Nested ACF Repeater

Hi @Louis,

I noticed some work was done in to support nested repeater. Is it still work in progress?


Nice to see a post about nested repeaters. Just crashed a page with trying to set a repeater in a repeater… :slight_smile:

Would love to bring up some ACF things that would be nice to see inside. ACF Repeater in repeater, ACF groups, ACF flexible content. This could solve many issues in terms of client crashing content and design.


Hi @gusmo and @dranzer,

Good point! Might have been left on the side.
We’ll make sure to get this sorted out as soon as possible!

Thanks for bringing it back up @dranzer.


Nested repeaters are now supported in

There might be some adjustments needed in certain cases, and I would be grateful if you could let me know if you run into issues by replying to this thread.



So i tried the nested repeater. But i guess i am doing something wrong, or understood the “nested” claim wrong.
My nested repeater in backend i want to show:

Editor View:

But if i select the paragraph and try to inserat dynamic data, i can select the nested repeater value, but no option to select its content inside.

Selected nested repeater with no option:


I hope this is somehow understandable :slight_smile:

Hi @gusmo,

Could you possibly show me how you’ve set the source for the nested repeater?


yes, but allways need to create new page - otherwise it loops and ends in a 500 error.

my source repeater:

and my ACF fields:

Can you set the Source field to Repeater (not ACF) for the nested repeater?


yes! tricky one. up and running! a bit tricky. but i can confirm now its up and running!

on left it needs “repeater” inside the inital ACF repeater - then you can select dynamic fields from nested repeater.

very very nice - really happy this is up and running, big thanks!

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