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 do I exclude plugins from getting automatically updated?

There is an opt-in filter that allows all plugins on my site to receive automatic updates: add_filter( 'auto_update_plugin', '__return_true' ); I like this feature, but I don't want all my plugins ...
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Posts & page twice display

I install a fresh blog and add some posts & pages. With normal template/theme the pages and posts are fine while showing twice when i changed the theme. The problem lies in the template but i ...
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Why cant I change the text on this theme?

I am a noob at website creation, and I have only recently begun to use wordpress. I looked at a bunch of demos online and they have helped, but I a seemingly simple problem. My problem is that I am ...
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Check php version before theme activation

I've got theme that requires php 5.3+ version. If older - fatal error occurs with it. So what I need to do when user try to activate this theme is to check php version before going into theme code ...
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How to use custom fields to enable sticky posts on custom post types?

Background: The Wordpress Answers site has two questions which ask about how to enable sticky posts on custom post types (see how to make custom posts sticky? and Enable sticky posts to custom ...
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Why I obtain different visualization when I run the website on my local machine and on remote server?

I am finding a very strange behavior with a WordPress main menu into this custom theme that use BootStrap: http://onofri.org/WP_BootStrap/ As you can see in the horizontal main menu the background of ...
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Why this BootStrap main menu appear twice in my theme?

I am going crazy with the following WordPress custom theme that use BootStrap CSS framework: http://onofri.org/WP_BootStrap/ As you can see I have a problem with the horizontal main menu in my ...
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Add more widget areas to a theme

what's the best approach to add more widget areas to a theme? currently, my theme has 2 columns that display the widgets, but I'd like to extend it to 4 for example. It currently looks like this: ...
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Using jQuery safe mode in WP? [duplicate]

I am pretty new in WordPress and I know just a litle about jQuery and Javascript and I have the following problem: Into my functions.php file I load jQuery, the jQuery FlexSlider pluging (that create ...
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Preserve theme settings when migrating from local to live

Whenever i try to move the website from local to live or viceversa Theme Option settings resets. Exporting the settings and importing it couldnot restore the images which is an upload field(P.S.it ...
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Multi-site get_bloginfo('stylesheet_directory') referring to sub-folder

I am using multi-site instance, but want each site to use the same themes throughout. When I reference get_bloginfo('stylesheet_directory'); I was expecting: ...
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Why a SlideShow (made using JQuery FlexSlider) can't work if I load it form functions.php but work if I load it from my footer.php file? [closed]

I have the following situation: I am carrying this pure HTML theme (that use BootStrap CSS framework) into a WordPress theme. This is the original pure HTML demo theme (I have the entire source code ...
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Why I can't load my JavaScripts using an hook inside my functions.php file?

I am pretty new in WP (I came from Joomla) and I have the following problem: I am carrying this pure HTML theme (that use BootStrap CSS framework) into a WordPress theme. This is the original pure ...
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Using filter in the widget causes fatal error

I'm adding a filter for a WordPress query in a widget. I'm adding as following: function filter_where( $where = '' ) { } add_filter( 'posts_where', 'filter_where' ); $query = new WP_Query( $args ); ...
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Why the slideshow is not shown in my theme?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme developing and I have the following problem. I am trying to create a WordPress theme that used BootStrap CSS framework based on this BootStrap demo static website ...
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How to use get_template_directory_uri() to load an image that is in a sub-folder of my theme?

I am pretty new in WordPress and I have the following doubt about how to insert in my homepage an immage that is in a subfolder into my theme directory. So I have the following situation: Into my ...
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86 views

How to correctly add JQuery in a WP theme?

I am pretty new in WordPress and I have the following doubt: I have to include JQuery into a theme and I am doing in this way: I create the following function into functions.php theme file and I add ...
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Some questions about how proper add 2 CSS file in a WordPress theme?

I have the following situation loading a CSS. I have a WordPress theme that load a style.css settings file by this code into my functions.php file: /* Function automatically executed by the hook: * ...
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Why I can't add a CSS style in this WordPress theme?

I am trying to add a CSS style to a WordPress theme that I am developing as is shown in this tutorial: http://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-properly-add-javascripts-and-styles-in-wordpress/ ...
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Where is definied the theme location for the main menu in a WordPress template?

I am pretty new in WordPress (I came from Joomla) and I have the following doubt related the Theme Location of the main menu. For example, using the preinstalled Twenty Twelve theme, if in the ...
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Some doubts about WordPress handle the horizontal main menu visualization

I am pretty new in WP (I came from Joomla) and I have some doubt regarding how WordPress handles the main menu (I mean the horizontal menu in the header). As example I use this online test website: ...
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52 views

Why in this WordPress theme I can't see the Main Menu?

I am pretty new in WP (I came from Joomla) and I have the following problem. I have installed WordPress on my server and if I use one of the included theme (such as the Twenty Thirteen theme) when I ...
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Problem only while using require_once() within functions.php

I use add_theme_page() within my child theme's functions.php implemented something like this... // other functions located here that create a custom options page in the Dashboard. // THIS IS NOT A ...
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What are the things that will be affected in case there is some wordpress updates or theme updates?

