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 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' (length=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', 'sort_column'...
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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. I'...
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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 = get_posts('post_type=reviews&numberposts=...
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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 = ...
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Multiple get_posts() queries on one page

I'm building custom page template, which has some content editable through proper articles/posts. Below are those code blocks: <?php $contact = new WP_Query(); $contact = get_posts( array( 'slug' =...
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Trying to use and understand JSON API and get_posts

Me and my friend are breaking our heads to implement something. We are trying to get the results similar to function get_posts from JSON API (https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/json-api/trunk/...
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How to access $wp_query object from array of posts given by get_posts?

I have a simple custom query driven by get_posts: <ul> <?php $args = array('post_type' => 'event', 'numberposts' => 6 ); $myposts = get_posts( $args ); foreach( $myposts as $post ) : ...
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How to create a “latest news” page showing a list of posts from blog category

I am using the Modest theme from elegant themes at http://lilsaintz.co.nz Under the slider on the homepage, there are three content areas that are generated from pages. I would like to make one of ...
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Function using get_posts() with tax_query not working when called from functions.php

I want to get an array of all the 'bands' in taxonomy 'types', and use the array later on in other functions etc. I have a utilities.php file that I require() in functions.php and it has the following ...
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Fetch posts list from fist CPT taxonomy term and list under 2. CPT

I have two custom post types registered. Custom Post Type: PUBLIKATIONEN with the two custom taxonomies LISTEN and AUTOREN Custom Post Type: AUTOREN Both have archives. With: <?php echo ...
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Conflict with get_posts and the_content

I have this snippet in my header.php to display a slider: <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' => 6, 'meta_query' ...
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Only showing the_date and the_excerpt for first entry in get_posts

this code below shows the titles and links for 5 posts in get_posts no problem but only displays the date and excerpt for first post... any help please? <?php $args = array( 'posts_per_page' =&...
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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 next_post_link,...
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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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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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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" => $cat, // runs through a loop of 5, 128, 130 "posts_per_page" => -1 ); print_r($...
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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 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 & Blog<...
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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 ...