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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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606 views

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 ...
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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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657 views

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- ...