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

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custom field meta-box with dropdown/autocomplete

Is it possible to have a custom metabox with the ability to either: enter a new meta_value in a certain meta_key OR choose from a list of the existing meta_keys, from a dropdown/select-box, ...
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Display a post based on its metabox selection

I created a client portal where a client can view their projects. I have two user accounts "Clients" and "Administrator. Both clients and administrator are redirected to the frontend of the site to a ...
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Ridiculous problem with CDATA [duplicate]

I'm using this great metabox plugin: https://github.com/WebDevStudios/CMB2 I created a repeatable field (with only one textarea that you can duplicate) It's working great. Now, I want to export some ...
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How do I add an item to the WP admin menu?

I want to add an item to my WordPress admin menu - "News" - it's to contain a list of articles written about my company. Each article will consist of the following metadata: Headline Date Link to ...
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I'm able to export a post type with all items + metadata, but not seeing it when importing

I'm trying to export some of the post types that I have on my wordpress website. These post types have metaboxes with data. I am able to export the post types with that data succesfully. The problem ...
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Metabox creating another meta group / slide each time page is saved / updated

Ive got a metabox as part of a theme that allows you to add multiple pieces of content to a page, by default there is one content space / slide, but at the bottom of the metabox there is an option to ...
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Issue with file paths after porting metabox from main theme to child theme

Ive got a custom metabox written for another site that im porting over, originally this was written directly onto the theme (rather than using a child theme). The metabox itself was developed using ...
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MetaBox with Editor instead of textarea - html not saved

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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save_post is not firing when I only edit custom meta fields

I've come across the action hook save_post few days back and I like to take advantage of it. I've custom post post type "Property" with Meta fields associated with it. The problem is that when I ...
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Are there any standard HTML markup for metabox?

The add_meta_box HTML callback is rather low level that we need to code the HTML by ourself, e.g. echo the HTML form markup function myplugin_meta_box_callback( $post ) { // Add an nonce field ...
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Set Default Option Value as Blank for Meta Box

My custom Meta Box has a drop down field, but how do I set the default Option Value to be blank? It is currently populating via the CPT's meta_value, but I'd like that to change. Here's a screenshot ...
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Why is save_post hook not running?

I am trying to save my meta box, I have something like function xxx_meta_box_callback() { add_meta_box('xxx-meta', 'xxx Details', 'xxx_meta_box', 'xxx-post-type', 'side', 'default'); ...
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WP_Meta_Query object with conditionals

I have a custom post type (Books) that is connected with a second custom post type (People). The Books CPT has an additional author meta box that if checked, it should appear on the additional People ...
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Display list of tags as drop down menu or radio buttons in a meta box?

I would like to group posts of a custom post type based on tags, but the default functionality does not do for the project I am working on. I want the user to be able to select only one tag, not ...
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register_post_type, add_meta_box, add_rewrite_rule

I'm working on custom post type with some custom fields setup using add_meta_box. register_post_type("sample"); add_meta_box("sample_type"); add_meta_box("sample_brand"); I want to get it working ...
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Date format - Meta Box plugin

I am getting a date using the plugin Meta Box. The output is: "2014-10-30" and i'd like: "30/oct/2014" There is a way to change the default format? This is the register of the metabox: $prefix = ...
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Call the latest posts from a custom field group to be displayed on front-page

i have this custom Metabox field group from https://github.com/WebDevStudios/Custom-Metaboxes-and-Fields-for-WordPress/wiki/Field-Types#group containing 3 fields and displayed on the Products page ...
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Error in get post by met_key

I have this code, $type = get_the_ID(); $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $units3 = new wp_query( array( 'post_type' => 'units' , ...
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Add different meta box based on taxonomy

i created a plugin with a custom post type. I added a new custom taxonomy also under that post type . How can i add the meta boxes based on different taxonomy. if( is_object_in_term('', 'name of ...
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Show button if meta box has content, else hide

I have a meta box setup that allows the article creator to post a link to the forum topic of the same article subject. I display this meta data with the following: <div class="discuss"> ...
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Moving meta boxes in admin

I have added tags to my custom post type and by default the tag meta box appears under the 'publish' meta box on the right. I can manually drag the meta box to reposition it under the rest of my meta ...
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WordPress Custom File upload meta box saving 0 bytes as File size

I am trying to save custom images with the custom post type , so i added a custom meta box for file upload . it seems it is working fine but when i upload any file it save the file size is 0 Bytes . I ...
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Multiple wp_editor instances in custom post type using Ajax

In a custom metabox, I need to generate a tinny wysiwyg wp_editor everytime we click on a button.. I struggled a lot with this and couldn't achieve it. The js $.ajax({ url: ajaxurl, data: ...
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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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How to use MarkDown in a custom textarea field?

