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Advanced Forms for ACF version released

Version is now live for both Advanced Forms and Advanced Forms Pro. This is a small release, but it introduces two new action hooks that allow you to add custom markup before and after a field group renders in a form. New Action Hooks We’ve added the af/field_group/before_field_group and af/field_group/after_field_group action hooks. These hooks […]

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Introducing ACF Remote Sync: Streamline Your ACF Field Group Management Across Multiple Sites

I’m happy to announce the release of our latest WordPress plugin, ACF Remote Sync! Designed for WordPress professionals who work across multiple sites, ACF Remote Sync offers a convenient solution for migrating ACF field groups between websites without ever leaving the admin. The plugin is an extension for Advanced Custom Fields Pro and requires ACF […]

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What is the difference between URI, URL, and URN

Let’s take a look at the difference between URI, URL, and URN. These always get me so I thought I’d best write about it and see what sticks!

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ACF Custom Database Tables 1.1.4 Released

Version 1.1.4 of the ACF Custom Database Tables WordPress plugin is now live. This update brings some important compatibility fixes to ensure that you can continue using ACF Custom Database Tables seamlessly with the upcoming ACF 6.1 release.

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Introduction to the WordPress wp-config.php

The wp-config.php file is a critical file in your WordPress installation. It contains important information about your WordPress site, such as your database connection details, WordPress table prefix, and other essential configuration options. Let’s take a look at some of the things you can do with WordPress’ wp-config.php.

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Advanced Forms for ACF version 1.9.3 released

Version 1.9.3 of Advanced Forms for ACF is now live & includes calculated field improvements, enhanced PHP 8 support, and a number of other small adjustments.

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ACF Custom Database Tables 1.1.3 Released

The release ensures the new UI coming up in version 6 of ACF is supported. The plugin now has an updated UI to match the new design in ACF. The update continues to support ACF 5 as well so you upgrade without issue in preparation for ACF 6.

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A simple WordPress plugin for loading media library images from a live site

A quick and easy plugin for rewriting your image URLs in staging or development environments.

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How to add custom admin columns for your WordPress custom post type

Adding your own custom admin columns can lead to some very interesting and powerful experiences for you website clients. A fantastic option for doing so can be the very popular Admin Columns Pro plugin but you may find yourself in a situation where you need something specific and need to roll your own solution. Doing […]

Using an ACF field value as a fallback for WordPress post excerpt

Learn how to use an ACF field as a fallback — or as the source — of a WordPress post excerpt.

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