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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Render Selected Categories in Admin Edit Post Screen differently

Selected Categories for a post in the admin screen are rendered by: // Put checked cats on top $output .= call_user_func_array( array( $walker, 'walk' ), array( $checked_categories, 0, $args ) ); ...
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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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Button inside Custom Meta Box triggering the Update Button

I have a custom meta button that adds additional custom meta fields inside the custom meta box. This meta box, in particular, gives me a choice to enter a particular skill and rate my own ...
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Render P2P metabox per taxonomy term

I would like to display a Posts to Posts connection registration metabox for each term in a custom taxonomy. The post connection candidates will be split across the metaboxes depending on their term. ...
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Show Custom Post Type meta boxes only on Page Edit

I've went through the laborious process of creating the CPT. I see it on the sidebar of my WP install, I can add new, save data, and on frontend I can output the data. Is it possible with WP to move ...
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Visual/Text tabs in wp editor Not Showing

I have a wordpress website that i have added custom meta boxes to the post. Custom meta boxes have an editor using wp_editor(), but the editor is refusing to show the visual/text tabs on the editor ...
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Admin Dashboard with Custom Tab for Client

I am trying to create a basic Tour Date widget. When the user clicks on the Tour Date Tab from the admin dashboard I want them to be presented with five fields. Date Venue City, State or Country ...
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How to make custom taxonomy into drop down select in a custom metabox

I have a custom post type that I am creating custom meta boxes for on the "Add New Post" screen. I would like to remove the default meta boxes for a given custom taxonomy and place it in a drop down ...
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wp_editor in metabox not working

So, I've created a meta box within my page to allow my client to be able to add content into multiple different content blocks dynamically. I've done that using the wp_editor function like so. ...
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Adding Page Templates to post but it ignored it

I follow the post to add the template metabox to a custom post type's editor, but it doesn't work. When I visit the post, it shows "NOT FOUND ANY POST" which looks like index.php or single.php ...
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Is there a way to display metabox in frontend? How?

I was wondering if there is a way how to show the metabox in frontend. What i want to achieve: I want to be able to use the metabox to edit posts from frontend the same way i do it from backend. ...
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How to create a repeatable / reusable divs in the metabox?

I have a meta box: <?php function custom_meta_box_markup() { global $post; $meta_box_text = get_post_meta( $post->ID, 'meta-box-text', true ); $meta_box_text_day = get_post_meta( $...
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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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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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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: ...
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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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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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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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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 ) { $Added_META=...
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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 another....
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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: http://www....
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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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Save and return input type is text on custom post type

I've got the following problem, and have been looking for way too long to solve it. I've made my custom post type, and custom taxanomies, and those all work great. But now I want a custom fields to ...
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Getting URL from changing custom post type

I have a manually-built secondary navigation with a button that links to a Current Exhibiton custom post. For obvious reasons, the current exhibition post changes over time. How can I manage to ...
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Issue with temporary link on the frontend

I have a site working with a custom post type (Exhibition), and custom taxonomies (Exhibitions -> Current, Future & Past). When I display the archives for the Future and Past taxonomy values, it ...
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Grabbing data from Meta Box

I am using someone elses code for uploading files to a custom post type, and I need to be able to get the URL back from it. In the editor, the value is the URL so that isn't an issue, but I need to ...
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upload file not image with metabox

according to Properly add an upload media button in a meta box field , this only works with upload images how we can upload files like zip or 7zip ?
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Gallery Meta box not showing on single post

I want t replicate a Tour module into restaurant, not much gud in development so have created a Custom Post Type "Restaurant". It has same features as "tour" have but i get stuck when a Gallery meta ...
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How to create nested metabox

I am creating a plugin and in that i want to create a nested repeatable meta box. I have trying create it but not getting any success. Bellow is the code i am using. It works correctly for single ...
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Color picker for posts and pages

I want to add color picker to wordpress posts and pages at admin menu. I have this code for color picker: add_action( 'admin_enqueue_scripts', 'add_color_picker' ); function add_color_picker( $hook )...
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WordPress loop by three meta values with random order

We have three custom fields with names plan_name1,plan_name2 and plan_name3. Need to check if these meta keys has values (1,2,3) OR (2,3,1) OR (1,3,2) OR (2,1,3) OR (3,2,1) OR (3,1,2) We mean ...
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Time blocking for publishing a custom post type

I'm looking for a way to replace the "time" input boxes on the post meta box. When scheduling a post I want to replace the time inputs with a dropdown populated from the database. When someone selects ...
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Extend Metabox.io map field to sepearate lat long values

I am trying to separate the latitude and longitude values returned by the map field from the metabox.io plugin and save them as separate values. I have found a comment from the author (shown below)...
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Add custom field for users

I am using Metabox for a while and is a great plugin but I was using in pages and posts. Now I want to add a simple checkbox to users profile page, is that possible with Metabox plugin? Can any ...
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Redirect to an anchor after click update button in a metabox (CPT)

On my Custom Post Type (CPT), I had multi metabox and I need to have some buttons to update each metabox. I use jQuery to trigger the submit event when a different element is clicked (see this answer ...