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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Random text changing to weird icons in both admin & front end

Has any body had this sort of problem before. The text mainly in input field descriptions turns to weird icons see image. I have deactivated all plugins and changed themes several times but same ...
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Change whole theme depending on resolution

Is it possible to change whole theme depending on resolution? I have different theme for mobile users. I need to change theme to mobile when user has for example smaller than 600px resolution. Theme ...
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Register a widget area when a theme option has been saved?

Is it possible to register a widget area and sidebars when an option has been selected and saved in a theme options panel? I am using a framework called redux but am not too sure if this can be ...
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WordPress Theme Migration Local to Live Assets Not Loading

I have a fully working custom WordPress theme built off underscores served up locally via MAMP. Normally when migrating to a live server, I move over the wp-content directory and the .sql file, ...
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Input gets deleted/overwritten after changing to different Admin Menu

After I have added a plugin menu and have some input to be saved in the database, everything works fine and gets saved, even if I refresh the current page. However, once I go to other menus in ...
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A real way to override BuddyPress files in a WordPress plugin

Is there a working (must be) way to override BuddyPress template files in via a WordPress plugin. I know it can be done using a theme, but is it possible to do it with a plugin? I'm really eager to ...
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Creating themes using the one Plugin (Toolkit)

I'll try my best to explain what I'm trying to achieve. I haven't been developing with Wordpress for a while and I've hit a bit of a wall. I'm looking to get into making Premium Wordpress Themes. ...
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How to access page list themes

I am modifying a WP theme. How do I access the list of WP pages? (As in what functions do I use?)
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Add a Submenu from Another Submenu in a Custom Theme

Good day everyone! I would like some help from you since I'm just a beginner in WordPress. I would like to add a submenu under another submenu like this: International China Independent Group ...
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Removing categories, Comments etc from posts?

im wondering if there is a way to completely remove this feature from my website as i have no need to categorise any of my posts - i plan to post projects in pages from my left sidebar with a static ...
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Lost for direction on how to continue building a theme

I'm a complete beginner to WordPress. I decided to start building a theme. I've got the very basics down (header, sidebar, content, footer) but I just cannot find any direction on where to look for ...
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Incorrect search results in search.php – issue triggered by using `define('BodyID', 'search'); the_post();` in search.php

I have a problem where the page title is not picked up in search results. I've narrowed the problem down to the following line of search.php in my custom theme. define('BodyID', 'search'); ...
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Wordpress Site access from other machines on same network

I developed a Wordpress website on my local computer using 'Wamp' server. I'm now trying to put it on a local server at our work so that others can look at it / access it from their work stations. We ...
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Save/retrieve form data best practises for theme development

I'm building a theme and I have a custom page template with a <form> which is for the vistors to fill in and submit. I'm processing the data with help from hooks and this is all separated from ...
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post_prev & post_next within same category

In my single blog view, I only want to show the Prior and Next buttons within the same category the current post is in. I thought I could just change these two lines thus (set first term to true). ...
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Revamping a Wordpress mirror site - and I don't know where to start!

I have taken on a job at a language school in Spain that has asked me to revamp their website for them. From what I know, the previous designer has done a runner with the details of everything but ...
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Changing admin Textarea to integrated WP editor

I'm currently working on a theme for my page that utilizes wordpress's built-in gallery system to make a slideshow with php/jquery. (Post->create new post->add media-> create gallery) Since by ...
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Include category name in page template

The theme I am using inserts and styles the page title using this code. I would like to display the category name depending on whatever it is for that category. I have tried a number of methods but ...
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Passing array in add_option()

I have to create a option page in my custom theme wordpress. here is is a sample of code <?php function bguru_register_settings(){ $default_options=array( ...
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Costum Theme template directoy url problem

recently i've made a costum wordpress theme , i already made few before but this time i'm really confused about issue: issue is ; in costum theme i'm using this : get_template_directory_uri() to ...
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WP Knowledge Base Theme bug - Subcategories and Articles, Need to change WP_Query

I'm using the WP Knowledge Base theme, which is almost perfect for the project I'm on, but I discovered an unfortunate bug. On the home page, if you have both SubCategories and loose Articles under a ...
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What is the process for reimplementing a back up WordPress?

WordPress noob here. I'm helping a friend migrate her WordPress themes and change servers. I've already moved the WP across servers, but now I'm working on changing the theme on my localhost dev site ...
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Flexslider not working for my custom theme WordPress

I add flexslider to my theme homepage http://templategraphy.com/wp-demo/bluto/ but it didn'not show on my homepage Here is the order of js i placed in function.php function theme_name_scripts() { ...
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Notice: Use of undefined constant Redux_TEXT_DOMAIN - assumed 'Redux_TEXT_DOMAIN'

I am building my first Wordpress site, I just downloaded and installed v3.9.1. I bought a theme (rustik3) and I am trying to install it, but I am running into these errors produced by WP_DEBUG: ...
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Shortcode Display From Wordpress Dashboard Page Without Using post_id

I have this code for showing recent posts on my home page custom theme and it works well. functions.php code: function my_recent_posts_shortcode($atts){ $q = new WP_Query( array( ...
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Plugin to load theme if mobile and specific page

I've been browsing some of the other questions and I haven't been able to find a solution. There was a great solution to part of my problem that I'm basing this code on. I need to detect if on mobile, ...
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Line break no working on theme

I am working on an e-commerce site and the line breaks wont work, neither using the return button nor using <br /> . I have been looking around but haven't found a solution that works. I would ...
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Theme specific plugin, how?

