"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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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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WP_Query returns no results

I'm using wp_query to create a custom query that retrieves search results but it is returning 0 results. Here is the code: $query = 's=the&posts_per_page=5&paged=1'; $custom_query = new ...
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custom post type search by reference id

I have a custom content type of tab_content with a relationship to a page. In my current script I have the id of a page and I want to do a query that will list all the children of type tab_content ...
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Sort users by meta_value_num

I'm having problems using WP_User_Query to sort users by a meta value number, I would of thought this would be simple by it just displays results as descending alphabetically. <?php $args = ...
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Passing additional variables to a query

How can we add more arguments to an existing query? Suppose I have in my theme if (!$blog_query) $blog_query = $wp_query; while( $blog_query->have_posts() ) : $blog_query->the_post(); AND I ...
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Get posts after calculating meta key

I have 2 meta fields for the posts, eg. meta_value and meta_count. Both are numbers. I want to divide meta_value by meta_count and based on the results I want to fetch the top 10 posts. So for ...
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Remove category from query (show all posts in archive.php) pre_get_posts()

I am using pre_get_posts() to allow all posts to be displayed on any category archive. This is because I will provide a javascript sorting and filtering method using isotope.js. Any category page will ...
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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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Pagination With Custom WP Query not functioning

I have the following custom query and im attempting to paginate the links of previous archive posts using the example from the wordpress codex ...
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meta_query compare not doing what I want it to do

I'm trying to run a query that only shows posts if it's meta value has a date string that is LESS than the current date's string. An example is below; <?php $current = date('Ymd'); // Eg: ...
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SQL returned by Wp_Query has wp_posts.ID = -1

I have a custom loop based on these arguments (below), and for some reason when it's run, the SQL returned has this fragment: ... AND wp_posts.ID = -1 ... And I get no results from the db. If I run ...
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Related posts in all categories of current post (custom post types)

A client of mine has custom post types that they set up using a plugin rather than defining them in the functions.php. (So, YARPP for the solution won't work). In this custom post types, they have ...
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Unable to combine “search value” and “tax_query” using WP_Query

This is my function in my template's functions.php. The problem is that this is working: function ajax_search_action_do(){ global $wp_query; $search = $_POST['search_value']; $country ...
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Custom query to show posts

I am trying to sort posts based on rating (using wp-postrating plugin) and numbers of comments. I have made this using wpdb, but i kinda wish to make it easier and use it with wp_query. Seems that I ...
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Custom search: Search posts but display parent page in results

I'm using Wordpress 3.5.1 with a modified twentytwelve theme. My main site structure is based on the Smooth Slider plugin (jQuery Cycle). I have Pages that contain only a shortcode (for example, ...
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Post Type => Any conundrum

I have a number of regular posts and pages in a regular category called "Featured". I have also installed a plugin called "Event Organizer" that creates its own custom post type called "Event" and has ...
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WP Query - duplicated posts once including tags in search results

I running WordPress on IIS & SQL server. As some of the plugins do not work correctly with DB ABSTRACTION I am using a lot of functions.php filters as so on. To make my search results include ...
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How to query custom post then display sections by meta value

This seems like an easy thing to do but I am missing something here. I have a custom post type called "recipient" and a meta check box called "yes_current" - (we help children with cancer and run ...
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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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Display featured posts for a custom post type by taxonomy

Ok, the quick explanation: I'm using a custom post type, 'lakes'. And, using custom taxonomies to organize them. They are: state, watertype and county. I've created a 'page' for each state that ...
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Using tax_query creates a 1 = 0 or 1 = 1 in $wp_query->request

This is my first attempt at modifying the main query using the pre_get_posts action/filter This is the function currently hooked to it: function advanced_product_search_filter($query) { ...
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Get all custom_post_type posts + blog posts from one category in a single query

Is there a way to query posts from multiple post_type's and filter the normal blog posts by a category? I am trying to display the 10 latest custom_post_type posts and blog posts on my homepage in a ...
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How to retrieve posts from parent category, splitting them per children when displayed?

I have a Wordpress database with three categories: ID 3 : Europe ID 4 : France (child of 3) ID 5 : Paris (child of 4) I now need to display all posts under their respective category, like this: ...
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query only direct child and sub-terms of a current term archive

i'm using woocommerce on my theme, and it comes with a proudct_cat term as a defualt catagory on the shop proudct. I need to show on every proudct_cat archive its direct child and the sub-tems, but ...
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How can I use AJAX with check-box categories?

How can I build a search filter (something like this) with WordPress? I have a custom post type name: "Locatii". It is a custom post type with categories. Ex: Cat 1 , Cat 2 ... and so on. How can ...
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First post outside of loop, homepage only?

Because of the way my templates are structured, I need to pull the first/sticky post from the site outside of the standard loop, just on the homepage. I'm using _s (underscores.me) as a base, so the ...
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How can I display sticky posts at first in wp_query?

I'm looking for a long time, but I could not find a solution. I'm not a coder. Please help me. Here is my wp_query code; $my_query = new WP_Query('category_name=animals&showposts=10'); while ...