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

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Meta Data for Custom Post Type not saving

I'm in the process of building a custom plugin, and I'm having trouble saving meta data for the custom post type. The boxes display correctly in the editor, but when I click Publish or Save Draft, the ...
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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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Default value in wordpress metabox

I would like to set as default 'small_post_size' on my metabox options. I set 'std' options but it doesn't work. Can you help me? $meta_boxes[] = array( 'id' => 'post_size', ...
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Custom carousel with meta box data

I have a custom meta box carousel which I have working, The only problem im having is it is only looping through one picture, the same image is shown on the slides. Can someone please point me in the ...
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Get meta value from blog page

How to get meta vaules from page set to be the main post page? I have a template that shows sidebar that is chosen in the meta box of every page/post. I'm getting the value like this: $options = ...
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How to insert Gallery shortcode to a meta box

When we create a Image Gallery from the Media Modal Box and click on "Insert Gallery" button, the gallery shortcode is added to the main text area. Is there a way to detect which Post Format is ...
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Use meta boxes inside an archive page template for Woocommerce

I'm creating my own Wordpress theme, and I'm trying to make it compatible with Woocommerce. I understand pretty much everything about theming woocommerce, including copying the template files and ...
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Meta Box Only in CPT Edit Page, Not in Add New

I have a CTP named leads and have 2 metaboxes added to the CPT new/edit screen. I need to have one of them only in edit screen, not in add new. Played with the codes provided in couple of answers, ...
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Display multiple “save draft button” on a post edit

I am aware of the submit_button() and get_submit_button() function, but can I call a "save draft" button on the same way? I have a very long "edit post page" and would like to display the save draft ...
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Displaying Metabox value (custom post type taxonomy)

I have been stuck on this for days, reading articles and articles and nothing works. I am trying to display the value of my metabox on a template page. I successfully added the metabox, and I see ...
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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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get_post_meta is returning image id

I'm using this script to get image filename, stored in a custom meta called background: $background = get_post_meta( '22', 'background', true ); echo $background; But it is returning the id of the ...
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Inserting image into meta box row using jQuery - always adds to first row

I'm having a problem with inserting images into a custom post type meta box. I have a button that adds a row to the DIV and you click on the Select Image button to use the WordPress media selector. ...
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need help to Arabic text in WordPress in textarea

I am doing a worpdress theme which is in Arabic language. When I write anything in Arabic. It turn into u0646u0646u0646. This appear in custom meta box here my code :- function ...
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How to connect imported metabox content with media library id

i created metabox with media gallery id with it. i don't see any reverence on codex or anything that can point me how to connect my metabox content with media library id during import process. i try ...
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Resetting admin post form on JS validation fail

I've got a custom plugin with a metabox and dynamic form (the user can ask for more elements of the form), with jQuery Validation plugin working great. The problem is when the validation comes back ...
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Use Tag input metabox style for Categories

I am using Categories to create news timelines, For example http://newslines.org/misha-collins/ (check the cloud at the bottom of the page for more examples) The problem is in the Add Post screen. ...
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Metabox repeating fields - radio buttons not saving correctly

I have multiple radio buttons set up inside of a metabox in a custom post type. I have created the metabox like so: add_action('admin_init', 'add_meta_boxes', 1); function add_meta_boxes() { ...
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Meta Tags by Meta Box

I have successfully added custom meta tags to metaboxes on my pages. The issue I am having is when the metabox has no data it is still showing in the html. This is the code I have got, does anyone ...
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Save checkbox value in metabox

I created metabox for specific page template. Now I need to save checked or unchecked value of my checkbox. How can I do that? This is my code: add_action('add_meta_boxes', 'add_home_meta'); ...
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How include the “text/visual” tabs in your own wp_editor instance?

I've made some meta boxes which use the wp_editor to create the textareas. When someone is on any page in the admin interface and moves from "visual" tab to "text" tab, all my wp_editor boxes show ...
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Custom metabox value not saving

I have a custom meta box on a custom post-type. I've followed this tutorial but can't get the value I enter to save, I'm guessing I've referenced to something incorrectly. I've looked at the other ...
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What is the index [0] for on post meta fields?

Trying to improve my PHP knowledge through test and try! I am confused on [0] arguments at following WordPress PHP code global $post; $custom = get_post_custom($post->ID); $price = ...
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Custom post-type metabox position

I'm pretty new to Wordpress development, I'm learning about custom post types, custom taxonomies & meta boxes at the moment, following various tutorials online. So please forgive any mistakes! ...
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lock meta box position on post edit screen for contributors

Our website has an open system for contributors (WP User Role) to add news and calendar content to the site. I'd like to set and lock the position of the content and meta boxes on the post edit ...
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Help with my first Metabox helper class

I'm working on a metabox helper class and everything works well, but the radio image field. The images show up, but they aren't clickable. // Print radio_image input. private function ...
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Posts 2 Posts Custom Admin Box Functionality

I’m using Posts 2 Posts plugin to connect 3 CPTs - Speaker, Session and Event. A user can create a new Session from the Event editor, but that only allows them to specify a title. I’d like them to ...
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Custom field/meta populated by dropdown of existing posts?

