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Old Mar 14, 2009, 12:37 PM
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1,333 posts · Feb 2009
Wordpress 3.4.1, Atahualpa 3.7.7
Creating custom post template

Flynn, you told me how to create a custom post and page template. I did make a custom PAGE template, and it worked fine. But it didn't work for the POST template. I did as you said, exactly, but the new template does not show up in the drop-down template box in the new/edit POST area. It does show up in the drop-down template box to the right of the PAGE editing area, but that isn't helpful when doing a POST.

I put this at the top of the new template:
Template Name: My Garden Template
And I named it my-garden-template.php and uploaded it to the theme directory. I used the index.php as the base.

What am I doing wrong?

Last edited by paulae; Mar 14, 2009 at 12:39 PM. Reason: thought of other info


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