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Custom Single Post Templates Manager

Custom Single Post Templates Manager is a plugin that enables you to configure and manage up to 20 custom single post templates.

Backup your WordPress database and files before you install or update.

1.  Upload the folder custom-single-post-templates-manager with its contents to wp-content/plugins/

2.  Activate the plugin

3.  Create a folder "single" in your theme folder (if you are using a child theme this can be in the child theme's folder or the parent's).

4.  Duplicate your theme single.php file, naming it something unique. Modify the duplicated file to create your custom template. Upload the file to the "single" folder. 

5.  Go to your dashboard under "Appearance" look for and click on the link "Custom Single Post Templates Manager"

6.  Under "Custom Single Post Templates Manager Category Selection" select which category should use the custom single template you just created to display single posts.

7.  Under "Single Post View Template Files" enter the name of the file you just created. Include the .php extension

Repeat steps 4 - 7 as needed to create and manage up to 20 custom single post templates.

To create Custom Category Templates:

1. Duplicate your theme acrhive.php (or category.php, depending upon the theme) file, naming it something unique. Modify the duplicated file to create your custom category template. Upload the file to the "single" folder. 

2. Go to your dashboard under "Appearance" look for and click on the link "Custom Single Post Templates Manager"

3. Under "Custom Single Post Templates Manager Category Selection" select which category should use the custom archives template you just created to display single posts.

4. Under "Category Archives View Template" enter the name of the file you just created. Include the .php extension

Repeat steps 1 - 4 as needed to create and manage up to 20 custom category templates.

As long as there are no conflicts with other plugins or your theme Custom Single Post Templates Manager should now be functioning.

Requires: 2.9.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 2013-6-12
Downloads: 7,372

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