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How to Create a Custom Page Template in WordPress

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Want to create a brand new page template for your WordPress site? Using a custom page template is the easiest way to give structural variations to your pages. Let’s take a look at how to create a page template on your WordPress site.

Instructions:
To create a new page template, simply create a PHP file in your theme folder, and add the following at the top of the file.

You will now be able to choose it when adding a new page.

<?php
/*
Template Name: Custom Page
*/
?>

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

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