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

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How to create a wordpress template without using any page

I'm not sure WordPress was build for this, but this is what I'm trying to achieve: I want to make a specific URL inside wordpress accessible, for example www.example.com/some-template . This ...
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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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Need a conditional to test if title of parent page matches title of child page

In my main loop, I need to incorporate proper html markup into a conditional to test if title of parent page matches title of child page and do (or do not) display certain content. Default might be ...
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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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NextGen Gallery template cache [closed]

I've implemented a custom Isotope template for the NextGen Gallery plugin, and I've made changes and bug fixes to the template, but when I refresh the page the template changes have not taken effect. ...
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How to create a archive template for custom post type [duplicate]

I've created a custom post type using Custom Post Type UI and Advanced Custom Fields plugins. The name of my custom post type is article. I want to have a page which lists all the articles in a ...
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Problem with multiple menus in theme

I am having trouble trying to get my new theme working. I have all 4 menus working on my test server but when I move the theme to the live server and set up all but one (main-menu) will not show up. ...
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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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Woocommerce - Change Variable Product Add to Cart to behave like external product using Custom Field (link) [closed]

I am importing affiliate products via XML into Woocommerce. Due to products having variations if I use the External/Affiliate product type I get repetition of product on my front end (eg. same product ...
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LaTeX for WordPress strips codes in loop

Installed LaTeX for WordPress and added post: Some text $$\alpha+\beta\geq\gamma$$ other text. I see that equation in post page, but it stripped in loop. How can I see equation in loop too?
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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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Multisite - Echo admins profile meta

I'm having a problem with echoing the admin's profile meta in a custom post type template. It used to work, but for some reason it's not working anymore. I'm not aware of any changes made that would ...
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Load child template based on parent

I have child page templates that need to be automatically applied based on the parent template. I'm wondering if there is anyway Wordpress handles this. This is the solution I came up with. (in ...
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Template setting is not saving in wordpress

I'm using a child theme. I want to override a template of base theme. I created, articles-page.php which starts with: <?php /* Template Name: Articles */ While creating a page in Wordpress I can ...
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Shortcode to output get_header not working

I'm trying to create a shortcode that will output the contents of one of my template header files. I created the shortcode in my functions.php file function zoo_header(){ return ...
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Display random page

I'd like to display a random page that: has a parent page of X or Y or Z, etc. excludes pages with the title "Contributors" The following code works (though without the specific conditions above), ...
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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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home.php not loading

I have an issue where home.php won't load, so wordpress insists of using index.php to display blog posts. I created home.php by copying the entire content of index.php into home.php. Is there a way to ...
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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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Having some trouble properly displaying Custom Post Types in templates

I have a child theme of Twenty Thirteen and I've setup Custom Post Types for several items. They are showing up in the Dashboard, I can create the Custom Posts and they show up in various categories ...
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How to create a WP theme that use BootStrap? [closed]

I am pretty new in WordPress and totally new in BootStrap development (I have beginning to study BootStrap yesterday) and I have the following doubt about how create a custom WP template that use ...
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Load entire NextGEN gallery from single thumbnail?

I'm using Alex Rabe's NextGEN Gallery in a lot of client sites as a centralized image repository, and am finding I often need to load an entire gallery into a lightbox (invoked via a single ...
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Adding Page Attributes Metabox and Page Templates to the Posts Edit Page?

(Moderators note: Title was originally "How can I add the "Page Attributes" and/or "Page Attributes > Template" selector to POSTS editor") WP currently only allows the assignment of a "template" to ...
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How do I show content from a plugin using the template the site is currently working with?

I am trying to extend the first serious plugin that I am building. I'd like to be able to use it with different sites/templates. At the moment I designed a custom page that I included with the ...
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Apply custom category template to subcategories

Hello on my wordpress site I have a custom template for category A with slug (cat-a). I created a category-cat-a.php file to give this category a custom layout and this works without a problem. I am ...
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How to render the single post template with the post name?

