When Do You Need A Custom Post Type Or Taxonomy In WordPress?

When Do You Need a Custom Post Type or Taxonomy in WordPress?

Post Type and Custom Post type are used to post Content in Wordpress. its knows as Content Type. There are some post type already exit in wordpress attachments, pages, revisions and navigation menus. All of the post types are stored in the posts database table and differentiated by a column named post_type. Taxonomy are the know as categoty used to group post and custom post types togeather. Diffrent Wordpress Taxonomy are categoty and tags. In Wordpress you can also create custom tags and custom categoty to group the content based on caregoty and tags. 

How to Know When Do You Need a Custom Post Type or Taxonomy?

Create Custom post type

Below are the example to create custom post type and custom taxonomy. We have created custom post type portfolio 

add_action('init', 'analytics_post_type_register');

function analytics_post_type_register() {
register_post_type(
        'portfolio',
        array(
            'label' => 'Portfolio',
            'singular_label' => 'Portfolio',
            'public' => true,
            'show_ui' => true,
            // 'menu_icon' => get_stylesheet_diractory_uri() . '/images/homeoptions-icon.png',
            'capability_type' => 'post',
            'taxonomies'  => array( 'category' ),
            'hierarchical' => false,
            'rewrite' => true,            
            'show_in_nav_menus' => false,
            'exclude_from_search' => true,
            'supports' => array('title', 'editor', 'author','revisions','thumbnail',)
        )
    ); 
}

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