I have managed to use the repeater field successfully before but just cannot get it working on another site.
I’m trying to add a Twitter Bootstrap carousel into a page in WordPress (latest version).
Here’s an extract of some of the code I have in the page template:
<?php if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?> <div id="banner" class="hidden-xs container"> <div id="carousel-home-page" class="carousel slide"> <ol class="carousel-indicators"> <li data-target="#carousel-home-page" data-slide-to="0" class="active"></li> <li data-target="#carousel-home-page" data-slide-to="1"></li> <li data-target="#carousel-home-page" data-slide-to="2"></li> <li data-target="#carousel-home-page" data-slide-to="3"></li> </ol> if(get_field('carousel_items')): while(has_sub_field('carousel_items')): $image = get_sub_field('carousel_image'); $link = get_sub_field('carousel_link'); $heading = get_sub_field('carousel_heading'); $content = get_sub_field('carousel_text'); printf('<div class="carousel-inner"><div class="item active"><img src="%s" class="img-responsive"><div class="carousel-caption"><a class="btn btn-primary" data-toggle="button" href="%s">%s</a><p>%s</p></div></div>',$image['url'],$link,$heading,$content); endwhile; endif; ?> <a class="left carousel-control" href="#carousel-home-page" data-slide="prev"> <span class="icon-prev"></span> </a> <a class="right carousel-control" href="#carousel-home-page" data-slide="next"> <span class="icon-next"></span> </a> </div> </div> <!-- #banner.hidden-xs -->
I’ve checked the field names over and over again and they are definitely right but get_field(‘carousel_items’) is not returning anything.
Can you help?
Maybe I’m not seeing it, but looks like you’re missing a opening php tag <?php in front of the if(get_field(‘carousel_items’)):
Thanks Nuro. The opening tag was there but I hadn’t copied it in.
Anyway, I seem to have solved this problem now. I hadn’t switched on debugging mode and when I did a few errors came up – one about automatic feed links and another about how I had enqueued jquery. I’ve sorted these out and now get_field() is working.
I now have another issue where I can’t add more than one item in my repeater field (which I had been able to before) but if I can’t sort that out I’ll start up another topic.
Actually, I’m not convinced that the errors on debugging were the problem as I’ve noticed I had the same code in the site that I have got working.
I noticed that the custom field information I’d put in before had disappeared and thought this may have happened when I reinstalled the Advanced Custom Fields plugin and so reentered the first item and then it worked. I did this at the same time as correcting the errors in functions.php. Now I think it wasn’t working before because the data had been deleted.
However, I can now only enter one set of custom field information (so, only one carousel item) in Chrome. If I try to add another set then it takes ages trying to save the changes but never gets anywhere. If I use Firefox I can add a second carousel item in with no problem.
I don’t know if these problems are related.
Have you tried setting the repeater image to table? Then upload all images at once and the repeater should automatically add a row for each image.
Yes that works. I also removed an item called carousel_order that I wasn’t using in the PHP code and I think this may have been causing some problems too.
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