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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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Looping through a custom query makes WordPress assume another template [duplicate]

I am calling this code from my custom sidebar, in order to get related postings from the same category: query_posts(array( 'cat' => get_category_id(), 'showposts' => 5, 'post__not_in' ...
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When to use WP_query(), query_posts() and pre_get_posts

I read @nacin's You don't know Query yesterday and was sent down a bit of a querying rabbit hole. Before yesterday, I was (wrongly) using query_posts() for all my querying needs. Now I'm a little bit ...
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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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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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Is it necessary to use wp_reset_query() in a WP_Query call?

I'm using the following code to retrieve posts: <?php $featuredPosts = new WP_Query(); $featuredPosts->query('showposts=5&cat=3'); while ($featuredPosts->have_posts()) : ...
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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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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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How to get posts published between a date and today?

Is it a way to get posts published between a date and today with query_posts() ? Example : All posts published since 2012-04-01 Thanks EDIT : How to add the filter date on this Query Posts ? ...
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Get all image from single page using this query

I'm having some trouble with this sample widget code. I want to get all images (Minus the post thumbnail) from a page called "Gallery" but for some reason this is pulling all uploaded images from the ...
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Looking for WordPress System Diagrams

I am looking for WordPress chart/diagram system design. I found only the template hierarchy diagram, but it's only part of the system. source: ...
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How set featured posts using checkbox in post edit screen?

I want to make selecting a featured post is just by checking a checkbox in edit screen AND be able to retrieve these featured articles from only specific category ? in short what I'm looking for : ...
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WP_Query vs get_posts

I have read a number of questions on SE regarding these but I still can't figure the exact difference wrt usage. Would it be true to say that I would probably use WP_Query for the majority of ...
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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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Is it necessary to reset the query after using get_posts()?

Is it necessary to reset the query after using get_posts() ? I have been looking at this page and I don't see any reference to get_posts() ... I can't make it out for sure from this page either. I ...
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List posts by category exclude current post

I'm trying to get a list of posts from one category, echo the title and the permalink of all posts on that category but exclude the permalink and the post name IF the current post is on that list. It ...
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Wordpress not respecting template hierarchy (fetches index.php instead of single.php or page.php)

I've encountered a strange error while developing a custom theme. After finishing editing the template for a custom post type single view, I passed onto working at the template files for pages and I ...
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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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query_posts() in function makes global $wp_query out of sync?

This has me stumped for a while already. Either I am missing something very obvious or something very not obvious. I am also not entirely sure if this has something to do with WP or purely PHP ...
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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){ ...
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Problems excluding a custom post-type from the loop

Morning all, I'm having some issues with excluding my custom post-type 'events' from my index.php loop for my Blog page. I simply want to display the posts from my actual Blog, which I assume come ...
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How to order posts by modified date without using 'query_posts'?

I have an example basic wordpress theme template here for you. First, please take a quick look at it to get an idea. <?php get_header(); ?> <div id="primary"> <div ...
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How do I use wp_get_recent_posts?

I'm trying to display the title and excerpt of the most recent 8 posts on the sidebar. I'm getting a list where: All items link to the oldest post All titles are "id number of a post that should be ...
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Exclude current post from loop

I have a custom post type for accessories. When you view the post it also shows related posts. It looks great, but it also shows the current post within related posts. Is there a way to exclude the ...
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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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1answer
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how to get posts by custom post type then display Custom fields?

I have custom posts types for Recipes, and within that I have set up Advanced Custom Fields (from the plugin.) Within, that custom post type, I have several categories. Two questions: 1.) How do I ...
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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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Archive by Year

After some searching I haven't been able to find a answer to what I'm trying to archive. I'm trying to set up an archive page with accordion panels that hide/show posts from a given year with links. ...
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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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Displaying related posts in a custom post type by a custom taxonomy

I'm trying to display related posts by a custom taxonomy (product_tags) in a custom post type (products). The following code works, but it ignores posts_per_page. Any ideas? global ...

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