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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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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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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How to move posts in featured category on top and keep pagination

I want to move every post from category_id = 11 and 10 on top of the list and then query every other post which is only in 10th. I thought that making two loops will do the trick but there is a ...
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Command to make Woocommerce product variation price the same as its parent product price

The variations are stored in the wp_posts table like the products, but they are related to the parent product itself somehow. I just wanted a command to make all products variations prices same as ...
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Wordpress URL strings for filtering posts by category

I'm working on quite a large blog based site specifically on creating a category navigation system designed to display posts based on multiple category queries. I'm doing this using URLs such as ...
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Override default posts per page in taxonomy template

I am using the following code to show ordered list of posts in taxonomy page: <?php $mypage = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $ppp = get_query_var('posts_per_page'); ...
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Query for distance OR taxonomy term

I'm using a custom query to retrieve posts with geo-coordinates within 10 miles of user coordinates and order them by distance. The query works as intended without issue. However, my client now ...
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how to get Tag in menu populated with recent posts submenus

I would like to know if it would be possible to implement an option to "populate" each tag menu items of my WordPress site automatically with links to recent post as submenus. In other words, when ...
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How can I show latest posts from certain tags menu items as submenu?

I have the following order of menu in the menu dashboard: Category1 ->tags(related to category1) category2 ->tags(related to category2) etc.. when you hover a tag menu item I want to get the list of ...
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Custom short code pulling all tag IDs instead of selected ID

My server host recently detected malware in a script and deleted the files, causing the audio player plugin on my website to go bye-bye. I'm trying to restore but now the custom short code I wrote is ...
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MySQL database insert no more works

I am working in wordpress and below is my code which has a form tag in a for loop and the submit button. When submit button is clicked an insert operation needs to be performed but the insert function ...
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Strange problem with wp_get_attachment_image_src database (db) query count

I have a purchased theme that has a custom WordPress loop in it that looks for image attachments via wp_get_attachment_image_src. It does this by doing the following: $image = ...
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Create multiple taxonomy archives from the same tax and link term-links to them based off of the unique query

I have a CPT called "Clinical Trials." There are three taxonomies associated with "Clinical Trials" —"Locations", "Cancer-Types", and "Status". I have a query set up to return a list of all ...
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WordPress Query Count

So I've used get_num_queries() and the "debug bar" plugin for a while to monitor the number of queries running against the database. Earlier today I turned on the MySQL query log for an unrelated ...
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meta query always fails even if data is correct

I've following query - $query = array( 'post_type' => 'accessory', 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'accessory-bike', ...
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Include data from custom table in WP_Query

I'm building an Estate Agent website. They have a system where they add their available properties and sends them all to the main property portals. As part of this, the system also sends all the ...
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group search results by post type with relevanssi

I have 3 post types: post lesson series When a user searches on my site, I want the results to be sorted by post type into different containers. I am using the Tabs from Zurb Foundation for my ...
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Very slow queries on production server but faster in xampp

this seems a rebus to me. I have some queries very slow in a dedicated server (8-9 sec) and much faster in an xampp environment (0.00035595893859863 sec). Further if I execute that query in phpmyadmin ...
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Adding Database Tables for Reviews functionality that incorporates Tags/Categories

I'm wanting to build onto to the Wordpress database in order to give myself the functionality to create/retrieve customer reviews based upon tags/categories. More specifically, the reviews are not ...
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additional query string appended to the landing page which is causing a redirect

I run a website for the company i work for, and am a 'self' taught in the website world.. We have signed up with a company called Reach Local, and they are doing some marketing etc.. and they need to ...
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Display Users by usermeta using foreach loop with multiple relationships

I'm getting a real headache trying to sort this one out. Here's my problem: I'm working on a feature for a site that requires Users to be displayed according to their association with a common ...
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Query posts by date - category and custom field

I have this scenario: Categories: 23Feb2015, 24Feb2015, 25Feb2015, 26Feb2015......30Jan2099 Every day i add 5-6 posts in to a different category (today posts are in category 26Feb2015, yesterday ...
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SQL query equivalent to WP User Query

I have the following WP user query code: //Get all users sorted by whatever $sorted_users = new WP_User_Query(array( 'orderby' => 'meta_value', 'meta_key' => 'satisfaction_rating', ...
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Ajax Form data is not posted back to the get_results()

I am trying to run a wordpress wpdb->get_results select query and I want to get the search criteria from a textbox. I want to do it form and with ajax without refreshing the page. No matter what I do ...
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$wpdb->get_var returns nothing,

I don't see any errors, but there is no output from: global $wpdb; $tablename = $wpdb->prefix.'postmeta'; $field = "wpcf-image-".$imgnum."-after"; $id = 1910; $single_result = ...
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Using $wpdb (WPDB class) 'replace' with multiple WHERE criteria problem

I have two fields that are used to identify a particular row (acting as a composite key). If it does not exist, I wish to insert a new row. The REPLACE function ...
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Pagination not working in custom post page

I have this theme that I created which is a mix of code copied and mixed from different themes, and I have a custom post page in the theme where pagination isn't working for some reason. <div ...
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wp_query - Modify $query to include duplicate content

I'm setting some featured content through the customizer (it's saved in theme_mod); Using the pre_get_posts hook, I'm retireving the feature pages in this way: ...
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Partial text search custom taxonomy

I am trying to do an autocomplete field that interrogates the database finding a custom taxonomy but can't seems to figure out how to achieve this. Would i need a custom query?
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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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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 ...