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What Is meta_id In wp_postmeta?

I am trying to add some data in WordPress Custom Field and via adding more direct records/data in wp_postmeta table via SQL query. There are four column as mentioned below... 'meta_id' - A unique id ...
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Show related posts based of current ACF field name in a single page post (a loop within loop)

I have a single page where I display my current post. Within the post loop, I wanna display another loop inside that shows 3 other related posts by title that share the same text as the current post ...
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Add a custom meta box in the post options that loads some html code in the header

I run a blog that is built in the format - Logo - Nav Large Image + Email Optin Form Content / Sidebar Footer Now I want the large image and email opt in form to be optional. Right now, what I ...
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68 views

Get a custom field of all posts on current blog page

I am trying to get a custom field value from all posts listed on current blog paginated page. Not sure if it's clear, let me explain it more. On blog index page (or on second page of pagination) I ...
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Create a list of posts with topic headdings

I would like to use a custom field "topic" to order Wordpress posts. This seems quite doable using 'orderby' => 'meta_value', 'meta_key' => 'topic' But I would also like to have a title of ...
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115 views

Add field to user meta table in database when link is clicked

I am working on function that enables registered users on my site to bookmark posts. I have searched for plugins but none seemed to do the job properly. I have a page where users can see their info ...
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60 views

Custom fields on a virtual page

I've used Dave Jesch's solution for making virtual pages (from content temporarily saved in a custom database table, updated from an RSS every four hours). See more here: ...
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89 views

Hide custom metabox value from custom fields

Before I ask the question, I tried to added _ to the custom field, but it's not working, at least with my code. I just want to hide the value of my meta box from appearing in the custom fields. When ...
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157 views

How to protect pages with double authentication: password + email (in custom field)

I would like to extend the WordPress password protection of posts by adding extra input field for user email. So in order to see the content user will have to know the password and previously given ...
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101 views

Create A Metabox For A Custom Field

I add videos to my WordPress posts' video format by using custom fields. I was wondering if there is any way to create a meta box in post editor (like excerpt or something) for that specific custom ...
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96 views

Using Post ID and Page ID in same function

I've written a function to display a custom sidebar, which is outputted as a sidebar. On some pages, I have a Custom Field called 'show_sidebar', which I can assign as 'false' on pages which I do not ...
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Apply comment to different post (not the current post) [duplicate]

I'm building a scrolling page website and on that page I have comment form and some posts from different categories. Comments applied to wrong post. Is there a way to choose the post I want ? ...
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How to use custom fields to enable sticky posts on custom post types?

Background: The Wordpress Answers site has two questions which ask about how to enable sticky posts on custom post types (see how to make custom posts sticky? and Enable sticky posts to custom ...
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509 views

How can I add a column/s to wp_posts table?

I am trying to sync WP with another service that offers an API that allows me to hook up their table's Update, Create, Delete to my sites. So when they create, update, or delete a row on their ...
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124 views

Order posts by separate menu order for different sub-categories

My scenario is as follows: Categories: 1. Category A - Sub-Category A1 - Sub-Category A2 - Sub-Category A3 2. Category B - Sub-Category B1 3. Category C 4. Category D The ...
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24 views

How to only allow post to be deleted if custom field doesn't exist

I have looked at both the delete_post and before_delete_posts. Neither of these hooks actually allow me to perform a check and then tell wordpress not to delete the post. Anyone got any ideas?
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If custom field is empty, use one from a previous post

Let's say you have a few custom fields (I use the advanced custom fields plugin for it). There is an extra field in posts called 'afbeelding_onder'. It is not required but on index.php within the ...
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94 views

WordPress Page Template to Display Page Title, Custom Field, and Date

I'm currently attempting to create a page template that will display all posts by the current logged in user, a particular custom field from those posts (i.e., Item Status), and the dates those posts ...
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working with newest post from plugin

I am going to write a wordpress plugin which will execute when user submits a new post. Suppose, user wrote a new post and pressed the submit button. Now, I want to save the post as a txt file in my ...
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Add a custom field to post

I want add a column to my table wp_posts with name "address". So EVERY post have address like field. But i don't know how i can manage the save from Add Post(admin)... I have looked into hooks, but i ...
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274 views

saving/reading custom field value does not work - no value gets POSTed

I am trying to add a custom field to all my posts and of course saving/reading the value. As a starting point I took the example from the Wordpress Codex and stripped it down to bare bones. I know it ...
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1answer
68 views

custom field suit new post with in custom fields

how can i use Custom Field Suite (CFS) https://uproot.us/ to create new posts in post type. what am trying to do is create a music albums using post then create new post based off the tracks in the ...
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96 views

Guest Author - How to modify my custom function code if the guest author URL will follow a particular pattern/format?

Based on code the awesome G.M. provided in an earlier question (Use Custom Fields to Create Guest Author Link), I now have a custom function that uses custom fields to support guest authors. The code ...
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2k views

Enable sticky posts to custom post_type

i have this custom post_type: tvr_apartment function custom_post_apartment() { $labels = array( 'name' => 'Apartments', 'singular_name' => ...
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138 views

How to custom sort-out editing-panel fields?

