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How to get link and title of next and previous post on single page

Guys How can I get the link and title of both next and previous post on the single page? Just like in the screenshot below. I try to use this but nothing shows up. $prev = get_previous_post(); ...
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Horizontally paginate through sets of blog posts?

I have my posts set up like this: I would like users to scroll through the posts using the left and right arrows. So when users click on the right arrow, for example, the next six posts would slide ...
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Some doubts about how the loop work (trying debugging it)

I am very new in WordPress development (and also in PHP development, I came from Java and C#). Today I have installed Aptana and configured XDebug to inspect what happens into the TwentyTwelve theme. ...
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Title outside of the loop in page template

I have a page template, with a very simple default query. The problem is that the title is outside of the loop, because of the layout. What do you think, is it problem? Or do you know an other way? ...
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Problem with correctly registering query variable

I have an admin page for my plugin, which lists records from database. I want to sort them under some conditions. To call different sorting options, I've decided to use query string. Step 1: At ...
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Cron Job to Delete over 30 days old post from post type

This is my first time creating a WP cron job and I would like to have someone else review it for mistakes. I wrote this cron job to delete temporary wishlists that are over 30 days old. The wishlists ...
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Filter Media Library by author or post_parent

I am trying to filter the Media Library so only media items that are uploaded by the current user OR children of the post being edited are visible. I've had no problem doing it if the conditions are ...
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post__in not working with pre_get_posts, but post__not_in does work

I have an action setup on pre_get_posts which I would like to use post__in on. I used the following code as a test: $query->set('post__not_in', array(74485,1528,71460)); This works, the total ...
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How to orderby meta_value_num with dollar ($) sign

The custom fields all have prices including $ signs, and a dot as separator. $theQuery = new WP_Query(array( 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'meta_key' => 'price', 'order' => ASC )); All ...
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how to insert missing tags into the posts through mySQL?

I am looking for a SQL query to insert a tag to multiple posts from a specific category. A pseudo query looks something like this: INSERT INTO POSTS VALUES TAG = "tagName" where Posts ...
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show all custom posts types in home page

Hi i am working on custom post types in wordpress presently we are using below code to display the custom posts, but the thing is the custom post types are keep on increasing, add_action( ...
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Apply ordering args to newly merged queried

I have two queries with arguments and then I merged them to form my new query - $wp_query. I would like to now apply arguments to the new query to show the merged pages/posts by meta_value_num. This ...
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How to organize a WP_Query's list of posts by category and display category title?

If I run a query with some args and get a list of posts, how can I organize the posts separated by category and display the title of each category? $array_out = array(); $args = array( 'orderby' ...
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Can I use multi (sub) levels of relation (AND | OR) on custom query?

I'm tryng to do the equivalent of: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'tax_query' => array( 'relation' => 'OR', array( 'relation' => 'AND', ...
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How many Wordpress SQL Queries per page?

I am on a shared hosting which has a limitation at MySQL queries per hour. My shows unable to connect to database because of this. Can anyone tell me how many queries are per page on a wordpress site ...
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Get a list of the last posts grouped by author and filtered by category

i need a list of the latest post published by various authors, but filtered by category, like for example the latest posts of author that write about music. i wrote this query and looks like working ...
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WordPress SQL query to tag all posts containing a specific word on title

Is there a way to bulk tag all posts which have for instance "bottle" in their titles? Thanks!
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Tax Query not working

I'm having some trouble with my tax query. Im getting some values by GET, but it seems my tax query refuses to work: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'imovel', ...
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Custom post type posts don't show in archive widget

I have a custom post type called 'Podcasts' but none of the posts are showing in the archive widget. Only the main query (blog posts) are being shown. I've tried adding this code below to include the ...
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SQL query for converting post meta image url to featured image

WordPress guru, we have a question: We work on a website, which was not updated a while. Most of time it have wordpress 3.2 installed. We've updated it to the latest wordpress version, but ...
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Match two taxonomies to display a specific content

I have a page divided in two bars. The left bar is a side menu, which shows contents for a specific country (ie: if I am in the Mexico page, there are options listing Cancun, Acapulco, Mexico ...
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The use of including upgrade.php when building custom queries

I started building a plugin in which I need to build some custom queries with wpdb object. It's the first time I use it. So I checked out how to use it. I watched some examples and there is something ...
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Query only the posts with a post format of “audio”

I'm trying to query only the posts that have a post format of audio. I'm pretty sure I'm doing this wrong. Can I get a little help? <?php get_header();?> <section id="content"> ...
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search.php is not generating the right results

I have a situation that didn't happen before. My search.php file didn't generate results, it just loop through all posts although the url is correct Domain_name/?s=key Here is the searchform.php ...
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Modify users.php query with multiple taxonomies

