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

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Plugin admin page meta_box toggle and order state not saving

I can't get the toggle state and open/close status of meta_boxes on my plugin admin page to be stored. The ajax response is always 0 I'm using meta boxes to hold sections of menu for a plugin. ...
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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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How do I display Youtube/Vimeo video ID on custom post type when user enters it in custom meta box?

I have created a 2x shortcodes that displays a youtube video and vimeo video when the user enters the videos id in it, for example: [youtube id=""] [vimeo id=""]. Instead of entering this in my post ...
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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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meta_query with meta values as serialize arrays

I'm working on a project in which I'm creating a custom post type and custom data entered via meta boxes associated with my custom post type. For whatever reason I decided to code the meta boxes in ...
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Using radio button meta data from a custom meta box

Very new to attempting PHP and am hacking together my first plugin using tutorials.. I have a custom meta box with a Yes/No radio button on all WordPress pages (in the editor). EDIT- I removed 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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Use one meta box handler at post editor and option page

I made plugin which uses custom database table to store custom form data. All works at option page where is added meta box like this add_meta_box( 'my_form_meta_box', 'My details', ...
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Save JSON object attributes to custom metabox

Case: I use a imagepicker.js script to create a image picker for my custom meta box. But this doesn't work for WP 3.6 anymore, So i'm trying to create a image picker metabox with the new media ...
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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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Post workflow with users and moderators

some of my users are allowed to write posts in my blog. I want to associate some "moderators" to their post, so i don't have to check them all myself. I can separate for which user which moderator is ...
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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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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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How to add a class to meta box

When adding a metabox, i.e.: add_meta_box( 'metabox_id', 'Metabox Title', 'my_metabox_callback', 'page', 'normal', 'low', array( 'foo' => $var1, 'bar' => $var2) ); ...
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Displaying meta box data on a page [closed]

I have a custom theme option and tab system in my admin panel. I am displaying my metabox and theme options by using this CMB. The issue I am having is display a saved metabox field at the frontend of ...
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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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How do I get attachment_id?

This is trivial, but I can't really find an answer, I've seen some hints like search in database etc., but this is madness. Basically, I have a metabox with upload button that allows you to upload or ...
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How can add a form below post editor?

I need to add a custom form below post editor. I have a custom post type cottage here I can add cottage and its details like title,details,add custom fields by types plugin,featured image etc. Now I ...
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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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Can I attach the data from one post to another?

I'm looking to create a "snippets" plugin of sorts that lets me create a library of snippets. I then want to be able to attach those snippets to a post but not within the post_content. I basically ...
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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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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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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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WordPress SEO by Yoast: Hide Meta boxes in posts for non-admins

I have multi-author website and I am not very comfortable for allowing all members to enter SEO details in the posts they are publishing. I would like this would be visible only to Administrator of ...
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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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Custom Permalink Post with meta value

I would like to use two metabox values in order to build the permalinks for all posts (standard post type of wordpress). But after rewriting the permalink, it links to a page that contains a part of ...
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How To Show/Hide WordPress Meta Boxes Fields According to Option Select

I have a select list with values hosts and html5 and 3 custom fields. On select with value hosts 2 fields (Youtube and Vimeo) should appear, and if value is html5 the remain (Embed) should appear. ...
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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_post not working with attachments

I've made a Meta Box for Posts and Pages, and while testing added Attachments too. But, curiously, the hook save_post does not fire. $cpts = apply_filters( 'my_filter', array( 'post', 'page' ) ); // ...
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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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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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Multiple Checkboxes Metabox

My goal is this: I've added an additional metabox to my post page. Within this metabox there are multiple checkboxes. Each checkbox is associated with a person's name. The idea is that, if a person ...
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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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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 ...
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Remove custom metaboxes from custom post type

Is there a away to create a custom post type in wordpress that will only include the default metaboxes and not any other metabox that was added by other plugins. The idea is to use the custom post ...
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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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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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How to add upload image on custom post type wordpress [duplicate]

I have created a custom type post on wordpress, when i have added file upload I couldn't save and get the image, so if there is anyway to solve this problem show me how. an other thing how can i show ...
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Admin - Plugin: create custom page with ID

I want to create a plugin in order to generate shortcode settings. My aim is to create a plugin page with add menu action and in this page to have a button in order to create a new setting page with a ...
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How to Echo Metadata Value in Currency Format

I have a Custom Post Type with a Metabox and an input Text field for adding "Price" to the posts. Now I would like to display the input value which can be like 49 or 59 like 49.00 or 59.00 so far I ...
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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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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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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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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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Can you make a custom metabox field be required to save a new post?

I am working on a custom post type, I have removed all the standard wordpress form items and started from scratch with custom meta boxes, except the title field. In my situation, it is really ...
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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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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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Post meta sanitization and escaping

I'm writing a plugin that adds a text meta box where user enters (supposedly) media URL, which then is displayed in posts with $featured_media = get_post_meta( $post_id, '_meta_key', true ); echo ...