[wp-hackers] Accessing custom post types and taxonomies across sites on a network

Mike Little wordpress at zed1.com
Tue Jan 25 21:54:28 UTC 2011


Why not include the content from the faculty site as an RSS feed into the
department site. Do it using the built in WordPress RSS engine cache it
(with a timeout) and render it appropriately,

If there is a query on the faculty site that will retrieve all the staff in
a specific department, added /feed to that URL or a feed=rss2 query var will
render that content as RSS which can be consumed and displayed by any of the
other sites. No trickery involved -- standard WordPress functionality.
And if you wanted to display them in a sidebar there is already a widget for
that. If you want to turn that into a short code handler take a look at the
RSS feed widget code.

Mike Little

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