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 insert content from another Custom Post type into Post?

Say I have a custom post type called "Performers". This gets populated with different bands/performers. These posts have a featured image as well as custom fields (mp3 file, facebook link, myspace ...
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get the image of the post

Im running 'the loop' and I want to get the image of the post (in original size - not thumbnail), how do I do it? thank you.
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How can I show the post thumbnail from the most recent of a certain post type, in widget?

I'm using the excellent PHP Code Widget plugin, and want to create a widget that displays the post thumbnail (aka featured image) for the most recent 'project' post. Here's the code I have so far, but ...
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if ( is_home() && ! is_front_page() )

I see the following code a lot in index.php files. I understand that is_front_page() returns true when viewing the Site Front Page (whether displaying the blog posts index or a static page), while ...
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Display different content on homepage depending on post type

In the home page, I have a custom loop for displaying different post type content. I have this loop on my index.php $loop = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => array('photo', 'video', 'web'), ...
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Two custom loops, pagination, offset

I have two Loops using WP_Query. The first loop shows X posts. No pagination. (loop A) The second loop shows Y posts. With custom pagination. (loop B) It kinda works; but you can see the second ...
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Inserting CPT and static content at every X post, is this possible?

I'm working through a spec list for a new project which has the following feature: Display all CPT's from a specific category on an archive page, then insert an advert (CPT) into the loop after every ...
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Multiple Loops Inside a Function

What I understand from the CODEX, (https://codex.wordpress.org/Class_Reference/WP_Query#Multiple_Loops). then I'm trying to do a list of posts like this: <nav id="cbp-hrmenu" class="cbp-hrmenu ...
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How to limit WP_Query to one result on the loop?

I am trying to get only one post and this needs to be the latest one so here is what I am doing: $basic_args = $wp_query->query_vars; $basic_args['tax_query'] = $wp_query->tax_query; ...
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How to loop over custom fields in a page template?

I was originally using a single field and things worked perfectly with the following code. Now I need to alter it to loop of several fields that are similar. To start: I've created several custom ...
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post loop causes wp_users and wp_usermeta DB queries for each users

Continuing my previous question: My post loop produces 2 queries per post: SELECT * FROM wp_users WHERE ID = '53' require('wp-blog-header.php'), require_once('wp-includes/template-loader.php'), ...
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Get Pagination (WP-PageNavi) not to work

I have several problems to get the pagination work. I have a custom page template, in there i need to display all blog posts. I build up the following "query" and build up my html structure: $paged ...
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How to pass many ids in post__in?

I need to pass many ids to the parameter post__in in args. This not work !!! Help me please. foreach ($rows as $obj) { $todos .= $obj->ID . ","; } $ids = trim(trim($todos), ","); # echo ...
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How to use WP_Query to display many posts?

This is my WP_Query instruction but this not work. This display just first post. Help me please? // WP_Query arguments $args = array ( 'post_type' => 'teachers', 'p' => ...
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Looping through posts per category gives same posts for each category

For a specific section on my website I loop through some categories and get the three latest posts in that categorie and list them. Like so: <?php $categories = get_categories(array('exclude' ...
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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. ...
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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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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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If Specific Post, Link Elsewhere

I would like to create a conditional statement that checks the loop for a specific post ID, then if true, it outputs a link elsewhere. This is what I have so far: <?php ...
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Create static front-page with 3-5 recent posts

I am struggling with front/landing page customization for my custom designed theme. I have designed custom theme and pretty much coded it using the Underscore boilerplate. As I understands, the ...
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Random loop with code to prevent duplicate output returns no output at all from time to time

I have a custom taxonomy with several quotes assigned to each term. Two terms (general and yoga) share the same pool of three quotes. On my front-page.php i randomly draw one quote from each term and ...
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Loop - how to get previous/next post for first/last post?

I have a simple loop for a JS slider, I want to display previous and next posts titles on my slide, but I can't get previous post title on the first slide (because apparently first post have no ...
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Return vs Echo Shortcode

Ok, so I've created a short code which echo's some of the output; the problem I discovered is that the values must be returned instead of echo'd. I'm having problems converting the shortcode to return ...
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Display content from custom post type if match to main post category

I solved the problem of displaying from a custom post type in a post with this solution, however, I want to filter even more and only display the posts from custom post type that match the main post's ...
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First post of each category

I'm trying to create a simple loop, that gets the latest post of 3 selected categories. I've searched for something similar to learn from, but most are overly complex. At the moment, I have: ...
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How can I modify the loop from a plugin without wiping out other filters?

