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Checkbox – Display Particular Choice Value

  • Hello,

    I have added a checkbox with the field name of tabs_used using the following choices

    Overview : Overview
    Experience : Experience
    Publications : Publications
    Community : Community
    Recognition : Recognition

    I would like to display the value or label for a particular checkbox only but cannot seem to get it to work per the documentation.

    Here’s what I have and no return value is shown:

    $field = get_field_object('tabs_used');
    $value = get_field('tabs_used');
    $label = $field['Experience'][ $value ];
    <h2><?php echo $label; ?></h2>

    I have changed the $field[] section to ‘choices’ but this give me an error “Warning: Illegal offset type in”

    How can I display the value or label of only one particular checkbox choice in my checkbox options?

  • Still no response here or via email…

  • I’ve been tearing my hair out on this – and I’m sure by now you’ve found a solution or a workaround, but this is what worked for me.

    The situation seems to be that $value returns an array rather than a value, so you need to return the first element in that array, like this:

    $field = get_field_object('tabs_used');
    $value = get_field('tabs_used');
    $label = $field['Experience'][ $value[0] ];// adding the [0] to your code
    <h2><?php echo $label; ?></h2>

    Hope that works for you!

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