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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Load different template for CPT (in loop) in my plugin?

I'm writing a plugin that register a new CPT named "sec-feature". In the following loop in my index.php, I want to load a feature-template.php for this CPT posts. But get_template_part just locate for ...
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How can I include sub-forum topics in a bbpress topic loop?

Out of the box, bbpress shows topics from a particular forum when you are on that forum's archive page. Makes sense. If that forum has a sub-forum, it will link to those sub-forums, but it won't show ...
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Including all post id's of a custom post type into an array

For my single.php (products.php), I try to build a navigation via which the user can switch between products based on the meta key "price". I want to put all id's of the products post type into an ...
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Custom Post Type Order Index Loop

I have created a custom post type called 'events'. On the index page, I want to amend the loop to list all posts (standard and events). However, I want to order standard posts by the date it was ...
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Display single post inside accordion based on form submission results

*Note - for full background see previous question here: http://bit.ly/1gaF673 Ok, so after fixing the problem above and a couple of issues that followed. My form submission returns the results I ...
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How to use extract shortcode in loop?

Actually I need to gallery in any new post so i use shortcode for making gallery for every new post. I use images and videos in slider. problem is that I have custom html slider need to convert ...
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Recent posts headlines. How to optimize the loop

I'm using this in my page template to display the 20 recent posts headlines from category number 8, 17, 23, 423 <div id="horizontalTab"> <ul class="resp-tabs-list"> ...
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Query Number of Loaded Posts in Loop

I'm loading posts via a query of a custom taxonomy called 'band': $args = array( 'tax_query' => array( array( 'taxonomy' => 'band', 'field' => 'slug', 'terms' ...
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Genesis multiple category custom loop 404s after first page

Ok so, I have a page which shows a feed of posts in the "news" category (url is: mydomain.com/category/news ), but the client wants it to also show posts in the "press-releases" category. So in the ...
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Next / previous posts link doesn't show up with Posts 2 Posts

I am working on a Wordpress project where I use the Posts 2 Posts plugin to show posts from one post type to posts from another post type. This works great but for some reason my next_posts_link() ...
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Insert/sticky multiple posts in multiple positions

I'm attempting to do this but with multiple posts and specific positions. The post positions are hard coded right now, but will be pulled in from post meta. This code is only being ran on the homepage ...
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How to loop custom post type posts by author?

Maybe I'm not doing things the proper way, but it seems to be working very well. Also, this question title is so confusing. I don't know how to ask the question. Perhaps someone can help edit? Thanks. ...
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Remember the meta value with radio buttons

I've created a simple meta box consisting of two radio buttons: yes or no. When they click on the appropriate box, it saves the meta value to the database. However, the post page does not remember it ...
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The loop starting at a certain ID

Is it possible to start the loop from a certain post ID? I would like to get all the post starting at a certain ID, decendingly. To explain, I have to make sum assumptions first. Assume that my ...
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Loop through all posts, show attachment if there

I've created two simple foreach loops: one for all posts, one for all attachments. I want it show every post title, and if there is an attachment, show that attachment. I have, thus far: ...
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Running the Loop outside of WordPress

I have a static website and WordPress installed at mywebsite.com/blog. I have a page on my external static website which displays a list of all posts [per the codex][1] using the following code ...
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Get the ID of the current post's child category

A client of mine wants to create a simple "related posts" loop that shows 6 of the most recent posts that match the current post's category. The issue is that every one of their posts have the same ...
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Does query_posts have an effect on get_the_category?

I am having trouble debugging a situation, and I think some better background information on how these systems work would be very helpful. I know that the use of the function query_posts is strongly ...
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filter a loop base on specific category

i am going to filter my loop base on the category the problem is that when i am using the following code it display all my post. // Query args $custom_cat_args = array( 'posts_per_page' => 15, ...
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how to use custom loop in the_content filter

Trying to use the the below code for my CPT 'state' like add_filter('the_content', 'my_custom_loop'); but the trial and error is not getting me anywhere. I can't use a single-{post_type}.php since i ...
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No content found on page 2 of pagination with 1 post per page

This loop (used on a taxonomy-term archive page) is not paginating correctly. The older/newer links for page 2 are there, but when I click on older, it returns "no content found" (when what I expected ...
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Can't print out returned value

Function to return the meta value as per author. <?php function ac_author_score() { $userID = get_the_author_meta( 'ID' ); $query = array ( 'author' => $userID, ...
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meta_query on a date range using an array of values

How can I do a query to return the post if the custom field array contains a date that is within the specified range? The query below is basically what I am after but it does not work... // the ...
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posts_nav_link(); not showing up on static pages

I've got two different loops. The default on the homepage, but a secondary loop on the archive page. It grabs all the content, like so: <?php // WP_Query arguments $args = array ( ...
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Loop through posts by each term and exclude duplicate posts assigned to several terms

