In this eleven part series, Steve Burge on OSTraining.com provides a simple introduction to Pods. He covers creating custom post types in Pods, adding fields to the Pods, using Pods Templates and shortcodes to display the Pods.
Best practices for local development, migrating site content and Pods configuration.
Conductor is a plugin that makes it easy to easy to create custom layouts and display content without code. This video shows how to combine Conductor and Pods for a super fast and efficient way to build content-rich sites–in a fraction of the time.
Pods Advanced Content Types (or ACT) are a special content type that stores its data outside of the regular WordPress post and meta tables. There are specific cases where this is important functionality to have, but for most applications, custom post types are a better choice than using an ACT. There are a few situations …
This tutorial by Steve Burge on OSTraining.com provides a simple, easy to follow introduction to creating custom post types in Pods and using Pods Templates and short codes to display them. As an example it shows how to create a “Books” custom post type, and a template to output its custom fields–without any php coding.
This tutorial, from Web Design For Idiots, explains the difference between custom post types and advanced content types. It also covers the difference between coding for each of them.
Pods allows us to extend the standard post types (post, pages) as well as media, users and comments with custom fields. To begin we will create a new Pod to extend users.
Reorder The Fields Before saving the Pod, we need to rearrange the order of the fields. They will have the same order in the profile editor as they do in the Pods editor, so we are going to want to put them in a logical order. Rearranging them is as simple as clicking on the …
While WordPress’ built-in user profiles offer only limited fields, Pods will allow for pretty much anything we need to be added to profiles. In this tutorial we will be using plain text, number, phone number, website and avatar fields.