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Hi Bill

I’ve tried following the instructions you laid out here:

https://displayposts.com/2019/01/04/use-template-parts-to-match-your-themes-styling/

But I can’t get it to work. These are the steps I’ve taken so far:

1. I created a partials subdirectory in my theme folder.

2. I created a new partial and added it to the partials subdirectory (for following your example in your docs, this was dps-small.php)

3. I added the following snippet to Code Snippets:

<?php

/**
 * Template Parts with Display Posts Shortcode
 * @author Bill Erickson
 * @see https://www.billerickson.net/template-parts-with-display-posts-shortcode
 *
 * @param string $output, current output of post
 * @param array $original_atts, original attributes passed to shortcode
 * @return string $output
 */
function be_dps_template_part( $output, $original_atts ) {

	// Return early if our "layout" attribute is not specified
	if( empty( $original_atts['layout'] ) )
		return $output;
	ob_start();
	get_template_part( 'partials/dps', $original_atts['layout'] );
	$new_output = ob_get_clean();
	if( !empty( $new_output ) )
		$output = $new_output;
	return $output;
}
add_action( 'display_posts_shortcode_output', 'be_dps_template_part', 10, 2 );

4. I updated my shortcode to [display-posts layout="small"]

And nothing happens. I’m missing something…

Appreciate your attention.

 

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