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Advanced Custom Fields turns WordPress sites into a fully-fledged content management system by giving you all the tools to do more with your data.

Use the Advanced Custom Fields plugin to take full control of your WordPress edit screens & custom field data.

Add fields on demand. Our field builder allows you to quickly and easily add fields to WP edit screens with only the click of a few buttons!

Add them anywhere. Fields can be added all over WP including posts, users, taxonomy terms, media, comments and even custom options pages!

Show them everywhere. Load and display your custom field values in any theme template file with our hassle free developer friendly functions!


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  • Over 30 Field Types
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The Advanced Custom Fields plugin is also available in a professional version which includes more fields, more functionality, and more flexibility!

  • The Repeater Field allows you to create a set of sub fields which can be repeated again, and again, and again.
  • ACF Blocks, a powerful PHP-based framework for developing custom block types for the WordPress Block Editor (aka Gutenberg).
  • Define, create, and manage content with the Flexible Content Field, which provides for multiple layout and sub field options
  • Use the Options Page feature to add custom admin pages to edit ACF fields.
  • Build fully customisable image galleries with the Gallery Field
  • Unlock a more efficient workflow for managing field settings by reusing existing fields and field groups on demand with the Clone Field

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Releases (172 )

Version Release Date Change Log
6.0.6 2022-12-13

Release Date 13th December 2022

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  • New - Flexible Content field now has a new admin user experience when editing layouts
  • New - Tabs for field settings in the field group editor can now be disabled via a new Field Settings Tabs screen option or with the new acf/field_group/disable_field_settings_tabs filter
  • Improvement - General field settings tab now selected by default when a field is opened
  • Fix - Sub fields are no longer initialized by their parent, resolving performance issues when field groups contain many nested sub fields
  • Fix - Frontend forms now disable the submit button after click to prevent multiple submissions
  • Fix - Unknown field types no longer display broken HTML in the field group editor
  • Fix - Returning an empty string via the acf/blocks/no_fields_assigned_message filter will no longer result in blocks without fields assigned having an extra wrapping div
  • Fix - Sites with WPML enabled no longer experience failed ACF updates due to license errors
  • Fix - Buttons featuring icons no longer have display issues when using RTL languages
6.0.5 2022-11-18

Release Date 18th November 2022

  • Fix - Uploading multiple files nested in a subfield no longer causes a fatal error when using basic uploader (props @JoKolov)
6.0.4 2022-11-08

Release Date 8th November 2022

  • Improvement - JavaScript initialization performance while editing large field groups has been improved, especially in Safari
  • Improvement - Tooltips for field settings are now shown as inline instructions
  • Improvement - Saving a field group is now disabled until a field group title has been entered
  • Improvement - Additional sanitization across various internal parts of the plugin
  • Fix - Dragging and dropping a field in no longer opens the field settings in Firefox
  • Fix - Copying the field name or key to the clipboard now works as expected for new or reordered fields, and subfields
  • Fix - Saving a field group will now temporarily disable the "Save Changes" button while saving
  • Fix - Block templates that include html comments as the first DOM element no longer crash the block editor on edit
  • Fix - Block templates that include InnerBlocks on the DOMs first level no longer trigger JS warnings
  • Fix - Block templates that render other blocks now correctly render their InnerBlocks
  • Fix - Legacy block attribute values are no longer overwritten by blank defaults of new versions
  • Fix - Paginated Repeater fields now work with non-paginated Repeaters as subfields
  • Fix - Repeater pagination is now properly disabled while inside blocks
  • Fix - REST API no longer causes a PHP warning if $_SERVER['REQUEST_METHOD'] is not defined
  • Fix - REST API now supports integer keys for the Select field
  • Fix - REST API now supports passing null to Image and File fields
  • Fix - Invalid ACF meta keys no longer cause a fatal error when retrieved with get_fields()
  • a11y - The Relationship field is now fully accessible for keyboard navigation
  • i18n - Select dropdown arrow is now aligned correctly in RTL languages
  • i18n - Radio buttons are now aligned correctly in RTL languages
5.12.4 2022-10-18

Release Date 18th October 2022

  • Security Fix - ACF shortcode security fixes from the ACF 6.0.3 release. See the 6.0.3 release post for more information
6.0.3 2022-10-18

Release Date 18th October 2022

  • Security Fix - ACF shortcode security fixes detailed here
  • Improvement - Field names and keys now copy to clipboard on click, and do not open a field
  • Fix - The field type input now has default focus when adding a new field
  • Fix - ACF no longer publishes h1, h2 or h3 CSS classes outside of the ACF admin screens
  • Fix - Conditional field settings now work correctly across different tabs
  • Fix - The field list for sub fields are now full width
  • Fix - ACF admin notices now display with correct margin
  • Fix - Admin CSS improvements when using ACF in an RTL language
  • Fix - Clone fields now have the presentation tab for setting wrapper properties when in group display mode
  • Fix - Appended labels on field settings will now be displayed in the correct place
  • Accessibility - The move field modal is now keyboard and screen reader accessible
6.0.2 2022-09-29

Release Date 29th September 2022

  • Improvement - Field group and field rows no longer animate on hover to reveal the action links
  • Fix - Field order is now saved correctly when fields are reordered
  • Fix - WordPress notice styles outside of ACF's admin screens are no longer affected by the plugin's CSS
6.0.1 2022-09-28

Release Date 28th September 2022

  • Improvement - ACF's header bar inside our admin pages is no longer sticky
  • Improvement - ACF's admin pages no longer use a custom font
  • Fix - Duplicating flexible content layouts now works correctly
  • Fix - ACF CSS classes no longer target translated class names for sub pages, resolving issues when using ACF in a language other than English
  • Fix - ACF no longer reactivates when using WPML with different domains per language
  • Fix - i18n - Labels for some field settings no longer break onto multiple lines in languages other than English
  • Fix - Radio field types no longer generate a warning in logs due to invalid parameter counts
  • Fix - True/False field focus states no longer apply outside ACF admin screens
  • Fix - Focus states for many field types no longer show when interacting with a mouse input
  • Fix - ACF 6s new Tab background colors no longer apply outside ACF admin screens, increasing readability
  • Fix - User fields named name no longer have a different label presentation view
  • Fix - Changing field types with subfields no longer removes those fields when switching field type and back
  • Fix - Resolved a potential fatal error if a third party plugin sets the global $post_type something other than a string
  • Fix - Tooltip alignment is no longer incorrect inside subfields
  • Fix - Resolved a potential JS error when third party plugins modify the metabox sort order
6.0.0 2022-09-21

Release Date 21st September 2022

  • New - ACF now has a new refreshed UI with improved UX for editing field groups, including a new tabbed settings layout for fields. Third party ACF extension plugin developers can read more about the optional changes they can make to support the new tabs in our release announcement post
  • New - Repeaters now have an optional "Pagination" setting which can be used to control the number of rows displayed at once. More details can be found on our Repeater field documentation
  • New - ACF Blocks now have a versioning system allowing developers to opt in to new features
  • New - ACF Blocks now support version 2, enabling block.json support, reduced wrapper markup and significant other new features. Full details and examples of this can be found in What's new with ACF Blocks in ACF 6
  • New - ACF Blocks no longer use Block IDs saved in the block comment. See What's new with ACF Blocks in ACF 6 for more information.
  • Enhancement - Bulk actions for field groups now include "Activate" and "Deactivate" options
  • Fix - ACF will no longer perform a multisite database upgrade check on every admin load once each upgrade has been performed
  • Fix - ACF Blocks preloading now works for blocks saved in edit mode
  • Fix - ACF Blocks edit forms now behave correctly if they are not visible when loaded
  • Fix - ACF Blocks now always fire render_block_preview events when a block preview is displayed or redisplayed
  • Fix - ACF Blocks with no fields now display advisory text and are selectable in the block editor. This message is filterable with the acf/blocks/no_fields_assigned_message filter, providing both the message to be displayed and the block name it's being displayed against
  • Fix - Accordions inside ACF Blocks now match the current native block styling
  • Fix - ACF Blocks which contain no fields now preload correctly
  • Fix - Changes to an ACF Block's context now trigger a re-render
  • Fix - A rare warning inside wp_post_revision_field will no longer be possible
  • Fix - The field move option now no longer displays for fields when only one field group exists
  • Fix - Language for field group activation state now standardized to "active" and "inactive"
  • Fix - SVGs containing foreignObject tags now correctly render in JSX rendered ACF Blocks
  • Fix - Server errors during ACF updates or version checks are now cached for 5 minutes rather than 24 hours
  • Accessibility - The new ACF UI has significantly improved accessibility for screen readers and alternative input options
  • i18n - All strings inside ACF are now translatable
  • i18n - Accented term names in taxonomy fields are no longer corrupted at output
  • i18n - ACF translations are now synced with contributions from at each release, increasing ACF's supported languages and updating many other translations. PRO strings should still be submitted as pull requests on GitHub (Additional thanks to maximebj, emreerkan and Timothe Moulin for their contributions which are included here)
5.12.3 2022-07-14

Release Date 14th July 2022

  • Security Fix - Inputs for basic file uploads are now nonced to prevent an issue which could allow arbitrary file uploads to forms with ACF fields (Thanks to James Golovich from Pritect, Inc.)
5.12.2 2022-04-06

Release Date 6th April 2022

  • Fix - Cloned fields in custom named options pages now behave correctly
  • Fix - Default values and the acf/load_value filter are now applied if a field value load fails security validation
  • Fix - The ACF field is no longer present in REST responses if the ACF REST API setting is disabled
  • Fix - Duplicating a flexible content layout or repeater row now also replaces the field ID in for attributes
5.12.1 2022-03-23

Release Date 23rd March 2022

  • New - REST API now supports the comment route for displaying ACF fields.
  • Fix - ACF now validates access to option page field values when accessing via field keys the same way as field names. View More
  • Fix - REST API now correctly validates fields for POST update requests
  • Fix - Fixed an issue where invalid field types caused an error during REST API requests
  • Fix - Fixed a PHP warning when duplicating an empty field group
  • Fix - Fixed a bug preventing block duplication detection changing an ACF Blocks ID if it was nested deeper than one level inside another block
  • Fix - Fixed a bug where the acf-block-preview wrapper might not appear around a block if it was saved in edit mode
  • i18n - Updated several translations from user contributions (Thanks to Dariusz Zielonka, Mikko Kekki and Alberto!)
5.12 2022-02-23

