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

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Why is this page using the homepage template and not the one it should?

One of my clients has installed a theme where when a visitor enters their username and email to register as a new user they get shown a link to download a custom report file. This was working fine ...
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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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Is it possible to activate page template without manually selecting it in wp-admin?

I'm launching a new WordPress theme and was wondering if it's possible to select and activate that specific page's template in code rather than going into the CMS and manually selecting it from the ...
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Using index.php as page template

When you put a name at the top of your index.php like: <?php /* Template Name: Blog Template */ ?> it will work for front-page and it will also create a new page template. I'm wondering if ...
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How to Increment ID value within ACF Repeater Field Loop

The code below is meant to display an Advanced Custom Fields Repeater field. I need to have unique values for the "for" attribute of the Label tag, and for the ID value of the trailing checkbox input ...
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Display HTML only if Custom Field has a Value

I am working with a plugin called Advanced Custom Fields. I am looking for help with code for my custom post type template, which is displaying some repeater field data. I have HTML wrapping each ...
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How to update Wordpress custom SQL Select query for custom taxonomies so that syntax is correct?

I have a Wordpress website that written by third party web developer for version 2.9 before custom taxonomies were fully implemented. We have since upgraded to latest wordpress version 3.5.x. There ...
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Display Posts Query with IF function

I'm writing a template to display my custom posts types in a list. But I only want to have the post show if it has a value for one of my custom fields. I'll explain: My custom post type is "Faculty ...
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How to retrieve an image from a post and display it before excerpt of a post? [duplicate]

I'm customizing a WordPress template and I would implement the following behavior in the excerpt posts visualization in my homepage: If a post contains images (one or more), in the homepage post ...
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Jquery Slider for profile template

I want to show the posts under a category in my page.The first 5 posts should be shown when the page loads and When the user clicks the next button/link next 5 posts should be shown. Currently I show ...
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Create a Blog Template Page

I am trying to create a template that will display a list posts of a specific custom type. However, I am missing something fundamental. So far, here is what I have: functions.php add_action( ...
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Best practice to update the file header.php

I would like to know, what is the best practice for updating the header.php file: From within WordPress editor: Appearance > Editor or Directly in the header.php file itself (in the www_root)?
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Some problems calling a function into sprintf() inside functions.php template file [closed]

I am new in PHP and WordPress and I am personalizing an existent template and I have the following problem. In the function.php file of the template I have the following function: function ...
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How to add menù section to my WordPress template?

I am pretty new in WordPress blog and I am developing a blog with this template: http://scorejava.com/wordpress351 As you can see at the top of the page there is a "menù" that only show the page in ...
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Odd page behaviour after removing sidebar

One of my web pages is displaying odd behaviour, after selecting a no sidebar template for the page. The sidebar has disappeared, but elements within the sidebar, now show in the bottom right-hand ...
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How to make plugin work in each template in wordpress

I am new to plugin development .I want to get all images of a particular page/post and want to show them as slideshow below the page ..Currently i am able to gather all images in media library and ...
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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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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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My template won't apply, theme still fallback to index.php

I have a CPT that I want to list the post in the frontend of my website, so i've created a page that I assigned a template so i'll be able to modify the way it look. Here is my template declaration ...
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Change the output for [gallery] shortcode

I'm sorry if this question was answered here, but I couldn't find it. Is possible to change the HTML output of [gallery] shortcode (without plugins)? I would like to show the thumbnails as another ...
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Create Custom Attachment Template That is Processed from Plugin Folder?

I have made a custom image.php for a gallery plugin I'm creating. My dilemma is that I currently have to have my customized image.php in the theme folder for it to work. Is there a way to tell ...
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What should I put on my index.php?

