"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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Hiding taxonomies with no children WP_Query & tax_query

I have this code which has taken over 7 hours to put together through research but the last hours or so I have hit a brick wall! I require the taxonomy title to be hidden if there are no posts ...
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How to sort a custom wordpress query by combination of meta values?

I'm trying to build a custom query that's a combination of custom key values. For example, with the code below I'm able to sort my posts by how much money they've received (paidusd) and how much tips ...
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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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Shortcode for latest -not expired- posts

I've made a short code (part of a plugin) to display the posts which aren't expired. For saving the expiration date, i made already a meta key called newsbox-date. Handy for micro-news, short ...
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Order posts by 2 custom fields and if one custom field is zero orderby another custom field

I have a really tricky function to implement and couldn't find a way by searching Please see details below I have a custom post type called "accommodation", and for this post type, there are 2 ...
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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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Gallery shortcode numerical sorting

When I try to sort a Gallery created through the [gallery] shortcode by numerical titles I get them sorted in alphabetical order. That means that they are sorted like so: 1, 3, 34, 4, 56, 6, etc. ...
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Query Posts With Over 1000 Views

The code below is from this link. It basically creates a hit counter, but I'm probably gonna have to do this by IP. How do I make a WP_Query, where only posts up to 1000 views can be seen on the ...
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How to combine custom fields to make one order-able value

I have three different custom fields, for day (01-07) hour (01-12) and minute (00-59) and I really need to combine them into one custom value so I can actually order them using wp_query. I cant ...
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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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change recent posts based on category

I am writing a code to display the recent posts of different categories. On clicking category 1, I want to display the recent posts from cat1 and on clicking cat 2 the recent posts from cat2 and so on....
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How to list posts with disabled/closed comments, with pagination?

i'm interested how to display all posts (from all categories) that have closed/disabled comments? I have tried using the comments_open() function inside the loop, that works, i don't know how to ...
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Query Page Content From Theme Options?

I'm trying to create a slider where you choose what pages are shown in the slider, using a theme options panel based on the https://github.com/vauvarin/options-framework-theme That lists the pages in ...
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posts_per_page option limits the number of Gallery items

I have noticed that if I have a query where posts_per_page are set to 4, any (image) gallery that belongs to one of those posts will too have only 4 items (although when I create the gallery from Add ...
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WP_Query not retrieving by random order under parent

I currently have TWO subpages under parent page ID 43. Client testimonials.. Anyway. I have the random order thing in the query $args but the order never changes. What could I be missing? ...
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How to make Meta Query case sensitive?

I have a meta query similar to: $posts = new WP_Query( 'post_type=article&meta_key=kln_aid&meta_value=' . $aid ); where I need aid to be case-sensitive. Is that possible via Meta Query?
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Get all post meta for post where on meta key is a certain value

I have a meta key which I would like to use to get all post meta data for a post where that one meta key matches a specific value, in one go. Example: Post 1 has a meta_key called unique_number. I ...
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query_posts() doesn't seem to be called in my page

I've a problem with my query_posts() call. Here is my code: $results = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT post_id FROM " . $wpdb->postmeta . " WHERE meta_key = 'mashsb_shares' ORDER BY CAST(meta_value ...
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How to modify WP Query to target the first most recent post to adjust content

I'm working with a function to grab the 3 most recent posts from the category "news" add_shortcode( 'show_news', 'news_query' ); function news_query() { $args = array( 'posts_per_page' =&...
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Modify query to exclude certain ids and certain parents and its corresponding children

I'm trying to modify an admin query where I need to exclude a few pages based on two conditions: Exclude based on certain titles Exclude based on certain pages, including its children pages To ...
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Custom taxonomy and query multi conditions

I have this query $query->set( 'tax_query', array( 'relation' => 'OR', array( 'taxonomy' => 'location', ...
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Filtering out child category posts from parent category archive not working

In this example cat 5 is the parent category, and 42 is a sub-category. I the main category 5 archive I don't want any posts from sub-category 42 displaying. Why isn't this working? function ...
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Wordpress query with items from more than one selfdefined taxonomy as `term` argument

So I'm working with a bought version of a plugin (WP Catalogue, sorry I can't post more links than 2) as basis for my code for a website i'm working on and i'm adjusting it so that it can be used for ...
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Persistent Shortcode Attribute Variables using WP_Query and WP AJAX

I'm trying to: list posts using a shortcode using WP_Query have that list use pagination have that pagination use AJAX ...and - where I'm getting stuck - manipulate my list via shortcode attributes ...
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Get term by custom term meta and taxonomy

How to get term by custom term meta and taxonomy or how to filter tax_query by term meta instead slug/id? function custom_pre_get_posts($query) { global $wp_query; if ( !is_admin() &&...
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WP_Query: Exclude hidden products from WooCommerce product list

I hope this is not too specific to WooCommerce. I have a nifty shortcode that displays a list of all my products with SKUs. However, it also includes products that I have published but have set the ...
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Main site single-property.php design, as homepage of a multisite

