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

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Why the pre_get_posts hook can cause apache stopped working?

I'm having all my posts with a Custom Field named 'validity' where I'm assigning dates until the post is valid. My taxonomy archives are showing all the posts. Now I want to filter there, and exclude ...
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Is it possible to add query parameters on the archive page?

I have a custom post type (works), and an archive page (archive-works.php). I would like to hide the non-public posts from the archive page, so I added a custom meta box. I also modified the query to ...
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Custom search SQL Query to add custom field in result

I have to write my own MySQL query since I haven't found a good way to do it within wordpress functionality. I want the search query to search trough post_title / post_content & meta_key ...
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Modifying date filter on admin page for custom post type to link to custom field

Apologies if a similar question has already been asked, but I can't seem to find the exact functionality I am looking for. Basically I have a custom post type (sermons) which has 'recorded_date' as ...
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Temporarily storing main search result

I have several different post types and when someone searches, it lumps all the post types together and then I have a drop down select for the user to refine their search by the different post types ...
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Filter query posts by the count of metas for a meta key

I know it is possible to filter queries to order posts by the numeric value of a meta. For example, I store the number of total likes for a post in a single meta key : $query->set('...
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Include posts from feature category in pre_get_posts

I have two custom taxonomy 'cities-taxonomy' and 'userfeed-taxonomy' and I am excluding all the post which has these taxonomies assigned in my blog page using pre_get_post(); Here is my query ...
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pre_get_posts with get_posts

So in the template I've multiple featured posts and sliders and 2 default loops. I use get_posts for everything except default loops (obviously). Now the issue I'm having is excluding get_posts ...
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How to reset usual $query on search page to push custom $wpdb query there?

I, recently posted 2 questions (First, Second) with no answer. I found my solution for both of them. But now it's time to fine-tune things. If I can fine-tune here, I could answer both the questions. ...
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Why my query does not run with prepare

Hi Below is my query and it works with prepare keyword on the localhost but whenever I use prepare keyword with my queries on live server the data does not show up and as soon I remove prepare from ...
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How to pass menu slug as a variable to wp_nav_menu?

I need to show a menu depending on what user selects on Page Options. I take menu name from a user to a variable and now i need it to parse through wp_nav_menu. Im trying it like this but it doesn`t ...
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How to enqueue assets only on queried pages, excluding the page being queried?

How can I enqueue scripts and styles ONLY on admin pages that have a query attached to them? I have the code below which works, but it also enqueues on the native page of the query. I want to ...
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Multiple terms not working on taxonomy

I need multiple terms support my WordPress theme - $boards = get_user_meta($user_ID, '_Following Board ID'); $pboards = get_user_meta($user_ID, '_Board Parent ID'); $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ?...
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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 show only posts with images?

I want to hide posts without images on the front page, so I need get an array of ids of those posts. I know how hide posts on the home page by id, but I need to show only posts with images. This is ...
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query_posts that have custom taxonomy and limiting what shows based on the taxonomy

I have a custom post type, technologies, that has a custom taxonomy defined for it, importance. The idea is that a technology that has any significance will get importance tagged on it (featured is ...
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How to query the WordPress database to get posts of a certain custom post type, taxonomy and field?

I have a custom post type named store and I have a custom taxonomy city, I also have a meta box with a field that is stored with update_post_meta( $post_id, 'store_postal_code', $postal_code ); it ...
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Media Query - Display Upload Author & Get Uploaded Yo Post ID

Working on a project with a lot of galleries & "attachment" post type queries. It's all working great except I noticed in the Attachment Details box in the admin dashboard that Wordpress stores &...
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Ignore sticky posts if post is not in meta query

I have such a wp query args: $args = array( 'post_type'=> 'myposttype', 'posts_per_page' => 10, 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' => 'AND', array('key' => 'routeFrom','value'...
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Create a post builder skin in a plugin

Currently I'm working on a plugin that will display a grid based on post type with many settings to customize it. One of the settings will be to choose between different skins available to display ...
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Filtering custom posts by custom fields (ACF) [closed]

I'm working on a site with photo contests. Each contest has a lot of additional info, which I store in custom fields (thanks to Advanced Custom Fields). Now I want to search through contests filtering ...
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Search Functionality broken by the wp 4.2 update

I run a blog site with posts by authors, and I implemented a search that would return results if the search was like an author's name or the search term was contained in a story. I was functioning and ...
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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 title,...
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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 href="http://...
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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' => 'post_views_count',...
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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 class="sp-...