!-- Start the Loop. --> <?php query_posts('showposts=4') ?> <?php if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?>

<div class="post"> <!-- Display the Title as a link to the Post's permalink. --> <h2><a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>"><?php the_title(); ?></a></h2>

<!-- Display the Time. --> <strong style="margin-bottom:5px;"><small><?php the_time('F jS, Y'); ?></small></strong>

<!-- Display the Post's Content in a div box. --> <div class="entry"> <?php the_excerpt(); ?> </div>

<!-- Display a comma separated list of the Post's Categories. --> <p class="postmetadata"><?php the_tags('Tags: ', ', ', ''); ?> Posted in <?php the_category(', ') ?> | <?php edit_post_link('Edit', '', ' | '); ?>  <?php  comments_popup_link('No Comments »', '1 Comment »', '% Comments »'); ?>Posted by <?php the_author() ?> on <?php the_time('F jS, Y') ?>

<div class="hr"></div>

</div><!-- closes the first div box
--> Blockquote <!-- Stop The Loop (but note the "else:" - see next line). --> <?php endwhile; else: ?>

<!-- The very first "if" tested to see if there were any Posts to --> <!-- display.  This "else" part tells what do if there weren't any. --> Sorry, no posts matched your criteria.

<!-- REALLY stop The Loop. --> <?php endif; ?>

<div class="navigation"> <div class="alignleft"><?php next_posts_link('&laquo; Older Entries') ?></div> <div class="alignright"><?php previous_posts_link('Newer Entries &raquo;') ?></div> </div>