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

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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; ...
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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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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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How to get all children and grandchildren of a hierarchical custom post type?

I need to get all sub-posts of a specific (root) parent id. get_posts( array( 'numberposts' => -1, 'post_status' => 'publish', 'post_type' => 'microsite', 'post_parent' => ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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How to return results of a get_posts() in explicitly defined order

I'm trying to create a loop of explicity ordered posts, for example: <?php $args = array( 'include' => '1,3,8,4,12' ); ?> <?php get_posts( $args ); ?> The results are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get all post titles starting with numbers and symbols?

I want to get all posts which are starting with a number (0-9) or symbols, in a list. I managed to get it work for letters, but this one is harder for me. Can someone help me out please? I tried ...
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get_posts by id not working

I have the following code: global $post; $current_post = $post->ID; $array=range(1,$current_post); $posts = get_posts('numberposts=5&post__in=' . $array . '&category='. ...
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Can't sort get_posts by post_mime_type

I'm trying to run a query to get all attachments and I'd like to sort by the post mime type. This query isn't working. Any ideas? $query_args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'numberposts' ...
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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 ...
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how could I get the pagination as I want to when query posts using get_posts function

I am using WP3.5, and I have a post_list.php which will show all the posts order by post date DESC. Everything is ok except pagination. I have 15 posts, for test purpose, I want to every page show 2 ...
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Trying to check and see if a post has a featured image outside of the main loop

I've got a situation where I need to find out if the currently loaded post has a featured image, if it does, I want it to display a different logo than if it doesn't have a featured image associated ...
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Getting URL Variables with a Rewritten Page (Login Page)

As part of a larger project, I am attempting all login activity to occur at the following address: www.url.com/login So, a link that should lead to a form that would allow a user to reset their ...
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Get posts from 2 different categories

I have a custom post (it's called "ait-dir-items") and 2 categories there. On category archive page, I need to get posts which belong to 2 categories. get posts from 2 categories Codition. ...
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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 ...