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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 [closed]

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 ...
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How to seperate static phrases from template files in custom theme?

I am looking for best practise patterns how to separate static phrases (e.g. button labels, status messages) from the actual template files when developing a custom theme? It is not necessary to make ...
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Allow Shortcode in Theme Customizer

All theme dev who follows the wp guidelines properly, now uses ability of default wp customizer to customize their themes, instead of making a different theme option section the admin panel. But what ...
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Theme not uploading showing maximum upload size on live site

I have developed on theme which have integrated framework for theme options, visual composer and slider, it make the theme size nearly 11mb after compressed(zip) but while i want to upload the theme ...
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How can I include the js and css file of my custom theme dynamically in header.php

I am creating a simple theme in wordpress.The problem is that number of assets that are present in js and css folder are not same in every case i.e. the number of .css files in css folders may change ...
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How to override functions.php in child theme?

I have a theme and I need to override some specific parts|behavior of it specifically on the functions.php file. I know the best practice here is doing this at child theme by placing a custom ...
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The the_post_thumbnail without srcset?

The WordPress 4.4 adds multiple image sizes with srcset when using the_post_thumbnail function. Is it possible to get only one image size without srcset ? I understand that it is possible to add a ...
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loading blank white screen of slide

Slider loading with white bank screen. It may be problem with active class of the slider but I can find it for fixing. Here is the code --- <section id="main-slider" class="no-margin"> ...
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Does a premium / for sale theme need to go through the Wordpress approval process?

I am about to finish 2 themes for sale. Do I need to put these through the Wordpress.org approval process?
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How Can I Create a List of Values to Be Iterated Through via WordPress Customization API?

I currently have a theme with OptionTree installed. It is used to create a list of locations which are then visible in a dropdown in the header of the page. The display code with OptionTree looks like ...
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Javascipt issue on custom theme

First off I always seem to have trouble getting my JS to work with WP. Currently I need some help figuring out what is going wrong with my javascript and ultimately what I am doing wrong. I have this ...
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Redux Framework has an embedded demo. Click here to activate the sample config file

I developed the theme. Redux Framework configuration file located in the theme directory. Himself ReduX Framework I installed from the repository Wordpress using the TGM. But when I install a theme, ...
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When is the proper time to minify css and js with git workflow?

New to web development, and have been utilizing a git repository for my wordpress website. I maybe over thinking this but here goes... Currently, my workflow is as follows: Make changes locally and ...
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Custom Theme Bootstrap

So I've made my custom theme using Bootstrap and everything is working all good and well expect from when I put it onto a tablet device. The problem I'm having is the Navbar doesn't collapse when the ...
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How to create a backend for a custom theme?

Let's assume that there are six different pages in a website. Each page is different & only common part is header & footer. So how will you create back end such that most of the website can be ...
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How to change order of elements using a child theme

I am creating a child-theme to storefront, and for my specific purpose I want the meta information (tag, category, etc) to be available at the bottom of the page, and not right after the 'Add to cart' ...
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Programmatically set parent page for given pages/templates [closed]

I have a WooCommerce theme that I'm working on, and I'm trying to deal with submenus now. I'd like any product page (archive/single product/etc) to have the parent page 'Shop'. That way I can get the ...
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Change frontpage content via Wordpress

I just started to work with Wordpress (Theme Development) and due to awesome functions like bloginfo('description') and others my static homepage looks a lot like a regular site, but editable with the ...
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Where am I doing wrong in my theme menu?

Every thing works fine out of WordPress but the theme's dropdown menu doesn't work. Here is my functions.php code : register_nav_menus(array( 'primary' => esc_html__('Primary', 'codeha'), ...
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Custom Post Type Custom Taxonomy Term Template

I've a problem custom post type custom taxonomy term template. Wordpress: 4.4 Custom Post Type: theme First Custom Taxonomy: cms Second Custom Taxonomy: themes First Custom Taxonomy Terms: ...
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How to determine if the current file is loaded in a plugin or in a theme?

How to determine if the current file is loaded in a plugin or in a theme? A boolean PHP function.
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Change setting name in Customizer and keep the data

I created a theme while back when I was new to Customizer API and for some weird reasons I named theme settings as: $wp_customize->add_setting('thefunk_theme_options[header_color] Instead of just ...
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Extending Nav walker with Yamm menu

Here is my navigation code where only service tab should have col wise layout of menu. I am using bootstrap nav walker menu which is working fine for other nav except services menu which should have ...
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Place title (in correct place) above image with opaque background [closed]

I would like to display the title with opaque background above the images on a frontpage.php. I am able to display the title on top with margin:-#, and can add a transparent background with z-index ...