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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Display all posts from specific categories on a page

I want to display all posts from specific categories on a single page. Therefore I edited the page.php file in my theme folder. I added an 'if-clause' to check which page currently being displayed and ...
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Multiple loop for “featured” items returns wrong posts

I have a page template where I first am getting the contents of the page, as input in the admin tool, then a loop of posts of a custom post type. I need to split this loop up into the 2 newest posts (...
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Having trouble generating pagination links on custom query

I'm using a custom query on a page after the initial loop to list some posts from a category I'm associating with that page. Im doing this: query_posts(array( 'category_name' => $name, ...
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WP_Query ordered by custom field that is a date string?

Each of my posts have a single custom field that is a string of a date (not the date of the post). Instead of my theme's current query, which orders by published date, I want to order by this custom ...
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Include a specific post to the query_posts and remove it if it is already in the returned list

Bare with me. Firstly, here is my whole script for my featured slider articles: <div id="featured" class="<?php if ( $responsive ) echo 'flexslider' . $featured_auto_class; else echo 'et_cycle';...
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List all posts in a category with query_post() function

I'm a C programmer, konw little about PHP. I built a Blog with wordpress. Yestoday, I try to create the page www.abc.com/server, this page would list all posts which belong to server category. I ...
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get_query_var('paged') always returns empty

Putting this up after having hit a brick wall for possible solutions. Have a site with quite a few custom post types and associated custom taxonomies. To help make things easy, I'm using a unified ...
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Too many posts cause slow load when paginating

I have about 10k posts and I made a page that lists all posts but it is paginated every 54posts. It gives 131 queries in 6.730 seconds which is pretty slow to load. Is there a way to make it load ...
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Assign a tag to custom post type using a query

I have a custom post type courses with a custom field level. I want to run a query (mysql or WP query) that runs through every course (post) and if the level is greater than 3, append a tag called ...
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How do I make archives.php for one category only?

I have a basic archives.php file. I was trying to get it to display only posts from category 1. When I do query_posts('cat=1'), the URL is then ignored and all posts in category 1 are displayed. For ...
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Using dynamic conditions in 'posts_where' filter

I have the following code which gives be posts that are published in the last 100 days function smbd_cats_by_days ($where = '') { $where .= " AND post_date < '" . date('y-m-d', strtotime("-...
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order post my meta value m/d/y format with year as included value

current order: 01/01/2013 12/07/2012 12/08/2012 . . . . 12/31/2012 ------------- 01/01/2013 should appear last My code: $paged = ( get_query_var('paged') ) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $today = ...
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Query Posts Exclude Entire Category

I am using the standard wordpress loop that looks like: <?php if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> <h2><?php the_title(); ?></h2> <?...
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Nested meta_query with multiple relation keys

I am curious whether Wordpress is able to run nested meta_query, with each having different relation keys? As of Wordpress 3.0, tax_query is able to perform this function; I'm wondering whether this ...
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Determine if ID is page or post and query the ID

I want to look up a page id and determine if it's a page or post. Then query that id and display stuff like title, featured image, etc. This works for Pages: query_posts('page=' . $featured_tab);...
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Page template with different page and post content

I am using a wordpress theme which has a page template named roomtypes. I am not a php pro but as far as I understand this template gets the posts. When I add a Room type, it is created as a post with ...
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Using Offset in Custom Post Type Query

I'm using the following query for a custom post type: <?php $posts = get_posts(array( 'numberposts' => -1, 'offset' => 20, '...
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Different amount of posts on homepage than paged pages

I've done some searches here and on Google but everything I'm finding isn't working correctly. I was hoping to post my code here and get help with where I'm going wrong. On the index page of my site,...
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How to use custom taxonomies to reference complex relationships?

I'm working on a site that will in part house information on products that many people have worked on in different roles. I'd like for people, the projects they've worked on, and their roles in the ...
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How to can I search range of products using between

I want to show the range of my houses as per size. Ranges will be: 1-50 50-100 100-150 150-200 200-250 +250. HTML code <select name="size" id="search-type" class="text<?php echo $select_wide; ...
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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 custom-post-...
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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 query_posts('posts_per_page=1&orderby=date&...
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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 http://...
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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, ...