[wp-hackers] Pull Latest Post from Each of 6 Categories
mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
Mon May 4 22:24:55 GMT 2009
My guess is he wants the latest posts from each category individually,
not just the latest posts from a list of categories. That's a very
different SQL statement.
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On May 4, 2009, at 6:08 PM, Paul wrote:
> Are you handling the display of the posts from the 6 categories in
> groups? Meaning are you:
> 1. Query for 6 posts in category 'A'. Display loop of items.
> 2. Query for 6 posts in category 'B'. Display loop of items.
> 3. Query for 6 posts in category 'C'. Display loop of items.
> Or is it more like Query post from category A,B,C,D,E,F. Display
> loop of items.
> I'm not sure why you are using 6 different WP_Query instances.
> On May 4, 2009, at 4:42 PM, Nathan Rice wrote:
>> I was wondering if there are any WP_Query hackers out there who
>> might be
>> able to help me achieve what I'm looking to achieve here.
>> I have a site which has a section on the homepage that pulls the
>> latest post
>> from each of 6 different categories. As of now, I'm running 6
>> instances of WP_Query to get the latest post from each of the 6
>> I would very much like to reduce this down to only a single query, if
>> Is there any combination of parameters I can pass to "new WP_Query"
>> in order
>> to get it to return the latest post from each of the 6 categories.
>> If so, that would be awesome.
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