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WP Metaboxer Lite



  • Easy to use interface for creating metaboxes and custom fields.
  • Meta box can be added to Post, Page or Custom Posts.
  • Meta box position is configurable.
  • Meta box priority is configurable.
  • Textboxes and Textareas can be set to allow/disallow HTML or accept raw data.
  • Selectboxes and Radio can use a data source to get their options. A data source is a callable user defined function that returns an array of value and texts.
  • Utility functions for fetching the custom field values.


This is the free version of WP Metaboxer. Full version has a lot more features.
Checkout the full version of WP Metaboxer


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Install via WordPress Admin

  1. Ready the zip file of the plugin
  2. Go to Admin > Plugins > Add New
  3. On the upper portion click the Upload link
  4. Using the file upload field, upload the plugin zip file here and activate the plugin

Install via FTP

  1. First unzip the plugin file
  2. Using FTP go to your server’s wp-content/plugins directory
  3. Upload the unzipped plugin here
  4. Once finished login into your WP Admin and go to Admin > Plugins
  5. Look for WP Metaboxer and activate it


Checkout the documentation in here.
Use mtbxr_val(“my_textbox”) to get the data where “my_textbox” is the UID you gave the field when it was created.


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1.3.0 – 2013-07-01

  • Code refactoring
  • Bug fixes

1.0.0 – 2012-10-17

  • Initial release