<?php
//get all post IDs for posts beginning with cap B, in title order,
//display posts
$first_char = 'B';

$postids=$wpdb->get_col($wpdb->prepare(”
SELECT ID
FROM $wpdb->posts
WHERE SUBSTR($wpdb->posts.post_title,1,1) = %s
ORDER BY $wpdb->posts.post_title”,$first_char));

if ($postids) {
$args=array(
‘post__in’ => $postids,
‘post_type’ => ‘post’,
‘post_status’ => ‘publish’,
‘posts_per_page’ => -1,
‘caller_get_posts’=> 1
);
$my_query = null;
$my_query = new WP_Query($args);
if( $my_query->have_posts() ) {
echo ‘List of Posts Titles beginning with the letter ‘. $first_char;
while ($my_query->have_posts()) : $my_query->the_post(); ?>
<p><a href=”<?php the_permalink() ?>” rel=”bookmark” title=”Permanent Link to <?php the_title_attribute(); ?>”><?php the_title(); ?></a></p>
<?php
endwhile;
}
wp_reset_query(); // Restore global post data stomped by the_post().
}
?>

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