Learn how to display blog posts randomly in a WordPress theme using code.
In most WordPress themes and Genesis child themes the latest posts are displayed on the blog page
In previous tutorials I explained how to reverse the order (from oldest to newest) or how to exclude categories.
But what if you want them to have no particular order? No problem.
You can display the posts in random order easily thanks to the
pre_get_posts hook and the WordPress conditional tags.
Let’s see how:
Code to display posts in random order on the blog page
Add the following snippet to the end of the functions.php file:
Thanks to this block, the blog page entries will be displayed randomly. And each time it is visited it will show different entries.
Now, thanks to the
pre_get_posts hook and WordPress conditional tags, you know how to display blog page posts randomly in any WordPress theme.
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