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I know that it should be quite easy to do but I can't seem to figure it out.

Firstly, I have a category, with some sub-categories. I would like to have a page that displays all the post made in that year, from within those categories using only their featured images.

However, I haven't added featured images for all the posts and would like it to default to set images for each category if it doesn't have a featured image.

In addition, I would also like to have the post name and the publication date as the link title.

Sorry for being so demanding.

I'm almost there. I can display a featured image with the link and attributes I want but I can't seem to get the fallback image working. Here is the code I have. I know it must be a simple elementary mistake. I will need to add more ElseIf statments.

<?php query_posts('cat=81&year=2011'); ?>
                    <?php while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?>
                        <?php if ( has_post_thumbnail()) ; {
                        <a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>"><?php $url = wp_get_attachment_url( get_post_thumbnail_id($post->ID) );?><img src="<?php echo $url; ?>" title="<?php the_title_attribute(); ?> <?php the_time('jS F Y') ?>" height="90" width="180" /></a>;
                        else if(in_category(91))
                        <a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>" title="<?php the_title_attribute(); ?> <?php the_time('jS F Y') ?>" ><img src="/media/admin/hl1-thumbnail.jpg"></a>;

                        <?php endif; ?>
                    <?php endwhile; ?>

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Try breaking this up into separate questions. – Jeremy Jared Jan 29 '12 at 17:03

Something like this http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/image-archives/ ?

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Yes, very similar to that - thanks. I'll see if I can get the code I need from there. – PlanetPhillip Jan 30 '12 at 9:44
I'm almost there. Ic an display a featured image with the link and attributes I want but I can't seem to get the fallback working. – PlanetPhillip Jan 31 '12 at 10:21

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