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Display 1 full post & 3 excerpts (7 posts)

  1. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Hi, on my home page I want to display the most recent post in full, followed by the 3 next recent posts showing their headlines and excerpts. How do I go about this?

    I am using the Sandbox theme, with a highly customised design using CSS.

  2. msdana
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I am also looking for this. I'm having trouble getting the mullet loop to work.

    Any links or advice is greatly appreciated!

  3. shaneholden
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

  4. jbjweb
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I'm going to write a how to about it today on my blog http://www.wprecipes.com, so you should check it out if you want.

  5. Darran
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    You can use some a counter and if conditions to do that, but since jbjweb is going to do that in his blog, I will leave it to his explaination

  6. jbjweb
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    As promised, the how to is available here on my WordPress Recipes blog: http://www.wprecipes.com/datadial-asked-how-can-i-display-1-full-post-and-3-excerpts

    Btw Darran, nice to see another cat-lover here =^o^=

  7. msdana
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Thanks for the replies and the link!

    I also found a Homepage Excerpts plugin that seems to do the trick.

    Homepage Excerpts WordPress Plugin

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