Piklist allows you to work with WordPress like never before. At its basic level, you can easily create metaboxes/metafields (also known as custom fields) for Posts, Pages, media and user profiles, as well as easy Settings pages, Widgets and Dashboard Widgets. You will need to write a little bit of code to use Piklist, but it’s minimal and we’ve included lots of examples. Let’s get started!
You can get a good overview of what Piklist is capable of by activating the included “Piklist Demos” add-on:
Custom Post Type and Settings: Go to Piklist Demos > Add New. Create a new demo here and it will show up under Piklist Demos.
Sample Widgets: Go to Appearance > Widgets > Piklist Demo Widgets.
Piklist checker is designed to be easy to include in your plugin.
Include the Piklist Checker file in your Piklist plugin or theme. You can always get the most up-to-date version of Piklist Checker at WordPress.org.
Add the following to your plugin. Notice the checker code is wrapped in a function that hooks to the
If you’re using Piklist in your theme, this code should go in the
functions.php file. Notice the added parameter after
You can find an example of implementing the Piklist Checker in the WordPress Helpers plugin.