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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Recent Posts by Date in Multisite

Everything in explanation is about CDTuts I've created a WordPress Network and I want is to get the recent posts from all of the selected subdomain blogs. I need to get the latest All organized by ...
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How to get current post ID in quick edit callback

This question is related to another previously asked question, which is a follow up on an answer. Task As I want to extend QuickEdit to be something really awesome (and more than just quick edit), I ...
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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 title of post image is attached to

So I found this post: Find the post an attachment is attached to and implemented Chip's suggestion but having a weird outcome. I am trying to pull the title of the post that the specific image is ...
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get comments and get posts in loop

I need to get posts done by specific users and get also comments done to these posts, so far I can get the posts and comments but can't get how to do it in loop properly, because now I get the same ...
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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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How to show only 1 post from a specific category on the front-page

On my front-page i have a 3 col block section below the fold. The final and third column is an excerpt of the most recent post from my art category blog, hopefully this is clear up until here in terms ...
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Add Filter not working with get_posts

While tweaking the "Bryans Childpage Thumbnail Generator" plugin, I am applying filter (with pagination) to the get_posts for WP Pages (post_type=page), but its not filtering at all. Here is the code: ...
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Transient Loop Not working as expected

So I created a transient object that used get_posts() to get a series of posts based on some argument. Well the transient was stored - it was created - YAY - now I tried to write this loop: public ...
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show/hide attachments

Is there a way to show/hide attachments in my case images on a post. What I want is to mark an image as "hidden" and then only show it to the admin and hide hidden images from a normal user I know ...
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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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Query for draft or scheduled post

What should be the query for checking if there is any draft or scheduled post, I'm not able to make which arguments to take. Thanks
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use get_posts to get custom field data, but in one array

I've run a get_posts query in WordPress and need to pull a pair of custom fields and get all of them into one array. The get_posts query provides an array of posts, but when I use foreach to access ...
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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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What's the difference between “get_posts” and “wp_get_recent_posts” when used with “setup_postdata”?

This might be a completely "I'm still new to WP" type question, but I ran into some interesting output when using get_posts() and wp_get_recent_posts() in a custom function I wrote with ...
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Is there a way to target only images within the loop?

I'm new to WordPress and I'm trying to target specific parts of the content. I understand how to grab the title with get_title() — is there something similar for images?
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how to get specific page content

bellow is my code working nice but problem is don't coming with html tag.. like etc... no idea why... <?php $recent = new WP_Query("page_id=2"); while($recent->have_posts()) : ...
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Get mixed category random posts

I have 3 categories: A, B, C. A is having around 1000 posts, B has around 300 posts and C has 50 posts. When I query for 5 posts, ordered randomly. I get mostly posts from A category. How can get ...
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Custom Post Type children and grand-children in one list

So, here is the story: i made a product catalogue with 3 custom post types: - Product - Filegroup (Child of Product) - File (Child of Filegroup) When on product page it should show a ...
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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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Multisite pagination with get_posts

I'm looking for a way to paginate my get_posts : $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => 5, ...
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How do I paginate posts page with $wpdb?

I am using this to get the posts: (...) if ( empty( $categories_defined) ) { $posts = get_posts($args); } else { global $wpdb; $posts = $wpdb->get_results( $wpdb->prepare( "SELECT * ...
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How to get posts and comments amount per hour, per year and per month?

I have this snippet: function count_user_comments_today( $uid ){ global $wpdb; $today = date('Y-m-d'); $tomorrow = date('Y-m-d', time() + 86400); $count = $wpdb->get_var( ...
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Use post__in and post__not_in together?

I'm trying to only show posts that a user hasn't seen, like this: $exclude = array(1,2,3); $include = array(3,4,5); $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_status' => ...
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Custom Taxonomy with tax_query

So I've created a custom taxonomy type with a plugin (CMS Press) and now I'm trying to get all of the posts with the taxonomy terms in that taxonomy. My get_posts looks like this: $args = Array( ...
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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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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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If post does not exist, do something

Is this possible? If so, how? I am linking to a non-existing post/page where I get a 404 error. I want to have it to get the url of the non-existing post and make it a link on my 404 page, but I ...
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4 posts per page from single category

I've been trying to display posts that I've categorized as "news-categories". My goal is to only display 4 posts on sidebar of "cbs-news" slug underneath "news-categories" category. By below mention ...
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Using get_posts() with tax_query parameter set isn't working with attachments

I'm working on a project that requires searching for attachments with a given taxonomy-slug pair (in this case, category=javascript). I'm using get_posts() with tax_query set to achieve this, but it ...
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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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Function to grab specific image IDs from media library.

I want to grab images 161 thru 166 without having to calling my entire media library array and having to splice those up. In time, the more I have in there the more it's going to slow my site down. ...
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Show all posts using the template page and the loop?

I am trying to make a template page that would display all posts from all categories, in short - every post added to my website. I was googling around and found out that it can be done by using The ...
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While loop articles - if statement order

I want to show a list of articles, but I want to show in the 1st place my second article and after it the last. Eg: Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Article 4 to be: Article 2 Article 1 Article 3 ...
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Use WP_Query or query_posts() or get_posts() for optimizing a site?

I have read other answers, but I don't understand which is more fast (the best and simple for slow server running)? I have a website with over 1 000 000 hits /day and a slow server with limitations ...
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get_posts always returning the same number of posts = 5

I don't understand why the code below is always displaying the same number of returned post = 5. When I change the $variable value to another post id of a post with an author with another author_id, I ...
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Modified home page query does not yield expected results

Yesterday i asked how it would be best to load all existing pages and their content on front page - to create single page layout. (Single page theme) From the info on that page i created my own ...