How do I create a meta box in WordPress?

How to Create Custom Meta Boxes & Custom Fields in WordPress?

  1. What is Meta Box?
  2. Create a Simple Custom Field Plugin.
  3. Create a Meta Box.
  4. Add Custom Fields into a Meta Box.
  5. Save the Custom Fields.
  6. Get and Display Custom Fields in the Frontend.
  7. Get Custom Fields Values Outside the Loop. 7.1. Hardcode the Post ID. 7.2.

How do I add a custom meta field in WordPress without plugin?

Step 1: Go to add a new post or edit a post, then click on Screen Options.

  1. The Edit Post screen in WordPress.
  2. Check the box “Custom Fields”
  3. The Custom Fields area.
  4. An example of saving the information about a product in custom fields.
  5. Add extra data into a custom field.
  6. Homepage after adding custom fields.

Where is Meta Box in WordPress?

A post meta box is a draggable box shown on the post editing screen. Its purpose is to allow the user to select or enter information in addition to the main post content. This information should be related to the post in some way.

How do I add a custom meta field to a custom post type?

If you want to create a custom meta box inside a custom post type you will need to use 3 functions.

  1. A function to create a custom “meta boxes” block/screen on your post edit screen: add_meta_boxes_{$post_type}
  2. A function to add a input field to change/show your custom meta.

How do I add a custom field to a WordPress plugin?

Adding Custom Fields in WordPress First, you need to edit the post or page where you want to add the custom field and go to the custom fields meta box. Next, you need to provide a name for your custom field and then enter its value. Click on the Add Custom Field button to save it.

How do I save meta post in WordPress?

1 Answer

  1. add_action( ‘save_post’, ‘cd_meta_box_add’, 10, 2 ); has to be moved outside cd_meta_box_add() , and.
  2. Change add_action( ‘save_post’, ‘cd_meta_box_add’, 10, 2 ); into add_action( ‘save_post’, ‘cd_meta_box_add’ ); as this action hook only receives one parameter (the post ID), and.

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