Help on Making a WordPress Theme Home › Forums › General Discussion › Help on Making a WordPress Theme This topic contains 2 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by jplus2 1 year, 7 months ago. Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) Author Posts December 10, 2012 at 9:11 pm #41886 jplus2Member Hello, Good day, I admire your work here, a very good resource for learning wordpress by the way, I am a semi-novice wordpress developer, been doing wordpress a little bit so I understand most of wordpress basic stuff. I have a client who have an existing wordpress site, mostly the site utilizes heavily on wp pages not posts, now he requisted to have a “blog section”. The output I want is like this site http://leadsblog.com I want to have a general page for displaying at least 5 recent posts, then have a next and previous links to go to next older 5 recent posts. basically what I want to acheive is basically what leadsblog.com works what I did is use home.php to hold on the blog postings, then use single.php to hold each post now the thing in particular I stumble is when it comes to paging, i dont seem quite well get how it works, I have basic knowledge on the loop just simple illustration on how to accomplish this with just minimum code would do the trick i hope you can help me on this Thank you in advance More Power December 10, 2012 at 9:17 pm #41887 jplus2Member by the way, am not using a child theme, I want to do it manually on my own so that I could fully understand its concepts. Thank You December 10, 2012 at 10:17 pm #41888 jplus2Member I figured out now where I went wrong, when using a custom loop using WP_Query, the pagination doesn’t work, coz $wp_query global variable wont be available. the trick is to trick wordpress that we are using $wp_query Thank You Anyways More Power Author Posts Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.