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

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save_post action inside a custom metabox class not working

I am writing a class to create metaboxes and save the form data. The problem is, I keep getting a warning when I click "publish": Warning: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid ...
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Set height of the categories meta box in post dashboard

How can I set height of the categories checkbox meta box? The one thats shows when we want to post a new article. I have found this https://wordpress.org/support/topic/change-the-fixed-heigth-of-the-...
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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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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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Getting URL from changing custom post type

I have a manually-built secondary navigation with a button that links to a Current Exhibiton custom post. For obvious reasons, the current exhibition post changes over time. How can I manage to ...
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Disable collapse of admin meta boxes

I have been attempting to disable the ability to collapse admin meta boxes. By the looks of it WordPress creates this functionality in postbox.js /wp-admin/js/ but I have been unable to find a hook or ...
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Issue with temporary link on the frontend

I have a site working with a custom post type (Exhibition), and custom taxonomies (Exhibitions -> Current, Future & Past). When I display the archives for the Future and Past taxonomy values, it ...
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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 sanitize checkbox input?

I've added meta box: checkbox on admin edit screen <input type="checkbox" name="changeposition" /> So how could we sanitize the input came from the checkbox as we do for input type text by ...
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Including comments 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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Add description to custom taxonomy admin metabox

I've created a custom taxonomy: add_action( 'init', 'create_collection_taxonomies', 0 ); function create_collection_taxonomies() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x( '...
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display post multiple times based on array of dates

I have a custom post type for a simple schedule list and using the meta box plugin i have two meta boxes assigned to custom post type. 1 for an image and 1 for an array of date times . In my ...
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How to hide meta box values from custom fields list?

I have created a metabox : function drama_description_metabox_markup() { global $post; $drama_description_metabox_markup = get_post_meta( $post->ID, 'drama_description', true ); ?> ...
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how to modify a <textarea> field's size in a metabox : ROWS height, and scroll control?

I'm stumped by being unable to find a way to do some really basic adjustments to the textarea in my custom metabox. Looking at a default Wordpress Post Admin screen, the Tags metabox is a single-line ...
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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 Taxonomy as checkbox or dropdown

I have registered a custom tax to my CPT. On the edit screen the tax meta box appears with an autocomplete field. Is it possible to display it as checkboxes or dropdown instead?
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Wordpress 3.5 Media Uploader - Only allow 1 upload and certain file types

I am trying to include the new WP Media Uploader in a Custom Meta Box. I found this tutorial: http://codestag.com/how-to-use-wordpress-3-5-media-uploader-in-theme-options/ However i am looking for ...
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How to remove some metaboxes for CPTs?

I remove some metaboxes using remove_meta_box('commentsdiv','page','normal'); // Comments. remove_meta_box( 'commentsdiv','post','normal' ); // Comments. It doesn't seem to apply to CPTs. So to ...
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saving data entered into a Metabox into an array? for use with for/each output.

good afternoon, followed this page to successfully add a Metabox field to my admin page, and now i'm trying to make it useful for me : https://paulund.co.uk/create-custom-meta-boxes i'm trying to ...
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Displaying Meta Box Image

I have some problems displaying info from my custom meta box in my custom post type single. I'm using Reusable Custom Wordpress Meta Boxes by Tammy Hart. I'm able to display the textfields using this:...
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Display div based on Group metabox selection

I am having an issue with the below code when it comes to displaying a div based on a specific metabox is filled in. I am using the Group metabox selection from CMB2 to handle my metaboxes. As of ...
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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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Show value of select dropdown in meta box

I have created a meta box which has a select dropdown list and i want to show it in the post as a user selects a particular option from meta box.I cant figure it out how its done.Here is my meta box ...
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CMB select with data from CPT

I'm using the CMB framework for creating metaboxes (https://github.com/jaredatch/Custom-Metaboxes-and-Fields-for-WordPress) and I want to add a select box which prepopulates with titles from a custom ...
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Displaying custom posts only if custom meta box's date is not expired

I have a problem with displaying custom posts - I want each post to show only if a date set in a custom field has not passed. I can't figure out the where I should put the if statement in the code. ...
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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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Grabbing data from Meta Box

I am using someone elses code for uploading files to a custom post type, and I need to be able to get the URL back from it. In the editor, the value is the URL so that isn't an issue, but I need to ...
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Avoid another meta box in my custom post type

