How to Add Custom Meta Boxes in WordPress Posts and Post Types


Adding Meta Boxes to Post Types in WordPress
Elisa Rivera

In the past, we’ve covered adding custom meta boxes to WordPress. In this article, we’ll go two steps further explaining their relationship and integration with post types, including how to use the data saved in a meta box in the WordPress front-end.

Add Custom Meta Boxes in WordPress Posts and Post Types in Just 13 East Steps
Linsey Sawyers

[…] Step 3: Choose the place where you wish to display the author bio box. Step 4: Now choose a color for background, and text. Step 5: Store your settings by clicking on the button ‘save changes’. Step 6: Go to the Users » All Users page. Step 7: Enter the Facebook / Twitter profile URL of author in the respective fields. Step 8: Enter your social profile URLs. Step 9: Click on the update profile link. Now you can view any posts written by that specific user. <? Add Custom Meta Boxes in WordPress Posts and Post Types in Just 13 East Steps. […]

How To Create WordPress Meta Boxes
Shavon Peoples

So you have a custom post meta box that works, but you still need to do something with the metadata that it saves. That’s the point of creating meta boxes. What to do with your metadata will change from project to project, so this is not something I can answer for you. However, you will learn how to use the metadata from the meta box you’ve created.

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