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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.
This plugin is required by oik-plugins and oik-shortcodes


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oik-fields v1.39Added more virtual fields and by= parameter for [bw_related]. Tested with WordPress 4.0-beta41.39
oik-fields v1.38Improved support for attachments. For anyone wanting to use virtual fields. 1.38
oik-fields v1.37Required for sites wanting to use shortcode expansion in fields in tables1.37
oik-fields v1.36Added 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 v1.34Version 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 v1.32Version 1.32 primarily contains a fix for officialcaravan.co.uk.1.32
oik-fields v1.20The 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 v1.19.1107Required for PHPHants November 20131.19.1107
oik-fields v1.19.0718The 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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