[wp-hackers] the home.php problem: does it asks for a posts.php?

Diana K. C dianakac at gmail.com
Tue Aug 28 18:45:30 UTC 2012

Indeed! Quite an old translation. Just fixed.

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From: "Vinicius Massuchetto" <viniciusmassuchetto at gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] the home.php problem: does it asks for a 

> 2012/8/27 Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net>:
>> You might want to revisit the Template
>> Hierarchy<http://codex.wordpress.org/Template_Hierarchy>.
>> It appears that you use "home.php" and "front-page.php" interchangeably,
>> but they are not interchangeable.
>>    - The "front-page.php" template file is used to render the SITE FRONT
>>    PAGE (i.e. home_url()), regardless of whether the front page displays 
>> the
>>    blog posts index, or a static page.
>>    - The "home.php" template file is used to render the BLOG POSTS INDEX,
>>    whether the blog posts index is displayed on the site front page, or 
>> on a
>>    static page.
> Is that the case of emphasizing such information on this very same
> documentation page? I ask because, as Leo said, I've also seen a lot
> of people misusing `home.php` as the site front page, and reading back
> the (English) documentation, in fact, looks confusing to me.
> In the other hand, the pt_BR translation for this page curiously
> switch places of `home.php` and `front-page.php`. Can this be a
> contribution for all this confusion?
> Thanks.
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