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I'm wondering what PowerLoop is meant to display. Is it supposed to work like a configurable WP Content/Loop section?


Here's what I'm doing:

I've created a CPT and can display its posts either singly or grouped in an archive set of pages. This works as expected.


Using the WP Content/Loop section, on an archive page, I can display a specific number of the CPT posts (as controlled by the Setting > Reading > Blog pages show at most . . .).


That CPT has 20 posts.


Adding a Post/Page Pagination section then allows me to click through to the next page(s) of archived posts.


And so on.

Again, this works as expected.


However, when I try to do this with the PowerLoop section, all is not well.

Pagination, via the Post/Page Pagination section, seems broken.

The displayed number of posts is controlled by the Total Posts Loaded setting in the PowerLoop editor. The default is 5, so I leave it at that.

When I click the Post/Page Pagination Previous Entries button, the URL goes to proper archive (page/2/) and the title shows Archive page 2 of 3. But the posts displayed are the exact same ones that show on page 1. Page 2 of 3 also shows me the Next Entries button which, when clicked, brings me back to page 1 (with the same 5 posts I see on all PowerLoop archive pages).


If I change the Total Posts Loaded to 20, I get the 20 posts to show, all on one page.

So, how does one control the number of posts displayed AND have the ability to see actual archives?


FWIW, this also happens on normal blog posts.


This is local dev so I cannot provide access.

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Hi Dario,


When using PowerLoop on an archive page i.e. archive, category, tag etc... you will need to enable the Use Default Queried Object option. This should resolves your issue.

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That's just too simple!

Thanks Danny. It worked great.


I owe you many beers.

When I'm next in the UK . . .

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No problem.

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