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

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How to delete all posts, categories and tags from Wordpress database

I have WP website with over 40,000 posts. Now I'll like to delete all posts, categories and tags. So All content and related meta. All I want to keep is static files. Is there a easy way to do this ...
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Trying to put an array into 'post__in' => array() query not working

Slight problem, I have the following code: $purchaseprodid = $_GET['ids']; $args = array( 'post_type' => 'prizes', 'post__in' => array($purchaseprodid) ...
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How to get to a specific position in wp_query?

Background: I'm trying to display images in a slideshow, and I want to select those pictures randomly from the website's media. The image has a custom field in order to be selected for being the ...
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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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How to exclude custom fields from search queries?

I'm building a hotel search engine and I've first created a custom content type "hotel" with Types & Views Toolset. I'm using "Search everything" plugin to query custom fields and custom taxonomy ...
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Wordpress search query

I used code snippet, from the plugin http://wpadvancedsearch.com/, which works very well, but when I press a search button, it generates the following string in the URL: /?search_query=& and I ...
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Optimising specific Query with ACF meta objects

Is there any way I can improve the following query without touching the server, as it's taking around 5-6 seconds to execute, the SQL is outputing as: SELECT wp_posts.* FROM wp_posts INNER JOIN ...
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custom post types not appearing in Search multiple post types

I have a Search page where users can select to search for multiple post types: posts, pages, docs, newsletter. What is driving me nuts is that: a) Users can select posts/pages OR docs OR ...
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i'm trying to get all my media query attachments via ajax in wordpress

i'm trying to load all my media files via ajax: $.ajax({ url: '/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php', type: 'post', data: { 'action': 'query-attachments', 'post_id': 0, ...
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Display the latest post from some selected authors

I'm building a slider that will display the latest post of a few selected authors. So far, I've written this: <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' ...
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Advanced Custom Fields - Relationship post foreach query

I've created a post type, called Package (for news packages), and want to be able to link to specific blog posts and display them on the single-package.php page. I'm using ACF relationship fields, and ...
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How to detect if query is runned from widget?

I want to know if exists function that detect if some database query run from widget, for example from recent_posts widget or search_widget.
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Random Category with Recent Post Title and Thumbnail

This code below works perfect to pull the title of five random categories, the issue is for each random category I want the latest post title and thumbnail but where and how do I add the post query? ...
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Problem on wpdb queries, wp_insert_post, wp_insert_user etc. The query runs twice

Anyone encountered this issue? I have created a custom php script which adds a new post by using wp_insert_post() but everytime I run the code it creates a 2 new post where in it should be only be ...
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How do I get a nested query to only display content that the main query outputed

I have a CPT 'artists' and a CPT 'events' I want the 'artists' to query first based off the posts tag and then I want the 'events' to query events based off what 'artists' was queried. Heres what I ...
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get_posts showing only 5 posts. (nopaging and posts_per_page -1 not working)

I have this piece of code which works but it's showing only 5 posts (with custom taxonomy) where should be 7. If I hit the tag url, it shows the 7 registries, so the problem it's in this code and its ...
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Custom Post Type order by modified date and custom meta field issue

I'm creating a plugin with some kind of offers that users can publish. User, in his custom administration panel, can managed his own offers. Offers are free and premium. If offer is premium it take ...
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MYSQL sleep process for 20 seconds while site is “waiting for…”

I'm running WP 4.0.1 on an Ubuntu VM server. The server has no outside internet connection, so I have enabled define('WP_HTTP_BLOCK_EXTERNAL', true); in wp-config.php. When I click a link on the ...
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How to display all posts with today's same month and day only?

I'm trying to figure out how to do this. I have many posts. I want it so that when someone pulls up the site, the front page shows all the posts that were done on the same month and day -- but ...
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Sticky post appears twice

I am trying to modify the number of posts_per_page in the loop. This way: function posts_per_page($query) { $query->query_vars['posts_per_page'] = 3; } add_filter('pre_get_posts', ...
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Database connection question

I am new to WordPress and I wondered if it would be possible for me to develop my website using WordPress. I need to be able to implement a feature where users log in and a table is displayed ...
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How to List Events by Year and Month Using Advanced Custom Fields?

I have a custom post type "Kalender_item" with a custom Date Field (YYMMDD). I want to list all the posts on a page sorted by Year and Month. For example: November 2012 (all events that occure ...
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Retrieve and display data from custom db table in admin area?

