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Order by title - but now built in wordpress func, sort the_title

I've got a pretty simple WP installation, where I use qtranslate plugin to keep site in two languages. The problem is, I need to sort posts by title, and as probably you know (as you use qtranslate), ...
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Retrieve posts in custom post type and specific taxonomies

I'm struggling with what seems like should be so simple looking at the codex. I have a custom post type, let's call it 'portfolio'. A custom taxonomy for that, let's call it 'clients'. I can use ...
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Sort post by category using HTML Select tag

Good day wordpress dev. Just want to ask if it is possible to sort, filter or query post using HTML Select tag? This is the design I am trying to develop. ...
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How to query post ids liked by the Author

I'm using wti_like plugin and this is how i get the number(count) of post liked by the author // Get the author object $author = get_user_by( 'slug', get_query_var( 'author_name' ) ); // Get the ...
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Optimizing Query used for a Shortcode

So, I have this shortcode that produces a list of all published multisite and their pages. The network in question has about 50 sites in it. The problem is that loading the page I put the shortcode on ...
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Show a 404 error page if Public query variable's value doesn't exist?

Public query vars are those available and usable via a direct URL query. On my site, I've created some custom URLs with their own query variables like so: ...
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is_archive() doesn't work on public query var archive pages?

Public query vars are those available and usable via a direct URL query. E.g. example.net/?category_name=tech&tag=gadgets But doesn't example.net/?category_name=tech&tag=gadgets show ...
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How to display lastest post date in the homepage?

I'm looking forward to display, somewhere in the homepage of a WP site, a legend saying: Last updated: XX/XX by grabbing the date from the most recent post, but not showing any of its content, ...
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how to access the $query variable inside taxonomy-xxx.php template file?

In my custom template files, I create query in the following way: <?php $query = new WP_Query(array('post_type' => 'aya-bi-aya','author' => $current_user->ID,'paged' => $paged, ...
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Include one page/post into query which is already returning posts

I have my news query which is on my index file. I want to include a post into this query which is infact a page. Is there anyway to do this? <?php query_posts(array( 'posts_per_page' => ...
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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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Get wp_get_attachment_url outside of loop

I need to get the featured image outside the loop. This is so that I can have a different full-screen background image for each page, set by the featured image. After doing some research I was able ...
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I am officially missing something about transient posts

I have no issue creating transients. What I have an issue with is pagination - and I have made posts on it before and every one sates that the query must look like, for example: $queried_post ...
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Multilingual Wordpress page - using URL to determine language?

I want to create a webpage that supports more than one language, but I don't want to use a plugin for that if it's possible. I am already loading the theme translation depending on the URL; if ...
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Category slug in in loop always the same?

My post category structure is 3-level deep: Products Milk products Milk Chocolate Cheese I want to show all posts from "Milk products" and add appropriate category slug as class, for example ...
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How to store post rating system data post independent?

There's code below for simple post rating system (tutorial from this site TUTORIAL ) - it works fine but i need to change it a bit. Now where user votes, he is not able to vote again for same post for ...
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search meta field for a value in all posts

Hi I want to search meta field for a value in all posts. Code below shows what i want to accomplish (im wp and php beginner and cant manage to make it work by myself). If in meta field "voted_IP" ...
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How to fix pagination for custom loops?

I have added a custom/secondary query to a template file/custom page template; how can I make WordPress use my custom query for pagination, instead of using the main query loop's pagination? Addendum ...
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Select column name dynamically mySQL Query

$country="USA"; $dr=$wpdb->get_results("SELECT $country FROM wp_shipping WHERE ID=$ids"); I want the above query in WordPress file, where country name is given dynamically but I am not getting ...
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WP_Query by date not working? [duplicate]

I'm using a function that returns posts using shortcode. My 'featured posts' are to be any category with the highest comments and only for the week. I have looked over the documents and even did a ...
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Query pages based on tags

On a site that I'm working on I've added the ability to tag pages. These tags should then be used in a query to retrieve all associated pages of a tag. In my functions file - // Add tag support to ...
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Join two wp_query

So, i have custom posts with this settings: Example 1: have meta_key "price" Example 2: have meta_key "no_price" So, i want to list this posts ordered by "price". I just want to join these two wp ...
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Insert images into wordpress post with a query

I have a Wordpress installation with 2.000 posts. Also in a separate table of my database I have a set of image paths and the filenames of the images, each image is assigned to each post of my ...
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Querying Term Posts in Loop

I'm trying to show my CPT Category along with any posts associated with it below the title. I have the first loop fine: <?php $cats = get_categories(array('taxonomy' => 'custtax', 'orderby' ...
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Filter posts by author selected in page

I've inherited a Wordpress project, and my client has a new feature request. For a "portfolio" page template, they want to be able to select an author, which I want to add to the $args in my ...
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Meta Query for specific months

I have a custom field which stores a date in a timestamp. I want to run a query that display posts based on the month, for example all entries from March, the specific day or year doesn't matter. I'm ...
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if/else on custom query gives 200 OK when condition not met?

