0

Is there a way to use a post as the front page?

I'd like to be able to call the latest post from a given custom post type, in a certain custom taxonomy and with a specific term and use this as the front page - similar to using a page as the front page, but using a post instead (showing comments, trackback, etc. too)?

1
  1. You just need to modify the main query:

    // inside functions.php
    function wpse47667_intercept_main_query( $wp )
    {
        // Modify the main query object
        $wp->query_vars['custom_tax_name'] = 'custom_term_slug';
    
        return $wp;
    }
    add_filter( 'parse_request', 'wpse47667_intercept_main_query' );
    
  2. Then you have to replace the_excerpt() with the_content() inside your index.php/home.php/front-page.php template file, to show the full post instead of the excerpt.
| improve this answer | |

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.