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show only posts after current date in wp_query (3 posts)

  1. nickbrewer
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    hi all!

    i'm trying to alter the below wp_query to only show posts after the current date/time.

    right now i have the plugin installed that makes all 'future' [scheduled] posts mark as 'publish'. My goal is to list all posts beyond the current date and not list the past posts.

    some of the below code is from a custom theme so the .$catid. variable is custom.

    as of now the query works it just shows all the posts [past and future]. i'm guessing there is some variable i need to compare to the current date. not sure what to do.

    $my_query = new WP_Query("cat=".$catid."&posts_per_page=1&orderby=date&post_status=publish");
                while ($my_query->have_posts()) : $my_query->the_post();

    thanks in advance for the help!

  2. MichaelH
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    You need to use the template tag, query_posts(), and look at the examples of Time Parameters and use the 30 day example but use 0 for the days.

  3. djameskennedy
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Nick, I just went through the same thing. First of all, disable the plugin that gets rid of the post_status=future.

    and install this plugin if you want to be able to view the single future posts (without being logged in as admin):

    Show Future Posts on Single Post Plugin
    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/show-future-posts-on-single-post/

    Try this, it just worked for me, unless of course you enjoy reading the wordpress codex.

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