field['id'], '" id="', $field['id'], '" value="', $meta ? $meta : $field['std'], '" ...
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Editor meta box Showing but not saving

I am trying to create an editor meta box and I have been following tips found in other similar questions without luck in getting the meta box to save and display its content. The meta box shows but ...
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How to show/hide a meta box using categories, with a different post type

The following code hides a meta box when certain categories are selected using jquery, in post editor. It works with post as the custom post type. I need it to work with a custom post type called ...
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Get all Custom Post Types

I am creating a WP theme with a built in custom post type (and I am using WPAlchemy to add a couple of custom metaboxes). $theme_custom_metabox = new WPAlchemy_MetaBox( array( 'id' => ...
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Meta box checkbox won't save

I have several fields mostly text inputs to save additional info to the posts, all the text boxes save but i cant't get the checkbox to save the value! Wondered whether any of you geniuses out there ...
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Global Variable vs Local Variable

// MOVE REVISIONS METABOX TO BOTTOM OF EDIT-FORM.PHP $post_types = get_post_types(); add_action('do_meta_boxes', 'batteryboys_reorder_meta_boxes'); function batteryboys_reorder_meta_boxes(){ ...
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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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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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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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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. ...