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Custom Post Type setup

Posted: October 24, 2012 at 2:03 pm


Aaron Keith

October 24, 2012 at 2:03 pm

I am not sure where I am missing the boat on setting this up and why I can’t find documentation on how it gets setup but here is my situation:

I have turned the Custom Post Types option to Yes. When I did I got a new menu item called Event Posts.

When I create or update an event, nothing gets created in the Event Posts area… so I am extremely confused as to what the area is for and how I get EE to produce the CPTs.

Help please?

Thanks.


Dean

October 25, 2012 at 2:32 am

Hello Aaron,

I think whats missing is creating a post from the Event itself. Normally you can select it to create a standard WP post. With the CPT active you can choose between standard post or CPT.

Some help – http://eventespresso.com/forums/2010/11/custom-post-type-example-code/ – sorry the docs are a little old on this, its in the pipeline to update.

I would ask you to think about whether a CPT is needed or not on your site. For the most part just having the Events and the standard WordPress posts are sufficient and less confusing.


Aaron Keith

October 25, 2012 at 1:50 pm

Much Appreciated!

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