WPGraphQL for Metabox
This FREE plugin from @hsimah exposes fields registered using the popular http://MetaBox.io to the WPGraphQL Schema.
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Download and install like any WordPress plugin.
The WPGraphQL documentation can be found here.
- Requires PHP 7.3+
- Requires WordPress 5.4+
- Requires WPGraphQL 1.1.3+
- Requires Meta Box 5.3.8+
- Requires MB User Meta extension for User fields
By simply adding an extra
graphql_name property to the field registration the field will be exposed in the GraphQL schema.
This assume you know how to expose custom post types in WPGraphQL - read their documentation for further info.
Using Meta Box, define a custom field. Copy and paste the generated code to your
functions.php (or where ever you store your custom code).
string|adds the field to the GraphQL object(s) identified in
boolean|adds the field to the GraphQL object(s) create and update mutation input|
Add in the
graphql_name to the field definition:
That's it. The field
randomNumber will be exposed on the type
post. This will work for any custom post types you may create.
NB: You must expose custom types by adding
show_in_graphql to the configuration of the CPT.
A simple query might look like this:
Currently the plugin only supports custom fields on
user types (ie no Settings Pages).
Currently the plugin only supports using the following Meta Box types:
groupIf you require a field which is not supported please feel free to submit an issue (or better yet, a PR!)