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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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 ...
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tax_query operator woes

I am trying to filter posts by multiple taxonomies. My code below works great, but their is one thing I can't quite figure out. When I filter the posts it seems that they only show the posts that ...
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Custom Post Type sorted by Title

I created a non-hierarchical custom post type and, by default, it's sorted by date published. I know I can reorder them by Title with query_posts() in the archive template: global $query_string; ...
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cannot get multiple loops using tax_query

I am trying to get three loops to display. they all belong to the same post type and the same taxonomy family. but i'm trying to separate the taxonomy by three different values. $argsOwners = array( ...
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Placing post data (title, date, and excerpt) nested in static content

I apologize if this is a newbie question, but I am very new to working with WP template files. I am working on a campaign site (that I unfortunately can't show you before the launch in a couple ...
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previewing my posts on static page?

I am new to WP. What i allready have - I am building a news blog with few posts categories. each category function as a different section (Economics, Sports etc.) What i want to achieve- What i ...
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Exclude newest post from category X but show rest

I would like to show all posts but only exclude the NEWEST post from the 'Featured' category, other posts from this cat should display. Any idea what I should add to the loop to achieve this? I want ...
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WordPress Custom Query

I have posts that use a custom field for start date and end date. query_posts returns an array of posts that exist in the category I'm filtering. How do I query posts using this custom field that has ...
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Order query by meta_value with multiple custom fields

I would like to get ordered all my posts with multiple cutom fields (WordPress 3). Exemple, I've 2 custom couple meta_key/meta_value : " order_submenuexpositions / numeric " " ...
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query_posts() ALWAYS displays something?

OK, I'm using posts_query() to display posts. The problem is, at least in my case, posts_query() always outputs something. For example: <?php $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? ...
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Wordpress Posts Out Of Order after 3.1 Update

The first posts I wrote are now showing on the homepage. After Googling, the problem is because I am using query_posts to exclude a certain category on the main loop. <?php ...
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How do I correctly get all posts within the last year using the query_posts function?

Specifically, I am making a custom rss feed. I have modeled it after the rss2 feed that is in the wp-includes folder. I can successfully retrieve all posts using the standard ...
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Showing Post Counts of One's (Author) Own in the admin post list

How can I show user's post counts of one's (Author) own in the admin post list (edit.php) instead of all post count of the system? like published (10), Draft (5) ... of his own or logedin user. ...
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Query on custom field count?

I have the following code: <div id="pc" class="smartbar-content"> <ul class="smartbar-items"> <?php $paged = ( get_query_var('paged') ) ...
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Query posts by category AND custom field, then ORDERBY another custom field - help!

OK I need to query posts using the following criteria: category_name=office, meta_key=featured_post, meta_value=Yes and order these results using a second custom field which has a numerical value ...
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Trouble with get_next_post() get_previous_post() returning null

I'm using wp as an engine to put blog features in an existing site. I have a place in the blog page where I load wp-load.php. I want to get the next and previous posts, but when I load a post from ...
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How can i display the posts per week in a particular month?

I have to display the posts as the following September 2010 Friday September 24, 2010 post1 post2 . . . Friday September 17, 2010 post1 post2 . . . Friday September 10, 2010 post1 post2 . . . ...
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Post Rank on Single Post page based on custom field

As per my previous question. How to show posts rank based on custom field value It works perfect on homepage as I wanted. Now I want to show the same rank in single post pages also.
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Post count for category and tag

I have this code that counts the result found when a search is made. Here goes the code. <?php /* Search Count */ $allsearch = &new WP_Query("s=$s&showposts=-1"); $key = ...
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List children on child post

I have a custom post type with children posts. If I'm viewing one of the children post how can I list other children posts that uses the same parent?
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Order posts by condition

I need to get 15 posts. If there are any with a tag featured, I want them to be first. If there are none, I want the rest to be random posts. My idea was to sort posts based on a condition ...
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Inserting custom data to the_post() during loop

I have some posts on my WordPress site, and let's say I want to add a random number for each post with $num as key and random() as value. Then I want to access them with something like: $post->num ...
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WP query exclude post within the last month / only show over 1 month old

I need to create a landing page which only shows posts that are at least a month old. Everything I've read / tried with the date query so far seems aimed at including posts between the last month ...
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Retrieving 3 latest post from each of 5 different custom post types

I have 5 different custom post types. I am showing 15 latest post from them on my home page using following query: $query = new WP_Query( array ( 'posts_per_page' => 15, ...
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How to query_post custom posts within default taxonomy?

