Articles of themes

How to add ul class on nav

I’ve been learning to convert HTML to WordPress and want to convert on to class like this: <div class=”mainmenu pull-left”> <ul class=”nav navbar-nav collapse navbar-collapse”> <li><a href=”index.html” class=”active”>Home</a></li> <li class=”dropdown”><a href=”#”>Shop<i class=”fa fa-angle-down”></i></a> <ul role=”menu” class=”sub-menu”> <li><a href=”shop.html”>Products</a></li> <li><a href=”product-details.html”>Product Details</a></li> <li><a href=”checkout.html”>Checkout</a></li> <li><a href=”cart.html”>Cart</a></li> <li><a href=”login.html”>Login</a></li> </ul> </li> <li class=”dropdown”><a href=”#”>Blog<i class=”fa fa-angle-down”></i></a> <ul […]

How do I make the category template display full posts instead of partial posts?

I’m using WordPress 3.0.1 with the Twenty Ten theme. I’m trying to change the way the posts in the Category view are displayed (i.e. by going to a url like Currently the posts in the Category view just show the first part of a post, but I’d like to change that so it shows […]

Is it possible to stop a theme activation when a certain plugin is not activated

So I am planning a theme that will depend on a plugin (for instance Timber or Themosis). So of course a theme will break if it can’t use it’s depending plugin’s. So I would like a way to stop the user of activating a theme that needs a certain plugin to work and instead show […]

Theme broken after upgrading to WordPress 4.5, missing stylesheet?

Updating to WordPress 4.5 broke my theme, ThemeWoot Emulate. It appears that perhaps a stylesheet is somehow missing. Example symptoms: The mobile menu is shown by default The top search box is being shown by default The contact form modal is being shown by default Various links are underlined and a different font One thing […]

Does uninstalling a WordPress theme delete its database values?

Does uninstalling a WordPress theme delete its database values? I have a site that has lost some styling, and even after restoring a file backup (from 15/2/2016) and database backup from 19/2/2016, there are still some styling issues present. I want to delete the theme and install a new copy of the theme downloaded from […]

Load a theme based on browser detection

Ok I know browser detection is considered bad practice but I can’t find a way around it because I really do need whole different themes for a complex site. So I snatched this function from $useragent=$_SERVER[‘HTTP_USER_AGENT’]; if(preg_match(‘/android.+mobile|avantgo|bada\/|blackberry|blazer|compal|elaine|fennec|hiptop|iemobile|ip(hone|od)|iris|kindle|lge |maemo|meego.+mobile|midp|mmp|netfront|opera m(ob|in)i|palm( os)?|phone|p(ixi|re)\/|plucker|pocket|psp|series(4|6)0|symbian|treo|up\.(browser|link)|vodafone|wap|windows (ce|phone)|xda|xiino/i’,$useragent)||preg_match(‘/1207|6310|6590|3gso|4thp|50[1-6]i|770s|802s|a wa|abac|ac(er|oo|s\-)|ai(ko|rn)|al(av|ca|co)|amoi|an(ex|ny|yw)|aptu|ar(ch|go)|as(te|us)|attw|au(di|\-m|r |s )|avan|be(ck|ll|nq)|bi(lb|rd)|bl(ac|az)|br(e|v)w|bumb|bw\-(n|u)|c55\/|capi|ccwa|cdm\-|cell|chtm|cldc|cmd\-|co(mp|nd)|craw|da(it|ll|ng)|dbte|dc\-s|devi|dica|dmob|do(c|p)o|ds(12|\-d)|el(49|ai)|em(l2|ul)|er(ic|k0)|esl8|ez([4-7]0|os|wa|ze)|fetc|fly(\-|_)|g1 u|g560|gene|gf\-5|g\-mo|go(\.w|od)|gr(ad|un)|haie|hcit|hd\-(m|p|t)|hei\-|hi(pt|ta)|hp( i|ip)|hs\-c|ht(c(\-| |_|a|g|p|s|t)|tp)|hu(aw|tc)|i\-(20|go|ma)|i230|iac( |\-|\/)|ibro|idea|ig01|ikom|im1k|inno|ipaq|iris|ja(t|v)a|jbro|jemu|jigs|kddi|keji|kgt( |\/)|klon|kpt |kwc\-|kyo(c|k)|le(no|xi)|lg( g|\/(k|l|u)|50|54|\-[a-w])|libw|lynx|m1\-w|m3ga|m50\/|ma(te|ui|xo)|mc(01|21|ca)|m\-cr|me(di|rc|ri)|mi(o8|oa|ts)|mmef|mo(01|02|bi|de|do|t(\-| |o|v)|zz)|mt(50|p1|v )|mwbp|mywa|n10[0-2]|n20[2-3]|n30(0|2)|n50(0|2|5)|n7(0(0|1)|10)|ne((c|m)\-|on|tf|wf|wg|wt)|nok(6|i)|nzph|o2im|op(ti|wv)|oran|owg1|p800|pan(a|d|t)|pdxg|pg(13|\-([1-8]|c))|phil|pire|pl(ay|uc)|pn\-2|po(ck|rt|se)|prox|psio|pt\-g|qa\-a|qc(07|12|21|32|60|\-[2-7]|i\-)|qtek|r380|r600|raks|rim9|ro(ve|zo)|s55\/|sa(ge|ma|mm|ms|ny|va)|sc(01|h\-|oo|p\-)|sdk\/|se(c(\-|0|1)|47|mc|nd|ri)|sgh\-|shar|sie(\-|m)|sk\-0|sl(45|id)|sm(al|ar|b3|it|t5)|so(ft|ny)|sp(01|h\-|v\-|v )|sy(01|mb)|t2(18|50)|t6(00|10|18)|ta(gt|lk)|tcl\-|tdg\-|tel(i|m)|tim\-|t\-mo|to(pl|sh)|ts(70|m\-|m3|m5)|tx\-9|up(\.b|g1|si)|utst|v400|v750|veri|vi(rg|te)|vk(40|5[0-3]|\-v)|vm40|voda|vulc|vx(52|53|60|61|70|80|81|83|85|98)|w3c(\-| […]

Question about the way that wp_register_script works

Ok so I’m using the Roots Theme for WordPress (, which, is sort of a starter theme or theme framework. I’m confused about the way that it deregisters the WordPress loaded version of jQuery and but it registers it again without specifying the exact location of the script. So in the header.php of the theme […]

Why is WordPress asking me to update my new (virtually blank) theme?

I have just setup a new custom theme with little/no data and yet WordPress has made an update notice about upgrading it to “1.0.1” and I cannot for the life of my work out why. I have stripped down the theme to the following files: I have a blank index.php and style.css: /* Theme Name: […]

How to start learning CSS and theme development?

What would be your suggestions for learning CSS and WordPress theme development ? I have been using WordPress for over 4 years now, but I have never really gotten comfortable with CSS or theme design (I could tweak it here and there, but that’s not really doing much). I would love to be able to […]

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. I know you can edit the css for a theme by making a child theme and editing […]