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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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3answers
2k views

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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1answer
567 views

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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1answer
6k views

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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3answers
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How to display a specific category using a custom Query?

Hi I want to display a specific category from a custom query in WordPress. My code works fine and it gets the latest 4 posts, but what I want now is to retrieve a specific category. My code is below ...
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2answers
264 views

wp_query within function within wp_query

I have a query which looks like this: $args = arguments for the query $query = new WP_Query($args); while ($query->have_posts()): $query->the_post(); $post_id = get_the_ID(); echo ...
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1answer
253 views

Order by ASC, DESC, Title, Date from URL on custom page template post

I have a Page with Custom template. In this template I have index all posts of a category with many more modification. I know i can do this by creating Category specific template but this is different ...
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4answers
3k views

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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1answer
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how to show the post category name

I'm novice on wordpress development and I have this problem. How can I show the post category name? Example: Post Title: Wordpress Rules! Post author: Irwin R. Post Date: 22/09/2014 Cat Name: ...
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2answers
254 views

getting the post_id from the post_meta

I need to find out the post_id of a post_meta record where the custom key is 'XYZ' and the is 'ABC'? Is there an API for that? Or do I need to run a regular select SQL with wpdb class?
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0answers
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Why doesn't my WordPress page show the most recent post?

I was wondering if someone could help me with the following. My news page on my WordPress website doesn't show the most recent blog post, which I want it to do. The code I have is: ...
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1answer
169 views

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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1answer
429 views

How do I query_posts in cat=1 AND not in cat=2

Let's say I have 3 categories, College (cat=1), Corporate (cat=2), and Idea of the Week (cat=3) There is a home page for College and a home page for Corporate. On the College home page, in one ...
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3answers
90 views

PHP memory friendly alternative to get_posts()

I was running into memory issues with this: get_posts( array( 'posts_per_page' => '-1', 'post_type' => array( 'product', 'product_variation' ) ) (there are thousands of results) just trying to ...
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2answers
497 views

sticky post in custom loop

I have a problem with showing sticky posts in a custom loop. This is the code I'm using to for the custom loop: <?php $post_from_cat_a = new WP_Query(array( 'category_name' => ...
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2answers
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All posts are still shown when adding category argument to query

I've got the following code in my team-type.php file which I'm using to create a custom taxonomy for a member information: function create_team_taxonomies() { $labels = array( 'name' ...
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0answers
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Remove duplicates from foreach

I'm trying to loop through a custom post type and display all meta values for a meta key. I'm able to display all the values, however there are some duplicates. I want to remove those duplicates. I ...
0
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1answer
720 views

A two column loop with one lead post

I got a loop from internet (I forgot the site) for two column post view. It has a nice CSS for it too. But skipping that for the question now. <?php $counter = 1; ?> <?php ...
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2answers
8k views

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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2answers
1k views

Achieving pagination with `query_posts`

I'm using query_posts to build a list of posts from a single category, and I'm trying to add pagination to this setup. Here's my code: <ul> <h1><?php the_title(); ?></h1> ...
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1answer
45 views

infinite scroll not working when logged out

The problem: infinite loop works only when the user is logged and then it shows posts that were not published yet. Once I log out, the infinite scroll doesn't work anymore. The setup: I have the ...
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4answers
82 views

Permalink remain the same on each page

I have displayed the post title within the anchor tag after which I've set the permalink. The permalink, however, is not working with the same title that came from the post. It's like getting the ...
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0answers
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query_posts, and filter with a meta_key that is an array [duplicate]

Inside one of my custom post types, I have a custom field that gets its values from another custom post type, and show them in a dropdown menu, something that's called a Relation Custom Field in PODS. ...
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3answers
72 views

How to select posts from one category but exclude posts in another category?

I am trying to select posts that have category id 4 but exclude posts that also have category id 2 Here's what i'm trying $query = new WP_Query(array( "cat__in" => array(4), ...
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2answers
49 views

Pagination custom query

I am trying to make a custom page template that shows the most viewed posts. I can return posts but I am having trouble figuring out how to paginate it. Here is what I have: $args = array('orderby' ...
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2answers
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Using Masonry - How to make every Xth post thumbnail image span multiple columns?

