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.
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.
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.
The default custom fields functionality in WordPress is to help end-users customize their websites fast and easily. But, it is limited to only text fields and thus, is not enough in most cases. In this post, we will learn how to take control of custom fields by creating our own new field types.
In the previous post, we have learned the basic concepts of custom fields and its applications. In this post, we will learn how to add custom fields to a WordPress site without coding or using a third-party plugin.
Custom Fields is an important and useful feature in WordPress and bring us a very high customization ability. So, let’s find out the basics, relevant techniques, and excellent applications of Custom Fields in this series.
Not long time ago, I introduced Composer support for the premium extensions of Meta Box. However, in the actual project, sometimes you need free Meta Box extensions hosted on wordpress.org. Extensions such as MB Rest API and MB Relationships are really useful for some of your projects. Then how to use Composer for the WordPress plugins on wordpress.org? This article will show you how to do that.
A week ago, we introduced the “clone as multiple” feature, which allows you to store cloneable values in multiple rows in the database. To make it works with your existing data, we make it optional and is turned off by default. However, some of you might want to convert the existing data to the new format, which allows you to perform a query based on custom field’s value. In this tutorial, I’ll show you a quick way to convert the existing custom field values to the new format and make “clone as multiple” feature works for you.