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 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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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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Changing page's name after page creation

I have a page, I can't know the name of the page before doing an elaboration with PHP, i thought about changing the page name with javascript after discovering the page name, I have not written the ...
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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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single-{$post_type}-{slug}.php for custom post types

My favorite part of the Wordpress template hierarchy is the ability to quickly create template files for pages by slug, without having to edit the page in Wordpress to select a template. We can ...
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Convert HTML5/CSS3 site to Wordpress Theme (need a lot of plugins) or just use the API?

I'm a PHP developer creating a new site with a Wordpress backend. I'm niota Wordpress expert, I've managed to make custom page types in the old site's theme and can manage plugins etc but I'm not an ...
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A special single page templates for posts under a category and all its child category

I have a blog in WordPress. I have multiple categories. I want to use a specific layout for all posts under a category and all of its sub categories. Example : My categories organized as bellow. ...
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Assistance with complex query based on ACF Post Object Field

I got the following scenario: Two Custom Post Types: Game Bonus Two Custom Taxonomies (Not Hierarchical ): Game-Type (Poker, Roulette, BlackJack, etc') Bonus-Type (Free Credits, Free Spins, ...
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Can't get a custom template taxonomy page to display

I've been trying to wade my way through learning the ins and outs of taxonomies and how to integrate them into themes and I've run into a pretty basic issue that I can't seem to figure out. I started ...
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Custom Homepage As Single Page or Custom Post Type?

Conceptual question for the WP community: I need to implement a custom homepage for a new site. It has some custom stuff going on but nothing too crazy: 4 big images, a carousel, some calls to action ...
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What happens to bespoke page template references on theme change?

Apologies if this has been asked before, I have searched for an answer but perhaps aren't quite using the correct terminology. I have inherited a WordPress site that uses a custom theme. Within the ...
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Using get_template_part() to modify single.php for a custom post type

I have a custom post type plugin called shows that has custom meta such as host, time, length, etc. I want to make it theme independent and require minimum coding for it to work across a lot of ...
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2 Categories using same template but one has a problem? [closed]

There are only two links at the top. Sims4 and Sims3. The Sims 4 page is not lining up the posts correctly but The Sims 3 page is. They both use the same template. Why?
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Change template for single product page, Woocommerce

I know there is a posibility to change the structure/design of the product page by editing the file "single-product-php" - in a child-theme. The changes made of that file will affect all the product ...
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Make child taxonomy categories use a set template

I have a custom taxonomy called product-categories. Currently all categories use the master template (taxonomy-product-categories.php). The category tree is roughly as follows. Products - Cheese -- ...
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Custom Post Type homepage template

This is what I want: I have made a Custom Post Type in my theme and it shows in my home too, but the problem is that tha CPT takes the same elements and style of a default post in Wordpress, how I can ...
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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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Choosing different templates for categories

I was searching about changing the default template of the categories in WordPress, I saw the codex which says that the only way by making a new file with the slug or the ID of the category, like this ...
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Taxonomy Parent not showing up in address bar

I created a custom taxonomy successfully and assigned the custom post type as well. It is a hierarchical taxonomy and I added terms in the back in a hierarchical way. I added for instance main ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...