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 to create a theme that can be updated by people using the theme on their site

I'm thinking of starting to create themes to sell on Themeforest and i'd like to have my themes be updatable in the themes section under appearance. How is that done ? is there some repository that ...
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Can wordpress theme folder name be changed freely and nothing technically happens

Can the wordpress theme folder be renamed any time freely and everything works fine after that , themes/oldthemename themes/whatevernewname or is it so that if you change the folder name that ...
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Looking for a theme to show unread/updated posts since last visit or like that

Good morning WP fans ! I try to find a theme for a .wordpress.com blog (it's hosted there) What I would like to have is a "notification system", like for example to notify the visitor that there are ...
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How to go about pre generating css file with variables from theme options

I know there have been lots of discussions on here about rendering a css file with php variables. The "no no" way of bootstrapping the wp-load.php for example. I've been working on a theme framework ...
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Most wp_nav_menu parameters ignored

I'm trying to get a text-based navigation menu for the footer of my site. I'm using the wp_nav_menu() parameters as directed by Codex. He're a snippet of code (in footer.php): <div id="footer"> ...
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why is this script not working on my site

I found a script so I can take care that on some months I can change the number of post at a page. So I implment this script at this way : http://pastebin.com/Nbqy0KBU But still all articles are ...
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Single Page Design, Storing in Theme Options

So I'm developing a theme where essentially all content will be displayed on a single page (index). Well, the content isn't exactly conventional. In other words, it's not just a title and body, maybe ...
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Why aren't my posts/pages showing up in my WordPress Theme?

i built a custom wordpress theme, and for some reason don't know why the posts/pages are not showing up in the theme, but they show up in all other themes. Here is the index.php code: <?php ...
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How do I put my comment form above the comments?

The default way to do things seem to have the comment form below the comments. I'd like to have the form at the top. How do I achieve this?
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Theme Demo in live Site

I don't know how to explain this question but let me try, Just Imagine I've a website called xyz.com and in xyz there are 10 themes uploaded and in homepage i'll show name & screenshot of all 10 ...
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Theme and Plugins sharing common libraries

I have seen a number of similar questions here on WP_SE but I believe my situation is a little different because the common libraries I'm creating are frameworks that I'd certainly like to be able to ...
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How to remove header image on subpages in Twenty Eleven (default theme)?

I'd like to remove the header image on all the pages except my "home"-page. Any ideas? Thks
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Using classes instead of global functions in functions.php

In many themes I've seen (including TwentyEleven) and in the examples I've found online, when building the functions.php file for a theme all functionality is declared in a global scope. To clarify, ...
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Limitations when modifying wp_title with a filter

When constructing the HTML <title> attribute in a theme, I found there is a convenient hook for modifying wp_title. However, a quick review of themes indicates using this hook is not common ...
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Is there any global functions.php file which works for any theme?

Is there some global kind of functions.php file that works for any theme? The problem is here: When I change a functions.php file in any theme, I need to take care of two changes: First, I need to ...
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What function actually renders the wp_admin_bar ? How can I call it?

What function actually renders the wp_admin_bar? And how can I call it? I want to print out just the nodes / DOM for the actual menu. It would end up rendering something like this: <div ...
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Download all Wordpress.com available themes, somewhere?

I am looking for a website, or a way to find and download all Wordpress.com available themes for my WPMU website. I have searched for some on http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/ but they don't seem to ...
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Capcha not getting displayed

I am using the theme Feed Engine for a question and answers site. I am having a problem that it is not displaying the captha(see here). I would be very thankful if someone could help me out. Thanks in ...
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Toolbox theme using printif statement - help needed understanding code block

I want to make edits to the following so that I can display the author and date but without those being links to searches 'by date' and 'by author'. The site I'm building will only have one author and ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_header() and BuddyPress [closed]

I've run into this error today and I can't find anyway to get past it. Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_header() in /members/index.php on line 1 The site is running WP 3.2.1 and ...
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From where wp ecommerce is loading plugin theme files?

I updated my checkout page by updating the file which was in ....wp-ecommerce/wpsc-theme/wpsc-shopping_cart_page.php It worked fine for a while, but now some of the changed states reverted to the ...
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Manipulate list of themes in wp-admin

I'm running a multisite network with 100+ themes installed and activated. Is there a way to manipulate the list of available themes in wp-admin so that certain themes appear in the list first? (a kind ...
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Making first post wider than other posts on home page(default)

I want to show first post wider than other posts on the index page of my wordpress theme like firstpost.com. Please suggest me how to do this?
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Is it mandatory to have a link to the theme designer?

I just wanted to know if it's ok to modify/remove links pointing to the designer of the theme. In my case I have "theme by" and the site's logotype, would it be ok to remove the logotype and write ...
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Migrating a website using custom image tags to use featured images instead

I have a site that was built using a Wordpress 2.x era theme that uses a custom field "image" to hold the URL to use as a featured image for each post. I am migrating to use the PageLines Platform ...
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Automatically delete default posts and pages on theme install?

