A generic term referring to the process of retrieving information from a database.

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restrict_manage_posts not working in 3.3.1

I have noticed my custom taxonomy filters no longer work in the 3.3.1 admin as per these methods: Adding a Taxonomy Filter to Admin List for a Custom Post Type? I also discovered that to filter a ...
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Meta Query with AND & OR?

I'm trying to do some filtering for some posts in WP_Query, but I can't seem to get the right condition. Basically what I wanna do, is get posts that have the custom field event_data (sorted by this ...
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order by numeric value for meta value

I have read countless posts on ordering data by numeric value ( as opposed to string - it i have a numeric meta value and it gets ordered like this 1 11 12 2 233 etc as opposed to the way i want it I ...
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When/why does '$query->get( 'tax_query' );' return empty?

First the code: function itsme_better_editions( $query ) { if ( $query->is_category() && $query->is_main_query() ) { $query->set( 'post_type', array( 'post' ) ); ...
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Adding posts of custom type into the main feed

I'm having some trouble with a subject that seems to be pretty basic, so I'm starting to feel (a little, only a little) dumb :-) Here's the thing: I want my main feed to include the posts and other ...
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query multiple taxonomy and show post count

I have custom post type 'Product', and 2 custom taxonomies 'category' and 'product status'. What i am trying to do is list categories in page template and show how many total products in category ...
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Search and replace text across all posts

I had used the ZD Video Plugin for WP a long time, and now, since my move to WP 3.0.2, it doesn't work anymore. To embed a YouTube video using the plugin, I would just write ...
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Is there any need to use both wp_reset_postdata and wp_reset_query together?

Is there any need to use both wp_reset_postdata() and wp_reset_query() together? Is it a case that I would pick one of the two functions; is there any point in doing this after a query : ...
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Query from a different database than the default

I'm making a layout for a wordpress page. The layout needs to connect to a second database (both databases are in the same domain). But the problem is, when i execute just the file it works. But ...
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How do I search inside specific taxonomies in Wordpress

I am trying to search for posts in specific taxonomies but any time I search, I get results from all the other pages instead of Wordpress searching within the selected category in the taxonomy. I ...
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How to query categories with Advanced Custom Fields?

I'm currently using Advanced Custom Fields and I was wondering if anyone know how to filter categories by custom fields? I have a custom field in my categories using the checkboxes field. I want to ...
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SQL to update custom post taxonomies

I have a custom post "review". It uses the same categories and tags from default posts, so they share "category" and "tag" taxonomies. But later I changed the "review" register to have their own ...
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Include both default and Custom Post Type in query modified inside pre_get_posts

I want to include custom post type in the author arhive page. I tried the method discussed in this post: Including post_type = 'wiki' in author archives add_action( 'pre_get_posts', ...
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Run again current query via ajax but changing a var

I have custom query which is $query. The input is based on form input. The query has already run on a page, but after that I'd like to run it again without a page reload, so with AJAX (when the users ...
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pagination in author.php template returns 404 error

Hi to the community!!! I need some help with pagination in author.php template. I have pagination working in all my loops except in authors.php that i get a 404 error. In my settings/reading i have ...
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Display Post by taxonomy and taxonomy child

This is a follow up to Display Post by taxonomy and taxonomy child if exist I need to display a list of Accomodation, first by Type of Accomodation, then by Regions. I have a post-type, called ...
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Custom Permalinks Break Search Pagination

So I'm having a weird issue that I've never seen. I have a search.php set up like this: $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; query_posts($query_string . '&paged=' . ...
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How to display Section for certain time

i am building a News site. I want to display 1 featured post from "prime" category for only few hours. after it should be expired or disappeared from the section. please have a look here u can see ...
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How to search display_name column when using WP_User_Query

I'm using WP_User_Query to bring back a list of users. According to this article, I can focus the query on particular columns (I'm assuming in the wp_users table) using the search_columns param. My ...
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Multipart/formatted MySQL query problem

I'm creating a plugin and I want to automate the creation of a MySQL Trigger on a table. The problem seems to be that $wpdb->query doesn't appear to accept either multipart statements and/or formatted ...
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Transient not working for custom loops

I'm working at a WordPress theme. Since I need to display featured posts, related posts, some widgets with recent posts and so on, I need to use multiple custom loops. Because of this, the number of ...
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Custom Post Type order by modified date and custom meta field issue

I'm creating a plugin with some kind of offers that users can publish. User, in his custom administration panel, can managed his own offers. Offers are free and premium. If offer is premium it take ...
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Query set using tax_query with relation 'OR' modifies category object?

(Update: Please see the edits far below.) The code: function itsme_better_editions( $query ) { if ( $query->is_category() && $query->is_main_query() ) { $query->set( ...
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Save default value for empty or missing post meta

I am using WordPress and I am using a custom field that has the name ecpt_carprice for each post I am publishing, the field is saved in wp_postmeta the same as the attached image: Some of my cars ...
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How navigation works in custom loop within shortcode?

