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

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Multiple Checkboxes Metabox

My goal is this: I've added an additional metabox to my post page. Within this metabox there are multiple checkboxes. Each checkbox is associated with a person's name. The idea is that, if a person ...
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Adding jQuery datepicker to Custom Post Type Metabox

I've created a custom post type metabox which displays and functions fine. The problem is with the datepicker it just doesn't seem to work, when clicking the metabox youre able to type in it rather ...
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Pages checkboxes in a metabox

This is regarding the post reply you made here: Listing Pages With Checkboxes In a Metabox (and saving them) I am also trying to implement the same with the same code you posted, on function.php. But ...
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saving dropdown menu data on custom post type

I'm following this tutorial on how to make a custom field. I already used it before and it worked, but I only did it for text inputs. Now I'd like to make a drop down menu and I'm unable. The thing ...
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Problem in custom meta boxes

I am trying to create a custom meta box "Set your mood" which will display the mood of user but unfortunately meta box is not saving value. Please help This is my code <?php /** * Adds a box ...
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Default taxonomy 'post_tag' added to CPT managing by custom role : nothing in the metabox

I've created a Custom post type, which a custom role can manage : it has only the capabilities for managing this CPT. When registering the CPT, I've set the argument : 'taxonomies' => array( ...
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How do I make multiple image uploads with WordPress metabox?

HelloI created an Image upload with WordPress Meta-box, but it works only with "JPG" extension By this code function add_custom_meta_boxes() { // Define the custom attachment for posts ...
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How can i get multi checkboxes value in metbox?

I make list of check boxes by WordPress meta-box and i can not get this value in my theme. i can get my text value with this code <? echo get_post_meta($post->ID, $prefix . 'text', true); ...
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Reusable Custom WordPress Meta Boxes tax_select field into repeatable fields

i'm using this https://github.com/tammyhart/Reusable-Custom-WordPress-Meta-Boxes and when i try to insert taxonomy select into some repeatable field i have some trouble and no options are displayed. ...
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Options.php metabox options submit hook

Good day ! Please advice what hook to use, when user click submit button at options.php page in metabox with settings_fields ? Thanks ! //Vladimir
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Does adding nonce in save_post hook for every metabox really improve security? [duplicate]

I see a lot of example [1] that introduce the checking of nonce in the save_post callback of a metabox. e.g. function smashing_save_post_class_meta( $post_id, $post ) { /* Verify the nonce before ...
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Metaboxes - why they don't render php in expected manner?

I was playing with metaboxes following one tutorial. I came to a point where I could add any code and it would be displayed in the metabox. I tried echoing something and it was ok. Then I wanted to ...
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How to Use WordPress Color Picker API in Custom Post Type Metabox

I have a Custom Post Type called "Banner" which has a custom Meta box with two advanced fields "Title" (text Field) and "Color" (color Picker). Can you please let me know how to use the WP Color ...
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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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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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Custom meta box in custom post type not working

As a wordpress newbie I am having problems in adding custom meta box in my "slider" custom post type which I used in some old wp theme. I'm getting a warning: Warning: call_user_func() expects ...
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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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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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How do I get attachment_id?

This is trivial, but I can't really find an answer, I've seen some hints like search in database etc., but this is madness. Basically, I have a metabox with upload button that allows you to upload or ...
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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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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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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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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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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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MetaBox with Editor instead of textarea - html not saved [closed]

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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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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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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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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Wordpress 4 and wp_editor() Not Showing Visual/Text tabs

I use wordpress a lot, i develop for it a lot too! I have a client website that i have added 10 custom meta boxes to the post edit screen in functions.php . All the meta boxes have an editor using ...
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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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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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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: ...