Meta Box Builder is an extension for WordPress beginners from the WordPress Meta Box plugin which requires no PHP knowledge and allows to create custom meta boxes and custom fields in the WordPress edit page only by drag-and-drop.
No PHP, special for beginners
Developers or beginners who don’t want to do any coding, this is the best addon for you. You can just use the drag and drop interface which is modeled on the WordPress Menu to develop meta boxes. And leave the rest work like registering meta boxes, creating custom fields to be done automatically. In short, if you can create a WordPress Menu, you know how to create a Meta Box. Prior to this extension, the Meta Box plugin only allows you to create custom meta boxes and custom fields only by PHP code. It requires a little PHP knowledge and is mostly for developers.
Export PHP code to use without the plugin
Since version 2.2, developers can use the Meta Box Builder to export PHP code that can be used on another websites which don’t have Meta Box Builder installed. This is a great feature because you can use Meta Box Builder to prototype the custom fields to test. When everything works, you can export the PHP code to use to increase the website performance.
Besides, with this feature, you can also import and export the custom fields and custom meta boxes configuration to use in multiple sites.
- Designer-friendly, no coding knowledge required.
- Lightweight, easy to use and blazing fast.
- Supports every built-in Meta Box fields and parameters.
- Works with all others Meta Box extensions.
- Creates any custom field parameters by using Custom Attributes.
- Import/export meta boxes and fields
- Supports exporting configuration to PHP code
If you think Meta Box Builder is great, you should try free extension Custom Post Type which is the most popular extensions for Meta Box to help you create and manage custom post types easily and the extension Template which can help you create metaboxes and fields with only a simple text template. These three are the must have addons for the beginners.
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We also have a blog especially for WordPress beginners on Meta Box. Please check it here.