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

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Default 'post' post type archive slug?

I have a wordpress site, which has a front-page.php rendering a custom front page, so that this template will show no matter if WP admin settings is set to static page or show posts. The default ...
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Page template no longer exists - metaboxes won't save

Ok, this is a weird one. I first experienced this on an older theme that I developed - I assumed I had some buggy code in there somewhere, but couldn't figure it out even with the help of another ...
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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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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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Search form not finding content in template page

I created some template pages on my wordpress theme and when I'm trying to do search for some words it returns Nothing Found. When I tried to search for words from the posts or normal pages(Not ...
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Checking for page templates in child theme

I have a simple problem I'm hoping someone can shed some light on. I have a child theme with a custom page template and I'm simply trying to check weather or not the template is in use. Under normal ...
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WordPress Not Using Template Files After Permalink Update

I have a really weird issue that just occurred on a client site. I updated the permalink structure from /%category%/%postname%/ to /%postname%/ and suddenly my pages don't respect templates and are ...
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Wordpress custom taxonomy template not working

I installed theCartPress plugin and it created tcp_product_category taxonomy for tcp_product post type. I created a page with custom template to list all the product categories. I can use ...
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Any new plugin installed and activated won't work in custon developed Theme

Successfully Installed and activated plugin won't work in custom developed theme. What are the possible problems and what files should I look into to make it work?
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create search form with dropdown taxonomy and input text + custom template for action form

0 down vote favorite i create search form with taxonomy dropdown and input text for keyword "My Custom Taxonomy name is gener" this is my code without problem <form role="search" ...
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Home page template changing on modification from random pages

I'm currently having a major problem using wordpress 3.8.1. Whenever I'm modifying a page, the template on the home page changes to whatever the template of the page I'm modifying is. Home page as its ...
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Child pages in a Custom Post Type are appearing blank

I've registered a CPT with the following: function create_client_post_type() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x( 'Clients', 'Post Type General Name', 'text_domain' ), ...
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Show posts from all categories

I have a site with 5 different categories, each of them with a notices section. I would like also to have another section to see the latest notices from any category. So far, I figured out that I can ...
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creating one page theme but templates are not being applied to page content on the “one”page.

I am creating a one page theme. I have a loop that puts the content from each page on a single page but it does not apply the temple for each individual page. Here is the loop I am using. <?php ...
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How can I stop the content template from grabbing media files?

I am running Wordpress 4.2.2 on localhost Mac OS X Yosemite. I am developing my first theme using underscores, and I am having a problem with the php content loop. I am using the ...
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Parent to another Custom Post Type - Template files not being recognized

I have two custom post types - 'gaming-consoles' and 'xbox-games'. I also have two custom templates for these post types: single-gaming-consoles.php and single-xbox-games.php - which worked great. ...
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Show child theme for users on specific IP

I have some users coming in from a fixed IP range on a very slow connection (256kbps) so want to server them a child theme that has a lot of the bandwidth intensive features removed. For ease of ...
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Get Page ID of blog homepage

my start page in WP shows the latest posts. I added some meta fields to the start page in the WP backend which I want to access before the list of recent posts starts. I try to access the meta values ...
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Define meta fields in a page template

I had an idea for managing fields for page templates and I thought I'd post it here to see if (1) this is terrible and (2) if there's a better way to define the fields in the template. Here's the ...
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Display posts: date of editing

I am from Russia and I have to use Google Translate. I'm sorry ) Does not think like me to build a loop to the pattern on the front page posts to be displayed on the date of editing. Top recently ...
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Category Template - to be editable from the backend?

I have different categories that includes posts of the category. I want to add text and images before or after the posts of the categories are displayed on the frontend. I want to solve this via ...
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WooCommerce: Add content prior to or after checkout form

I'm trying to produce a message to appear prior to (or after) the checkout form on the checkout page (Example: https://susieoshandbags.com/shop/checkout/). So I did the following: add_action( ...
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Submit form to another template (ugly url)

I've created a submit form with some filters that makes a query request: <form action="<?php echo get_template_directory_uri();?>/list-items.php"> my form here... </form> Created ...
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URL rewriting with custom user meta “/%shop_name%/gallery/%gallery%”

I have created a custom user meta = shop_name in User Profile and custom post type gallery The default URL of the post is http://localhost/gallery/%gallery% which i have modified to below given URL ...
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Custom post type - cannot link custom template to it in my plugin

I have created a custom post type called "syndication" in my plug-in and that all works as it should. However, I want to provide a custom template for the "add" option so I created a file in my plugin ...
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Using external file with WP_USE_THEMES set to false causing 404

I have a file in my template I want to use for a Twitter authentication callback named oauth.php that I'd like to be accessible through htp://mydomain.com/oauth.php: <?php define('WP_USE_THEMES', ...
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Unable to use template modules while creating page

I am trying to create a product page and wish to use a custom template that I built. I selected the template in the Template Option but none of the template modules were imported the page edit ...
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Using file outside of template hierarchy for Twitter sign in authentication

I'm trying to use a file for my Twitter sign in authentication callback that isn't in the traditional WordPress template hierarchy. This is a problem I generally want to solve away from this one ...
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How to handle loading all Post records and allowing user to select which ones they want inserted into newsletter?

