How to use get_content wordpress function?

by tressie.damore , in category: PHP CMS , 5 months ago

How to use get_content wordpress function?

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by darrion.kuhn , 5 months ago

@tressie.damore 

The get_content() function in WordPress is used to retrieve the content of a post or page. It returns the post or page content as a string.


You can use the following steps to use the get_content() WordPress function:

  1. Determine the post or page ID for which you want to retrieve the content. You can find the ID by going to the WordPress dashboard and editing the specific post or page. You will see the ID in the URL.
  2. In your theme file or template where you want to display the content, use the get_content() function with the post or page ID as a parameter. For example:
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$post_id = 123; // Replace 123 with your actual post or page ID
$content = get_post_field('post_content', $post_id);

echo $content;


  1. Customize the output as needed. You can use WordPress functions like apply_filters() to process the content and apply different filters or modifications before displaying it. For example:
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$content = apply_filters('the_content', $content);


This is how you can use the get_content() WordPress function to retrieve and display post or page content.