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Yet Another Related Posts Plugin (YARPP)
Still No Custom Post Types Support?? (3 posts)

  1. GeneralReason
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Dear Author We love the plugin, but why still no developments with this problem?

    Having a headache trying to get my custom post types to work hence so they show up in the Post types considered.

    There has been a great demand for custom post type support since the release of this plugin and still no developments? I see so many concerns about this problem in the support forum.

    The plugin is listed as one of the best "Related Contents" plugin yet without this simple functionality. How?

    I have read many postings regarding this problem and the author seems to be directing Users to the readme doc which suggests setting 'yarpp_support' => true in the register_post_type() function. It was also confirmed that using the register_post_type wont overwrite already created post types. So how can this be a feasible solution? I mean in this day and time, hardly anyone creates custom post types by manually coding functions.php there are CPT plugins that do this.

    I have about 34+ custom post types... I've explicitly tried to overwrite their yarpp_support vaules. I know i've done all I need to, but the plugin still is not picking up my custom post type.

    Is there no custom post type creator plugin that allows the yarpp_support attribute to be seen and configured? If I am understanding the author correctly if I have already defined custom post types and don't seem to be able to get the custom post types 'yarpp_support' value overwritten, then I wont be able to use the custom post types with YARPP? Is this rather not a limitation to the plugin??

    There has been suggestions from the author for Users to approach the CPT plugin developers to allow the configuration of yarpp_support. Really?? :/

    I have been monitoring the developments of the plugin & have to say its a little disappointing that the author doesn't see the urgent need for this feature.

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/yet-another-related-posts-plugin/

  2. GeneralReason
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Some forum postings of the same concerns, not answered; longest 2 years+ ago:

    as per joompa:
    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/plugin-yet-another-related-posts-plugin-custom-post-types?replies=18

    as per sciamannikoo:
    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/plugin-yet-another-related-posts-plugin-custom-post-type-support?replies=23

    as per RandallFlagg:
    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/plugin-yet-another-related-posts-plugin-post-type-marketpress-and-yarpp?replies=13

    as per owcv:
    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/where-to-put-yarpp_support-and-set-to-true?replies=19

    as per rumeau:
    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/custom-post-type-support-on-widget?replies=4

    We understand the suggested solution is to set the 'yarpp_support' attribute to 'true' when registering custom post types. But is it not evident that this solution is not ideal for everyone?

    I'm I wrong when I say Custom Post Types are barely defined explicitly by coding the functions.php anymore? That there are plugins that do a better job at this for Admins? Further more the YARPP plugin doesn't even allow the overwriting of already registered custom post types; so how is explicitly registering the custom post types even a solution? Its merely just a workaround that 'might' work, hence clearly only works for some.

    Dear Author.. great plugin, but please revise your suggested solution for custom post types.

    Thanks

  3. The Baud
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    Dear author,
    I am sorry to tell you that since your great plugin won't work with plugin generated CPT, I had to uninstall it and find another one :
    Better Related Content

    Regards...

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