I’m working in a project in which I need to loop several items using the repeater field, the thing is that have_rows and the_repeater_field functions are always returning false even if the repeater has values. This is a small piece of my code that tries to accomplish this.
$postID = get_the_ID();
$value = get_field('section_tiles', $postID);
$tiles = array();
$currentTile = array(
"image" => get_sub_field('section_image'),
"title" => get_sub_field('section_title'),
"copy" => get_sub_field('section_copy'),
"color" => get_sub_field('section_color'),
"url" => get_sub_field('section_url')
Here the variable $tiles is always an empty array at the end of the loop, but if I echo for instance the variable $value it prints out “3” which is the correct number of rows the repeater field has. So i don’t really know what’s going on, why the get_field(‘section_tiles’, $postID); function is returning the number of rows but the_repeater_field(‘section_tiles’, $postID) is returning false therefore is not looping (this also applies to the have_rows function)
I don’t think you can use the_repeater_field() function to loop a repeater field. Please check this page to learn how to use a repeater field: https://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/repeater/.