Creating a custom footer sidebar template


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Creating a custom footer sidebar template

So far in this course I have showed you how to create custom post types and also custom taxonomies that are attached to these custom post types, and I have showed you how to create custom templates for each of the custom post types, index pages for all the custom post types, and also index pages for the custom taxonomies. But there's no point having custom post types on your site if no one knows they're there. So now we need to create some features on our site to tell people that the custom post types are available and make them go look at them.

A simple way of doing this is to display links of the five latest posts in each post type in the footer on the site. That way no matter where the visitor is on the site shall see that there's more content just waiting to be read or seen. If we look at the site right now, you will see that on the front page we don't have any links to the custom post types yet, and more importantly, there is no actual way of getting there. So what we ...

Creating a custom footer sidebar template
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Creating a custom footer sidebar template provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Morten Rand-Hendriksen as part of the Create an Online Portfolio with WordPress

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Design Web
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