Release Date 23rd February 2022

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  • New - ACF blocks now support the new Full Site Editor included in WordPress 5.9
  • New - ACF blocks now support the WordPress Query Loop block
  • New - Added block caching system to reduce the number of AJAX calls in the block editor
  • Enhancement - Block preloading can now be disabled by using "acf_update_setting( 'preload_blocks', false );" in the "acf/init" action hook
  • Enhancement - ACF and ACF PRO will now detect if each other are active and deactivate the other plugin on plugin activation
  • Fix - Fixed an issue with the media library not working correctly in ACF Blocks in WordPress 5.9.1
  • Fix - Fixed an issue where anchors weren't working correctly in WordPress 5.9
  • Fix - Fixed an issue where the "unfiltered_html" capability wasn't being used by ACF blocks
  • Fix - Fixed an issue where it was impossible to update an ACF block inside the widget block editor
  • Fix - Fixed an issue where ACF fields might not appear in REST API calls made via internal WordPress functions
  • Fix - Warnings and PHP 8.1 deprecation notices in REST API
  • Fix - Better support for double byte characters in "acf_get_truncated()" (props @cabradb)
  • i18n - Broken link in the Croatian translation
  • i18n - Automated building of acf.pot for translators in each release
5.11.4 2022-01-25

Release Date - 2nd December 2021

  • Fix - Fixed several Select2.js conflicts with other plugins
  • Fix - Fixed an issue where block name sanitization could change valid block names containing double hyphens
  • Fix - Fixed an issue where blocks with integer IDs could fail to load example field data
5.11.3 2021-11-24

Release Date - 24th November 2021 * Fix - Fixed a bug when accessing field values for options pages registered with a custom post_id

5.11.2 2021-11-24

Release Date - 24th November 2021

  • Fix - Previously implemented data access changes for get_field() and the_field() are now limited to the ACF shortcode only. Learn more
  • Fix - get_field() and the_field() functions can once again access meta values regardless of being registered with ACF, restoring functionality that existed before 5.11
  • Fix - get_field() and the_field() functions now are only able to access site options which are ACF fields
  • Fix - UI issues for select boxes related to Yoast and WooCommerces select2 versions by upgrading our select2 version, and updating our CSS to support older versions
  • Fix - User fields failed to load values when using the legacy select2 v3 option
  • Fix - acf_slugify() now correctly supports special characters which solves issues with block names or field group names (during imports) containing those characters
  • Fix - PHP Notice generated while processing a field groups postbox classes
5.11.1 2021-11-18

Release Date - 18 November 2021

  • Enhancement - Added "acf/admin/license_key_constant_message" filter to allow changing of the "Your license key is defined in wp-config.php" message
  • Fix - Added warning for when get_field() or similar functions are called before ACF has initialized. Learn more
  • Fix - Fixed fields not appearing on user REST API endpoints if their field group location was set to a user form other than "all"
  • Fix - Fixed warning in REST API if a custom field type did not have the "show_in_rest" property
  • Fix - Fixed an error that could occur if value of WYSIWYG field was not a string
5.11 2021-11-10

Release Date - 10 November 2021

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  • New - Fields can now be viewed and updated with the WordPress REST API (props @mishterk)
  • New - License key can now be defined in code with the "ACF_PRO_LICENSE" constant
  • Enhancement - Improved error handling for expired or deactivated licenses
  • Enhancement - Improved support for various block editor features, such as block styles and padding/spacing
  • Enhancement - Added support for using WordPress "Screen Options" to hide field groups in Classic Editor
  • Enhancement - Support filters adding custom classes on date and time field inputs
  • Enhancement - Support filtering ACF shortcode attributes (with the "shortcode_atts_acf" filter)
  • Fix - Removed usages of PHP "extract()" function
  • Fix - Fixed a security issue with user field
  • Fix - Fixed a security issue with "acf_get_value()"
  • Fix - Correctly set ".acf-block-preview" wrapper when previewing a block in auto mode
  • Fix - Resolved an issue with select2 rendering for nav menu fields
  • Fix - Fixed an issue with file validation that occurred when removing a file that failed validation
  • Fix - Fixed a notice in "acf_prepare_field()"
  • Fix - Prevented an issue where setting an empty string for the return format of date and time fields would cause JS errors
  • Fix - Fix issues with conditional logic for multi-select fields (props @bhujagendra-ishaya)
  • Fix - Added support for Google Maps schema change which prevented Google Maps fields from correctly saving the city for some areas
  • Fix - Fixed an issue where removing the collapsed property of a repeater prevents viewing previously collapsed rows
  • i18n - Updated Polish Translations (props @webnatural)
  • Dev - Formatted JavaScript to WordPress code standards
5.10.2 2021-08-31

Release Date - 31 August 2021

  • Fix - Fixed block duplication issues which created blocks with duplicate block IDs
  • Fix - Fixed an issue with ACF errors displaying in the media library outside of ACF fields
  • Fix - Changed label of "Enable Opacity?" to "Allow transparency" in the colour picker
  • Fix - Revert "style" attributes of ACF Blocks to 5.9.x behaviour for template compatibility
  • Fix - Allow safe HTML inside select2 field labels
  • Fix - Don't render the "acf-block-preview" div when preloading blocks in edit mode
5.10.1 2021-08-26

Release Date - 26 August 2021

  • Fix - Fixed conflict with WooCommerce loading SelectWoo which is not directly compatible with Select2.
5.10 2021-08-25

Release Date - 25 August 2021

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  • Enhancement - Improved security by running all user-generated content through wp_kses() by default
  • Enhancement - New ACF Blocks features
    • Switched to v2 of the Blocks API for WordPress 5.6+
    • Block preloading now enabled by default
    • Block preloading now supports blocks set to "Edit" mode
    • Add support for full height alignment setting
  • Enhancement - Added setting to color picker field to enable an opacity slider
  • Enhancement - Allow deletion of first field group location rule if multiple rules have been added thanks to Arthur Shlain
  • Fix - Fixed vulnerability with acf_shortcode() where users with subscriber role could view arbitrary ACF data, thanks to Keitaro Yamazaki
  • Fix - Fixed vulnerability where users with subscriber role could move fields and view field groups, thanks to Keitaro Yamazaki
  • Fix - Fixed issue where fields in legacy widgets weren't saving in new widget block editor
  • Fix - Fixed issue with custom field validation in scheduled posts
  • Fix - Fixed warnings thrown by clone field if the cloned field group is empty
  • Fix - Fixed issue where Select2 search input wouldn't have focus in WordPress 5.8+
  • Fix - Fixed issue with Select2 value sorting when Yoast SEO is installed
  • Fix - Fixed deprecation warnings in block editor in WordPress 5.6+
  • i18n - Updated Swedish translation thanks to Erik Betshammar
5.9.9 2021-07-20

Release Date - 20 July 2021

  • Fix - Fixed warning when deleting fields which don't exist
  • Fix - Fixed issues with older browsers and the blocks JavaScript
  • Fix - Fixed file size & file type validation for front end forms using the basic uploader
5.9.8 2021-07-08

Release Date - 08 July 2021

  • Fix - Fixed bug causing multiple image fields to not validate files properly
  • Fix - Fixed bug preventing case-sensitive HTML tags from working in blocks
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing JSX-enabled blocks to improperly remove whitespace in preview
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing text fields to remove HTML entities when editing saved fields
  • Fix - Fixed deprecated jQuery notices on "Add Field Group" page
5.9.7 2021-06-22

Release Date - 22 June 2021

  • Fix - Fixed PHP warnings logged due to incorrect parameter type for add_menu_page()/add_submenu_page()
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing WYSIWYG field to not keep line breaks
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing Email field to incorrectly invalidate emails with unicode characters
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing file type validation to fail in some cases
  • Fix - Fixed bug where newly uploaded or selected images do not contain custom preview size data
5.9.6 2021-06-02

Release Date - 20 May 2021

  • Enhancement - Added 'position' setting compatibility for Options Page submenus.
  • Enhancement - Visually highlight "High" metabox area when dragging metaboxes.
  • Fix - Fixed compatibility issue between Block matrix alignment setting and the latest version of Gutenberg (10.6).
  • Fix - Fixed bug breaking WYSIWYG field after reordering a child block via the block's toolbar up/down buttons.
  • Fix - Added missing "readonly" and "disabled" attributes to DateTime and Time picker fields.
  • Fix - Fixed bug incorrectly validating Email field values containing special characters.
  • Fix - Fixed missing "dashicons" asset dependency from front-end forms.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing Review JSON diff modal to appear with narrow column since WP 5.7.
  • Dev - Added label elements to Repeater, Flexible Content and Clone field's table header titles.
  • Dev - Added new ACF_EXPERIMENTAL_ESC_HTML constant. Read more
5.9.5 2021-02-11

Release Date - 11 February 2021

  • Fix - Fixed regression preventing blocks from loading correctly within the editor in WordPress 5.5.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing incorrect post_status properties when restoring a Field Group from trash in WordPress 5.6.
  • Fix - Fixed edge case bug where a taxonomy named "options" could interfere with saving and loading option values.
  • Fix - Fixed additional PHP 8.0 warnings.
  • i18n - Updated Finnish translation thanks to Mikko Kekki
5.9.4 2021-01-14

Release Date - 14 January 2021

  • Enhancement - Added PHP validation for the Email field (previously relied solely on browser validation).
  • Fix - Added support for PHP 8.0 (fixed logged warnings).
  • Fix - Added support for jQuery 3.5 (fixed logged warnings).
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing WYSIWYG field to appear unresponsive within the Gutenberg editor.
  • Fix - Fixed regression preventing "blog_%d" and "site_%d" as valid $post_id values for custom Taxonomy terms.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing Radio field label to select first choice.
  • Fix - Fixed bug preventing preloading blocks that contain multiple parent DOM elements.
  • i18n - Updated Japanese translation thanks to Ryo Takahashi.
  • i18n - Updated Portuguese translation thanks to Pedro Mendona.
5.9.3 2020-11-05

Release Date - 3 November 2020

  • Fix - Fixed bug causing Revision meta to incorrectly update the parent Post meta.
  • Fix - Fixed bug breaking "Filter by Post Type" and "Filter by Taxonomy" Field settings.
5.9.2 2020-11-05

Release Date - 29 October 2020

  • Enhancement - Added experiment for preloading block HTML and reducing AJAX requests on page load.
  • Fix - Added boolean attribute value detection to JSX parser (fixes issue with templateLock="false").
  • Fix - Added "dateTime" attribute to JSX parser ruleset.
  • Fix - Fixed unresponsive Select2 instances after duplicating a row or layout.
  • Fix - Added missing Color Picker script translations for previous WordPress versions.
  • Fix - Fixed bug in Clone Field causing potential PHP error if cloning a Field Group that no longer exists.
  • Fix - Fixed PHP warning logged when comparing a revision that contains values for a Field that no longer exist.
  • Dev - Added $wp_block parameter to block render_callback and render_template (unavailable during AJAX preview requests).
  • Dev - Deprecated acf_get_term_post_id() function.
5.9.1 2020-09-08

Release Date - 8 September 2020

  • Fix - Fixed guten-bug causing "Preview Post" button to publish changes.
  • Fix - Fixed guten-bug causing JS errors when editing with Elementor or Beaver Builder.
  • Fix - Fixed bug in Color Picker field causing JS error on front-end forms.
  • Fix - Fixed bug in Post Taxonomy location rule causing incomplete list of rule choices.
  • Fix - Reverted Local JSON "save to source path" enhancement due to DX feedback.
  • i18n - Updated Indonesian translations thanks to Rio Bahtiar.
  • i18n - Updated Turkish translation thanks to Emre Erkan.
5.9.0 2020-08-17

