Customizing permalinks

When it comes to permalink customization, outside of slugs for the content types themselves, we do not have any official or formal settings for customizing permalink structures. This is because with the plugin, we’ve aimed to focus on just what can be set and created via the register_post_type() and register_taxonomy() functions. Because of that, we…

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Recommended Plugins

We recommend these plugins to be used in conjunction with Custom Post Type UI to further enhance your website. Permalinks Customizing permalinks to formats you’re wanting. Meta Data Content Type Management Migrating post content between post types and administration General debugging Query monitor can be used to inspect queries being made, templates being used for…

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Shortcode ID attribute

Have you wondered what this “Shortcode ID” value is? If you’ve looked at the Extended block, it appeared as a read-only field. If you’re using the Shortcode Builder, it appeared as a shortcode attribute. In both cases these are self generated but the purpose of them isn’t necessarily clear. Primary purpose for the Shortcode ID…

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Custom Post Type UI Extended Block

Starting with version 1.7.0, Custom Post Type UI Extended formally moved in to the block era for WordPress. Initial version of the block included a small set of attributes for just the “Default” layout. With the following release, version 1.8.0, more of the attributes were added to the “Default” layout, while also beginning the “List”…

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Custom Post Types and Divi

Customizing Search Module By default, the Divi Search Module only searches posts and pages, depending on the settings configured in the module itself. The code snippet below allows to retain those settings, but also add in the post types registered with Custom Post Type UI to be considered with the search as well. Blog Module…

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Custom Post Type UI and WP-CLI

If you weren’t aware, you can actually do a good amount of of administration and site management via your computer terminal console with a tool like WP-CLI. We are not going to go into all of the powerful things it can do out of box, as that’s a documentation site on its own. We are…

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Custom Post Type UI Hooks

Current as of version 1.12.0. Reach out if you’ve found one we’re missing. Custom Post Type UI has 107 action and filter hooks available for usage. Some may prove more useful than others. Some are used primarily for integration with Custom Post Type UI Extended. Would love to hear how you’re using any of them.…

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Adding WordPress REST API support

The pending WordPress REST API has been a hot topic for WordPress developers and agencies for awhile now. While it’s true the endpoints are not presently merged into WordPress core, the framework needed to create endpoints are, making them able to be manually added by developers, coupled with having the REST API plugin installed and…

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Cleanly-done pagination with custom WP_Query objects

If you have ever created a custom WP_Query object, chances are you have potentially needed to also provide pagination for the resulting loop and display of posts. Sadly, WordPress core does not make this the easiest to achieve, but it is possible depending on which pagination-based functions you use. This tutorial aims to show how…

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