So what are Custom Fields then?Like custom taxonomies, “custom fields” are a way to attached additional data to your content. But from there, the two pretty quickly diverge. There aren’t great examples of “custom fields” that everyone in WordPress is familiar with — because we’re talking about “custom” ones. The closest analogy you definitely know, though, is the title of your post. It’s not specifically the content of the post, it’s related, and it’s stored in a way similar to (but subtly different from) custom fields. What’s important is that WordPress only assumes your post has one title, that that title is unique to that post, and that it wouldn’t make sense to worry about the speed of finding posts with the identical title to the current post because you only use each title once in your site (probably). … [Read more...] about Organizing Your WordPress Data: Understanding Custom Taxonomies vs Custom Fields
The trade-offs on ratings are pretty much the same, but the other (really important) factor is what the critic favors. If they want the ability to declare that a movie if a 5.2 out of 10, there’s almost no reason you could convince me to try to store that data in a taxonomy. On the other hand if they simply wanted to do a “Thumbs Up”/”Thumbs Down” system — like the one Mr. Ebert’s television show made famous — you’d get a ton of both conceptual and practical benefit of making that a taxonomy with those two terms. A system of stars — 0 to 5, whole numbers only — is really on the line for me. Personally I’d probably favor a taxonomy and figure out the sorting manually, but you could definitely make an argument that the time to figure out the sort isn’t worth the effort. And if half-stars enter the picture… … [Read more...] about Organizing Your WordPress Data: Understanding Custom Taxonomies vs Custom Fields • WPShout
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The goal of MonsterInsights is to help makes analytics easy by showing you the stats that matter. It has become the most popular Google Analytics plugin for WordPress. Over 2 million websites use MonsterInsights including the likes of Microsoft, Bloomberg, Yelp, FedEx, and of course WPBeginner. … [Read more...] about 10 Website Marketing Data You Must Track on Every WordPress Site
If you want to edit the meta added to the order item, you can use one of these filters: woocommerce_checkout_create_order_line_item: this is a WooCommerce hook fired when creating the order line item; we use it to add meta in order items - related to booking products. yith_wcbk_order_get_booking_order_item_details: this is an YITH Booking hook you can use to filter the order item details added for booking products … [Read more...] about How to override WooCommerce Order Item Meta with data from Cart?