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

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How to keep a check box in custom meta box for custom post type checked by default for add new post?

In my custom plugin, I have a custom post type and have a custom meta box for it. I have few fields in it, one of it is a check box. I want this check box to be checked by default when I go for a add ...
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Change Default Custom Fields Metabox Name on cctm plugin

i found this thread Change Default Custom Fields Metabox Name and i also want to change this cctm plugin generated Custom Field header to something else,so i tried to add global $wp_meta_boxes; ...
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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 ...
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How add / edit dynamically same meta boxes in CPT?

What I would like to do? :) I am sorry, but I am not native English, and I a newbie in WP. I don't know how I can search on it. So I created CPT (this is my first wp plugin). In CPT I only need the ...
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Custom post type metabox array

I am trying to create a custom post type with custom metabox array. How can I create this kind a automatic populating post type? I think I have to use two dimension array. But how can I automatically ...
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Unable to get Preview of Uploaded image within a Custom Meta box

I first followed the steps in this tutorial. Added the Image Uploader, tried it out but I realized it's an older version of the WP Uploader... So I then found this post, and now my uploader is ...
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If metabox has content display content

I know how to display field content if the field has content. $monday = get_post_meta($post->ID, '_cmb_open_monday', true); if ( ! empty ( $monday ) ) { echo 'content'; } How do I display ...
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Meta Box Not Showing up in The Admin Page

Using WordPress 3.7.1 and PHP 5.4.12 I am trying to add a Meta box - text field to my Custom Post Type. My custom Post Type name is "news" and this is my code: <?php /* Custom Meta Boxex */ ...
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How to add multiple featured image in meta box in post editor?

I would like to add multiple featured image in meta box in post editor area apart from default available featured image. I have added the meta box but i have no idea on adding the featured image ...
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Need to build custom metabox select prev posts by category

I am working on a personal project and need the ability to select a previous post based on a selected category. This will be a site devoted to building a pedigree. I really hope this makes sense. I ...
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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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VERY weird problem with switch in meta box

I created a new custom meta box and everything work well (saving, outputting) but I don't get any change when I try to add some lines of code to the switch statement For example: when I delete few ...
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How to add a new tab to page editor

Anyone knows how to achieve this? It has something to do with meta boxes, but I just can't figure out the proper syntax.
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Disable dragging of meta boxes?

Anyone know how to disable this functionality so the meta boxes can't be repositioned?
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add metabox to specific custom plugin page

Hello I am new to WordPress and I am creating a custom plugin called ZeeFields. Now i wanna add a meta box to my custom plugin page. I tried but still i cant get it to work. btw I can add meta box to ...
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retrieve meta key when checkbox is used

I created a meta box with a value "home" of type checkbox, however I'm having hard times retrieving into the loop, I'm using this code into the loop: <?php if(get_post_meta(get_the_ID(), 'home') ...
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How to recover the post ID earlier in the WP admin hook action “firing” sequence?

I am creating a WP plugin based around Custom Post Types (CPT), where you can dynamically specify a CPT, complete with any number of associated dynamic Meta Boxes and form elements such as radio ...
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Use Custom Post Type as Custom Field

I want to create a custom post type for store that having all store names and it is working. Now I want to fetch the all stores in a select box in every new post of WordPress, then selected store name ...
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wordpress meta_box data don't save

I made this metabox with an input item and two select items(a dropdown and a checkbox). When i write something in the input item or i select something it disappear when i update the post. Another bug: ...
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Video slideshow

I have a custom post type using caroufredsel and it works alright but I´d like to add videos too. My current code is: // Initialize Slider function ikos_slider_initialize() { ?> <script ...
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Update parent post when updating children of that post or assigning children to that post

I have a custom meta box that displays a count of information gathered from the children posts associated with a parent but i need the information within the parent posts meta box to be updated each ...
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How to retrive Custom Post Type Meta Fields in Custom WP_Query

Can some one let me know How I can render the Custom Post Type Meta Fields (Meta-boxes). I have a Custom Post Type Called "News" and I successfully added a Metabox to my Custom Post Type called "News ...
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Show how many images are attached to a post/page on compose page

On the front-end, I'm using a query to show all attachments attached to the current post. However, on the compose page, there's no way for a user to see how many images are attached without opening up ...
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Simultaneous admin updates causes custom fields to not update

