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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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 ...
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How to put a Worpdpress theme in spanish (having the po file)?

I am building a Wordpress blog system in Spanish and I'd like to have the default theme also translated to "es_ES". I am already running this Wordpress installation in Spanish. What I'd like to know ...
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Wordpress themes that are browser tested and maintained?

Are there any developers that offer themes that have a defined list of browsers tested, on desktop and mobile devices, that are also periodically updated to account for new browser versions?
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Help with Wordpress Query

I'm sort of a noob when it comes to Wordpess; I've only recently started building themes and I've run into a wall. I'm trying to feature 3 different articles at the top of my site using wpquery and ...
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Visually change theme via query string?

Ok, so I have an interesting situation here. I'm looking to have an option to "visually" change a theme via a query string. Basically over-riding the need to update the database and just temporarily ...
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Are the Theme frame works or Theme builders slow downs the performance? [closed]

I depend on theme builders like Suffusion for my Multi-Site Installation. Some WP users say the theme frameworks slow downs the performance and load speed. Is that really affects the performance? A ...
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How to dynamically change theme's slogan from admin?

how can achieve this functionality. That I can change the themes "slogan" from admin and I don't have to go edit the themes source files. I think that there is some theme options functionality. But ...
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Do all themes accommodate all features?

Do different themes accommodate different features, or can all themes accommodate any feature? I.e. do I need to bear in mind what features I'll need when I choose a theme, or are themes only how ...
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How to reduce Header at the top of the page

Using a new theme and wondered how I go about reducing the black space above the header as currently it is too deep. The site in question is here http://www.marqueehireauckland.net.nz/ The theme ...
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Custom fields not displaying on front end

I've read a ton of tutorials and articles and searched for days now, but I still can't seem to get my custom fields to display in the loop and I could use a hand. First off, I definitely have the ...
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Functions.php error - when trying to change the theme

After trying to replace the wordpress theme , it says that the functions.php file in the theme catalogue - the last line - is not ok Parse error: syntax error, unexpected $end in ... ...
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My blog suddenly can't find my stylesheet?

I created a custom theme awhile back, and everything has worked fine up until now. All of a sudden, my theme was reverted back to the default twenty eleven theme because apparently my custom theme is ...
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Catchable fatal error in appcloud free theme by Tokokoo

I have been attempting to make this theme work, Kelontong by Tokokoo, as seen here : http://stylishwebdesigner.com/6-free-wordpress-ecommerce-themes-to-create-an-online- ...
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Unwanted blank lines before <html> tag

I've a strange problem with an Autofocus theme. In my templates file, header.php, I've a code like this (and is correct) <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" ...
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New custom theme option (text input) giving index error

I am using the theme-options.php file from ThemeShaper: http://themeshaper.com/2010/06/03/sample-theme-options/ I can succesfully add new dropdown options, however when I add a new text input I ...
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Twenty Eleven NOT valid

How come the default theme Twenty Eleven fails validation test, both for HTML5 and CSS3? I checked: http://twentyelevendemo.wordpress.com/ Should I be bothered that the validation fails?
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Turning Wordpress Into full-featured website?

I just took 2 coffees worth of caffeine and started a very big project: Turning a wordpress-engined blog with a custom theme into a full-featured website. Can this be done? Is this legal? Has this ...
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Using the same database on another Subdomain

Hi i am currently replacing my blog run on wordpress with another neat theme. I tried the preview template feature and everything is fine, just that i don't trust everything so easily when it comes ...
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Make a menu item unselectable

I'd like to make the main menu selection for some menu items not selectable. For example, I'm doing a resume and I have a "Work History" page with "Job 1", "Job 2", etc. as children. I'd like to be ...
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Is it possible to use Wordpress as an online portfolio for text content? What kind of theme would I look for?

