WordPress plugin that extend Custom Fields to include textareas, WYSIWYG-editor, files, attachments, well basically anything
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Simple Fields WordPress Custom Fields Plugin

Please note that Simple Fields is not actively developed anymore.

Simple Fields is a WordPress plugin that adds visual Custom Fields, hence making them more usably for end users (aka customers).

This version here at GitHub is the development version. Please see http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/simple-fields/ for the latest and stable version.

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Works great for attachments

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Mix fields any way you want to

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Field Types

There are many built in custom field types in Simple Fields:

  • Color picker field
  • Date- & Timepicker field
  • Dropdown field
  • File field
  • Checkbox field
  • Radiobutton field
  • Textarea/HTML/TinyMCE field
  • and more ...


Adding fields

Use the GUI in WordPress or use PHP directly in your functions.php like this: https://gist.github.com/3851387

Getting field values


$textfield_output = simple_fields_value("my_text_field");
$file_attachment = simple_fields_value("my_file_field");