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By default, WordPress posts and pages have a limited set of data-input fields. But sometimes you need to collect and display more data than what is available. This is where Advanced Custom Fields comes in handy. Using this plugin, you can create new custom fields for your posts, pages, and custom post types. Staff author Morten Rand-Hendriksen shows you how to set up your own fields and display the content on the front end of a site, connect posts with relational fields, and move the fields from a development environment to a live WordPress site.
Hi, I'm Morten Rand-Hendrikesn, staff author at Lynda.com, and I'd like to welcome you to WordPress Plugins Advanced Custom Fields. In this course we'll take a dive into the advanced custom fields plugin, and explore how it allows us to add new types of content to our posts, pages and custom post type. To start off, I'll explain what custom fields are and why you need advanced custom fields, then ill walk you through how to setup your own advanced custom fields and display their content on the front end of your site.
I'll also show you some advanced examples of how to connect posts together with relational fields. And finally, we will look at how to move advanced custom fields, from a development site to a live site on the web. Advanced custom fields is a plug in that breaks the rigid customs of WordPress to allow you to use content in new ways. So let’s get cracking with WordPress Plugins Advanced Custom Fields.
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