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WordPress Loop - content not appearing

Websites > How to Build a WordPress Theme > WordPress Theme Functions > The WordPress Loop

Copied all the code into the front-page.php and home.php. Refresh the page and all that's there is -

This is the header

This is the front-page.php file

This is the footer

I'm sure I have followed everything to the letter and the loop is not getting seen.

How can I debug this?

4 Answers

Matt Campbell
Matt Campbell
9,767 Points

What have you written for the loop and have you actually got any posts?

I get the same.

<?php get_header(); ?>

<p>this is the frontpage</p>

<?php if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?>

<?php endwhile; else: ?>

<h3><?php the_title(); ?></h3>
<?php the_content(); ?>

<?php endif; ?>

<p>there are no posts to show</p>

<?php get_footer(); ?>

is my code

this is the video http://teamtreehouse.com/library/websites/how-to-build-a-wordpress-theme/wordpress-theme-functions/the-wordpress-loop

Gareth Edwards
Gareth Edwards
7,243 Points

Did you guys manage to sort this out? I'm in the same position now.