Themes create the public (front-end) interface for a WordPress site.

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Add option for theme users to submit link

I have written my first theme, and now i want to give my users a option to submit their social profile links. I want their submitted link to act as image src of social icon. Any help please
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How do I get a parent theme modification from a child theme?

I've built a child theme, and I would like to reuse some of the settings created by the parent. I hoped this would be as easy as get_theme_mod( 'setting' ) inside the child theme, but that returns ...
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Blog styling in SASS

Every so often I get a request like this: "Build a site using WordPress as the CMS [easy...]. Oh and we'll have a standard looking blog thrown in. No need to worry about styling, the default look ...
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Is it feasible to build and update a Wordpress website offline?

It appears that Wordpress is designed to have websites constructed and maintained online - in the live website. I see some posts here that indicate some people are doing such development offline - in ...
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Protecting work on client's web host

I am taking on a freelance job making modifications to a client's already existing website/Wordpress theme. What is the best way to work on the client's current web host without putting myself at risk ...
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get_page_template returning nothing

I run this code in front-page.php as well in category-foo.php <?php echo is_page_template( 'front-page.php' ) ? "yes" : "no" ?> and get both times "no" printed i tried as well <?php ...
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Theme files encoded/converted to random numbers and letters. Is it possible to fix it?

I've been working on this theme for a few months now, locally, and today, I opened up the project and some files were "encoded" into random letters and numbers. Not all of the files, just a few, but ...
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My customizer's setting doesn't set to the default and needed to click the control's “Default” button before it'll be set

Here's my sample customizer's setting and control: $wp_customize->add_setting( 'themename_img', array( 'type' => 'theme_mod', 'default' => ...
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License of the used Bootstrap Theme is not GPL compatible

I have made theme using material design html & css https://github.com/FezVrasta/bootstrap-material-design. But my theme is no getting approve because License of the used Bootstrap Theme is not GPL ...
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Coding color opacity options in theme options admin panel

I wanted to give the user the ability to change the opacity of a navigation menu background color from the theme options admin panel. I have already been able to achieve giving the user a color ...
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Custom taxonomy page template

I'm working on my own wordpress theme for the first time. I registered a new post type with custom taxonomy, but I can't display the posts by terms. I duplicated the archive.php and renamed it to ...
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How can my theme allow users to take advantage of advanced html tags in posts

Not sure how to phrase this question. Let me paint a simple Wordpress setup for single.php: <div id="container"> <?php the_content(); ?> </div> But what if, inside ...
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Wrong path for theme assets

I'm working on a WordPress project, starting from Mark Jaquith's WordPress-Skeleton repository, using MAMP. I cloned the repo, updated the WordPress submodule, created a database and updated the ...
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How to display future posts - modified query still yields 404

I have a very strange problem and I am stuck. I want the single page to display posts with the post_status of publish and future. So I added this code to my functions.php in my theme: function ...
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wpmail in conditional statement in theme template

I am using a theme which uses PostRelations to create courses, lessons and plans. A plan can be set for a certain period such as a month, year etc. The plan expires when this period is over. I am ...
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Menu for Showing the Children of 2nd Level Menu Items on 2nd & 3rd Level Pages

The title may be confusing, but please follow along. I have a 3-tier menu. There are the parents (1st tier), and some have children (2nd tier), and some of those children have children (3rd tier). I ...
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Building URLs with Custom Post Type

Here is my current dilemna. I have created two custom post types, Verticals and Products. The Products information is fed into the Verticals and there is an interior nav with anchor links that ...
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Save the outputted image into the Media Library, with a different filename and extension

For example, I have this "/image.php" file in my "/theme-directory": header ('Content-Type: image/png'); $im = @imagecreatetruecolor(120, 20) or die('Cannot Initialize new GD image stream'); ...
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Replaceing _custom_background_cb

I'm making a theme where I'm adding support for the custom background feature with this standar function: // fig. 1 <?php function custom_theme_support() { ...
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How to make Isotope and Wordpress work together?

I am trying to make my Wordpress theme using Isotope plugin. http://isotope.metafizzy.co/ So far, I have such a result after doing that was suggested: I believe that Isotope Masonry should not ...
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Getting Permalink within the loop

I have a (Roots/Sage-based) theme with a home.php template override and on that page am displaying excerpts and featured image for each post. <?php while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?> ...
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Featured Image Module Randomly Disappears

I've been running into an odd problem on our WP blog that has me befuddled. I custom built the theme we use and I enabled Featured Images by adding the following line to the beginning of the ...
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Custom theme won't use search.php

I have a custom searchform.php and search.php in my theme. However, when searching for something all I see is the front page (with mysite.com/?s=something in the adressbar). I use a filter to make ...
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How to assign navigation menu to certain location with Settings API?

