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

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Query posts by a type and another type only if post is in specific category

I have a featured post type and a reviews post type. I would like to include reviews of a certain category (I use categories from the posts type) as well. How could query args be crafted? A crude ...
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Trouble using get_post

For Microkids related post plugin He said "Using the get_post() function you could get any data you need from the related posts." and he posted this snippet of code. $related_posts = ...
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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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Getting post content within wp_nav_walker

I have a custom walker set up designed to add content into the nav menu. The problem being that it is not pulling the content. The post object returned by the get_post/get_page has an empty ...
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Can't get Category link inside get_posts

I created a simple function to display the latest posts. Inside the function there is a conditional to display the post category. I found that to display the category name, using $category = ...
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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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Posts are not showing up on particular category

On my website, post are not showing up when I navigate to http://www.domain.com/category/category-name/ but on wordpress dashboard, I am able to see the actual number of post under that category. ...
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How to get post content from an array of ids?

How do I get post content if I have an array of id's. Basically, I have a function that get post content if you provide an ID. but it doesn't work if I have an array of id's. My function is: function ...
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how to ask if in two categorys inside if

I'm new two wordpress so sorry in advance if this question might be very basic. Depending on which category a post is, I do some script things and I ask inside the loop in this way: <?php if ...
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Using query_posts inside single.php loop

Inside of my loop in single.php, I used a custom query using get_posts to return posts belonging to a certain category. <?php global $post; ...
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Get attachments (get_posts) and WP 3.5 new uploader

I'm using get_posts() to get attachments from the post and use it in the slider. The issue is new uploader doesn't have that "Gallery" tab which was perfectly suitable for this. It also seems to be ...
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Why WP_Query in functions.php is not working when get_posts works?

I have following code in my functions.php. When I try to add new post_type (e.g. post,lawyers) it fills excerpt,slug (this affects in permalink structure), other metaboxes from first post of lawyers ...
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get_posts includes “auto drafts”?

I'm using get_posts to generate a list of posts. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'numberposts' => -1, 'post_status' => array('publish'), 'orderby' ...
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Custom Shortcode that includes filtering by tag

Within a custom shortcode, how do I filter the posts that come back from get_posts() such that only posts with Tag = "xyz" are returned? Here is what I have in my shortcode currently: $args = array( ...
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posts_per_page - Repeats only first posts 'post__in' array

This question correlates with a previous question I was able to solve here: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/137929/28389 I am using an array for 'post__in', and I am able to run this no problem. ...
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get_posts() returns all posts rather than the ones specified with 'post_author' =>

I want to retrieve an array with the posts of a certain user for a custom post type category. However, get_posts($arg) returns ALL posts of this custom post type, although I specified the post_author ...
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How to use Wordpress Conditional Tags in get_posts foreach loop

I have a page which has a jquery tab function to output the list of pages that are the children of this page (Bio, Archives, Contact). However I am trying to make a conditional in the foreach loop ...
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Get total posts found, but while using limit for pagination? get_posts

I have a ton of posts that I need to get the IDs of based on a custom taxonomy search. As it's used for pagination, I also need to get the total posts without a limit, but I'm not sure how. I use the ...
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return custom taxonomy terms in post object

How would I go about returning the custom taxonomies in the post object with WP Query or with get_posts for that matter. yes, I know I can loop over my query and use get_terms or a number of other ...
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get_posts ignoring 'category' and displaying all posts

I'm going a bit crazy on this one. I'm trying to display a list of posts in a category on an Admin page in a plugin I am writing. The following code works fine on my dev server (OS X/Apache): $args = ...
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get_posts multiple criterias

Hi I'm trying to get only posts from a certain category, but also all other posts that have a certain field value. for example: all posts in the "News" category. but also all posts marked as featured ...
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How to show more than 5 posts?

I am running code that shows child categories, and all posts in the child categories. But if there are more than 5 posts in a category, only the 5 newest are shown. How can I show all, or at least ...
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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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How do I get post attachments in menu_order in Wordpress?

