[wp-hackers] CPT and Taxonomy (on Otto's advice)

Diana K. C dianakac at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 16:52:59 UTC 2012

Thanks Otto,

That's a valuable tip, once and a while I stuck on this concept.

I'm using parent/child cpt for same name pages, is that wrong? I found out 
that links stay clear though backend can get crowded.


[-] 2010 Conference
    - Overview
    - Atendees

[-] 2011 Conference
    - Overview
    - Atendees
    - Special events

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Otto" <otto at ottodestruct.com>
To: <wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com>
Sent: Friday, August 10, 2012 11:33 AM
Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] CPT and Taxonomy (on Otto's advice)

> On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 6:19 PM, Diana K. C <dianakac at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Otto' advice was in time and very helpful then I felt like asking about
>> using CPT and custom taxonomy in this case :)
>> Conferences (the CPT)
>> Years (the taxonomy)
> Years should probably be postmeta, not a taxonomy. Why? Because you
> probably want to sort/order by years at some point.
> Anything that is "data" about the post should be meta. Anything that
> is a "grouping" of several posts should be a taxonomy.
> -Otto
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