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

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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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Plugin templates vs Parent Theme

I've been building a plugin using a WooCommerce like template system, where the plugin houses the default templates, but allows for overriding via a template folder in your active theme. It just ...
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Turning on the 404 page on localhost

I'm using my localhost (XAMPP client) to test my WordPress website and everything works fine, till it comes to verifying how does my 404.php template looks like. I can't preview any changes, because ...
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Search form not finding content in template page

I created some template pages on my wordpress theme and when I'm trying to do search for some words it returns Nothing Found. When I tried to search for words from the posts or normal pages(Not ...
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Checking for page templates in child theme

I have a simple problem I'm hoping someone can shed some light on. I have a child theme with a custom page template and I'm simply trying to check weather or not the template is in use. Under normal ...
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WordPress Not Using Template Files After Permalink Update

I have a really weird issue that just occurred on a client site. I updated the permalink structure from /%category%/%postname%/ to /%postname%/ and suddenly my pages don't respect templates and are ...
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Wordpress custom taxonomy template not working

I installed theCartPress plugin and it created tcp_product_category taxonomy for tcp_product post type. I created a page with custom template to list all the product categories. I can use ...
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Only show top level posts of specific category

I've been trying to create a loop that will only show the top level posts no children/sub category posts. Basically what my categories look like are -- -All --one --- A --- B -- ...
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Specify which template to use by link?

Is there a way to specify which template I want to use when clicking a specific link? Specifically, I have my tag template listing all posts that have a certain tag. My page for the category ...
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Theme Option won't show up in my template

I've modified theme option from wp.tuts tutorials, And when I save the settings, it works. But the settings on the second tabs won't show up in my template. here my first theme option and the second ...
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wp_list_bookmarks(); not displaying anything

Bizzarely, I can't get the wp_list_bookmarks(); function (inside a page template) to render anything. Hope somebody can point out something obvious! Cheers. Here's my code: <?php /* Template ...
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Mysterious template change after database import/export

When I switch databases from my local environment to the host, some of the pages inexplicably change templates. E.g. there is a custom template "Home" and when I switch the db's it ends up with the ...
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How to: Get the first image from the next and previous post in single.php? (5 posts)

I know I can call a function below but it works in loop at index.php only. function catch_that_image() { global $post, $posts; $first_img = ''; ob_start(); ob_end_clean(); $output = ...
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Secondary loop cuts off at 10 posts?

I have a loop to get a tag name from the URL slug, and then show all the posts, grouped by category, that matched that tag. It works, but I recently noticed it only shows 10 posts despite my setting ...
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Is there a way to share a template/markup with the JSON API so that it doesn't need to be declared both in PHP and in JS?

Current Setup I'm using WP's JSON API on a custom post type archive to query some posts. I then parse the returned JSON object to output my markup accordingly. I also have a single post type template ...
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Polylang fallback language does not get activated even with patch

<?php //my patched archive.php to display posts of a category get_header(); ?> <div id="content"> <?php global $wp_query; ...
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wordpress multisite create different author template for mainsite and subsites

I am using authors.php to display authors pages. From my landing page of my WPMU installation I am trying to redirect the author page requests to different template. That is the requests to the ...
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How to use the WordPress header as the global header for apps across a site?

I am running Wordpress as the main site, and a few other php CMS apps for other specific purposes (let me call it subsites for the purpose of this question). Now when designing templates for ...
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Displaying a list of categories ordered by popularity?

I would like to add a list of categories to my template showing only the 5 most popular categories(by number of post views within each category). Is this something easy or would it take heavy ...
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How to create page with lots of dynamic content(AJAX?)

I am setting up a Wordpress-homepage which has a lot of toggled content(sort of like this: https://jqueryui.com/tabs/). So for example I have a list of links on the left side, and a content-container ...
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Page attributes missing

(I searched if anyone has same problem but found nothing. So if this is a duplicate question please let me know) My plan was to create a custome-page-template. So I found some tutorials and recognize ...
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How can I limit posts when using template_redirect?

I'm trying to redirect a query (http://example.com/custom-post-type/?action=create) to a template file (page.php) while also replacing the_content. I've more or less gotten it to work. But the end ...
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different single.php for different page templates

I have 4 page templates with same query. Is it possible to write conditional statement? If I go to single post view (single.php) from page template 1 (page-main.php) display something (for example ...
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Custom header content within a customer page template

I built a custom page template and everything is working swimmingly. I have a problem however making it so each custom page using the template can insert custom code into the header area. If you ...
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Multiple 'template_redirect' hooks or one hook?

