Pages are one of WordPress's built-in Post Types. You'll probably want most of your website Pages to look about the same. Sometimes, though, you may need a specific Page, or a group of Pages, to display or behave differently. This is easily accomplished with Page Templates.

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How to dynamically change spots of text in custom page?

When I create a page I'm suppose to describe the content on the editor of Wordpress. When it's a simple text with some images its ok. But the problem is: My custom layout has a lot of deep HTML and I ...
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Group pages by custom field values

I plan to have each individual product as a page, with custom fields for : Brand, size, feature 1 and feature 2. My question: Will it be possible to build a summary page template say for Brand, ...
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How can I set full width page layout in a default post page?

I want to set up my site so that when I go to any post then it should show full width page. This theme already has a full width page but I wanted it to show in the default width page. How can I ...
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Interrogate a page within a loop to check template type or custom meta data (Pages vs Posts)

I've spent a few days researching working with WP static pages - as separate from posts. Although I've found useful guidance, I can't seem to find any good tutorials or worked examples that show me ...
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Permission denied in template-loader .php

Oh man. I tried to create a custom page template for a page on my site page-cumberland-principles.php When I go to view that page, the page showed up completely blank. I used wp_debug, and found ...
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Page Template Dropdown - Missing In WordPress MultiSite

I am using WordPress Multi-Site and on the page edit screen I am completely missing the Page Template drop down. I have tried looking in Page Options and it's missing from there as well. If I enable ...
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What's the most minimal way in which a page can be hooked into WP?

I do a fair bit with custom API's on WordPress-based sites, typically by creating page templates. However, creating a custom page template, then creating a WP Page that utilizes it is kind of a pain ...
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Add #sidebar-2 to a custom page template

I registered a few custom sidebars, and the corresponding code in my version of TwentyTwelve theme now looks like this: register_sidebar( array( 'name' => __( 'Sidebar #1', 'twentytwelve' ...
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Wordpress theme: Add page content to the bottom of the Contact form

I am using the following wordpress theme, which is pretty cool btw.: http://demo.s5themes.com/?theme=simplecorp Now the site has a custom Theme Options build in, where you can specify all the content ...
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Same Loop on Multiple Pages

I have my main loop (loop-entry.php) pulling to my index page which is my homepage on this site: http://snippetmagazine.com/ when I tried to copy that loop and create (loop-blog.php) and included it ...
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Load php file with jquery in single.php

I implemented in my worpdress theme ios button switch and when someone click the button the script load a php file with the text: on or off Here is the code: <script type="text/javascript"> ...
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How to edit contents of dynamic_sidebar()?

I know PHP well but I'm new to Wordpress. I got an incomplete Wordpress website. It has a static home page with an Aweber newsletter form. I tried digging into installed theme and in home.php I came ...
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How to use shortcode inside of shortcode in theme

I am trying to place a shortcode inside another shortcode within a page template, however the various attempts I've made seem to not do anything. Here's how my code looks now - <?php echo ...
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How to use get_template part in the plugin?

I was using the entire template in the plugin, but I would like to use get template part, so that I can reuse the header and footer in the original template. The code is like this: add_filter( ...
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Wordpress showing 404 page template for unpublished posts

When I open a URL that point to a post which is not published yet, wordpress shows a 404 page. But I want to show a meaningfull message to user that "this post is not published by admin, please ...
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Why do some pages on my site use the previous theme?

I have developed a WordPress website using a Child Theme, I started with Twenty Ten as the base, then I created a new and improved version with Twenty Eleven as the base and some new features, now I ...
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How to display posts on a static page? (like search loop)

How do I display the loop inside a static page? Like the loop when I use the search (which in this theme it's actually working) or on index.php An example for what I'm saying can be seen here: ...
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next_/previous_post_link() `in_same_category` appears to fail when true

I'm using the Modernize theme's custom Portfolio type page. In the single-portfolio.php template, I call next_ and previous_post_link(), which correctly display links when in_same_category is set to ...
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Create a new page for each form selection

I have a got custom page template which displays a drop down box that has list of countries.A user selects the box and clicks sumbit.Page then then displays the relevant details for that country .IT ...
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How to differentiate the homepage structure from the category page structure in WordPress template?

I am very news in WordPress world and I am finding some difficulties with creation of a personal template. I want implement a blog like this one (that is using WordPress): ...
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Using custom post types within a section of a template

I'm trying to get the hang of custom post types and I am trying to get them to loop through the post types within a page template. I'm already using the MultiEdit plugin to display certain content ...
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Do I really need the div class entry?

I was wondering if it's really neccessary to keep the <div class="entry"> in the page.php file (or any other template for that matter). I typically use a blank HTML5 wordpress theme and it ...
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Page Templates - this code only works for one Custom Post Type

I have the code below in my functions.php file, it works great and allows me to use page templates in my custom post type 'services'. I have defined which 'type' to use on the first line with ...
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How to bypass 404 for certain pages/posts?

