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How do i paginate query_posts with numeric pagination?

I have post type called blog and i'm showing posts for the type using query_posts, eg. query_posts('post_type=blog'); I would like to add pagination for this post type in the following format. [...
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Alter query on edit.php

What's the best way to alter the query being run on the Posts Edit screen (edit.php)? The current method I'm using is by passing an argument to the global $wp_query like so: $wp_query->query( ...
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How to get post content by calling ajax?

I am working on a plugin .I have a custom post type team.Custom post has four posts of different categories.I used this code to send post id of each using ajax. $(document).ready(function () { ...
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How to get current post id of a custom post type in a loop using template singel-{custom type}.php?

I have a custom post type template where am looping through all post. what i am trying is when i go to my custom post page i want to get the current post id in the loop. So i tried to check if the ...
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Perform query with meta_value date

I am trying to perform a query on a custom-type post using the value of a custom field. This field contains a string date: dd.mm.yyyy. The post type name is 'event' The custom field name is '...
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Last posts from custom taxonomy

How can I post last posts from custom_taxonomy? I tried this like, but it doesn't works. $terms=get_terms('tax_name'); $request=array(); if(count($terms)>0) { foreach($terms as $t) { ...
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How do I query a custom post type with a custom taxonomy?

For some reason I'm finding it a struggle to grab any posts using a custom taxonomy... can anyone unravel my stupidity? $args = array( 'post_type' => 'adverts', 'advert_tag' => '...
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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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Wordpress Plugin Setting's POST

I've developed a few plugin for Wordpress. Currently I've not been able to replicate the way wp save settings. I've a setting page which I learned from a tutorial. It POST to option.php, and wp take ...
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How to get the parent's taxonomy?

I have 2 customs post type : "Artist" and "Concert", the "Concert" custom post type is the child of the "Artist" custom post type, the "Artist" custom post type has a "genre" taxonomy. What I'm ...
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Pagination on archive.php page

I have an archive.php page with the following code: <?php // Start your custom WP_query $my_query = new WP_query(); $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $args = array('...
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Use union/intersection query_posts variables in uri request parameter form?

Usually when I create some form of query, I use an array for my arguments like this: $postslistArgs = array( 'child_of' => 320, 'parent' => 320 ); $postslist = ...
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Wordpress Custom Query to show posts from last x years

I have found a way to show all posts from the current year with this code: <?php $today = getdate(); $lastyear = $today[ 'year' ]; $args = array( //'nopaging' => true, 'paged' => $...
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WordPress query for most recent posts from multiple categories

I have 5 categories. I want to query each category and get a list of the most recent posts from them. I also only want single post from each category, with no duplicates. Is there a way to do this ...
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post_name empty after wp_insert_post

I'm writing an external tool that inserts post in wordpress (I'm using the wordpress functions). I read also this discussion: wp_insert_post does not write my post_name But my problem is a little ...
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Using database meta_values to calculate new post order using pre_get_posts or a 'request' hook

UPDATE: I have worked out my implementation of the selected answer at the bottom of this post. I'm implementing a sorting algorithm based on Reddit's hotness algorithm, in addition to a time-decay (...
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exclude ids through post__not_in

I am trying to make a function and exclude in the post query that way im able to define the id's in my function but it is only excluding 1 post instead of the 4 it is returning. any suggestions on ...
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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 “sticky” pages (and query by them)

I have query_posts() with page_type set as 'page'. Is there any way I can make certain pages appear higher and thus, make them sticky?
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Featured Posts for Category Pages

I was wondering if anyone knew how to have a different "featured post" based on it's category per category page? For example, if you are on the medical category page, you would see a medical post ...
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Query 1 taxonomy term, exclude another

Here's the code I'm using to try and query a single taxonomy for one term, but exclude returned posts for that term that also belong to another. In English, this is what I want: query 'resource-type' ...
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Get all posts WHERE custom_field is LIKE value

I'm trying to do a MySQL-style search with Wordpress' built-in functions for fetching posts. There's likely a simple way to do this and I'm probably just a little bit off from the solution. We have ...
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Post the content of a specific “Custom Post Type” post within a post using a shortcode

The posts on our music blog usually include multiple tracks of music. I want to have each individual track be its own entity--a custom post type called "track"--which I want to be able to insert ...
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How to hook get_terms() to only show count of posts that have custom meta

Here is what I have: A custom post type that has a custom meta value added to a post that stores the posts expiry date. When the post passes this expiry date it no longer shows on the site. This ...
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Conditionally Query Custom Post Types by Post Meta for Blog Home Page?

