Custom Post Types and Advanced Custom Fields

Intro Video

This is a quick overview of the following:

  • What are the basic components of a WordPress site?
  • What is a "post"?
  • What is a "custom post type"?
  • What is the purpose of CPTs and why do I care?
  • Quick overview of the CPT UI plugin and how to evaluate an unknown plugin.

 

Exploring the Custom Post Type UI Plugin.

Creating our first CPT and Custom Taxonomy!

In this video we get into the nitty-gritty of creating a custom post type and a custom taxonomy using the Custom Post Types UI Plugin.
Next time, we're going to look at the front-facing side of our sites and then move on over to Advanced Custom Fields

 

 

Adding Custom Fields

Attaching our CPTs to our Custom Post Type

In this video we cover using the Advanced Custom Fields plugin and adding those fields to our Custom Post Type

 

 

Adding Custom Fields

Adding our CPTs to our Custom Template

In this video we tackle the process of getting our Advanced Custom Fields onto our custom template.