"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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Where is the WP_Query instance instantiated (when working with themes)?

This may be a very basic question, but I could not find the answer. The following documentation http://codex.wordpress.org/Class_Reference/WP_Query shows the code // The Query $the_query = new ...
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new WP_query using custom fields

I am trying to query child posts from two parents (that part is working fine), ... but now I want to exclude posts that have a meta_key of 'feature' with a meta_value of '1' Using the Codex ...
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Change 'post_modify' with a query

I'm trying to change the value of post_modified columns with a query like that: $wpdb->query( "UPDATE `$wpdb->posts` SET `post_modified` = ".$data_modifica_post." WHERE ID = ...
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How to get rid of extra Untitled Article in html5 document outline when using new WP_Query?

Here is a simplified version of the code I'm using on a static homepage template made for a child theme of TwentyTwelve. I simplified some of the divs used for styling and just focused on the problem ...
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Display post format post in the sidebar

I am trying to pull posts with the post-format of "quote" on my sidebar. I'm getting the code to spit out the else statement but that's about it so far. I am working in the roots theme if that helps ...
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WP_Query Meta_key is text value and need to sort as numeric not working

I have the following code below in my ~WP_Query`. $args[ 'meta_key'] = 'price'; $args['orderby'] = 'meta_value meta_value_num'; $args['order'] = 'ASC'; The custom field in question has historic ...
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Meta query for comparing two dates

I want to list all users who registered in between the $start_date and $end_date.I have written a metaquery,but it returns empty.Please help. $start_date = 2014-08-16 09:28:17 $end_date ...
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Can't display shortcode in WP_Query loop

I want to display all posts from my CPT brand. My WP_Query loop works well but the shortcode I want to use within it doesn't work. This shortcode comes with some plugin called Download Attachments, ...
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The sorting of posts by a meta_query with two keys fails while separated as single queries it works

I have a list of courses I try to sort. For sorting purpose I want to use two advanced custom fields. First a select field class_day containing the days: 1 : Mon 2 : Tue 3 : Wed 4 : Thu 5 : Fri 6 : ...
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Query Event Posts by Date

I am trying to query custom post type (Event) by the current date and the event's start and end date. I would like three options: current, upcoming and past. This is the code I am using, but it is not ...
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Custom Search Query – include only custom fields and title

I have a custom post type and I also need a custom search. I want the post title and two custom fields to be indexed/queried. I found solutions for title only and for custom fields but not for both so ...
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How to query the custom fields by language?

For each post, there is a custom field name "Function", the key/value pair is like this: Key : Functions Value : <!--en-->Nourishing Yin and invigorating the vital essence of ...
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Action hook “wp_insert_post” works but not for last imported post

I want to run a custom function whenever posts are imported to my custom post type. I am currently running this code - function on_post_import($post){ global $wpdb; $results = ...
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Custom Content Slider stop duplicate

I have been working on this now for little while, I have four post displaying in the carousel, this is fine. when you click the next slide in the carousel the same four posts are displaying Any ideas ...
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WP_Query hit max joins… How else can I build a search function that uses custom fields?

I'm trying to search a custom post type of "Properties", while doing so I'm also searching the custom fields using multiple (anywhere from 5-30) meta_queries. The problem is Wordpress or MySQL is ...
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$wp_query issue when trying to create a virtual page

I am trying to create a virtual page for my plugin and I am having a $wp_query reset issue when doing so. I am using the class https://gist.github.com/brianoz/9105004 to create the virtual page. I ...
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How do I control the fallback query after the original query returned cero posts?

I just figured out why WP developers expect you to create a separate 404.php page to control the output of that page. (and the silence about any attempt to do it otherwise) It's basically because ...
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Get the tax term in which is a post via wp_query

I'll rewrite my original question because I feel like I can't be understood : I made a template page on which I have different WP_Query. I have a category taxonomy (countries). This template page ...
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How do you move custom fields to custom taxonomies using WP Queries

To save complication I have imported a custom fields (categories & terms) to the wp_postmeta table, which are linked to respective posts. Shown as listed in wp_postmeta: meta_id post_id meta_key ...
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WP_Query Date Filtering Inclusive Being Ignored

I'm currently working on a plugin that contains a shortcode which allows users to filter a custom post type by date. They could choose "Date From", "Date To", and "Date From with Date To". When ...
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Limit the number of posts from a specific category on index.php

I've had multiple requests from different clients to figure out a way to modify their blog (index.php) or Custom Post Type Archive page in order to show less posts from a certain category. A good ...
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get_post_meta slowing down my page load (in a plugin)

I've been working on this project where I need to load events (custom post type) and a whole bunch of meta data for every event. The problem is that page loading times are getting longer and longer ...
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WP_Tax_Query with post_tag not working

Using the pre_get_posts hook, I'm trying to allow users to narrow down their search by limiting it to posts with certain (multiple) tags applied. This is my hook and function: ...
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How to get list of posts from permalinks?

