22 Jan

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The Requirements to Run ACF

The minimum requirements to run ACF and ACF PRO are: WordPress 5.8 PHP 7.0 We regularly review our minimum requirements in line with WordPress. We recommend you run the plugin on a site and server with a currently support version of: Latest version of WordPress or the one previous PHP 8.2+ MySQL 8.0 LTS or […]

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8 Dec

Installing ACF PRO With Composer

ACF PRO can be installed using Composer, similar to how the free plugin can be installed using WordPress Packagist. Generate API Credentials Visit My Account, navigate to the Licenses​​ tab, and then click Install using Composer for you... Continue Reading

3 Apr

Post Types and Taxonomies

Overview As of ACF 6.1 you can now register custom post types and custom taxonomies, along with custom fields, turning WordPress into a fully fledged content management system. Registering Custom Post Types Post types are great for storing ... Continue Reading

3 May

Getting Started with ACF

Welcome Advanced Custom Fields is a WordPress plugin which allows you to add extra content fields to your WordPress edit screens. These extra content fields are more commonly referred to as Custom Fields and can allow you to build websites ... Continue Reading

12 Nov

Field Settings

Each field contains settings to determine where and how data is loaded and saved. These settings can be customized when editing a field group. All fields share some common settings, but also offer unique settings per field type. These uniqu... Continue Reading

17 Feb

Code Examples

Display a field <p><?php the_field('field_name'); ?></p> Retrieving a field as a variable <?php $variable = get_field('field_name'); // do something with $variable ?> Using conditional statements get_field returns fa... Continue Reading

17 Feb

Creating a Field Group

ACF uses field groups to attach fields to posts. Each field group contains a title, fields, location rules, and visual settings. To create a field group, hover over ACF in your WordPress admin and select Field Group from the menu. You will ... Continue Reading

17 Feb


Method 1: Auto Log in to your WP install From the Administration Panels, click on the Plugin Menu Under Plugins, click the “Add New” sub menu Search for “Advanced Custom Fields” Click the “Install Now” button on the ACF plugin (... Continue Reading

15 Feb

Displaying Values in Your Theme

The Advanced Custom Field’s API makes it very easy to display field data in your theme. There are many functions available and all are well documented on the resources page. The Basics Once you have created a field group and input som... Continue Reading