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Caldera Metaplate


Integrate Your Custom Fields With Any Theme Without Leaving The WordPress Admin!

Caldera Metaplate, by CalderaWP gives you a simple, handlebars.php-based, template editor for WordPress posts, including custom post types. Provides an easy way to show your custom field values with almost any theme.

For more information on how to use this plugin, see:

Works With

  • Meta fields added by Advanced Custom Fields

  • Meta fields added by Custom Field Suite

  • Meta fields added to post type Pods.

  • Custom fields added with the custom field UI.

  • Probably any custom field. We have not tested beyond Pods, ACF and CFS, yet:)

What About Custom Field Suite Repeater Fields?



Install & Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


Can I Use Post Fields, Like Post Content?

Yes you can. Use {{content}}

Does It Work With Meta Fields Added With The Custom Field UI?


What type of Pods Does It Work With?

Post type Pods using the default meta storage method.

Does It Work With Advanced Custom Fields Loop Field?

Yes it does!

Contributors & Developers

“Caldera Metaplate” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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0.1.1 ( January, 2015 )

Initial release to


Bug fixes


Bug fixes.
ADDED: Ability to load metaplates from file system.
ADDED: Is conditionals for boolean template tags.
ADDED: Fixed. Shortcodes in metaplates not working when metaplate is outputted with a shortcode. #18


FIXED: Busted vendor dir on WPORG. #19
UPGRADED: magic-tags package, allowing auto-generated excerpts to be used.


ADDED: Ability to reference taxonomies in metaplates for posts.
FIXED: Shortcodes in metaplates loaded from files.
FIXED: Made metaplates from files not require a post ID, which made no sense to require.
FIXED: Issue with no saved metaplates causing an error.
FIXED: Issue where global post was used when it was not set in some situations.
ADDED: var_dump and sanatize helpers.


ADDED: added post var to object to use the raw post object
ADDED: added post_author var to object to use the raw user object
ADDED: added format_date helper to format dates
FIXED: issues where sanitize the_excerpt would hit an infinite loop.
FIXED: saved notification


FIXED: WordPress 4.4 compatibility ( edit link now shows again )
ADDED: updated Handelbars PHP to latest version for PHP 7 compatibility