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How to Use Image Uploader in WordPress Admin Area

In this tutorial I am going to dive deep in WordPress media uploader functionality. By the way it is possible to implement not for only images but for any supported file types.

This is how it looks in WordPress admin area:

Image uploader field in WordPress option pages
Below in this tutorial I will also describe how to create a settings page like this.

Meta Boxes Tutorial

Today many of us thinking about WordPress Meta Boxes like about something obsolete. Well, you know, Gutenberg, Full Site Editing and all that stuff. But I can say, that it is not true, yet.

No matter how great Gutenberg becomes, no matter how many cool plugins appear that allow you to manage custom fields, it is always useful to know how to create a metabox from scratch. At least look at WooCommerce, the Products post type works without Gutenberg right now. And probably for your specific project you would need a post type without visual editing. That’s where meta boxes come into play.