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How to get the posts published in last two days using WP_Query?

I am trying to loop through all the post to get the top most shared posts on social network. I want to use the date_query parameter in the WP_query to get the posts of last two days , last 5 days, ...
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Automatically adding meta data to posts or multiple query help

I run an events company whose website uses a custom post type system for posts (blog), events and tickets all stored as CPT's in the DB. On the guestlist (which counts 'ticket' custom posts if the ...
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Should 'setup_postdata()' be reset with 'wp_reset_postdata()'?

Starting with an example makes more sense, so here's an example function: function seo_meta_tags() { global $post; if( is_singular() ) { setup_postdata( $post ); $...
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Perform query with meta_value date

I am trying to perform a query on a custom-type post using the value of a custom field. This field contains a string date: dd.mm.yyyy. The post type name is 'event' The custom field name is '...
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List the 5 most recent child pages

I created a hierarchical custom post type for a gallery. The parent pages are the galleries and the child pages are the albums. I want to display the most recent albums on my sidebar (so basically the ...
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Splitting the main query in multiple loops with query_posts and/or pre_get_posts?

I have a custom post type 'events', to which I have associated a custom taxonomy 'calendar'. The calendar has 12 fixed terms, for each month of the year ( 'august', 'october', 'november, etc.). I'm ...
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add spans and characters into paginate_links

I am using paginate_links on my custom page query. What I have already works sweet and this is the code I have so far... <?php global $wp_query; $big = 999999999; // need an unlikely ...
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get post id using the $query_vars variable

How can I get the ID of a post (or page) based on the $query_vars variable? I want to do something like $query_vars['post_id'] But I don't have a reference page that has the list of $query_vars ...
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orphaned taxonomy terms remove by sql query

I have 3 custom post types each of these CPT's have posts that are set to auto delete via a given time scale by cron jobs, thing is when they are deleted it leaves behind orphaned taxonomy terms in ...
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Most effective use of DB querys

I've got a custom database table with lots of data that I'd like to query several times from a custom template file I've built. Say the db table looks like this: id name city zip 23 ...
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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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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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Remove Unnecessary Mysql Query

my single posts is getting 31 query from mysql. I checked all queries. I saw this query. I am using last posts and categories widget. I think there query is unnecessary.How to remove theme Query: ...
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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 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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Plugin similar to Taxonomy Drill-Down for custom fields?

Is there a plugin available that does for custom fields what Scribu's excellent Taxonomy Drill-Down (formerly called Query Multiple Taxonomies) does for taxonomies?
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[Plugin: Posts 2 Posts] How does it work?

I recently discovered Scribu's Posts 2 Posts plugin, which seems to be exactly what I was looking for in order to connect pages and posts for a big editorial website. But I cannot get it to work, ...
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Taxonomy.php issue with search and filters [Solved]

I'm trying to create a custom taxonomy.php page where my users can refine search into that context. I've tried to create a kind of loop like: <?php if(!empty($_GET['ending'])) ...
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Filter Media Library by author or post_parent

I am trying to filter the Media Library so only media items that are uploaded by the current user OR children of the post being edited are visible. I've had no problem doing it if the conditions are ...
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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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Custom Post order for homepage

I would like to display a dropdown on the homepage which contains [most popular, most recent, trending] and when a user selects on of them the posts are page reloads and the posts are sorted in that ...
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Search custom post type by meta data

I have a custom post type 'Property' which my users need to be able to search by meta data. I have 3 search functions - 2 on the frontend 1 in the admin area - 2 of which are running as expected and ...
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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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How to implement time filter to show random post 1 month for one category and 3 months for other categories

I started to work on one website after another developer and there is problem with his "popular widget" which is basically showing 3 random posts from category. There is some Switch statement which is ...
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Grouping related postmeta data via SQL query

I am using someone else's WP plugin which stores lots of related data in wp_postmeta using an "artificial key". So effectively we hijack wp_postmeta to create a nested relational database. So one row ...
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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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Sort posts based on multiple custom fields

I have a three custom fields Meta Key → YOUR_PREFIX_newcar_body_type Meta Key → YOUR_PREFIX_newcar_transmission_type Meta Key → YOUR_PREFIX_newcar_variant and I have to sort posts ...
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Wordpress query by category, sorted by custom field

I have three custom fields set for each of the posts in the events category — year, month, and day. I am already querying for the events category, and now I'd like to sort the posts by the custom ...
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How can I get all posts data from within a paginated search result?