I need to redirect multiple templates for my plugin. I use the action hook 'template_redirect' Codex and it works for my first redirect as expected. My question is: If I want to redirect a second ...
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Select page/template from the permalink url

I use permalinks like example.com/projects/project1 for my project pages. They use all the same template. I want to access another template with more details on the project by adding /details to the ...
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Bizarre behavior of get_author_posts_url()

So I've been developing a site where I list a custom post type associated with a member in their profile page. It was all working fine until I imported about 150 users (at least that's when I ...
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Custom post type pagination, single page issue

After having problems getting pagination working at all for custom post types, I've read that the custom post type name and the page name cannot be the same. So I set out from scratch: I've created ...
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Wrong datatype for second argument error

I am getting a strange error on my Wordpress site. Does anybody know what is going on here? and how to fix this? The Error: Warning: in_array() [function.in-array]: Wrong datatype for second ...
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Why is a post different than a page with regard to custom fields?

I'm sure the flavor of this question has been beat to death, but why is it that I can add custom fields to pages and other custom page types, but when it comes to posts, the only info I find online is ...
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Problem with the loop?

I'm customizing my Twenty Twelve theme to show a single posts from two separate categories on my home page using a custom template. Here's my code : <div> <?php $catquery = new ...
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How to install a wordpress website template on an existing website?

I just downloaded a template called Senna for my website. It's a responsive wordpress template, and I don't have knowledge of how to use wordpress templates. My currently website is html based on ...
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Jetpack Infinite Scroll on archive page

I know, lots of questions have been asked on this topic before, here and elsewhere — but I've spent the entire day working on this issue and scouring the Web for tips on how to use Jetpack's "Infinite ...
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How do I create a custom archive page that my client can edit?

I've created a custom post type. I have set has_archive as true and understand I could also set it to has_archive => 'ctp' I also know that if I name a template file archive-cpt.php Wordpress will ...
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how to assign template from plugin directory to page in wordpress?

I have created one plugin as Store Locator, now i want to create page in wordpress and assign it template on activation of the plugin. the Code is like as follows : $plugin_url = plugins_url('', ...
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Read More Button does not display

I have read through every existing post on this topic and they are all way too technical for me and I think my problem may be different anyway. So, like many others, I need to truncate my blog posts ...
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Is including the loop necessary for page.php?

QUESTION: Is it necessary to include the wordpress loop in page.php? If it is not necessary, why do many themes (including the wordpress 2013 default theme) include it? I noticed this discussion on ...
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How to arrange different post categories in template

I'm playing with WordPress for sometime. In my website, there will be 3 possible categories for posts, like: 'offer', 'news' and 'about' (each category with individual content). My attempt is to ...
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Migrating a taxonomy's tags to the native category

So, I've inherited a website that uses a custom taxonomy for no real reason, leaving the native 'category' taxonomy unused. As the site is undergoing a redesign, I'm going to want to use some new ...
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How add / edit dynamically same meta boxes in CPT?

What I would like to do? :) I am sorry, but I am not native English, and I a newbie in WP. I don't know how I can search on it. So I created CPT (this is my first wp plugin). In CPT I only need the ...
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WooCommerce using wrong template - how do I change it?

I use the Responsive Child Theme - and its parent - for my website. It seems that WooCommerce is using the content with sidebar template for the store and product pages. I think it will look better ...
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create page for listing custom post type comments

I have a custom post type and I want to create a page which will automatically list all the comments posted under my single-{my-post-type}.php. What is the best practice for creating something like ? ...
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Showing profile pages content in tabs

I've got my profile page setup which shows the users posts/comments in tabs beside each other i've added a achievement tab and would like to display the achievements users have earned. Here's the ...
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add_filter 'single_template' and use of wp_nav_menu in template

I'm using add_filter('single_template',...) to call a unique template file under a certain condition. The problem we're running into is that no matter what I do I can't use wp_nav_menu() ...
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Wp logout working without confirmation only in header.php

If I try this in header.php: <a href="<?php echo wp_logout_url('/') ?>">[logout]</a> this works and I am logged out without asking the confiramtion question " Are you sure...." ...
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Most elegant way to create html for shortcodes?

Shortcodes seems to be very nice way to introduce complex features to the content blocks, but I don't like to generate html inside shortcode function. Instead I would like to create template file for ...
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minimum code requirements for new template

I am trying to create a very light-weight wordpress template which loads the minimum code overhead from the wordpress stack. I would like to have my template recognize that its part of wordpress, so ...
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show Visual form builder in the front end

Iam anew in wordpress . i used this plugin http://wordpress.org/plugins/visual-form-builder/ to build custom pages then i tried to build a custom page called formbuilder.php to use it in the front end ...
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Why is my no-results.php template moving my sidebar and footer into the main container?

I'm really stumped on this one but I'm hoping it's just another case of "It's late and you're missing something simple." My index.php contains an if statement: If there are posts, run the loop and ...
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Creating a custom menu with icon fonts

I want to create a custom menu with icon font markup. So I may need to have my list item have e.g. this: <i class="gen-enclosed foundicon-left-arrow"></i> contained inside anchor - or ...