This members-only tutorial provides the steps to set Advanced Custom Field's local JSON Save and Load Points to a directory in My Custom Functionality plugin.

Local JSON feature makes it possible for ACF to write (save) the field groups to the file system instead of the database for improved speed and performance.

Also, we can specify additional locations besides the default one for ACF to scan and load .json files off of with the benefit of easy sync via Git for developers.

Local JSON is especially useful when using Oxygen since Oxygen disables the active theme.

Step 1

Install and activate My Custom Functionality plugin.

Step 2

Connect to your hosting account using a FTP client and navigate to site's /wp-content/plugins/my-custom-functionality-master.

Create a directory named say, acf-json.

a) To prevent directory browsing, create a file named index.php having

<?php
// Silence is golden.
?>

b) Edit plugin.php and add the following at the end:

This is a premium members-only content.

To view the rest of the content, please sign up for membership ($27/month or $169 one-time).

Already a member? Log in below or here.

Need help implementing a tutorial in your site or want to hire me for custom work?

HIRE ME

Find the article helpful and wish to donate?

DONATE

Comments

For adding code blocks wrap the code in three backticks. Markdown should work.
Provide a URL of your site/webpage if something is not working.
magnifiercross
>
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram
%d bloggers like this: