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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PHP loop that selects posts with a particular in-post option

Im trying to build a Featured post slider to show any post that i mark as a "featured" (with a in-post option) regardless the category or tag type... Im new to wordpress and although I understand a ...
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query_posts() ALWAYS displays something?

OK, I'm using posts_query() to display posts. The problem is, at least in my case, posts_query() always outputs something. For example: <?php $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? ...
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get_template_part and template file names

I have a custom post type that is going to use a loop in a couple different places and I wanted to make maintaining those loops easier. I remembered that get_template_part() is available and figured ...
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Breaking the loop?

WP loops are widely used to print lists of posts in Wordpress: <?php $loop = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'ff', 'ff' => 'show_ff', 'orderby' => 'menu_order', 'order' => 'ASC' ...
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Can I create a loop with multiple post types and specify different $args for each post type?

I'd like to create a custom loop that includes all Post types: Post and Video. Then I'd like to specify to show all posts of the post type Video, but only show posts that are in the category ...
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How to track post number on the_loop

I have a need to customize some posts from the loop. Here's the deal: My site is set to 10 posts per page. On post #2,#5, #7 (on every page), I want to display specific background. What's the best ...
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How to connect two custom post types with nested loops

I have 2 custom post types created: "classes" and "teachers". I have created using Advanced Custom Fields plugin a field for "classes" custom post type, a multiselect that helps me add certain ...
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Display the_content on click jquery

I'm trying to display the_content of a post on click. the problem I'm having is that it display always display the same content. I mean by on click on read for post A, it display the_content of post ...
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How to split a loop into two columns

I am running a dwfocus news website, I would like to split my li loop catagory in two section, can some let me know how can i proceed forward, thanks. <div class="headlines" ...
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Exclude category by slug for for each loop

I am trying to exclude some categories from a for-loop. <?php $categories = get_categories(array('exclude' => 'apps, windows')); ?> <?php foreach ($categories as $category) : ?> ...
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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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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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Query posts if meta key starts with

I need to find posts with a meta key that starts with the current year + the current month (i.e. 201502), but the actual value could also contain any day within that month (i.e. 20150214). The ...
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Loop within a loop (Again) for template

I know that the question was already asked but all the answer i found doesnt help me.. I made an HTML page that I would like to integrate in Wordpress. The integration of the theme was done properly ...
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Any number in meta key (wp query)

I have such a query. The field modules_%_text is advanced custom fields flexible field where % should stand for ANY ROW number, it seams that it should work like that, however it's not. What i'm doing ...
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Accessing loop functions (e.g the_title or the_content) from post ID

I have an array of post IDs obtained through complicated filtering code. I want to display posts from these IDs, and for each post I need access to regular post functions like the_title and such. More ...
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Display custom post on home page based on a metabox selection

I am trying to display an post to my home page based on a selection. What I mean is in the backend I have a custom post that has a metabox labeled Assign to Home with a drop down that has a selection ...
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Inserting custom data to the_post() during loop

I have some posts on my WordPress site, and let's say I want to add a random number for each post with $num as key and random() as value. Then I want to access them with something like: $post->num ...
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Transient not working for custom loops

I'm working at a WordPress theme. Since I need to display featured posts, related posts, some widgets with recent posts and so on, I need to use multiple custom loops. Because of this, the number of ...
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Ways to have multiple front-page.php templates that can be swapped out?

I essentially want to create several different front-page.php templates with different loops and layouts and then present an option in the admin panel to select one template on one day and a different ...
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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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Previous and Next Post link doesn't work

In single.php I tried to add inside the loop the previous_post_link and next_post_link. But nothing is rendered when a view the source of the site. I added the previous_post_link inside an h4 tag to ...
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How to get all unique categories for posts in loop?

I'm looking to get a plain list of the unique categories in a custom loop (only categories for the posts in the loop). I've been fumbling with some code for a bit and here's what I've got: <?php ...
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Modify main loop in taxonomy archive page

Is there a way that I can modify the main loop in a single taxonomy template, but leave it untouched in every other template? In this case, I have a custom post type called "Events" which in turn has ...
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Filtering posts by multiple taxonomies

I have a page on which I want to display all posts of a specific custom post type, let's call it "persons". I want to allow the user to filter all persons by multiple (!) taxonomies: age, city, ...
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How to use current_post to open a new unordered list every five posts

How can I add a break dynamically after 5 posts have been display to create a list of post titles? <div class="col-sm-2"> <ul> <?php $args = ...
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Get_post_meta() won't return value

