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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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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Undefined index error when saving content on metabox

I am trying to debug 'undefined index' errors on the WP backend when debug is set to TRUE. The offending lines are: if ( !wp_verify_nonce( $_POST['pdwt_meta_noncename'], plugin_basename(__FILE__) )) ...
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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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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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Issue on Validation Saving Meta box for Multi CPTs

I am trying to add a Meta Box to several Custom Post Types as function my_cmbox_add() { $post_types = array ( 'movieCPT', 'bookCPT', 'paperCPT' ); foreach( $post_types as $post_type ){ ...
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Wordpress Media Upload Plugin 3.5 JS PHP

I have a small issue creating a small plugin. I am trying to achieve a gallery meta box using Media Upload 3.5. At this point I am able to upload images, but when trying to update the image. I wont ...
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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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Select value don't stay selected after save

I did a multiple select item that takes his options from another CPT, it works but after the saving the selected items don't stay selected. this is my code for the meta box global $post; echo ...
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display meta value depending on post selection

I have created form for event.In which I have added selectbox for events I have created meta value for price in post Now I want to display meta value depending on post selection from selectbox how to ...
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Let the user duplicate chunk of meta boxes

I have a CPT 'Product', that can be rented or sold multiple times over. Each time a transaction takes place, the admin would like to update some of the information (such as sale date, condition etc). ...
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Add “Select” For Custom Post Type Metabox

My Question is partially based on this tutorial: http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/how-to-display-metaboxes-according-to-the-current-post-format--wp-27970 I'm trying to add a new "select" field. ...
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add_meta_box does not go 'side'

I'm trying to add some metabox to my custom post type. So I add this: add_meta_box('my_custom_meta_box_id', 'My-meta-box-title','my_custom_meta_box_callback', 'my-custom-post-type', 'side', ...
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Custom meta boxes ID prefix showing on first category but not others

I've created a custom post type and added some custom meta boxes using this great resource: https://github.com/WebDevStudios/Custom-Metaboxes-and-Fields-for-WordPress The problem, I've found, is that ...
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WP Meta Box Not Saving

I've been trying to get this custom meta box to save but it is not working. I've browsed around but still haven't found a solution that works. function add_link_box() { add_meta_box( ...
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Default metadata for Custom Taxonomy when using Add New Item on Post Edit

I have created a custom post type, that has a hierarchical custom taxonomy. This taxonomy has extra custom fields tied to it that save to a custom table in the DB. These fields have default values set ...
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Run php code when user clicks button in plugin's meta-box?

I added a meta box to the publish entry page. I want to add a button so that when the user clicks it the post is sent by email, for that I need to run a function that get's the $post object when the ...
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Cannot add custom image uploader for custome post type in custom wordpress theme

I am trying to set image uploader for a custom post type on a Theme I am developing. The aim is to get it to insert the image URL into the textbox of id "meta-image" but instead it inserts the image ...
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Long-Running Meta Box Save (Performance)

I have a meta box that's designed to allow the user to check a few boxes to (basically) tie two posts together. The problem is that we have so many posts in the system that the request takes up to 10 ...
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Get Metabox taxonomy value and create metabox for termmeta

I got a big problem here. What I want to do is: Create Taxonomy meta box in the post edit screen, lets call it "text_from" Then Depending on the value of the "text_from" meta box display a field ...
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unwanted redirect on saving custom post type / custom post not saving

I've added (or at least attempted to add) a custom post type that has a custom meta box allowing a file to be attached to the post. This function has been spotty at best, allowing some files to be ...
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WordPress trims an encrypted field

Problem is that when I try to insert a new post into WordPress, the password (encrypted, see code below) is cut. For example: encrypted Ivt9=f:;itKun+TiIarze-GyX5Rt is only Ivt in WordPress. ...
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How to create custom Admin Pages for Custom Post types and add meta boxes

What I'm trying to do is : Create custom Admin Menus and Submenus add_menu_page Test add_submenu_page Add New no problem so far, both pages appear in the menu. Now I'm not sure how to add the ...
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Meta-Box to add multiple items one at a time and on publish save all

My example custom content type is for recipes. There will be a meta-box for ingredients. In this meta-box there will be three attributes and a "add" button. Name Measurements Notes Add Button My ...
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Add icon near meta box title in posts/pages

I'm trying to add some "help icon" that will be use to show "help text" with the help of the tooltip or pointers to admin section. Now I'm trying to understand how can I add in the posts/pages in ...
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Attaching meta box to specific category/taxonomy in custom post type

I have this case here and can't figure out how to do it. I have a custom post type with taxonomies and a meta boxes to that specific post type. The idea is some metaboxes to appear only when ...
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How to save meta box check box values and show them on a post?

I added this codes on my child theme functions.php add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'cd_meta_box_add' ); function cd_meta_box_add() { add_meta_box( 'my-meta-box-id', 'My First Meta Box', ...
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Search taxonomies while creating a post inside metabox

I have a question how to add a "search" buttom to your metabox with taxonomies. Currently I have got around 200 taxonomies and it is really a pain to check the taxonomies. Is there a way so user can ...
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Parent (ID from meta box) not showing in permalink, only Grandparent

I'm working on a site inherited from a previous developer and I've run into a issue that's really confusing. There's a custom post type for Locations. The hierarchy for Location posts would look ...
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add_post_meta not saved

EDIT I changed it to if(isset($_POST['Make'])) update_post_meta($pid,"Make", $_POST['Make']); if(isset($_POST['Year'])) update_post_meta($pid,"Year", $_POST['Year']); ...
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Incoming URL variables to custom metabox

Is it possible to take values from an incoming URL variable and write it to a custom meta box? My client has something like the following for a URL (marketing purposes): ...
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Displaying image from a repeatable group

I am having trouble displaying my image in a repeatable group. I am able to display all fields except the image. Here is the code to display a repeatable group $meta_boxes['project_metaboxpress'] ...
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How to add jquery to my custom post type wp plugin

I want to include a jquery to my wordpress custom post type plugin which i have created. i have two doubt,,, the jquery script will work only on widget options (i.e) Sidebar. So when i use the ...