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WordPress: How to query all posts from custom post type and display them in a list?

in WordPress on March 18, 2021

We have seen few get_posts() function examples before. We can use same function with few arguments to get the list from custom post types.


$posts = get_posts(array(
	'posts_per_page' => -1,
	'post_type'	 => 'custom_post_type'

if( $posts ): ?>
	<?php foreach( $posts as $post ): 
		setup_postdata( $post );
			<a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>"><?php the_title(); ?></a>
	<?php endforeach; ?>
	<?php wp_reset_postdata(); ?>

<?php endif; ?>

Why to use setup_postdata() and wp_reset_postdata()?

setup_postdata() sets up the global post data. It helps in formatting custom query results when we use custom query with Template tags.

wp_reset_postdata() function restores the global $post variable to the current post in the main query. That’s why we use it after looping through a separate query.

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