WordPress Interview Questions

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1. Homepage
WordPress Themes Public

A WordPress theme contains, among other things, all the files listed below. Which of these files will be used to display the homepage after this theme is activated?


2. Valid Queries
WordPress Queries Public

Which lines of code are valid?

$query = new WP_Query( array( 'p' => 7 ) );
$query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_in' => array(7) ) );
$query = new WP_Query( array( 'post__in' => array(7, 12) ) );
$query = new WP_Query( array( 'tax_query' => array( array( 'taxonomy' => 'books', 'terms' => 'drama', 'field' => 'slug' ) ) ) );
$query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_parent' => 'contact' ) );

3. Theme Header
WordPress Themes Public

Select all the actions that the following line of code does when used inside a WordPress theme's index.php file.

<?php get_header("home"); ?>
It loads a file named home.php.
It navigates to the home page of your theme.
It loads a file named header-home.php.
If the requested file is not found, get_header will attempt to locate header.php.

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