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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Accessing Post ID Within Loop

I have a page called Products with an ID of '8' Within that, I have the following template part <?php get_template_part('loop', 'feed-products' ); ?> Then within that file, I have this ...
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Facebook Share Link Not Correct

I have a WordPress site that when you click the Facebook like button it likes the wrong url. If I inspect the web page, the url that is inside the like widget is always the same URL no matter what ...
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Should we trust the post globals

@toscho left a comment to this answer which had me thinking again. How much trust should he have in the global scope, specially regarding the post globals like $post. So what? The global variable ...
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Price comparison table based on Custom Post Type?

I have created a review site where clients can rate their hosting providers based on various factors, however since the launch, many have asked if it would be possible to create a price comparison ...
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Get posts with no tags?

I have over 1000 posts with no tags. Basically I am trying to get posts with no tags to show in frontend so that users can add tags from frontend. I am using this approach in loop so as to show posts ...
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Advanced Post Display/Pagination/Ordering

I am working on a project that requires some advanced ordering of posts and advanced pagination. Basically, we have posts in a category, lets call this category 'mycategory'. We then have post ...
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Multiple WP_Query loops with Pagination

There are a few other questions about this (and WP_Query pagination seems to be a huge question for a lot of people) so I'm trying to narrow down exactly how to make it function. I'm able to create a ...
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How to display different number of posts

How do I display different number of posts on the home page and archive pages, the archive pages can use the value set in the admin, but I want a custom number of posts to be displayed on the home ...
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Running posts thumbnails in flexslider

This is what i'm trying to achieve: Front page with 10 posts, with three first posts shown in a slider (flexslider) and the rest shown as regular excerpts underneath it. Ive managed to do it, this is ...
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Custom post type archive pagination with HTML5Blank theme?

Can't get the pagination to work. Here's my archive-work.php: <?php get_header(); ?> <main role="main"> <!-- section --> <section> ...
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Strange switch_to_blog() issue

OK, so WordPress has been destroying me this afternoon and this particular issue I really can't figure out. We are building a multisite network and for our particular purpose need to loop through each ...
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How do I display posts with specific value in a custom field into my loop?

I'm trying to display posts that contains a specific value from my custom field. For example, I created a custom field that asks for the year, let's say I would like to display only posts with the ...
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Link (by categories) to the first and last posts in custom post type

Link (by categories) to the first and last posts in custom post type For a new theme, I created a “story” custom post type. The main content has a different style than the blogging part, with ...
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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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Archive sorted by month - separate

I was looking for my answer in this forum but without success (so far..). Case is following - I have a news page with sidebar that shows archive (last 12 months). I'm using following code: <?php ...
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WP update_post_meta link loop

I've tried to update post meta by link in loop. Here is code function make_sticky($post_id) { // Update, add, or delete field ---------------------------------- if ( get_post_meta($post_id, ...
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Change query from cat id to slug or name?

I'm using the following query to fetch posts in a category (10). I would like to change this code to use the category slug or name instead of the id number as this often changes when I move sites ...
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how can i order the category by date

This may be a quick and simple fix for someone but i want to be able to sort by 'ASC' OR 'DESC' This isn't my markup but here is the loop i want to change just not sure how. I read the query ...
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How to pick “full/thumbnail” images in the loop?

I am picking the latest posts through the WordPress loop using the below code, but it's picking all images at full size: if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> ...
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Display all authors and their only one latest post

I have a website with many authors and posts. I need to create a list of all authors and for each one display his latest post (not posts, only one post). This better explains what I need: <ul> ...
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Why should I put if(have_posts()), is while(have_posts()) not enough?

I have a question about "the loop". <?php if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> <?php endwhile; else: ?> <p><?php _e('Sorry, no posts matched your ...
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Integrating WordPress with Your Website

I am intergrating WordPress with a non WordPress site. I have installed WordPress at my evercam.io/wordpress and I have followed the codex and I have been able to display a list of posts on a static ...
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Get 'page' number with infinite scroll

I added infinite scroll support of the Jetpack plugin to my own theme using this tutorial: add_theme_support( 'infinite-scroll', array( 'container' => 'content', 'footer' => false, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...