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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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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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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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No increments in counter in wp-query [on hold]

I am trying to show related posts outside loop on a single custom post type post in an ordered list. I am using the below code but somehow it does not increment the numbers. <?php ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Advanced Custom Fields shows all posts

My ACF plugin shall only show posts with my organisation type = socialbusiness. Somehow it doesn't even care about my meta_query, it also doesn't care about the categories I selected (it shows "blog" ...
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Filter posts by multiple checkbox categories

I would like to set up a widget to filter my post by categories. Let's say, I do have two different categories, "Countries" and "length of stay" with sub categories. Here is an example of what I have: ...
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2 queries with counters

I have 2 loops on a page both containing a counter to implement slightly different code every 6 posts. For some reason though the second loop is implementing the different code sometimes after 4 items ...
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Query all post types but limit to parents

I'm building a site with several post types and am using a single index.php to query the archive for each one in turn. One of these post types is hierarchical and I'd like to just query the parent. I ...
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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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post_parent array doesn't work

I have a problem. I created a shortcode to show a galerie. I used query_posts to fetch all posts of a parent post and get the data from there: function galerie_baureihe() { $parent_id = ...
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Pagination on category.php and tag.php not working

i'm using a query-loop on my template pages like this: <?php $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $wp_query = new WP_Query(); ...
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List posts in alphabetical order

What I'm trying to achieve is to set the list shown in alphabetical order. Any thoughts on how i can successfully achieve this? I have pasted the snippet below for reference. <ul ...
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Improve or optimize a very slow query

I have a fairly large database - 113,299 rows in wp_posts and 216,0649 rows in wp_postmeta. There is one custom query that I run after a post is added or edited, which appears in MySQL's slow-log ...
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Exclude current post ID from loop in sidepbar.php

Currently all the below bit of code is doing is showing 3 random posts from the same category that the current page resides in. So if the current page falls in the artists category, for example, show ...
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Display posts of the last 7 days

I'm trying to display the 5 best rated posts of the last week (7 days) on my website, however I can't seem to figure out how to display them. Here's what I've achieved so far but it doesn't seem to ...