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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Child theme not loading parent layout

I am new to WordPress and I am just trying to help a friend customize his blog. I started doing this via the wp-admin Editor and CSS Editor until I found out this was a big no-no. So I set up a local ...
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How to hide default sidebar widgets?

I'd like to hide/not display all default widgets(Search, Recent Posts, Recent Comments, Archive, Categories and Meta) which are inserted into custom sidebar when the theme is installed. (Removing them ...
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Loading Bootstrap with wp_enqueue_style and wp_enqueue_script

I'm looking to load Bootstrap on a theme I'm working on though can't figure out how to add the JS file that comes with Bootstrap. I already created a function that loads some of my custom styles and ...
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Theme Customizer not loading

I have created a new theme and i use it in some of my sites (multisite) but at one site the customizer preview does not load (spinner never stops). Loading the customizer preview of other themes work ...
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Error while downloading WordPress themes

Installing Theme: Luminescence Lite 1.3.0 Downloading install package from https://downloads.wordpress.org/theme/luminescence-lite.1.3.0.zip… Fatal error: Maximum execution time of 30 seconds ...
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How can I customize the white menu bar on the “Themes” page of the WordPress dashboard?

How can I customize the white menu bar on the "Themes" page (the "theme-install.php" page where a user can choose a free theme to install) of the WordPress dashboard? Currently, the menu links are "...
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How to conditionally display widgetized areas in theme customizer?

On my client's site there will be quite a few widgetised areas - one for each page created plus global ones. The problem is that they all display in the "widgets" section in theme customizer at the ...
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Custom WP Admin pages do not display after trying to add child to functions-admin.php

I am building a theme options page. I have a parent page with 3 sub-pages under that. Volcano (Parent) Sidebar Theme Options Custom CSS The Problem: All of these settings are not displaying at ...
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Creating a WordPress website using WP-CLI

I really struggling to work this one out, its about WordPress / WP-CLI & BASH. Heres my script: if [ ! -f ".env" ]; then touch .env echo -n "Enter the DBNAME and press [ENTER]: " read ...
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Why does twentysixteen take a free hand in dealing with longstanding usability principles?

In postings from 1996, Jakob Nielsen said that the research suggested that presenting visited and unvisited links in two separate colors is profoundly better than going with one-color-fits-all. He ...
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Two pot files in the same directory?

i have two pot files in your-theme/languages directory admin-theme.pot theme.pot i can translate theme.pot (pl_PL.po and pl_PL.mo) its working but i want to translate admin-theme.pot too. How should ...
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Divi Template A Few Questions

I'm new and getting stuck into to WordPress and really like the Elegant Theme Divi option, however I have a few questions I was hoping someone could help with. I do require that the site I build can ...
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Plugin Deactivate Self on Activation Errors

Hi I'm wondering if someone can point me in the right direction here. I'm having trouble figuring out how deactivate_plugins() works. I've been using variations of the below for awhile now and it's ...
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Use another theme template in my theme

I want to use a different theme's portfolio page in my theme. I just want the content (portfolio layout of the other theme) but my own (active theme) header, footer, sidebar, and everything else. Is ...
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Finding the URL to be used to check if plugin is installed with a theme

I understand the following code checks if a plugin is installed and if not it puts an error in the backend of WP: add_action('admin_notices', 'showAdminMessages'); function showAdminMessages() { ...
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How to add Company Logo to Chosen Theme

I have a WordPress Website with the 'Chosen' Theme installed but I am unable to add my Company Logo to it. Thanks for any help
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single.php change into a modal popup bootstrap wordpress

I want to change the modal popup single.php be bootstrapping , so when clicked readmore on post , just turn up the single post with the display popup instead to a new page and there are display how ...
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Web site Header tag links some resources with HTTPS

in my WP installation with Quest 1.2.X theme I'm getting the web pages with some and tags (included in the header) with HTTPS url instead of the default one HTTP. Some of the urls are: https://...
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How to override the theme home page?

I'm using a theme that has it's own home page layout but I want to use a normal page instead. I can't find a way to change it because in Settings> Reading, the home page is already set to 'Home' (a ...
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Finding wordpress file in theme editor using the theme name

In the wordpress admin dashboard, on the pages tab, when you edit the page, there's a section called "Page Attributes". One of the options is "Templates", which opens a drop-down list of templates ...
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Redux callback action

I'm very new with Redux. I don't know how to show and hide a textarea using switch (without saving). When my switch turns on, the text input displays and when it turns off, the input hides itself. I ...
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How to add theme support?

I figured this would have been a question already, but I haven't come across it. I'm wondering what the correct hook for checking theme support is in a theme and also a plugin. function ...
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What would cause a theme to add extra characters to blog post links?

I've been working for the past couple days to figure out why a theme is adding " title=" to the end of a given blog post's URL, resulting in a 404 error. I've authored test posts, same result. I'...
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Using esc_url with a hard coded url

I've added following URL in my theme, but I have been informed that I must use esc_url(). I could not figure out, how can I use that function with following code? <a href="http://pinterest.com/pin/...
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Can I make a super plugin that also has a theme?

