"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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Unable to get all tags from specific categories

Page in question. I'm trying to use a WP_Query(); targeting specific categories and displaying all the tags used for posts within those categories. I noticed that some tags, like truffles aren't ...
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Add posts to WP Query object

I need to filter the WP_Query object by adding some posts to it. I have the posts id's (from another SQL query). What would be the way to add (merge) new posts into the WP_Query object?
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Query to get data of a post, if in category?

You would think you could use $query = new WP_Query(array( 'p' => $idofpost, 'cat' => $numbers )); to return the post if it is a certain category (or categories, or -number to exclude ...
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How do I add an item to the WP admin menu?

I want to add an item to my WordPress admin menu - "News" - it's to contain a list of articles written about my company. Each article will consist of the following metadata: Headline Date Link to ...
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Advanced Post Display/Pagination/Ordering

I am working on a project that requires some advanced ordering of posts and advanced pagination. Basically, we have posts in a category, lets call this category 'mycategory'. We then have post ...
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tax_query showing no results

I'm creating a music database site with two custom post types: tracks and albums. I've linked the tracks to their respective albums with a custom taxonomy for the album's slug. On each album page, I'm ...
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How to query posts with current or future date only

I want to only get posts with current or future dates, to show upcoming events. Current arguments: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'event', 'meta_key' => 'event_start_date', ...
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Page displaying 1st post from a range of custom tax?

Is it possible to have a page display the 1st post from each category from a custom taxonomy? e.g custom tax called gallery-section, within that it has a range of categories, i.e Gallery 1, Gallery 2 ...
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Sort by custom field that is an array?

is it possible to sort posts inside a query based on post value that is in an array - but using the last element of the array? The code looks something like: <?php $mostsharedposts= new ...
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Comparing 2 Decimal Numbers from custom fields and displaying posts

This is really confusing me. Hopefully you can help me. What i want to do, is search for a number and display anything that is either minus 1 or plus one of the search result. The numbers that it will ...
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Pagination in custom query in a category page

In a category (I create category-123.php), I'd like to create a new custom query in order to show all the posts that have right parameters (custom fields). <?php $today = date("Ymd"); $paged = ...
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Custom query to order by multiple taxonomies

I got this website from a customer to fix some bugs. They are a car dealership. The previous developer created a custom post type (vehicle) and there are two taxonomies: make and model. (they are not ...
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ordering and optimizing functions

Ive been hard at work trying to build some functions to display products on my site. The prices for these products are calculated based on many variables. I think the first set of functions work, ...
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Selecting posts older than the current Unix epoch timestamp

I am trying to perform the following query, which originates by the fact the post's 'date' and 'time' are entered as separate custom fields. $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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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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Sorting meta_value as integer doesn't work

This plugin uses the below chunk of code to print the top 10 highscores. But this doesn't get the list of top 10 scores sorted by meta_value in my WP install $scoreboard = new WP_User_Query( array( ...
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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"> ...