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Anyone use the wordpress custom field template plugin?

  • # May 26, 2009 at 2:24 pm

    I am trying to use wordpress as a CMS and I wrote some code to create a custom write panel using the tutorial on wefunction.com. I got it working but then I discovered the "custom field template" plugin which is fantastic! I’m thinking of scrapping the code I wrote and using this plugin instead since it has so many great features like the ability to specify a template for a category (the panel automatically pops up when you check the category!).

    I was just wondering if anyone has any tips, hard luck stories, or feedback on the plugin before I commit to it.

    Thanks.

    # May 26, 2009 at 7:35 pm

    I haven’t used that one… although I wish they had English Screenshots…

    I have used: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/more-fields/ which seems to work great.

    # May 26, 2009 at 8:30 pm

    Thanks. I’ll look into more-fields to see how it compares. It looks like it also has some good features.

    – Donna

    # March 3, 2011 at 10:22 pm

    I know this is an old conversation but wanted to see if anyone knows what template/plugin is being used in the “WordPress 3: Creating and Editing Custom Themes” that Chris did for Lynda.com?

    Or, is there a better one to use…like the one mentioned above? :)

    Thank you,
    Bryan

    # March 5, 2011 at 10:20 am

    I didn’t use anything in that series, literally just the built in Custom Fields functionality of out-of-the-box WordPress.

    # March 18, 2012 at 9:24 am

    I wrote here a detailed blog post: http://www.fldtrace.com/wordpress/custom-field-template-wordpress

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