Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings

WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Post Meta

Spent some lunch hours this week working on “post meta” hacks for WordPress. This will allow users to add arbitrary extra fields to their blog posts. Stuff like “current mood”, “now reading”, “listening to”, etc. Some prototype functions have been added to CVS, but the interface for actually adding data to posts hasn’t been done yet. We’re still discussing exactly how we’re going to implement the template functions for the new data. In my test blog, I just made a function that spits the data out as a list of key:value pairs, basically.

About Dougal Campbell

Dougal is a web developer, and a "Developer Emeritus" for the WordPress platform. When he's not coding PHP, Perl, CSS, JavaScript, or whatnot, he spends time with his wife, three children, a dog, and a cat in their Atlanta area home.
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