oik-fields – custom post type field APIs

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

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
  • Virtual fields include: file_size, dimenstions, featured, thumbnail
  • 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-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
  • oik-user – user reference (userref) field

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