Want to display WordPress custom fields outside the loop? At times, you may want to display WordPress custom fields outside the loop, like in your sidebar widget.
All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:
<?php global $wp_query; $postid = $wp_query->post->ID; echo get_post_meta($postid, 'customField', true); ?>
Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.
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