A WordPress Theme is a collection of files that work together to produce a graphical interface with an underlying unifying design for a blog.

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Extending a theme: build new features as plugin or core modules?

I have developed my own WordPress theme based on the Roots starter theme. Because of my clients needs, I'm often required to develop custom features (what I refer to as "modules") that are added to ...
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Is it OK to remove theme credits from footer? [duplicate]

The file named footer.php contains the copyright info: Designed by ... Is it OK to remove theme credits from footer? Is it legal?
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Adding search form to header in huemen theme along with header background image

I want to add a search form to heumen header along with the header image. there is one more problem that i want to redirect the user to another website when he searches that form. example he searches ...
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How to install wordpress theme's plug-ins?

I need you're help, as I'm sort of a noob at installing extras in themes. I installed the Metro Magazine theme on my wordpress site, but the metro magazine theme has some plug-ins to increase ...
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Default Template infinite loop of Title

Pages which have no specific template assigned output an infinite amount of h2 page titles, which looks like this: This is what my Themes index.php looks like: get_header(); ?> Hallo ...
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Blocking Plugin Css to load custom in template directory

What is the most popular method to stop/block a plugin from loading their css styles ( located in the plugin directory) so that I can use the custom copy I made (located in my template directory). I ...
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Which settings/options are saved on a theme-basis and how does this affect theme-switching?

I realized that when switching the theme (in my case to a child theme) some things don't stay the same: Widgets Menus At least this is what I found out so far: Widgets Don't lose widgets when ...
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How to add multiple images in a page

I am developing a WordPress Theme and I've got stuck in a point. What I want to do is to add a box at the right of page editor so the admin of the site can add multiple images on the fly in this ...
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Wordpress admin screen failing to appear [closed]

Just started learning Wordpress and this started to happen right after I accidently moved a couple core files around, i put everything back and everything works its just that accessing ...
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An unexpected error occurred. Something may be wrong with WordPress.org

I installed wordpress through .zip file on ubuntu. Once I finished configuring the wp-config.php, I created an account in wordpress and opened it through my localhost. When I tried to add new themes ...
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best practices for updating wordpress theme

Need to use a new theme for one of my Wordpress websites, but at the same time I need to also keep the current theme live whilst I make changes. What is the best practice? Should I develop the theme ...
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get_template_directory_uri does not seem to work when defining WP_CONTENT_DIR

I have defined in my config: define( 'WP_CONTENT_DIR', dirname(__FILE__) . '/somedirectory' ); after Codex: Editing WP Config BUT <?php echo get_template_directory_uri(); ?> prints out: ...
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Proper way to use plugin functions in functions.php

I just ran into an annoying problem on one of my WP sites. I'm using the qtranslate plugin and in the functions.php of my theme, I access some of that plugin's functions. Now, it seems that ...
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Meta title W3C Validation Error with

On the single post, the WordPress generates the meta title automatically but it gives validation error. This is what WordPress generates: <meta name="title" content="The post title goes here" ...
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Cannot add edit themes and add plugins after multisite update

After updating a multisite installation to WP 3.8, when in the My Sites Dashboard, hovering over "Themes" or "Plugins", no submenu pops out. There are however submenus popping out of "Sites", "Users", ...
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How to tell if a script is being executed from a plugin, a theme or a child theme in WordPress?

I have a framework for WordPress that can be embedded into either a plugin, a theme or a child theme. In order to return proper URLs, the script needs to determine from where it is being executed. I ...
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Trouble creating custom sanitization function when uploading video files

I'm trying to create a Theme Customizer control in Wordpress that will allow the user to upload an MP4 and WEBM video, and in doing so I need to create a sanitization option to verify the file type. ...
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How can I demonstrate themes well?

How can I demo Wordpress themes well? I'd like to avoid any undo labour or inefficiency. Perhaps one Wordpress for links to different themes (example.com/themes), and each link goes to a second ...
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What's the earliest point I can get the queried object ID?

I'm writing a supplement plugin to Wordpress Mobile Pack because I would like to use the default theme on pages that are assigned a certain page template. My plugin will only deal with the mobile ...
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What does the term “bundled-theme” mean?

I have occasionally heard the term "bundled-theme". I know what a WordPress theme is, but I don't know what a "bundled-theme" is. I came across that term recently when reviewing the WordPress ...
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Permanently displaying custom fields in Vantage Theme

I am using an AppThemes theme called Vantage in order to build a business listing directory. My issue revolves around their in build custom form builder. It works in such a way that a custom form that ...
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White screen and can't activate themes and plugins

I have a newly installed Wordpress website. The problem is the front end is just showing a white blank screen. I can access the admin dashboard, and when I went to Themes I got this error. ERROR: ...
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Replacing current theme folder by previous version of the same folder produces “undefined function get_header()” error

In order to check a previous version of my theme, I temporarily moved my current theme folder elsewhere and put at its location the folder of an older version of the same theme, with the same name. ...
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Is it possible to stop a theme activation when a certain plugin is not activated

So I am planning a theme that will depend on a plugin (for instance Timber or Themosis). So of course a theme will break if it can't use it's depending plugin's. So I would like a way to stop the ...
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How to get theme screenshot

I would need to get list of available themes with their screenshot. I tried to use wp_get_themes function, but it doesn't seem to be returnig screenshot. What is the way to get screenshot for each ...
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What is the major difference between child theme and normal theme

What is the exact difference between child theme and normal theme? And what are the advantages of using child theme.?
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How to add oEmbed support to my theme?

oEmbed does not seem to work on my theme. I simply see the bare URL. I haven't been able to find instructions on how to implement it. Thanks.
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Detect plugin/theme installation (via upload)

I am currently trying to detect when an administrator uploads (and installs) a theme or plugin. The code I wrote is very fragile because it depends on the chance that the plugin/theme's name is the ...
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How should I build a custom menu walker for this setup?

