Episode 012: CPT 101 WordPress Custom Post Types

WordPress Custom Post Types

Since WordPress version 3.0 you have had the ability to create your own post type, or as WordPress calls it, Custom Post Type. Custom Post Types are great for many reasons, and what really transformed WordPress from a blog site into a real CMS game changer.

We will talk about:

  • What is a Custom Post Type (CPT)?
  • When should you use CPT’s?
  • How can you create a CPT?
  • How do you use them in themes?
  • How do you use them in plugins?
  • Examples?


Want to create CPTs without the code? Here are some of the great plugins we mentioned

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