WordPress Custom Post Type Movies All screen

Creating a movie custom post type

The following shows code to add a custom post type (CPT). I would suggest using CPTUI plugin or the Pods plugin. I have used both and it makes it easier getting the code correct, and if any adjustments are needed the plugin will take care of it. I made the Post Type “Movies” and the two category taxonomies “Year Made” and “Movie Category”. I then added in a few movies.

Result of adding a Movies Custom Post Type (CPT).

Movie Category and Year Made as well as some content.

WordPress Custom Post Type Movies All screen
WordPress – Custom Post Type Movies All screen

This tutorial was originally written 15 August 2018.


I usually use the plugin custom Post Type UI. As it works really well and one can easily go back and adjust. I have also used the plugin Pods.



Based on Rens excellent tutorial.
https://wpmudev.com/blog/creating-content-custom-post-types/ (Recently updated)


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