get_posts() is a function for creating multiple loops. It retrieves a list of latest posts or posts matching criteria.

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When should you use WP_Query vs query_posts() vs get_posts()?

It seems like half the tutorials in the Codex and around the blogosphere use query_posts() and half use WP_Query. What's the deal?
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Fetching All Posts (200+) in a Category - Performance Issues?

I want to get the IDs of the 2 previous and 2 next articles in a certain category to show them as a "related videos" playlist. I know that there are the functions previous_post_link and ...
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Paginate get related post by author function

Is it possible to get this function paged? I've tried to add previous and next links but i'ts not working... function get_related_author_posts() { global $authordata, $post; ...
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get_posts - get all posts by author id

I want to get all posts by certain author id (current user). Later, I want to pick the first post made by this user (ASC). I guess I do not use the right arguments in get_posts, am I? ...
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Sort “get_pages” by menu order not ordering

I'm using this bit of code to generate a page full of items but they won't sort into the menu order, any ideas as to why? <?php $pages = get_pages(array('child_of', 'menu_order')); ?>
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Display Children Category post and child post under it

Hi I need to display only child category post in home page and then its children title under it in home page recent posts . While doing this it displaying category children post too in home page ...
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Get posts by category name

I'm having a terrible time trying to figure this out. I've registered a custom taxonomy (clinical-programs) and like to list all the PAGES that are assigned to particular page(s).
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Display all Post titles with Category and Tag

I am trying to display all posts that are in a specific category and have a specific tag. This is what I have so far but it seems to ignore the & and make it or. <?php $myposts = get_posts( ...
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Get x recent posts by author?

So I have ten authors on my site, and I want to designate a section where it shows the ten authors and their 5 latest posts in the form of the post title linking to the post. I tried using the ...
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Regenerate Slugs From Title of Posts

is it possible to regenerate the slugs programmatically after changing the titles of the post? Numerous post titles were updated and the slug was not updated with the title so I need to regenerate all ...
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get_posts assigned to a specific custom taxonomy term, and not the term's children

Say I have the following taxonomy terms: Term 1 Term 1.1 Term 1.2 Term 2 Term 2.1 How can I get only posts that are assigned to Term 1 and not include those that are assigned to Term 1.1 or ...
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Send POST variable with 'post_publish'

I have a custom button which triggers my page builder to load on the post.php page upon clicking it. However, I want to send a variable as well with it. Here's what I tried $('#post').attr('action', ...
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Get all posts with a certain meta key, except for one with specific title

I need to return all posts with post_test_safe == 1 and exclude one with title ="Special title" Some kind of combined meta query but haven't got anything to work. function getAllPostIdsTest(){ ...
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Worpress url parse

I want to display posts in certain category only with given tag. Problem with parsing url slugs. For example, I have category named 'Clothes': example.com/clothes/ I can get posts in this category ...
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WP Query post meta value

I'm trying to get posts which have applied the meta value trainees. $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'orderby' => 'post_date', 'order' => 'DESC', ...
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How to display posts by current user/author in a custom page template?

I am a trying to create a dashboard like custom page template that list post of of the current logged in user. I've tried to find a solution on the net. but none were appropriate
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WP_Query post_parent parameter always returns children of current page

Well the title gives it all away... Here's the code: $args = array( "post_type" => "page", "post_parent" => $cat, // runs through a loop of 5, 128, 130 "posts_per_page" => -1 ); ...
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Re-sort get_posts query results

I have a query that pulls fields from the 3 most recent posts for a carousel: get_posts('posts_per_page=3') I need to re-order the results so that instead of it being 1, 2, 3 it is 3, ...
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get_posts() not working in functions.php

If I use the following function in any theme template, it works as expected. However when trying to use it within an AJAX function in my functions.php, it returns empty. $args = array ( ...
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Get only used meta_values

this is how I'm getting the meta values: $apart_locations = $wpdb->get_col( "SELECT meta_value FROM $wpdb->postmeta WHERE meta_key = 'postal_location' ORDER BY meta_value ASC" ); This is how ...
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XMLRPC - getPosts - How to call from remote site?

For the purpose of this question, I have two WordPress websites. Let's call them "Portfolio" and "News". Portfolio is a "pages" only website while "News" is a "posts" only website. On the Portfolio ...
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Get posts by meta data OR title

I have a working query that calls all my posts that have a certain meta value for one of two meta keys: $term = $_GET['term']; $args = array( 'post_type' => 'some_cpt_name', 'meta_query' ...
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get_posts query matches too many results

I have a query inside a function that is returning matches that i don't want, for example when the $id=116 it is also returning results where the meta_key 'funds_id' is 11687. public function ...
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Latest post on specific category and custom css

I'm trying to create a new home page with two columns for latest post of specific category. This the page code: <div id="left-column"> <div class="bloccorosso">News & ...
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Inserting custom data to the_post() during loop

I have some posts on my WordPress site, and let's say I want to add a random number for each post with $num as key and random() as value. Then I want to access them with something like: $post->num ...
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Get posts under custom taxonomy

