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triley says

I’ve set up a site with a theme purchased here and its installed. I’m planning to have some external pages which reference the header and footer of this theme so both internal and external pages match and I can make changes to the navigation etc of the Wordpress site and have those changes applied dynamically to the non-Wordpress pages as well.

I’m able to call the Wordpress header, footer, etc on my external pages by including wp-load.php at the top of the non-Wordpress pages and using get_header() etc to display the header. The problem is that when I do this, none of the options set in Appearance > Theme Options seem to be present.

How do I use this theme on external pages AND have the customizations made in Theme Options appear as well?

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Marvidude says

Why do you need external pages ?. You can create your own page templates by reusing the theme code . -Tahir

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triley says

Why do you need external pages ?. You can create your own page templates by reusing the theme code . -Tahir

The external pages are php pages with a number of data base calls. So working in the wordpress format is not possible. (to my knowledge). The idea of referencing the theme header is that if I change my blog theme or settings, these external pages would update as well. Giving me an entire site that has a similar look and feel.

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