[wp-hackers] Help with adding extra data into a post

Alex Hempton-Smith hempsworth at googlemail.com
Wed Nov 19 14:31:48 GMT 2008

This is actually exactly what I want to do in a plugin I'm planning, but the
custom-fields interface put me off - how do you create a custom box and then
save that data in a custom-field?

-- Alex

On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 2:27 PM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 7:04 AM, Mikael Hedengren
> <mikael at cylinderlabs.se> wrote:
> > I must be able to enter several "rows" of input per post so I think that
> > using the custom fields will not be user-friendly enough.
> You can create your own interface box to get the data and nobody is
> arguing with that. However, where will you store that data? The answer
> should be in a custom field.
> Custom fields are supposed to be used to store any random per-post
> data you may need.
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