Such a great day for us when we’ve just came back to the office on the first working day after the biggest Vietnamese holiday and received this news. Today, we’ve got the number of 400,000+ active installations, counted by WordPress.org.
2018 is coming to an end! We are so thankful for all of you who have supported us through this year. How were your projects in 2018? Have you had any difficulties working with custom field? If so, keep reading and we will give you some useful suggestions. Plus, we’d love to announce we have some Christmas gifts for you. Stay tuned!
As we know, custom fields is used to add more data to some objects in WordPress such as posts, pages, taxonomies, users, and comments. The two main purposes of custom fields are to describe and filter those objects. In this post, we’ll learn what specific applications custom fields has in reality.
In the first post of this series, we knew about the application of custom fields which allows users to add arbitrary information into posts. But what do you do after that? In the recent post, you also learned how to add custom fields programmatically and display them in your theme. But you’ll see a shortcoming if there is no classification and searching. This post will guide you on how to get posts by custom fields and we’ll create an interesting application: advanced search.
The default custom fields functionality in WordPress is to help end-users customize their websites fast and easily. But, it is limited to only text fields and thus, is not enough in most cases. In this post, we will learn how to take control of custom fields by creating our own new field types.