I created my own custom post, all right up here. I have also added the meta box for custom post. But I've noticed that some plugins automatically add their own METABOX my custom post type. This can ...
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upload file not image with metabox

according to Properly add an upload media button in a meta box field , this only works with upload images how we can upload files like zip or 7zip ?
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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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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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Display existing admin list table for custom post type in another location without recreating it

I have two custom post types; Inventory and Jobs. I have customised the columns displayed in the Inventory admin list table (ie. wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=inventory) to display relevant fields Is ...
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Include custom fields into the content of a regular page

Here's my setup: Parent "Gallery" page: _regular page, not custom type or anything _ Several "Project" child pages (could be as few as 1, unlimited number): also normal pages Child pages will ...
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How to make a metabox that contains link categories?

I'm looking for some suggestions or tutorial links about how to create a meta box that allows users to choose from a list of link categories. So far I've been looking at this post about taxonomies in ...
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how to set default value for checkbox in wordpress

I am facing a problem to set default value for the checkbox field in WordPress. I have a checkbox input field (metabox) in a custom post. I want the checkbox to be checked by default. and if user ...
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Add multiple custom meta boxes to different custom post types

I want to add one custom meta box to a specific custom meta type "chifres" and two custom meta boxes to a specific custom meta type "presse". This is how far I've gotten: Here is my code: //Add ...
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Trigger JS in custom meta box if a featured image is loaded/exists

Playing with WordPress customization I created a meta box with several others that report back details of the post. One meta box evaluates the featured image but I am having trouble figuring out how ...
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Gallery Meta box not showing on single post

I want t replicate a Tour module into restaurant, not much gud in development so have created a Custom Post Type "Restaurant". It has same features as "tour" have but i get stuck when a Gallery meta ...
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How to create nested metabox

I am creating a plugin and in that i want to create a nested repeatable meta box. I have trying create it but not getting any success. Bellow is the code i am using. It works correctly for single ...
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Multiple wp_editor instances in custom post type using Ajax

In a custom metabox, I need to generate a tinny wysiwyg wp_editor everytime we click on a button.. I struggled a lot with this and couldn't achieve it. The js $.ajax({ url: ajaxurl, data: ...
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Cannot save Meta Data in custom post

I am trying to wrap my head around Wordpress, and am really sturggling to understand how to save custom data. I have tried so many different ways, I have forgotten what I have even tried. // Custom ...
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How can I put a custom meta box above the editor but below the title section on the edit post page?

I have a custom meta box for a custom post type that my client wants placed between the title/permalink section and the post editor in the admin panel. Is this possible and if so is there a hook/...
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Help integrating Custom post type meta field with custom profile fields

I have a custom post type for "locations" and I need to have "users" log in and be able to pick a location that is within a certain distance from them. I have added some spots to the profile using ...
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Add Standard Page Attributes Metabox for Page Parent

I have a custom post type 'product' supplied to me by a Wordpress eCommerce plugin that does not offer the option to change the Page Parent in the Page Attributes Metabox. I'd like to remedy that. I ...
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Hide Meta Boxes for Non-Admins

I have a review based wordpress site where I have a page for each different company where there users can review them. The theme I use adds a custom post type called "review" and I have used Press ...
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Metabox Not Showing on Custom Post Type But On Pages and Post

I have a Custom Post Type like function cpt_Projects() { $labels = array( 'name' => 'Projects', 'singular_name' => 'Project', 'menu_name' ...
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Color picker for posts and pages

I want to add color picker to wordpress posts and pages at admin menu. I have this code for color picker: add_action( 'admin_enqueue_scripts', 'add_color_picker' ); function add_color_picker( $hook )...
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esc before saving or before displaying does it matter?

In a lot of how to create a custom meta box tutorials, when saving data, i.e., update_post_meta the data is escaped: update_post_meta( $post_id, 'city', esc_attr( ucwords( $_POST['city'] ) ) ); ...
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Populate dropdown from one custom post type inside another custom post type

[Solved -> see last comment in this question] In custom post type CPT_A I am saving first_name and last_name via a custom metabox form field (they are not taxonomies): update_post_meta( $post_id, '...
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Meta box not saving

I am following Noel Tock's tutorial on making an Events CPT and so far I was able to show the custom columns and the custom meta box. The problem now is that I cannot save the data inside the meta ...