In WordPress, each user account on the website has his/her own avatar, but to set this avatar, users must use a tool called Gravatar. This work sometimes costs time and effort. However, you can completely change it by creating a field that allows users to upload photos right on the website, then set that image as an avatar. Thus, user’s manipulation becomes somewhat simpler. In this case, the avatar that the user has set himself/herself (not by Gravatar) is temporarily called a custom avatar.
Normally, when you want to add a map to show your location, for example, way to your company, there are 2 popular methods: embedding Google Maps code directly to your website or use a plugin as guided in this article. However, if you have a listing page site, the kind of page that listing all the restaurants in a city, and you need to display maps for individual restaurants, both methods above are impossible.
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.
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.
Since last month, we’ve worked on improving our MB Frontend Submission to make it a better solution for submitting posts on the front end. Today, we’re happy to release a big updates for the plugin which powers Ajax submission, dashboard and Google reCaptcha. Let’s see how the features work and how to implement them below.
We’re happy to announce a new version 2.1.0 of MB Settings Page today. This version has interesting features for tabs and backup fields which will empower your settings pages.
In this series, we would like to introduce a way to build a Hotel Booking website using Meta Box. Usually, a Hotel Booking page has 4 common pages as below:
- Room’s page where you show all the room information in the frontend;
- Booking page in backend for your internal using;
- Booking page in frontend for your customer’s using;
- Booking management page in the backend.
We are going to create all the above pages in this series with 4 posts. Regarding the customer accounts to make a booking, we have a post for your quick reference: How to Add Guest Author in WordPress using Meta Box.
Remember that this series is for hotel owners. In case that you want to build a website like booking.com or agoda.com, which is called the OTA site, please read this series instead.
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.
To increase the compatibility and easily develop new extensions for Meta Box, we have implemented the major version 5.0.0. This version has a number of major changes and may not be backward compatible. In case you see any problem, please let us know or roll back to an older version.