Set up The Loop with query parameters. This will override the current WordPress Loop and shouldn’t be used more than once. This must not be used within the WordPress Loop.

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send user to first page of results when reposting to page?

I have a custom template with a drop-down that filters posts by category. I do it by making the form post to the page itself and then catching the argument and using it in a query (see code below). ...
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Is there a better way to pull in custom content without querying posts?

I have a custom page template that pulls in media files via advanced custom fields, as well as query posts. Now, the client wants there to be three sections by default... each one populating with the ...
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How to query for a page, get data, then query for child pages of that page

Basically, I want to query PARENT for a bunch of custom field data and echo it out. Then, I want to query all of the CHILD pages of that parent and echo out more data. What's the best way to do it? ...
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Display custom posts randomly in custom taxonomy archive

I'm trying to get a random output in the taxonomy archive for my custom taxonomy "areas" I have the taxonomy-areas.php in which I have a standard loop. This one displays the posts from 3 ...
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Problem with different query loops (and “main loop”) on category template page!

so, heres the problem: i've created a category-template (category.php) with two query loops and the main loop (in which the content from the category should get looped in). if i now click on a ...
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Order posts by ID in the given order

In the back-office of my theme, the users can choose which posts to display in the front page, and they can also choose in which order the selected posts should appear. I have tried like this: ...
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Get posts from current category?

How can i display 5 posts from current category (exclude current post). Order by post time. Example: To day news to reading 3 (12/11/2012 - 8:10 PM) To day news to reading 2 (12/11/2012 - 6:07 AM) ...
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Show 1 post and after a specific date show the next one

I used the following query to have only 1 post published on the homepage from a particular category: <?php if ( have_posts() ) : ?> <?php ...
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How to paginate posts correctly that belong to a particular category and are random ordered

I was interested to read the answer to this question on how to paginate posts correctly that are random ordered. Is it possible to paginate posts correctly that are random ordered? My goal is to ...
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Custom template for password protected page

I have a password-protected page, for whom I'd like to use a custom template to query posts from a specific category. How can I achieve that query_posts should work only after users submit the ...
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Author List page: Exclude based on last post date

I have a Author page that I built using this code and it works fine. However, I have several writers that range from frequent to one-time writers. I would like to seperate out writers that have not ...
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How to get all post except particular category without breaking the paging

I'm trying to get all post except particular category this works fine but it cause the pagination button/link to render the same posts again on page 2, 3, 4 and so on not rendering the older post. ...
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Link to most recently created category of custom taxonomy in primary navigation menu

I have a custom taxonomy called Issues (like magazine issues) with categories named after the title of each issue. I created a page called "Current Issue" and added a link to it in the main ...
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Exclude posts by post meta value

I have constructed this query to sort posts on the home page by a set position number in a custom field. However, I need to be able to exclude posts with the position set to '0'. Below is the code ...
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Build a content and excerpt grid loop with paging and options for # of posts

What I'd like to do: on index.php, a loop that shows a selectable number of full posts using the_content and then below that shows a selectable number (the number of posts can be hardcoded in the ...
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How do I rewrite this loop as a new WP_Query style-loop?

How do I rewrite the if (have_posts()) : ... while (have_posts()) : the_post(); style Wordpress loop below as a new_query style-loop using <?php $the_query = new WP_Query();? ( As shown in ...
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is there a way to show the the post title after the image?

Trying to show the post title after the image in the main blog page and single page, I have tried to edit the content.php but unable to achive the result I need, which is basiscally IMAGE TITLE META ...
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How to place an image after Nth number of posts in query_posts

I am using the following code to print out the last 8 published post in columns of 3 so 3 column and 3 rows : <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', ...
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How to increase load time of an archive/search page (WP_Query)

I'm currently looking at why the archive and search pages take so long to use, and have found that the bulk of processing time is spent on the query_posts that is called before the template has even ...
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Logged in user ID as post ID

Is there a way to automatically insert the current user ID as the post category name or maybe have WordPress display only the post with a category name that matches the current logged user ID? ...
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Author Page Custom Query WHERE author OR [post meta value] OR [post meta value]

I am currently trying to perform a custom query on the authors page (author.php). I have two custom fields for posts that I want to query against (post_photographer and post_videographer). What I am ...
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wp trim function not working

Ok i have this code currently. <?php query_posts('category_name=widgets2'); echo "<div id='widgets-wrapper2'><div id='marginwidgets' style='overflow: auto; max- width: 100%; height: ...
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WP_Query Class custom field parameters

In the the class WP_Query, using the meta_query(array). The wordpress codex says that the 'value' is a string|array. The array support is limited to a compare value of 'IN', 'NOT IN', 'BETWEEN', or ...
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Query Posts in a Predefined Order

I am using the query_posts function to list a 10 specific posts which lookup by post id. I have an array which looks like this.. Array ( [0] => 17983 [1] => 17932 [2] => 18030 ...
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Multiple instances of Featured Image Query

