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How I can assign a different css class to each post of the 10 posts of each blog page?

Like this :

<li class="first-post">..
<li class="second-post">..
.
.
.
<li class="tenth-post">
--
Second page
--
<li class="first-post">..
<li class="second-post">..
..

So on ! Thank You a lot for the help.

3

Use the function post_class() in your template:

<div <?php post_class(); ?>>
// your post content
</div>

Then add a counter to the post classes per filter on post_class:

// functions.php
add_filter( 'post_class', function( Array $classes ) {

    static $number = 1;

    $classes[] = 'post-number-' . $number++;

    // reset the number
    if ( 11 === $number )
        $number = 1;

    return $classes;
});

You get a new class on each entry now that looks like post-number-1, post-number-2 and so on.

  • Thanks for your answer. but I want to make only 10 classes that they repeat. is there anyway to edit your function to make it happens. – dzdesigner May 25 '14 at 11:08
  • @user3358086 See my update. – fuxia May 25 '14 at 11:11
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A simple counter can also do this:

<?php $counter = 1; ?>
<?php //wp loop start ?>
<div class="css-class-<?php echo $counter ?>">
</div>
<?php $counter++; ?>
<?php //end wp loop ?>

If you want to use better css class naming, you can use an array:

<?php $class_name = array ( 'first-post', 'second-post', ........, 'tenth-post' );
$arrKey = 0; ?>
<?php //wp loop start ?>
<div class="css-class-<?php echo $class_name[$arrKey] ?>">
</div>
<?php $arrKey++; ?>
<?php //end wp loop ?>
  • Thank you @The sufi for this amazing code, I will try all. Thanks to everyone – dzdesigner May 25 '14 at 11:53
0

As what @toscho said, is perfect. You can also differentiate each of the blog post with their post ID like this:

<article id="post-<?php the_ID(); ?>" <?php post_class(); ?>>
...
</article>

There would be #post-1 for the post where the post id is 1, and so on...

  • Thanks, it doesnt work because I want to give only 10 css classes that they repeat.. which means I costumize only 10 css in my style.css – dzdesigner May 25 '14 at 11:10

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