I'm struggling to get menu_order to work for images attached to a post. I am trying to pull all of the images attached to a specific post in the order specified via the drag-and-drop interface in the ...
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More posts from the current author

On a multi author WordPress blog I need to show a list with more posts from the current author. The list is inside the Loop, so I can use <?php the_author_meta('first_name'); ?> <?php ...
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How to get attachment file name not attachment URL

I'm using this code to list the image attachments of a post: <select name="chb_homes_for_sale_specifics_floor_plan" style="width:100%;"> <option ...
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Post per page not working

I have 2 parent categories are app and game. Beside them has child categories. My code get 6 post from 2 parent categories with orderby post date and order DESC, but post per page not working. Please ...
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Show all videos by tag name

I need to get all videos by tag name, im using code like that $tax_terms = get_terms('media_category', 'orderby=count&order=DESC&hide_empty=0'); foreach ( $tax_terms as $tax_term ) { ...
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Sort posts by title, sort array by largest number [duplicate]

I am using the post to display attorney verdicts and case details. The post title is the verdict amount entered as a string. (no $ "," or ".") I am formatting the title using PHP number format: EX: ...
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get_posts() in secondary sidebar messes up content in primary sidebar

I use get_posts() to generate a menu of posts having the current page as the parent. This causes the post_id to be set to the first such post, instead of the original page's post_id. I.e. I want ...
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setup_postdata doesn`t seem ot be working

I'm having issues with setup_postdata(). From my understanding, if I want to use functions such as the_permalink() or the_title(), I must use setup_postdata(). Right now, the_permalink() or ...
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Get posts by list of post IDs ordered by those IDs?

I am going to make a "favourite" posts box, but the article id's are stored in another DB so I only get an array of IDs (which are relevant to the WP DB). I think it could be done with get_posts() or ...
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How do I restart my loop with get_next_post()?

I'm looking for a succinct method of making get_next_post() double back to the beginning once it hits the last post. Currently, it stops once it hits the final post. Here are a few lines of code from ...
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how to return only custom 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 can I give Wordpress child custom post type the same title and slug as its parent?

I have two custom post types, one is the child of the other (the parent is more of a modal post). I want the child post to inherit the same title and slug as its parent. I've tried to use the ...
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more tag not recognized but content is truncating

Specifying truncating posts of category 'news' on homepage. Trim works but not recognizing the <!--more--> code in posts... from homepage. code in homepage ...
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How to properly use Categories with Custom Post Types

I'm really struggling with this... I created a few Custom Post Types, let's say... Books CD's Maps Now I also have a whole bunch of existing categories and some of these would apply to more than ...
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“paged” in WP_Query returns 0 posts

If i don't supply a paged value (get the first page), it works. But when i try to get the next page by doing paged => 2 it doesn't find anything even though there are plenty of posts to get. ...
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Strange get_the_* behavior with php 5.4

Let me try to explain what happened to me : I have a shortcode plugin which display child pages of the current page (a mod of http://wpist.me/wp/child-pages-shortcode/, very useful). In the display ...
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External link not showing on post but showing on comment

Why is this? For example, if I input this in a post: <a href="http://i2.wearecdn.net/images/2012/11/47/article/vans/so6099412/vans-authentic-schuhe-bright-green-black-1755-zoom-0.jpg">This ...
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How can i catch (with get_posts) attachment file (pdf, images) from a post when i have only inserted it from media library and it isn't upload for it?

I'm sorry for my english. I discover a strange behavior in WP get_posts when i try to detect from a post an attachment (in my case a pdf file) inserted from the library. This is my code: ...
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Only get_posts of certain post formats

I'm trying to create a archive list with only my "normal" post format articles (not link, aside, quote, etc formats). How would I implement has_post_format( 'standard' ), or something similar, into ...
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Retrieve latest post by multiple categories with ID

I have the categories listed below in my product post type. Category Name: Test 1 ID: 82 Category Name: Test 2 ID: 83 Category Name: Test 3 ID: 84 Category Name: Test 4 ID: 85 Now I want to ...
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Why does my widget break other widgets?

So this widget i created is killing all other widgets registered in the same sidebar. Meaning, nothing renders after this widget does. No other widget markup makes it to the DOM. After hours of hair ...
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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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Differences Between WP_Query() and get_posts() for Querying Posts?

What are the differences between using WP_Query() and get_posts()? Which is better to use in what case and why?
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Combining / Merging two queries?

So I am working on an isotope filtered portfolio page that pulls any attachment tagged with the term "digital-interactive". Each attachment is also linked to a custom post_type called "work". On one ...
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get-posts pull 2 levels of sub pages

The template structure is: a Product index (parent page) b Product category (sub parent page) c Product single (page) They're all Pages, not Posts. 1 On index page, to pull out the page title from ...
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Show recent posts in single-post page

I'm trying to show recent custom posts in single-events.php I can make it work by using get_posts what I don't know how to do is exclude the post that is active so if I'm on 'Event 1' just now using ...
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Get post offset/posts page offset in single post page (outside the loop)

I would like to know how I could get the offset of a custom post or its page, outside the get_posts loop. I developed an external web application which connects to the wordpress blog with JSON API ...