What? I am modifying my theme to show comments of a post on a separate page. How? Mostly based on this answer but with improved checks and code. So this is what my page-comments.php (kinda) looks ...
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Using Wordpress public query variables

Good morning. I am trying to query various Wordpress pages, using public query variables, for example http://dmkim1979.ru/?p=37 // single post http://dmkim1979.ru/?page_id=40 ...
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How can I get a list of comments by target

I've been looking at the classes WP_Comment_Query and WP_Meta_Query but to be honest, I can't figure out how to use them together. I want to query the database for comments where wp_posts::post_author ...
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date_query seems to be ignored by wp_query

I'm altering my main wp_query in a pre_get_posts filter in order to improve my site search capabilities. I've successfully achieved searching in taxonomies, but I fail when it comes to the post date ...
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Making certain categories of CPT not publicly queryable

I am developing a custom CMS for a client and one of the Custom Post Types is 'contact', these contacts are organized into categories by a custom taxonomy; my question is whether there is a way to set ...
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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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Exclude taxonomy term from all loops, but having it on widget

I have excluded a custom post type taxonomy term from all posts like this: add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'exclude_category_posts' ); function exclude_category_posts( $the_query ) { $taxquery = ...
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Select User by Joining Multiple Meta Value Results

( I would ask this in the general stack exchange forum but I think it is more relevant here. I'm intentionally using direct queries to the database here. ) I'm trying to select a group of users that ...
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How to rearrange a pool of posts joined using two queries?

I need to select posts for two different months (current, past). As far as i know, it is not possible to pass m date parameter as an array of integer instead of an integer, so I am performing two ...
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how to limit query_post to first page?

I have a custom post type called listings with different taxanomies, I am using this query to display first only my post that have the type taxonomy featured. This is the code that does that : ...
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How to go about combining dropdowns / filter queries?

I'm coming up short with my googling here. (As 'filter' in wordpress always turns up more content related info). Anyway, my situation is this: I have Categories, Tags, Authors and Archive dropdowns ...
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do_shortcode within post query

I am querying blog posts with a specific category (according to the template page slug, and want each post to output a slider, title and content. I'm using the wordpress plugin Anythingslider for ...
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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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Filter Posts by current Month

Ok, I have a client that wants to only display posts by the current month. I've tried a few different variations but none have worked. Here's where I'm at now. Any help is appreciated! ...
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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 ...
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Why does wordpress still strip my query var?

Im trying to pass a query var to a custom page template with pretty permalinks. So basically i have a page called "albums". And i want to pass a query var to that page called "type". So the ...
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Dynamically switch template on click

I have a custom post type setup with a couple custom fields. I am creating a page where I display all of the custom post types, except I want to have multiple views. See the examples below. One is a ...
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Random Category with Recent Post Title and Thumbnail

This code below works perfect to pull the title of five random categories, the issue is for each random category I want the latest post title and thumbnail but where and how do I add the post query? ...
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How to debug a blank page?

I'm not being able to load this page, although I can easily load all other posts that load the same custom post type template (please look for "// From now on, WP is throwing a blank page" on that ...
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Wordpress Query showing multiple titles

I have written a query to display in a jquery slider (nivo) however it appears that it is showing all the posts and not just one at a time This is my code: <div class="slider-wrapper ...
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Query Posts by date range with fixed beginning and end

I need to get posts from a certain timeframe. I am using the posts_where filter. I want to specify a beginning date and an end date. This is the function I use: function filter_where( $where = '' ) ...
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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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Wordpress Find Duplicate Post By Content

Is there any way to find similar/duplicate wordpress posts by post_content. I have tried "Find Duplicates" plugin but it takes a lot of time to search since I have more than 7000 posts in my ...
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custom query to get posts

I want to create custom links like mydomain.com/custom_page/cat=ABC&tag=XYZ So that when a user clicks on the link s/he can see all posts in the category 'ABC' having tag 'XYZ' For this I've ...