Home › Forums › Backend Issues (wp-admin) › update_field is not working in action hook › Reply To: update_field is not working in action hook
Field keys must start with “field_”. Not using this prifix can cause various side effects, for example, when using the field key in update_field(), if the key does not start with “field_” acf does not understand that you are attempting to use a field key. This is covered here https://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/register-fields-via-php/
Welcome to the Advanced Custom Fields community forum.
Browse through ideas, snippets of code, questions and answers between fellow ACF users
Helping others is a great way to earn karma, gain badges and help ACF development!
🚨 The 2023 ACF Annual Survey closes tomorrow! This is your last chance to complete the survey and help guide the evolution of ACF. https://t.co/0cgr9ZFOJ5— Advanced Custom Fields (@wp_acf) May 18, 2023
© 2023 Advanced Custom Fields.