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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How to display Yoast SEO meta description in archive template for each post instead of the_excerpt()? [closed]

I read this question but it wasn't what I was looking for exactly. I'm new to Wordpress and a little confuse with the functions and everything. How can I get the metadescription in the loop for each ...
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Auto Refresh Post List after X seconds

i'm new in wordpress, and i really need a help here. My main site, list the resume (excrept) of all posts, with pagination. But when a user publish a new post, the only way to see it on the main page ...
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Output shows a page instead of a list of blog postings

I have the below code in front-page.php (with that page set in Settings > Reading); however, something is wrong because the posts aren't showing. The output is shown below. Can someone identify what ...
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wordpress loop and template files

I am curious how WordPress know that if I have a category.php and do the basic loop inside there that when I click on category A I get all of A's posts. The reason I ask, is because I have seen themes ...
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Exclude category from loop not working

I have this code in my index.php file. I have a different template for a static home page, this is the blog page. I'm trying to exclude all posts with the category "new" which is tag_id "13" <?php ...
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The correct way to call posts with ajax

I'm trying to write an image gallery plugin with jQuery. I'm using jQuerys $.post AJAX method to send and receive info from the relevant post page. Basically I'll be looping through the attachments ...
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WooCommerce Product Page Loop - Output All Product Thumbnails

http://69.89.31.200/~horologi/shop/ I'm working on the site above and the client has requested that on the shop page, all the product information is displayed on that page, including all product ...
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Generating dynamic Tabs with multiple query post loop

I am trying to generate a dynamic tab based navigating with query post my code is like this <div class="tabbable"> <ul class="nav nav-tabs"> <?php ...
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How do I override part of the main loop in my child theme?

I have a child theme based on the twenty ten theme which I am happy with except for one thing. My gallery posts (I am a photographer so the goal of my blog is pictures) do not show any images from ...
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How to order posts tag by tag?

I want to order my posts by tags with only one WP_Query() In my WP_Query I would like to display 2 posts with tags portrait 2 posts with tags paysage 2 posts with tags portrait 2 posts with tags ...
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Wordpress query by category, sorted by custom field

I have three custom fields set for each of the posts in the events category — year, month, and day. I am already querying for the events category, and now I'd like to sort the posts by the custom ...
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How to order results by date and meta key?

I'm using wp-postratings to rate posts which stores the rating as a custom meta value ratings_score. It gives you the option to use r_sortby to order the loop by highest rated but I want to give it a ...
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How WordPress converts URL to $query_string

My home.php shows a list of (N) posts and << Previous & Next >> links. When clicked, I want to fetch previous/next list of (N) posts using Ajax. This is: I do NOT want to load the entire ...
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Why do themes have `while( have_posts() )` in templates like single.php?

Example: https://github.com/markjaquith/WordPress/blob/master/wp-content/themes/twentyeleven/single.php Isn't single.php's purpose to show single posts?
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get custom post type by tag

Is it possible to retrieve post entry for a custom post type by tag, I have been trying with the following code, however it just locks me into a infinte loop. <aside class="supporting_images"> ...
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Editing the loop for Author pages

I was wondering if anyone can help me out. I am looking to remove the_content part of the loop on my author pages only. So basically, I just want a list of the author posts with only the title and ...
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the_excerpt(), get_the_excerpt() and the_content() all killing “the Loop”

Before I call the_excerpt(), the_permalink() displays the correct thing. Afterwards, it does not... <?php global $query_string; //strip out the ...
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How to list custom post types?

Here's what I'd like to do: a) Create a custom post type and write panel for a menu item called "My Stuff." b) "My Stuff" will behave like a category -- but the content will not appear in the main ...
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How to dynamically build a multiple taxonomy query loop within a post type's single loop?

This question is a little different then the others floating around here. The most similar one is "How to get the parent's taxonomy ?". I have a music cms setup that utilizes two post types: album ...
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Listing Parent, Child and GrandChild Categories and then the PostTitles on Page Template !

What I want to do is a loop like this is something like this I'm really sorry but its hard to format here! I going to put this short url http://pastebin.com/dEdKzgJz so you can see it better... Can ...
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Content/Excerpt length control for a specific loop?

Is it possible to control the length of the content or excerpt for a specific query/loop? I have come across the following code, but this changes the length for all excerpts, I want it focused on a ...
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How to check for specific content in comments in the loop

I'm using the following conditional code to check if any comments on a given post contains a certain string. -The word 'CHANGES' in this case. I have it working if I specify the comment_ID directly, ...
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Chopping up a large ajax request of around 200 posts [closed]

I've put myself into an uneasy situation, where I have roughly 200 posts I need to load in with jQuery .load(). Nothing shows up until the whole .load() has executed, of course. Takes roughly 3 to 4 ...
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Impossible to get Attachments Outside Wordpress?