(My first WP question ever asked! Be gentle!) I'm building a site that is mostly pages (i.e., static), using WP as CMS. At the bottom of several of the pages, there will appear 1, 2, or 3 "promo ...
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Related posts meta_query CPT

i have two post type "Artists" and "Songs", in "Songs" i have a meta box with checkbox list of "Artists" names. i want to show related posts if any post have same value of post meta with artist ...
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Check for and enforce unique value in user-entered custom meta field in WP Admin

I am trying to figure out how, on a new or edit post screen, to allow the user to enter a custom meta item, BUT force it to be unique. Ideally the process would work like so: Contributor logs into ...
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Post.php - Conditional statements for new post and edit post

This question came up when creating a custom meta box for the edit.php page. Is there a conditional statement to target posts that are already exist vs posts that are not created yet? The idea: If ...
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Image X or Image Y Based on Meta-Box Input Value

I have a meta box for a film review test site I'm trying to build. I have 3 fields in my meta box, they are $director, $starring and $rating. I want to take the rating, and put it into a page ...
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Sizing textarea field in custom metabox

Here's the code for a custom metabox. Very simply, how would I resize the textarea box? I'd like to add an expression such as cols="50" rows="5". // Echo out the field echo '<p>Enter the ...
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The Best Way to always load the newest version of 3rd party code

There is a class for plugins and themes that makes custom meta boxes easier to develop called cmb_Meta_Box from Custom-Metaboxes-and-Fields-for-WordPress at ...
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Why my meta boxes won't show in front post page?

I see it everywhere: in single post, in category archives etc, but in front page post not. I display the metaboxes in this way: <?php if (get_post_meta($post->ID, 'test_1', true) != '' ) { ...
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meta box on custom post type

Okay I have look on the site and need more help! I am adding Learndash to my site and need a meta box to show on their custom post type pages. Here is the meta box code I have which works fine for ...
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How to Create Dynamic Fields in a Meta Box?

Could someone explain me with a little example how create a button that creates a new custom field dynamically? I'm working on a plugin and using add_meta_box, I need an input box ...
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How do I position meta_box on post edit screen after the title?

I am displaying a div in the Edit Post screen using add_meta_box(). This function provides very limited positioning options via "priority" and "context" params and these are not sufficient for my ...
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WP_List_Table inside metabox not working on submit

I'm trying to display a WP_List_table inside a metabox. The metabox is for a custom taxonomy called 'service' which is registered to a custom post type called 'office'. The table columns contain input ...
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Calling Data from Custom Meta Box

I have created a custom meta box which I have pasted in functions.php (minus the <?php call of course) I have two fields in this meta box, one is labeled 'Primary Title' and the other is labeled ...
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Support Multiple featured images

I've created a WordPress theme where in one of my pages I need to use two feature images, I know already how to add support for the featured image and I'm using it. My need is how to add a second ...
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wp_generate_attachment_metadata gives me an empty array

I have a custom post type and a metabox with a file input. I can insert the attachment, but I can't update the attachment metadata and I don't know how to fix it because I don't receive any error. ...
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How To Remove The “+ Add New Category” Link From A Category Metabox

Inside of a Wordpress category metabox or any custom taxonomy box for that matter there is a link with the text "+ Add New Category" is there a way this link can be removed preferably without ...
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add_post_meta Adds post meta but the value is blank

My plugin uses a metabox to save post meta. I have three option in the metabox. Everything is saving/updating/deleting correctly except for this: add_post_meta( $post_id, $meta_key_duration, ...
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URL field in metabox with page links select

I am building my first metabox and I need to add special field when user can write your own link (URL) to outside page (with http://) or select existing page/post. If user selected that he want to add ...
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Add metabox with media uploader in a custom post type [duplicate]

I need to create a "media uploader metabox" and add it to my custom post type. I've already create normal metaboxes, the function to add to the custom post type and the function to save them, I only ...
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Adding a meta box to determine the sidebar [closed]

I was trying to customize my WordPress, and I have added some custom meta boxes (it adds custom field) to add values in it, but I don't know how to do this one... I want to a Meta Box, which will be ...
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Hide custom metabox value from custom fields

Before I ask the question, I tried to added _ to the custom field, but it's not working, at least with my code. I just want to hide the value of my meta box from appearing in the custom fields. When ...
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Serialization problem after auto-update

I am having a problem with WP serialization. To cut a long story short: the problem appeared two months after the site launch. All the strings of text that were stored as a theme_option or as a meta ...
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New WP_Query loop in admin causes problems

I am working on a project where I have a custom post type 'companies' and on this edit page in the Wordpress admin I have some custom made meta boxes, for saving company information, opening hours, ...