Release Date - 17 August 2020

  • Enhancement - New Field Groups admin.
    • Added toolbar across all ACF admin pages.
    • Added new table columns: Description, Key, Location, Local JSON.
    • Added popup modal to review Local JSON changes before sync.
    • Added visual representation of where Field Groups will appear.
    • Added new help tab.
    • Simplified layout.
  • Enhancement - New ACF Blocks features.
    • Added support for Inner Blocks.
    • Added new "jsx" setting.
    • Added new "align_text" settings.
    • Added new "align_content" settings.
  • Enhancement - Added duplicate functionality for Repeater and Flexible Content fields.
  • Enhancement - Added PHP validation support for Gutenberg.
  • Enhancement - Added ability to bypass confirmation tooltips (just hold shift).
  • Enhancement - Local JSON files now save back to their loaded source path (not "save_json" setting).
  • Tweak - Replaced all custom icons with dashicons.
  • Tweak - Changed custom post status label from "Inactive" to "Disabled".
  • Tweak - Improved styling of metaboxes positioned in the block editor sidebar.
  • Fix - Improved AJAX request efficiency when editing block className or anchor attributes.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing unresponsive WYSIWYG fields after moving a block via the up/down arrows.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing HTML to jump between multiple instances of the same Reusable Block.
  • Fix - Fixed bug sometimes displaying validation errors when saving a draft.
  • Fix - Fixed bug breaking Image field UI when displaying a scaled portrait attachment.
  • Fix - Fixed bug in Link field incorrectly treating the "Cancel" button as "Submit".
  • Fix - Fixed bug where a sub field within a collapsed Repeater row did not grow to the full available width.
  • Fix - Ensured all archive URLs shown in the Page Link field dropdown are unique.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing incorrect conditional logic settings on nested fields when duplicating a Field Group.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing license activation issues with some password management browser extensions.
  • Dev - Major improvements to ACF_Location class.
  • Dev - Refactored all location classes to optimize performance.
  • Dev - Extracted core JavaScript from "acf-input.js" into a separate "acf.js" file.
  • Dev - Field Group export now shows "active" attribute as bool instead of int.
  • Dev - Added filter "acf/get_object_type" to customize WP object information such as "label" and "icon".
  • Dev - Added action "acf/admin_print_uploader_scripts" fired when printing uploader (WP media) scripts in the footer.
  • Dev - Added filters "acf/pre_load_attachment" and "acf/load_attachment" to customize attachment details.
  • Dev - Added filter "acf/admin/toolbar" to customize the admin toolbar items.
  • Dev - Added new JS actions "duplicate_fields" and "duplicate_field" fired when duplicating a row.
  • i18n - Changed Croatian locale code from "hr_HR to "hr".
  • i18n - Updated Portuguese translation thanks to Pedro Mendona.
  • i18n - Updated French Canadian translation thanks to Brenger Zyla.
  • i18n - Updated French translation thanks to Maxime Bernard-Jacquet.
  • i18n - Updated German translations thanks to Ralf Koller.
5.8.14 2020-08-13

Release Date - 13 August 2020

  • Fix - Fixed bug breaking ACF Block $is_preview parameter in WordPress 5.5.
  • Fix - Fixed bug breaking seamless postbox style in WordPress 5.5.
5.8.13 2020-08-10

Release Date - 10 August 2020

  • Tweak - Added styling compatibility for WordPress 5.5.
  • Fix - Implemented new wp_filter_content_tags() function in "acf_the_content" filter.
  • i18n - Updated Arabic translation thanks to Karim Ramadan.
5.8.12 2020-06-10

Release Date - 10 June 2020

  • Fix - Improved string escaping in Select2 drop-downs to address XSS concerns.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing PHP error when updating the settings of a Checkbox field.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing WYSIWYG field to hide when toggling between Document and Block tabs within the Block editor.
  • Fix - Fixed bug incorrectly validating the length of Text and Textarea field values that contained HTML entities.
5.8.11 2020-05-12

Release Date - 12 May 2020

  • Fix - Fixed bug in ACF Blocks where "inserter examples" and "block templates" did not load the defined "data".
  • Fix - Reverted "fix" in 5.8.9 regarding Taxonomy fields saving terms to non "post" objects.
  • Fix - Fixed bug allowing the Image field to save the value of a deleted attachment.
  • Fix - Improved Select field format_value() behaviour to correctly cast value types depending on the "multiple" setting.
  • Tweak - Changed language fallback for "zh_HK" to "zh_TW".
  • Tweak - Changed Time Picker field settings to display in a localized format via date_i18n().
  • Tweak - Improved CSS styling of menu item fields.
  • i18n - Updated Finnish translation thanks to Mikko Kekki
  • i18n - Updated French translation thanks to Maxime Bernard-Jacquet.
  • i18n - Updated Turkish translation thanks to Emre Erkan.
5.8.10 2020-05-12

Release Date - 12 May 2020

  • Fix - Fixed bug in ACF Blocks where "inserter examples" and "block templates" did not load the defined "data".
  • Fix - Reverted "fix" in 5.8.9 regarding Taxonomy fields saving terms to non "post" objects.
  • Fix - Fixed bug allowing the Image field to save the value of a deleted attachment.
  • Fix - Improved Select field format_value() behaviour to correctly cast value types depending on the "multiple" setting.
  • Tweak - Changed language fallback for "zh_HK" to "zh_TW".
  • Tweak - Changed Time Picker field settings to display in a localized format via date_i18n().
  • Tweak - Improved CSS styling of menu item fields.
  • i18n - Updated Finnish translation thanks to Mikko Kekki
  • i18n - Updated French translation thanks to Maxime Bernard-Jacquet.
  • i18n - Updated Turkish translation thanks to Emre Erkan.
5.8.9 2020-03-26

Release Date - 26 March 2020

  • Fix - Fixed bug in ACF Blocks causing default "align" property to be ignored.
  • Fix - Fixed bug allowing Taxonomy field to save terms to a non "post" object.
  • Tweak - Improved User field AJAX query performance.
  • Tweak - Improved logic that determines width of Range field input.
  • Tweak - Improved styling of ACF Blocks components.
  • Dev - Added new "acf/register_block_type_args" filter.
  • Dev - Added new generic ACF_Ajax_Query and ACF_Ajax_Query_Users classes.
  • i18n - Updated French Canadian translation thanks to Brenger Zyla.
  • i18n - Updated Traditional Chinese translation thanks to Audi Lu.
  • i18n - Updated German translation thanks to Ralf Koller.
  • i18n - Updated Portuguese language thanks to Pedro Mendona.
5.8.8 2020-03-05

Release Date - 4 March 2020

  • Fix - Fixed bug in have_rows() function causing a PHP warning when no value is found.
  • Fix - Fixed bug in Google Maps field causing marker to snap to nearest address.
  • Fix - Avoid Nav Menu items displaying twice in WordPress 5.4.
  • Tweak - Added place name data to Google Maps field value.
  • Tweak - Improved performance of PHP registered fields.
  • Dev - Added new "acf/prepare_field_group_for_import" filter.
  • i18n - Added Traditional Chinese translation thanks to Audi Lu.
  • i18n - Added Catalan translation thanks to Jordi Tarrida.
  • i18n - Updated French translation thanks to Maxime Bernard-Jacquet & Brenger Zyla.
5.8.7 2019-11-13

Release Date - 12 November 2019

  • New - Updated admin CSS for new WordPress 5.3 styling.
  • Fix - Fixed various issues affecting dynamic metaboxes in the block editor (requires WordPress 5.3)
  • Fix - Fixed performance issue when checking network sites for upgrades.
  • Fix - Fixed Select2 clones appearing after duplicating a Relationship field.
  • Tweak - Repeater field "Add row" icons will now hide when maximum rows are reached.
  • Tweak - Removed ACF Blocks keyword limit for later versions of Gutenberg.
5.8.6 2019-10-27

Release Date - 24 October 2019

  • New - Added more data to Google Maps field value including place_id, street_name, country and more.
  • Fix - Fixed bug in Gallery field incorrectly displaying .pdf attachments as icons.
  • Fix - Fixed bug in Checkbox field missing "selected" class after "Toggle All".
  • Dev - Added compatibility for Attachments in the Post Taxonomy location rule.
  • Dev - Added missing return statement from acf_get_form() function.
  • Dev - Added "google_map_result" JS filter.
5.8.5 2019-10-09

Release Date - 8 October 2019

  • New - Added new choice "Add" to the User Form location rule.
  • New - Optimized acf_form() logic when used in combination with acf_register_form().
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing incorrect field order after sync.
  • Fix - Fixed bug reverting the first field type to Text in Firefox version 69.0.1.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing tinymce issues when changing between block modes.
  • Fix - Fixed bug preventing block registration when category does not exist.
  • Fix - Fixed bug preventing block registration when no icon is declared.
  • Dev - Added RegExp compatibility for innerBlocks.
5.8.4 2019-10-09

Release Date - 3 September 2019

  • New - Optimized Relationship field by delaying AJAX call until UI is visible.
  • Fix - Fixed bug incorrectly escaping HTML in the Link field title.
  • Fix - Fixed bug showing Discussion and Comment metaboxes for newly imported field groups.
  • Fix - Fixed PHP warning when loading meta from Post 0.
  • Dev - Ensure Checkbox field value is an array even when empty.
  • Dev - Added new ACF_MAJOR_VERSION constant.
5.8.3 2019-08-19

Release Date - 7 August 2019

  • Tweak - Changed Options Page location rules to show "page_title" instead of "menu_title".
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing Textarea field to incorrectly validate maxlength.
  • Fix - Fixed bug allowing Range field values outside of the min and max settings.
  • Fix - Fixed bug in block RegExp causing some blocks to miss the "acf/pre_save_block" filter.
  • Dev - Added $block_type parameter to block settings "enqueue_assets" callback.
  • i18n - Added French Canadian language thanks to Brenger Zyla.
  • i18n - Updated French language thanks to Brenger Zyla.
5.8.2 2019-07-18

Release Date - 15 July 2019

  • Fix - Fixed bug where validation did not prevent new user registration.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing some "reordered" metaboxes to not appear in the Gutenberg editor.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing WYSIWYG field with delayed initialization to appear blank.
  • Fix - Fixed bug when editing a post and adding a new tag did not refresh metaboxes.
  • Dev - Added missing $value parameter in "acf/pre_format_value" filter.
5.8.1 2019-06-05