Okay, I have another doozie of a problem and although I'm still in the middle of trying to figure out exactly what's going on and what kind of help I might need, I thought I'd throw something up here ...
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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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Meta Box Data added to header redirect

I got a lot of my code from this post: Create more Meta Boxes as needed What I need to happen is the user input a code and it redirects them to a specific url. I know I'm grabbing the data correctly ...
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Hide Meta Boxes for Non-Admins

I have a review based wordpress site where I have a page for each different company where there users can review them. The theme I use adds a custom post type called "review" and I have used Press ...
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all tincymce's switch when updating page after changing from html to text in custom metabox

I have a custom metabox which uses wp_editor and when i switch to text editor instead of visual the main content tinymce also changes to text view when i update. I was wondering am i doing something ...
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Custom Post Type with metaboxes (no content) only?

I have a Custom Post Type called "cities". Each city has: Name, Population, Coordinates and so forth. I don't want users to be able to add their custom content there (using wp-content editor, HTML or ...
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wp_dropdown_categories in custom post type with custom taxonomy

I have a custom post type with its own taxonomy, basically 'show venues' is the post type and venue-regions is the taxonomy. Seeing how a venue cant exsist in mutiple regions, I've removed the ...
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Any way to update_post_meta with html content? It gets stripped and becomes empty

So I am cloning some divs created from an array using jQuery. Here is an example. I have a drop down list that contains items to add to the meta box. The add button clones a hidden div based on the ...
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Do I need a nonce field for every meta box I add to my custom post type admin?

I'm currently working on the admin page of my custom post type, and I got stuck on deciding whether to add a nonce field again for the second metabox or not. I'm very new to custom post types, and ...
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Override default options in plugin metaboxes

Imagine you are on a post-new page to add a post, and a metabox added by a plugin has a lot of checkboxes that always need to be checked manually. Here is one of them: <div class="form_item ...
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How to show a custom meta box on the “Quick Edit” screen?

I've used add_meta_box() to add a custom meta box to the WordPress edit window on both pages and posts. How can I make this meta box also show on the "Quick Edit" screen? Ideally, I'd like it to ...
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Add 'Right Now' widget to custom dashboard

I have created a custom dashboard page to which the user is redirected when logged in. I want to include the 'Right Now' widget to my custom dashboard page. How do I achieve that ? class CustomDash { ...
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PHP Warning: call_user_func() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback

Confused. Writing a plugin with which I have other callbacks working similarly fine. But when adding a meta box its failing on the callback with error: PHP Warning: call_user_func() expects ...
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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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How To Create a Meta Box with Html Content with Instructions to Site Editors When Editing a Post or Page?

I would like to add a custom Meta Box 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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put saved metabox values back into fields and then display on the front end

i have a group of metaboxes which i finally are now saving but am struggling to get the saved values back into the input boxes they came from. so for example i have a meta field called link text and ...
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Custom meta boxes not saving

I am trying to create a custom meta box with 12 fields. there are 3 groups of 4 fields so i am using a for loop to create them to save on typing etc. for some reason i can't seem to get them to save. ...
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How to bring custom meta boxes to custom post types?

I had created a custom meta box with the help of this answer but this meta box only appear in Post edit screen. How I can make it visible on "Pages" as well as on custom post types which created by my ...
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wp_editor loses data, perhaps an html_entity_decode problem?

I have a custom meta box that I created with WP Alchemy. It has two wp_editor fields. These fields are behaving very strangely. If I just type simple text into them, they work just fine. But if I ...
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Select custom post by meta value

Say I've got the custom post type foo with a meta box called bar. I've posted an entry with bar = pineapple. Now I want to check if there is a foo in the database with a bar set to pineapple. How ...
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Get fields of a widget

I have a widget that has fields, so how can I get these fields in my Metabox. I have tried with this variable $wp_registered_widgets, but I can't get the fields. Is there any solution for my ...
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Display Data's metabox in page

I created a metabox has a textarea in page admin, So after validating the data is saved, but it's not displayed in the page (theme) I hope I explain well my problem. here is my code : <?php ...
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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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Similar to wp_editor but for the post title input field [duplicate]

What is the function that I can use to render the post title input field? I know wp_editor does that for the editor. I need to move the custom post title field (the default title that comes with the ...
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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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Cannot Save MetaBox Data in Custom Post Type

I've been working on this issue for quite a while and am truly stumped. Below is all of the code for my custom post type: /* Services Post Type */ function services_post_type() { $labels = array( ...
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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 ...