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CM Tooltip (CMTG) - Terms - Controlling the Term Page Appearance


Glossary Term Appearance 

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With the Pro+ and eCommerce Editions of  CM Tooltip Glossary, it is possible to change the look & feel of the glossary term pages. You can do that by creating templates and enabling the option "Use custom template for term" in the path CM Tooltip Glossary → Settings → Glossary Term, as shown:

The plugins comes with two bundled templates, Default and Sidebar Image view. You can see the difference between them in the sample below:


Building your own template

Note!

To be able to build your own template, you need to be comfortable with editing your theme files and you need to have some basic knowledge of PHP / HTML and WordPress functions.
  1. To start building your term page template, you must first find the file named single-glossary.php in the Tooltip Glossary plugin folder located under your WordPress plugins section, eg. “TooltipProPlus/theme/Tooltip/single-glossary.php”. Example:

  2. Copy the file into your theme’s folder and place it in a new folder called “Tooltip” like the following: “Your-Theme-Directory/Tooltip/single-glossary.php”

If the plugin doesn’t find the template in your theme’s folder it will use your default template (That is usually the file “single.php” from the main theme directory).

Editing the “single-glossary.php” file is like editing any other PHP page template file. Example:

Hint: If you like to use the custom template but you want the glossary term pages to look similar to the rest of the posts/pages, you can copy the content of the “single.php” file to the “single-glossary.php” file.

After creating your temp template page, please make sure to update your plugin settings so that the plugin will use the term template file.


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