[wp-hackers] Changing the Default Number of Posts in a Theme [was:
Is there a page limit?]
garett at harnish.ca
Thu Mar 2 00:19:56 GMT 2006
Apologies about the subject. I started composing the e-mail before I
figured out why I couldn't go past page 102 and I forgot to change it
before I sent it.
Garett Harnish wrote:
> I ran into an interesting problem ... that is perhaps unique ... I'm not
> For one theme, I wanted to restrict the number of posts to 4 and exclude
> an aside category and still page correctly. As such, I made a new
> WP_query and set it to $wpquery in the index.php of the template ...
> everything worked well except paging.
> Normally I'd have 102 pages at 10 pages a post. At 4, I have 293 pages
> ... Anyway, the problem is once I page past 102, I start getting 404
> errors ... of course this is because $wpquery that runs earlier had no
> data ...
> Is there any 'good' way to override the default number of posts in a
> theme? I mean, I have other themes and I don't want to reduce them to
> four posts a page ... just this new one. If I was increasing the
> number, it work fine ... but since I'm decreasing it ... I'm figuring
> someone might run into this excluding aside categories as well.
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