Today, we’re happy to announce that we have added Composer support for all Meta Box extensions. This feature has been long awaited. It’s available now and you can start using Meta Box extensions as truly libraries for your plugins or websites (if you manage your website via Composer!).
Multilingual website means the site that can be available in many different languages of the world. The internet has erased the physical boundaries. There are many website translators available on the internet, but they are not that convincing to use. The development and support of multilingual websites require software, as well as the processes and the methods to manage the web content. Creating and maintaining a multilingual website is more expensive for the website owners. The best alternative for that is the multilingual WordPress plugins.
When building websites, sometimes we need to display custom data in the database, which is not a post, page or a custom post type. In this case, we will create a custom URL for users to access and see the information we want to display. This URL is usually called a virtual page because it is not managed in the WordPress admin area.
It’s almost a year since Gutenberg was born. There was a lot of concerns about this editor, especially the compatibility with meta boxes. We have an in-depth article on this topic half a year ago. Since then, Gutenberg has significant changes and in this article, we want to update the compatibility between Meta Box and Gutenberg so that users are safe using Meta Box in the future.
The list of blogging platforms is quite long. And, it is increasing rapidly. But, everyone wants to work with the best one out of this long list. In this post, the battle is between WordPress and Ghost. WordPress has expanded its usability. Apart from blogging, it has started powering websites, e-commerce businesses and multiple online solutions. Having roots within the WordPress community, Ghost has emerged as a great competitor of WordPress.
When responding to people’s questions about Meta Box and custom fields, I found a lot of senior developers have been integrated Meta Box into their websites deeply. They’ve made the code for meta box registration easier to understand, and organized it very well. In this article, I would like to give some suggestions on how to optimize the code to make meta boxes and custom fields declaration more streamlined and simpler.
TablePress is a powerful plugin for WordPress that allows you to create and manage tables. It has a nice UI and works similar to Excel. Tables can contain any type of data, even formulas. It features sorting, pagination, filtering, and more. However, TablePress only supports inserting the tables into posts, pages via shortcode, which makes it less flexible if you want to display the tables elsewhere. In this post, we’ll show you how to use Meta Box to create a custom field for TablePress and display the selected table in a custom location in your page templates.
Creating relationships from posts to posts is a common question for WordPress developers. Previously, you can do that with the
post field type in Meta Box. But that’s not really the true solution, because you hardly create bi-directional relationships. Besides, querying by custom fields is not recommended.
This is a very interesting question asked in the support forum of Meta Box. When using custom field of type
image_advanced to upload images to your WordPress website, how to display uploaded images as an image gallery?