[Solved] How to change a custom query into a standard loop?

In order to be able to use template tags, you have to do two things after getting your custom select query: You have to declare the global $post variable. You have to call the setup_postdata($post) function to populate the variables. So, my code had to be changed like so: $results = $wpdb->get_results($wp_query->request, OBJECT); global $post; … Read more

[Solved] Template for custom post type shows all posts instead of just one

If the code for the ‘actual template’ you posted is in the single-people.php… you do not need any query at all! When you call the url mysite.com/people/firstname-lastname wordpress already know that you want to view that person, only search for a file that display it. Normally, wordpress, in this case, search for the file single-people.php … Read more

[Solved] Custom page template

Your code will only display a list of your posts if the page that is using that template is set to be the Posts Page (in admin settings). If you want any other page to display a list of posts, then you need to write a custom query inside the template. E.g. using WP_Query: $args … Read more

[Solved] Pagination not working with custom loop

I’ve run into this problem with PageNavi before. My solution is to hijack the $wp_query variable temporarily and then reassign it after closing the loop. An exmaple: <?php $paged = (get_query_var(‘paged’)) ? get_query_var(‘paged’) : 1; $args=array( ‘post_type’=>’post’, ‘cat’ => 6, ‘posts_per_page’ => 5, ‘paged’=>$paged ); $temp = $wp_query; $wp_query= null; $wp_query = new WP_Query($args); /* … Read more