Support » Plugin: Achievements for WordPress » meta fields?

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  • Plugin Author Paul Gibbs


    Hi Tom,

    Not sure exactly what you mean by meta fields. Do you mean something like data stored in Post Meta, or User Meta? Or something else? 🙂

    Hi Paul, cheers for the quick response.

    I’m assuming it’s user meta. Basically, I’m wanting to add the user achievements information to their profile page. I’ve downloaded a plugin that allows me to add custom fields (it’s a premium plugin) and it’s asking for meta fields, I can add custom ones. There are already a couple from your plugin in the list that it populates itself, these are:




    Just a quick update, it’s definitely user_meta that is required.



    Plugin Author Paul Gibbs


    As of v3.4.1:

    // The total of how many achievements that this user has unlocked (int)

    // The user’s points total (int)

    // User’s pending notifications (array)

    // The ID of the last achievement this user unlocked (int)

    I strongly suggest you don’t show _dpa_notifications or _dpa_last_unlocked as those are internal. If you show the other two, make them read-only to avoid users’ cheating. 🙂

    You, Sir, are a star! I’ll try those later and let you know how i get on.



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