Gutenberg and the future of Meta Box

In the State of the Word 2016, Matt Mullenweg said that one of three main focuses of WordPress in the next year will be the editor, which will be block-based and unify widgets, interface for shortcodes. The result is the new the Gutenberg editor, which was first introduced to the public at WordCamp Europe 2017. However, it raises many concerns with the existing meta box API. In this post, we’ll take a deep look at those problems and the future of the Meta Box plugin (and similar plugins/frameworks).

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Upgrade is available

A few days ago, we launched a new design for metabox.io and introducing a Lifetime Bundle. The great thing about lifetime bundle is you buy once and have all extensions forever, including the updates and support. But you already bought a Core Bundle or Developer Bundle? Never mind, the upgrade is available for all users of Core Bundle and Developer Bundle. And you have to pay just the difference in value.

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Introducing Demo Suite

We often receive questions asking about the demo for Meta Box plugin and the extensions. People want to see how they work in reality. And because most of the extensions required custom coding, the task of creating a demo website is delayed until now. Today we’re happy to release the demo suite website, which includes the demos for almost all premium and free extensions.

Visit demo website: http://demo.metabox.io

Username: demo, password: demo

Meta Box Demo Suite
Meta Box Demo Suite

There are 15 demos available at the moment and will be more in the future. We hope you enjoy it. And if you find any problem, please let us know via the Contact page.