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User:T31os/get posts

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Description

This function is used to get a list of all the posts that are defined in the blog. For the most part get_posts can be considered a mini version of query_posts, supporting nearly (but not all) optional parameters. Support parameters are listed below.

Usage

 <?php get_posts$args ); ?> 

Default Usage

 <?php $args = array(
    
'post_type' => 'any',
    
'post_status' => 'publish',
    
'post_parent' => $post->ID,
    
'post_mime_type' => ,
    
'post__in' => 
,
    
'post__not_in' => ,
    
'order' => 'DESC',
    
'orderby' => 
,
    
'author' => ,
    
'author_name' => 
,
    
'w' => ,
    
'm' => 
,
    
'month' => ,
    
'year' => 
,
    
'y' => ,
    
'meta_key' => 
,
    
'meta_value' => ,
    
'cat' => 
,
    
'category__in' => ,
    
'category__not_in' => 
,
    
'category__and' => ,
    
'tag__in' => 
,
    
'tag__not_in' => ,
    
'tag__and' => 
,
    
'tag_slug__in' => ,
    
'tag_slug__and' => 
,
    
'hour' => ,
    
'minute' => 
,
    
'second' => ,
    
'suppress_filters' => 0,
    
'caller_get_posts' => 0,
    
'offset' => ); ?> 

Parameters

Post parameters

post_type 
(string) Set the type of post type to retrieve(can be used for pages). The default is any. Valid values:
  • 'any' - Both posts and pages (Default).
  • 'posts' - Select posts, not pages.
  • 'pages' - Select pages, not posts.
post_status 
(string) Select entries with the following status. The default is publish. Valid values:
  • 'publish' - Published posts or pages (Default).
  • 'inherit' - Attachments.
  • 'private' - Private entries.
post_parent 
(integer) Grab entries associated with this parent ID. The default is 0. Valid values:
  • 0 - None (Default).
  • ID - Provide an ID.
post_mime_type 
(string) Select posts/pages based on mime type. Example values:
  • - None (Default).
  • 'image' - Example: Grab entries with image mime type.
post__in 
(array) An array of post IDs to select posts or pages from. Valid values:
  • - None (Default).
post__not_in 
(array) An array of IDs to exclude from the results. Valid values:
  • - None (Default).

Order parameters

order 
(string) Which order to display the results. Valid values:
  • 'DESC' - Default.
  • 'ASC'
orderby 
(array) Sort results by this value. Valid values:
  • 'date' - Order by post date (Default).
  • 'author' - Order by author.
  • 'title' - Order by title.
  • 'modified' - Order by modified date.
  • 'menu_order' - Order by menu order (??).
  • 'parent' - Order by parent.
  • 'ID' - Order by ID.
  • 'rand' - Random order.
offset 
(integer) Offset the query.

Return

(Array) 
An array containing all the posts matching the request


Source File

get_posts() is located in wp-includes/query.php.

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