WP Engine Acquires Company Behind ACF, WP Migrate & Better Search and Replace

WordPress managed web hosting company WP Engine acquires Delicious Brains, makers of plugins used by about 4 million users

ACF Chat Friday – May 26, 2023: Options Page UI Demo, ACF 6.2 features

A demo of the new UI for creating Options Pages with ACF PRO coming to ACF 6.2, a chat about other features coming, and more.

ACF Chat Fridays are open office hours with the ACF team and users, featuring live discussions of all things ACF, answering your questions on building sites with ACF, getting the most out of your fields, and what’s next for the plugin.

Sign up for the next session: https://wpeng.in/acf-chat-fridays/

How to build your first headless WordPress project with ACF + WPGraphQL | DE{CODE}

Unlock the opportunities headless projects offer with some of your favorite WordPress tools! Grab your laptop and get ready to build in this session as we walk through how to create a new headless WordPress site and show you the ins-and-outs of the infrastructure.

– Jeff Everhart, Senior Developer Advocate at WP Engine

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WP Engine, the WordPress technology company, provides the most relied upon and trusted brands and developer-centric WordPress products for companies and agencies of all sizes, including managed WordPress hosting, enterprise WordPress, headless WordPress, Flywheel, Local, Advanced Custom Fields, and Genesis. WP Engine’s tech innovation and award-winning WordPress experts help to power more than 1 million customers across 150 countries.

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Unlock WordPress Potential: A Beginner’s Guide to Advanced Custom Fields

Unlock the full potential of your WordPress site with this beginner-friendly tutorial on Advanced Custom Fields (ACF). Learn how to navigate and implement ACF’s powerful features to create more dynamic and functional websites.

In this step-by-step guide, I’ll walk you through the process of creating a simple job listing page. I’ll start by explaining the basics of ACF, custom post types, custom meta fields, and custom taxonomies – all key to giving you greater control over your site’s content.

Then, we’ll dive into practical application. Watch as I use ACF to create a unique custom post type for ‘Job Listings’, complete with custom meta fields for salary, location, and application form link. I’ll also demonstrate how to group these listings using custom taxonomies for easy navigation.

Finally, I’ll showcase how to display your newly created data using GenerateBlocks, a powerful page-building tool.

Whether you’re new to WordPress or looking to enhance your skills, this video is a great resource for understanding and utilizing Advanced Custom Fields. So, let’s revolutionize your WordPress experience together!

Take your WordPress website and skills to the next level!

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00:00 – What the video will cover
02:27 – Creating Custom Post Types
09:33 – Adding custom Meta Fields to CPT
18:25 – How to create custom Taxonomies
22:42 – Displaying dynamic data
34:05 – Best practices (3 important tips)

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ACF: Custom Post Type & Taxonomy Preview along with a demonstration of Pattern Manager

We’ll leverage the powerful new features of ACF to:
– Create a custom post type: Recipes
– Create a custom taxonomy: Recipe Types (e.g. breakfast, lunch, dinner)
– Create custom fields for Cook & Prep Times
– Create a custom ACF Block with custom fields already assigned
– Create a custom WordPress plugin to organize all of our customizations
– Create a set of custom full-page block patterns with Pattern Manager to expedite the editorial flow. Keep in mind you do not have to create full-page patterns, but smaller patterns are feasible too. ��
– Customize the Frost theme with a unique Recipe archive and single Recipe templates

In under an hour, we’ll have created a full cooking recipes site ��


Final project site:

Workshop Slides:

Project code on GitHub:

Advanced Custom Fields (ACF):

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About the presenter:

Damon Cook is a Developer Advocate at WP Engine. Previously, he navigated the WordPress agency land for a decade. He is a purveyor and discoverer of musical frisson.

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