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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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 ...
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Unable to display multiple post types in same query (WPML WP_Query)

I'm sure there's some very easy explaination for this, but I'm stuck. I am just trying to put a nice, simple recent posts element on the front-page of a site and for some reason when I try to use: ...
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query_posts and pagination, still stuck after much research

I need to paginate some custom posts...I can’t see why but I’m getting 404’s when going to the next page. Here’s my code: $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; query_posts( ...
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How to only publish posts with image in it

I use a standard loop in my index.php and that shows all the posts beeing posted. What i'm looking for is a code that only shows the posts that have image(s) in it. With other words: i only want to ...
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How to get 4 Posts after the 5 most recent ones

Well, I think the question might be a bit confusing. But well, I want to get the recent 4 posts, ignoring the first five recent posts. So in short the sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth - most recent ...
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How to make multiple sections in home pulling posts category wise?

This question may look foolish to everyone or novice , but i am working on a theme . It will be basically a news publishing theme . Right now , In my home page all posts are showing one after ...
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Sorting Posts Via Custom Taxonomy Values Using Checkboxes?

I am working on a project that has a dropdown of custom taxonomy values called "Disciplines", there are only 4 of them in the dropdown. The way it has been designed is that you can select more than ...
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How to get posts published between a date and today?

Is it a way to get posts published between a date and today with query_posts() ? Example : All posts published since 2012-04-01 Thanks EDIT : How to add the filter date on this Query Posts ? ...
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How to write sql query to get the posts from a custom taxonomy term name

I hope someone will help me............. I have a Post Type ----> Dealers Taxonomy ----> State how to write a sql query in this format $catinfo1 = $wpdb->get_results("select t.*,(select ...
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Currently using a query_posts() in my theme - want to use a request filter in stead

I am currently using this code in my theme right before showing the content of the custom post type my_post_type: $title = $post->post_title; query_posts( array ( 'post_type' => 'page', ...
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Get latest 3 posts from multiple CPT in one query

I'm looking to create a site wide feed on my site and have multiple custom post types. I'd like to display say 3 posts from at least 3 different post types. I can get the latest 10 posts across each ...
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Query only Posts from Both of Two Category?

I have 3 categories, 1.OnGoing projects(cat id='5') 2.Completed Projects(cat id='6') 3.Upcoming Projects(cat id='7') and also i have another 2 categories:(Not a Sub Category) chennai (cat ...
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Retrieve or Query Pages by ID

I have a problem with my code, I want to display 3 specific pages on my homepage but my code is not working.. here's the code.. <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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Best practice for multiple queries on page

On my WordPress site I have three categories 'moviestar', 'interviews', and 'movies'. On a 'moviestar' category page that is entitled 'Angelina Jolie' (and with a custom variable starname='Angelina ...
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How to fetch all posts in a category that were published between two given dates?

I need to be able to get all posts in the blog that were published in between two dates. The get_posts() API call doesn't seem to provide a method for limiting the time period of the returned results ...
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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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How to order results by date and meta key?

I'm using wp-postratings to rate posts which stores the rating as a custom meta value ratings_score. It gives you the option to use r_sortby to order the loop by highest rated but I want to give it a ...
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How to create custom query by keyword in post title?

I need some help regarding Custom Query by keyword. I send a keyword to my page where I would like to list those posts which post_title contains the keyword I sent. Here comes my query as follows: ...
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Query specific posts from parent by slug rather ID

I'm developing a theme in a local machine and migrating it to a production server. To keep things in sync, i'm trying to avoid any queries of specific ID's On the homepage, i'm trying to query the ...
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How to limit the number of posts on the home page?

I am working on my first WP site and am having some difficulty. In my theme's index.php page, I see the following code: <?php query_posts(array( 'category__not_in' => array($headline), ...
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Using Query Posts With Multiple Post Types And A Taxonomy

I am developing a site that has two different custom post types; one of them is called Articles and one is called Sketchpad. Sketchpad is user submitted content that is assigned a custom taxonomy term ...
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Single-page wordpress theme navigation

I'm trying to build single-page theme. I want user to navigate thru menu with anchors (for example <a href="#About">About</a>). I've extended Walker for wp_list_pages so it outputs anchors ...
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How to order posts by modified date without using 'query_posts'?

