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oik-fields – custom post type field APIs

Performant Application Programming Interface for entry and display of meta data for custom post types.

oik-fields - custom post type field APIs

The oik-fields plugin provides a set of APIs for registering custom post types and their meta data.


  • Field formatting for custom post type meta data: text, textarea, checkbox, currency, numeric, date, select, noderef, URL, email, virtual
  • Support for specific fields: post_title, excerpt, bw_header_image
  • Extensible – allow other plugins to define field types
  • Display custom columns in admin pages
  • Display custom columns using the [bw_table] shortcode.
  • Display custom fields using the [bw_pages] shortcode.


oik-fields – custom fields plugin oik fields APIs


  • oik-types – UI to let you define, alter or extend Custom Post Types, fields, taxonomies and relationships.
  • oik-dates – date and time formatting
  • oik-mshot – uses the mshot screen capture service
  • oik-rating – 5 star rating field

    The oik-fields plugin is required by oik-plugins and oik-shortcodes

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    Title Excerpt Version
    oik-fields v1.39 Added more virtual fields and by= parameter for [bw_related]. Tested with WordPress 4.0 1.39
    oik-fields v1.38 Improved support for attachments. For anyone wanting to use virtual fields. 1.38
    oik-fields v1.37 Required for sites wanting to use shortcode expansion in fields in tables 1.37
    oik-fields v1.36 Added support for displaying custom taxonomy fields with the [bw_fields] shortcode and 'virtual' fields. 1.36
    oik-fields v1.35 [bw_related] now accepts the format= parameter, to behave like [bw_pages] 1.35
    oik-fields v1.34 Version 1.34 extends the bw_related shortcode to enable related posts to be found by matching tag or category slugs to a particular field in a custom post type, where the value is dynamically determined based on the current post. 1.34
    oik-fields v1.32 Version 1.32 primarily contains a fix for officialcaravan.co.uk. 1.32
    oik-fields v1.20 The oik base plugin now implements message issuing APIs, previously developed in shortcodes/oik-new.php. oik-fields has been changed to cater for this. 1.20
    oik-fields v1.19.1107 Required for PHPHants November 2013 1.19.1107
    oik-fields v1.19.0718 The oik-fields plugin delivers a new shortcode [bw_new] to allow end users to create "pending" content on your site without using the Dashboard. 1.19.0718

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