You may also create brand-new, custom templates, and even copy one template to another.
Word Press uses database queries to select the appropriate template for the kind of page (a home page, a single post, a set of search results, etc.) requested by the browser.
The order in which Word Press chooses templates based on the specific query is called the Template Hierarchy.
These are the Core Templates and the page displays which employ them: In the Template Manager, plus signs follow the names of the Single, Page, and Archives templates.
Clicking those plus signs displays the child templates associated with each.
This can greatly speed the development of a Skin, but it is important to understand that when you copy template A to template B, you are copying template A’s existing boxes to template B (rather than creating new boxes which belong specifically to template B).
This may seem obvious, but the consequence is sometimes overlooked: When you make a change to a particular Box that is used in multiple templates, those changes will be applied to .
These templates are composed of Thesis Boxes, which represent the various HTML elements of a page, as well as the dynamic Word Press functions which provide content (such as the Word Press Loop).
You may add, remove, or rearrange these Boxes at will to edit the template, and so change the display of any given page.
Below is a list of the child templates and the Core Templates with which they are associated.
These child templates are specific-purpose versions of their parents, and allow the user to target specific kinds of displays.