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

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Is it better practice to create many page templates, or a a few base templates with custom HTML added via TinyMCE?

I have been teetering back and forth on this question for a while and after a recent battle with TinyMCE, I wanted to get some input. If I am creating very different pages with unique javascript ...
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Creating custom page template

So, on my wordpress site I have page called "Books" and sub-pages, each containing info about some book. It looks something like this: Books Harry Potter, J.K.Rowling Some Other Book, Who WroteIt ...
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When a user registers, create a page from an existing template with their username as the page name

I am wondering if something like this is possible? If so, where would I start! I'm certainly not looking for someone to explain 100% fully and give free code examples etc, only a nudge in the right ...
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Custom taxonomy template not working

I have created a custom post type named property, and a taxonomy named city is attached to this post type. There are several cities (terms) like toronto, taiwan,dhaka. I want to create a template ...
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admin-ajax.php not working after wordpress 4 update

n WordPress 3.9.2 access to admin-ajax was working for non loggedin users. When I upgraded the script stop working. I have the following code in functions.php function theme_name_scripts() { ...
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How can I make site-wide content editable, for example footer content

I'm new to wordpress, but I have enough developer experience. (the first thing I did was to get a blank template (blankslate) to start building up this wp site). I want to understand what are the ...
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Template_redirect for child custom post types

I currently have a custom post type called 'Services' which has two levels (parent and child). I need to load three different templates within this post type (1 for the parent, and two different ones ...
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How to add posts list to a page template?

I need to create a page which will have static content in the right column and list blog posts in the left column. The static content needs to be editable from Dashboard > Pages > Page. How do I do ...
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Using wordpress templating for html emails

Im working on a plugin that needs to send out an email after a form submission. Im using wp_mail for this, and it works perfectly fine. My problem is that in my code the html is generated by a bunch ...
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Avada Theme - Display results from a specific category [closed]

In the Avada Theme there is a page template called 'FAQ page', this 'FAQ Page' can have categories (faq_category_1) and in these categories there can be unlimited questions with answers. This part of ...
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Display title list of all post of current post type

I have a custom post type called press. I'm on the template single-press.php What I want to achieve is generate a list of the titles (with it's corresponding link to it) of all press custom post ...
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Send post id through ajax and get the post content back

First of all i want to say that I am a WordPress beginner :). I am trying to get a post content in a modal by using ajax. So i send the id through ajax, but i cannot execute the php code anywhere on ...
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Custom page template not being called

I've been learning Wordpress for the last few days but I'm having an issue with custom post types. I've registered the post type as below: function create_kitchen_type() { $kitchen_args = array( ...
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Custom Post Type with Nested Taxonomy and Template Files

I have a custom Post Type of "Portfolio" with a rewrite slug of portfolio. So the URL on the frontend is: domain.com/portfolio. I have a custom Taxonomy of "Categories" with a rewrite slug of ...
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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 ...
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get_file_data to read data for Custom Template File?

I have a plugin in which I'm trying to allow users to create their own variants of the styles, and upload them as custom "templates". Essentially these templates are php files with some HTML in them. ...
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What is the right way to replace a post type's template?

Recently I authored a plugin called Ultimate Post Types and now I have a conflict with the "Virtue" theme from WordPress.org My plugin is useful for quickly creating post types through the admin. ...
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How can I fix the even/odd child classes comments so that the comments are unaffected by the top-level even/odd?

Sorry if the title was confusing, I'm having a bit of trouble explaining here. I'm working on a theme for my site, and I'm using a slightly modified version of a custom comments template found here. ...
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Use one template only for custom post type archives?

I'm currently using archive.php as a generic listing for categories, tags, authors, etc. However, my custom post types have a very customized archive page that's completely different from archive.php. ...
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How to get all author posts outside of author templates

Currently, I'm trying to display all posts from an author(e.x admin) in a custom page with name that is completely different than these template file listed here. So inside this page, I'm using WP ...
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Can you create your own widgets and use them for editable areas of client content?

I'm relatively new to WordPress. As a content management system I chose WordPress so that I could design a website for a friend in a way that would be easy for them to use when I had handed it over. ...
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Using shortcodes that wrap around code

I'm using a membership plug in that requires me to wrap protected pages in a short code [private]content[/private] I want to use this code in my template so my client doesn't have to manually insert ...
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issues with templates

I'm working on a wordpress theme and I'm having issues with the page templates. I'm trying to do the following. I have a static front page, one custom post type and single "pages" that are ...
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Page template no longer exists - metaboxes won't save

Ok, this is a weird one. I first experienced this on an older theme that I developed - I assumed I had some buggy code in there somewhere, but couldn't figure it out even with the help of another ...
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Template library for WordPress [closed]

I don't like to mix html/php/css code... but in some way WordPress forces me to do this bad thing. Is it possible, or is it a good idea to use something like Smarty or PHPTAL in WordPress ...
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Allow the access over wp-login.php

I created a maintenace template, and redirected to the folder where it is located via the functions.php file inside the theme folder; this is the code: function maintenance_redirect(){ if( ...
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I need to develop a one-page design

I know how to add the scrolling effect, I just needed help that how should I code the onePage.php template by which I can handle different themes for the divs i.e. ABOUT, EVENTS ... each div has a ...
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Why aren't my posts showing?

