Category: Advanced Custom Fields

Advanced Custom Fields is one of the most popular WordPress plugins and one that I have used extensively. ACF makes it easy to add custom data to your posts and pages, and in version 5.8 introduced custom blocks and fields for the new block editor.

How To Set A Default Featured Image For Your Posts And Pages In WordPress Using Advanced Custom Fields

July 25, 2020

Cameron Jones


Advanced Custom Fields, Developer Tutorials, WordPress

They say pictures are worth a thousand words. That might be a slight exaggeration, but images can be vitally important for websites, particularly for layouts that use featured images. It’s common for themes to display grids or lists of posts, and if some of the posts don’t include a featured image the site can look…

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How To Use The New acf/register_block_type_args Filter To Optimise ACF Block Registration

May 10, 2020

Cameron Jones

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Advanced Custom Fields, WordPress

On March 26th, Advanced Custom Fields 5.8.9 was released. It was a relatively minor release, mainly including a couple of bug fixes, translation updates. But this would be the release that changed everything about block registration. Quietly, a new filter acf/register_block_type_args was introduced. This allows plugins or themes to modify the registration arguments of a…

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