8. Status Parameters

 

any, auto-draft, draft, exclude_from_search, future, inherit, pending, private, publish, trash

codex.wordpress.org/Class_Reference/WP_Query

<?php
$args = array( 
 'order' => 'asc',
 'orderby' => 'title',
 'post_type' => 'post',
 'post_status' => 'publish',
 'posts_per_page' => 1,
 );

get_header();

$theObject = new WP_Query( $args );
while ( $theObject->have_posts() ) : 
 $theObject->the_post();
 the_author();
 the_category();
 the_content();
 the_excerpt();
 the_ID();
 the_tags();
 the_time(); echo " - ";
 the_title(); 
 echo '<hr /><hr />';
endwhile;

get_sidebar();
get_footer(); 
?>