Let's say I'm doing a search on my site, and get 50 posts as a result. The pagination is set to 10 posts per page, so I have 5 pages of results. When I'm on the first page of results, if I inspect ...
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Query & Sort Comments by custom comment meta

I added a basic "favorite/recommend" functionality for posts and comments to a wordpress site I'm working on. I'm storing the total numbers of comment "likes" in a custom comment meta field (...
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mysql query paging

Hi I have made an sql query that gets several posts according the parameters that i've selected. I'm showing these posts but the inner paging within wordpress doesnt do anything. It shows me that ...
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my function doesn't return my post from today

I'm using gravity form to create some custom post type - as events. Everything is working great, There is some date field to setup the event from x to y date. ALl of this working great. However, I ...
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WPDB Multiple site's posts and get featured images

I am using the code below to query 5 Wordpress sites for their posts, merging them into an array, sorting the array by date, and then displaying them: //SITE 1 $mydb = new wpdb('xxxx','xxxx','xxxx','...
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Conditional to modify query results

I'll admit, I'm not a PHP expert, nor am I familiar with all of the WordPress functions and hooks. I've been stuck on an issue, searching for help without much success, and I was hoping that someone ...
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How to do a query on custom taxonomies that is uncategorised?

I have a custom taxonomy and I wish to do a query for all custom posts who has no value assigned for that taxonomy (i.e. uncategorised). This is what I have so far: $uncatQuery = new WP_Query( ...
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Page navigation doesn't show when query category

Problem: when I do www.example.com?cat=4 or choose category through custom menu or from category widget it shows only first page without navigation at the bottom, where it supposed to be. It's the ...
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Show All Posts Insert Edit Link

When I click to insert/edit link in the tinyMCE rich editor for a post, then click "Or link to existing content", it shows only posts that are live and published. Is there a way to get the list that ...
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How do I query for a post by custom field?

I have a custom field called "song-id" and I'd like to lookup a post by a song-id value. Can someone give me the code snippet for it? (bonus: also looking for a code to use the permalink in the post ...
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Get category slug and display it on a query_post

I just read "How to create option page for wordpress theme" in wp.tutsplus.com - I have a problem with getting categories . there is two parts to my question - Part A - Get category slug and ...
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Next & Previous (Pagination in this case) Not Appearing

I am using a custom page template for my portfolio. The code is calling the correct number of posts per page but for some reason the pagination links won't show up :-S My query <?php $loop =...
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How to tell if $query_var isset?

I tired to use isset($queryvar) but that didnt work, so I implemented my own function qv_isset, but it runs into a problem when $ch is set to 0. $cls = get_query_var('cls'); $ch = get_query_var('ch');...
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Export wordpress table to excel

I have created PHP scripts before to export a database table to .xls format like this: $select = "SELECT * FROM tracking"; $export = mysql_query ( $select ) or die ( "Sql error : " . mysql_error( ) )...
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Custom Post Types, Page Templates and Pagination. Why do I get a 404 Error?

I have spent hours today on a maddening issue I was having with displaying a custom post type. Everything displayed beautifully, except the pagination simply would not work properly. I have a page-...
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Get the ID of the latest post

Been all over looking for the best way to do this. I want to get the ID of the latest post of a certain post_type. How can I do this in the cheapest way possible (by cheapest I mean using the least ...
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Is there a conditional tag for latest post or do i need a query?

I need to display an avatar in the post info position which i have written the code for but i only want to display it on the most recent post on the home page and not a specific post as this will ...
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Delete post revisions on post publish

Is it possible to delete post/page revisions from the database when a post/page is published? 11/05/12 Answer: See the plugin below by bueltge I want to do this on a site with 5,000 posts and 125,...
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Show only oldest post by author

I am working with a heavily customized install of WP. I've set up a specific post type, taxonomy, and roles that gets to use just that post type. Ideally, I'd like to restrict members of that role ...
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Display page content AFTER a loop of posts

This is probably easy once you know but I'm having trouble getting the static page content to appear AFTER a list of posts. I'm using a named page template which displays posts as a slider and I want ...
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Adding Variables to post query

How do I add custom variables to the wordpress query without having to hit the database twice. In the example below I want to add some meta filters. All this code works fine but I have been running ...
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Limit number of pages in pagination

I have more then 500 posts and I want to limit only 100 posts with pagination. So, 10 pages with 10 posts in each. Here is my code. $paged = get_query_var( 'paged' ) ? get_query_var( 'paged' ) : 1; $...