I am not getting the posts under custom taxonomy(fabric_building_types).I am getting cat_id and cat->name also but not able to get the posts. $args = array( 'type' => ...
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Posts of Certain Category as Menu

I want to retrieve posts by certain category dynamically as a menu. What I need is: On the left-side of the page I want to display a menu as following | Category Name | | Post of This | | ...
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Reworking function for counting custom post type posts count

I am trying to rebuild my inline posts counting to a function. What would be the best way to do that? Here is my inline code: $posts = ...
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List all posts from past week grouped by sub-category

On a category specific template, I want to list all the posts from the last 7 seven days for that single single category and group them by subcategory. This is the code I have so far, which lists the ...
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Cache Get_posts

I have a query (see below) that gives a list of 10 news items ordered by the meta value "event_date" and filtered so that only posts earlier than today are displayed. This query is taking two seconds ...
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How to limit get_posts()?

I've been researching this for the last 3 days. I'm triyng to limit the maximum amount of posts retrieved by get_posts(). I have this chunk of code: // all filters should be applied here $args = ...
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get_posts() using an array of post ids [closed]

There's an array of post ids, and I'd like to use it to load these particular posts. I'm using get_posts() but there's some kind of problem using an array for 'post__in' argument. Here are the ...
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Query for custom post type? [closed]

I have installed the Custom Post Type UI plugin. After activation of this plugin I have created a custom post type called portfolio. Now I want to use this on the portfolio page in the front-end. How ...
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Get all pages and posts with get_pages() or get_posts()

Trying to get all posts (with all I mean all pages, posts and posts from custom post types). Is this possible? The documentation says I can only pass a string as post_type so how can I get all pages ...
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wp_list_pages show all pages in sitemap

I am trying to list the pages of my site but actually list them all. I can use wp_list_pages(); However I have a custom post type "services" with archive false. I also have a page named services ...
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How to implement AJAX pagination for get_posts (CPT)?

I need to implement AJAX pagination: « Previous 1 2 3 ... 70 Last » for a CPT get_posts() loop: // main images query // all filters should be applied here $args = array( ...
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Display content based on a users login

I was wondering if this is possible. I created a client portal where they can see all of their work that was assigned to them (this is all being displayed on the frontend). Once they login, they are ...
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Get Posts by tag from a custom taxonomy

I have a custom post type called product, which have two custom taxonomies named as product_tags & product_categories. In My Product Categories archive page, I am listing tags. My requirement ...
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Why the_excerpt() function returns excerpt on the Home page and trimmed content in sidebar?

I have this code to display 4 posts of type "testimonial" on the Home page: <?php $custom_posts = get_posts([ 'numberposts' => 4, 'post_type' => ...
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attachment.php & flexslider—linking thumbnail to specific image

I am nearly there but need the help of the community to bring me home! I am linking from a "gallery overview" page (thumbnail grid) to a single, full-size image page (attachment.php) containing a ...
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WordPress get posts by date without query_posts

I'm want to get posts from the last 30days in a sidebar but I don't want to use query_posts, is there a way to achieve this with the get posts function?
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List latest posts with least comments in WP-Admin

I want to encourage my authors to provide feedback to new posts that have not received enough exposure. To do this, I want to add a box to WP-Admin that lists the top 3 latest posts (from the past two ...
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Custom query not working in plugin admin page

I'm not sure what I am doing wrong, but I cannot use get_post, get_posts or WP_Query in my plugin admin page. I can use get_user_meta, and get_userdata, so I'm a bit confused as to why I cannot use ...
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Can I set and show “important” post in my blog?

I have the following doubt related to the WordPress posts showed in the home page. I know that in the home page I can show the latest published posts. But can I also show (before the latest posts) a ...
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how to get specific page content

bellow is my code working nice but problem is don't coming with html tag.. like etc... no idea why... <?php $recent = new WP_Query("page_id=2"); while($recent->have_posts()) : ...
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one get_posts to return a number of custom posts for each meta value

I have setup a custom post 'product' with a custom field cf_type. I wish to have one get_posts that will return 20 total products, 10 products with cf_type: fog and 10 with cf_type: gof. Is that ...
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How to get latest page (not post) of User and display the content

I've been trying to get the latest Page, not post, by author ID and display it on a page. The reason it has to be a page and not a post is that the user will only be posting one page and a whole ...
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How to create content automatically when a post is published?

Goal: Ability to automatically create content in WordPress posts/pages. Goal Details: When a post is created/published, it will automatically create or configure content based on the base data inputs ...
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Display post details by post ID

I need to display post details by ID on front page template (front-page.php). On the front page I want to display the post’s title, excerpt & featured image. I have tried to do that but no idea ...
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latest 5 posts using switch_to_blog loop

im sure i must be doing something wrong and would really appreciate a little help. I am trying to loop through all of my Sub Dir "Multisite" blogs using switch_to_blog, below: global $wpdb, ...