Ok guys... I'm sure this is going to be a really easy answer. I'm a complete noob at this. I have a custom field that is supposed to return a link. For some reason, it just redirects me back to my ...
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One custom loop with condition to check child posts

I have one loop of pages with 999 page ID as a parent (pages from this loop have also another child pages) $args = array( 'post_type' => 'page', 'post_parent' => 999, 'order' => 'ASC', ...
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Adding specific post category between posts in loop

I'm building a site built on a masonry theme and would like to add a specific category of post ('Sponsors' in this case) after every 3rd post. An example would go: Post Post Post Sponsor Post ...
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Loop get_theme_mod

I've got a bunch of customizer settings set up Rather than calling individual get_theme_mod statements for each setting individually, is there a way to simplify it to loop thru them without having to ...
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How do I display the posts from a custom post type on a category.php page?

I have set up a category.php according to this wordpress hierarchy diagram. When I am on the page http://example.com/category/my-category I want to display all posts that are under my-category using ...
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Page template not displaying

I dont get why this isnt working. I have a custom page template, page-politics.php. It should look similar to this page: But its displaying this: Ive double, triple checked that the right ...
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Dynamic Stylesheet loads but doesn't finish

I am creating a website for an architect with large images being a main feature of the site. Given the potential size of the images I wanted to have a way to create responsive image sizing (and of ...
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Alphabetical sorting of custom post type - one letter per page

Basically what I am looking for is a way to sort custom post type in alphabetical order and separate each letter, so you have one letter per page. See illustration. Hopefully there is a plugin or ...
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How do I restart my loop with get_next_post()?

I'm looking for a succinct method of making get_next_post() double back to the beginning once it hits the last post. Currently, it stops once it hits the final post. Here are a few lines of code from ...
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Loop custom taxonomy to get lists of cutom post types?

I have a custom post type 'products' and custom taxonomy of 'maker' that i have connected to that cpt 'products'. I have written this code : <?php $myproducts = new WP_Query(array('post_type' ...
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Move sticky posts down in main loop

Currently I am working for a site which runs on WordPress, and using twenty thirteen theme which already has a sticky post function built in and working reasonably well. But I do not like how a ...
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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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How do I run through a Wordpress loop called from a filter function?

So I'm trying to populate an Advanced Custom Fields selectbox with a nice complicated array based off some post data. I've been trying to do this by doing a custom query and loop through the returned ...
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How to go about combining dropdowns / filter queries?

I'm coming up short with my googling here. (As 'filter' in wordpress always turns up more content related info). Anyway, my situation is this: I have Categories, Tags, Authors and Archive dropdowns ...
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How do i calculate the total of values of custom fields in custom post types?

So the title is a bit unclear, but here is what i have: Custom post type: Projects Custom post type: Investments        + Custom field: Amount And i have one page ...
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Use wordpress functions in another PHP file

I have created in my theme folder a PHP file named gallery.php. In this file I want to use WP_Query function, but I can't do this because it shows error. Is possible to do this? Thanks in advance!
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Filter Select results based on selection

I am trying to filter which job results are rendered to the page whenever the user changes the select item on my form. The select items are dynamically populated by the code below which assigns them a ...
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Problems with loop

I have this loop in my index.php: <?php if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : get_template_part( 'post' ); endwhile; endif; ?> which calls ...
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Multiple Loops On Custom Post Type Template?

I'm having some issues adding multiple loops. I have a custom post type (locations) that uses a single page template (single-locations.php). I'm trying to add additional loops to this template that ...
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Specific Loop For 2 <div> Within Each <li>

I need to create a loop that can logically be described as the following for a carousel: Requirements: 3 Loops 2 Posts Per Loop No Duplicates Order by Post Date Visual: < Start Loop #1 > ...
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Using loop pagination on single.php

I want the main front-page loop to show in a section on both index.php AND single.php templates, with pagination. Pagination works fine on the homepage, but not on single posts. This is the code ...
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Pagination go to first page if i'm on last post

I have a custom post type and used get_next_post() and get_previous_post() to create a simple pagination. However i need to create a pagination loop (if that is the correct term). If i'm on the first ...
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Get search.php results in header.php?

I want one image in header.php to change for different pages. The function in header.php looks like that: if(is_archive()): //change image to "Archives" endif; if(is_404()): //change image to ...
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Child_of not displaying all children posts.. via get_posts

I have put together this loop to display all children posts of the desired cat, but i am not getting any of the posts from one of the children cats.. Not sure if i am using the best method to ...