ACF PRO includes extra fields & features to better develop websites including repeatable blocks, page building layouts, intuitive galleries, custom settings pages and reusable fields!
All of this on top of ACF version 5 is one very powerful tool to build with!
The repeater field allows you to create a set of sub fields which can be repeated again and again whilst editing content!
Any type of field can be added as a sub field which allows you to create and manage very customized data with ease!Learn more
The gallery field provides a simple and intuitive interface for managing a collection of images.
Multiple images can be added, edited and sorted with ease!Learn more
The flexible content field is a complete content layout manager!
Define groups of sub fields (layouts) and add, edit, and re-order them to create highly customized content!Learn more
The clone field allows you to select and display existing fields. It does not duplicate any field’s in the DB, instead, it loads and displays the selected fields at run-time!Learn more
The options page provides a set of functions to add extra admin pages to edit ACF fields!
All data saved on an options page is global and can be displayed on any page throughout the website (good for header and footer data)!Learn more
ACF now saves its field settings as individual post objects
More fields use AJAX powered search to speed up page loading
New auto export to JSON feature improves speed
New auto export to JSON feature allows field settings to be version controlled
Import / Export now uses JSON in favour of XML
Fields can now be mapped to comments, widgets and all user forms!
A new field for embedding content has been added
The gallery field has undergone a much needed facelift
Field group settings have been added for label placement and instruction placement
acf_form() can now create a new post on submission
Form validation is now done via PHP + AJAX in favour of only JS
New Relationship field setting for 'Filters' (Search, Post Type, Taxonomy)
New field group functionality allows you to move a field between groups & parents
New archives group in page_link field selection
New functions for options page allow creation of both parent and child menu pages
ACF PRO is available in both a personal and developer license.
Both licenses offer the awesome features mentioned above and the only difference between them is the number of installations that can receive updates.
There are no recurring fees, and you can upgrade your license at any time!
A great place to start, lifetime updates for 1 site, upgrade to developer at any time!
Perfect for both freelancers and agencies who build and maintain multiple WP websites!
ACF PRO is a stand alone plugin which does not require the free version to be installed. ACF PRO is best thought of as the free ACF plugin but with a whole lot of awesomeness on top!
Yes, ACF v5 has moved away from using individual add-ons towards an all inclusive pro version. This pro version bundles together ACF and the 4 premium add-ons into 1 easy to access plugin!
Not at all. ACF PRO contains the same code-base as the free version and is 100% compatible.
Yes. However, if you are developing multiple websites, you will require the developer license to enable updates for each.
You can upgrade your license at any time. Simply login to your store account and follow the prompts. Your license will be upgraded and we will just charge you the difference!
Sure! If you have purchased an ACF Add-on in the past, you will be eligible for a free version of ACF PRO! Please login to your store account to claim your free copy of ACF PRO!
This depends on the reason given. We strongly suggest you try the free plugin first and watch the feature videos above to understand how the PRO version will benefit your work!