"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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Sort posts in dashboard using custom field; also include posts where field isn't set

I'm using a pre_get_posts filter found on this question thread here, to sort a custom post type in the dashboard: function xyz_event_sort_order( $wp_query ) { if ( is_admin() ) { ...
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Merge 2 args in one WP_Query and order it by date

I'm trying to merge 2 WP_Query in a new WP_Query and then order all posts in this new merged query by date descending. I can merge 2 WP_Query and work fine, but I can't order the new query $args1 ...
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Orderby custom date fields with meta_query broken on OR relation

I have an 'event' post type that has custom start and end date fields. In a block on the home page, I'm trying to show only upcoming or ongoing events. So, to achieve this, I'm doing a meta_query that ...
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Show custom post type filtered by category

I would like to have a custom post type which contain several sliders for showing in each category page (exact category.php), one for each as planned. All sliders were assigned to related category. ...
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Passing conditional arrays to WP_Query() [closed]

I've looked around at a few places and could not find an answer. I was wondering what the best way to create a WP_query from possibly empty variables were. I have about 16 of these $_GET variables. ...
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Second loop pagination changes URL, not content

I'm reasonably new to WordPress and I believe I am missing something conceptual here. I have assigned a static post to be my front page. My front-page.php template begins with a standard loop: ...
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How to add archives (with pagination) to page template?

So the site I'm building has a few different archives pages. For the newest one I'm building, I tried to copy the archive.php I've got: page-archives.php: <?php get_header(); ?> <section ...
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Arrange BBpress topics by created

The default setting in the bbpress forum topics is that the most active topic automatically gets on top (sorted by freshness). However, I wish to change this setting in descending order of topics ...
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how a query can use local parameters in plugin function?

I've wanted to add a custom post type, so i've done a plugin to put on/off this post type. i have widgets inside the plugin in order to print posts with this custom type, that call more or less a ...
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Custom WP_Query with SQL directives for getting posts by authors and terms

I am making a custom page where I need to display posts from authors and terms (categories). I tried with the built in WP_query arguments but I am not getting the result I want. So I want to know how ...
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ACF: post query, hide duplicate values [closed]

I'm querying an ACF field, and displaying all the results on the front-end like so— PHP: <ul class="category-menu-items"> <?php // args ...
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What is the best way and how do I display posts from categories and users a user is following?

I am making a user/term following system where users can follow users and terms (inlcuding categories). Once the user follows another user and/or term I am saving the ids for each in a custom table. ...
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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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Trying to do a custom Search results page. Failing when I use the pagination

I'm trying to do a page where the user can search for posts with a Keyword (as search.php) and post date filter (between one date and another). I have a form with 3 fields: keyword, date1 and date2 ...
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Post OrderBy slow performance

I have been struggling for quite a while now with this, to put in simple term here is what i do. I do an OrderBy with wp_postmeta information This allow me to give an additional date to play with. ...
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Query custom post type by date field only working when two posts match the query

Hi I am trying to query a custom post by an advanced custom field that is a date field and this is how it is registered in a plugin that I have created to take care of all non-visual aspects of the ...
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How can I pull information from my loop and divide them seperately?

I've created a Custom Post Type that I'm trying to implement into a CSS slider. To do this I've created a custom template and added counters to get unique ID's for every new post that get's pulled. ...
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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 & posts_per_page [duplicate]

I have created a custom loop with WP_Query and I am trying to display only 4 posts. I do not need pagination or anything similar. Just the four posts. I am using posts_per_page => 4 to do this, but ...
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echo a specific meta_key queried through a custom post

I'm new to coding but love tinkering around (on Virtual Server) with bits to upgrade my current website when I have the time. What would be really useful to me would be to post an individual ...
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How to get Tags with specific post id

I have created one post and post ID is 34 and added some Tags and Now I want to retrieve all tags with post ID. Any Idea?
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Order posts with custom taxonomy array

I am trying to make my loop go through the posts that are associated with these terms. Currently nothing is being output. <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'staff', ...
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Filter plugin posts by meta value

I am a WordPress beginner, but have a few years of software development experience. I have a WordPress plugin used to display custom data via a custom post type. The index page contains something ...
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Randomize Posts. Skip the first post in ascending order

I'd like to randomize a set of posts (custom post type), but ignore the first post all together. Here's the code I thought would work: $featured_content_query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' ...
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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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Custom post type blog pagination conflict

