Have you ever visited a WordPress website and found that articles in different categories had different styles and designs like different backgrounds, fonts, text colors, …? For example, in a music blog, the articles in the “Blue” category have a dreamy purple background, and the articles in the “Rock” category have a dark color. This is an interesting highlight in the design, making your website more impressive in the eyes of viewers.
As you all may know, custom fields are definitely so powerful and effective in WordPress. However, if your website has too many custom fields’ data, your database will be bloated considerably. So, to solve this problem, you should try moving your custom fields’ data to a custom table.
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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.
WooCommerce is the most popular eCommerce WordPress platform that accounts for more than 23% of the total number of eCommerce websites over the world. This platform helps users have online stores with common managing tools such as creating a cart, shipping management, order management, payment, order, tax, etc.
We've just released v2.2.0 of MB Frontend Submission which has an important feature that allows you to customize the post submission form easier. This version adds the ability to reorder or mix post fields (title, content, etc.) with other custom fields. In other words, you can move post fields to any position in the form!
There is not only a way to embellish your custom metaboxes and custom fields created by Meta Box plugin by adjusting size, space, color, … as in the previous post, but also adding icons into their title. Instead of using only text for the meta box’s title or field name, we can use icons for addition or alternative. It is quite simple to do, let’s see how.
Meta Box's custom fields have a default padding, color, border, font, etc. which may not fit your design in either back end or front end. So you may want to change how they display, making them more eye-catching. That's the moment you want to style them.
So do the custom fields created by Meta Box. You definitely can style every custom field created by Meta Box as you want. In this post, I will give you some way to use CSS to style the fields.
In the first post of this series, we created the page showing all the hotel room’s information. It normally has a button or several call-to-action areas to go to the booking page which allows your customers to make an order. However, ‘cause some businesses have strong direct channels, they want their sales to make booking orders for their customers as well. Along with that, to have you imagine how to create a booking page in the frontend later (which is in the 3rd post), I made this post to show you how to create one in the backend. That is for internal users only.
We're happy to announce that all Meta Box extensions are now working nicely with SearchWP plugin, thanks to the SearchWP - Meta Box integration plugin. The extension is created and maintained officially by Jonathan Christopher, the author of SearchWP.