At the moment I am working on a WP-site, which on the frontpages has 3 excerpts of other pages on it. The code I am trying to use for this is as following:

<?php query_posts(array('post_type' => 'page',
                            'include' => 5, 7, 52,
                            'showposts' => 3) ); ?>
    <?php if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?>

        <div class="column">
            <h2 class="icon" id="page-column-id-<?php the_ID(); ?>">
                <a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>" rel="bookmark" title="<?php the_title(); ?>">
                    <?php the_title(); ?>

            <?php the_excerpt(); ?>

            <div class="clear"></div>

    <?php endwhile; else: ?>
        <p>Sorry, het bericht is niet gevonden.<br />Probeer het later nog eens..</p>
    <?php endif; ?>

Sadly, when I use this code I get a query for all the pages I have. Anyone has any idea how to get only the 3 pages on ID using this method?

Thnx in advance

  • I found a fix already. After some more browsing through the wordpress-codex I found this nice string to add to the query in order to query page id's: 'post__in' => array(7, 16, 52) So that did the trick :) – ocm Jan 13 '12 at 9:58

Yes, use "post__in", a example:

$ids = array(5, 7, 52);
query_posts(array('post_type' => 'page',
'post__in' => $ids,
'showposts' => 3) );
  • thnx :) This will do the trick aswell, however I found another solution – ocm Jan 23 '12 at 15:09

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