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Order posts of a custom post type by the event date using FT Calendar Plugin

I am using the FT Calendar Plugin. My question is how can I order posts of a custom post type by the event calendar date? So for instance I have a CPT named "Events" and for each event post a ...
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Restrict query_posts by Date?

To display the most popular posts based on page views I am using this code (source): <?php query_posts('meta_key=post_views_count&orderby=meta_value_num&order=DESC'); if ...
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Display posts from a category

I am trying to display a bunch of posts from a single category on the category page, using multiple loops. <div id="featured-content" class="clearfix"> <? // assign the variable as current ...
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Exclude current sticky post

I have the following query, trying to fetch the latest sticky posts but exclude the current one: $sticky = get_option('sticky_posts'); rsort( $sticky ); $sticky = array_slice($sticky, 0, 3); ...
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Why does this query not SELECT post IDs like a normal query would?

I have a page template, call it page-myblog.php, that I want to display an ordinary loop on. I have created a page 'myblog' in the admin area and it crops up as normal on the front end. I want to ...
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pagination does not work with query_posts. Help! [duplicate]

I made ​​a separate page template (added sidebar), this page contains all the posts. Pagination works! But, if this page set as the home page, pagination is not working! Please help find solutions ...
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Archive page showing wrong month

My site's archive page is echoing wrong Month name. Though the URL is 2012/11/, it's echoing the month December 2012. I found nothing wrong with the code: <?php if ( is_day() ) : printf( __( ...
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How do I make archives.php for one category only?

I have a basic archives.php file. I was trying to get it to display only posts from category 1. When I do query_posts('cat=1'), the URL is then ignored and all posts in category 1 are displayed. For ...
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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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get_posts() and global variables

I was reading this post: When should you use WP_Query vs query_posts() vs get_posts()?, which seems to have become the go-to post for understanding the difference between the different functions for ...
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Wordpress pagination URL posts not load

I set up wordpress newly and add next previous pagination in home page using following code next_posts_link('Older Entries »', 0); previous_posts_link('« Newer Entries', 0); Pagination URL work ...
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Pagination not working in category listing [duplicate]

I can't get pagination inside categories listings to work. I'm using a custom query, with the get_query_var('paged'): $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $args=array( ...
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If Query Post Returns 1 Post

I have been using Query Post for a newsticker which I have created so that the user navigate through the number of news by simply pressing Next & Previous buttons. But in case if there is only 1 ...
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templates with page teasers Or Featured Items

I've been given a design for a WordPress site which will be mostly made up of pages rather than posts. However, at the top of each page there needs to be three featured items in a row. Each featured ...
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Radom post image/link based on custom taxonomy

How would I make a widget to display a random post's image and permalink? I would like it to pull from a specific custom content type and only posts have set the custom field of "featured" to "yes".
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Tag template not returning posts [closed]

I have the following code which SHOULD print out the title of all posts with the associated tag (in this case the tag is 'icon'): <?php $tagname = get_query_var('tag'); ?> <?php ...
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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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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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2 loops, is_home won't work, count is off

Alright, I've made a bunch of themes over the years, and I've written a lot of queries. And I just realized that I apparently have no clue how to get multiple queries to behave. So, here is the loops ...
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Page view: Sorted by categories

I think this might be a really simple problem, but I just don't know exactly what and where to enter the specific code and before I mess up, I thought it's better to ask for help here. I was able to ...
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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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Pre-existing arguments when using queries

I am struggling to understand how queries work with get_posts(), query_posts() and WP_Query(). In particular I do not understand what pre-existing selection may exist when using these on a given page ...
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Custom Post Type Query for Sidebar Doesn't Work on Front Page

Interesting issue here. I have this: $args=array( 'meta_key'=>'_simple_fields_fieldGroupID_1_fieldID_8_numInSet_0', 'post_type' => 'stores', 'post_status' => 'publish', ...
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Custom page template, not acting as page

