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Wordpress: hide custom field array

Posted on 2014-04-25
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Hi,

I want to hide a number of custom fields in the custom field metabox that my users should not be messing with. Just leave the ones they should enter something into.

I found this filter that will hide one custom field:

add_filter( 'is_protected_meta', 'hide_feelings', 10, 2 );
function hide_feelings( $protected, $meta_key ) {
      if ( 'feelings' == $meta_key ) return true;
      return $protected;
}

Is there a way that I can use that but hide a number of fields?

So, for example, if I have:

$mk = array('approver','approver_1','cf_fields','cf_rules');

It would hide all those fields from users?

Thanks for any help,

Chris
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by:lenamtl
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Do you mean grayed fields with visible info (not editable but visible) or completely invisible fields?
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Sorry for the very late reply. Actually worked this out with an &&

ie:

if (('feelings' !== $meta_key) && ('feelings2' !== $meta_key)) return true;

Seems like that should have to be an ||, but this is what works.....

hmm.

Thank you for offering to help though.

Chris
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by:St_Aug_Beach_Bum
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Found own solution.
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