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Function: the_post()

The function the_post() takes the current item in the collection of posts and makes it available for use inside this iteration of The Loop. Without the_post(), many of the Template Tags used in your theme would not work.

Once the post data is made available, the template can start showing post data to the visitor.

Usage

See The Loop in Action#Generating_the_Post