How do modify the dashboard and new post pages (3 posts)

  1. Kyle Jennings
    Posted 5 years ago #

    So I guess this is a broad question but Im trying to do a couple things here.

    1 - I want to add a couple custom fields to my new post page and have the input added to the wp_postmeta table.
    2- Then, Id like to remove features from the text area part of the new post. I only want users to be able to add pictures with it anyway. I WAS editing the global.css file to display:none the stuff I didnt want but I was told not to do that (also I dont know how to package that in a way so if people download the theme they could easily replace the file)
    3 - Id like to have a secondary custom post function on my dashboard.

    If I can just get some links to examples or maybe a little code I think I should be good. Thanks!

  2. MichaelH
    Posted 5 years ago #

    1. If you don't have Custom fields when writing a New Post, make sure Custom Fields is checked under the Screen Options. Some plugins provide custom field 'management' - http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/custom-field-template/
    2. TinyMCE_Custom_Buttons or http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-cms-post-control/
    3. Look at using a Custom Post Type - http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/custom-post-type-ui/

  3. Kyle Jennings
    Posted 5 years ago #

    actually im trying to achieve all this without the use of plugins. I was told the functions.php file was for modifying the dashboard and adding custom fields. I already know what type of inputs I want, i jut have to figure out how to put them into the create new pot page.

Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.

About this Topic


No tags yet.