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

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Full page template function

I would like to be able to create page templates that all look almost the same, and have a template I would like to use. I would only like to change certain fields for the page, for example: header ...
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DIVs not showing correctly on CPT?

I've been trying to figure out a little problem since yesterday. I made a CPT that is supposed to be posts that are styled and use the same template as regular posts in wordpress. When I bring up ...
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How to assign a new template for a new category?

I am using pagelines template .Custom template works for blog as the template file is saved as category-blog.php . But i try to do the same for a new category category-newcategory.php , it did not ...
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Template tags to display custom post type posts in category template?

I am developing a custom theme with custom post types involved. Custom post types have been defined via plugin 'Pods' (http://pods.io). When writing a category.php, I realized, that the standard loop ...
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How to seperate static phrases from template files in custom theme?

I am looking for best practise patterns how to separate static phrases (e.g. button labels, status messages) from the actual template files when developing a custom theme? It is not necessary to make ...
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Get template part with CPT and Custom Taxonomy conditionals

I have two Custom Post Types Video and Gallery and a Custom Taxonomy Status with the term Featured. Right now I'm showing these CPT in my index.php, but I want to style each of them, so I'm using ...
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Adding Pagination to a Custom Wordpress Page Template

I have been playing around with the Resi theme, trying to see if I can add pagination with a few tutorials I have seen online. To date I have only been able to get the pagination to load, with the ...
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How to add dynamic content to posts page, archive, taxonomies, search, author, etc?

I am building a Wordpress plugin, it is kind of a page builder and I want to allow users to manually customize the page layout by adding content/shortcodes to any page within the "Template Hierarchy": ...
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Remove header and footer but KEEP all css and js etc for a custom post template?

On my site have a custom post type with this info. I stored the file in single-{customposttype}.php. <?php get_header(); ?> <div style="width:500px;"> <?php $id = get_the_id(); echo ...
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How to change plugin`s template (view) correctly?

I'm new to WordPress. So, I have installed a plugin to display recent posts (that's it: https://wordpress.org/plugins/flexible-posts-widget/). This plugin have a widget. And now I want to change ...
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WP plugin calls for custom pages

I'm trying to create a custom landing page for my site. I am using wordpress because of the SEO plugins they offer. Mind you I'm not an expert so this might be an obvious question (please be gentle) ...
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Editing specific text on Custom Page Template

I'm a Wordpress beginner and made my first personal theme from a static html website. Currently I'm trying to edit specific text on for example the homepage. I did manage to changing background color ...
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Loop through custom posts by taxonomy and display the titles in a list, it is repeating 8 times

I have been messing with this for too long after searching the internet through what seems like hundreds of posts and the codex. I feel like I almost have it but am missing something. My limited ...
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How to customize core admin pages within a theme?

Say I'm building a WordPress theme, and when this theme is active I want to display customized versions of some admin pages. Let's suppose I want a custom "Widgets" page: I can find the template for ...
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Using page-something.php as static front page

I have created 2 pages inside wordpress "blog" and "hpage", on the config I have set static front page to "hpage" as initial page and "blog" for posts index. Now I want to create a "page-hpage.php" ...
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Multisite static homepage won’t change template on sub sites

I'm having a problem with WP Multisite. I'm trying to make the home page of my sub sites use the landing page template, but every time I choose the specific page as my home page on settings, it ...
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Best Practice - Multiple Templates & append Posts

I'm new to Wordpress and I've Html/Js/Php Knowledge. May I know is this a correct way to develop a custom theme site? I will have multiple templates files like : home,about,contact-us templates ...
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How do i change page template in bulk?

Googled for a long time, but did not find any solution. The case is - I have 950 pages I'd like to switch to other template. If i do it manually - it will take some time. If I do it via admin panel - ...
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Real Time Page Template Preview in WP Admin

I'm a little afraid to ask this question on Stack Exchange as it could be "off topic". I use many different page templates for a marketing sites 'landing pages', as these templates are re-used I ...
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Editor Style when using diferent Page Templates

I created two templates on my WP theme, one with full-width and other with a sidebar. Like this: template-fullwidth.php <main id="content" class="main <?php echo storms_classes_page_full(); ?&...
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Creating page-templates directory breaks everything!

I decided to organize my work in FTP because I've got over 25 templates by now and the list of files/directories in theme's root is getting really long. I stumbled on article where I learned that ...
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Print shortcode in defined area

I would like to make shortcake to work that it would be possible to print in certain areas (sidebar, footer or normally in content). In templates I have two places with do_shortcode function (sidebar ...
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Filter widget outputs

I've been trying to find a good solution for my problem, but I can't seem to find anything on this topic at all. I've got a custom sidebar, created by using register_sidebar and I've used wordpress's ...
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Child theme template file will not load

I have a child theme that will load my style.css file but will not load my php template file. I got this template file by copying and pasting it from the parent directory into a new file with the ...
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Conditional tags or Multiple files

If the official themes and Underscores are some sort of a guide, one would notice that multiple files with little differences are preferred over conditional tags (archive.php, search.php, category.php,...
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To close or not to close php

