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Supported data vendors

Out-of-the-box, Advanced Views supports over 130 field types from 5 different data vendors.

What does support out-of-the-box mean?

Out-of-the-box support in the Advanced Views plugin means that it will automatically generate default markup for supported fields. During rendering, it will also automatically read data from the database, convert it to the correct format, and pass it to the template.
Advanced Views doesn't put any limitations on the vendors listed below. You can pass any data, including data obtained from any API, to the template using the Custom Data feature.

Detailed list

1. WordPress

Supported field types (27)

1.1) Post

  • Title
  • Excerpt
  • Content
  • Featured Image
  • Author
  • Published date
  • Modified date
  • Dynamic: Terms (categories, tags, etc.) attached to the current post
  • Dynamic: Comments of the current post

1.2) User

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Display Name
  • Bio
  • Email
  • Author link
  • Website

1.3) Term

  • Name
  • Slug
  • Description

1.4) Comment

  • Author email
  • Author name
  • Content
  • Date
  • Status
  • Dynamic: userId

1.5) Menu

  • List of items

1.6) Menu item

  • Link

2. WooCoomerce plugin

​WooCommerce Product is a Post Type, which means that in addition to the fields listed below, you can use any fields from the Post (Wordpress) group above. For example, the Product comments are the same as Post comments, and Product categories are the same as Post terms.

Supported field types (10)

  • Product gallery
  • Price
  • Regular price
  • Sale price
  • SKU
  • Stock status
  • Weight
  • Length
  • Width
  • Height

3. Advanced Custom Fields plugin

Advanced Views plugin supports all meta fields created by the Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) plugin.
Note: Some ACF field types aren't meta and only UI. For instance the "Tab" field type doesn't have any value and Advanced Views therefore doesn't support it.

3.1) Supported fields types (34)

Besides the built-in ACF field types, we also support some extra field types, added by the plugins. You can find the whole list of the support fields types below. If the field type comes from an ACF addon, then it'll be marked in brackets.
Basic group
  • Text
  • Textarea
  • Number
  • Range
  • Email
  • Url
  • Password
Content group
  • Image
  • File
  • Wysiwyg
  • OEmbed
  • Gallery
Choice group
  • Select
  • Checkbox
  • Radio
  • Button Group
  • True/false
Relational group
  • Link
  • Post object
  • Page link
  • Relationship
  • Taxonomy
  • User
Advanced Group
Layout group
  • Repeater* Nested repeaters (repeater in repeater) are supported without limitations.
  • Group* Nested groups (group in group) are supported without limitations.
  • Flexible* Complex fields inside flexible layouts (like repeater or group) are supported without limitations.
  • Clone* Known limitations: clones with the active "prefixed names" option aren't supported.
*Supported in the Advanced Views Pro version only.

3.2) Supported field sources

Advanced Views plugin supports all ACF fields sources. Changing View shortcode arguments, you can load fields from posts, option pages, user profiles, terms, comments and menus.

4. Meta Box plugin

Advanced Views supports all meta fields created by the Meta Box plugin excluding the 3 following:
  • Fieldset Text
  • Text List
  • Key value
Note: Some Meta Box field types aren't meta and only UI. For instance the "Tab" field type doesn't have any value and Advanced Views therefore doesn't support it.

4.1) Supported field types (43)

You can find the whole list of the support fields types below:
Basic group
  • Checkbox
  • Checkbox list
  • Radio
  • Select
  • Text
  • Textarea
Advanced group
  • Autocomplete
  • Background
  • Button group
  • Color
  • Date
  • Datetime
  • Map Know limitation: This field is not supported within Group, or with a repeatable feature.
  • Hidden
  • Icon
  • Image select
  • oEmbed
  • OSM (OpenStreetMap) Know limitation: This field is not supported within Group, or with a repeatable feature.
  • Password
  • Select advanced
  • Slider
  • Switch
  • Time
  • Wysiwyg
HTML5 group
  • Email
  • Number
  • Range
  • Select
WordPress
  • Post
  • Sidebar
  • Taxonomy
  • Taxonomy advanced
  • User
Upload
  • File
  • File advanced
  • File input
  • File upload
  • Image
  • Image advanced
  • Image upload
  • Single image
  • Video
Layout group
  • Group* Supported in Advanced Views Pro only. Known limitation: Advanced Views doesn't support Group within another Group.

3.3) Supported field sources

Advanced Views plugin supports all Meta fields sources. Changing View shortcode arguments, you can load fields from posts, options pages, user profiles, terms and comments.
3.4) Repeatable feature
Meta Box doesn't have the repeater field type, but has the repeatable setting that can be enabled on any field. Advanced Views supports the repeatable feature in the Pro version.
Tip: Using the Group field type with the repeatable setting you can have the same experience as using the ACF Repeater field.

5. Pods plugin

Advanced Views plugin supports all meta fields created by the Pods plugin.
Note: Some Pods field types aren't meta and only UI. For instance the "Layout Heading" field type doesn't have any value and Advanced Views therefore doesn't support it.

5.1) Supported field types (18)

You can find the whole list of the support fields types below:
Text group
  • Plain text
  • Website
  • Phone
  • E-mail
  • Password
Paragraph group
  • Plain Paragraph Text
  • Wysiwyg (Visual Editor)
  • Code (Syntax highlight)
Date/time group
  • Date / time
  • Date
  • Time
Number
  • Plain number
  • Currency
Relationship/media group
  • File/image/video
  • oEmbed
  • Relationship Known limitation: Comments and Navigation menu options in the Related Type setting aren't supported.
Other group
  • Yes/no
  • Color picker

3.2) Supported field sources

Advanced Views plugin supports all Pods fields sources. Changing View shortcode arguments, you can load fields from posts, option pages, user profiles, terms, and comments.
3.3) Repeatable feature
Pods doesn't have the repeater field type, but has the repeatable setting that can be enabled on any plain field (that doesn't have the multiple option). Advanced Views supports the repeatable feature in the Pro version.