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

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Nested Meta boxes?

I am trying to set up a plugin that will add a meta box to the posts admin page asking one simple question: How many authors will add their 2 cents? The question is in a dropdown with a possible 4 ...
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Display custom meta box in my template file

Need help displaying my custom meta boxes on a template file. Following a tutorial Here's the code from my functions.php: function get_custom_field( $value ) { global $post; $custom_field = ...
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WPAlchemy Metabox rewriting slug

So here's my problem: I've created a Custom Post Type called "Projects". I've successfully added several metaboxes via WPAlchemy already. Those work fine. Where I'm having a problem is when I create a ...
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Using POST method in meta box, no results

I'm having trouble figuring out what's going wrong with my code. I created a meta box for a custom post type (project) that adds people to the project via the edit project page. The box also displays ...
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Media upload freezes according to metabox order

I created a custom post type and 3 metaboxes for it in the admin section. It looks great and the admin panel for that custom post has, indeed, the 3 boxes. These boxes have all the same code (with a ...
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Meta box not displaying properly

I am creating a plugin that will display list of a few posts at the bottom of each post. I created a meta box which content will be displaying with the each list of posts. Problem is, if I give ...
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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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How to hide, and not to remove the attributes metabox?

I need to hide, and not to remove the attributes meta box in the backend. The following code is removing the metabox: function hide_meta_box_attributes() { remove_meta_box('pageparentdiv', 'post', ...
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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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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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Category Search functionality on category metabox (wordpress admin)

I have lots of categories on my blog site. When I add new post and select category, I need to scroll down to find the category. Is it possible to add a search category functionality in category ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Add multiple custom meta boxes to different custom post types

I want to add one custom meta box to a specific custom meta type "chifres" and two custom meta boxes to a specific custom meta type "presse". This is how far I've gotten: Here is my code: //Add ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Selecting a dynamic sidebar via metabox in wordpress

I am developing a wordpress theme where are 3 sideboxes. I want to select a sidebox through metabox in my admin page so that particular sidebar shows up in front-end. My codes are:- In function ...
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Retrieving Meta from Image Attachment

I currently have added a meta box to the media library popup using the following: // ADD CUSTOM INFO INSIDE THE MEDIA LIBRARY function AddLibraryFields( $form_fields, $post ) { ...
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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, ...