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How to display posts on template

I've added a page template that is my new home page and I would like to be able simply list the last 5 blog entries. My home page currently looks like... <?php /** * This file controls the ...
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How to get most recent commented post above new submitted post in Wordpress?

I have this function: $ids = $wpdb->get_col("SELECT DISTINCT comment_post_ID FROM $wpdb->comments ORDER BY comment_date DESC LIMIT 0 , 30"); foreach ($ids as $id) { $post = &get_post( ...
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How to hide a post from 'Recent Posts' widget?

I'm trying to hide a post from the 'Recent Posts' widget in the sidebar. I know I can do this with the 'Special Recent Posts' plugin, but that plugin really uses up a lot of resources. I've got the ...
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shortcode for recent custom type post

I'm not a coder so I may have done some "coding" crimes, apologies. I've bought a theme who has shortcodes for last posts but not for last "custom post type". So I tried to create last "custom post ...
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Building Menus with the latest posts included

Im looking to build a menu system much like that off the huffington post or washington post, with links on one side and the latest articles or other dynamic content on another. Before i go crazy and ...
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Display all comments or recent comments per user on author page

I have author pages for each author and I want to see all of their comments (or all of their recent comments) if I click on their nickname. How can I do this? I tried the beneath code, but that does ...
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Manual excerpt length on recent posts slider

I need to change the character/word limit of manual excerpts which will be displayed on recent posts slider. I think it's 55 characters right now without counting spaces and punctuation marks. Am i ...
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Query recent posts by author

I'm fairly new to wordpress but trying to get recent posts by a specific author. The following code displays only most recent bog posts. I am using a custom field to get the author ID. EDIT by ...
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Code for Recent Posts Widget

I want to make changes to code of the Recent Posts widget – could anyone please tell me where that code is located? Thank you in advance!
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Adjust layout most recent post, taking pagination into account

I'm displaying two posts on my main page, and using post pagination to go through the older posts. My problem is I want to change the layout a bit of the most recent post. This sounds like a very ...
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List most recently added posts (with a twist)

At first I thought the task was trivial. I'd like to list the most recently added posts (say, 15 of them), but I am adding posts that are dated a few years back, yet I'd like them to show in the ...
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Recent Posts slider, using WP_Query(), loads duplicate sliders

I have written a small piece of code for Wordpress that will show the most recent top 4 posts in a slider (the Filament Group Responsive Carousel). It works, displaying the posts and sliding them etc, ...
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How to get date of post when using wp_get_recent_posts()?

I get the latest posts this way: $args = array( 'numberposts' => '2' ); $recent_posts = wp_get_recent_posts( $args ); Then I loop through them and get information about the post this way: ...
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Recent posts on homepage

I have made a page where you people can find al the teasers (teaser made with the read more tag) from my posts.( By clicking one of them you "open" the whole article, including photo's, ... . This is ...
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Homepage custom recent news

Is there anyway of telling wordpress, by some plugin or whatever, not to show Recent news from Category X, on my home page? Or I may do it only by modifying the home.php code?
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How to add a recent post function to a text widget I created for practice?

I am currently being trained to create widgets and my mentor has asked me to create a text widget then add the ability to display the 5 most recent posts (all categories) on it. I am a little stumped ...
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Querying post from a multisite network

I am working on a multisite blog network where I have to display recent post on my home page, 10 post per page navigation. I did implement it using wpdb object with one complex sql statement. I got ...
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Offset Loop by 1 , Limit next loop to 1 (Most Recent) Post

I have a loop that I would like to Offset by 1 so the most recent post is not displayed, and another loop where I only want 1 item which would be the most recent post. These are the loops I tried: ...
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Show latest posts on responsive theme

I've installed Responsive theme on my new blog. I want the home page to show my recent posts, so I configured Settings->Reading to show my 10 recent posts, instead of a static page. Alas, the ...
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Author Link in Recent Posts Widget

I want to add author link into the recent post widget. For example if any user post on my web from his LinkedIn ID (which I have allowed) so in Recent Posts where it shows, <time> By: ...
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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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Display most recent post on homepage?

