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wordpress show the post content for use in a template

if you are looking to show the page content in a template you can find that here.

This will show all posts in the selected category

<!-- // show the post content -->
<?php
$my_query = new WP_Query( 'cat=1' ); // I used a category id 1 as an example
?>
<?php if ( $my_query->have_posts() ) : ?>
<div id="post-<?php the_ID(); ?>" <?php post_class(); ?>>
<?php while ($my_query->have_posts()) : $my_query->the_post(); ?>

    <h1 class="entry-title"><?php the_title(); ?></h1> <!-- Queried Post Title -->
    <div class="entry-content">
        <?php the_excerpt(); ?> <!-- Queried Post Excerpts -->
    </div><!-- .entry-content -->

<?php endwhile; //resetting the post loop ?>

</div><!-- #post-<?php the_ID(); ?> -->

<?php
wp_reset_postdata(); //resetting the post query
endif;
?>

Modified source from here

Demo

database file: /home/kruxor/Dropbox/ssl.kruxor.com/root/kruxor.com/db/db.db
comments_dbfile: /home/kruxor/Dropbox/ssl.kruxor.com/root/kruxor.com/db/comments.db ($db_comments)
views_dbfile: /home/kruxor/Dropbox/ssl.kruxor.com/root/kruxor.com/db/views.db
$dbfood_file: /home/kruxor/Dropbox/ssl.kruxor.com/root/kruxor.com/db/food.db
db_linx: /home/kruxor/Dropbox/ssl.kruxor.com/root/kruxor.com/linx/db/db.db
Classes Loaded:
class/answers.class.php
class/code.class.php
class/comments.class.php
class/content.class.php
class/core.class.php
class/crud.class.php
class/crumbs.class.php
class/featured.class.php
class/food.class.php
class/functions.class.php
class/images.class.php
class/import.class.php
class/links.class.php
class/questions.class.php
class/template.class.php
class/tv.class.php
class/user.class.php
class/utilities.class.php
class/views.class.php
class/widget.class.php
Class Extend Loaded: class/extends/expenses.extend.php
Class Extend Loaded: class/extends/gary_cummins_timeline.extend.php
Class Extend Loaded: class/extends/moo.extend.php
Class Extend Loaded: class/extends/osrs_item_data.extend.php
Class Extend Loaded: class/extends/osrs_slayer.extend.php
Class Extend Loaded: class/extends/osrs_slayer_monsters.extend.php
Class Extend Loaded: class/extends/searches.extend.php
Core Database Connected: expenses.db
expenses add_to_menu:
Class Extend Auto Initialized as: expenses
Core Database Connected: gary_cummins_timeline.db
gary_cummins_timeline add_to_menu:
Class Extend Auto Initialized as: gary_cummins_timeline
Core Database Connected: moo.db
moo add_to_menu:
Class Extend Auto Initialized as: moo
Core Database Connected: osrs_item_data.db
osrs_item_data add_to_menu:
Class Extend Auto Initialized as: osrs_item_data
Core Database Connected: osrs_slayer.db
osrs_slayer add_to_menu:
Class Extend Auto Initialized as: osrs_slayer
Core Database Connected: osrs_slayer_monsters.db
osrs_slayer_monsters add_to_menu:
Class Extend Auto Initialized as: osrs_slayer_monsters
Core Database Connected: searches.db
searches add_to_menu:
Class Extend Auto Initialized as: searches
$user_logged_in:
user access level:
pages:
$p1:view
$p2:code
$p3:Bgj5D
$p4:wordpress-show-the-post-content-for-use-in-a-template
$p5:
$p6:
$p:/view/code/Bgj5D/wordpress-show-the-post-content-for-use-in-a-template/
Using Template: view-code.html