"wp-query" ambiguously refers to one of two things. 1) WP_Query is a class native to Wordpress which allows users to query the posts database using a number of criteria. 2) $wp_query is the default object that holds the main query object on each WordPress page.

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exclude first 5 posts of specific categories in the main loop

I read this article about how to set an offset for one specific category in the loop. I was wondering about if this was possible for more than just one category. My problem with the code suggested in ...
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Reduce or prevent calling of update_meta_cache

My theme calls the update_meta_cache() function 58 times per page! This function appears to run the following query based on the post in question: SELECT post_id, meta_key, meta_value -> FROM ...
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Exclude a category if post is only in that category using wp_Query

I have two categories Category1 (ID = 1) Category2 (ID = 2) I want to display posts Which are in Category2 and in (Category1 + Category2). If a post is only in Category1 then it should not ...
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Function to retrieve IDs of posts, cache results, and improve wp_query

I'm looking to optimize db performance by creating a function that retrieves IDs of posts in a certain category and caches results. So instead of having a query like: SELECT … WHERE 1=1 AND ...
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Optimize WP_Query

For the homepage WP_Query loop, I need to get the most recent 20 articles, specifically to display the page title, excerpt, category, and date. I am doing the following: $args = array( ...
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Displaying post form catagory saved in array

I am using option tree framework plugin.In my option, the catagory id is saved in array. The var_dump is as follows $tmq_social_items = ot_get_option( 'tmq_social_items' ); ...
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Show portfolio items in template - how?

I have made my archive-portfolio.php-file as desired and it works as it is supposed to. However, I don't want to use that file. I want to create a template, name it for instance cars-template.php and ...
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Using an actual page for 404 instead of a template

How would I override the 404 template and fetch a whole page instead? Currently I have achieved this by doing a http request from 404.php(the 404 template) to http://example.org/error404, which in ...
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Return on a quest all these meta_value

<?php if(isset($_REQUEST['src'])): $business = $_REQUEST['srcbusiness']; $type = $_REQUEST['srctype']; $price = $_REQUEST['srcprice']; $city = $_REQUEST['srccity']; ...
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Wordpress Query posts that have title > another title

I am trying to make a query of a custom post type that searches the next 3 posts alphabetical order after a specific title. A snippet of the args wp_query is $vars = array( 'paged' => $page, ...
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Add a custom variable to query page object

Is there a way to add a custom variable to the queried object? if (is_page()) { $q = get_queried_object(); $term_id = $q->term_id; } Here's some background on my setup. I have a page ...
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Searching for meta_key returns 0 posts

I am currently on a client project and I am stuck with the meta_key search in WP_Query. I am querying some other parts of the homepage successfully with the WP_Query class, but when I am passing ...
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New WP_Query calls Pre_get_posts filter twice

On my WP theme template page, I am running a new WP_Query. It seems to be calling my pre_get_posts filter twice, which then wrecks my custom parameters. The second time the pre_get_posts filter is ...
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Multiple Meta_Query using an array to search

I've got the following code from a previous developer which searches through a meta_key called new_location to match a location ID to a meta_value. It works fine for up to 3 different locations at ...
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Repeating a loop after x amount of time

I'm new to Wordpress and PHP and would really appreciate a little pointer regarding a problem I can't solve: I have a Wordpress site and in my Homepage I have a section that when the page loads ...
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WP_Query order by date in meta_value

i have a small problem i think. this is my code for my category-releases.php: <?php $paged = ( get_query_var('paged') ) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $args = array( 'posts_per_page' ...
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Pagination not working

I have been using the same pagination query for the majority of the websites i have created. This time it is not working for some reason I have used the pagination trouble shooting links Here but ...
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WP_Query custom field pass the post id

I'm using WP_Query with ACF(Advanced Custom Fields) I'm building a news portal, and I'm trying to pass related stories from 1 post which is top_story = true. In another WP_Query I want to print the ...
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How to use 'WP_Query' or 'query_posts' to display content in a descending order

How can I list posts in a descending order of the $json_data->data[0]->total_count values ? I want to display top shared posts descending, but I can't really use WP_Query or query_posts the ...
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How to use global post counter in the loop?

In the Loop use this code <?php $count = $wp_query->current_post; echo $count; ?> On first page post counts from 0 to 14, but from second page post counts from 0 to 14 to. How use global ...
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WP_Query a custom field value bringing back 0 results

I am trying to do a query to grab all the pages that have the tickbox checked "feature_on_front_page" which has the value "featured" with label "Featured". I added this checkbox with ACF. My query ...
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What is wrong with my WP_Query Arguments?

