I am using this fantastic plugin to manage some custom fields. One of these is a checkbox with a list of possible values. For some reasons I’d like to momentarily hide some possible values. This should not affect saved records in the DB, correct?
Once I’d like to enable “hidden” values in the future, what steps are required, apart from offering to the user identical values as those that were hidden?
Removing some of the checkbox values will not alter posts that are already saved, but it will alter them if these posts are edited and updated.
You might want to look at using an acf/load_field filter https://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/acf-load_field/
In this filter you could alter the choices dynamically, only removing the ones you want to hide if they are not already selected for the post. The choices for a checkbox field work the same as the choices for a select field https://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/dynamically-populate-a-select-fields-choices/