I have some custom code built into the header of my theme that gets the featured image from a post, displays the image and links to the posts permalink when clicked on by a user. The problem I am ...
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Schedule Sticky Posts

I'd like to display the most two recent published sticky posts by modifying the primary loop. A simple affair with the following loop. However, if I schedule a sticky post to be published in the ...
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Listing all term items alphabetically / sorting loop

I have my own custom post type and it has its own taxonomy and terms. Whenever user visits http://example.com/mytaxonomy/myterm I want the page to display all items within this term alphabetically. ...
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How to exclude certain portfolios from a loop

I am new to the site and have racking my brain on a Wordpress issue for days. Hope you the intelligent people here can help me figure this out. I have a page on my website that displays all my ...
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Limiting query_posts to 1, regardless of sticky post?

As part of my homepage template, using the standard query_posts I'm pulling out 1 post (styled using a different content_part), then an ad, then the rest of the posts. This works fine, except for when ...
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meta_value_num sort glitch

i have a custom query, and I have a meta key that contains a sequence number: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2... 11.1, etc the problem occurs when the numerical sequence gets in to double digits, ie. 5.11, 5.12, ...
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Query Custom Post Type based on text input

I want to query the custom post type by the three fields below. The two select fields and the one text field. The text field is the one that is not working currently. What is wrong? How can I fix ...
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How to show the number of each post has been read in a while loop?

I have this code in my header.php and it is working: <div id="news"> <?php query_posts('category_name=news'); ?> <?php while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?> ...
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Create dropdown list post

I want to create a drop down list that will list all the posts in the category. I want the drop down list to appear on every post. So for example if I view a post that belongs to category Apples it ...
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Related Posts: Notice: Undefined offset: 0

I get an undefined Offset message with this Query. Can anyone Help? $terms = get_the_terms( $post->ID , 'filters', 'string'); $term_ids = wp_list_pluck($terms,'term_id'); ...
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Insert taxonomy slug into loop class

I am a loss here since I have looked at dozens of tutorials and posts all over the internet on how to get the slug for a taxonomy and nothing I try seems to work. The taxonomy shows up fine when I ...
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query_posts not reading correct categories

I'm using this code (below) to display posts from a category on two separate pages. The first page lists category 32 and the other lists category 31. However, on the second page it displays posts from ...
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Simple custom post query for all the posts or many of them not working

I am doing this query $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => '-1', 'post_type' => 'custom_post_type', 'post_status' => 'publish' ); query_posts( $args ); but it is not working I have around ...
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search query within custom taxonomy term, post title and meta field

I want to create a search that does: Search within my custom taxonomy - custom-tags search the post title search select meta field ?? dont know search with custom post type - easy part I looked ...
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Limiting the amount of posts this displays

I currently have this query_posts that i have done, (I am new to PHP!) And would like to know how I would go about limiting it to latest 4 posts and 4 posts only.. <?php ...
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Query posts by taxonomy term name

I would love to get the list of posts by their custom taxonomy (=store) name. Here is what I have so far, but it is not working. Please help with the code. $mystorename is a variable holding the ...
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Sort post by custom field numeric value

I am trying the way to sort post from custom field numeric value. Here is my query: query_posts( 'cat=2684' ); how to tell to use the custom field "sort_number" value
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Meta query stopped working

The following query stopped working all of a sudden and I can't figure out why. <?php $today = date("Y/m/j"); query_posts(array( 'post_type' => array('events'), 'meta_key' => ...
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How to order posts by slug using query_posts/ Wp_query

I want to display posts sorted by slug on a page. Is it possible to order posts by slug using query_posts or Wp_query?
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Filtering posts by WORD in custom field

I need to filter my posts in categories pages, by showing only posts that have specific WORD in custom field value. I need php code that i should add in loop for this category. Details: I need loop ...
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How To Modify The Loop in archives.php To Have 11 Posts Per Page and CSS Styling

I edited my loop in archives.php in order to work with pagination and with the Category Post List Widget. I basically pieced it all together from random code and ideas and am now so far from the ...
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Display one latest post from multiple categories

This should be very easy, however for some reason I can't find a working snippet anywhere on the web.. I basically need to display one latest post from 6 categories (can be changed to 7,8, etc etc) ...
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Multiple posts with one loop iteration

I want 3 post with one loop iteration, so I'm using the_post() to achieve this: (html removed) <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); the_title(); the_post(); the_title(); ...
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Custom posts per page does not work with pagination

I have one page in my template where I would like to set a custom posts_per_page. Here is the code I have used: <?php global $query_string; query_posts($query_string . '&posts_per_page=4'); ...
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background images WP Supersized on homepage

I'm using the WP Supersized plugin to load background images on posts and works fine. The problem I have at this point is I want to show the latest post in cat 17, with custom field key ...
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WP_Query vs get_posts

I have read a number of questions on SE regarding these but I still can't figure the exact difference wrt usage. Would it be true to say that I would probably use WP_Query for the majority of ...