Custom Post Types were introduced in WordPress 3.0 and they changed the way theme and plugin developers think about and use WordPress.
Custom post types allow us to extend WordPress' functionality and manage content like never before. Before 3.0, we were forced to use and remember a number of custom fields, or use tons of categories in order to push WordPress into a CMS-like territory. These days, though, it's much easier, thanks to custom post types and custom taxonomies. In true Nettuts+ fashion, join Jeffrey Way as he builds a demo app live from scratch. Along the way, he'll teach you everything you need to know about custom post types.
About The Speaker:
Jeffrey Way is a web developer who works for Envato as the editor of Nettuts+ (http://net.tutsplus.com/), and as an evangelist for the immensely popular marketplaces, ThemeForest (http://themeforest.net/) and CodeCanyon (http://codecanyon.net/). He's the creator of Prefixr (http://prefixr.com), and co-writer of "Wicked WordPress Themes (http://www.sitepoint.com/books/wordpress1/)", When not working with WordPress, he can be found chipping his way into the Ruby on Rails world.
Our Opening Presentation:
YouSayToo (http://www.yousaytoo.com/) is a blogging community that aggregates blogs and helps bloggers to be heard by promoting their blogs, boosting exposure and attracting new readers and fans. Bloggers can add their existing blogs to YouSayToo from majority of blogging platforms. YouSayToo automatically aggregates whole articles from the blogs and connects them to the YouSayToo community. Join us and learn how YouSayToo can help your blog.
As always, we'll have some geniuses on hand to help you get answers to your WordPress questions.
Reserving a Seat:
You only have to RSVP and pay for the event if you want a seat for the presentation. If you just plan to attend the Genius Bar, you do not have to RSVP. You can just stop by.
About the Host: NWCU
This event is part of NWCU (http://u.nwc.co/uwpnyc1), community-powered learning driven entirely by member participation. NWCU is a curated collection of classes, workshops, Meetup groups, and hackathons, all sharing one core common goal: help existing and aspiring independents build, learn, and share with one another, so more people can lead better, happier lives working for themselves.
NWCU is made possible by amazing supporters of independents and innovation: Google (http://u.nwc.co/gwpnyc1), BlackBerry (http://www.meetup.com/WordpressNYC/events/%201Dhttp:/u.nwc.co/bbwpny1%201C) & New Work City (http://u.nwc.co/nwcwpny1).
About New Work City
New Work City is a coworking space and community center for independents in Manhattan. We gather in a cozy shared environment to work, collaborate, learn, and socialize. All you need is some work to do and a friendly disposition!