AE - ACF Fields

Advanced Custom Field widget allows you to fetch data from the fields that you have created using Advance Custom Field plugin. 

It gives various options through which you can retrieve data from the fields.

  1. Data Type: Here you need to specify the type of field from which you want to retrieve the data.
    Here is the list of supported field types: 
    • Text
    • Textarea
    • Number
    • Url
    • Select
    • Checkbox
    • Radio
    • Button Group
    • True False
    • File
    • Email
  2. Source: Select the Source from where data will be fields. This is basically where your field group is attached. 
    • Post Field: Retrieve data from the Post Fields. (To be used in Post/CPT singular template. It can also be used in designing loop - in Block Layouts for Post Block widget.)
    • Term Field: Displays data from Term Fields (To be used on Taxonomy Archive Templates)
    • User: Select this to display data from User meta fields. (To be used on Author Archive Templates) 
    • Option: Use this to display data from Settings pages created using Pods.
  3. Field: Specify the name that you have assigned to the field, which you have created under the Field Group tab of Custom Fields.
  4. Is sub Field: Choose if this field is a Sub Field (Repeater Field). It will be needed if you are using it in Repeater Block Layout. 
  5. Before Text: Add some prefix text here. 
  6. After Text: Add suffix text to your content. 
  7. Placeholder Text: You can use it to show the default text to be displayed in the field that is empty
  8. Html Tag: Select the HTML tag that you want to be wrapped around the content. 
  9. Links To: You can assign an action to your retrieved field data by clicking on it. As soon as you click on the field you will be redirected to some specific section. You can link your ACF Fields to post, static URL, and custom field.
  10. Alignment: You can give a position to the retrieved information like (Left, Center, Right, Justified).

There will be many different options available depending upon the field type that you will select.

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