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

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Even with PHP plugin get_posts not working in widget area

I have the following code in a template, it and displays images form a custom field: <ul class="about-us-grid"> <li> <?php $posts = ...
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Group by multiple taxonomies and hide empty loops

This was helpful for grouping, but didn't quite solve another issue I'm dealing with: Display category posts grouped by taxonomy I've got two different variables to sort through. 'product_type' and ...
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Querying on a custom post type without tags returns no posts

A theme I'm working on contains a custom post type, "help_question", which is declared as such in functions.php add_action( 'init', 'create_post_type' ); function create_post_type() { ...
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URL rewriting taxonomy term

I'm trying to find solution for the following hours now and i don't know if this is applicable. I have 1 Custom Taxonomy "Years" for Post Type "Post (default)". The taxonomy has 2 Terms: "2014" and ...
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Pre_get_posts meta query value serialized array using multiple URL parameters

Using the 'pre_get_posts' action I'm looking to return all posts which match multiple URL parameters by defining the meta_query. For example: example.com/?size=large,small&options=green,blue,red ...
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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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How to Retrieve Post ID of another page

I have a post and payment page each posts contain a payment form I want to know how I can retrieve the data to I can execute and publish where the post payment came from on payment form submit ...
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How to get the intersection of two terms both from different custom taxonomies

I have a custom post type listing Then there are two custom taxonomies job_listing_region job_listing_category On home page i have links to job_listing_category like shop,eat,stay etc. and job ...
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Get posts in between specific ID's

I want to get the posts from within specific ID's ( 10 - 15 ), just like we do in SQL select * from employees limit 10 , 20 ; I wanna get in this Wordpress posts.
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Display latest x posts from all categories in Custom Post Type/Taxonomy

I am attempting to display the latest x posts from all categories using a custom taxonomy called 'case-studies' in WordPress. I have managed to output all the category names as heading links I have ...
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Mathematical operations on custom field values? (updated)

I'm attempting to write a function, run by a cron schedule at midnight every night, that will subtract 1 from the integer value of a custom field. It will function basically as a countdown timer for ...
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Get posts from specific taxonomy term

I have nhl news website and I have taxonomy for each season (ex 2014-15) Taxonomy in functions: function wptp_register_taxonomy() { register_taxonomy( 'season', 'post', array( ...
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How to order by post_status?

I'm using get_posts() like this: $posts = get_posts(array('orderby' => 'post_status')) which is not possible cause it's not in the allowed keys in the parse_orderby() method How to get around ...
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Wordpress get_posts by category

I have the following bit of code: $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'category' => 7, 'orderby' => 'name', 'order' => 'ASC', ...
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Sort get_children by menu_order

I'm using the jQuery Carousel Gallery and unfortunately it's not working with WP's new v3.5 gallery ordering. When the client drags to rearrange images, those changes are not reflected in the ...
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Modify theme to get page excerpts on front page

I am trying to modify this theme so that the Latest News section shows excerpts from 3 specific pages (for example, /page1, /page2, /page3) instead of 3 most recent posts. This is the relevant code ...
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Display the_content on click jquery

I'm trying to display the_content of a post on click. the problem I'm having is that it display always display the same content. I mean by on click on read for post A, it display the_content of post ...
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Memory issue with get_posts( ) function

I got a fatal error in existing code, when I debug deeper I found that it was coming from bellow line. get_posts( array("posts_per_page"=>-1) ); Can anyone explain why is that and how to ...
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Filter to set a variable once a post is populated?

I'm working on a playlists plugin. The playlists are just custom post types; and they have extra properties I need to populate once a 'playlist' post is loaded. So the idea would be to have a ...
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SELECT * FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE ID > 160

I would like to retrieve all posts and relative tag with ID greater than 160. I tried: '$args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'posts_per_page' => 5, 'orderby'=> ...
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Reset Wordpress Post Query to default

i am in a situation, i am creating a custom wordpress theme but i am stuck over something. in my index/home page, firstly i am displaying 6 posts by category like below <?php $posts = ...
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Is there a way to sort the results from “get_post_type” alphabetically?

I am trying to generate a list of my custom post types for use in a template. I have successfully managed to output the list, but unfortunately they are in order of creation and i would like them ...
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How to find a post using XML-RPC without knowing ID

I'm using the following function to retrieve individual posts from an external server using the WordPress XML-RPC Post API: public function get_post() {      include("lib/xmlrpc.inc"); ...
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Show excerpt if no title in admin view

Usually my posts do not have a title, so in the admin view it always says "(no title)" wherever the title would be shown. So I am wondering how I could hook into that view function. I would like to ...
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How to remove 'GROUP BY' from SQL query produced from get_posts?

Wordpress, Archive Cateory page. From default WP_Query->get_posts() we are getting something like this: SELECT wp_posts.ID FROM wp_posts INNER JOIN wp_term_relationships ON (wp_posts.ID = ...
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get_post orderby not working in plugin

Please take a look at the loops below, I'm having issues trying to order the attachment by title, name, and modified. <?php foreach ($instance['data'] as $id) : ...
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meta_query date and time comparisons

I am trying to query my posts against the value of 2 custom meta_keys... '_mdjm_event_date' formatted as Y-M-D (2015-05-13) '_mdjm_event_finish' formatted as H:i:s (23:35:00) Here is my query... ...
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How to get only specific fields from get_posts?

