Questions tagged [metabox]

Refers to a box-like reusable user-interface component common in the WordPress backend.

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Get id from metabox dropdown

Im using Reusable Metaboxes (old but still works) and I created a metabox that allows the user to pick a post from a list of custom post types. Right now that works pretty well, I can see all the ...
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save meta data of custom post type: WP_Error has no effect, even if insufficient capabilities

The function should give the user a feedback, if the data changes of the meta box of a CPT couldn't be saved. In the following code the function returns a WP_Error if the current_user doesn't have ...
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Add metabox to document tab in gutenberg

How can I add custom metabox in document tab in gutenberg? There is documentation about adding plugin sidebar here, but I'm looking for adding custom metabox in existing document tab.
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Adding Meta Boxes while Registering a Post Type in a Class

I am trying to add a few meta boxes for a Custom Post Type through a Class. I am using the "register_meta_box_cb" parameter while registering the Custom Post Type to specify the callback function for ...
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$_POST from a Meta Box

From my reading, the editor page of a post is wrapped in a form tag meaning a standard HTML form won't work within a Meta Box. What I'm trying to achieve is a meta box with two fields e.g. Name & ...
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get_post_meta not working on my custom-function page

I have saved the meta key with the name writer_meta_key and want to retrieve it on my custom-functions page. I can get it on front page and single page but it doesn't work on my custom-function page. ...
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Moving a metabox - not obeying context or removing old

I have a custom taxonomy called "events category" that is in a custom post type called "events" - I want to move this metabox from the "side context to the "normal" context. add_action('do_meta_boxes'...
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How do I update a field of a meta box?

While parsing data from a CVS file into a custom post type, i would like to parse data into the fields of a meta box, that I created. The meta box fields are normally updated like this: function ...
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Metabox/Custom fields are not saving input data

I think I was doing everything right but my data doesn't save. What is wrong with this code? add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'niloyrudra_add_meta_boxes' ); add_action( 'save_post' 'save', 10, 2 ); ...
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add_meta_box does not display meta box in Admin

I have two wordpress sites: running on localhost server (PHP7.3) hosted on Bluehost.com (PHP7.2) The metabox gets added on my local website, but the same piece of code does not work on bluehosted ...
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Unable to update the meta boxes with multiple fields

I successfully build a function, that is able to import data from a CSV into posts of a Custom Post Type (CPT). I am able to parse data into the native Title and Description fields, but it fails, when ...
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extend Meta Box / Document Panel

For a project, I'm trying to figure out the best way to implement a checkbox, related to a post type. What I'm trying to to: On the final website, there should be a dropdown-button, with upcoming ...
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Custom Meta Box (SELECT) Not Saving

I am trying to create a meta box with select options for each page with home-page-template.php assigned to it. I have got that functionality working correctly. I also want it above the editor, below ...
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display all registered meta boxes

i want to display the list of all the meta boxes of each post. the global variable wp_meta_boxes would not print anything on the screen. how can i print the value of the array to get the list of all ...
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Get meta values from parent post and save in child post

I have a custom post type "E-Books" with two categories "E-Book Title" and "Chapter Page", and custom meta boxes (table of contents, etc). The E-Book post type uses one page template, and displays ...
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Input select option Change Content in Metabox

I'm making a "Input select option" in Custom Metabox for my plugin, I'm not Expert in PHP I don;t know How to Save user "Input select option". Working perfectly plain PHP. public function ...
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add meta box considers the selected option as post parent

I have added a meta box that will list specific post type posts, and on save it will save a meta key with selected post id, but the problem is that it rewrites the permalink of the post to consider ...
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Getting gutenberg (WordPress 5) to save TInymce data?

I'm using this function to add a tinymce meta box: add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', function(){ add_meta_box( 'test_tinymce', 'Test TinyMCE', function( $post ){ $field_value = get_post_meta(...
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Calculate Repeater Meta Box Input Field Values and Display Total

I have a repeater custom meta box for my custom post type. I am new to Javascript and can not figure out how to calculate the value for each repeated input field and display the total combined. I have ...
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Metabox with checkbox is not working true!

please help me. i want to show display name of users in a meta box as checkbox. then i can choose many users to display some content in the post by: if (in_array('special userID', get_post_meta($post-...
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Register non hierarchical taxonomy and the show meta box in the post type

I am trying to show a meta box in my product post type, but I'm getting this warning error... Warning error... Warning: call_user_func() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, no array or ...
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Wp Query sort order from custom MetaBox

I am trying to sort a list of post based of the meta_key deal amount, which would be to display the highest deal first and work its way down to smaller deal amounts. The deal amount would be anywhere ...
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Change meta-box title- “LearnDash Quiz Settings” to “Quiz Settings”

I want to change a meta-box title on the create question page from- "LearnDash Quiz Settings" to "Quiz Settings" on create question page. I have seen a few posts that explain changing custom posts ...
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Show or hide custom meta box not work with Gutenberg

I’m on WordPress 5 beta 4, the problem is that meta boxes can not hide them when selecting a specific template chosen by page attributes. To make them appear or hide, you have to update the browser ...
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Serving a custom featured image for mobile

is it a good approach to serve multiple featured images to have a proper scaling? Right now the featured image size on "Desktop" is up to 1140x250. Pretty wide and will shrink way too far on "Mobile ...
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Add Wordpress Meta Box saved form input to Wordpress RSS feed [duplicate]

I'm teaching myself how to build Wordpress plugins. I found a great guide to creating a Wordpress Meta Box and saving the form input from it. https://themefoundation.com/wordpress-meta-boxes-guide/ ...
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Using meta boxes as the title of a custom post type

I have a custom post type with some meta boxes added to the post type. The code for the CPT meta boxes works fine. I then added the following code to use the meta boxes as the title of the post. The ...
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Trigger Javascript on Gutenberg (Block Editor) Save

So I have a metabox which I want to trigger some Javascript when a post is saved (to refresh the page in this use case.) In Classic Editor, this can be done via a simple redirect hooked to save_post ...
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How do I migrate meta boxes from the Classic Editor to the “side area” in Gutenberg Editor?

