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Display Post Meta

This plugin allows you to display the meta data for a post. Just click the DPM link in the toolbar to show meta info.


  • Check to ensure user is an administrator before displaying content or button rather than just logged in
  • Don't show the toolbar button on archives, admin pages and others where it doesn't make sense
  • Show the toolbar button for small screens (was hidden)
  • Add a Post Meta link next to the Edit post link on the front end
  • Show meta data inline when Post Meta link is clicked


  • Added "Other" section which includes post info like author, published date, ID and current template
  • Added some sanitization for increased security
  • Refactored lots of the core code for more clarity and flexibility
  • Added a close button on the info screen


  • Placed all core functions into a class
  • Improved WordPress coding standards compliance


  • Lots of styling adjustments
  • Output content on wp_footer hook instead of wp (which was so dumb)
  • Better naming and modulation of functions
  • Add support for custom taxonomies on all post types
  • Greatly improved display of custom field data
  • Removed the [show_meta] shortcode
  • Add clarifying statement if no custom fields


  • Some updates to fix the function of DPM button
  • Add active style to the DMP Button


  • Ability added to close DPM window by clicking on 'DPM' from the admin bar


  • Fix for a few undefined index errors showing when in debug mode.


  • Register stylesheet
  • Enqueue stylesheet if show_meta query parameter is equal to true


  • Better function names
  • DPM link actually adds a query arg instead of just appending to the URL
  • Display now looks for the show_meta query parameter instead of parsing the URL


  • Better CSS
  • Fixed taxonomy loop to no longer nest


  • Initial release.

Requires: 3.0.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.1.8
Last Updated: 10 months ago
Active Installs: 200+


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