Release Date - 3 June 2019

  • New - Added "Preview Size" and "Return Format" settings to the Gallery field.
  • Tweak - Improved metabox styling for Gutenberg.
  • Tweak - Changed default "Preview Size" to medium for the Image field.
  • Fix - Fixed bug in media modal causing the primary button text to disappear after editing an image.
  • Fix - Fixed bug preventing the TinyMCE Advanced plugin from adding < p > tags.
  • Fix - Fixed bug where HTML choices were not visible in conditional logic dropdown.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing incorrect order of imported/synced flexible content sub fields.
  • i18n - Updated German translation thanks to Ralf Koller.
  • i18n - Updated Persian translation thanks to Majix.
5.8.0 2019-05-10

Release Date - 8 May 2019

  • New - Added ACF Blocks feature for ACF PRO.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing duplicate "save metabox" AJAX requests in the Gutenberg editor.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing incorrect Repeater field value order in AJAX requests.
  • Dev - Added JS filter 'relationship_ajax_data' to customize Relationship field AJAX data.
  • Dev - Added $field_group parameter to 'acf/location/match_rule' filter.
  • Dev - Bumped minimum supported PHP version to 5.4.0.
  • Dev - Bumped minimum supported WP version to 4.7.0.
  • i18n - Updated German translation thanks to Ralf Koller.
  • i18n - Updated Portuguese language thanks to Pedro Mendona.
5.7.13 2019-05-10

Release Date - 6 March 2019

  • Fix - Fixed bug causing issues with registered fields during switch_to_blog().
  • Fix - Fixed bug preventing sub fields from being reused across multiple parents.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing the get_sub_field() function to fail if a tab field exists with the same name as the selected field.
  • Fix - Fixed bug corrupting field settings since WP 5.1 when instructions contain < a target="" >.
  • Fix - Fixed bug in Gutenberg where custom metabox location (acf_after_title) did not show on initial page load.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing issues when importing/syncing multiple field groups which contain a clone field.
  • Fix - Fixed bug preventing the AMP plugin preview from working.
  • Dev - Added new 'pre' filters to get, update and delete meta functions.
  • i18n - Update Turkish translation thanks to Emre Erkan.
5.7.12 2019-02-15

Release Date - 15 February 2019

  • Fix - Added missing function register_field_group().
  • Fix - Fixed PHP 5.4 error "Can't use function return value in write context".
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing wp_options values to be slashed incorrectly.
  • Fix - Fixed bug where "sync" feature imported field groups without fields.
  • Fix - Fixed bug preventing get_field_object() working with a field key.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing incorrect results in get_sub_field().
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing draft and preview issues with serialized values.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing reversed field group metabox order.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing incorrect character count when validating values.
  • Fix - Fixed bug showing incorrect choices for post_template location rule.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing incorrect value retrieval after switch_to_blog().
  • i18n - Updated Persian translation thanks to Majix.
5.7.10 2019-01-17

Release Date - 16 January 2019

  • Fix - Fixed bug preventing metaboxes from saving if validation fails within Gutenberg.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing unload prompt to show incorrectly within Gutenberg.
  • Fix - Fixed JS error when selecting taxonomy terms within Gutenberg.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing jQuery sortable issues within other plugins.
  • Tweak - Improved loading translations by adding fallback from region to country when .mo file does not exit.
  • Tweak - Improved punctuation throughout admin notices.
  • Tweak - Improved performance and accuracy when loading a user field value.
  • Dev - Added filter 'acf/get_locale' to customize the locale used to load translations.
  • Dev - Added filter 'acf/allow_unfiltered_html' to customize if current user can save unfiltered HTML.
  • Dev - Added new data storage functions acf_register_store() and acf_get_store().
  • Dev - Moved from .less to .scss and minified all css.
  • i18n - Updated French translation thanks to Maxime Bernard-Jacquet.
  • i18n - Updated Czech translation thanks to David Rychly.
5.7.9 2018-12-18

Release Date - 17 December 2018

  • Fix - Added custom metabox location (acf_after_title) compatibility with Gutenberg.
  • Fix - Added dynamic metabox check compatibility with Gutenberg.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing required date picker fields to prevent form submit.
  • Fix - Fixed bug preventing multi-input values from saving correctly within media modals.
  • Fix - Fixed bug where acf_form() redirects to an incorrect URL for sub-sites.
  • Fix - Fixed bug where breaking out of a sub have_rows() loop could produce undesired results.
  • Dev - Added filter 'acf/connect_attachment_to_post' to prevent connecting attachments to posts.
  • Dev - Added JS filter 'google_map_autocomplete_args' to customize Google Maps autocomplete settings.
5.7.8 2018-12-07

Release Date - 7 December 2018

  • Fix - Fixed vulnerability allowing author role to save unfiltered HTML values.
  • Fix - Fixed all metaboxes appearing when editing a post in WP 5.0.
  • i18n - Updated Polish translation thanks to Dariusz Zielonka.
  • i18n - Updated Czech translation thanks to Veronika Hanzlkov.
  • i18n - Update Turkish translation thanks to Emre Erkan.
  • i18n - Updated Portuguese language thanks to Pedro Mendona.
5.7.7 2018-10-03

Release Date - 1 October 2018

  • Fix - Fixed various plugin update issues.
  • Tweak - Added 'language' to Google Maps API url.
  • Dev - Major improvements to the acf.models.Postbox model.
  • Dev - Added JS filter 'check_screen_args'.
  • Dev - Added JS action 'check_screen_complete'.
  • Dev - Added action 'acf/options_page/submitbox_before_major_actions'.
  • Dev - Added action 'acf/options_page/submitbox_major_actions'.
  • i18n - Updated Portuguese language thanks to Pedro Mendona
5.7.6 2018-09-17

Release Date - 12 September 2018

  • Fix - Fixed unload prompt not working.
  • Dev - Reduced number of queries needed to populate the relationship field taxonomy filter.
  • Dev - Added 'nav_menu_item_id' and 'nav_menu_item_depth' to get_field_groups() query.
  • Dev - Reordered various actions and filters for more usefulness.
  • i18n - Updated Polish language thanks to Dariusz Zielonka
5.7.5 2018-09-14

Release Date - 6 September 2018

  • Fix - Fixed bug causing multisite login redirect issues.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing validation issues in older versions of Firefox.
  • Fix - Fixed bug causing duplicate Select2 instances when adding a widget via drag/drop.
  • Dev - Improved WPML compatibility by using $sitepress->get_current_language() instead of ICL_LANGUAGE_CODE.
  • Dev - Improved validation JS with new Validator model and logic.
5.7.4 2018-09-14

Release Date - 30 August 2018

  • Fix - Fixed bug causing field groups to disappear when selecting a taxonomy term with WPML active.
  • Tweak - Added more Dark Mode styles.
  • Tweak - Improved DB upgrade prompt, functions and AJAX logic.
  • Tweak - Improved the "What's New" admin page seen after DB Upgrade.
  • Dev - Added new location rules filters.
5.7.3 2018-09-14

Release Date - 20 August 2018

  • New - Added Dark Mode styles for the Dark Mode Plugin.
  • New - Added "Value Contains" condition to the Select field type.
  • New - Added support for the WooCommerce product type dropdown to trigger "update metaboxes".
  • Tweak - Improved acf.screen model responsible for "updating metaboxes" when changing post data.
  • Tweak - Removed user fields from the multisite "Add New User" page.
  • Fix - Fixed bug preventing some tinymce customizations from working.
  • Fix - Fixed JS bug throwing "preference" error in console.
  • Dev - Added action 'acf/enqueue_uploader' triggered after the hidden "ACF Content" editor is rendered.
5.7.2 2018-08-15