I am using an API which tracks metrics on parts of my site. The only useful bit it saves though is the URL (permalink). What is the most efficient way to query up all the posts that match those ...
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Current post in AJAX call is always zero

I have a custom post type named event and a button to load more timeline. I need to arange current timeline item to the left or right depending on his current_post from WP_query object. Ex: if ...
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Slow getting posts from category

My blog has over 700,000 articles and my category structure as follows: -Cats Cat 1 (ID: 3) Cat 2 (ID: 4) Cat 3 (ID: 5) ... Cat 20 (ID: 22) I took the articles by using the following SQL ...
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Pagination error Wordpress multiple loop

I have multiple loops using wp_query() in WordPress. I want to show the posts from first loop first (post per page=10), and if there are no posts from first loop show, then show the second loop. For ...
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How can I include sub-forum topics in a bbpress topic loop?

Out of the box, bbpress shows topics from a particular forum when you are on that forum's archive page. Makes sense. If that forum has a sub-forum, it will link to those sub-forums, but it won't show ...
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How can I base a query off of the current page post type AND a meta value from another custom post type

I have 2 custom post types: Communities and Testimonials. I have a drop down menu in the Testimonials CPT that calls all of the communities. The drop down is using the ID of the community. I have ...
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Pagination not working with WP_Query (creates links but no page)

The following loop gets all posts within a relevant category. It does generate a pagination URL, but it does not take me there (it just redirects back to the homepage). Would anyone know why? $paged ...
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Custom conditions in wp query

This is basic query arguments . $loop = new WP_Query(array('post_type' => 'project', 'posts_per_page' => -1)); Now I want to pass custom arguments like 1.If it is front page post_type will ...
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I need to exclude from a query a category and a few custom taxonomies

I need to exclude from a query a category and a few custom taxonomies. Is this code right? This query don't exclude any post, the one with the category, or the custom taxonomy. What am I doing wrong? ...
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Query seems to be duplicated

I'm just hit a development brick wall and can't seem to find a solution to this problem. I've running two WP_Query's the aim is one displays premium stockists and the other one displays the none ...
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Querying Multiple Categories With Different Offsets

On my website I have a "Breaking News" section which shows the most recent 4 stories in the "Breaking News" Category. Under this I have a featured news section which displays 5 more stories from the ...
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Search (Custom Form, Custom Search Result)

If I have a form: <form class="search" action="<?php echo site_url(); ?>/page-search?category=2" method="get"> <input type="text" required name="search" placeholder="Search"> ...
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Next / previous posts link doesn't show up with Posts 2 Posts

I am working on a Wordpress project where I use the Posts 2 Posts plugin to show posts from one post type to posts from another post type. This works great but for some reason my next_posts_link() ...
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How to get specific string in explode array?

I have a shortcode where I'm trying to get a specific string from the $args array below. Query: <?php $args = array( //'post_type' => $posttype, 'post_type' => explode( ', ', $posttype ), ...
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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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Select posts with any post_type from database?

I'm trying to select all rows from the database regardless of post type, however when suppressing post_type WP_Query only gets rows with post_type = "post" is there a way to suppress the post_type ...
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Taxonomy.php how to show post only in current taxonomy with wp_query?

Having troubles to get my taxonomy.php working good. I use a taxonomy.php to list all my posts in a specific category but it shows every post I have in all categories. Here is my code: <ul ...
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Does query_posts have an effect on get_the_category?

I am having trouble debugging a situation, and I think some better background information on how these systems work would be very helpful. I know that the use of the function query_posts is strongly ...
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Randomly select one of last 3 posts

ok so i have this: $args=array( 'orderby' => 'rand', 'order' => 'DESC', 'posts_per_page' => 1, 'offset' => $offset, ); $q = new ...
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query post based on comparison

Each post in my site can be rated as 'good' , 'ok' , 'bad'. The values are stored in custom fields. I now need to show top 10 posts with maximum 'good' and it should not display posts with greater ...
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posts_per_page is not working

I have a query to display custom post type categories' posts, but I want to limit the posts_per_page to 8, so I am using the code below. Please tell me, if I'm doing something wrong. <?php $args ...
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No content found on page 2 of pagination with 1 post per page

This loop (used on a taxonomy-term archive page) is not paginating correctly. The older/newer links for page 2 are there, but when I click on older, it returns "no content found" (when what I expected ...
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The next_posts_link() show me a aditional page in blank

The description Hi, I am using a custom post type and a loop through the values ​​I show. I'm using a term ($ term) that comes from a previous page in the loop to only show related items. Just for ...
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allow previews outside wordpress folder (Outsourcing WP previews)

I am outsourcing the wordpress and I already figured out the external view. I even know how to make a WP query for previews, but when I want to do that I simply cant - wp-load stops all operations and ...
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posts_nav_link(); not showing up on static pages

I've got two different loops. The default on the homepage, but a secondary loop on the archive page. It grabs all the content, like so: <?php // WP_Query arguments $args = array ( ...
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How to display elements of different post types?

What happens is: I have a custom post type called "placas" and have an associated custom taxonomy called "firmas" and this taxonomy is the terms "LG", "AOC", "Panavox". I want to show a certain ...
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Creating array to compare custom field values

I think I need some guidance here. I have a list of custom posts on a an archive template page that displays information from each of the custom posts. They are looped through using WPQuery: ...