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September 17, 2020 at 9:23 am #1447430JUDE
I know there are lots of posts already about ACF and Generatepress, but I’ve not found one that answers my question. So, apologies if I’m going over ground that’s already been covered.
I have generated an ACF for posts in particular categories. In the admin section that’s fine – I can input the info I need.
My issue is how to output them at the other end. Usually I know this means editing the actual WP templates. Is there a different way to do this in Generatepress – I’ve been looking at Elements, and Hooks, and pasting in things like
but nothing displays.
Do I have to edit the actual templates, or can Generatepress do some of the heavy lifting here?September 17, 2020 at 10:07 am #1447489LeoStaffCustomer Support
If I understand this correctly, the hook element should be what you are looking for:
You can add something like this to output it and make sure to check to execute PHP:
<?php $custom_field = get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), 'film-title', true ); echo $custom_field; ?>September 17, 2020 at 10:15 am #1447507JUDE
Okay, thanks, that looks like a proper bit of code!
So – where do I generate the hook? Is it generate_after_main_content? Or somewhere else?September 17, 2020 at 10:17 am #1447511LeoStaffCustomer Support
That depends where you want the custom field content to show:
https://docs.generatepress.com/article/hooks-visual-guide/September 17, 2020 at 10:56 am #1447559JUDE
In the main body of the post.September 17, 2020 at 10:58 am #1447562LeoStaffCustomer Support
Have you taken a look at all the hooks here?
https://docs.generatepress.com/article/hooks-visual-guide/#single-postSeptember 17, 2020 at 11:09 am #1447577JUDE
Based on that it’d be the generate_after_content hook.
I’m not seeing it though.
It’s not exactly a sing;e post. I want it to output to all posts in a certain category.September 17, 2020 at 11:15 am #1447585JUDE
Execute Shortcodes and Execute PHP are also both checked.September 17, 2020 at 11:17 am #1447590LeoStaffCustomer SupportSeptember 17, 2020 at 11:29 am #1447609JUDE
I am using the display rules.
It’s probably something really basic I’m getting wrong.
I’ve included all the relevant links in the Private Information section.September 17, 2020 at 2:02 pm #1447766LeoStaffCustomer SupportSeptember 17, 2020 at 3:13 pm #1447825JUDE
Oh goodness, that was it! Thank you.September 17, 2020 at 3:15 pm #1447826
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