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    Meta Box is a powerful, professional, and lightweight toolkit for developers to create custom meta boxes and custom fields for any custom post type in WordPress.

    Meta Box helps you add and details on your website such as pages, posts, custom post types, forms and anywhere you want using over 40 different field types such as text, images, file upload, checkboxes, and more.

    On top of that, each WordPress custom field type has extensive internal options for unlimited content possibilities. Complete customization and control is just a few clicks away.

    Adding WordPress custom fields and custom meta boxes for custom post types is quick and painless: Select the field types you want in the user-friendly Online Generator, then copy and paste the code into your child theme’s functions.php file.

    Boom! All the power with none of the bloat.

    There are also free and premium extensions available to add enhanced capabilities. You can manage the display and organization of your WordPress custom fields, the conditions upon which they appear, and become the ultimate WordPress data wizard.

    You can also check out the full list of extensions and for details.


    Create any type of metadata or custom fields in WordPress

    That’s right – any type. No matter where you need to insert custom data and features, Meta Box’s WordPress custom fields have your back, and with infinite options to boot.

    Here are just a few of the data types you can customize:

    A wide-range of field types and options

    Take your standard WordPress custom field and imagine it infinitely expanded. That’s how many options Meta Box gives you:

    It’s developer-friendly

    As a developer, you have enough on your plate. You shouldn’t have to create an entirely new system for each project. Use Meta Box to your full advantage.

    You can use Meta Box and its custom fields for any custom post type in WordPress on as many websites as you want so you can use it on client projects as well.

    • Has an ultra-lightweight, yet powerful API that won’t overload your site.
    • Add only what you need instead of getting stuck with a bundle of features you don’t even want that bloat your site.
    • Meta Box easily integrates with any theme and plugin, and supports Composer!
    • We use the native WordPress meta data storage and functions for ease of use and lightning-fast processing.
    • Has a lot of actions and filters so you can build or change a site’s appearance and behavior in the plugin.

    Don’t love coding? You’re in luck!

    If you prefer a more visual system to create custom fields in WordPress, you can choose one or all of the extensions below:

    These plugins have a ton of features to make quick work of any project:

    • All the power of Meta Box without touching a single line of code.
    • Designer-friendly, lightweight and work at top-notch speeds.
    • Export your custom fields and settings to PHP. Then, add it to a new site without needing to install this extension for an incredibly lightweight option.


    Free Extensions

    Premium Extensions

    • MB Admin Columns: Display WordPress custom fields in table columns in admin.
    • MB Blocks: Create custom Gutenberg blocks with PHP, using the same syntax in Meta Box.
    • MB Custom Table: Save custom fields to custom tables instead of the default meta tables to reduce your database’s size and increase its performance.
    • MB Frontend Submission: Create frontend forms for users to submit posts.
    • MB Revision: Track changes to custom fields in WordPress with revisions. You can compare and restore the changes smoothly.
    • MB Settings Page: Create settings pages for themes, plugins or websites with beautiful syntax.
    • MB Term Meta: Add custom fields to categories, tags or custom taxonomies.
    • MB User Meta: Add custom fields to users.
    • MB Views: Outputting custom fields and build front-end templates for WordPress without touching theme files.
    • Meta Box Builder: Create custom meta boxes and custom fields in WordPress using a user-friendly drag-and-drop interface.
    • Meta Box Columns: Display eye-catching custom fields in WordPress by putting them into 12-column grids.
    • Meta Box Conditional Logic: Add visibility dependency for custom meta boxes and custom fields in WordPress.
    • Meta Box Geolocation: Automatically and instantly populate location data with the power of the Google Maps Geolocation API.
    • Meta Box Group: Create repeatable groups for better appearance and structure.
    • Meta Box Include Exclude: Show or hide meta boxes by ID, page template, taxonomy, or custom function.
    • Meta Box Show Hide: Toggle meta boxes by page template, post format, taxonomy and category.
    • Meta Box Tabs: Painlessly create tabs for meta boxes with multiple styles and icons.
    • Meta Box Template: Make defining custom meta boxes and WordPress custom fields way easier with templates.
    • Meta Box Tooltip: Display help information for custom fields with tooltips.

    Detailed Documentation

    We provide regularly updated, and extensive documentation as well as tutorials on how to use MetaBox and custom fields in WordPress to your advantage as well as in the most efficient way possible.

    Here are a few guides to quickly get you started with Meta Box and creating your own WordPress custom fields:

    Check out more on the Meta Box Documentation page.

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