Release Date - 6 August 2018

  • Fix - Fixed bug preventing the Google Maps Field address from being customised.
  • Fix - Improved logic to request and cache plugin update information.
  • Fix - Fixed bug preventing JS initialization when editing widgets in accessibility mode.
  • Fix - Added missing $parent argument to term_exists() function when adding a new term via taxonomy field popup.
  • Fix - Fixed bug where nested Group Fields did not delete their values.
  • Fix - Fixed JS error thrown by localStorage if cookies are not enabled.
  • Dev - Bumped minimum WP version requirement to 4.4.
  • Dev - Added action 'wp_nav_menu_item_custom_fields' for compatibility with other plugins modifying the menu walker class.
  • Dev - Added 'multiple' to the allowed attributes for an email field.
  • Dev - Added new ACF_Ajax class for upcoming features.
5.7.1 2018-07-24
  • Core: Minor fixes and improvements
5.7.0 2018-07-24
  • Core: Major JavaScript updates
  • Core: Improved conditional logic with new types and more supported fields
  • Core: Improved localization and internationalization
  • Repeater field: Improved logic that remembers collapsed row states
  • Repeater field: Added support to collapse multiple rows (hold shift)
  • API: Improved lookup to find fields without a reference value
  • Language: Added Croatian translation - Thanks to Vlado Bosnjak
  • Language: Updated Italian translation - thanks to Davide Pant
  • Language: Updated Romanian translation - thanks to Ionut Staicu
  • Language: Updated German translation - thanks to Ralf Koller
  • Language: Updated Arabic translation - thanks to Karim Ramadan
  • Language: Updated Portuguese translation - thanks to Pedro Mendona
5.6.10 2018-04-05
  • Core: Minor fixes and improvements
5.6.9 2018-03-01
  • User field: Added new 'Return Format' setting (Array, Object, ID)
  • Core: Added basic compatibility with Gutenberg - values now save
  • Core: Fixed bug affecting the loading of fields on new Menu Items
  • Core: Removed private ('show_ui' => false) post types from the 'Post Type' location rule choices
  • Core: Minor fixes and improvements
  • Language: Updated French translation - thanks to Maxime Bernard-Jacquet
4.4.12 2018-02-12
  • Core: Added Early Access for ACF 5
  • Core: Fixed PHP7 warnings
  • Language: Added Romanian translation - thanks to Corneliu Crlan
4.4.11 2018-02-12
  • Core: Improved logic to better delete term meta during 'delete_term' action
  • Core: Fixed bug causing potential conflict between user and post object cache names
  • Language: Updated Italian translation - thanks to Ste Yeu
5.6.8 2018-02-05
  • API: Fixed bug causing have_rows() to fail with PHP 7.2
  • Core: Fixed bug causing "Add new term" form to hide after submit
  • Core: Minor fixes and improvements
  • Language: Updated German translation - thanks to Ralf Koller
  • Language: Updated Portuguese translation - thanks to Pedro Mendona
  • Language: Updated Arabic translation - thanks to Karim Ramadan
  • Language: Updated Spanish translation - thanks to Luis Rull Muoz
  • Language: Updated Persian translation - thanks to Majix
5.6.6 2017-12-11
  • Accordion field: Added new field type
  • Tab field: Added logic to remember active tabs
  • WYSIWYG field: Fixed JS error in quicktags initialization
  • Core: Fixed issue preventing conditional logic for menu item fields
  • Core: Fixed issue preventing JS initialization for newly added menu items.
  • Core: Allow whitespace in input value (previously trimmed)
  • Core: Minor fixes and improvements
  • Language: Updated Italian translation - thanks to Davide Pant
  • Language: Updated Brazilian Portuguese translation - thanks to Rafael Ribeiro
  • Language: Updated Dutch translation - thanks to Derk Oosterveld
  • Language: Updated Portuguese translation - thanks to Pedro Mendona
  • Language: Updated Persian translation - thanks to Kamel Kimiaei
5.6.7 2017-12-11
  • Fixed an assortment of bugs found in 5.6.6
5.6.5 2017-11-06
  • API: Added new 'kses' setting to the acf_form() function
  • Core: Added new 'Admin Tools' framework (includes design refresh)
  • Core: Minor fixes and improvements
  • Language: Update Ukrainian translation - thanks to Jurko Chervony
  • Language: Update Russian translation - thanks to Andriy Toniyevych
  • Language: Update Hebrew translation - thanks to Itamar Megged
5.6.4 2017-10-24
  • Google Map field: Fixed bug causing invalid url to JavaScript library
  • WYSIWYG field: Fixed minor z-index and drag/drop bugs
  • Group field: Fixed bug causing incorrect export settings
  • Core: Fixed bug in 'Post Taxonomy' location rule ignoring selected terms during AJAX callback
  • Core: Fixed bug preventing a draft to validate with required fields
  • Language: Updated Italian translation - thanks to Davide Pant
  • Language: Update Turkish translation - thanks to Emre Erkan
  • Language: Updated Chinese translation - thanks to Wang Hao
  • Language: Update Hebrew translation - thanks to Itamar Megged
5.6.3 2017-10-11
  • Button Group field: Added new field type
  • Range field: Added missing 'step' attribute to number input
  • Range field: Added width to number input based on max setting
  • Basic fields: Added missing 'required' attribute to inputs
  • Basic fields: Removed empty attributes from inputs
  • API: Fixed get_fields() bug ignoring fields starting with an underscore
  • Core: Minor fixes and improvements
  • Language: Updated Portuguese translation - thanks to Pedro Mendona
  • Language: Updated French translation - thanks to Maxime Bernard-Jacquet
  • Language: Updated Finnish translation - thanks to Sauli Rajala
  • Language: Updated German translation - thanks to Ralf Koller
5.6.2 2017-10-06
  • Range field: Added new field type
  • Clone field: Fixed bug causing value update issues for 'seamless' + widgets / nave menu items
  • Location: Added parent theme's post templates to 'post template' location rule
  • Location: Fixed bug causing 'nav menu' location rule to fail during AJAX (add new item)
  • Core: Fixed PHP errors in customizer when editing non ACF panels
  • Core: Fixed bug casing backslash character to break fields / field groups
  • Core: Many minor bug fixes
  • Language: Updated Romanian translation - thanks to Ionut Staicu
  • Language: Updated Italian translation - thanks to Davide Pant
  • Language: Update Turkish translation - thanks to Emre Erkan
  • Language: Updated Russian translation - Thanks to
  • Language: Updated French translation - Thanks to Julie Arrigoni
4.4.10 2016-10-02
  • WYSIWYG field: Fixed JS error preventing tinymce from initializing
4.4.9 2016-09-19
  • WYSIWYG field: Fixed JS error preventing tinymce from initializing
  • Image field: Added nicer 'Edit image' view
  • File field: Added nicer 'Edit file' view
4.4.8 2016-09-11
  • Google Map: Added new 'acf/fields/google_map/api' filter
4.4.7 2016-04-14
  • Relationship field: Fixed bug preventing values from being selected in WP 4.5
  • Google Map field: Fixed bug preventing map to load within repeater field
  • Core: Fixed PHP error when loading ACF values on 'The Events Calendar' (plugin) page
  • Language: Updated Portuguese translation - thanks to Pedro Mendonca
4.4.6 2016-04-06
  • Google Map field: Improved compatibility with 3rd party plugins including Google JS API
  • API: Improved get_ functions to load value from the current queried object (post, user, term)
  • Core: Added support for new WP 4.5 term edit page
  • Language: Updated Portuguese translation - thanks to Pedro Mendonca
  • Language: Added Welsh translation - thanks to Carl Morris
  • Language: Added Indonesian translation - thanks to Rio Bermano
4.4.5 2016-01-10
4.4.3 2015-12-11
  • WYSIWYG field: Added compatibility for WP 4.3 filters
  • Core: Minor fixes and improvements
  • Language: Updated Polish translation - thanks to Maciej
4.4.4 2015-12-11
  • Field group: Fixed disabled update button after saving with empty title
  • Language: Updated Portuguese translation
  • Language: Updated French translation
  • Language: Updated Polish translation
  • Language: Added Finnish translation
  • Core: Minor fixes and improvements
4.4.2 2015-08-20
  • Image field: Fixed UI bug when image has been removed via media library
  • Core: Minor fixes and improvements
4.4.1 2015-05-20
  • Taxonomy field: Added compatibility for upcoming 'term splitting' in WP 4.2
  • Taxonomy field: Major improvement to save/load setting allowing for different values on multiple sub fields
  • Core: Minor fixes and improvements
4.4.0 2015-03-18
  • Core: Fixed depreciated warnings
4.3.9 2015-02-05
  • Core: Added compatibility for WP4 media grid
  • Relationship field: Fixed bug showing incorrect post type
  • Language: Added Slovak translations - Thanks to
  • Language: Added Serbo-Croatian translation - thanks to Borisa Djuraskovic
  • Language: Updating Persian translation - Thanks to Ghaem Omidi
4.3.8 2014-09-12
  • Validation: Fixed disabled button issue in WP 3.9
4.3.7 2014-05-05
  • WYSIWYG field: Fixed missing tinyMCE buttons in WP 3.9
4.3.6 2014-04-18
  • Core: Improved efficiency and speed when saving values by removing ACF meta from the native WP postmeta box
  • Field Group: Fixed cache issue causing field settings to not update
  • WYSIWYG field: Added support for new tinymce 4 in WP 3.9
  • Number field: Fixed bug causing blank values to save as 0
  • Google Maps field: Fixed JS bug causing google maps to not render when Google library is already loaded
  • Validation: Fixed JS bug where hidden field groups's fields were being validated
4.3.5 2014-04-14
  • Textarea field: Added new rows setting
  • API: Added $format_value parameter to the get_fields function
  • Core: Improved conditional logic & tab JS performance
  • Core: Removed changelog anouncement in plugins update list
  • Core: Fixed anoying wp is not defined JS error
  • Core: Added logic to load full or minified scripts using the SCRIPT_DEBUG constant
  • Core: Improved loading structure to better allow ACF functions within the functions.php file
  • Core: Fixed revisions bug causing sub field data to not restore
  • Core: Made use of WP datepicker UI
  • Field Group: Changed post location rule to show all post types
  • Field Group: Changed page location rule to show only page post type
  • Field Group: Added new filter for meta box priority acf/input/meta_box_priority
  • Language: Added missing translation support in multiple fields
  • Language: Added Hebrew translation - Thanks to Erez Lieberman
  • Language: Updating Czech translations - Thanks to webeescz
4.3.4 2014-03-18
  • Post Object field: Fixed get_pages bug cuasing 'pages' to not appear
  • Page Link field: Fixed get_pages bug cuasing 'pages' to not appear
  • Tab field: Fixed JS bug causing multiple tab groups on page to render incorrectly
  • Language: Updated Russian translation - Thanks to Alex Torscho
4.3.3 2014-01-07
  • Core: Updated styling to suit WP 3.8
  • Core: Added new logic to set 'autoload' to 'off' on all values saved to the wp_options table to help improve load speed
  • API: Added new logic to the $post_id parameter to accept an object of type post, user or taxonomy term
  • Tab field: Added compatibility with taxonomy term and user edit screens (table layout)
  • Tab field: Fixed JS bug causing incorrect tab to show when validation fails
  • Text field: Fixed bug causing append setting of '+50' to appear as '50'
4.3.2 2014-01-05
  • Color Picker field: Fixed JS bug preventing wpColorPicker from updating value correctly
  • Google Map field: Added new setting for initial zoom level
  • Relationship field: minor update to fix compatibility issue with Polylang plugin
  • Relationship field: Fixed bug causing filters / actions using $field['name'] to not fire correctly
  • API: Fixed bug with have_rows/has_sub_field function where looping through multiple posts each containing nested repeater fields would result in an endless loop
  • Export: Fixed bug causing exported XML fields to become corrupt due to line breaks
  • Core: Fixed bug where duplicating a field would cause conditional logic to appear blank
  • Core: Added Conditional Logic support to hide entire column of a repeater field where max_row is 1.
  • Core: Added new field group 'hide on screen' option for 'permalink' which hides the permalink URL and buttons below the post title
4.3.1 2013-12-03
  • API: Fixed bug with has_sub_field and have_rows functions causing complicated nested loops to produce incorrect results
  • API: Fixed bug with get_fields function preventing values to be returned from options page and taxonomy terms
  • Core: Fixed bug causing some SQL LIKE statements to not work correctly on windows servers
  • Core: Removed __() wrappers from PHP export, as these did not work as expected
  • Core: Fixed bug with get_pages() causing sort order issue in child page location rule
  • Core: Added specific position to ACF menu item to reduce conflicts with 3rd party plugins
  • JS: Fixed bug where conditional logic rules did not save when added using a '+' button above the last rule
  • Radio field: Fixed bug where 'other' would be selected when no value exists
  • WYSIWYG field: Added support for users with disabled visual editor setting
  • JS: Improved validation for fields that are hidden by a tab
  • Google maps field: Add refresh action when hidden / shown by a tab
4.3.0 2013-11-22
  • Core: get_field can now be used within the functions.php file
  • Core: Added new Google maps field
  • Core: Added conditional logic support for sub fields - will also require an update to the repeater / flexible content field add-on to work
  • Core: Added required validation support for sub fields - will also require an update to the repeater / flexible content field add-on to work
  • API: Added new function have_rows()
  • API: Added new function the_row()
  • API: Fixed front end form upload issues when editing a user -
  • API: Fixed front end form bug where the wrong post_id is being passed to JS -
  • Export: wrapped title and instructions in () function -
  • Core: Filter out ACF fields from the native custom field dropdown - -
  • Revisions: Improved save functionality to detect post change when custom fields are edited -
  • Core: Add field group title for user edit screen -
  • Field group: Add 'toggle all' option to hide from screen -
  • Taxonomy field: Add new filter for wp_list_categories args -
  • Taxonomy field: Fixed JS bug causing attachment field groups to disappear due to incorrect AJAX location data -
  • WYSIWYG field: Fixed JS bug where formatting is removed when drag/drop it's repeater row
  • Tab field: Corrected minor JS bugs with conditional logic -
  • Relationship field: Values now save correctly as an array of strings (for LIKE querying)
  • Post object field: Values now save correctly as an array of strings (for LIKE querying)
  • Image field: Added mime_type data to returned value
  • Field field: Added mime_type data to returned value
  • Core: Lots of minor improvements
4.2.2 2013-11-05
  • Field group: Added 'High (after title)' position for a metabox -
  • Relationship field: Fixed bug with 'exclude_from_search' post types
  • Image / File field: Improved edit popup efficiency and fixed bug when 'upload' is last active mode -
  • JS: Added un compressed input.js file
