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  • Hey all,

    I configured the loop on my main index to show only one post from a certain category. However, when I now try clicking the ‘next page’ link outputted by posts_nav_link the same post comes up. Why doesn’t it show the next post in the same category?

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  • using query_posts to exclude/include categories will disable the paging feature. Instead of doing that, try this (forgive me if my syntax is a little off … this is off the top of my head):

    <?php if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?>
    <?php if (in_category('5')) { ?>
    <!-- Standard in-loop stuff -->
    <?php } ?>
    <?php endwhile; endif; ?>

    The if (in_category()) part checks to see if the post is in the category you specify before displaying the content of the post.

    Hope that helps.

    Thanks! I will try that!

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