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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the_content and wp_link_pages

Many plugins seem to be adding a filter/action hook to the_content to display related posts, advertisements and such. The problem is I these appear before the post pagination so it the pagination is ...
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Pass the_post() as a parameter

I would like to take the following code sample <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> <h2><?php the_field('title'); ?></h2> <p><?php the_field('desc'); ...
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get_posts() forcing ignore sticky posts on main loop

I have a custom query using get_posts() that besides ignoring sticky on its main query, ignores sticky posts on main loop. Reading around I've found that get_posts() have some trouble with sticky but ...
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Twitter bootstrap carousel multiple items in carousel

I'm pulling in posts from a specific category using twitter bootstrap carousel rotator. I've looking into double loops but I can't figure out how to implement it. Here is my loop: $query = array( ...
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Get posts of specific post format, extract youtube link and use ID for image thumbnail

I am looking to query four posts of which I'll display the title and the video thumbnail. Something like this maybe? $args = array( 'tax_query' => array( array( 'taxonomy' ...
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Cant insert wrapper div into index.php

I'm having an issue inserting a wrapper div into my php index file that we're using for the front page of the site. Right now it looks like this: And it needs to look like this: I'm aware this ...
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Pagination on custom post types

Pagination works in the front page but in custom post type page it doesn't appear. Post type: add_action('init', 'portfolio_register'); function portfolio_register() { $args = array( ...
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<!--nextpage--> as a shortcode within the loop?

Anyone implemented this successfully? I want to include the <!--nextpage--> within a single post loop as a shortcode. I tried to echo it, the tag shows up but the post doesn't get divided into ...
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tax_query not working properly with get_posts

Here are my args: $args_home = array( 'post_type' => array('news', 'jobs'), 'posts_per_page' => 12, 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => '_thumbnail_id' ...
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the_title() Returns the page title instead of the post

I'm using a custom page for listing my posts, now using the loop and the_title() returns the page title instead of the posts. My loop is a simple: <?php if (have_posts()) : ?> <?php while ...
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get_the_title() is returning results from previous loop

I'm attempting to loop thought a custom post type (artists), then each category, then another custom post type (story) which has a relationship with the artist. The issue is, the function ID ); ?> in ...
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Sanitize Custom Field Value in Meta Query

I'm using the pre_get_posts hook with meta_query args to filter an archive loop by dates. Basically, there is a custom post type of "events", and my users type in a date as a custom field for the ...
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How can I modify this code to iterate over an array of categories?

I'm setting up a query for a series of 12 classes that will last a week each. There will be a morning session and an evening session. I'll have two different loops in the template to break those ...
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How to exclude or filter password protected posts when using next_post_link() previous_post_link

I'm using next_post_link() and previous_post_link() in my theme. I excluded my password protected posts from the loop. They only appear if you enter the URL of this specific post. But, the problem is ...
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Skip posts, but keep posts per page

I'm running through a normal loop on one of my templates, and it displays a list of upcoming events with dates. I'd like the events that have passed to stay active, but not appear in my list of posts. ...
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Give each posts in a loop a number in sequence

In my homepage, I have 10 latest posts. I want to display numbers starting from 0-9 in each post. 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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Custom loop layout. How can I do that?

This is the structure of the loop that I want to do. There are 2 thumbs sizes: 1. thumb-square 2. thumb-tall HTML structure: <div class="main-wrap"> <div class="col-left"> ...
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Set Transient on CPT

When I add set_transient code to my cpt query, I get a Fatal error: Call to a member function have_posts() on string ... on line 30 Line 30 is basically: if($graduate_student_query->have_posts()) ...
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Group posts by date with a list

I want to set a group of posts grouped by date as a list. Below is what I would like to have: Day... <ul> <li><a href="#">Lorem ipsum</a></li> </ul> Previous ...
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Wordpress loop not working on static front page

I have a static wordpress front page. I want the code that works on my regular blog template to work on the homepage too. Currently, it only shows one post. The code in the main index.php is this... ...
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Get next and previous 3 posts in a term in single post page

I have a the following Custom post type: episode Custom taxonomy: series sub terms real deal -> season 1, season 2, season 3, etc. The terms are hierarchical, and the entire thing is ...
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Strange problem with wp_get_attachment_image_src database (db) query count

I have a purchased theme that has a custom WordPress loop in it that looks for image attachments via wp_get_attachment_image_src. It does this by doing the following: $image = ...
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Why WP_Query('showposts=5') shows only 1 post?

