The post relationship project hit an important milestone this week. Now, we have full import from the current parent/child relations to the new schema.

The new post relationship in Toolset will give you a lot more design options and much improved performance. It uses new tables instead of hanging on the postmeta table.

Of course, you don’t want existing sites to break when all this arrives. When you update Toolset to this new release, the sites will continue working exactly as before. You’ll have a migration wizard, which moves the relationship information to the new schema.

See how it works:

With this, we’re practically done with all the infrastructure work. Next, we’re updating Types shortcodes to support the new possibilities with related data and then the Views filters to use it in searches.

I’ll post another update when we have more to show.