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

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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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Advantages of wordpress theme vs wordpress as a backend only

I've been wondering what would be the best option: Creating a wordpress theme Using wordpress only as backend and using a MVC framework for the rest I've never worked with wordpress themes ...
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use a custom page to display search results

I would like to display the wordpress search results on a page which I've created in the wordpress backend. I need a page, because I've custom content on this page which should be changed by backend ...
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Category template not displaying all post formats

When I visit a category page that lists all posts in that category, the divs that are to hold the content are empty. The template is clearly only set to display the standard post format, but none of ...
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Is it possible to return a specific tag archive/template as one of the search results?

Is it possible to return a specific tag archive/template as one of the search results? For example, let's say my site has the tag: Summer And my site has the pages: Summer picnicking Fun, fun, ...
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Show template loaded

Is there any way to see what .php files are being loaded for a particular page? So say I have a page - www.example.com/page - and on it is loading the header.php, sidebar.php, footer.php, and the ...
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Problem displaying replies as part of author's latest comments on author page

I've based a lot of my method on this thread here I can currently display 5 latest comments on an author template page. I want to display the latest 3 replies from any user for each 'main' comment ...
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List all pages using a specific template on a page

I just created a WordPress page called Latest Blog Posts where I want to list, in chronological order, all pages from my website using the template name "Blog". The list should contain the title of ...
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strange behaviour of template_redirect in IE8

I have implemented page not found with a custom template and used template_redirect for it. add_action("template_redirect", array($this, "redirection_section"), 11); Now everything is working fine ...
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How to make my category archive behave like a page

I don't want to use the category page as usual (list of posts). I would like to add more content: text, images, columns. Which is the best solution? Maybe redirect from a category page to a page? ...
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Taxonomy template by post type

I have 2 custom post types that share a taxonomy. The taxonomy template of my taxonomy ( taxonomy-my_tax.php ) will query both custom post types. Is there a way to have a taxonomy template for each ...
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How do i load a different template for different users screen width

How can i load different templates for different screen sizes.Or is there some other method that i load different html for different screen size. Please help!!
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How can I fix the even/odd child classes comments so that the comments are unaffected by the top-level even/odd?

Sorry if the title was confusing, I'm having a bit of trouble explaining here. I'm working on a theme for my site, and I'm using a slightly modified version of a custom comments template found here. ...
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I need to develop a one-page design

I know how to add the scrolling effect, I just needed help that how should I code the onePage.php template by which I can handle different themes for the divs i.e. ABOUT, EVENTS ... each div has a ...
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Retrieving post ID from current page

I am following the tutorial here. Wordpress Ajax is a bit complicated but this tutorial helped me out a bit. The only question I have is, when I view any page, I want to be able to get the current ...
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How to display custom post types AND regular posts separately on a shared taxonomy archive?

I've looked over numerous questions and answers on problems somewhat related to this but can't seem to find the same situation or solution. I have a custom taxonomy that needs to have an archive page ...
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Querying multiple taxonomies in URL leads to wrong taxonomy archive

My problem is very basic but so far I have not managed to solve it so I'll just post it here and hope one of you has got an idea. Basically, I have two custom taxonomies "autor" (writer) and ...
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Multiple pages to show posts

I don't have any code or pages to show yet so I'll just have to describe my question. I have group of posts, no categories or taxnomoy yet. On my home page I have a 'View all posts' link that is ...
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Custom SINGLE page with custom metaboxes and custom template

I run in this situation where I must create complex contacts page with custom template, custom meta boxes. I know how to make custom post type, add meta boxes and display all information in custom ...
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Load different template for CPT (in loop) in my plugin?

I'm writing a plugin that register a new CPT named "sec-feature". In the following loop in my index.php, I want to load a feature-template.php for this CPT posts. But get_template_part just locate for ...
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Category Templates for Post Types not Working

I came up with this in the codex in order to set my template for a specific category post. I have a category name called "Work". The slug for this category is "work". I created a "category-work.php" ...
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server-moving causes funny issues in template

while moved from with a beta install of wp from a subfolder of mydomain to mydomain main folder i get funny things a. the template looks a bit buggy and when i want to login - with i ...
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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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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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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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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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Why won't the action hook wp_head accept parameters?

I'm working on a plugin that adds scripting to the head using add_action('wp_head',..); I have to pass a variable to the function to get my desired result. To test this I'm simple "echoing" out ...
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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 ...