I have a options page I made using ACF in the backend, which is called contact, for now it holds just the a repeater called ‘social_media’ within that I have 2 sub fields ‘social_media_logo’ and ‘social_media_link’, I have then added in all the social media options I wanted e.g facebook, twitter etc etc but then I found when I wanted to change the image for one of the sub fields, I can’t unless I remove the social media row e.g facebook, and then re-add it, is there no other way I can update the social media image without doing this?
I am using ACF Pro 5.2.8 and wordpress 4.2.3
Currently you must delete the current image and then select a new one. There isn’t a “Replace”. To be honest, I actually don’t know much about what the developer plans in the future. I just know a bit about how it work and I help out here on the forum. I know that it’s worked the way it does not for as long as I can remember.
I can flag this topic for his attention. He may have more input.
OK thanks, I don’t know if this is related to the above, but I deleted the image as you mentioned and added another, but the new image isn’t being reflected on the front-end, I have gone as far as renaming the group name (not group label) and as it was a repeater, the sub names (not sub labels) and I am still having the same issue.
Perhaps I am doing something wrong or is this a bug?
No caching plugin, I don’t like those when I am developing websites.
Here is the code:
<?php if(get_field('social_media_section')): ?> <?php while(the_repeater_field('social_media_section')): ?> <a href="<?php the_sub_field( "social_media_image_link" ); ?>" target="_blank"><img src="<?php the_sub_field( "social_media_image" ); ?>" /></a> <?php endwhile; ?> <?php endif; ?>
It did work yesterday but then I went and deleted a image and since then it stopped working. If you need admin access I can provide that, or FTP info as its on a site in development.
the_repeater_field() could be part of the problem, it has been deprecated for a while. I’ve actually never used it. http://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/the_repeater_field/
Try using http://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/has_sub_field/ or http://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/have_rows/ and see if it clears up the problem.
OK I have just tried both of those and nothing appears, I even deleted the repeater and sub rows and then readded them under a different name, here is my code:
<?php if( have_rows('social') ): ?> <?php while( have_rows('social') ): the_row(); ?> <a href="<?php the_sub_field( "media_image" ); ?>" target="_blank"><img src="<?php the_sub_field( "media_link" ); ?>" /></a> <?php endwhile; ?> <?php endif; ?>
I don’t see anything wrong there?
If you are loading a value from the options page, you MUST target it by using the second parameter
You can learn more about this here:
In your OP you said that this is for an options page. If this is the case then I missed something in your code that is pretty important. You need to use the value of
'option' for the post id.
<?php if( have_rows('social', 'option') ): ?> <?php while( have_rows('social', 'option') ): // the rest of your code here
For more information on getting values from options pages see this page http://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/get-values-from-an-options-page/ it includes an example on repeater sub fields.
When an image field is set, you will see 2 icons when hovering over it.
1. remove – this clears the value and allows a new image to be set. It does note DELETE the image, simply clears the value.
2. Edit – this allows you to edit the image data.
These icons allow an image to be changed, so I don’t see any issue here.
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