I want to use WP 4.x as a framework to build a small Student system. I do not wish to use an existing plugin. My needs are unique, and these do not do what I need.
In my design, I have Students and Classes. I thought these should be two content types, but I am not sure. I looked at a plugin online that created special tables for student registration and classes with SQL, yet in my reading I see others creating custom post types, no SQL, nothing like traditional database table creation outside of WP built in functions.
I do not wish to use Post 2 Post, if at all possible. But I want to have one student, many classes.
I have seen,
Incomplete answer for me:
I am specifically looking for help with how to structure Students and Classes. I'm just not sure if WP is the correct tool.
But my question is different because of the custom post type vs new tables. What do I do? Custom Post Types or unique tables with SQL tying them together in a display?