The Text field creates a simple text input. This field is useful to store single string values.



  • Formatting setting removed in v5.0.0


  • Default Value: Set a default value for this field when creating a new post.
  • Placeholder: Appears within input when no value exists
  • Prepend: Adds a visual text element before the input
  • Append: Adds a visual text element after the input
  • Character Limit: Limits the number of characters allowed

Template usage

The API will return a string.

<h2><?php the_field('text'); ?></h2>

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