WordPress can be a frightening lion or a gentle lamb, depending on how much experience you have.
This platform gives you the opportunity to incorporate many useful plugins and code to manipulate your website to function exactly how you want. This is the lamb. The lion comes when a beginner opens the files to complete the Five Minute Installation. or WordPress beginners, looking into all the files and code for the first time can be overwhelming – I know this because, not too long ago, I was a newbie to the land of WordPress. It takes time to get accustomed to the way WordPress functions and all of the abilities it offers. To use WordPress, a general knowledge of PHP is needed, but you don’t have to be an expert. Below is a list of the most used and needed WordPress code, plugins and functions to get you started. They’ve been created with examples and use real scenarios to help you understand the process.
Why wordpress is one of the most popular CMS and blogging platform around?
I think it because wordpress is free, customizable and have a great support by community or other developers. And as wordpress users, we should keep updated with the new development, tips and tricks shared by other developers. So every month we tried to collect the best of wordpress articles around the world. Creating custom meta boxes is extremely simple, at least it is once you’ve created your first one using the tools baked into WordPress’ core code.
In this tutorial, I’ll walk you through everything you need to know about meta boxes:
- Creating meta boxes.
- Using meta boxes with any post type.
- Handling data validation.
- Saving custom meta data.
- Retrieving custom meta data on the front end.
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Note: When I use the term “post” throughout this tutorial, I’m referring to a post of any post type, not just the default blog post type bundled with WordPress.
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