Custom fields extend the content section of WordPress posts and pages by allowing you to add extra sections to the editing screen of posts and pages.

They do tend to be a little clunky when used on their own, which is why we use the awesome Advanced Custom Fields plugin on all our sites.

By adding extra sections to your site, it keeps it from being ‘basic’ and the standard WordPress layout. It can help things sit nicely and increase the range of customisation you have to your site.

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Custom fields enable you to add more content sections to your site and makes it more customizable.

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