Master the WordPress Loop

  • Knowledge needed: Intermediate PHP, Basic CSS, Basic WordPress
  • Requires: WordPress
  • Project Time: 1-2 hours

As a WordPress developer, there are quite a few things you need to understand. Things like themes and plug-ins, actions and filters, tags and more. But none of these are more important than the world-famous WordPress Loop.

Oh, The Loop. It's a living, breathing thing. It's the backbone of WordPress – the part that makes everything tick. Without The Loop, there would be no dynamic content (very little, anyway). Using The Loop, we can print any content, in any format we want. And who better to describe it than its creators? Here's what the WordPress Codex has to say about it:

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