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is infinite scrolling possible rather than using the “Older posts” button?The blog I need help with is crinaprida.wordpress.comApril 4, 2019 at 10:00 pm #164928
Hi Crina, Infinite Scroll isn’t an option on a site when there are footer widgets active, otherwise you’d never reach the bottom of the page in order to see the widgets. :) The only way to activate Infinite Scroll here would be to remove the footer widgets.April 5, 2019 at 4:49 am #164929
oh, right! Talk about stupid questions haha
Ok, so if I remove the widgets, infinite scroll will be automatically on? Or is there a way to set the number of posts to higher than 9? I hope this question makes more sense than the other one. Thank you :)April 5, 2019 at 12:59 pm #164930
Ok, so if I remove the widgets, infinite scroll will be automatically on?
It should be!
Or is there a way to set the number of posts to higher than 9?
Go to My Sites > Settings > Writing
Change the number at “Blog posts Display 9 per page” to a higher number.
Let us know how it goes!April 25, 2019 at 3:47 pm #164950
Just checking in to make sure you’re all set it now. Please let us know if you have any other questions :)November 20, 2019 at 12:22 am #164985
Does this work if I want to increase the number of blog posts on the homepage – I have my homepage set to show my latest posts. I changed from 9 to 15 and only 9 are displaying on the homepage.
Thanks.November 20, 2019 at 2:28 pm #164986
Hi mycookexpert – this is a very old thread but I happened to stumble on your reply. :)
I double-checked and Photo Blog actually has a maximum number of posts per page of 9. To override that you’d need to add a custom PHP function – there’s an example here:
How to Override Jetpack Infinite Scroll Settings in a Child Theme
You could add the function either in a child theme or a functionality plugin.
Just a heads-up that since your site has a Business plan, you’re entitled to live-chat and email support, accessible here:
You’re welcome to still post in these forums, but those other support avenues may be faster, and you’ll always get a staff reply. (And starting a new thread is better than adding to an old one that’s already been marked as resolved.) Thanks!
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