I am using a shortcode to display a custom query. The shortcode is use in page. Everything is fine, only the navigation that I can't get it working correctly. Here is the function that I use to ...
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Query string parameters from custom fields, inconsistent results

I've got a custom post type called course. Within a course post, I have a number of custom fields, specifically (all AFC select dropdowns): course_or_project, time_to_complete_project, ...
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post loop causes wp_users and wp_usermeta DB queries for each users

Continuing my previous question: My post loop produces 2 queries per post: SELECT * FROM wp_users WHERE ID = '53' require('wp-blog-header.php'), require_once('wp-includes/template-loader.php'), ...
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How to query all posts of a specific category, and any other category combination

Basically, I'm looking to query all post of category 'news', and any combination of other categories to display as Related News on single content type pages. So, if someone writes a post, and ...
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add_query_arg() XSS Vulnerability

I've created a personal plugin and now I'm worried about this vulnerability: https://blog.sucuri.net/2015/04/security-advisory-xss-vulnerability-affecting-multiple-wordpress-plugins.html This is how ...
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Which custom query am I in and how can I access its properties & methods?

Sometimes there's no way around creating a custom query, but when I do and then loop through it, I often want to use get_template_part() within the custom query loop to pull in a template I already ...
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I have over 4000 posts, will querying some of them cause performance issues?

I am wondering if querying posts like this: <?php $args = array('numberposts' => 19, 'orderby' => 'rand' ); $posts = get_posts( $args ); foreach($posts as $post) { ...
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How to delete a transient on post/page publish?

I have a transient set for a custom query. It expires in 30 days. But I also need it to expire once a new post/page is published. So that the new published post/page is available in that custom query. ...
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Only display a certain number of posts, dependent on how many posts there are available in a query

I am trying to write some code for a slider of posts, at the moment my code involves two WP_Querys, one inside the other, but I can't help feeling there may be a more efficient way of doing what I'm ...
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is_archive() doesn't work on public query var archive pages?

Public query vars are those available and usable via a direct URL query. E.g. example.net/?category_name=tech&tag=gadgets But doesn't example.net/?category_name=tech&tag=gadgets show ...
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Transient pagination not working properly

So I wrote the following to create a transient: $wp_object_i_created = new WP_Query('cat=1'); set_transient('category_one_posts', $wp_object_i_created, 60*60*1); Ok so then I decided "Ya know lets ...
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$query->query_var['post_type'] not set for pages

Bulding off of this response from @kaiser about being able to filter by post types on a search page, I wanted to be able to automatically add-in all of the public post types available. So, after some ...
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Count user posts by user ID, Post type and Post status

What I am trying to do is modification of this function on codex http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/count_user_posts Check the title adding post type support bottom of the page. The ...
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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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Can't pass table to $wpdb->prepare

I'm having trouble passing a table variable to $wpdb->prepare(); Here is functioning code: $table = $wpdb->get_blog_prefix( $blog_id ) . 'my_table'; $voters = ...
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Looping Through Custom Tax Terms and Displaying All Posts For Each

I'm using the following code to attempt to loop through each of the terms within my custom taxonomy category-film and then output the term name as a heading together with displaying all the custom ...
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How to get user by display_name with WP_User_Query

I'm using WP_User_Query to get user by display_name and other columns such as: user_login, user_nicename. Here is the code: $my_users = new WP_User_Query( array( 'role' ...
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Empty tax_query array returns an empty array

I would like to return all posts when the tax_query['terms'] is empty. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'product', 'posts_per_page' => 15, 'paged' => $paged, ...
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When add_query_arg() is necessary?

considering this code, both solutions seems to work fine. What I don't get is, is there any difference between the two solutions? general_plugin.php function add_custom_query_var( $vars ){ $vars[] ...
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Finding the next 5 posts

On my single.php where I am calling my post I am wanting to run a query where I can catch the next 5 posts (chronologically). I know how to do everything except figure out a way to specify the 5 ...
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How to sort results from a custom database table

I've created a custom WordPress database table which I'm using to store 'likes'. The columns I have are: id post_id user_id I'm now trying to get an array of post IDs that a particular user has ...
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How to print the output of the get_num_queries function from frontend to backend?

I'm trying to develop a simple plugin and figure out how to display the number of queries executed in frontend, to an admin page (plugin options page), using get_num_queries() function. I've added ...
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Run search query again without pagination gives no results?

Update: This question isn't really relevant anymore. I switched some code, so now the filtering works. Looks like the query wasn't working, because I triggered the indexTaxonomyCounts function from ...
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How to display lastest post date in the homepage?

I'm looking forward to display, somewhere in the homepage of a WP site, a legend saying: Last updated: XX/XX by grabbing the date from the most recent post, but not showing any of its content, ...
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date_query seems to be ignored by wp_query

I'm altering my main wp_query in a pre_get_posts filter in order to improve my site search capabilities. I've successfully achieved searching in taxonomies, but I fail when it comes to the post date ...
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How to display posts from specific category using get_option function?

I try to display posts from specific category only in a author page, using get_option function like in the code below but it does not work: <?php query_posts('cat='.get_option('admin_cat')); ?> ...