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

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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 can I force URL of a custom post type archive to use a page template?

I have the following custom post type: if ( $args->has_archive ) { $archive_slug = $args->has_archive === true ? $args->rewrite['slug'] : $args->has_archive; if ( ...
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home.php not loading

I have an issue where home.php won't load, so wordpress insists of using index.php to display blog posts. I created home.php by copying the entire content of index.php into home.php. Is there a way to ...
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Can I assign a template to a custom post type?

can I assign a template file to custom post types? I have created a custom post type called items, and I would like to assign templates to the items like you can do with pages.
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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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Having some trouble properly displaying Custom Post Types in templates

I have a child theme of Twenty Thirteen and I've setup Custom Post Types for several items. They are showing up in the Dashboard, I can create the Custom Posts and they show up in various categories ...
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Can I have both front-page.php and index.php?

I've made a custom front-page.php which includes "the loop" and it works great. I would also like to have a separate page which is the regular old posts page you get from index.php. How do I make a ...
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How to create a WP theme that use BootStrap? [closed]

I am pretty new in WordPress and totally new in BootStrap development (I have beginning to study BootStrap yesterday) and I have the following doubt about how create a custom WP template that use ...
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Load entire NextGEN gallery from single thumbnail?

I'm using Alex Rabe's NextGEN Gallery in a lot of client sites as a centralized image repository, and am finding I often need to load an entire gallery into a lightbox (invoked via a single ...
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WP frontend output of custom textarea fields not respecting line breaks. In admin it's OK

WP frontend output of custom textarea fields not respecting line breakes. In admin it's OK. Right now I am using this: <?php $options = get_option('my_custom_plugin_options'); ?> <?php echo ...
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Adding Page Attributes Metabox and Page Templates to the Posts Edit Page?

(Moderators note: Title was originally "How can I add the "Page Attributes" and/or "Page Attributes > Template" selector to POSTS editor") WP currently only allows the assignment of a "template" to ...
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How do I show content from a plugin using the template the site is currently working with?

I am trying to extend the first serious plugin that I am building. I'd like to be able to use it with different sites/templates. At the moment I designed a custom page that I included with the ...
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Apply custom category template to subcategories

Hello on my wordpress site I have a custom template for category A with slug (cat-a). I created a category-cat-a.php file to give this category a custom layout and this works without a problem. I am ...
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How to render the single post template with the post name?

I'm calling pages with Ajax and I have this code in functions.php to determine which page is called and then, render the corresponding template: function ajax_callback() { if( isset( ...
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List taxonomy term “Last Name” + “First Name” (taxonomy custom field) in a post loop

I have a few custom fields for a taxonomy "Author". The term title is the Author's last name, and one of the custom fields is his first_name. Now I need, in a post loop, to list all "Authors" of that ...
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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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What is the template file for topic layouts in bbPress?

The theme I'm using edits the Topic layout in such a way that the role is not being displayed anymore. I'd like to revert those changes in the theme editor, but I can't seem to find the template file ...
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When is it appropriate to put functions on page template vs. functions.php?

I'd like to improve my code and on a current theme, I've extended Wordpress with custom post types, metadata, customized user authentication, and a number of other items. Some of these functions ...
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How to make different custom post layouts?

I am new to wordpress, and have encountered some difficulty in making my own custom layouts. I'm using _S framework (underscore.me) as well as Custom Post Templates plugin. I'm using custom fields ...
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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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Using Templates with Custom Post Type UI

I'm using this nifty little plugin called Custom Post Type UI to add custom post types to my WordPress site and am having a little trouble working out the best way to apply a page template to my ...
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Displaying year once in category.php [duplicate]

I want to be able to make my category.php display like this: 2013 Title 3 Title 2 Title 1 2012 Title 3 Title 2 Title 1 It's already been done for displaying ALL posts but how do I get it to ...
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taxonomy_template filter do not loads custom taxonomy template properly

