Post Type Generator


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


  • Fill in the user-friendly form.
  • Click the “Update Code” button.
  • Copy the code to your project.
  • Or save it as a snippet and share with the community.


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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.
Comma separated list of Taxonomies.
Hierarchical post types allows descendants.
Enables post type export.
Enables post type archives. Post type key is used as defauly archive slug.
Set custom archive slug.
Show post type in the admin UI.
Show post type UI in the admin.
Show post type in admin sidebar.
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.
Whether to add the post type route in the REST API 'wp/v2' namespace.
To change the base url of REST API route. Default is the post type key.
REST API Controller class name. Default is 'WP_REST_Posts_Controller'.
  Save Snippet
// Register Custom Post Type
function projects_post_type() {

	$labels = array(
		'name'                  => 'Projects',
		'singular_name'         => 'Project',
		'menu_name'             => 'Projects',
		'name_admin_bar'        => 'Projects',
		'archives'              => 'Archives',
		'attributes'            => 'Attributes',
		'parent_item_colon'     => 'Parent Item:',
		'all_items'             => 'All Items',
		'add_new_item'          => 'Add New Item',
		'add_new'               => 'Add New',
		'new_item'              => 'New Item',
		'edit_item'             => 'Edit Item',
		'update_item'           => 'Update Item',
		'view_item'             => 'View Item',
		'view_items'            => 'View Items',
		'search_items'          => 'Search Item',
		'not_found'             => 'Not found',
		'not_found_in_trash'    => 'Not found in Trash',
		'featured_image'        => 'Featured Image',
		'set_featured_image'    => 'Set featured image',
		'remove_featured_image' => 'Remove featured image',
		'use_featured_image'    => 'Use as featured image',
		'insert_into_item'      => 'Insert into item',
		'uploaded_to_this_item' => 'Uploaded to this item',
		'items_list'            => 'Items list',
		'items_list_navigation' => 'Items list navigation',
		'filter_items_list'     => 'Filter items list',
	$rewrite = array(
		'slug'                  => 'projects',
		'with_front'            => true,
		'pages'                 => true,
		'feeds'                 => true,
	$args = array(
		'label'                 => 'Project',
		'description'           => 'Description',
		'labels'                => $labels,
		'supports'              => array( 'title', 'editor', 'thumbnail', 'comments', 'trackbacks', 'revisions' ),
		'hierarchical'          => false,
		'public'                => true,
		'show_ui'               => true,
		'show_in_menu'          => true,
		'menu_position'         => 15,
		'menu_icon'             => 'dashicons-images-alt2',
		'show_in_admin_bar'     => true,
		'show_in_nav_menus'     => true,
		'can_export'            => true,
		'has_archive'           => true,
		'exclude_from_search'   => false,
		'publicly_queryable'    => true,
		'rewrite'               => $rewrite,
		'capability_type'       => 'post',
	register_post_type( 'projects', $args );

add_action( 'init', 'projects_post_type', 0 );