How To Enable the WordPress Custom Fields Option Under the Screen Options Menu

Published Date Author: , Posted November 19th, 2019 at 1:30:24pm

Normally, there is an option in the Screen Options menu to show or hide the Custom Fields tool.

If this option is missing, you may have the plugin Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) version 5.5.13 or greater installed and active because ACF removes the Custom Fields tool to improve page load speed.

If you do have ACF active, add the following to your WordPress theme functions.php file to restore the Custom Fields checkbox:

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