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[resolved] how to limit posts shown on homepage and 1 other question! (6 posts)

  1. hbrady
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    hi, newbie to WP and have one more (well, two more) questions!

    website is hbrady.com

    how do i set the max number of posts to show on my homepage? i would like the top three posts that are already on there to stay, and then others that i add (like the lone post on the 2nd row there now) to be "hidden", so they only pop up when someone selects that "category" from the header.

    also, about that category section on the menu bar. any thoughts as to why/how i can fix the "copywriter" that is hanging out by itself on the right? i'd like it to line up under "journalist" like the others to the left of it do.

    help??!!!!

  2. hbrady
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    ok, let me try one question at a time...

    anyone know how i set the max number of posts to show on my homepage?

  3. esmi
    Theme Diva & Forum Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Assuming the number of posts on the home page would be different to the number of posts per page in Settings->Reading, you would need to use a custom query in your theme's home page template file.

  4. hbrady
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    ok, great! NOW, how do i get rid of the "page 1 of 2" at the bottom of the home page? (i want these extra posts hidden unless accessed through my "categories" tab at top).

  5. tgiokdi
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    snap into your theme files and delete the code that shows previous / next.

  6. hbrady
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    done. thank you!!

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