I have read that it is advised (especially with php 7) to not close the php files with ?> Many of my WP php files end like this: <?php get_sidebar(); ?> <?php get_footer(); ?> ...
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Create page outside/without administration, inside theme

Is it possible to create a page/php-file (eg. schools.php) that is based inside my theme. And reached with the url: http://example.com/schools. And that the page uses WP system, so I can include ...
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<head> files disappearing from template

I have a site (link below), that every now and again, a bunch of the CSS of JS links in the head, simply disappear from the template (when i view source, they are not there). this of course means that ...
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Post not showing in my custom advanced search

I've created a custom-search-page for my theme that have to search in my CPT non-hierarchical taxonomy and eventually filter the results if some preference is inserted through the options form of ...
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Theme Dev | Convert Template to Theme

What is the solution in theme development for section in this template Home Page so user can edit from admin panel. "Main Features" Section, at bottom of slider, it says "Strong Structure", "Global ...
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Child theme Page Template not loading

I've currently setup a multilingual multisite. But one page isn't picking up the parents page template. Working: http://www.jeroenbrugman.com/contact Not working: http://www.jeroenbrugman.com/en/...
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get_month_link uses what wordpress template?

I tried using archive.php and category.php but always index.php is used of my template. How can I customize what template file is used?
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Load different single.php templates according to post layout selection

I have created a way of choosing different layouts for posts(sidebar right, sidebar left, full width). This is done through a meta box that displays radio buttons with an image for each layout type. ...
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Retrieve a custom form field modified by a filter

I use a 3rd party plugin that creates a form with some fields. I want to use one of these fields in one of my templates. Is there a way to do this? UPDATE I found a solution, see the accepted answer....
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Splitting the_content() by size?

I have a situation where users don't want to format quotes in post body and want to just paste their content, assign a quote in a custom field, and the template will now render the quote when viewing ...
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Adding wrapper elements in the_date() like in the_title()?

So this works: the_title( '<h1 class="entry-title">', '</h1>' ); But this does not: the_date( '<h4 class="entry-date">', '</h4>' ); I don't know enough if this is ...
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Taxonomy Templates… by hierarchical level?

I'm wondering if there's a way to specify by filename different templates for different levels within a hierarchical taxonomy. I know about taxonomy-taxonomyname.php and taxonomy-taxonomyname-term.php ...
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How do you assign custom template for Posts page (under Front page displays setting)

How do you assign custom template for Posts page (under Front page displays setting)? Settings > Reading in backend. I notice once I set Posts page to specific page, the Template dropdown on edit ...
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PHP Button Custom link [closed]

At this part of code of a wp template I want to change the permalink url of the "Book Now" button to custom link example: "www.mywebsite.com" byt_render_field("description clearfix", "", "", $...
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Why do templates contain so many PHP tag pairs?

I have some PHP experience, but hardly any WP theme writing experience...I'm just starting the journey. All of the themes I have looked at so far in the .org repository have code that looks like this:...
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Loading a template for a URL pattern

I am creating gallery pages for events and csr-events custom post type. Now it has three types of pages: www.example.com/gallery www.example.com/gallery/events www.example.com/gallery/csr-events ...
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WooCommerce - Print Processing orders [closed]

On our WooCommerce webshop we have an PHP page that generates the processing orders. Now I need to show the SKU in the table, but I don't know how to do that :) Below is an example of the page as it ...
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How to call function in functions.php in external file inside same theme?

I'm trying to develop a theme by my self. In my theme, I have a function inside functions.php and a php file named ajax.php. I was trying to call a function inside functions.php in ajax.php, but it ...
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Cant pull in featured Image

I have 6 posts with a featured image set for each. I have created a template file called portfolio-template.php. I have set the portfolio page to use that template file. Inside portfolio-template.php ...
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the_content() not showing full posts in category template

i want to show the full posts in category archive page, i put the_content() in the category template (content.php) <article id="post-<?php the_ID(); ?>" <?php post_class( 'entry' ); ?>&...
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Searching multiple tags and adding jQuery dependant script onto page template?

I have this simple javascript file for checking boxes in a tree view menu: treeview.js $(".acidjs-css3-treeview").delegate("label input:checkbox", "change", function() { var checkbox = $(...
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Change menu order in Restaurateur theme

I have installed a theme called Restaurateur, which includes a "Restaurateur Menu Item CPT" plugin that displays a menu page with fast food categories and meals. When you load the site, all meals are ...
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Check if a menu is empty?

I have menus set corresponding to a custom field on a page. Ie I have menu1, menu2, and menu3 on three pages under custom field => MenuName. Under functions.php I have: /* Add Menu Locations */ ...
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Custom field value not saving when it contains a URL?

I implemented a custom field into one of my post formats called 'url'. When I enter a random string of characters into the field, it saves just fine and I display it in my template like this: <h2&...
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Loop returns more items than exist?

Using the answer here: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/207601/45709 exact works as it is intended. It returns 3 slides because only three slides exist. I had to slightly modify the code because ...