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

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A page created with url of blog redirects to the posts page, how do I stop this?

I have a simple site where I want to handle blog posts with a custom page template. So I've created a new page called blog with a document url value of "blog". My custom php template page was ...
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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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Wordpress 3.9 not using custom template

I upgraded my Wordpress from 3.8.1 to 3.9.1. I am using the magic-fields-2 plugin for custom data, I have created a custom post type and a custom template for displaying single posts of that type. ...
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How to publish a Page and Posts using single template

Does anyone know how to structure a WP template in the loop by: Publishing the page content on top, immediate followed by certain category posts underneath the page content? Seems like it should be ...
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Adding The Post Template Dropdown to WP-Admin

I'm developing a WP theme from the ground up for the first time. Having build WP sites before, I know there to be an option in Posts that will allow for the selection of a specific template. I have ...
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Use meta boxes inside an archive page template for Woocommerce

I'm creating my own Wordpress theme, and I'm trying to make it compatible with Woocommerce. I understand pretty much everything about theming woocommerce, including copying the template files and ...
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Best way to create a page outside of the pages list

Currently, to add a single page that should not be part of the CMS, I add a new Page entry in the WP admin panel and then markup the page in page-{page-slug}.php. This however causes the Pages list to ...
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What is the most efficient way to create multiple versions of the same template?

I am currently building a WordPress theme that will give users the option to select different layouts for the same template. This will mainly pertain to the home and blog page. I'm thinking like one ...
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Posts page template: How can I edit the markup for this?

I have in settings->reading changed the front page to display a static page. One for home, one for news with a custom template for each. Home works fine, however News will not change no matter what I ...
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the_content of template page

When I use the_content in the page-template doesn't show anything. Loop to call the page-template in the index: index.php <?php /** * Main template file * * This is the most generic template ...
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Get URL of current post but not the page number

Instead of using a plugin, I am manually adding buttons into my template file, like so: <div class="fb-like" data-href="<?php get_permalink() ?>" data-width="100" data-layout="button_count" ...
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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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Auto-Create Pages from Template Directory

Is there a way to have WordPress automatically create static pages from all of the template files in a given directory? So rather than manually creating custom page templates in the WP dashboard, I'd ...
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Apply nextgen-gallery lightbox effect [closed]

I wrote a Template which uses custom-fields via WP-MoreFields plugin. And there I add an image. In my template I display that Image like this: <? echo wp_get_attachment_image( get_post_meta( ...
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Looping through a custom query makes WordPress assume another template [duplicate]

I am calling this code from my custom sidebar, in order to get related postings from the same category: query_posts(array( 'cat' => get_category_id(), 'showposts' => 5, 'post__not_in' ...
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Change wp-signup.php Page Template

I am using anti-splog on a multisite network with the randomly changing signup URL feature. Under the hood, it is pointing to wp-signup.php file. I created an override file the plugin looks for by ...
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Change site template from php

What is the argument to pass to switch theme, when I have the result of wp_get_themes()? $args = array( 'allowed' => true ); $themes = wp_get_themes( ); foreach ($themes as $theme) ...
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Wordpress templates bug

I have a WP problem that's driving me crazy. I have created several templates, and it decides to switch them all the time... I think it does when I create a new template file, but it never did that ...
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Ajax Call in page theme not working?

Ok, i am VERY new to wordpress (2 Hours new). I am creating a page template, which works fine, but this is the issue i am having: In the template.php file, i have this code: <script ...
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comment files and s

I am building a custom template and would like to incorporate comments and replies using the standard WordPress core. What files and scripts do I need? I copied a comments.php file but the replies ...
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List all native posts in template page?

I've created a page template and I want to do a really simple task: List all (native) posts I have this code inside the template-file: $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, ...
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Problems With Query and/or Template Part and/or PHP

I'm trying to show only the last article. I made content-latestnews.php and it worked before meddling with queries. Template part was shown, but after I tryed to show the actual content it would show ...
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Force WordPress to load a specific template

How would I force WordPress by code to load a template file on my home page? I know how to do it via the backend but I would like to create a plugin and have the option to set the front page from ...
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How to extract the variables out from “add_shortcode” function?

In Wordpress, lets say i have a custom Shortcode function, like: function foobar_func( $atts ){ //whatever required processings here... $foo = "the value is foo!"; $bar = "the value is ...
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Best practice to create required pages

Some times, when we work on custom wordpress themes, we need required pages. For example - custom login page. Some times, when user change slug, page template or something else - it a very difficult ...
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Theme Option won't show up in my template

I've modified theme option from wp.tuts tutorials, And when I save the settings, it works. But the settings on the second tabs won't show up in my template. here my first theme option and the second ...
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Search page for custom post type

I am new to wordpress and a beginner coder, and i was searching around the net, found solutions but still does not work. I have custom post type named dlm_download, and my custom search template not ...
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Changing permalink name redirects to another template?

