[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #54626: Custom Objects

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Tue Dec 14 23:42:46 UTC 2021

#54626: Custom Objects
 Reporter:  bhubbard         |      Owner:  (none)
     Type:  feature request  |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal           |  Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  General          |    Version:
 Severity:  normal           |   Keywords:
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 Custom Post Types are great, but it has been used for many things (like
 WooCommerce Products) in the past/present that really should be stored as
 custom tables. I thing its great to start looking into creating the idea
 of "Custom Objects". I think Hubspot has a great example we can learn from
 for building this out in WordPress.

 WordPress can start by introducing rest endpoints to create/updated/delete
 "Custom Objects". These endpoints can be used to create the custom tables
 (maybe meta tables), and later features such as associations, like

 Further Reading:
 * https://developers.hubspot.com/docs/api/crm/crm-custom-objects
 * https://knowledge.hubspot.com/crm-setup/use-custom-objects
 * https://product.hubspot.com/blog/custom-objects

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/54626>
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