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i having trouble while i added query to loop.

please have a look whats the problem.

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 <div class="fl" id="main_article">
 <?php $count = 1;
 $the_query = new WP_Query( 'category_name=headline&orderby=post_date&order=desc' );

    if ( $the_query->have_posts() ) : while (have_posts()) : $the_query->the_post();       if($count == 1) : ?>

 <a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>" rel="bookmark" title=""><?php the_title(); ?></a>
 <?php dynamic_excerpt(400); ?>
 <?php else : ?>

 <div class="post">
 <a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>" rel="bookmark" title=""><?php the_title(); ?></a>
 <?php dynamic_excerpt(400); ?>  </div>

 <?php if ($count== 2 || $count == 4 ){ ?>  

 <?php dynamic_sidebar('index-insert') ?>
 <?php } ?>
 <?php $count = $count + 0; ?>
    <?php endif; ?>
<?php $count++; ?> 
<?php endwhile; ?> </div>
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no idea what the problems actually are, but from looking at the code, I woud suggest:

a: the while (have_posts()) : should be while ($the_query->have_posts()) :

b: you would need to increment the counter: <?php $count = $count + 1; ?>

c: the endif; of the loop might be missing after the endwhile; - at least it is not shown in the posted code section.

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thanks for your reply !! done here is the <?php $count = 1; $the_query = new WP_Query('category_name=headline&orderby=post_date&order=desc'); if ($the_query->have_posts()) :?> <?php while ($the_query->have_posts()) : $the_query->the_post(); if($count == 1) : ?> –  Nisha_at_Behance Jul 19 '12 at 10:51
    
what is or was the actual problem with the code? –  Michael Jul 19 '12 at 12:06
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