Use this tool to create custom code for Post Types with register_post_type() function.


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The function used in the code.
Add Child Themes Support.
Translation file Text Domain. Optional.
Key used in the code. Up to 20 characters, lowercase, no spaces. A short descriptive summary of the post type.
Post type singular name. e.g. Product, Event or Movie. Post type plural name. e.g. Products, Events or Movies.
Link to Taxonomies. Commas separated taxonomies. Hierarchical post types allows descendants.
Posts of this type should be excluded from search results.
Enables post type export. Enables post type archives.
Show post type in the admin UI. Show post type UI in the admin.
Show post type in admin sidebar. Post type icon. Use dashicon name or full icon URL (http://.../icon.png).
Show post type in admin bar. Show post type in Navigation Menus.
Direct query variable used in WP_Query. e.g. WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'product', 'term' => 'disk' ) )
Enable front end queries as part of parse_request().
Custom query variable.
Set user capabilities to manage post type. Used as a base to construct capabilities.

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// Register Custom Post Type
function custom_post_type() {

	$labels = array(
		'name'                => _x( 'Post Types', 'Post Type General Name', 'text_domain' ),
		'singular_name'       => _x( 'Post Type', 'Post Type Singular Name', 'text_domain' ),
		'menu_name'           => __( 'Post Type', 'text_domain' ),
		'name_admin_bar'      => __( 'Post Type', 'text_domain' ),
		'parent_item_colon'   => __( 'Parent Item:', 'text_domain' ),
		'all_items'           => __( 'All Items', 'text_domain' ),
		'add_new_item'        => __( 'Add New Item', 'text_domain' ),
		'add_new'             => __( 'Add New', 'text_domain' ),
		'new_item'            => __( 'New Item', 'text_domain' ),
		'edit_item'           => __( 'Edit Item', 'text_domain' ),
		'update_item'         => __( 'Update Item', 'text_domain' ),
		'view_item'           => __( 'View Item', 'text_domain' ),
		'search_items'        => __( 'Search Item', 'text_domain' ),
		'not_found'           => __( 'Not found', 'text_domain' ),
		'not_found_in_trash'  => __( 'Not found in Trash', 'text_domain' ),
	$args = array(
		'label'               => __( 'post_type', 'text_domain' ),
		'description'         => __( 'Post Type Description', 'text_domain' ),
		'labels'              => $labels,
		'supports'            => array( ),
		'taxonomies'          => array( 'category', 'post_tag' ),
		'hierarchical'        => false,
		'public'              => true,
		'show_ui'             => true,
		'show_in_menu'        => true,
		'menu_position'       => 5,
		'show_in_admin_bar'   => true,
		'show_in_nav_menus'   => true,
		'can_export'          => true,
		'has_archive'         => true,
		'exclude_from_search' => false,
		'publicly_queryable'  => true,
		'capability_type'     => 'page',
	register_post_type( 'post_type', $args );


// Hook into the 'init' action
add_action( 'init', 'custom_post_type', 0 );