The core of the WordPress query, the loop offers an easy way to access post information and display it on your website.

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Show Posts from Single Category Not Working

I have a simple loop that outputs the content of posts and then adds some navigation links at the bottom. Wordpress is set to only show 5 posts at a time. <?php while(have_posts()) : the_post(); ...
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How would you create a “weekly” archive?

I'm looking to create individual archives for each category of my website, but want to them to break into weeks. Check out the linked image (can't embed images as a new user?): ...
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Inserting custom data to the_post() during loop

I have some posts on my WordPress site, and let's say I want to add a random number for each post with $num as key and random() as value. Then I want to access them with something like: $post->num ...
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How To Pick “full/thumbnail” Image In A WordPress Loop?

I am picking WordPress latest post through WordPress post loop for that I am using the below code but in this its picking all images at full size. <?php if ( have_posts() ) : ?> <?php while ...
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Page template not displaying

I dont get why this isnt working. I have a custom page template, page-politics.php. It should look similar to this page: But its displaying this: Ive double, triple checked that the right ...
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WP Query - duplicated posts once including tags in search results

I running WordPress on IIS & SQL server. As some of the plugins do not work correctly with DB ABSTRACTION I am using a lot of functions.php filters as so on. To make my search results include ...
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show random image in loop if image is not set

I want to show a random image from a few options in my loop if a custom field hasn't a certain value, or it could be if it had no thumbnail. In any case, it should spit out one of the random images. ...
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Check if excerpt is empty at loop-portfolio

I want to check if excerpt is not empty, then echo the excerpt link, if not the echo permalink, like this: if(the_excerpt()!='') echo the_excerpt(); else echo get_permalink() but how can I check if ...
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How can I implement pagination on custom category page?

I have created a custom template page for every one of my categories. I am using a foreach loop in order to fetch the posts of this specific category in my page. if (is_page()) { ...
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Multiple Page Loops on front-page.php

Looking to build an easily editable front-page.php using multiple loops set to display pages. One way I thought about doing this was making a HOME page, then setting "About us, Services, Team" all ...
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Category Ajax call

I am following this post to get an ajax post filter via category to work 'Using ajax on categories and wordpress loops'. I think I have added everything in correctly as follows in my template I have: ...
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How to show related posts by category or custom post type?

I'm looking for the best way to go about creating, probably, custom post type where you can filter in the categories related to that custom post type in the sidebar. Here is the website I'm working ...
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wpdb inside foreach loop only returns first result - 2 other similar cases found

@Milo Problem solved, found spaces in the array $arrname. I was trying to get post id using post_name. First of all I stored all post_name in an array an then loop through the array to use the key ...
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Display Meta Fields Attached to Custom Post Type [closed]

If I have several custom meta fields attached to a custom post type, how can I display them inside the template-cpt.php file's loop? Especially when the single.php file has them outside the loop? For ...
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Custom function within the loop, working only the first time [closed]

I have made a function that adds inline CSS to H2 tags. The CSS rules are loaded in the first post (Its a custom post type) but not in the posts after. The following function is in functions.php file. ...
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How to get Author ID outside the loop

I can't get the post author ID outside the loop to make the get_the_author_meta work. So far I've tried different approaches: 1. $author_id=$post->post_author; 2. global $post; ...
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get_template_part from plugin

This is default get_template_part function inside WordPress: function get_template_part( $slug, $name = null ) { do_action( "get_template_part_{$slug}", $slug, $name ); $templates = array(); ...
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WP_Query post at custom position

Lets say I have a custom query which based on two custom post types: $wp_query = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => array('post-type-1', 'post-type-2'), 'post_status' => ...
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Possible to remove settings from wp_customize?

So, really basic setting here. function Ari_customize_register( $wp_customize ) { $wp_customize->add_setting('header_position', array()); $wp_customize->add_control('header_position', array( ...
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wp_query orderby random do not repeat infinite scroll - one loop

I have found a lot of documentation on solving this issue with multiple loops, I'm finding it hard to see a solution for one custom loop. Problem: I'm using infinite scroll to load in the next page ...
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Pagination not working on home page

I've a page named "share" with a complex loop that's working perfectly. This page is located at domain.com/share. Now I need to use this page as the home page, so I went to "Settings -> Reading" and ...
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Error Page-Template LOOP

I have this code and I want to create a page under wordpress and apply this code. I save as bcn.php file into Themes folder. I create the page and in Admin menu and apply the bcn template to the page. ...
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loop through posts and display inserted media and post title as a link

I'm fiddling around with an issue I cannot solve. Inside the loop I would like to find the URL of an inserted media file (pdf, doc etc) and display this as an anchor. Furthermore I would like to ...
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get link of inserted media file of post within loop

inside the loop I would like to retrieve the URL of an inserted media file of each post. My attempt was: <?php if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?> <a href="<?php ...
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Custom Post Type not visible on category page

I would like to use the default category for my custom post type, but when I open the category page there's no posts there. The loop is very simple: <?php if ( have_posts() ) : while ( ...
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List ALL posts within last week from current category on category page

