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

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Hide page visual editor if certain template is selected?

How do I hide the page editor (WYSIWYG editor) if the current page is set to a certain template. I have the following code already to add in custom meta boxes when certain templates are chosen: ...
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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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What's the purpose of the paged.php file?

In context of the template hierarchy chart? From what i gather, the paged.php file is something to do with an archive?
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When calling wp_title(), do you have to create some kind of “title.php” file?

... or does wp_title() already handle the various contexts in your blog? This could clarify for me how I can achieve a reusable index.php file without having all the conditional statements inside it ...
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On Taxonomy Template page, want to add Post_Type

I have a custom taxonomy template page in my theme. Essentially, when someone clicks on a term link into this taxonomy, I -ALWAYS- want to add a specific post-type to the query. I'm not entirely ...
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Best approach for loading a sidebar Only if the screen max-width is >900px?

I have been playing around with media queries quite a bit lately and I love the concept. It is so easy to display images or change div floats depending upon what the users screen max-width is. I'm ...
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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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Any advantage to using get_header() over include('header.php')?

The basic theme - in fact every theme I've looked at - uses get_header() to include the header file, but I don't see any reason for doing so. What's are the advantages of using get_header() instead ...
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How to get IDs for objects in menu branch?

Is it possible to print content of all menu items, when displaying menu (or branch of menu as in question about displaying menu branches) ? Once I click on About Us I wish for new page to display ...
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What is best way passing variables to theme templates and using them different places like widgets?

I have a template file at /parts/template.php which contains a post listing code like, echo get_the_title(); //same lines with my_render_function and i am using it at archive.php with this lines. ...
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WordPress as Backend, Laravel Front End: How to connect Routes?

I am going design a site and I though about using wordpress for it as the clients want to be able to edit the content and they are not very up to date with the latest technologies, so I though that as ...
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Make all subcategories use the template of its category parent?

How can I make all subcategories use the template of its category parent?
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Load different template file when condition met?

If I visit a page on my WordPress site, WP goes and determines what template file it should use based on the template hierarchy. If I'm doing some logic checking in the hook init and say my ...
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How to hide/redirect the author page

I have a website where I let people subscribe. I would like to only show the author page for actual authors who have written a post. I wrote this code that checks for post the problem is I can't use a ...
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How to set a fall back template for a custom post type in a plugin?

My custom plugin creates a custom post type, and I want to theme my own "single-my_custom_cpt.php" file. However, I want to store it in my plugin folder, and allow that it be over-written in the ...
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How to loop over custom fields in a page template?

I was originally using a single field and things worked perfectly with the following code. Now I need to alter it to loop of several fields that are similar. To start: I've created several custom ...
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A shared custom taxonomy between two custom post types

I have two custom post types: event and contact: http://acicafoc.josoroma.com/contactenos http://acicafoc.josoroma.com/eventos Both of them uses a custom taxonomy: country I just created a ...
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wordpress - load a template based on the URI

I have a number of custom of post types - i.e. 'windows', 'doors', 'garages' and I want to load a custom template (special.php) whenever my wordpress site has a url that looks like this: www.mysite....
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Unable to run jQuery script in my template file

I really want to run a simple code in my template file. E.g. if I put somethign like this in my page.php: <script type="text/javascript"> jQuery(document).ready(function($) { alert(...
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Custom Page Template [closed]

Could somebody help me make a custom page template? I'd like to have a basic page (with sidebars, header and footers) and a table for data. I'd like the data to be taken from custom fields. ...
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Posts in Multiple Columns and Rows with one single loop

I'm pretty new to creating my own theme and I seem to have become stuck and would really appreciate it if someone could help me. I have searched and found snippets of advice but nothing that really ...
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How to Display an Image Uploaded through a Meta Box in a Template?

