Custom WordPress Page Templates

WordPressCustom templates are becoming the key factor for any content management system out there. Possibility to create a custom front end lets many developers create their own custom templates. But have you ever had the need to create a custom template for a specific page on your WordPress-controlled website? Maybe you have created a page on your site that needs to include a customized sidebar, or maybe you want to create a custom archive page for specific categories of blog posts? Whatever the reason, it’s something I am constantly doing within my WordPress websites.

So, how is it done? Well, there are actually quite a few different ways to develop a custom page template for WordPress.

Create Custom WordPress Category/Archive Pages

When using WordPress as a content management system, you may find yourself in a situation where you want a parent page to show snippets from each of its child pages. There are a few ways you can go about this.

To begin with, obviously, you need to create the page that will show the list. This should be a standard WordPress page. For purposes of this article, let’s say this page has a title of “Parent.” Once you’ve created the “Parent” page, you can create each of the child pages. Make sure that you indicate each of those pages has “Parent” set as its parent.

The Birth of a Web Site

A few weeks ago, after a very long development period, I finally published the new Ten-321 Enterprises Web site. The reason that site took so long to go into production was simply the fact that I was working on so many other projects at the same time.