Meta Options: Posts

This article was last updated on the January 2, 2017.

In this article we’re going to take some time to go through the meta options available on all posts throughout X. Some of the options discussed below are available globally, while others are only available if a certain Stack or Post Format is in use. Without further ado, let’s jump into the post meta boxes.

Global Post Meta Options

The global post meta options can be found beneath the post editor in WordPress and will be labeled Post Settings. Below is an image of what this meta box looks like in the WordPress admin area:

Post Meta Options

Format Specific Post Meta Options

While the settings above can be applied to any post format, some meta options are only available for specific post formats. Post formats aid in the content management process by grouping individual posts together that are similar in nature. The Format meta box can be found in the sidebar of the admin edit screen for all posts:

Post Formats

It should be noted that not all post formats utilize additional meta options. For example, selecting the Standard format will not display any new meta boxes of options. Below we’ll go over the various post formats that will trigger the appearance of additional meta boxes.

Audio Post Settings

The audio post meta options can be found beneath the page editor in WordPress and will be labeled Audio Post Settings. Below is an image of what this meta box looks like in the WordPress admin area:

Post Meta Options – Audio

Video Post Settings

The video post meta options can be found beneath the page editor in WordPress and will be labeled Video Post Settings. Below is an image of what this meta box looks like in the WordPress admin area:

Post Meta Options – Video

Quote Post Settings

The quote post meta options can be found beneath the page editor in WordPress and will be labeled Quote Post Settings. Below is an image of what this meta box looks like in the WordPress admin area:

Post Meta Options – Quote

Link Post Settings

The link post meta options can be found beneath the page editor in WordPress and will be labeled Link Post Settings. Below is an image of what this meta box looks like in the WordPress admin area:

Post Meta Options – Link

Stack Specific Post Meta Options

Similarly to the format specific meta options mentioned above, some sets of post meta options will only be available when a particular Stack is selected in the Custoimzer.

Ethos Post Settings

The Ethos post meta options can be found beneath the page editor in WordPress and will be labeled Ethos Post Settings. Below is an image of what this meta box looks like in the WordPress admin area:

Post Meta Options – Ethos