27 Jun

ACF 6.1.7

By Liam Gladdy

Advanced Custom Fields version 6.1.7 is now available.

While the team are hard at work on the upcoming ACF 6.2 release, we’ve also released ACF 6.1.7 with several bug fixes, new filters and the addition of setting the capabilities for taxonomies.

👨‍💻 Please find the release notes below. And for the latest ACF news, follow us on Twitter @wp_acf.


  • New – Added new capability settings for ACF taxonomies
  • Enhancement – Added a new acf/field_group/auto_add_first_field filter which can be used to prevent new field groups from automatically adding a field
  • Enhancement – Field setting labels now have standard capitalization in the field group editor
  • Enhancement – Clone field now has a tutorial link
  • Enhancement – “Exclude From Search” CPT setting now has an improved description
  • Enhancement – The acf_get_posts() function now has acf/acf_get_posts/args and acf/acf_get_posts/results filters
  • Enhancement – Added a new acf/options_page/save action hook that gets fired during save of ACF Options Pages
  • Fix – Taxonomies are now initialized before post types, preventing some permalink issues
  • Fix – Increased the taxonomy slug maximum length to 32 characters
  • Fix – Extra tabs are no longer added to PHP exports with field settings containing multiple lines
  • Fix – ACF admin assets now load when editing profile and users for a multisite network
  • Fix – Blocks with recursive render_callback functions will no longer crash the editor
  • Fix – JSON files now end in a new line for better compatibility with code editors
  • i18n – layout(s) strings in Flexible Content fields are now translatable
  • i18n – Updated Polish translations

🙌 Thanks to everyone who helped make this release possible.

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