How to assign filter-category automatically

Assigning of filter-category automatically (by code in your site) to any post type is necessary when for example a lot of posts should be added by users for example, or by any another reason.  For this should be used WordPress hook save_post Here is an example how to realize it: open functions.php file of your… read more

How to convert taxonomies terms values into meta values

Sometimes users need conversion any taxonomy terms names into meta data: integer or float values. Reason: desire using range-slider for that values, but trouble in that – range-sliders works only with meta-data. So next algorithm will help you synchronize data: Create in meta constructor html-item, type: range-slider for example. Let it be filter of bpm (beats per minute) on… read more

How automatically enter the “meta_data_filter_cat” when an user inserts a new article

Meta filter category ID  – keeps in each post with the same name key ‘meta_data_filter_cat’. So if you want to allow your user create new posts with already predefined or selected ‘Meta filter category ID’ you are need in your wp theme functions.php  add next code:

Where $meta_data_filter_cat_id is predefined meta_data_filter_cat ID which of course… read more

How to safely update WordPress plugin

open your site wp-content/plugins folder by ftp client, filezilla for example rename previous plugins version folder in the wp-content/plugins folder, for example as: meta-data-filter-old upload the latest version of the plugin to wp-content/plugins folder after the plugins files uploading go to the plugin settings page and press ‘Save’ button that is all…. p.s. you can always roll back to the… read more

How to create price slider with drop-down

It is simple, you can use drop-down for it as on the screen: It can be not only price-“slider” – you can create any filtration by your logic, for example it can be meters,inches, miles, etc …

How to exclude terms from the search form?

There is no such functionality in shortcode, but in the widget:  To resolve your task you are need modify code of the plugin: index.php -> function draw_term_childs_select ->  before

add next code

Where array(57,63,89,99) is term_ids which you want to exclude  

How to remove drop-down option from html by javascipt

You can remove any option(s) from any drop-down using JavaScript. Look on the next code please:

css class ‘.mdf_taxonomy_pa_color’ is container for drop-down with css class ‘mdf_taxonomy’ which makes filtration for taxonomy ‘pa_color’.  In construction ‘if’ set terms ids which you want to remove. You can drop this script in your footer.php More:… read more

How to use Essential Grid plugin of theme punch with MDTF

From version 2.1.9 (1.1.9) customers can use plugin ‘Essential Grid WordPress Plugin’ to create very beautiful layouts for your site and make them filterable by MDTF.    Download MDTF html templates from here Unzip and upload folder mdf_templates into your current wp theme Create Page in your site and drop there shortcodes like this:  [mdf_results_by_ajax shortcode=”mdf_custom… read more