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

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get_posts that match a user-specified value on a page

On each page, I want the admin to choose which case history post summaries will be displayed depending on the post category. My code below works but it is very clunky if you have lots of categories. ...
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Create a hierarchical loop at predefined markup requirements

I try to achive this in wordpress based on my theme: fullpage.js demo So I have a predefined markup for vertical sections (parents) and one for horizontal slides (children). Parents only contain ...
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meta query not retrieving posts

I am attempting to use get_posts() to retrieve posts that have certain topics attached to them, in my custom post type named 'leaders' Here is my query. $args = array( 'post-type' => 'leaders'...
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Check return value of get_posts

I've been trying to change my WP_Query to get_posts methods. But I am not really sure how to check if get_posts is null or have a value. How can i transform this WP_Query checker to appropriate ...
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Get posts by language in Polylang plugin

I use the Polylang plugin to translate my website in Italian and German. How can I get the latest post in Italian? I'm using the arguments below to get the content of the post, which afterwards I ...
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How to get post content by calling ajax?

I am working on a plugin .I have a custom post type team.Custom post has four posts of different categories.I used this code to send post id of each using ajax. $(document).ready(function () { ...
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Get all posts without tags

I'm working with a tag plugin. Is there a WordPress way to get_posts or query all posts that have no tags? EDIT I had already queried the WP Codex, search Stackexchange and Google for a related ...
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Find owner of coupon

I'm attempting to run a function for a user if they have a certain coupon. I'm using the plugin Smart Coupons to generate coupons with prefixes and suffixes. I can get a list of all the coupons in ...
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Meta Query with date and time on the same Day before given time

I have a metaquery for a custom post type "events". Their start date is stored as a meta field in this format: 2016-02-05 19:00:00 These are my query args: $args = array( "posts_per_page" =>...
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Meta Query returns wrong number of posts

I am using this meta query inside a category: $args = array( "posts_per_page" => 12, "post_type" => array( "event", "post" ), "post_status" => "publish", "...
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List most recent image uploads, but only for specific custom post type

I can get a list of the most recent image attachments like so: $attachments = get_posts( array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'posts_per_page' => $number, 'post_mime_type' => '...
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Query get_posts by level depth

I have a page structure like this: -- Asia ---- China ------ Shang Hai ---- Hong Kong -- Africa -- America ---- USA ---- Canada I want to use get_posts to get all posts that I marked in bold (...
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get_posts ( $args) failing when called by AJAX

Here's my code: function ajax_test(){ $default_workout_category = 61 //Hardcoded category for testing $args = array( 'category' => $default_workout_category, 'orderby' => 'title', '...
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Get posts by name and taxonomy term

How do I get all posts that has a taxonomy term and a specific name/slug? I have tried with the following arguments but without getting the wanted result. What am I missing, how can I combine the ...
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How to get all children and grandchildren of a hierarchical custom post type?

I need to get all sub-posts of a specific (root) parent id. get_posts( array( 'numberposts' => -1, 'post_status' => 'publish', 'post_type' => 'microsite', 'post_parent' => $root_parent_id,...
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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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Decrement term in for each

So I am catching custom posts in wordpress by for eaching my custom terms. To get a post from the next term in the loop I use $terms[++$key]->name and it all works fine. However when I want to do the ...
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How to return only certain fields using get_posts()

I'm trying to get only the fields that I need using the get_posts() function in WordPress. I currently have the following code: $posts_args = array( 'orderby' => 'post_date', '...
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How do I get posts by multiple post ID's?

I've got a string with post ID's: 43,23,65. I was hoping I could use get_posts() and use the string with ID's as an argument. But I can't find any functions for retrieving multiple posts by ID. Do I ...
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get_post random and order by not working

I have this code that returns list of post title as links, but when I add the 'orderby' and 'order' parameters - it returns results but 'orderby, order, rand' do not work, can anyone tell me what I'm ...
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Get Custom Post Type posts on normal edit-posts and pass to TinyMCE

I am following a tutorial for adding a dropdown list in tinyMCE editor. In the end I would like to have a Select list similar like it is in this image , but populated by post titles from Custom Post ...
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Alternative to get_posts() due to multithreading cache crash

I am using pthreads to creat multiple threads. Each of those threads at one point tries to use get_posts() as follows: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_status' => 'any' ); $...
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WordPress takes too long to show 404 error on images (on LEMP stack)

I have installed WordPress on LEMP stack on DigitalOcean and noticed that all the 404 images on the pages are taking too long to show a 404 error message. Those images are not existing so it will ...
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Getting posts for a category

I have a menu made up of categories, click a category shows the users list of articles beloging to said category. However I seem to have stumbled across a problem if a post belongs to 2 or more ...
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offset and max_num_pages in pagination gallery

I rewrote the code galleries and stopped at the pagination. How can I get the maximum number of pages? at the moment I can not define it, and put a test for the number 5. (Here "for ($ i = 1; $ i &...
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How can I use wordpress functionality outside of WP framework

I require to retrieve a list of the recently created blog posts or any Query-based usage of WP posts inside my PHP website and not within WP framework. I am new to Wordpress and stucked here. I ...
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Custom Post type Query post is not working

I created a custom post type tickets, than I added few tickets in it. But with the following code, I tried to show list of tickets submitted by the current user and its not working for me. global $...
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Need some help with “the_widget()” function

I am trying to create code to display certain default WordPress widgets on my e-commerce site. I have 6 content boxes which display WordPress widgets: • Pages • Latest Posts • Archive (last ...
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Intergrate WP into website

I am trying to integrate WordPress into my website. I can pull all the information, except the image. I use the code below: require( 'my-blog/wp-blog-header.php' ); $posts = get_posts( '...
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Any difference betweenn posts and pages for one page?

