register_post_types necessary support configuration for meta data :: 2018-02-28 20:12:25

function register_post_types(){
'supports' => array( 'title','editor','excerpt','thumbnail','custom-fields' /** GOLD!!! **/ ), /** taxonomies = group_posts [tags|categories] **/

needs to be included when registering your post, in order to add the meta data to it.

When creating a new post of type Programming SFC code the permalinks are defaulting to ID.
custom post permalinks issue