I'm trying to query_post custom posts. It works very good with custom taxonomy, but not with default "category" taxonomy. I tried using "category_name" and "tax_query", but it doesn't work for me. ...
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orderby:date not working

I have been searching for an answer and it seems like there are a lot of answers for the opposite issue. I am trying to sort by publish date, not by date modified, using this code: ...
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How do I create my own nested meta_query using posts_where / posts_join?

Some of my posts (not all) have a price as a meta key/value. Today I use the pre_get_posts action so that my users can search for prices that are between a certain value. This is the code that I'm ...
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Checking for two categories in query_posts

How can I check two category_name values in the following query_post? <?php query_posts('category_name=recent-work&posts_per_page=1'); if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : ...
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Get posts between custom dates

I created an event CPT and a meta box with a date. I saved the date as post_meta in the form dd.mm.yyyy. Now I want to create a shortcode that queries all posts which's dates meet the condition ...
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Error sending array of inputs

Hello I am getting a Error of the Wordpress includes, this error appears when I post the multiple values of a taxonomy <form role="search" method="post" id="searchform" action="<?php echo ...
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Trying to find a way to query post like normal search would do. within search.php page

I have a costume search in a site i am making. When a user search a certain term, i want to display category list with a count of how many posts are found with in that category. I thought of a way ...
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Using loop pagination on single.php

I want the main front-page loop to show in a section on both index.php AND single.php templates, with pagination. Pagination works fine on the homepage, but not on single posts. This is the code ...
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Custom MySQL Query with logic

I have wp e-commerce plugin installed and custom building custom global search My query looks like this SELECT * FROM aka_v_posts LEFT JOIN aka_v_postmeta ON aka_v_posts.ID=aka_v_postmeta.post_id ...
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child of post type (custom)

I registered a custom post type (foo) with register_post_type, setting 'hierarchical' => true,so now when I want to use it I have post_type=foo. How can I query child of foo? any ideas? thanks!
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query_posts and custom taxonomy posts order

i have a custom taxonomy defined for "Projects" and a page that shows all the projects. In this page there's a jquery filtering menu (isotope). Initially the page must show all the projects but ...
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order post my meta value m/d/y format with year as included value

current order: 01/01/2013 12/07/2012 12/08/2012 . . . . 12/31/2012 ------------- 01/01/2013 should appear last My code: $paged = ( get_query_var('paged') ) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $today = ...
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Query Posts Exclude Entire Category

I am using the standard wordpress loop that looks like: <?php if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> <h2><?php the_title(); ?></h2> ...
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Page template with different page and post content

I am using a wordpress theme which has a page template named roomtypes. I am not a php pro but as far as I understand this template gets the posts. When I add a Room type, it is created as a post with ...
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How to use custom taxonomies to reference complex relationships?

I'm working on a site that will in part house information on products that many people have worked on in different roles. I'd like for people, the projects they've worked on, and their roles in the ...
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Show 1 post and after a specific date show the next one

I used the following query to have only 1 post published on the homepage from a particular category: <?php if ( have_posts() ) : ?> <?php ...
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Author List page: Exclude based on last post date

I have a Author page that I built using this code and it works fine. However, I have several writers that range from frequent to one-time writers. I would like to seperate out writers that have not ...
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is there a way to show the the post title after the image?

Trying to show the post title after the image in the main blog page and single page, I have tried to edit the content.php but unable to achive the result I need, which is basiscally IMAGE TITLE META ...
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Logged in user ID as post ID

Is there a way to automatically insert the current user ID as the post category name or maybe have WordPress display only the post with a category name that matches the current logged user ID? ...
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search query within custom taxonomy term, post title and meta field

I want to create a search that does: Search within my custom taxonomy - custom-tags search the post title search select meta field ?? dont know search with custom post type - easy part I looked ...