Display Random Posts In WordPress

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Sometimes in your theme you want to display random posts or maybe random related posts in your sidebar,

here’s an easy way to do it.

in your single.php or index.php, change the main loop to:

<?php

query_posts(array('orderby' => 'rand', 'showposts' => 1)); 
if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?> 
<h1><a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>">
<?php the_title(); ?></a></h1> <?php the_content(); ?> 
<?php endwhile; endif; ?>

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