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

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Display Recent Posts in BuddyPress Profile

This is the code I use to get recent WordPress posts. <h2>Recent Posts</h2> <ul> <?php $recent_posts = wp_get_recent_posts(); foreach( $recent_posts as $recent ){ ...
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Help ordering custom query by Title, Ascending

I have an old project (custom post type query) that needs an alteration and my memory/skill level is lacking for what to do. With the code below, I'm needing to return the first query in alphabetical ...
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user_has_cap filter crashes site when doing get_posts()

I can not understand why the site is crashing when adding this block of code: function demo_function( $capabilities ) { global $pagenow; if ( $pagenow != 'post-new.php' ) { ...
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Ordering Posts by parent category, name ascending

I am currently creating a theme, and I have 2 parent categories: Budget and Brand. On home.php, I want to order all the posts ascending by their sub category name without showing the category title. ...
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Display custom post type AND posts from a certain category

As the topic says I want to show posts from one category (band-news) and posts from a custom post type (artist) in the same loop. I got this but as you can see it want do as I wish: <?php $posts =...
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Search on Category and BETWEEN custom meta field

Background I am building simple car theme where I want to review cars, however, I'm really struggling with my search implementation. I have added a couple of custom meta fields to the post including ...
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Loop through two different sets of custom fields

I created a Custom Field ('custom_name') to allow content editors to specify a 'custom_name' (different from the title of the page) to any post created: custom_name - (Field type --> 'text') For a ...
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Posts not showing when category is clicked

I have a site: microman.be. The blog was imported by Blogger Import tool. All posts are visible, on the blog page too. When I click on a category in the blog sidebar an empty page turns up. The URL ...
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How to get post content by get_posts function?

I'm newbie at Wordpress and now I need to get the post content in events plugin. I have simple array: $event = get_posts(array( 'name' => $events_array[$i], 'post_type' => '...
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Use not custom fields in get_posts() meta_query?

Is it possible to use not custom fields in get_posts()'s 'meta_query' to use a or-relation statement with a custom field and a category id? Like this: $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => 6 ...
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How to Create Random post once in a day

Hello Guys I am having issue with the code i found here I wanted to add specific custom post type to be randomized once in a day and i used the code i found here but that repeating the content on ...
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$wpdb->query(update) not working as supposed when passing GET request in the where clause

I have made a table 'wp_mostfavourite' in wordpress database, it has got three fields, 'serialno', 'postid', 'counts'. The 'counts' is supposed to be increased by 1, whenever the following query is ...
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Sort posts according to date

I have problem with sort posts according to date: My code now: <?php global $switched; $original_blog_id = get_current_blog_id(); // get current blog $blog_ids = array(4,1); foreach( $blog_ids ...
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Secondary ordering and order DESC not working when using meta_value_num

I have this query: $args_members = array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'post_type' => 'team_member', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'meta_key' => ...
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Why does get_posts only show results for Admins or logged-out users?

I use a get_posts() call with these arguments: array(6) { ["include"]=> string(14) "1633,1634,1635" ["post_status"]=> string(3) "any" ["post_type"]=> string(10) "attachment" [...
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numberposts not responding to wp_reset_postdata()

I am working on a loop where I want the content (from 2 separate categories) to be displayed like this: 1 large format post, 1 random product, 2 small format posts, 1 feature post ...repeat. In order ...
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How to search posts by title, id and author? [duplicate]

i am getting the details from a custom search with the below query from a parameter $_REQUEST['search'] in the URL $custom_args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' => 5, ...
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get_posts array 'between' not behaving

if I make the query of $apartments = get_posts( array ( 'post_type' => 'apartment','meta_key' => 'bedrooms','meta_value'=> array(4,12) , 'compare' => 'BETWEEN' , 'type' => '...
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This wp_query will not return any posts and only seems to work with post_status inherit?

I'm having difficulty returning a list of posts. This file is contained in a plugin folder (ultimately I want to have a cron job just run the script here to delete posts with invalid urls in the given ...
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Even with PHP plugin get_posts not working in widget area

I have the following code in a template, it and displays images form a custom field: <ul class="about-us-grid"> <li> <?php $posts = get_posts('post_type=employee&orderby=rand&...
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Group by multiple taxonomies and hide empty loops

This was helpful for grouping, but didn't quite solve another issue I'm dealing with: Display category posts grouped by taxonomy I've got two different variables to sort through. 'product_type' and '...
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Querying on a custom post type without tags returns no posts

A theme I'm working on contains a custom post type, "help_question", which is declared as such in functions.php add_action( 'init', 'create_post_type' ); function create_post_type() { ...
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Pre_get_posts meta query value serialized array using multiple URL parameters

Using the 'pre_get_posts' action I'm looking to return all posts which match multiple URL parameters by defining the meta_query. For example: example.com/?size=large,small&options=green,blue,red ...
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How to Retrieve Post ID of another page

I have a post and payment page each posts contain a payment form I want to know how I can retrieve the data to I can execute and publish where the post payment came from on payment form submit $...
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How to get the intersection of two terms both from different custom taxonomies

I have a custom post type listing Then there are two custom taxonomies job_listing_region job_listing_category On home page i have links to job_listing_category like shop,eat,stay etc. and job ...
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Mathematical operations on custom field values? (updated)

I'm attempting to write a function, run by a cron schedule at midnight every night, that will subtract 1 from the integer value of a custom field. It will function basically as a countdown timer for ...
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Is there a way to sort the results from “get_post_type” alphabetically?

