"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 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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Search Query that Includes Custom Table

I have a WordPress website that grabs product data from a custom table. I would like to be able to also search from fields in the custom table. Could someone provide a sample query of what this would ...
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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: ...
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How do I sort post listing by child post count?

I have two custom post types called questions and answers. The questions list includes a custom column which displays a count of the answers for each question. I need to be able to sort the listing ...
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Creating a navigation menu of all posts of a custom post type and their children posts?

I have a drop down menu that displays a link (the permalink) to all of the posts of a custom post type (county) and would simply like to display their children too this is the code I have so far but ...
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Divide WP_Query posts by date & post type

I have a WP_Query that divides 2 Posts types by date but the functionality is not there. Currently it outputs the dates and posts on the same level like.. -Date -Post -Post -Date -Post -Post What I ...
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Retrieve latest post by multiple categories with ID

I have the categories listed below in my product post type. Category Name: Test 1 ID: 82 Category Name: Test 2 ID: 83 Category Name: Test 3 ID: 84 Category Name: Test 4 ID: 85 Now I want to ...
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Adding a category at even positions on main loop with modified pagination

I have different categories showing over main loop. I want to add a specific category post at even positions of main loop. Example current post list with categories: cat1 cat1 cat1 cat1 required: cat1 ...
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Retrieving IDs of child pages which are in a different post type

I have a normal page, which has subpages in a custom post type. I've tried to get_pages based on the child_of parameter but it returns nothing. What is the best way to do this?
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Query child posts on parents single.php?

Is it possible to query the child posts of the single post your on? i.e you have a custom post type called apples. The parent page is... single-apple.php On that page query and display all its own ...
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Optimizing multiple WP_querys into one call?

I have finished building my website and noticed due to the structure it takes 3 seconds to load the data due to each WP_query bouncing between different post types. I was wondering if I put these into ...
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Unable to pass variable

I am trying to pass number of post show from widget.I stored it as $entry my code <?php query_posts( array('post_type' => array('post'),'order' => 'DESC','posts_per_page' => '.$entry.') ...
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wp_query for more fields plugin

I use this plugin : http://wordpress.org/support/plugin/more-fields/page/2 How use WP_QUERY for this inputs ?!
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Custom Taxonomy List links being re-written

I am trying to show a list of terms from my Job Category. I tried the following: function job_listing_taxonomy_list( $taxonomy,$hide ) { $args = array('order'=>'ASC','hide_empty'=>$hide); ...
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Show Posts in Vertical Tabs with Scrollbar

I have created CPT ( Custom Post Type ) called Recipes. I want to display all me recipe in Vertical Tabs. For Example; check the image below i have created. Image Example Click Here On the left ...
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wp_query pagination links producing 404

I've searched thousands of related posts and can't seem to get the pagination to work on this loop. As soon as i click next page i get a 404 //get the search term if (!empty($_GET["s"])){ $s = ...
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multiple values in an array for category__and does not work with WP_Query

So I'm looping with WP_Query and here is my code: $country_posts = new WP_Query(get_direct_children($continent_cats)); if ($country_posts->have_posts()) : while ($country_posts->have_posts()) ...