Support » Plugin: Advanced Custom Fields » Line breaks being added to custom fields

  • I’m using WP All Import to bring in posts and assign custom fields for those posts. In every custom field that uses a text box of WYSIWYG box, there are tags being added. Lists now have <br> in between all <li> tags. There is a <br> after every <p> now. I thought maybe if I altered the XML file that I was importing to have everything on one line, instead of each <li> on it’s own line, the problem would be solved, but it’s still persisting. In the actual text box or WYSIWYG box, the HTML looks fine, no line breaks, but when I view the content on the front end, that’s when the line breaks appear.

    I’m using a custom theme, one that I use for all sites I develop. I am no stranger to the ACF plugin, I’ve used it on many websites. But this is the first time I have experienced the problem with the <br> tags.

    Any insight into this? I’m using version 4.3.7 of the plugin, so it’s not entirely out of date (I know there is a minor update, but I haven’t updated it just yet).

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