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exports Advanced Custom Fields to PHP


Exports AdvancedCustomFields to PHP. Grunt acts like a headless browser to fetch the export code and puts it into your destination file. Now also supports ACF 5.0 and higher.

This plugin requires Grunt ~0.4.0

If you haven't used Grunt before, be sure to check out the Getting Started guide, as it explains how to create a Gruntfile as well as install and use Grunt plugins. Once you're familiar with that process, you may install this plugin with this command:

npm install grunt-acf --save-dev

Once the plugin has been installed, it may be enabled inside your Gruntfile with this line of JavaScript:


Run this task with the grunt acf command.

Task targets, files and options may be specified according to the grunt Configuring tasks guide.

Type: String default: undefined

This is your projects local URL. We need this to login.

Type: String default undefined

This is your wordpress user. It should have access to the ACF-Admin panel.

Type: String default undefined

This is the password for you wordpress user.

Type: Object default false

Whether we'd like to enable loading the plugins automatically.

Type: String default none

The Path to your export file

Type: String default none

You can add extra-loading logic to your Export file. It has to be valid PHP and it will be rendered inside the if brackets like so: if( <condition>){ [..ACF Fields..] }

options: {
baseUrl: '',
user: 'wpAdminUser',
password: 'wpAdminPW123!!11',
condition: "defined('APPLICATION_MODE') && APPLICATION_MODE === 'live'",
addons: {
repeater: true,
gallery: true,
flexible: true,
options: true,
dest: 'path/to/my/acf-export.php'