I don't know what the new side area is called for the Gutenberg Editor. On the editing screen, it's the side bar on the right side with "Publish" button, and other post related settings such as ...
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Meta Box clears saved field content

I'm new in WP developing. I added metabox field to page, all works fine, but last one, which is similar with others, when I press save page button it clears all fields, even fields which were saved ...
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Custom field metabox not showing in back-end

I recently updated my website after a while, and the custom fields meta box is not showing in the editor anymore. It isn't showing under "Screen Options" either. Any ideas why this could be, and how ...
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Add Cancel Button to a Custom Meta Box

Any ideas how I could add a cancel button, like the default one in the Publish meta box, to a custom meta box? The standard code is <a href="#visibility" class="cancel-post-visibility hide-if-no-...
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where can i see the registered new field for posts using register_meta() ?

Where we can see the registered new field using add_action( 'admin_init', 'register_my_sample_meta' ); function register_my_sample_meta() { register_meta( 'post', 'my_registered_meta', '...
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Starting with tabbed metabox

I need a tabbed metabox for my plugin. Actually they are 5 metaboxes each one in a tab. I found these scripts: https://speckyboy.com/10-simple-code-snippets-creating-beautiful-tabs/ Which one is ...
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How can I filter the contents of a metafield before it's displayed in the admin?

With the cmb2 plugin I created a metabox with a textarea metafield this way: function myprefix_register_metabox() { $prefix = 'myprefix_'; $cmb = new_cmb2_box( array( 'id' => $...
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Admin metabox with custom post type dropdown option not update choosed input after saving

I'm trying to build a little plugin for wp that add a button to custom post type page http://example.com/events that have a link to another custom post type page that I can choose from a dropdown menu ...
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Outputing a metabox textarea and avoid line breaks inside li tags

I have added a custom metabox that holds string from a textarea in database. Now if I just simply echo the meta box like this: $post_meta = get_post_meta($pid); $answer = $post_meta["answer"][0]; ...
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Issue on Creating Checkbox Field On Custom Post type

Can you please look at this demo let me know how I can create and save a checkbox as a custom field in Custom Post Type? function render_metas( $post ) { $we_productMetas = get_post_custom( $post-...
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Woocommerce add a text field if specific option is selected

I need to make active/visible a new filed before 'Add to cart' button, only if user select a specific option. The case is simple: I sell t-shirt with options: "Small", "Medium", "Large", "Size upon ...
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Custom meta box data array: foreach not working correctly?

I have written a plugin to create a new custom post type named gardener, and have added a custom taxonomy called region, in addition to a meta box with several fields called _gardener_address. The ...
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Remove anchor tag from meta box link

i've created my own metabx. You can select items (shortcodes) from my plugin und these shortcodes return html code. How can i remove the complete a-Tag from my own meta-box content? meta_box ...
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Woocommerce wp-admin search products through custom meta value too

Right now I can search only through title and content. How can I search also through a custom meta box value?
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Creating a “Related Meta” type field?

I need a unique meta box which can contain auto-updating elements similar to how a tag cloud would appear. Example. identifier id : animals identifier data : Dog, Cat, Horse, Pig I need to know ...
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How to Use Custom Meta Field Instead of CPT Title in Post URL

I have a custom Post Type which is not using any of WP builtin supports like( 'title', 'editor', 'author', 'thumbnail', 'excerpt', 'comments' ). Instead I am using my own metaboxes to publish the CPT. ...
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How to Upload CSV Data into Custom Post Type Data with Metabox programmatically

I have a Custom Post Type called movies which had only title enabled from post support and 3 custom field of metabax as box office, year, and director like now I have like 150 rows CSV formatted ...
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Scripts and tags will not save or output from my custom meta box

I am copying this tutorial to make my own custom meta box https://www.sitepoint.com/adding-meta-boxes-post-types-wordpress/ It works perfectly, however I need to be able to enter script tags into ...
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How to store multiple custom meta box

I am trying to store a multidimensional array of a Quiz where I dynamically add question box. But I am not able to figure out how to store dynamically added question box. The code is below function ...
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Undefined Variable - Custom Post Type Meta

I've read many related questions and have tried all that I could so make sure it's actually a duplicate before flagging please. I've been using WordPress for about 6 years so when I say I'm stuck, I ...
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Featured Gallery to custom post type

I want to show Featured Gallery metabox in my custom post type. I have it only in article page, and i want to add it to my custom post type. How i can do it ? I tried with this, but not work : ...
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Custom taxonomy with custom post type archive page

I created a sustom taxonomy and a custom post type via Metabox plugin. I am able to create custom post type posts and assign them to the custom taxonomies. But when I am trying to list them on an ...

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