I've created a custom metabox with a textarea in it. How would I go about using Markdown in this textarea? I've seen some WP plugins but they seem to only be for the main editor.
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Consolidate Metaboxes into 1 Big Metabox

I have a post type with 7 (count it SEVEN!) taxonomy tag boxes. By default, the only options to display these metaboxes are - 7 small metaboxes on the right side stacking or turn these tag metaboxes ...
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Get a “featured” taxonomy term using a custom field checkbox

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields to add a true/false checkbox to the taxonomy management screen. I want to show (a) the most recent term in the taxonomy that (b) has the checkbox selected to true. I ...
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selected into metabox doesn't show up

I have been using the very known metabox switch code but something weird happens. In the metabox, only checked boxes have been saving. The selected field doesn't show up the selected option ...
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Custom Post Type Meta Box Content Showing In Search Results

When I search my site it doesn't seem to pick up the content I have in my custom post type meta boxes. This is the code for some of the meta boxes in my function.php file. // Add the Course Meta ...
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Meta Box will not display

Im trying to get my Meta Box to display at the bottom of my post Excerpt on the blog index. Ive been working on the site for the last 10 hours so i think im being blind or have done it wrong , would ...
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Not Able to Display Metabox Saved Checkbox and Selected option After Save/ Update

am using this code to create a Metabox for CPT. Now I am able to view the updateded / saved Text input on post but the Checkbox and selected options return null after save or update. Can you please ...
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When creating a metabox do you have to create DB fields for the data?

I'm just getting to grips with metaboxes for the first time and after reading up on them one of the main question i have is do you need to specify fields in the DB to store the data got input. i.e. if ...
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Output richtext metabox value

I have rich text metabox.When I echo the out put it shows html tags.If I write <h1>Hi</h1> in editor metabox it ouput the same.My works so far <?php $valueeee2= ...
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Check if meta key value already exists

Let's say that I have few posts with meta key "videoid". Value of that meta key is different for every post (and has to be different). When adding new post, how can I check if videoid with that exact ...
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Wordpress Media Upload Plugin 3.5 JS PHP

I have a small issue creating a small plugin. I am trying to achieve a gallery meta box using Media Upload 3.5. At this point I am able to upload images, but when trying to update the image. I wont ...
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Select value don't stay selected after save

I did a multiple select item that takes his options from another CPT, it works but after the saving the selected items don't stay selected. this is my code for the meta box global $post; echo ...
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Howto: use existing post_meta as options for a different metabox (checkboxes or list)

I want to create an "Employee" Custom Post Type ("Add New Employee") wherein the employee may belong to one or many offices. The user needs to be able to add/edit/delete offices via a separate ...
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Custom meta box not saving values of radio buttons in Wordpress

I dont know where i am going wrong.I want to save the values of my radio buttons in custom meta box.Here is my code. <?php if (!function_exists('custom_meta_box')) { function ...
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Enable a short code in the custom meta field

I was wondering if there is a filter that allows me to enable short codes to work inside the custom meta fields in my posts. I know the following code enables it in widgets: ...
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How to add metabox ONLY to specific WooCommerce product type [closed]

A little extra info: I have created a custom product type within WooCommerce. The add_meta_box function only accepts a 'post_type' argument. This means that I can get it on all products no problem, ...
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display meta value depending on post selection

I have created form for event.In which I have added selectbox for events I have created meta value for price in post Now I want to display meta value depending on post selection from selectbox how to ...
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Custom sortable pages on custom post type

I created a custom post type but I want to put a functionality like the Menu Options located on Appearance>Menu. Which I can just choose a page on the side metabox then add it on the sortable area. ...
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Adding JS functionality to the Publish button in wp-admin/post.php

I've created a plugin with a new metabox in my post.php. It's working fine on it's own, but the problem is getting it to save it's values if the users choose to press the "Publish/Update/Save" in ...
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Admin auto-refresh is interfering with Firebug — how to prevent it?

I'm developing a plugin that adds a metabox to the post editing page. When I try to debug it with Firebug, about every 15 seconds the Firebug display refreshes as though the page has reloaded. This ...
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Let the user duplicate chunk of meta boxes

I have a CPT 'Product', that can be rented or sold multiple times over. Each time a transaction takes place, the admin would like to update some of the information (such as sale date, condition etc). ...
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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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Custom post type Featured Image popup not working

I added a custom post type with thumbnail support. When I navigate to the custom post type in the admin backend and add a new one, I can add a featured image. The problem is, when I click the link ...
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Loop with slider (slider not loading)

In my slider.php I have a loop that calls for a custom post type. That custom post type has a meta box for a slide url (link/title/etc). I can see the loop and everything else is working because in ...
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Custom “radio button meta box” not saving correctly

I'm having trouble with my "custom meta box/write panel" script that contains radio buttons. (see below)...It currently does not seem to save the selection made after publishing the custom post type, ...
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adding checkbox to meta

I have a custom post type that is working well and displaying/saving all the text fields. The issue is now I need to add 4 check boxes but not sure how to do that. Any ideas? function fitter_info() { ...