Tag: customfields

  • Custom Field Gotchas

    September 2, 2008

    Consider this a public service announcement to anyone debating about using Movable Type Custom Fields for a site: 1. You cannot create system level asset custom fields. This precludes sharing asset fields across larger blog networks where global templates are used. 2. There are no formatting options for editing Custom Fields. If you’re using Custom... Read More

  • Migrating CustomFields to Movable Type Professional 4.1

    March 14, 2008

    Installing CustomFields Upgrade Assistant If you’re upgrading an MT 4.0 install that was using Arvind’s CustomFields plugin to MTP 4.1 which has CustomFields built in, the first thing you need to know is that MTP will not automatically import your old CustomFields data. You need to install the CustomFields Upgrade Assistant plugin to do the... Read More

  • Image CustomFields in Movable Type 4.1

    March 5, 2008

    Dilemma: Image Link Instead of Image Many of the sites I build use CustomFields to place a masthead image at the top of an entry. This takes the hassle out of uploading and really just makes it easier for customers to have a consistent look and feel for their posts. Trouble is, when I upgraded... Read More