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

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Template redirect is_tax() not working

I'm trying to do a template redirect in my wordpress but with partial success function ahaali_qa_theme_redirect(){ global $wp; $plugindir = dirname(__FILE__); if(is_archive()){ ...
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Show page title just from the first child-page in template

how can I do this: Pages: Home - sub-1 -- sub-sub-1 --- sub-sub-sub-1 On home-page should only show the page-title of the first child-page like: sub-1 I found this: <?php $child_pages = ...
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Strange Behaviour with is_home()

I'm having an odd issue, although I can understand why it works like this I do need to find a way around it. I have used the the request filter to modify the query for the home/index page to select ...
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Different header for each category

I'm working on a project where each category should have a custom header page. Any suggestions? I'm just looking for some direction on how to accomplish this.
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Post/Page Preview Template

Is there a way to have a custom template php file that is only used for previews instead of it using the single.php file? This way the user knows they are in preview mode?
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How can I use Page editor for two separate templates?

On some of my pages (not posts) in my Wordpress site, I need to include a sidebar that display s information relevant to the main content of the page the user is on. I can choose, using Edit Page in ...
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One of my pages uses the archive.php template only. Why?

I created a page and experimented with Custom Templates. Suddenly I noticed that this page started using the archive.php template and no matter which Custom Template I assigned to it, it continues ...
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Using a different template per Custom Taxonomies for single term archive pages

I have 2 custom taxonomies, each with a number of terms: tax1 term1_1 term1_2 tax2 term2_1 term2_2 term2_3 I am trying to have each taxonomy usea different template file for each its ...
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posts page - different lengths of excerpt

is it possible to get wordpress on the posts page to do the following example. the first three posts need to have a large image spanning the width of the title box and a longer excerpt. the rest of ...
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On this day PHP code

I'm working with this code snippet for an "on this day" type post. However it is only showing 1 year in the past. I'm looking to automate this so it shows on this day in 2009, 2010, 2011... and as the ...
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Mass update excerpt

I'm using a photoblog theme which upon creating a new post it takes the post attachment and saves a modified "img src" string into the excerpt field. It then uses <?php the_excerpt(); ?> to ...
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Wordpress -> PHPBB look a like

I want to create an online forum. From my server settings I have two option of smf and phpbb. I hate both of them!. Is there any solution to turn the wordpress to a full blown online forum?
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Tag template not returning posts [closed]

I have the following code which SHOULD print out the title of all posts with the associated tag (in this case the tag is 'icon'): <?php $tagname = get_query_var('tag'); ?> <?php ...
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How does WordPress choose archive type template?

I can't find a comprehensive list of criteria for how WordPress determines which archive type template it chooses. From what I understand it uses URL forms for this purpose, like: ...
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How did you incorporate WooCommerce in your own WordPress theme?

This has most probably been asked before, but I really need to show WooCommerce products in my template, but I don't know what hooks to add where. It's my first time working with WooCommerce. Can ...
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wp_nav_menu doesn't show on index page

I'm using calls to wp_nav_menu() in my header.php file. They're conditional, based on whether a user is logged in. This is in header.php: <?php if ( is_user_logged_in() ) : wp_nav_menu( ...
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Category Template - Show Last Entry as Featured

I am working on my category template. Here is how I want the page to display: Category Name - this is done The latest post for each category be on top (then styled which I can do). The Category ...
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Set generic reservation form for custom post type

I want to create a simple reservation (reservation.php) form for a custom content type (houses), i have created the reservation.php in the theme directory. The question is: How can i link to this ...
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Use template of parent category for single post sub-categories

I have single post templates in a folder in my child theme marked "single". I need the sub categories to use the same template as their parent. I've read a dozen tutorials all of which were more than ...
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Template for custom post with custom taxonomy

The theme that I'm developing is basically a portfolio, where the projects are custom post type and they are divided in categories (custom taxonomies). Here is how I'm defining both: $labels = array( ...
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Default taxonomy template in plugin, override in theme

Building off of this question/answer, I've sucessfully implemented the single view for my custom post types, but I'd also like to offer the same thing for taxonomies. I've looked through the docs and ...
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display comment form for specific post id

I have three pages, and I want them all to display the comments form from a post with id=343. What code would I use within the pages to make that happen? Here is what I've tried: <?php $id=343; ...
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How to rearrange fields in comment_form()

Im using a custom filter to change the fields, but can´t figure out how to change the order of the fields in the comment form. Desired order: comment field (first/top) name email website This is ...
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How to display a certain template element only for posts published within certain time range?

I recently migrated a blog from sub.domain.com to blogs.domain.com/sub/. Because I'm using Facebook comments, all the posts published before April 25 need to reference sub.domain.com/blog-entry-title ...
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Custom Taxonomy in plugin and template

I have a plugin that I am developing that is using custom post types and taxonomies. My question is this. How can I load the content/theme data from my plugin on to the page when the go to the custom ...
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Passing variables to templates (alternatives to globalizing variables)

I want to make my WP code simpler (there's some mess within header.php, page.php etc.). So, for example, I want to set something like this global: $foo = get_option('foo'); So $foo will work ...
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Archive template limiting to 4 entries?

