There are several ways to collect, store, and use data in a Wordpress website. In this article, I’ll discuss and compare three of them: Forms, Custom Post Types (CPTs) and custom database tables.
The term “database” gets thrown around a lot. But what exactly does it mean?
I have spent most of my testing and debugging time dealing with these same principles over and over.
If you don’t have time to maintain custom post types and metadata, or don’t need the power they provide, then the simpler Media Grid with a filter may serve your purpose.