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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How to modify the query to exclude posts by slug?

How can I modify my query in order to exclude certain posts by slug? Is it possible? query_posts(array('category_name' => 'Mycat', 'posts_per_page' => -1)); Ty
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mysql custom wp query

this code is designed to select posts with selected meta value in wordpress query <?php $values = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT DISTINCT meta_value FROM $wpdb->postmeta WHERE meta_key = ...
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filter custom field values $min $max

The user needs to query posts by entering a $minPrice, $maxPrice and a category value. Here is my query which returns no results: function result() { $result = array( 'cat' => ...
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Echo a numerical value in query_posts

I am creating an option page for one of my wordpress themes and I am trying to ask user to enter "Number of posts to show" - I am using "query_posts" to show posts This is the code I modified but ...
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reference the current category being used in the category.php page

I have this code in my category.php file <?php query_posts( array('post_type'=>'featured' )); $featured = new WP_Query( array('posts_per_page'=>1, 'tax_query'=> ...
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Query posts: how to exclude results if post is in multiple categories

Say I have 3 categories: A, B, C, and another category D that posts in A,B,C can also be assigned to. D is to denote the featured post for the category, and theoretically only one post for each (A, ...
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Query_posts and attachments

I need some guidance on some WP code. I'm wondering if it's possible to take this code (which is grabbing all the images from the posts across my site and dumping them out): $args = array( ...
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How can I improve the performance of this query_posts loop?

I created a WordPress page template to build a customised XML feed for certain WordPress posts on my site. Specifically, the page template renders XML and only includes certain custom post types and ...
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query multiple posts by id using a string parameter, not array()

I'm looking for a way to query posts by id, and using a string as a parameter, instead of an array. Like this: query_posts('p=153'); But I need to get multiple posts. For example with ID 153 and ...
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Order by category titles

I have a category page called 'features' this is all fine, but the posts in the features category also belong to a certain genre of film, and it's this what I want to order the posts by on the actual ...
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Displaying links to all posts of the same category on the post page

I want to display the links to all posts of the same category of the current post on that page. I wrote the following code in the single.php file. <?php $categories_of_this_post = ...
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Page title in post query

How do i add the current post/page title in a post query? I've tried this, doesn't work: query_posts( 'posts_per_page=10category_name=&' . $post->post_title); if (have_posts()) : while ...
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Getting all ID's matching a title in a custom post type

I am trying to pull out all post ID's that have the same post title. This is in a custom post type called 'course-manager'. Here is what I have so far: $pages = array(); $args1 = array( ...
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Loading post content in FancyBox

I got a tricky question. I have created a custom post type whose posts I would like to display in a scrolling carousel. The carousel will only display the title, the excerpt and a "read more" button. ...
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Order query using custom meta data

I have created a custom post type called Events with the name of events function add_events_post_type() { register_post_type("events", array( "label" => __("Events"), ...
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Have parent category contain only one post?

Projects <-contains basic info about projects -Proj1 <-detailed info about proj1 -Proj2 <-detailed info about proj2 -Proj3 <-detailed info about proj3 I have a post attributed to the ...
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query_posts() - problem with “s” parameter

I'm trying to create a search page for a custom post type. This is the code I'm using: $s = $_GET['s']; $args = array( 'post_type' => 'companies', 's' => $s ); ...
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Post not found when filtered by category ID

On my home page I am trying to filter by a category type and limit it to one post; but I keep getting "no posts found". Here is my following code: <?php query_posts('cat=34&showposts=1'); ...
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Query Custom posts of same taxonomy as the post itself

I have 2 custom post types: "Services" and "Works" and they both have a same taxonomy 'Genre'. Now the taxonomy 'Genre' has as term called 'novice'. 5 Recent posts under "Works" which has the term ...
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Having trouble using this post category query on multiple pages?

I have three pages on my site (Listen, Read, Watch) which each query a different post category: "listen", "read", and "watch" respectively. I created three separate php files with their own unique ...
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Display posts with tag that matches current post title

How would I show posts that have a tag who's name matches the title of the current post? For example if you are on a post called "Hippo" at the bottom of the page I would like posts with the tag ...
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Sorting multiple custom post types without a meta key/value pair by sort order

At this current moment. is it possible to sort multiple custom post/page types without a meta key/value? I'm looking to just sort the posts by page attribute order: What have i done so far? I've ...
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Least Number of Loops to Create Custom Homepage?

I am trying to create a custom homepage where the site content is shown as follows... See image... http://i.stack.imgur.com/ykrdf.png With separate loops this is simple... 3 individual query_posts ...
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How to query post by user role?

