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[Resolved] Custom Posts & Pagination

  • I know this subject has been done to death but having read all the other resolved posts I still seem to be at a loss as to get this up and working.

    What I want to happen is the previous_posts_link and next_posts_link functions to work within my custom page type loop but they do not. paged is set in the query.

    At a bit of a loss, so any help would be appreciated.

    Code: Here on pastebin

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  • what is not working?
    do you get the ‘3 / 7’ numbers?
    where are the next/prev links going to?

    a link to your site might help to illustrate the issue.

    Hi alchymyth,

    The previous_posts_link/next_posts_link don’t recognise that there are posts to paginate to, so they don’t show up.

    Yes the page number shows up but they don’t rely on the paginated data.


    I also tried to get that right. Does it have something to do with using wp_query?

    I found this post today it may be just what you are looking for?

    //The Query
    <?php $paged = ( get_query_var( 'paged' ) ) ? get_query_var( 'paged' ) : 1; ?>
    // current page times the amount you want to show per page -chapeau Justin Tadlock
    <?php $offset = ( 1 * $paged ) - 1; ?>
    <?php $args=array(‘paged’=>$paged, 'posts_per_page'=>1, 'post_type'=>'issue', 'offset' => $offset); ?>
    <?php query_posts($args); ?>
    //The Loop
    <?php if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?>
    //what you want to display from the query… excerpt images etc..
    <?php endwhile;?>


    @adeptris && @martinleclercq

    The issue is with the use of wp_query

    replace that with query_posts and it works like a charm.

    Do you mean I have to change it in how to address the loop for the custom post type?
    How does your call for the custom post type loop then look like?

    @martinleclercq my code now looks like this:

    $paged = ( get_query_var( 'page' ) ) ? get_query_var( 'page' ) : 1 ;
    $args = array( 'order' => 'DESC', 'orderby' => 'date', 'paged' => $paged, 'post_type' => 'issue', 'posts_per_page' => 1 );
    query_posts( $args );
    if (have_posts()) :
    while ( have_posts() ) : the_post();

    ah yes, that’s it. Thanks

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