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How can i get wordpress posts content by post id?

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Simple as it gets

$my_postid = 12;//This is page id or post id
$content_post = get_post($my_postid);
$content = $content_post->post_content;
$content = apply_filters('the_content', $content);
$content = str_replace(']]>', ']]>', $content);
echo $content;
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Shorthand for specific field: $content = get_post_field('post_content', $my_postid); –  Rarst Feb 17 '11 at 21:39
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@Bainternet I'm just curious here... what is the part $content = str_replace(']]>', ']]>', $content); do? what's the purpose of it there? –  Average Joe Nov 4 '13 at 11:02
    
@AverageJoe its basic search and replace. When using the_content() the content is filtered. Since in the above example the content was directly retrieved, the author has used the search and replace to make it safe. –  Harish Chouhan Mar 18 at 9:21
echo get_post_field('post_content', $post_id);
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better to do it like echo apply_filters('the_content', get_post_field('post_content', $post_id));. For example when using qTranslate, your solution would not be enough. –  Karel Attl Jan 17 '13 at 7:10
    
This is the best answer if the scope is to get the post content as it is in the WordPress edit page. –  Matteo Aug 8 at 13:21

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