I have a site with urls like so: site.com/folder/page-name It is moving to another site built in wordpress and I am trying to recreate the page to ensure incoming links continue to work as normal. ...
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Display one post in different formats conditionally

I think I just coded myself into a corner. I am setting up a page with an image. The image is an imagemap with lots of links. When you click on the link, it opens a post in a colorbox. So far I have ...
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Display all posts for taxonomy term across multiple custom post types

I'm currently creating a website that uses several content types, (e.g. books, movies, shows) as well as a key taxonomy term (e.g. status, with values of owned and wishlist). My question is, in a ...
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jQuery Ajax() doesn't work when the page is accessed as a WordPress template page

In one file (test_ajax.php) I have a which on change loads another page (registration_form_race_type.php) with a short message via jQuery Ajax(). It works fine when "test_ajax.php" is accessed via its ...
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Using a page template without a page

Does anyone know if it's possible to use a page template on a URL, even if a page doesn't exist for that page? When building sites, I create the relevant pages to ensure use of the templates, but ...
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How to remove the Template drop down, but keep Parent and Order

I am about to turn a custom Wordpress site over to a client and do not want them to be able to choose/edit Templates, but need to allow them to sort the pages with Order and choose a Parent page. Is ...
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How to display page content in a page template?

In my WordPress site, I made a custom page template, which contained a custom query [using WP_Query()]. With that query, I can perfectly get the posts of a certain category. But I want to show the ...
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JQuery load php - php file without the template

I'm about to start writing a php file that will return a JSON array to be used as a JQuery autocomplete source. I want to create my source.php file that loads without the WordPress template. ...
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Loop not showing up on page template

I have a page template and on the page I have a loop such as: query_posts('post_type=post&posts_per_page=5&paged='.get_query_var('paged')); if(have_posts()){ while(have_posts()){ ...
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Passing parameters to a custom page template using clean urls

I am now passing parameters to a custom template in the following format www.example.com/?pageid=12&rid=24&title=this-is-the-title I have created two tables . So I need to fetch data and ...
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html blog template to wordpress template

i bought a new template from themeforest and it has a blog template named as blog (the main blog template), blog2 (alternative main blog template) and post which shows the inside of a post. i just ...
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Multiple templates for single custom post type

Does anybody know of a way to modify the wordpress template process so that a single custom post type can be displayed on two separate templates based on the value of a custom field. For example I ...
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Paginated WP_Query doesn't return 404's, even when posts don't exist

I'm currently building a theme for a client, and one of their requirements is endless scrolling on a "Charts" page. They want this to be paginated, and the endless scroll to load the next page below ...
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Conditional get template part

My index page look like this... <div id="ad-id">google ad code goes here </div><br /> <div id="post-id">My posts are goes here</div> I use ...
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Dynamic href link to Contact Page

I need a <a href="Something Like <?get_contact_page>">Contact Page</a> Code that always links to the Contact page, no matter what is it's ID There's a page template for contact ...
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Create a loop that gets pages with their template

I am trying to make a template that will be an html5/ vertical scrolling base. I have created an amount of page templates that each would represent a <section> on index.php which mainly all it ...
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Outputting content from page

I'm trying to display a title, featured image, and content from a page into a new template (that will contain content from several pages). I tried to just echo the variables as shown below, but right ...
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Ensuring sticky posts are retrieved first (without using two queries)?

I need to maintain pagination for use with infinite scroll. Is there no way to tell query_posts to retrieve sticky posts first? It seems to be default behaviour on a standard wordpress blog on the ...
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Find out in which kind of archive am I

in archive.php file, I want to know, which type of archive I i'm in. For example, if I i'm in archive for category Personal I'd like to be able to display it in header of the archive. Of course, I ...
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Display additional page templates and a sidebar on plugin activation

I'm developing a child-theme off of the Twenty Twelve (1.1), using Wordpress (3.5.1) and the Woocommerce plugin (1.6.6). I've noticed that the problem with creating the online shop, single product ...
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Do I need to use The Loop on pages?

I'm writing my first WordPress theme and have a question about the use of The Loop in page templates. The page templates I've looked at all follow basically the same pattern (example from Twenty ...
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Paginate WordPress Category Pages

I am using the following query on my category.php template: <?php $paged = (get_query_var("paged")) ? get_query_var("paged") : 1; query_posts("posts_per_page=2&paged=".$paged); ?> ...
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Removing the TinyMCE editor for a given page template

I was looking for a way to remove the TinyMCE Editor for a specific page template in a theme (in my case it's page-home.php). I found the following code, which works, however, I was wondering if this ...
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The $post variable – Did I get the grasp of how the Backend actions get parsed?

I was looking for a way to attach a custom meta box to the edit screen of a page at a specific template. I found and tried this here and from my actual point of view this can't work that way. Let me ...
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Loop and add Specific Categories and Products Images

Thanks to Rafael Marques I have a list of Products and Categories organized based on different created categories. I also have 5 different Custom Page Templates. Now I would like to display the ...
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Custom-Posttype & Custom Taxonomy WP_Query

I add a custom post type with custom taxonomy and i wish to get all postings into this by a template, but the result is 0 $args=array( 'post_type' => 'contents', 'post_status' => 'publish', ...
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What content should go in index.php?

I'm developing my own theme and came up with an issue that' I am confused with. I have two files that I'm trying to figure out. page.php and index.php. I know that page.php is used for pages, of ...