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Owais Akber
Owais Akber
Courses Plus Student 1,501 Points

Custom field for user.

I have prepared a custom posts as 'tasks' and add a custom field for user with multiple selection. Now I want to retrieve user from that custom field and used the following code.

$the_user = get_field('user');
foreach($the_user as $user => $user_value){
    echo "user : ".$user. ", value :".$user_value;
    echo "<br>";  

EDIT: please press edit and see what i did for formating

Result for this query is very unexpected as it is echo the following line. user :0, value :Array

This should be noted that this code i'm using on single-tasks template and all other fields values are retrieved without WP_Query object.

I am unable to understand what is wrong here....

Owais Akber
Owais Akber
Courses Plus Student 1,501 Points

ok, I got the solution myself :). get_field('user') function returns back an array of multi dimension. First dimension is indexed whereas second dimension is Associative.

I used this syntax to get my required value.

$user = $the_user[0]['ID']

This return me user ID.

Leaving this comment if anyone else need help in this regard.