For a while now I have wanted to build a new WP PLugin that allows you to selects Posts and generate a MailChimp Newsletter. It let's you use a template and select all the posts you want in the ...
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Wordpress not picking up custom templates in sub directory

Setting up a new wordpress site at the moment separating wp_core from wp_content. I'm using timber and twig for my views/templates. My current project structure is: \ core (wp_core) |- \ content ...
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Plugin Boilerplate - Where should I put helper functions?

I'm using the Wordpress Plugin Boilerplate and as it's OOP, I don't see where is the place for helper functions. If I am using this for say a review plugin - and I have a function that generates the ...
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How to render custom fields types that are available in custom fileds

I have a custom post type News created by custom post type plugins and i have added some fields like text, textarea, image, file, wisyywig editor etc using admin panel. now my problem is : i have a ...
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Couldn't save settings in theme Option

I am using Engine theme and i am changing my theme settings from theme options. When am clicking on the save button, it starts loading and no matter how long it takes, its not saving a single thing. ...
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How to display the comments_template with a shortcode and only on that location (remove from default location)?

How can I mimic the code below in order to display the comments list (comments_template) with a shortcode? add_shortcode( 'wpse_comment_form', function( $atts = array(), $content = '' ) { if( ...
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Category-Slug.php custom template - no output!

I simply want to output two different categories on two separate pages. I need the two categories to form two rss feeds to Mailchimp, which is fine. I've created two category-categoryname.php files ...
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wordpress use single ajax in place of multiple ajax requests in a smarter way

In wordpress I have database tables like this product name id product_name 1 A 2 B 3 C 4 D product_buying_price id product_name product_buying_price 1 A ...
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Filtered $locale isn't applied on templates language lines

I change the global $locale by the following code in my functions.php function change_locale_on_admin ($locale) { if(is_admin()) { $locale='en_US'; } return $locale; } ...
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How to output different content of page on different places in my template

I have a special template for my homepage. There are many different boxes, and in every box I want to have different content. That should be possible to create over the backends page edit function. ...
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Template for portfolio, posts existing but still “not found”?

I'm updating a website which wasn't made by me initially. The website has a portfolio-template which is used on severel sub-pages in the menu, and each sub-page has its own category. Now I want to ...
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Loading different template on different url of same page

I have successfully add rewrite rule and tag for a page. My page slug is my-page. when my url is mysite.com/my-page then the right template is properly loaded. I have set a custom template for ...
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why get_header doesn't work twice in a test

I'm trying to test a template. It's working fine individually until I run all the tests altogether and the tests fail. protected function load_template() { do_action( 'template_redirect' ); ...
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Page Templates Used in Custom Post Type

The same question was asked here with no real response. They claim it's not possible but I have used plugins that accomplish this. In WordPress I am having a problem figuring out how to use the ...
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Where to find the newly created page?

When we customize a theme and create new pages, where can we find them in root folder? I tried it searching a lot, but could not find. Any suggestions?
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Search for posts with specific tag inside custom page template

I'm developing a Wordpress blog where there are two custom pages - i.e., different from index.php. In there, there are two albums of photos, with the photos listed on a div above. I've put an input ...
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Adding a hash to a url in .htaccess

I am using a js hash listener to display a modal window if the /hash matches the id of the element. /brands/type/#name-of-product Works fine. However, default WP behavior will match any ...
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Ouput rel attribute on links in Gallery Shortcode within template file

I've added a gallery into a template file using echo do_shortcode('[gallery link="file" ids="1,2,3,4,5"]' ); When I use just the shortcode within a post I get a rel attribute on the links to the ...
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Use one template for different custom post types with the same markup

I am wondering how I can create one template for multiple custom post types. How can I achieve this?
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How to avoid hardcoded text in a custom page template?

I'm developing a company Website using Wordpress 4. This website needs some special, customized pages - with forms and GET and POST and a lot of stuff, so a lot of PHP code. Now, a CMS' main purpose ...
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How to generate custom loop indexes

Besides the regular taxonomies, such as category, tag, author, archive, I also have some special indexes to display, such as list of all sticky posts, simple chronological index of all posts, top ...
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Displaying all posts of a category in a page, using a template?

I am writing a plugin which (among others) wants to display posts of a certain category within a page. While I can do that with the various functions there are available (WP_Query etc) to iterate ...