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

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Theme unit test data Foreign fonts come in garbled on my machine

Having just tried out the Theme Unit Test Data from the WordPress.org Codex, I noticed that some of the body text doesn't import properly on my set up which is a Mac running Mavericks. The effect is ...
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Best practice (forward compatibility) for theme options

So here is what I'm wondering... You all know about Option-tree and similar frameworks that theme authors are using for their theme option pages. You also all know that since 3.4 WordPress introduced ...
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Automatic Theme & Plugin Updater for Self-Hosted Themes/Plugins

I trying to update my theme with this plugin: https://github.com/jeremyclark13/automatic-theme-plugin-update In my style.css I have Version: 1.0. In update.php I set $api_url to ...
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AJAXIFY WordPress Theme Frontend menu

I have the next code in my functions.php add_action('wp_enqueue_scripts', 'my_frontendscript'); function my_frontendscript() { //registering script wp_register_script('frontendscript', ...
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How do I include pre-installed images in a theme?

If I made a theme or converted an HTML one into Wordpress, how do I include images so that they sort of come pre-installed with the theme? Is there a way to do it by pre-programming it or the 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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Issue with loading mobile specific custom single page layout in mobile

Hello I am in the middle of theme development which has specific layouts for mobile, I built a custom function to detect mobile and load mobile specific layouts in mobile view ports. Here is the ...
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How to make search for posts using get method?

So I am building a WordPress theme for myself to meet my needs, so what I am looking for now is make a search using a get method in PHP. If my URL is something like this : ...
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how to setup custom content structures

I have some custom pages I need to develop, and I want them to be easily edited by my client. The problem is that the markup is fairly complicated, I want to be able to give them the ability to edit ...
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Wp_customize_image_control Use Add Media

Is there a way to use the Add Media in the wp_customize_image_control for Theme Customizations? The default image_control is very bare bones and only allows uploading of an image. There's no selection ...
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Theme elements not translating

Ive got a theme that is set-up for translating but didn't come with any translations. I used poedit to automatically detect the strings, and subsequently translated it in full. However certain ...
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Override a theme function in a child theme?

Most if not all of the answers to this question are pretty old, or are for edge cases. I have a child theme for a commercial theme ("Total"). The parent theme's functions.php loads functions from ...
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Overwrite Parent Theme add_image_size in Child Theme

I'm using a child theme of a parent theme. Now on my parent theme, theveloper adds some custom image sizes like this - if ( function_exists( 'add_image_size' ) ) { add_image_size( ...
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Add custom buttons with custom actions in Edit Post screen in WordPress?

I am creating something for a client and I have a Class that I created with a Custom Post Type called 'PuSH Feeds' and when the user adds a new post and publishes it they can then click on one of two ...
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How to Use WordPress Color Picker API in Custom Post Type Metabox

I have a Custom Post Type called "Banner" which has a custom Meta box with two advanced fields "Title" (text Field) and "Color" (color Picker). Can you please let me know how to use the WP Color ...
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Override customizer values on a per-menu base

suppose I have a few options in the theme customizer, and I might want to show for example 5 different categories listing menus in the site. In the customizer I can set options for all of those, ...
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WordPress Filtering Custom Post Type by Metadata and Search Heirachy

I have a custom Post Type called cptMovie which has two Custom Field (Metadata) "Language" and "Box office" assigned to it. I also have a Custom Taxonomy called movieTax with 4 tax Terms "Action", ...
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Theme Inspector “X-Ray”

I looked around and sadly didn't find anything answering this, and I'm almost 100% sure that it doesn't exist but I figured I'd ask this active community. I work in a Rails environment as a Front-End ...
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Limit number of users a role can create

Just wondering if there is a way to limit the amount of users a specific role can create? For example, if Editors can create new accounts, I only want them to be able to create 20, and then they ...
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How to make theme elements customizable in wordpress?

In Wordpress there's a menu option called 'Appeareances'. I want to add (e.g.) a submenu 'header' there and then be able to customize the header from within wordpress (administration page). From what ...
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Acivate all themes multisite wide automatically

I have a multi-site running locally. And it annoys me that I have to activate themes individually until I can use them on the sites. I am super admin, what is the reason WordPress handles plugins ...
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How to modify default controls in Wordpress theme customizer

I'm trying modify the default control in the wordpress theme customizer specifically the action for the close button. By default clicking it will make you go back to the themes page, but I want it to ...
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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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Filter categories used with Custom Structure Permalink

I'm using a "Custom Structure" permalink setting: http://mysite.com/%category%/%postname%/ However, when the post belongs to uncategorized, or to more than one category, this produces unwanted URL ...
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Is it possible to visually group items on the theme customizer?

