sinan at sinanisler.com
Sun Mar 31 00:46:03 UTC 2013
Look at this example for Relational Architecture
2013/3/30 Joshua Sibelman <joshua.sibelman at gmail.com>
> Thanks for sharing this Alex, I will definitely make use of it.
> On Mar 30, 2013, at 2:06 PM, Alex King <lists at alexking.org> wrote:
> > You might take a look at this:
> > https://github.com/crowdfavorite/wp-tax-post-binding
> > it binds a custom post type to your taxonomy and creates a post for each
> term you create. Changes to your terms are mirrored to the posts. You then
> manage your meta, content, media, etc. as attached to the post, with easy
> accessor methods for getting to that data from the term.
> > This way you're always swimming downstream.
> > I use it for Threads, if you're interested in sample code:
> > https://github.com/crowdfavorite/wp-threads
> > http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/threads/
> > http://alexking.org/blog/2013/03/17/announcing-threads
> > Cheers,
> > --Alex
> > http://alexking.org | http://crowdfavorite.com
> > On Mar 30, 2013, at 12:51 PM, Haluk Karamete <halukkaramete at gmail.com>
> >> two questions...
> >> What is the ETA on term_meta?
> >> and what would you recommend for the time being for this need?
> >> What I need to is the following;
> >> for each taxonomy_term, I'd like to have brief description, detailed
> >> description, a representative image ref, type ( such as it's a place/ or
> >> people or event or a concept etc and depending on which ever type it is
> >> some more properties such as if it's a place, is that a geographical
> >> location, school, landmark, etc and if it was of the type of people, is
> >> that a politician, athlete etc etc...
> >> What's the best way to handle this need.
> >> One idea is to copy a post_meta table and the API's that deal with that
> >> put together something that mimics similar functionality, similar API
> >> names. But I think someone might have already done that.
> >> Another idea is to create an internal CPT called "term_taxonomies", and
> >> create a post for each and every term created under the post_tags. ( I
> >> a controlled tag library so the tags do not grow wild ).
> >> This way, I plan on doing things like when the user is on say,
> >> do a look up on the slug "istanbul" to locate the corresponding CPT
> >> and read the image, description, type info and display things with it.
> >> of like what google has started doing as demonstrated on this URL.
> >> Of course, I would like to get links on that zone such as istanbul
> >> landmarks, schools, as clickable links.
> >> What's your take on this? How would you pull this off with the current
> >> state of WP?
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