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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Add something after all sticky posts in The Loop

Let's say I've got some posts and some of them are sticky. The sticky posts are displayed at the very top in The Loop. while( have_posts() ) { the_post(); get_template_part(); } How can I add ...
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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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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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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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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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How to exclude the 'featured' category from posts feed in the homepage?

I have two sections in my home page - featured and the default recent posts feed. The featured posts container displays all the posts under the category 'featured'. But it is also displayed in the ...
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Show related posts based of current ACF field name in a single page post (a loop within loop)

I have a single page where I display my current post. Within the post loop, I wanna display another loop inside that shows 3 other related posts by title that share the same text as the current post ...
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Limit article to 100 characters. Can't use the_excerpt…

I've been struggling with this for a long time... I want to limit article lenght to 100 characters and after 100 char. limit, add at the end '...' linked to a single post (like wordpress's ...
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Only display sticky post or latest post in custom loop

I'm new to Wordpress and PHP and I've been battling with this for a while now. What I have for the moment is 2 loops. I want to first loop to only ever show 1 post: either a sticky post, or the ...
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Where is the WP_Query instance instantiated (when working with themes)?

This may be a very basic question, but I could not find the answer. The following documentation http://codex.wordpress.org/Class_Reference/WP_Query shows the code // The Query $the_query = new ...
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Unable to display paging navigation with a custom post type loop

I have used a starter pack for my WordPress theme development, but I can't display the navigation on a custom post type loop. The framework starter is : http://underscores.me/ There is my PHP Code ...
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How to get rid of extra Untitled Article in html5 document outline when using new WP_Query?

Here is a simplified version of the code I'm using on a static homepage template made for a child theme of TwentyTwelve. I simplified some of the divs used for styling and just focused on the problem ...
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Redirection loop error after login from a custom post type post

I have created a custom post type called portfolio so such posts have an url like this: mydomain.com/portfolio/post-name/ This is fine so far, however i just found I am having a problem with my ...
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Making a specific page wordpress compatable that is not index

When I first created my website I overwrote the wordpress php and essentially made the website static. Now I want to make one specific page wordpress compatable (e.g. when i make posts from the ...
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Return only content in excerpt field in loop

I am sure this has been asked before, but I can't seem to find the answer, although it seems simple enough. I have built a custom theme based on another person's design. He uses both the excerpt and ...
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Change position of entry title

I've been unable to move the post entry title to under the post's image. Whenever I do this, the title moves under the content and appears just above the footer. loop-single.php - <?php if ( ...
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IF have_posts contains posts from a certain category

This issue is now finally resolved by myself. Find the solution in the end of this post. Question was in short: How can i ask in my WP template, IF the whole array of have_posts contains any post from ...
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WP_query returns error when used for custom widget

I was working on creating my first plugin/widget that should display a really simple loop containing only a custom field (image) I've been testing the loop without any problems in my theme but when I ...
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How to create content automatically when a post is published?

Goal: Ability to automatically create content in WordPress posts/pages. Goal Details: When a post is created/published, it will automatically create or configure content based on the base data inputs ...
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Grab next post title in archive page

I am using a custom query on a page to display single posts from a specific category, one post per page. Here is my current query: $results = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'post', ...
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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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Wordpress - thumbnail image from youtube (function and loop)

Hi :D i need show thumbnails from youtube in homepage, i have a code for wordpress in function and the loop but not working thumbnail from youtube. What can be wrong with the code? Function Code: ...
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what is the maximum number of post a wordpress loop can work with?

what is the maximum number of post a wordpress loop can work with? how many post can i display with 'posts_per_page' => -1? ive got 50,000+ pages and I want to sort through them, but I just get ...
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wp_insert_posts Fatal error: Maximum function nesting level of '100' reached, aborting!

I'm having a weird problem I have written the code as below: add_action('save_post', 'save_post_func'); function save_post_func(){ include_once(ABSPATH . WPINC . '/feed.php'); $rss = ...
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Limit the number of posts from a specific category on index.php

I've had multiple requests from different clients to figure out a way to modify their blog (index.php) or Custom Post Type Archive page in order to show less posts from a certain category. A good ...
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How to get list of posts from permalinks?

I am using an API which tracks metrics on parts of my site. The only useful bit it saves though is the URL (permalink). What is the most efficient way to query up all the posts that match those ...
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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 ( ...