[wp-hackers] Custom Post Types and pending incompatibilities

scribu scribu at gmail.com
Sun Jul 11 23:13:19 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 1:57 AM, Mike Schinkel
<mikeschinkel at newclarity.net>wrote:

> Reserved Post Type Names
> ======================
> Although the core development team has yet to make a final decision on
> this, it has been proposed on the wp-hackers list that future core post type
> names will be namespaced with "wp_", i.e. if the core team decides to add an
> "Event" post type then according to this suggestion they would use the
> internal name "wp_event." Even though this hasn't been finalized, it'll be a
> good idea to avoid any custom post types whose name begins with "wp_."

IMO, prefixing built-in post types with 'wp_' is not the way to go. We don't
prefix built-in option names either, nor built-in meta keys.


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