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

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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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php loading different structure than source code

I was trying to code in a conditional statement into a template file and had a bit of an issue. This is the code in the file else { echo('<div ...
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Add Element as a Filter to the_content

Can I and How would I add a filter in the function.php that would add a HTML element around the content when the_content is used? This would be similar to what you can do with the_title. i.e: ...
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How do I insert JS tracking code to a page with the WP editor?

My client needs to add unique blocks of javascript to certain pages in order to track visitors. How do I go about doing this? At first I tried to use a custom field but the field stripped out ...
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Change the name of the 'Default Template'

I am working on a client's site and they need to select a Template whenever they are adding a new page; the "Default Template" is not a valid choice. I would like to rename "Default Template" to ...
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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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Modify just ONE page based on a template

I am new to wordpress. I have been given a site to customise. I want to modify just one of the pages to include a php calendar which links to a mysql database, so I will want to run my own PHP code ...
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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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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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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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How can I pull information from my loop and divide them seperately?

I've created a Custom Post Type that I'm trying to implement into a CSS slider. To do this I've created a custom template and added counters to get unique ID's for every new post that get's pulled. ...
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Taxonomy Parent not showing up in address bar

I created a custom taxonomy successfully and assigned the custom post type as well. It is a hierarchical taxonomy and I added terms in the back in a hierarchical way. I added for instance main ...
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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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Plugin templates vs Parent Theme

I've been building a plugin using a WooCommerce like template system, where the plugin houses the default templates, but allows for overriding via a template folder in your active theme. It just ...
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How do you find out which template page is serving the current page?

When you activate a wordpress theme, it's always a hassle to find out which file to go to change things. Any idea how to simplify things? But on the other hand, considering the get_template_part ...
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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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Query the database after get_header() has been included

I'm trying to create a custom template. Iv'e searched a lot but cannot find how to query the database once the get_header() is added to the page. What I am looking for is for PROPER ways to query ...
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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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Turning on the 404 page on localhost

I'm using my localhost (XAMPP client) to test my WordPress website and everything works fine, till it comes to verifying how does my 404.php template looks like. I can't preview any changes, because ...
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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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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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Filter to change the content of 404 page

I have created custom rewrite rules. These rules now go to 404 page as expected. I can use action hook template_redirect to change the template matching query_var. But I don't want to create separate ...
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Removing Wordpress Footer -without access to PHP code?

I want to remove the "powered by wordpress" and theme name in the footer, but all the tutorials refer to clicking on the "Appearance" tab, clicking on an edit button, and then going to the php ...
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Why write markup for index.php?

As I understand, index.php (a required template) is used when a more specific template is unavailable---according to the template hierarchy. My question is, if I create all the specific templates ...
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Give wp link pages it's own template

Here's the scenario, I'm working on a site with 100s of of paged posts using the wp_link_pages tag. The issue I'm having is that they're things I want displayed on the main post that I don't want ...
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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 Archive Template

I have similar problem to this one: Custom Post Type Template - Archive I have a WordPress custom post type called coupon. I try to assign the template to it by using archive-coupon.php, but it goes ...
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creating single page with 2 columns while theme is 3 column

I am using Diapason theme , which gives me an option for both 2 column or 3 columns...My requirement is 1:- all pages except home page (static) should have 3 columns 2:- Home Page should have two ...
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Is there any hook for theme activation ? or something similar?

I know this has been asked before however my question is different. So. I have a plugin that creates custom post types on the fly. the plugin also has a function to create template files for each of ...
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How to create a wordpress template without using any page

I'm not sure WordPress was build for this, but this is what I'm trying to achieve: I want to make a specific URL inside wordpress accessible, for example www.example.com/some-template . This ...
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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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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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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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NextGen Gallery template cache

I've implemented a custom Isotope template for the NextGen Gallery plugin, and I've made changes and bug fixes to the template, but when I refresh the page the template changes have not taken effect. ...
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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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How to create a archive template for custom post type [duplicate]

I've created a custom post type using Custom Post Type UI and Advanced Custom Fields plugins. The name of my custom post type is article. I want to have a page which lists all the articles in a ...
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Problem with multiple menus in theme

I am having trouble trying to get my new theme working. I have all 4 menus working on my test server but when I move the theme to the live server and set up all but one (main-menu) will not show up. ...
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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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Woocommerce - Change Variable Product Add to Cart to behave like external product using Custom Field (link) [closed]

I am importing affiliate products via XML into Woocommerce. Due to products having variations if I use the External/Affiliate product type I get repetition of product on my front end (eg. same product ...
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LaTeX for WordPress strips codes in loop

Installed LaTeX for WordPress and added post: Some text $$\alpha+\beta\geq\gamma$$ other text. I see that equation in post page, but it stripped in loop. How can I see equation in loop too?
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How to remove the Template drop down, but keep Parent and Order

I am about to turn a custom Wordpress site over to a client and do not want them to be able to choose/edit Templates, but need to allow them to sort the pages with Order and choose a Parent page. Is ...
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Multisite - Echo admins profile meta

I'm having a problem with echoing the admin's profile meta in a custom post type template. It used to work, but for some reason it's not working anymore. I'm not aware of any changes made that would ...
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Load child template based on parent

I have child page templates that need to be automatically applied based on the parent template. I'm wondering if there is anyway Wordpress handles this. This is the solution I came up with. (in ...
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How to change posts page to use own template [duplicate]

Scoured the web looking for this solution. Come to realise that the posts page, even though you change the settings under Reading > Settings and then tell your posts page to use a different template, ...
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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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Shortcode to output get_header not working

I'm trying to create a shortcode that will output the contents of one of my template header files. I created the shortcode in my functions.php file function zoo_header(){ return ...
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Display random page

I'd like to display a random page that: has a parent page of X or Y or Z, etc. excludes pages with the title "Contributors" The following code works (though without the specific conditions above), ...
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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 ...