"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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wp_query within function within wp_query

I have a query which looks like this: $args = arguments for the query $query = new WP_Query($args); while ($query->have_posts()): $query->the_post(); $post_id = get_the_ID(); echo ...
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Create WP_Query to search for posts by their categories or their parent/child categories

Hello I am really sorry if this has been asked before but I couldn't find the exact solution I need. So here's the problem I want to create a search in my Wordpress page. Whenever a user submits the ...
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Fatal error: Allowed memory size exhausted

I have a custom .csv generator functions that basically export data from posts and its post metas. The function works fine on this WP_query parameter: Array( [tax_query] => 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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Move posts to top of WP_Query if in certain Taxonomy?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to promote certain (custom) posts to the top of my Wordpress loop. I can't use sticky posts because they are all in a custom post type.. I was thinking of using a ...
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First custom field value (out of several) displayed twice after query

I have the following piece of code, which is based on the solution to this question: <?php $game_titles = get_terms('game'); foreach($game_titles as $game_title) { ...
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Sort results without WP_QUERY?

I am new to coding a WP_QUERY and I tried a few things with it but it doesn't seem to work. Right now (you can see the page here: http://boomerang.mannydesigns.co/artistes/parcourir/musique/ ) I need ...
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Auto Populate Custom Field with Complex Value That Increase by One?

Can somebody help me to sort this? I am using WP 3.5.2 and I have "Orders" post type where purchase_order custom field is located. This is the sample of purchase order record: POCOS20130051 PO - ...
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Query *only* sticky posts

I've been using the following query to try to output only posts that are marked as stickies: <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' => 2, ...
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Create select dependent dropdown by meta values or categories

We had 3 custom fields Brand Model Features (multi input in an array ) need dependent drop down form when select Brand (or Category) > show drop down menu contain all Models (related to this ...
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Custom WP Query from meta_value stored as serialised array

I'm using a Magic Fields 2 multicheck box to store Services which can be assigned to Case Studies. The data is stored as a serialised array in WordPress, and I need some help to extract the "related ...
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Ignoring initial articles (like 'a', 'an' or 'the') when sorting queries?

I'm currently trying to output a list of music titles and would like to have the sorting ignore (but still display) the initial article of the title. For example if I had a list of bands it will be ...
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Retrieve posts using thumbnail id as meta key

I am working on my website and using these args in wp_query but I also want to show only those posts which have thumbnails in it... here are the args I am working on: $args1 = array( ...
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Pagination problem after WP_Query with tag filtering

I have a problem with a custom WP_Query. I want a page with all posts with a specific tag. This is the code I'm using: <?php //save old query $temp = $wp_query; //clear $wp_query; $wp_query= ...
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Why is “/page/2/” not working?

Finally got pagination to work with the below code, but now the pagination links to /videos/page/2/, which doesn't exist. How do I get page 2 to work? <?php $temp = $wp_query; $wp_query= null; ...
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How to display future posts - modified query still yields 404

I have a very strange problem and I am stuck. I want the single page to display posts with the post_status of publish and future. So I added this code to my functions.php in my theme: function ...
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Too many posts cause slow load when paginating

I have about 10k posts and I made a page that lists all posts but it is paginated every 54posts. It gives 131 queries in 6.730 seconds which is pretty slow to load. Is there a way to make it load ...
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Why does 'exclude_from_search' exclude a custom post type from WP_Query?

In WP 3.1, it appears that setting 'exclude_from_search' = TRUE for a custom post type excludes the post type not just from searches on the front-end, but also from any post query using 'post_type' = ...
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Query Code Making Menu Disappear

I'm trying to display only certain tags on my site, but when I use the code my menu disapears. Heres what I have: $query->set('tag', 'break','crunch'); return $query; I have this placed in the ...
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Meta Query with date and time on the same Day before given time

I have a metaquery for a custom post type "events". Their start date is stored as a meta field in this format: 2016-02-05 19:00:00 These are my query args: $args = array( "posts_per_page" ...
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wp_reset_postdata() and wp_reset_query() inside shortcode are not working to reset original page query

I'm implementing a form for a frontend post with a shortcode. The form is processed in the same function, reloading the page: function adicionar_ninhada(){ $user_id = get_current_user_id(); if ...
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How do I Use Nested Loops of Custom Post Types for MultiSite Blogs using WP_Query()

I'm using the code from miguelpeixe's 'WordPress Query Multisite' in order to create a custom loop for my WP Multi-site's 'child sites.' Within this loop, I want to nest another loop that will pull ...
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Advanced WP_Query with meta_query, orderby?

I wonder if anyone can help me with this little complex query with ACF. I have the following so far which should display: Pages, News Articles, About Articles and Involved Articles. Show: only ...
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wp_query->max_num_pages always returns 0 on custom post type

Hi there I am developing a theme where I have to load some posts with ajax, in my index page everything works properly, the problem is when I need to use it on custom post type, I pass the values for ...
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How to display images in related posts?