So, i'm having a bit of an issue with a plugin i'm developing, I wonder if anyone can shed any light on the situation, as many, MANY searches have come back with zero help. :-/ Basically, my plugin ...
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How to query custom post type one after another

I am trying to query my custom post types. I can display both of them with this code: 'post_type'=> array('map','item') But I don't want them to mix. I want "map" to display before "item". ...
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Load more posts with multiple queries

I've been developing a theme which uses the load more ajax plugin, everything is setup and working great with the main query. But, once I setup a new query for popular posts, the load more posts ...
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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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What SQL Query to do a simple find and replace

Whenever I create a new website I first create a staging site on a subdomain like "stage.domain-name.com". After everything works correctly I export the database, open it in notepad++ and do a ...
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Get category slug and display it on a query_post

I just read "How to create option page for wordpress theme" in wp.tutsplus.com - I have a problem with getting categories . there is two parts to my question - Part A - Get category slug and ...
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Order posts by tags count?

I am trying to order posts by tag count. I want to order posts with no tags first and posts with highest count last. I tried and got posts with no tags only. $tags = get_tags(); $tag_ids = ...
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How to add posts to wp_query result?

I have 2 user groups: authors and clients Authors can publish posts and specify in metabox for wich client these post is ment for. Client can publish posts and view, edit posts, created by Authors ...
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How to retrieve attachments from child pages of a specific Page?

How would I retrieve attachments from all subpages of a specific Page ID? Example: SPECIFIC PAGE Child (with attachments) Child (with attachments) Child (with attachments) I'm currently ...
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How to get several fields from wp_query?

I'm going to get several fields from wp_query result. I know about wp_list_pluck() function, but it accepts only one field paramether. How to get several ones if I'd like to take several parameters ...
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Loads posts of different year via AJAX call

I need some advice with this one. I want to load posts of certain years depending what year the user clicks, to achieve this I have the following: <?php $args = array( 'post_type' ...
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Sorting posts alphabetical that have single digits

I have post titles that are like this: Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 6 Episode 10 Episode 14 I try to list posts alphabetically but it ends up showing like this: Episode 1 Episode 10 Episode 14 ...
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Custom MySQL Query for Post and Post Meta

I have a custom table called "tags" that contains a charity_id that is a reference to a post ID ... I need to query the "tags" table to grab this charity_id and then pull in the post title and a few ...
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What is the most efficient way of implementing a favorite post system?

I am going to implement a favorite post system so users can save their favorite posts for later reading. I want to know what is the best approach for doing it taking into considaration the ...
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Get the_field of Advanced Custom Fields in a custom query [closed]

I have a custom query to display content of a certain template: <?php $i = 0; $pages = get_pages(array( 'meta_key' => '_wp_page_template', 'meta_value' => 'sale.php' ...
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Grouping related postmeta data via SQL query

I am using someone else's WP plugin which stores lots of related data in wp_postmeta using an "artificial key". So effectively we hijack wp_postmeta to create a nested relational database. So one row ...
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“Where… like” query not working as expected

I have the following query: $results=$facilities=$mydb->get_results("SELECT facility_name from facility where facility_name like '%".$facility_name."%' LIMIT 0, 10"); It is not working ...
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Query: offset post list, unless it's a specific category

Here's my code: <?php query_posts(array ('showposts' => '1', 'cat' => '-11')); if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : the_post(); get_template_part( 'content', 'archives' ); ...
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WP_User_Query. Whats wrong with 'relation' => 'OR'

I want all the users who meet either Condition1 OR Condition2. Sort by last_name. If I take condition1 AND condition2 ('relation' => 'AND'), the query is OK. If I take 'relation' => 'OR', I get all ...
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Is there any difference between hooks posts_where with posts_join and posts_search performance wise?

I want to know which filter hook I should use that performs faster. I did try both several times and I noticed that posts_search is a bit faster than using the combination of posts_where and ...
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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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Handling Massive Amounts of Data in a Wordpress Plugin

I've been working on my own version of a Youtube Post Importer plugin for Wordpress and I've run into a bit of a wall. I'm using the 3rd version of the Youtube Data API seen here ...
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Add Custom Post Type to Current Query

I'm trying to create a plugin which adds a new custom post type and it should be shown at the same locations as a normal post (front page, archives etc.). Is there any functions for me to retrieve ...
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convert custom query to wp_query

My query is as below $querydetails = " SELECT wposts.* FROM $wpdb->posts wposts INNER JOIN $wpdb->postmeta wpostmeta ON wposts.ID = wpostmeta.post_id INNER JOIN ...
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Pagination is not working on custom query inside a custom home page template

I know this is a duplicate question. But to comment on existing question, I dont have enough points. So here we go.... Pagination is not working on custom query inside a custom home page template. ...
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Alter a specific query on Wordpress

I need to change a query of a plugin that is not the main query. The author did not put any filters. I can see the query from $wpdb->queries Is there a way to access the specific query and ...
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When should you use WP_Query vs query_posts() vs get_posts()?

It seems like half the tutorials in the Codex and around the blogosphere use query_posts() and half use WP_Query. What's the deal?
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No results found from a $wpdb->get_results() query when trying to join more than one meta key query

That title was a real mouthful. I have a custom post type called work with three custom taxonomies called work-client, work-type, and work-service. I'm using Advanced Custom Fields to make a nice ...