How to Display Related Posts in WordPress?
October 15, 2020

Here is the code we can use to display related posts.


//for use in the loop, list 5 post titles related to first tag on current post

$tags = wp_get_post_tags($post->ID);

if ($tags) {

  echo 'Related Posts';

  $first_tag = $tags[0] -> term_id;

  $args = array (

    'tag__in' => array($first_tag),

    'post__not_in' => array($post->ID),




  $my_query = new WP_Query($args);

  if( $my_query->have_posts() ) {

    while ($my_query->have_posts()) : $my_query->the_post(); 



   <a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>" 
      title="Permanent Link to <?php the_title_attribute(); ?>">
      <?php the_title(); ?>






Credit: WP Support


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