Questions tagged [templates]

Within the context of WordPress Theme-ing, the term 'template' refers to PHP files used to display content.

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Template issues getting ajax search results

I'm trying to put search results into a div with ajax. The issue is I'm getting errors saying undefined function have_posts() when the the search template is accessed. It also took issue with ...
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Get name of the current template file

I've found this to display the current name of the file used in template: function get_template_name () { foreach ( debug_backtrace() as $called_file ) { foreach ( $called_file as $index )...
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How to create custom URL routes?

I have a very peculiar requirement, hopefully, I can explain it without being too confusing. I created a page template where I list some properties I get from an external XML file, so far no problems, ...
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Create custom page templates with plugins?

Is it possible to make custom page templates available from a plugin?
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How do you find out which template page is serving the current page?

When you activate a wordpress theme, it's always a hassle to find out which file to go to change things. Any idea how to simplify things? But on the other hand, considering the get_template_part ...
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How to rearrange fields in comment_form()

Im using a custom filter to change the fields, but can´t figure out how to change the order of the fields in the comment form. Desired order: comment field (first/top) name email website This is ...
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Can I assign a template to a custom post type?

Can I assign a template file to a custom post type? I have created a custom post type called items, and I would like to assign templates to the items like you can do with pages.
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single-{$post_type}-{slug}.php for custom post types

My favorite part of the Wordpress template hierarchy is the ability to quickly create template files for pages by slug, without having to edit the page in Wordpress to select a template. We can ...
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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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How to quickly switch custom post type singular template?

I have a custom post type called movies and I need to quickly switch the template that displays the movies cpt on the front end via a link. How can this be done? Files I have: single-movies.php ...
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Opinions and recommendations on the best barebones base theme [closed]

Preamble I'm finding myself building more and more WP sites "from scratch" as it were (ie: ignoring any theme designs out there and just creating a design wireframe purely on the needs of the client. ...
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Templates for Custom Post Types and Custom Taxonomies

I am working on a custom theme for a network of sites that are deployed under a WordPress MultiSite installation. Within these theme I create 4 custom post types that have two taxonomies added to all ...
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How to pass URL parameters for advanced taxonomy queries with multiple terms for one custom taxonomy

This answer provides the code for a query that returns an OR match on a taxonomy term: global $query_string; $args['tax_query'] = array( array( 'taxonomy' => 'status' ,'terms' ...
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How to change the default registration email ? (plugin and/or non-plugin)

After a new user registration, WP sends out an email with the login / password, and a link to the login page. Is there a way to change this defaut email template? I'd also like to change the subject ...
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Adding Page Attributes Metabox and Page Templates to the Posts Edit Page?

(Moderators note: Title was originally "How can I add the "Page Attributes" and/or "Page Attributes > Template" selector to POSTS editor") WP currently only allows the assignment of a "template" to ...
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Setting a custom sub-path for blog without using pages?

Warning: fairly pedantic request ahead. I have a design that makes use of posts (I.e., the blog) and a custom post type called "howto". The site front page ("/") has a template that displays the ...
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Looking for WordPress System Diagrams

I am looking for WordPress chart/diagram system design. I found only the template hierarchy diagram, but it's only part of the system. source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3d/...
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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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Is it possible to define a template for a custom post type within a plugin independent of the active theme?

I'm writing a plugin to manage data about open-source projects. I developed an object model and have successfully created all custom post types and taxonomies, as well as implemented the correct ...
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Creating a default Custom Post Template that a Theme can override

I'm in the midst of building a Wordpress Plugin that adds a custom post type, for which I'd like to include a default template to display. Essentially, this is an event management plugin, and the ...
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Prevent comments_template() to load comments.php

I'm developing a WordPress theme using a template engine. I want my code to be as much compatible as possible with WP core functionality. Some context first My first problem was to find a way to ...
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Modify CSS via Theme Control Panel

Hi to all I'm trying to create an advanced control panel for my first Wordpress template but I'm not able to add a function that I will need. The function that I'm trying to add is the possibility to ...
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Is there a way to change the default page template selection?

Click on "Pages" -> Click on "Add New" In the add new page screen. The default page template selected is "Default Template". Is there a way to change the default ...
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How to move page templates to custom folder?

I created page templates that use the page slug, for example, page-contact.php, page-gallery.php etc. or page id, for example, page-2.php, page-11.php etc. How can I move these templates to a ...
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Is it possible to override the result of get_template_part()?

