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How to get the post content from a category on my homepage

I'm trying to get posts with a specific category to show in a box on my home page. But ive only been able to get one post on my homepage. How can I make this work in the code below? With getting the ...
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How set featured posts using checkbox in post edit screen?

I want to make selecting a featured post is just by checking a checkbox in edit screen AND be able to retrieve these featured articles from only specific category ? in short what I'm looking for : ...
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How to query_post custom posts within default taxonomy?

I'm trying to query_post custom posts. It works very good with custom taxonomy, but not with default "category" taxonomy. I tried using "category_name" and "tax_query", but it doesn't work for me. ...
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Else statement not triggering after a failed if statement

I am working on a client site and the statement I wrote 6 months ago seems to have stopped working after the WordPress update to 3.8 I can't see or figure out why. There are no errors appearing it ...
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Different Ways to Query Custom Post Types?

I'm using this code to use custom post types like regular post: add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'add_my_post_types_to_query' ); function add_my_post_types_to_query( $query ) { if ( is_home() && ...
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WP_Query ignores post_type in category view

I have following query to select posts by my custom post-type. This works fine while being on the frontpage (the snippet is included in the sidebar). As soon it gets executed on a category page the ...
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sticky post in custom loop

I have a problem with showing sticky posts in a custom loop. This is the code I'm using to for the custom loop: <?php $post_from_cat_a = new WP_Query(array( 'category_name' => ...
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Secondary loop cuts off at 10 posts?

I have a loop to get a tag name from the URL slug, and then show all the posts, grouped by category, that matched that tag. It works, but I recently noticed it only shows 10 posts despite my setting ...
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How to call Shortcode categories for custom post types?

Hi I'm trying to do something rather tricky in my Wordpress Theme I'm more of a designer front-end developer so its a bit of a guess work with php. Anyone have any ideas why this code only displays ...
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Achieving pagination with `query_posts`

I'm using query_posts to build a list of posts from a single category, and I'm trying to add pagination to this setup. Here's my code: <ul> <h1><?php the_title(); ?></h1> ...
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A two column loop with one lead post

I got a loop from internet (I forgot the site) for two column post view. It has a nice CSS for it too. But skipping that for the question now. <?php $counter = 1; ?> <?php ...
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Executing query_posts after wp_insert_post

am working on a custom plugin. I'm programmatically adding a new post in the plugin use wp_insert_post. Works fine, the post gets added and I get the $post_id. However, if I immediately run ...
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Global post is always custom post type last post

my global $post is always taking the object of my custom post type "advertisement". So when i'm editing e.g. "Hello world" which post id is 1, it shows me post id of the last advertisement post. If ...
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How can I create a custom shortcode that will return a custom post type by ID?

Please excuse my ignorance, this seems simple but I can't figure it out and I've been rushing to hack things together. I can't find anything online to help me out. What I have: A custom post type ...
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How to display a number of posts based on a Advanced Custom Field (ACF)

I have the following code working fine in my theme: <!-- Modify query object --> <?php query_posts('showposts=5&post_type=news'); ?> <!-- Start the Loop --> <?php if ( ...
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Getting posts from multiple users?

Using a third party plugin that allows users to follow each other, we can retrieve the users being followed like so (commented):- <?php if (have_posts()) : ?> <?php global ...
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how to get posts by custom post type then display Custom fields?

I have custom posts types for Recipes, and within that I have set up Advanced Custom Fields (from the plugin.) Within, that custom post type, I have several categories. Two questions: 1.) How do I ...
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How to include custom post type posts on a page?

I need help adding a Portfolio page to one of my main Pages. I don't know what information is needed, so I'll just throw in some of the important stuff. Basically I have my main menu, (Welcome, ...
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how to get a different html for odd/even posts?

query posts if posts exist then begin the loop if post is even: <h1>title</h1><p>content</p> if post is odd: <div>its ...
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Display last posts with comments link on static page

I want to create a static page which will be almost the same as the default one with latest posts. I know I can use query_posts( 'posts_per_page=5' ) to display my last five posts, but the comment ...
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repeating posts on 2nd page to posts

I am having an issue where I wanted to strip out all categories but one from the homepage so I added the following to the loop: query_posts('cat=2'); However now the issue is that page one of the ...
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number of posts per page + random + exclude categories

I have the following code in my home.php <?php query_posts($query_string . '&orderby=rand' . '&cat=-182,-184'); ?> query_posts seems not the best solution. What would be the best way ...
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Filter posts by tax (dropdown) and meta value

I'm having a page on which all my custom post types are displayed. I now need to add another to the existing ones: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'bkroadkill', 'post_status' => ...
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How to get the post excerpt using post object?

I'm trying to show post excerpt as in navigation. I'm trying this in plugin, does it make any sense? i don't know. I used $nex_obj = get_adjacent_post(false, '', true); for next post and it returns ...
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Wordpress Custom Query to show posts from last x years

I have found a way to show all posts from the current year with this code: <?php $today = getdate(); $lastyear = $today[ 'year' ]; $args = array( //'nopaging' => true, 'paged' => ...
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Modify loop but keep the original query, what am I doing wrong?

