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

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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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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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Cannot edit style.css from admin panel, because the template is looking for style.min.css

I am trying to edit the style.css file for a Wordpress theme, however the changes I make (via admin or ftp) are not reflected on the site because that is using style.min.css. It is very cumbersome ...
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Can't format content of Rich Text Editor in Template

I use following functions to add a new rich text editor in admin . add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'adding_new_metaabox' ); function adding_new_metaabox() { ...
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How WordPress is able to change locale without using setlocale

In my plugin I print out the current locales via $originalLocales = explode(";", setlocale(LC_ALL, 0)); var_export($originalLocales);die; Obviously the result is same as the WPLANGdefined. ...
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How to change header image size in custom themes

I'm using WP 3.5 for a CMS for one of our clients. I need to have a bigger header image than 940 × 250 pixels, so I changed width and height parameters, but when I try to upload a new image, it still ...
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Shared Content but “Updatable” Through the Main Site

I have been doing quite a lot of research the past week, and have not been able to find a solid answer that fixes my problem. So, I decided to come here to ask to see if anyone knows of how to help ...
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Show template loaded

Is there any way to see what .php files are being loaded for a particular page? So say I have a page - www.example.com/page - and on it is loading the header.php, sidebar.php, footer.php, and the ...
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Problem displaying replies as part of author's latest comments on author page

I've based a lot of my method on this thread here I can currently display 5 latest comments on an author template page. I want to display the latest 3 replies from any user for each 'main' comment ...
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List all pages using a specific template on a page

I just created a WordPress page called Latest Blog Posts where I want to list, in chronological order, all pages from my website using the template name "Blog". The list should contain the title of ...
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strange behaviour of template_redirect in IE8

I have implemented page not found with a custom template and used template_redirect for it. add_action("template_redirect", array($this, "redirection_section"), 11); Now everything is working fine ...
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Theme Option won't show up in my template

I've modified theme option from wp.tuts tutorials, And when I save the settings, it works. But the settings on the second tabs won't show up in my template. here my first theme option and the second ...
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wp_list_bookmarks(); not displaying anything

Bizzarely, I can't get the wp_list_bookmarks(); function (inside a page template) to render anything. Hope somebody can point out something obvious! Cheers. Here's my code: <?php /* Template ...
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Mysterious template change after database import/export

When I switch databases from my local environment to the host, some of the pages inexplicably change templates. E.g. there is a custom template "Home" and when I switch the db's it ends up with the ...
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How to: Get the first image from the next and previous post in single.php? (5 posts)

I know I can call a function below but it works in loop at index.php only. function catch_that_image() { global $post, $posts; $first_img = ''; ob_start(); ob_end_clean(); $output = ...
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Secondary loop cuts off at 10 posts?

I have a loop to get a tag name from the URL slug, and then show all the posts, grouped by category, that matched that tag. It works, but I recently noticed it only shows 10 posts despite my setting ...
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Is there a way to share a template/markup with the JSON API so that it doesn't need to be declared both in PHP and in JS?

Current Setup I'm using WP's JSON API on a custom post type archive to query some posts. I then parse the returned JSON object to output my markup accordingly. I also have a single post type template ...
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Polylang fallback language does not get activated even with patch

<?php //my patched archive.php to display posts of a category get_header(); ?> <div id="content"> <?php global $wp_query; ...
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wordpress multisite create different author template for mainsite and subsites

I am using authors.php to display authors pages. From my landing page of my WPMU installation I am trying to redirect the author page requests to different template. That is the requests to the ...
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How to use the WordPress header as the global header for apps across a site?

I am running Wordpress as the main site, and a few other php CMS apps for other specific purposes (let me call it subsites for the purpose of this question). Now when designing templates for ...
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Displaying a list of categories ordered by popularity?

I would like to add a list of categories to my template showing only the 5 most popular categories(by number of post views within each category). Is this something easy or would it take heavy ...
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How to create page with lots of dynamic content(AJAX?)

I am setting up a Wordpress-homepage which has a lot of toggled content(sort of like this: https://jqueryui.com/tabs/). So for example I have a list of links on the left side, and a content-container ...
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Page attributes missing

(I searched if anyone has same problem but found nothing. So if this is a duplicate question please let me know) My plan was to create a custome-page-template. So I found some tutorials and recognize ...
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How can I limit posts when using template_redirect?

I'm trying to redirect a query (http://example.com/custom-post-type/?action=create) to a template file (page.php) while also replacing the_content. I've more or less gotten it to work. But the end ...
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different single.php for different page templates

I have 4 page templates with same query. Is it possible to write conditional statement? If I go to single post view (single.php) from page template 1 (page-main.php) display something (for example ...
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Custom header content within a customer page template

I built a custom page template and everything is working swimmingly. I have a problem however making it so each custom page using the template can insert custom code into the header area. If you ...
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Multiple 'template_redirect' hooks or one hook?

