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What is best practice for writing/using custom PHP classes in a theme?

I want to use a custom PHP class in my theme, however I am not sure where to add it. Is there best practice used by the community for including PHP classes with a theme or is that an individual ...
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Get file headers in custom file

in my one of my plugins i have modules (kind of like plugins in a plugin), is there a function like get_plugin_data() or wp_get_theme() that will allow me to get the header section of a custom file ...
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How to remove duplicate link from add_menu_page

In the theme admin menu below, the "MyTheme Menu Label" is being duplicated twice on the sidebar menu, once for the main menu link and again for the first submenu link. How can I remove the 2nd ...
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Active theme responds to theme change request to alert user

I'm trying to intercept the install themes routine in order to alert the user from the active theme. I'm cobbling together a crude javascript alert below. What are some other options? if ( ...
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How to force Media manager to overwrite files of same name?

I have a widget that works with my theme that expects images named in a certain way, slide1.png, slide2.png, etc... However, when the user uploads their own images, named slide1.png, slide2.png, etc ...
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How to call the_excerpt() with tags or the_content() as an excerpt?

Is it possible to call the_excerpt() with tags intact? I'd like to create a excerpted listing of my posts in a specific category, but I'd also like the links and formatting carried over from the post ...
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Theme file for all pages that are a child of a specific page

Is it possible within the current theme file naming hierarchy to define a template for for all pages that are a child of a specific page? For example, in this navigation: About Us Contact Who We ...
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Translate third party plugin and save translation files in custom theme

I'm using Codestyling Localization and I want to translate a plugin and I want the translation files to be saved in the translation directory in the theme I'm building and not in the plugins ...
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Confused about image sizing business in Wordpress

I'm creating my first Wordpress theme and I've got everything working fine, and by following this tutorial and few others I've understood how to add custom image sizes by using add_image_size() ...
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How to add a section to the menus configuration, offering hard coded items?

So, let me explain what I'm actually trying to do, maybe there's a better way to achieve it. I'm working on a theme, and I'd like the user to be able to easily position "special" items in the menu ...
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How to hide fields from my user profiles

I want to hide the fields link nick name, first name, last name, etc. I could not find an answer in the codex and I do not want to touch the core files. Is there any solution for it?
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Show a user their recently viewed posts

I am working on a project that showcases a number of products, so I'd like to add a "recently viewed product" selection that keeps track of the last 5 or so viewed products or posts. I saw this ...
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wp_remote_get doesn't work with secure connections https?

I'm querying the twitter api when I use non secure connection http:// it works fine no wp_error (but twitter exceed limit error) but when I use https:// it works in my browser I can see the json and ...
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How to wrap the widget content with a div or get the widget title outside?

Is there a way to get the widget title outside of the widget area like this: <ul> <li> <h2 class="widgettitle">The title here</h2> <div class=""widget> ...
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Enqueue scripts inside a class

I have written a small class that will handle enqueues in my theme : <?php class Header { public function init_hooks() { add_action('wp_print_scripts', ...
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Multiple Custom_Background, is it possible?

Is it possible to create multiple "custom background" administration pages? A site I'm doing now needs 2 different background in 2 different areas, I would really love giving my client the same ...
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Setting up partial Right-to-Left admin interface

I am building a custom theme WordPress instance, which needs to be Arabic at the public face and English on Admin site, but with RTL (flush right) in editing fields. My theme takes care of the public ...
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How to set path with WP_Filesystem and ftp base / chroot

In my theme i will use the WP_Filesystem to write a file to for example: $file = get_template_directory().'/library/assets/css/wpless2css.css'; Which outputs something like ...
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How can i change menu link when page content empty?

I have a menu with parent and child. I created menu from admin panel using Appearance >> Menus with selecting page. But some of my parent pages content empty so i want to set link(null) when page ...
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Custom Comments - Parent / Nested Reply

I am making a custom theme and have edited comments.php, but I'm unable to get the comments to save as a reply to another comment. I have succeeded in showing the comment parent id to show as a hidden ...
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Registering Sidebars and Sidebar Widgets. Sidebar Widgets Not Displaying

I am registering sidebars and sidebar widgets. The theme currently supports two sidebars. Primary and Secondary. add_action('widgets_init', array($this, 'add_sidebars'), 10, 2); public function ...
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Change permalinks for posts but not for custom post types

Currently my permalink structure for posts is domain.com/post-title I'm using a static front page and a "blog" page for posts. I'd like to to change the permalink structure for posts, tags and ...
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How do I make a theme “plugin-ready”?

How do I revise a theme so that I can publish my event hooks and anyone can build a plugin to add new functionality easily to my theme?
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How to edit bbPress template files - WordPress + BuddyPress + bbPress? [closed]

I am using BuddyPress 1.6.1, bbPress 2.1.2 and WordPress 3.4.2 I follow the guide here. In the end, I did the trick pointed out by Sarah Gooding because mywebsite.com/forums was blank right after ...
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how to display full post with pagination on home page

I am using the 'Hatch' theme. I'm familiar with HTML/CSS but not with WordPress, first time working with this. I have my homepage showing recent posts and that's good. However, I want to make a ...
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How do I make my wordpress page more friendly for mobile viewers?

