Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 3: Working with Custom Post Types in Divi

Welcome to Part 3 of our tutorial series, where we delve deep into the world of Custom Post Types using the ever-so-sleek Divi Machine! Today, we’re embarking on an exciting journey: from plotting our Classifieds’ Custom Post Type to actually bringing it to life within Divi Machine. But that’s not all. We’ll also walk you through the nuances of creating the Custom Taxonomy and introducing Custom Fields to our Classifieds with the seamless integration of Advanced Custom Fields (ACF). By the time you wrap up this tutorial, you’ll have your very first Classifieds Post live and kicking. If you ever thought creating custom posts in Divi was complex, think again! With Divi Machine‘s user-friendly interface and powerful integration with ACF, every step feels like a breeze.

Ready to dive in and see how effortlessly you can elevate your Divi site?

Let’s get started!

Planning our Custom Post Type (Classifieds)

In this lesson, we talk about how you should think about planning out your Custom Post Type, Taxonomies, and Fields. You might come up with a different structure than we do, and that is ok, it is just important that you plan!

LESSON LINKS

WordPress Reserved Terms πŸ‘‰ https://codex.wordpress.org/Reserved_Terms

GENERAL LINKS

Divi Machine Product Page πŸ‘‰ https://diviengine.com/product/divi-machine/

Divi Machine Documentation πŸ‘‰ https://help.diviengine.com/article/607-welcome-to-divi-engine-divi-machine

Lorem Ipsum Text πŸ‘‰ https://loremipsum.io/

Free Stock Images πŸ‘‰ https://unsplash.com/

Creating our Custom Post Type in Divi Machine

In this lesson, we quickly show you how easy it is to add our custom post type to Divi using Divi Machine.Β 

GENERAL LINKS

Divi Machine Product Page πŸ‘‰ https://diviengine.com/product/divi-machine/

Divi Machine Documentation πŸ‘‰ https://help.diviengine.com/article/607-welcome-to-divi-engine-divi-machine

Lorem Ipsum Text πŸ‘‰ https://loremipsum.io/

Free Stock Images πŸ‘‰ https://unsplash.com/

Creating the Custom Taxonomy

In this lesson, we use the WordPress category feature to create our different Classifieds categories, as well as set up custom taxonomy for the items using Divi Machine.

 

GENERAL LINKS

Divi Machine Product Page πŸ‘‰ https://diviengine.com/product/divi-machine/

Divi Machine Documentation πŸ‘‰ https://help.diviengine.com/article/607-welcome-to-divi-engine-divi-machine

Lorem Ipsum Text πŸ‘‰ https://loremipsum.io/

Free Stock Images πŸ‘‰ https://unsplash.com/

Adding Custom Fields to Classifieds using ACF

In this lesson, we use the free Advanced Custom Fields plugin to add the fields we planned in the first lesson to our Classifieds post type.

LESSON LINKS

Advanced Custom Fields plugin page πŸ‘‰ https://wordpress.org/plugins/advanced-custom-fields/

GENERAL LINKS

Divi Machine Product Page πŸ‘‰ https://diviengine.com/product/divi-machine/

Divi Machine Documentation πŸ‘‰ https://help.diviengine.com/article/607-welcome-to-divi-engine-divi-machine

Lorem Ipsum Text πŸ‘‰ https://loremipsum.io/

Free Stock Images πŸ‘‰ https://unsplash.com/

Adding our 1st Classifieds Post

In this lesson, we use the WordPress backend to add our first Classifieds post. It is important that you add at least 3 posts in each Classifieds category as we will need some data when we work with Custom Loop Layouts in the next chapter.

3 x For Sale
3 x Free Stuff
3 x Lost & Found

GENERAL LINKS

WordPress Reserved Terms πŸ‘‰ https://codex.wordpress.org/Reserved_Terms

Divi Machine Product Page πŸ‘‰ https://diviengine.com/product/divi-machine/

Divi Machine Documentation πŸ‘‰ https://help.diviengine.com/article/607-welcome-to-divi-engine-divi-machine

Lorem Ipsum Text πŸ‘‰ https://loremipsum.io/

Free Stock Images πŸ‘‰ https://unsplash.com/

Final Thoughts

Our journey through this tutorial so far has been quite an exploration. We’ve dug deep into Divi, unveiling its wide-ranging capabilities and illustrating the ease of web development when paired with Divi Machine. The seamless blend of Divi Machine and ACF is a testament to the innovation of present-day web tools. These essential tools not only simplify difficult tasks but also provide a robust platform for visionaries, turning digital dreams into achievable goals, no matter their tech background.

Despite the wealth of knowledge we’ve gained, it’s important to remember that we’re still on a path of ongoing discovery. The digital world is vast, always shifting, and full of opportunities. Each module, each lesson, adds a new layer to your growing expertise in web development.

Looking ahead, we’ve got something exciting in store: Custom Loop Layouts will be the focus of our next session. This intriguing topic is sure to enrich your expanding skillset. So, as we press on, stay curious, embrace the challenges, and enjoy the sense of achievement each new lesson brings.

Let’s keep learning and growing!

Available Tutorial Series Installments…

This will update as we release more tutorial installments in the series.
Check these out
Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 8: Final Thoughts
Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 7: Adding Advanced Forms with Divi Form Builder
Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 6: Creating a My Account Area
Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 5: Building the Classifieds Pages
Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 4: Creating and Styling Custom Loop Layouts
Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 3: Working with Custom Post Types in Divi
Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 2: Optimizing Divi and some Efficiency Tips
Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 1: Introduction to building a directory site with Divi and Divi Machine
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