My theme customizer is getting bigger and I think from an UX perspective would be nice to visually group some similar items. Is there way to do that? Something like put a divider or playing with CSS ...
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Selectively update themes in WordPress multisite

I have been running a WordPress multisite installation for a few years, and every time WordPress releases an update (from x.y.z to x.y or x.y.z to x.y.z) there is always a chance that one of the ...
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How to add custom meta box under Gallery Settings in the “Edit Gallery” popup

I am developing a theme. I want to add option for the user to choose the type of the gallery which he is adding. Will it be a slider, masonry gallery or some other type. I cannot figure it out how ...
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Adding Custom Product Attribute and Variable in WooCommerce Programatically

Can you please let me know how I can add Custom Product Attribute and Variable in WooCommerce Programatically? I know this easy to be done in Woocommerce GUI but I need to do this through ...
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Need help setting default setting value for radio button in theme customizer

I need help figuring out how the radio button saves it's value in the theme settings. In my theme I added Radio buttons in the theme customizer. So far they are working great. Although I have one ...
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Dropdown filter by custom field

I have a problem: I need to add a filter associated to a Custom Field. I installed the plugin "Advanced Custom Fields" and I created a field type "date picker" with key "Fecha-de-Estreno", until here ...
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Is it possible to make *.js and folders visible in theme-editor

I just created a file test.js in the folder of my own child-theme. Unfortunately it is not visible in the Theme editor. How can I make it visible? And is it possible to make folders visible?
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Adding wp_enqueue_media(); causes problem

I want to add the media uploader in the theme options page. If I add following code in the options page, the media uploader works fine there, but it creates problem in the standard posts featured ...
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Getting jquery to work with custom theme

I am trying to get some jquery plugins to work with my custom theme. Up until now I was doing this: function my_scripts_method() { wp_deregister_script( 'jquery' ); wp_register_script( 'jquery', ...
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Getting php_network_getaddress error : No such host is known?

I am working on wordpress theme on my localhost. I started receiving this error. Its is very annoying and i have no idea to resolve this thing.
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Single page site with history.js

I'm developing a single page site that shows each page on the front page, like so: *-----------------* | Home | ...
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HTML added to editor when deleting shortcodes in Chrome browser

Example: [shortcode1][/shortcode1] [shortcode2][/shortcode2] In the above example, using the google chrome web browser, while in visual mode in the post editor, highlight shortcode 1 by ...
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Theme's window.open call goes to “Page Not Found”

I have a theme that has an uploader utility that opens in a popup window from the theme options page. Basically I have a button labeled "Upload" which has an onclick handler that calls window.open to ...
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Trackbacks not displaying

I'm building a new theme and I'm just working through the Theme Unit Test requirements in the Codex. I'm stuck on the Many Trackbacks test. My theme doesn't show any Trackbacks but for the test post ...
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gallery option is not available in media upload box in costum theme option page

Hi everyone I am creating a theme in which I have to created a sponsor upload image gallery on the admin panel in theme option page and its slide show on the front panel for this I follow tutorial to ...
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Nested comments in WordPress theme

I'm creating own theme to WordPress. Got problem with nested comments. I have enabled option in admin panel for two levels. And what next? I've read a lot of net articles but nothing helpful. I want ...
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Custom WP_Query doesn't display all posts

I'm building an options page which allows users to choose three posts and three custom images that display on the site's front page. I am using the Settings API to create a custom WP_Query which pulls ...
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Perform a 'refresh' transport or open the site in new tab, after saving the theme in Customizer

Is it possible to perform a 'refresh' transport after saving the theme in Customizer? Can you help me about this? If it is not, then my plan B is just to open the site in new tab after saving the ...
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Sticky Posts cause problem with pagination

I'm using following function to display the pagination. This works otherwise fine but if there is any sticky post, then it ignores the number of posts on the first page. For example if it is set to ...
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Practices to Avoid Plugin & Theme Conflicts

I am developing a WordPress Plugin and it includes the javascript library Require.js. This is causing a conflict with my theme. How can I avoid my plugin javascript affecting other plugins and ...
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Default header image does not display

Clarification: My default header image will not RE-display (by clicking suggested image) after it has been removed using theme customizer "Hide Image" option. I added theme support for Custom Header ...
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WordPress Ajax Spitting out a page as a response?

So I have attempted to create a class to contain the ajax based functions and what not, in PHP and then call that through the functions.php and then use javascript to make calls back. But I am so ...
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Using Customizer value in an external PHP file inside a theme

I'm working on a theme for a company and they don't want the users to touch the code at all. So as I love, they asked me to use Customizer API. Now, there's a PHP file in the theme which we don't ...
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Different wordpress menu showing in frontpage and blog page

When I select "Your latest posts" from "Front page displays" I want to show a custom menu which will show in blog,single,page and archive page. But when I select a static front page than it will show ...
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How to make a local cache of mshots images

I am using the Wordpress mshots api to generate automatic thumbnails of websites from the site url. I am using a customfield to capture the website url and pass the value to the mshots url to return ...
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Have pre defined menus when developing a theme

I am trying to develop a theme with customizable menus, like a header with menu options and footer with menu options. In my theme menu page right now, in "Select a menu to edit" there are only 2 ...