I am trying to generate a list of my custom post types for use in a template. I have successfully managed to output the list, but unfortunately they are in order of creation and i would like them ...
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meta_query date and time comparisons

I am trying to query my posts against the value of 2 custom meta_keys... '_mdjm_event_date' formatted as Y-M-D (2015-05-13) '_mdjm_event_finish' formatted as H:i:s (23:35:00) Here is my query... $...
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Popup panel is only displaying 1 entry ignoring all others

I have a popup panel being used for when someone clicks on view bio it will display their bio along with their name and headshot. As of right now I have four members being displayed M1 M2 M3 and M4. ...
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How to get the current user post and it's ID?

I have a site setup so users can publish a post via the frontend, what happens is, there post is posted as a status, 'Pending Review, in a custom post type. How can i get the post ID for this ...
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Avoid changing menu query with suppress_filters => false

I recently had to change qTranslate for qTranslate X since the former is not being updated. This broke my menu and after searching I found it was because qTranslate X sets suppress_filters to false. ...
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How to get custom post type title, excerpt, thumbnail and permalink by post ID?

I have to generate several "loops" to get the title, excerpt, thumbnail and permalink of a custom post type 'charity' by post ID, because I will have multiple posts (charities) I need to target with a ...
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Display posts from catagories

I am using an option framework. This saves catagory ids.To get ids I have done $cat = $atts['post_catagory']; var_dump($cat); The var dump result is array (size=2) 0 => string '1' (length=1)...
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Get images by category

My current way of getting the images for sliders is by using the following code that works perfectly: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'sort_order' => 'ASC', 'sort_column'...
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Need help with get_posts pagination

I've been working on a wordpress site, and I'm trying to build a page where visitors can see all of the images that have been uploaded to the wordpress media gallery, regardless of whether or not said ...
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How To Use get_posts & get_the_post_thumbnail Outside The Loop

This works fine within the loop but i cannot hook it outside the loop. global $post; $args = array( 'post__in' => array( 1, 5, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, ) ); $thumbnails = get_posts($args); foreach ...
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Both WP_Query and get_posts returning 1 post

I am having a weird issue. Both WP_Query and get_posts returning only one result, i.e only the latest post. Never faced this before.. The WP_Query: function custom_tsr_query() { $the_query = ...
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Trying to use and understand JSON API and get_posts

Me and my friend are breaking our heads to implement something. We are trying to get the results similar to function get_posts from JSON API (https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/json-api/trunk/...
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Function using get_posts() with tax_query not working when called from functions.php

I want to get an array of all the 'bands' in taxonomy 'types', and use the array later on in other functions etc. I have a utilities.php file that I require() in functions.php and it has the following ...
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Fetch posts list from fist CPT taxonomy term and list under 2. CPT

I have two custom post types registered. Custom Post Type: PUBLIKATIONEN with the two custom taxonomies LISTEN and AUTOREN Custom Post Type: AUTOREN Both have archives. With: <?php echo ...
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get_posts showing only 5 posts. (nopaging and posts_per_page -1 not working)

I have this piece of code which works but it's showing only 5 posts (with custom taxonomy) where should be 7. If I hit the tag url, it shows the 7 registries, so the problem it's in this code and its ...
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Get all posts with a certain meta key, except for one with specific title

I need to return all posts with post_test_safe == 1 and exclude one with title ="Special title" Some kind of combined meta query but haven't got anything to work. function getAllPostIdsTest(){ $...
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Worpress url parse

I want to display posts in certain category only with given tag. Problem with parsing url slugs. For example, I have category named 'Clothes': example.com/clothes/ I can get posts in this category ...
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XMLRPC - getPosts - How to call from remote site?

For the purpose of this question, I have two WordPress websites. Let's call them "Portfolio" and "News". Portfolio is a "pages" only website while "News" is a "posts" only website. On the Portfolio ...
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How to limit get_posts()?

I've been researching this for the last 3 days. I'm triyng to limit the maximum amount of posts retrieved by get_posts(). I have this chunk of code: // all filters should be applied here $args = ...
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Get Posts by tag from a custom taxonomy

I have a custom post type called product, which have two custom taxonomies named as product_tags & product_categories. In My Product Categories archive page, I am listing tags. My requirement is,...
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Why the_excerpt() function returns excerpt on the Home page and trimmed content in sidebar?

I have this code to display 4 posts of type "testimonial" on the Home page: <?php $custom_posts = get_posts([ 'numberposts' => 4, 'post_type' => '...
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attachment.php & flexslider—linking thumbnail to specific image

I am nearly there but need the help of the community to bring me home! I am linking from a "gallery overview" page (thumbnail grid) to a single, full-size image page (attachment.php) containing a ...
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Custom query not working in plugin admin page

I'm not sure what I am doing wrong, but I cannot use get_post, get_posts or WP_Query in my plugin admin page. I can use get_user_meta, and get_userdata, so I'm a bit confused as to why I cannot use ...
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one get_posts to return a number of custom posts for each meta value

I have setup a custom post 'product' with a custom field cf_type. I wish to have one get_posts that will return 20 total products, 10 products with cf_type: fog and 10 with cf_type: gof. Is that ...