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

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Some comment box wordpress in 1 post [closed]

Can I add more sections to comment on the same post? For example, I have an Entry and it has 4 tabs, In every tab you need a comments section, Is this possible? Thanks
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Display content between two dates?

I want to display a meta field between two dates, the admin can set the two dates via the custom fields. How can i make such content show between the dates set? Thanks Matt
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Using Meta Boxes in a Custom Page Template

I'm doing some custom coding and creating a new page template to use for a new page within Wordpress. I'm trying to add a meta box to the page to be displayed as output to the user. I tried to do the ...
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Is it possible to dynamically register menus?

I have a template, lets call it menu.php, which contains a menu. I would like the user to set the menu on this page by using WordPress's own menus, so I don't have to create something custom for it. ...
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Should meta boxes for specific pages be save in their own plugins?

I realize this is a subjective question, but I need some opinions on where to put functionality like meta boxes that belong to specific pages. Let's say I have a template called Gallery Page. On that ...
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How can i embbed two different galleries in custom post type

I have a created a custom post type 'services'.I want to upload and embed two different galleries. I researched and got various codes to create meta boxes from where one can upload the image. But ...
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meta_box: update_post_meta for <input disabled>

I have code (add custom field to post edit page): case 'text': echo '<input type="text" name="', $field['id'], '" id="', $field['id'], '" value="', $meta ? $meta : $field['std'], '" ...
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Editor meta box Showing but not saving

I am trying to create an editor meta box and I have been following tips found in other similar questions without luck in getting the meta box to save and display its content. The meta box shows but ...
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How to show/hide a meta box using categories, with a different post type

The following code hides a meta box when certain categories are selected using jquery, in post editor. It works with post as the custom post type. I need it to work with a custom post type called ...
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Get all Custom Post Types

I am creating a WP theme with a built in custom post type (and I am using WPAlchemy to add a couple of custom metaboxes). $theme_custom_metabox = new WPAlchemy_MetaBox( array( 'id' => ...
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Meta box checkbox won't save

I have several fields mostly text inputs to save additional info to the posts, all the text boxes save but i cant't get the checkbox to save the value! Wondered whether any of you geniuses out there ...
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Global Variable vs Local Variable

// MOVE REVISIONS METABOX TO BOTTOM OF EDIT-FORM.PHP $post_types = get_post_types(); add_action('do_meta_boxes', 'batteryboys_reorder_meta_boxes'); function batteryboys_reorder_meta_boxes(){ ...
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When post is updated, custom metadata in text area field is overwritten

I have set up 2 new post meta fields in order to add functionality to a custom post type. The custom fields generally work as expected, with a couple exceptions. I set up a checkbox (called ...
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Display custom post on home page based on a metabox selection

I am trying to display an post to my home page based on a selection. What I mean is in the backend I have a custom post that has a metabox labeled Assign to Home with a drop down that has a selection ...
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changing specific text in the categories meta box

I'd like to customize the categories meta box (the one you see when adding or editing a post). I need to rename the word "Categories" and "Category" to something else, please see the screenshot for ...
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Meta Box size issue. How to resize it properly?

I cant figure it out how to resize meta box . I did try to add something like rows="5" cols="60" but no luck. With width and height box resizes but when text fills the box it continues to the right it ...
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How to Arrange Support => Thumbnail

Good Afternoon, I've created a CPT that mainly uses Featured Images, I would like to know how to rearrange this box to appear in the center where 'content editor' would go instead of the right ...
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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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A correct hook for saving meta boxes data

Nothing happens when I do the var_dump() in a callback on post save. Here are the hooks I've tried: save_post as shown in the codex pre_post_update as suggested here wp_insert_post_data found in ...
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Does a codex exist for creating meta boxes in taxonomy

I am looking for WordPress official documentation to create meta boxes in a taxonomy. There are many tutorials, but each of them is completely different. I don't want to use any plugins. I need the ...
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How To Create a Metabox of HTML Content with Instructions For Editors When Editing a Post or Page?

I would like to add a custom Metabox 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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Using TinyMce with textareas in meta boxes on custom post types

I am trying to use the http://www.tinymce.com/ plugin to add a tinymce to my textareas in my meta boxes I have created. I've googled other ways and either I cant get it to work or didnt grasp the ...
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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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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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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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Listing Pages With Checkboxes In a Metabox (and saving them)

Here is what I'm basically trying to accomplish: I have a custom post type called 'quotes' I have a number of wordpress pages What I am trying to do is this: each time when I create a new "QUOTES" ...
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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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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 stop HTML entities in a custom meta box from being un-htmlentitied?

I have a custom meta box that is supposed to accept HTML, but the text I'm trying to input contains both double and single quotes (and ampersands), and it's messing up the saved data - each time I ...
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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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Set Default Admin Screen options & Metabox Order

I am desperately looking for some way (any way) to set default "screen options" and metabox order through the functions.php file. does anyone have any help they can provide here?
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Create Multiple File Upload Metabox in Wordpress

I am trying to create a metabox to upload multiple files (can be images or files). Currently I have the upload field and its working fine until the time we press upload and save the data. The only ...
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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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Custom fields to save multiple values

I’m adding custom meta-box, by means of jquery I can create in it several custom fields with a key “test”. There can be one or several custom fields, but the key is only “test”. I can also delete key ...
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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 create a metabox that will list all my pages in a dropdown selector?

I would like to have a metabox for the user to be able to select from a dropdown list one page from the website. I need to save the user choice, so I can use it later. So, my question is how can I ...
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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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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 ...