Post type selector for Advanced Custom Fields


    1. Plugin

As seen on Github:


  1. Copy the ‘acf-post-type-selector’ folder into your plugins folder
  2. Activate the plugin via the Plugins admin page


  1. Copy the ‘acf-post-type-selector’ folder into your theme folder (can use sub folders). You can place the folder anywhere inside the ‘wp-content’ directory
  2. Edit your functions.php file and add the code below (Make sure the path is correct to include the acf-post-type-selector.php file)
    add_action( 'acf/register_fields', 'my_register_fields' );
    function my_register_fields() {
         include_once( 'acf-post-type-selector}/acf-post-type-selector.php' );


Get Field Value

$post_type_var = 'post_type';
$post_type = get_sub_field( $post_type_var );

Get Field Value and Display Label

// get post type fields
$post_type_var = 'post_type';
$post_type = get_sub_field( $post_type_var );

// get post type label
$post_type_object = get_post_type_object( $post_type ); ?>

<li><a href="<?php echo get_post_type_archive_link( $post_type ); ?>"><?php echo $post_type_object->label; ?></a></li>



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