My category template shows 5 (full content) posts per page and I want to add a list of ALL the posts during the past week for that category to the top of the page as a quick overview. So the first ...
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WP_Query Order by Specific Post ID First

I'm creating a website where I have a need to show a set of posts from a custom loop but I need to display a specific post first. This post will be dynamically specified in the URI by a $_GET ...
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Add Infinite Scroll to Ajax Loaded Category Query

Update: This has been resolved. See update below. Following a few different online tutorials, I've managed to create a function to modify my post display via Ajax based on a category selected from a ...
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Skip post in loop and mixin later

In the blog, i try to avoid to show two posts from the same category in succession. So if the latest two posts are from category 1, i want to skip the second one, take post 3 first (if it's not from ...
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How to control output of custom post type without modifying theme?

I have a custom post type 'properties' that I'd like to control the HTML output for. For simplicity, let's focus on the archive view. As a basic example, here is what a loop looks like in an ...
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Display Comments list and a Comment form in home page inside while loop

I am trying to get a list of comment and a comment form in the home page inside while loop for displaying latest post which shows one latest post. I tried with <?php $withcomments = "1"; ...
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Creating nested forum loops in bbPress [closed]

I'm creating a customised forums front page for bbPress, by listing forums in a different way to the bbPress default. Essentially what I'm trying to do is replace the use of bbp_list_forums() with a ...
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Create a custom taxonomy template that loops through child categories in term order?

We're building a site that sells Biking Gear We're using the Genesis Theme Framework, and developing a custom child theme. It has a Custom Post Type for Products, made with the "Custom Post Type UI ...
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Wordpress giving a 404 page when passing a year argument different than the current year

On this page you will see I'm listing events that fall in certain months: http://conciergemaps.ch/events/ This is on Wordpress, When you select a certain month and year it appends the URL with two ...
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Enter a variable in the 'category_name' parameter

Is it possible to use a variable for the 'category_name' parameter? I have three pages: red, yellow, and blue. I have multiple posts that are categorized in three categories: red, yellow, and blue. ...
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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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Get excerpt using get_the_excerpt outside a loop

I have a code that call get_the_title() and it works, but get_the_excerpt() return empty. How can i make it work? This code is inside a plugin called "WP Facebook Open Graph protocol". Here's the ...
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Conditional two level dropdown filter for custom post type

I have set up a custom post type and taxonomy. The post type is called Local Services and the hierarchical taxonomy is called Regions. The Regions have child categories called Areas. I have set up a ...
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In loop: posts have thumbnail AND other variables

I am looking to display posts that meet certain requirements. First and foremost, the idea is to show visitors the most viewed posts. I implemented that with some help. So, I got that working with the ...
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How to modify search.php to not show pages only show posts

I want to modify search.php so that it only shows posts and not pages. Can you help? Here is the loop in search.php: <?php if (have_posts()) : ?> <?php while(have_posts()): the_post(); ...
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Listing Specific Categories from Current Post with Depth

I've been on this for sometime and been having a ton of issues to find a proper way to do what I'm trying to achieve. An Example would be as follows: I have a featured Image with a rollover and I ...
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Function to get the name in database table from the comma separated string

I already created admin column in WP using this code: add_filter('manage_pages_columns', 'page_custom_cols', 10); function page_custom_cols($pages_columns, $post_type) { $pages_columns['user_group'] ...
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Search.php - return number of results but cannot loop through

I have a following search.php page (this is just the code required for problem presentation). Why is my $total_results returning a number of posts found, but when I do a loop though it always print ...
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ajax for filtering posts by category in wordpress loops

I've been looking around for a way to filter my posts on http://www.waziproject.com/wazimagazine/ without reloading the page. So my question is if anyone can help me out to turn the following into a ...
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Loop with slider (slider not loading)

In my slider.php I have a loop that calls for a custom post type. That custom post type has a meta box for a slide url (link/title/etc). I can see the loop and everything else is working because in ...
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Carousel Loop only duplicating

I have problem with looping and WP_Query. Any idea how i can implement the multiple carouselitems please check what html output should be in html So basically one of my goal is each div have a pages ...
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Custom taxonomy archive page problem

My website is built on custom post types, that I have organized with different custom taxonomies. The menu buttons are the taxonomies archive pages (red, blue, green), so that when you click on the ...
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Splitting content into two columns and shortcode-slideshow above

I am working on a custom template that will allow me to display a shortcode gallery in full width, and below that, the text from the content of the post in two different columns. I have been able to ...
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Loop doesn't display posts. It displays a link to the home page instead

I’m building a WP theme using Bootstrap. Aparently, all templates were working fine until I tried to display a list of recent post on the front page. Basically, the loop it’s not displaying posts (it ...
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Display post thumbnail for specific category outside the loop

I'm building a theme that features a section wherein I'd like to have the single most recent post's thumbnail of a single category displayed between the header and blog sections. Something like ...