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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A hook that runs only when the theme is previewed

Is there a function or a hook that runs only when a theme is previewed? I'm referring to the preview feature that you get on the Appearance->Themes page. The reason for this is that I want to ...
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Using a _GET gives me a debug error (over my head)

Just looking for some advice on something that is bugging me. Please bear in mind I am a PHP noob :-) I am passing a variable in the url to my WP index page like so: <a href="<?php bloginfo('...
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Duplicate and change a Theme Widget

Is there a way (a common one) to duplicate and change a theme widget ? I'm asking this because, I have this widget that displays the recent news and if we click, it will display ALL news, but I wish ...
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Alternate header image

Is there a convenient and configurable way to alternate between different header images? The main features I'm looking for are: Random select from a set of images Specific header image in given ...
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Making an IE only site (Like a Mobile only site)

For those who are curious, I'm changing the theme but this theme relies on CSS3 and HTML5 and displays very ugly in IE 8 or below. - Especially the navigation. What I want to do is keep my old theme ...
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How do you install a .MO (language file) to use as part of a theme?

I have my own theme that I've created and I need to support 3 languages. I started by adding the gettext functions to my template _e("string","namespace") etc, generated the po file with Poedit, 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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How do you remove Link backs on Theme settings page?

How do we edit and remove link backs to theme Developers from theme settings page ? Some themes which we install on site has link backs .How do you edit them from multisites? Does any body have Idea ...
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Does Wordpress create mobile menus automatically?

I am using Wordpress 4.5.2 with a custom theme. I am a bit confused about WP and the theme customizations, what does the first and what the second. For example, fullscreen menus are managed by WP........
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Theme-Config tab in admin Pannel?

Sorry, for my broke english. There are few questions that I'd want to ask that got me quite confuse. I will try to phrase and describe my question the best way I could. Starting with a bit of ...
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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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New blog template to display only one category

I understand that I can copy my theme's default blog template and change the code to make it display only posts from one category in the theme's style. I tried tinkering with it, but to no result yet. ...
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How to show next Post Thumbnail image in WordPress using current post id

i make a wordpress theme i make a grid structure show below i have this grid structure it contain two rows and every row has three column i want to show my wordpress random posts in this grid ...
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Wordpress site migration addvice

I have created my WordPress site with purchased theme from themeforest locally in Bitnami. I've made a couple of pages using visual composer plugin changed some settings in theme options and created a ...
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Symlink a directory to wp-content/themes

Is it possible to symlink a directory from my project folder to my wp-content/themes folder which is in a Vagrant setup called chassis: https://github.com/Chassis/Chassis ? I tried to symlink already ...
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How to use scss in wordpress theme?

What is the easiest way to use scss? i Tried the wp-scss plugin but it doesnt seems to work for me: In my theme: root: css -> style.css scss -> style.scss settings for scss and css location ...
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Override Constants in Child theme

I have a parent theme that declare these constant in function.php: define("THEME_DIR", get_template_directory()); define("THEME_DIR_URI", get_template_directory_uri()); define("THEME_NAME", "BARNELLI"...
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Which settings/options are saved on a theme-basis and how does this affect theme-switching?

I realized that when switching the theme (in my case to a child theme) some things don't stay the same: Widgets Menus At least this is what I found out so far: Widgets Don't lose widgets when ...
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Returning Variables back into a template

If I put a function that I want to use in a template I can put it into functions.php function myfunction(){ echo 'My String'; } add_action('myfunction','myfunction'); and in a template file put: ...
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How do I copy my Parent Templates to my Child Templates?

I'm trying to customize the Home Page of a Responsive Theme template. I had started with the Responsive theme and then found out that I had to do customizations on a child theme, so I downloaded the ...
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Is it possible to use line break in theme description?

I want to give linebreak on Wordpress theme's description in style.css (the one in here): /* Theme Name: Theme URI: Description: Author: Author URI: Version: Tags: */ But it appears the ...
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Get list of months with posts

I am trying to add a filter on my custom theme based on post month, similar with the archives but with some differences. What is the best way to get a list of months in witch we have posts? Thanks, ...
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Set WordPress Featured Image For All Post Slugs Matching Image File Name in Specified Directory

I have a bunch of old posts on a blog that I would like to assign a featured image to. I have retrieved all the images I would like to use for each post. I saved each image file name after the slug ...
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How can I show more than 15 themes at a time in the admin menu?