I'm creating a template with a few templates with names page-contact.php, page-portfolio.php and page-blog.php. The problem is that when I select a Defaul Template for a page (I expect it to open ...
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How to display a listing template of a certain taxonomy?

I'm trying to figure out how to display a list of specific taxonomy (categorycourses). In functions.php for the theme I have: //Register custom taxonomy for courses-categories $course_cat_args = ...
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Current URL path variable

WordPress has a built-in variable $pagename that will give the current page. I am looking for something that will give the full url including the path before the current page. Details below. I am ...
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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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wp_list_bookmarks(); not displaying anything

Bizzarely, I can't get the wp_list_bookmarks(); function (inside a page template) to render anything. Hope somebody can point out something obvious! Cheers. Here's my code: <?php /* Template ...
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Change the template when the user is not logged in using page_template filter (it does not work)

I want to print other template when the user is not logged in. I use this code: function restrict_access_to_unlogged_users($template) { global $post, $pagename; $new_template = ...
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Directly using pure JWPlayer JS (but NOT WP Plugin)

First of all, I'm not using WP JWPlayer Plugin. (And i don't want it. And thats the another story) Well in the Template file: wp_register_script('myJW', get_bloginfo('template_url') . ...
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How to read a page's “Shortcodes” from the Template File?

Lets say i have a Page, and it contains some shortcodes like: [myshortcode foo="bar" bar="bing"] [anothershortcode foo="bing" bing="bar"] Then how do i read those from my custom Template File, to ...
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Mysterious template change after database import/export

When I switch databases from my local environment to the host, some of the pages inexplicably change templates. E.g. there is a custom template "Home" and when I switch the db's it ends up with the ...
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MailPress plugin: table inline style tag removed when sending the newsletter

I have coded my own MailPress theme for my newsletter using tables and inline styling for good look and feel of my newsletter. I have in the files header.php and footer.php html table code with inline ...
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Secondary loop cuts off at 10 posts?

I have a loop to get a tag name from the URL slug, and then show all the posts, grouped by category, that matched that tag. It works, but I recently noticed it only shows 10 posts despite my setting ...
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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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Add filter multiple times using only one master function

Is it possible to use add_filter with lets say an array of different values? to achieve something like the following: foreach($templates as $name) { add_filter( 'single_template', function ( ...
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How to have a custom display for both woocommerce archive and product-category pages? [closed]

So far Hi there, I understand my question is very closely related to a common question about 'woocommerce'. I have been using a variety of woo hooks, filters and creating copies of original woo ...
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Does page.php need the loop? [duplicate]

Simple question. Does page.php need the loop? The Loop 'loops' through several pages/posts/content. However the page.php template only has 1 page. There's nothing to loop through. I noticed that ...
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add jquery file if a certain page is included

I was wondering if anyone could help my by explaining if it is possible to enqueue a javascript file only if for example homepage.php is included. what i have tried to do inside homepage.php: class ...
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Duplicated Template Does Not Load the Same as the Original Template File?

I had someone code a custom theme that I had designed. I need to duplicate one of the templates this person made, give unique class names for the CSS, adjust the CSS as needed, and finally save it as ...
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page_template toggle between 2 templates + 2 permalinks for same post

I'm trying to use this page_template template from the WP forums, with the same aim as the original author: I am trying to use two separate permalinks/templates for a single post - each ...
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“Issues” loading MANY featured images on a single page (custom template)

I have a page that loads a lot of featured items in a grid. There are up to 56 images loading, and it does have a bit of a delay. This is the code as it runs now: if( count( $postslist ) > 0 ) { ...
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Single page template for custom post_type

I registered a custom post type with the following code: #Register custom post type for Stars of the Month add_action( 'init', 'sdp_create_star_type' ); function sdp_create_star_type() { ...
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Is there a way to share a template/markup with the JSON API so that it doesn't need to be declared both in PHP and in JS?

Current Setup I'm using WP's JSON API on a custom post type archive to query some posts. I then parse the returned JSON object to output my markup accordingly. I also have a single post type template ...
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Loading custom jQuery and HTML in a WordPress page

I have a simple application I have worked on and would like to load it into my WordPress theme. This app has a /js folder with myscript.js, a /css folder with mystyle.css and an HTML file index.html. ...
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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 ...