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

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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 ...
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making random query button using $_GET

Im trying to make my post random when i lick on my button using $_GET but it just keeps refreshing my page instead of refreshing with the random post. <a href="<?php echo $my_query; ...
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Newbie Question: How to create a “latest news” page showing a list of posts from blog category

I am using the Modest theme from elegant themes at http://lilsaintz.co.nz Under the slider on the homepage, there are three content areas that are generated from pages. I would like to make one of ...
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List one post only from each subcategory using get_posts?

Custom Post Type = 'projects' with a Hierarchical Taxonomy = 'projects_category' projects - big-corporates -- company one ---- first project 1 ---- second project 1 ---- third project 1 -- company ...
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get post attachment using ajax

I'm developing a plugin and I'm trying to get the url's from a post's attachments with ajax. If the user is on a single.php page. After some seconds, I'm sending an Ajax request, getting all the ...
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post__in not taking my list of IDs

I have a Custom Field on a page named banner_id_list. I have a Custom Post Type called top_banner. I add a few banners, note the IDs and then go back to the page and add a comma delimited list of IDs ...
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How to query the latest 5 posts and sort them by title?

I'm looking to draw a menu listing of the latest "n" number posts, where the number "n" will be a user defined setting stored as an option. n = 5; //Pull the latest 5 posts from the database. The ...
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How Can i Get 5 Recent Post Title With Corresponding Link?

I Want to Add My Latest 5 Post Title with Corresponding Link in My Header Position.What was the Actual Php code?Am Newbie ....
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Trying to only display 1 category using get_posts

I'm trying to only display posts from a certain category in a widget. I've tried it in a few different ways but it is still showing posts from all categories. Here's my code at the moment: $posts = ...
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Automatically republish old posts

been seaching on google for a plugin for this and can't seem to find anything realiable. The only plugin I found is called "old post promoter". Any ideeas? Can this be done with googl old fashion ...
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Sort “get_pages” by menu order not ordering

I'm using this bit of code to generate a page full of items but they won't sort into the menu order, any ideas as to why? <?php $pages = get_pages(array('child_of', 'menu_order')); ?>
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How to organize and cache additional data associated with terms?

I'm updating a plugin of mine and am have a hard time figuring out the "best way" to build in a specific bit of functionality. The plugin allows users to associate images from their media library to ...
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Adding Pagination on a Custom Author Page

i have created a custom author's page that list the title of their posts. but the problem is i can't get the pagination to work if it's beyond the set post per page value. i have used get_posts() to ...
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Not able to get random post

I want to display a single random post out of the 5 latest posts in the category 'news'. The approach I'm using is this: // Custom function to retrieve catgory ID by category name. $cat = ...
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How to query custom post types with multiple keys?

I recently upgraded WordPress from 3.0.x to 3.1.2. I had set it up to use custom post types before the upgrade. I need make a list of events that are occurring that started in the past until they ...
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How to get The Loop working with $wpdb->get_results()

I am doing a rather complicated custom query on a blog's front page, and trying to show the results using The Loop as shown here: Displaying posts using a custom SELECT query The query filters posts ...
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Does meta_query work within get_posts array?

I can't seem to get this to work — I'm trying to show posts that have the meta 'featured_image' value set to anything. From what I can tell, it's set up correctly, but I'm in a little over my head. ...
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WordPress echoing content in seemingly random place

I have been building a series of theme pages. On one page a users messages (post_type=messages) come in in a tab on the page. The content is displayed in place as is the title etc.... The content is ...
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Number of posts in the archive

How do I show 10 posts on the first page of the archive, and 20 on others (>1)? My custom post type name is "apartments". Cheers!
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meta_query: using BETWEEN with floats and/or casting to DECIMAL

Each post has a lat/lng value attached to it via postmeta. I'm trying to grab all posts within a bounding lat/lng value. Here's the get_posts query: $posts = get_posts(array( 'posts_per_page' ...
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get_posts from post x(offset=>x) to end

How can i get the posts using get_posts from let's say post 10 and beyond?So if i have 200 posts i will get from post 10 to post 200(190 posts)? Because as i see if i use <?php $args = array( ...
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Prioritising and Ordering Posts By Category Name Using A Custom Loop

I have a custom loop pulling out videos all assigned to various categories. However there is a category called "new-video" and I need to pull out all videos using my custom loop, but I would like the ...