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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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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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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include(locate_template) messing up the loop

So, I've developed a one page theme that pulls in child pages of the parent in order create the layout. I also have it set up to pull each sub pages page template and display the content accordingly, ...
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Why does the_content not work like others for a set post id?

Here's something odd, I want to print out a certain post on any page request, if you have a constant $idnumber of your favorite page/message, then add: $GLOBALS['post'] = get_post( $idnumber ); ...
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Finding Page Template and Displaying Content

So, I'm building a theme for a client with one page layout functionality. Currently, I'm allowing the user to create a parent page, and the modules within that page are separate pages that will be set ...
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How can I use get_permalink() outside the loop?

I've been struggling with this question for a while and although there's some information regarding this subject I'm not sure how to implement it. My question regards sharing the current page. I am ...
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How to hook into <head></head> container

I want to add my own <meta /> tag inside the <head></head> container on every page or post within the loop(). Is that possible? What hook(s) should I use for that?
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Show one item per category of a custom post type

I'm having a custom type called portfolio with different categories. I want to display all my categories except one. I only want to show one item per category on my page. I'm been busting my butt on ...
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get latest 5 posts and a specific post and sort in a specific order

I'm looking for some advice on how to make a gallery of images. it is a particular bit a gallery, because I would show the last 5 post and a fixed post, for a total of 6 posts, in a specific order. ie ...
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Get custom post type's fields in a while loop as variables

I'm working on a page that shows the name of a lot of products (custom post type), and when the user clicks on the name he can see some product information. It's something like this: Main page with ...
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What is best way passing variables to theme templates and using them different places like widgets?

I have a template file at /parts/template.php which contains a post listing code like, echo get_the_title(); //same lines with my_render_function and i am using it at archive.php with this lines. ...
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How to provide meta_key array to wp_query?

I'm trying to build a wp_query, so far I've managed to get desired result using following query. $args = array( 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' => 'OR', array( //check if ...
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Video post format, extra content breaks video embed

I am using the content-video.php include to show the latest video post on my homepage. The include only shows the video from the post and not the rest of the content, which works well. My problem is, ...
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Pagination/infinite scroll with WP_Query and multiple loops

I need that the main page of my site have 3 columns: - The first having the 5 most viewed posts; - The second with the next 5 most viewed posts; - The third with the most recent posts. I don't want ...
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Popular posts with Varnish ESI

I am trying to get Varnish ESI to work with displaying the most viewed posts on a new blog I am working on. Here is my current script; In theme file: <esi:remove> <?php get_template_part( ...
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Exclude duplicated $sticky post from combined loop content

Since Wordpress sticky posts feature allow the post checked as sticky in post publish panel to be placed at the top of the front page of posts. I was also intended to style the sticky post differently ...
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Querying posts from only one category and exluding the latest post

I want to run the loop so that it retrieves posts from only one particular category AND outputs only 4 posts AND excludes the latest one. To query only one category, I found this: <?php ...
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Retrieving category pages from subcategory returns empty sets

I've a category overview page. It shows its subcategories. These subcategories have subsubcategories which are pages too. I'd like to retrieve those (title, permalink and excerpt) but so far my ...
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Are there any scenarios where the query_posts may be used?

I feel there is a red button saying "Do not press" below query_posts(). For some time I am trying to demystify this phenomena with very low success to be honest. For example, probable the main ...
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How can i use the same template file with a widget and category loop?

i wrote a widget and i want to use category template which is located in "themename"/template-parts/content.php". <?php // Category.php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); get_template_part( ...
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Get excerpt using get_the_excerpt outside a loop

I have a code that call get_the_title() and it works, but get_the_excerpt() return empty. How can i make it work? This code is inside a plugin called "WP Facebook Open Graph protocol". Here's the ...
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Is `query_posts` really slower than secondary query?

I know the main query is fast, since it gets data after parsing the URL and after WP_Query has been instantiated. We are in OO PHP. But is query_posts really slower than some secondary query that ...
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Exclude Featured Image Attachments from Wordpress Search Results

I'd like my search.php page to show all attachments except featured images (because they appear as duplicates of the posts that use them). I have seen some examples that do this for a query, but ...
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Display Posts in Admin Page

I create a admin page. Now I need to display posts in that page. Should I use WP_Query or get_posts()? (Pagination should be there) Note : I have read When should you use WP_Query vs query_posts() ...
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add date of most recent custom post type

I have a custom post type called products, it is categorized by a custom taxonomy called product_category. I'm trying to have a "last updated on" note on the taxonomy archive pages. I was hoping ...
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How to query post from sub-categories on category archive and display posts?