I'm developing a theme for newspaper. For some new fields like: Top Sub Heading, Bottom Sub Heading, Reporter's Name etc., I implemented custom fields (For a handy use of custom fields, I used the ...
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Delete old post with new post

Hope you can point me in the right direction, with a plugin or function. With "Contact Form 7" logged in users post their info with "Form to Post" plugin. Everything is front end. It is a big form ...
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1answer
82 views

How can I create a menu items from meta box based on users input

I have created a metabox that takes a name that the user can give as an additional name of their post. I am wondering how I can automatically create a menu item based on the name the user input into ...
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416 views

Get post meta retrieving wrong value

I created a custom meta box with a textbox where the user can enter a custom value in as an additional identification tag. I thought I had it right but when I try to retrieve the value it is giving me ...
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206 views

Hooking into the post editing screen for an existing page only

I am working on a Wordpress theme that hides the default WYSIWYG editor and replaces it with a custom module system which is fine and dandy, but I've come to the realisation if someone were to use the ...
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164 views

get_post_meta property of non object

I am getting a custom field outside the loop in header.php. I get the custom field just fine but I found that when the custom field is empty, I get an error message Trying to get property of ...
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1answer
719 views

WP_Query orderby not working with meta_value_num and menu_order

I have made a custom post type (sidebar_element) which are shown on sidebar. On each sidebar element admin can choose where in sidebar should that element be shown, ie. 'top', 'middle' or 'bottom', ...
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232 views

Better post meta efficiency?

I work with websites which require using Post Meta for Post Objects within a particular Post Type. I often add a Meta Box to a particular Post Type, to provide additional settings for the new Post ...
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1answer
645 views

Add custom field to all posts in specific category

I want to bulk add a custom field (category) with value (photography) to all posts in a specific category (photography, with Category ID 5). I have used the code below to bulk add a custom field to ...
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1answer
73 views

Query Posts With Over 1000 Views

The code below is from this link. It basically creates a hit counter, but I'm probably gonna have to do this by IP. How do I make a WP_Query, where only posts up to 1000 views can be seen on the ...
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177 views

How can I sort posts by the date and a custom meta field?

I have custom meta field that I use for the post rating. So I want to display posts by the date and the rating, but only for the posts that have specific rating. For example, I want to display posts ...
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230 views

Display a custom field rating system in the front end

I have added a content rating system to my platform where the authors can select which audience their post is appropriate for. Currently, these options are available: Unrated G PG ...
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1answer
42 views

Display code if title of the custom post matches title of other post

I have two custom posts, one called "reviews" and another called "guides". I want to display a custom field from the post reviews if the title of the two matches. Something like this: (I am not good ...
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121 views

Making a form for user to add new custom post with custom taxonomies and custom fields

I want to ask that is there a way display all my custom taxonomies in a drop down menu with checkboxes so when the user check any taxonomy it will be slected and when the user click the submit button ...
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460 views

Why my meta boxes won't show in front post page?

I see it everywhere: in single post, in category archives etc, but in front page post not. I display the metaboxes in this way: <?php if (get_post_meta($post->ID, 'test_1', true) != '' ) { ...
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Add custom field automatically (add_post_meta) with value based on number of words of article

In this topic our friend @toscho created a function that sets the font size according to the number of words in the post. Based on this function, I want to create a custom field whose value will be ...
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Home page: using custom fields for posts and pages

in my home page I'd like to display some pages and posts title using the custom fields. Unfortunately my code prints only posts title. If there is a key "highlights" print the title. Here my code: ...
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281 views

Change post format using custom field

I'm creating a theme using the CF Post Formats plugin. But I've run into some trouble I don't know how to solve. Here's what I want to be able to do: Create a new standard-format post Enter a url ...
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1answer
106 views

Paragraphs removed when using get_post_custom()?

I'm using a custom field plugin called Advanced Custom Fields to create custom fields, but i don't think that's what's causing the problem. When i fetch the custom fields from a template using ...
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1answer
52 views

Cannot retrieve a custom RSS field from posts

The goal is to display a featured thumbnail micro thumb as a custom field in RSS. This is what I've done: //theme functions.php function rss_post_thumbnail($content) { global $post; ...
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74 views

How would I attach media/images to a post based on a ID stored in a each post's custom field

I have converted a site over to wordpress recently. I was able to import all the posts via a CSV importer, but not the images associated with each post. The post type is "machinery". The custom ...
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1answer
456 views

Adding external field to my post form (admin side) and to post show (frontend side)

I would like to add a "Source" field to my posts form so I can show from where I get the published info. Didn't know if this exists already because I'm just starting with WP. So I do some research and ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I insert a custom field in a user submitted post?

Please help! I have a form for users to submit posts, and I want them to be able to choose photos already in the media gallery based on category selected. I want to include radio buttons to choose ...
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Add a checkbox to post screen that adds a class to the title

I'm needing some posts to have different title colors than others, and I figured this would be most conveniently accomplished by some sort of check box on the post creation/edit screen. How would I go ...
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262 views

How to rate a post from Admin Side / Manually?

I am working on a Mini Job Site. i want to give rating to posts manually from admin / editor side Best rated people will be on top. so visitor'll get better choice. visitor are not allowed to ...
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1answer
1k views

HTML code in Custom field

I'm using a custom field to display images in a slider on each post, but when I update the post after having entered the HTML code in the custom field, the code disappears. I'm assuming that there is ...