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

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Create Pop-Up Box with Custom Field Content Inside the Loop

I tried this using ThickBox first, then tried using some code I had that worked on another website... Total failure. The Goal: I have a custom post type (product) with a ton of custom fields. I also ...
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Query unique author ids with published post of type job

I'm trying to come up with a simple query to return an array of unique author IDs that have a post_status of 'publish' and a post_type of 'job'. I know I can query using: $args = array( 'post_type' ...
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Retrieve posts by term id custom query

i want to retrieve custom posts using using custom query . my taxonomy is recipe_tx and terms (Beef) , (Chicken) etc in it . i have tried using SELECT p.* FROM wp_posts p, wp_term_taxonomy tt, ...
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wpdb::prepare was called incorrectly

I have this code to remove orphaned posts after deleting custom post type. It works, but this code... global $wpdb; $wpdb->query( $wpdb->prepare( "DELETE a,b,c FROM wp_posts a ...
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How to filter the terms to a special custom taxonomy?

I do have a custom taxonomy called "countries". With the code below I get for each term (country) the number of its published posts in brackets, like the following: Canada (3) USA (5) Italy (2) ...
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How to uniquely identify queries?

Today I was thinking about how to differentiate queries, mainly to create an unique identifier. In the process I played around a bit, see below code. The main idea is to do it depending on the ...
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A Depth Like Parameter For “get_posts”

Wordpress has stumped me for the first time in a very long time. I am trying to limit the depth of a get_posts call in my template. I want to get children but limit it to a depth of only 3 as I am ...
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Is MySQL query cache useful for WordPress?

Starting from MySQL 5.6, if you use InnoDB as the default engine, the query cache is now officially disabled. We've a quite moderate traffic WordPress site and experience a major downtime when we ...
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Slow query when joining wp_posts with a lookup-table?

I'm developing a map-based website and need to get posts associated with a place. Each place has a post in wp_posts and the other associated posts (images of each place etc) is associated with the ...
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Pulling values from a sepcific row in table

I'm trying to get the first and last name values for ONE person in a database where the meet certain conditions of being a team leader and having a specific project id. Because of this, it will always ...
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Need help setting up a search form for wordpress [duplicate]

I want to set up a search function as a widget in wordpress. This is the situation that I have. 1- I have 3 custom post types 1.a: Each post type has custom fields and taxonomies. I have regular ...
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Get the menu name or location of current menu item

I am having a hard time trying to get the name of the active menu and, apparently, I cannot find any solutions to this issue. Basically, I have several menus that follow this pattern: Menu Name ...
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Show posts with specific tag in a category page

I have a website which belongs to a magazine. I want do something like this: I want to create a link that refers to /category-slug/tag-slug. in that link, I want to show all posts with "specific tag" ...
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A pagination-sort-of-thing on single.php view for the custom post type

First, a quick demonstration of what I need to achieve: It would work similarly to <?php previous_post(); ?> and <?php next_post(); ?>, but also include an actual "reel" indexing all ...
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How to get list of posts from permalinks?

I am using an API which tracks metrics on parts of my site. The only useful bit it saves though is the URL (permalink). What is the most efficient way to query up all the posts that match those ...
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How to cancel a custom post type query based on existing cache file

Is there a proper way to greatly restrict the query (or remove it altogether) for a custom post type type-single.php file? Simply stated, for reasons of speed speed speed I've cached all relevant ...
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Removing a post from the results of a WP Query

We have a complicated database query and we would like to exclude some posts. We've tried to do it with SQL, but it's really complicated. The simplest solution seems to loop through the results after ...
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Sorting posts according to view counts not working

I use the code snippet below to get views count of each post on my sidebar.php . everything works but the sorting does not. also it does not get 4 posts, it only shows 1 post although I've written ...
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External json physician database to display results in WordPress

We're working on a physician network site in WordPress using the Divi template and we have most work completed. However, we've also been tasked to have a physician search that will bring up results ...
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Modify Search Query if original Query gave no results

I'm looking for a way to modify the search query if the performed query returned no results. Let's say I'm looking for "Opening times", so I go to this URL: http://mysite.com?s=Opening+times Now, ...
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How to manage a particular “order by” for get_search_query()?

How to manage in the search.php file the order of a posts search query managed with the following code <?php echo sprintf(__('%s Zoekresultaten voor ', 'website'), $wp_query->found_posts); echo ...
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Taxonomy archive template that shows posts from more than one taxonomy

I've had a fair amount of experience with WP, but this continues to make issues and could be on the brief for my next website. I'm looking for a "good" way to accomplish this task; the post screen ...
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How can I paginate this?

