Reasons Why You Should Use Custom Post Types

  1. It makes easier backend organization 01:58
    • When you use custom post types, it keeps things separate from the blog posts and pages.
    • When you add many different pages, it can get really disorganized very quickly.
  2. You can create custom meta boxes or input fields for that content 03:56
    • Tim uses this functionality in his plugin Divi Overlays.
    • Another example would be if you have a movie review site. Then, you could create a custom post type that includes all of the custom fields that you would use every time, like director, rating, production company, etc.
  3. It’s easier for clients to create content 06:37
    • You could create a custom post type with all the stylings and fields necessary.
    • Then, you don’t have to train you clients on how to add these in manually.

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