How to Create a Custom Single Attachments Template in WordPress
Very nice tutorial..I am wordpress beginer in customizing and I love your website. Can you please help me with this matter but instead of photography I need file attachment like .zip or .rar. I’ve tried to work on my own based on your tutorial but my skills isn’t on that level yet Every google search for customizing attachment page is about images. No one thinks that people might want to share files i guess…
You can do that if you are creating a very custom page. Without this code, WordPress will treat this PHP file as a default template if it’s in the template’s directory. This will cause you lots of problems. Be sure to have this code at the top of any page template.
Create a Custom Page Template in WordPress
Unfortunately, several WordPress themes restrict users from altering layouts and functionality for a different page in the hierarchy. WordPress custom page template allows users to integrate custom requirements such as right/left sidebar on a particular page, an additional call-to-action functionality, or maybe a unique header for a particular landing page. Let’s dive in further to see how WordPress custom page template display different type of content.
If you want a particular post or post type to stand out from the rest of your content, you may want to consider creating a custom single-post template. This template will only be applied to the post(s) you assign it to, meaning it can have an entirely different layout than your standard posts. A unique design and layout can then increase user engagement for that particular post.