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Update meta box link to new tutorial #13302

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mkaz commented Jan 12, 2019


Updates links in Developer overview to new tutorial explaining how to use meta boxes. The new tutorial section includes the previous link to the backward compatibility documentation.

Changed it this way since we want to encourage the development of meta boxes using the new Gutenberg methods, so updating the link to go to the tutorial first; with a subsequent link to the backward compatibility.

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Fix link. Simplify URLs.

## Meta Boxes

**Porting PHP meta boxes to blocks or sidebar plugins is highly encouraged!**

Discover how [Meta Box](../../../docs/designers-developers/developers/backward-compatibility/ support works in the new editor.
Discover how to work with [Meta Boxes](/docs/designers-developers/developers/tutorials/metabox/ in the new editor.

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chrisvanpatten Jan 17, 2019


I think this should still link to the meta-box backcompat docs because it explains how legacy meta boxes currently work and how we handle backward compatibility.

Alternately, we should at least make sure to link to both files.

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mkaz Jan 17, 2019

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Updated to include two paragraphs, tying in the encouragement to the new tutorials and rewording the previous one for clarity, ie. "existing meta boxes"

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I fixed some two link to filters which were broken.

@gziolo gziolo merged commit 8fdf3cd into master Jan 22, 2019

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