custom post types

Add a Favorite Button to Any WordPress Post Type

Twitter users have often asked the question: “What does it mean to favorite a tweet?” The act of favoriting can communicate any number of things depending on the context, such as bookmarking, agreeing, showing support, or responding to a mention. UK researchers studying the favoriting feature on Twitter discovered that (more…)

Papi Project Adds a Page Type API to WordPress

The Pages feature, although generated dynamically in WordPress, was designed for use with static, evergreen content. Pages have always been somewhat simpler than posts, which received a major boost to flexibility when custom post types came on the scene in version 3.0. Fredrik Forsmo, a systems developer in Stockholm, Sweden, (more…)

Hierarchy Plugin Enhances WordPress as a CMS

WordPress 3.0 introduced the ability for developers to register their own custom post types, enabling the software to be used more easily as a CMS. Custom post types ushered in a new era that allowed plugin developers to create and organize content in a more modular way. If you’ve ever (more…)

Beautiful Taxonomy Filters for WordPress Custom Post Types

Beautiful Taxonomy Filters is a new plugin that adds filtering to your custom post type archives, based on taxonomy (terms/categories/tags). It allows visitors to filter CPTs by multiple terms on the frontend. The plugin automatically adds rewrite rules to create pretty filter URLs, without the use of JavaScript. Beautiful Taxonomy (more…)