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I would tend not to go with wp_get_recent_posts or even get_posts for custom queries like this. By default, template tags like the_excerpt() is not available to these functions, and you have to make use of setup_postdata($post) to have access to these template tags. I would personally use WP_Query in a case like this which is more flexible, specially when ...


You have to reset every instance of a custom query, otherwise you will get unexpected output from any other query there after Simply use wp_reset_postdata() after every custom query. Example <?php $args = array( 'numberposts' => '1', 'meta_key'=>'_thumbnail_id' ); $recent_posts = wp_get_recent_posts( $args ); foreach($recent_posts as ...

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