Within the context of WordPress Theme-ing, the term 'template' refers to PHP files used to display content.

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How to make build a newsletter builder with Wordpress?

I am a web developer with little to no experience in WordPress development. I just need some help on where to get started with functionality I want to build for our site. My employer has a daily ...
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Page template for a site from network

Is there a way to dispay in the Wordpress admin distinct templates based on which blog you are ? Let's say that for the blog travel I have the page template page-travel.php. How can I hide it on all ...
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Why won't the action hook wp_head won't accept parameters?

I'm working on a plugin that adds scripting to the head using add_action('wp_head',..); I have to pass a variable to the function to get my desired result. To test this I'm simple "echoing" out the ...
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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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Any new plugin installed and activated won't work in custon developed Theme. Please Recommend Debug Methods?

Successfully Installed and activated plugin won't work in custom developed theme. What files should I look into to make it work?
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create search form with dropdown taxonomy and input text + custom template for action form

0 down vote favorite i create search form with taxonomy dropdown and input text for keyword "My Custom Taxonomy name is gener" this is my code without problem <form role="search" ...
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Home page template changing on modification from random pages

I'm currently having a major problem using wordpress 3.8.1. Whenever I'm modifying a page, the template on the home page changes to whatever the template of the page I'm modifying is. Home page as its ...
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Child pages in a Custom Post Type are appearing blank

I've registered a CPT with the following: function create_client_post_type() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x( 'Clients', 'Post Type General Name', 'text_domain' ), ...
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How to create custom page templates with default page layout framework?

I'm writing a custom theme. Most of the content will use the regular index.php, header.php and footer.php. The index.php looks like <?php get_header(); get_sidebar(); ?> <div ...
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Show posts from all categories

I have a site with 5 different categories, each of them with a notices section. I would like also to have another section to see the latest notices from any category. So far, I figured out that I can ...
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Rewrite rule shows 404 page

I am new to Wordpress so I don't really know how the rewrite rules should look like. My problem is that I have a custom template in my theme called portfolio-inner.php My rule looks something like ...
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create single.php for specific category by category id

I'm trying to create template for specific category with id 1 for example. The template should be applied to all of the pages belongs to this category. So, it should be something like single-1.php. I ...
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How to add a “ waiting” icon for an ajax in WP frontend?

This is my search js code for processing search : jQuery(document).ready(function($){ $('#searchsubmit').click(function(e){ e.preventDefault(); var searchval = $('#s').val(); ...
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How to check active theme is parent or child wordpress

I am working on a plugin in plugin. I make template folder and in template folder and there are files of plugin that shows my post type data. First Scenario When user activate my plugin the template ...
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Template for all categories of a custom post type?

Hello ladies and gents! I'm hoping you can help me with this one.. if it's each possible. I (ideally) need a general template for the categories of a custom post type. Custom post type: Listings ...
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how could I load a different template part by page

I would like to use get_template_part(); to load a different template parts on different pages. so on the home page it loads get_template_part( 'content', 'home' ); and on the blog page it would load ...
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creating one page theme but templates are not being applied to page content on the “one”page.

I am creating a one page theme. I have a loop that puts the content from each page on a single page but it does not apply the temple for each individual page. Here is the loop I am using. <?php ...
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Shared Content but “Updatable” Through the Main Site

I have been doing quite a lot of research the past week, and have not been able to find a solid answer that fixes my problem. So, I decided to come here to ask to see if anyone knows of how to help ...
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How to retrieve depth of menu into template

In wp_nav_menu i use for the menu, with custom walker, i can get the $depth parameter in the start_el function function start_el(&$output, $item, $depth, $args) but, outside this ...
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How to get values from Gravity Forms fields? [closed]

I'm using gravity forms to allow users of my site to submit posts from the front-end. I have a URL field, where they enter a URL to an external webpage into the form along with a title field. In my ...
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Customizing get_the_excerpt() to specific length and “Read More” output.

I am costuming a template. There is a list grabbing the introduction from the first 1-2 paragraphs (all the articles from a category). If I set the excerpt to 295 words, sometimes the list grabs ...
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View WordPress page template usage (or unused)

When I create a new page within WordPress, I have the option of specifying which template to use from my theme (from a dropdown list on the right-hand side of the interface). I need to find which of ...
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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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Create template for taxonomy results limited by Custom Post Type

I've got a Custom Post Type with a Custom Taxonomy set up. So how do I create an archive template to display posts from that CPT, limited by taxonomy? Here's the deal: The CPT is called Shows. Each ...
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How can I stop the content template from grabbing media files?

I am running Wordpress 4.2.2 on localhost Mac OS X Yosemite. I am developing my first theme using underscores, and I am having a problem with the php content loop. I am using the ...
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When to use content-pagename.php?

