custom post types
Clients always need advanced and highly specific features for their sites. Developing every single functionality required by clients from scratch and customizing it to meet their preferences can be time-consuming. Toolset enables you to address your users’ needs (whether beginner or advanced) easily, reducing your work while increasing your sales. I bet you get questions like these from your clients: How do I disable the sidebars for my archive? How do I design custom templates? How do I use a different layout for all items belonging to a custom type? How do I design a custom WooCommerce single-product template?…
Custom Post Types were one of the important innovations in WordPress 3.0. They really launched WordPress on the main stage when it comes to usage as a Content Management System (CMS). WordPress is very intuitive in the area of RSS, however it still does not generate automatic feeds for custom post types.
So how can we add Custom Post Types to our main WordPress RSS feeds?
Custom Post Types and Custom Fields were the two features that really transformed WordPress from a simple blogging tool to a fully-fledged CMS. Many still think that custom post types and custom fields are hard to implement, but today I’m going to give you two plugins that will make you the master of CPTs and custom fields within 10 minutes max. Try them out!
Here’s some of the best tutorials and resources for building custom meta boxes that I’ve come across in the past two years. I’m posting them here to have a handy reference for all those building plugins and themes.
Here’s a quick code snippet by Bill Erickson that lets you move and rename the featured image metabox for your custom post type.
In the WordPress dashboard, posts are displayed in the ‘latest first’ order. This also applies to pages and custom post types. However it is also easy to change this order if you wish to do so. It might be more practical for example, to have them display according to their title, in ascending order.
WordPress 3 comes with the ability to create Custom Post Types, which makes it very simple for us developers to extend WordPress and use it as a proper CMS for any business need. Apart from the default Posts and Pages, we can now create custom types to better suit our content, and make it easier for users to update the site. In this guide we explore many options for creating custom post types and custom meta boxes to go with them.