Okay, i'll try to go a bit more into detail. What i did with this code is getting a list of artists ordered by alphabet. In this list i'm showing all corresponding news posts to this artists term. ...
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Creating array to compare custom field values

I think I need some guidance here. I have a list of custom posts on a an archive template page that displays information from each of the custom posts. They are looped through using WPQuery: ...
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Need a conditional to test if title of parent page matches title of child page

In my main loop, I need to incorporate proper html markup into a conditional to test if title of parent page matches title of child page and do (or do not) display certain content. Default might be ...
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Show post if in category

I've searched a lot for options like has_category, in_category, get_the_category, but I couldn't make them work Here's my pastebin http://pastebin.com/Zi7auvtv I want this code to run only if the ...
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Loops in category description

I would like your help to find how to do a thing I need: I have some posts, for example: Article Title: Banana Article Title: Orange Article Title: Lemon Article Title: Strawberry All this ...
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Multiple Queries and Loops within CPT Archive

I have a Custom Post Type called 'properties', and have set up an Archive page to display posts within that category. Essentially, the Archive page needs to contain 3 different query types; the first ...
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the_content() “crashes” for single pages

I have big trouble with the_content() for single.php. Whats my problem? the_content() doesn't give any output on single pages furthermore it crashes (no other PHP code below the function call is ...
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Adding a category at even positions on main loop with modified pagination

I have different categories showing over main loop. I want to add a specific category post at even positions of main loop. Example current post list with categories: cat1 cat1 cat1 cat1 required: cat1 ...
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Compare Two Custom Post Types Using The Same Custom Taxonomy

I have two post types, courses and testimonials, sharing the same taxonomies. What I am looking to accomplish is to check whether a course is in the same category as a testimonial. Then display if it ...
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Query counting excluded category on paged loop

I have an Index.php with a basic loop with this query before: <?php $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $args = array( 'category_name' => 'work', ...
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Inserting A Feed and Sidebar into an HTML Page

I have a website I've built and the last step is to configure the blog page. My html and css is solid but my php and wordpress development knowledge is almost non-existent. I don't need a dynamic ...
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wp_query inside the_loop

I am having this issue with my loops. I am making a shortcode that will be called from the main query. It will display on the front page from the_loop. for some reason that I can't figure out. The ...
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Posts without featured image using other post's featured image

I am using the following code (see bottom) to display a custom post called 'artists'. I am also using <?php if (has_post_thumbnail( $post->ID ) ) so I can set the background of a div using 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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WordPress nested loop not working

Why is this code not retrieving the posts of custom post type "graphic-design"? <?php $args = array( 'pagename' => 'graphic-design' ); $query = new WP_Query($args); while ( ...
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get_posts and wp_autop (remove filter)

I just transformed my query_posts function in a get_posts function. Here is my old function: <?php // The Query query_posts( 'cat=170&showposts=4' ); remove_filter('the_excerpt', 'wpautop'); ...
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Trouble preventing duplicate posts between 2 loops on homepage

I know this topic has been covered multiple times before, but I've tried every tutorial I've found online and haven't been able to figure it out. I'm using the free NewsMojo theme ...
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Best hook for a function which adds shortcodes to the system?

I have a plugin released, and one of my customers was reporting a problem where the plugin was outputting ads in the header area of their website. I have a function defined which contains my ...
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Second level subcategory

I'm trying to get anoter level subcategory to show in my select option. I've managed to get one... how can i get the other? <?php $taxonomies = array(CUSTOM_CAT_TYPE); $args = ...
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How can I put a custom field as the link of a button shortcode?

I have been working on a custom page template, and cannot seem to figure out how to have a custom field for URL's as the link for a button in the loop. Here is my code <?php echo ...
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How do I exclude posts by custom field value?

I need to exclude posts that have a custom field 'city' value of 'Melbourne'. After much searching I think the solution might consist of 2 parts. In functions.php : A function to get the post IDs ...
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How to different style first 3 post on Category Archives Page

I searches lot of time but every one said first post. I need first 3 post different style with title , content.
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Pagination on Custom Loop

I want to style the latest post differently than all the other posts in a category on a custom page. So far I have this code below which does exactly that: <?php if (have_posts()) : ?> ...
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Pagenav Not appearing on custom Template

I've just finished building a custom page template using the following code. The issue is the pagenav doesn't work - But works on every other page with multiple posts. I want this one to appear if ...
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wp_query pagination links producing 404

I've searched thousands of related posts and can't seem to get the pagination to work on this loop. As soon as i click next page i get a 404 //get the search term if (!empty($_GET["s"])){ $s = ...
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multiple values in an array for category__and does not work with WP_Query

So I'm looping with WP_Query and here is my code: $country_posts = new WP_Query(get_direct_children($continent_cats)); if ($country_posts->have_posts()) : while ($country_posts->have_posts()) ...