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I’m experiencing the following issue with ACF 5.9.1 and WordPress 5.5.1. When I select a Page Link or a Post Object as the field type and don’t select anything at ‘Filter by Post Type’, I still don’t see all post types when I edit this field in the post where it is shown. I have 12 post types in total and it doesn’t show the last 2.
When I just filter these last 2 post types for the field, it does show me the posts for those 2 post types when editing the post. However, when I add 1 other post type to the filter, it just shows posts from that 1 added filter when I edit the field on a post.
It seems like a bug. I haven’t come across it before, but I also don’t think I ever made a site with more than 10 post types.
Hope you can help,
I’m experiencing the same issue.
If you only choose 2 post types and one of them is the last two that don’t show and one of them is a post type that does show when none are selected, what happens?
Hi John. If I select 1 post type of the ones is does show by default and 1 of the ones it doesn’t show by default, it then only shows posts from the post type it shows by default.
I would start by looking at the options for the ones that do not show up compared to the ones that do.
I’ve seen this come up before, but I don’t remember what the cause was. It either had something to do with the post type settings or it was a permission issue.
I might also try adding this somewhere to see if these missing post types appear
echo '<pre>'; print_r(get_post_types()); echo '</pre>';
Hey, the function outputs this:
[post] => post
[page] => page
[attachment] => attachment
[revision] => revision
[nav_menu_item] => nav_menu_item
[custom_css] => custom_css
[customize_changeset] => customize_changeset
[oembed_cache] => oembed_cache
[user_request] => user_request
[wp_block] => wp_block
[polylang_mo] => polylang_mo
[acf-field-group] => acf-field-group
[acf-field] => acf-field
[projects] => projects
[flatfiles] => flatfiles
[clients] => clients
[quotes] => quotes
[presentations] => presentations
[modules] => modules
[work] => work
[typefaces] => typefaces
Work and typefaces are the ones that don’t show up in the page link select field when I add 1 other post type.
I looked at all the settings for those two post types and they’re exactly the same as for the other post types. Also I changed the name of the field from Post to Post Link, because I thought maybe that interfered, but the issue remains.
Hope you might have another hunch!
My suggestion is to contact the developer, this appears to be a more complex problem than can be solved here. https://www.advancedcustomfields.com/contact/
For me this was caused by certain post types not being activated in the multi-language plugin (Polylang). When I activated them there, it was fixed.
In addition to activating the post types in Polylang, I had to define a language to all the existing posts for them to show up.
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