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[resolved] Can the algorithm work with a custom field instead of the_content()? (4 posts)

  1. Animalejourbano
    Member
    Posted 7 months ago #

    I've started working with a site that uses a custom field called 'desarrollo' instead of the_content(); to load the main content of the articles, and has already about 400 articles written. Also, the articles are a custom post type. That's why I need to find a way that the plugin's algorithm takes care of that content.

    Please, please, please, help!!!

    http://wordpress.org/plugins/contextual-related-posts/

  2. Ajay
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 7 months ago #

    Do I understand correctly that the custom field actually contains the contents of the post?
    And, that the Post->Content field which is the default one is totally empty?

    if this is the case, unfortunately, there is no easy fix. The plugin creates a fulltext index on the post_title and post_content fields.

    Is there a way you can "synchronise" the data between desarrollo and post_content?

  3. Animalejourbano
    Member
    Posted 7 months ago #

    Your're right. The field the_content(); is empty...
    If there is any way to synchronise the data between desarrollo and the_content(); I don't know about it unfortunately, that would make my life a lot easier. Anyway, thanks for your answer!

  4. Ajay
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 7 months ago #

    You're welcome.

    But, even without the content, the title field should ideally be giving you good matches.

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