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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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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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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Adding a metabox on a CPT's submenu page

I have a custom post type registered and a submenu page for some admin actions for the CPT. This page has some items listed in a WP table. I want to add a meta box just below those items. This is ...
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Edit single attachment on click (WP-admin)

I've created a custom media manager for a CPT I've created. I have everything functioning properly except an edit function. I want to have an edit button for each attachment that gets added to 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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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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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_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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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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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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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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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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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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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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echo value from 'select' field type into page template using cmb2?

I'm using CMB2 plugin to add metaboxes into a custom post type. I'm adding the additional metaboxes via functions.php onto child theme. It may worth to mention that parent theme/custom post already ...
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Meta box from child theme

I've done some searching and can't find exactly what I'm looking for. I've found this, removing meta boxes but I need to add. I did try changing that to add meta box. I'm wondering if it is possible ...
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How To Add Image Uploader Using Plupload Library Into Metabox

I have created a custom post type and it has various metabox. No I want to add an image uploader using plupload library. Where can I can proper guideline to add this uploader?? I want to mention ...
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Post Type with Feature Image + Image from metabox - Catch each a unique way

I have a Custom Post Type and'm using an image metabox (Odin theme metabox class). I need to render loop in the url image bgimg metabox, and Featured image as .... The Contrary I can, however when ...
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How to Mimic WP Custom Fields Ajax Methods

I have an admin metabox that allows the user to add multiple items. I am attempting to mimic the effect and styling that the default WP custom fields metabox gives users on posts/pages. I have the ...
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Store custom taxonomy option data in option table

Iam stuck in middle of thing that how could i store custom field data in option table of custom taxonomy. Actually i have a csv file and i want to save those data in custom taxonomy with the help of ...
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How to add metaboxes in custom settings page of custom post type?

I would like to add meta boxes under a custom settings page, which is under a custom post type. I can create meta boxes for custom post types and I can create theme options, but can't find any way to ...
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Positioning issues with postbox-containers within my posts

I have two postbox-containers: <div id="postbox-container-1" class="postbox-container"> <div id="side-sortables" class="meta-box-sortables" style=""> ... </div> </div> ...
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Unable to get the values for metaboxes for custom post type

I am customizing this webpaint theme.I added repeater fields to the custom post "portfolio" using this great class by OHAD RAZ , link for the website is ...
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Add custom menu item metabox in Navigation Settings

I've been imagining a piece of functionality that would extend the WordPress drag and drop menu creation. Essentially adding a custom menu item button that would be used to add different types of ...
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Custom font face font from uploader

I'm making a website for a portfolio fonts. Here I use custom post types, namely Font. Then there metabox to upload a font file (.otf), then the font will be read as the font face in fonts.css file. ...
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Metabox on a custom page - How to include the appropriate default scripts and styles?

I have created a metabox on a CPT's submenu page created using add_meta_box. I see the metabox's style is not similar to the other metaboxes available on post edit pages. Moreover, the accordion type ...
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How can I create a simplified Product Entry meta box in WooCommerce

My client has hundreds of products to enter into their site. The WooCommerce product screen has so many entry fields but the client will only be using a few of these - maybe 5 total. I'd like to ...
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Hierarchical page parent dropdown menu

I wanted to create a three level dropdown menu for page parents as metabox in the edit screen for pages. I managed to do this to this level: <?php add_action('add_meta_boxes', ...
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Undefined index error in custom post metabox

I'm getting this error with my custom post metabox. The custom post and metabox works fine, but if i have debug on and when i try to save any other page or post, i will get an error: Notice: ...