With your understanding of field groups, types of fields available to you, and how you can use and display custom fields, it’s time to add your first set of fields to the field group you created. This ranges from basic text to relational post objects so you can link posts to one another.
- Field groups are away for us … to create fields and organize them … to be displayed on post types, … based on a specific set of criteria. … Now it's time to start adding fields … to the field group we're going to display … on posts that are categorized under profile. … We are going to make a field group that allows us … to add profile information to posts. … This will allow us to convert a standard WordPress blog … into a basic directory of people. … The name maps to the post type. … The profile description maps to a WYSIWYG editor. … Location maps to text box. … And the friends maps to … a relational post object field. … Let's go ahead and create those now. … Let's click on Profile Info, … and then we'll add our fields. … To add a field, we click the Add Field button. … The first field we'll add is the Profile Description. … We'll give it a label of Profile Description, … and then a Field Name will be automatically generated. … Notice that the Field Name is all lowercase, … and replaces spaces with underscores. …
- What are custom fields?
- Creating field groups
- Adding content to fields
- Displaying fields on a child theme
- Creating and displaying repeater fields
- Creating a submission form
- Creating a Gutenberg block with PHP only
- Writing rules for field display
- Organizing fields
- Exporting field groups
Skill Level Advanced
1. Getting Started with ACF
2. Creating Field Groups with ACF
Field types overview3m 48s
3. Displaying Your Fields
4. Working with Data in ACF
5. Creating a Gutenberg Block
6. Cleaning Up the Admin
Next steps1m 13s
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