I have defined several page templates on my site http://178.21.128.82/. When I set my pages to use one of these page templates, wordpress seems to stop treating it as a page: It is not accepted in ...
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display custom post type from register taxonomy

I've created a custom post type via this function: function custom_post_type() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x( 'advertising type', 'Post Type General Name', ...
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repeating posts on 2nd page to posts

I am having an issue where I wanted to strip out all categories but one from the homepage so I added the following to the loop: query_posts('cat=2'); However now the issue is that page one of the ...
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Making current_page_item work with wp_list_pages in sidebar on post pages

I'm working on a website where we have a menu in the sidebar that pulls the list of the parent for the current page, and all the children of that page. The problem is that, on pages where there's a ...
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query posts in wordpress

I want to filter my query results just before the_loop starts in word press. I only want the results having term_id or term_taxonomy_id equal to 1. ...
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Sticky post for all pages and categories

I want to have a sticky post for all my pages and categories. The choice of "sticky post" in the edit post, didn't work. I found many pieces of code but I haven't the result that I want. I prefer to ...
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Conflict with get_posts and the_content

I have this snippet in my header.php to display a slider: <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' => 6, 'meta_query' ...
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Custom post type pagination - always return first page

I have custom post template archive-product.php for custom post type "product". In this template paging does not work: numbers are displayed all numbers links redirect to first page ...
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Query posts by switch

I need your help to add a case to a switch in my theme to order posts. My theme uses a query_post: query_posts( $query_string . $orderby ); In the loop to order generated posts. The query uses ...
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Use one column per category

I dont typically do wordpress development, though I am a PHP developer, so I get those concepts. I apologize if this has been asked and answered already. I looked through the questions as they ...
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Sort by manipulated meta_key

I have a page where I sort my posts by a custom field called "price". The problem is that the field values come with commas because that's the way they should display on the front-end (e.g. 1,000,000 ...
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How to make multiple loops (of different categories) on Homepage but with one echo code

My homepage has 7 similar loops in it. The only differnce between them is the number of posts and the category id. Everytime I want to change the HTML code inside the echo I need to change it 7 times. ...
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Some posts appear in duplicate with paginated query

I'm querying a custom post type with some custom post meta, and then output the results. This is the query: $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $properties_query = array( ...
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Function to draw random image from specified category destroys site logic - why?

I'm trying to create a function in my child theme's functions.php file that will draw a linked image on every page. The link has to have a class, and the image must also have a class. The image is ...
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Ajax Button to load more Posts into a timeline

I am setting up a timeline page for a customer and so far i have designed the timeline and i am using 2 loops to place the posts in 2 columns (left and right) where the first post is located at the ...
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WP_Query is being reset after <header> tag (using chaining method)

I'm creating a page template. In this page template I create a custom query. - page-recipes.php: <?php /** * Template Name: Recepten - archief * chained with /archive-recipes.php * */ ...
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posts_per_page not returning correct number of posts

$queryArgs = array( 'post_type' => 'recipe', //'orderby' => 'menu_order', 'orderby' => 'date', 'order' => 'DESC', 'posts_per_page' => 10, // 'posts_per_page' => -1 ); ...
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Getting duplicate results from query

I'm confused as to why I'm getting duplicate posts showing up in my code for two related blog posts (by current category). The secondary posts are showing up outside the intended div, and not even ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Query posts dynamic date range

So, I'm using the following to filter posts: $paged = is_front_page() ? get_query_var( 'page' ) : get_query_var( 'paged' ); $args['paged'] = $paged; ...
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Sort By Custom Field - Strange Problem

I have a site where I'm posting some of the post at Features with a meta key name "Listing Type" and meta value "Featured". Now the problem is when I use: query_posts($query_string . ...
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Complex WP_Query Using Post Date And Post Meta

I am using Wordpress as a CMS on a website which has standard posts, a custom advert post type and a custom event post type. The event post type has some custom meta which stores the event start date. ...

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