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

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How to add a “custom” date field to a custom post type?

Hey guys, I'm building a portfolio (which is a custom post type) and I want to store the date of the projects. I can achieve it the "regular" way with a meta box but I would like a "datepicker" or ...
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How do I obtain the post content via a custom meta box inside the editor?

I have a custom meta box which I would like to use to report on the markup of the current post or page (number of words, number of heading tags, etc). How can I obtain the post content into memory in ...
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How do i hide the auto-generated custom field that's created when update_post_meta() is called?

I've added a custom textarea for the create/edit post admin page. I did so using the add_meta_box() function. The problem is that the add_meta_box() callback function (which saves the data input into ...
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How to remove items in quick edit panel-Function for remove items in wordpress quick-edit panel?

I need to remove some items in the quickedit panel .Let me know is there any way to hide product attribute list from quick edit window of product page in woocommerce? Currently iam doing this via css ...
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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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Can not pass the value of google pie chart from custom meta box

I am trying to build a google pie chart in my wordpress site based on user input . Hence I have created custom meta box , and use wp_localize_script . Here is what I have done to pass custom metabox ...
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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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Remove a plugin meta box from the dashboard

I'm trying to remove the meta box that the Download Manager plugin creates, as it uses a hardcoded http iframe, caused a mixed content error in ssl. Here is the code that generates the meta box: ...
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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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Why does get_post_meta not work with the posts page?

Looking for a reason why get_post_meta() doesn't work with home.php. From my reading I understand that it's a template and not a post or page, per "Custom fields won't display on my blog page". The ...
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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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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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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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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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Check if meta key value already exists

Let's say that I have few posts with meta key "videoid". Value of that meta key is different for every post (and has to be different). When adding new post, how can I check if videoid with that exact ...
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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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How to add meta box to plugin admin page?

There is the codes. add_action('admin_menu', 'test'); function test(){ add_menu_page( 'Test plugin', 'Test plugin', 'manage_options', 'test_plugin_options', 'test_plugin_admin_options' ); ...
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Display oembed in repeatable metaboxs using CMB2

I'm using CMB2 to set up a repeating field of meta boxes but I can't find any documentation on how to get a repeating oEmbed field to display on the front end. With the code below I have the metabox ...
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Admin Panel - Disable Moving Selected Terms To Top of Metabox

By default whenever you select a category it moved it to the top of the term list, which in most cases it pretty user friendly. I want to disable this featured and leave my term list in the default ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...