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

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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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Slow meta_query with about 4 milion record on wp_postmeta

Although optimized wordpress all the way but still very slow as follows : I have converted from LONGTEXT meta_value field to TEXT Then create INDEX for this field ALTER TABLE wp_postmeta ADD INDEX ...
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Delete duplicate rows from wordpress database where a column is duplicate in phpmyadmin

I have a wordpress table like so (phpmyadmin and MySQL) | id | meta_key | meta_value | +----+-----------+------------+ | 1 | import_id | abc | | 2 | import_id | abc | | 3 | ...
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Query by 2 values of a repeater ACF field

Let's say I have a custom post type called Film, with a repeater field called Showings, with fields start_datetime and discount. I need to make a query for those Films that have at least one showing ...
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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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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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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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Caption and title in img alt tag are the same?

I'm currently on WP 3.6 and noticed an unpredictable behaviour with the alt attributes generated by WP. If I have an image title, the title appears in the alt. If I have a caption, the caption ...
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Post 2 Post Site Search

I'm trying to filter search terms bases on categorisation created by posts 2 posts. I'm using the generic site search and then I've created a search filter function my_filter_the_search($query){ ...
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Wordpress Query orderby title with UTF8 string in title

I got posts with titles are in utf8 encoding. When I query posts with orderby is title, those with utf8 characters at the beginning are at the end. Example: post title starts with Đ are at the end ...
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Sorting main query by custom taxonomy slug

Is there a way to sort posts by custom taxonomy (shoe_color) ASC|DESC? I would like to do this using query_posts and passing the orderby=shoe_color into it. Here is the code I'm trying to work out: ...
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Changing status of Published posts which have less Content to “Draft”

function draftpost(){ global $wpdb; $prefix = $wpdb->prefix; $wpdb->query("UPDATE ".$prefix."posts SET post_status='draft' WHERE LENGTH( post_content ) <500"); } ...
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WordPress Query wp-terms SLOW

I've got a very large database in WordPress with lots of products in WooCommerce along with quite a bit of taxonomies. When querying the products on the front end it takes 1 minute or more. Here is ...
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register_taxonomy() take much queries

Sorry for my poor English, I'm russian. I have a problem by adding a lot of taxonomies. When I added about 80 taxonomies, I get the following results(without caching): before: 44 queries 0.352 ...
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Why orderbyb meta_value_num won't affect the generated SQL Query order?

I've exhausted myself with this and I couldn't figure out why when I do this $myposts = new WP_Query( array('numberposts' => 5, 'offset' => '0', 'post_type' => 'noticias', 'orderby' => ...
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Dynamically adjust single-posttype.php query, based on current taxonomies

I have a single-teamphoto.php template loading data from a Team Photo - Custom Post Type, showing team photos with team member names below, one photo at a time, with a navigation list of available ...
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category pagination got broken suddenly

i need some help here please! The pagination just stopped working suddenly with the default post type and default wp query, with plugin "wp-paginate" or even with next/prev arrows! It echo 404 error ...
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Exclude posts with taxonomy term from appearing on home page query

I am really confused about this one, I am usually pretty good at working out basic queries but I can't seem to work this one out. Please see below my index.php query. Now it is not your basic query ...
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What's going on with the get_pages() 'number' argument?

According to the codex, the get_pages() 'number' argument works the same as an SQL LIMIT. number (integer) Sets the number of Pages to list. This causes the SQL LIMIT value to be defined. ...
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Why I obtain this WP_Query strange behavior trying to select posts having a specific tag?

I have the following problem with featured tag posts I have a page of a website in wich I want to show only the posts that have setted a specific tag (using the loop). So in this page I have put ...
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Why I have this strange behavior when I try to exlude the featured post from posts visualization?

I am quite new to WordPress theme development and I have a strange behavior with this custom theme on which I am working: http://lnx.asper-eritrea.com/ As you can see in the home page I have 2 areas ...
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Archive query not working correctly

I think I am missing something while trying to create an archive page for my post type I decided to put three levels of data in one post type and was going to separate it by templates depending on ...
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trying to update post meta in bulk

I have been trying to arrange my site so that my URL structure is set to domain.com/collection/%collection%/%product-group% Where %collection% is a taxonomy term, collection is the index, and ...
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Unserializeing multiple column values that are stored in one database results variable

Lately i have created a custom template to search for data in a database, and also displaying it, by the use of checkboxes. So, a user can select multiple checkboxes to search data on and the query ...
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How to group by custom posts by child taxonomy term

I have registered a custom post types named "property" , a custom taxonomy "city" is associated with that post type . I have couple of city like Ontario Toronto street 1 street 2 ...
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Incorporating a meta query into a mysql query in wordpress

I'm trying to find a way of inserting a meta condition into this bit of SQL below... $query = "SELECT COUNT( ID ) as num_events " . "FROM $wpdb->posts " . "WHERE ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I query another data table on a multisite with the single.php template?

Here's a quote from a thread on this forum showing exactly what I'm trying to do: blog 1 gets = wp_post table blog 2 gets = wp_2_post table Small multisite setup, two very different sites, both ...
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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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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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Search form not working on page templates

I have this on my searchform.php: <div class="search searchform" role="search" method="get" id="searchform" action="<?php echo home_url(); ?>"> <form action="#"> ...
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Meta query not working with pre_get_posts

This works $q->set('meta_key', 'available-date_%_from'); $q->set('meta_value', '20140701'); This doesn't $q->set( 'meta_query', array( array( 'key' => 'available-date_%_from', ...
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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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Build query from the url given

I have an ajax request coming with parameter called "next_page_url" => "URL_FOR_THE_NEXT_SET_OF_POSTS" Now I need to build a WP_Query arguments using that url to respond to that AJAX request with ...
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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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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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Get the menu name or location of current menu item

I am having a hard time trying to get the name of the active menu and, apparently, I cannot find any solutions to this issue. Basically, I have several menus that follow this pattern: Menu Name ...
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Show posts with specific tag in a category page

I have a website which belongs to a magazine. I want do something like this: I want to create a link that refers to /category-slug/tag-slug. in that link, I want to show all posts with "specific tag" ...
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A pagination-sort-of-thing on single.php view for the custom post type

First, a quick demonstration of what I need to achieve: It would work similarly to <?php previous_post(); ?> and <?php next_post(); ?>, but also include an actual "reel" indexing all ...
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How to cancel a custom post type query based on existing cache file

Is there a proper way to greatly restrict the query (or remove it altogether) for a custom post type type-single.php file? Simply stated, for reasons of speed speed speed I've cached all relevant ...
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External json physician database to display results in WordPress

We're working on a physician network site in WordPress using the Divi template and we have most work completed. However, we've also been tasked to have a physician search that will bring up results ...
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very slow wordpress query with default query

I had been asking questions about this issue but sadly not getting the help blog at this address : http://fixapk.com Currently, the blog includes approximately 560,000 apps ( 560,000 equivalent posts) ...
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How to get video url and poster url with query in wordpress 3.9.1

[video width="400" height="300" src="UrlVideo" poster="UrlPoster" preload="none"][/video] How to get UrlVideo and UrlPoster in loop query from content posts
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Get thumbnail using wpdb from external wordpress database

I'm trying to get thumbnails from posts using a wpdb query where the wordpress database I'm querying is not the one from which the wpdb query is being called. That may be a little unclear, so here is ...