Pros and Cons of Four Custom Field Plugins and Their Page Builder Support

Pros and Cons of Four Custom Field Plugins and Their Page Builder Support

Introduction Custom fields are one of the main features that moves WordPress from being just a blogging platform to being a platform that supports different types of content and functionality. While you can create custom fields in code, many site builders turn to one of four popular plugins that let you easily add custom fields:…

Using Meta Box with Oxygen:  Creating A Settings Page

Using Meta Box with Oxygen: Creating A Settings Page

When it comes to working with dynamic data, Oxygen is known for being one of the most flexible and powerful builders. It has long had support for Advanced Custom Fields and Toolset. Oxygen is now adding support for Meta Box in version 3.9 and the beta was just released. Meta Box is light weight and…

Custom Post Types And Page Builders: Zion Builder

Custom Post Types And Page Builders: Zion Builder

Zion Builder is a relatively new builder and as of this writing is already on version 2.5. This tells you that the developers are busy adding features and fixing bugs. Zion Builder was recently offered at a discounted price on AppSumo, not to raise money, but to raise awareness. The team wanted to get the…

Old School Modifying PHP Templates for Custom Post Types and Custom Fields

Old School Modifying PHP Templates for Custom Post Types and Custom Fields

By default WordPress does not show custom fields on the front-end and to do so requires some theming. In this series we have looked at a number of tools, both plugins and themes, for creating the theme templates for Custom Post Types in order to show their custom fields. In this post we will instead…

GeneratePress Theme Builder: The Future Is Here Now

GeneratePress Theme Builder: The Future Is Here Now

GeneratePress was one of the first, general purpose, page builder friendly themes. The pro version of GeneratePress has recently added a theme builder and in this walk-through I’ll use it to create the single and archive templates for a Custom Post Type and we will see how it works. I created the Custom Post Type…

Custom Post Types and Page Builders Part 11 The Bricks Builder Theme

Custom Post Types and Page Builders Part 11 The Bricks Builder Theme

Introduction Bricks Builder is a new theme that includes a page builder. Version 1 was released in March 2021 and it has a surprising number of features. It includes a theme template builder, a page builder, and works with Custom Post Types and custom fields. In this review I will do a high level overview…

Con, Pros, And Need To Knows When Building A Website With Oxygen

Con, Pros, And Need To Knows When Building A Website With Oxygen

This post is meant for people who are considering Oxygen for site building. It is not like most builders as it is both more involved and more powerful. In a companion video I created an Oxygen site from scratch so that people could see the process and what was involved. In this post I’m providing…