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FAQs

Collections of all of Frequently Asked Questions that do not fit into Documentation Pages.

My database is huge and I keep getting PHP timeouts on the scripts to load Pods. Anything I can do to fix this?

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For longer loops, you need to set the max_execution_time in the php.ini file to a high number like 1400 (~23) minutes… you should have access to that file and that value in your public_html folder or through the hosting account’s control panel.

Something isn’t working right with this code I pasted in. Can you help me debug or rewrite it?

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We explain the scope of our support for your custom code and provide resources for debugging your PHP.

Does Pods Work with Other Plugins? Can we get a plugin coded to work with Pods?

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Explains the process for getting support for other plugins added to the Pods Framework

What’s in a Name? How should I name my Pods and Fields?

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It’s actually a naming restriction from WordPress. Within your site, you can’t have names for Custom Post Types that conflict with either existing WordPress objects (user, post, page, media, etc) or existing Post Types. Within each post type, you can have duplicate field names across …

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My language says its translated but it’s not working for Pods

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If strings in stable are approved for at least 95% for a plugin/theme in a certain locale, the generation happens every 6 hours (00:00 UTC, 06:00 UTC, 12:00 UTC and 18:00 UTC). Then any local WordPress set to use that specific locale will download it …

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How do I change the URL Structure for Individual Posts to Match Taxonomy Terms?

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By default WordPress will do the following for your custom post types: post-type/post-type-slug/ For your Custom Taxonomy it will map it to: taxonomy-type/taxonomy-term/ You can customize these settings in Pods using the Rewrite, Custom Rewrite Slug and Rewrite with Front options under Advanced Options when editing …

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I’ve noticed some of the Pods strings aren’t translated into my language. How do I fix or help with that?

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Want to learn more about translating Pods into your Language? We have specific help on this FAQ.

What is the XY Problem?

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What is it? The XY problem is asking about your attempted solution rather than your actual problem. This leads to enormous amounts of wasted time and energy, both on the part of people asking for help, and on the part of those providing help. User …

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How do I decide between a Custom Taxonomy or a Custom Post Type?

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If your item (taxonomy or CPT) can stand alone by itself as a page of detail, it should be a CPT. If it can only exist as a group of things, it’s a Custom Taxonomy. For instance, I don’t feel Authors is a Custom Taxonomy …

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I have a Bug or Feature Request. Where do I submit those?

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You can submit a bug or feature request over at our GitHub Repository at the following url: https://github.com/pods-framework/pods/issues/new Please be as detailed as you possibly can, include screenshots of the issue and include the steps you did that caused the issue. We also need to …

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