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

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Search taxonomies while creating a post inside metabox

I have a question how to add a "search" buttom to your metabox with taxonomies. Currently I have got around 200 taxonomies and it is really a pain to check the taxonomies. Is there a way so user can ...
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Parent (ID from meta box) not showing in permalink, only Grandparent

I'm working on a site inherited from a previous developer and I've run into a issue that's really confusing. There's a custom post type for Locations. The hierarchy for Location posts would look ...
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update_post_meta does not work

I have meta box in my custom post type where I receive data from a front end form. The issue is that somewhere in this functions, something goes wrong and the data changed in admin edit panel does not ...
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How to get the meta box name and value

I have several meta field like Property Name----->bla bla, Property ID-------->1234, Property Address--->bla bla bla , and so on . I want to print all the meta box name and their value . How can ...
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add_post_meta not saved

EDIT I changed it to if(isset($_POST['Make'])) update_post_meta($pid,"Make", $_POST['Make']); if(isset($_POST['Year'])) update_post_meta($pid,"Year", $_POST['Year']); ...
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Custom Meta Boxes and Fields for WordPress: Change directory upload based on user-edit page

I have already published this on StackOverflow, but I realised it would be better to post it here instead. I am using the CMB script (Custom Meta Boxes and Fields for WordPress) for uploading files ...
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Incoming URL variables to custom metabox

Is it possible to take values from an incoming URL variable and write it to a custom meta box? My client has something like the following for a URL (marketing purposes): ...
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Displaying image from a repeatable group

I am having trouble displaying my image in a repeatable group. I am able to display all fields except the image. Here is the code to display a repeatable group $meta_boxes['project_metaboxpress'] ...
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Can not pass the value of google pie chart from custom meta box

I am trying to build a google pie chart in my wordpress site based on user input . Hence I have created custom meta box , and use wp_localize_script . Here is what I have done to pass custom metabox ...
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Show meta box only when post is being published first time

I'm creating a WordPress plugin where it is required to show the meta box only when a post is being published for the first time. The only way I can think of is to show the metabox iff there is no ...
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How to add metabox for post of specific category

I want to add Metabox for the posts of category=18 and i am using the following code but unable to do so . So please help me out-> add_action('admin_init','my_meta_init'); function my_meta_init() { ...
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Unable to Call More than One Meta Box Output

I have a custom meta box with multiple text fields. I use this to call the information in the first box: <?php the_post(); echo get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), 'dbt_text', true ); ?> And this to ...
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CMB select with data from CPT

I'm using the CMB framework for creating metaboxes (https://github.com/jaredatch/Custom-Metaboxes-and-Fields-for-WordPress) and I want to add a select box which prepopulates with titles from a custom ...
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How to add jquery to my custom post type wp plugin

I want to include a jquery to my wordpress custom post type plugin which i have created. i have two doubt,,, the jquery script will work only on widget options (i.e) Sidebar. So when i use the ...
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Hooking into the Meta Boxes (Name/Web Address/Description) on the 'Add New Link' Page

Is there a way to modify/adjust the meta boxes (Name/Web Address/Description) on the 'Add New Link' page? I'm trying to add some jQuery functionality to them but am unsure how to 'hook' into them.
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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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WordPress check if value equals and echo “checked”

Having some trouble with checking a query against another and outputting a value of checked if it matches. Have tried placing the get_post_meta in a foreach loop and it didn't work, It needs to pull ...
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save_post not called in plugin / custom field still saving overwriting metaboxes

I have a plugin that writes metaboxes to certain pages. It writes the metaboxes fine and everything works as should...until I save. The save_post is not getting called, and I can't figure out why. ...
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Adding a metabox shortcode “paypal accept payment” in my custom post type back-end

I have created a science journal with annotum theme, now I want users to pay when they publish an article, but I don't have programming skills to do this when they click publish to pay with paypal, so ...
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WP Category Meta plugin fix? [closed]

Does anyone know of a fix for WP Category Meta http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-category-meta/ or a similar solution to add images and meta data to categories? With the latest version of WP it ...
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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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Individual page data in one page template

So I am trying to create a one page template but still allow the user to add separate pages in the admin panel. What I did to output all the pages in one template file is as followed: <?php ...
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Change taxonomy to metabox?

