We currently have a plugin that creates a new WP table, but it recreates the wheel when it comes to managing/updating data. It would be a good candidate for custom post types, but we don't want to pollute the
Use case: We're creating a specific job board for a company that lists 100s of jobs, and we want to keep the tables clean for other php scripts outside of WP that will also be accessing the same data. Input and management would be handled by the standard WordPress APIs.
Question: I want to use WP's custom post type functionality, but use a different db table. Thoughts? Directions? Is it possible to simply tell WordPress to switch tables for a certain query?
Related: Difficult to read and understand, and not entirely the same: Use Custom Database with Custom Post Type