My page (outside the wordpress install) begins something like this: global $wpdb, $wp_query; define('WP_USE_THEMES', false); include_once 'word/wp-blog-header.php'; $args = array( ...
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AJAX with loop filtering categories

I've been researching on how to make my loop with AJAX. I found some codes online and modified some parts but I can't seem to get it to work. This is my code for the loop: <article id="main" ...
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Enable infinite scroll on single.php [closed]

I have a problem similar to the author of this thread: Possible to paginate on single.php? I am trying to enable infinite scrolling on single.php. So far I successfully load an additional 1 post when ...
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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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single page site with subpages

i want to make a single page site which has subpages with following structure about us team -member1 -member2 contact and i want the output to be like <div class="about-us"> team content ...
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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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Display products for a category, sorted by post_excerpt

I'd like to display a list of products for a certain category, sorted by the post_excerpt. The original code I used was this: $args = array( 'tax_query' => array( array( ...
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Help Structuring Query for Archive Pages

I'm building a site with several different post types (blog posts, products, informational articles, etc.). On archive type pages (search results, tag pages, etc.), I want to display content from the ...
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Replace default Wordpress search behavior with Sphinx

I want to implement Sphinx Search in my Wordpress site but I'm not exactly sure how to change Wordpress search behavior to use Sphinx. How do I get Sphinx Search engine to replace whatever Wordpress ...
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Display thumbnail only on the very first post in the loop?

What's the best way to use <?php the_post_thumbnail();?> in my loop BUT only show a thumbnail on the FIRST post? Meaning, only the first post in the loop will have it's image shown? Here is an ...
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Exclude the category from the WordPress loop

I have this code for the loop, and I need to exclude a category 4 from this loop. Any suggestions on how to achieve this? Code that starts the loop <?php if(have_posts()): ?> <ol ...
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Get post count of current loop when using multiple queries on one page

I'm trying to get a count of the current posts inside of a loop. I'm using multiple loops on one page in my theme. So far I have: $my_post_count = $wp_query->post_count; But when I print ...
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Why is the first query affecting the second query, even after wp_reset_query() and wp_reset_postdata(), but not on the second page?

I am literally clueless as to why the code does not function properly on the first page, but functions as expected on the second page. I have already tried running the second query via another ...
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Ajax loop in sidebar to load post titles/categories

I have a sidebar that displays the 20 latest posts, what I'd really like to do is Ajaxify that loop so there's a load more button at the bottom. The problem is, it's a fairly complicated loop and ...
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Can i merge 2 new WP_Query($variable) 's?

I am running a multisite network and i have setup a sql query that uses swith_to_blog(); and queries the posts. Is there a way that i can declare the query inside a new WP_Query and actually merge ...
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Formating the display of a post's date, outside the Loop

I'm using this function to be able to retrieve several data, from outside the Loop: function get_post_data($postId) { global $wpdb; return $wpdb->get_results("SELECT * FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE ...
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All posts are still shown when adding category argument to query

I've got the following code in my team-type.php file which I'm using to create a custom taxonomy for a member information: function create_team_taxonomies() { $labels = array( 'name' ...
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Showing current subcategory

I have problem. <?php query_posts('category_name=events&posts_per_page=2&offset=1'); ?> <?php while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?> <div> <?php $children = ...
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Loop through all tags & output posts in alphabetical list

I have a bunch of posts that each have multiple tags, and I'm trying to find a way to output all of them on a single page, organized under an alphabetical listing of their respective tags. E.g. if ...
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Adding Pagination on a Custom Author Page

i have created a custom author's page that list the title of their posts. but the problem is i can't get the pagination to work if it's beyond the set post per page value. i have used get_posts() to ...
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Show scheduled posts in archive page

I'd like my archive.php page's daily view (is_day) to display scheduled posts (post_status=future). For example, if I go to mysite.com/2011/05/20 I would see all posts scheduled to appear on May 20. ...
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Grossly inefficient wordpress loops!

I'm working on a site at the moment for an orchestra. The various members need to be listed, according to their instrument. The members have a custom post type of biography and I'm capturing the ...
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Output 2 items within the Loop

I have a query that loops through <li>'s and displays the number of <li>'s I have. Is there a way I can make the loop pull 2 <li>'s at a time rather than one? // 5 list items ...
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In a foreach loop, how do I target the last item in the loop?

I have the following code to do a foreach loop, I want to target the last item in the loop (e.g if it's looped over 3 events I want to target the 3rd event) to do something slightly different with the ...
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Using the loop inside admin

I have the following issue: I am creating a custom-meta-box for the user to add custom fields in a friendly way. I want to generate a drop-down box with all posts that fall under category 10. I have ...
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How do I display the function the_content in this loop?

I have this loop in my wordpress site which displays the latest posts with their titles, I want to display the post content after the title. I normally retrieve it with the function get_the_content ...
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How to solve suspected memory issue in custom WordPress loop?

I have written a plugin that adds a "Where did you hear about us?" question to the WooCommerce checkout page and shows the results (as a simple horizontal bar chart) in a wp-admin page. The plugin ...