[wp-hackers] WP 3.0 and beyond: Custom post types + custom fields

Mike Schinkel mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
Fri Jun 18 22:25:04 UTC 2010

On Jun 18, 2010, at 6:12 PM, scribu wrote:
> There already are several plugins in this area (albeit probably not
> supporting custom post types yet):
> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/custom-field-template/

I've used that and it's approach has a flavor that feels very different from the way the WordPress API is evolving.

> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/verve-meta-boxes/

Haven't tried that yet but will try it soon.

> I don't see any point in bundling this with Core.

Have to disagree there.  I can't think of something more appropriate for a next step past custom post types than being able to define the custom fields for a post type.  Of course if making it a "core plugin" is the approach, that'd be good too.


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