[wp-hackers] Extending Custom Post Types

Mike Schinkel mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
Mon Jul 12 23:37:00 UTC 2010

On Jul 12, 2010, at 7:31 PM, Kevin Newman wrote:
> a bunch of booleans (pool, tenis courts, etc.)

Tags or possibly a custom taxonomy ?

> address info, membership info, 

Custom fields?

> all of it needs to be searchable and sortable (ORDER in SQL parlance) - searchable at least.

Adding SQL in hooks?
Or adding query_vars that generate SQL?

> It'll be replacing an older asp.net application - interestingly, what we ended up doing there for searching, was dumping a copy of every attribute into a blob field, and using a fulltext index to pull out ranked searches. Pretty spiffy really.

I assume you stored them as structured data in the blob?  Elaborate?

> If I come up with anything specific to ask I'll go ahead and do that.



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