Caldera Custom Fields

Description

A free addon for Caldera Forms to create or edit posts, including custom post types and custom fields. Can be used as a standalone form for front-end editing and as a custom metabox generator in the post editor.

Screenshots

  • Metabox processor config options. Simple but effective.
  • Using conditional logic to make great progressive metaboxes.

Installation

Other than using the automatic plugin installer from plugins page, You can extract the contents and upload the cf-metaboxes folder to /wp-content/plugins/ directory.

Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Edit or create a new form. Navigate to Processors tab and click “Add Processor”. Click the “Use Processor” button next to the “Form as Metabox” item.

Configure the processor by setting the Post Types you want the metabox to be in, the Context and Priority. Then click Update Form.

You will now see your metabox when creating a new post of the type you specified. All entries are save as custom fields for that post using the field slug as the key.

FAQ

none yet.

Installation Instructions

Other than using the automatic plugin installer from plugins page, You can extract the contents and upload the cf-metaboxes folder to /wp-content/plugins/ directory.

Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Edit or create a new form. Navigate to Processors tab and click “Add Processor”. Click the “Use Processor” button next to the “Form as Metabox” item.

Configure the processor by setting the Post Types you want the metabox to be in, the Context and Priority. Then click Update Form.

You will now see your metabox when creating a new post of the type you specified. All entries are save as custom fields for that post using the field slug as the key.

Reviews

Awesome.

Front end post submission is a breeze with this addon. Awesome.

Great plugin, but conflicts with multiple other plugins

Great add-on for Caldera Forms, however it conflicts with multiple plugins I’ve got installed in WP 4.4.2:

Shortcodes Ultimate
Intense Shortcodes (Paid plugin)

The shortcodes themselves in the above plugins do still work, however the “Insert” buttons to insert/generate those shortcodes in the editor no longer do anything when this plugin is active.

In the short-term I’ll probably disable this add-on whenever I need to add a shortcode using either of the above plugins, however I’ll likely have to uninstall this in the near future due to the inconvenience of this workaround.

That said, I do find this add-on useful and will gladly re-rate as 5 stars if this can be resolved.

(As a side note, I highly recommend Caldera Forms itself.)

Cheers!

Overall a fantastic plugin! A little more documentation would be nice!

I installed this plugin yesterday with the intent of using it to create a bbPress topic from a form response!

After most of the evening and day trying to use the plugin, and much trial and error, I was able to get it to work successfully!

I’ll get a tutorial written soon for all the special tasks and fields involved in writing a Caldera Form to bbPress topic.

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Contributors & Developers

“Caldera Custom Fields” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

2.2.0

SEE: [https://calderaforms.com/updates/caldera-custom-fields-2-2-0/]*https://calderaforms.com/updates/caldera-custom-fields-2-2-0/)
ADDED: Better support for Pods file fields

2.1.4

SEE: [https://calderaforms.com/updates/caldera-custom-fields-2-1-4)(https://calderaforms.com/updates/caldera-custom-fields-2-1-4)
* Fixed nonce check for metabox save
* Improved handling for featured images.

2.1.2

Fix minor bug fixes

2.1.1

Minor bug fixes

2.1.0

Make metabox compatible with CF 1.3.5+
Add support for taxonomies

2.0.4.1

Fixed a bug that caused saving of said fields not work.

2.0.4

Added visual_editor as accepted type for content area in save to post type
Added better icons to the processor selector

2.0.3

Corrected a bug that prevented saving new posts with CF 1.2+

2.0.2

Added permalink magic tag for using the posts permalink in another processor.

2.0.1

Fix a broken include for post type config in admin.

2.0.0

Added a second processor for using Caldera Forms to create and edit posts and custom fields

1.0.5

  • Support to handle multiple form metaboxes

1.0.4

  • Compatibility for CF 1.9+
  • Dont allow ajax based forms for metabox

1.0.3: Compatibility for CF 1.1.0
1.0.2: Multi page compatibility
1.0.1: compatibility with CF 1.0.4
1.0.0: initial release