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  • ACF Repeater Fields

    In ACF (Advanced Custom Fields) Pro version, the plugin provides us with a dynamic data field called the Repeater Field. The Repeater Field is one of the most powerful fields available in ACF. It is one of the key reasons to upgrade from the free version of ACF to the pro version, as repeaters are […]

  • Hosting recommendations for ACF Engine

    Kinsta First This site is hosted at Kinsta, an industry leader and WordPress specialized hosting firm based in Australia. They have several innovative features that make them great to work with as a developer. I’ve always appreciated the simple things like quick access to secured information about each site I host with them. I can […]

  • Accessing ACF Core Post Types

    ACF (Advanced Custom Fields) registers just 2 custom post types. Amazing isn’t it, that one of the most sophisticated and useful WordPress plugins that powers millions of dynamic websites, utilizes just 2 CPT’s to get the job done. Those post types have the keys “acf-field-group” and “acf-field”. Individual fields that you create in ACF are […]

  • How to add a custom template to a block theme

    Block themes define template in the theme.json file found at the theme root. The “customTemplates” object is a top-level definition found in the theme.json file. It’s purpose is to list every custom template that will be provided by the theme and available to edit using the Site Editor (aka Full Site Editor). To add a […]

  • WordPress Block Type Registration Notes

    register_block_type(); ACF 6.0 release announcement with ACF Block Type registration changes as they adopt block.json registration. ACF | ACF PRO 6.0 Beta 1 (advancedcustomfields.com) The previous ACF Block Type registration approach used ACF | acf_register_block_type() (advancedcustomfields.com). To support Inner Blocks the Block Type registration needs to have JSX turned on under the “supports” configuration in […]

  • How to Register ACF Block Types With ACF 6 & ACF Blocks Version 2

    Since WordPress 5.8 the recommended method for registering block types is to use a block.json configuration file and the function register_block_type(). ACF 6.0+ adopts this approach. Although the previous approach using a PHP register block function will continue to work for some time, using block.json registration will provide a number of advantages that help make […]

  • Test Flex with Tailwinds

  • Tailwind CSS integration added to ACF Engine v.1.50

    Tailwind CSS integration added to ACF Engine v.1.50

    In the upcoming release of ACF Engine v1.5.0 dropping this week (August 12, 2022) there is a very special feature added. Tailwind CSS is now baked into ACFG with a custom PHP-based CSS parser. What this means is that you can now use Tailwind in WordPress without a NPM build process. Instead we have a […]

  • How to dynamically populate Advanced Custom Fields choice fields and select options

    This guide aims to expand on the official documentation from ACF including support for default value setting. See official documentation on this feature at https://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/dynamically-populate-a-select-fields-choices/ Our goal here is to target the ACF field we want to populate with choices, then add or remove choices, and finally add or remove default values to correspond to […]

  • How to Add Facet Filters to a WordPress Site

    Filtering data sets easily is one of the things that sets a quality website apart from the crowd. It’s what makes users think hey this works, this is simple, this is easy and I’m finding what I need. Everything else being equal, the site that implements facet filters well is going to have a significant […]