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  • First, the free version and the Pro version work differently at the moment, so the method of doing this would be different.

    In the pro version there is a function acf_get_field_groups() that can be used to get a list of field groups.

    In the free version there is a filter that can be used, $field_groups = apply_filters('acf/get_field_groups', array());

    You’ll need to look into the ACF code to get more details.

    I usually do this on the ACF Pro hook “acf/include_fields” with a high priority so that all other fields groups are already included before I check to see what field groups already exist.

    A word of caution. I have had this interfere with other plugins. I’ve had this happen recently with a site and all of the problems were with plugins created by