Hiding Advanced Custom Fields

Learn how to hide ACF field on the front- or back-end within your WordPress.



Today’s tip of the day is for the Advanced Custom Fields plugin.

In the 2 snippets below you, I show you how to hide an ACF field either on the front-end when using the acf_form() function or in the back-end and limit the field to edited and filled only by users that are administrators.

The Code

add_filter('acf/prepare_field/name=acf_field_slug', function ($field) {
  return false;
}, 10, 1);
add_filter('acf/prepare_field/name=acf_field_slug', function($field) {
  if(is_admin()) {
    return $field;
  }
  return false;
}, 10, 1);

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