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

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Using taxonomies to filter content

I have a wordpress install with ALOT of pages. These all have specific terms, from a custom taxonomy attached to them. Is it possible to have a <form> send a query with multiple terms ...
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Run query once inside a loop

I am trying to prevent to much queries inside a plugin one of my plugins. I have a query inside a function which will output a complete block with some layout elements and an input element which will ...
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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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Change media attachment author via mysql query

How does one bulk change the media attachment author via an sql query? I have hundreds of media attachments that need to be moved to another author so the original author can be deleted; but that ...
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Automatically adding meta data to posts or multiple query help

I run an events company whose website uses a custom post type system for posts (blog), events and tickets all stored as CPT's in the DB. On the guestlist (which counts 'ticket' custom posts if the ...
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Query to view scheduled or draft post

I have created a mailer template for my my single post. I can view the mailer version of my post using a url variable ?mailer I've configured the above using the code below within my single.php... ...
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Declaring a var, placing it in a query and using the output of the query?

So i'm wondering if it's possible to declare a variable that you'd place in a query to then use it in a update_post_meta function? This is how I tried to do it. First off I made a connection to ...
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wordpress page filter problems

Hello I been working on post type filter so I can filter my content for taxonomies type but for what ever reason I can never get it to filter when I click filter public function product_filters( ...
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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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Best way to execute custom page-specific mysql queries

I would like to query a secondary mysql database (not the Wordpress mysql database) with page-specific queries. I've seen many answers / tutorials on setting up a secondary mysql database, like: ...
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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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About WP's save_post action

Quick question, in API's some times save_post is used(most of the time actually). Is save_post the equivalent of the query action INSERT INTO whereas save_post saves metadata and forces Wordpress to ...
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Query posts from a specific category and selected tag

I am trying to have a page (tag page) with this conditions: query posts from a specific category (for example : products) show only the posts with a selected tag (the tag is variable) not all the ...
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How to SQL query posts IDs by categories AND authors?

I am making a custom WP_Query and I need to come up with a SQL query that gets the posts IDs from X categories and Y authors. Then merge those IDs and put them in an array. I only need to figure out ...
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Wordpress and a secondary database?

I have to achieve something on which I don't know how to approach it. Base of the issue: There's a bunch of data in another DB that I have to import into WP which so far wasn't possible due to them ...
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Custom types, taxonomies and query optimization

I'm doing a re-design and re-coding of a fairly large Wordpress website. As part of it we're adding some different post types representing various data types (website will have additional data-driven ...
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Include both default and Custom Post Type in query modified inside pre_get_posts

I want to include custom post type in the author arhive page. I tried the method discussed in this post: Including post_type = 'wiki' in author archives add_action( 'pre_get_posts', ...
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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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Minimize database queries to user tables?

I'm trying to come up with a strategic way to collect large amounts of usermeta data (and output to the screen) while keeping database queries low. Some pages, like the home page, single pages, and ...
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Connecting to a 2nd DB gives me no results when querying

I'm trying to access a different DB on the same localhost as my wp db is and I did this like so: functions.php: add_action('init','my_new_db'); function my_new_db(){ $newdb = new wpdb( 'test', ...
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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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The page that displays Posts on homepage

I want to know the page responsible for displaying the blog posts in WordPress. Where I can probably expect to find the SQL query and post rendering so I can edit some stuff by myself.
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Advanced Custom Fields - Query Efficiency

For testing purposes I have edited page.php to have nothing other than: <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> <h1><?php the_title(); ?></h1> <?php $site_options = ...
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Continuous listing from a custom field

I have posts with custom fields called "cb_vote_nb_vote" which holds the vote count for every post, what I want to do is let's say posts under A category will be listed based on vote count, I do that ...
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Working with arrays/foreach statements - echo results? Addition operator w/foreach… multiplying?

I'm really struggling with this - I'm relatively new to PHP but I'm trying make this code that I've pulled together output a list of chapters sorted by user pageviews based on a user_meta field called ...
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Undefined variable: row?

