Tag: Template Hierarchy
Hacking the WordPress Template Hierarchy
Today we have a very esteemed guest author: Josh Pollock! Josh is the co-founder of CalderaWP, which authors top-quality WordPress plugins. They’ve just released a new plugin: Easy Queries, an awesome new visual editor for WordPress queries.
Child Themes, the Template Hierarchy, and One Great Little Hack
Show Current Template
One of my least favorite things in WordPress development is figuring out which template file a given page is using. Tools that let me visualize it are helpful — wphierarchy.com is my go to — but they don’t tell me about what I’m seeing on the current site. Which of those files is actually being loaded?
The Three Core Concepts of WordPress Themes
Two weeks ago we talked about the languages you need to know to make or modify WordPress themes. This week we’re focusing specifically on the most important of those languages for theme work, PHP. PHP is the language that the majority of WordPress is written in, it’s the part of WordPress that makes the server work in the right way.