O'Reilly logo

WordPress Web Application Development - Second Edition by Rakhitha Nimesh Ratnayake

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Persisting custom field data

You already know that default fields and taxonomies are automatically saved to the database on post publish. In order to complete the project creation process, we need to save the custom field data to the metatables. As usual, we have to update the constructor to add the necessary actions to match the following code:

public function __construct($template_parser) {
  // Instance variable initializations
  // Other actions
  add_action('save_post', array($this, 'save_project_meta_data'));
}

WordPress doesn't offer an out-of-the-box solution for form validation as most websites don't have complex forms. This becomes a considerable limitation in web applications. So, let's explore the possible workarounds to reduce these limitations. ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required