I am just learning to create a meta box to upload a file in wp-content/uploads folder through this code: //display image meta box function display_image_box() { global $post; wp_nonce_field( ...
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How to add a new product type on woocommerce product types? [closed]

I want to add a new custom "product type" to woocommerce plugin: Tried to duplicate one of currently exist product type files (woocommerce template structure) as a new file (file name and inside ...
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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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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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display different template based on post type

Hay, i have a custom post type "Events", however this is basically a post type, so it inherits the post.php template page. Is there anyway to use a different template (i.e events.php) if the content ...
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Template for specific post of custom post type

I have the CPT "event". I have created single-event.php. I want one particular event to use a different template than single-event. I read elsewhere that this could be done by creating a single-...
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get page templates

I have this issue where I need to get all page templates. I know there are ways to get them based on their name. I know that I can include a page template but I am trying to include them in the loop ...
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Sharing templates with the JSON API?

Is there any way to share 'templates' between JS and Wordpress? For instance, this sort of modest seat-of-the-pants templating feels ok: var AJAXSuccessFunc = function(data){ // calling this on ajax....
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Grid layout “last” class to every third item

Seems like a trivial problem but I can't get it to work. I need to add class="last" to every third post. Here is my code: <?php $count = 0; $my_query = new WP_Query('cat=-18,-7&...
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Create separate template for shared custom taxonomy with shared terms

I have created custom taxonomy called "product_category", it has been shared with post type "books" and "movies" . So I need to create a different template for both post types. Both the templates' ...
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Use touch_time() on front-end form via plugin

I'm working on a plug-in that let people create posts from front-end form. I want to add date&time fields in the form using touch_time() but don't know how to use it on front-end. I have <div ...
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Post formats template

I would like to know what template wordpress uses to display post formats archive pages? What is parent template file that is used when there is no specified template file and what is specified ...
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Why is custom template not seen as page with is_page()?

I created a couple of templates for a project, which is in fact a child theme of the Contrast theme. In the Wordpress CMS, I can select the templates I created: http://i.imgur.com/PYKqK.png (Can't ...
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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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Which custom query am I in and how can I access its properties & methods?

Sometimes there's no way around creating a custom query, but when I do and then loop through it, I often want to use get_template_part() within the custom query loop to pull in a template I already ...
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How to move page template to custom folder?

I created page template that uses the page slug, for example, page-contact.php, page-gallery.php etc How can I move these templates to a subfolder, for example /mytheme/pages/?
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Single page template for custom post_type

I registered a custom post type with the following code: #Register custom post type for Stars of the Month add_action( 'init', 'sdp_create_star_type' ); function sdp_create_star_type() { ...
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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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Single page theme

I am trying to create single page theme. What i have trouble with is understanding this whole wordpress query logic. There is query object and supposedly i get all published posts like this: $...
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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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TwentyTen: Overloading template.php files vs. get_template_part

I'm studying TwentyTen, under the assumption that it contains the best practices for writing themes and modifying them using child themes. I'm noticing what looks like a really redundant practice, ...
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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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index.php template is used instead of blog page

I am trying to set WordPress so that home page is static, and the blog page is a separate page. So, I created two page templates in my theme., lets call them home_template and blog_template. Then, I ...
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Can I obtain differents links for different installed theme?

I have to show 3 differents template to a person and then say to him: "Please, choose one of these templates and I will use it for your web site" So the question is: Have I to install 3 differents WP ...
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Custom Page Template for “Older Posts” Pages

My home page feed has a variety of items including a featured post and other features that I'd only like present on the home feed. When a user clicks on pagination to load older posts, I'd like to ...
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Load template inside a parent template

Inside of my current theme directory, I created a folder called "mobile" which contains a separate set of template files, all optimized for mobile. Now, say I setup a function that detects a mobile ...
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How to list/show all custom post types regardless of category?

I realise with this question I was overcomplicating a really simple issue. My question is really this: How to have a page listing all items of a given custom post type? Say the custom post type ...
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New Template — copy existing template and change code? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Correct process for a new Page Template? I created a page template following these instructions: http://codex.wordpress.org/Pages#Creating_Your_Own_Page_Templates I'm ...
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Page template gives 'Parse error: syntax error' when used, but no error found!

I get this message, whenever I activate this page template for one page, for instance about.php : Parse error: syntax error, unexpected end of file in /home/u425744603/public_html/wp-content/...