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

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List latest posts with least comments in WP-Admin

I want to encourage my authors to provide feedback to new posts that have not received enough exposure. To do this, I want to add a box to WP-Admin that lists the top 3 latest posts (from the past two ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pagination with get_posts seems to work but links not showing

I've a custom page template where I want to query 2 posts from a post type and 1 post from another post type. I have it set up like this: $paged = get_query_var('paged') ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; ...
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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 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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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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Using query_posts inside single.php loop

Inside of my loop in single.php, I used a custom query using get_posts to return posts belonging to a certain category. <?php global $post; ...
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WordPress get posts by date without query_posts

I'm want to get posts from the last 30days in a sidebar but I don't want to use query_posts, is there a way to achieve this with the get posts function?
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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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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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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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Sort get_children by menu_order

I'm using the jQuery Carousel Gallery and unfortunately it's not working with WP's new v3.5 gallery ordering. When the client drags to rearrange images, those changes are not reflected in the ...
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Serialized array, grab specific posts with meta_key/meta_value[0]->is_featured

I've a postmeta key saved in DB: mediSHOP_product_extras It's value is Unserialized: Array ( [0] => Array ( [is_slider] => 0 [is_featured] => 0 [in_stock] => 0 [video_url] => ...
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Getting movie and serial on actor page

I'm building a cinema site, I came with a problem, let me explain: Movies- are stored in Post's Actors- are stored in Post Type - persoane ( taxonomy= lista) Serials - are stored in Post Type - ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Getting post by specific date in Advance Custom Field

How can i get movies there are today in cinema, for example my code display the movies in time that shoud apear 16 January,17 January..., how can i display only the movies in this day. Ex: today 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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get_posts in meta box dropdown not showing latest posts

I’ve got a metabox I set up using WPAlchemy that allows authors to add a link to an associated post. It’s been working fine for months but now for some reason the dropdown with the appropriate posts ...
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List random posts on single page in the current category

I would like to show 8 random posts on single page from same category. <?php global $post; $categories = get_the_category(); foreach ($categories as $category) : $args = array( ...
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What should I use, get_posts or wp_query for less CPU load?

I have a blog and on the main page are 3 blocks of posts. So, I get these posts with "get_post" and I have 3 similar codes on page: global $post; $args = array( ... ); $myposts = get_posts( $args ); ...
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Very slow query

This query works, but it takes upwards of 20 seconds to run on a Quad Core dedicated server... How can I optimize this? $slides=get_posts( array('post_type' => 'any', 'numberposts' => 5, ...