I'm using taxonomy_template filter in my plugin to load a template file for custom user taxonomies. This is the code I'm using add_filter( 'taxonomy_template', 'get_custom_taxonomy_template' ); ...
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Read more button not working

I want the "read more" button to appear to truncate the blog posts. I tried using the button insert shortcode < !--more-->", but it's not showing up. I've tried everything I know how... 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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Unable to paginate a custom page query

I have this code on a page called Categories. <?php /* Template Name: Categories */ get_header(); ?> <section id="primary" class="content-area"> <main id="main" ...
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Sidebar on single.php not showing up

So, my sidebar is working just fine on my blog page: beta.cleantelligent.com/blog However, when you click a single post, I'd like that same sidebar to show up. I am assuming this would be under ...
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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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Assign single template to multiple custom post types?

I have a number of custom post types that I would like to display with the same template which I have created initially as single-photography.php in my theme. Is there any way to assign this template ...
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WP not recognizing custom post type / template

I've created a custom post type: $args = array( 'labels' => array( 'name' => __( 'Prosjekter' ), 'singular_name' => __( 'Prosjekt' ), 'add_new' => __('Nytt ...
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Same template for all the terms of a taxonomy

My problem is the following. I have a custom post type called "photography" which contains a taxonomy called "photographyCategories", which contains several terms : "outside", "inside", "portrait"... ...
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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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How do I create a custom archive page depending on the custom taxonomy type?

I've created a custom taxonomy called 'productCategories' using register_taxonomy() function. I've set the rewrite slug to 'products'. My question is: How do I render a different template to ...
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do_shortcode() doesn't work if shortcode contained in variable, works if shortcode passed as string

I'm developing a plugin, wherein one of the features is to switch out forms on a specific page by changing the shortcode within a custom field. within my plugin file: function getShort() { ...
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Including template pages within another template?

I've created a vertical page template which displays stacked sections (which are simply the content from other wordpress pages). I am having problems displaying the contents of pages which are ...
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How do I get the size of an attachment file?

I'm using the following template code to display attachment links: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'numberposts' => -1, 'post_status' => null, 'post_parent' => ...
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Is template name always same as directory name?

When creating child theme, I must write like this. /* Theme Name: 2012 Child Template: twentytwelve */ Is that Template name is always same as directory name? Or is it defined somewhere else?
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Use [embed] filter in template files

WordPress autmatically embeds a youtube video's if I use: [embed] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xog1T5dUxcw [/embed ] This is great, but it doesn't work if I use it in an template file. I have a ...
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Rewrite rule shows 404 page

I am new to Wordpress so I don't really know how the rewrite rules should look like. My problem is that I have a custom template in my theme called portfolio-inner.php My rule looks something like ...
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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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How can I locate the single buddypress forum post template? [closed]

I have been trying for ages to locate the template that shows a single forum post template and I cannot find it. Does anyone know where this is located? Thanks
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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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Woocommerce Show Single Product on Homepage

I am currently learning PHP & how to customize Wordpress. I have a shop that I set up on Wordpress using the Woocommerce plugin. The shop holds only a single item. Since I only have 1 item 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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How to hook up search results page to a back-end page?

On my site, editors can upload "banner" images to every page on the site. However, I'm having trouble figuring out how to link the search results page to a back-end page (ie the page that appears at ...
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Template redirect is_tax() not working

I'm trying to do a template redirect in my wordpress but with partial success function ahaali_qa_theme_redirect(){ global $wp; $plugindir = dirname(__FILE__); if(is_archive()){ ...
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Wordpress theme & site not loading after moving files

I was recently created a custom application for wordpress. So while doing so in my file manager (I use the one provided by godaddy(my webhost)), I moved all the files from the [DOCUMENT_ROOT] ... 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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Using a page template without a page

Does anyone know if it's possible to use a page template on a URL, even if a page doesn't exist for that page? When building sites, I create the relevant pages to ensure use of the templates, but ...