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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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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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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Filtering custom taxonomies

This is a cross post from the WordPress forums, which I apologize for, but it has been almost a week and not getting any response there so hoping someone here can help. If I do get a reply in either ...
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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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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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How to know which one is the main query?

I just did an action on the query using pre_get_posts and it didn't work. When I removed the $query->is_main_query() it did work. So, how do you know that what is the main query. I know there is ...
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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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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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WordPress get posts by date without query_posts

I'm want to get posts from the last 30days in a sidebar but I don't want to use query_posts, is there a way to achieve this with the get posts function?
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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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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 ...
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How to show related posts by category

In my gallery site i want to show other pictures under the current picture (in single post). I seen more codes but it i asks to specify the category, but i dont want want specify the category manually ...
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WP_Query last five posts, simply ordered by meta_value

I can't believe I'm asking this question. It feels like such a simple method, yet I've poured over the WP pages and dozens of similar questions to no avail, so here it is... I've got a WP_Query with ...
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Wordpress Search Filter Only for Page with Child of Child of Child of Child of Child

after browsing question from this site I found the workaround for this: function SearchFilter($query) { if ($query->is_search) { global $post; $query->set( 'post_parent', 21 ...
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Working with query_posts ( arrays and query strings)

I'm trying to use the search query along with an array of arguments to narrow down search results, but I'm failing horribly. This is what I have so far. $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? ...
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Tricky WP Query

I am trying to use wp_query (or another native Wordpress query class) to do the following: get all posts WHERE ( post_type = 'post' AND category = 7 ) OR ( post_type = 'case-studies' AND meta_key = ...
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Wordpress pagination showing same posts on each page

I need to make adjustments to a horribly written WP theme that (a custom theme that was written in tables, and bad code). The theme has several custom templates, but pagination wasn't used and ...
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Wordpress query_posts and orderby page order

I have a page that lists all sub pages of the current page. Each page has been assigned an order number in the wordpress editor but they aren't ordering for some reason. I'm set up like this: ...
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IF.. post meta show… Conditional Tag Help…?

I have the following conditional tag, which a friend helped me with... Currently it works doing.. 1) If a featured image just show that. 2) If images attached show featured image wrapped in a link ...