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To run Meta Box, we recommend:

  • PHP 7.2 or greater
  • Latest version of WordPress

While Meta Box also works with PHP 5.2 and older versions of WordPress, these versions have reached official End Of Life and as such may expose your site to security vulnerabilities.

Installing Meta Box

The Meta Box plugin is available on To install it, go to Plugins → Add New and search for Meta Box.

install meta box plugin

Then click the button Install to install it. After that, click the button Activate to activate the plugin.

Installing extensions

Before installing extensions, make sure you installed and activated the Meta Box plugin, even if you use Meta Box AIO (which contains all extensions into a single plugin) or solutions.

Meta Box extensions are normal WordPress plugin, you can install them like a normal WordPress plugin:

  • Go to My Account and download the extensions you want to use.
  • Go to Plugins, click Add new, then click Upload plugin.
  • Choose the .zip file you downloaded and click Install now
  • After finishing upload, click Activate to finish.

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