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3 x 3 grid of posts on the home page

I'm using Wordpress as more CMS than blog, and I want to create a theme that uses 9 specific posts on the home page. I don't want those posts to show up in other lists. I don't want other posts to ...
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3answers
436 views

How can I conditionally show different home page templates based on whether or not the user is logged in?

How can I conditionally load HTML for the home page based on whether or not the user is logged in? Currently my theme has an index.php file. In that file I tried to create: <?php ...
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1answer
128 views

How can I change the title of the Home link in the navigation bar?

I use Bones theme with a static front page. The header.php calls the bones_main_nav() function without parameters, while bones_main_nav() only calls the wp_nav_menu() function.
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1k views

How to make Home Menu( Front Page) use index.php instead of page.php

I needed a "Home" menu item in my wordpress website, so I created a new page and named it "Home", added it to my main menu item and then from Reading Settings I selected the "Home" as Front Page. ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

how to display full post with pagination on home page

I am using the 'Hatch' theme. I'm familiar with HTML/CSS but not with WordPress, first time working with this. I have my homepage showing recent posts and that's good. However, I want to make a ...
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2answers
676 views

Showing a list of posts when homepage is custom

I am developing a custom theme. I edited my home.php to show something custom. I also edited index.php to display a list of posts or other things. After this I can't get a list of all posts which ...
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1answer
2k views

How to display recent posts on home page with custom HTML

I am looking to display x (undecided) number of recent posts (no more than 10) on my home page. For each post, I would like to display the title and a snippet of the content. I can whip up a SQL query ...
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2answers
584 views

how can I remove the sidebar from my wp homepage [closed]

What's the best practice when it comes to removing the sidebar on the wordpress homepage? I'm using wp Version 3.2.1 and Skeleton Child Theme 1.6
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2answers
6k views

When to use is_home() vs is_front_page()?

I've found that is_front_page appears to return true when I'm viewing the home page and have a single sticky post assigned there. It also returns true when I've assigned a page as the static front ...
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2answers
209 views

What is the advantage of using home.php over index.php for the front page

I am building a theme and wondering whether or not to include a home.php file or not. The theme (which will not be available to the public) will be mainly used with a static home page and separate ...
0
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2answers
514 views

Exclude function from homepage only?

There is a function in a theme that I am using that does some pagination stuff. I do NOT want that function to show up on my home page (only), so I'm trying to set up an if/else statement but can't ...
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1answer
78 views

Theme Development -> Specific Homepage

I am a beginner to starting a Wordpress template from scratch, so I am open to any helpful links or help that can be given to me :) Questions: What would this file be called front-page or home.php? ...
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1answer
534 views

Allow users to edit home page from WordPress (home.php problems)

I am wondering how do you create a home page with a custom design like banners different layout from other pages while allowing users to edit it. I used to use home.php problem is user cannot edit ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Adding “latest from the blog” to the homepage

I have a big problem and no clue how to solve it :) I want to add a "module" to my homepage (static homepage, not blog posts) that will display the 2 latest blog posts in a very particular way and ...
0
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1answer
440 views

1 post per category on homepage and counting those posts

What I'm trying to do on my homepage is to pull the latest post from each of 6 categories but then I need the variable $counter to increase (+1) for each post so that I can style them properly. I've ...