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Why use while over if in single wordpress posts?

Why is while() used instead of say if() here: <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> <?php get_template_part( 'content', 'single' ); ?> <?php ...
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3answers
3k views

“Unexpected error” on update requests

It needs connectivity to wordpress.org and is timing out. I am behind a corporate firewall. I have never had this issue come up before in previous versions. Why does themes.php need access to ...
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0answers
66 views

Replace get_the_category() with Hikari permalink

I want to edit my theme I have bought. I'm using the Hikari permalink plugin to set which category I want to have as the default (instead of lowest ID number). Now my theme just uses ...
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2answers
775 views

Are the wordpress Core css styles really all nessasary?

On WordPress Codex there are this CSS styles listed, its a quite big list of styles but it seems they are doubled unnecessary. It says: Each Theme should have these or similar styles in its ...
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1answer
891 views

Most wp_nav_menu parameters ignored

I'm trying to get a text-based navigation menu for the footer of my site. I'm using the wp_nav_menu() parameters as directed by Codex. He're a snippet of code (in footer.php): <div id="footer"> ...
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3answers
2k views

Loading template files from a subfolder in my theme?

I am working on a site that will have up to 30 templates in it. I don't want to have all those templates at the root of my theme folder cluttering up everything. I know how I can modify the ...
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3answers
2k views

What is the role and history of the $content_width global variable?

I just stumbled over a global variable called $content_width. It was new to me, so far I could see that it's used in themes, both the standard twenty ten one and third party ones. It looks like that ...