Plugin Appreciation: 10 Free Plugins I Like and Use
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Plugin Appreciation: 10 Free Plugins I Like and Use

For the past few years I’ve taken time to express my appreciation for free plugins that have served me well over the past year by leaving a review on the WordPress plugin directory. While some of these may have a premium version, the free plugin provides good value. I know that free support can be…

Full Site Editing and Custom Post Types: What You Need To Know
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Full Site Editing and Custom Post Types: What You Need To Know

In this short article I’m looking at Full Site Editing, specifically what tools you will need and what you will need to know in order to create the single and archive templates for Custom Post Types. Full Site Editing is coming in WordPress 5.9 and it will bring new opportunities for creating theme templates, but…

SEO Schema for Custom Post Types: Four Options Compared
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SEO Schema for Custom Post Types: Four Options Compared

Over the past few years I’ve written several tutorials on how to create Custom Post Types in the WordPress admin. I’ve also created a large number of walk-throughs and videos on how to show your Custom Post Types on the front-end of your site. In this article I’m looking at a missing piece, and that…

Custom Post Types and Page Builders: Pods Review
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Custom Post Types and Page Builders: Pods Review

I’ve been publishing tutorials about Custom Post Types for a few years and I’ve been asked several times to do one on Pods. My reply has been that I’d do one when Pods version 2.8 was released. Pods 2.8 has been in development for more than 6 years and I started to think that I…

Create A Custom Archive With Piotnet Grid Builder
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Create A Custom Archive With Piotnet Grid Builder

The maker of Piotnet Addons for Elementor and Piotnet Forms has just released a new product called Piotnet Grid. This is a plugin that lets you create content grids and carousels, such as on a shop, blog, or archive page. You can also equip your grids with front-end controls for filtering, sorting, and pagination. These…

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

Meta Box Views Twig Cheat Sheet
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Meta Box Views Twig Cheat Sheet

Introduction Meta Box is a custom fields and framework plugin used to extend WordPress. The core “framework” plugin is available for free from the WordPress plugin directory and doesn’t have a user interface, but instead provides functionality for all of the many Meta Box extensions. Some of the extensions are free and others are premium….