So yesterday we briefly went over custom fields in this article. Today we are going to expand on that with some meta boxes. Meta boxes are really just a fancy way to input custom fields. They are less confusing for you and anyone else using your theme, as they can prompt for exactly what is needed. These can be text boxes, text areas, check boxes, etc. It’s up to you how you implement them. I only recently started using meta boxes, but I love them. Let’s take a look at how to use them.