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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How to optimize 'select found_rows()' query? Several 'high load average' alerts daily

I have 5,000 regular posts, 6,000 posts in one post type and 2,000 posts in another post type. Needless to say, that has made the wp_posts table quite large. Not to mention, I have custom taxonomies ...
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Display random post on a page with post permalink in URL

I have seen many snippets to display random post/posts on a page. Most of them provide a function or wp_query code to be directly placed where it is required. In the end they tell to create a template ...
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Order for custom field after the loop

I have a table, where each post has a custom field with "region" and "city": 01 > SP > São Paulo 02 > RJ > Rio de Janeiro 03 > SP > Campinas 04 > RJ > Niteroi This query is working ...
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Querying custom posts and regular posts

I want to populate the "Greenway News" box on this page with the three latest headlines from the site's Press section AND blog. The blog is a regular WP blog and I am currently using this code to get ...
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Using $post->post_name in body id causing error: Trying to get property of non-object

I'm getting the following error in my debug.log: PHP Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in /my-wesbite/wp-content/themes/express/header.php on line 36 This is line 36 of header.php in my ...
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what is the correct way to compare dates in a WP query_posts meta_query

I have a query_posts call in a WP template. Through the use of the More Fields Plugin I can give the site admin the ability to create an event (custom post type) and then enter a date which is ...
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Search a title word through query_posts (not the exact match)

We're working on a database with personal data from different sportsmen such as name, height, weight, etc. We've managed to build a detailed filter through query_posts. Every filter field is working ...
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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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Custom query - get_the_terms not work

I want to to show my customer works in a slide This is my query to show these works. I want to obtain the term of the taxonomy "idm_real_tax" for each custom type record. $query = new ...
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Incorrect ordering of custom post type based on time

I have a custom post type as event which accept Custom fields' values as gp_event_date as ( 2015/02/26) gp_event_time as (SIMILAR) to 08:00PM - 10:00PM format. And on the list page, it orders the ...
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Add field to posts (checkbox) that only one post can have

I am trying to add a field to Wordpress posts (not pages) which would simply include a label and a checkbox. Something like: Make this the sticky post? If check, the key should be set to TRUE or ...
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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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query_posts() with multiple meta data comparisons

I have a bunch of posts belonging to category 6, each having the same meta fields. I'm interested in two fields in particular: "pce_monday_open" and "pce_monday_close", both of which have numeric ...
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Getting movie and serial on actor page

I'm building a cinema site, I came with a problem, let me explain: Movies- are stored in Post's Actors- are stored in Post Type - persoane ( taxonomy= lista) Serials - are stored in Post Type - ...
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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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Query posts: how to exclude results if post is in multiple categories

Say I have 3 categories: A, B, C, and another category D that posts in A,B,C can also be assigned to. D is to denote the featured post for the category, and theoretically only one post for each (A, ...
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Getting custom post type info using get_adjacent_post

This is an example of how I'm grabbing images from my custom post type now, using query_posts(); // query_posts stuff made up here. $my_array = get_custom_field('image:to_array', 'to_image_array'); ...
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3 Posts in Loop, Show Stickies First

Okay I am starting to wonder if it is even possible to do this! As I've found very little info on the matter online. This is a fresh WP install that I've been experimenting on so that I can work in a ...
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When to use WP_query(), query_posts() and pre_get_posts

I read @nacin's You don't know Query yesterday and was sent down a bit of a querying rabbit hole. Before yesterday, I was (wrongly) using query_posts() for all my querying needs. Now I'm a little bit ...
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Getting images from media library and get_the_date() not working

I've got a function to display all images in the media library on a page. I would like to display the date of each image, but using get_the_date() only returns today's date. Here is the code I'm ...
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Query posts distinct authors

I am trying to get post from a category ordered random, but making sure that the author does not repeat itself. So I have this query which works as intended, but there is the chance that the author ...
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How to put forward a blog post

I would know if I can put forward a blog post natively using Wordpress ? For example, I have created 20 posts, but I only show 5 on my homepage. Then imagine that I want to put the 18th at the first ...
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Display 2nd category, only once, as sub-heading, in the loop

I have a Custom Post Type ("Rental"). I am using the code from this article I found to display Rental custom posts on a page, with the Categories of a custom Taxonomy ("Region") as headings between ...
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get_next_posts_link() stops displaying at page 4

