Information management with wordpress : POSTS

WORDPRESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT -

PART 1 : POSTS

Basic information structure   in wordpress

All information in wordpress is stored as “post”. Each post shares specific information :

  • id : unique numeric (integer) identifier
  • creation and modification date
  • author
  • title
  • status (publish / draft / private)
  • post name : unique literal identifier
  • post type

POST TYPE

Default types of posts - Codex source http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_Types

  • wordpress articles
    • use for temporary dated  information / blog articles / news or press review
  • wordpress pages
    • use for presentation information, atemporal information, non related to specific time
  • wordpress attachment : images, pdf
  • wordpress menu entry
  • worpdress post revision

Custom post types

  • wordpress custom post type allow creation via code or plugins of specific information blocks : imagine any type of data store, it can be done by custom post types : products, movie database, book database, glossary...

CLASSIFICATION

all posts can be grouped, or classified, via taxonomies : categories or tags by default, custom taxonomies by extensioninformation-management-wp-book1

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