Is there a way to automatically delete the default wordpress posts and pages when activating theme theme?
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No “available widgets” (wordpress 3.2.1 multisite)

I have no widgets available any ideas? I've tried the "Twenty Eleven" Standard Theme and the custom one (Lotus). No widgets are listed, I am looking for the custom_menu widget. In my other ...
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Editing Theme and Moving Servers

Ok, So I have a wordpress installed on a test server. I just edited the default theme to get my desired result. My question is could I just install a new version of wordpress on another server and ...
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What is the Wordpress Pinecone sitting on top of? [closed]

Does anybody know where wordpress gets their banner images? Perhaps we could find the original photo? I'm curious just what exactly this pine cone is sitting on top of.
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Simple child theme modification but links are broken

I have created a simple child theme to modify the Minimal theme by Elegant Themes. The child theme loads with the changes I have made, but the links to pages in the header are all messed up. Rather ...
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A theme that follows all the best practices to learn from?

Are there any good themes that follows all the best practices, to the letter, that I can refer to will creating my themes?
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Display a specific dynamic sidebar widgets on a specific page

I have had a wordpress site handed off to me halfway through completion. It's been at least a year since I last used wordpress and there are a lot of things I'm finding different. The way I am used to ...
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Share plugins, themes, and multi post in a multidomain network

I have created a network consisting of 3 sites (site1.com, site2.com, site3.com). Everything works fine, and I can access all three sites fine. What I need is to be able to share themes, plugins and ...
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is theme network enabled?

So I have been looking for something that allows me to get an array of themes that are network enabled (set in the Network Admin > Themes) There is the field called "allowedthemes" in the wp_options ...
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How to load parent theme style.css?

My WordPress site uses a theme that is a child of a parent theme. As required, both themes have style.css files. However, as far as I can tell WordPress only provides the mechanism to load the child ...
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A custom jquery posts slideshow?

I would like to hvae something like which is under LATEST ARTICLES: http://themeforest.net/item/equilibrium-clean-and-modern-wp-portfolio-theme/full_screen_preview/505517 I can quite easily build it ...
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Removing the default sidebar from admin panel

I would like to remove the default sidebar from my template, it is not needed and I do not want to confuse the user that will be using the admin panel. I have created my own sidebars that are a bit ...
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Working with an Array inside Your Theme Options Array - Multiple Values

I apologize if this is covered extensively elsewhere, I'm not sure how to phrase my searches on the topic. Basically, instead of the following standard code to store data in WP-options... $options = ...
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Best practice for implementing a blog page / section in wp_menu_nav()

I currently have a theme I am developing and had a thought on best practice. I am using wp_menu_nav() for my menus and they are linking to 4 or 5 pages respectively. I would like to add a page / to ...
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Workflow and best practice for documentation [closed]

We have been creating a bunch of templates that are very custom and change from time to time but also have a bunch of similar parts from theme to theme. I am looking to streamline the way we create ...
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Removing the custom_image_header from wp_head

I am looking to remove the custom_image_header from the wp_head. I would like to use this in a more manual way throughout my theme. I understand the general approach for this is to include CSS in the ...
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How to add plugins to wordpress theme?

I planned to develop wordpress themes commercially.. I just want to know the easy method to add plugins to my wordpress theme which I am developing.. can any one suggest me the simple steps.. and I ...
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Custom branding / theme specified by URL

Is there a way to have a site use a theme that is specified by the URL? for example the same site content, database and WordPress install where: domain_x.com uses theme_a with company_branding ...
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Featured images, am I missing something?

* edit * - Pretty new to wordpress here and I've been working on getting post-thumbnails working using featured images...My goal is to quickly apply the featured image as a post thumbnail, regardless ...
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How to create a second index.php?

I need a duplicate of index.php, but slightly modified. I added a "vote it up" plugin. So, I want the user to select how to display posts - by new or by popular. I know what to add to second ...
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How to create a theme option-menu page to save user values

I've created a wordpress theme and new in wordpress development I want to create option page to take some values from user and I've little bit done with that but confused where and how to save that ...
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Why is Wordpress asking me to update my new (virtually blank) theme?

I have just setup a new custom theme with little/no data and yet Wordpress has made an update notice about upgrading it to "1.0.1" and I cannot for the life of my work out why. I have stripped down ...
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Detection of theme being used

OK, this may be a dumb question. Is it possible, using PHP, to detect which theme has been set for use by Wordpress ? If so, how's it done ? Thanks.
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Show post thumbnail only if it exists using timthumb

I am using timthumb as the image size management script throughout my wordpress site but I just noticed that an empty image tag shows up even when there is no thumbnail. <?php ...
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How do I remove RSS feeds from themes?

How do I remove RSS feeds from being listed in the HTML source? Like I want to remove the following: <link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" href="foo.com"> I don't want to remove ...