I am trying to modify the_loop output from a plugin. I've looked into pre_get_posts, which definitely works, but I need to filter the loop by a custom taxonomy. I can do this with ...
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Query custom post type in the loop

I have a custom post type running called services: // Services function services_cpt() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x( 'Services', 'post type general name' ), ...
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Normal pages as children of my Custom Post Type

This one is tricky, I've got Custom Post Type called "dictionary", users add "definitions" there which are automagically put into right categories (so for example if user adds "Apple" it's under "A"). ...
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get comments and get posts in loop

I need to get posts done by specific users and get also comments done to these posts, so far I can get the posts and comments but can't get how to do it in loop properly, because now I get the same ...
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Storing query variable and then using wp_reset_query

I want to use a pagination function with a custom posts query (to get posts from a specific category). My pagination function gets the query from global $wp_query; So in the following code I have ...
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'category__and' for custom taxonomy?

I've a custom post type 'post-type-x' and three custom taxonomies attached with it 'taxonomy-1', 'taxonomy-2' and 'taxonomy-3'. I want to retrieve all the posts that have custom taxonomies ...
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Output before and after the loop

I'd like to hook into the loop, ie. have_posts() maybe? and output some code before and after. Is there a filter for this so I can use it in a plugin without needing to edit themes?
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echo current taxonomy id for this loop?

I have this query to get posts and show like this: Custom taxonomy 1 <div ID1> |-- post 1 |-- post 2 </div> Custom taxonomy 2 <div ID2> |-- post 3 |-- post 4 </div> ...
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IF statement in a do_shortcode

Is it possible to do a if statement in a do_shortcode? <?php echo do_shortcode("[table width='500'] " . if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : ...
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Create a loop that gets pages with their template

I am trying to make a template that will be an html5/ vertical scrolling base. I have created an amount of page templates that each would represent a <section> on index.php which mainly all it ...
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How to display 7 most recent days of posts?

I would like to be able to display on my homepage a timeline of posts from 7 of the most recent days. For example, if today is January 1, 2013, I would like my blog feed to display something that ...
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WP Query - duplicated posts once including tags in search results

I running WordPress on IIS & SQL server. As some of the plugins do not work correctly with DB ABSTRACTION I am using a lot of functions.php filters as so on. To make my search results include ...
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Custom Post Type Taxonomies -Posts not showing in Category or Tag pages

I have a made a custom post type called "Member Resources" the posts under this CPT have a few taxonomies such as categories and tags. Tags = "Diversity" Categories = "Guidance" When I go to the ...
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Get titles of all posts with current tags except current post

I am trying to print out a bulleted list of all posts in the current posts category (i.e. "siblings") except for the current post itself. I have been able to get the tags of the current bost and ...
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How to adjust code to refresh a dropdown box with tags that are active on filtered category listing

I have multiple custom tags setup (ptags) and custom posttypes (products) and made it so i can filters posts by multiple tags in a category. Currently the code retrieves tags from posts relating to ...
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Count singular post views automatically

I'm trying to add some function to each loop called in the themes. What I'm doing is I add a function to count post view from here post views without plugin, to use the function I need to add this ...
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Display content of page template (get_page)

My problem is that I displayed content of 3 pages on index.php by using get_page(). The problem is that each of those pages have own page template /* Template Name: another page template */ which ...
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A two column loop with one lead post

I got a loop from internet (I forgot the site) for two column post view. It has a nice CSS for it too. But skipping that for the question now. <?php $counter = 1; ?> <?php ...
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Loop after page content

I just upgraded to 3.4.2 from 2.9 (i know, i know, but if it ain't broke...) I have page templates that are (or at least were) set up to display the page content first, then start a loop of posts, ...
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Load comments per post on click with AJAX

I'm working on a theme that uses a slider to display blog posts. Beneath the slider is a pagination that displays like a timeline, with a date instead of a page number, calling the corresponding blog ...
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Add inline HTML to posts published within last 24hrs

Basically I'm looking to add this line of code to posts published within the last 24hrs: <span class="new">New!</span> When the post is over 24hrs old, remove the inline HTML element. ...
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using new WP_Query in save_post function alters $post

I'm trying to include a WP_Query in a save_post function for a custom post type. The query is used to check all the other posts for a custom field bh_shortcode to make sure the content of the field is ...
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Show a list of recently viewed posts to a user

I have a lot of video posts on my site and I'm looking to show the user a list of posts they've recently viewed. I'm guessing the best route is to just add the post id to an array in their usermeta ...
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Function to show only first instance of shortcode

I need to add a function to my theme to remove additional instances of a shortcode in a post. First off I wonder if i'm approaching this wrong, but I have a theme that is drastically reformats the ...
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the_excerpt not showing posts

I'm using the following code to show the single most recent post on my landing page: <?php if (have_posts()) : ?> <?php if (($wp_query->post_count) > 1) : ?> <?php while ...