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Differences Between WP_Query() and get_posts() for Querying Posts?

What are the differences between using WP_Query() and get_posts()? Which is better to use in what case and why?
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how to get a different html for odd/even posts?

query posts if posts exist then begin the loop if post is even: <h1>title</h1><p>content</p> if post is odd: <div>its ...
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Check if meta key value already exists

Let's say that I have few posts with meta key "videoid". Value of that meta key is different for every post (and has to be different). When adding new post, how can I check if videoid with that exact ...
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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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How to create a category and sub-category sorted blogroll with all posts?

I would like some help to post all the posts of my website into a blogroll sorted by categories and subcategories. The end-result HTML I would like to see displayed would be something like this: ...
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Am I using get_posts wrong?

I have <?php $folioPosts = get_posts(array('category_name' => 'portfolio', 'numberposts' => 3)); if ($folioPosts->have_posts()) : foreach ($folioPosts as $folioPost) : ...
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current-menu-item not added on page showing custom post type (rendered with archive template)

I have setup a custom post type called 'expertizeom' I have setup a page called "expertize" and added to my custom menu (site main nav). The page is rendered with an archive called ...
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When to use Wordpress loop or Foreach loop?

Under what circumstances would you, (should you?) use a foreach loop, instead of the wordpress loop. I have no real coding need, but I'm curious. What's good practice here? Should I: ...
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Sub-loop / nested loops Best Practices

I'm trying sort through the morass that is WP documentation, and just need someone to clear up the use of the term "The Loop" and how it relates to subloops. My understanding of "The Loop" is that ...
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Multiple Category Query

Is it possible to display a wordpress category page but have it pull posts from mulitple categories? For example, let's say I need to pass in params for cat_id in this fashion ...
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WP_Query ignores post_type in category view

I have following query to select posts by my custom post-type. This works fine while being on the frontpage (the snippet is included in the sidebar). As soon it gets executed on a category page the ...
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Show posts from category specified using a custom field

I have a post that shows the titles and excerpts from a specific category underneath the content. Currently this is coded into a specific template like this: <?php ...
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Split wordpress loop to multiple layouts

OK so I've searched a lot and couldn't find a straight forward answer to my question. I am simply trying to use one category loop that will display posts in a category page in a wordpress site. lets ...
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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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Exclude category on blog list page

I've got a site with a News page (archive for category 'news') and a separate Blog page. When I make a post for the News page I select the category 'news'. So, on the news page you only see the posts ...

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