Enabling Full Template Support

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By default, WP Job Manager is all self-contained within shortcodes but since it uses custom post types, you can enable post archives and theme it fully. Some themes (such as Jobify) already do this.

Once enabled, you can make use of the WordPress Template Hierarchy and create template files for archives of jobs.

Note: The only template file WP Job Manager does use by default is single-job_listing.php for the single job listings.

Adding Theme Support

Using the Code Snippets plugin, create a snippet with the following code:

After doing this, go to Settings > Permalinks and save. Custom Post Type archives will then be enabled.

You’ll find the job listings archive (by default) at

Template Files

The WordPress Template Hierarchy will be used. Key templates you can theme include:

  1. archive-job_listing.php (
  2. taxonomy-job_listing_category.php (
  3. taxonomy-job_listing_type.php (