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

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How to add a SAVE button to replace PUBLISH on a custom post type?

I have a custom post type called 'contacts'. I want want to remove the status, post date and change the button from PUBLISH to SAVE. From what I can tell this may not be possible without changing core ...
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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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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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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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Metabox not being added

what is wrong with my code ? why it doesnt add meta box ? add_action('admin_menu', 'clivern_plugin_top_menu'); function clivern_plugin_top_menu() { add_menu_page('My Custom Page', 'My Custom ...
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do action inside a class is not working

I am trying to create my custom hook and call it from within a metabox class. Here is the pattern: metabox.php -- <?php require("libs.php"); require("test.php"); class metabox() { function ...
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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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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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Repeatable Metaboxes

I'm trying to add a repeatable field within another one, following this tutorial. http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/reusable-custom-meta-boxes-part-3-extra-fields So I need a main repeatable field ...
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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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Cusotm MetaBox content not getting saved

I have added the custom meta box to my custom post types, but it is not saving content on publish or update button click. /* * Custom book metabox */ // Add metabox function ...
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How to Add Reminders/Notes to New Post Meta Boxes

I have a multi-author website and I use the WyPiekacz plugin to require that authors add 1-5 tags, select only a single category, and include a featured image (and require minimum dimensions for the ...
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How To Set Custom Post Type Title Without Supports

So, I asked this question differently in another thread but it was more of an advice type question so it really didn't render any useful responses. I believe I can word it better and should help some ...
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Only show metabox when date-value in other metabox is over?

probably a weird question. I'm using the custom MetaBox and CustomFields Class by jaredatch on Github. I have this "event-date" metabox: $meta_boxes[] = array( 'id' => ...
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Passing error/warning messages from a meta box to “admin_notices”

I have a simple meta box that updates the post custom fields (using update_post_meta()). How can I send a error or warning message to the next page after the user publishes/updates the post and ...
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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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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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Displaying Metabox value (custom post type taxonomy)

I have been stuck on this for days, reading articles and articles and nothing works. I am trying to display the value of my metabox on a template page. I successfully added the metabox, and I see ...
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Get meta value when the page is a blog archive

I'm using custom metaboxes on my pages. For example: header icon. I created a page for the news on my site. I selected it as a blog archive page under Settings->Reading page. Unfortunately I can't ...
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Custom Taxonomy to dropdown box on adminside wordpress

Can I create a country- location hierarchy using custom taxonomy on admin side. When selecting a country from select box , an another box should see the list of location comes under that country. And ...
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Post meta ( select slider number )

So i have build a custom post where i show the 10 most recent post's in a slider (slick.js). I would like to setup a field inside the custom post where I can select a number from 1-10 to be used in ...
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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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metabox select - frontend display

Hi I bought a theme but I need to add some fields to a frontend submission form. I added the metaboxes and they are working but the problem is the select type of metaboxes. I cloned a select form ...
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How to create a “menu item” on the theme customize screen?

My question is, how do I create a menu item as seen below but on the theme's menu customize page? "Theme Menu Options" Show's up here, But it does not show up here, Here is the code I used to ...
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Priority conflict with custom metaboxes and built-in discussion metabox

I have a strange issue. I'm creating my custom metaboxes which have around 100 fields. I'm trying like this: function page_options_metaboxes() { $screens = array('post', 'page'); foreach( ...
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Metabox does not show in custom post type

I am trying to create a metabox input field in a custom post type and it does not work even if I followed the instructions the best I could. I am not a PHP dev so I guess it could be just a small ...
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How to add file upload with wordpress metabox in proper way

I am new with adding custom metaboxes.I tried to add metabox with text but with file upload couldnt'hre is my code for text metabox function cd_meta_box_music() { global $wpdb; $musicLink = ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Custom metabox does not store data

I'm troubled with a custom metabox, could someone give me a helping hand? I've got a custom post type which uses it, but unfortunately it's not storing the data into the database. Any clue? ...
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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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Meta boxes not saving

I have a custom post with two custom meta boxes that I add using this tutorial:http://wptheming.com/2010/08/custom-metabox-for-post-type/ When I update the post, it disappears. My code: function ...
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wp_editor for custom post type doesn't save value

I have done this so many times but facing problems with meta boxes and wp_editor these days, lot of notices, errors and strange behaviour. I have been able to solve problem with meta boxes notices ...
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add wp_editor to custom_meta_box

Can please anyone help? I created custom meta boxes, two of them are in textarea. This is what i have: array( 'label'=> 'Ingredients', 'desc' => 'List of ingrediends', ...
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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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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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Remove metabox container and header

Is it possible to remove the whole header of my metabox (title+toggle icon) and the container (.postbox) ? I wonder I can use css to remove them, but is it the best solution?
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Can't save meta field value if the title not set

I'm using the example from WordPress Codex (https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/add_meta_box#Procedural) to add and save meta box values. Unfortunately I can't save the value of the meta ...
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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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Get custom meta box in custom post type using tag ID

I have a custom post type called Contacts, and in each of those post I have a custom meta box called number where a phone number is stored in each of the Contacts posts. I also have a custom taxonomy ...
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Move excerpt to always be directly below post content in admin

Sometimes, due to meta boxes added by plugins, the excerpt gets moved down the order in the admin page. Is there a way I can force it to always be directly below the post content? Here is the way ...
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Change post template the proper way

I'm trying to create an option on edit posts screen (backend) to select different post template based the selection and I need your opinions guys if that is the proper way. Here is what I've tried so ...
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Need to make a “Meta Box” for Post search

I have a theme, where i can associate post with page there is called ( Hubs ) its part of the actually page. I have figure out so much that when i post a news about something, and it have to go into ...
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Undefined index: post in NOTICE while adding meta box

I am trying to add meta box on particular page with id 62. But i get the notice Undefined index: post in in line 5 i.e $post_id= $_GET['post'] ? $_GET['post'] : $_POST['post_ID']; Following is the ...
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Create a Dropdown from Custom Post Type

I want to create a dropdown box that populates from my Contacts custom post type that I created. In my Contacts post I also created a meta box called Phone which stores a phone number. What I want to ...
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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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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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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 ...