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

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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 ...
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How to show more post at a given category?

I need to show more post at the category state (with tag_ID=21), for example, I set the number of post show at homepage is 6, but I want 10 post when archive state, is there any way to add a filter in ...
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loop with the last commenter on each post on specific category

Hi i have the following code that lists the posts from specific category and the date, post author, the last comment author, last comment date and the avatar for comment author for each post on the ...
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List all pages including archive

I'm creating a custom options page on my site. One of the options is controlling a box on the homepage and i'm trying to set the link for the item to any page on the site via a select menu. as of now ...
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get_posts and wp_autop (remove filter)

I just transformed my query_posts function in a get_posts function. Here is my old function: <?php // The Query query_posts( 'cat=170&showposts=4' ); remove_filter('the_excerpt', 'wpautop'); ...
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get_posts output always same post

I'm trying to output the last (chronologically) 4 posts having the tag (slug) "pp". <ul> <?php $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => 4, 'taxonomy' => 'tag', 'field' => 'slug', 'terms' ...
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How do I paginate a get_posts() request inside another page loop (Paginating childpages)

The heading says a lot, so I'll repeat it here "How do I paginate a get_posts() request inside another page loop?" I'm using a page to display child-pages and I need to paginate them. Edit: Should I ...
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How to restore deleted pages/posts?

I recently deleted some pages in my wordpress site. Now I want to re-store them. How can I do this? Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks in advance
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Is get_posts() more efficient than The Loop?

In category.php, I want to get list of posts in that category. I found two ways: using get_posts($args) and The Loop. get_posts() way $args = array ( "category" => ID ); $posts = ...
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Advanced meta query help

I want to get posts according to the following logic: "If post status = publish or pending then get all records which have a meta value of less than todays date. If the post is in trash, get it ...
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custom post type upcoming post and past post

I want to retrieve inside my archive-CPT.php most recent upcoming post ( post with status of future) and past post (oldest published post). This is how my archive-CPT.php is looking like: <?php ...
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How do I get only a certain number of images from a post (minus the featured image)?

I have the following code (see below) that lists all attached images from a post. I'm trying to alter this code to only list the first five images, and also to exclude the featured image from the ...
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Exclude categories from homepage not longer working

I was using query for excluding categories from my homepage without problems until this week. I'd like to know the reason of the change and a better way to get this. I was trying also diverse ...
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Get all authors with at least one post of 'custom post type'

How can i achive that? I found count_user_posts and get_users, but how would I merge them into the desired result? Do I really have to use a WP DB Query?
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Retrieve posts in custom post type and specific taxonomies

I'm struggling with what seems like should be so simple looking at the codex. I have a custom post type, let's call it 'portfolio'. A custom taxonomy for that, let's call it 'clients'. I can use ...
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How to query posts to include specific pages of one post type, and all pages of another post type?

I'm having trouble figuring out how to query all posts from the post type "events", as well as including four specific pages in the loop. If I use the "include" parameter, it only returns the ...
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WordPress Page Template to Display Page Title, Custom Field, and Date

I'm currently attempting to create a page template that will display all posts by the current logged in user, a particular custom field from those posts (i.e., Item Status), and the dates those posts ...
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get_posts only children from certain parents

I have parent posts (custom post type hierarch=true) with ID 1, 2, 3, 4. The parent posts with ID 2 and 4 have child pages. I need to retrieve only posts 2 and 4 and all of their child pages. ...
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Test if a post exists by category and date

I would like to check outside of the loop, if a certain post exists in a specific category and from a specific date. The function get_posts() -- if I get it right -- allows me to check, if there are ...
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Wordpress count child posts of each parent custom post type and use in json array for google maps jquery plugin

So i have been looking for a couple of days now and cant find a solution to this anywhere. It is a fairly bespoke request from a client... I am using a jQuery google maps plugin to add markers for ...
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Yet another get_posts() in explicitly defined order problem

I am creating a 'loop' that needs to display pages (not posts) in a defined order of ids. What I did till now is: <?php $ids = array(434, 814, 3660, 3235, 99, 1002, etc.); ...
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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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pagenavi shows alot of pages calculated from all posts in the site with query_posts

I need to excute posts from 2 seprated keywords using s=keyword with get_posts, but only searching in titles. I found this answer. I created a custom template to use it in single page. Then I used a ...
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Can't pull posts of a Custom Post Type based on the custom taxonomy of the CPT

My question is about retrieving custom post types via get_posts, when custom post types also have a custom taxonomy. I can use get_posts to retrieve all posts of a custom post type, but when I attempt ...
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Search for pages with permalink

I'm searching for posts this way $args = array( 'name' => $permalink, 'post_type' => 'page', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'posts_per_page' => 1 ); $posts = get_posts( $args ); ...
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Wordpress sort custom field values in alphabetical order

I am using WordPress Custom Content Type Manager to build a Literary Agency website. The page I'm stuck on is the Authors page which displays thumbnails of all the books related to the author. The ...
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can't reset get_posts

I have three loops in my theme that I want to use to get menu items for a lunch, dinner and wine list menu. The first loop worked fine but when I added the second one, the system broke. I did some ...
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Why only one post (and no pagination) on this variation of the loop?

This is my WP loop: // fetch latest news stories $paged = (get_query_var('page')) ? get_query_var('page') : 1; $posts = get_posts(array( 'numberposts' => 3, 'paged' => $paged, )); // ...
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Problem: ( kriesi ) pagination doesn't work in homepage [duplicate]

When I set this template as homepage, pagination doesn't work. I see the buttons, but when I click the button for page 2, nothing happens, doesn't go on page 2, it still remain in page 1. What is ...
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Retreive tags from attached post for media on page

I am working on a custom template file that pulls all images in my Media Library with a specific tag. I was able to get this working with some help from the community, it also shows the title of the ...
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get posts based on category and post meta

I am coding a Live Show box for a radio website to show who is on air and who is up next. I've been using the get_post function to retrieve posts based on the category (in this case the day of the ...
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Wordpress not opening posts with only numbers if permalink is post_name

Someone knows why this happens? For instance, I have a post called 1987, but it does not open it when I click on the link. When I use a different permalink structure, it opens it. Why is this and how ...
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Select post from dropdown and add query args not working

The behavior of the below should be that the user makes a selection on the dropdown box and the page refreshes with a query arg of editevent=1 and also passes a value of the post ID with the selection ...
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get_the_content(“more…”) returns full text

I'm creating shortcode [latest_post] and want to show post date, title and short content. (content has "more" separator). Here is code: function shortcode_latest_post() { global $post, $more; ...