I had covered basically all the pages listed in the Template Hierarchy: 404_template archive_template author_template category_template tag_template taxonomy_template home_template ...
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Show all parts in multipage post

You can do a multipage post by using the <!--nextpage--> inside the post. The question is: How can I display the whole post (not paged) for this post.
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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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Wordpress a template for subcategories fo a given category, but not for root category

I've found this simple yet elegant solution for make Wordpress using the same template category on every child and grandchild categories http://stackoverflow.com/a/3117202/391929 Full code: ...
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wp e-commerce single-product template giving 404

this page was working initially, and then I made some changes which *didn’t* appear, and then it just stopped showing that page altogether. I have tried deleting my wpsc-single_product.php and ...
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Text in permalink

I've this kind of permalink for post type : /widgets/%category%/%postname%/ And the problem is that when going to /widgets url (http://mysite.com/widgets) a not found page error (404) is displayed. ...
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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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Which hooks are essential for post templates?

Im in the process of building a very custom theme and Im beginning to work on the post templates, but I dont know which hooks are essential for them. So like, I've seen (but cant remember where)some ...
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get_permalink returning first letter

I'm trying to use an ajax function in my custom template to retrieve a post's custom fields to show a post overview. Getting the custom fields is working, but the getting the permalink isn't. I'm ...
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Remove template drop down for certain pages

I have a number of custom templates which are assigned to different pages in my admin. Is it possible to hide/lock the templates dropdown for certain pages? For instance, I have an Events Calendar ...
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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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Return HTML Template Page with PHP Function

I want to create a form that I can use a shortcode to insert into my site. It would be really nice if I could create the HTML part in a seperate file and then insert it with a PHP shortcode (to ...
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What are the main parts of a Wordpress Template?

This may sound like a stupid question, but... What are the main parts of a Wordpress template, and which parts are mandatory and which parts are optional? So far I am aware of: Posts (mandatory) ...
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wp_get_attachment_url not working

I have a template file which shows the posts of a category called downloads. for each posts i have attached a pdf file. I have given a link to download the pdf file on the page. But when i click the ...
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How can I add in post's the text “No content”

How can I add in a post the words "No content available" if nothing is ritten Example: If there is no text added, i want to get "No content available" automated in my template. I want to get for a ...
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WP is not using the select custom template.php that its selected for a page

I created a childtheme: Fisio Inside I have: page-team.php with the name: <?php /* Template Name: Page - Team */ ?> <?php get_header(); ?> <script>alert('its the team ...
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RSS Feed in Custom Field

I have a custom field intended for a rss feed. It is simpley a URL in the field, how do I take that url entered and output it into the correct section in the template? <?php include_once(ABSPATH . ...
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How to slice down index.php from a template and import from another file?

I am a beginner in wordpress template development and I am trying to create a custom index file. I want to display latest posts in segments: the 2 first posts should be displayed as a list the third ...
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Display different header images based on current page

I want to display, based on the current page another header image. Short example: Home -> Image A PageId 1,2,3,4 -> Image B (2,3,4 are childs of page 1) PageId 5, 6 -> Image C ... I tried to ...
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new custom theme - posts displaying on top of one another

live blog I've just implemented a new, custom theme. I've noticed that my posts are now displaying all on top of one another and I can't figure out why. To test my code, I swapped out my custom loop ...
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Get search.php results in header.php?

I want one image in header.php to change for different pages. The function in header.php looks like that: if(is_archive()): //change image to "Archives" endif; if(is_404()): //change image to ...
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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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Hide page visual editor if template is selected - redux

The answer given to a previous and identical question is unfortunately not working on my WP install. I'm using a version of the function recommended there. function nim_hide_editor() { $post_id ...
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How do I disable the “by author” hyperlink on posts?

I'm trying to disable the "author" hyperlink when making a post, but having no success. How can I do it?
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Overwriting TwentyTwelve template file with child theme template, but lower in the hierarchy

I've (I think) an interesting problem here. What I want to do is create a global archive page, with everything on it. Dates, authors, categories etc all on one page. I have a child theme, with ...
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How to know which page/file WordPress is expecting?

I'd like to know if there's a way to know which page or file (index.php, page.php, category.php) WordPress is expecting when displaying a page. I get a 404 error on a www.myblog.com/page/2, meaning ...