I created a custom taxonomy, but I need the taxonomy values in a metabox within the same post. How can I archive this? I tried several plugins for taxonomy management, but none of them could do what ...
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Post Categories Meta Box: Customize Most Used Tab

On the Edit Post page, within the Categories meta box, I’m looking for a way to put custom categories into the Most Used tab for easy category selection. The issue: There are a large amount of ...
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Can't drag and expand meta boxes when adding post

When I try to add a post, I can't expand and drag meta boxes, however, when I try to edit posts, I can. I already have re-uploaded the original files of post-new.php and post.php Why is this ...
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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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Second select list values are not saved after clicking update

I have a select list in a metabox which value is saved successfully after clicking "Update" when editing post. Of course, the values are custom taxonomies. But i don't know how to add another select ...
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Save data of select list after clicking save

I already have a meta box in the edit post that has a select list with custom taxonomies. But after i save the post the select list returns it value to none, so i don't know how to save the selected ...
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Change author of custom post to meta key

i have custom post type with custom meta key called "show_program_editors" , and when "admin" add new post in it, i need to save post author as show_program_editors value,not save to admin. how can ...
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remove_meta_box for all post types doesn't seem to work

To remove a metabox from all post types at once, using a foreach seems like the logical thing to do. However it doesn't always work and I don't understand why. For examlple viewing the "Post" post ...
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Repeatable field within repeatable group of fields

Compounding on Saving metabox repeatable fields ... I've created a metabox with a series of fields that are repeatable. However, within those fields, I'd like to create another field named Choices ...
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Query to get all the posts of more than 2 meta_value having same meta_key?

Meta_value will have checkbox infront of them so when both the check box is selected posts related to both the meta_value will be displayed.
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Toggle a metabox based on a selection

Is there a way to toggle a custom metabox based on a custom drop down selection for a custom post type? What I mean is I would like my custom post "proposal" to display different metaboxes based on ...
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Dynamically replicate custom metabox in custom post type

I'm building a custom post type in Wordpress which will be used to author and display BuzzFeed style quizzes on a clients blog. Within the custom post type there are custom meta-boxes which represent ...
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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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Get post related to particular meta box? [closed]

I have created few metaboxes and i would like to show the post related to that particular metabox value. Just like we get the post related to tags or categories.
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Questions regarding add_meta_box()

Registered a custom post type (xyz) and after that added a meta box using this excellent Tuts+ tutorial, so then I can reduce the usage of 'Advanced Custom Fields' where I can (but I love ACF most). ...
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Display a post count from a custom metabox selection

I was wondering if this is possible. I have a custom post type call projects that displays a metabox with drop down menu. In that drop down menu I have a few choices listed, draft, open, pending, ...
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Set post title to same value as a tow meta box

I've removed "Title" from a custom post type that I created. Which makes it that all new posts gets the name "Auto Draft". To get around this I want to be able to fetch a value/post name from a meta ...
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How to store the value of a custom field dropdown select for post referencing?

I'm trying to reference posts to each other. Editors should have a custom field select list of certain post's titles to link the current post with other posts. I got quite far, I think. The select ...
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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 ...
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Custom SINGLE page with custom metaboxes and custom template

I run in this situation where I must create complex contacts page with custom template, custom meta boxes. I know how to make custom post type, add meta boxes and display all information in custom ...
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Add a meta description to home page?

I have the theme Hatch and I can't figure out how to change the meta-description of the home-page. It is not an actual page, it is the default view for posts. Have searched everywhere for an answer ...
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How to get rid of error message of custom metabox in dashboard when moving out of edit page?

in plugins folder i'have custom-post-metabox folder, inside it custom-post-metabox.php, admin.js and admin.css. //code of custom-post-metabox.php <?php /** * Plugin Name: Custom Post Meta Box * ...
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Including a meta box on a plugin page

I want to include the 'Comments' meta box (the one usually seen on the post creation page) on my plugin's admin page. Is there a way to do that? I am aware of how you can use add_meta_box() to add a ...
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Wordpress metaboxes - textfield suggestion automatically populated

[Long story short] Is there any Wordpress plugin/function that would allow the creation/integration of a metabox's textfield that automatically populates a dropdown menu (in the admin area, while in ...
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Meta box not appearing in my custom post type

I followed this tutorial on how to create a metabox on a custom post type I made and, at the time, it worked perfectly. the fist time worked like a charm. This time though, In a very similar ...
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How to create a Custom Meta Box with Name/Value Admin User Input Fields?

I have researched many tutorials on how to create/add Custom Meta Boxes using the add_meta_box() Wordpress function. I can not find any example where the finished Meta Box has the option for an Admin ...
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Add character count to custom metabox

I know of a way to add a character counter to the excerpt metabox in WP, but I would like to add a character counter to a custom metabox. The following script is getting the counter in the metabox, ...
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Use meta box drag and drop to order items independently

I am using one meta box for each image in a custom post type, and I would like to use the drag and drop functionality to allow the client to easily reorder them, the problem is when one custom post is ...