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Advance Custom Fields

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Setting up- ACF  using AFM

Brief illustration : 

The integration of Advanced Custom Fields plugin into WCMP Advanced Frontend Manager will enable your vendors to add more content fields to the Add Product page.  These extra content fields are more commonly referred to as Custom Fields and it provides much more product details to the interested buyers.   

Admin Configuration- Installation & Licensing

The two ways to install the Advanced Custom Fields plugin are as follows-

First Method

  1. Well, first of all, login to your WordPress Site.
  2. Go to the Administration Panels and click on the Plugin option.
  3. Then, click on the Add New sub-option and then click on Advanced Customs Field.
  4. Then click on Install Now button on the ACF plugin.
  5. You’ll find a new item called Custom Fields after the installation.

Second Method

  1. First, the Advanced Customs Field plugin has to be downloaded. 
  2. Then, upload Advanced Customs Fields to the wp/contents/plugins directory.
  3. Next, the plugin needs to be activated through the Plugins menu in WordPress.
  4. After installation and activation, there will be a new menu item called Custom Fields. 

Enabling Field Groups for Products

Now, all that the admin needs to do is to enable the fields via WP-admin >> Custom Fields. The fields added by the admin here can be accessed by the vendor.  While adding fields, make sure you have selected the location for the “product” page, only then the fields will be displayed on the Add Product page. 

Do not forget to select the location for the ‘Product’ page for the fields to be displayed on the Add Product page

Enabling Field Groups for Coupon

To display the custom field for a coupon, all you have to do is set the location to “Coupon”. 

Advanced Customs Field makes use of field groups for attaching fields to posts. Every field group consists of title, fields, location rules and visual settings. To know more about how to create a field group, have a look at this document- https://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/creating-a-field-group/ 

ACF Provides many field types. You can know more about the usage of them from this document – https://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/#field-types 

To know about how to display the custom fields in the product page. For this  you need to follow their document : https://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/displaying-custom-field-values-in-your-theme/

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Last updated on July 21, 2021
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