I have a menu structure I built in HTML+CSS that I would like to incorporate into a WordPress menu, but I am new to extending the Walker class and was wondering if someone could show me an example of ...
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jquery-issue: cannot load the basic jquery

I am pretty new to wp. I have installed wp 3.9 on a demo site. I wanted to configure and add some plugins; eg the facebook wp-rss-multi-importer I've noticed that I cannot do some configurations ...
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Theme Loading Into Dashboard

I'm having this really weird, never seen before, issue ... whenever I visit the Dashboard, after about 3-5 seconds, my theme loads into the Dashboard layout. It's like the theme's stylesheet is being ...
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Create a theme by combining a parent and a child theme

I have an existing parent theme and a child theme. I have a need for one theme that has the power of the parent theme and the design of the child theme. Is there anyway to quickly combine these two ...
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Permanently remove first image from posts

I have around 2,500+ posts on my site where I've inserted images using the traditional method into the post content itself. In upgrading to a different theme, the single post page now displays the ...
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Can't change theme options, connection reset error

I've downloaded a theme and applied it, but whenever I go to Appearance - Theme options and click on "save settings", I get an "ERR_CONNECTION_RESET" error, while in address bar I see ...
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Widgets not showing on sidebars

I have registered two sidebars in my theme using the function below, but none of the widgets shows up in the sidebars even though I can manage them in the dashboard: // register sidebars add_action( ...
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Specific theme for non logged in users

I want to make an specific theme for non logged in users, but I don´t know how to make the function or plugin to shift the theme for them, and left another specific theme for logged in users. Anyone ...
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Giving auto update functionality to my theme

I have created a free wordpress theme. I want to give the users the ability to auto update the theme from the dashboard if there exists a update in mysite. We can see that when we are using ...
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WP Video media player not loading correct CSS after AJAX load

I have a post which uses WP [video] shortcode to display my video file. It's supposed to look like this: But it looks like this: After I click "Load More Posts" AJAX call. The video player ...
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Declare a function before plugin does on the theme functions.php file

I'm working with a plugin that declares a function using this format: if (!function_exists('ABdevDND_get_current_post_type')){ function ABdevDND_get_current_post_type() { ... } } I'm ...
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Automated Footer information

Working on a theme and I'd like the copyright and title texts on the footer to be automated. It works but the tittle switches to the current page instead of the website's main title when you switch ...
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Style.css redirects to 404 Page not found

I've just uploaded a wordpress site from MAMP to a live site. Exactly the same methods I usually use to upload them, including permalinks and all the usual PHPMyAdmin bits. This time the style.css, ...
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add image size still doesn't work even after regenerating thumbnails

I'm encountering this very frustrating problem where add_image_size() just doesn't seem to work at all (in fact, I've never seen it even work before). By not working, I mean not resizing / crop (if I ...
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What data does WordPress theme update pull If there is an update?

I'd like to know what WordPress pulls to notify updates from the code. I'm currently facing an issue where my theme happens to have the same name as another theme which is already in the repository ...
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How to style the post previews/links without it affecting the main posts?

I am a beginner but have spent a lot of time in trying to figure this out and to no avail. Using the developer tool in Chrome I have tried to find a particular class that's unique to the posts that ...
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Infinite Scroll Not Working

I am using the Focus theme and trying to get infinite scroll from jetpack to work on it but am having issues. If you scroll down, older posts don't load onto the page, but there is a footer that pops ...
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Wordpress 3.8.3. custom theme - sliders won't load js/css files

I'm building custom WP theme and I have issues with sliders. None of those I've tried to install worked. When I looked into the developers console, and searched for their js/css files, they where not ...
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Renaming the Twenty Fourteen Wordpress theme

I know the benefits of creating child themes, but it in my case I really would like to create a theme based upon another one without any dependencies to a parent theme. I tried to use a sed command to ...
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Show full posts in archive

I have an issue where I need to display the full posts in my archive page. E.G. I have >two posts and I would like to have EACH of them displayed in full in the archive page. Thanks! How would I do ...
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How can I added the post's Categories to the site's top menu (like a page)?

Instead of adding pages to the top menu, is there a way to add a dropdown menu with all the categories, or adding individual categories to the top navigation menu? I am using WP 3.9 with Shaken Grid ...
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Strange caching behaviour

I changed options in my theme (style settings, to keep it simple just say switched color from blue to red) and it seems nothing happened. After some trial and error I figured out that when I am logged ...