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JSM's Show Post Meta on Post Editing Pages

Show all post meta (aka custom fields) keys and their unserialized values in a metabox on post editing pages.

Wondering about the post meta your theme and/or plugins might be creating?

Want to find the name of a specific post meta key?

Need some help debugging your post meta?

The JSM's Show Post Meta plugin displays all post meta (aka custom fields) keys and their unserialized values in a metabox at the bottom of post editing pages.

There are no plugin settings — simply install and activate the plugin.

Developers

See the plugin Other Notes page for information on available filters.

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Author JS Morisset
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Contributors jsmoriss
Tags custom fields, debug, meta, post meta, tools
  1. jsm-show-post-meta screenshot 1

    The Post Meta metabox added to admin post editing pages.

Automated Install

  1. Go to the wp-admin/ section of your website.
  2. Select the Plugins menu item.
  3. Select the Add New sub-menu item.
  4. In the Search box, enter the plugin name.
  5. Click the Search Plugins button.
  6. Click the Install Now link for the plugin.
  7. Click the Activate Plugin link.

Semi-Automated Install

  1. Download the plugin archive file.
  2. Go to the wp-admin/ section of your website.
  3. Select the Plugins menu item.
  4. Select the Add New sub-menu item.
  5. Click on Upload link (just under the Install Plugins page title).
  6. Click the Browse... button.
  7. Navigate your local folders / directories and choose the zip file you downloaded previously.
  8. Click on the Install Now button.
  9. Click the Activate Plugin link.

Repositories

Version Numbering Scheme

Version components: {major}.{minor}.{bugfix}-{stage}{level}

  • {major} = Major code changes / re-writes or significant feature changes.
  • {minor} = New features / options were added or improved.
  • {bugfix} = Bugfixes or minor improvements.
  • {stage}{level} = dev < a (alpha) < b (beta) < rc (release candidate) < # (production).

Note that the production stage level can be incremented on occasion for simple text revisions and/or translation updates. See PHP's version_compare() documentation for additional information on "PHP-standardized" version numbering.

Changelog / Release Notes

Version 1.0.6-1 (2016/12/28)

  • New Features
    • None
  • Improvements
    • Highlighted new post meta rows added by the 'jsm_spm_post_meta' filters.
  • Bugfixes
    • None
  • Developer Notes
    • None

Version 1.0.5-1 (2016/12/23)

  • New Features
    • None
  • Improvements
    • Added French translation of labels and notices.
    • Updated CSS to scroll overflow of meta values.
  • Bugfixes
    • None
  • Developer Notes
    • Maintenance release - minor refactoring of code.

Version 1.0.4-1 (2016/08/04)

  • New Features
    • None
  • Improvements
    • Added check for is_admin() before hooking actions and filters.
    • Added 20% width in CSS for the key column.
  • Bugfixes
    • None
  • Developer Notes
    • None

Frequently Asked Questions

  • None

Other Notes

Additional Documentation

Developer Filters

'jsm_spm_view_cap' ( 'manage_options' ) — The current user must have these capabilities to view the "Post Meta" metabox (default: 'manage_options' ).

'jsm_spm_post_type' ( true, $post_type ) — Add the "Post Meta" metabox to the editing pages for this post type.

'jsm_spm_post_meta' ( $post_meta, $post_obj ) — The post meta array (unserialized) retrieved for display in the metabox.

'jsm_spm_skip_keys' ( $array ) — An array of key name regular expressions to ignore (default: '/^_encloseme/' ).

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Version 1.0.6-1

Requires WordPress version: 3.8 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 03 Feb 2017

Date Added: 01 Aug 2016

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