How to Limit Archive Links
|WordPress Simple 4 Step Tutorial|
Step 1 – Find the File to Update.
First you need to find the file responsible for limiting your Archive Widget, navigate through your WordPress site or Blog files to the ‘/wp-includes’ folder and then open the ‘default-widgets.php’ file from within this folder.
Step 2 – Locate the Line of Code Requiring Change.
Once you have the file ‘default-widgets.php’ open you will need to find the line of code listed below, you should find this around line 239 of your existing WordPress or Blog code:-
Step 3 – Change The Code to Now Limit Output.
Once you have located the line of code, as above, you now need to change the line of code to the below:-
You will notice a new variable ‘limit’ => 5 has been added to signify how many archive posts you want to display, change this ’5′ to whatever number you require your posts limiting to and save the file.
Step 4 – Upload Your Changes.
The final stage is to upload your changed file “default-widgets.php” back to your Website or Blog Server so that the changes can take effect.
You are now done limiting your WordPress Archive Widget.
On viewing your Website or Blog you should now notice that WordPress has Limited the Archive Post Links to the number that you selected above.