I have a custom post type called 'emp_case-studies' and it has a page archive. Here is the code for archive-emp_case-studies.php: <?php $blog = $wp_query; $wp_query= null; $args= null; ...
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Prevent pre_get_posts filter on specific post type

I am running into one issue with pre_get_post filter. Actually I have 4 post types. Post, Pages, Events, and Venue. I created one custom field called city for event and venue post type. When ...
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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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Get posts from similar time as current post

Hi guys I've been struggling with this for a while and wondered how you lovely people would go about implementing it. I would like to show 4 posts that were posted before and after the current post. ...
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How do you get the count of posts in an archive page?

I have a custom posts archive page of the type archive-my_custom_post_type.php and I am using the "standard" loop which consists of the ever-so famous <?php if(have_posts()) : ?> <?php ...
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Display count number of posts with the same specific meta_key meta_value

I want to display a list of posts ordered by a specific meta_key. My posts have the following custom fields: author_lastname and author_firstname. So far, it works good. The posts are displayed ...
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How to make a WP_Query search with custom post types?

I've registered a custom post type called "node". When I create a basic WP_Query to get posts of that type, it works just fine. Example: $args = array( 'post_status' => 'publish', 'post_type' ...
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How to ensure “the_content” filter runs only for the main displayed content?

I have a plugin which adds the method to "the_content" filter. add_filter('the_content', 'myFilteringFunction', 10000); Within that function I want to add some links on the beginning and the end of ...
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How to query posts from specific authors and categories using WP_query?

I currently have a WP_query where I am getting posts from a specific set of authors. To this, I want to add specific categories as well. $args = array( 'author__in' => $authors, 'posts_per_page' ...
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Archive by months with pretty url?

I wanted to able to get the archive months working, I tried this http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_get_archives#Last_Twelve_Months but it only gets the last 12 months, what I wanted ...
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Highlight current post title on a page

In my menu I have a page that is called Campaign. When the user enters to Campaign the page displays the last custom post type of campaign-post. In the sidebar of Campaign page, I'm displaying a ...
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Wordpress Numeric Pagination with Query String [duplicate]

So I have a dynamic loop which is affected by a query sting in the URL.. For example I have 3 categories and when they click the category it just adds a query to the URL: <a ...
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Problem accessing values from $wp_query in plugin

I am creating a custom plugin where I am passing parameters in the url and trying to access the values of those parameters using $wp_query directly in the plugin, but it returns an empty array. I ...
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wp_update_post not working

I have the following code in a single script to be run one time to fix post names which are empty. // WP_Query arguments $args = array ( 'post_type' => 'books', ...
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Query Vars Not Set in Main Query

I have a function that checks page specific and global settings to determine a class related to sidebars. I call the function from the archive.php template and try to check that post_type is 'post', ...
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Query posts filter not working

I have created one custom post type which name is villa. In this post type I have added five post and assigned custom field values(mention bellow): Post Name Assigned Fields 1. Chalet ...
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WP_Query For Custom Author and Single CPT Search?

I have created a search page where users can search the site with these options: (1) Keyword (2) Keyword in/from 12 different Custom Post Types (CPT's) (3) Keyword in/by a single Author's posts ...
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Are term_taxonomy_id and term_id the same?

I have a custom query where I need a JOIN because I want to COUNT all the posts of a specific category. So I checked the tables and I found out that table wp_term_relationships contains a reference ...
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When filtering query on custom taxonomy; main menu dissapears

I have created a custom taxonomy, and that works. But here is the problem; I have created an archive page, which in the url gets e.g. this: ?category=23. Then, in functions.php, I do this: function ...
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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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Customize Query to include a custom parameter

I have a link on a page, which goes to a loop using information from a meta field on that page. I'm a bit confused by this, but I'm trying to learn because this seems quite powerful. As I ...
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Serve different layout via URL parameter

I'd like to be able to serve up an alternative layout for single posts via an URL parameter. For example, a user going to: http://domain.com/postname/ will get the post in the normal layout and a ...
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Displaying Single Future Posts in a specific Category or Taxonomy

I want posts that are tagged with a certain term and scheduled to be posted some time in the future to be publicly available. So if I create a post, assign it a special term (category, tag, custom ...
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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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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 ...