WordPress Content Types and Fields WordPress is all about creating content. It comes bundled with Posts and Pages, which you can organise using the Categories and Tags taxonomies. It’s also got post meta fields which you can use to append data to your content – author, date, and custom fields, for example. But what if […]View Doc
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Post Types, in WordPress, are different types of content. Don’t let the name “post type” confuse you – it actually refers to any type of content. A more accurate way of describing it would be as a content type. There are five default post types that come with WordPress, all of which you’ll be familiar […]View Doc
Taxonomy is the practice and science of classification. The original meaning of the term was in biology, in which it described the practice of classifying organisms with similar properties into groups. However, the use of the terms is much more widespread now and is very much part of the WordPress terminology. In WordPress, a taxonomy […]View Doc
Custom Fields are metaboxes that are used to input metadata that is related to your post. When you add a new post in WordPress, you’ll see these draggable boxes which are used for to store information about your post. Examples are author and excerpt. Another is custom fields. If you can’t see custom fields, click […]View Doc
Background In order to understand Advanced Content Types, it helps to understand a little bit about how WordPress works. WordPress comprises PHP and MySQL. MySQL is the database that stores all of your website’s information, and PHP is the code allows for interaction between the web browser and the database. PHP grabs information from the […]View Doc
If you’re regularly building different types of websites, you may reach a point when the default WordPress Content Types are no longer sufficient for your projects. That’s when you need to get started using Custom Content Types on your website. Pods gives you the functionality to build Content Types, but you need to put thought and […]View Doc
Pods has an extensive set of field types, each with their own set of options. If those aren’t enough they are also easily extended. Text Fields Plain Text: For short plain text input Website: URL validated text Phone: Numbers are formated as a phone number Email: Make sure users input a valid email address Password: Masked input field for password […]View Doc
Pods shortcodes provide a way to insert custom field or template output into any shortcode-enabled content area.View Doc