Using the code below, one can assign a menu with id $term_id_of_menu to 'primary-menu' location. $locations = get_theme_mod('nav_menu_locations'); $locations['primary-menu'] = $term_id_of_menu; ...
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Best strategy for providing theme options using customizer

I am making a free distributable theme and I wish I could provide theme options in the best possible way. I have doubts (mostly about widgets) and sidebars. Here we go: Is it a good idea letting the ...
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Get category slug and display it on a query_post

I just read "How to create option page for wordpress theme" in wp.tutsplus.com - I have a problem with getting categories . there is two parts to my question - Part A - Get category slug and ...
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Add content after get_header

I'd like to add content directly after the div#main (end of header.php) and before /div#main (beginning of footer.php). I'm using an own child-template (of twentythirteen), that contains only ...
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Pull request in Wordpress repository?

I have to translate a theme adding translation files (.mo and .po). After it, I would like to contribute adding such translation to the theme repository. Is there any kind of pull request in ...
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There's an image named g.gif somewhere in my WordPress site

I am looking for this pixel which appears full width in my mobile site, so I want to remove it. Image URL: ...
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How to organize functions.php content

When building custom themes, I often add my own functions inside functions.php: <?php function my_function() { // Do something... } Should I organize all my custom functions ...
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Best practice: What belongs in theme and what in plugin for large eCommerce website

I am about to create a large custom eCommerce website that does not fit within WooCommerce. (Most of the times I use WooCommerce for eCommerce.) It has also a completely custom design. However I know ...
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Custom Wordpress Theme: Publish Date and Display Date for posts right beside each other

What's currently happening is that for posts that have an 'update' time, the original publish and editor dates are rendering side by side (with no extra information in between, or even a space for ...
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Symlink a directory to wp-content/themes

Is it possible to symlink a directory from my project folder to my wp-content/themes folder which is in a Vagrant setup called chassis: https://github.com/Chassis/Chassis ? I tried to symlink already ...
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Passing array in add_option()

I have to create a option page in my custom theme wordpress. here is is a sample of code <?php function bguru_register_settings(){ $default_options=array( ...
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Make custom CSS changes and use built in theme customizer later?

Our company hired an outside developer to make changes to our WordPress header and theme colors. After he made the changes, we attempted to update the logo and change the header menu font color by ...
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Using Docker for WordPress development

I am getting started with Docker and I'm still new to professional WordPress development practices. I would like to set up a Docker development environment (on my Mac) so that I can do custom ...
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How to create custom ajax registration form for wordpress? [closed]

Requirement : I want to username password retype password email state/country birthdate: month/date/year submit then it is agree with private policy and agree with terms of use the user must agree ...
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Updated: Encountered two errors

I'm creating my own theme. The problem is I'm getting these error: Notice: wp_enqueue_script was called incorrectly. Scripts and styles should not be registered or enqueued until the ...
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Custom animation coding on my theme [on hold]

I'm developing a site for a client and want to adjust the level of animation on the intro page welcome elements. Here's the site in development: http://o8c.co.uk/red-star/ There is some animation ...
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How do I implement jPanelMenu?

I have serious problems trying to implement jPanelMenu to the theme I'm building. The theme is nearly finished, I'm just trying to figure out this menu and I can finally start using it. Anyways, if ...
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use add_action('wp_head') in a widget for generating dynamic CSS styles

I have been working on a 'Custom Pop Links' widget for use in a theme which is ready for distribution. User can change the color of a link using a color picker inside widget. Untill now, I used inline ...
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How to correctly load a different version of main menu based on the user language in WordPress? Is it a good solution?

I have the following problem developing a WordPress theme and I am here to ask you if this solution could be a good solution or if exist some better way to do. I have a custom WP theme and into this ...
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How to add “Template” option in page attributes panel?

I am new in WordPress. In my theme, I do not have "Template" option in 'Page Attributes panel'. I want to add this option. I tried to solve this problem from the following post. But It did not work ...
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Custom Post Type Permalink Page Not Found

I've been wasting hours and hours trying to solve a permalink issue with custom post types. It keeps returning page not found (404). When I use the default permalinks, it works, but when I switch to ...
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get_pages can't load pages with custom post types

I built a one page theme and I use get_pages() to load all pages in front-pages.php, but I can't load pages with a custom post type. This is my code in front-pages.php: $pages = get_pages( array( ...
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Should Plugin Folders Include a Blank index.php File?

WordPress itself, in the wp-content folder, includes an empty PHP file which looks like this. <?php // Silence is golden. ?> Should plugins include an empty file like this as well to stop ...
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Child theme CSS file is not loading background image

Hey guys I'm developing a child theme, I've created a style wich loads a background, I've created the images folder in my child theme as well. most of the styles are being loaded as planned, this one ...
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Create image with imagepng() (fails at header)

I've been struggling with some code for a custom theme. The result: Create an image with text. The problem: Fails at header: code on production. The funny thing is that the function works perfectly ...
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Theme Customizer not loading JS for live preview

I am currently working on adding options to the theme customizer. For the last two hours I have been trying to get the live preview working and I am trying figure out why my theme isn't loading the ...
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Sort and paginate custom post taxonomies alphabetically

I need to sort and paginate custom taxonomy post types. i have a page where i have next and previous link. on clicking next and previous link next or previous brand(custom taxonomy) should load. I ...