[wp-hackers] Help understanding the Custom Fields editor

Jennifer Hodgdon yahgrp at poplarware.com
Tue Oct 7 15:19:15 GMT 2008

Did you get an answer on this or figure it out? If not, a quick 
pointer is that the AJAX related to Custom Fields is set up in the file:

The wpList functionality (which generically handles making AJAX/JQuery 
updates to lists of items that are displayed in HTML tables) is 
defined in

Hope that helps...

Casey Bisson wrote:
> My jQuery jujitsu my be too weak to understand the answer, but I'm 
> trying to create something that works very similarly to the existing 
> Custom Fields feature in the post editor. That is, I want ajaxy add, 
> update, delete of the fields for data that's part of a plugin I'm writing.
> The easiest way, it would seem would be to dissect how the Custom Fields 
> feature works and leverage as much of that code as possible. Thing is: I 
> can't figure out how it works.

Jennifer Hodgdon * Poplar ProductivityWare

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