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Absolute beginner question: I need to load text into specific div tags across the page. On my html mockup its a lorem ispum text box waiting for wordpress to load the real content. So, how do i control the real content and its relation with the div box text on the page? Can it be a post, so i can manage it from the dashboard? Thanks in advance.

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You can solve this in different ways.

One it's to use simple querys with WP_Query and using the p parameter to retrive a particular post like it's explained here. Something like this:

$the_query = new WP_Query( 'p=123' );
while ( $the_query->have_posts() ) : $the_query->the_post();
    the_content();
endwhile;

Where 123 it's the post id from where you need the data (the_content).

Or you can query the content from a single post using get_post function. Like this:

$postid = 123;
$queryp = get_post($postid);
$content = $queryp->post_content;
$content = apply_filters('the_content', $content);
$content = str_replace(']]>', ']]>', $content);
echo $content;

Where 123, again, it's the postid from where you need to extract the content.

And i think wp_get_single_post function should work too.

Then you can control your content everywhere just extracting the desired data from certains posts by postid

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Thanks for the quick reply, TCattd. I'm not sure about where to put the code(which page, which part) but I'll give it a try. Thx again. –  luprates Mar 12 '12 at 15:35
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