To be specific: I'm using Masonry to show all posts within a certain category Thumbnail images for each post are shown on the category page in a 3-column format using CSS fluid width columns I need ...
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3answers
935 views

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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1answer
55 views

How to show taxonomy image instead of taxonomy name on a list

I would like to show in a custom taxomony list icons instead of taxonomy name , but just for the ones with image asociated, where there is no image let show the taxonomy name . i have installed ...
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1answer
180 views

Create Pop-Up Box with Custom Field Content Inside the Loop

I tried this using ThickBox first, then tried using some code I had that worked on another website... Total failure. The Goal: I have a custom post type (product) with a ton of custom fields. I also ...
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1answer
2k views

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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2answers
43 views

posts_nav_link pulling in multiple post types

I have an archive-regularproducts.php set up that looks like so: PHP: <?php if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> //content goes here <?php endwhile; ...
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1answer
433 views

Tabbed content with Pagination

I've stumble across an issue on a site Im building. I have tabbed content each holding a category for price ranges in seprate loops. The tabs work great filtering the categories, however some of the ...
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1answer
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Limit the number of posts from a specific category on index.php

I've had multiple requests from different clients to figure out a way to modify their blog (index.php) or Custom Post Type Archive page in order to show less posts from a certain category. A good ...
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1answer
59 views

Wordpress loop for multiple custom post types

I want to loop through 3 custom post types + posts and display the latest post from each. This is what I have so far. This only takes the four most recent posts but not one only from each post type. ...
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1answer
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Why my title change the last post title in my loop?

I have a loop on my index page. The problem I'm having is that the HTML generated has a different title from what I wrote in the template part header.php in <head> I do know for sure it takes ...
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3answers
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How to publish a Page and Posts using single template

Does anyone know how to structure a WP template in the loop by: Publishing the page content on top, immediate followed by certain category posts underneath the page content? Seems like it should be ...
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0answers
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Pagination working locally but not on live site

I have a loop on my single.php page like this:- <?php if (have_posts()) : ?> <?php $paged = get_query_var( 'paged' ) ? get_query_var( 'paged' ) : 1; ?> <?php $this_post = ...
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0answers
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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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0answers
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Query_posts using two custom taxonomies not returning posts

If I remove 'relation' and one of the taxonomy arrays the corresponding posts are returned for each taxonomy but when I add the 'relation' = 'AND' no posts are returned. Is there a problem in my ...
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1answer
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Pulling posts tagged with similar title name

I'm trying to pull in posts in a page that are tagged with the same page title. For example, if the page is called Banana Pants, then I can call all associated posts manually like this: <?php ...
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1answer
116 views

Using Wp_Query without the loop?

I want to query for posts with a certain meta value. I would use the WP_Query but when in a loop (correct me if i am wrong.. I am learning wordpress; is it only when in loop? is the the_post() that ...
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1answer
56 views

How to get the post content from a category on my homepage

I'm trying to get posts with a specific category to show in a box on my home page. But ive only been able to get one post on my homepage. How can I make this work in the code below? With getting the ...
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1answer
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How to query_post custom posts within default taxonomy?

I'm trying to query_post custom posts. It works very good with custom taxonomy, but not with default "category" taxonomy. I tried using "category_name" and "tax_query", but it doesn't work for me. ...
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1answer
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Else statement not triggering after a failed if statement

I am working on a client site and the statement I wrote 6 months ago seems to have stopped working after the WordPress update to 3.8 I can't see or figure out why. There are no errors appearing it ...
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2answers
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Different Ways to Query Custom Post Types?

I'm using this code to use custom post types like regular post: add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'add_my_post_types_to_query' ); function add_my_post_types_to_query( $query ) { if ( is_home() && ...
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0answers
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Secondary loop cuts off at 10 posts?

I have a loop to get a tag name from the URL slug, and then show all the posts, grouped by category, that matched that tag. It works, but I recently noticed it only shows 10 posts despite my setting ...
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1answer
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How to call Shortcode categories for custom post types?

Hi I'm trying to do something rather tricky in my Wordpress Theme I'm more of a designer front-end developer so its a bit of a guess work with php. Anyone have any ideas why this code only displays ...
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1answer
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Executing query_posts after wp_insert_post

am working on a custom plugin. I'm programmatically adding a new post in the plugin use wp_insert_post. Works fine, the post gets added and I get the $post_id. However, if I immediately run ...
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Global post is always custom post type last post

my global $post is always taking the object of my custom post type "advertisement". So when i'm editing e.g. "Hello world" which post id is 1, it shows me post id of the last advertisement post. If ...
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1answer
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How can I create a custom shortcode that will return a custom post type by ID?

Please excuse my ignorance, this seems simple but I can't figure it out and I've been rushing to hack things together. I can't find anything online to help me out. What I have: A custom post type ...

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