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

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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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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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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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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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Custom WP_Query order by post_meta and (author) user_meta

I am having an issue that i couldn't find on google and elsewhere. To put problem in the context. I am making a wordpress site where user can put their tutor listing for giving a tutorials, and i am ...
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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 = ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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How to display all posts with today's same month and day only?

I'm trying to figure out how to do this. I have many posts. I want it so that when someone pulls up the site, the front page shows all the posts that were done on the same month and day -- but ...
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Select Multiple meta_value from WP DB; Single Query

I am trying to retrieve each user's first and last name, phone, email, and address from the usermeta table. I'm having trouble selecting multiple meta_values, each with its own meta_key, using a ...
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Inserting data into `post meta` table?

How would I be able to insert data into the post meta table? I know how querying and wpdb works but I have no idea how I can just insert it into the table. I have these two fields I want to insert ID ...
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Undefined WP_Query::has_posts()?

This must be wrong. I was testing something so I did: $queried_post = new WP_Query(array('posts_per_page' => 5, 'offset'=> 1, 'category' => 1)); var_dump($queried_post->has_posts()); ...
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Using $wpdb to query posts with meta value containing current post_id

I am trying to to use $wpdb to retrieve a list of posts from the Database where the meta_value in the wp_postmeta table contains the current post_ID in inverted commas. eg. "10" The inverted commas ...
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WP_Query ordered by custom field that is a date string?

Each of my posts have a single custom field that is a string of a date (not the date of the post). Instead of my theme's current query, which orders by published date, I want to order by this custom ...
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How to optimize my query filtering out unwanted data?

I use get_posts ($arg); to query the post table. Usually I need only three fields: post_title, ID and post_excerpt. But the data returned are many more, including post_content that is usually huge. I ...
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WP_Query Performance Issues with meta_query

I'm working on a custom template for a new theme that uses a WP_Query instance to select posts from 2 post types with 2 custom fields that are NOT empty. Depending on the section of the site, a ...
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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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How do I find if a page has a template?

So I'm doing a query like this: $the_query = new WP_Query( array( 'meta_key' => 'homepage', 'meta_value' => 'yes', 'post_type' => 'page', 'orderby' => 'modified', 'posts_per_page' ...
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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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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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What is considered a default query for the request filter?

As stated in one of the answers in this question and in the codex entry for the request filter, said filter gets called only in a default query, such as the main query used for a loop. My question ...
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How do I search events between two set dates inside WP?

I am building a WP site with an events feature. The events page was made with custom post types. I want to make it possible for people to search/ filter events by dates. For example, they can search ...
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Nginx rewrite rules

I am having some problems with the Nginx rewrite algorithm for WordPress. I am using this for the rewrite and it works good; server_name www.domain.com domain.com; if ($host != ...
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$wpdb doesn't appear to work on page inside of a plugin

I have a plugin folder foobar. Inside this plugin I have a page called foobar.php. Inside this page I have global $wpdb; $orderby = (!empty($_REQUEST['orderby'])) ? $_REQUEST['orderby'] : ...