Adding a Custom Field Column
You can add a custom field column by simply clicking “Add Column” and selecting the custom field you wish to display.
Custom fields are automatically formatted based on the custom field type you choose. Furthermore, you have the option to add a prefix and suffix to the column contents using the append and prepend options.
Custom Field Types
Admin Columns supports the following custom field types:
|Images||image URL's ( separated by a comma )||Thumbnail Image||Set your own image size|
|Media Library||Attachment ID's ( separated by a comma )||Thumbnail Image||Set your own image size|
|Excerpt||Plain or HTML text||Summary of the text||Excerpt length in number of words|
|Mulitple Values||( multi dimensional ) array||Comma separated string of all variables inside the array||–|
|Numeric||Integers||Numeric value (also used for sorting)||–|
|Date||Unix time stamp or a date format as described in the Codex||Formatted date||Set a custom date format for displaying|
|Post Title||Post ID's (separated by a comma)||Post Title with an edit-link||–|
|Username||User ID's (separated by a comma)||User Name with a link to their profile||–|
|Checkmark||should be a 1 (one) or 0 (zero)||Display a or icon||–|
|Color||Hex value color ( e.g. #808080 )||Colored box||–|
|Counter||–||The number of times the meta key is used by the item. Values can be strings or serialized arrays.||–|
|Default||Any value||Database value (an array wil be flattened)||–|
Admin Columns support inline editing for custom fields.
Read more about all the editable custom field types
Actions & Filters
Several actions and filters are available to modify and manage custom field columns. Filters and actions are developer features: use them with care!
Compatible Custom Field Plugins
For adding custom fields to your site we recommend the following two plugins:
Inline edit for Custom Fields
Read more about enabling inline edit for Custom Fields.