I have a lot of themes in my test wordpress site. I get a little frustrated that I can't show more than 15 at a time. In pages and posts you can click "screen options" to choose the number, but it ...
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How to go about pre generating css file with variables from theme options

I know there have been lots of discussions on here about rendering a css file with php variables. The "no no" way of bootstrapping the wp-load.php for example. I've been working on a theme framework ...
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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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Where can I find a good reviewed collection of Twenty Ten child themes?

I am looking to extend the functionality and more importantly improve the design with post thumbnails on main page, beautify post metadata, etc. If you know a good child theme for twenty ten, please ...
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Wordpress theme with multiple color schemes

I am building a WP theme and want to implement multiple color schemes. I looked through different free and premium themes and found out that this feature is developed different ways there and here. ...
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Disable plugins on cron and ajax page

I want to disable few wordpress plugins on my cron and an ajax page. I have already tried option_active_plugins filter but it's not working. I have checked and found most of the people say that ...
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Translating plugin inside the theme [closed]

I've developped a WordPress Business theme and I use it to sell websites to local businesses. Everything works like a charm. But. One thing doesn't. I've included the Redux plugin into my theme. ...
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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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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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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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get_template_directory has an odd functionality

I have Wordpress 4.4 installed localy on wamp server 2.5 x64 on Windows 10 and noticed that: get_template_directory(); returns this: 'C:\wamp\www\my-site//content/themes/my-theme' Questions ...
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Getting Images from theme's directory in pages

Yes, I know that we have get_template_directory_uri(); in referencing to the theme's directory. It's working when I put the following code inside index.php or in header.php: <img src="<?php ...
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Exclude file from theme editor

Is possible to exclude some files from being viewed and modified in the theme editor?
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Cutomize Colors utility: How to add more configurable colors to a theme

Recent Wordpress install, default theme. There are three colors which can be customized from the admin gui, but there are at least three other colors visible on the website which can't be customized ...
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Is there a way to activate different theme for specified users? [closed]

I'm looking to allow beta testing of a theme on WordPress site in production. I was thinking of a plugin to check if WordPress user has been selected for beta phase, and if this evaluates to true ...
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Setting a static home page and blog page without using the settings

This may seem like a stupid question, and it probably isn't possible, but is it possible for me to set a static home page (using front-page.php) and a blog page (using home.php, I think) in my theme, ...
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Theme information in style.css being corrupted

I am customising someone else's theme to allow the website owner to edit more regions than she could previously. I copied the theme into a new folder, with a different folder name to the original. I ...
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Pros and cons of using Backbone for WordPress theming [closed]

I've been noticing how Backbone seems to be the latest trend for WordPress theme development. A few data points: Backbone.js and WordPress development resources Theme Foundry's Collections theme. ...
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Why are my sidebars not registering in unit tests

I am trying to unit test the function I'm using in a theme to register sidebars. Here is the function from functions.php. function fp_register_sidebars() { register_sidebar( array( 'name' => ...
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Can I create multiple instances of the BuddyPress Activity Stream with separate themes? [closed]

I'm trying to take advantage of BuddyPress 1.7's new theme independence to effectively create different pages and instances of the Activity Stream with different themes. I can use HeadSpace (an ...
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How to load a different theme for categories?

I need to load a completely different theme for my categories. My search came up with switch_theme function but it changes the theme permanently while I only need the theme change only occur on my ...
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Theme editor not showing correct index.php

I've run into a weird issue. Not a big deal, but I'm curious about the cause. I was making a small edit to a site built by someone else; it was also temporary, so I was just using the built-in theme ...
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Two Navigation Menus - secondary nav is including main nav

Two Navigation Menus in Themes Produce the same menus? reference the subject on page link above. i created two navs, yet the secondary nav includes all pages. the main nav is fine, but the secondary ...
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How do you create a custom WPTouch theme?

I have WPTouch Pro installed and it does a great job at device detection as well as handling most blog posts. However, I want to make a mobile version of a homepage that doesn't have any blog posts. ...
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how can I remove the sidebar from my wp homepage [closed]

What's the best practice when it comes to removing the sidebar on the wordpress homepage? I'm using wp Version 3.2.1 and Skeleton Child Theme 1.6
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How should I best target dynamically served content?

I am editing the 'Bizz' portfolio Wordpress theme(http://www.wpexplorer.com/bizz-wordpress-theme). It includes custom post types for managing portfolio examples, the highlights on the homepage, etc. ...
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Added a new template file to a theme - get Call to undefined function error

I added a new file in the theme folder and it doesn't seem to be working properly. The first line get_header(); creates an error Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_header() like it's not ...