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Replace a WordPress Plugin with Custom Post Types and Beaver Builder

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Replace WordPress Plugin with Custom Post Types and Beaver Builder

In this WordPress tutorial, we will be replacing a plugin that displays team members/staff with our own solution that meets all of the WordPress business needs and includes no extra fluff.

Replace WordPress Plugin with Custom Post Types and Beaver Builder Tutorial

TL;DR

Custom Post Types, Beaver Builder and More

  • We used Custom Post Types to create a Staff post type
  • We used Advanced Custom Fields Pro to add the appropriate fields to the post type
  • We used Beaver Builder to display the post type
  • We used Beaver Builder Themer to edit the Custom post types Archives
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Replace WordPress Plugin with Custom Post Types and Beaver Builder Tutorial

Reasons For Building Your Own functionality with Custom Post Types:

  • Cleaner code using plugins that are updated all the time which means better security and guarantees it will continue to work with WordPress, as WordPress keeps updating
  • Removes extra fluff: What we mean by this is, some plugins have 100s of options when we only need two
  • Reduces bloat (see above)
  • Why not?
  • This allows you to have a more custom solutions giving your clients exactly what they need instead of making someones else solution work for you which sometimes doesn’t always work

In this live update we go through a WordPress business site and we show you in real time how we would go about updates, editing and fixing issues as they come up and also adding additional functionality.

Plugins and Themes Used in this WordPress Tutorial:

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