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I created custom page template for news


with name

template name: news

and i created a page and configured for that page also i set permalink to


also i set news page for blog posts page

now WP don't use template_news.php for news page but use index.php !! How i can fix this?

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If you're trying to set a custom homepage or custom blog page template, you should go to Settings > Reading and select the page you created that uses your custom page template:

Screenshot of settings

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