I have a category called "javascript" and it's limiting my list to only 4 entries? <?php get_header(); ?> <div class="container"> <div class="row"> <div ...
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infinite loop on page with comments after changing comments.php and header.php

I am using version 3.3.1 of wordpress but I'm following a tutorial that used version 2.7. After changing my header.php and comments.php code, I'm getting an infinite loop when I view the single post ...
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Change the name of the 'Default Template'

I am working on a client's site and they need to select a Template whenever they are adding a new page; the "Default Template" is not a valid choice. I would like to rename "Default Template" to ...
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Show only 2nd level of navigation depending on active navigation

For example, suppose a menu like so: Parent 1 Child A Child B Parent 1 Child C Child D Child E Parent 2 Child F In a certain part of my template, I want something to show depending on ...
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I put my blog on a subpage, how do I get page title?

I've got my blog setup on a subpage (not the front page) and I'm using the template file home.php, how can I get the contents from the page editor onto this subpage? If I change the title of the page ...
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Clean URL permalink for custom post type

I have a custom content type of photo_group which is a collection of photos. I want to be able to go to mysite.com/photos and have that page dump out all of my photo groups. How can I do this ...
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Static Front Page problem

My theme uses the front-page.php file to display a number of items on the front page including a slideshow and some featured items. I have also designed it so the static front page as set in the ...
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How to make a Thumbnails Mosaic

I would like to make a mosaic with all the post thumbnails of a category and use it as the heading image on the category page. How do I go about achieving this? Where do I start? Any suggestion about ...
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How to add template to theme in WP

I've very new to WP and I'm trying to setup a new page which displays only a specific category through the WP admin section. I've downloaded the ACE plugin and I've managed to filter out posts with ...
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search page not found? (search.php or searchpage.php)

Am i wrong in thinking i can access the search page by using /search/ ? I've created the files search.php & searchpage.php but /search/ still returns 404? I want to customise the page a bit... ...
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Template plugin for blog posts? [closed]

can someone recommend a plugin to do the following? My wordpress CMS has two types of users: administrator and editor, both of whom are not technologically savvy, so they need things to be super ...
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Recommend an open source, template driven website builder UI that produces a working WordPress site [closed]

I'm a programmer at a domain registrar and web hosting company. In the past year or so we have branched into custom web design for individuals and small businesses. Currently all our solutions are ...
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Child Theme: how to override variables?

I'm going to build my first Child Theme. I understood how to override functions (hope!), but how to override variables? For example, in a Premium Template I want to change the values of feed variables ...
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Setting up menus before making a template live

I'm currently creating a new template for a client. Their current template does not implement menus at all. They are all hard coded links in the template. The new template I making them will implement ...
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Wordpress Custom Post Type Children Template

I have created a hierarchical custom post type in wordpress called "films." It is hierarchical so it can have children elements. When a "film" is clicked, wordpress automatically uses the template ...
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How to check if a shortcode exists?

I'm using do_shortcode function to add shortcode in my template. But i would like to check if that shortcode exists before display them. I mean like this If (shortcode_gallery_exists) { echo ...
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What hooks, actions or filters i can use to customize wordpress registration page and form?

i would like to customize the design of the registration page of wordpress and also the registration form. Can i create a registration page template? or maybe tell wordpress to use a custom ...
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wp alchemy multiple image uploader output images to template

I am using wp alchemy to add a custom metabox to my site with multiple image uploader option. This part is working fine, but I have no Idea how to go about outputting the image links to my template. I ...
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using WPalchemy to output custom metabox from homepage template

I am new to php and I am using wpalchemy to create a custom metabox. I want to output the info from the metabox on a template page, not inside a loop. I have tried the following to no avail per the ...
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List Category Posts plugin - underline links [closed]

I want to underline links in the default template for the List Category Posts plugin. I can't find where to do this in the template & styles. Any assistance would be gratefully accepted.
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Page template not registering on theme

I have the following code for a page. When I select the template Home Page from the drop down menu in the page edit, it doesn't work on my web host, but locally it works fine, so I don't think it is ...
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how can I add a “read more” tag directly in the template?

how can I add a <--more--> tag directly in the template? I mean, the exact php code to use in a template for that shortcode. I need it for a script that makes use of that shortcode to hide content ...
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Conditional template tag for buddypress pages

I'm trying to assign a special template only to buddypress pages (activity, members, profile...). All other posts / pages use a different template. Problem is: I just can't find a good way to tell if ...
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Add 1 category more to If_in_category statement

Hey everyone, a simple question. Question I need to add one more category: Events in the if statement along with News which is stated in the code. How can I add it? Thank You very much :) Code ...