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Fullwidth slider using background image Flexslider WordPress

I'm hoping someone can help, I have created a slider plugin using Flexslider that works using custom post types etc. Anyway, it all works great except, I want to set the image as the background of ...
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Wordpress query posts by custom post type not workng

I'm trying to display the featured images of my custom post type of 'instrument' I created the custom post type using the plugin 'Custom Post Type UI' The query seems to work, but the problem is ...
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Display content on Single page

I am building a single page theme, And I am having a problem with get_post_meta() The Problem This code bellow does not work, and I cannot see anything on the website as it's blank. Here is my index....
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Timeout error 504 with 2 query_posts , how can I make them work?

Im experiencing a error: ERROR 504 - GATEWAY TIMEOUT then ERROR 500... Database connection problem. etc. I have this loops that works fine IF in logged... if not, it doesn't work... Update: I ...
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Is `query_posts` really slower than secondary query?

I know the main query is fast, since it gets data after parsing the URL and after WP_Query has been instantiated. We are in OO PHP. But is query_posts really slower than some secondary query that ...
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Display Posts in Admin Page

I create a admin page. Now I need to display posts in that page. Should I use WP_Query or get_posts()? (Pagination should be there) Note : I have read When should you use WP_Query vs query_posts() ...
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Why query_posts() isn't marked as deprecated?

There are two query_posts() functions technically speaking. One query_posts() is actually WP_Query::query_posts() and the other is in global space. Asking from sanity: If global query_posts() is ...
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Show more than one post on the main page excluding certain category

I'm currently running WordPress 4.5 with a WooTheme called The Morning After. I decided to change a few things here and there, but encountered some issues regarding the posts_per_page argument used in ...
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How do I display child post types in the parent post type template

I have a custom post type called airports which uses a template called single-airports.php. I have created a new airport called Gatwick and created a child of this called called Gatwick North ...
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Adding arg to search results page

I want to show future posts in search results, categories, etc. This site says to use the following code: $args = array( 'post_status' => array('publish', 'future'), ); query_posts( $args ); ...
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Pagination 404 on my index.php

I'm trying for days how fix pagination on index of my wordpress site. Pagination work great on category and other archive but doesn't work on my index clicking on the page numbers have a 404. I found ...
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Unable To Get Published posts using query_posts

I'm not sure why this is not working as its a very simple query. It works when i pull all posts including pending, but not when i want to get posts that are only published. I have a function to get ...
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Modify Blog Module layout in Child theme

I need to adjust how the featured image is displayed in their blog module. I need to change the display of the Featured Image from an IMG tag to a Background Image. So I can modify the frame (DIV) of ...
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How to prevent duplicate sticky posts

I trying to make a homepage for my Wordpress bootstrap theme which shows the sticky posts in a separate section stretching from side to side and below that I intend to show only 10 posts from the '...
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54 views

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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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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67 views

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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How to remove /page/2/ from home page?

First of all: I don't understand the meaning or the action that http://myurl/page/2 does? I checked the Net tab in Firebug and saw that my page takes more than 3 seconds to load /page/2... but I don'...
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67 views

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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Using pre_get_posts on true pages and static front pages

I have done quite extensive research on how to use pre_get_posts on true pages and the static front pages, and it seems that there is no fool proof method. The best option I found to date was from a ...
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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) { ob_start();...
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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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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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93 views

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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1answer
314 views

pagination redirecting from page number url before page requested

I have a CPT called staff. On their single-staff.php pages i have a list of items they are related to. This has become too long so now we want pagination. I can create the page links fine but it ...
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Which method is faster to get a single post?

If I want to get only a single post with the featured thumbnail. Which of the function is better to use (for the performance) get_post or WP_Query?
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93 views

Used with meta_query in query_posts works slowly

Hey i have a problem this my code and if i used with all parameters i get from $_GET its start work so slowly..... (like 5 min). $checkbox = array( 'immediate'=>'כניסה מידית', 'air'=>'...
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Adding options to loop

I made my first theme for Wordpress, but I am interested in one thing so if anyone can point me to right direction. My theme has 4-5 loops, depending on category that it need to show. I want to add ...
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1answer
1k views

Random post, once per day

I have a custom post type 'quotes' and I would like to display a random entry on the homepage each day. This is the code I currently have to display the content: <?php query_posts( '...

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