WP_Widget_Recent_Posts::widget( array $args, array $instance )

Outputs the content for the current Recent Posts widget instance.


Description Description


Parameters Parameters

$args

(array) (Required) Display arguments including 'before_title', 'after_title', 'before_widget', and 'after_widget'.

$instance

(array) (Required) Settings for the current Recent Posts widget instance.


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File: wp-includes/widgets/class-wp-widget-recent-posts.php

	public function widget( $args, $instance ) {
		if ( ! isset( $args['widget_id'] ) ) {
			$args['widget_id'] = $this->id;
		}

		$title = ( ! empty( $instance['title'] ) ) ? $instance['title'] : __( 'Recent Posts' );

		/** This filter is documented in wp-includes/widgets/class-wp-widget-pages.php */
		$title = apply_filters( 'widget_title', $title, $instance, $this->id_base );

		$number = ( ! empty( $instance['number'] ) ) ? absint( $instance['number'] ) : 5;
		if ( ! $number )
			$number = 5;
		$show_date = isset( $instance['show_date'] ) ? $instance['show_date'] : false;

		/**
		 * Filters the arguments for the Recent Posts widget.
		 *
		 * @since 3.4.0
		 *
		 * @see WP_Query::get_posts()
		 *
		 * @param array $args An array of arguments used to retrieve the recent posts.
		 */
		$r = new WP_Query( apply_filters( 'widget_posts_args', array(
			'posts_per_page'      => $number,
			'no_found_rows'       => true,
			'post_status'         => 'publish',
			'ignore_sticky_posts' => true
		) ) );

		if ($r->have_posts()) :
		?>
		<?php echo $args['before_widget']; ?>
		<?php if ( $title ) {
			echo $args['before_title'] . $title . $args['after_title'];
		} ?>
		<ul>
		<?php while ( $r->have_posts() ) : $r->the_post(); ?>
			<li>
				<a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>"><?php get_the_title() ? the_title() : the_ID(); ?></a>
			<?php if ( $show_date ) : ?>
				<span class="post-date"><?php echo get_the_date(); ?></span>
			<?php endif; ?>
			</li>
		<?php endwhile; ?>
		</ul>
		<?php echo $args['after_widget']; ?>
		<?php
		// Reset the global $the_post as this query will have stomped on it
		wp_reset_postdata();

		endif;
	}

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