I've successfully created 3 taxonomies attached to the user object, using the registered_taxonomy and update_count functions of this code - ...
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mySQL queries are executed twice on wordpress website

I'm sorry for my english. I'm trying to add some functionalities at my Wordpress website and to do this i have added a function in my function.php theme. The idea is to save in a custom table some ...
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How do I get all results from my query

I have written some php code and using the class.pagination.php, am able to paginate it based on a max posts per page that I set inside my code. This works great. However, it is only returning 11 ...
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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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excludeCat function reverses order of blog posts

I'm using the code below to remove category #5377 from the query on the home page. However, this code is also reversing the order of blog posts for some reason. How can I alter this code to only ...
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Grab next post title in archive page

I am using a custom query on a page to display single posts from a specific category, one post per page. Here is my current query: $results = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'post', ...
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Sort order in get_posts [closed]

I've created a custom template for a client. This is going to be a multilingual site setup on a Multisite install. As you can see under each category letter, the posts start out in alphabetical order ...
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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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add_query_vars does not work

I have added this code in the TwentyFourteen theme's functions.php file. function add_query_vars($aVars) { $aVars[] = "msds_pif_cat"; return $aVars; } add_filter('query_vars', ...
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WP_User_Query with more than two custom meta values

I am trying to create a custom user query based on users' metadata. I have the following query created. $users = new WP_User_Query( array( 'search' => '*' . $search_name . '*', ...
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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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Query unique author ids with published post of type job

I'm trying to come up with a simple query to return an array of unique author IDs that have a post_status of 'publish' and a post_type of 'job'. I know I can query using: $args = array( 'post_type' ...
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Retrieve posts by term id custom query

i want to retrieve custom posts using using custom query . my taxonomy is recipe_tx and terms (Beef) , (Chicken) etc in it . i have tried using SELECT p.* FROM wp_posts p, wp_term_taxonomy tt, ...
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wpdb::prepare was called incorrectly

I have this code to remove orphaned posts after deleting custom post type. It works, but this code... global $wpdb; $wpdb->query( $wpdb->prepare( "DELETE a,b,c FROM wp_posts a ...
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How to filter the terms to a special custom taxonomy?

I do have a custom taxonomy called "countries". With the code below I get for each term (country) the number of its published posts in brackets, like the following: Canada (3) USA (5) Italy (2) ...
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How to uniquely identify queries?

Today I was thinking about how to differentiate queries, mainly to create an unique identifier. In the process I played around a bit, see below code. The main idea is to do it depending on the ...
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A Depth Like Parameter For “get_posts”

Wordpress has stumped me for the first time in a very long time. I am trying to limit the depth of a get_posts call in my template. I want to get children but limit it to a depth of only 3 as I am ...
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Slow query when joining wp_posts with a lookup-table?

I'm developing a map-based website and need to get posts associated with a place. Each place has a post in wp_posts and the other associated posts (images of each place etc) is associated with the ...
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Pulling values from a sepcific row in table

I'm trying to get the first and last name values for ONE person in a database where the meet certain conditions of being a team leader and having a specific project id. Because of this, it will always ...
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Need help setting up a search form for wordpress [duplicate]

I want to set up a search function as a widget in wordpress. This is the situation that I have. 1- I have 3 custom post types 1.a: Each post type has custom fields and taxonomies. I have regular ...
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How to get list of posts from permalinks?

I am using an API which tracks metrics on parts of my site. The only useful bit it saves though is the URL (permalink). What is the most efficient way to query up all the posts that match those ...
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Removing a post from the results of a WP Query

We have a complicated database query and we would like to exclude some posts. We've tried to do it with SQL, but it's really complicated. The simplest solution seems to loop through the results after ...
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Sorting posts according to view counts not working

I use the code snippet below to get views count of each post on my sidebar.php . everything works but the sorting does not. also it does not get 4 posts, it only shows 1 post although I've written ...
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Modify Search Query if original Query gave no results

I'm looking for a way to modify the search query if the performed query returned no results. Let's say I'm looking for "Opening times", so I go to this URL: http://mysite.com?s=Opening+times Now, ...
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How to manage a particular “order by” for get_search_query()?

How to manage in the search.php file the order of a posts search query managed with the following code <?php echo sprintf(__('%s Zoekresultaten voor ', 'website'), $wp_query->found_posts); echo ...
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Taxonomy archive template that shows posts from more than one taxonomy

I've had a fair amount of experience with WP, but this continues to make issues and could be on the brief for my next website. I'm looking for a "good" way to accomplish this task; the post screen ...