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

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wp_dropdown_categories in custom post type with custom taxonomy

I have a custom post type with its own taxonomy, basically 'show venues' is the post type and venue-regions is the taxonomy. Seeing how a venue cant exsist in mutiple regions, I've removed the ...
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Loading scripts to the Post Edit page only

I have added a few meta boxes for the posts and pages, so I want to load a js script only on the Create/Edit post and page. How can I do that? Currently I'm using following but that loads the scripts ...
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Save list from a custom meta box?

I have a simple list (ul>li) which is manipulated with jQuery UI in a custom meta box. How would I go about saving the contents of the list during post save? I already have the save function ...
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How can I display my custom metaboxes on a custom post template?

I'm fairly new to PHP/wordpress, and this is actually the first time I haven't been able to answer a question through google! I'm working on getting up to speed with PHP/WP generally, but I can't seem ...
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How to reload a select box of posts dynamically?

I'm using custom meta boxes for a project. I have created a custom taxonomy (select box) and I have another select box populated with Posts. I need to only load the posts based on the selection of the ...
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Filter Hook Returning Blank When Used Twice

This is a pretty lengthy question, so bare with me. In a plugin I've written that allows users to easily create new meta boxes, I have a function that uses a switch() to return the appropriate HTML ...
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More than one meta field in a single meta box?

I'm following this tutorial by Justin Tadlock on creating meta boxes. http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2011/10/04/create-custom-post-meta-boxes-wordpress/ I can get a meta box with a single field to ...
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Add custom field to existing meta box?

First off, I have been able to successfully implement custom fields within a custom meta box in Wordpress. I understand how this works. My question is, is there a way for me to add a custom field to ...
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How can I add a column/s to wp_posts table?

I am trying to sync WP with another service that offers an API that allows me to hook up their table's Update, Create, Delete to my sites. So when they create, update, or delete a row on their ...
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Remove Metabox from Menus screen

Been digging into WP files for a bit and think I just might be missing something. The end-goal is to remove the Theme Locations metabox from the Menus screen if someone doesn't have a certain ...
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Remove a metabox registered by another plugin - Woocommerce [closed]

I am trying to remove the gallery metabox which is added by WooCommerce - its been added in an update, but I already have a Gallery metabox, and I don't want to confuse the client. Obviously I can ...
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How to make a meta box field a requirement

I'm building a plugin that has a meta box. Some of the fields in the meta box are required. Is using Jquery the only method for achieving this? Can I require that a field is filled in using php? ...
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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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MetaBox Layout for all users

I was wondering : You are an administrator : when you re-order the layout of your meta-box, in a page, or in a post, this layout is saved with your user profil : for example you drag the category box ...
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Security checking in meta_box save is reluctant?

For example, in this tutorial, the code suggested when saving meta box data is /* Verify the nonce before proceeding. */ if ( !isset( $_POST['smashing_post_class_nonce'] ) || !wp_verify_nonce( ...
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Custom Post Type Meta Boxes

How would you make a meta box sit above all other meta boxes at all times in a custom post type? For example: add_meta_box ( 'aisis-meta-id', 'Mini Feeds Information', ...
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Remove default Wordpress styling from metaboxes on edit post pages?

Is there a way to prevent Wordpress from automatically wrapping every metabox in the postbox class? Or at least add my own outer div so I can make custom changes via css? Thanks!
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Undefined index: at_nonce 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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Woocommerce with metabox plugin

I'm using woocommerce as my e-commerce solution and the metabox plugin ( http://www.deluxeblogtips.com/meta-box/ ) to make my life a lot easier when implementing meta boxes. I've never had any issues ...
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Force hide custom field metaboxes

How can I completely remove the custom fields and the collapse button in the Edit Post/Edit Page custom screen, but without removing the capability to add custom fields with a PHP function?
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How to add meta boxes to Pages

I'm almost complete whit my wp theme an I'm now translating it with the WPML plugin. This is working out great (even all my custom post types and meta boxes :) ), but of course there have to be a ...
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Can I limit this meta box to a particular page?

I am using a version of this (http://www.deluxeblogtips.com/meta-box-script-for-wordpress/) meta box script but I want to be able to limit which edit screen a meta box shows. For example, if I only ...
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Add TinyMCE to CPT metaboxes in 3.1?

