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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Query for all themes?

I am running Wordpress 3.1.3 Multisite and would like to find out all of the currently-activated themes. I know there is a feature in the admin to see plugins per-blog, but I have not been able to ...
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What are non-printable characters doing in my theme?

* REQUIRED: Non-printable characters were found in the 'functions.php' file. You may want to check this file for errors. What are non-printable characters and how can I correct it?
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Fix warning: Missing argument

i want to submit a theme to the wordpress.org. when i put the define('WP_DEBUG', true); in my wp-config.php. my theme showed some errors.but i don't know how to correct theme. Q1:Warning: Missing ...
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Admin Theme customization

I followed instruction on the wordpress codex site on creating an admin theme via a plugin. I activated the plugin, but my stylesheet isn't being included in the <head>.. Here's my code: ...
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How to insert a column (part of theme) in the middle of the content body?

Was asked to simplify the question. Here we go: As you know, the "content" part of a WordPress posts all appears together. What I'm trying to recreate is how on several news sites, they'll have the ...
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My first WP development project - am I envisaging this right?

I've been asked by my friend to recreate his travel site, CMS style, in Wordpress. His layout is something like this: Home About Us -- Country landing page (with a featured tour, then links to the ...
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How do you protect a premium theme from being copied?

I'm thinking of doing up a couple of premium themes, and selling copies of them. I've never done anything like this before, so I have a couple of questions. I appreciate that this is mainly a forum ...
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How to modify theme content in Thematic?

I'm not new to PHP, HTML, CSS, and the like, not at all, but I'm definitely new to creating Wordpress themes. I was recommended to use the Thematic theme as a base theme and modify it using functions ...
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Analytics causes website to crash

Okay so the website I webmaster for http://www.detroitdungeon.com has been having some analytic issues as of lately. I have the google analytics plugin installed and it was working fine for quite ...
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Making an IE only site (Like a Mobile only site)

For those who are curious, I'm changing the theme but this theme relies on CSS3 and HTML5 and displays very ugly in IE 8 or below. - Especially the navigation. What I want to do is keep my old theme ...
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How do you get thumbnails to show up in the admin edit post?

I tried to add thumbnail support to my theme add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails' ); set_post_thumbnail_size(133, 133, true); add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails', array( 'post' ) ); ...
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Create theme files for plugin

Basically I've made a plugin to create a new post type (event). Now I want to create a single-event.php layout file. I don't want to have to stick it in the theme folder, I want to put it into my ...
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How do you install a .MO (language file) to use as part of a theme?

I have my own theme that I've created and I need to support 3 languages. I started by adding the gettext functions to my template _e("string","namespace") etc, generated the po file with Poedit, and ...
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Custom Post Type Templates from Plugin Folder?

I'd like to offer my custom post type as a Plugin, so that people can use it without touching their theme folder. But custom post type templates -- such as single-movies.php -- reside in the theme ...
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How to set a single theme directory on a multisite blog?

Some days ago I've upgraded my single-site WP installation to support a multi-site WP website. So I've created two new sites and set the same theme I was using on my single WP blog before. But ...
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How can I create a bash install script for my Wordpress sites setup (WP+plugins+theme)?

I build a lot of websites with Wordpress, and my initial setup is basically always the same : Latest version of WP Latest versions of about 5 plugins My naked development theme Instead of ...
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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 ...