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

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Display metabox conditionally

I have searched left, right and center and believe that this does not exist as a built in option in WordPress; is there any way to, problematically, display (or not) a metabox in a custom post type ...
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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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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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Get meta field value of all catgories

I'm setting a meta field for the category and getting the meta value of each field like this: $cat_meta = get_option( "meta_field_$cat1" ); if (isset($cat_meta['color'])){ $cat1_color = ...
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Problem for recover and save metaboxes

I create metaboxes but i canĀ“t save data and also no show data insert into field , this is my code <?php function reaction_buttons_meta2() { global $post; echo ...
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Dynamic number of fields in a meta box

I am working with a recipes blog and I use custom meta boxes. $food_box = array( 'id' => 'foodbox', 'title' => __('Ingredients details','splus'), 'page' => 'recipes', ...
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How to load php file for specific page in admin?

Hello and thanks for the guidance! Trying to load a custom .php file for only my home page (template is page-home.php) by using this code: add_action('admin_init','load_home_meta'); function ...
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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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Meta Box Plugin Cloned Fields - Multiple Foreach values

I have the following code that I can't get working. I have two cloneable fields that are being output as one entity (URL and thumbnail image). These are cloned fields using the Meta Box Plugin by ...
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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 ...
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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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How do I assign this filter to a variable? (Appending php & markup to the_content)

===I HAVE SOMETHING THAT WORKS NOW, JUST NOT CORRECTLY. PLEASE READ THE WHOLE POST, I AM GOING TO LEAVE IT ALL UP HERE BECAUSE OTHERS MAY BE ABLE TO BENEFIT FROM ME BUMBLING THROUGH THIS PROCESS!! I ...
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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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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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prevent post submission

I'm using a meta-box for custom post type. I have three problems: WP seems to run the function that I attached to the "save_post" action, every time a new post is opened for editing or reloaded. Is ...
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Using 'strtotime' function to convert a custom-meta-box to a date-stamp

I am building a "podcast" post type in a wordpress build using custom-post-types, meta-boxes & taxonomies. There may be a simpler way to do this.. I'm still learning and this is my first go at ...
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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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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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multicheck box for post metabox

Hi guys I have a headache on this I make a multicheck with this tutorial wpshout.com/create-an-in-post-theme-options-meta-box-in-wordpress/ the problem is it doesn't save all checked value and it ...
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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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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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metabox displaying on incorrect page

I've got two different functions that output different metabox's one is for the pages and the other is for just the post. For some reason the one I created for posts overwrites the one on pages and ...