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Where are custom field values stored in the database

I am using the advanced custom fields plugin for posts. I would like to know where custom fields are stored. I checked the wp_posts table. However, I could not find the posts with custom fields. I ...
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Filtering multiple custom fields with WP REST API 2

I want to filter posts based on multiple acf custom fields with AND relation. Something like this: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'product', 'meta_query' => array( '...
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Filter by custom field in custom post type on admin page

I've used Advanced Custom Fields to create custom fields for Competition name, answers etc. I've made a custom post type for competitions as shown on the image and I used Wordpress functions.php to ...
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WooCommerce shop page to use my custom template [closed]

Before asking the question I want to tell you that I have already asked the question in https://stackoverflow.com/questions/15025213/wordpress-woocommerce-template-file-overiding I am using the ...
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Media library - Limit images to custom post type

Is there some wordpress magic/plugin that will make the media library only show images that were uploaded to a specific custom post type? I have a custom post type called "artists", I want, when admin ...
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Unable to check if plugin is active

I am working on a custom theme using ACF. I would like to check if the plugin is active or not. I am using this code: <?php include_once( ABSPATH . 'wp-content/plugins/advanced-custom-fields-pro/...
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Display all values of custom a field created with ACF on a page

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields / ACF to create custom fields. One of them is a list of checkboxes that display some options (option1, option2, option3...). Now I want to display all options of ...
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How to import CSV into Custom Post Type custom fields?

I have created a Custom Post Type and then used a plugin to create the custom fields for that post type. It will display a type of membership: Name Address Zip Website But I am stuck on how to take ...
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Filter next_post_link() and previous_post_link() by meta_key?

I have a page with two sections, each uses a different WP_Query() to pull in events, which are a custom post type. Each WP_Query() queries a meta_key for the event date so that Section 1 only displays ...
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Order get_terms using a Custom Field

I have a custom taxonomy of "crb_issues" that has a custom field associated with it that is "issue_date" which outputs a date value for each term to looks a lot like "20140601" yearmonthday. I am ...
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Display List Of Posts Containing a Relationship Field Value [ACF]

I have a post type called 'Writers' and another post type called 'Documents'. I use the Relationship field in Advanced Custom Fields to link a list of Writers (post objects) to a Document. This means ...
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importing third party json feed as custom post type [closed]

I have a third party json feed http://feeds.artlogic.net/artworks/artlogiconline/json/ that i need to use to import data in wordpress as a custom post type called "artwork". Are there are handy ...
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Getting custom taxonomy from custom post type

I have a custom post type called email_block and have a custom taxonomy called block_type. I need to loop through all the email blocks find out what custom taxonomy (block_type) they have. I know how ...
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ACF - get fields from group

i have been using this code to get all fields from a specific group: <?php $GroupOrPostSlug = 'acf_specialgroup'; //or insert the ID of your fields Group. $groupID=''; global $wpdb; if (empty($...
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update_post_meta and update_field ony working when saving the post

I use Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) to store data in a custom field. I had latitude and longitude information stored separately, but I they need to be in one custom field so I made the function below. $...
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Advanced Custom Fields - Get custom fields from parent page

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields making it easier for my client to manage his content. On all of my child- and parent pages i would like to have the same header image and sidebar information. ...
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Add custom field to the archive page?

Add fields to archive? I'm using Advanced Custom Fields plugin (but it's not relevant as I can also use native WP fields) and want to add custom field to the custom post archive page. The problem is ...
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how to get posts by custom post type then display Custom fields?

I have custom posts types for Recipes, and within that I have set up Advanced Custom Fields (from the plugin.) Within, that custom post type, I have several categories. Two questions: 1.) How do I ...
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How to get “Additional CSS Class” for ACF Gutenberg block

I have registered a custom block with ACFs acf_register_block. I have set a render_callback to load a php template but would like to access any extra CSS classes which the user may have set in the ...
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Advanced Custom Fields and Yoast SEO keyword analysis [closed]

The problem I'm having is the keyword page analysis tool doesn't read my custom fields so I am trying to figure out how to run a filter on them. I found a blog post on Yoast website here here which ...
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Front end form to create a custom post with preview

how can i achieve a front end form with preview option to create custom post based on the input? I want it done without any plugin. A simple example will help a lot. This is not a ACF question but ...
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Advanced Custom Fields select field : How to echo the label, not the value? [closed]

I am using the wordpress Advanced Custom Fields plugin. This question is about the select field, and in the documentation only tells me how to output the value, not the label/name. I can't see this ...
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functions.php inject inline css

I am trying to inject a inline style css to my body element via the functions.php file. It needs to be inline, because I am using a ACF to let the user change the image. This should be the result: &...
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Using OR conditions in meta_query for query_posts argument

I have searched high and low for this but I cant seem to locate anything. I am trying to filter some results and when I make an args array like this and pass it to query_posts I noticed that the ...
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Matching Serialized Arrays with meta_query

I've asked a related question previously, but I think I've finally worked out the crux of my issue. I'm using Advanced Custom Fields and have a number of custom fields attached to my post type. I'm ...
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Get value in custom field with taxonomy [closed]

I have custom field my_cf for Taxonomy/Term. How can I get and output value with custom field for taxonomy/term? I've tried using: $variable = get_field('my_cf', 'basic'); echo $variable; ...
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ACF: get_field() returning false [closed]

I have created a custom true/false field with the default value of true. I've set different posts to different values. However, get_field() always returns false: <?php if( have_posts() ): while( ...
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How to List Events by Year and Month Using Advanced Custom Fields?

