The home page of a site. Could either contain the blog index, or a static page.

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Category page doesn't use category.php, instead it redirects to homepage

I am currently modifying a theme. This theme doesn't had a category.php I needed a custom category page. So, I made one. It works on my local server, but when I uploaded it to a real server, this page ...
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wordpress useful and easy widget plugin [on hold]

-hi..I think Wordpress is really great development tool in creating a web page. I saw the below widget tood..looking very useful.. Can i ask what it is/.......??and is there any more useful ...
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Set static page as default front page on newly created sites in multisite

How to set a Static page (example Sample Page with every WordPress install) as default fron page for every newly created site on multisite network. I mean when a new user creates a site on my ...
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Prevent other versions of jquery from loading on static front page

This site is using cordillera which calls on /wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.js?ver=1.11.2. The child theme contains a front-page.php which consists of: <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 ...
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Different wordpress menu showing in frontpage and blog page

When I select "Your latest posts" from "Front page displays" I want to show a custom menu which will show in blog,single,page and archive page. But when I select a static front page than it will show ...
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Losing Page Description on paginated static front page

I have a static front page with an image slider in the masthead and then products below. When the page loads with a url that is paginated 'www.mydomain.com/page2/' for some reason the markup for the ...
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Override static home page post

In functions.php is it possible to dynamically set the static home page? The condition could be anything, but for example by domain: if ( $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] == 'domain-one.com' ) ...
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Max-height ignored in Firefox, but works in Chrome and Safari [migrated]

I'm making a website within the front page there is div called "inner-wrapper". I want to limit the height and of the front page (inner-wrapper) to a maximum of 795px to cut off the website just below ...
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Static front page - going against the grain

My theme uses front-page.php. That is currently my front page. I want the main website URL to go to a new custom page, and I want the old front-page.php to be functional. I've tried changing Reading ...
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Theme Load Error

For 2 days I'm struggling and hitting my head to find out the solution but no thing. The website isn't loading images on front-page and news-ticker not working at all. I tried to reuploading the ...
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How can I make WordPress serve homepage to different URL?

I would like to set up a landing page and a homepage for my WordPress website. I am new to WordPress, but I am an experienced web developer. WordPress will only serve the homepage content if the URL ...
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Can I hide a specific post from latest posts page?

Let's say that I have a post that I only want to be shown in the page of the category that it belongs to. The problem is that this post is also visible in the latest posts page. Is there a way to ...
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Static front page and orderby

I have setup a Wp_Query on a page template that queries woocommerce products. When not set as the front page my orderby filtering works perfectly. However when trying to use orderby on a static front ...
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Is it possible to link two wordress sites (separate domains, different content) to one shared “front page”?

My business has a sister company (both run by the same people). Each business has its own WP site and domain. They want to create a front page which links to both sites. How would we do this?
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Host frontpage via example.com and everything else via example.com/blog

I've assigned a page as frontpage which will be available via example.com. All the other pages should be below the /blog. For example: Main-page: example.com All posts: example.com/blog Single Blog ...
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Post as frontpage - avoid duplicate content

On one of my WP sites I display a single post on the homepage. It's hard coded in the index.php like: If is home then show post with ID X But now I have the post's content on the homepage but ...
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Excluding front_page from is page condition

I am developing this theme, and their are features that I need them in all of the page except for the single and front page. So I've used this conditions If ( is_page() || is_home() ): ?> //My ...
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What is the correct method for determining 'is_front_page' when using filters such as 'pre_get_posts' and 'posts_where'?

On my site several filters should be applied if the user is viewing the static home page. My understanding is that is_front_page() should determine if that is indeed the case. However, whenever I ...
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How can I make Pagination Work on a WordPress Static Front Page

I have this pagination function I have been using on traditional post listing pages. But on my home page I have a section where I have post listings and I want to paginate them but it is not working. ...
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How to show only posts with images?

I want to hide posts without images on the front page, so I need get an array of ids of those posts. I know how hide posts on the home page by id, but I need to show only posts with images. This is ...
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Using add_rewrite_rule() to redirect to Front Page

I'm using a static page for my Front page. It is a custom template. On my custom template I am using WP_Query() to show a list of posts. I also have a custom taxonomy called "Types" that I use on my ...
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Why does my site show the correct front-page when you arrive at the site, but not when you click 'home'?

