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

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get_posts() and 'posts_per_page' arg

$args = array( 'posts_per_page'=> -1, 'post_type' => 'listing', 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'ListingRid', 'value' ...
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get posts from 2 categories. (2 posts)

I have a custom post (it's called "items") and 2 categories there. 1. on category page, I need to get posts which belong to 2 categories. get posts from category1="Food" and category2="featured" How ...
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Count number of posts of current month

I am trying to echo the number of posts for the current month from all categories but it isnt working. <?php $month = date('m'); $year = date('Y'); $countposts = ...
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Don't submit post if post title exists

I am using the User Submitted Posts plugin which I love. The only problem with this plugin is that it does not check for duplicate post titles and outputs a post with the same title, even if it ...
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get_the_title outputs title until spacing; it does not get full length of title

If I have a post with a spacing in it (like: Hello World), than get_the_title shows me only "Hello" as a link and not the whole permalink. I already tried using a substring to get it done, but it did ...
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get_posts - find out if querystring was crap and fallback is used

If we pass a String to functions like get_posts, and that string is not a meaningful querystring (for Example get_posts(' ')), the function returns the results of the default query (the last five ...
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Wordpress ultra slow if I click on posts?

I have 5000 posts on my website, which I have uploaded from a CSV file. This all went well and the website is fast on the back-end and frankly on any other page. There is one exception: if I click on ...
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shortcode for recent custom type post

I'm not a coder so I may have done some "coding" crimes, apologies. I've bought a theme who has shortcodes for last posts but not for last "custom post type". So I tried to create last "custom post ...
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Turn get_posts as string into an array for use in theme admin options

I am trying to add a drop down list of all posts into a theme admin section...without forklifting the theme code. I need to pass the post title and id into the 'options'=>array() like so: ...
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Advanced Custom Fields: Post Object - Not returning data [closed]

I have a custom post type called "Training" with an archive page (archive-training.php). I have another custom post type called "Courses". I am using Advanced Custom Fields: Post Object to link ...
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Internal linking to posts permalink fail because of spaces and stripe at postname

I have written a function which outputs a tag in a textarea in which people can link internally to other posts on the website. This works like a charm except with using a postname permalink ...
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get_posts() doesn't consider user permissions

I want to show a list of links to posts for the logged in user on my wp. So I started to do so: $posts_array = get_posts( array( 'post_type' => 'download', 'post_status' => 'publish' ) ); ...
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Bulk Attach Or Insert Media To Post Without Opening Post Editor

How to create a custom panel inside wp admin dashboard where we can insert media to specified posts in bulk? Here is the illustration: As shown on the image above, it list all available media on ...
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Display Posts with template on a Page

OK, I'm sure some WP pros here will think this is a dumb question, and I'll probably get some flak, but I have actually read plenty of documentation, and I just don't think I'm even going in the right ...
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What does setup_postdata ($post ) do?

The codex defines it as 'Set up global post data. Helps to format custom query results for using Template tags.' I don't really understand this. Here is a code example : global $post; $args = ...
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Count posts returned by get_posts in external PHP script

I'm using WP from an external PHP script by including the wp-load.php file. All functions and everything works as expected so far, except one thing: I can't get the $wp_query->found_posts to work ...
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Efficiently loop over huge number of posts

I want to loop all posts to do some processing, but one of my concern is there are many posts and it might used up my memory, so I want to loop posts with offset, something like paging. e.g. $posts ...
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How do you Query posts with nothing in common?

We can get multiple posts manually in a page, but that's generated in a template, AFTER the default query returned something else (page/post, etc) How do you query multiple posts in a public query, ...
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get_posts post title permalink not working for last item in array

I have a custom field attatched to a post that contains the following array of post titles... a:6:{i:0;s:21:"Strawberry Cheesecake";i:1;s:15:"Flapjack";i:2;s:14:"Chocolate Muffin";i:3;s:27:"Apple ...
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Number of displayed posts

I have tried many things to solve this problem. So I have a plugin which displays projects assigned to users in a widget. It displays projects as posts. The problem is that it only displays 5 ...
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get_children() Not Working with orderby Parameter

I am trying to use the orderby parameter in the get_children function as below: $navigation = get_children(array( 'post_parent' => $parent->ID, 'orderby' => 'menu_order' )); But it is ...
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Retrieve Image Attachments Getting Post Thumbnail Image First

I have written a funtion to get post image attachments, is there any way of ordering these images such that the first is always the post_thumbnail? Code below Thanks John function ...
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get_pages not returning any results or error when get_posts works

I have a code sample that works with get_posts but I now need do with get_pages so I can get grandchildren in the results set: $attachments = get_posts( array( 'post_type' => 'attachment' ...
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tax_query in get_posts() not working?

