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On Yoast seo, when you create a new page it gives you the ability to alter titles, etc. This is added by the yoast module. I am writing a plugin, that can have other things attaching to a post. How can I modify the admin panel to add these new option? Thanks John

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Simply take a look at the yoast plugin and search for add_meta_box()... – kaiser May 25 '11 at 17:54

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what you are looking for is call in the WordPress world a MetaBox and just like Yoast SEO you need to use add_meta_box() function to add your own.

there is a great tutorial and class you can use in your plugin at I would suggest you use that for a starting point.

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