I am trying to do a simple query to get the latest 5 posts into an unordered list, but this is only showing 1 result even though I have several posts. I even did an offset, but it shows the next post ...
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Hide featured post on second page

I have a index.php with a featured post and a number of other posts and the standard wp_pagenavi at the bottom. I'm using the 2 loops from the wordpress codex like this: <?php $my_query = new ...
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Create multiple sections for all categories and then queries all the posts for each of those categories

I'm trying to find to find a way to create a loop that queries all categories and then the posts under those categories. I am using a custom loop to display my posts and I'd like to have it follow ...
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How to include posts from one category, into a separate category of posts?

How would I insert one category of featured posts into another category of posts? So, the second, fifth and eleventh are posts from a completely different category. Hope the below illustration makes ...
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Loop within category's posts

I'm trying to figure this out since a couple of days, and even though it should be a quick and easy thing, I couldn't find any workaround. I've 4 categories, and each of it has between 10 and 40 ...
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Best way to check if a post with specific meta exists

I am building a function in wordpress that reads an XML file and imports 100-500 events as a post type to wordpress. The events have a lot of meta data that is saved as post meta. One of the meta data ...
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Get link to another taxonomy from a taxonomy list

I'm currently working on a site for an artists directory. I have two custom taxonomies; Artists and Artist Genre which will be tied into a custom post type of artwork. I can get a loop to list out ...
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how do i make this loop work

Apologies I am a PHp beginner and I have no idea why this loop is not working on my tag.php page any help would be welcome. <?php get_header(); ?> <div class="posts"><!-- BLOG --> ...
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How to do query_posts on tags pages

So I am using the tags.php on my WordPress site to create special featured pages; what I would like to do is create a featured area on the index of every page that contains the first five posts. I ...
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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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a-z list, categories and sub categories in loop

I'd like to list my categories in a loop from a-z, the code i currently have just keeps repeating over and over im not sure what the problem is but the format should look something like. Parent ...
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Multiple Loops on a Page Without Duplicates

I have tried many different versions of this and nothing seems to be working for me. I want to display single posts of a custom post type (portfolio) each in its own div. I don't want any duplicate ...
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How do I filter out certain posts from the loop while keeping total number of posts displayed the same?

I'm building a theme where a number of posts would be featured above the cut, while the rest of them would be displayed below. It's fairly easy to filter out the featured posts from the loop - I ...
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Modify loop output for a specific list of categories

I'm trying to modify the output of a loop on an archive page for a specific list of categories. Normally this loop outputs the Title, Author, Date and does so for every post in that given category. I ...
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Display several random posts, but make sure a condition is met

I have a custom post type for a group of people (employees). At first, I needed to display 7 random employees. That was easy <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'employees', ...
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How to make search for posts using get method?

So I am building a WordPress theme for myself to meet my needs, so what I am looking for now is make a search using a get method in PHP. If my URL is something like this : ...
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group search results by post type?

My site has 3 unique post types: Default Blog posts ("post") custom type "lesson" custom type "series" When the user searches the site, I would like pertinent results from all 3 post types to show ...
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Active class for my flexslider in WordPress

I'm calling images with a wordpress loop to display in a flexslider on the home page. However, the active class for the thumbnails of the slider aren't working in tandem with the slideshow -- I can't ...
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sort Posts by custom user filed

So I'm trying to sort the posts by custom user filed, I'll explain... So I have added users filed to the registration page, The fields are checkboxes, they allow the user to choose what topic he is ...
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Integrate WP Tiles into existing loop (index.php) and theme

I want to integrate WP Tiles directly into our Wordpress theme and into our existing loop but their documentation is pretty thin and I can't find much in the way of examples so not really sure how to ...
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Issue in If else condition [closed]

I'm calling my all pages on one pages as a section. Here is my code: <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'page', 'orderby' => 'ASC', ...
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How to Generate a list of Most Commented post?

I'm trying to call a list of most commented post. But the call to the DB returns always the same post (the first one in the loop) This is my code in functions.php function ...
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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 ...
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Archive page…limiting posts per page

So what I have done is created a custom post type 'testimonials' and set the "has archive" option to "true" and have a PHP template file named "archive-testimonials.php". What I wan't to do is limit ...
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Get date of last update outside of loop

I'm trying to figure out how to display the date that a post was last updated outside of the loop. I'm able to display the published date using get_the_time() but there doesn't seem to be a "loopless" ...
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Foundation modal in wordpress php loop

I'm using Foundation V4 framework within a child theme for a website. I currently have the wordpress post loop outputting all the content as per normal, for images I plan to do something a little ...
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Specific loop in Shortcode

I'm making shortcode and I'm stuck here. Here is code: add_shortcode('service-shortcode', 'service_shortcode'); function service_shortcode($atts) { extract( shortcode_atts( array( 'title' => ...
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Better way to display posts from specific categories, in a grid layout

I'm using the following code to display posts from a specific category, in a grid layout, on my home page. It works exactly how I want it to, but I keep reading that I shouldn't ever use query_posts. ...