I have an example basic wordpress theme template here for you. First, please take a quick look at it to get an idea. <?php get_header(); ?> <div id="primary"> <div ...
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Possible to display posts containing a short code ?

i have some posts with a certain shortcode in them. unfortunately these posts are in different categories and contain different tags so i am not able to query them. is it possible that i run a query ...
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get query's query string

By the time index.php runs, it seems as though there is already a query populated. How can I find out what that query's query string is? eg. new WP_Query([query string is here])
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How to check a list or feed of all posts under a category and tag?

Consider this question from the point-of-view of a visitor to a WordPress blog, and not as a WordPress blog admin who can edit those numerous PHP files. How can I see a list of all the posts under a ...
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Modify loop but keep the original query, what am I doing wrong?

I have a custom post type where I have a taxonomy cities and a term berlin. Archive can be seen at example.com/cities/berlin and it's rendered normally from the archive.php template. Now, I want to ...
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How to query for most viewed posts and show top 5

Here is how I am getting the views for one post: function getPostViews($postID){ $count_key = 'post_views_count'; $count = get_post_meta($postID, $count_key, true); ...
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I would like to give special promotion for the first 100 posts in my blog? Can anyone tell me how to do that?

My website is a multi author blog. I would like to give special promotion for the first 100 published posts in my blog? What is the proper way to implement it? I mean should i add some meta value ...
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Getting custom post type info using get_adjacent_post

This is an example of how I'm grabbing images from my custom post type now, using query_posts(); // query_posts stuff made up here. $my_array = get_custom_field('image:to_array', 'to_image_array'); ...
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Hide other users' posts in admin panel

I intended to run a multi-author site, I don't want the posts from other authors to be shown in /wp-admin/edit.php page. I managed solve this problem by the codes from this thread. The code is like ...
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Want Page Descendants when using query_posts post_parent or child_of

I'm trying to use query_posts to list all descendants of a page ID. Using post_parent only lists the first-level children. This Trac ticket seems to address it: ...
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grab neighboring content in a query

I'm grabbing a post based on a querystring parameter. How can I get the neighboring posts for a previous and next button? This will get tricky when you're on the first/last items. Here is how I'm ...
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Conditionals if tags exist?

I have the following code to display tagged articles with the same name as the page title, but I only want the to appear if the tag exists, otherwise it just says 'Related Articles' with no content. ...
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Filtering posts by post meta data

I want to filter posts in such a way that only posts, for which get_post_meta($post->ID, "project_cat", true) (it returns a post ID) is equal to my specified value, are shown. Any way to do this? I ...
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How should I intercept the main query and inject custom join / order by / group by criteria

I have a CPT that is a member of two separate taxonomies. On the taxonomy archive page for one of the taxonomies, I need to further group and sort on the second taxonomy like so: ...
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Allow filtering of loops for all categories

I want to give the option to filter the index page and every archive page for a category by things like newest, top-rated, most-viewed. I know how to filter a loop for each of those but I need a ...
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Issue with sidebar widgets not showing when I do custom queries

I'm having issues with this. I have 2 while loops, each getting different custom post types. They both work fine, except, my sidebar content i.e. widgets, is not appearing. I think this is because ...
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Pagination on custom query

I'm using the following code with query_posts to put together a custom search: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'species', 'meta_query' => $meta_query, 'tax_query' => $tax_query ); ...
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query_posts with a custom post type, a meta_query and sorting by post date?

I've searched the archives and found questions similar to what I need, but haven't found exactly what I want. I've got a bunch of products that are sorted by a meta_key of country, and I'd like to be ...
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Why would post_type be ignored in this query?

In the following query, post_type seems to get ignored resulting in display of all posts from my installation. What have I done wrong? <?php function filter_where( $where = '' ) { $where .= " ...
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pagination not working for category.php (custom post types in categories)

it works everywhere on my site but it isnt working in category.php. When i click page to it goes to... domain.com/category/cat-slug/page/2 by the way this is showing custom post types within certain ...
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Dynamically excluding current page id

I'm attempting to create a "related posts" section on pages using query_posts. I'm wanting to use this simply because we want to show random posts from one category on one page, so a plugin would be ...