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

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Wordpress theme & site not loading after moving files

I was recently created a custom application for wordpress. So while doing so in my file manager (I use the one provided by godaddy(my webhost)), I moved all the files from the [DOCUMENT_ROOT] ... 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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Make Custom Taxonomy Category Use Parent Template

I have a Wordpress custom post type set up in my functions.php called "Research" I have a custom taxonomy called "Classifications" Under that taxonomy I have the terms/categories: Old Research ...
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How do you modify Page Template?

Do I just go to Appearance->Editor and then pick the template and modify the PHP code directly, or is there a more "non-coding" way of doing it? I'm using a theme with a contact form, and the whole ...
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comments_template not working correcly in custom template files

In a template file that I am using as page, I want to allow only 2 users to post comments and allow to all other users to only see these comments( not allow them add comments). my template file is: ...
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Prevent private post 404

I want private posts (for those not logged in) to use the single.php template just as public posts do, at the moment they get thrown over to the 404.php template. I've had a good look through the ...
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How to retrieve depth of menu into template

In wp_nav_menu i use for the menu, with custom walker, i can get the $depth parameter in the start_el function function start_el(&$output, $item, $depth, $args) but, outside this ...
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Display different header images based on current page

I want to display, based on the current page another header image. Short example: Home -> Image A PageId 1,2,3,4 -> Image B (2,3,4 are childs of page 1) PageId 5, 6 -> Image C ... I tried to ...
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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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Using locate-template & shortcodes doesn't appear to work

For organisation, I'm trying to split up the functions.php file into separate files. In particular the functions for shortcodes in a separate file, with the shortcodes being defined in functions.php. ...
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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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Guest author's post not display in author template

I am using this filter to display guest author on post, but i want guest author's posts to appear in the author.php template also. This is my guest author code (inside functions.php). <?php ...
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Stream Video Player does not work with do_shortcode()?

I have downloaded a plugin called Stream Video Player, which has a shortcode. If I put the shortcode into the content editor, it works well and it displays the video. However, if, inside a template I ...
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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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where can I see my custom post type archive template?

I am working with wordpress 3.1 and have custom post type of whitepaper. My single-whitepaper template seems to be working. But the archive template (archive-whitepaper.php) is not. And this after I ...
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Using shortcode in template file

this is shortcode in template: function shortcode_frame_left( $atts, $content = null) { return '<span class="frame alignleft">'. do_shortcode($content) . '</span>'; } ...
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Template for custom post type shows all posts instead of just one

I wrote a simple plugin to create a custom post type named "people": add_action( 'init', 'create_person' ); function create_person() { register_post_type( 'people', array( ...
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Same posts within a paginated page

I have a specific template that displays only posts from a category (350). When I paginate my posts, the posts stay the same. Below is some code that makes up this template. Any ideas how to correct ...