Take the 2-minute tour ×
WordPress Development Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for WordPress developers and administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Bit of a wordpress novice and so just wanted to know the best way to do this.

I am currently creating a wordpress site for a client. They have a Latest News section which is the primary 'blog'/posts page. The sidebar also displays the latest blog post.

Now what I would like to do is create a Special Offers page, which works the same as the blog post page, displaying the latest offers, and which the client can update easily through the admin. I would also like to feature the latest special offer in the sidebar.

What would be the best way to do this, as I am assuming you can only have one main posts page?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

share|improve this question
    
try Using custom post type ! This will enable to create a different section in your admin area and it'll work same as normal blog post. Read the codex to know more. –  Kuldeep Daftary Dec 9 '12 at 0:46
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 2 down vote accepted

This is a perfect case for custom post types

Simply create a post type called "specials" and you can use it just like your regular posts.

EDIT: If you're new to WordPress and aren't interested in editing PHP, you can use a plugin like the Custom Post Type UI

share|improve this answer
    
Thanks that is exactly what I was looking for. –  Adam Dec 9 '12 at 12:54
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.