I amm getting into my head what this child theme is. I have just read it on the internet, and wondering if I do really need to study it or no need. I don't know any coding and stuffs. I don't have ...
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Translation of theme using child theme

I have created a folder called “languages” in my child theme directory and added a: da_DK.po and a da_DK.mo file generated using POedit. I have created a functions.php file in my child theme ...
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Convert theme to be based on Bootstrap?

I have a theme that i would like to be based on the bootstrap grid instead of its original one and I'm in doubt if this is relatively easy to change or I will have unforeseen challenges. So my ...
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wordpress search result page post_type order

i want to customize the search. what i need is when user search for ex: if user search for tools in search result will return result in following manners. Pages page 1 page 2 Posts post ...
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Edit raw HTML of the landing page

I just created and set up a landing page for my blog. I use Weaver theme. I checked every checkbox to remove all the stuff I don't want ( Hide Page Title, Hide Site Title/Description, Hide ...
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WP admin bar only on some pages

I am trying to create my first wp theme. So far it has been quite nice experience, but now i have a problem that i don't quite understand. The Admin bar is showing only on some of my pages, on the ...
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Work on theme files on a server & browser preview before installing it

A friend of mine who has got a live Wordpress website has bought a new theme. Before he's going to install and use it, he would like to adapt the theme's styles to his current web design. I uploaded ...
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Best practice (forward compatibility) for theme options

So here is what I'm wondering... You all know about Option-tree and similar frameworks that theme authors are using for their theme option pages. You also all know that since 3.4 WordPress introduced ...
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How to change images size after theme modification?

The images in the previous theme were using a height and width listed in the source html. The new theme will resize the images using percentages, so I need to remove all the height and width in the ...
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How can I establish the credibility of a theme/plugin author?

As prompted by the question "Are WordPress Plugins Necessary?", through what practices can administrators of self-hosted WordPress installations establish the credibility of a theme/plugin author ...
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What is the template file for topic layouts in bbPress?

The theme I'm using edits the Topic layout in such a way that the role is not being displayed anymore. I'd like to revert those changes in the theme editor, but I can't seem to find the template file ...
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Programmatically Selecting Theme Based on URL

I've inherited a site which has a mobile version. Let's call it qqq.com. It has a Varnish server in front of it to cache the pages. But it seems the Varnish server is also detecting mobile requests, ...
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Javascript as Jquery Function Call?

Refer to Nice scroll to wordpress wordpress runs jquery in noconflicts mode which means that you either need to write your JS code using the jQuery function call var seq = 0; ...
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Wordpress javascript call functions?

wordpress runs jquery in noconflicts mode which means that you either need to write your JS code using the jQuery function call $(document).ready( function($) { $("html").niceScroll(); } ); ...
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Check javascript file Proper way in functions.php

I am trying to convert html to wordpress. The code in the html was: <script src="js/jquery.nicescroll.min.js"></script> <script src="js/jquery.js"></script> ( jQuery v1.7.2 ) ...
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Nice scroll to wordpress

I am converting html5 to wordpress Theme. I want to use custom scroll for wordpress. The code DEPENDENCIES It's a plugin for the jquery framework, you need to include jquery in your scripts. I will ...
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WordPress Backup

I'm learning how to backup right now and I'd like some validation. From what I understood, to fully backup my Wordpress I need two things. One backup for my database and another for theme files. The ...
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Does Wordpress provide themes_api function?

http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/plugins/communicating-with-the-wordpress-org-plugin-api/ From the link above, we can see the Wordpress.org provide a function that can access the Wordpress.org ...
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Can't install vEstate Real Estate WP Themes

I have downloaded the vEstate Real Estate WP Themes.when i try to install it I got this error. I have update the upload_max_filesize to 20M.plz tell how to fix this error? need quick help
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How to check homepage contain blog post?

I try to add some content on the post excerpt in wordpress. For a category page excerpt condition working perfect. but i am not sure how to check in home page i tried is_home and is_front_page like ...
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Wordpress 500 Internal server error when activating custom theme [closed]

Whenever I try to activate my custom built theme on the clients server, the website returns a '500 - Internal Server Error'. The theme is working fine on my local machine, MAMP on my mac. I dont ...
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Adding circles for recent posts under each post in the Spun theme

I am trying to add a snippet for a few recent posts under each blog post on my site with the Spun theme, but I think I need to somehow enable the some part of the theme's CSS code for it. So far I ...
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How to handle responsive and non responsive websites in one WordPress Theme?

I am using iPage hosting service to display my webpage. I am using a WordPress theme called Mantra. I want to display my website without been responsive (responsive to screen size in mobile phone). ...
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Template from scratch: Sidebars not showing widget

I have an issue wherein i have a plugin (newsletter) which has a widget whereby users can (usually) subscribe to a newsletter and other functionality. But i digress. I have been trying to create ...
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Grab the first paragraph of each post

I have some code that uses preg_match to grab the first paragraph, and then spit it out in the loop: function first_paragraph() { global $post, $posts; $first_para = ''; ob_start(); ...
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How to add an option to admin to add image that could be used as header?

I want to add an option to add/change an Image in admin dashboard in a way that I can call it through code. For example lets call it header_2 Image and then want to use it in an header template. So ...
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Can we create a child theme for a premium child theme built on Genesis framework?

I have a child theme from Genesis framework. How can I create a child theme of it. Actually I need to do some changes, so if I'm changing in my child theme, then if any future updates comes I can not ...