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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Different number of posts on the front page

I want 5 posts on my front page but 10 posts on subsequent pages (page 2, 3, ..). In my Settings > Reading > Blog pages show at most > I have 10. But I want to show only 5 posts on the front page, so ...
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Insert all post IDs in new database table

I have a plugin which creates a new database table. Upon activating the plugin is there a way to insert all my posts ids into that table? Right now I'm using an action hook to immediately insert the ...
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How to set posts per page using WP_Query()

I'm trying to set the number of posts_per_page dynamically using my own variable. This code works fine: query_posts( $query_string . "&posts_per_page=" . $myvar ) // then display the loop using ...
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Post Title displaying but not in the wrapped HTML I need

I have a custom query to get the post title, permalink, and featured image. However the Post title is displaying but not in the container I want it in. here is the query <ul ...
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Order by & include array by specific post ids

I have the following: <?php $num_cols = 2; // set the number of columns here $args = array( 'post_type' => 'testimonials', ...
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Get the ID of the latest post

Been all over looking for the best way to do this. I want to get the ID of the latest post of a certain post_type. How can I do this in the cheapest way possible (by cheapest I mean using the least ...
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meta query not showing any results?

I'm trying to show result for a custom field that is not empty on a custom post type but getting no results? <?php if (have_posts()) : ...
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use query_posts to return a post OR a page by ID

I'm building a custom homepage for a client where they want to have a few changeable boxes to link to specific pages, or posts, within the site. I've added custom fields to the homepage so that they ...
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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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2 loops on page - one with orderby rand second orderby date

What I'm trying to achive, is to set 2 loops on one page. First one takes 11 latest posts and sort them in rand order. Second show the rest of posts ordered by date. FIRST LOOP $args = ...
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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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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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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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Unable To Get Published posts using query_posts

I'm not sure why this is not working as its a very simple query. It works when i pull all posts including pending, but not when i want to get posts that are only published. I have a function to get ...
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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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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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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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Query with custom taxonomy not working

I have custom post type 'mix'. And custom taxonomy 'meal'. And categories in custom taxonomy (one of that is with slug: breakfast) I have problems with making query. My code is : $args ...
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How to make draft posts or posts in review accessible via full url / slug?

I am running a website with WordPress 4.2 and have changed the way draft posts or posts in review status are displayed to non logged in users (these posts are, too, visible to anyone who visits the ...
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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 ...