I want to display an image for each related post. Note, these are inline images, not from post thumbnails. What I need is: If the post has an only image, show it. If it has multiple images, show ...
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new WP_Query() - what is the earliest valid hook?

Specifically, is it valid to run a new WP_Query() during the plugins_loaded action?
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WP_Query - meta fields numeric

I'm having trouble with the code below. Attempting to do a query against meta data stored with the posts, in the mls post type. I think I know what the issue is, but not how to fix it. I am ...
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$wp_query filters with html input

I am stuck in add filters to $wp_query with inputs from html. Like when user enters a string in input box & the query is filtered with each letter. Any suggestion will be appreciated. Scenario ...
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How to get post id of static front page?

I'm trying to use the front page as a default of sorts for featured images (if no featured image is set, I want to use the front page's, for example) But I'm having trouble finding out how to get the ...
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WP_query to get the first two latest posts, then another loop to get the next three

My ultimate goal is to list the latest 5 posts, regardless of category. I would first like to make a WP_Query to get the latest two posts and insert them in to a specific HTML structure. Then I ...
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Random ajax load only works with posts_per_page set to -1

I created a post loader shortcode, that uses AJAX to load posts. Even though I can set the order and order_by query parameters, the order_by should be random. From what I've seen on the web, ajax load ...
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Clean up WordPress code that repeats

I want to use the following code multiple times in the same page template, however the template gets too big when it comes to lines of code and therefore size. Every time I use it I change only one ...
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Array Chunks and Inserting Varying HTML in WP_Query

I am trying to output the latest 5 posts from my blog. I would like each post thumbnail to populate divs in the following format. <div class="row full"> <div class="large-6 medium-6 ...
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WP_Query arguments relation shows AND instead of OR

In wp_postmeta I have a meta_key which stores colon separated strings such as "CA:Georgia:NY". So for meta_key='state' there can be several entries like: For post 1 = "CA:Georgia:NY' For post 2 = ...
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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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wp_delete_post deletes all posts instead of just expired ones

I am trying to set up a cron job which deletes posts which have past their expiry date (i.e expiry date < today's date). I have a meta box on the custom post type which adds an expiry date to the ...
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Pagination for blog posts reloading same page

Symptoms Visiting /blog/ loads the first 10 posts, as expected. Visiting /blog/page/2/ (and onward) loads the new URL but with the same 10 posts. Nothing changes but the URL. Setup Details Custom ...
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Accessing the post content with wp_query

I have the following code from a template to view get the post information: <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' => $count, 'paged' => $paged, ...
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Exclude Category filter from Portfolio section

I am stuck with this since hours and found lots of forum entries about NOT IN, WP_Query, category__not_in portfolio, editing JS/ CSS in Theme options or having bits of code to add to portfolio.php, ...
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Search.php - return number of results but cannot loop through

I have a following search.php page (this is just the code required for problem presentation). Why is my $total_results returning a number of posts found, but when I do a loop though it always print ...
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WP_Query OR clause for tax_query and keywords

Is it possible to make an OR clause between tax_query and keywords? I'd like WP_Query to return posts if there is a tax_query match or a s keyword match.
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How does reset_postdata restore the post of the main query loop?

How does reset_postdata works? The docs say: restore the global $post variable of the main query loop after a secondary query loop using new WP_Query But in the class, it takes the "current" ...
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Display recent posts from the same category as current post in sidebar

I'm using a modified version of Twenty Twelve and I'm trying to display recent posts from the same category as the current post (except the current post) in the sidebar. I started this way but ...
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Where to find WP_Query class?

I cannot find WP_Query() in my wordpress folder, the global refers to $wp_query but I don't find the class itself. From my wordpress folder, or here directly : ...
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Custom loop of a single category, cannot order by date. What am I missing?

I'm going nuts. All I have is a simple loop on the home page of the site (which is a static page), and it should show the most recent (1) post of a certain category. The trouble is no matter what i ...
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Custom Taxonomy WP_Query for All Terms in a Taxonomy?

Is there an easy way to query for any posts that is tagged with any term from a particular taxonomy? I know this technique: $custom_taxonomy_query = new WP_Query( array( 'taxonomy_name' => ...
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Custom Taxonomy and tax_query Issue?

I am working on Plugin development and my plugin name is plugindev.I have a custom post type called team.I have a custom taxonomy Team_Category which is being registered by this code ...
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Prioritize posts in query by meta keys?

I have a CPT called jobs. In my single jobs page I am counting page views with these functions: /********* Post Views counter ***********/ remove_action( 'wp_head', ...
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How to order by datediff in WP loop?

I have a custom post type for events with a custom field named event_start_date, and I want to sort the archive loop according to the nearest event_start_date. In other words, the event with the ...
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WP Query with custom Shortcode

I have the following in my functions.php:- /** * Shortcode: Latest Properties */ function latest_properties_func( $atts ) { $args = array( 'posts_per_page'=> 5, 'post_type' ...