I have a number of different ACF templates on a website I’m working on – http://www.accounttax.co.uk/home... Basically the idea is that the client would be able to edit stuff by clicking on the Pages section and selecting the page…
The problem is that Custom fields do not show up when you click on the Page – you have to click on screen Options and then select the ACF template name for it to appear… And since this does not save for some reason, this is very annoying…
PS. I know the problem is not any other plugins since I have another site with exactly the same plugins installed, and there is no problem there…
Interesting, I am having the same problem. All of my fields disappeared on the edit page! I had to look in “Screen Options” to find them and add them to the page again. Fortunately when I add them back, the setting is saved. I wonder if this is an ACF thing or if something else might be causing this.
Same here. The problem is with 18.104.22.168. Rolled back to 5.1.8 and it works again.
In my case here’s what happened:
– I could use “Screen Options -> Show on Screen” to reactivate an ACF meta box.
– That would work for the specific page
– If I navigated to another page and reactivated its meta boxes, meta boxes for all other pages would disappear again
Updating to 22.214.171.124 wiped out fields from appearing on edit screens in the backend.
The settings for each set of fields were wiped out “Show on … custom page type”. I added that setting back, but nothing changed.
I can select the ACF fields in the “Show on screen” settings and that seems to fix the issue.
The data still exists since it is showing on the frontend.
I am using a custom theme and only using ACF 5.2.0 with no custom fields created, I see the meta-box for page attributes, but as soon as I select a different template the page attribute box hides, then I must activate it via screen options to change it. When I downgrade to an older version of ACF it works just fine. Any body else having these issues?
Another one here. I have two identical sites (local and remote dev) the former updated to ACF 5.2 and fields using Page Templates vanished.
I could bring them back by changing the template under Page Attributes when editing a page, but this doesn’t hold when either reloading the page or opening it again.
Downgraded to 5.1.8 (same as on remote) and problem went away.
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