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I'm trying to show all posts posted under the month, so

2012

December

post 1
post 2

November

post 1
post 2

The posts are to appear under my custom taxonomy template, so taxonomy-pubyear.php and I'm able to retrive all the posts for that term using the basic loop. If I add get_the_year('F') in the loop then the same month will be displayed repeatedly but I need it displayed once and have all the corresponding posts show up under it, any help with this would be appreciated.

Note: If I have post published under the same day, month and year then the above get_the_year('F') will show the month and display those posts below it, i want that functionality but without having to use the same published date.

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Save the current month in a variable and check it for each post, only output it when it changes:

$current_month = '';

while( have_posts() ):
    the_post();

    $this_month = get_the_time( 'F' );

    if( $this_month != $current_month ){
        $current_month = $this_month;
        echo $current_month;
    }

    the_title();

endwhile;
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That worked! Thanks a million. Just out of curiosity, why not use the get_the_date() function instead? –  Beto Jan 17 '13 at 3:30
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you could use get_the_date here, it would work the same. I'm in the habit of using get_the_time because it's a bit more flexible, as you can also pass a post id where get_the_date will only work with the global $post object. –  Milo Jan 17 '13 at 3:57
    
Thanks for your input. –  Beto Jan 18 '13 at 8:00

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