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

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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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Filter to set a variable once a post is populated?

I'm working on a playlists plugin. The playlists are just custom post types; and they have extra properties I need to populate once a 'playlist' post is loaded. So the idea would be to have a ...
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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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How to get only specific fields from get_posts?

I found this in a display widget plugin thinking it works fine get_posts( array( 'post_type' => 'page', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'numberposts' => -1, 'orderby' => ...
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Ajax request with get_posts

I am new to wordpress development. I basically am pulling information from a custom post based on a category. What I want is to load more post when a button is clicked. I've searched for hours but ...
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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' ...
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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', ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to get latest page (not post) of User and display the content

I've been trying to get the latest Page, not post, by author ID and display it on a page. The reason it has to be a page and not a post is that the user will only be posting one page and a whole ...
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How to create content automatically when a post is published?

Goal: Ability to automatically create content in WordPress posts/pages. Goal Details: When a post is created/published, it will automatically create or configure content based on the base data inputs ...
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Sort order in get_posts [closed]

I've created a custom template for a client. This is going to be a multilingual site setup on a Multisite install. As you can see under each category letter, the posts start out in alphabetical order ...
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Help to cleanup this code

I am trying to change my attachment page link yo example.com/photos/attachment_ID/post_name/attachment_name can you tell me how to call the parent post name function wpd_attachment_link( ...
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what is the maximum number of post a wordpress loop can work with?

what is the maximum number of post a wordpress loop can work with? how many post can i display with 'posts_per_page' => -1? ive got 50,000+ pages and I want to sort through them, but I just get ...
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the paged param is allways 0

I am listing a custom post_type called ad using get_posts wich works fine, Problem that I have is that I am not able to read the paged param, wich I need in order to enable pagination, The thing is ...
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A Depth Like Parameter For “get_posts”

Wordpress has stumped me for the first time in a very long time. I am trying to limit the depth of a get_posts call in my template. I want to get children but limit it to a depth of only 3 as I am ...
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get_post_meta slowing down my page load (in a plugin)

I've been working on this project where I need to load events (custom post type) and a whole bunch of meta data for every event. The problem is that page loading times are getting longer and longer ...
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get_posts works but new wp_query doesn't

I was told that get_posts is a very bad function to use that that making a new WP_query is absolutely better. My problem is that my get_posts code works but when I tried turning it into a WP_query, ...
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get_posts not honoring post_status

I have a custom post type 'license' with custom post statuses 'active,inactive,cancel,expire'. However when I run a get_posts query to get only posts with active status it returns all the posts ...
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Getting post content within wp_nav_walker

I have a custom walker set up designed to add content into the nav menu. The problem being that it is not pulling the content. The post object returned by the get_post/get_page has an empty ...
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Query posts by a type and another type only if post is in specific category

I have a featured post type and a reviews post type. I would like to include reviews of a certain category (I use categories from the posts type) as well. How could query args be crafted? A crude ...
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Why WP_Query in functions.php is not working when get_posts works?

I have following code in my functions.php. When I try to add new post_type (e.g. post,lawyers) it fills excerpt,slug (this affects in permalink structure), other metaboxes from first post of lawyers ...
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How do I get post attachments in menu_order in Wordpress?

I'm struggling to get menu_order to work for images attached to a post. I am trying to pull all of the images attached to a specific post in the order specified via the drag-and-drop interface in the ...
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Post per page not working

I have 2 parent categories are app and game. Beside them has child categories. My code get 6 post from 2 parent categories with orderby post date and order DESC, but post per page not working. Please ...
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Sort posts by title, sort array by largest number [duplicate]

I am using the post to display attorney verdicts and case details. The post title is the verdict amount entered as a string. (no $ "," or ".") I am formatting the title using PHP number format: EX: ...
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How can I give Wordpress child custom post type the same title and slug as its parent?

I have two custom post types, one is the child of the other (the parent is more of a modal post). I want the child post to inherit the same title and slug as its parent. I've tried to use the ...
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Strange get_the_* behavior with php 5.4

Let me try to explain what happened to me : I have a shortcode plugin which display child pages of the current page (a mod of http://wpist.me/wp/child-pages-shortcode/, very useful). In the display ...
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How can i catch (with get_posts) attachment file (pdf, images) from a post when i have only inserted it from media library and it isn't upload for it?

I'm sorry for my english. I discover a strange behavior in WP get_posts when i try to detect from a post an attachment (in my case a pdf file) inserted from the library. This is my code: ...
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Retrieve latest post by multiple categories with ID

I have the categories listed below in my product post type. Category Name: Test 1 ID: 82 Category Name: Test 2 ID: 83 Category Name: Test 3 ID: 84 Category Name: Test 4 ID: 85 Now I want to ...
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Show recent posts in single-post page

I'm trying to show recent custom posts in single-events.php I can make it work by using get_posts what I don't know how to do is exclude the post that is active so if I'm on 'Event 1' just now using ...
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404 Error is showing when open page posts

I just downloaded the video theme from templatic, when i am displaying videos from the thumbnail, it shows 404 error Link to the page It is not showing the video, how to avoid this problem and show ...