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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
268 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
254 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
256 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
46 views

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
433 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
91 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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vote
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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