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

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custom metabox nonce verification fails

I'm adding a metabox on a custom post type and my nonce-verification fails. I'm not really where to look for why it's going wrong. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Here's my code: function ...
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Showing a meta box in a custom post type on a page

I have a problem. I'm trying to add a meta box textarea field to a custom post type (in a plugin) with custom database table. The meta box is displaying in the custom post type, saving and updating, ...
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Hierarchical page parent dropdown menu

I wanted to create a three level dropdown menu for page parents as metabox in the edit screen for pages. I managed to do this to this level: <?php add_action('add_meta_boxes', ...
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Undefined index error in custom post metabox

I'm getting this error with my custom post metabox. The custom post and metabox works fine, but if i have debug on and when i try to save any other page or post, i will get an error: Notice: ...
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How do i retreive the ids of images from the gallery embedded to metabox

i have created a metabox with the following code $image_process_left = get_post_meta($post->ID, '_image_process_left', true); echo '<br><label for="image_process_left"><b>Image ...
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Extensible add_meta_box with apply filters

Im trying to give the user the option to extend/add the fields for a given metabox using filters using the class https://github.com/bainternet/My-Meta-Box this is what i have and it shows the fields ...
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Option Tree metaboxes on Custom Post Type does not import

I have a Custom Post Type portfolio which I make plugins. The CPT has metaboxes from Option Tree. I’m trying to Export and then Import the XML file on a new wordpress site. Metabox fields appears, but ...
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How to check if user meta field is empty in conditional else statement

Hello all I have a custom post type set up for my wordpress site within this custom post type i have a meta box with about 11 meta fields that I have added programatically. What I would like to do is ...
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Make metabox always be on top (sticky)

i want to make some metaboxes (my own and some default) to be always on top. not matter if new meta boxes with high property will be added (from plugins for example). i try to use this solution but ...
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Add special meta box to custom post type

I have managed to add a meta box to my custom post type (see code below) Now I need to add another meta box. With this box I want to display / edit a value from another table called ...
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How to populate a nav-menus meta box with admin menu items

I have successfully added a new meta box to the Appearance->Menus (/wp-admin/nav-menus.php) page called "Admin Pages". Now I need to populate it the same way the standard "Pages" meta box is, but ...
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Replacing Standard Category Metabox

I am rewriting the standard category metabox to include a Custom Field as a select box which is dynamically updated as the user chooses the categories. This select box is set with all "checked" ...
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Edit single attachment on click (WP-admin)

I've created a custom media manager for a CPT I've created. I have everything functioning properly except an edit function. I want to have an edit button for each attachment that gets added to the ...
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Having Issue on Getting Metabox Checkbox Value

I have a Custom Post Type with two Metabox attached as: $offerPrice = isset( $productValuesl['offer_box'] ) ? esc_attr( $productValuesl['offer_box'][0] ) : ''; $offer = isset( ...
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Custom Upload Adds Ghost File

I've tried this on a fresh install on the twentyfifteen theme. I'm adding a metabox to pages which allows uploads - Whenever I upload a file on a new Page it uploads the file but also adds another ...
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get_post_meta as a list for drop down search filter

I was wondering if someone could help me out. I would like to create a dropdown search filter for my wordpress site. I would like the drop downs to be populated by meta_boxes values which i have for a ...
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Custom meta box using OOP way doesn't save data

This is the first time I'm building meta box using OOP way, the problem is when I save the post (product) or update it the input text is not saved to the database. Here is my code: <?php /** * ...
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use post meta in add_meta_boxes action

Is there any way to use get_post_meta within a function called by the add_meta_boxes action hook? I only want to display the meta box if a specific post meta matches a regex, but so far, I have not ...
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save_post action to include wp_insert_post_data filter, gathering meta field info & prevent infinite loop

Im trying to change the title of a post, but I want to include info from a meta field, the value of which isn't saved to the database until after the posts has already been saved. Other than this one ...
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Specific Page that convert Hyperlink to anchor in nav menu

I extended my Walker_Nav_Menu that converting hyperlink to anchor as I'm making one page website. Here is the code: class description_walker extends Walker_Nav_Menu{ function start_el(&$output, ...
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Let author add field to metabox by pressing a button

I have added a custom metabox for authors where they can fill in a url to a source, which I can then use in my template. In my functions.php <?php /* Add metaboxes (see below) */ function ...
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Category Template - to be editable from the backend?

