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Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#14778 closed feature request (wontfix)

Wordpress Custom Field UI

Reported by: youngmicroserf Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Administration Keywords: custom fields, custom post types, UI, administration
Focuses: Cc:


Custom fields are becoming more and more important, due to advanced theme development and the introduction of custom post types. Yet the WP UI for custom fields has not changed since forever. I thus submit the idea of including a better custom fields UI into the next release. Luckily, a useful starting point seems to be in place with the plugin 'Simple Fields', which I would like the core developers to at least have a look at.


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#1 @scribu
10 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Type changed from enhancement to feature request

Even if we did include the Simple Fields plugin (which looks pretty awesome by the way), there would always be users that need something slightly different.

Besides, we have a pretty good API for adding metaboxes, so it's pretty easy for plugin authors to add whatever UI they need.

If you want to debate this further, please open a topic in the Ideas Forum and add a link here.

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