Questions tagged [pages]

Pages are static, timeless content that are unique from the regular blog chronology.

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Is it possible to get a page link from its slug?

Is it possible to get a page's permalink from the slug alone? I'm aware that you can get the page's permalink from the ID using get_page_link(): <a href="<?php echo get_page_link(40); ?>">...
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Check if wp-login is current page

How can I check if the current page is wp-login.php or wp-signup.php ? Are there more elegant solutions than using $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] ?
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How to get current page ID outside the loop?

How to get current page ID outside the loop?
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Sending the reset password link programatically

I have this manually created page: $user_login = sanitize_text_field( $_GET['user_login'] ); if ( username_exists( $user_login ) || email_exists($user_login) ) { ?> <!--Everything has been ...
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Contact Form on WordPress Sites?

How does one go about building a page in wordpress that contains a contact form full of custom fields, boxes, inputs, etc. completely determined by the author of the site. It seems odd that wordpress ...
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Determine if page is the Posts Page

On the Reading Settings page you can set a "Front Page" and a "Posts Page". You can check whether the current page is_front_page(); Is there a similar function for the "Posts Page". I have noticed ...
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Page returns 404 with POST variables, but not without

I have a problem with my page. I'm trying to make a "Contact Us" page. It's working perfectly fine design-wise. But when I try to send the form to the same page as origin. It returns 404 error. It ...
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Custom templates not showing up in template dropdown

I've got some problems with templates in Wordpress (multisite). I've created a file in the root of my child-theme folder (template-test.php) <?php /** * Template Name: Test template * */ ?> &...
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Hook for post and page load

I need to run a function when a particular post or page is loaded. Is there any hook that lets me check whether a post is being displayed during page load ?
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Getting only direct child pages in WordPress with get_pages

I am trying to fetch all direct children of a page. But I am getting all children and grand children as well. Any ideas? PHP Source: $args = array( 'child_of' => $post->ID, '...
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Get page id by template

I want to know if it's possible to get the ID of a page with a specific template. Is this possible to get the ID of a page that assigned to "page-special.php"?
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Page template query with WP_Query

I would like to query only pages with a certain page template with WP_Query or a function that would return the post object, but I can't find any information about that on the official codex.
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Using pre_get_posts on true pages and static front pages

I have done quite extensive research on how to use pre_get_posts on true pages and the static front pages, and it seems that there is no fool proof method. The best option I found to date was from a ...
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Get the Current Page Number

In a situation where one has 20 posts per page. I would like to get the current page number in order to make some nice page links at the bottom. How do you get the current page. I tried this <?...
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Get the content of a specific page (by ID)

I have the following front-page template made: In place of those large Lorem Ipsum blocks, I need to show an "excerpt" from a specific page to fill that box (a certain number of characters). How ...
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How to get page title with the page ID?

My page ID is: 30601. I want to get the page's title with ID.
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Allowing user to edit only certain pages

I would want to allow certain user to edit only one page and it's subpages. How would this be possible? I tried the old Role Scoper, but it seems to have a lot of problems and bugs.
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Show more than 20 items in pages or posts edit dashboard

How can an admin display more than 20 items under "ALL posts" ( or on other pages )?
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Pass PHP variable to javascript

Is there any possibility to pass some PHP variables in javascript so I can use them later? Only in single.php. I heard about wp_enqueue_scripts but with that it is neccesary to declare a path to a JS ...
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wp_nav_menu: show menu only if one exists, otherwise show nothing

I'm trying to use wp_nav_menu to only display a menu if one exists, otherwise, display nothing. If I delete the menu, it will output a list of the pages. My functions.php file contains: if (...
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How to display page content in a page template?

In my WordPress site, I made a custom page template, which contained a custom query [using WP_Query()]. With that query, I can perfectly get the posts of a certain category. But I want to show the ...
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How to give paged links custom title?

I have split my post content into mutiple pages using the <! - nextpage -> code. I want to give my paginated links their own title instead of the regular 1,2,3. How can I do this? cause on this ...
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Integrating a custom post type into a page hierarchy

I'm creating a theme with a custom post type for team members, I've also got the following page structure: about <-- this is a page about/team-members <-- this is a page, lists all the team ...
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Get page content using slug

I'm trying to get page content when I only know the slug string. Is there a function for this, or an easy way to do this or is this a case of doing it via SQL? Thanks very much
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Why isn't is_page working when I put it in the functions.php file?

I have page called "Apple", the page's ID id 2533. In page.php file I have line: echo $bannerimg And this function in functions.php: if ( is_page( '2533' ) ) { // also tested with 'Apple' ...
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How to enable custom fields for pages (if not a bad practice)?

