How to Create Custom Page Templates in WordPress 3


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Creating custom page templates

WordPress has two main types of published content, posts and pages, and though most of the time you want a uniform appearance for each content type, there are times when you want certain pages to look a bit different. In Twenty Twelve you already two custom page templates that change to presentation of the pages they are enabled on. You can see them when you go into a page to edit it. Here on the side under Page Attributes you have a section called Template, and under here you have the Default Template and if you drop it down you'll also have a Front Page Template and a Full-width Page Template with No Sidebar.

If you activate one of these, say the Front Page Template, and updates the page and then view the page, you see that the page template looks quite different. It's Full-width and if we go to Appearance > Widgets, and add widgets to the First Front Page Widget Area, lets add Recent Comments, Recent Posts, and maybe Categories, and reload this page with the Cus...

Creating custom page templates
Video duration: 5m 43s 3h 11m Intermediate Updated Nov 27, 2012

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Creating custom page templates provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Morten Rand-Hendriksen as part of the WordPress 3: Building Child Themes

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