Showing post meta (or anything else) in the publish box is just a function away.
Doing a little complex filtering with FacetWP to split apart serialized data into something less messy.
Quack. Quack. Quack.
Using Facet is fascinating.
Using WordPress to show data on any PHP site, via the JSON API.
A review on the app Local by Flywheel. tl;dr? I like it.
Sharing content between WordPress and Hugo with our new BFF, JSON.
Author boxes as a shortcode? Surely you jest!
The bottom line is that if it looks too good to be true, it is. No probably about it.
Using URLs in your written copy isn’t impossible, it just requires a bit of thought. Like everything else.