I'm trying to build an online portfolio for a quantity of text content I've produced. I don't have to skills to design it myself or the money to pay someone, so I thought using a CMS with a free theme ...
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Using a _GET gives me a debug error (over my head)

Just looking for some advice on something that is bugging me. Please bear in mind I am a PHP noob :-) I am passing a variable in the url to my WP index page like so: <a href="<?php ...
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Theme Development -> Specific Homepage

I am a beginner to starting a Wordpress template from scratch, so I am open to any helpful links or help that can be given to me :) Questions: What would this file be called front-page or home.php? ...
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Wordpress: Access a plugin from within a theme

I am creating my own custom wordpress theme, this in general is not the problem. I would like to use a plugin that is normally used within pages/posts. (NextGen Gallery, to make a sort of slide show ...
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Frameworks for Premium Theming [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WordPress frameworks and parent themes I want to get my feet wet with wordpress premium theme development. I see lots marketplaces where developers sell wordpress ...
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Where can I sell WordPress themes and plugins? [closed]

I've been building some WordPress themes and plugins. What are the online marketplaces I can sell them?
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What is the general cut-off date for reviewed themes in the WordPress.org repository?

I know that the theme review team has been active for about one year now. Thanks to their hard work and diligence, the themes in the repo are much better now than ever before. However, I have noticed ...
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How to create full header but keep content narrow

I want to set a full header in wordpress theme, while i want to keep the content narrow (center). How can i do that? I'm trying like: <body> <!-- BEGIN header --> <div ...
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WooThemes PremiumNews Theme jQuery Conflict with WordPress 3.2

This morning I updated my wp, and after that few of the jquery of my site is not working. I am using woo themes premium newspaper theme. After the upgrade, the categories drop down menu(superfish ...
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Make the “Add New Post” one column for all users

I have looked everywhere and there's been a few attempts to do this in my themes function.php file but no luck. What I'm after is that to make it easier for my Contributors, that the add new post is ...
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How do I hardcode a WordPress shortcode into my theme?

I am using WooTheme's Canvas theme and would like to "hardcode" in the [post_comments] shortcode into my theme. [post_comments] displays a comment link with comment count (ie Comments 10) in my post. ...
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What is the best book to learn how to make themes for wordpress?

Do you any good book or video tutorials that easily explain how can I make my own theme for Wordpress? and how to change the structure of the content? Cheers.
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Which is the simplest theme for Wordpress to use it as your base?

I am building a new theme for my site, and I was wondering which is the simplest/lite theme with only the files needed like single.php index.php author.php and so on. I have read about wordpress ...
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Is wordpress big enough for my project

I have a site some having job postings running using jobber base. Now I am going to shift it in WP using jobroller theme that is of 99 USD. I am a developer who always like MVC rather than these CMS. ...
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how to use Easy Docs theme to write a book?

I installed this theme http://shakenandstirredweb.com/theme/easy-docs but I don't understand how it works: after install I have only page menu, post menu has disappeared. Page only appears as menu ...
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adding multiple sidebars on pages

I am using twentyten theme and I want there to be two sidebars on my page - one on the left and the second on the right. Can any one tell me how to do that?
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How to Use WordPress as Static CMS Without Blog Posts

I am very new to wordpress. I want to edit a wordpress theme and remove the blogpost area from it so it can be converted into a website. I also want to make some other changes. How I am trying to do ...
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Duplicate and change a Theme Widget

Is there a way (a common one) to duplicate and change a theme widget ? I'm asking this because, I have this widget that displays the recent news and if we click, it will display ALL news, but I wish ...
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WordPress Theme is not Responsive to Updates [closed]

I have a WordPress theme that's installed and has been running fine for a while. I recently needed to update the theme itself, and I did so using the built-in theme editor. Upon reloading the site, ...
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Wordpress themes under GPL license

On a themes site they stipulate, in the terms and conditions, that their themes inherit the GNU general public license from WordPress. I believe that this means that they can be copied and modified. ...
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Varying Search Result Pages

I have two different kinds of search results on my site and I'd like to change the look of the search result page entirely. I've played around with the search form a bit but I'm unsure how to force it ...