[wp-hackers] Difference between 'aside' and 'status' post format?
justin at justintadlock.com
Fri Nov 4 22:42:13 UTC 2011
I use aside for short thoughts and thoughts with a link to another
site. I use status to update things such as what I'm doing.
"I just don't know what to think about the state of things in America.
Every party is filled with money-hungry idiots who'll never change
anything. Oh well."
"I'm headed to WordCamp Philly today! Woo-hoo!"
For me, they have separate uses. But, one could certainly use a single
format and do both.
On 11/3/2011 3:56 PM, Andrés Sanhueza wrote:
> I have seen this being asked very often. Generally the answer resorts to:
> —Aside is a short post without title.
> —Status is a *shorter* post without title, a la Facebook and Twitter.
> The thing is that I don't see much difference between these two in
> order to warrant to be differentiated in the core list. Basically
> because I don't see a same site using *both* and most of the time the
> only difference are between an "aside/status" and a "standard" blog
> post. I believe that the reason it was included was because the P2
> theme does support a "status" category (along with "blog post
> (standard)", "quote" and "link"), yet is not different of the absent
> "aside" as "blog posts (standard)" currently work as those and they
> can or not have a title. The only stylistic difference is that status
> tend to be attached with an avatar of the user post, but still fells
> more like a "conceptual" thing like something that requires a
> determinate format (short of like having different formats for "photo"
> and "drawing"), I guess.
> Anyway, I would like to know if there is an use case (WordPress or
> not) where "aside", "status" and "standard" are used.
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