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Custom Content Types

The Custom Content Types module adds custom post types (CPTs) to your site. These CPTs allow you to add content that doesn’t necessarily fit into a post, but isn’t right for a static page either. Since this is part of Jetpack, you can even switch themes without losing these custom post types!

This module is now enabled by default. If you do not see the functionality described below, please visit Control Jetpack’s Modules on One Page to learn how to activate it.

Portfolios

The Portfolio custom post type gives you an easy way to manage and showcase projects on your site. If your theme doesn’t support it yet, go to Settings → Writing in your WordPress Dashboard and check the Portfolio Projects option under “Your Custom Content Types.”

You can then choose to display the portfolio using the portfolio shortcode ( [portfolio] ) or with a link to the portfolio in the menu.

Testimonials

The Testimonial custom post type allows you to add, organize, and display your testimonials. If your theme doesn’t support it yet, you can enable the Testimonial custom post type by activating the Custom Content Types module in your Jetpack settings. Once activated, go to Settings → Writing in your WordPress Dashboard and check the Testimonials option under “Your Custom Content Types.”

You can then choose to display testimonials using the testimonial shortcode ( [testimonials] ) or you can view a full archive of your testimonials at yourgroovydomain.com/testimonial.

Add food menus to your theme by adding the following code to your theme, during after_setup_theme:
add_theme_support( 'nova_menu_item' );

The theme Confit uses these menus.

Comics

If you’d like to publish Comics on your site, you can use the Comics Post Type. Panel is a good example of a theme allowing you to publish a webcomic.

To add support to your existing theme, add the following code to your theme, during after_setup_theme:
add_theme_support( 'jetpack-comic' );

Privacy Information

This feature is activated by default. While there are no controls for it within the primary Jetpack settings area, it can be deactivated any time by following this guide.

Data Used
Site Owners / Users

Because custom post types are simply posts at their core, this feature will use all of the post’s data (author, content, etc.) and metadata in the creation of the content.

Additionally, for activity tracking (detailed below): IP address, WordPress.com user ID, WordPress.com username, WordPress.com-connected site ID and URL, Jetpack version, user agent, visiting URL, referring URL, timestamp of event, browser language, country code.

Site Visitors

None.

Activity Tracked
Site Owners / Users

We track when, and by which user, the feature is activated and deactivated. We also track when, and by which user, the specific custom content types are enabled or disabled (Testimonials and Portfolios).

Site Visitors

None.

Data Synced (Read More)
Site Owners / Users

We sync options that identify whether or not the feature is activated, as well as which custom content types have been enabled. We also sync all of the post content and anything related to the post. See our Sync documentation for further information on what we sync around posts and pages.

Site Visitors

None.

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