I want to query posts by their author role. And do something with the post based on the role. I know we can get the post by get_posts or WP_query, the problem is there are no argument to sort the ...
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Add AJAX “Load more” on custom query block

I have a index,php with various new WP_Query all working ok, but in this block I need to implement that "AJAX thing people love - the load more posts": <h2>Latests articles <?php ...
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Query Posts to fetch Posts with Unique Tag

I am trying to write a query post such that it returns a list fixed list of posts from a category along with any of the one tag associated with it. For eg: <?php $arg = array('cat' => ...
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Exclude All Posts Which Do Not Have A Tag Assigned

Basically I have regular Category Listings that include posts WITH tags and posts WITHOUT tags. I need to modify the loop so that it ONLY includes posts which have one or more tags assigned to them. ...
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Order posts by custom field and if custom field is empty return remaining posts

I have an archive page ordered by a numeric value in a custom field. This returns the ordered posts correctly, but does not display posts that don't have a custom field. $paged = ...
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Why is querying posts messing up my pages?

I am working on a theme at the moment and I have set up a post template. This post template is linked to some custom post types. When I query_posts for my post type on the actual post template ...
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Determine if more posts are available than was asked for in `query_posts()`?

I'm getting products (from a specific category) using a custom query_posts() function. I limited the showposts parameter to 25, so how do I know to activate pagination if there are still products ...
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Change content off every sixth element

I would like to create custom post query where i will list all my posts in the list. Then the tricky bit is to add different content to sixth element off that list. So something like this ...
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Weird problem on if statement

I'm facing a weird issue trying to do what I'm going to explain now. Context Plugins I'm using: Custom Post Type UI / Advanced Custom Fields Functionality: I have a custom post type called ...
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How to make WP_Query not to show irrelevant posts?

I'm using the following WP_Query arguments array: $args = array( 'post_type' => POST_TYPE, 'tax_query' => array( 'taxonomy' => ...
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Posts limit on homepage (genesis framework)

in home.php // NOT working query_posts('show_posts=3'); // NOT working add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'set_posts_per_page' ); function set_posts_per_page( $query ) { $query->set( ...
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Sticky posts don't show up first in custom loop

I'm using the following query in my frontpage template: <?php $paged = get_query_var( 'paged' ) ? get_query_var( 'paged' ) : 1; $args=array( 'paged' => ...
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Filter query_posts by tag slug on “Tag Archive” page (when tag is 2 or more words)

I'm using the following to bring up a tag archive page: <?php query_posts( "tag=". '' . single_tag_title( '', false ) . '' ); ?> This works perfectly for all tags of one word only, but any ...
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query_posts pagination will always show identical content

Anyone here see why my pagination won't work? I can get "previous page" to show up, but when navigating to "page-2", the content will stay identical to the content on "page-1". <?php /* Template ...
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query_posts doesn't order by title

It seems like stupid bug, but how can i order by title? It anyways orders by date! I'm using: query_posts( array( 'post_type' => 'page', 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'orderby' ...
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How to Loop within a Loop (Display Children and then Grandchildren)

I am trying to develop a query for WordPress that will allow me to display a list of child pages with titles only, and then under each child page title, a list of grandchilden (children of the child) ...
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Multiple post type queries (with specific arguments for each)

So i know how to combine post types into 1 loop and out put the loop. Below is what i have: <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => array('post','movie','actor'), ...
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Exclude current post ID from loop in sidepbar.php

Currently all the below bit of code is doing is showing 3 random posts from the same category that the current page resides in. So if the current page falls in the artists category, for example, show ...
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Query last updated posts (posts updated in the last 24 hours)

I'm having some difficulty to find an example of how to create a loop with posts that had been updated in the last 24 hours. My idea is to have a page of posts or perhaps on the index.php a lists of ...
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orderby not working for query_posts using array of IDs

I have an array of IDs that i send to query_posts to get the posts (which works fine) but it seems to always put the attachment(562) last even though it is the newest. Also tried title and ASC vs DESC ...
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order posts by meta value on posts page

I've been reading alot about how to order posts by a meta_value, but I can't seem to get it to work for me. My meta_key is called date, and it is stored as yyyy-mm-dd. Here's where I've gotten to so ...
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Custom search filter causes menu and query_posts problems

I'm using a custom search filter (using my custom query var type), like so: function fteh_pre_get_posts( $query ){ if( isset( $query->query_vars['type'] ) ) $types = explode( ',', ...
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why is the current page title being output?

this is in my sidebar.php file, which is pulled in in the header.php file (is this bad practice?). anyways, the last item in the list is the current page title, despite my query_posts with an args of ...
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Question about querying posts

I have this code on a query I'm doing <?php query_posts('post_type=vendors'); ?> <?php while (have_posts()):the_post(); ?> <?php $featured = get_field('promote_to_homepage', $post ...
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List posts by category exclude current post

I'm trying to get a list of posts from one category, echo the title and the permalink of all posts on that category but exclude the permalink and the post name IF the current post is on that list. It ...
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Displaying terms based on loop posts?

I have a shortcode that shows a loop for a custom post type: while ( $loop->have_posts() ) : $loop->the_post(); // do something endwhile; Some of the posts are in categories ...
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Help in query for list links

How to make one query for display a list of links like this: Date 05/20/2012 Category - Link Category - Link Category - Link Category - Link Category - Link Date 05/19/2012 Category - Link Category ...