[wp-hackers] Custom Post Types and pending incompatibilities

Rich Pedley elfin at elfden.co.uk
Mon Jul 12 08:14:53 UTC 2010

On 11/07/2010 23:57, Mike Schinkel wrote:
> On Jul 10, 2010, at 7:05 PM, Rich Pedley wrote:
>>> Not sure how to get that "best practice" out there so that it
>>> becomes widely know?
>> Well adding it to: http://codex.wordpress.org/Custom_Post_Types
>> and changing the example to use a prefix would be a start.
> Okay so I took a first stab at this. I had to set some stakes in
> the ground but if there are any that people disagree with then by
> all means please discuss:
> http://codex.wordpress.org/Custom_Post_Types#Custom_Types

Looks better - thanks for adding.

> P.S. Also note that I wrote the following about "Reserved Post Type
> Names" which needs to (eventually?) be finalized by the core team:
> Reserved Post Type Names
 > ======================

Not sure I actually agree with this being on there - it could confuse 
people. Perhaps shorten it to simply mention avoid the use of wp_ for 
future compatibility?

Of course having read the page, I then see that the slug may also 
cause incompatibilities as well. Though how much of an issue this 
would be I don't know.


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