It’s been almost a month since our last update announcement post. There are a lot of new and important improvements in Meta Box and extensions. Let’s find out below.
In the previous post, we stopped in the step “WordPress calls the
update_metadata function to store data from custom fields in the database”. In this post, we’ll follow up that flow to figure out how WordPress organizes the database.
Bunching custom fields aim to rearrange the related custom fields into one group. For instance, one group of contact information contains related custom fields such as name, phone number, address and email. Grouping may make the custom fields look better and more logical when they display. In addition, it brings some other benefits of organizing data afterward.
Until now, we’ve known how to use the functions provided by WordPress to work with custom fields. You’ve prepared everything needed to develop practical applications. But wait, before embarking on doing something new, you had better dig a bit deeper to have thorough understand custom fields’ nature. It’s time to find out an answer to the question: “What really happens with custom fields when I click Save post?”. The two coming posts will give you the answers.
If you regularly work with many different projects in website development, especially the projects have the similar custom fields, this post will be useful for you. This guide will bring you an easy way to copy meta boxes and custom fields from one site to others with our Meta Box Builder.
Is it inconvenient when your emails of password reset or email address confirmations cannot go to your users because it went to their Spam folder? How to ensure that your users can see it without open Spam folder? Have you ever heard about transactional email services? It is the excellent solution for these cases. Let’s dig in and find out which service is the best.
As we know, custom fields is used to add more data to some objects in WordPress such as posts, pages, taxonomies, users, and comments. The two main purposes of custom fields are to describe and filter those objects. In this post, we’ll learn what specific applications custom fields has in reality.
There is one more nice week with our great upgrade of extensions. We’ve tried to make the plugin more and more powerful and flexible to use, so follow up our updates to get full of Meta Box’s power. Now, let’s see what we did last week!
In the first post of this series, we knew about the application of custom fields which allows users to add arbitrary information into posts. But what do you do after that? In the recent post, you also learned how to add custom fields programmatically and display them in your theme. But you’ll see a shortcoming if there is no classification and searching. This post will guide you on how to get posts by custom fields and we’ll create an interesting application: advanced search.