Custom post types archive

Addison Lee Communications

Addison Lee is London’s biggest minicab company and a well known brand in London. They approached me to build them an internal communications website. The website is used to share images and documents for internal and external press releases and communications.

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Custom Post Types

Last night I gave a presentation at the WordPress London meetup. I talked about custom post types in WordPress, something that has really excited me since WordPress 3. I’ve included the video, a rough transcript of the presentation and the slides at the bottom. What we’ll cover What are custom post types When to use […]

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Custom Post Type Archive Pages – WordPress

Need to show your custom post types on your category archive pages? Add this to your functions.php file: add_filter(‘pre_get_posts’, ‘query_post_type’); function query_post_type($query) { if(is_category() || is_tag()) { $post_type = get_query_var(‘post_type’); if($post_type) $post_type = $post_type; else $post_type = array(‘post’,’cpt’); // replace cpt to your custom post type $query->set(‘post_type’,$post_type); return $query; } } Now change the variable […]

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WordPress Custom Post Templates

Once you have built a Wordpres custom post, you will often want to style it using it’s own template. I searhed the web for a solution and courtesy of twothirdsdesign, if found the answer. The template used for a custom post view is decided by the ‘get_single_template()’ function in the wp-includes/theme.php file.  And it basically […]

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