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How to remove the fields entry in database? (6 posts)

  1. kysurfpac
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    The custom fields data is still found in database after delete permanently on the WordPress admin panel. Is there any add-on to remove the data from database too?

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/advanced-custom-fields/

  2. lopo
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I asked about this four months ago but didn't get any answer:

    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/plugin-advanced-custom-fields-deleted-subfields-remain-the-db

  3. fas.khan
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    count me in here too.

  4. Josh Stauffer
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I'd like to know this as well. :-(

  5. Josh Stauffer
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Aight homies, I figured it out.

    If you've uninstalled the plugin, reinstall it. With this plugin activated, go to Custom Fields > Custom Fields in the WP admin. Next permanently delete the items found in the trash. This is will get rid of the extraneous custom field keys.

    Josh out.

  6. madphill
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    This trick is not working for me. I've got an old field that I can't purge from the 'post create' page. It only shows when the plugin is active but is not available in the plugin's UI for editing or deleting.

    I've uninstalled and reinstalled to try and purge it and it just comes right back! Also tried emptying cache.

    Any ideas?

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