I'm creating a theme for my portfolio site. After a some time of trial and error research and almostss, I'm stuck. It's going to be very minimal site in content, therefore I decided to create a one ...
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How to create tag.php

How do I create a tag.php template that will work for every post that contain tags? I created few Tags like = Food, Drink and Fruit post 1 have Food and Drink tags post 2 have Food and Fruit ...
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Creating a archive for taxonomy terms, not the term results

So I am attempting to build the first page in my navigation hierarchy to choose product categories. I have a custom taxonomy called collections. I would like to create a page that loops through all ...
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Ways to have multiple front-page.php templates that can be swapped out?

I essentially want to create several different front-page.php templates with different loops and layouts and then present an option in the admin panel to select one template on one day and a different ...
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Templates for Custom Post Types and Custom Taxonomies

I am working on a custom theme for a network of sites that are deployed under a WordPress MultiSite installation. Within these theme I create 4 custom post types that have two taxonomies added to all ...
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Where can I access my custom page template?

I understand that to create a new page template, all I have to do is create my custom template (in this case, page-custom.php) file, and save it in wp-content/themes/mytheme/. However, where can I ...
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How to Create Category Template list Subcategory?

im have database category -Category 1 --S1 Category 1 --S1 S1 Category 1 --S2 S1 Category 1 --S2 Category 1 -Category 2 --S1 Category 2 -Category 3 How to create check in Category as: Is go to ...
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Hide Front-End Admin Bar Including 32 px Spacing

I have a custom template and I inserted the following snippet to get rid of the admin bar for the page: function hide_admin_bar(){ return false; } add_filter( 'show_admin_bar', 'hide_admin_bar' ); ...
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How to use wp_terms_checklist() on front end

Getting a Fatal Error using wp_terms_checklist() in one of my advanced search form in Front End. Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_terms_checklist() With search I got that it's creating ...
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Is this the best way to complete disable category archive pages?

I wanted to disable category archive pages because content in my blog will be presented via a number of pages for which I have custom templates like this: add_action('page_template', ...
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Perform internal redirect in WordPress?

Let say I have an existing page named "bar", e.g. http://www.example.com/bar I want to write a plugin, which when called, will load the content exactly same as bar (not just post_content, but the ...
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Including text at the end of every post

I would like to include some text at the end of every post. Like how some people write "Like my posts? Follow me on twitter!" or something like that. There are some buttons for users to tweet or share ...
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Custom taxonomy template for categories

I have just been reading up alot about custom taxonomy template files, I have a category within a custom taxonomy that needs its own template. I understand about the template heirarchy etc.. and seen ...
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What is the best way to store HTML fragment in WordPress?

Let say I want to store an HTML fragment in WordPress and allow user to update/modify, e.g. site wise notice, what is the best way to store it and present them in a theme? e.g. write a plugin to ...
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Is it possible to call a template file inside wysiwyg editor? And how?

Is it possible to call a template file, say for example mycustomtemplate.php inside the default Wordpress WYSIWYG editor? I had this content. My team (This is my content inside the WYSIWYG) then I ...
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How to make a template for a specific post of a custom post type?

For the Page post type: I can create a logout page in the CMS and create a page-logout.php for its template. I created an Account post type but I can't use account-user-registration.php for a User ...
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Retrieving post ID from current page

I am following the tutorial here. Wordpress Ajax is a bit complicated but this tutorial helped me out a bit. The only question I have is, when I view any page, I want to be able to get the current ...
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Is it possible to create an empty page template and build it choosing between custom components?

I'm quite new to WordPress development and i didn't find much online about this topic (maybe i'm not searching with the right WordPress terminology). I'd like to know if it's possible to have an ...
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Most efficient way to have 1 template for parent, 1 template for child categories?

This is the setup I want: For category-15.php: Child Category A (list of all posts inside) Post A from Child Category A Post B from Child Category A Post C from Child Category A ...
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Comment text area in single blog post and show comments if approved

I'm modifying some existing code and trying to add the ability for user to leave comments on single post and then echo those comments based on approval. I need to add right below <?php ...
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Revamping a Wordpress mirror site - and I don't know where to start!

I have taken on a job at a language school in Spain that has asked me to revamp their website for them. From what I know, the previous designer has done a runner with the details of everything but ...
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How to display custom taxonomy

I have created city taxonomy in back end and i have added mumbai,pune,nashik city in city taxonomy like bellow snipe. My problem is that when i click the city for example mumbai i want display the ...
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How to display custom post types AND regular posts separately on a shared taxonomy archive?

I've looked over numerous questions and answers on problems somewhat related to this but can't seem to find the same situation or solution. I have a custom taxonomy that needs to have an archive page ...