I'm trying to select the post_title from wp_posts with a query which I did using this method: global $wpdb; $test = $wpdb->get_var( $wpdb->prepare(" SELECT post_title FROM ...
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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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Proper way to trigger a MySQL query via link in a plugin

I am trying to develop a module in my WordPress plugin that will delete an entry from the database. The only issue is related to the trigger action. I've tried to send my users directly to the page ...
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WP MS: How to query over the network

I have a WP 3.8.1 Multisite installation with 3 blogs, they're all in one db, prefixed wp_, wp_2_ and wp_3_. In a template in wp_ I try to to display all posts from wp_, wp_2_ and wp_3_ which have a ...
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How to echo excerpts with wp_list_pages?

I've tried to echo excerpts in wp_list_pages with the code below. It works, but only for one of the child pages. How would I echo the excerpt and title for each child page? <?php $children = ...
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How to show more than 5 posts?

I am running code that shows child categories, and all posts in the child categories. But if there are more than 5 posts in a category, only the 5 newest are shown. How can I show all, or at least ...
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How can I display a specific user's first published post?

I'm looking for a way to display a user's first published post using their unique ID. I have a function that calls a list of specific users using their IDs, and would like to display the date the ...
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Query custom post type by date field only working when two posts match the query

Hi I am trying to query a custom post by an advanced custom field that is a date field and this is how it is registered in a plugin that I have created to take care of all non-visual aspects of the ...
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insert query on a custom table using ajax with jQuery plugin Jeditable

I've read tons of post already but found no solution... I'm tryin to implement Jeditable functionality in a plugin with this code: jQuery(document).ready(function() { ...
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Update the values from specific custom fields for 70 pages

I have a wordpress site with more than 70 pages of different brand car offers. Each page has a custom field named Price with a numeric value. This is what I got so far: function ...
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Query Only Show Text on Posts With Certain Taxonomy Tag

I am trying to query in a post to show a fixed line of text at the end, so that if that post has a specific taxonomy tag applied to it (Special), then a line of text will show. I guess it's something ...
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$wpdb: how to use a query as a base for another query?

I've got this query: select p.ID, p.post_title, p.post_content, t.term_id, tt.taxonomy, t.name, t.slug, tt.count from bdu_posts p inner join bdu_term_relationships rel on p.ID = rel.object_id inner ...
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Query the database after get_header() has been included

I'm trying to create a custom template. Iv'e searched a lot but cannot find how to query the database once the get_header() is added to the page. What I am looking for is for PROPER ways to query ...
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Custom Same Page Search

I've added a custom form to one of my page templates. It submits to itself $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] in hopes I can grab the $_GET values and modify my query using pre_get_posts, but instead it goes to ...
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meta_query on a date range using an array of values

How can I do a query to return the post if the custom field array contains a date that is within the specified range? The query below is basically what I am after but it does not work... // the ...
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meta_query dates from an array

I have the below query which isn't returning anything. The query is meant to look for the date (2014-03-01) that is in the array, which it is. Any ideas? Or would I need to use a custom SQL query? ...
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How to perform a search inside a specific taxonomy category

My problem is this: I have 3 custom taxonomies, let's say 'author', 'title' and 'editor', each one applied to regular posts. Let's say I have post_1 that has in the 'author' field 'jorge borges' and ...
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Run search query again without pagination gives no results?

Update: This question isn't really relevant anymore. I switched some code, so now the filtering works. Looks like the query wasn't working, because I triggered the indexTaxonomyCounts function from ...
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Querying Advanced Custom Fields

I've been back and forth with this and not able to get my Advanced Custom Field query working. According to the documentation in the link above, this is what my array should look like: $args = ...
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Search custom post type by meta data

I have a custom post type 'Property' which my users need to be able to search by meta data. I have 3 search functions - 2 on the frontend 1 in the admin area - 2 of which are running as expected and ...
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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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404 for children in hierarchical custom post type

I've tried all the solutions I can find on this and I'm still stuck. This post has a good thorough approach to debugging, but it hasn't helped. Part of the issue may be because I'm trying to get the ...
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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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paged query leads to 404? [duplicate]

As soon as I click the "2" on my pagination links I get a 404-error. The url correctly changes to http://mysite.com/?paged=2 <?php /** * The loop that displays the posts. */ ?> <ul ...