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eholland7080

Hello

I am in the process of creating a child theme.  I need to have a different background image per page and can easily accomplish this via CSS.  My is problem is I am using page id number in the CSS to get the different background image to appear on each page so what is going to happen when a user of my child theme uses it as the page id numbers will be different in the clients set-up.  I'm sure this is a noob question, but can't seem to find the answer on the inter-webs.

Thanks in advance

Eric

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Simon

if the pages are archives or author pages etc they have specific body classes, obviously using page ID numbers isnt really transferable unless your child theme creates these pages on activation.

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eholland7080

Thank you Simon_P!

 

These are standard pages and it would be great to have them created on activation.  With that said, how do I get my child theme to create them on activation?

 

Thank you advance

Eric

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James B

I'm not a developer but I would imagine you'd need to use a hook to do this using php something like on the link below, but giving it a pre-set page id when it's created.

 

http://wpsnipp.com/index.php/functions-php/create-page-on-theme-activation/


Kindly search the forum and read the documentation before posting. It will help you resolve many issues.

For CSS help be sure to check out W3Schools first and be sure to download FireBug for FireFox for troubleshooting.

James B

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eholland7080

Hi guys

Thank you for the replies and link.  Got me going in the right direction.  I appreciate it.  We can mark this one resolved :)

Thanks

Eric

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Danny

Thanks for informing us the issue has been resolved.


Please search our forums, before posting!

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