Please start by taking a look at this quick video: http://www.screenr.com/8vSH The problem: get_next_posts_link() disappears on page 4. That is, the "go to older posts" link disappears once I am in ...
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WordPress custom post type queries

I'm using custom post types and listing them in single-[customposttype].php?type=example <?php if (have_posts()) : while(have_posts()) : the_post();the_content(); endwhile; endif; ?> Now I ...
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Too many posts cause slow load when paginating

I have about 10k posts and I made a page that lists all posts but it is paginated every 54posts. It gives 131 queries in 6.730 seconds which is pretty slow to load. Is there a way to make it load ...
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Transfer taxonomy to custom field

I have a blog with movie critics and I'm using many taxonomies to add some informations about the movies, like director, actors or it's year. Using taxonomies is really useful to display all movies ...
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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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query_posts clarification needed

I understand for the most what query_posts does and how it works. I also know it's not good practice to use it. But I would like to know exactly what the "$posts" variable does in this setup: ...
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Why WP_Query('showposts=5') shows only 1 post?

I am trying to do a simple query to get the latest 5 posts into an unordered list, but this is only showing 1 result even though I have several posts. I even did an offset, but it shows the next post ...
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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 ...
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Query post order by post and desc not working

I have a query that displays post the order of the post 1 to 10 and front-end added: <?php print intval( $post->menu_order );?>º there shows 1º, 2º, 3º ... 10º must reverse the display but ...
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Optimising specific Query with ACF meta objects

Is there any way I can improve the following query without touching the server, as it's taking around 5-6 seconds to execute, the SQL is outputing as: SELECT wp_posts.* FROM wp_posts INNER JOIN ...
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Sort Posts by Multiple Meta Values

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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post by Category not working after setting 4 post per page

I am trying to show 4 posts on my homepage that is working fine but whenever i click on sidebar post categories it still shows the 4 post from homepage i.e the filter doesnot works and it shows 4 post ...
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Order posts by ACF checkbox

I would like to order the posts (archive.php) by listing the ones with the ACF checkbox "Premium" first, could someone please offer some advice?:) This is what I've tried so far: <?php echo ...
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display news with pictures 3 small and one large (loop)

I'm trying to put 4 news with pictures 3 small and one large, have gotten displaying them but the "large" is repeated with the last "small" <?php $b=1; $args = array( ...
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Query Posts with meta_query key in array

I am trying to query posts using meta_query to get a series of dates stored as an array in the key repeat_intervals. I am able to query the first date using the following: global $post; query_posts( ...
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How to create an attachments archive with working pagination?

This might sound like query_posts with pagination problem number 2103024 but I think this one might be special. My WordPress site is basically a huge database of car images. Each image should have ...
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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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How to use query_posts() with a date filter on a custom field?

I have defined a custom post type that uses a meta field to store dates. In my functions.php I have the following code which saves the start date. The format of the date that is sent in the startdate ...
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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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WP_Query condition affects posts_per_page count

I'm trying to create a new WP_Query that displays the last 5 posts from cat 1 that doesn't have a thumbnail. This actually works: <?php $the_query = new WP_Query( 'cat=1&posts_per_page=5' ); ...
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How to get posts published between a date and today?

Is it a way to get posts published between a date and today with query_posts() ? Example : All posts published since 2012-04-01 Thanks EDIT : How to add the filter date on this Query Posts ? ...
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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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List all posts in taxonomy term

I have a custom post type called anime and a taxonomy called series. If I view any post and that post belongs term Banana it should list all the posts in term Banana in a dropdown list. Here's the ...
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Auto create child post from custom field?

I have a custom post type that has 3 custom fields. If I create a post with data filled in those 3 custom fields I want it to auto create child posts for each custom field & using the data from ...
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query_posts different amount of posts per page

I have a posts_per_page query to paginate multiple post types, which works great! Now though, as it paginates it to show (in this case) 100 posts per page, I'm wondering if you can show 100 on page ...
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When should you use WP_Query vs query_posts() vs get_posts()?

It seems like half the tutorials in the Codex and around the blogosphere use query_posts() and half use WP_Query. What's the deal?
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Wrong post title displayed from loop

I'm building my own theme. I have a page set for my blog (with a template that I made) which I'd like to just display a few of my posts. It uses the following loop: <?php ...