I have a custom post type where I have a taxonomy cities and a term berlin. Archive can be seen at example.com/cities/berlin and it's rendered normally from the archive.php template. Now, I want to ...
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WordPress /page/2 not working

When clicking the next_posts_link it just shows the same posts as on page 1. It appears to work fine on the category pages and it is only affecting the homepage (home.php) Thanks! <?php ...
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Making current_page_item work with wp_list_pages in sidebar on post pages

I'm working on a website where we have a menu in the sidebar that pulls the list of the parent for the current page, and all the children of that page. The problem is that, on pages where there's a ...
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Stop loading more posts if none left AJAX

I'm using the following JavaScript to load more pages in #work_items (see live at http://mtthwbsh.com): jQuery(document).ready(function($){ $('.older a').live('click', function(e) { ...
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use advance custom field inside query post command [closed]

I can't find a solutions in internet or advance custom field website docs about this. I hope wordpress genius can help me. I use http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/advanced-custom-fields/ for themes ...
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Problems excluding a custom post-type from the loop

Morning all, I'm having some issues with excluding my custom post-type 'events' from my index.php loop for my Blog page. I simply want to display the posts from my actual Blog, which I assume come ...
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Query posts dynamic date range

So, I'm using the following to filter posts: $paged = is_front_page() ? get_query_var( 'page' ) : get_query_var( 'paged' ); $args['paged'] = $paged; ...
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Differences Between WP_Query() and get_posts() for Querying Posts?

What are the differences between using WP_Query() and get_posts()? Which is better to use in what case and why?
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Co-authors plus problems with query_post

I had a query_post that worked, aimed lists only posts by author own, but now that I updated wordpress stopped working. The query_post only works when you have only one author. I updated WordPress ...
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Custom Field Multiple Clauses

I am having a weird situation, I have two meta keys in my custom posts. Start Date and End Date, In simple SQL, I want to execute following query where startDate > '2013-12-10' and (startDate ...
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How to show a popular post in wordpress in last 24 hours?

I have the query_post on my codes. This will display the popular post of all time. But I want to dispaly the popular post in past 24 hours. How do I do that? <?php ...
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How to fix pagination for custom loops?

I have added a custom/secondary query to a template file/custom page template; how can I make WordPress use my custom query for pagination, instead of using the main query loop's pagination? Addendum ...
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how to show posts on different pages if number of post per page is one

i have a category named "services". when "our services" is clicked control go to category.php file. in that i need to show all the posts in that service category. i can show all of them in a single ...
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content and excerpt not displaying

I am using get_the_title(453) and while the title displays, i am unable to display the content and the excerpt for the page with the id of 453. The following is my code get_the_title(453); ...
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3 random images from custom post type, each in a div with a diffrent class

I'm trying to build a loop using query posts to display 3 featured images from the custom post type 'portfolio'. My problem is that each picture has to be in a div with a diffrent class, so i was ...
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Custom Blog Loop on Home Page

I wanted to see if it was possible to display the "newest" post from all top level post categories on the home page using args in the loop? See http://blog.reneerouleau.com/dev/ for example of what I ...
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Include one page/post into query which is already returning posts

I have my news query which is on my index file. I want to include a post into this query which is infact a page. Is there anyway to do this? <?php query_posts(array( 'posts_per_page' => ...
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Order by ASC, DESC, Title, Date from URL on custom page template post

I have a Page with Custom template. In this template I have index all posts of a category with many more modification. I know i can do this by creating Category specific template but this is different ...
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wp_query within function within wp_query

I have a query which looks like this: $args = arguments for the query $query = new WP_Query($args); while ($query->have_posts()): $query->the_post(); $post_id = get_the_ID(); echo ...
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Check if meta key value already exists

Let's say that I have few posts with meta key "videoid". Value of that meta key is different for every post (and has to be different). When adding new post, how can I check if videoid with that exact ...
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How do I query_posts in cat=1 AND not in cat=2

Let's say I have 3 categories, College (cat=1), Corporate (cat=2), and Idea of the Week (cat=3) There is a home page for College and a home page for Corporate. On the College home page, in one ...
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PHP Code to Display Term URL & Name of a Post Under a Custom Post Type

I am featuring a post in my footer(outside the loop) from a custom post type and am using Advanced Custom Fields plugin to do so. This is the code I am using: <h5>Featured Movie</h5> ...
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Wordpress Pagination Not Working - Always Showing First Pages Content

I am working on a website where I have a blog but I also have a custom post type to allow me to drop in some videos. I would like to use pagination so that if there are more then 9 videos displayed, ...
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Show post titles only on the homepage

Is there any way to show a list of all posts without any preview of the content on the homepage?
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When to use WP_query(), query_posts() and pre_get_posts

I read @nacin's You don't know Query yesterday and was sent down a bit of a querying rabbit hole. Before yesterday, I was (wrongly) using query_posts() for all my querying needs. Now I'm a little bit ...

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