I can't seem to edit text on a template (3 posts)

  1. nigelpengelly
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I've taken over the hosting of a website, and the person who hosted the website before me made the theme.

    I'm trying to edit text on a few pages and the pages appear to have no text on the when I go to edit. The pages are, however, linked to a template in the column 'page attributes'

    Do you know how I can edit the text on that page template?

    The page I am trying to edit is here:http://rudestickers.co.uk/wp/services

  2. Andrew Nevins
    Forum moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    You may have to edit the template file shown under 'page attributes'.
    In the top of the correct file, it should have something like;

    Template Name: TheNameShownUnderPageAttributes

    If the Template Name is the same as the name shown under 'page attributes', you're looking at the correct file that has the text.

  3. david.bailey
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Page templates themselves shouldn't have text hardcoded into the template. You might want to try to figure out a better way to add content to a site other than hardcoding it so if you find that template, think about removing that text entirely and replace it with a function that allows you to edit values from an interface on the backend - like a widget or custom meta.

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