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  • I needed to add a custom metabox to an options page myself, but wasn’t satisfied by using output buffer (seems like a hack!)

    I dug through the option page source code and ended up with the following functions to:

    1. Create the (sub-)options page
    2. Register a metabox when on that page
    3. Display content within that metabox
    4. Save the values of that metabox

    It’s all very straightforward in the end. As far as I can tell, there is no hook equivalent to “add_meta_boxes” for ACF. And that hook does not fire on the options page, yet you still use add_meta_box to hook them in.

    Here is the code: