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query_posts() vs get_posts() multiple loops [duplicate]

I have a template which initially had one single loop and it was using query_posts, I added 2 more loops using the same method, However after reading allot about these it was concluded that I shall ...
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the_date() not working

I am using wordpress 3.2 and I did a query post like this: <?php query_posts("posts_per_page=1post=type&page=post_parent=10");?> Then I try to echo out the date of this post I queried ...
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pagination does not work with query_posts. Help! [duplicate]

I made ​​a separate page template (added sidebar), this page contains all the posts. Pagination works! But, if this page set as the home page, pagination is not working! Please help find solutions ...
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Get all custom post types excepted some…

I stack since a few hours now and I'm sure that this is not so complicated. I would like to get all custom post types into this $posts = query_posts( ...
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Order by meta value or date?

Got a custom field called startDate but its only on a few events. I was wondering if it isn't set for a post I could use post_date to generate the posts list? // if meta_key _postmeta.startDate isn't ...
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Trying to query all posts in category 4

I have the following template page. I am attempting to output all of the articles from the category 4. However I am only getting some of the posts, about 20% of them. Not sure what would be causing ...
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Search widget breaks when using multiple loops?

I have created wordpress template that uses two loops via WP_Query object. Everything works fine except Search widget. I've been pulling my hairs out for three days now Googling like a madman,but ...
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How to know which one is the main query?

I just did an action on the query using pre_get_posts and it didn't work. When I removed the $query->is_main_query() it did work. So, how do you know that what is the main query. I know there is ...
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Sticky post for all pages and categories

I want to have a sticky post for all my pages and categories. The choice of "sticky post" in the edit post, didn't work. I found many pieces of code but I haven't the result that I want. I prefer to ...
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Query to return maximum of one post per author

We are introducing a "featured author" area on our site and would like to display the most recent articles by a select group of authors. However, we only want a maximum of one post per author to ...
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What are the differences between “Latest Posts” and “Static Page”?

WordPress has an option to pick "Latest Posts" and "Static Page" under "Settings" in Admin Panel. My questions: What page template is getting loaded in each of those modes? Why paged stops working ...
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How do I make archives.php for one category only?

I have a basic archives.php file. I was trying to get it to display only posts from category 1. When I do query_posts('cat=1'), the URL is then ignored and all posts in category 1 are displayed. For ...
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category.php displays ALL posts instead of just those with the current category

I'm simply trying to display a list of categorised posts (with the custom post type of 'project') on the default category.php page. I can't get it to work! If I simply use the base theme category.php ...
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Can ordering post list by meta_value cause performance issue?

For some code refinement and to add new features to my plugin, I want to display posts ordered by specific meta column value like this; query_posts($query_string . ...

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