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

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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 ...
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How to set back query var author_name after unset it?

I am unsetting the query var author_name for querying posts in the author template page. I am using pre_get_posts to filter the main query. After the query is run, I need to set back the author_name ...
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How Do I Merge Categories With phpMyAdmin

I tried the following phpMyAdmin query to merge my category 112747 into my category 112748: UPDATE wp_term_relationships SET term_taxonomy_id = 112747 WHERE term_taxonomy_id = 112748; It did not ...
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Get IDs of posts currently visible on archive

This probably is a easy one for many. And also probably is already answered here, but I don't know how to search for it - so sorry I did search but not found anything. I like to get the contents of ...
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Delete duplicate rows from wordpress database where a column is duplicate in phpmyadmin

I have a wordpress table like so (phpmyadmin and MySQL) | id | meta_key | meta_value | +----+-----------+------------+ | 1 | import_id | abc | | 2 | import_id | abc | | 3 | ...
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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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Query by 2 values of a repeater ACF field

Let's say I have a custom post type called Film, with a repeater field called Showings, with fields start_datetime and discount. I need to make a query for those Films that have at least one showing ...
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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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How to display posts by vote count and if no value continue with latest posts with no votes?

Maybe someone can help me with this. I want to display posts by votes. Users can only vote up. So what I want is - the most voted posts by vote count on top and then latest posts with no votes. The ...
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Custom Search Query

I'd like to set up a custom search page that does the following: User checks off several items in a form that he'd like to see returned in his search (essentially choosing from a list of tags). ...
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Different Ways to Query Custom Post Types?

I'm using this code to use custom post types like regular post: add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'add_my_post_types_to_query' ); function add_my_post_types_to_query( $query ) { if ( is_home() && ...
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Query custom post type only if it contains another custom post type

I currently have a custom post type named "blog". On registration, every user gets automatically a post "blog" linked with their user ID. This custom post type queries another post type named ...
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Custom query AFTER rss fetch_feed not working

I'm trying to do a custom query after an rss fetch_feed but for some reason nothing shows up. The code I'm using to fetch the feed is: <?php // Get RSS Feed(s) include_once( ABSPATH . WPINC ...
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Order terms by count - missing terms

I have this problem: I'm using get_terms with ordering by count. And some terms are missing - I have no idea why, there is no exlude, or hide posts or anything like this. What is wrong? Here is the ...
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There is way to improve this query? wordpress get post data and some meta data

Suppose we have 2 blog with different database A and B. I want to get some post from Blog B to show them on Blog A. The problem comes when the posts have much metadata (custom field for example) that ...
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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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Echo post content from archive page

I am trying to pull the latest post content in a archive page into the meta description, this is what I got: <?php } elseif (is_tax()) { ?> <meta name="description" content="<?php ...
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Query posts by content lenght

I am using the code below to pull a random post of my site every 6 hour. if ( false === ( $social_trans_post_id = get_transient( '$social_trans_post_id' ) ) ) { $args = ...
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Pagination with $_POST and $_SESSION

I have a page on my site where in the left column is a set of checkboxes representing taxonomies and in the right column is a list of posts that fall into the selected taxonomies. The user is able to ...