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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Order posts by meta value and Date

I'm trying to sort posts based on one post meta value and date. I'm using this plugin ( https://github.com/JonMasterson/WordPress-Post-Like-System ) to add like system to my posts. The code that ...
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Modify recent post sidebar to show post thumbs with out plugins

Hi i'm using undersocres to create a theme. I need to add post thumbnails to the recent post widget, but I'm stuck. I try the code below, but I get a duplicated recent post widget, one without ...
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What's the difference between “get_posts” and “wp_get_recent_posts” when used with “setup_postdata”?

This might be a completely "I'm still new to WP" type question, but I ran into some interesting output when using get_posts() and wp_get_recent_posts() in a custom function I wrote with ...
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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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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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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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How to exclude categories from recent posts, recent comments & category widgets?

I use the bellow function (thanks to @helgatheviking!) to exclude categories from the wordpress loop. It works very well - posts of selected categories are excluded from the loop on the main blog ...
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How do I use wp_get_recent_posts?

I'm trying to display the title and excerpt of the most recent 8 posts on the sidebar. I'm getting a list where: All items link to the oldest post All titles are "id number of a post that should be ...
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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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Show one post per author and limit query to 8 posts

I want to show 8 recent products from multiple authors on the frontpage. Need to show 1 recent product per author. Currently i'm using basic wp query to show recent 8 products. $args = array ( ...
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WP_Query with offset and 'orderby' => 'rand', offset not working

I have the following situation: on my index.php I am showing the most recent 20 posts using WP_Query(). On the same page in another section I would like to display 3 more random posts from the archive ...
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Reset Wordpress Post Query to default

i am in a situation, i am creating a custom wordpress theme but i am stuck over something. in my index/home page, firstly i am displaying 6 posts by category like below <?php $posts = ...
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Author list based on recently active

My list of authors is now based on post count and I would like it to be based on recently active user. My idea was trying changing the orderby to post_date but it has no effect. Any suggestions to how ...
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Empty excerpt using wp_get_recent_posts

I have this simple shortcode to display the last posts with it's title and except: add_shortcode('latest3', function(){ $recent_posts = wp_get_recent_posts( array( ...
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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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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 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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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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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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How to avoid duplicates when creating recent network posts

I'm using this code to get a list of custom posts (with custom fields) from the network for display in a php widget. It's old, but it's working fine: <?php switch_to_blog(4); ?> <?php $ca = ...
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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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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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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
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Posts modified in the last 48 hours

I am using the code below to generate posts created in the last 48 hours. function filter_where($where = '') { $where .= " AND post_date > '" . date('Y-m-d', strtotime('-2 days')) . "'"; ...
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Display recent posts on another site

I have created a recent post type plugin and it displays recent posts from another website, but the permalinks are not working properly. The permalink does not show the post's URL, it shows the same ...
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Add Date to Recent Posts Widget?

I am having an impossible time finding the proper way to add a date below the recent posts widget links. If anybody has a code, I would greatly appreciate it!
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Why aren't paragraphs breaking on this page?

This page is created using a recent posts shortcode included with my theme. It is not displaying paragraph breaks that I've added in the editor and I'd like it to. How can I get the shortcode to ...
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Show recent published posts

I want to list recent published posts of my wp blog and exclude certain posts of some categories. The following code works fine, 10 recent posts are listed and posts in the listed categories are ...
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Get x recent posts by author?

So I have ten authors on my site, and I want to designate a section where it shows the ten authors and their 5 latest posts in the form of the post title linking to the post. I tried using the ...
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Problem with Front-Page.php loading recent posts

Hi I this weird problem where i have my custom front-page.php with set page (in Reading Settings) static page. What I want to have is a static page with welcoming message and later 1 recent posts ...
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How to make slider show 4 recent news and news start from begining not from 4th

I am kinda new to wordpress and I wanted to know how to make my wordpress site to show recent 4 news in this slider and again all news below: class s_naujienos extends WP_Widget { function ...
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Showing recent post of category in page

Any ideas, how I should do this: Recent post (with comments) shown in page? I need fixed url example.com/question that shows the most recent post, style should be same as in normal one post? Can I ...
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How to get excerpt of the recent posts

Right now, i am using code below to show title and its link of recent posts from my custom post category, but for one of my category i want to show excerpt, how can i achieve that. CODE i am using to ...
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How to show 3 most recent/viewed posts in a special tiles on home page using wordpress?

I have these tile elements on the top of my homepage: <div class="tile1"> <div class="tile-textbox" style="color: #22284f;">Just Some Title</div> </div> ...
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Where to add offset

I want to use the offset function to skip the first post and i have this code inside which i need to put an offside=1 , but wherever i insert it, I receive the error...any idea where i can add it ...
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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?