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post-meta above the post-title

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  • Started 4 years ago by @soren
  • Latest reply from flick
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  1. Hello!
    I am new to wordpress and thematic and no skills in PHP. I have searched for a way to put the post-meta on top of the post-title and to have a custom field below the post-title, tried several PHP functions by copy and paste, no success so far. I love the way http://ilovetypography.com/ has done it and trying to do the same. Where can I find a code that will work the same way? I also wonder how you get the custom field to show up on the blog. Is it similar to the "more" functions when you are writing the post in wordpress?

    Thanks
    Soren

    Posted 4 years ago #
  2. @soren: This forum thread looks really helpful: Introducing Custom Fields into Thematic.

    In the above link, the user wanted to add a thumbnail image to posts displayed on their index page, where the name of the thumbnail is defined in the custom field. (Am guessing this can be done now with the_post_thumbnail)

    And if you just wanted to post the meta-data above the post title, the usual filtering of thematic_postheader function is sufficient I believe.

    /// Post meta above title///
    function meta_above_title($thepostheader) {
        global $post;
          if(is_page() || is_404()){
    	  $thepostheader = thematic_postheader_posttitle();
        } else {
          $thepostheader = thematic_postheader_postmeta() . thematic_postheader_posttitle();
        }
    	return $thepostheader;
    }
    add_filter('thematic_postheader', 'meta_above_title');
     // End post meta above title ///

    So I think you could potentially combine the two to achieve what you wanted to do.

    Posted 4 years ago #
  3. Thanks!

    That worked great, next step is that I want only the post entrydate to show up on top of the posttitle as well as comments same as the http://ilovetypography.com/. I tried first to only show the date on top of posttitle...

    $thepostheader = thematic_postheader_postmeta() . thematic_postheader_posttitle()
    $thepostheader = thematic_postheader_entry-date() . thematic_postheader_posttitle()

    tried several (entry-meta-entry-date etc) option I could think of but none of them worked...

    Soren

    Posted 4 years ago #
  4. @soren: thematic_postheader_postmeta() actually includes thematic_postheader_entrydate which I think is why it wouldn't work.

    I found looking at content-extensions.php really helps. For instance, you can tell that thematic_postheader_postmeta() includes thematic_postheader_entrydate because of this bit:

    // Create post meta
    function thematic_postheader_postmeta() {
    
        $postmeta = '<div class="entry-meta">';
        $postmeta .= thematic_postmeta_authorlink();
        $postmeta .= '<span class="meta-sep meta-sep-entry-date"> | </span>';
        $postmeta .= thematic_postmeta_entrydate();
    
        $postmeta .= thematic_postmeta_editlink();
    
        $postmeta .= "</div><!-- .entry-meta -->\n";
    
        return apply_filters('thematic_postheader_postmeta',$postmeta); 
    
    } // end thematic_postheader_postmeta

    So essentially you will need to filter thematic_postheader_postmeta() to change the order, as the default setup shown above is

        thematic_postmeta_authorlink()
        thematic_postmeta_entrydate()
        thematic_postmeta_editlink()

    .

    Posted 4 years ago #
  5. As my PHP knowledge is very limited, I tried to find a similar filter like this
    function noeditlink() {
    }
    add_filter('thematic_postheader_posteditlink','noeditlink');

    It worked by removing the “edit”

    So I change it to
    function noauthorlink() {
    }
    add_filter('thematic_postheader_postauthorlink','noauthorlink');

    But that did not work at all.. also tried postmeta_authorlink.

    Also if you remove by using filter, I guess you are not able to return it back to another position?

    What I need is the Entrydate and Comments to go on top of the Posttitle and the authorlink to show up below the Posttitle.

    Posted 4 years ago #
  6. @Soren: I think the name of that particular function is thematic_postmeta_authorlink().

    EDIT: Note to other users: please also refer to this thread http://forums.themeshaper.com/topic/meta-above-and-below-the-posttitle-not-working for more solutions.

    Posted 4 years ago #

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