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 pull wordpress post comments to a external page

Hello I would like to know if there is a way to pull the contents of comments on a post to a separate page from wordpress. currently this is what i have, i'd like to replace with a function to pull ...
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Upgrade not working & themes not supporting

I just transfered my website from shared hosting to VPS, I installed all the backup from previous website to the VPS, Everything was fine, My website was functioning all perfect, But I was not able ...
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Translate wordpress date from Italian to English

I'm developing a wordpress based site in English but I've installed the Italian version of it... In my blog page, I get dates, exactly months, in Italian instead of English... How can I translate ...
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Which is the most well coded and semantically correct naked/blank Wordpress theme (based on Wordpress coding standards)?

I've be using Starkers for a while but I wonder if there are blank/naked themes with better code, files, and folder organization (based on Wordpress coding standards)?
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Color palet in the Wordpress' front-end?

Recently I've been seeing a lot of premium wordpress themes that includes a palet to change background colors, like this one: http://pexeto.com/dandelion_wp/ and this one: ...
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Free Wordpress theme for an intranet tutorial site [closed]

I work for a research oriented company and hence a lot of new facts and ways of going about work are found everyday. We want to consolidate all our understandings and categorize them as tutorials on ...
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Modifying the markup in the Tag Cloud widget?

I need to modify the markup of the tag cloud widget. Can someone tell me how to go about doing this without modifying any of the files outside of the theme directory so my changes don't get ...
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985 views

How to query details of images in gallery that is attached to a post

I have several images attached to each post. I need to generate a gallery, but because it's heavily customized I don't want to use a gallery plugin, nor the gallery short code. It's also situated in a ...
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How can I create an “excerpt” with text that won't be displayed in the post itself?

I'm currently creating a new theme for my blog and I intend to make it in a magazine style manner. So, to clarify the question in the title: what I want to do is to create a text assigned to the ...
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Best practices for a Style/CSS based theme options page?

I would like to create a theme options page based only on changing the site wide CSS styling. For instance body/container background colors, font-sizes, font colors, etc. I have accomplished this by ...
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Need a theme that let the posted content stretched maximum width [closed]

(Please note I'm NOT asking about wordpress.org but about wordpress.com) I just posted a new entry but my current theme has a fixed width which makes my post become buggy and surely myself and the ...
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problem with wp theme uploading to server..?

Please help me out.. I had uploaded new theme(child theme) in clients server.Theme folder has twenty ten and child theme now.But when i activated the theme in admin side ,the twenty ten shows the ...
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How would I got about calling a php file every time someone publishes a new post?

I've got a custom php file that I want to call every time someone publishes a new post. How would I go about doing that? Can I write it into the functions.php of my theme?
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How does WP generate html?

I think this must be a simple question, despite the seemingly broad title. My wordpress theme by default displays several social icons. (You can see them here, in the upper right corner.) I'm trying ...
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What is the most efficient way of adding additional functionaliy for admin only

I'm trying to figure out the best approach to add additional functionality that will only be utilized by admins via /wp-admin. What's the best way to implement so that resources aren't being wasted. ...
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Sub-Theme (based on Taxonomies)

This feels like a fairly simple question, though I fear, may be a complicated answer. Is there an way (via plugin or code) to make a theme change some basic CSS elements based on a taxonomy term. So ...
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How to change sidebar per page?

I am new to theming with wordpress. I have a theme layout with one sidebar at the right side of the website. Now on my homepage and one other page i dont want to have the sidebar. On all other pages ...
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Using a Theme inside a Plugin directory

I am building a mobile friendly plugin and put the theme directory inside the plugin directory. If it's a mobile browser, how can I redirect to the theme in the plugin directory? ...
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Copying post thumbnail to custom field

I've just moved to another theme, and it uses the custom field bigimage for associating an image with a post, instead of using WordPress's post thumbnails. How do I copy the URLs of all existing ...
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Wordpress Theme for Video Showcase [closed]

Does anyone know of a good theme for showcasing multiple Youtube videos? Thanks!
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Using OOP in themes

I see a lot of plugins making use of object-oriented coding when there isn't really necessary. But what's even worse is that theme developers are starting to do the same thing. Commercial themes and ...
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What does exactly GPL license mean for my WordPress theme?

To put it like this: I have created a WordPress theme for myself which consists of the following: PHP code - GPL v2 licensed like WordPress CSS files - All rights reserved JS files - All rights ...
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Editing theme files and access to the Code pages only to super-admin?

When I deal with Multisite installation.Some themes like mystique and aparatus provide the widget areas with in the theme-settings page to enter Advertising codes in the form of HTML or java script ...
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Add a series of checkboxes to theme options

Hi I made a theme options by this tutorial This options have multicheck type by checkboxes. I don't know how to make it work. I'm try to exclude page using this multicheck. This is my array with ...
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How to hide or remove unwanted widgets on Multisite installation?

I am using Multi-site installation. I don't want all the widgets appear under widgets.php on dashboard .So I tried to find a way to remove or hide unnecessary widgets . SO that the new sub-sites ...
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Difference between a theme and a plugin?

