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    Hey guys,

    Wondering if this is possible, maybe ye can help me:

    I have a list at the bottom of each individual page listing all the other pages of that category (i.e. pages that have the same ‘parent’ page), for which I am using the following code. You can see a live example here:

    $children = wp_list_pages(“title_li=&child_of=”.$post->post_parent.”&echo=0″);


    $children = wp_list_pages(“title_li=&child_of=”.$post->ID.”&echo=0″);
    if ($children) { ?>

    • post_parent)) {
      $parentTitle = get_the_title($post->post_parent);?>
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    It works no probs, it just looks crap. Now each of these child pages have custom fields, including thumbnails, and I’m wondering would it be possible to construct a list that not only coughs up the page titles but also the thumbnail custom field for each page as well. Any help would be greatly appreciated – even if it’s just to say its not possible! :D

    Chris Coyier

    You gotta run a loop if you want custom fields =)


    I came accross the following at Now, I think they are still running a loop per se – isn’t that what a wp_query is? But anyway, my point is this: could I use this code in some form to echo just the ‘thumbnail’ custom fields and the titles, both suitably permalinked, of all the pages of a given category, as in my original problem?

    To display a custom field value outside the loop, simply use the following code. Don’t forget to replace customField on line 4 by the name of the custom field you want to display.

    echo get_post_meta($postid, ‘customField’, true);
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