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Need Some Wordpress Theme Help

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by ipodtouchhackerisher, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. ipodtouchhackerisher

    ipodtouchhackerisher Senior Member

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    Okay I have been looking for this everywhere. I have a wordpress blog and a static homepage. I am using the theme canvas but I do not like their homepage style. I was wondering if I could install a different theme but only on my homepage while using canvas for the rest of my blog pages.
     
  2. mazgalici

    mazgalici Supreme Member

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    yes, is possible but you must hack a bit the them with some ifs
     
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  3. ipodtouchhackerisher

    ipodtouchhackerisher Senior Member

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    Hmm so it sounds like it wont be an easy task for someone who is not good with coding then.
     
  4. laowai

    laowai Power Member

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    It would be easier to edit your theme index page and related functions than trying to integrate two themes. It would not be trivial so better to hire someone to do it unless you are familiar with PHP.
     
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  5. Emp1!

    Emp1! Junior Member

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    1. Create an empty childtheme
    2. Inside this childtheme, just create the template of the homepage
     
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    mingu Junior Member

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    I suggest using the codex on query posts would improve comprehension of what can and can't be carried out as to this capacity as that is the way you will call your posts. There are more than enough free cases of subjects utilizing this technique to take a gander at.
     
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  7. ipodtouchhackerisher

    ipodtouchhackerisher Senior Member

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    Thanks everyone for the help, im gonna try and attempt to do it by myself tonight but may end up hiring someone else to do it or just change my theme completly. I just hate to have to go bacj and edit all of my photos to fit the size of a new theme.
     
  8. Emp1!

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    I also hate it. This Very Boring process. I have not yet found a good solution (except manual editing).


    OP, if you do not know anything at HTML & CSS & PHP: time to learn or to outsource.
    If you know a little something at web programming you can do it. Follow my steps, do not try to have 2 theme on the same website, it will be a huge pain.

    Basically a child theme is just a copy of the "father" theme. You create a child theme because you do not want theme update to destroy your work.

    So you create a childtheme (10min work after you find a tutorial on google). You activate it: nothing has changed, its the same theme as the father one.
    Now, all you have to do is to copy your page/homepage template (from father theme to child theme) and to edit it according to your need.

    Good luck :)
     
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  9. ipodtouchhackerisher

    ipodtouchhackerisher Senior Member

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    Thanks I appreciate the help!
     
  10. Emp1!

    Emp1! Junior Member

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    Also, If you know know 0 in web programming, I strongly advise you to use WYSIWYG WP theme. Enfold from ThemeForest is one of them, and one of my favorite WP theme. You can buy it (and you should), or download it from BHW (I share an updated version).

    If you like it, pay the dev, they have done some awesome work on this one :)

    Regards
     
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    adroit BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP

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    Let me know if i can be help you ..i can customised word-press site so in case if yo feel i can help t out a bit

    Cheers !

    Regards
    adroit
     
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