I'm curious as to what the specific differences are between a theme and a plugin. I get the gist of it...themes have to do with look and feel (html / css) and plugins have to do with adding ...
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Automatic Updates For Private And Commercial Themes?

Is there any way to get wordpress to check for, download private theme updates? I found this plugin for private plugin updates.... ...
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Twenty Ten Theme: Replace the Logo by a picture without moving the code

I would like to replace the twenty ten's theme logo (text) by a picture, Is there any plugin allowing me to do that. I know how to do it, but every time wordpress gets updated (often) the code comes ...
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How to edit my theme for full width?

I am using Manifest 1.01 by Jim Barraud on my site www.inteftrust.org. I'd like to know how can I get full width with this theme. Thanks.
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How to create a new copy of a theme currently being used?

I want to copy the theme I am using now, so that I can change it an test online (using the Theme Test Drive plugin). At this moment I haven't ftp, telnet or even access to the database. Is there any ...
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Incompatible Archive. PCLZIP_ERR_BAD_FORMAT (-10)

What causes this error (generated while uploading any theme to this WP site) Unpacking the package… Incompatible Archive. PCLZIP_ERR_BAD_FORMAT (-10) : Unable to find End of Central Dir Record ...
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How do you remove a broken theme from WordPress Admin (without FTP or Cpanel)

Is it possible to remove a broken theme from WordPress using only the WordPress dashboard? i.e, without using cpanel or FTP? Background: When you are doing customer support, its rare that you have ...
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Theme Advanced Styles in Visual Editor and Paragraphs

After i add these codes to functions.php: add_editor_style(); function childtheme_mce_btns2($orig) { return array('formatselect','styleselect', 'underline', 'justifyfull', 'forecolor', '|', ...
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Remove problem PHP code entered into footer via Theme

A friend of mine has a WordPress site using the Theisis theme. Recently he added a bit of problematic PHP code to the footer via the Theme (not into a PHP file). The PHP code is erroring out causing ...
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Creating a job board using WordPress (for free)? [closed]

I found several plugins/themes for creating a job board with WordPress, but only one solution which is free (see here) Are there any other free solutions for doing that? Thanks.
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Basic gallery plugin suggestion [closed]

I'm developing a custom wp theme which needs a gallery function. I looked over a few popular gallery plugins, but all of them seem "bloated" with a lot of unnecessary stuff. Do you have any ...
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3k views

switch theme on fly

I have two themes: "Default" and "Alternate". I'd like to place a link on my site that says "Switch to Alternate Theme", which will change the default theme to the alternate and vice versa. A cookie ...
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WordPress frameworks and parent themes [closed]

By now there is a considerable amount of WordPress code around that is meant to be re-used by other developers. Unfortunately there is little to none practical and solid information on it and ...
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Want to have the Post editor remembering the last editing position

As you probably know the WordPress theme editor remembers its last editing position, but I want my post editor to do the same (it jumps to the top if you save a post/page).... Any tips/hacks how to ...
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What theme is good for posting code? [closed]

I have my blog hosted at www.alphaot.com and I guess it's good enough. But problems arise when the lines of code get longer than 30 characters. The lines just wrap and get icky or something they even ...
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Make theme settings support multisite enabled (WordPress Mu) site

recently I found a problem is that all custom theme settings written by theme author are not working for a multisite enabled site. I've checked several themes and thought this workaround may help: ...
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How do I add a new string to a .po or .pot file?

I have a .pot file that came with my Wordpress theme. Now I want to add strings to it, that weren't there in the original theme. How do I do that? Do I have to update the .pot file? but 1) How do I do ...
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How do I work with the SlideDeck plug-in?

I added the SlideDeck plug-in to my site. I added it into the main index template. I am using the Arthemia theme. I really like the look of it but the only problem is that now I can't see all the ...
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how to remove category nav from Bueno (Wordpress Theme) header [closed]

Im helping a friend who has a woo bueno theme [free] blog and for some reason shes chosen long and numerous categories. these all appear in a nav bar at the very top of her page and it's just got to ...
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What changes we need to make to a theme so it can be installed as a MU Theme?

I downloaded the free Wootheme Irrestible and if installed on a stand alone Wordpress, works very well. Now, if we enable Multiple Sites on 3.x and set this theme to be the theme of a new site it ...
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Display WordPress comments before the plugins?

I am so happy that I found this site =) Well, here is my problem: I want to display the wp comments right after the post, but before the plugins content. What I have tried so far: in ...
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get_template_part vs action hooks in themes

It seems to me both of these afford the opportunity for the end user to modify a theme without actually editing the themes files (via child themes). My question is, is one method preferred over the ...
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Basic Theme for a Static Corporate Website?

(Moderator's note: Was originally titled "Wordpress for a static corporate website?") I am looking for a WordPress solution that will give me: a static website, with menu and a few pages, does not ...
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Recommended Themes for a Developer-related Topics Blog?

(Moderator's note: Was previously titled: "What is the best theme used for a developer like me?") I'm a developer and write a blog to share my knowledge with readers. I'm looking for a theme which is ...
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Creating Multiple Menus when using the TwentyTen Theme?

How to get multiple menus in TwentyTen theme?