I found this in a display widget plugin thinking it works fine get_posts( array( 'post_type' => 'page', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'numberposts' => -1, 'orderby' => ...
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Ajax request with get_posts

I am new to wordpress development. I basically am pulling information from a custom post based on a category. What I want is to load more post when a button is clicked. I've searched for hours but ...
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How to get the current user post and it's ID?

I have a site setup so users can publish a post via the frontend, what happens is, there post is posted as a status, 'Pending Review, in a custom post type. How can i get the post ID for this ...
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Popup panel is only displaying 1 entry ignoring all others

I have a popup panel being used for when someone clicks on view bio it will display their bio along with their name and headshot. As of right now I have four members being displayed M1 M2 M3 and M4. ...
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Avoid changing menu query with suppress_filters => false

I recently had to change qTranslate for qTranslate X since the former is not being updated. This broke my menu and after searching I found it was because qTranslate X sets suppress_filters to false. ...
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get_posts() forcing ignore sticky posts on main loop

I have a custom query using get_posts() that besides ignoring sticky on its main query, ignores sticky posts on main loop. Reading around I've found that get_posts() have some trouble with sticky but ...
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tax_query not working properly with get_posts

Here are my args: $args_home = array( 'post_type' => array('news', 'jobs'), 'posts_per_page' => 12, 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => '_thumbnail_id' ...
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Why get_posts are only showing five posts (retrieved by assigning a category to them?

Here is the link http://www.brianfunshine.com/voice-work/voice-page/ This is the code: <?php /** * Template Name: Voice Page (Two Columns) * @package WordPress * @subpackage Twenty_Ten * ...
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Query custom post types by meta field in a term from custom taxonomy

I need to retrieve all custom posts that have terms from custom taxonomy assigned to them. To be more precise: There is advertisers_cats post type that has terms assigned from custom taxonomy ...
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AJAX pagination offset returns same post on adjacent pages

I have a simple AJAX pagination that seemed to work just fine, calling one Wordpress page (not ideal, I know) with a pagenum and a sort order arguments and it returned 4 custom posts per call. The ...
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Display posts from catagories

I am using an option framework. This saves catagory ids.To get ids I have done $cat = $atts['post_catagory']; var_dump($cat); The var dump result is array (size=2) 0 => string '1' ...
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date_query not returning some posts in date range

I'm getting some very strange results with the date_query parameter of get_posts. I have a post for which: date('Y-m-d H:i', get_post_time('U', false, $postid)) returns: 2014-04-03 10:42 This ...
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Get images by category

My current way of getting the images for sliders is by using the following code that works perfectly: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'sort_order' => 'ASC', ...
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Need help with get_posts pagination

I've been working on a wordpress site, and I'm trying to build a page where visitors can see all of the images that have been uploaded to the wordpress media gallery, regardless of whether or not said ...
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Multiple posts/pages in one page?

I'm trying to create website with index page which will have 2+ different boxs with different content generated from post or pages in WP administration. This page will be looks like this wireframe. ...
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excluding current post from get_posts

i have this block of code displayed in single.php template <ul class="cat-wrap"> <?php global $post; $categories = get_the_category(); foreach ($categories as ...
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get_posts not pulling the correct number of posts

I am using the BracketPress plugin and trying to pull all of the posts of post_type brackets so I can send a newsletter blast to everyone with their current leaderboard position. However the get_posts ...
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Custom Post Type meta value is being saved in array, instead of just the string (as value)

So, this is how WordPress is saving my CPT meta: array(8) { ["product_id"]=> array(1) { [0]=> string(10) "abcdefg987" } ["end_date"]=> array(1) { [0]=> string(10) "02-02-2015" } ...
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Using get_posts with arguments found in meta keys

I am using get posts, but I need to refine the query based on posts where a certain meta_key has a certain value. Something like this <?php $reviews = ...
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How To Use get_posts & get_the_post_thumbnail Outside The Loop

This works fine within the loop but i cannot hook it outside the loop. global $post; $args = array( 'post__in' => array( 1, 5, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, ) ); $thumbnails = get_posts($args); foreach ...
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WordPress - List Sub Categories and Sub-Sub Categories, With Posts

I have the following code. It allows me to show sub categories and documents within them. The thing is, a sub category may contain further sub categories. The code below will show documents belonging ...
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When to use WP_query(), query_posts() and pre_get_posts

I read @nacin's You don't know Query yesterday and was sent down a bit of a querying rabbit hole. Before yesterday, I was (wrongly) using query_posts() for all my querying needs. Now I'm a little bit ...
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Both WP_Query and get_posts returning 1 post

I am having a weird issue. Both WP_Query and get_posts returning only one result, i.e only the latest post. Never faced this before.. The WP_Query: function custom_tsr_query() { $the_query = ...