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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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 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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jQuery conflict in WordPress, works fine in HTML

I've been working on a design where it worked fine in HTML, but is having a massive jQuery conflict when using within WordPress. Here's the entire script.js file first: ...
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is_customize_preview() like function to check if Customizer “Live Preview” in JavaScript

Is there a predefined JavaScript function that can be use to check whether the site is being previewed in the Customizer which returns true if it is or false if it's not, just like what ...
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Underscores Starter Theme for building a Parent Theme

I'm starting a new project to create a Parent Theme which supports AngularJS (Web App theme), I was looking for a starter theme to begin with. but I got so confused about which one would be the best ...
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Changing a button label of WP_Customize_Image_Control() doesn't take effect

I tried to modify the Customize Image Control class and replace the instance of 'default' => __( 'Default' ) with 'default' => __( 'NEW LABEL' ) and re-classname it like this: class ...
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What can I use for small text when converting to Wordpress?

FYI before you mark it as duplicate: I found some similar questions, but they are from like 4 years ago and WP is constantly evolving. For repetitive chunks like this I used posts to convert an HTML ...
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Where to find this image to remove the broken link in wordpress

I have a broken link on one of my page and I am unable to find where to go to find this image and remove the broken link. Please help me out. Here is the link- " ...
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Steps to Theme Customization

Hey i'm new to WordPress theme development field but i'm well versed with HTML5, CSS & JS and quite ok with PHP. How should i customize the theme layout of a free theme and download it as a theme ...
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A Customizer checkbox control that sets the setting to “” or to “blank” and show() or hide() a color control

Are you familiar with the Customizer core $wp_customize->get_setting( 'header_textcolor' )? It will become available once you add_theme_support( 'custom-header' ). It have two controls, one is a ...
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Set the transport of the Customizer 'header_image' core setting to 'postMessage'

To activate the Customizer core section Navigation (ID: nav), you need to: add_theme_support( 'custom-header' ); I already tried to make the transport of the Customizer header_image setting ...
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Wordpress custom comments code displays blank page on comment submission

I'm developing a theme and customized the comments using code found on the Wordpress Codex. Whenever, I submit a comment, I get the wp-comments-post.php file but it's blank. The comment goes through ...
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Add search box in Bootstrap slider carousel

I'm using the Wordpress theme 'evolve' which uses a Bootstrap slider on the front page with a 'Learn More' button on it. How do I add a search box instead of the 'learn more' button which will ...
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How to load jquery-ui in sage

I try to add jquery-ui over bower.json but does not seems to work. I get Uncaught TypeError: undefined is not a function my bower.json jquery-ui part "jquery-ui": { "main": [ ...