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

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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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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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How to Add multiple instance of meta box to custom post type

I am able to make custom post type and custom meta box but my situation is that i want to attach multiple instance of custom meta box to custom post type. my custom post type is show which have ...
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Theme elements not translating

Ive got a theme that is set-up for translating but didn't come with any translations. I used poedit to automatically detect the strings, and subsequently translated it in full. However certain ...
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How to add meta boxes(repeater fields) from WordPress back end?

I have a custom post type 'service'. Each service will have items. For each item there would be 'name of item' and 'price'. Earlier i created meta boxes for 5 items i.e 10 meta boxes in total, which i ...
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Add custom buttons with custom actions in Edit Post screen in WordPress?

I am creating something for a client and I have a Class that I created with a Custom Post Type called 'PuSH Feeds' and when the user adds a new post and publishes it they can then click on one of two ...
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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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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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adding checkbox to meta

I have a custom post type that is working well and displaying/saving all the text fields. The issue is now I need to add 4 check boxes but not sure how to do that. Any ideas? function fitter_info() { ...
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cannot grab post meta from extended Walker_Category class properly

Trying to show some custom post meta inside an extended Walker_Category class. I am very inexperienced with Object Oriented Design so this issue is quite difficult for me to solve I am essentially ...
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Page template no longer exists - metaboxes won't save

Ok, this is a weird one. I first experienced this on an older theme that I developed - I assumed I had some buggy code in there somewhere, but couldn't figure it out even with the help of another ...
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How can I edit the 'Most Used' tab in the categories meta-box to show another custom taxonomy?

The 'Most Used' tab in the categories meta-box is the one that can be seen in the Edit Post section. I want to replace the Most Used tab, with a tab that lists another Custom Taxonomy, or edit the ...
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Including a 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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Category Search functionality on category metabox (wordpress admin)

I have lots of categories on my blog site. When I add new post and select category, I need to scroll down to find the category. Is it possible to add a search category functionality in category ...
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Resetting admin post form on JS validation fail

I've got a custom plugin with a metabox and dynamic form (the user can ask for more elements of the form), with jQuery Validation plugin working great. The problem is when the validation comes back ...
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Retrieving Meta from Image Attachment

I currently have added a meta box to the media library popup using the following: // ADD CUSTOM INFO INSIDE THE MEDIA LIBRARY function AddLibraryFields( $form_fields, $post ) { ...
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Custom Sortable Meta Boxes

I've looked all over and can't seem to find what I'm looking for (probably because I don't even know the terminology for what I need to do). I need to make some custom meta boxes that are similar to ...
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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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wp_editor loses data, perhaps an html_entity_decode problem?

I have a custom meta box that I created with WP Alchemy. It has two wp_editor fields. These fields are behaving very strangely. If I just type simple text into them, they work just fine. But if I ...
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Set default value for radio button in WP Alchemy custom meta box?

I'm using the WP Alchemy Metabox PHP class (www.farinspace.com/wpalchemy-metabox/) to add a custom meta box with a radio select to a custom post type. The code below shows the code I'm using for the ...
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Display Term Metabox Only On Certain Term Edit and Add Pages In Admin

I have a simple metabox added to a taxonomy and in turn its terms, however I am looking for a way to only display the metabox on a single term of this taxonomy, is this possible? This metabox with ...
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How to prevent further updates of custom meta when using actions to set one meta based on another

I'm using rilwis' Meta Box plugin (see https://github.com/rilwis/meta-box) to add custom meta boxes to a custom post type. I then want to populate one piece of meta data based on the value of ...
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Listing custom terms in custom post meta

I'm trying to list custom taxonomy terms (using get_terms) from within the custom post meta code (i.e., via the add_meta_boxes action). I am getting "Invalid taxonomy" return from the call to ...
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metaboxes disappear on saved pages

Ok I have a wierd issue with custom meta boxes that I am at a loss for. I am using this class <?php class ARIXWP_Meta { private $meta = null; public $postid = null; private ...
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My custom write panels won't save data. What am I missing?

So far I've been reading some tutorials about ways to create Custom Write Panels. It seems that none of them will really work without some bug. I'd like to discuss one of those tuts here: ...
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WPAlchemy: How to output values?

I am using http://www.farinspace.com/wpalchemy-metabox/ and have created my meta boxes and the data is being saved successfully (See below) but I don't know how to output these 'ingredients' on the ...
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How to list all tags as radio buttons in a meta box?

