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Theme Customizer not loading

I have created a new theme and i use it in some of my sites (multisite) but at one site the customizer preview does not load (spinner never stops). Loading the customizer preview of other themes work ...
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Help with folder structure for MVC plugin / theme

I know similar questions have been asked many times, but I couldn't find an answer that would help me progress with my project... Here's my situation: Large part of my project is for logged users ...
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Creating a WordPress website using WP-CLI

I really struggling to work this one out, its about WordPress / WP-CLI & BASH. Heres my script: if [ ! -f ".env" ]; then touch .env echo -n "Enter the DBNAME and press [ENTER]: " read ...
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get_posts is duplicating

I have the following code where I want to show one query with the last "post type" post and one query where I want to show the rest. Problem is that the last query is duplicating the first one. How ...
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Wordpress Theme & BWS Portfolio Plugin Style Messed Up

I am very new to WordPress. I made my own theme using Twitter Bootstrap. Everything works fine when it comes to posts and pages. Now I installed the BWS Portfolio plugin and when I try to go to the ...
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Query wp_postmeta into an array based on post_id

I know this might be a simple question but can someone explain to me how to query the WP database and pull in all the "meta_key" and "meta_value" from "post_id" into an array? I have looked at code ...
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Array Chunks and Inserting Varying HTML in WP_Query

I am trying to output the latest 5 posts from my blog. I would like each post thumbnail to populate divs in the following format. <div class="row full"> <div class="large-6 medium-6 ...
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What is the best way to organize template parts?

I am trying to bring some order in to theme files and would like to separate templates parts. I see that underscore ( _s ) has done something similar but they moved only content templates inside , ...
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What to do when child theme is out of date with parent theme

I inherited a site with Genesis as the parent theme and a Genesis child theme. The parent theme has smoothly been upgraded over the years. The child theme, however, was based on an older version of ...
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Malformed RSS feed

I am trying to connect my site's RSS feed to Mailchimp, but my feed doesn't pass basic RSS validation (http://testrtc.com/feed). The reason for that is 3 empty lines at the beginning of the feed, ...
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Displaying recent posts on static page with template-part via shortcode

So, I'm taking my first shot at creating my own custom Wordpress theme with Underscores. I have everything straightened out, with the exception of one last thing I want to add. I would like to add a ...
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Customizer Active Callback not working

From some reason my active_callback => 'is_front_page' is not registering and therefore not showing up inside the customizer on the front-page - I have definitely set my front page to static and ...
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Need help with adding custom menu content

I'm trying to install a Google AdWords snippet on a client website. It calls for replacing the business phonenumber on the page with something like <span class="number">content</span> ...
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Submenu not working with iOS

Submenu is not working with iOS. Can not solve the problem.. Can you help me? http://silviabrosig.com/ -> Menu "WORKS" Tx.
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Website pagespeed problem

I have a WordPress website. I've tested it for speed test with google tools, but I see some of errors like this: Leverage browser caching Setting an expiry date or a maximum age in the HTTP ...
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Can I create customizer setting that can handle plugin shortcode?

Can I create a customizer setting which will handle a shortcode from a plugin? Do I violate and rules or guidelines in WordPress theme development? If it's possible what is the best way to sanitize ...
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wp_enqueue_scripts not working in custom theme

This one may have been answered before but I could not find it anywhere. I have created a custom theme and a plugin for my site. My theme's functions.php file only contain a wp_nav_menu() function ...
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Finding the URL to be used to check if plugin is installed with a theme

I understand the following code checks if a plugin is installed and if not it puts an error in the backend of WP: add_action('admin_notices', 'showAdminMessages'); function showAdminMessages() { ...
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Use Yoast SEO Title for Recent Posts on X Theme

I know this is super specific but hear me out. On my site I use the X Theme (linked so you can see what I'm referring to). "Recent Posts" is a module of the X Theme which I have setup to show the ...
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Escaping built-in WP function return strings

Should one filter the output of builtin WP functions such as get_permalink() and well-known WP plugins such as ACF (Advanced Custom Fields) such as get_field()? For instance get_permalink() calls ...
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Changing a slider to a grid [closed]

I got sucked into helping a friend with her blog and got a bit over my head. I need to change the slider on the homepage of this site to be a grid like this site. What would the easiest way to do this ...
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How can I create scrollable columns? [migrated]

I created a new template file template-home2.php in there I have a row with 3 columns, I would like to make each of these columns scrollable instead of the entire page. How can I achieve that? I have ...
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How to control on which pages the Aldehyde theme's main slider is shown?

