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Allison Grayce Project - Front Page Image Slider, Check box
Hi! This might be a stupid question, but I completed the "How to build a WordPress theme" and have noticed that the check box for "Display on the home page image slider" doesn't appear to be working. The slider just displays all projects on the home page.
I've gone back to try to find the video which tells you how to do it, but can't find it (I don't think it's in this one unless I've missed it!)
It would be really useful to know for a project I'm doing. Thanks
Art Skupienski7,080 Points
Perhaps you look for custom post fields
Good luck! Art
Thanks for your reply :-)
You were right that is had to be a custom query, but found the answer on the ACF documentation page! For anyone interested in how to do it ->
Go to front-page.php paste the following code into the $args array.
$args = array( 'post_type' => 'work', 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'display_on_the_homepage', // name of custom field 'value' => '"Yes"', // matches exactly "Yes" 'compare' => 'LIKE' ) ) );
From this page on the documentation: http://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/field-types/checkbox/
Works now :-D