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

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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 ...
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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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Page template not displaying

I dont get why this isnt working. I have a custom page template, page-politics.php. It should look similar to this page: But its displaying this: Ive double, triple checked that the right ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...