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What The File

What The File is the best tool to find out what template parts are used to display the page you're currently viewing!


325 reviews
Average Rating
4.9 out of 5 stars
By , for WP 3.9.2

Very, very helpful: a must-have during theme development!!!

Frikkin excellent
By , for WP 4.0


Very time saving
By , for WP 4.1.1

Really saved a lot of time for me, in a click you get the information you need and can make all the changes you need, faster than I just located the file before I use this plugin. It worked out perfect for my use.

What The File
By , for WP 3.9.1

Works for me! Wish I had discovered it sooner.

Great Template Tool
By , for WP 3.9

Simple and works great! Displays the template you are using and all its parts.

Very helpful for theme developers
By , for WP 3.9.1

I got tired of modifying theme template files and not seeing the results on the front end, only to find out I was modifying the wrong template. What the File lets me verify the template my page is using before starting to modify any code. Great time saver!

By , for WP 3.9.1

gerade bei der Fehlersuche ist das Ding klasse!!

Great tool for development
By , for WP 3.9.1

Developing a theme and wonder, why your changes don't appear front end? Reason might be, WordPress chooses a different template to display content following it's own template hierarchy. But what template is that now? Don't worry, just install this little helper and you'll see a new entry in your menu bar, which always tells you, what file currently gets used. Even more, in comparison to similar plugins it even will tell you about template parts being loaded by get_template_part(), which might save you some more time in development.

The plugin works great right out of the box, integrates well, no settings needed.

And if you wonder about the plugin name: I guarantee, it's easier to remember! ;)

Well done, Barry Kooij!

Hugely helpful
By , for WP 3.9.1

One of the biggest issues with being a WordPress end user who isn't a PHP developer is understanding the structure of the backend.

This simple plug-in allows anyone, regardless of their experience, to understand what backend files control which functions, giving end users the opportunity to pry-open the developer side of WordPress in a new way.

Good for theme developers
By , for WP 3.9.1

Perfect, does the job just right!

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