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 generate a list of posts published on current day?

I want to create a page labeled "Today's News" which displays a simple bulleted list of all posts published on the current day and grab the current date based on the server's date/time. Is this ...
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How to query custom post type by term?

This seems trivial but I can't get it to work. Here's my code: $args = array( 'numberposts' => -1, 'eventcategory' => 'nice-events', ...
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List 'n' number of posts from a Tag, each with a different class or ID

I want to list 'n' number of posts (ordered by latest first) -- post's title linked to the post's permalink -- from a tag on my WordPress blog. I also want to assign each link its own class or ID. I ...
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Is it possible to retrieve a post and its metadata at the same time?

I usually use two steps to retreive a list of posts and the associated metadata: call get_posts(or a custom WP_Query), and then loop through each post returned and retrieve each posts metadata one by ...
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Sort posts by most recently modified

Is there a way to list posts in the order in which they were modified? For example; A user posts 5 posts (#1 being the oldest and #5 being the newest), by default they would be listed with #5 being ...
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Adding paging to get_posts()

I'm trying to add paging to the query below. However, I can't seem to get the paging to work. It shows previous/next links, however, they always show the same 2 posts. There are 8 posts in this query. ...
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How to get posts by content?

I found the following codes to get post details. However, it is not possible to get the posts by content. Does any one has any ideas? get_posts() //// get post //// $args = array( 'numberposts' ...
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Using post title as term in query, only working with single word titles

I am using get_the_title to set up the taxonomy term for my query, which has worked fine in testing up until I had a title with more than one word, title of "catalogs" works, title of "new catalogs" ...
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Sanitation needed for WP_Query or get_posts calls?

Just wanted to get a straight answer on this: when submitting query_vars to a call to get_posts or WP_Query, is sanitation needed or does WordPress already take care of that?
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Get_Posts and multiple categories

I have created a custom query in hopes of showing the top posts from some child categories. It appears here: http://www.sitesofconscience.org/activities/whats-new The query has a big flaw: some posts ...
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get_posts() method and paging is not working

Trying to use paging in one of my Wordpress site but seems it is not working.for paging i am using SEO Pager Plugin. here is my code $params = get_query_var('args'); $ppp = ...
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How do I combine these 2 queries

I want to combine the 2 following queries so that ongoing promotions (query 1) shows before the rest of the promotions (query 2) but all together no more than 5 results show. Thanks. Query #1 Ongoing ...
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Calling setup_postdata() causes “Call to undefined function get_userdata()” error?

The exact error is: Call to undefined function get_userdata() in /wp-includes/query.php on line 3567 I am using get_posts() in my plugin, which in turn uses setup_postdata() wherein ...
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Both a page loop and posts loop on the same page

I'm trying to get first the content of a single page (the one that is queried), and then in a small section below i want to display the title of my bloggposts as a "Latest News" section. The problem ...
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Remove posts from query for events whose start date has passed

The query below works as expected, showing cpt event ordered by meta_value, what I haven't figured out yet is how to remove posts for past events or events which have started. The start date for ...
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PHP Syntax Error on get_posts

I have the following coding: <?php global $post; $args = array( 'numberposts' => 8); $myposts = get_posts( $args ); foreach( $myposts as $post ) : ...
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Single random post in homepage

I want to display single random post in it's entirety in the homepage.I've tried many methods, but the main issue was that it won't display the content, only heading, or display content, but only an ...
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How do I query posts and have their related taxonomies returned in the results?

I have created a custom post type that contains television channel data. Each channel has its own post. I have also created a custom taxonomy of channel groups. What I want to do is query all the data ...
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get_posts seems to be skipping the last Post

I have custom post type (Events) with 6 events. $posts = get_posts( array('post_type' => 'events') ); echo '<!-- '; print_r($posts); echo ' -->'; This code shows the 5 with the most recent ...
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How to show only text from post in WordPress

How do I retrieve just the text of a post in WordPress not including any pictures?
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Getting the list of the latests posts and custom type posts in the homepage

When I need to get a single post type list I usually use get_posts, how can I retrieve multiple custom posts types to populate the site homepage? To be more precise, I would like to get the latest ...
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Exclude post format from get_posts

The title basically says it all. I know I can use the following to get posts from the aside post format: $args = array( 'post_type'=> 'post', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'order' ...
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How-to exclude terms from the main query the most performant way?

This Q is a follow up to this answer on the Q: "How to exclude a specific term for the search?". 4 ways to filter out posts that have a specific term Type | Pro | ...
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Why would get_posts be ignoring posts with 2-digit ids?

