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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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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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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Load specific page template based on URI

I have a page template that I want to load, when ever my $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] is like this, www.site.com/link/147 where the number 147 will be variable. i.e. I would like a call a page template, ...
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WooCommerce: Add content prior to or after checkout form

I'm trying to produce a message to appear prior to (or after) the checkout form on the checkout page (Example: https://susieoshandbags.com/shop/checkout/). So I did the following: add_action( ...
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Create and set templates for custom taxonomies

I've created a custom taxonomy for a custom post type. Code: add_action( 'init', 'register_taxonomy_mytaxonomies' ); function register_taxonomy_mytaxonomies() { $labels = array( ...
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How can i change email template for new user

When i add a new customer the email goes to new user in this formate: From: WordPress [wordpress@siteurl.com] Subject: [site name] Your user name and password Message: username: user ...
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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 do I display two separate taxonomy archives for two post types that share a single taxonomy?

I have a custom content type, "products", which shares the category taxonomy with posts. We're using posts to discuss and review products. The idea is to have two separate URLs: ...
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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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Show Templates in Custom Post Type Editor

I know I can use templates for my custom post types like this: http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_Types#Template_Files But I would like to have a dropdown menu to choose a template, like that when you ...
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single.php being ignored, going straight to attachment.php

All of a sudden, for no reason I can tell, my single.php template is being ignored and falling back to using attachment.php If I switch permalinks to use the ?p=123 style, then it works perfectly. As ...
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template structure for CPT not clear

I am a little confused with CPT and custom taxonomies. I created CPT named 'Profiles' and did not create any custom taxonomies for it. So categories is the default taxonomy for it, I tried template, ...
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How to pass a variable from a template page to the child theme functions.php

I'm searching for a way to pass a variable from a custom Wordpress page template to my child theme functions.php file. I have the wrong scope and I'm completely lost. I'm trying to generate a google ...
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New custom nev not working

I am suffreing from an issue from last few days. I have to create a custon nev calls ribbons, that will have some custom functionlity but at the starting steps I am not able to create the nev pages. ...
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Register Page Template from Plugin

I'm trying to figure out how to properly register a page template (and all of the associated assets, like CSS and Images) from a plugin. Basically, I've created a landing page that I want to live ...
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Choosing different templates for categories

I was searching about changing the default template of the categories in WordPress, I saw the codex which says that the only way by making a new file with the slug or the ID of the category, like this ...
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Show posts from all categories

I have a site with 5 different categories, each of them with a notices section. I would like also to have another section to see the latest notices from any category. So far, I figured out that I can ...
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Create dynamic content from one WP page to multiple other pages

I want to create dynamic content that is taken from a specific paragraph from one page and writes to a paragraph on multiple pages that feature that same content. I am new to PHP and not sure how to ...
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How to refresh a template page on Wordpress in 3 seconds - easiest method?

Basically, on my site I have content submitted via a search bar. I'm using a content-none template to detect if the user is signed in - and if so it submits a post programmatically (if the post ...
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How to call a certain object/menubar in a PHP file

I made a template and had some help with adding a CSS file to the template. Now I'm stuck on the question, how do I add a certain menubar to my header. Example: topbar - has menu with "Welcome ...
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Function the_content

For some reason on my attachment page template (http://capa.furniture/?attachment_id=1494) I am getting the url of the reduced size image. I do not know why. I am not getting the thumbnail full size ...
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Allow arbitrary text after page URL

I'm trying to add a page that is able to display different information from a database based on the URL. http://example.com/page/ retrieves the page. I want ...
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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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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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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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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 ...