Does anyone know if this is possible: I’d like to create an ACF field for Photo Credit. I would assign that field to attachments, so that when I upload an image, I can select either a WP user (ACF User Field) or the photographer isn’t a WP user add some text (ACF Text field) denoting the name of the photographer.
What I’d like to do is then automatically add that below a photo when there are values. I’m having trouble getting that to work. I think what I want is the img_caption_shortcode filter. Something like:
add_filter(‘img_caption_shortcode’, ‘caption_shortcode_with_photog’, 10, 3);
But I haven’t managed to get it to work.
Might anyone know how this could be done who could steer me in the right direction?
Yup, you’re right – you can utilize
img_caption_shortcode! The example from the WordPress codex is a good skeleton structure to work off of to add the markup you’d like to.
Something to keep in mind is that you’ll need to pass a second parameter when getting your
photo_credit field to target the media it is attached to.
One way of getting the appropriate ID is to use preg_match & regex to split the number off before the
$attr are defined in that example:
preg_match( '/(\d+)$/', $attr['id'], $matches ); $media_id = $matches; $credit = get_field( 'your_field_name', $media_id );
From there you can add conditionals how you’d like & place it where you’d like within your markup. Let me know how it pans out!
Exactly what I searched for but unfortunately neither image_send_to_editor nor img_caption_shortcode seems to work with Gutenberg. Is there any known option to use the ACF fields in media files with Gutenberg (except developing own blocks)?
I developed my own block, but I don’t recommend as Gutenberg evolves much to fast.
I think ACF Blocks is the best solution. You should be able to create your own block and save it as preset without writing a single line of code. I also plan to replace my blocks with ACF Blocks.
Thank you ))
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