Meta Box WordPress Plugin
Meta Box plugin is a powerful, professional toolkit for developers to create and handle everything related to custom meta boxes and custom fields for WordPress.
The plugin provides a wide range of field types and a lot of options to for each field type, which gives you unlimited possibility to control and customize the custom fields.
With the extensions, you can easily build meta boxes not only for custom post types (default), but also for settings page, user meta, term meta. You can also display the fields the way you want with columns, tabs or groups.
The plugin requires a little coding, but if you're not familiar with coding or prefer GUI for faster creating custom post types, meta boxes and custom fields, you can use our Online Generator or use the extensions MB Custom Post Type or Meta Box Builder.
Create any type of meta data
- Create custom meta boxes for posts, pages or any custom post type.
- Create custom settings pages or theme option page.
- Create custom meta boxes for user profile pages.
- Create custom meta boxes for taxonomy terms.
Wide-range of field types and options
- Supports 40+ built-in field types for all your needs (text, textarea, wysiwyg/editor, image, file, post, select, checkbox, radio buttons, date time picker, taxonomy, user, oembed and more to come!). You can also create your own field type easily.
- Support cloning (repeatable) fields for most field types, including WYSIWYG/editor field. Also support repeatable field groups.
- Powerful actions and filters that developers can build or change the appearance and behavior in the plugin.
Create meta boxes and custom fields with UI
The plugin is built mostly for developers with a little coding, but if you prefer GUI for faster creating custom post types, meta boxes and custom fields, the plugin has extensions for that:
To make it easy for all users to create custom meta boxes and custom fields, we have created an Online Generator tool. It has an user-friendly interface with drag and drop features. No custom code anymore!
- Uses the native WordPress meta data storage and functions for ease of use and fast processing.
- Easily integrate with themes and plugins.
- Works with Composer if you want to include the plugin in your project.
- Compatible with WPML multilingual plugin (officially supported by WPML team).
We provide regular updated and extensive documentation. Not only technical things, but also tutorials on how to use the plugin better.
See more documentation here.
- MB Custom Post Type: Create and manage custom post types and taxonomies easily in WordPress with an easy-to-use interface.
- MB Relationships: Create many-to-many relationships from posts to posts.
- Meta Box Yoast SEO: Add content of custom fields to Yoast SEO Content Analysis to have better/correct SEO score.
- MB Rest API: Pull all meta value from posts, terms into the WP REST API responses.
- MB Comment Meta: Add custom fields to comments in WordPress. Support all field types and options.
- MB Custom Taxonomy: Create and manage custom taxonomies with an easy-to-use interface in WordPress.
- Meta Box Text Limiter: Limit the number of characters or words entered for text and textarea fields.
- Meta Box – FacetWP Integrator: Integrates Meta Box and FacetWP, makes custom fields searchable and filterable in the frontend.
- Meta Box Builder: Create custom meta boxes and custom fields in WordPress using the drag-and-drop interface.
- Meta Box Group: Create repeatable groups of custom fields for better appearance and structure.
- MB Settings Page: Create settings pages for themes, plugins or websites with beautiful syntax.
- MB Term Meta: Add meta data to categories, tags or any custom taxonomy with simple syntax.
- Meta Box Conditional Logic: Add visibility dependency for custom meta boxes and custom fields in WordPress.
- Meta Box Include Exclude: Show/hide meta boxes by ID, page template, taxonomy or custom function.
- MB Frontend Submission: Create frontend forms for users to submit custom content. Embed everywhere with shortcode.
- Meta Box Columns: Display fields more beautiful by putting them into 12-columns grid.
- Meta Box Tabs: Create tabs for meta boxes easily. Support 3 WordPress-native tab styles and tab icon.
- MB Admin Columns: Display custom fields in table columns in admin screens for All Posts (types).
- MB Custom Table: Save custom fields data to custom table instead of the default meta tables. Reduce database size and increase performance.
- MB Revision: Track changes of custom fields with WordPress revision. Save, compare, restore the changes easily.
- MB User Meta: Add custom fields to user profile (user meta) quickly with simple syntax.
- Meta Box Geolocation: Automatically and instantly populate location data with the power of Google Maps Geolocation API.
- Meta Box Template: Define custom meta boxes and custom fields easier with templates.
- Meta Box Tooltip: Display help information for fields using beautiful tooltips.
See all extensions here.
- Unzip the download package
- Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
To getting started with the plugin API, please read this tutorial.
- Tran Ngoc Tuan Anh a.k.a Rilwis - Initial & lead developer
- Franz Josef Kaiser