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

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Get Metakey value while saving post

I am trying to insert metakey value while saving or updating post but somehow it is not inserting metavalue to link column of my custom talbe called wp_banner_views function ...
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Most liked page not displaying posts

I was looking for a post rating system for a while, then I stumbled across a great tutorial: http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/how-to-create-a-simple-post-rating-system-with-wordpress-and-jquery/ I ...
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Use get_post_types to query only custom posts types

I need to query only custom posts types - that is all post types in my WP install excluding posts and pages. I have used get_post_types to build a string of all custom post types which I want to ...
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Sort query by author: 1 author, then others

I have a post type called 'article' and on the article archive page i'd like to show all the articles, sorted by author. function kia_adjust_the_query( $query ) { // change posts_per_page ...
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Help with MySQL to $WPDB query

Here's my issue. I have three tables I'd like to query - states, points, and state_points. States contains stateid, and name. Points: pointid, pointlat, pointlng. State_points: Stateid, Pointid. ...
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Append a value to a certain page's URL before page load

This particular website is using Tubepress to display a youtube video gallery. Now, Tubepress recommends that, to define which video goes to the front part of the gallery, we should append the id to ...
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Querying both pages and posts

I am building an "advent calendar" for a client and they are wanting a combination of specific pages and custom posts appearing on the front page, in a specific order. Things that need to be ...
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Exclude featured image and custom field from this get_attachment query

Is there a way I can exclude the post thumbnail AND a custom field with the value "_lm_comm_logo" from this query that pulls all of the images associated with a particular post? <?php $args = ...
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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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Custom Query num_rows returns wrong amount

So I have a custom query that fetches all posts in a given category. I am trying to get the number of rows returned but it is giving me the wrong number. Instead of 11, I am getting 14. Does anyone ...
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Is it possible to have pagination with an offset loop?

I am developing a blog page that requires 3 different post styles (Ie; one full page width with featured image and content, one full page width without featured image and the rest are half page width) ...
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query in category.php repeats itself

I'm need some help on my query. I'm building up a category page where on top a post need to show where custom field key 'uitleg' has value 'ja'. Per category there is only one post with that value. ...
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Using ajax with paging and a custom sub-query

I have a page that uses three queries to retrieve a variety of content. One of those queries grabs posts that are related to the topic of the page. Since these posts can be of all sorts and related ...
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Wordpress 3.2 query_posts and pagination, permalinks issue

My question is not new but it just does not work with all found solutions in my case. I am trying to display recent posts on single post using custom query_posts loop. The permalinks structure must ...
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How to limit search to first letter of title?

I was wondering if there was a way to make the search only look for the first letter in the posts title, basically let's say my search query is www.mysite.com/?s=q I'd like to get all posts that start ...
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only show container with next/prev links if they exist?

hey guys, i know there is something like if ( function_exists('') is it possible to use that with next_posts_link() and previous_posts_link(). The reason I'm asking that is that I have something ...
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mysql query two database tables, users and usermeta and sort by custom meta int value

I am trying to get an array of site users sorted by a custom meta value (an int). I can query the users just fine and get them back to use in a foreach. I currently have the query results come back ...
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Does meta_query work within get_posts array?

I can't seem to get this to work — I'm trying to show posts that have the meta 'featured_image' value set to anything. From what I can tell, it's set up correctly, but I'm in a little over my head. ...
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SQL query to select posts from multiple categories

I have built a query to select posts within a category. Works fine. But when I choose to add a secondary filter to exclude a category, the query return the same result set, as if the secondary ...
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Add Custom Post Type to Current Query

I'm trying to create a plugin which adds a new custom post type and it should be shown at the same locations as a normal post (front page, archives etc.). Is there any functions for me to retrieve ...
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No results found from a $wpdb->get_results() query when trying to join more than one meta key query

That title was a real mouthful. I have a custom post type called work with three custom taxonomies called work-client, work-type, and work-service. I'm using Advanced Custom Fields to make a nice ...
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Meta Query relation “AND” then set array accordingly

I have a search form on my home page that sets up the url query_string accordingly for the code below. When I use or I get results. However when I used "AND" for the relation I dont get any results ...
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WP_Query orderby and tax_query

My goal is to have custom posts type's posts (CPT for simplicity) from a custom taxonomy (CT for simplicity) let say CT Hometown with slug Nebraska to be listed grouped by another CT, let say ...
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How to get a query variable?

I have added a query variable with the following function: function add_my_query_var() { global $wp; $wp->add_query_var('myvar1'); } add_filter('init', 'add_my_query_var'); Now on a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get latest posts from each category in regular order

let's say I have a main query and it displays posts from Movies and Music categories. I want the query to show always 5 latest posts from Movies and 5 latest posts from Music category. When I create a ...
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Rewrite Rules returning wrong data

I have a custom post type called product. It is categorized with the two taxonomies product_category (which is superior) and product_group. I want the permalinks for single products to appear like: ...
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Order posts with a custom field but also without

I am querying and ordering posts with this code but my theme adds the custom field (cb_vote_nb_vote) only if someone clicks the "vote" button, since I am doing a listing, posts created without that ...
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MySql Query very slow

I have a problem with a query on my website. When I load the page it is incredibly slow and only after over 12 seconds the content starts showing. I have installed a debug plugin and found the query ...
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How can I setup a relationship using categories in WordPress?

I am trying to setup a relationship between a "People" post type and a "Work" post type. For example, I want to have a structure like this Person 1 - Work - Work 1 - Work 2 Person 2 - Work ...
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Get comment content by comment ID

So I've been trying for a hour or so now to list comment by it's ID. I've tried the get_comment($id, $output) function but it didn't work well, so I went back to whatever is shown below, but it just ...
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Query Wordpress database by registered date and role

I would like to get the display name and email address for all users who have registered to my multisite today with the role of subscriber. It needs to be an SQL query as it's used outside of the WP ...
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How to reduce the number of queries?

I have meta key "Due" for posts....if a post has expired (past the current date or not equal to it) then it will not be displayed in the count. This is my code, which works perfectly. My only problem ...
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wordpress query - orderby child post date

I have support ticket system which i have built using wordpress. The basic functionality is that when a "ticket" is created, it creates a post. When an admin replies, it then add a child post to the ...
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Exclude the first 'n' number of posts of a tag from home page?

Use case (example): Using a separate, custom query my website's home page shows 5 featured posts, tagged 'Highlights (highlights)', followed by the latest posts, from the main query. I don't want the ...
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Sticky post appears twice

I am trying to modify the number of posts_per_page in the loop. This way: function posts_per_page($query) { $query->query_vars['posts_per_page'] = 3; } add_filter('pre_get_posts', ...
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Attempt to improve WP search, can someone check my SQL query?

I'm stumped. I've done a bunch of work to filter what posts get pulled in a WP search and then even more work sorting those after they're pulled from the DB. My main problem now is getting results ...
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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 ...