I have a website (derbyskillbuild.org.uk) and the 'home' button leads to a diffent page than the 'front-page': When you arrive at my website, it displays the correct front-page.php with the loop on ...
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How to prevent the default home rewrite to a static page

I'm looking for a way to prevent the default behaviour (when you have a static page set as the site homepage or 'frontpage' (in settings>reading>front page displays ); I want the domain.com/ ...
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how to create a static front page for my blog in wordpress

I need the php code to create a static front page for my blog. How do I do it with php in WordPress?
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Wordpress loop not working on static front page

I have a static wordpress front page. I want the code that works on my regular blog template to work on the homepage too. Currently, it only shows one post. The code in the main index.php is this... ...
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Show posts on front page only

I have a carousel that I want to be posted on the front page only but for some reason the code is not working. The conditional statement <?php if ( is_home() ) : ?> <div ...
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How to Display a Plugin function (content) on frontpage using index.php

Slightly Advanced Noob Alert: {Sorry}. I'm designing a WordPress Site {No Active Yet}. I have a plugin [feelbox], but currently it displays only on the single post page. There is no option in the ...
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Change Front Page Word Press 4.1

I simply want change which page is defined as the front page. It is currently my About Me page; I want it to be the page called Home. Thanks.
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Reading Settings -> Front Page displays “Static Page” being reset

Every day my WordPress blog is going from a static page, back to "your latest posts". I am not setting this setting, something is doing this automatically! Any ideas what to check for? Is there any ...
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Confused by the behaviour of “front page” / “home” templates

I stumbled upon a confusing issue while trying to customize the appearance of the front page of my blog (blog.example.com) without changing the behaviour of the other blog posts index pages ...
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How to put multiple blog posts on front page?

The theme image looks like this: But my blog looks like this: How do I get my theme to have multiple blog posts on the front page instead of one image down the entire page like a blog and less ...
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Static page homepage not showing the_content

I must be doing something wrong here. I setup my site with a static front page using front-page.php. I created a page in the admin with a title and chose the front-page.php in the template dropdown. ...
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full screen image/video on front page, then scroll down for menu and site content

I am having trouble locating a plugin or finding out how to create only for the home page, a feature that will have a full screen image or autoplaying video, but when the user scrolls down the rest of ...
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New WP_Query not isolating custom post types on front-page template

This is the code for my front-page.php template <?php add_filter( 'genesis_markup_site-inner_output', '__return_false' ); add_filter( 'genesis_markup_content_output', '__return_false' ); ...
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is_home() in HTML head

Is there a way to check if the current page is the home page from within the head? My style.php needs the number of posts in the slider, but only on the home page. So I count my posts like this: ...
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How to get sticky-posts on front-page working with category query

Im using the front-page.php to display some static content as well as my 5 latest posts in the category "Forsiden" (Frontpage). But the "sticky" post option, is ignored when categorising the posts on ...
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Frontpage pagination by week

I'm trying to set up a frontpage with all the post from the current week. Well this was quiet "easy" (the query snippet): $query_string = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'date_query' => ...
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Paginated pages are showing correct content but pagination links are not

I am using a custom WP_Query to display posts on static front page. and generating numbered pagination links with paginate_links functions. This is the code I have... $latest_args = array( ...
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how to pull content from subpages only(not the parent page) to the front page

I want to pull content from from subpages of a specific page.But its pulling content from parent page also i don't want to pull content from the parent just from the subpages of that specific page ...
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Wp pagination link at front page with custom post url get rewritten

I am facing a typical problem. I am using a custom template as my front page and.And there I am displaying the custom posts with a custom pagination function and loop. Now the problem is that my loop ...
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Trying to exclude first 5 posts from the first page on the homepage

I'm trying to exclude the first 5 posts from the first page on the homepage, but I'm unable to get it right. This is the patern that I'd like to follow: Page 1: Post 5, Post 6, Post 7, Post 8, Post ...
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Can I have both front-page.php and index.php?

I've made a custom front-page.php which includes "the loop" and it works great. I would also like to have a separate page which is the regular old posts page you get from index.php. How do I make a ...
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Show all posts on a twentythirteen multisite

I'm using the default twentythirteen on a wordpress 4.0 site. I have one site in the network right now. I may be adding one or two next year or so. Both blogs are using twentythirteen. Right now the ...
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Different Front page for Mobile

I want to make a different front-page and show it to the mobile user, instead of the one used on desktop. In detail, right now we have set our site to show desktop-front-page to user, when he lands ...
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upload image only

I create post page from front end , and i add code for uplaod feature image. I use this code if (!function_exists('wp_generate_attachment_metadata')){ require_once(ABSPATH . ...
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Trouble Retrieving Thumbnail URL on Front-Page

I'm running multiple queries on a front-page.php file. They all seem to be working fine, except that I am having a hard time getting a thumbnail image. The code in question, on my front-page, ...
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Loop doesn't display posts. It displays a link to the home page instead

I’m building a WP theme using Bootstrap. Aparently, all templates were working fine until I tried to display a list of recent post on the front page. Basically, the loop it’s not displaying posts (it ...
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Use page.php for front page

For some reason even when I am selecting a static page for my homepage it is still choosing to load the index.php file. I would really appreciate your help on this as I would like it to load my own ...
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Setting a static home page and blog page without using the settings

This may seem like a stupid question, and it probably isn't possible, but is it possible for me to set a static home page (using front-page.php) and a blog page (using home.php, I think) in my theme, ...
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Create a front page template and separate page for posts?

I'm building a WordPress theme. I need two type of pages, one is home page which will display on www.example.com. I also need a list of all my posts on www.example.com/blog/, but I need both in one ...