Been looking around for an alternative to this method: http://allcreatives.net/2011/02/02/using-the-native-wordpress-tinymce-wysiwyg-editor-with-your-custom-post-meta-textareas/ To add the WYSIWYG ...
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Change Metabox Title

Anyone know of a way to change the title of the core Wordpress metaboxes on a post edit screen? I'm trying to alter the title of the "Featured Image" metabox and have found a way to edit the contents ...
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Conflicting save_post functions when passing the post id and saving custom meta boxes for different post types

Post save functions are conflicting with each other when adding them to the save_post action hook. 2 different custom post types with 2 different (one for each post type) custom meta boxes. I'm ...
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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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Admin auto-refresh is interfering with Firebug — how to prevent it?

I'm developing a plugin that adds a metabox to the post editing page. When I try to debug it with Firebug, about every 15 seconds the Firebug display refreshes as though the page has reloaded. This ...
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How to add multiple images to custom post type?

I would like to create a simple plugin to add multiple images to a custom post type. I have created a plugin to add a single image to a custom post type, but I am unable to figure out how to add ...
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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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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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How to keep a check box in custom meta box for custom post type checked by default for add new post?

In my custom plugin, I have a custom post type and have a custom meta box for it. I have few fields in it, one of it is a check box. I want this check box to be checked by default when I go for a add ...
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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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Custom Post Type with metaboxes (no content) only?

I have a Custom Post Type called "cities". Each city has: Name, Population, Coordinates and so forth. I don't want users to be able to add their custom content there (using wp-content editor, HTML or ...
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How to Display Custom Meta Box only on Specific Page IDs

I am using Magic Fields 2 for custom meta boxes and custom fields, but this situation pertains to any meta box. I have a custom meta box that I want to display on only 3 specific page IDs. function ...
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Alternative to esc_textarea

I need an alternative function to use with textareas in meta boxes instead of esc_textarea. The problem is that when I use this function with textarea's it removes line breaks and paragraphs. Is ...
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Why do I lose the content of meta boxes when I leave the page?

So I've been coding a theme and I'm working on a custom post type. When I edit a custom post and save the changes (click Update) everything is ok. But - I noticed that when I leave the Edit page open ...
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wp_editor and WPAlchemy messes up tags when updating

when using wp_editor, I paste my text in the visual editor. If I switch to HTML editor, all of my tags are there. So far, no problem. When I update the thing, all of my tags appear in my visual editor ...
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Advanced Custom Fields

I am using the Advanced custom fields plugin to add a upload image option to a page, but I am wondering if there is a way so that, when I output it to a theme with <img src="<?php ...
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Show add_meta_box by selecting a specific category

In my plugin I want to display an add_meta_box under the WYSISWYG in the new post page, which is no problem and works fine. But the box should only appear when a specific category (example: category ...
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Change the post date from a meta box

I'm having a problem with updating the post_date in a custom function I've written. I'm trying to change the "post_date" to my custom "meta_date" value. Here is the function: function ...
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Is it possible to create a post using a metabox?

I am trying to create a post (well, in the end, multiple posts) from a metabox using the 'save_post' hook. I executed the script once, creating 3900 or so new posts before I crawled into posts.php and ...
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Change headline text for post thumbnail meta box

How can I change the headline text for the post thumbnail meta box in the edit post screen?
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Add Meta Box not showing on New Post - Custom meta box not showing

This issue has plagued me over a couple projects. I used the default Wordpress class-based template provided in the Codex to start, and built outward. The only issue I face is that my custom meta ...
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Meta box dropdown of custom posts

I am trying to display a dropdown select metabox on the "add new" page of a custom post type which displays a drop down list of titles from a separate custom post type ( it's an effort to relate the ...
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What are 'authors' in Wordpress, and is there an author 'metabox class' available anywhere?

I am trying to outline a new project where I want to give my users the ability to customize their 'profile' pages in my website theme. Concepts like adding in their own background images, choosing ...
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How to modify Publish metabox?

I'm trying to remove "Pending Review" (Status) and "Password protected" (Visibility) options from Publish metabox. Any ideas how can I do it?
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Where did the Add New Custom Field go?

In the latest version of WP it's gone. Why?
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Custom Post Type Metabox - Not Saving

I've added a custom post type, which is working great; I've also added two metaboxes, which appear to work well, but the content in them always disappears after a few minutes. If anyone could help ...
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How to add a select menu to this metabox code?

I'm using a metabox script that works great for having absolute control over the design and placement of the metabox fields. There is one problem: I can't remember where I found the script and need to ...
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Display list of tags as drop down menu or radio buttons in a meta box?

I would like to group posts of a custom post type based on tags, but the default functionality does not do for the project I am working on. I want the user to be able to select only one tag, not ...