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Toolset Contractors System is Open

Want to help people build great Toolset-based sites? Join our contractors club, show us your experience with Toolset and start getting projects. Some people need entire websites from scratch. Others need you to build them custom elements. Some need ongoing maintenance work. Some need small projects and some need huge sites. The new Toolset Contractors system makes it easy to …

Views 2.5 and Layouts 2.1 Offer Tight Integration with Popular Themes

We’re very happy to release today Views 2.5 and Layouts 2.1, which offer revolutionary integration with popular themes. Different themes offer different features. When you want something, it’s a welcome “feature”. When you cannot control it, it’s often “bloat”. This release of Toolset plugins aims to allow you to enjoy advanced features of your themes …

First Beta of Types 2.3 with Post Relationship

Types 2.3 beta is now offline. We appreciate all the great feedback that we got already and we’re working on the next release, which we’re aiming for November. The next beta will include Types and Views, so you can play with relationships on the front-end too. After a year of planning, design, and development, we’re …

Views and Layouts Betas Offer Tight Integration with Popular Themes

Yesterday we released betas for Views and Layouts. These layouts feature tight integration with GeneratePress, OceanWP, Astra, Genesis and Divi themes. Now, you can control different features of the themes for each post type. Imagine you’re building a site for a car dealership. You have custom types for “cars” and “agents”. The same site also …

Introduction Brand New Theme Integrations

New Views and Layout betas offer tight integration with GeneratePress, allowing full control over theme elements for different custom post types. You might remember that a few months ago we started a discussion about which themes are best to use with Toolset. Of course, a lot of people use our Toolset Starter theme, but other …

Preview for Many-to-Many Relationships in Toolset

The last piece of our post-relationship project is getting done now and we’re very close to a first public version. In this preview, you can see how to set-up many-to-many relationships and how to connect the related posts. Our demo site includes doctors and patients. Ideally, a patient will never have to see a doctor. …

Preview for Nested Repeating Fields Groups

We’re completing the implementation of repeating field groups in Toolset. This will use the post relationship infrastructure, to make repeating fields super efficient. See how it’s going to look and give us your feedback. For years, Toolset offered parent/child relationship, which we advocated as a good implementation for repeating groups of fields. From the database …

Toolset with WordPress 4.8

Toolset plugins are working fine with WordPress 4.8. This release of WordPress doesn’t modify any API, so there’s no need for a new Toolset release for it. As always, before you update your sites, we recommend doing a full backup. For our sites, we back-up everything, test on a staging server and then update the …

CRED 1.9, Views 2.4, Layouts 2.0, and Access 2.4 Released

This update for all major Toolset plugins brings great looking form elements on the front-end, including CRED forms, custom search controls, and pagination. It also includes an easy-to-use grid generator, a better workflow for using CRED editing forms, way to control the Bootstrap grid size in Layouts, and other useful improvements. Great looking front-end elements …