"Template hierarchy" describes process by which WordPress determines which theme files to use when displaying a query. Index.php is the fallback for all queries, and, theoretically, the only theme file required other than style.css.

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Overriding default template if page slug and post type are same

I have created a post type named 'faq', and a page 'faq' for displaying the posts under faq. Also I have created a page template name faq and selected the faq page's template to this. Now the ...
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worpress sub taxonomy template

please see my code structure custom post type name : product custom taxonomy associated with product : category main category inside category taxonomy :main1, main2 etc sub taxonomy inside main1 ...
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Custom Homepage As Single Page or Custom Post Type?

Conceptual question for the WP community: I need to implement a custom homepage for a new site. It has some custom stuff going on but nothing too crazy: 4 big images, a carousel, some calls to action ...
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Ajax specific template not loading in replacement of index.php

Following my previous post (Full-Ajax Theme: parseJSON error while building a JSON object from a Wordpress custom template) regarding a few problems concerning JSON (now resolved), I am trying to load ...
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Custom Post Type homepage template

This is what I want: I have made a Custom Post Type in my theme and it shows in my home too, but the problem is that tha CPT takes the same elements and style of a default post in Wordpress, how I can ...
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Custom term templates

So, I did some research online but could not find a solid answer, so here I am. I am in need to make a custom woocommerce category page for a specific category. For example, I have a category called ...
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Taxonomy-$taxonomy-$term not working

This question might seem very simple, but I cannot find a proper answer for it. In my example I should have multiple pages that should display 'FAQ'. For that I have added custom taxonomy page_type ...
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Understanding the Template hierarchy

I've got a template called News. When I go to the Dashboard and edit the Page called News which has a web address of news.html I can see it uses this template (i.e. in the Page Attributes > Template ...
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Creating a Taxonomy Page [duplicate]

I am having a hard time wrapping my head around the way to set up a taxonomy template page. My goal is to create a taxonomy archive of a custom taxonomy I created. The page would only need to contain ...
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How to stop the search results from loading the wrong template?

I have a custom themed site which is not using the correct page template to display search results. I inherited the site with the theme and I'm now trying to make some changes; I did not create the ...
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Displaying all Video Post Formats to Page

I am creating a video-archive page for all the posts_format with video. Currently, I have: <?php $format = has_post_format('video', $post_id); ?> <?php if($layout != "fullwidth") { ...
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Custom templates vs page-slug

I've currently been using the slug to set the page template, using the normal hierarchy For example, if I wanted to change the page template for http://www.example.com/about-us, I would edit ...
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Which template name to use for taxonomies but not their terms?

I can't figure out which template name to use to modify custom taxonomy archive page, but not the one for terms in that taxonomy. My goal is to show terms list in custom taxonomy archive and in ...
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rewrite taxonomy-{taxonomy}-{term}.php terms

I try to figure out a rewrite problem, that is a somewhat over my head, so i ask here to find out what i can do. I use this two solutions from Jeff 1 and Milo 2, to get a full-path url for my custom ...
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Assigning custom page templates to a static blog page

I'm searching for the best solution to create custom layouts for blog pages in WordPress. Where you would normally select a custom page template from the Template metabox in admin to change the page ...
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Custom post type templating problem

I have a custom post type named 'product', with taxonomies 'brand' and 'type'. I'd like to have Archive Page A: sidebar with all the 'brand' terms linking to their respective archive page list of ...
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How to use multiple archive templates for a taxonomy?

I have created a custom post type (product) with a taxonomy (brand). I need to have the basic archive pages (type A) and then custom ones (type B) to create a product comparison page which esentially ...
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Page Templates Used in Custom Post Type

The same question was asked here with no real response. They claim it's not possible but I have used plugins that accomplish this. In WordPress I am having a problem figuring out how to use the ...
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Show a custom template, no matter the page being viewed, if the user is not logged in

I have been tasked with creating a WordPress site where subscriberes (registered by an admin) are unaware of the back-end. I also have to make it so that upon navigation to any page, if the user is ...
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Is there a way to set different post templates for parent posts and child posts in the same post type?

After taking a look through the questions suggested to possibly have my answer, I still can not seem to find something that I references the post-template php files. I have two custom post types that ...
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WordPress Filtering Custom Post Type by Metadata and Search Heirachy

I have a custom Post Type called cptMovie which has two Custom Field (Metadata) "Language" and "Box office" assigned to it. I also have a Custom Taxonomy called movieTax with 4 tax Terms "Action", ...
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LOST in WP Template Hireachy

I am trying to create a Custom Theme which is supposed to list and dialysis Custom Post Types First Base on Taxonomy and In next page List and Display Them based on Taxonomy Term which linked from the ...
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Needed to change slug to access page

I've created a page, with the slug "news". Something happened because now I can't access /news .. I needed to change the slug to "news_", or something, to access that page. I checked the database to ...
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Displaying a custom post type and an archive page

I have created a custom post type called articles that will display an article each month. This custom post is hierarchical (which means it will also have children posts related to that monthly ...
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Custom Post Type with Nested Taxonomy and Template Files

I have a custom Post Type of "Portfolio" with a rewrite slug of portfolio. So the URL on the frontend is: domain.com/portfolio. I have a custom Taxonomy of "Categories" with a rewrite slug of ...
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Template for specific post of custom post type

I have the CPT "event". I have created single-event.php. I want one particular event to use a different template than single-event. I read elsewhere that this could be done by creating a ...
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Use one template only for custom post type archives?