I'm working on something that requires a user to have a plugin. I only want them to have to install one thing. Can I have a plugin that has a theme with it?
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not displaying images in ms edge after move wp to new host [closed]

I'm not familiar with wp, prefer other cms and codding. I get to move wp site to new hosting. done it. (copy files, create database and copy all, use sql to fix url) but still have problem. under ...
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Devices mockup not working

I am developing a theme in which i want to add mockup on every page , so i am using device mockup plugin . But it is not displaying the device frame . I have the latest wordpress install with my theme ...
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Link to specific Customizer section

I've got a site with a few extra Customizer sections. Is there a way to link directly to these so that section open when the page loads? Something like http://mysites.com/wp-admin/customize.php#...
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Include Parent functions.php in Child Theme functions.php

I'm trying to include my parents themes functions.php include into my child theme functions.php. I have a standard setup for a functions.php in my parent. This is what i have in my child themes ...
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Allow Shortcode in Theme Customizer

All theme dev who follows the wp guidelines properly, now uses ability of default wp customizer to customize their themes, instead of making a different theme option section the admin panel. But what ...
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Port existing Bootstrap site to WordPress?

I have an existing static site, built on top of Bootstrap, with custom CSS. Now I want to move the site to WordPress (yay). But I want to keep all the styling and layout in WordPress exactly the ...
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Theme Customizer - How to create a sub panel

In Theme Customizer, i'd like to create a sub panel like this one of wordpress: When we add a new item, a new panel which allows us to pick up a item displays on the right, how can i do the same ? ...
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Disable Theme API / Front end (for API only environment)

I can't remember in which talk I saw this but there is a codex function to disable the front end altogether. I am not talking about the blank theme as mentioned here: Disable front end to use as CMS ...
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The the_post_thumbnail without srcset?

The WordPress 4.4 adds multiple image sizes with srcset when using the_post_thumbnail function. Is it possible to get only one image size without srcset ? I understand that it is possible to add a ...
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loading blank white screen of slide

Slider loading with white bank screen. It may be problem with active class of the slider but I can find it for fixing. Here is the code --- <section id="main-slider" class="no-margin"> <...
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How Can I Create a List of Values to Be Iterated Through via WordPress Customization API?

I currently have a theme with OptionTree installed. It is used to create a list of locations which are then visible in a dropdown in the header of the page. The display code with OptionTree looks like ...
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Delete database tables on theme uninstall?

How can I execute DB queries when theme installs and delete those tables on theme uninstall?
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WP can't create new directory

Edit2: I'm renaming the question from "WP didn't add theme automatically" to "WP can't create new directory" because I found out that the problem is a little bit more complex. The same error is going ...
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How to create a backend for a custom theme?

Let's assume that there are six different pages in a website. Each page is different & only common part is header & footer. So how will you create back end such that most of the website can be ...
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How to load jquery ui autocomplete combobox?

I have tried below script to load jQuery UI Autocomplete in theme. But it doesn't load their related scripts. How should I call it to work. wp_enqueue_script('jquery-ui-autocomplete'); I think ...
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How to customize core admin pages within a theme?

Say I'm building a WordPress theme, and when this theme is active I want to display customized versions of some admin pages. Let's suppose I want a custom "Widgets" page: I can find the template for ...
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How would you check if changes were made on a post or page? [closed]

I have an post editor and a post viewer (the browser) that are running at the same time. I would like to show changes almost immediately in the browser when the post has been updated on the server (...
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Theme/Plugin installation through url on button click

I have a specific page on my website with several plugins and themes for download. Free plugins and themes. I offer a link to download them but I am trying to give my users this content in a more ...
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What is the standard featured image size?

Is there a standard featured image size that Wordpress works best with? Or is the featured image sizing based on theme settings or requirements?
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Where am I doing wrong in my theme menu?

Every thing works fine out of WordPress but the theme's dropdown menu doesn't work. Here is my functions.php code : register_nav_menus(array( 'primary' => esc_html__('Primary', 'codeha'), ));...
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How prevent someone from opening my theme directory

How to prevent users from opening my themes directory or at least preventing wordpress from outputting an error. For example when I open this link in my wordpress blog https://www.example.com/wp-...
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WordPress Permalink 404

I have a problem with Permalink since from version 4.4, from frontend when members try to insert post shows 404 when click submit button, can't insert post only show 404, When i changed to Plain in ...
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How to add Space between sidebar and footer widget in Wordpress theme [closed]

How to add Space between sidebar and footer widget in word press theme.In bottom of our Site, I added footer and how can i increase space between sidebar and footer.Its very close and touching the ...
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Cannot get full thumbnail size using the_post_thumbnail

I cannot get the full (unmodified) image size using the_post_thumbnail( 'full' ); I have also tried: the_post_thumbnail(); It still returns the cropped image. I can see that the unmodified ...
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Broken template went invisible

I made my wordpress run local and copied a new template into the templates folder. After logging in to the backend i got the message that the active theme (the new one) is broken and its reverting to ...