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Posted on 2011-03-02
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My site is at http://www.aurorahealthaccess.org -- it's built on a child theme for Twenty Ten. I've got some conditions set for how div#branding area is served up, and it's working properly on all traditional pages but not on any single/singular/post/blog pages. Basically I want those post pages to behave just like any other page (except is_front_page because its div#content is handled differently). My template code is below.

I think it's as easy as adding another condition to the code in line 5 but I can't seem to figure it out. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance.
<?php
get_header(); ?>

        <div id="container">
			<?php if ( !is_front_page() ) { ?>
                <div id="branding" role="banner">
                    <?php $heading_tag = ( is_home() || is_front_page() ) ? 'h1' : 'div'; ?>
                    <<?php echo $heading_tag; ?> id="site-title">
                        <span>
                            <a href="<?php echo home_url( '/' ); ?>" title="<?php echo esc_attr( get_bloginfo( 'name', 'display' ) ); ?>" rel="home"><?php bloginfo( 'name' ); ?></a>
                        </span>
                    </<?php echo $heading_tag; ?>>
                    <div id="site-description"><?php bloginfo( 'description' ); ?></div>
    
                    <?php
                        // Check if this is a post or page, if it has a thumbnail, and if it's a big one
                        if ( is_singular() &&
                                has_post_thumbnail( $post->ID ) &&
                                ( /* $src, $width, $height */ $image = wp_get_attachment_image_src( get_post_thumbnail_id( $post->ID ), 'post-thumbnail' ) ) &&
                                $image[1] >= HEADER_IMAGE_WIDTH ) :
                            // Houston, we have a new header image!
                            echo get_the_post_thumbnail( $post->ID, 'post-thumbnail' );
                        else : ?>
                            <img src="<?php header_image(); ?>" width="<?php echo HEADER_IMAGE_WIDTH; ?>" height="<?php echo HEADER_IMAGE_HEIGHT; ?>" alt="" />
                        <?php endif; ?>
                </div><!-- #branding -->
			<?php } ?>

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Question by:PitaMaria
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by:gwkg
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The default file that displays a single post page is single.php.

Since you are using a child theme, if you do not create a new single.php file, your theme is using the one from twentyten.

If you weren't using a child theme and left out single.php, your theme would use index.php to display a single post page.
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by:PitaMaria
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@gwkg: That worked for all single post entries -- thanks for that -- but not for author, category, comments, tag or posts pages. I thought single.php covered those pages, no? Do I need to save child versions of each of those too?
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by:gwkg
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pages.php covers pages

archive.php will cover the rest except for comments.

comments.php is the default for comments, but that file is called with comments_template(); like header.php is called with get_header();  

This should help: http://codex.wordpress.org/Template_Hierarchy
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@gwkg: TwentyTen doesn't have a pages.php but it does have page.php -- is that what you meant?

@everyone: Some styling issues aside I've managed to get all non-"page" pages to display my banner, all except for my front page at http://www.aurorahealthaccess.org/blog/. The PHP code I'm using in page.php of my child theme is below -- the problem may reside there but I'm not sure. Please help!
<div id="container">
			<?php if ( !is_front_page() ) { ?>
                <div id="branding" role="banner">
                    <?php $heading_tag = ( is_home() || is_front_page() ) ? 'h1' : 'div'; ?>
                    <<?php echo $heading_tag; ?> id="site-title">
                        <span>
                            <a href="<?php echo home_url( '/' ); ?>" title="<?php echo esc_attr( get_bloginfo( 'name', 'display' ) ); ?>" rel="home"><?php bloginfo( 'name' ); ?></a>
                        </span>
                    </<?php echo $heading_tag; ?>>
                    <div id="site-description"><?php bloginfo( 'description' ); ?></div>
    
                    <?php
                        // Check if this is a post or page, if it has a thumbnail, and if it's a big one
                        if ( is_singular() &&
                                has_post_thumbnail( $post->ID ) &&
                                ( /* $src, $width, $height */ $image = wp_get_attachment_image_src( get_post_thumbnail_id( $post->ID ), 'post-thumbnail' ) ) &&
                                $image[1] >= HEADER_IMAGE_WIDTH ) :
                            // Houston, we have a new header image!
                            echo get_the_post_thumbnail( $post->ID, 'post-thumbnail' );
                        else : ?>
                            <img src="<?php header_image(); ?>" width="<?php echo HEADER_IMAGE_WIDTH; ?>" height="<?php echo HEADER_IMAGE_HEIGHT; ?>" alt="" />
                        <?php endif; ?>
                </div><!-- #branding -->
			<?php } ?>

			<?php if ( is_front_page() ) { ?>
                <div id="content" class="front" role="main">
			<?php } else { ?>
                <div id="content" role="main">
			<?php } ?>

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by:PitaMaria
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I ended up figuring it out. Thanks for the help, @gwkg.
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