Advanced Custom Fields is a WordPress plugin which allows website admins to add, remove and edit content fields within the back end of their WordPress website pages.
These content fields are commonly referred to as custom fields and allow website owners to edit and build their own pages once their own bespoke website is created.
Many web agencies will “hard-code” website content, this means the website content isn’t editable unless the code of the website is edited. They do this to assure that they get repeat business from their clients to add content or fix code their client broke. We don’t believe in this, and will never hold a client’s website hostage.
All of our WordPress websites use Advanced Custom Fields to assure that our clients can edit their website themselves. Advanced Custom Fields also have global components, meaning if you need to update content that appears in several places on the website, you only need to change in once in one place rather and it will automatically populate site wide.
Advanced Custom Fields make creating content for your website easier, more consistent and future proof. Instead of typing things from scratch, a structured custom field group will make it much easier for you to input data.
In addition to quickly creating content for your website, the information you enter will always display in the way you or your web team configured it, giving you consistency across your entire website.
If you have a question about Advanced Custom Fields and how they can benefit your website, get in touch today.
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