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Code Field

  • The WordPress core will include the CodeMirror editor in version 4.9 which will be released next week:

    The code editor will be used in various WordPress admin areas, but there is also an API that will make it easy to natively include and use CodeMirror with plug-ins.

    Now is a great time to create a new “Code” field in ACF.

  • You should probably submit a new support ticket with this so that it is brought to the attention of the developer Pretty sure that if WP supports CodeMirror natively that we can expect to see an ACF field that uses it at some point.

  • I submitted a new ticket and Elliot replied that he’ll consider adding it in a future version. 🙂

    I was also playing around with the new WordPress code editor in the Customizer and it works pretty good, I love that there’s also support for real-time code linting.

  • I too would like to see this supported by ACF, I have always wanted to be able to give some admins the ability to add code to a site other than a simple textarea field. But the support for the existing code field add ons in not as good as I would like. Probably the only way I would ever trust using a field like this is if it’s built into ACF.

  • Yeah, after I published my thread I noticed that a “-2” was added to the end of the page URL slug, so I naturally got curious, removed the “-2” and found your original thread from 2014. 🙂

    I guess that 2018 would finally be the year that ACF would get a native code field. Fingers crossed.

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