In my single.php file I am using a nested WP_Query to show more posts, at the bottom of the page. My code for the query and nested loop are as follows: <?php $ep_args = array( ...
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Displaying All Data from Custom Post Type Fields through Advanced Custom Fields

I have looked all over Google, trying to figure this out. I've made some progress but still stuck. I'm pretty new to ACF and custom post types. I have a custom post type of "Attorneys" that I setup ...
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Search Functionality broken by the wp 4.2 update

I run a blog site with posts by authors, and I implemented a search that would return results if the search was like an author's name or the search term was contained in a story. I was functioning and ...
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Filter meta data for simple and variable products on custom query [closed]

I have a custom query loop on a page using WP_Query and I want to filter by certain meta keys _price, _weight, _width, _height, _length, total_sales. I am able to get this working with both simple ...
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Combine WP_Query results with new WPDB->get_results Query

Is it possible to combine results from a WP_Query array with results from a new WPDB get_results() and use the loop to loop through the results? Essentially, I am trying to modify a shortcode that ...
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Accessing GET variable named 'error'

As part of a project I'm required to make a wordpress plugin which integrates with Google for authentication (There are good reasons for developing a new plugin instead of using an existing one). If ...
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WP_Query function for custom post type

I've got a CPT for random homepage banner images (so we can test different images and call to action language). I've got a custom field for the post type that accepts a specific ID for each banner so ...
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How to display specific ids of posts using wp_query?

I have 7 services in a page. All 7 services have featured images. I want to show all the 7 images and content in a slideshow. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'page', 'post__in' => ...
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How to Add Meta Values in Loop?

I am using a category page to list various businesses on a website. These businesses have reviews attached to them through posts that contain their unique tag. I want these aggregated rating reviews ...
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Is it possible to combine multiple category__in arguments?

I want to produce a query that returns posts which are in one array of categories and also in another array of categories. So, if my two arrays are: $offices = Array ( [0] => 73 [1] => 74 ) ...
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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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WP_Query and Pagination on a Static front page

For the past two days I've been trying to debug an issue with WP_Query() and Pagination. A website I'm a dev for uses a Wordpress theme (Salient by ThemeNectar) that includes the visual composer ...
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Ordering by custom post meta key

I'm using the plugin WP Job Manager, and have a custom field with the meta_key "rating". I want to be able to order listings by rating, using "orderby". Normally for posts I imagine it would be ...
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Filter custom post type by custom taxomony

I have several custom post types, each with one or more custom taxonomies. I'd like to add a filter for each taxonomy to the relevant custom post type edit screen, but my solution is not working. ...
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Better way to get tag stats?

I have over 4000 posts. I am trying to query all the posts and get the count of tags each post has and sum up posts count based on number of tags the post has in dashboard. The posts count shows up ...
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List only posts from specific category on category page

I wanted to ask if there is a shorter way then by checking each time if the post is coming from a specific category. As you can see the categories cover the alphabet, A B C etc and each time I check ...
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get_posts with multiple categories

If I do a get_posts() with category set to 1,2 I will get all posts in category 1 OR 2. If i want all posts whit both categories, that is 1 AND 2, how do I make that request?
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current_post not working - give me -1 for every post

I try to get the current post index number and echo the number of this lesson(post)in a series of lessons(category). I'm inside the loop on single.php page my code looks like this: $args = array( ...
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How to add taxonomy filter on the query fly?

I try to add tax query on pre_get_posts hook using following code : // Add custom posts to main query (archive and home) add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'add_post_types_to_query' ); function ...
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How get posts from a subcategory of a category by name?

I'm trying to create a subcategory template of a defined category. For example, for each one, I would like to check if his subcategory Photos exists and to get posts of this. Here is my category ...
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Get posts associated with custom taxonomy alternate way

I have a custom post type named artwork and I'm trying to get all of the artwork that is associated to the custom taxonomy of artists on the taxonomy-artists.php page. I found an example here which ...
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WP_Comment_Query pagination, delving into the unknown

I am aiming to pagination WP_Comment_Query(). It appears this is either taboo or there is no viable information about it online, not anything. Why? Is it possible? If so, how?
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How to convert query sql to shortcode in wordpress?

I want to make a shortcode like this [myshorcode:2:drinks], and query-wrangler I have managed to get the following query that shows me 2 products of a certain taxonomy PHP WP_Query: $query = array ( ...
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Paginate Multisite Attachment WP_Query

I am working on a multisite blog network where I need to display x post per page and navigation at the of the bottom list. My code will not display a pagination at the bottom and displays x post per ...
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Display post list within category list sorted by name [duplicate]

I'm trying to display a list of categories sorted by name and all posts of each category inside it. Like this: Category A Post B Post F Post Z Category B Post A Post C Post G Category C Post D ...
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Show all subcategories post on parent cat page using wp_query

I am trying to display the children categories post. $wp_query = new WP_Query(); $wp_query->query('post_type=post&posts_per_page=12&paged='.$paged.'&category__and='.$cat_id); <?php ...
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problems with comments_number()

Why does the following code: echo '<ul>'; while ( $query->have_posts() ) { $query->the_post(); $title = get_the_title(); echo '<li>' . $title . comments_number() . ...
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Issue attempting a wp_query_posts with tags

Having an issue trying to query the most recent posts using the tag, in this case, trending. I used the following code but I get no results. If I switch out 'tag' to 'post_type' it will work: ...
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Taxonomy search/filter with multiple taxonomies and multiple taxonomy terms

I am trying to build an advanced search form that allows users to select from two taxonomy based drop down menus. Each taxonomy drop down has taxonomy terms from which the user can select multiple ...