  • JS: Fixed but with options page / taxonomy field -
  • Language: Updated Persian Translation - thanks to Ghaem Omidi
4.2.1 2013-08-17
  • Taxonomy field: Fixed issue causing selected terms to appear as numbers -
  • Revisions: Fixed WP 3.6 revisions -
  • Relationship Field: Add new option for return_format
  • Location Rule - Add new rule for post status -
  • Location Rule: Add 'super admin' to users rule - thanks to Ryan Nielson -
  • Core: Fixed pre_save_post $post_id issue -
  • Core: Fix minor CSS but in media modal -
  • File field: Fix minor 'strict standards' warning -
  • Image field: Fix minor CSS issue -
4.2.0 2013-08-11
  • IMPORTANT: ACF now requires a minimum WordPress version of 3.5.0
  • Full integration between attachments and custom fields!
  • Text field: Added new options for prepend, append, placeholder and character limit
  • Textarea field: Added new options for prepend, append, placeholder and character limit
  • Number field: Added new options for prepend, append and placeholder
  • Email field: Added new options for prepend, append and placeholder
  • Password field: Added new options for prepend, append and placeholder
  • Image field: fixed safari bug causing all images to appear small
  • Core: Improved save_lock functionality to prevent inifinite loops when creating a post on the fly
  • Core: Major JS improvements including .live changed to .on
  • Compatibility: Fixed WYSIWYG JS bug with Visual Composer plugin
  • Language: Added Persian Translation - thanks to Ghaem Omidi
  • Language: Updated German translation - thanks to Thomas Meyer
  • Language: Added Swedish translation - thanks to Mikael Jorhult
4.1.8 2013-08-06
  • Core: Fix issue with cache $found variable preventing values from being loaded
  • Select field: Improve choices textarea detection -
  • Language: Added Swedish translation -
  • Language: Updated Russian translation -
4.1.6 2013-07-05
  • General: Improved load_value function to better handle false and default values
  • Number field: Added new options for min, max and step -
  • Radio field: Improved logic for selecting the value. Now works with 0, false, null and any other 'empty' value -
  • Date picker field: Fixed PHP error -
  • Language: Added Portuguese translation -
  • Taxonomy: Updated JS to clear image / file and checkbox elements when a new category is added via AJAX -
  • Validation: Added logic to allow a field to bypass validation if it is part of a tab group which is hidden via conditional logic
  • API: Improved the acf_form function to better handle form attributes
4.1.5 2013-06-13
  • WYSIWYG Field: Fixed WYSIWYG the_content / shortcode issues -
  • Image field: Added option for library restriction -
  • File field: Added option for library restriction
  • File field: Field UI refresh
  • Checkbox field: Added horizontal option -
  • Image field: fixed UI bug when image is deleted in file system -
  • Validation: Added support for email field -
  • Validation: Added support for taxonomy field -
  • Language: Added Chinese Translation -
  • General: Added changelog message to update plugin screen
  • General: Lots of minor improvements
4.1.4 2013-06-05
  • [Fixed] Page Link: Fixed errors produced by recent changes to post object field -
4.1.3 2013-05-15
  • [Fixed] Relationship field: Fix global $post conflict issues -
4.1.2 2013-05-14
  • [Added] Post Object field: Add filter to customize choices -
  • [Fixed] Relationship field: Fix error when used as grand child -
  • [Added] User field: Add sanitisation into update_value function to allow for array / object with ID attribute
  • [Added] Relationship field: Add sanitisation into update_value function to allow for array of post object to be saved
  • [Added] Post Object field: Add sanitisation into update_value function to allow for a post object or an array of post objects to be saved
  • [Added] Image field: Add sanitisation into update_value function to allow for a post object or an image array to be saved
  • [Added] File field: Add sanitisation into update_value function to allow for a post object or an file array to be saved
  • [Fixed] Revisions: Fix PHP warning if array value exists as custom field -
  • [Updated] Translation: Update French Translation -
  • [Fixed] General: Minor PHP errors fixed
4.1.1 2013-05-11
  • [Fixed] Relationship field: Fix bug causing sub field to not load $field object / use elements option correctly
  • [Updated] Update German translations
4.1.0 2013-05-02
  • [Added] Field group: location rules can now be grouped into AND / OR statements
  • [Added] Relationship field: Add option for filters (search / post_type)
  • [Added] Relationship field: Add option for elements (featured image / title / post_type)
  • [Added] Relationship field: Add post_id and field parameters to both ajax filter functions
  • [Added] Date Picker field: Add options for first_day
  • [Added] Date Picker field: Add text strings for translation
  • [Added] Select field: Add support for multiple default values
  • [Added] Checkbox field: Add support for multiple default values -
  • [Updated] Minor JS + CSS improvements
  • [Added] Added free Add-ons to the admin page
  • [Fixed] Fixed minor bugs
4.0.3 2013-04-27
  • [Fixed] Fix bug when appending taxonomy terms -
  • [Fixed] Fix embed shortcode for WYSIWYG field -
  • [Fixed] Fix issues with loading numbers -
  • [Fixed] Fix bug with user field and format_value_for_api -
  • [Fixed] Fix capitalization issue on field name -
  • [Fixed] Fix tabs not hiding from conditional logic -
  • [Updated] Update dir / path to allow for SSL -
  • [Updated] Updated relationship JS -
4.0.2 2013-04-09
  • [Added] Add auto video filter to WYSIWYG value -
  • [Fixed] Fix Repeater + WYSIWYG loosing p tags on drag/drop -
  • [Fixed] Fix upgrade message appearing in iframe
  • [Fixed] Fix value sanitation -
  • [Added] Add JS field name validation -
  • [Fixed] Fix error when duplicating field group in WPML -
  • [Fixed] Fix pares_type issue. Maybe remove it? -
4.0.1 2013-04-06
  • [Improved] Improving welcome message with download instructions
  • [Fixed] Text / Fix JS issue where metaboxes are not hiding -
  • [Fixed] Test / Fix lite mode issue causing category / user fields not to show
  • [Fixed] Sanitize field names -
  • [Fixed] Test / Fix conditional logic not working for mutli-select -
  • [Fixed] Test / Fix field group duplication in WooCommerce category w SEO plugin -
4.0.0 2013-04-03
  • [Optimized] Optimize performance by removing heavy class structure and implementing light weight hooks & filters!
  • [Changed] Remove all Add-on code from the core plugin and separate into individual plugins with self hosted updates
  • [Added] Add field 'Taxonomy'
  • [Added] Add field 'User'
  • [Added] Add field 'Email'
  • [Added] Add field 'Password'
  • [Added] Add field group title validation
  • [Fixed] Fix issue where get_field_object returns the wrong field when using WPML
  • [Fixed] Fix duplicate functionality -
  • [Added] Add conditional statements to tab field -
  • [Fixed] Fix issue with Preview / Draft where preview would not save custom field data -
  • [Added] Add function get_field_groups()
  • [Added] Add function delete_field() -
  • [Added] Add get_sub_field_object function -
  • [Added] Add 'Top Level' option to page type location rule
  • [Fixed] Fix taxonomy location rule -
  • [Fixed] Fix tab field with conditional logic -
  • [Fixed] Revert back to original field_key idea. attractive field key's cause too many issues with import / export
  • [Added] Add message field -
  • [Removed] Removed the_content filter from WYSIWYG field
3.5.8 2013-04-01
  • [Fixed] Fix bug preventing fields to load on user / taxonomy front end form -
  • [Added] Added 'acf/fields/wysiwyg/toolbars' filter to customize WYSIWYG toolbars -
  • [Fixed] Fix acf_load_filters as they are not working! -
  • [Added] Clean up wp_options after term delete -
  • [Fixed] Fix location rule - category / taxonomy on new post -
  • [Added] Added 'acf/create_field' action for third party usage - docs to come soon
  • [Added] Add support for new media uploader in WP 3.5!
  • [Fixed] Fix conditional logic error -
  • [Fixed] Fix Uploader not working on taxonomy edit screens -
  • [Added] Add data cleanup after removing a repeater / flexible content row -
3.5.7 2013-01-20
  • [Fixed] Fix sub field default value -
  • [Added] Add filters for custom location rules -
  • [Fixed] Fix XML import to create unique field ID's -
  • [Fixed] Fix conditional logic with validation -
  • [Fixed] Fix repeater + relationship bug -
3.5.6 2013-01-04
  • [Fixed] Fix content editor double in webkit browser -
  • [Fixed] Fix bug with post format location rule not working -
  • [Fixed] Fix conditional logic with tabs -
  • [Fixed] Fix missing icons for conditional logic / menu in older WP
  • [Added] Add PHP fix for new lines in field key -
3.5.5 2012-12-22
  • [Added] Add new Tab field
  • [Fixed] Improve WYSIWYG code for better compatibility
  • [Fixed] Fix PHP / AJAX error during database update for older versions
  • [Fixed] WYSIWYG insert attachment focus bug -
  • [Fixed] Fix JS coma issues for IE -
  • [Added] Add no cache to relationship field results -
  • [Added] Add retina support
  • [Fixed] Fix WYSIWYG validation for preview post -
  • [Fixed] Fix undefined index error in field's conditional logic -
  • [Updated] Update post types in field options -
  • [Added] Add filters to relationship field results
  • [Added] Add file name bellow title in popup for selecting a file
3.5.4 2012-12-18
  • [Added] Add new filter for ACF settings -
  • [Updated] Updated field keys to look nicer. eg field_12
  • [Added] Update admin_head to use hooks / enque all scripts / styles
  • [Added] Add duplicate function for flexible content layouts
  • [Fixed] Fix $post_id bug -
  • [Fixed] Fix WYSIWYG JS issue -
  • [Fixed] Fix Gallery PHP error -
  • [Added] Add compatibility for Shopp categories -
  • [Fixed] Fix "Parent Page" location rule -
  • [Fixed] Fix options page backwards compatibility -
  • [Fixed] Fix update_field for content -
  • [Added] Add new filter for acf_defaults! -
  • [Fixed] Fix gallery detail update after edit -
  • [Fixed] Fix front end uploading issue -
3.5.3 2012-12-06
  • [Updated] Update / overhaul flexible content field UI
  • [Added] Add Show / Hide for flexible content layouts
  • [Added] Add column width for flexible content -
  • [Added] Add instructions for flexible content sub fields
  • [Added] Add new parameter to get_field to allow for no formatting -
  • [Fixed] Fix compatibility issue with post type switcher plugin -
  • [Added] Add new location rules for "Front Page" "Post Page" -
  • [Fixed] Fix flexible content + repeater row limit bug -
  • [Added] Add filter "acf_load_value" for values -
  • [Fixed] Fix choices backslash issue -
  • [Updated] acf_options_page_title now overrides the menu and title. If your field groups are not showing after update, please re-save them to update the location rules.
  • [Updated] Update location rules to show all post types in page / page_parent / post
  • [Added] Change all "pre_save_field" functions to "acf_save_field" hooks
  • [Improved] Improve general CSS / JS
3.5.2 2012-11-19
  • Security update
3.5.1 2012-11-16
  • [Added] Add Conditional logic for fields (toggle fields are select, checkbox, radio and true / false)
  • [Added] More hooks + filters - acf_options_page_title, acf_load_field, acf_update_value -
  • [Removed] Remove public param from post types list -
  • [Added] Add field group headings into the acf_form function
  • [Updated] Update button design to match WP 3.5
  • [Fixed] Test / Fix XML export issue -
  • [Added] Add more options to the "hide on screen" -
  • [Added] Add compatibility for Tabify plugin -
  • [Added] Add compatibility for Duplicate Post plugin
  • [Added] Add new params to acf_form function -
  • [Updated] Increase date picker range to 100
  • [Fixed] WYSIWYG looses formatting when it's row gets reordered (in a repeater / flexible content field)
  • [Fixed] Fix has_sub_field break issue -
  • [Fixed] Fix Textarea / Text encoding bugs -
  • [Added] Add publish status for field groups -
  • [Updated] General tidy up & improvement of HTML / CSS / Javascript
3.5.0 2012-11-05
  • [Fixed] Fix missing title of PHP registered field groups on the media edit page
  • [Added] Add revision support
  • [Added] Allow save draft to bypass validation
  • [Updated] Update Czech translation
  • [Fixed] Fix XML export issue with line break -
  • [Fixed] Fix export to XML abspath issue -
  • Update location rules for post_type -
  • Add "revisions" to list of hide-able options
  • [Fixed] Fix bug with custom post_id param in acf_form -
  • [Fixed] Fix bug in has_sub_field function where new values are not loaded for different posts if the field name is the same -
  • [Updated] Allow get_field to use field_key or field_name
  • [Fixed] Fix update_field bug with nested repeaters
  • [Updated] Update German translation files - thanks to Martin Lettner
3.4.3 2012-10-04
  • [Fixed] Fix PHP registered field groups not showing via AJAX -
  • [Added] Add new return value for file { file object
  • [Fixed] Test / Fix save_post priority with WPML + events + shopp plugin
  • [Fixed] Fix bug where field groups don't appear on shopp product edit screens
  • [Fixed] Fix bug with image field { selecting multiple images puts first image into the .row-clone tr -
3.4.2 2012-09-17
  • [Fixed] Fix API functions for 'user_$ID' post ID parameter
  • [Added] Color Picker Field: Default Value
  • [Added] Add custom save action for all saves -
  • [Updated] Update Dutch translations
  • [Updated] Update get_field_object function to allow for field_key / field_name + option to load_value
3.4.1 2012-09-10
  • [Added] Save user fields into wp_usermeta
  • [Added] Add compatibility with media tags plugin -
  • [Added] Wysiwyg Field: Add Default value option
  • [Added] Number Field: Add Default value option
  • [Fixed] Validate relationship posts -
  • [Added] Allow "options" as post_id for get_fields -
  • [Added] Repeater Field: Add sub field width option
  • [Added] Repeater Field: Add sub field description option
  • [Updated] Repeater Field: Update UI design
  • [Fixed] Fix missing ajax event on page parent -
  • [Updated] Update french translation -
3.4.0 2012-09-10
  • [Fixed] Fix validation rules for multiple select -
  • [Added] Add support for options page toggle open / close metabox
  • [Fixed] Fix special characters in registered options page -
  • [Updated] CSS tweak for relationship field -
  • [Fixed] Fix datepicker blank option bug -
  • [Added] Add new function get_field_object to API -
  • [Fixed] Fix field groups not showing for Shopp add new product -
  • [Fixed] Move outside of the doc.ready in input-ajax.js
  • [Fixed] Fix IE7 JS bug -
  • [Fixed] Fix relationship search - Only search title, not content
  • [Updated] Update function update_field to use field_key or field_name
  • [Added] Add field group screen option to show field keys (to use in save_field / update field)
  • [Added] Add actions on all save events (action is called "acf_save_post", 1 param
3.3.9 2012-09-04
  • [Added] Add basic support for WPML - duplicate field groups, pages and posts for each language without corrupting ACF data!