I'm calling pages with Ajax and I have this code in functions.php to determine which page is called and then, render the corresponding template: function ajax_callback() { if( isset( ...
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List taxonomy term “Last Name” + “First Name” (taxonomy custom field) in a post loop

I have a few custom fields for a taxonomy "Author". The term title is the Author's last name, and one of the custom fields is his first_name. Now I need, in a post loop, to list all "Authors" of that ...
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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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What is the template file for topic layouts in bbPress?

The theme I'm using edits the Topic layout in such a way that the role is not being displayed anymore. I'd like to revert those changes in the theme editor, but I can't seem to find the template file ...
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When is it appropriate to put functions on page template vs. functions.php?

I'd like to improve my code and on a current theme, I've extended Wordpress with custom post types, metadata, customized user authentication, and a number of other items. Some of these functions ...
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Using Templates with Custom Post Type UI

I'm using this nifty little plugin called Custom Post Type UI to add custom post types to my WordPress site and am having a little trouble working out the best way to apply a page template to my ...
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Displaying year once in category.php [duplicate]

I want to be able to make my category.php display like this: 2013 Title 3 Title 2 Title 1 2012 Title 3 Title 2 Title 1 It's already been done for displaying ALL posts but how do I get it to ...
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taxonomy_template filter do not loads custom taxonomy template properly

I'm using taxonomy_template filter in my plugin to load a template file for custom user taxonomies. This is the code I'm using add_filter( 'taxonomy_template', 'get_custom_taxonomy_template' ); ...
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Read more button not working

I want the "read more" button to appear to truncate the blog posts. I tried using the button insert shortcode < !--more-->", but it's not showing up. I've tried everything I know how... Can ...
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Styling own template

I have an own template here where the sidebar looks different than the others: the sidebar is BELOW right the main content and not on the side. My code: <div id="sidebar"><?php echo ...
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Unable to paginate a custom page query

I have this code on a page called Categories. <?php /* Template Name: Categories */ get_header(); ?> <section id="primary" class="content-area"> <main id="main" ...
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Sidebar on single.php not showing up

So, my sidebar is working just fine on my blog page: beta.cleantelligent.com/blog However, when you click a single post, I'd like that same sidebar to show up. I am assuming this would be under ...
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Custom Taxonomy Template Variables Available?

I have a custom Taxonomy sports and want to edit the front-end display. I have got taxonomy-sports.php and used this code to get the data on the taxonomy, but I feel like it should already be ...
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WP not recognizing custom post type / template

I've created a custom post type: $args = array( 'labels' => array( 'name' => __( 'Prosjekter' ), 'singular_name' => __( 'Prosjekt' ), 'add_new' => __('Nytt ...
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Same template for all the terms of a taxonomy

My problem is the following. I have a custom post type called "photography" which contains a taxonomy called "photographyCategories", which contains several terms : "outside", "inside", "portrait"... ...
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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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How do I create a custom archive page depending on the custom taxonomy type?

I've created a custom taxonomy called 'productCategories' using register_taxonomy() function. I've set the rewrite slug to 'products'. My question is: How do I render a different template to ...
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do_shortcode() doesn't work if shortcode contained in variable, works if shortcode passed as string

I'm developing a plugin, wherein one of the features is to switch out forms on a specific page by changing the shortcode within a custom field. within my plugin file: function getShort() { ...
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Including template pages within another template?

I've created a vertical page template which displays stacked sections (which are simply the content from other wordpress pages). I am having problems displaying the contents of pages which are ...
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Is template name always same as directory name?

When creating child theme, I must write like this. /* Theme Name: 2012 Child Template: twentytwelve */ Is that Template name is always same as directory name? Or is it defined somewhere else?
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Use [embed] filter in template files

WordPress autmatically embeds a youtube video's if I use: [embed] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xog1T5dUxcw [/embed ] This is great, but it doesn't work if I use it in an template file. I have a ...
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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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How can I locate the single buddypress forum post template? [closed]

I have been trying for ages to locate the template that shows a single forum post template and I cannot find it. Does anyone know where this is located? Thanks
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Use different archive template for plugin

In my blog, I'm using a plugin for an encyclopedia. Unfortunately, the plugin uses the archive template from my blog. How can I use a different page / template for the encyclopedia? Here is the ...