Custom post types are getting all kinds of hype right now, but if you are like many others you’re probably wondering. Custom post types extends the existing WordPress infrastructure that already handles Posts and Pages to support other types of data. Here, in this post I have compiled a list of some of the best free wordpress custom post type plugins for wordpress blogs.
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1. Fetch Tweets
2. Tessa Authorship
“Tessa Authorship” allows to set and handle authorship and relations with every WordPress content that exists on your site. This allows you to present works by other people, think of an online gallery, for instance.
3. Intergeo Maps
The Intergeo plugin is a simple, easy and in the same time quite powerful tool for handling Google Maps in your website. The plugin allows users to create new maps by using powerful UI builder.
4. AM Events
Adds an event post type with an interface and template tags similar to normal posts. Also includes a customizable widget for upcoming events.
5. Post Status Notifier Lite
It works with all kind of custom post types, supports all custom taxonomies like categories and tags other plugins are using. You can grab all these taxonomy values and custom fields attached to a post.
6. Admin Page Framework
It provides plugin and theme developers with easier means of creating option pages. Extend the library class and pass your arrays that define the form elements to the predefined class methods.
7. Custom Content Shortcode
From a single field to entire pages, Custom Content Shortcode is a set of commands to display content where you need. It can display, for example, available products in a category, or excerpts from the 5 most recent posts.
8. Custom Fields and Custom Post Types Creator
WordPress Creation Kit consists of three tools that can help you create and maintain custom post types, custom taxonomies and most importantly, custom fields and metaboxes for your posts, pages or CPT’s.
9. Envira Gallery Lite
Envira Gallery is the absolute easiest, fastest and most efficient gallery plugin for WordPress. Creating galleries is intuitive using all native WordPress features, and your galleries are responsive right out of the box.
10. WordPress Popular Posts
WordPress Popular Posts is a highly customizable widget that displays the most popular posts on your blog.
11. File Un-Attach
This plugin will allow you to attach a single file to multiple posts, but will also will allow you to detach any file.
12. Post Type Icons
Quickly and easily add Font Awesome icons to your custom post types. This is the same icon features that comes with SuperCPT 0.2+, but pulled out of the plugin for those crazy birds who don’t use it.
13. JC Submenu
JC Submenu plugin allows you to automatically populate your navigation menus with custom post_types, taxonomies, or child pages. An easy to use plugin created to be a lightweight menu extension.
14. Simple Custom Post Type Custom Field
Simple Custom post type custom field creator. Loads custom post type data in template file using one function. Support Basic Fields Like textfield, Textarea, Html Editor, Radio buttons, Checkboxes and Select.
15. Book Review Library
The Book Review Library plugin allows you to create a library of books, with reviews, that include sortable meta information like author, illustrator, genre, subjects as well as ratings.
16. Custom Post Type Auto Menu
Custom Post Type Auto Menu allows the user to choose a custom post type, a menu, and a menu parent item to which new custom post type posts will be added automatically.
17. Custom Field Bulk Editor
This plugin lets you edit the custom fields for many posts at once. Designed to work with pages, posts, and all custom post types. The plugin also has some actions included so that plugins and themes can integrate seamlessly and build their own extensions into the functionality.