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Add 20yrs to post date, and then query

I would like to know if anyone knows a way of adding a timeframe (say 20 years) to the datestamp on a set of posts, and then running a query on the loop which uses the new date? Basically what I want ...
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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 didn'...
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“pre_get_posts” firing on every query

How can I change arguments for the main query only, and not affect other queries? add_filter('pre_get_posts', 'custom_post_count'); function custom_post_count($query){ $query->set('...
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Wordpress Pagination Not Working - Always Showing First Pages Content

I am working on a website where I have a blog but I also have a custom post type to allow me to drop in some videos. I would like to use pagination so that if there are more then 9 videos displayed, ...
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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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Determine if more posts are available than was asked for in `query_posts()`?

I'm getting products (from a specific category) using a custom query_posts() function. I limited the showposts parameter to 25, so how do I know to activate pagination if there are still products (...
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How to make multicheck for post/page meta box

Please help me understand how to make Multicheck type for metabox. Search for all internet and nothing. Thanks. UPDATE @Jan I have a headache from this function. I dont know whats wrong.I'm ...
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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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WP_Query or get_posts?

When using the 'fields' => 'ids' parameter, is it better to create a new WP_Query in the code below rather than doing get_posts? How would the loop look if I used WP_Query? function ...
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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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Why am I getting an infinite loop with have_posts?

I have the following code, which causes an infinite loop for some reason. Can anybody explain what's going on please? Thanks! <?php $flagged_stores = new WP_Query( array ( 'post_type' => '...
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Wordpress Custom Query to show posts from last x years

I have found a way to show all posts from the current year with this code: <?php $today = getdate(); $lastyear = $today[ 'year' ]; $args = array( //'nopaging' => true, 'paged' => $...
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Explanation of WP_Query

Why am I able to use WP_Query methods without using an object of this class? Sometimes I see examples that are using the object: // The Query $the_query = new WP_Query( $args ); // The Loop ...
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164 views

reference the current category being used in the category.php page

I have this code in my category.php file <?php query_posts( array('post_type'=>'featured' )); $featured = new WP_Query( array('posts_per_page'=>1, 'tax_query'=> ...
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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 . '&meta_key=views&orderby=...

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