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  • How to Display hidden custom field _values


    Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will allow you to display hidden custom field values. When a custom field value is prefixed within an underscore _value it will not be displayed, using this snippet will display them temporarily.

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    wordpress snippet : PHP

    add_action( 'admin_head', 'showhiddencustomfields' );
    function showhiddencustomfields() {
    	echo "<style type='text/css'>#postcustom .hidden { display: table-row; }</style>\n";

    ( WordPress codex functions, hooks, in this snippet. )

    admin_head, add_action,
  • I don’t think it’s working for me… It should allow me to select hidden (underscore prefix) fields from the post editor screen in the custom fields section, right? I can select other custom fields but don’t see any _… ones. Not on posts or pages. Is it supposed to work for both? Thanks.

    • ┬áHi Cliff, it should, Ill take a look and test this snippet with the most recent version of wordpress.

  • widoz

    Is the same of add_filter( ‘is_protected_meta’, ‘__return_false’, 999 ); ?