Using Advanced Custom Fields with Essential Grid

This article will show you how to pull Advanced Custom Fields from your blog posts into a grid item.

  • Note:
    The best way to add extra information to your grid items from your blog posts is by using the built-in Custom Meta Data feature

1. Navigate to ACF Field Groups and locate your Custom Field.

Copy the name of the Custom Field

2. Navigate to Essential Grid Meta Data Handling

In the Meta References / Aliases tab, click on "Add New Meta Reference"

3. Create a Custom Meta Reference

Insert the ACF "Custom Field" name into the "Original" text box.

4. Edit your grid skin

5. Insert a Layer and select the Custom Meta Key Reference

Select "Post" as source and "Meta". Then locate the Custom Field Meta Key.