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

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Add special meta box to custom post type

I have managed to add a meta box to my custom post type (see code below) Now I need to add another meta box. With this box I want to display / edit a value from another table called ...
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How to populate a nav-menus meta box with admin menu items

I have successfully added a new meta box to the Appearance->Menus (/wp-admin/nav-menus.php) page called "Admin Pages". Now I need to populate it the same way the standard "Pages" meta box is, but ...
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Replacing Standard Category Metabox

I am rewriting the standard category metabox to include a Custom Field as a select box which is dynamically updated as the user chooses the categories. This select box is set with all "checked" ...
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Edit single attachment on click (WP-admin)

I've created a custom media manager for a CPT I've created. I have everything functioning properly except an edit function. I want to have an edit button for each attachment that gets added to the ...
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Having Issue on Getting Metabox Checkbox Value

I have a Custom Post Type with two Metabox attached as: $offerPrice = isset( $productValuesl['offer_box'] ) ? esc_attr( $productValuesl['offer_box'][0] ) : ''; $offer = isset( ...
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Possible to add meta box to edit.php pages?

I've been googling this for a while, and came across this link here: Can I limit this meta box to a particular page? What I am trying to achieve is adding a custom Meta Boxe I created onto a CPT ...
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Custom Upload Adds Ghost File

I've tried this on a fresh install on the twentyfifteen theme. I'm adding a metabox to pages which allows uploads - Whenever I upload a file on a new Page it uploads the file but also adds another ...
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get_post_meta as a list for drop down search filter

I was wondering if someone could help me out. I would like to create a dropdown search filter for my wordpress site. I would like the drop downs to be populated by meta_boxes values which i have for a ...
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Custom meta box using OOP way doesn't save data

This is the first time I'm building meta box using OOP way, the problem is when I save the post (product) or update it the input text is not saved to the database. Here is my code: <?php /** * ...
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MetaBox with Editor instead of textarea - html not saved [closed]

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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Custom meta boxes ID prefix showing on first category but not others

I've created a custom post type and added some custom meta boxes using this great resource: https://github.com/WebDevStudios/Custom-Metaboxes-and-Fields-for-WordPress The problem, I've found, is that ...
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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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save_post action to include wp_insert_post_data filter, gathering meta field info & prevent infinite loop

Im trying to change the title of a post, but I want to include info from a meta field, the value of which isn't saved to the database until after the posts has already been saved. Other than this one ...
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use post meta in add_meta_boxes action

Is there any way to use get_post_meta within a function called by the add_meta_boxes action hook? I only want to display the meta box if a specific post meta matches a regex, but so far, I have not ...
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multitaxonomy in one metabox

I want to add meta box in custom post type. but i nees to add in this meta box two custom taxonomy Is any why for add one meta box that contain two or more custom taxonomy?
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Moving WordPress Featured Image Box Below Title [duplicate]

I would like to move the featured image box just below the title field in the New Post admin. I tried the following code, but that just places it below the text editor. function ...
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Plugin admin page meta_box toggle and order state not saving

I can't get the toggle state and open/close status of meta_boxes on my plugin admin page to be stored. The ajax response is always 0 I'm using meta boxes to hold sections of menu for a plugin. ...
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Select box saves but doesn't update value in admin

I have a select dropdown in my custom meta box in the admin area. It offers two options Approved and In Progress. When I select an option and save it the database is updated, but the value in the ...
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Use one meta box handler at post editor and option page

I made plugin which uses custom database table to store custom form data. All works at option page where is added meta box like this add_meta_box( 'my_form_meta_box', 'My details', ...
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Save JSON object attributes to custom metabox

Case: I use a imagepicker.js script to create a image picker for my custom meta box. But this doesn't work for WP 3.6 anymore, So i'm trying to create a image picker metabox with the new media ...
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Let author add field to metabox by pressing a button

I have added a custom metabox for authors where they can fill in a url to a source, which I can then use in my template. In my functions.php <?php /* Add metaboxes (see below) */ function ...
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Post workflow with users and moderators

some of my users are allowed to write posts in my blog. I want to associate some "moderators" to their post, so i don't have to check them all myself. I can separate for which user which moderator is ...
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Specific Page that convert Hyperlink to anchor in nav menu

I extended my Walker_Nav_Menu that converting hyperlink to anchor as I'm making one page website. Here is the code: class description_walker extends Walker_Nav_Menu{ function start_el(&$output, ...
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How to add a class to meta box

When adding a metabox, i.e.: add_meta_box( 'metabox_id', 'Metabox Title', 'my_metabox_callback', 'page', 'normal', 'low', array( 'foo' => $var1, 'bar' => $var2) ); ...
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Can I attach the data from one post to another?

I'm looking to create a "snippets" plugin of sorts that lets me create a library of snippets. I then want to be able to attach those snippets to a post but not within the post_content. I basically ...
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Category Template - to be editable from the backend?

I have different categories that includes posts of the category. I want to add text and images before or after the posts of the categories are displayed on the frontend. I want to solve this via ...
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Generating image sizes when uploading through wp.media

Finding documentation on wp.media is really tough, so bear with me. I'm creating a metabox to attach images to a custom post type. I'm able to get a media frame to open, have it accept uploads, and ...
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WordPress SEO by Yoast: Hide Meta boxes in posts for non-admins

I have multi-author website and I am not very comfortable for allowing all members to enter SEO details in the posts they are publishing. I would like this would be visible only to Administrator of ...
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Sort by a date field in a repeatable group

I'm using cmb2 WebDevStudios/Custom-Metaboxes-and-Fields-for-WordPress. I have a repeatable group for events with the meta_key 'date'. The repeatable group 'date' serialized array includes ...
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Custom Permalink Post with meta value

I would like to use two metabox values in order to build the permalinks for all posts (standard post type of wordpress). But after rewriting the permalink, it links to a page that contains a part of ...
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How To Show/Hide WordPress Meta Boxes Fields According to Option Select

I have a select list with values hosts and html5 and 3 custom fields. On select with value hosts 2 fields (Youtube and Vimeo) should appear, and if value is html5 the remain (Embed) should appear. ...
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How to insert data from metabox to custom table

I have created a custom table to save post data from custom meta box And I have a problem in saving data from custom meta box to custom table so this is my function save_meeting_meta_box() ...
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Save Metabox Custom Field Value

I am using this code to show post type dropdown to select available post types but when i submit the post it restores the value back to post, how can i make sure it saves it? <select ...
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problem with updating metabox of upload image

I created a custom post type and metabox for uploading another image. the problem is when i add the image its shown correctly in its place in backend and when i update its also the same i had the ...
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add_post_meta | update_post_meta | Via the frontend

I am having a difficult time trying to figure out how to save user meta data to a post. The goal that I am trying to accomplish is this, have a user make a selection from a drop down list, and save ...
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Remove custom metaboxes from custom post type

Is there a away to create a custom post type in wordpress that will only include the default metaboxes and not any other metabox that was added by other plugins. The idea is to use the custom post ...
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Custom meta box repeated field

I want to add a field in my custom meta box, same as below, but not for tags. How can I repeatedly take more inputs in the same field? Here is my code added to functions.php: function ...
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Admin - Plugin: create custom page with ID

I want to create a plugin in order to generate shortcode settings. My aim is to create a plugin page with add menu action and in this page to have a button in order to create a new setting page with a ...
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Wordpress 4 and wp_editor() Not Showing Visual/Text tabs

I use wordpress a lot, i develop for it a lot too! I have a client website that i have added 10 custom meta boxes to the post edit screen in functions.php . All the meta boxes have an editor using ...
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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 ...