I have seen themes using content-pagename.php in many themes. This file is usally used by get_template_part function. Also, pages are named as page-slug.php or page-id.php. However, I am not clear ...
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Create dynamic content from one WP page to multiple other pages

I want to create dynamic content that is taken from a specific paragraph from one page and writes to a paragraph on multiple pages that feature that same content. I am new to PHP and not sure how to ...
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Get image URL from media library in input

On wp-admin/post.php?post=447&action=edit for example I have a link and an input. The link appears as follows: <a href="#" class="button insert-media add_media" data-editor="tj_image_url" ...
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Create a free scripts and styles template within a plugin

Let me explain what Im trying to do. Im creating a plugin that will have a main page like a dashboard that will be used to manage the public facing side of the plugin. Just think like a separate app ...
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Parent to another Custom Post Type - Template files not being recognized

I have two custom post types - 'gaming-consoles' and 'xbox-games'. I also have two custom templates for these post types: single-gaming-consoles.php and single-xbox-games.php - which worked great. ...
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How to prevent WordPress from loading the jQuery library at the top of the page

I am developing a site that must be HTTPS secure and WordPress is loading <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.7.1.min.js"></script> at the very top of my page, before <html> ...
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Wordpress Custom taxonomy template

I am trying to create custom template for custom taxonomy. For example i have a custom taxonomy registered in WP with name brands and slug brand i used following code to register custom taxonomy. ...
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Category link redirect to custom template page instead of index.php?

I want to make template page for my custom taxonomy. I have custom taxonomy categories listed as navigation links. It's the country list (China, Slovenia, Serbia...). Every of this categories has ...
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Is it possible to override the result of get_template_part()?

I'm working on a child theme, I strongly prefer not to override the main template files in order to maintain simplicity of the child theme as well as minimize the amount of code and maintenance over ...
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add_rewrite_rule and template redirect not working

I have the following pairs: add_rewrite_rule('^questions/ask/?','index.php?pagename=ask','top'); if(is_page('ask')){ $tname = 'add-question.php'; ...
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Show child theme for users on specific IP

I have some users coming in from a fixed IP range on a very slow connection (256kbps) so want to server them a child theme that has a lot of the bandwidth intensive features removed. For ease of ...
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Best way to organize data in this scenario

My question is about data organization more than code, I hope it still has its place here. My site's main menu has an item pointing to a page called "Videos". This page has 2 main parts: The last ...
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custom post type plugin - single template

I'm writing a plugin that creates a cpt. I can include a template for viewing a single instance of the cpt using the single_template filter. And have it look for a template overload in the theme. ...
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Get Page ID of blog homepage

my start page in WP shows the latest posts. I added some meta fields to the start page in the WP backend which I want to access before the list of recent posts starts. I try to access the meta values ...
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Display DISQUS on homepage

I have installed disqus and I want it to show up on my homepage. It replaced the old wordpress comments system on pages and posts but I also want it to appear on index.php my index.php file now - > ...
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Define meta fields in a page template

I had an idea for managing fields for page templates and I thought I'd post it here to see if (1) this is terrible and (2) if there's a better way to define the fields in the template. Here's the ...
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How do you access the Product Short Description in a WooCommerce email template? [closed]

I would like to output the Product Short Description beneath the product name inside the order items table inside WooCommerce emails. I think I know where to place code inside the email template file, ...
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Display a post via template

I want to display a single post in the sidebar-area (not the sidebar itself) and can't seem to get it working. I know the post_id (it's 1571 btw), so I looked around and only found this link from 7 ...
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How to call a certain object/menubar in a PHP file

I made a template and had some help with adding a CSS file to the template. Now I'm stuck on the question, how do I add a certain menubar to my header. Example: topbar - has menu with "Welcome ...
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Templates for Mobile Site

Is there any built-in method for displaying a different template based off of browser size device (i.e. mobile device detection)? I've done some research and all I can find is a ton of plugins that ...
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Calling an image within the theme folder from inside a post/page?

I am building a website for a client of mine who would like the ability to make minor layout changes themselves. Because of this I am coding some of the layout directly into pages using the text ...
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How to add new CSS file to new PHP file

I've made a new template file for Wordpress constructing the elements of the page via PHP and Wordpress recognizes the template as such. Then I wanted to include a CSS file for said template (same ...
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How to refresh a template page on Wordpress in 3 seconds - easiest method?

Basically, on my site I have content submitted via a search bar. I'm using a content-none template to detect if the user is signed in - and if so it submits a post programmatically (if the post ...
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How to display only posts assigned to a particular, isolated, subcategory

I am trying to set up my wp site where I use posts assigned to categories and subcategories (about 3 levels). I have a list of 1st level categories as my primary menu. When clicked, the intended ...
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Page editor missing Templates drop down

Update: As with so many mysteries, the cause turned out to be extremely stupid. I had the file saved in a different theme's directory. Thanks to @a4jp.com I'm building a theme using underscores. I've ...