Been trying to use the pagination functions in wordpress with this code <?php $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $args = array( 'post_status' => 'pending', ...
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Custom taxonomy query showing more than 4 posts

I have a custom taxonomy query setup that shows posts from the same post type and share the same taxonomy term. The markup looks as follows: <?php $terms = wp_get_post_terms( ...
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query posts only works on the first page

I'm using Jetpack's infinite scroll function on the homepage and I only want to display posts from the category with ID 1. The problem is that my query works correctly only on the first page. On the ...
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Select two sums with single get_var statement

I am trying the following global $wpdb; $sum = $wpdb->get_var("select sum(first), sum(second) from table where id > 1"); I am unable to get the values from each request. I have tried ...
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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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Custom taxonomy - query returns an error

Web page in question: http://www.cambridgesca.org.uk/ExternalDirectory/searchdirectory/ Plug-in used: Search & Filter Frequencies is a custom taxonomy. Code, as follows, inserted at the end of ...
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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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Pagination not working with WP_Query (creates links but no page)

The following loop gets all posts within a relevant category. It does generate a pagination URL, but it does not take me there (it just redirects back to the homepage). Would anyone know why? $paged ...
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very slow wordpress query with default query

I had been asking questions about this issue but sadly not getting the help blog at this address : http://fixapk.com Currently, the blog includes approximately 560,000 apps ( 560,000 equivalent posts) ...
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How to get video url and poster url with query in wordpress 3.9.1

[video width="400" height="300" src="UrlVideo" poster="UrlPoster" preload="none"][/video] How to get UrlVideo and UrlPoster in loop query from content posts
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Custom SQL Query passing array to WHERE p.id

I need to pass an array of post ID's to a custom SQL query I am running on a certain page. The query looks like this: $querystr3 = "SELECT *, events_startdate.meta_value AS the_start, ...
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Slow meta_query with about 4 milion record on wp_postmeta

Although optimized wordpress all the way but still very slow as follows : I have converted from LONGTEXT meta_value field to TEXT Then create INDEX for this field ALTER TABLE wp_postmeta ADD INDEX ...
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List of Events with Multiple Dates: Only NEXT Date

I am currently developing a site http://madstheatre.com that will serve as a resource for Performance and Audition information in Madison, WI. A feature that is preventing me from starting to go ...
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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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Get thumbnail using wpdb from external wordpress database

I'm trying to get thumbnails from posts using a wpdb query where the wordpress database I'm querying is not the one from which the wpdb query is being called. That may be a little unclear, so here is ...
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Querying Posts by Taxonomy From Alternate Network Site

I have 5 Network sites in my WordPress multisite setup. One of which is the "primary website", which the rest of the other network sites will be retrieving data from. I am currently using ...
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get_post_meta with WP_query

I know this is a convoluted loop (inherited from someone else), and this must be pretty simple: the_permalink and the_title display OK, but why doesn't my post meta eventdatestart echo?. <?php ...
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Echo array value

I have following query to store data for last week entries in database: for ( $i; $i <= 7; $i++ ) { $val[$i]= $wpdb->get_results( "SELECT COUNT(`order_total`) AS 'Total' FROM vm_orders ...
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Filter post query to only show direct children of category

Google seems all purple on this subject, if you know what I mean. I've searched for this topic forever to find a solution. I want to build a finder/explorer feel to my categories, so when browsing to ...
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I am trying to hide a custom post type category to logged in users with Pre_Get_Posts

I have a custom post type in my theme called portfolio. It's categories are called project-categories. I am trying to exclude a project category for logged in users. I cannot get this to work at all. ...
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Check if values exists DB

I am getting nutts with this one. I want to check if the email introduced in the form already exists in the database before creating a new record. But for some reason the email is empty at search ...
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Trying to exclude posts from a category on the home page

I've tried the code below to grab the cat ID for one of my categories (watch-isatv) and exclude all of the posts in that category. However, the posts are not being excluded. What is wrong with the ...
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Sort loop with query in the link

I want to add some buttons that will sort the post by name asc/desc etc. I want to use query in the link like this http://domain.tld/?orderby=name&order=asc Is this safe to use? Are there ...
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Displaying Posts from Custom Post Types

I'm trying to display posts from regular and custom post types : <ul class="scroll"> <?php // the query $the_query = new WP_Query( 'cat=-4,-142,-143,-144' ); ?> <?php ...
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How Do I Delete WordPress Posts Older Than 400 Days, From A WordPress Category

I have tried the following phpMyAdmin query in an effort to delete all posts, from wordpress category 378, that are over 400 days old. delete a,b,c,d FROM wp_posts a LEFT JOIN wp_term_relationships b ...
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Problems With Query and/or Template Part and/or PHP

I'm trying to show only the last article. I made content-latestnews.php and it worked before meddling with queries. Template part was shown, but after I tryed to show the actual content it would show ...
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Pagination in custom loop for custom post type throwing 404 error

I searched around for similar problems but it did not worked for me, im a total beginner with WordPress. I made a custom query but the pagination throwing me 404 error Query $paged = ...
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How to add multiple values with add_query_arg?

Let's suppose I am on this url of my site http://demo.com/?cat=1+2+3 And now someone clicks on a link generated with add_query_arg(). How can I make this link go to http://demo.com/?cat=1+2+3+4 Im ...