I've been researching how to do this for some time now, and I'm coming up short. I have my main blog, example.com, which we've created a custom post type of Property. I'm needing the exact layout and ...
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I want to get title name of post, but i didn't get by this code. Any suggestion?

add_shortcode('sort_featured_restaurant','sort_featured'); function sort_featured(){ $the_query = new WP_Query( $args ); // The Loop if ( $the_query->have_posts() ) { echo '<ul>'; ...
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Query events post type after current date and timezone

So I am making changes to a clients website and currently they have an events post type with some custom fields that allow them to set an events end date/time and the events timezone. The custom ...
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WP_Query Custom Post Type if Category ID Equals

I've setup a custom post type "slides" and I've created two categories for the slides custom post type: "slides-testimonial" (id = 7) and "slides-regular" (id=8). I would like to run a single loop, ...
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Object of class WP_Query could not be converted to int inside shortcode

I have the following code which is used to display download posts by the custom taxonomy. I am receiving the error Object of class WP_Query could not be converted to int When I have Query ...
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How to fix pagination for custom loops on front-page.php

A search on this topic on this site throws up a lot of results claiming to have resolved this issue, but I am having a contrary experience after implementing these guidelines as outlined here: How ...
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Dividing the loop to style post differently

I'm using a plugin that displays post and shows them in a certain area on my site, such as the sidebar or anywhere i put the <?php;?> code, but only if the author that is writing the post clicks ...
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Creating Ordered Query using Meta_key

I've hit a massive roadblock that I've been stuck on for days now, hope someone can help with this. The problem: I have a custom field called order_value with the values road, air and bus. I am ...
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How to provide meta_key array to wp_query?

I'm trying to build a wp_query, so far I've managed to get desired result using following query. $args = array( 'meta_query' => array( 'relation' => 'OR', array( //check if ...
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WP_Query returns empty if meta_query has more than 7 values

I have a custom loop to display a custom post type 'properties' . The idea is to search properties based on different search parameters selected by users. Now the weird problem I am facing is that if ...
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Show one item per category of a custom post type

I'm having a custom type called portfolio with different categories. I want to display all my categories except one. I only want to show one item per category on my page. I'm been busting my butt on ...
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Can't get data from audio media

I am trying the get the data of an audio, I've uploaded to a Wordpress site I'm working on (Not my own). I'm quite new to WordPress, but as far as I know, media files such as images and audio is ...
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Query pulling all taxonomies, not one I am specifying

I am trying to grab one random post from a custom Post Type I have that has a taxonomy that I give to it. For some reason it is pulling any post, no matter the category. Here is my Post Type if (!...
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Custom post WP_Query infinite loop error

I am trying to build wp_query loop with custom post type and it seems I get the infinite loop as the result. Here is my code that I am using: $apartargs = array ( 'post_type' => 'apartmani', ...
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Show more than one post on the main page excluding certain category

I'm currently running WordPress 4.5 with a WooTheme called The Morning After. I decided to change a few things here and there, but encountered some issues regarding the posts_per_page argument used in ...
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WP_Query: How do I sort on meta value and use LEFT JOIN?

I use Wordpress 4.5 and I am trying to modify a query to use LEFT JOIN instead of INNER JOIN. But I cannot get 'relation' => 'OR' to work. See the query below. I have read a number of other posts ...
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Retrieve custom post by a query on one of its custom fields

I've been using custom posts on my website, among them there are : "session" and "lecture". The custom post "lecture" has many custom fields such "title", "duration"... The custom post "session" ...
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Change posts archive ordering

I need to change the order of my default posts archives so I have added this to my functions.php but it doesn't affect anything... I've looked at various examples and from what I can see it should ...
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Changing a theme's search function to only show results from woocommerce?

I am very new and trying to learn as I go. I bought a premium theme from themeforest, without checking the functionality of various pages. Tried their support with no solution offered. Now I am ...
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meta_query not working properly

I'm trying to run a query that only displays items that meet a condition in an Advanced Custom Fields select box, but I'm getting nothing. Here's my query. Any help would be appreciated: <?php $...
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Pagination in WP_Query?

I am using a WP_Query to display posts from within a category and a custom term selected ("fitness visibility" inside category "articles") My code: <?php $catquery = new WP_Query( 'post_type=...
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How To Call WP_Query From A Subdomain?

I have a PHP script running in WordPress, that uses a WP_Query to get the posts from one of my subdomains and return it as a JSON string. The script only receives the post data if I call it using the ...
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Extending WP Query: Custom geolocation meta values work, but tax_query breaks

I've built a custom query for geolocation searches. I'm saving lat and lng within each custom post type as a meta value. My query extension returns results successfully when lat and lng are the only ...
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Wp_query WooCommerce products

I'm currently developing an e-commerce store using Wordpress and WooCommerce. I'm planning on creating a basic product filtering system and was wondering if it's possible to wp_query the results shown ...