The custom post type feature is what transforms WordPress from a blogging platform to a fully-fledged content management system.
Post types cannot be created and managed from the admin but can be exposed very easily using a little code.
In this article, I’ll show you how to create a custom post type for recipes and take you from the very basics to some more complex cases. Let’s begin.
What Is A Post?
Before getting into custom post types I think we should clarify some terminology since the naming convention results in a bit of confusion.