How to Add the “input hidden” Field Type to Easy Digital Download Settings

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Are you looking for a way to add a hidden field type to the input fields? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to add the input hidden field type to Easy Digital Download settings.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

function edd_hidden_callback( $args ) {
	global $edd_options;
	if ( isset( $edd_options[ $args['id'] ] ) )
		$value = $edd_options[ $args['id'] ];
		$value = isset( $args['std'] ) ? $args['std'] : '';
	$size = ( isset( $args['size'] ) && ! is_null( $args['size'] ) ) ? $args['size'] : 'regular';
	$html = '<input type="hidden" class="' . $size . '-text" id="edd_settings[' . $args['id'] . ']" name="edd_settings[' . $args['id'] . ']" value="' . esc_attr( stripslashes( $value ) ) . '"/>';
	echo $html;

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 12 best WordPress podcast plugins and how to set up download tracking in WordPress with Google Analytics.

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