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Where is the value of a custom field in Wordpress

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Hi, Can anyone please help?

I cannot find the value of a custom field in "TYPE" plug in of Wordpress.

Please help.  Many thanks.
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by:mk50
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Here is the screen print of the field in "Type" plug in
Where-to-define-value-of-the-field.jpg
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Jason C. Levine earned 500 total points
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Custom field data is saved in the wp_postmeta table unless the plugin created its own schema.
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Where is the wp-postmeta table and how to update it?  Thanks.
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Can I define the value via "TYPE" plug in?  

Is the wp-postmeta a worpress database?  Do I need to touch the database in order to change value of the field?
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by:Jason C. Levine
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I have no real idea what you are actually asking for at this point.

I cannot find the value of a custom field in "TYPE" plug in of Wordpress.

The Types plugin (if that's what you meant by "TYPE") sets custom fields and custom post types.  The screenshot does nothing to tell me what you are looking for.  If the custom field is defined, you should be able to edit the value per the interface provided by the plugin.  If you cannot find a value and you are sure it exists, look at the wp_postmeta table in the MySQL backend of your site.
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