I’m not sure I understand your question fully; it’s hard to tell without knowing your site’s needs. But: ACF’s ability to conditionally show fields on different post templates, taxonomies, etc. does make it possible to avoid creating different post types when the default post types and conditionally-shown ACF fields will suffice.
Custom post types are certainly not obviated by this plugin, however. For example, a website for a running club would have custom post types for
course in addition to the default
page post types. An ACF object relationship field on the Race edit page could tie it to a specific course.
Does that make sense?
Welcome to the Advanced Custom Fields community forum.
Browse through ideas, snippets of code, questions and answers between fellow ACF users
Helping others is a great way to earn karma, gain badges and help ACF development!
© 2022 Advanced Custom Fields.