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Ajax the metaboxes

Description

A boilerplate plugin aimed at developers, that want easy AJAX access to WordPress metaboxes. After activating the plugin, the admin user will notice two buttons in metabox called ‘AJAX Data’. The purpose of this plugin are:

  • Giving WordPress developers with an quick and common settings for accessing the native AJAX functionality of WordPress.
  • Fixing the gap of old and overcomplecated methods for using AJAX in WordPress.
  • Giving the newbie WordPress developers an easy way to develop AJAX plugins for WordPress.

The plugin by default sets this functionality only for WordPress’s backend, but the code can easily be manipulated to bring AJAX to the frontend, as well.

Screenshots

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  • A default function of the plugin

Installation

  1. Upload ajax-the-metaboxes.zip onto your local computer.
  2. Go to your WordPress Dashboard and select Plugins >> Add New.
  3. Click on the Upload option at the top and select the boilerplate-ajax-wp.zip file` you just downloaded.
  4. Click on Install.
  5. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

Contributors & Developers

“Ajax the metaboxes” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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