How to Create Custom Write Panels in WordPress with More Fields Plugin

How to Create Custom Write Panels in WordPress with More Fields Plugin
Latarsha Ashmore

It seems that every day WordPress theme’s are getting more advanced and robust. This is a good thing for the existing developers that know what they are doing in terms of coding, but it puts a lot of new designers and developers in a very tough position. Everyone wants to have a theme full of functions, but the more features you add the more complicated it gets. How do you make it easy for clients to use while still having those cool user-interface and options in your themes? The answer is custom write panels. We hinted that in our tutorial about WordPress Custom Fields 101, but the fact is that a lot of new designers would have difficulties hard coding a custom write panel. So in this article, we are going to share a free plugin called More Fields which lets you add any number of fields into custom meta boxes on any content type (posts, pages, and custom post types).

How to Create WordPress Custom Fields Without Plugins
Melda Rapp

WordPress has made it easy for developers to customize WordPress in so many ways to meet their custom needs, including letting developers assign new meta-data within a post. That way developer can display additional outcomes within their themes or plugins on top of standard data like the post title, post content, and post author.
Eustolia Fincher

Help Desk. Support is currently provided via our email help desk. Questions are generally answered within 24 hours, with the exception of weekends and holidays. We answer questions related to ACF, its usage and provide minor customization guidance. We cannot guarantee support for questions which include custom theme code, or 3rd party plugin conflicts & compatibility. Open a Support Ticket

How to Create a Custom Settings Panel in WooCommerce
Chantel Michaud

Because we’re extending functionality, we’re going to create a plugin rather than adding our code to a theme. That means that our users will be able to retain this extra functionality even if they switch their site’s theme. Creating a plugin is out of scope for this tutorial, but if you need some help, take a look at this Tuts+ Coffee Break Course on creating your first plugin: 

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