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IMG Custom Post Types


Custom Post Types, are by far and away one of the best additions to WordPress. However, they can be a bit cumbersome to set-up.

With the IMG Custom Post Types plug-in creating basic custom post types is now easy.


  • Add/Edit screen of your custom post type
  • View all listings for your custom post type


  1. Upload the img-custom-post-types folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the IMG Custom Post Types plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Add new custom post types by editing your functions.php file using these examples
  • Usage: –

Simple example:

Example with custom meta fields:

Complex example:

Example with custom meta fields and data types:

Retrieving custom post type and Ordering by a date based custom field

Contributors & Developers

“IMG Custom Post Types” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Take advantage of new type=”date” input attribute/value on date fields. Removal of custom date picker where HTML5 is supported


  • Bug fixed where NULL/unset foreign keys field shows the post title in table listings view


  • If thumbnails are supported then they are shown in the listings screen of the custom post type
  • Instead of just one to one relationships between two custom post types you can now assign one to many relationships by naming a custom field say example_taxonomy


  • Date picker CSS and JavaScript improved (a tiny tiny bit)


  • Bug fixed where custom taxonomies were added to posts as well as the new custom post type


  • Ability to use a datepicker to date fields in custom fields
  • Date fields get timestamped too, so order by date in the get_posts() function with the meta_compare value should work
  • Bug fixed where custom meta fields were not showing in View Posts listings view
  • Longer copy custom fields (indicated by an _textarea naming convention) not show in View Posts listings view


  • Read me file improved.
  • Screenshots added.


  • Tiny bug fixed with the naming of custom fields