Everybody knows the struggles of the influence ‘huge’ plugins have on the way they display data within your theme. WooCommerce, BuddyPress and the Event Managers are just three examples which can be hard to get control on with the creative process in a theme.
This week we experienced the WordCamp Europe 2017 event and the official announcement of the new WordPress Gutenberg editor. All of that ‘stuff together’ brought me to some ‘thinking of the future’. And the words not said at WCEU.
We could not imagine the powerful influence Pods would have on the relational aspects of displaying mixed content on custom post types based pages. In our first analyses we just touched the surface. We will continue to explore and share. Part two.
Without explaining all in-depth details of both plug-ins, there are some major differences in combination with Beaver Themer. Hopefully this blogpost helps in deciding which way you would like to go.
With about 6700 members in the Beaver Builder Facebook group, you for sure could hypothesize that ‘we’ have an enormous variety of skill levels. I drawed a little BB productline overview with the main functions of the BB plugin, the BB theme and the latest product Beaver Themer.
If you have ever been involved in databases, records, fields and relations are the most common words. In WordPress terms like records and fields are not that common, but the concept op custom post types and custom fields are the base of database publishing in WordPress.
There are many ‘heavy weight’ plugins available to create and display events on a page. Most of them come with lots of functions, like booking forms, capacity planning and more. Making just an event agenda could be done with Advanced Custom Fields Pro and Beaver Themer.
Today I finished my WP Elevation Blueprint course and Davinder Singh Kainth asked me if I wanted to share some of my experiences. I am glad to be able to and hope it is of any value for you all.
For years many WordPress specialists position WordPress as a true content management system. And for sure that is the case. To extend the row of showcases, we decided to use Beaver Themer and Search & Filter Pro in our latest customer case.