My main page has a intro image beside the main content. I would like to add that image using custom fields. I've noticed that pages don't have. I would like to enable them. Is it a bad practice?
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How to set post slug when using wp_insert_post();?

My theme uses a custom template to render some contents. To use this template, I'm hooking into after_switch_theme to create my own page after the theme is activated, and then assign this template to ...
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Custom Post Type Slug / Page Slug Conflict - Prevent use of reserved slug on page save?

I have a custom post type of portfolio (slug portfolio) in my theme and all is working well except one thing. When people create a page with a slug of portfolio, eg: example.com/portfolio, the theme ...
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How can I keep the content of my pages version controlled?

We have a WordPress-based website that provides documentation to our REST API. Since our API is constantly changing, so is the documentation. However, we would like to keep the documentation version ...
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How to display last 3 posts (recent posts) in a static page?

I would like to implement something like "recent posts" in a static page: http://themes.codehunk.me/insignio/ (at the footer) How I would be able to do this without a widget?
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How to check if I'm on the last page of posts?

I want to display some text on the last page that isn't displayed on the other pages. For example, on category pages: url.com/category/categoryname/page/6 or last page of all posts listed on the ...
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How to configure WordPress to handle 75,000 pages?

I have a large site that's using WordPress. We have 75,000 pages in the site so far, and it's performing well on the front-end. The issue is that if anyone on our team touches the page editor (wp-...
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How to load javascript on custom page template?

I have a custom page template where I would like to load some javascript. I suppose I could always include the javascript in the actual file, but that seems ugly. Is there any way to identify if ...
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Stop WP from creating “Sample Page” and “Hello World!” post

Is it possible to stop WP from creating the "Sample Page" and "Hello World!" post when creating a new blog?
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Conditional tag to check if 'page.php' is being used?

I'm trying to check whether the page.php template is being used or not. I've tried is_page_template( 'page.php' ) but it doesn't work. I also can't use is_page() because I only want to do something ...
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Customizing the URLs of WordPress Login and Sign-up Pages?

I have Multisite installed. I have whitelabeled it using the Whitelabel-CMS plugin, but I can't customize the URLs of the sign-up and login pages. Can I change the URL of my multisite's login page? ...
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Get the ID of the page a menu item links to?

I am currently using a custom walker to customize the output of wp_nav_menu(), and I am trying to add additional information to the <a> tags. What I want the output for each menu link to look ...
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How to disable posts and use pages only

I am new to Wordpress theming and I would like to set up a Website that only has static content. Therefore would it make sense to disable posts and only use static pages? If so, is there an easy way ...
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featured image as background image on pages

I'm adding a featured image on my page through the dashboard and I want to use it as a background image on the container div of the page. I want to apply the background image through css, so I am ...
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A check for if is parent page, if has children, if has grandchildren

I have one default page template that I wish to use for two scenarios. I'd prefer to use only one page template for the sake of simplicity for my client. Here's what I'm trying to accomplish: if ...
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Keyboard shortcut for updating a page or post?

What is the keyboard shortcut key for updating a page or post? It could save me a lot of time as rolling down a page draft is time consuming.
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Change the_title() of a page dynamically

I'm developing a plugin that doesn't use a custom post type, but separate database tables. It's a plugin that displays a list of courses with links that lead to the different course detail pages, ...
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How to update page status from publish to draft and draft to publish

I am trying to figure out how to write the code that will allow me to do the following with pages of a WordPress blog. I need to have something where I specify which page ID's I want to list (about ...
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Get current menu_order

WordPress implements a simple order functionality by default. What's the common method, to retrieve the menu_order for the current post or page?
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Check if is on child-page of a particular page

I am trying to output a logo depending on which page is being viewed. <?php if ( is_page('home') || is_page('services') ) { ?> <div class="col-md-2 col-sm-4"> <?php ...
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Change page template programmatically ?

I have two page templates and Qtranslate installed. I want to choose one or another depending the language selected. Can I do something like this ? if($q_config['lang'] == 'en'){ // load page-...
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Apply the_title() filter in post & page title, but not in menu title

I use the following code to change the title of WordPress posts and pages. But it changes nav menu item titles too, which I want to avoid. I want to change the title of posts and pages in: home page, ...
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Difference between an archive and a page listing posts

I am wondering what is the difference between a wordpress archive page, and just a page template listing out posts? Right now I have a custom archive page, listing all entries of a custom post type. ...
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Searching multiple custom post types and pages

I'm using bainternet's method for searching custom post_types and it works great. However, I've recently been requested to return more than one "specific" post type and perhaps individual pages for a ...
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Delete Associated Media Upon Page Deletion

Note Use at your own risk, it is buggy and I have run across a couple instances where it would delete ALL attachments. Unsure why. Is it possible to delete media associated with a page when that ...

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