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

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Change Default Custom Fields Metabox Name

I found that the title of the meta box cannot change via the cctm plugin. It shows "Custom Fields" as default, which is pretty annoying to see. Image So I decided to change it in function.php, here ...
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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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Custom metabox translation

I have created a custom post types and added some custom metaboxes and now I am wondering witch translation plugin I use for my site? I don't have experience with none of them, so I don't know who ...
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Why is save_post triggered even when I havent saved the post

I created a meta box I notice that save_post seems to be triggered when I land on the page, thus giving me errors like Undefined index: xxx in /data/www/ae/wp-content/themes/xx/functions.php on line ...
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How to remove the RichText Meta Box

How can I remove the rich text box editor in WordPress? I have used the remove_meta_box function specifying the boxes ID, but it does not work like it does for other core meta boxes: The code I tried:...
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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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The correct way of adding TinyMCE editor to custom meta box textarea?

Since Wp 3.2 a lot of changed to TinyMCE and Wordpress and ow I can not find out how to add the Tiny MCE to meta box in Page. This is how it looks when I am not firing up the MCE http://screencast....
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Changing Top Level Items into Radio Buttons in the Categories Meta Box?

I know it is possible to change the WordPress category list to radio buttons in the admin panel for posts, but I would like to make the just the Parents radio buttons and the sub categories or ...
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Custom Meta Boxes: Store two values in one repeatable field

I am trying to create a custom meta box where the user can add fields as needed. I followed this tutorial: http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/reusable-custom-meta-boxes-part-1-intro-and-basic-fields/ I ...
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Add custom option to Standard Page Attributes Meta Box

I'd like to add a simple checkbox option to the exsisting standard Page Attributes Meta Box. Is there an obvious/intended way to do that using the WordPress API, rather than registering a new ...
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Removing meta boxes: remove-meta_box() or unset()?

I've seen two ways to remove meta boxes: remove_meta_box() and unset(). function TEST_remove_dashboard_widgets(){ remove_meta_box( 'dashboard_recent_comments', 'dashboard', 'normal' ); } ...
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Upload multiple images in a custom metabox

I am new to theme development. I am trying to create a custom metabox that has the ability to upload a image. I am doing this on a page not a post. I want to output the images (multiple) onto the 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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Removing custom meta box added in parent theme

I am using a child theme, and wish to change one of the meta boxes defined in the parent theme. The meta box is for 'pages' only. I tried using the remove_meta_box in my functions.php, but it has no ...
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Add script to footer - on post editor

How do you add a script on the footer of the post editor ? I'm adding a meta box under the post editor and I need to include a javascript before the closing body tag (on the footer) How do I achieve ...
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Cleanest way to code “Custom Write Panels/Meta Boxes”?

As with anything in Wordpress it seems there are 20 way to do something, but after several weeks of extensive searching I really haven't found more then a couple tutorials floating around that really ...
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How to attach Links into page/post or custom post type?

I need to create or use an existing 3rd party plugin to attach any links (one or more) to a page, post or post-type from the WP link manager: http://example.com/wp-admin/link-manager.php I need a ...
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Why is `add_meta_box` not working?

I'm trying to add some meta fields to a WPSC product using the following code: /** * data callback */ function abc_callback($object, $box) { echo 'callback executed!'; } /** * add custom ...
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Conditional Meta Boxes

I am creating multiple meta boxes in WordPress, and I want the user to be able to toggle certain boxes on or off. So, they click a radio button (in a separate meta box), update the options, and an ...
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Metabox nonce PHP notice

I've been getting a notice when I try to add a new post in two different taxonomies, in one i use a custom meta box and in the other not, however the notice appears for both when trying to add a new ...
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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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Wordpress metabox file upload in custom post [duplicate]

I'm relatively new to wordpres development and am stuck at this issue. I have created a custom post type which shows up in the admin menu. I need a metabox in it with a file upload field. The metabox ...
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TinyMCE in Custom Metabox not loaded after upgrading from WP 3.1.4 to WP 3.2

I want something very simple: a custom metabox with a TinyMCE editor in it. The following code help me achieve that easily in 3.1.4: add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'add_metaname_box'); function ...
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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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Correct way to make meta box with more than one meta field secure

I used several online tutorials to make a plugin that has a meta box that contains more than one field. It seems to work fine and save the data however I just want to ensure that my plugin is secure. ...
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Embed 'New Post' Form Inside 'New Post' Form

