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

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When add_query_arg() is necessary?

considering this code, both solutions seems to work fine. What I don't get is, is there any difference between the two solutions? general_plugin.php function add_custom_query_var( $vars ){ $vars[] ...
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add_query_arg() XSS Vulnerability

I've created a personal plugin and now I'm worried about this vulnerability: https://blog.sucuri.net/2015/04/security-advisory-xss-vulnerability-affecting-multiple-wordpress-plugins.html This is how ...
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Looping through posts per category gives same posts for each category

For a specific section on my website I loop through some categories and get the three latest posts in that categorie and list them. Like so: <?php $categories = get_categories(array('exclude' ...
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Are database queries created using WordPress filters protected from SQL injection?

I'm using the WordPress 'posts_where' filter (https://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Filter_Reference/posts_where) to alter my queries as below: function filter_my_search($where=''){ ...
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Display list of most recent grandchild (third tier) pages

I currently have a piece of code I'm using to display a list of the three most recent 'special' custom post type posts which will display an image, title and content of these posts. I'm trying to ...
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Query for distance OR taxonomy term

I'm using a custom query to retrieve posts with geo-coordinates within 10 miles of user coordinates and order them by distance. The query works as intended without issue. However, my client now ...
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WP_Comment_Query pagination, delving into the unknown

I am aiming to pagination WP_Comment_Query(). It appears this is either taboo or there is no viable information about it online, not anything. Why? Is it possible? If so, how?
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Different values for get_author_posts_url and get_the_author (posts 2 posts)

Caveat- I'm not a programmer, I'm a designer that has taught myself basic php/wordpress theming. This is a very specific question, I realize, but I'm hoping the experts can help me find some ...
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How to convert query sql to shortcode in wordpress?

I want to make a shortcode like this [myshorcode:2:drinks], and query-wrangler I have managed to get the following query that shows me 2 products of a certain taxonomy PHP WP_Query: $query = array ( ...
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Issue attempting a wp_query_posts with tags

Having an issue trying to query the most recent posts using the tag, in this case, trending. I used the following code but I get no results. If I switch out 'tag' to 'post_type' it will work: ...
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Function returning queried meta value based on current post ID

I have written several queries which sums download counts grouped by the post they are associated with, and other relations. They work great for exporting to CSV and other uses outside of WordPress, ...
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Wordpress SQL injection

How to make below code safe from sql injection ... I am working in wordpress. global $wpdb; if($wpdb->insert( 'votes', array( 'votes' => ...
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Missing posts in a query

I've got this loop where I need to grab a custom post type, get a taxonom, then for each term in taxonomy I need to output all posts. They are all output in a gallery, where taxonomy term is the ...
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Wordpress loop not working on static front page

I have a static wordpress front page. I want the code that works on my regular blog template to work on the homepage too. Currently, it only shows one post. The code in the main index.php is this... ...
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get query() without post content?

Is there a way to get query with post information (thumbnails, id, etc.) but without the_content()? I already have plugin to show recent posts in sidebars at homepage and when it is for example 20 ...
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Strange problem with wp_get_attachment_image_src database (db) query count

I have a purchased theme that has a custom WordPress loop in it that looks for image attachments via wp_get_attachment_image_src. It does this by doing the following: $image = ...
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Get next and previous 3 posts in a term in single post page

I have a the following Custom post type: episode Custom taxonomy: series sub terms real deal -> season 1, season 2, season 3, etc. The terms are hierarchical, and the entire thing is ...
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The correct method to pass query vars in AJAX using ajaxurl

OK, I had no idea how to title this topic. I'm trying to override the default behavior with ajax. The problem here is not actually a problem, but a wish more. I have this url: <a ...
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Finding the next 5 posts

On my single.php where I am calling my post I am wanting to run a query where I can catch the next 5 posts (chronologically). I know how to do everything except figure out a way to specify the 5 ...
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Sort Wordpress Posts Meta value by Week not Day

Right now I have a metakey called 'epicredvote', it sorts my posts by this epicredvote number. It is doing it on a daily basis at the moment, so if I have 2 posts the post with the highest epicredvote ...
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meta query always fails even if data is correct

I've following query - $query = array( 'post_type' => 'accessory', 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'accessory-bike', ...
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list all categories that have a certain word in title

How to list all the categories that have a certain word in title - first word of the category? in category.php so, for example, if I am viewing the category "Green Apples Sells", it will list all the ...
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Include data from custom table in WP_Query

I'm building an Estate Agent website. They have a system where they add their available properties and sends them all to the main property portals. As part of this, the system also sends all the ...
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How can I display a number to represent the order of post?

I want to display the numerical number next to the_title of my WordPress posts. For example, I have 10 posts already: 001 - First Post 002 - Second Post ... 010 - So on... I have tried it with a a ...
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Adding Database Tables for Reviews functionality that incorporates Tags/Categories

I'm wanting to build onto to the Wordpress database in order to give myself the functionality to create/retrieve customer reviews based upon tags/categories. More specifically, the reviews are not ...
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Show popular post by category code

How do I show popular post by category code I have add code <?php $popularpost = new WP_Query( array( 'cat'=> 2, 'posts_per_page' => 1, 'meta_key' => ...
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How to query different categories on index?

