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The Pods Framework is a free plugin for WordPress that gives developers the ability to develop custom content types.
The Pods Framework is a free plugin for WordPress that gives developers the ability to develop custom content types.
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The Pods Framework is a FREE plugin for WordPress that gives developers the ability to create / manage / deploy custom content types with a set of useful PHP classes and a GUI to manage it all within WordPress. Pods is backed by the Pods Foundation, a non-profit organization.

Pods 2.0 is the next major version of the framework and brings in a TON of new features. It's a huge undertaking especially since we've completely redone the UI. Along with 2.0, I'm also finishing up the new website that will bring our community closer together.

What's in Pods 2.0?

  • Brand New UI from top to bottom
  • Create / extend WordPress Objects like Post Types, Taxonomies, Users, and Comments
  • New Components system to enable new larger features turned off by default
  • Completely refactored code is optimized to perform faster and more efficiently while remaining backwards compatible with Pods 1.x installations

Why I need your help

My schedule has been tight as I try to make a living during the day. If I can get kickstarted with enough dough to cover my bills, I can knock the rest of Pods 2.0 out within two weeks or sooner! The more funding I get, the MORE time I spend.

I've already tried casually accepting donations towards helping with development time, but nothing can compare to the power of Kickstarter and the structure of rewards we'll provide backers! Let's get 2.0 out the door and onto your sites!

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    As thanks, we'll list you on the Donors page of the new Pods site (out when we complete 2.0 development).

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    Receive a Free 2.0 Upgrade Assurance Review (for one site) plus we'll list you on the Donors page of our new site.

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    Receive a Free 2.0 Upgrade Assurance Review (for one site) and a Free 2.0 Upgrade Service (for one site) plus we'll list you on the Donors page of our new site.

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    Receive a Free 2.0 Upgrade Assurance Review (for up to 4 sites) and a Free 2.0 Upgrade Service (for up to 4 sites) plus we'll list you on the Donors page of our new site.

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    I'll give you 1 hour of consulting time with me to go over any questions, issues, or ideas you have regarding Pods, AND you'll be listed on the Sponsors page of our new site (plus rewards listed above)

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    I'll give you 2 hours of development time with me AND you'll be listed on the Sponsors page of our new site (plus rewards listed above)

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    Your pledge will feature fund ANYTHING you want to be in Pods that already isn't on the roadmap for Pods 2.0 (code or UI related) -- but it also has to be something useful for everyone else too (or I can generalize the feature) AND you'll be listed on the Sponsors page of our new site, PLUS EVERYTHING listed above!

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