October 6, 2023

Use ACF Options Page to Display Dynamic Data on Your Website

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ACF Options Page is a feature in ACF Pro that allows you to centralize data in one location, making it easier to manage and display on various parts of your website. This tutorial will show you how to set up and use ACF Options Pages to streamline your WordPress workflow.


Please make sure you have the following installed and activated:

Setting Up ACF Options Page

Create a New Options Page

  1. Navigate to Custom Fields > Options Pages.
  2. Click on Add New.
  3. Fill in the basic details like title and slug.

Associate Field Groups

  1. Navigate to Custom Fields > Field Groups.
  2. Click on Add New.
  3. Name the field group (e.g., “Business Details”).
  4. Add Fields like text, email, and repeater fields for social media links.
  5. Set Location Rules to link the field group to your options page.

Displaying Data on Your Website

Accessing Dynamic Data

  1. Open your page builder (e.g., Bricks Builder).
  2. Navigate to the area where you want to display the data.
  3. Click on the dynamic data icon (usually a lightning bolt).
  4. Select the ACF field you want to display.

Updating Data

  1. Navigate to Dashboard > Business Details (or the name of your options page).
  2. Update the fields with new information.
  3. Save the changes.

Real-Life Example

Imagine you’re running a café website. You can use ACF Options Pages to centralize your café’s address, phone number, and social media links. Then, you can display this information in the header, footer, and contact page. If you ever need to update, say, the phone number, you only have to do it in one place.


ACF Options Pages offer a centralized way to manage and display data on your website. It can be very useful for websites that require frequent updates to the same set of information. By following this tutorial, you can make your WordPress management tasks more efficient and error-free.

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