I'm currently using archive.php as a generic listing for categories, tags, authors, etc. However, my custom post types have a very customized archive page that's completely different from archive.php. ...
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Getting custom taxonomy posts on archive page

Hi I am not sure if the question is understandable or not but what I am trying to achieve I will explain. I have a custom post type called menu item and custom taxonomy called menu item type. CODE ...
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Create static front-page with 3-5 recent posts

I am struggling with front/landing page customization for my custom designed theme. I have designed custom theme and pretty much coded it using the Underscore boilerplate. As I understands, the ...
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How to display Parent categories and Child Categories?

I struggleing to find the best way to develop the below. Basically my website will have a landing page on the site (Sports Landing Page) and when the user clicks on a category on that page eg ...
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Wordpress Page doesn't load the template selected

I've created a new page called Work and I've added it on the navigation bar; after that I've created a file called work.php in which I want to style the page mentioned above. The problem is that the ...
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localizing variable on front-page.php template fails but succeeds on single page and taxonomy archive

I have the following code in a php include file: function pass_the_var() { $video_embed_code = jkaw_oembed_code(); return array( 'embedCode' => $video_embed_code ); } ...
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Most efficient way to have 1 template for parent, 1 template for child categories?

This is the setup I want: For category-15.php: Child Category A (list of all posts inside) Post A from Child Category A Post B from Child Category A Post C from Child Category A ...
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Loading custom page template on a one page website

For a one page website, I have modified the homepage to index all pages instead of posts. For some of the pages I want to create a custom template (like page-slug.php). But, these template only get ...
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How to display custom taxonomy

I have created city taxonomy in back end and i have added mumbai,pune,nashik city in city taxonomy like bellow snipe. My problem is that when i click the city for example mumbai i want display the ...
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Passing query variables to a custom page template

On my website I have a custom post type called 'theme'. I wanted the homepage to display an archive of themes. For this the only approach that I could think of was to create a page template with a ...
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WP Template Hierarchy - Need help choosing the correct templates

Please see this image to get a better understanding of what I would like to achieve. Please pay attention to point #3 and #4 (notice the permalink structure). The "Homepage" is static ...
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How to make child categories recognize parent's template displays

I'm using the Default Post Type post for various purposes. To sort them I'm using different categories. And I'm designing different category layout using the slug preference, like: category-book.php, ...
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Use meta boxes inside an archive page template for Woocommerce

I'm creating my own Wordpress theme, and I'm trying to make it compatible with Woocommerce. I understand pretty much everything about theming woocommerce, including copying the template files and ...
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How to create custom 401, 403 and 500 error pages?

When a 404 error is encountered, a 404.php template file can be used to render a custom error message. This is documented in the Template Hierarchy article. My aim is to create custom error pages ...
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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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Template for Custom Post Type and its Category

I have created a custom post-type ( Testimonials ) and i have custom taxonomies for this post-type to separate the testimonials. Custom Testimonial Taxonomies are 1) Commercial 2) Residential Now, i ...
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page_template toggle between 2 templates + 2 permalinks for same post

I'm trying to use this page_template template from the WP forums, with the same aim as the original author: I am trying to use two separate permalinks/templates for a single post - each ...
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Single page template for custom post_type

I registered a custom post type with the following code: #Register custom post type for Stars of the Month add_action( 'init', 'sdp_create_star_type' ); function sdp_create_star_type() { ...
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URL Rewrite Adjustment for Custom Post Type causes template to revert to index.php

I have a custom post type with a URL permalink rewrite that seems to work if it uses /mynews/stories/YYYY/mm/story-name but if I change "mm" to the first 3 letters of the month (eg Jan, Feb, Mar, ...
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wp uses index.php instead taxonomy.php

I have created taxonomy AUTO with terms and rewrite rules - add_rewrite_rule("^auto/?$", "index.php?taxonomy=auto", "top") add_rewrite_rule("auto/([^/]+/?)$", ...
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Custom post type category page not working

I have a custom post type called 'emp_case-studies'. Archive and Hierarchical are set to true. My archive-emp_case-studies.php and single-emp_case-studies.php are performing as expected. However, ...
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Load parent theme files before child theme functions.php

I am creating a theme framework to use in future wordpress themes that I develop. I would like to include dependant files such as classes inside the parent theme before the child theme functions.php ...
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Template Hierarchy for get_header()

I'm considering having different headers depending on the area of the site. So thought it might be possible to tap into the template hierarchy (or at the very least, re-use some of the code) and ...
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Taxonomy landing pages

I like to create a landing page for my custom taxonomies. Right now ive created three custom taxonomies /country/[terms] /person/[terms] /interrests/[terms] i like to create a listing page for ...