Piece of advice please (3 posts)

  1. kjeft
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Hey all,

    I want to build a car website. I thought I would try my hands on using custom taxonomies so they are sorted properly and easy to find.
    Would you recommend I use page or post taxonomies? What are the advantages of using one or the other?

    I already have a page for my CARS, and I was thinking of adding pages for each individual car and add taxonomies such as manufacturer and price. But I realized I can achieve the very same thing using posts, with a category of CARS, can't I?

    Any replies are greatly appreciated

  2. flamenco
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Interesting question. When you mentioned taxonomies, I thought of Drupal, which uses that terminology a lot, and has massive flexibility for it, but a fairly large learning curve.

    You're right, you could go either way in WordPress. I would lean towards Posts, because, as you said, Categories can be very easily used. You could have many categories, in fact, such as Mini-Van, Sedan, whatever, and also Categories within Categories.

    You could also play with Post tags, and do Tag Clouds.

    Cheers, Dave

  3. kjeft
    Posted 6 years ago #

    There are just so many different ways to achieve the same thing, it is well hard to know which way is the better.
    Well, thanks for your advice Dave. I can't wait to get started!

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