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

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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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custom meta boxes to dispay for specific categories

I'm new to WordPress and I am learning everyday. Being a newbie I am not being able to handle / solve a problem. I am currently working on a lighting website that will sell light bulbs, ballast and ...
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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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WordPress Meta Box + WooCommerce - Display for specific product type right away?

So I've created a custom product type 'MY_PRODUCT_TYPE' and a meta box and that displays for this product type: function MY_PRODUCT_TYPE_meta_box($post_type) { $post_types = array('product'); /...
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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: ...
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Metabox will not save

I'm trying to create a metabox in a custom post type. When I attempt to insert information into the Listing Price box and update the post, the information is not saved and disappears once the page ...
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Change Post Title Edit Box

When editing a post, the title field displays the placeholder "Enter title here" (it's actually a label element that's made to look like a placeholder attribute, but whatever). I have a custom post ...
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Button inside a custom meta box which deletes post meta

I have a custom meta box which allows a file upload. I want to add a button for my users to be able to remove the file (or at least clear the meta data for it). To delete the post meta, I know I can ...
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WPAlchemy MediaAccess inserting media link in WP Editor instead of custom field in metabox [closed]

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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Update caption for metabox gallery images

Just wondering how to make the caption on my metabox gallery images updatable. I have the caption on a textarea so it can be easily updated. I can change the contents of this textarea, cant seem to be ...
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How to generate a featured image from a video embeded in a metabox

I have a metabox that allows me to add videos from Youtube and Vimeo on posts with video post format. I am now looking into automatically generate thumbnails for these post with video post format. ...
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How to show post format gallery metabox image caption in the post front end

After getting my images through a metabox for a gallery post format I have the following code to show them on the post front end: <?php if ( !empty( $images ) ) { foreach ( $images as ...
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Get image captions for images on gallery post format metabox

I have a post format gallery. I have created a metabox to add my images: function mytheme_show_post_gallery_metabox( $post ) { wp_nonce_field( 'mytheme_post_gallery_metabox', '...
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save_post not working with attachments

I've made a Meta Box for Posts and Pages, and while testing added Attachments too. But, curiously, the hook save_post does not fire. $cpts = apply_filters( 'my_filter', array( 'post', 'page' ) ); // ...
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Inline Styling a div from a Custom Metabox

I am building a custom page with repeatable metaboxes that controls content, images and background image. I am having issues when it comes to displaying the background image as an inline style. As of ...
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Custom metabox with radio input not saving

I have a problem with saving data from a custom metabox, with a radio input type. I really don't know where the problem is, i have another metabox, similar to the one that is causing problems, and it'...
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Why loop renders only last metabox from array? [closed]

The auestion is, why my foreach loop renders metabox only with information from last array? The code of class: class CusomMetaBox { /** * Hook into the appropriate actions when the class is ...
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Position right sidebar metabox right below the publish metabox?

I have a custom post meta box that I want to put in the right sidebar. When I set the priority to high it appears in the number 1 spot in sidebar above everything. If I set to core it appear at the ...
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Creating a metabox with media uploader for flexsilder gallery

I am trying to come up with a way to create a metabox on the post admin pages under the Wysiwyg editor in WordPress to allow me to use the WordPress media uploader. So, the goal is to have a metabox ...
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How can i add some static text above the editor?

I created a custom post type and i want to display some text on the editor page below the title and above the text editor. How can i do this? I tried using add_meta_box, but i wasn't able to move it ...
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How to make open/closed and hidden/shown metaboxes status saved on a per-post basis?

My real problem is a bit complex, so I'll try here to abstract it and keep it simple. I'm working on a custom app based on WordPress. I registered a custom post type, let's call it "people" where I ...
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Can't publish custom post type - “You are not allowed to edit this post.”

Hey guys I've created this post type but when I click the publish button I receive the message: You are not allowed to edit this post. Have I done something wrong in my code to disallow anyone ...
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Delete custom post type metadata without deleting the post in admin area

I'm working on a plugin for a client and they need the ability to attach a couple of PDFs to a post as metadata. The client will need to occasionally update these attachments but without deleting the ...
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Troubles with saving metabox

So I used to have a few metaboxes, which were labelled poorly (meta_1, meta_2) and I went about renaming them to make it easier to understand for maintenance. When I went back to see how other users ...
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Meta Box - Javascript Datatable

Hello my fellow WP Developers, I am running into a wall with a custom theme I am creating for a personal project. Background It's a website that will be used by users that collect a specific ...
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Set the default value as checked for a meta box checkbox

This is code generated here and I made a few very small adjustments for customization. The problem I'm having is that I can't get the default value for the checkbox to be checked. If I manually add ...