On a custom taxonomy archive from the taxonomy called 'books' (taxonomy-books.php) I want to list all subcategories that are assigned to the parent category. And then for each subcategory I want to ...
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WooCommerce custom loop pagination on front page

I'm having custom page template that I use as front page of my theme. In that page i have section which lists woocommerce products using custom loop. I want to insert next posts pagination to that ...
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Show only posts from todays date

<?php if ( have_posts() ) : ?> <?php // Start the loop. while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); get_template_part( 'content', get_post_format() ); // End the loop. endwhile; else : ...
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trouble calling an import class from an action in a plugin before wp_cron executes

I’m using the wp_crontrol plugin to call an action added in my functions.php file which then calls a function in my plugin file. WP gets to my function but can’t call the class, I get this error: PHP ...
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Highlight specific user with custom field value

I'm working on a Wordpress project with some friends from school. But there's a problem with highlighting a user on the website. The idea is to create a 'User of the month' thing. In the user ...
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Wordpress Search Results for Multiple Post Types

I want to show both posts and attachments in the search results. Basically, I need something that says if the post has a thumbnail, show it. else show the attachment image (since they don't have ...
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page.php showing loop of posts and not page content

My front page displays the latest posts using index.php. My page.php contains the wp_header up top, the wp_footer below, and this in between: while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ...
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Repeating Loop on my Posts Page

I have a problem with my loop.php, it keeps on repeating posts. I'm guessing this might be controlled outside of this loop.php as it happens no matter what I try. Could someone please advise me as to ...
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Wordpress loop specific thumbnail size

That's my loop: <main id="main"> <?php // the query $args = array('posts_per_page' => 10 ); $the_query = new WP_Query( $args ); ?> <?php if ( ...
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Wordpress pagination why is this not working? [duplicate]

I got the following code: <main id="main"> <?php // the query $args = array('posts_per_page' => 2 ); $the_query = new WP_Query( $args ); ...
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How can I add pagination to my loop? [duplicate]

That's my current loop: <main id="main"> <?php // the query $args = array('posts_per_page' => 10 ); $the_query = new WP_Query( $args ); ?> ...
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How can I add pagination and how can I change thumbnail size?

I'm currently learning wordpress development and I try to add pagination which displays a "older"/"newer post" link and the number of the current page at the bottom of the posts. I also try to change ...
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Display one latest post from multiple categories

This should be very easy, however for some reason I can't find a working snippet anywhere on the web.. I basically need to display one latest post from 6 categories (can be changed to 7,8, etc etc) ...
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WordPress category Pagination Not Working After Modify the Loop [duplicate]

I modify the category page loop as following code. Now Pagination not working. Why is that? How to correct it? Note : Even though there many similar questions on this site any of them not solve the ...
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Executing Queries in tag.php

I'm probably being dense, but I can't seem to figure out what the issue here is. The site I'm developing uses a custom loop, with a query that excludes any posts ticked as archived. The reason I ...
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How can I show custom fields in the loop only to specific user roles?

I've inserted this code in the loop (in single.php): <span style="font-size:16px"> <strong>Currently reading:</strong> <?php the_field('book_name'); ?> (<?php ...
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Call wp-blog-header.php header without performing a wp_query

I have setup .htaccess to map a custom url to a custom php script. This page is not part of wordpress, but i want it to use the wordpress theme. At the top of the script I load up Wordpress. And from ...
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Attachment Metadata inside of Loop

Basically, I'm trying to call attachment info to display withing a loop, for use in an image gallery. I know I need to use wp_prepare_attachment_for_js($attachment_id) but I can't seem to get anything ...
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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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Sticky posts with conditional taxonomy check

I have two different taxonomies with the same terms. so let's say: Places: Russia, India, Jamaica. Sticky Places: Russia, India, Jamaica. Now i want to create a loop which checks if a post has two ...
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Show modified time if post is actually modified

I want to display post updated time only if post is modified, I am using function the_modified_time() . So I just read about that there is if statement that can be used to check if post is even ...
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ajax for filtering posts by category in wordpress loops

I've been looking around for a way to filter my posts on http://www.waziproject.com/wazimagazine/ without reloading the page. So my question is if anyone can help me out to turn the following into a ...
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Display post formats differently on index.php (loop in function)

I'm a newbie-- please bare with my ignorance here. I've been trying to read other questions about this but so far I can't wrap my head around this. I'm hoping to display post formats differently on ...
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how to merge a WPQuery array with a PHP array and use the Loop to Output the result

I have a mostly normal WPQuery (getting 3 post types) for use on a Blog page. This works great. Client wants Instagram images to be included and ordered by date. I have all the instagram code setup ...
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Random post link messes up the loop

I have this code that generates a link to a random post in my blog: <?php $posts = get_posts('orderby=rand&numberposts=1'); foreach($posts as $post): ?> <a href="<?php ...