I'm new to WP and I want to know how can I show latest posts on different categories separately in blog index ? one section for latest post on Fashion category, one on Health posts, etc. I know about ...
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How to query post into a complex slider

I'm trying to query post into a slider. Here is the HTML Markup for the slider. Each slide has slide and a relating thumbnail. <div id="example1" class="slider-pro"> <div ...
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Query post category & remove any post id

I have category_id=3 and have 10 post in category_id=3 with post_id= 1=>10 How to show list post category_id=3 with no post_id=1,3,5 value as query_posts('cat=3& -p=1,3,5 &showposts=30
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Which custom query am I in and how can I access its properties & methods?

Sometimes there's no way around creating a custom query, but when I do and then loop through it, I often want to use get_template_part() within the custom query loop to pull in a template I already ...
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WP_Query() with custom post type and taxonomy — get all terms?

I have the following custom post type: lesson custom Taxonomy: subject which contains terms like math, reading, etc.) I have configured my page so that the user may filter the results by ...
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Plugin will sort users by usermeta

As I refine my most popular plugin it will store a special number decoded from the user's birth date, which is an extended BuddyPress field in bp_xprofile_data. All users get a number between 1 and ...
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additional query string appended to the landing page which is causing a redirect

I run a website for the company i work for, and am a 'self' taught in the website world.. We have signed up with a company called Reach Local, and they are doing some marketing etc.. and they need to ...
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Display Users by usermeta using foreach loop with multiple relationships

I'm getting a real headache trying to sort this one out. Here's my problem: I'm working on a feature for a site that requires Users to be displayed according to their association with a common ...
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Sorting of coupons in the right way

I´m using custom post types on my site and i need to sort these coupons in this way: New Coupon ending TODAY --- New Coupon ending 05.03.2015 New Coupon ending 06.03.2015 New Coupon ending ...
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problem with sql query in wordpress plugin

I've got this and I dont know why its not working. It's not returning the ID from the first query so I can use it in the 2nd query. Nevermind the REFERER, its an external link it will refer from. ...
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Display most viewed post from last 30 days is not working correctly

I've try several different loop to display the most viewed post from the last 30 days . . However its just showing the post from 30 dasy ago . . not from the last 30 days . . not the most viewed . . ...
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Wordpress Insert not working with ajax

I am trying to enter insert data with form in wordpress and want to use ajax for that. Without ajax it works fine but when I use ajax pressing the submit button gives 0 in result and the data is not ...
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SQL query equivalent to WP User Query

I have the following WP user query code: //Get all users sorted by whatever $sorted_users = new WP_User_Query(array( 'orderby' => 'meta_value', 'meta_key' => 'satisfaction_rating', ...
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WP_User_Query orderby meta_val_num

I know that normal WP_Query's can have an "orderby" parameter of "meta_value_num", but when I try to user "orderby" => "meta_value_num" on a WP_User_Query, it doesn't seem to work. Anyway I can ...
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Query posts using meta_key

I am trying to rank results based on the value of a meta_key. This is my form <form action="<?php echo home_url('/');?>" method="get" data-javo-patch-form-for-result> <input ...
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show posts found in multiple categories via category_name query string?

I am attempting to allow visitors to filter posts in an archive to show posts that are found in two categories. The code is building the URL as follows: domain/?category_name=slug1+slug2 Previously, ...
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Ajax Form data is not posted back to the get_results()

I am trying to run a wordpress wpdb->get_results select query and I want to get the search criteria from a textbox. I want to do it form and with ajax without refreshing the page. No matter what I do ...
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Ajax Query returns zero

I am doing simple wordpress select query and want to do this with ajax jquery and do not want the page to refresh when I press search button and writing text in search textbox. As soon as I press ...
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Get all user meta by meta key instead of ID

I'm trying to compare user meta values to find highest and lowest values. I have a user meta value set up called "hourly_rate". I want to get the hourly rate for all users and then run PHP's min() and ...
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get_the_foo() in the loop - does it perform another query?

I'm unclear on the get_the_foo() style of functions, for example get_the_permalink(). My main question is: when this is performed in The Loop, is another SQL query executed (besides the original ...
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$wpdb->query can't insert data

I Write Code to Save data in the Wordpress database table (table name is wp_fafa) But Can't Save data in $qry = $wpdb->query( "INSERT INTO `wp_fafa` ...
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Using $wpdb (WPDB class) 'replace' with multiple WHERE criteria problem

I have two fields that are used to identify a particular row (acting as a composite key). If it does not exist, I wish to insert a new row. The REPLACE function ...
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Query posts if meta key starts with

I need to find posts with a meta key that starts with the current year + the current month (i.e. 201502), but the actual value could also contain any day within that month (i.e. 20150214). The ...
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Pagination not working in custom post page

I have this theme that I created which is a mix of code copied and mixed from different themes, and I have a custom post page in the theme where pagination isn't working for some reason. <div ...