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FYI before you mark it as duplicate: I found some similar questions, but they are from like 4 years ago and WP is constantly evolving.

For repetitive chunks like this I used posts to convert an HTML theme into WP:

<ul class="slides">
    <li>
       <div class="testimonails-content">
         <p>Lorem ipsum blah blah </p>
       <h6>Title <a href="#">Customer</a></h6>
       </div>
    </li>
    ...
</ul>

What can I use for small unique pieces of text like this:

<div class="heading-section">
   <h2>A small heading</h2>
      <img src="" alt="" >
</div>

Is using posts ok, or there is a more or less standard way for it?

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    Chances are the old posts are still accurate in principle.
    – s_ha_dum
    Jun 29, 2015 at 22:02
  • why don't you try get_template_part
    – Karun
    Jun 30, 2015 at 2:01

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I'd say there are roughly two approaches to this:

1 Use get_template_part(). This is the normal way of inserting pieces of code into a template. However, you cannot pass arguments to this function. So if you want to repeat ten pieces of code with small variations, you cannot tell get_template_part what the variations are. It is possible to get around this: Passing a variable to get_template_part

2 Use an action hook. This will allow you to pass a variable to a function that generates a piece of html. In your theme you would have do_action('my_hook',$args), while in your functions file you would define add_action ('my_hook','my_hook_action');. This may be more practical, but slightly less standard.

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