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Hemingway Theme-Number of posts on home page (11 posts)

  1. rankandfilerblog
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I am using a hemingway them on my blog (http://rankandfiler.net). I'm interested in having more than two posts appear on the home screen. I spent a fair amount of time looking at help forums (http://wordpress.org/support/topic/hemingway-theme-previous-next-links?replies=18, among others), and think I did everything they asked for. I'm still unable to get more than two posts to appear.

    First, I started off with the simple change in the WordPress dashboard. admin>Settings>Reading>Blog pages show at most X posts, and changed it to 6. Still only two of my posts appeared on my home page.

    Then I went in through WebFTP to /rankandfiler.net/wp-content/themes/hemingway/index.php

    And removed the following code:
    // Here is the call to only make two posts show up on the homepage REGARDLESS of your options in the control panel
    query_posts('showposts=5');

    Because I had some interest as well in links to see old posts on the home screen, I replaced it (as a forum suggested) with:

    <?php posts_nav_link(' — ', __('« Older Posts'), __('Newer Posts »')); ?>

    Still only two posts.

    What am I doing wrong? Any advice?

  2. luckdragon
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    does your theme have a settings section also that may be over riding the setting in settings->Reading?

  3. rankandfilerblog
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    It seems possible. The code I removed, from what I could tell on the forums, was designed to do exactly that. From what I read, however, there shouldn't have been any block once I removed that code.

  4. luckdragon
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    if the code specifically states query_posts('showposts=5') that will override anything, additionally, there might be a limit arg being passed somewhere.

  5. rankandfilerblog
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I set that code to 6 before I deleted anything. The homepage still showed only 2 posts. Any ideas?

  6. rankandfilerblog
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Okay, I put the original showpost code back in, set to 6. Definitely not showing any more than 2 posts on the homepage. Arg.

  7. luckdragon
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    do you have a category set for the home page? maybe there are only 2 stories in that category?

  8. rankandfilerblog
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    What are you referring to? How could I check that? Forgive my ignorance.

  9. rankandfilerblog
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I found this code, inside the themes folder in the file index.php. When I adjust $ count <2 to higher number, I see multiple posts on my homepage, but not in the two-column grid hemingway is designed for. Any ideas?

    [code moderated - please use the pastebin for any code over the forum limit of 10 lines]

  10. alchymyth
    The Sweeper & Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    have you tried the suggested forum: http://support.warpspire.com/discussions/hemingway

    the whole loop output is limited by this conditional statemnet, starting in line 13:

    <?php if($count < 2) { ?>
    					<?php $count++; ?>

    which ends in line 23:

    <?php } ?>

    remove those lines.

    this does not explain why the 'next/prev' links are not showing;

    can you paste the full code of index.php into a http://pastebin.com/ and post the link to it here?

  11. rankandfilerblog
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thank you alchymth. I figured it out. Found the answers on http://support.warpspire.com/discussions/hemingway/37-more-than-2-posts-on-main-page/page/1 (which might have been where you were pointing me too). It took changing the code in three different places in the index file. Thanks luckdragon too.

    Here is the index code that successfully displays six posts:

    [Code moderated as per the Forum Rules. Please use the pastebin]

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