The Aldehyde theme is a nice open source theme that comes with a main slider that can be configured in the template's settings. By default, it is shown on the blog page, whether that is the homepage ...
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Custom theme: Alternatives to long list of 'include' in functions.php

I'm building a custom theme for in-house use only. I started by putting a lot of the core functions in plugins, but then that seemed silly since they don't require any user interaction. Next, I put ...
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Static page does not show my posts

I have a home.php and an index.php. Wanting my home.php (set as static) to display 3 grid style showing 3 posts. This is my current code. <?php // The Query $the_query = new WP_Query( ...
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Custom Image section in Customizer

So I have this Custom Section in the Customizer that controls the Feature Products on the Home Page. There all registered and so on but the problem I'm stuck on is when the client uploads one of the ...
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Custom Widget options in theme

I want to reprogram my first sketch of our theatre club page in wordpress but until now I only have basic knowledge of creating wp pages. As I want the theme to be as customizable as possible I want ...
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Dynamically change feature image in customiser

For this client's Website I am making on their homepage there is a section called featured products with images showing off the product. Currently I have to update these images manually through my ...
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How to use copy() function and paste file in /wp-content/themes directory

copy("http://localhost/medium/theme.zip","themenew.zip"); currently it is pasting file in wp-admin folder, Is there any way I can copy .zip file to /wp-content/themes directory. Thank You :)
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Does WordPress theme customisation API support section hierarchy?

how to create theme customisation section hierarchy illustrated below ? main section   subsection 1     subsection 1.1     subsection 1.2   subsection 2     ...
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What do with the index.php … [duplicate]

Sorry for my simple question, but I don't know how to explain it right so google won't help me. Therefore I try here to get a answer. So.. i use the front-page.php in my theme as startpage. I know ...
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How to set a custom post type post as static front page?

I am writing my custom theme from scratch and I have a custom post type 'my_frontpage' and want to declare one of it's posts as front-page. I want to do this via admin, hence simply add my cpt to the ...
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Wordpress customizer preview not updating certain settings

So I'm trying to add an option so that the nav menu align's to the left, I do this by adding a. echo ' .item{float: left;}'; to the wp_head, but it only updates the live preview when I save and ...
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How to add theme support?

I figured this would have been a question already, but I haven't come across it. I'm wondering what the correct hook for checking theme support is in a theme and also a plugin. function ...
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Displaying recent post excerpts on static front page

I'm trying to display a static front page with recent posts at the bottom. Specifically, I want to display just an excerpt from the recent posts, as would be returned by the_content() if I had a ...
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Using esc_url with a hard coded url

I've added following URL in my theme, but I have been informed that I must use esc_url(). I could not figure out, how can I use that function with following code? <a ...
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Can anyone tell some online tuts for plugin development for beginner? [closed]

I am new to WordPress Theme development. I want to learn plugin development.
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How to edit widget code to add unique class name to each div?

Code from existing widget: $get_featured_pages = new WP_Query( array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'post_type' => array( 'page' ), 'post__in' ...
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WordPress Google Maps in Custom Theme

So I'm building a custom theme and implemented the Google Map API so I can give it a cleaner feel and so on then the normal Google Map. I've run into a problem when implementing my Marker as I ...
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How to print from this Wordpress object?

I'm just trying to get the number of posts from a custom post type but I think a more pressing issue, for me, is that I'm not sure how to retrieve specific information from returned Wordpress objects ...
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What difference does it make if I use index.php as HTML wireframe versus writing each main template file as a full HTML document?

Assuming a website where page header and footer elements remain constant in every view: Due to WP's template hierarchy system, I could hard-code the general website layout in index.php. Then, I could ...
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Changing next and previous post link text

So I've been staring at the CodeX for about 10 minutes and can still not figure how to do this next and previous on a the post page. So I've added <?php next_post_link(); ?> and <?php ...
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Unique sequential reservation code

I have a situation where I'm re building a tour transfer reservation site, I've created the reservations cpt's and each time a user place a reservations this automatically post as a new reservation. ...
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Remove div element generated automatically from theme [on hold]

I have a theme and I want to remove from it the following html content which is generated automatically: <div ...
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WP_Query arguments to fetch custom post type posts which are in certain category?

I've played around for hours but still can't wrap my head around the right arguments for a secondary WP_Query which shall fetch all posts of my_custom_post_type that are in the queried category. ...
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How to output wp_enqueue_style() in HTML head instead of footer

I added some actions to wp_enqueue_scripts to load my custom css and js files in the header section by using wp_head(); right before the closing </head> tag. function mytheme_scripts(){ // ...
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How to control initial wp_head() output?

I followed the common advise to use wp_head() in header.php and wp_enqueue_scripts() instead of hard linking css and js files in header.php. However, I realized that wp_head() outputs lots of stuff ...
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Include Parent functions.php in Child Theme functions.php

I'm trying to include my parents themes functions.php include into my child theme functions.php. I have a standard setup for a functions.php in my parent. This is what i have in my child themes ...
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Theme customizer live preview not updating correctily

So I'm trying to add an option so that the nav menu align's to the left, I do this by adding a. echo ' .item{float: left;}'; to the wp_head, but it only updates the live preview when I save and ...
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Template tags to display custom post type posts in category template?

I am developing a custom theme with custom post types involved. Custom post types have been defined via plugin 'Pods' (http://pods.io). When writing a category.php, I realized, that the standard loop ...