(Moderator's note: The question's original title was: "Custom query: Show custom post types plus custom post type with post meta on blog homepage") I'm in need of help with a custom query. I have ...
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Taxonomy.php issue with search and filters [Solved]

I'm trying to create a custom taxonomy.php page where my users can refine search into that context. I've tried to create a kind of loop like: <?php if(!empty($_GET['ending'])) ...
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How to implement time filter to show random post 1 month for one category and 3 months for other categories

I started to work on one website after another developer and there is problem with his "popular widget" which is basically showing 3 random posts from category. There is some Switch statement which is ...
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Exclude category from loop not working

I have this code in my index.php file. I have a different template for a static home page, this is the blog page. I'm trying to exclude all posts with the category "new" which is tag_id "13" <?php ...
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Order by meta_key with two meta_queries

This should be simple, but I just can't pinned down a good example of the correct syntax to do this. I want to order by the specified meta_key with two meta_queries. The problem is query_posts doesn'...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can ordering post list by meta_value cause performance issue?

For some code refinement and to add new features to my plugin, I want to display posts ordered by specific meta column value like this; query_posts($query_string . '&meta_key=views&orderby=...
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Order by value in serialized custom field

Quite a pesky problem here. I've taken over a site that contains multiple information, serialised, within a custom field. For example: if ($new_query->have_posts()) : while ($...
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query_posts sort in multiple directions

I'm trying to improve my post sorting by using multiple criteria, but I want specific orders for different values. For example, I have a meta_key called 'featured' that I want to move any post up to ...
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Search stores (custom postcode field) within 5, 10, 15 miles of user inputted postcode.. Code modification

I have been searching for a location search solution for wordpress.. The best semi-solution I have found is http://mondaybynoon.com/2010/02/22/store-locator-wordpress-pods The problem being is that I ...
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Function to show random posts from a category

Hi to all I'm trying to create a function that can ECHO the excerpt of a random post from a choosen category. What I did up to now is: <?php function $titoloslide() = { query_posts(array('orderby'...
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“NOT ONLY IN” taxonomy query operator?

I have multiple users adding content to restricted categories (using RoleScoper) in my WordPress setup that don't show up on the homepage (custom template with query_posts()). I'm looking for a way ...
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How to dynamically build a multiple taxonomy query loop within a post type's single loop?

This question is a little different then the others floating around here. The most similar one is "How to get the parent's taxonomy ?". I have a music cms setup that utilizes two post types: album ...
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advice on creating a 'related posts' query like the one used on stackexchange

One of the things that I most enjoy about the stackexchange website is the 'related questions' that show up on the sidebar when I am viewing a question (or show up as I am typing my question). It is ...
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_wp_page_template to dynamically use template

I'm wondering if it is at all possible to set display a page template chosen by the user within the context of a query_posts using get_template_part. In other words, I have set up a page template to ...
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Using OR conditions in meta_query for query_posts argument

I have searched high and low for this but I cant seem to locate anything. I am trying to filter some results and when I make an args array like this and pass it to query_posts I noticed that the ...
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order by meta_value serialized array

Hi I'm trying to pull posts using the wp query. Just one problem--I am trying to sort the posts alphabetically by a certain meta_value. Thing is that this meta_value is a serialized array. Is there an ...
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Sort Posts by Multiple Meta Values [duplicate]

1) Custom Post Type named "Buying_Locations" 2) Each Post has three meta values of: State, City, Store Name QUESTION: How can you show a list of these posts sorted alphabetically by State, then ...
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Page navigation doesn't show when query category

Problem: when I do www.example.com?cat=4 or choose category through custom menu or from category widget it shows only first page without navigation at the bottom, where it supposed to be. It's the ...
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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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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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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 ...