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Multiple Queries and Loops within CPT Archive

I have a Custom Post Type called 'properties', and have set up an Archive page to display posts within that category. Essentially, the Archive page needs to contain 3 different query types; the first ...
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why category__and and category__in wont work togather?

I am having an issue here. I want to get all the post that are related to the current post at the same time it will also have a common category term. for example: Post XYZ has categories car, Truck, ...
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Sort post by last commented

I tried this : <?php if ( have_posts() ) : query_posts(array('orderby_last_comment' => true)); ?> But it's not working
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How to insert a variable into a query parameter?

I need to put a variable into query parameter. I have this situation: $variable = get_field(loop_category); $catquery = new WP_Query( 'category_name=***VARIABLE-HERE***'); ...
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Get ID of child from child slug, while knowing parent ID

I have a hierarchy that I need to get data from. It's the child (by slug name) that I need to get while already having knowledge of the parents. Highest Known Parent Page (slug : 'parent') |_ Child 1 ...
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Wpdb generates too many queries

I googled for hours, then found some codes on stackexchange (http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/108279/108270) and created the codes below. I'm trying to get alphabetical A-Z posts lists (e.g. A B C ...
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Get blog id of subdirectory multisite blog from name - *outside* of wordpress request processing

I have a Zend Framework 1.11.1 MVC application that has Wordpress 3.7.1 installed as a subdirectory multisite network below its "public" directory. It uses must-use plugins to ensure that only ...
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How to return count of custom post type posts with a specific custom field value via $wpdb?

I am trying to get count of a custom post type with a specific custom field value from wpdb without doing a WP_Query or get_posts since I think it is more resource efficient and I need to return 10 ...
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How to reduce the number of queries?

I have meta key "Due" for posts....if a post has expired (past the current date or not equal to it) then it will not be displayed in the count. This is my code, which works perfectly. My only problem ...
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Unable to paginate a custom page query

I have this code on a page called Categories. <?php /* Template Name: Categories */ get_header(); ?> <section id="primary" class="content-area"> <main id="main" ...
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Taxonomy filter under Polylang

The filter code below is from Themeskingdom Exclusy theme. It makes a sql query for posts ids and then queries the taxonomy terms associated with those posts. I then uses isotope jquery plugin to ...
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Should 'setup_postdata()' be reset with 'wp_reset_postdata()'?

Starting with an example makes more sense, so here's an example function: function seo_meta_tags() { global $post; if( is_singular() ) { setup_postdata( $post ); ...
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Divide WP_Query posts by date & post type

I have a WP_Query that divides 2 Posts types by date but the functionality is not there. Currently it outputs the dates and posts on the same level like.. -Date -Post -Post -Date -Post -Post What I ...
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If Elseif Query

I'm trying to work this query - the first if clause works, and the else works, but the middle clause, elseif, doesn't work. <?php if(get_post_meta($post->ID, 'TourURL', true)) { ...
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example of build_query function?

I have this resource: (http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/build_query), but it does not give full example. I have this URL: mypage/?page_id=87 and this array: array('name' => 'me') ...
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Only display a certain number of posts, dependent on how many posts there are available in a query

I am trying to write some code for a slider of posts, at the moment my code involves two WP_Querys, one inside the other, but I can't help feeling there may be a more efficient way of doing what I'm ...
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How to display data from db in select list [closed]

I wonder what it's wrong in my code. I can't get all of data in column "adres". In result I only have the lest record. Thanks for help. global $wpdb; $result = $wpdb->get_results ("SELECT ...
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Query posts dynamic date range

So, I'm using the following to filter posts: $paged = is_front_page() ? get_query_var( 'page' ) : get_query_var( 'paged' ); $args['paged'] = $paged; ...
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Query child posts on parents single.php?

Is it possible to query the child posts of the single post your on? i.e you have a custom post type called apples. The parent page is... single-apple.php On that page query and display all its own ...
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Displaying popular posts

I wanted to write a query to display, 3-4 top popular post, in my sidebar with a small thumbnail size image of the post. I tried looking at archives widget, but it only displayed links. (thought, i ...
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Query Posts From Multiple Post Types

Is there an easier or more efficient way of querying posts from multiple post types by the date of which they were published? I read this question here: Using Query Posts With Multiple Post Types And ...
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Query custom post type by custom field

General Info I used the plugin WP Types (wp-types.com) to create a custom post type called "artist". In WP Types you can also set another post type as parent post type. This is not possible by ...
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get_var result empty for query of custom table in plugin admin

(There are a lot of related questions to this but none I can find with answers that have worked.) get_var returns empty when I query a custom table from a custom plugin for multisite. What am I ...
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Get a list of posts by specific category

I'm trying to build a search query in PHP in WordPress and I need to get all posts by a specific author in a specific category including drafts. For example, is it possible to do something like, ...
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List of child custom post types lists all custom post types

Several of my pages have some "posts" of custom post types as child posts. On these pages I want to list all of the child posts. Therefore I have this code: <?php $page_id = ...
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Is_single() conditional tag returns null in query

Trying to figure out why this won't work for me. I'm simply trying to run a loop of all posts and pages, and tag them as post and page in a array. But the is_single() conditional is not working, all ...
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is_category() in pre_get_posts strange error

I have a function that sets posts_per_page option depending on the category viewed. I discovered and error which I can't really understand: first this is how I get the error: function ...
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wordpress query - orderby child post date

I have support ticket system which i have built using wordpress. The basic functionality is that when a "ticket" is created, it creates a post. When an admin replies, it then add a child post to the ...
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Should $found_posts be returned as string in 'found_posts' filter hook?

In general a function that hooks into the found_posts filter looks like this: add_filter( 'found_posts', 'adjust_offset_pagination', 10, 2 ); function adjust_offset_pagination( $found_posts, $query ) ...
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Run again current query via ajax but changing a var

I have custom query which is $query. The input is based on form input. The query has already run on a page, but after that I'd like to run it again without a page reload, so with AJAX (when the users ...
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Exclude the first 'n' number of posts of a tag from home page?

Use case (example): Using a separate, custom query my website's home page shows 5 featured posts, tagged 'Highlights (highlights)', followed by the latest posts, from the main query. I don't want the ...
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Arrange Category post manually when displayed

Is there way to display the category post manually or in a specific order. Basically the post are arranged in alphabetical order. It is a clients request Here is the code for category post ...
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Using in 'category_name' in '$query->set();'?

Here's the function I have in my theme's functions.php: function better_editions( $query ) { // Categories act as 'Editions' on my site $get_edition = get_query_var( 'category_name' ); ...
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When/why does '$query->get( 'tax_query' );' return empty?

First the code: function itsme_better_editions( $query ) { if ( $query->is_category() && $query->is_main_query() ) { $query->set( 'post_type', array( 'post' ) ); ...
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Query set using tax_query with relation 'OR' modifies category object?

(Update: Please see the edits far below.) The code: function itsme_better_editions( $query ) { if ( $query->is_category() && $query->is_main_query() ) { $query->set( ...
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Sort posts by category name and title

Trying to figure out how I can output my posts based on category title (a–z) and secondly, the title of the posts within the category: A CATEGORY – A post beginning with a – Because I want to be ...
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Fatal error Call to a member function insert() on a non-object [closed]

I am running Custom Query on functions.php: function subscribers(){ if(isset($_POST["email"])){ $email = $_POST["email"]; echo $wpdb->insert($wpdb->easymail_subscribers, ...
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Add a class to a menu item depending on a body class

I need to have a class of current-menu-item added to a li with the id of #menu-item-127 if the body class is post-type-archive-team I can do this with jQuery - $(function(){ if ...
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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 ...