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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How can I get the title attribute from get_the_post_thumbnail()?

In my theme I want to display the featured image, but I also want to display the title attribute (of the image, not of the post/page) beside the image itself. Is there a simple way to do this? Where ...
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Retaining old HTML archives and displaying themes conditionally

I am converting a website from straight html (with tables! Ugh!) to WordPress. The company has a new design every year, and but keeps an archive of their old site(s) with the old design(s) on their ...
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Moving WordPress.com theme and widget settings to self-hosted site?

Possible Duplicate: Migrating from WordPress.com to self-hosted site and autoforward visitors? How can I move theme and plugin (widget) settings from a WordPress.com site to a self-hosted ...
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Using WordPress Multisite to manage multiple projects?

I currently use WordPress for most of my projects, the way I manage them is creating a folder for each in my local environment each containing a WP install which in times makes it a paint to maintain, ...
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Lightword Theme - only one menu item

Since I am pretty new to WP and the whole stuff i ran into a problem. I am using the pretty-well known "Lightword" Theme. And today i've upgraded to the newest version. It's now possible to add/edit ...
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A minimalistic admin theme for a WP 3 install

Is there a minimalistic admin theme that works with WP 3? Adminimize looks nice, but isn't compatible with 3.x.
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Opinions and recommendations on the best barebones base theme [closed]

Preamble I'm finding myself building more and more WP sites "from scratch" as it were (ie: ignoring any theme designs out there and just creating a design wireframe purely on the needs of the client. ...
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How to make a function occurs for one time?

I have the following code in the functions.php file in my theme function my_func(){ echo "foo"; } add_action('admin_menu','my_func'); I assume this function "my_func" will be ...
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How can I show full text, not summary for the homepage and in categories?

I'm using the 'de.pinque' wordpress theme and it doesnt have an option to show full text in the homepage. This is my site (test site) with the theme and you can see its showing a summary of text on ...
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my blog crashes ie7?

hey guys, weird problem. My blog theme works fine in ie8, ie9 and all other major browsers... however ie7 doesn't even render it? in ie7 it seems like my blog even has serverside problems? any idea ...
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How can I make some themes usable only by admins?

I want to restrict certain themes so they can only be usable by the an admin. If I network a theme then everyone has access to it. How can I do this?
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Problem Installing a Premium Theme— File Permission Issue on a Mac, Local Machine?

I tried to install a premium theme called Superb. I'm new to WordPress and I'm having a bit of a problem. I think that it has to do with permission settings, but I'm not sure. This is my situation: ...
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Gantry Framework: new page loads homepage content instead of page content

Revised Question: I have a WordPress based website with the Crystalline theme installed (made by RocketTheme, uses the Gantry framework). When I create new pages, they do not show the intended ...
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wordpress theme backend admin only

Does anyone know of a theme that completely removes all uses and aspects of the frontend. So the sole use of the site will be in the admin section. to use as a portal for something like a school or ...
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Can I Download a Free Wordpress Theme, Edit it and Use it?

I read that all themes on the wordpress.org site are GPL compatible. So can I download the theme, edit it and use it? Can I remove the links that point to the theme developer's website? Does the GPL ...
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Themes—Child Themes

I apologize if this is a very basic question, but I am very new to working with Wordpress. I'm looking into using Wordpress as a CMS for a new site I'm building but I'm not sure I understand some of ...
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Two Navigation Menus in Themes Produce the same menus?

Alright so I've got two navigation menus that I've registered with my theme: <?php if ( function_exists('register_sidebar') ) register_sidebar(); add_theme_support( 'menus' ); if ( ...
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Hooking in to replace the Sidebar/Widget areas

The Goal: To replace the sidebar on all sites across my network with content loaded from a plugin, across all themes. I need a way of over-riding the sidebar/main widget area on all sites across my ...
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I'm trying to add an image in my CSS

I'm trying to add an image in my CSS with the theme folder code, <?php bloginfo('template_directory'); ?>, which works in HTML but for some reason it's not working in the CSS. Does anyone know ...
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Developing Themes on WordPress, Looking for Excellent Tutorials

I am a beginner at WordPress. I know html, asp, a little PHP and I'm familiar with WordPress. I want to be an WordPress expert. So far I know WordPress involves designing themes, making plugins and ...
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Any Cool Wordpress Theme Editor? [closed]

I am looking for wordpress theme editor, Is there any Cool Wordpress Theme Editors available for free??If you have worked with share your experiences here .. And also the links to download them with ...
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How can I change the theme of different posts using a plugin?

I'd like some posts to look different from others. Wordpress let's me easily switch themes for pages, but not posts. Is there a plugin that will let me do that for posts?
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WordPress | Theme error

I have placed and previously used WordPress source on my web server everything is up and running including the DB. I even can access the site's admin page but in the theme settings page ...
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WordPress TwentyTen Theme Incompatible with Theme Unit Test

I'm trying to test the comments template on a theme that is based on TwentyTen, using the the WP Theme Unit Test XML file, and there is one post that does not display comments properly. The post is ...
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Separate Wordpress themes for each category page

I've read http://codex.wordpress.org/Category_Templates, which tells you how to change your index.php for each category. But I want to load a whole different theme directory in for my site when a ...
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Why are some of my thumbnails not being generated?

