[wp-hackers] Child themes, theme revisions, and the theme editor

Thomas Scholz info at toscho.de
Tue Mar 23 22:09:59 UTC 2010

Andrew Nacin:

> Say you're editing "archive.php". The issue is, you don't know on which
> pages "archive.php" is actually used, due to template hierarchy and  
> numerous filters in the template API and template loader. So you can't
> request the home page (which most likely does not include "archive.php")
> or any other page and say with certainty that "archive.php" works.

Can’t you reuse the theme preview? In an iframe you could load and  
navigate the edited theme without breaking the real site.


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