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I have a custom post type called 'seasons' and in there i have 3 categories (summer,winter and spring.)

I want to show 10 random post from the winter category on a page.

Please help.

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WP_Query is the solution to your problem.

Go through the available parameters. Just add a query and a loop in your page template and you are good to go.


$args = array(
'category_name' => 'winter',
'orderby' => 'rand',
'posts_per_page' => 10

$query = new WP_Query( $args );

The loop starts here:

<?php if ( $query->have_posts() ) : while ( $query->have_posts() ) : $query->the_post(); ?>

and ends here:

<?php endwhile; else: ?>
<p><?php _e('Sorry, no posts matched your criteria.'); ?></p>
<?php endif; ?>
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You need to add the custom post type in the $args array in the code above by Rohit:

$args = array(
    'orderby' => 'rand',
    'posts_per_page' => 10,
    'post_type' => 'seasons', //ADD THIS
    'category_name' => 'winter'
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