I am currently developing my new theme over at testing.detailsofmylife.net and I am using a WooThemes template as my basic design. I want to try and include their WooTabs widget as graphically I ...
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Where can I find a good reviewed collection of Twenty Ten child themes?

I am looking to extend the functionality and more importantly improve the design with post thumbnails on main page, beautify post metadata, etc. If you know a good child theme for twenty ten, please ...
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What Are Security Best Practices for WordPress Plugins and Themes? [closed]

As suggested in this question, I am adding this topic as a new question, for community discussion/voting regarding best-practices for Plugin/Theme security. Here is the starting checklist, based on ...
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Front End Post Submit Form

I'm working on a site that is going to be community powered. It's going to have the form for registered users to submit draft posts, which will then be approved or deleted by the site's editors. The ...
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List categories of a post hierarchically?

Let's say I got the following categories: Style | + Shoes + Pants If I make a post and put it in the Style and Shoes category, it will list them alphabetically instead of hierarchically. So ...
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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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Custom options below pages/posts editor?

I want to add permanently boxes below Visual/HTML editor for each page/post. I've never played with custom fields before, and I'm not sure is it way to go? If yes ten tell me, good people of ...
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Fully automated theme install and activation via a plugin

I've managed to get my "semi noob proof" site installer plugin 98% complete, but I'm having a slight issue with the theme activation. The plugin is able to copy the theme into the themes directory ...
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How can I allow the Editor Role to change Theme Settings?

I've just setup a new Blog for a friend and thought it's better to not give him Administrator Access right away as a pre-caution. I created a new user as Editor therefore. But then I saw that this ...
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Dynamic template serving, change theme_root using add_filter from current theme

Some plugins use the 'template', 'option_template' and 'option_stylesheet' to dynamically serve (alternative) wordpress templates. For example, Nathan Rice's ServeDefaultToIESix. For Example - ...
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Using WordPress as piecemeal in existing site?

After some solid advice from people on here about using WordPress for a small (six page) website, I wanted to broach another question regarding using WordPress for a non-blogging site. Yet, I know my ...
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How can I fetch the next level of the currently selected main menu (hierarchical menu)?

I have the following structure (defined at Appearance > Menu): foo fii faa fee bar boo bee bii Now, in my theme I have one horizontal menu that shall always display foo | bar Below that, ...
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Add Dynamic Sidebar to Exisiting WordPress Theme [closed]

I'm using the SoulVision WordPress theme, I'm trying to add a bottom sidebar to the already existing Top, Left and Right sidebars, however, I can't get it to successfully work. Any help would be ...
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Does WP delete deprecated plugin/theme files on plugin/theme upgrade?

Let's say theme 1.0 is installed with 30 files in it. Then two weeks later theme is upgraded to theme 2.0 which contains only 10 files. Do those older 20 files get automatically deleted after upgrade? ...
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Template messed up on viewing posts

Take a look at this post: http://mikewills.me/blog/links-for-2011-02-24/ My images are broke and CSS links are broke. I know the problem is with the permalink, but why would it be broke? I have the ...
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custom registration form [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Front-end Register Form i like to create custom register form like http://www.bharatmatrimony.com/ this page in worpress ... i have searched many plugins no one helps ...
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Making a Wordpress theme based on twentyten

I want to convert a HTML/CSS layout i made into a WordPress Theme, But i don't know any PHP, I have a basic idea of the structure of a WordPress Theme, So i was wondering if i could just slice my HTML ...
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Multisite: setting theme and options when a new blog is created

When a new blog is created in a WP Multisite instance I want to be able to set the default theme and configuration options create 2 menus (main and secondary) and associate them with the 2 slots ...
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Disable plugin / plugin action via theme

I have installed the Google Analyticator plugin on my site. I am also using the MobilePress plugin to serve up a theme designed for non-smart-phone mobile browsers. I have set up Google Analytics for ...
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Loading template files from a subfolder in my theme?

I am working on a site that will have up to 30 templates in it. I don't want to have all those templates at the root of my theme folder cluttering up everything. I know how I can modify the ...
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What is the role and history of the $content_width global variable?

I just stumbled over a global variable called $content_width. It was new to me, so far I could see that it's used in themes, both the standard twenty ten one and third party ones. It looks like that ...
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Can I apply a WP theme to a specific custom page template?

One section of my website is going to be completely different visually than the rest of the pages, is there a way to apply a WP Theme to specific page templates ?
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How to automatically highlight syntax of code in a post?

I post my codes from different programing languages. Now, I want to highlight syntax of codes with different colors. But, doing it manually is time consuming. Is there any plugin or method which could ...
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Customizing wordpress to match your site theme

I have been wondering about how I could customize a Wordpress theme to look like that of my site, which is basically made of simple html and css. Alternatively, do you think there is a customizable ...
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Is there a quick way to inject i18n domain into theme/plugin files?

I do have prepared theme files (with __(), and _e(), etc), but they lack domain argument. There are lots of such string scattered around the theme files, editing by hand seems to be a dreadful ...