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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 has regular pages and a …

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 …

Post Relationship Project Update – Migrating Current Relationships

The post relationship project hit an important milestone this week. Now, we have full import from the current parent/child relations to the new schema. The new post relationship in Toolset will give you a lot more design options and much improved performance. It uses new tables instead of hanging on the postmeta table. Of course, …

First Preview of Many-to-Many Relationship in Toolset

You probably heard us mentioning the upcoming support for many-to-many relationship in Toolset. Finally, we have a first working part, which I want to share with you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBKTWXVdjs0 To set-up relationships, you’ll go to Toolset->Relationships. There, you will see the existing relationships and can create new ones. You will be able to set-up different kinds …

What Starter Themes Do You Want to See Integrated with Toolset?

When you use Toolset, the theme needs to provide the aesthetics, while Toolset handles the structure and functionality. We want to offer you a complete package that includes Toolset plugins and good looking themes. However, I think that it makes better sense to integrate with good looking themes, rather than build yet more (of the …