Is it possible to retrieve a value from one specific options page. For example, having a repeater field “images” on multiple options pages (Page A, Page B, Page C, etc.), how can I get the one on “Page A”.
Currently, this works, but I feel (I have not tested it, though) it will get all values on all options pages:
What I would like is this:
Tried this as well, as it is stated in the manual the string has to contain “option” or “options”.
Is it possible?
Thanks for the post.
I am afraid this is a current limitation in ACF.
To get this functionality, you will need to ensure that all options field names are unique and thus the field name will become the “option_name” value.
All the fields in the different options page will thus have unique identifiers. This will safeguard against the the wp_options table entry becoming too long. It has a limit of 64 chars.
Hi @matekk , contrary to what is said in https://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/get-values-from-an-options-page/, is it possibile with the ACF Api.
We create for example a “Page A” in this way:
$page_a = array( 'page_title' => 'Page A', 'menu_title' => 'Page A', 'post_id' => 'page_a' ); acf_add_options_page($page_a);
And a “Option” page in this similar way:
$option = array( 'page_title' => 'Option', 'menu_title' => 'Option', 'post_id' => 'option' ); acf_add_options_page($option);
Now you create a new Field Group with an “images” field and make this field visible when “Page Options” = “Page A” and similarly you create a new Field Group with an “images” field (it can also be a clone of the previous “images” field but watch out that the clone field name is something like “clone-images”) and make this field visible when “Page Options” = “Option”.
Now you can get the “images” field from “Page A” page with:
the field("images", "page_a")
and the “images” field from “Option” page with:
the field("images", "option")
because in Wp DB (‘wp_options’ page) the “images” field from “Page A” is saved as option_name ‘page_a_images” and the “images” field from “Option” page is saved as “option_images”.
Wish this would work for Options sub pages (acf_add_options_sub_page).. but, currently, the post_id param is only available to the acf_add_options_page function.
This would make for a clean admin menu and an easy way to target specific option page fields within specific template files (especially when dealing with archive pages or plugin template pages -eg event calendars etc.)
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