I tried to search this issue but I never found anything.. I'd like to put in post-new.php admin page a list of tags (all tags present in the blog) as radio buttons. How can I do that?
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add_meta_box() and post formats

function myplugin_add_meta_box() { add_meta_box( 'myplugin_sectionid', __( 'My Post Section Title', 'myplugin_textdomain' ), 'myplugin_meta_box_callback', 'post' ); } add_action( ...
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Category metabox with floating categories

I was wondering if is possible to have floating categories in categories metabox. If you have many categories is very complicated find a categories with the whole tree opened. A (+/-) button would be ...
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Displaying randomly created meta values in wysiwig editor

I have already asked this question on stack overflow but I'm asking it once again here because i haven't found a solution to it yet. I am creating custom meta info for a post that will have null ...
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Populate field on submission via edit page

I've got a events listing plugin which I need to modify slightly. When adding an event via the edit / new page in admin the event date is split into 3 parts, like so: ente$meta_box_events = array( ...
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2 instances of same widget on the admin dashboard

I find the "Google Analytics Dashboard for WP" plugin very good and I especially like the admin dashboard widget/metabox (not sure about the right name). Problem is, it show only one stat at the time ...
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filters to pass html correctly from tinyMCE meta box

I have a meta box that uses tinyMCE but all html tags I use are simply being passed as text instead of correctly encoded on the page. Seems to be a filters issue, but I have no idea where to apply ...
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how to get post by metabox in wp_query

I want to WP_query by tag_id but i need to insert tag_id by metabox i cant do it and give wrong any one help me? $value = get_post_meta( $post->ID, '_my_meta_value_key', true ); <?php ...
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Meta Checkbox To Do An Action

i have a meta box with a checkbox inside. I want it so if the check box is check and then the page updated for the page to remember that box box was checked and to also change the featured image. Any ...
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WP media manager in metabox to choose all media types

I'm trying to make a metabox for featured media on my posts, and would like to use the Media Manager like it is used in the editor, which is with all the options. I've tried this and similar things ...
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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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Post structure for TV Shows or Shows

I wanted to know what is the proper way to structure post types or taxonomy for TV shows. Following below is what I am trying to accomplish using post type. - Series: Name,Title,Description -- ...
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Custom metabox for multiple images gives a JQuery error saying a function does nog exist

I have a script that creates a custom metabox and makes it possible to upload multiple images to one page post. It gives me no error but the console tells me this: TypeError: add_field_row is not a ...
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Custom action in meta box

I have added a meta box to the order info page on WooCommerce but can grasp how I can run an action on the order? I have created the box using: /** * Part to add a meta box to the order info page ...
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Add another field with javascript or delete field

I need Help with code for wordpress I have a new field with price and i want to know how do i add button to add the new service in February filduri seerviciului name and price I ued this code ...
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Custom meta-box for all custom post types

I want to create a custom meta-box for all custom post types: post, page, and every custom post type (portfolio, testimonials, FAQs, quotes, reviews...). But without writing them into the array: ...
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How to enable certain screen options on particular page page

In my screen options i have 5 different options, they are 1) Camp schedule 2) Services 3) Map 4) Address 5) Opinion form I want to enable/check these options on certain particular page not ...
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Create a custom profile field that will have a selectable list of a particular CPT by the same author

My situation is this - I have 4 CPTs - Projects, Drafts, Collab request, and Query. Now, each of the 3 latter CPTs will always have a project CPT associated with it. For example, Drafts will always ...
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Disable drag metaboxes, create many functions using js not to work!

when i Disable dragging metaboxes in admin, it seems to make some problems. when i use this code: function disable_drag_metaboxs() { wp_deregister_script('postbox'); } add_action( 'admin_init', ...
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changing specific text in the categories meta box

I'd like to customize the categories meta box (the one you see when adding or editing a post). I need to rename the word "Categories" and "Category" to something else, please see the screenshot for ...
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Meta Box size issue. How to resize it properly?

I cant figure it out how to resize meta box . I did try to add something like rows="5" cols="60" but no luck. With width and height box resizes but when text fills the box it continues to the right it ...
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A correct hook for saving meta boxes data

Nothing happens when I do the var_dump() in a callback on post save. Here are the hooks I've tried: save_post as shown in the codex pre_post_update as suggested here wp_insert_post_data found in ...
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Does a codex exist for creating meta boxes in taxonomy

I am looking for WordPress official documentation to create meta boxes in a taxonomy. There are many tutorials, but each of them is completely different. I don't want to use any plugins. I need the ...
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Adding jQuery datepicker to Custom Post Type Metabox

I've created a custom post type metabox which displays and functions fine. The problem is with the datepicker it just doesn't seem to work, when clicking the metabox youre able to type in it rather ...