I need to redirect multiple templates for my plugin. I use the action hook 'template_redirect' Codex and it works for my first redirect as expected. My question is: If I want to redirect a second ...
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Select page/template from the permalink url

I use permalinks like example.com/projects/project1 for my project pages. They use all the same template. I want to access another template with more details on the project by adding /details to the ...
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Bizarre behavior of get_author_posts_url()

So I've been developing a site where I list a custom post type associated with a member in their profile page. It was all working fine until I imported about 150 users (at least that's when I ...
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Custom post type pagination, single page issue

After having problems getting pagination working at all for custom post types, I've read that the custom post type name and the page name cannot be the same. So I set out from scratch: I've created ...
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Wrong datatype for second argument error

I am getting a strange error on my Wordpress site. Does anybody know what is going on here? and how to fix this? The Error: Warning: in_array() [function.in-array]: Wrong datatype for second ...
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Why is a post different than a page with regard to custom fields?

I'm sure the flavor of this question has been beat to death, but why is it that I can add custom fields to pages and other custom page types, but when it comes to posts, the only info I find online is ...
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Problem with the loop?

I'm customizing my Twenty Twelve theme to show a single posts from two separate categories on my home page using a custom template. Here's my code : <div> <?php $catquery = new ...
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How to install a wordpress website template on an existing website?

I just downloaded a template called Senna for my website. It's a responsive wordpress template, and I don't have knowledge of how to use wordpress templates. My currently website is html based on ...
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How do I create a custom archive page that my client can edit?

I've created a custom post type. I have set has_archive as true and understand I could also set it to has_archive => 'ctp' I also know that if I name a template file archive-cpt.php Wordpress will ...
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how to assign template from plugin directory to page in wordpress?

I have created one plugin as Store Locator, now i want to create page in wordpress and assign it template on activation of the plugin. the Code is like as follows : $plugin_url = plugins_url('', ...
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Read More Button does not display

I have read through every existing post on this topic and they are all way too technical for me and I think my problem may be different anyway. So, like many others, I need to truncate my blog posts ...
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Is including the loop necessary for page.php?

QUESTION: Is it necessary to include the wordpress loop in page.php? If it is not necessary, why do many themes (including the wordpress 2013 default theme) include it? I noticed this discussion on ...
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How to arrange different post categories in template

I'm playing with WordPress for sometime. In my website, there will be 3 possible categories for posts, like: 'offer', 'news' and 'about' (each category with individual content). My attempt is to ...
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Migrating a taxonomy's tags to the native category

So, I've inherited a website that uses a custom taxonomy for no real reason, leaving the native 'category' taxonomy unused. As the site is undergoing a redesign, I'm going to want to use some new ...
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Showing profile pages content in tabs

I've got my profile page setup which shows the users posts/comments in tabs beside each other i've added a achievement tab and would like to display the achievements users have earned. Here's the ...
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show Visual form builder in the front end

Iam anew in wordpress . i used this plugin http://wordpress.org/plugins/visual-form-builder/ to build custom pages then i tried to build a custom page called formbuilder.php to use it in the front end ...
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Why is my no-results.php template moving my sidebar and footer into the main container?

I'm really stumped on this one but I'm hoping it's just another case of "It's late and you're missing something simple." My index.php contains an if statement: If there are posts, run the loop and ...
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Choose to show or not show title on a template?

I want to show the page title in some pages but on others I don't. I'm wondering how to do it. I thought about using differente content templates one with title and one without. But I'm wondering if ...
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Page Template Changes Not Showing

I'm dealing with a weird and very annoying bug where changes to a page template file ("contact.php") are not being registered at all by WordPress. I've made sure that the template has been correctly ...
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query_post while (have post) get_template_part()?

My goal: Is to give the user the ability, if they so choose, to create a new category. I have the current categories saved in a separate php file and call them in using get_template_part(), there ...
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Custom page templates readmore tag is not working

Custom page templates readmore tag is not working. When I insert readmore before some word (in WP Editor) that's not working when I visit the page. I don't need post_excerpt();
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Custom field data is not saving

I only have this code, which is in functions.php. I can see the field in admin page, but the data is not saving. add_action('add_meta_boxes', 'home_page_template_meta_box'); function ...
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Template for page with overridden Theme

I think I've got a somewhat uncommon issue. My wordpress site uses a custom theme, but I wanted to add a blog alongside that, without using multisite because my host charges 3x the amount for such a ...
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Permission denied in template-loader .php

Oh man. I tried to create a custom page template for a page on my site page-cumberland-principles.php When I go to view that page, the page showed up completely blank. I used wp_debug, and found ...