I'm working on a child theme, I strongly prefer not to override the main template files in order to maintain simplicity of the child theme as well as minimize the amount of code and maintenance over ...
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How to add custom content template part for a custom post type on main query using a plugin

I have a custom post type paper defined in my WordPress plugin that I show along with standard posts in the main query via: function add_custom_post_types_to_query( $query ) { if ( is_home() &...
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Hide page visual editor if template is selected - redux

The answer given to a previous and identical question is unfortunately not working on my WP install. I'm using a version of the function recommended there. function nim_hide_editor() { $post_id =...
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Custom Post Type with Nested Taxonomy and Template Files

I have a custom Post Type of "Portfolio" with a rewrite slug of portfolio. So the URL on the frontend is: domain.com/portfolio. I have a custom Taxonomy of "Categories" with a rewrite slug of ...
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View WordPress page template usage (or unused)

When I create a new page within WordPress, I have the option of specifying which template to use from my theme (from a dropdown list on the right-hand side of the interface). I need to find which of ...
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How did you incorporate WooCommerce in your own WordPress theme?

This has most probably been asked before, but I really need to show WooCommerce products in my template, but I don't know what hooks to add where. It's my first time working with WooCommerce. Can ...
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Custom Post Type Archive Template

I have similar problem to this one: Custom Post Type Template - Archive I have a WordPress custom post type called coupon. I try to assign the template to it by using archive-coupon.php, but it goes ...
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How do I get the size of an attachment file?

I'm using the following template code to display attachment links: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'numberposts' => -1, 'post_status' => null, 'post_parent' => ...
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tag.php doesn't work with tags on a custom post type post?

here's another stumper. I have a tag.php page. It works fine, unless you click a tag that is in a post associated with a custom post type. Then it doesn't work. Its like that tag, doesn't exist. But ...
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How can I load a page template from a plugin?

I want to add page templates to a theme directly from the plugin. The idea is that the template would show up in the dropdown under Page Attributes, and all the code would need to be in the plugin. ...
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How to prevent execution of default query, while preserving ability to use WP_Query in template?

PROBLEM: I'am trying to prevent execution of default WordPress query for custom category template. I have found a possible solution, but looks like it preventing execution of all post queries: ...
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Custom Taxonomy Archive Page

I have created a Custom Post Type with the name Product. I have created a Custom Taxonomy for that post type by the name of products. That taxonomy have a few terms (printer, keyboard, mouse etc) I ...
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Add a preview to a Wordpress Control Panel

I'm trying to create a new wordpress template and inside it I added a Control Panel, inside this control panel there is an option that allows user to choose where he want's to place a on a map, I try ...
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How to force TinyMCE in WordPress to replace newlines with <br> tags and not with <p>&nbsp;</p>

TinyMCE editor inserts <p>&nbsp;</p> instead of <br> tags when I press enter in my text for a new line. How to force TinyMCE in WP to replace newlines with <br> and not &...
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Dynamic template serving, change theme_root using add_filter from current theme

Some plugins use the 'template', 'option_template' and 'option_stylesheet' to dynamically serve (alternative) wordpress templates. For example, Nathan Rice's ServeDefaultToIESix. For Example - ...
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Page Templates from plugin not working after upgrading WP to 4.7 or upper version

I am working on a plugin which we need for education website. I have added 3-4 Page templates within my plugin so that we can call when plugin is activated. Till WordPress 4.7, it was working ...
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Custom Taxonomy in plugin and template

I have a plugin that I am developing that is using custom post types and taxonomies. My question is this. How can I load the content/theme data from my plugin on to the page when the go to the custom ...
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How to add a new product type on woocommerce product types? [closed]

I want to add a new custom "product type" to woocommerce plugin: Tried to duplicate one of currently exist product type files (woocommerce template structure) as a new file (file name and inside ...
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How to display a listing template of a certain taxonomy?

I'm trying to figure out how to display a list of specific taxonomy (categorycourses). In functions.php for the theme I have: //Register custom taxonomy for courses-categories $course_cat_args = ...
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Passing variables to templates (alternatives to globalizing variables)

I want to make my WP code simpler (there's some mess within header.php, page.php etc.). So, for example, I want to set something like this global: $foo = get_option('foo'); So $foo will work ...
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Custom templates for posts like for pages: page-{id} vs single-{id}

If I'm understanding correctly, I can create a custom template for a specific page by creating a file called page-{my_page_title_or_id), which gets displayed when visiting that page. I can also create ...
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How to customize the default HTML for Wordpress Attachments

I'm using Wordpress 3.0.1 (most recent as of now) and working around the Whiteboard theme. It seems that for attachments (images, specifically), Wordpress generates the HTML automatically and it ...
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Make all subcategories use the template of its category parent?

How can I make all subcategories use the template of its category parent?
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Multiple Single Post templates

I have a custom post type called funerals and a page the lists all the posts part of that custom post type. To display a single page I create a file called single-funerals.php and that all works well....
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display different template based on post type

Hay, i have a custom post type "Events", however this is basically a post type, so it inherits the post.php template page. Is there anyway to use a different template (i.e events.php) if the content ...
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Loading template files from a subfolder in my theme?

I am working on a site that will have up to 30 templates in it. I don't want to have all those templates at the root of my theme folder cluttering up everything. I know how I can modify the ...