I have different categories that includes posts of the category. I want to add text and images before or after the posts of the categories are displayed on the frontend. I want to solve this via ...
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Generating image sizes when uploading through wp.media

Finding documentation on wp.media is really tough, so bear with me. I'm creating a metabox to attach images to a custom post type. I'm able to get a media frame to open, have it accept uploads, and ...
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Sort by a date field in a repeatable group

I'm using cmb2 WebDevStudios/Custom-Metaboxes-and-Fields-for-WordPress. I have a repeatable group for events with the meta_key 'date'. The repeatable group 'date' serialized array includes ...
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How to insert data from metabox to custom table

I have created a custom table to save post data from custom meta box And I have a problem in saving data from custom meta box to custom table so this is my function save_meeting_meta_box() ...
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Save Metabox Custom Field Value

I am using this code to show post type dropdown to select available post types but when i submit the post it restores the value back to post, how can i make sure it saves it? <select ...
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problem with updating metabox of upload image

I created a custom post type and metabox for uploading another image. the problem is when i add the image its shown correctly in its place in backend and when i update its also the same i had the ...
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add_post_meta | update_post_meta | Via the frontend

I am having a difficult time trying to figure out how to save user meta data to a post. The goal that I am trying to accomplish is this, have a user make a selection from a drop down list, and save ...
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Select box saves but doesn't update value in admin

I have a select dropdown in my custom meta box in the admin area. It offers two options Approved and In Progress. When I select an option and save it the database is updated, but the value in the ...
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Custom meta box repeated field

I want to add a field in my custom meta box, same as below, but not for tags. How can I repeatedly take more inputs in the same field? Here is my code added to functions.php: function ...
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Search form to find custom meta box generated data

I have developed an inner theme plugin, which is a custom meta box that inserts some typed in text to the database and then displays in the application. I followed the example found at this link. Now ...
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Fixed values for same post translations

I was recently implementing a custom post type in WordPress, and added WPML so I could translate it's title & content. This post type (city) also has some custom metaboxes (metabox.io) like: ...
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Problem with 'save_post' hook not running

I have a custom post type, with a custom meta box which contains a number of input fields. The meta box is displaying fine but when completing all the fields the data is not saving, in fact, the ...
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How to change data format in custom meta box field [closed]

I want to chage date format to d-m-y means day-month-year format . I have added 'date_format' => __( 'd-m-Y', 'cmb2' ) But not working. now it's month-day-year formated . Actually i want to ...
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How to make post page unique and show it on home page?

I don't know if the title is correct but I'll try to explain my question below. I have created a custom post type "Projects" and the trick is that one project have to be unique and displayed on ...
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How to add a text widget on the posts admin page?

I need to add a text widget on the posts admin page ie, the post editor page. so that I can add some code in the text widget for some purposes. Right now I have used text widget and this can only be ...
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Displaying a div from an assigned meta_value when on a page

On my website I created a custom metabox that is being displayed in the post type "page". The metabox will display a checkbox and 4 url fields. The checkbox will control the visibility of a div ...
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Why is the text displaying, but not the textarea field itself?

So, I have a textarea as a field in a meta box, if I do this it works OK: $meta = get_post_meta($post->ID, 'twitter_embed', true); echo '<table class="form-table">'; echo ...
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Metabox of one post influence setting on other

This great answer by David Gard allowed me to have a metabox sticky (checkbox) for posts that could only be set (checked) on one posts in the loop at a time. If post A has that meta box checked, then ...
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custom field not saved

help me please: my custom metabox not save !! #add a metabox add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'adding_meta_box' ); function adding_meta_box() { add_meta_box( 'meta_box_id', 'اطلاعات پست', ...
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Automating the process of shortcode generation in a plugin - how is it done?

Automatic short code generation is a technique that I see many plugin authors use but unfortunately, I have yet to come across a tutorial that details this subject so I am hoping that someone in this ...
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Understanding and using metaboxes in posts

I am developing my first theme that is not dependent on a parent theme but I am running into some back-end problems. I'm trying to add a metabox to all posts that are being written. This question is ...
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add_meta_box creating default form field types

I'm using add_meta_box as per the Codex entry. My question is about the 'callback' to print the form fields on the admin page. In the Codex, the form fields are echoed as written out HTML elements, ...
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WP media manager in metabox to choose all media types

I'm trying to make a metabox for featured media on my posts, and would like to use the Media Manager like it is used in the editor, which is with all the options. I've tried this and similar things ...
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Saving an upload media meta box field

I'm using the answer for this previous question (link below) to generate a custom meta box with media upload functionality: Properly add an upload media button in a meta box field I've managed to ...
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Post structure for TV Shows or Shows

I wanted to know what is the proper way to structure post types or taxonomy for TV shows. Following below is what I am trying to accomplish using post type. - Series: Name,Title,Description -- ...
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How to restrict the amount of categories/post tags/terms for a post type post

I'm in need of a solution that allows me to restrict the user/author to only use maximum of two categories per new post. One post can only have one or two categories. The only similar solution that ...
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Custom meta box save values issues - Deprecated: Function ereg() and more

I'm a WP theme dev nobie and I have problems with saving custom meta boxes values. I found some tutorial where its explained how to do this. I have included a file called custom-meta-boxes-save.php ...
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Meta box data not saving

I have just started working with custom post types and meta fields/data. I'm able to get the custom post and meta field to appear. It just won't save. I've been staring at the code and reading up ...
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How to Add multiple instance of meta box to custom post type

I am able to make custom post type and custom meta box but my situation is that i want to attach multiple instance of custom meta box to custom post type. my custom post type is show which have ...