  • [Fixed] Fix date picker save null -
  • [Fixed] Fix color picker save null -
  • [Fixed] Fix image object null result -
  • [Updated] Update Japanese translation -
  • [Added] WYSIWYG field option - disable "the_content" filter to allow for compatibility issues with plugins / themes -
3.3.8 2012-08-20
  • [Added] Gallery field { auto add image on upload, new style to show already added images
  • [Fixed] Fix saving value issue with WP e-commerce
  • [Updated] Date picker field { new display format option (different from save format), UI overhaul
  • [Added] Add new field - Number
  • [Fixed] Test post object / select based fields for saving empty value -
3.3.7 2012-08-16
  • [Added] Add new return value for image { image object
  • [Updated] Update Dutch translation (thanks to Derk Oosterveld -
  • [Updated] Update UI Styles
  • [Updated] Refresh settings page UI and fix exported PHP code indentation Styles
  • [Fixed] Fix post object hierarchy display bug -
  • [Fixed] Fix metabox position from high to core -
  • [Fixed] Fix flexible content field save layout with no fields -
  • [Fixed] Text / Fix field group limit -
3.3.6 2012-08-09
  • [Fixed] Fix IE regex issue (thanks to Ben Heller -
  • [Added] Check for more translatable strings (thanks to Derk Oosterveld -
  • [Fixed] Fix location rule post category bug
  • [Updated] Added all post status to page / post location rules -
  • [Updated] Updated the page link field to rely on the post_object field
  • [Added] Add $post_id parameter to the [acf] shortcode
3.3.5 2012-07-30
  • [Fixed] Fix location rule bug for taxonomy.
3.3.4 2012-07-25
  • [Added] Added new API function: has_sub_field - replacement for the_repeater_field and the_flexible_field. Allows for nested while loops!
  • [Improved] Improve save_post functions-
  • [Fixed] Fix relationship AJAX abort for multiple fields -
3.3.3 2012-07-23
  • [Upgrade] Database Upgrade is required to modify the taxonomy filtering data for fields. This allows for performance boosts throughout ACF.
  • [Improved] relationship field: Improve querying posts / results and use AJAX powered search to increase performance on large-scale websites
  • [Improved] post object field: Improve querying posts / results
3.3.2 2012-07-23
  • [Fixed] Integrate with Shopp plugin
3.3.1 2012-07-18
  • [Fixed] Fix gallery sortable in repeater -
  • [Fixed] Test / Fix two gallery fields -
  • [Fixed] Fix tinymce undefined visual editor off -
  • [Updated] Update Polish translation - Thanks to
3.3.0 2012-07-16
  • [Fixed] Gallery not returning correct order
3.2.9 2012-07-13
  • [Added] Add new Gallery Field
  • [Fixed] Test / Fix update_field on repeater / flexible content
  • [Fixed] Fix regex JS issue with adding nested repeaters
  • [Added] Add new Czech translation - Thanks to Webees ( )
3.2.8 2012-07-11
  • [Added] Repeater - Add option for min rows + max rows -
  • [Fixed] Test / Fix Chrome Double WYSIWYG. Again...
  • [Added] Add "future" to post status options -
  • [Added] Make image sizes strings "Pretty" for preview size options
  • [Fixed] Test / Fix WYSIWYG insert image inside a repeater bug -
3.2.7 2012-07-10
  • [Fixed] Rename controller classes -
  • [Added] Add edit button to image / file fields
  • [Fixed] WYSIWYG toolbar buttons dissapearing in HTML tab mode
3.2.6 2012-07-04
  • [Fixed] Fix flexible content inside repeater add extra row jquery bug -
  • [Added] Add suppress_filters to relationship field for WPML compatibility -
  • [Added] Add new German translation -
  • [Added] Add new Italian translation - Alessandro Mignogna (
  • [Added] Add new Japanese translation -
  • [Fixed] Test / Fix WYSIWYG removing p tags -
  • [Added] edit basic toolbar buttons to match WP teeny mode - WYSIWYG
  • [Fixed] Test front end form hiding -
  • [Fixed] Test saving user custom fields -
  • [Fixed] Fix options page translation bug -
  • [Fixed] Pages rule not returning private pages -
  • [Added] Add custom add_image_size() Image field preview sizes -
3.2.5 2012-07-03
  • [IMPORTANT] Change field group option "Show on page" to "Hide on Screen" to allow for future proof adding new elements to list. Previously exported and registered field groups via PHP will still work as expected! This change will prompt you for a database upgrade.
  • [Added] Add in edit button to upload image / file thickbox
  • [Improved] Changed loading default values. Now behaves as expected!
  • [Fixed] Test / Fix full screen mode dissapearing from editor -
  • [Fixed] get_field returning false for 0 -
  • [Improved] Improve relationship sortable code with item param -
  • [Fixed] IE category js bug -
  • [Fixed] Flexible content field row css bug -
  • [Fixed] Repeater row limit in flexible field bug -
  • [Fixed] Fix update message - appears on first activation
  • [Fixed] Fix options page sidebar drag area - no border needed
  • [Fixed] Fix export options page activation -
3.2.4 2012-05-31
  • [Fixed] Remove translation from validation class -
  • [Fixed] Test fix WYSIWYG insert media issues
  • [Added] Add Excerpt to the field group "show on page" options
3.2.3 2012-05-29
  • [Fixed] Include Wysiwyg scripts / styles through the editor class
  • [Fixed] Wysiwyg in repeater not working
  • [Fixed] Remove Swedish translation until string / js bugs are fixed
  • [Fixed] Checkbox array value issue:
  • [Added] Add inherit to relationship posts query -
  • [Fixed] Relationship shows deleted posts -
  • [Fixed] Wysiwyg editor not working on taxonomy edit page
3.2.2 2012-05-25
  • [Fixed] Fix layout bug: Nested repeaters of different layouts
  • [Fixed] Fix strip slashes bug
  • [Fixed] Fix nested repeater bug -
  • [Fixed] Test / Fix add multiple images to repeater
3.2.0 2012-05-23
  • Fixed Browser bug with Flexible Field: Add Row button works again
  • Added Brazilian Translation. Thanks to Marcelo Paoli Graciano -
  • Reverted input CSS to separate field label / instructions onto new lines.
3.1.9 2012-05-23
  • Updated Images / JS - Please hard refresh your browser to clear your cache
  • Remove caching from acf_field_groups, replace with temp cache
  • Add "Duplicate Field" on field group edit page
  • Fix link to documentation on field group edit page
  • add "update_value" to API
  • Include new Polish translation
  • Create a nicer style for flexible content
  • Create a nicer style for repeater fields with row layout
  • Create a nicer style for "no metabox" fields
  • Add Spanish translation. Thanks to @hectorgarrofe
  • Fix css for options page no metabox
  • Added custom post_updated_messages
  • Changed "Drag and drop to reorder" from an image to a string for translation
3.1.8 2012-05-12
  • Options page fields now save their data in the wp_options table. This will require a "Database Upgrade" when you update ACF. This upgrade will move your Options page data from the postmeta table to the options table.
  • Added e() and _() functions to more text throughout plugin
  • Added new French translation. Thanks to Martin Vauchel @littlbr
  • Fixed duplicate WYSIWYG in chrome bug
  • New Location rules: add fields to a user / taxonomy / attachment
  • Bug Fix: Color picker now shows color on page load. Thanks to Kev
  • CSS tweaks File clearfix, new style for selects with optgroups
  • Simplified get_value to return default value if value =
3.1.7 2012-04-29
  • Bug fix: Image field returns correct url after selecting one or more images
  • Translation: Added Polish translation. Thank you Bartosz Arendt - Digital Factory -
  • Update : Added id attribute to all div.field (id="acf-$field_name")
3.1.6 2012-04-06
  • New style for buttons
  • Bug Fix: Repeater maximum row setting was disabling the "add row" button 1 row early.
  • Performance: Field options are now loaded in via ajax. This results in much less HTML on the edit field group page
  • Performance: Field inputs are now loaded in via ajax. Again, less HTML on edit screens improves load times / memory usage
  • Bug Fix: Field groups registered by code were not showing on ajax change (category / page type / page template / etc). To fix this, your field group needs a unique ID. When you export a field group, you will now be given a unique ID to fix this issue. Field groups without a fixed id will still show on page load.
  • New Option: Repeater field can now have a custom button label
  • New Option: Flexible content field can now have a custom button label
  • Improvement: Updated the HTML / CSS for file fields with icon
  • Bug Fix: Fixed multi upload / select image in repeater.
  • Performance: Added caching to the get_field function. Templates will now render quicker.
  • Bug Fix: Fixed Post formats location rule - it now works.
3.1.5 2012-03-31
  • Improvement: Redesigned the experience for uploading and selecting images / files in fields and sub fields. Image / File fields within a repeater can now add multiple images / files
3.1.4 2012-03-12
  • New Feature: Front end form (Please read documentation on website for usage)
  • Performance: compiled all field script / style into 1 .js file
  • Bug Fix: Editor now remembers mode (Visual / HTML) without causing errors when loading in HTML mode
  • Improvement: Added draft / private labels to post objects in relationship, post object and page link fields
3.1.3 2012-03-04
3.1.2 2012-02-12
  • New Feature: Required field validation. Note: Repeater / Flexible content fields can be required but their sub fields can not.
  • Field update: Select field: API now returns false when "null" is selected
  • Field update: Radio button: When editing a post / page, the radio button will select the first choice if there is no saved value for the field
  • Bug fix: You can now use a repeater field inside a flexible field! Please note that the_repeater_field will not work as expected. Please use get_sub_field to get the sub repeater field, then use php to loop through it.
3.1.1 2012-02-12
  • New Feature: Added shortcode support. usage: [acf field="field_name"]
  • Bug Fix: Fixed menu disappearing by changing the function "add_menu" to "add_utility_page"
  • Visual: Changed post object / page link fields to display post type label instead of post type name for the select optgroup label. Thanks to kevwaddell for the code
3.1.0 2012-02-08
  • New Field: Flexible Content Field (license required)
  • Bug Fix: ACF data now saves for draft posts (please do a hard refresh on an edit screen to remove cached js)
  • Bug fix: Fixed multiple content editors
3.0.7 2012-02-04
  • Added export / register support via PHP
  • Moved menu position under Settings
  • Improve speed / php memory by introducing cached data
  • Temp bug fix: sets content editor to "visual mode" to stop wysiwyg breaking
  • Visual: Removed "Screen Options" tab from the admin acf edit page. Added filter to always show 99 acf's
  • Minor JS improvements
3.0.6 2012-01-28
  • Bug Fix: Location meta box now shows all pages / posts
  • Bug Fix: upgrade and settings url should now work / avoid conflicts with other plugins
3.0.4 2011-12-18
  • Bug fix: WYSIWYG is now compatible with WP 3.3 (May have incidentally added support for gravity forms media button! But not 100% sure...)
  • Fix : Taxonomy Location rule now only shows hierarchal taxonomies to improve speed and reduce php memory issues
3.0.3 2011-12-15
  • New translation: French (thanks to Netactions)
  • Support: added support for new wp3.3 editor
  • Bug fix: fixed WYSIWYG editor localised errors
  • Bug fix: removed trailing commas for ie7
3.0.2 2011-12-11
  • New Feature: Added Export tab to export a WP native .xml file
  • New Option: Relationship / Post type - filter by taxonomy
  • New Option: default values for checkbox, select and radio
  • New Function: register_options_page - add custom options pages (Requires the option page addon)
  • Bug fix: WYSIWYG + repeater button issues
  • Bug fix: general house keeping
3.0.1 2011-11-28
  • Bug Fix - repeater + wysiwyg delete / add duplicate id error
  • Bug fix - repeater + file - add file not working
  • Bug Fix - image / file no longer need the post type to support "editor"
  • WYSIWYG - fixed broken upload images
  • misc updates to accommodate the soon to be released "Flexible Field"
3.0.0 2011-11-20
  • ACF doesn't use any custom tables anymore! All data is saved as post_meta!
  • Faster and more stable across different servers
  • Drag-able / order-able metaboxes
  • Fields extend from a parent object! Now you can create you own field types!
  • New location rule: Taxonomy
  • New function: register_field($class, $url);
  • New Field: Color Picker
  • New Option: Text + Textarea formatting
  • New Option: WYSIWYG Show / Hide media buttons, Full / Basic Toolbar buttons (Great for a basic wysiwyg inside a repeater for your clients)
  • Lots of bug fixes
2.1.4 2011-11-07
  • Fixed add image tinymce error for options Page WYSIWYG
  • API: added new function: update_the_field($field_name, $value, $post_id)
  • New field: Relationship field
  • New Option for Relationship + Post Object: filter posts via meta_key and meta_value
  • Added new option: Image preview size (thumb, medium, large, full)
  • Fixed duplicate posts double value problem
  • API update: get_field($repeater) will return an array of values in order, or false (like it used to!)
  • Radio Button: added labels around values
  • Post object + Page Link: select drop down is now hierarchal
  • Input save errors fixed
  • Add 'return_id' option to get_field / get_sub_field
  • Many bug fixes
2.1.3 2011-09-10
  • Fixed API returning true for repeater fields with no data
  • Added get_fields back into the api!
  • Fixed field type select from showing multiple repeater activation messages
2.1.1 2011-08-31
  • Fixed Javascript bugs on edit pages
2.0.5 2011-08-29
  • New Feature: Import / Export
  • Bug Fixed: Wysiwyg javascript conflicts
  • Bug Fixed: Wysiwyg popups conflicting with the date picker field
  • New style for the date picker field
2.0.4 2011-07-17
  • New Addon: Options Page (available on the plugins store:
  • API: all functions now accept 'options' as a second parameter to target the options page
  • API: the_field() now implodes array's and returns as a string separated by comma's
  • Fixed Bug: Image upload should now work on post types without editor
  • Fixed Bug: Location rule now returns true if page_template is set to 'Default' and a new page is created
  • General Housekeeping
2.0.3 2011-07-03
  • Added Option: Repeater Layout (Row / Table)
  • Fixed bug: Now you can search for media in the image / file fields
  • Added Option: Image field save format (image url / attachment id)
  • Added Option: File field save format (file url / attachment id)
  • Fixed bug: Location rules for post categories now work
  • Added rule: Page parent
  • Fixed bug: "what's new" button now shows the changelog
  • included new css style to fit in with WordPress 3.2
  • minor JS improvements
2.0.2 2011-06-26
  • Added new database table "acf_rules"
  • Removed database table "ac_options"
  • Updated location meta box to now allow for custom location queries
  • Hid Activation Code from logged in users
  • Fixed JS bugs with wp v3.2 beta 2
  • Added new option "Field group layout" - you can now wrap your fields in a metabox!
  • General housekeeping

