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 wordpress.org. To install it, go to Plugins → Add New and search for Meta Box.
Then click the button Install to install it. After that, click the button Activate to activate the plugin.
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
.zipfile you downloaded and click Install now
- After finishing upload, click Activate to finish.