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[resolved] Not picking random post (3 posts)

  1. MTWK-Applied
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    I want one post to be chosen for each page.
    SETTINGS:
    Get Posts by - testimonials (post_type)
    Number of Posts to show: 1
    Order Posts by: Random
    Order: when I choose ascending I get my first testimonial post
    when I choose descending, I get my last testimonial post

    I never get any posts in between.

    http://wordpress.org/plugins/flexible-posts-widget/

  2. DaveE
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 8 months ago #

    Hi MTWK,

    Sorry for the trouble. Just for kicks, have you tried showing more than just 1 post and seeing if you get more than just the first or last post and that they are in a different order after a few page refreshes?

    I have seen situations where the SQL random function is disabled by the hosting company, server settings, or by different caching plugins.

  3. DaveE
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 7 months ago #

    Hi MTWK,

    Since I haven't heard back in 4 weeks, I'm going to close this thread. If you continue to have trouble feel free to respond back again. Thanks!

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