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

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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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Get id of category from drop down menu

Im trying to get the category ID from wp_dropdown_categories();and then pass the ID into a loop to have it output posts titles from that particular category. I currently have this: <form ...
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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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get_post orderby not working in plugin

Please take a look at the loops below, I'm having issues trying to order the attachment by title, name, and modified. <?php foreach ($instance['data'] as $id) : ...
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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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SELECT * FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE ID > 160

I would like to retrieve all posts and relative tag with ID greater than 160. I tried: '$args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'posts_per_page' => 5, 'orderby'=> ...
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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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List most recent image uploads, but only for specific custom post type

I can get a list of the most recent image attachments like so: $attachments = get_posts( array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'posts_per_page' => $number, 'post_mime_type' => ...
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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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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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How to use the_posts_navigation for wp_query and get_posts?

WordPress have the_posts_navigation function since 4.1.0. But I don't know how to use with wp_query or get_posts. the following code is in a template file of page.wp_query method: <?php if ...
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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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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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Custom Taxonomy with tax_query

So I've created a custom taxonomy type with a plugin (CMS Press) and now I'm trying to get all of the posts with the taxonomy terms in that taxonomy. My get_posts looks like this: $args = Array( ...
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get_posts with multiple categories

If I do a get_posts() with category set to 1,2 I will get all posts in category 1 OR 2. If i want all posts whit both categories, that is 1 AND 2, how do I make that request?
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Get all posts without tags

I'm working with a tag plugin. Is there a WordPress way to get_posts or query all posts that have no tags? EDIT I had already queried the WP Codex, search Stackexchange and Google for a related ...
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Get Recent Posts by Date in Multisite

Everything in explanation is about CDTuts I've created a WordPress Network and I want is to get the recent posts from all of the selected subdomain blogs. I need to get the latest All organized by ...
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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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get_posts() forcing ignore sticky posts on main loop

I have a custom query using get_posts() that besides ignoring sticky on its main query, ignores sticky posts on main loop. Reading around I've found that get_posts() have some trouble with sticky but ...
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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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tax_query not working properly with get_posts

Here are my args: $args_home = array( 'post_type' => array('news', 'jobs'), 'posts_per_page' => 12, 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => '_thumbnail_id' ...
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Why get_posts are only showing five posts (retrieved by assigning a category to them?

Here is the link http://www.brianfunshine.com/voice-work/voice-page/ This is the code: <?php /** * Template Name: Voice Page (Two Columns) * @package WordPress * @subpackage Twenty_Ten * ...
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Query custom post types by meta field in a term from custom taxonomy

I need to retrieve all custom posts that have terms from custom taxonomy assigned to them. To be more precise: There is advertisers_cats post type that has terms assigned from custom taxonomy ...
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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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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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date_query not returning some posts in date range

I'm getting some very strange results with the date_query parameter of get_posts. I have a post for which: date('Y-m-d H:i', get_post_time('U', false, $postid)) returns: 2014-04-03 10:42 This ...
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Change get_posts to loop.php suitable version

I did't know that get_posts don't work with loop.php. I already have this great loop.php file and I want to use it. I created this code: $pageposts = get_posts( array( 'relation' => ...
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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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Multiple posts/pages in one page?

I'm trying to create website with index page which will have 2+ different boxs with different content generated from post or pages in WP administration. This page will be looks like this wireframe. ...
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excluding current post from get_posts

i have this block of code displayed in single.php template <ul class="cat-wrap"> <?php global $post; $categories = get_the_category(); foreach ($categories as ...
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get_posts not pulling the correct number of posts

I am using the BracketPress plugin and trying to pull all of the posts of post_type brackets so I can send a newsletter blast to everyone with their current leaderboard position. However the get_posts ...
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Custom Post Type meta value is being saved in array, instead of just the string (as value)

So, this is how WordPress is saving my CPT meta: array(8) { ["product_id"]=> array(1) { [0]=> string(10) "abcdefg987" } ["end_date"]=> array(1) { [0]=> string(10) "02-02-2015" } ...
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Using get_posts with arguments found in meta keys

I am using get posts, but I need to refine the query based on posts where a certain meta_key has a certain value. Something like this <?php $reviews = ...
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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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WordPress - List Sub Categories and Sub-Sub Categories, With Posts

I have the following code. It allows me to show sub categories and documents within them. The thing is, a sub category may contain further sub categories. The code below will show documents belonging ...
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When to use WP_query(), query_posts() and pre_get_posts

I read @nacin's You don't know Query yesterday and was sent down a bit of a querying rabbit hole. Before yesterday, I was (wrongly) using query_posts() for all my querying needs. Now I'm a little bit ...
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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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Multiple get_posts() queries on one page

I'm building custom page template, which has some content editable through proper articles/posts. Below are those code blocks: <?php $contact = new WP_Query(); $contact = get_posts( array( 'slug' ...
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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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How to access $wp_query object from array of posts given by get_posts?

I have a simple custom query driven by get_posts: <ul> <?php $args = array('post_type' => 'event', 'numberposts' => 6 ); $myposts = get_posts( $args ); foreach( $myposts as $post ) : ...
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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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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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Conflict with get_posts and the_content

I have this snippet in my header.php to display a slider: <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' => 6, 'meta_query' ...
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Only showing the_date and the_excerpt for first entry in get_posts

this code below shows the titles and links for 5 posts in get_posts no problem but only displays the date and excerpt for first post... any help please? <?php $args = array( 'posts_per_page' ...
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When should you use WP_Query vs query_posts() vs get_posts()?

It seems like half the tutorials in the Codex and around the blogosphere use query_posts() and half use WP_Query. What's the deal?
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Fetching All Posts (200+) in a Category - Performance Issues?

I want to get the IDs of the 2 previous and 2 next articles in a certain category to show them as a "related videos" playlist. I know that there are the functions previous_post_link and ...