Quick Function: Search Custom Fields From wp-admin


Recently, I had to make it so you could filter posts in wp-admin by custom fields. By default, the search in wp-admin searches by title.

Add the following code to your functions.php file, and then you can search by custom field values in wp-admin:

It’s handy when you have a post type that uses several custom fields and you want to filter by the value instead of just the title, so enjoy this handy tool.

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Roger Stringer spends most of his time solving problems for people, and otherwise occupying himself with being a dad, cooking, speaking, learning, writing, reading, and the overall pursuit of life. He lives in Penticton, BC.

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