=2.0.1= * Added Field Option: Field Instructions * Added Field Option: Is field searchable? (saves field value as a normal custom field so you can use the field against wp queries) * Added Media Search / Pagination to Image / File thickbox * Added Media Upload support to post types which do not have a Content Editor. * Fixed "Select Image" / "Select File" text on thickbox buttons after upload * Repeater field now returns null if no data was added

=2.0.0= * Completely re-designed the ACF edit page * Added repeater field (unlocked through external purchase) * Fixed minor js bugs * Fixed PHP error handling * Fixed problem with update script not running * General js + css improvements

2.0.1 2011-06-12
2.0.0 2011-06-04
1.1.4 2011-05-21
  • Fixed Image / File upload issues
  • Location now supports category names
  • Improved API - now it doesn't need any custom fields!
  • Fixed table encoding issue
  • Small CSS / Field changes to ACF edit screen
1.1.3 2011-04-30
  • Image Field now uses WP thickbox!
  • File Field now uses WP thickbox!
  • Page Link now supports multiple select
  • All Text has been wrapped in the e() / _() functions to support translations!
  • Small bug fixes / housekeeping
  • Added ACF_WP_Query API function
1.1.2 2011-04-26
  • Fixed WYSIWYG API format issue
  • Fixed Page Link API format issue
  • Select / Checkbox can now contain a url in the value or label
  • Can now unselect all user types form field options
  • Updated value save / read functions
  • Lots of small bug fixes
1.1.1 2011-04-17
  • Fixed Slashes issue on edit screens for text based fields
1.1.0 2011-04-12
  • Lots of Field Type Bug Fixes
  • Now uses custom database tables to save and store data!
  • Lots of tidying up
  • New help button for location meta box
  • Added $post_id parameter to API functions (so you can get fields from any post / page)
  • Added support for key and value for select and checkbox field types
  • Re wrote most of the core files due to new database tables
  • Update script should copy across your old data to the new data system
  • Added True / False Field Type
1.0.5 2011-04-11
  • New Field Type: Post Object
  • Added multiple select option to Select field type
1.0.3 2011-04-04
  • Heaps of js bug fixes
  • API will now work with looped posts
  • Date Picker returns the correct value
  • Added Post type option to Page Link Field
  • Fixed Image + File Uploads!
  • Lots of tidying up!
1.0.2 2011-04-04
  • Bug Fix: Stopped Field Options from loosing data
  • Bug Fix: API will now work with looped posts
1.0.0 2011-03-28