Is it possible to embed a 'New Post' form for one Custom Post Type inside of a 'New Post' form for another Custom Post Type? When a user adds a new post for the custom type 'Event', they should also ...
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Saving metabox repeatable fields

This is a code that I'm adapting from https://gist.github.com/2057532. The problem is that I'm not being able to save the content from the new fields that I created. I had checked the other questions ...
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Access the environment of an admin page from another admin page

I've been busy thinking about a problem, and so far I didn't find a solution to it. The abstract scenario On admin page A, I would like to print the value of a (global) variable—in the context ...
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get_post_meta doesn't work

I created a custom meta box inside a page but I can't display the content! I'm inside the loop and here there is the code of my functions.php: $meta_box['portfolio'] = array( 'id' => '...
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Get the term id belonging to custom taxonomy on a custom single-post-type.php template page

I have custom post-type 'sermon' with custom taxonomy 'speaker' attached to it. I wanted to assign custom meta values to the speaker taxonomy, so I am using the taxonomy meta class from Rilwis: http:/...
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Create custom field key upon theme activation

Upon theme activation I want to create an 'URL' key for the custom fields. Like in . I know who to run functions when a theme is activated, I don't know how to create this custom field key though. ...
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1 column admin screen options - move submitdiv to bottom

I'm using this code. add_filter('meta-box-order_post','one_column_for_all'); function one_column_for_all($result, $option, $user){ $result['normal'] = 'postexcerpt,formatdiv,trackbacksdiv,tagsdiv-...
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Save checkboxes of a metabox with a foreach loop (invalid argument)

I'm new to Wordpress plugin development and I'm trying to create a list of checkboxes (from a WP Query) to associate as custom fields for a specific post type. Nothing wrong with the display function, ...
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Set height of the categories meta box in post dashboard

How can I set height of the categories checkbox meta box? The one thats shows when we want to post a new article. I have found this https://wordpress.org/support/topic/change-the-fixed-heigth-of-the-...
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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 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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Script dependencies for post.js

I have already got the built in meta boxes displaying on the front, but some of them require the accompanying wp-admin/js/post.js to function correctly. I'd rather not rewrite anything here and just ...
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How to add meta boxes to the 'Add new post' screen?

I want the user to fill in a form (when they create a new blog post). The results of the form should be embedded within the new blog post. So I am trying to think of the best way of coding this. Meta ...
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Custom post type's slug gets wrong when adding a custom meta box

I'm trying for hours now to find the error moving back and forth. I have a custom post type. Everything works fine until I add my custom meta box. Now suddenly the slug gets the title of one of $post-&...
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Add template meta box to category edit page?

Is there any non-plugin solution to add template meta box on the category edit screen? Template meta box like that on the page edit screen, but this one for category. I'd like to have this function ...
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Why does not my metabox save?

I know there are many questions about variants of this, but I have not been able to find an answer. I have a metabox on the post type page, containing nothing but a checkbox. It seems like it won't ...
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Order custom posts by a date metabox

I have a custom metabox, where I store the date in plain text like this: dd/mm/yyand now I need to order the posts by that date.The custom field is called event_informations_date <?php $args = ...
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Replace the Post Excerpt Meta Box with a Field in My Custom Meta Box

I've got a custom meta box for a custom post type which will be the only metabox I plan to show in the main column (except the native title box). I want to move the native Expert box/field inside my ...
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Create a page Meta Box listing all blog users

I have a custom post type where each post can only be seen on the frontend by one specific user. I have figured out how to make an archive template where only posts with the meta _allowed_user = ...
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Sanitaizing Select Optin For Custom Post Type Metabox in WP

Using WordPress 3.8.1, I have a Custom post Type called "Map" and it contains a Metadata which is a Select options element as: <label for="my_meta_box_select">Countries</label> <select ...
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How to stop wordpress from mangling HTML in a metabox textarea

Can anyone lend a hand and suggest the best way to get a textarea in a meta box to stop mangling HTML? I've been digging around here online... and here...and also here...looking for answers, but I ...
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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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Custom Meta Box with variable number of fields

Here is what I wanna do and I basically would just like some ideas from someone more experienced that would help to get started in the right direction. I have a custom post type (Exams) that has is ...
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Having trouble with custom post type / meta box

I've been working on a custom post type meta-box implementation that allows me to change the post_date to match the value in my "date" meta-box. The function works perfectly except when I try to add ...
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Displaying Saved Meta Box Data in Drop Down with selected()

I have a custom meta-box for certain custom post types, and one of those fields in the meta-box is a drop down. I am providing the field correctly, saving the information, and even calling it ...