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1k views

Pods CMS: How to add custom column to Adnvanced Content Type

I'm using Pods plugin (ver 2.2) to create some 'Pods' or Advanced Content Types, as they would refer to it, which are like custom post types but are actually separate from WP, blank slate, in their ...
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1answer
128 views

How can I make a custom post type that loops pages in a new dashboard page, each single page is a new dashboard page (all within the back-end)?

I've been wanting to make the most out of WordPress, to use it more and more like a CMS as it truly is a wonderful project. Out of all the CMS/Blogging webapps, WordPress wins in my book. I ...
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2answers
480 views

How to set up an entity (post-type?) with many dependent entities (more post-types?)

I want the wordpress CMS to manage a new type of content called Athletes. The data structure for Athlete would be as follows: Athlete.name Athlete.date_of_birth Athlete.profile etc... An athlete ...
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3answers
850 views

Downsides to not using built-in “Posts” post type?

I plan on skipping the Posts post type once and for all. This is a brand new portal. It will have 100s of thousands of content in the form of articles, multimedia, and links. Instead of Posts, I will ...
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1answer
178 views

What is the best way to manage small blocks of content on my home page?

Excuse the newbie question. I have a home page that has 2 sections on it. None of these sections are the 'blog' which is in another section of the site. I suppose I'm looking for another way of ...
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1answer
40 views

How can I include active content in a custom post type?

Related to my How do I create a custom post type for a training CMS in WordPress? question, if I have a custom page type created for the presentation of training content, how could I include active ...
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2answers
590 views

How could I create a 'private comments' section on a custom post type?

Related to my How do I create a custom post type for a training CMS in WordPress? question, I would like to know how I can create a private comments section for a custom post type (or any post type ...
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1answer
248 views

How do I create a custom post type for a training CMS in WordPress?

I need to create a custom post type based on the existing 'Page' type, for a WordPress based training CMS. I have no problem simply creating a new post type, but I would like to offer some kind of ...
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1answer
249 views

Associating two custom post types

I'm trying to a build a system for a client that involves two posts types: "Clients" and "Media Placements." I need a way to associate Media Placements with a particular Client (essentially treating ...
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3answers
3k views

Style custom columns in admin panels (especially to adjust column cell widths)

I am using Wordpress as a CMS for a project which makes extensive use of custom post types. I need to display columns in admin panels for each custom post type in a different way. I've already ...
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1answer
298 views

Custom posts type for individual pages?

I am trying to make a wordpress site with an idiot-proof backend CMS. I have built several relatively small wordpress sites, but now have moved on to a larger project and want to do it right. ...
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1answer
361 views

how do I group content in magazine-style 'issues'?

I am building a website for a magazine. It won't carry the whole content of the mag, just a teaser article or two from each issue. I need to have a page for each issue that features these articles, ...
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392 views

Any way to make posts inherit properties/taxonomies through a single assigned taxonomy

I want to have a central "data" sheet that is regularly drawn upon for types of posts that are submitted. Lets say I had a movie review site, but also want to let people post other info, like Trivia ...
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2answers
144 views

WordPress CMS Inquiry

I'm pretty familiar with WordPress and have used it on various projects both as a blog as well as a fully-functional CMS using custom post types, etc. I am about to embark on a project for a client ...
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1answer
721 views

Custom post type content using custom fields without template

When I first heard about custom post types I thought it would solve an old "problem" I have, so I was thrilled. But when I tried to setup something I couldn't achieve what I want. So I'd like to know ...
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3answers
4k views

Implementing a CrunchBase.com Clone using WordPress?

I wish to create something like CrunchBase.com with WordPress.org (So to have one website that is a "database", and another one, which is a blog, that connects to it). Is it possible? and how? ...
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9answers
12k views

Tips for using WordPress as a CMS? [closed]

I want to use WordPress as a CMS for a reasonably basic site rather than a blog. I have several pages and at the moment, I don't intend to have a "news" page. While there are ways to make this work, ...