The 4 Best Custom Post Type WordPress Plugins

The 4 Best Custom Post Type WordPress Plugins

Custom post types are the first step to turning your basic WordPress website into something professional which will stand out.

You can use custom post types to create a unique website in your own style. Not only that, but it will make it even easier for your users to navigate your site and find exactly what they want.

A common misconception is that custom post types require PHP coding – something which is likely to put a lot of people off. However, you can, in fact, create custom post types easily using a WordPress plugin.

What is a custom post type?

Custom post types allow you to create different sections on your website. When you look at the navigation bar on a website such as Torque you will see links to different areas of the website.

Each of the sections you see above (Events, News, Interviews etc.) was created by using custom post types.

The problem is WordPress only comes with two post types, “posts” and “pages.” 

This is why we need custom post types. There are two main ways to create them.

How to create custom post types

The easiest way to create a custom post type is by using a WordPress plugin. You don’t need any coding experience and can create them in minutes.

The other way is by coding them from scratch. This would be fine if you’re a PHP expert but what if you’re a novice programmer? Creating custom post types this way will require hours of learning to code PHP before you even begin to build them.

The quickest and easiest way is by using a WordPress plugin. So which one should you use?

Toolset Types

Toolset Types is part of Toolset’s suite of plugins which allows you to build important features for advanced websites.

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The 4 Best Custom Post Type WordPress Plugins

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