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How I can change a folder for wordpress page templates? By default all page templates located in theme's root folder. I want to make a folder with name "templates" in theme's root directory and keep all page templates there. How can I achieve that?

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In WordPress 3.4, themes can now place page templates inside a subdirectory of their theme. via an API called WP_theme. Read more here: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/20103

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