My basic question is How do I make my wordpress page more friendly for mobile viewers? I have seen some answers such as wptouch, wordpress mobile pack, and mobilepress http ...
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Create “File-less” Page Template in Functions.php

(By "Page Template," I mean a theme file with the "Template Name" header that can be selected in the "Template" dropdown field on the page admin.) In multiple instances, I've built page templates ...
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How to add paging to query

In the script below, I'm calling out from archive.php to functions.php to retrieve a list of posts that have been flagged in a category reserved for my "blog" posts. I'm listing these posts in summary ...
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Rename a current used post type

Hi guys I'm working on this public theme where the previous developer had created a post type called "blog" the problem is that when you create a page with the same slug it creates a conflict. The ...
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Override default cropping in Wordpress [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make add_image_size() crop from the top? Is there any way to have cropping happen from the center point in an image? All of my Featured Image uploads are ...
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File included into functions.php via require_once() won't echo?

I'm trying to load a file via require_once() to handle some enhanced functionality in my theme. I could place all the code directly inside functions.php, but I'm trying to isolate this code into its ...
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How do I hide tags that have only been used once?

I'm looking to modify my theme so that only tags that have been used more than once show up on the site. Here's my logic, feel free to fault any (and all) of it: There is no point in only using ...
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wp_insert_post breaks rewrite rules

I'm using wp_insert_post to programmatically add content to a site. This works fine with posts, categories and tags, but not with pages. When I attempt to add a page (i.e. post with post_type=page), ...
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Is it possible to display the admin bar while in the Theme Customizer?

I've been using Debug Bar + Kint Debugger for debugging. Presently I'm working on a custom theme where I'm trying to hook some code into customize_save_after. The code doesn't appear to be running ...
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Get url of thumbnail from the media uploader

I want to select image from the WordPress 3.5 media uploader. I can get the image URL with the following code, but it gets the full size image. I want to get the thumbnail image url,how can I get ...
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What are WooCommerce starter themes? [closed]

I've done created a lot of Wordpress themes and plugins, but I haven't done much with the Wordpress WooCommerce plugin from WooThemes. If someone asked me what general theme they should work with to ...
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Wordpress Enqueue Script Chaos (jQuery & Foundation.js)

I've been working on building a theme for the past couple days now, and I've run into a wall. While I originally included foundation.js as an enqueued script, I couldn't remember why I had added it. ...
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How can i customize the comment list

I am using wp_list_comments() function to draw the comment list.But,I want change many things in the form like class,styles, reply link and etc... so please help me, How can i customize the comment ...
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using upload image with media_handle_upload .. but !

I'm tring to upload image in wordpress by using some function .. I found the way to upload images but there are one problem .. when the user upload his image , wordpress create more than one image ...
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Optimal solution to develop a wordpress theme?

What i was doing previously, are as follows - I copy the wordpress base theme (like twentytwelve in wordpress 3.5) Rename the folder and converted index.html of my HTML to index.php for wordpress ...
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Code in theme functions.php faster than with a plugin?

I've read many articles that says that we should not keep plugins that we don't use. Even if they are disabled, they use memory. functions.php instead of 10 plugins? What if i have 10 small plugins ...
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Use theme folder instead of plugins_url

I imagine this is really simple but I can't work it out. I am trying to add a menu page to the WordPress dashboard through my theme. I have the following... add_menu_page( 'Test', 'Test', ...
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Hide a div that is part of all pages on one specific page

How can I hide a div (which contains an image) for a specific WordPress page? I believe my page id is 46: Here is the div I am trying to change: <div id="static-footer-image" ...
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Help with “text domain”, comments_form in WordPress theme

I've been plugging away at creating my own theme and am pretty much there, but ran the Theme Check plugin and had a few concerns/questions: Throughout the theme, wherever there is text, I've used ...
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How to tell if the user is an admin?

I need to show some info only to admins visiting a page, so I need a conditional tag to identify them. So far I have found: <?php if ( current_user_can('manage_options') ): ?> is this the ...
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Why isn't is_home() working correctly?

I put a if(is_home()) bit in my theme's functions.php and it doesn't seem to work. The function containing this bit is called on init so is_home should work already.
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Is it ok to not a have child theme and just create a theme from scratch?

I would like to know if creating a Wordpress theme from scratch is good? because I know the template tags in wordpress and other tags ... ...but Will I get any future problems in here when it comes ...
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Featured Image Size

I am in the process of developing a new theme for my blog and am making a featured content slider. The issue that I am having is getting wordpress to force the image to the dimensions that I want it ...
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new theme permissions don't allow me to edit

When I use wordpress to install a new theme it creates the permissions and ownership in such a way that I can't edit the files via FTP. Any ideas? (Using Plesk)
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How to Build a Movie Library in WordPress 3.x

To help me learn WordPress development, I'd like to go "beyond the blog" and build a personal movie library -- similar to IMDb but on a much smaller scale. I need help understanding how to approach ...