Ive been checking out wordpress but Im having some trouble figuring out what I should use to get the text from wp on my site. Posts or pages. Im making a one page website. I know how to get text from ...
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Creating a custom search for a specific post type

Ok, so we know Wordpress comes with a built in search form. However, I've created a custom archive page that lists posts from a specific post type. I would like to integrate a search box that only ...
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Display Recent Posts in BuddyPress Profile

This is the code I use to get recent WordPress posts. <h2>Recent Posts</h2> <ul> <?php $recent_posts = wp_get_recent_posts(); foreach( $recent_posts as $recent ){ ...
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'exclude' argument is not working with get_posts for a custom post type

I'm trying to use get_posts to get a random list of customPostTypes but I want to exclude some id's. I already try the query with the following options: Current) 'exclude' => array(622, 621) --- ...
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meta_query: check if number exist

I'm using the following query to check if user id exist in a custom meta field: 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'participantes', 'value' => $user_id, ...
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query_posts works while get_posts doesn't

I try to create a page that shows my posts (a page different than the "posts page" defined in wp-admin). When I copy my index.php into this new page and add <?php query_posts('post_type=post&...
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Execute PHP function inside the admin area

I want to ask if there is a hook for executing php inside the admin area, my problem is I'm trying to do the get_posts wordpress function inside a popup frame using the thickbox jQuery plugin, using ...
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get all posts ID from a category

Problem: I need to get an array of ID's of posts from a given category If the category have any posts. This is to be used on a plugin options page. So far I have: $posts = get_posts(array('...
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Display 4 chronological posts starting with a random post

I know that I can display 4 random posts by doing something like: get_posts('orderby=rand&numberposts=4');   What I'm trying to achieve is starting with a random item, but then showing ...
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Serialized array, grab specific posts with meta_key/meta_value[0]->is_featured

I've a postmeta key saved in DB: mediSHOP_product_extras It's value is Unserialized: Array ( [0] => Array ( [is_slider] => 0 [is_featured] => 0 [in_stock] => 0 [video_url] => [...
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Help ordering custom query by Title, Ascending

I have an old project (custom post type query) that needs an alteration and my memory/skill level is lacking for what to do. With the code below, I'm needing to return the first query in alphabetical ...
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user_has_cap filter crashes site when doing get_posts()

I can not understand why the site is crashing when adding this block of code: function demo_function( $capabilities ) { global $pagenow; if ( $pagenow != 'post-new.php' ) { ...
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How to get posts by category and by choosing a taxonomy term?

I'm new to Wordpress and I've managed to build most of a full custom theme for wordpress on my own. But the tricky stuff is starting to show its tail, and I've spent the last days stuck on Taxonomies....
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Query to only return the 2 newest post attachments (images)?

How can you make a query that runs through all posts in a category and outputs only the 2 newest image attachments (most posts in the category have no attachments)? My current query is like this: $...
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How to use get_posts() function in functions.php

I am trying to load posts with ajax. But I am not getting any content of the posts. I am not posting my javascript since it is pretty straight. Here is my code in inc/helper-functions.php which is ...
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Ordering Posts by parent category, name ascending

I am currently creating a theme, and I have 2 parent categories: Budget and Brand. On home.php, I want to order all the posts ascending by their sub category name without showing the category title. ...
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Query if audio attachment AND/OR custom field

I've been trying several things but to no avail... Searched, maybe not good enough though! I have posts that either have an uploaded audio file AND/OR has a Soundcloud link (which is a custom field). ...
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Loop through two different sets of custom fields

I created a Custom Field ('custom_name') to allow content editors to specify a 'custom_name' (different from the title of the page) to any post created: custom_name - (Field type --> 'text') For a ...
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Display custom post type AND posts from a certain category

As the topic says I want to show posts from one category (band-news) and posts from a custom post type (artist) in the same loop. I got this but as you can see it want do as I wish: <?php $posts =...
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Search on Category and BETWEEN custom meta field

Background I am building simple car theme where I want to review cars, however, I'm really struggling with my search implementation. I have added a couple of custom meta fields to the post including ...
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Loop through incrementing custom fields

I created 4 custom fields for a specific page. Field type: Post Object (I grab thumbnails and titles from the posts) Field names: featured_content_1 featured_content_2 featured_content_3 ...