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Storing javascript in a metabox.io Custom Field textarea 1

Storing javascript in a metabox.io Custom Field textarea

By Pieter Hartsook / March 21, 2020 / 0 Comments
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For some client projects I needed to embed javascript code in a page (Post). I used a custom field textarea to insert the code when creating the Post. The problem was the default for text fields was to run them through a sanitizer.php to strip out any type of code that might be malicious. This is a good thing. But in this case it defeats the purpose.

So how to disable the sanitizing for just

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A bit of PHP to preserve html formatting in standard WordPress excerpts 2

A bit of PHP to preserve html formatting in standard WordPress excerpts

By Pieter Hartsook / March 30, 2020 / 0 Comments
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If you don’t use the Excerpt field in your posts and rely on WordPress to grab the first few dozen words of your post content what you usually find is the excerpt when displayed on the front end (usually in some sort of archive or post grid display) will have most of the html tags removed leaving you with a single block of plain text.

If I go to the bother of formatting my post

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Formatting a custom number field to add commas 3

Formatting a custom number field to add commas

By Pieter Hartsook / February 9, 2020 / 0 Comments
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I needed to format a number field (999,999,999), coming from a custom field number-format (no other characters permitted in the number entry field). No “$” no commas or decimal points, etc. to output as a normal currency format.

Formatting a custom number field to add commas 4

When displaying the number

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