CMB to CMB2 – a migration tale

In her post, Mika Epstein (@Ipstenu) wrote about the process of porting some CMB code to CMB2.  I especially appreciate the last paragraph:

Simply put, CMB2 does it well, obviously, and simply. The code is easy to understand and implement. I wish it was in core. It’s around 3 megs, but 2 of them are from translations, so it’s really not as horrible as all that.

Thanks Mika! —

Don’t Repeat Yourself. Use WP Lib Loader instead!

I’m a huge fan of the DRY (Don’t repeat yourself) school of thought, and doing a thing once, and doing it well. Because of this, if I sense there’s any chance the code I’m writing is something that… Read More

What is the future of CMB2?

So recently the WordPress plugin review team, and the WordPress meta team (the team responsible for maintaining and tangential properties like the plugin repo) have been talking about and making some pretty big changes, and it looks… Read More

WPSessions: “Custom Meta and Settings with CMB2”

Last Friday I had the privilege to present on CMB2 for WPSessions. If you use CMB2 at all or are interested in getting started, I HIGHLY recommend you purchase that session.

Please support WPSessions and CMB2 by purchasing the session here.

My presentation/notes for that session can be found here.

Use CMB2 to Create a New Post Submission Form

On the WebDevStudios blog, I wrote a tutorial which provides a pretty in-depth walk-through to demonstrate using CMB2 to create a new post submission form. While the specific implementation is for new posts, the principles in the post can be applied to just about any kind of content in WordPress.

Use CMB2 to Create a New Post Submission Form

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