Out-of-the-box, WordPress gives you built-in post types. In this hands-on lab, you will interact and change the built-in post types including the configured features. This is an introduction to post types, which will prepare you for building custom post types.
What Will You Learn?
In this lab, you will learn about WordPress post types including what they are, where they are stored in the database, hierarchy, and post type features.
In order to do this lab, you will need your local sandbox site spun up and ready to go. See this Help Center article to get your sandbox ready.
You may want to read this article either before or after you take this lab:
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Total Lab Runtime: 00:49:58
- 1 Lab Introductionfree 01:54
- 2 What is a Post Type?free 12:25
- 3 Get the Registered Post Typespro 14:06
- 4 What are Post Type Features?pro 03:52
- 5 Add a New Post Type Featurepro 08:58
- 6 Remove a Post Type Featurepro 04:05
- 7 What is a Hierarchy?pro 03:16
- 8 Wrap it Uppro 01:22
What to Do Next?
Custom Post Type Basics
WordPress gives you the means to add new post types. In this hands-on lab, you will explore configuring and registering a new custom post type. You are actively building a team biography plugin, where team members are displayed on a business-centric website.
Check out the WordPress Fundamentals Library for more hands-on labs, insights, Docx, and more.
Check out the series page for more labs: WordPress Built-in and Custom Post Types