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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Query posts by custom post type and custom taxonomy

I am writing a custom loop query to filter through a custom post type and custom taxonomy. I have replaced any variables with static values for the purpose of showing you what result I want. $args = ...
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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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How to sort by meta value?

How can I sort by meta value? In meta value I have "price" (float). I make this query, but always get Sorry, no posts matched your criteria. $posts = query_posts( $query_string . ...
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Integrating post archive wtih another source and preserving date ordering

I'm pulling posts from Instagram into the WP basic archive view; but I want things to display in order of date, and not screw up paging (too much). The outcome should look like this: BLOG POST JUNE ...
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Ensuring sticky posts are retrieved first (without using two queries)?

I need to maintain pagination for use with infinite scroll. Is there no way to tell query_posts to retrieve sticky posts first? It seems to be default behaviour on a standard wordpress blog on the ...
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How do you Query posts with nothing in common?

We can get multiple posts manually in a page, but that's generated in a template, AFTER the default query returned something else (page/post, etc) How do you query multiple posts in a public query, ...
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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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Adding Variables to post query

How do I add custom variables to the wordpress query without having to hit the database twice. In the example below I want to add some meta filters. All this code works fine but I have been running ...
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greatest() function returns undefined property

I'm using the mysql GREATEST() function to compare two table fields and display in a loop either one with the highest integer value. The 2 fields consist of vote scores for posts: UP or DOWN. ...
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Can I set and show “important” post in my blog?

I have the following doubt related to the WordPress posts showed in the home page. I know that in the home page I can show the latest published posts. But can I also show (before the latest posts) a ...
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Next/Prev posts on same page

Hello WordPress Users, I'm stuck with a problem building my wordpress website and I can't figure out what to do about it. Currently I'm showing 2 posts form the category 'News' at the page 'News'. ...
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Trouble Making WP_Query paged

I'm using the query below in the index.php file as the main query, whenever I try to go to the 2nd page I get a 404 error, I tried using posts_per_page but to no avail. <?php $args = array( ...
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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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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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Why is that gdsr_sort=thumbs (GD start rating plugin) only works with query_posts and not with WP_Query?

This correctly sort posts by thumbs vote (GD star rating plugin): <?php query_posts('gdsr_sort=thumbs&post_type=bbp_reply&posts_per_page=2&post_parent='.$post->ID); ?> <?php ...
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Select category in custom query

I'm sure this question is asked alot, but I cannot figure it out, since all the different ways to query posts are confusing me.. Here is my current code. How can I tell the code to only get posts ...
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How to make an archive page displaying posts in a date range

I'm trying to make a couple of Page Templates for different Pages that should act as an archive to display posts (a Custom Post Type actually) in a certain date range. The website it concerns is ...
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How to use filter hook posts_join for querying taxonomy terms in posts_where?

For the last few hours, I have been trying to use the filter hooks posts_where and posts_join to search for posts based on taxonomy terms, in this case, the taxonomy is 'category' and the term is ...
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Filter archive.php by custom meta

I"m trying to filter an archive page by custom meta query. I've tried using query_posts($args) prior to the loop, but it returns nothing. Any ideas? Here's what I have so far: <?php ...
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Show Posts From Same Category OR Same Tag

Assume a post is categorized in "Fruit" and tagged with "Apple". The following code shows posts with category "Fruit" AND tag "Apple" $args = array( 'tag__in' => $tag_in, ...
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Show individual author rank from query of cumulative post view count for all authors

I originally was going to post a question on how I would go about ranking a list of authors by the amount of post views from all of their posts combined. But I luckily found a solution here: List ...
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Limit the post for differents custom post type in the same wp_query

I have three custom post type: books magazine videos Now i want to limit the number of post for custom post type, for example: books => 3 post magazine => 2 post videos => 1 post I used a ...
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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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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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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 ...
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making random query button using $_GET

Im trying to make my post random when i lick on my button using $_GET but it just keeps refreshing my page instead of refreshing with the random post. <a href="<?php echo $my_query; ...
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Order posts using a custom array

I have an array of post ids which I'm passing to query_posts using 'post__in'. My question is how can I use the order from my array rather than ordering by 'date' etc?
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how can i get posts from custom post type particular taxonomy category

I have registered custom post type Article in my template using register_post_type function. and i also having taxonomy category for this article posts. Here i want to filter the posts under ...
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Read More is not working in query posts

I have Query_posts in my page. the posts have tags to separate for read more, But while doing query posts it is pulling all content for <?php the_content('read more..');?>
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how can i use custom field in query post

I want to get all featured items using query post. featured is meta_key using custom field plugin. I tried bellow,but it failed $featured_item = new ...
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how to group custom post type posts by custom taxonomy terms

I would really appreciate if you could help me :) I'm very stuck and don't know how to proceed. I have a custom post type called event and 2 custom taxonomies registered for it: event_type with ...
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query_posts for child pages

I am having problems looking for info on the codex on how to query for child pages. It seems to be missing the reference for the available parameters
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query_posts and only show results if a custom field is not empty

How do I query_posts and only show results if a custom field is not empty or has a value. I want to put in a url in a custom field and only show these pages if there is a url? current code but I ...
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Is it possible to query_posts using post__in and then Loop through them in the ordered they were queried?

query_posts( array ( 'post__in' => array( 5, 76, 21, 56, 3 ) ) ); I'd like to query the Loop using post__in and a set Wordpress IDs. I'd then like to run through the Loop in the exact order of ...
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How to insert content from another Custom Post type into Post?

Say I have a custom post type called "Performers". This gets populated with different bands/performers. These posts have a featured image as well as custom fields (mp3 file, facebook link, myspace ...
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using multiple meta_key and meta_value in query_posts

how can i use multiple meta_key and meta_value in query_posts? For example, I want to find multiple content with two different meta_key and meta_value. How do I do this? i using this code but not ...
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Better way to display posts from specific categories, in a grid layout

I'm using the following code to display posts from a specific category, in a grid layout, on my home page. It works exactly how I want it to, but I keep reading that I shouldn't ever use query_posts. ...
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Order by meta value, pro first, then free

query_posts($query_string . '&meta_value=pro&orderby=rand'); I get pro list with random, but I want pro as well as free, but with pro list first, then meta_value free list. I also set ...
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Custom query works but returns “Undefined Offset: 0”

My custom query works, except when debugging it throws off an error: Undefined Offset: 0 in /wp-includes/query.php This is what my query looks like : <?php $loop = new ...
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'category__and' for custom taxonomy?

I've a custom post type 'post-type-x' and three custom taxonomies attached with it 'taxonomy-1', 'taxonomy-2' and 'taxonomy-3'. I want to retrieve all the posts that have custom taxonomies ...
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How can I sort homepage by a meta value?

I am trying to sort my home page posts by a custom meta value. I've been told I should use pre_get_posts but I seem to not be implementing it correctly. This is what I am doing: ...
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using post__in allow duplicate post id

I have an array of ids in a specific order. I use post__in in my query to get posts from this array. I have some duplicate post IDs that I need to show twice in the page but the query seems to ignore ...
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How to query a custom post type with a taxonomy filter but display post type archive page?

I'm filtering the main query of Jigoshop with my own taxonomy with this hook (The file responsible for Jigoshop queries that I'm hooking, Jigoshop hooks onto WP 'request' filter): add_filter( ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Custom post types instead of regular post's categories in a page template

So I got this template which originally queried regular WP posts by their categories so that the page would show a category name for "category 1" as a headline and then posts from that category below ...