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

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Calling an image within the theme folder from inside a post/page?

I am building a website for a client of mine who would like the ability to make minor layout changes themselves. Because of this I am coding some of the layout directly into pages using the text ...
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Display DISQUS on homepage

I have installed disqus and I want it to show up on my homepage. It replaced the old wordpress comments system on pages and posts but I also want it to appear on index.php my index.php file now - > ...
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Need a conditional to test if title of parent page matches title of child page

In my main loop, I need to incorporate proper html markup into a conditional to test if title of parent page matches title of child page and do (or do not) display certain content. Default might be ...
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Template setting is not saving in wordpress

I'm using a child theme. I want to override a template of base theme. I created, articles-page.php which starts with: <?php /* Template Name: Articles */ While creating a page in Wordpress I can ...
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Styling own template

I have an own template here where the sidebar looks different than the others: the sidebar is BELOW right the main content and not on the side. My code: <div id="sidebar"><?php echo ...
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Custom Taxonomy Template Variables Available?

I have a custom Taxonomy sports and want to edit the front-end display. I have got taxonomy-sports.php and used this code to get the data on the taxonomy, but I feel like it should already be ...
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Use different archive template for plugin

In my blog, I'm using a plugin for an encyclopedia. Unfortunately, the plugin uses the archive template from my blog. How can I use a different page / template for the encyclopedia? Here is the ...
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One category not displaying template updates

I've tried refreshing, clearing the cache, opening in a new browser, renaming it from index to category.php-- ALL but one category display the correct template. I'm beyond stumped. One clue is that ...
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Wordpress sites translate dynamically generated Homepages

So I'm having trouble finding a way to translate the homepage content on a few pages I manage. They can be found here: KorgCanada.com (Theme is Simplecorp, and the support forum offers no help) ...
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how bbPress and buddypress add their own page templates to the page template drop down on the page editing screen

Im writing a plugin and need to know how to add a page template in the edit page screen from within a plugin. bbPress and Buddypress both add page templates to this drop down and I can't figure out ...
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Custom templates folder

I created a custom folder ("/templates") and I put all of my template files in the folder. instead of root ("/wp-content/themes/my-theme/"). It works fine. Do I have to add some function for ...
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Cannot Edit Custom Template In WP Editor

Following several well-written articles on creating a custom page template, I made one for my WordPress site hosted at wpengine. The good news: My custom template works just fine. I can add pages ...
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Custom template support for custom post type?

I know I can use single-{posttype}.php but can I use something like single-{custom-post-type-slug}.php to target a specific custom post type post? Or is there another way like a custom template which ...
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Fake Single Wordpress Post (Page) Loop

In a plugin, I am building a custom page with add_action('template_redirect', function(){ include(TEMPLATEPATH."/page.php"); exit(); }); add_filter('the_title', function(){ return "Virtual ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined function the_ratings_results()

I was wondering if I rack your brains a bit on this one. I have a custom theme that has files in the theme folder but do not load as wp template files on the page settings. I also run EDD (easy ...
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Will this js code work in a page template?

I have been given this code that I want to adapt and use to change a link in a template.php file, I have not been able to adapt it to work so would love any help that can be given. <script ...
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Make Terms Under Custom Taxonomy Use Specific Single.php Template

Yesterday some wonderful people helped me solve the issue here about templates for custom taxonomy terms. Now I have a related question. Again, I have a custom post type set up in my functions.php ...
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Storing postID in session variable to query database when visitor on custom template page

I have an application with 3 custom post types, A, B, and C. The post types B and C are related to A using acf relationship fields. I've designed a single template for A post types. When viewing this ...
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Category link redirect to custom template page instead of index.php?

I want to make template page for my custom taxonomy. I have custom taxonomy categories listed as navigation links. It's the country list (China, Slovenia, Serbia...). Every of this categories has ...
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Change “posts per page” depending on width

I'm working on a responsive theme. One part is a sort of news flow (blog). In desktop widths (above 767px) the news template is vertically divided in two. The left part is a navigation which lists ...
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Exceprt not displaying

I am using a custom template homepage in which I want to display some excerpt from a category but it's not displaying as I code for just the_excerpt. I have a confusion too, they say the the_excerpt ...
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Permalink / sub-template issue

I've got a WP page with many subpages with their own template. The main template includes them. Each element with its own template can be received with an id and an anchor that is linked to this idea, ...
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Create a custom taxonomy template that loops through child categories in term order?

We're building a site that sells Biking Gear We're using the Genesis Theme Framework, and developing a custom child theme. It has a Custom Post Type for Products, made with the "Custom Post Type UI ...
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have_posts is empty on category.php

All the applicable code is in this gist. I have a really simple category.php template. I have 3 posts, each belonging to the same parent category, and 2 belonging to one child category and the third ...
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why is markup routinely placed in functions in wordpress?