Can someone tell me whether it is possible to create a plugin that is only available to a specific theme and how do I override certain settings in that theme? The problem This is basically the story. ...
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Theme Development : License help

I'm developing my WordPress Theme. Is Theme required to use Copy Right when its does not have registered in Copy Righted list? is themes images directory required Copy Right declaration? I checked ...
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List Categories of the Parent Category of the Current Category

So, let's say I have this structure of categories I. Super Cat A i. mini cat a ii. mini cat b iii. mini cat c I. Super Cat B i. mini cat a ii. mini cat b iii. mini cat c This code: <?php ...
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How to get menu location in wp_update_nav_menu hook

I want to get the menu location in the wp_update_nav_menu (during menu save action) add_action('wp_update_nav_menu', function ($id, $data = NULL) { error_log( var_export($data, true) ); ...
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Adding search form to header in huemen theme along with header background image

I want to add a search form to heumen header along with the header image. there is one more problem that i want to redirect the user to another website when he searches that form. example he searches ...
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How to install wordpress theme's plug-ins?

I need you're help, as I'm sort of a noob at installing extras in themes. I installed the Metro Magazine theme on my wordpress site, but the metro magazine theme has some plug-ins to increase ...
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Default Template infinite loop of Title

Pages which have no specific template assigned output an infinite amount of h2 page titles, which looks like this: This is what my Themes index.php looks like: get_header(); ?> Hallo ...
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How to add multiple images in a page

I am developing a WordPress Theme and I've got stuck in a point. What I want to do is to add a box at the right of page editor so the admin of the site can add multiple images on the fly in this ...
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best practices for updating wordpress theme

Need to use a new theme for one of my Wordpress websites, but at the same time I need to also keep the current theme live whilst I make changes. What is the best practice? Should I develop the theme ...
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Meta title W3C Validation Error with

On the single post, the WordPress generates the meta title automatically but it gives validation error. This is what WordPress generates: <meta name="title" content="The post title goes here" ...
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How to tell if a script is being executed from a plugin, a theme or a child theme in WordPress?

I have a framework for WordPress that can be embedded into either a plugin, a theme or a child theme. In order to return proper URLs, the script needs to determine from where it is being executed. I ...
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Trouble creating custom sanitization function when uploading video files

I'm trying to create a Theme Customizer control in Wordpress that will allow the user to upload an MP4 and WEBM video, and in doing so I need to create a sanitization option to verify the file type. ...
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How can I demonstrate themes well?

How can I demo Wordpress themes well? I'd like to avoid any undo labour or inefficiency. Perhaps one Wordpress for links to different themes (example.com/themes), and each link goes to a second ...
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White screen and can't activate themes and plugins

I have a newly installed Wordpress website. The problem is the front end is just showing a white blank screen. I can access the admin dashboard, and when I went to Themes I got this error. ERROR: ...
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Replacing current theme folder by previous version of the same folder produces “undefined function get_header()” error

In order to check a previous version of my theme, I temporarily moved my current theme folder elsewhere and put at its location the folder of an older version of the same theme, with the same name. ...
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What is the major difference between child theme and normal theme

What is the exact difference between child theme and normal theme, and what are the advantages of using child theme?
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jquery-issue: cannot load the basic jquery

I am pretty new to wp. I have installed wp 3.9 on a demo site. I wanted to configure and add some plugins; eg the facebook wp-rss-multi-importer I've noticed that I cannot do some configurations ...
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Theme Loading Into Dashboard

I'm having this really weird, never seen before, issue ... whenever I visit the Dashboard, after about 3-5 seconds, my theme loads into the Dashboard layout. It's like the theme's stylesheet is being ...
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Giving auto update functionality to my theme

I have created a free wordpress theme. I want to give the users the ability to auto update the theme from the dashboard if there exists a update in mysite. We can see that when we are using ...
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Can I add a blog subfolder to my website and use a different theme

I asked this question over at WebMasters, and was directed to this stack exchange, I might add I had no idea this even existed! I was wondering if I am able to create a new subfolder named blog on ...
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Wordpress multisite with same content

Trying to accomplish the following. Any help / advice is greatly appreciated. 1) I have multiple domain names (e.g., site1.com, site2.com, site3.com). 2) I need each domain to display the same ...
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Theme Option won't show up in my template

I've modified theme option from wp.tuts tutorials, And when I save the settings, it works. But the settings on the second tabs won't show up in my template. here my first theme option and the second ...
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Image not displayed

I am using the following inside images-options which is linked to functions.php.When clicked on submit button it crashes in wordpress admin <th scope="row">Image 1:</th> <td> ...