I'm using this code to list child pages of the current page and similar code to get child pages of all ancestors to use in a sidebar contextual hierarchical nav menu: $pageset = ...
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Load the last post of a category

I would like to load the last post when I go to the selected category. For example if I go to http://site.com/category it loads http://site.com/category/35/this-is-the-last-post Does exist some ...
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how to call the category of the post

I jus want to create a gallery which shows either all or certain number of posts in that category under each post and i found a working code <?php $displayposts = new WP_Query(); //get posts ...
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Random Image Script Working but Want to Avoid Duplicates

I'm using the following to display random images: <?php $new_query = new WP_Query('&showposts=24'); ?> <?php while ($new_query->have_posts()) : $new_query->the_post(); ...
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paginate posts on admin page

I've created a plugin that calls a list of posts and grabs external API data. I am using get_posts to grab the list (because I need to feed the array of links into the API query) For whatever reason, ...
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Can I include get_posts in this array?

I am using the custom meta box script from deluxeblogtips.com and I wondered if I could include get_posts within this array so that it displays all posts within a set post type ("Locations" for ...
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get_posts not working as expected

I'm trying to get posts from 3 different categories and list them on the front page: // Carousel articles $args = array( 'numberposts' => 3, 'orderby' => 'date', 'category' => ...
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append $_GET parameters to post

I try to find a plugin that can "auto insert" to post edit/add page a parameters by fill $get paramerts: for example:post.php?title=a&tags=ss,dds,aa Ideas?
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get_posts that haven't been assigned a specific custom field

I'm trying to use get_posts() to pull articles that have not been assigned a specific custom field. For example (not working): $articles = get_posts(array( 'post_parent' => 0, 'post_type' ...
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Magazine style frontpage with multiple categories/loops and no duplicate posts

I am migrating a static magazine site to wordpress. I would like to have a frontpage displaying multiple categories with a few posts in each, e.g "politics", "environment", "health" and "technology". ...
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How to query with get_posts() for posts with any tag

I need to do a simple post query that will get any post that has at least one tag. This is my current code that gets the posts with tag ID 27 or 36, but I need to modify it to get all posts with at ...
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Load posts from external source if not found in database

I want to modify WordPress so that it requests content from a function if content is not found in the database. I want to edit the section of the code which requests and returns the post content ...
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get post id using custom filed value

I'm having custom field "prime" with values yes or no. I want to get the post id's with selected value "Yes".How can i get that. Thanks in advance
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Getting the Posts' permalinks from XLMRPC

I'm new to WP and I must fetch pages/posts from a blog in another subdomain. I'm using ZF to do this. I've recently found out the getPages doesn't get me what I want (posts; duh!). I didn't see any ...
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Querying a query

Let's say I have a query stored in a array. I want to parse this array, find the first posts inside this array that match a certain value from a certain key, and so extract the whole post. Is there ...
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Get posts in archive page

I am using this code to show posts in columns. How can I set this part ('cat=3&numberposts=5&offset=0') as so archive page should automatically get posts from clicked catagory? <div ...
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Only retrieve posts where post_excerpt has been filled out

I'm trying to use get_posts to only return posts that have an excerpt. Done lots of searching and have been trying to use "posts_where" filter on the query but my SQL is lacking. This is what I'm ...
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how to exclude “featured” posts from the main loop?

In a category.php template, I built a function that lists "featured" posts before the main loop. The featured posts are selected using a custom field and get_posts(): function ...
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get selected post using $_GET

im trying to get a post info when I click a button on the post and make it echo out the the same info it has in the else function, I tried adding in a query but in return it makes it echo back all the ...
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setup_postdata() does not seem to be working?

I am not sure why but I have used get_posts() to query for some data. Then I used setup_postdata() ... I think its used so that I can use functions like the_permalink() etc with the new post data? ...
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Can I use numberposts=-1 and offset together when using get_posts()?

I'm currently using get_posts() for a little part of a theme I'm working on. However, I've run into one little hiccup. If I want to show all posts for a category, I set the 'numberposts' argument to ...
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get all categories' latest post in one query

My WP blog has 12 categories, 80 subcategories. I need to fetch the latest post from each of those 12 categories. I know how to do it in 12 queries using 12 get_posts() but is there a way to get ...
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Exclude Current Post from Recent Posts Loop

what would be the best way to exclude the current post I am viewing from this recent posts query. Thank You! <?php global $post; if (in_category('top-lists')) { ...
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exclude category from get_posts?

getting posts by cat with get_posts but need to exclude another cat called london or id 10. is this possible? best, Dc. // array(7,-10) $laargsM = array('category' => 7, ...
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Get the ID of the latest post

Been all over looking for the best way to do this. I want to get the ID of the latest post of a certain post_type. How can I do this in the cheapest way possible (by cheapest I mean using the least ...
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Paging result of get_posts in function

I have created a function to use as a shortcode to allow me to display a specific post type on my page. The function works well, but I would like to the results to be paged, and the navigation only to ...
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functions.php conditional tag only for custom post type

I'm using gpp slideshow, which overwrites wordpress's default gallery display. I only want to use it on my custom post type, "listings" - how would I reference it to only replace wordpress's default ...