When you visit food websites or food blogs, you may find beautiful recipes that are presented professionally. To create these recipes, in addition to using a dedicated recipe plugin, we can also use custom fields and custom post types with Meta Box plugin. In this article, we’re going to learn how to do it step by step.
The Internet allows us to chat, exchange, search for news, share experiences, and download documents, gadgets, applications, etc. So if you have a WordPress website and want to share documents with users, creating a download button using custom fields is not a bad idea – it looks beautiful, professional, and not difficult to create at all.
Are you getting stuck on placing a banner on all pages of the website as well as customizing the size, title, image, … on the banner? Don’t worry, this can be done easily by creating a settings page on the back end, and then add some custom fields. Each custom field is a parameter to customize the banner. After that, just use a shortcode to display the banner on the page you want.
In part 2 of the series “Create an OTA website like booking.com with Meta Box plugin”, we created filters that allow users to search for hotels on the Hotel archive page. Then, to help users find their desired rooms in each hotel conveniently, we need to filter vacancies in Hotel single pages.
In part 1 of the series “Create an OTA Website Like Booking.com with Meta Box plugin”, we completed creating a page to introduce hotel rooms and creating custom fields to fill in the booking data. But an OTA website needs more than that: a filter hotel system to help users search for hotels that fit their requirements easily and quickly. So, this next part is about how to create filters on the Hotel archive page. Let’s find out!
Nowadays, having an OTA (Online Travel Agent) website is very popular with companies and agencies, especially ones that supply the hotel booking service. Some of the most popular websites in this field are agoda.com and booking.com with professional hotel booking systems. If you want to build an OTA website just like them, follow our series “Create an OTA Website Like booking.com and agoda.com”.
In the first article of this series, we’ll create a single page for each hotel and create custom fields to enter the hotel information, and then display them on the website.
Have you ever tried to show an alert message when users input data on the back end? What would you do to have it? If you’re using Meta Box plugin, there’s a pretty simple method to create a notification using Custom HTML field type and then styling to make it display like an alert message.
With WordPress, other than using Tag and Category, you can use custom fields and custom taxonomies to create your custom posts filters. In this post, I will bring in a pretty simple method to do it by Meta Box plugin.
After the 3rd part of the series about how to build a hotel booking website using Meta Box, we had a basic system to create and book reservations for a small and medium hotel. However, I think that you still need a tool to collect all the booking details for easy management and scheduling.
That’s why in this 4th part, I will show you how to display all booking orders on one page so that you can view the booking schedule intuitively as well as easily check each information.