Here is an exampple from a woothemes theme. I'm definetly not having a go at woothemes - they are a great theme provider with great standards and this sort of thing is fairly typical in themes. why? ...
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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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Template with Custom Post Type (Custom Tables) does not work

I'm using a Custom Post Type (CPT) my-project stored in a custom table MY_PROJECT. Here is the CPT registering code: $labels = array( 'name' => __( 'Projects ' ), ...
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Group pages by custom field values

I plan to have each individual product as a page, with custom fields for : Brand, size, feature 1 and feature 2. My question: Will it be possible to build a summary page template say for Brand, ...
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How to find out which template the HTML content comes from?

At my page, I want to change the text "next" and "previous" at the bottom of the page, but I can't figure out which PHP template it derives from. I tried searching the classes that was connected to ...
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Single Post Template with Dropdown Option?

I'd like users of my theme to be able to select a single post template via a dropdown menu on the post screen. I know of a plugin that achieves this but I would like to be able to achieve the same ...
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Odd page behaviour after removing sidebar

One of my web pages is displaying odd behaviour, after selecting a no sidebar template for the page. The sidebar has disappeared, but elements within the sidebar, now show in the bottom right-hand ...
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How to make plugin work in each template in wordpress

I am new to plugin development .I want to get all images of a particular page/post and want to show them as slideshow below the page ..Currently i am able to gather all images in media library and ...
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Text in permalink

I've this kind of permalink for post type : /widgets/%category%/%postname%/ And the problem is that when going to /widgets url (http://mysite.com/widgets) a not found page error (404) is displayed. ...
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Which hooks are essential for post templates?

Im in the process of building a very custom theme and Im beginning to work on the post templates, but I dont know which hooks are essential for them. So like, I've seen (but cant remember where)some ...
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RSS Feed in Custom Field

I have a custom field intended for a rss feed. It is simpley a URL in the field, how do I take that url entered and output it into the correct section in the template? <?php include_once(ABSPATH . ...
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How to know which page/file WordPress is expecting?

I'd like to know if there's a way to know which page or file (index.php, page.php, category.php) WordPress is expecting when displaying a page. I get a 404 error on a www.myblog.com/page/2, meaning ...
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Is there a list of all possible WordPress URL's?

I'm looking for a way to find out how my WordPress site handles various incoming requests, some of which I have not written templates for. For example, there are a number of archive views (year, ...
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Tag Posts showing in wrong places

Am using a custom template (tag.php) to show posts related to tag. So when someone clicks on say tag ‘A’ then he/she gets redirected to my tag.php layout instead of default template for archives. I ...
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Display the first post's comments of category in comments.php template

I want the display the comments from first post of the category only. Example; Category - Post 1 (2 comments) - Post 2 (1 comments) - Post 3 (5 comments) If I am reading the Post 2 or Post 3, I ...
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Wordpress is adding <!— page-who-we-are.php --> above html

Wordpress is adding this comment above all HTML on my site which is causing problems in IE in which the site won't render properly at all. How do I stop WP adding this? Tried disabling all plugins ...
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How do I get a single page navigation depending on the previous page?

I figured this would be a fairly comon thing. But I can't seem to find out how to do it. Or I'm just not using the correct search terms. I've got a website with a hompage that lists all my posts, and ...
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How can I include custom category and tag base in template files?

How can I include custom category and tag base names in the category and tag template files? Specifically, I'd like to include in the page title of category and tag pages the custom category and tag ...
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Load featured article once in a loop

I'm working on a WP-Touch theme and I have a template file that looks like this: <?php get_header(); ?> <?php locate_template( 'featured-post.php', true, false ); ?> <?php ...
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Create template for taxonomy results limited by Custom Post Type

I've got a Custom Post Type with a Custom Taxonomy set up. So how do I create an archive template to display posts from that CPT, limited by taxonomy? Here's the deal: The CPT is called Shows. Each ...
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Problem with permalink structure for Wordpress custom post_type archive template

I have looked at other similar answers to this question but not finding my way. I am using Custom Post Types plugin for a custom post_type called 'product' and has_archive is set to 'true' in the ...
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WordPress Template works until page becomes a child

Ok so this is really strange. I do not consider myself a WordPress expert, but I am also not a beginner either. I created a template that works just the way I need it. Basically it checks for the ...
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building a site with mostly custom styled, static pages.. advice needed

I'm putting together a site that will be compromised mostly of static pages with some dynamic content as well as a blog page. In terms of naming files, what would be the best way to achieve this? My ...
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Show page title just from the first child-page in template

how can I do this: Pages: Home - sub-1 -- sub-sub-1 --- sub-sub-sub-1 On home-page should only show the page-title of the first child-page like: sub-1 I found this: <?php $child_pages = ...
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Problem with custom page template and permalink

I created custom page template for news template_news.php with name template name: news and i created a page and configured for that page also i set permalink to /news/%postname% also i set ...
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Tag page that displays specific posts

How would I go about coding a generic tag.php page that displays all the posts with a specific tag? For example, if I navigate to example.com/tag/your-tag, it should display all posts with the tag ...