Is there any plugin that allows me to customize my blog homepage to show only most recent post? Problem is that on my home page, it displays too much posts, my blog is here, ...
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link to single most recent post, regardless of category

I have a landing page that, among other things, features an excerpt from the most recent post with a "Continue Reading" link that should take the reader to the most recent post. In my search, I've ...
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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 ...
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showing all recent posts in theme

I am creating a wp theme & I stuck at one point. I have recent post listing on my home page of theme which have See All link which redirect user to the page which list all the recent posts except ...
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Latest posts by category — how to exclude current post?

This is the code I use to display the 4 most recent posts under the category the current post belongs to (right below the current post): <?php if (is_single()) : ?> <?php $count ...
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recent posts for different categories

I'm developing a theme that will have two recent posts section on the home page- one section for recent portfolio updates and the other for recent blog posts. I'm struggling with implementing these ...
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How to target the default Recent Posts and Recent Comments widgets with pre_get_posts?

I added the following to my functions.php: add_action('pre_get_posts', 'keyl_get_emp_posts'); function keyl_get_emp_posts($query) { if ($query->is_main_query()) ...
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post preview/thumbnails not displaying correctly- linking to “home” instead of post?

Live site In the lower portion of the landing page, I'd like there to be three blog post previews- just the headline and thumbnail for the three most recent posts. I'm using the following code: ...
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Most recent post is missing from Author page

Here is the loop from my author.php page. It is showing recent posts, but not the MOST recent. Where is my mistake? <?php if (have_posts()): the_post(); ?> <h3> ...
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Display list of most used tags in the last 30 days

I am looking for a way to display the most used tags over the last 30 days. I am no coder, but I have come up with this mashup to display a list of the most used 28 tags (preference to fit my theme). ...
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Grabbing specific content

Right now I'm doing this (pseudo code) posts = content_type("special_stuff"); $i = 0; $n = 5; $while(have_posts) { if($i == $n) { // print the content } ++$i; } This is what I'm ...
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customizing recent posts

Im working on my first wordpress blog and trying to avoid plugins if at all possible for a lot of what doesn't really need to have a plugin. I am slightly familiar with php ( I don't understand it but ...
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Lists Top Authors by Most Recent Posts

I'm trying to display a table format of the top authors listed by the most recent posts. It should display the author, its avatar, the date, and the title of the post (with a link). I have it ...
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How can I show recent posts from same taxonomy as the post currently being viewed?

I'm wondering how I can show recent posts from the same taxonomy as the post that's currently being viewed (working with custom post types and custom taxonomies). If it was simply a category of a ...
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how to show the most viewed, random and recent posts in the home?

I would like to make my home page in such a way it shows the most viewed, random and recent posts by thre differents part by limitin the number of posts......give me at least some hints or idea to try ...
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How to display last 3 posts (recent posts) in a static page?

I would like to implement something like "recent posts" in a static page: http://themes.codehunk.me/insignio/ (at the footer) How I would be able to do this without a widget?
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Related Posts loop - offset

I've been working on this for many, many, many weeks already. I've already asked similar questions here and elsewhere, but nobody seems to be able to sovle this problem. Maybe it's not possible ...
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Excluding a category from wp_query breaks recent post widget

Good Afternoon, In my theme I have two separate pages for blogs. The main blog page, "news.php", holds our standard news, thoughts, events type of posts. The second blog, "questions.php", holds ...
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Show recent posts starting at a specific number archive

Is there an argument to define how many posts ago will be displayed in "recent" posts. Could I add something to this and define a specific number of posts ago to start the loop? $args = array( ...
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How to truncate titles in Recent Posts widget?

I read the thread here about this... http://wordpress.org/support/topic/truncate-titles-in-recent-posts-widget?replies=8 but the suggested solution didn't work, because I wasn't sure what to do with ...
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Customizing wordpress default widgets?

Is there anyway to customize the default WordPress widgets or do i need to create my own? For example, I want my recent post widgets to display date aswell. Thanks in advance! /Richard