Questions tagged [metabox]

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

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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 ...
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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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Meta Box: display single image on an archive-template

I'm trying to get the url of an image from a MetaBox (plugin) filed on an archive-page. <?php if ( rwmb_meta( 'field-id' ) ) { // Get images $img_srcset_large = ...
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Having trouble getting my meta data to save

All I'm doing is creating a simple meta box for my posts that calls the existing tags, then displays them in a select drop down list for the editor to choose. I feel I'm so close in making this done.....
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How to set Post meta-box defaults based on the choices made by user in Customizer?

I have a radio control in the theme customizer. The code for that control is like below: $wp_customize->add_setting( 'post_layout', array( 'capability' => 'edit_theme_options', 'default' =&...
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Display Single Attachment Image file size, uploaded date, resolution, file-name etc in Sidebar

Sorry for any wrong details. I am totally new to WordPress development. I am running a photo site. On single attachment page, I want to show the details (i.e upload date, filename, size, resolution) ...
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How many meta-query fields support WordPress search at a time?

I am new developer. I want know How many meta-query fields support WordPress search at a time? I saw that its getting (500 time out) errors after nine fields.
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Gutenberg add a custom metabox to default blocks

Is it possible to add custom meta boxes to the default blocks in Gutenberg? I would need to add a user-defined data-attribute to each block. This data-attribute then would be printed on the frontend ...
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global $post; in WooCommerce

Is there a reason when using the add_meta_box() callback, that when I do global $post I can't seem to access anything, or get the ID. I'm in WooCommerce, do I need to use global $product instead... if ...
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Embedded Options in a Custom Metabox

I am successfully able to create a number of custom metaboxes. There are a number of tutorials online that help with that. My question is how to include embedded options in a custom metabox? So, ...
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Programmatically create new post from a metabox button

Given a classic course-lesson structure, created by custom post types, I want to add a new empty lesson for a course, by using a simple html form on a metabox, in the course edit screen. I think I ...
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How to add custom post widgets as tags into wordpress

I want to make same functionality as tags working into a post. I want to add some custom file to be add as downloads, where i can add images/files/pdf from a URL, and it will saved as tags, we can ...
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update_post_meta doesn't work

I've been drilling with codes for so long. I was trying to create a metabox with a simple textare on it. Been stuck for almost 10 hours tyring to solve this. Still up until right now my meta box ...
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Show metabox only for homepage

I'll try to add metabox to homepage with setting fields, but something went wrong, help me please. The metabox don't appear in page editor, when i remove if statement it shows on all pages. ...
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Grouping metadatas into one

I want to have some custom metadatas for my custom post type. I know how to add the metadatas one by one, but I need to some of them together, considered as a single metadata. For example lets assume ...
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Updating post meta for checkbox

<div class="vp-field vp-checkbox vp-checked-field vp-meta-single" data-vp-type="vp-checkbox" id="_custom_meta[category][]"> <div class="label"> <label>Categories</label> &...
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How to limit the pages displayed for choosing parent page on page attribute's menu?

I have a site with a lot of pages. I would like to know if there is a method to display only the pages that I want to be displayed on the menu for choosing the parent page. A lot of them are child ...
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Wordpress admin area: select box with 12.000+ options

I have a custom post type that in admin area has a select custom meta box with 12.000+ options. So, in some cases, WordPress show an error message like memory exhausted. Which could be a good ...

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