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Some doubts about how the main query and the custom query works in this custom theme?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme development and I'm not so into PHP (I came from Java and C#) and have the following situation in this custom theme As you can see in the homepage I first show a ...
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Show Posts By Custom Field

I’d like to add 2 custom fields to my posts: show_post_on_home_page home_page_posts_order_sequence I then want my home page to show only the posts where show_on_home_page == true, ordered by ...
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Plugin Development: Storing and Manipulating Data That Fits JSON in Database

I am new to Wordpress plugin development but not web development in general. I have a website whose functionality I am trying to port over to Wordpress for a client that needs it in a custom plugin ...
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loop query exclude meta_key with meta_value

Hi I use a loop like this: // show all active coupons for this store and setup pagination $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; query_posts( array( 'post_type' => ...
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Does wp_query and query_posts affect website performance? [duplicate]

I've been aware about the difference of wp_query and query_posts. I just want to know what impact does both query methods to the performance of the page? Which query method makes the page load quicker ...
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Display list of custom post type which match taxonomy

I'm trying to add a snippet in my Wordpress sidebar which displays a list of links to posts which match a criteria. I'm using a Custom Post Type cars and a taxonomy car-types and I'd like to display ...
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Posts not showing on page

Can anyone spot anything wrong with this code(see below). No content is showing up on my page. Many thanks in advance. <?php $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => 3, 'orderby' => ...
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Sort by meta key on archive page

I am trying to sort an archive page using a meta key value (which happens to be a Unix timestamp). Currently I have the posts listed on the page by their WordPress creation date. I want to use the ...
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Plugin outputs content of posts unbidden!

I've written my first plugin. The intent is to show the image, title and excerpt of the first 6 posts. (It uses a function from Divi, here and there). function jm_blog_layout($atts) { ...
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Is there a flowchart for wordpress loading sequence?

So like wp must load series of files from, index.php -> ... -> wp-header.php -> ... ->functions.php ...and so on upon execution. Also there must be a similar flowchart for functions ...
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How to display related posts from same category?

Is it possible to display related posts from same category as the current post?
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How to fix pagination for custom loops?

I have added a custom/secondary query to a template file/custom page template; how can I make WordPress use my custom query for pagination, instead of using the main query loop's pagination? Addendum ...
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1answer
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Loop doesn't work

I'm making a box in my sidebar that shows with a loop a list of articles of a single category: <?php // The Query query_posts('cat=31&posts_per_page=5'); // The Loop while ( have_posts() ) : ...
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49 views

Randomly load categories with latest post

I am creating a slider that loads 5 different categories. The categories are randomly loaded into the page. So I know the id's of the categories and they are loaded random to the page. What I want to ...
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Alphabetizing Posts in a Category Page?

I have written up a page template that will list posts in the same category as the name of the page. I am wondering how to alter it to get it to return the posts in alphabetical order? I have been ...

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