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Simple Fields

With Simple Fields you can add any kind of custom fields to your pages, posts and attachments.

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33 reviews
Average Rating
4 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars
5 stars
Awesome.
By , for WP 3.5.1

Best thing since sliced bread.

4 stars
Excellent
By ,

I have been able to customize my WordPress site with this plugin exactly as I have liked. The only reason I didn't give the full five stars is that I've found putting text into a text area often appears duplicated in the default WordPress text area so I do not use that option.

4 stars
Very Powerful, But Difficult Using File Field Type
By , for WP 3.5.1

This plugin is very powerful and the repeatable field groups are an amazing feature. The functions offer lots of flexibility for extracting information.

I did run into some snags extracting file info, especially for repeating file field types. The arrays did not return some basic file info such as file name. I had to use some of the WordPress built-in functions like basename(get_attached_file(754)) to look up an attribute by post id. I also ran into some difficulty creating extended_return_values arrays for repeating file field types.

I also ran into an issue where null values were returned in key-value pairs called by the plugin's built-in functions. This seemed to occur whenever a field or a field's value were deleted. I had to create a custom script to handle these.

On a positive note, this plugin is a simpler and more affordable alternative to the Advanced Custom Fields plugin, which charges for some of the advanced features that Simple Fields offers for free (like repeatable field groups).

5 stars
exactly what i needed
By ,

looked for this for a long time. very simple and intuitive. the file uploads are especially useful.

5 stars
Great plugin, easy customization
By , for WP 3.5.1

This is really great plugin.

I use it on http://www.padog.net and http://www.notsocasual.com.

This plugin let you create customizable posts. For example on PaDOG.net (portal where you can download online games and use them on your website) - there is field for SWF location, ZIP location, description and controls.

After filling every field, the game page looks exactly how I want it - swf location is used to embed the game, zip file is in button, description and controls are in proper positions. It's much easier than if users would have to create the whole page from scratch.

5 stars
straightforward and incredible useful
By , for WP 3.5.1

This plugin changed the way I use WordPress. It makes it so easy to use and organize custom content across posts and pages, and especially works very nicely with custom post types, too.

Check out the quick explanation of how to use at http://simple-fields.com/documentation and you'll be up and running in minutes.

If I could only use one plugin for WordPress — this would be the one.

5 stars
Ultimate no doubt
By , for WP 3.5.1

Really solved my Headache...Thanks alot

5 stars
The best WordPress plugin everrr!!!
By , for WP 3.4.2

Straight forward, effective, useful! And it works!!!

Prompt response and accurate support from the plugin author.

5 stars!

5 stars
Flexible, powerful, useful, fast.
By , for WP 3.5.1

I use this on nearly every project and I love it.
I always start off doing everything I can not to use it for the sake of having fewer plugins, but it almost invariably ends up being the best, quickest, and most powerful solution to whatever data entry problem I'm having.

The learning curve is decently easy (if you can code) and once you've got it, you'll find yourself amazed at the ease and possibility. It has the ability to easily set and change fields from PHP, which is so useful!

You can use this one alone to do so many things you would have installed more plugins for.

Don't spend hours coding some crap yourself. Use this. Light, quick, excellent.

5 stars
Awesome !
By , for WP 3.5.1

Really the best plugin for custom fields

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