I have a custom post type "Kalender_item" with a custom Date Field (YYMMDD). I want to list all the posts on a page sorted by Year and Month. For example: November 2012 (all events that occure in ...
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How to position a custom field before the editor

I have installed Advanced Custom Fields 4.0.1 and created a new Field group containing a single field called preamble. I would like to position this new field before the editor in the posts edit ...
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Generate a excerpt from an ACF-wysiwyg-field

I have an ACF-field, that gives an output like this: <p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.</p> <p><img class="alignnone size-large wp-image-48" src="http://...
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Populate a ACF Select Dropdown from Custom Post Type

Is it possible to populate an Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) Select Dropdown - options - with all the posts within a specific Custom Post Type (PCT)? Thanks in advance, Ian.
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Automatically fill custom field value on post publish/update

I've searched around a bit, and I'm having trouble finding an answer to this question. What I'm trying to do is automatically fill a custom field when a post (custom post type) is updated or ...
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How to display product price of the product in loop

My general question is: how to display product price in woocommerce of a product in a loop, not the price of the product which page it is? In other words I would like to display few related products ...
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get_field not displaying my custom field value

I'm asking regarding the ACF plugin (Advanced Custom Fields) I'm working on creating a category group that will add custom fields to the category pages. These are the fields: They seem to work in ...
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Adding custom fields to the header.php

I want to add advanced custom fields/custom fields to my header.php as it contains text and phone numbers that we may change - I have tried referencing them but it didn't work. I have also Googled and ...
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advanced custom fields update_field for field type: Taxonomy

I need to insert a post via wp_insert_post and then add relevant post_meta - however, the WP admin has been customized with the excellent ACF. I know I can add_post_meta in this way: add_post_meta( $...
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Using Advanced Custom Fields with Wordpress and Lightbox

I am using the ACF Plugin. I want to have a field where I can upload an image, and the result will display the full image in the Lightbox and then then full image will be resized into a thumbnail from ...
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ACF Relationship Field Search Filtering [closed]

I am trying to assign relate posts using the ACF relationship field. It has typeahead search to search by post titles. I would like to add meta_data search to the ACF relationship search. This ...
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Display post_object content using Advanced Custom Fields plugin

I have a hard time figuring out what's wrong with this code. What I'm trying to do: setup up a custom field in admin using the ACF plugin to lists in a meta-box on all pages a list of testimonials (...
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Remove old custom field after import

I have imported a set of posts to a new Wordpress install recently. This OLD set of posts had a set of custom fields attached to it (via post_meta using the ACF plugin). The new installation has ...
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Unable to get Preview of Uploaded image within a Custom Meta box

I first followed the steps in this tutorial. Added the Image Uploader, tried it out but I realized it's an older version of the WP Uploader... So I then found this post, and now my uploader is ...
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Advanced Custom Fields Multisite Upload/Imagery Issue [closed]

OK, so I'm using: WordPress 4.4.1 (the latest version at this time) Advanced Custom Fields PRO v5.3.3.2 (the latest version at this time) I'm having a very strange issue that I cannot seem to fix. I ...
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Filter a custom field based on selection of another custom field (ACF) [closed]

I have 3 custom post types with Advanced Custom Fields: Student Class Homework Assignment Homework has a custom field that is a 'relationship' with Class. This is because specific pieces of homework ...
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Is it possible to add custom fields to a WooCommerce attribute term? [closed]

On Wordpress / WooCommerce, is it possible to add custom fields to a WooCommerce attribute term? With "attributes" I mean the general attributes and not the attributes under products. Please, check ...
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Pods cms and “advanced custom fields” plugin

We are planning to build a quite big database to store data for our 5000 yearly subscribers association. We were considering pods cms for our needs since it permits a good flexibility in building a ...
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Compare two numeric custom fields

I use Advanced Custom Fields and have a custompost-type "matches". This post-type contains two fields "goals-made" and "goals-against". I want to query wordpress to show only the matches that were ...
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Filtering a WP_Query meta_query by numeric values isn't working

That was a very dense title. I have a custom post type "event" which has a Date/Time picker field "event_date" thanks to the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. This Date/Time picker saves a UNIX ...
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How to get current post ID in Contact Form 7 wpcf7_before_send_mail hook action

I'm trying to handle the CF7 data before send and update the current post custom field using ACF function but I'm unable to get the current post ID the form is send from. I've also tried getting the ...
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Advanced Custom Fields - Query Efficiency

For testing purposes I have edited page.php to have nothing other than: <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> <h1><?php the_title(); ?></h1> <?php $site_options = ...
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Remove Category description textarea

For a custom taxonomy I have created. For each new item, the description field is showing. I would like to hide the description textarea ( Since you can see from the image that I am using an advanced ...

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