I'm trying to print out all the posts within every taxonomy for a custom post type called product (jigoshop products). So i get all of the taxonomies using $cats = get_terms('product_cat');, then i ...
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Showing sticky posts with get_posts()

I'm using this to retrieve posts on my index page: <?php $posts = get_posts( "category=13&numberposts=2" ); ?> <?php if( $posts ) : ?> <?php foreach( $posts as $post ) : ...
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Show the title of the latest post by author

I have the following function which I use to show the author name,author avatar and the author biography in a div. I need to show the title of the latest post by the author along with this. Can anyone ...
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Custom Loop, Match Category with Page: How to display post featured image?

I found this answer. It saved my day, but could you tell me how to display featured image of the post with the following code? When I'm using <?php echo $cpost->post_thumbnail('thumbnail', ...
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Show posts in a list separated by day

I want to display posts on index page within a links-list, with only the titles, till now i did the job, but now i want to have space between titles and be separated by day. Please check wimp.com ...
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If meta key exists in get posts function otherwise create it

The following code fetches posts with the meta key home telephone numbers. $metas = ''; $args = array( 'numberposts' => 1, 'post_type' => 'electors', 'orderby' => ...
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Limit popular posts by days

I am using this get_posts array to retrieve top 15 popular posts by comments. The problem is that it shows those all those highly commented posts from the day posts were added into blog. So, the list ...
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get_posts() with pagination problem

<ul class="list"> <?php $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $args = array( 'category' => '8', 'orderby' => 'post_date', ...
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Query Problem in getting top viewed posts

I wanted to display top viewed posts by month, I add this code snip, to form a query and get required 15 posts, but it displays 3-4 posts.Here is my query: global $post; $args = array( ...
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Query specific number of posts for each post type in specific order

This is related to this other question, I tried with get_posts, pre_get_posts, WP_Query and basically every option I could find for 2 days now, no solution yet. The full problem in hand: I have 2 ...
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Specify strict 'order by' in WordPress query

I have a custom post type called Employees where an employee's name is the post_title of each post. I am trying to figure out how I would sort the post_title column by last name. So for instance, if ...
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Get_Posts, only if in both categories

get_posts('numberposts=5&category=93+85')get_posts('numberposts=5&category=9385') Is there a way to have get_posts grab only posts that are in BOTH categories, as above?
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How to query for a page, get data, then query for child pages of that page

Basically, I want to query PARENT for a bunch of custom field data and echo it out. Then, I want to query all of the CHILD pages of that parent and echo out more data. What's the best way to do it? ...
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How to show related posts by category

In my gallery site i want to show other pictures under the current picture (in single post). I seen more codes but it i asks to specify the category, but i dont want want specify the category manually ...
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get_post_custom_values not working

I have made a custom template to show the posts in "Products" category in a single page.I have some custom fields.I need to show the values of the custom fields in the page. I have used the ...
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how to display all images from their siblings/ from same parent?

I need to know how to display all images from the current page siblings. for eg. I got two parents (Hockey and football) with children. In all this children I got one or several images attached (I've ...
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Conditional get template part

My index page look like this... <div id="ad-id">google ad code goes here </div><br /> <div id="post-id">My posts are goes here</div> I use ...
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query_posts() vs get_posts() multiple loops [duplicate]

I have a template which initially had one single loop and it was using query_posts, I added 2 more loops using the same method, However after reading allot about these it was concluded that I shall ...
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Posts being viewed

I am looking for a way to list posts being viewed but I can't find anything online. Is it even possible? I've seen some websites that have these loops, "What other readers are currently reading". ...
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How do I get posts by multiple post ID's?

I've got a string with post ID's: 43,23,65. I was hoping I could use get_posts() and use the string with ID's as an argument. But I can't find any functions for retrieving multiple posts by ID. Do I ...
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Check If posts exist in custom post type category, outside of loop

I'm building a navigation, outside of the main loop, that includes drop downs. I have a custom post type called 'Events', that has its own categories. I would like there to be a drop down if there ...
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How to retrive the text : No movie by this actor

Hy, im building a cinema site, in movie page i have a Custom Field that link's the actor page, when i add a movie and i link the actor, on the actor page i get the movie, now the problem is how can i ...
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Working with get_posts parameters/arrays/strings

I'm transitioning all my query_posts queries to get_posts after a lot of research about how bad it is for performance. My solution is get_posts but working with it is confusing me. Here is what I ...
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Why can I not use setup_postdata($post) in the sidebar?

I have created a function that takes one parameter - post type, and will output each posts with some html and title, content etc within that. However, I want to be able to use functions associated ...
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Why Does get_posts() Return an Empty Set?

I'm writing a custom plugin that is initialized at init. This plugin is trying to query for some custom post types already stored in the DB. Here's my code: $args = array() $myposts = get_posts( ...
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is there a better way of combining this?

Hoping someone can point me in the direction of writing this in a more succinct way. I'm working on my website, and want to display a total of 5 posts from the category 'general wonderings'. The ...
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Combine query_posts() and get_posts() into single query

I am creating a site which uses normal posts for a blog and the a custom post type for events(generated by the events plugin). I have successfuly used different queries to grab both but I want to ...