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

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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 ...
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Adding Radio Options or Select Options to Meta Box Title

I am adding Radio Options and Select Options to miscellaneous Meta Box titles. The HTML is rendering just fine in the title of each appropriate Meta Box title. There seems to be a bit of ...
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Properly add an upload media button in a meta box field

i have a custom post which has a meta tag that needs to be using a file upload (for video files). I am wondering, what is the correct way of adding an Upload button that points to the wordpress media ...
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Hiding Metabox from Screen Options Pull Down

I've created a Custom Post Type (CPT) which has 2 metaboxes. On the Edit Page for the CPT, the screen options pull down (at top) displays the metaboxes and gives the user the option to "Show on ...
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Sort posts of custom_post_type according other post_type with metabox

I'll try to be as specific as possible because it's a bit confusing what I require. I'm trying to make a connection between two post_types with the help of a Metabox; This Metabox is showing in ...
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Unbind postbox click handler

I'm trying to unbind the click handler on post metaboxes so they no longer hide when the handle is clicked. I need to do this because I use the handle to contain <select> elements & when ...
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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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How to HIDE everything in PUBLISH metabox except Move to Trash & PUBLISH button

I have a custom post type (called contacts). Since this post type is not working like a post, I don't want to show SAVE DRAFT, PREVIEW, Status, Visibility or Publish Date. The only options I want to ...
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Add custom action in post type

I use the http://www.deluxeblogtips.com/meta-box Metabox plugin and I want to add a custom action in a post type like the publish button ? when admin click on this button I want to send an email to ...
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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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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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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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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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How to insert Gallery shortcode to a meta box

When we create a Image Gallery from the Media Modal Box and click on "Insert Gallery" button, the gallery shortcode is added to the main text area. Is there a way to detect which Post Format is ...
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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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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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Upload multiple images in a custom metabox

I am new to theme development. I am trying to create a custom metabox that has the ability to upload a image. I am doing this on a page not a post. I want to output the images (multiple) onto the page ...