"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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Custom search (wp query by custom fields)

I'm building custom search. Actually it's just need to check custom field value. The custom field is called 'summary'. However i'm not sure what i'm doing wrong as it is not working. Maybe someone ...
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Custom shortcode not displaying categories and correct date

I wrote a short code to work with an event plugin (the plugin creates the custom post type of event). I want to pull all future events from the database that use a specific category and list them on ...
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WP_Query custom order and pagination

I am seeing some strange behaviour when combining a custom order with pagination when using WP_Query. The arguments for my query are as follows: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'news', ...
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Make a WP Query search match exactly the search term

I'm using WP Query and the results coming back when using the search term aren't working as I wish. For example searching for 'art' returns also results for words containing 'art' such as 'part'. How ...
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Query posts distinct authors

I am trying to get post from a category ordered random, but making sure that the author does not repeat itself. So I have this query which works as intended, but there is the chance that the author ...
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WP_Query - using category__and when one of the categories is 0

I am passing a variable $category to category__and, and it works unless $category = 0; 'category__and' => array(4) // works 'category__and' => array($category, 4) // works if category > 1 ...
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modifying meta_query on parse_query

In the parse_query filter hook I'm doing: if ( is_admin() && $pagenow == 'edit.php' && isset( $_GET['ysr_homepage_filter'] ) && $_GET['ysr_homepage_filter'] == '1' ) { ...
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List of child pages fetch next results at link click

I have a list of child pages which are getting displayed as links to those pages. Im displaying it in a certain div with a maximum of 6 results. What I want is I have a "a href" which is called ...
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Display post from custom post type

I have this Custom Post Type (CPT) defined at functions.php: register_post_type( 'opinion', array( 'label' => __( 'Opiniones' ), 'singular_label' => __( ...
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WP_Query by post ID doesn't work if post is in custom post_status

I want to display a single post by its ID using WP_Query(). To do this, I use the following argument: $args = array( 'p' => 61202); That should work, but does not seem to work if the post is ...
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Pagination for custom query throws 404 errors on last pages [duplicate]

I'm using a custom query to get all CPT posts for the author in author.php. I have a lot of authors and a lot of content so I'm using the wp pagenavi plugin to paginate between these posts. For some ...
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Display images with same specific value?

I'm trying to make a slider for my website, but I'm a little bit stuck right now. The thing is that I don't want to use any plugin (I prefer to try to learn how to do this, and also most plugins have ...
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More efficient way to list posts by category [duplicate]

I have a page that lists posts grouped by category. Here is the current code: <?php $cats = get_terms('category'); foreach ($cats as $cat) { $cat_id= $cat->term_id; echo ...
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Order posts by custom column using pre_get_posts

Is it possible to sort posts by custom column in wp_posts table (in this case, 'fav_count' column) using pre_get_posts filter? If not, is there any other way to do this before the main query is run, ...
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How to stop wp_query searching pages as well as the specified CPT

I have a CPT that has multiple fields. I have a custom input form that takes a name as the input and this is stored in the $surname variable. I need to search my CPT for that name either as the CPT ...
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If orderby parameter using pre_get_posts is the same for multiple posts what fallback does the query use?

So I have 3 custom post types that I want to order by menu_order & have 'date' as the fallback parameter as the majority of posts will have the default menu order of '0'. It would be nice if ...
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How to do a query on custom taxonomies that is uncategorised?

I have a custom taxonomy and I wish to do a query for all custom posts who has no value assigned for that taxonomy (i.e. uncategorised). This is what I have so far: $uncatQuery = new WP_Query( ...
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Why is this coming back as null? Thats wrong. There is one post

I have a category, called events. It is assigned to one post. So I created the following loop: $args = array ('category_name' => 'events', 'posts_per_page' => 4, 'orderby' => 'date', 'order' ...
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Accessing the post content with wp_query

I have the following code from a template to view get the post information: <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'posts_per_page' => $count, 'paged' => $paged, ...
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Search tags in CPTs

I can't seem to figure out how to include tags in a wordpress search. For example, if I search for 'apple', I would like to get back posts with 'apple' in the title or the content (default wordpress ...
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Adding css tweak based on page template

I have a parent page that is listing out all of it's child pages. This is done using the below: <?php $query = new ...
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WP_query Date Range results not matching loop

I have written a WP_query with a date range. $args = array( 'date_query' => array( array( 'column' => 'post_date_gmt', ...
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Pagination returns 404 after page 20

I got a paged loop that pulls in 4 posts per page from custom post type. It works great, with the only downside that the pagination wont go over the page/20 everything after that is 404, and the ...
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Using WP_Query to re-query and sort results using a date?

I'm writing a function to find the users next upcoming event (stored as CPT), chronologically. If I use a normal query and do something like 'post_type' => 'ticket', // another CPT set up to act ...
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Show posts between two Custom Fields date

I'm trying to fetch all the posts from today to next week by using some custom fields inside posts, using Advanced Custom Fields. Everything was working until now, because it doesn't show posts from ...
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Minimising Database Queries when using Advanced Custom Fields

I'm working on a page which lists staff members for a large company and trying to minimise the number of times I'm forced to query the database as it gets quite complex and slow. 'person' is a ...
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Query & the_content() is showing in the header

This post is about two things: All the results of this query are posting to the header of the Page not on the content area as they should. Do you know of a solution as to why this is happening and ...
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Custom Plugin - Query CPT - Display Results

This code is going into a sample Plugin I am creating as a test using CPT and print them to a Page. I have been trying to get print_r() to give me an object. The custom post types are posting - ...
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Query posts from multiple post types sorted by overarching menu order

I have three different post types named activity, publication and project. I want all posts from these three post types to appear on one page on my website ordered by an overarching menu position. ...
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WordPress ignoring LIMIT / posts_per_page despite being in wp_query

Using WP query: $myquery = new WP_Query( array( 'posts_per_page' => $instance['count'], 'meta_key' => 'mywp_post_views_count', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'order' => ...
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How to extract information from a wp_query result?

Background: I'm using a wordpress theme called skt full width. I am modifying their front page slideshow, so that it displays six random images instead of six pre-selected images. I have a custom ...
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How to get to a specific position in wp_query?

Background: I'm trying to display images in a slideshow, and I want to select those pictures randomly from the website's media. The image has a custom field in order to be selected for being the ...
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Proper Array Setup

I'm having real trouble getting this to function right, basically I'm tweaking an array for the related products section of WooCommerce for WP, but it's not really a plugin issue more of a general ...
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Use 'parse_query' filter to show posts that from multiple criteria

I am trying to filter the Posts page in the WordPress admin to show posts that meet the criteria for "A" -or- the criteria for "B". I've scoured documentation and can't find a good way to do this. ...
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How to access $wp_query object from array of posts given by get_posts?

I have a simple custom query driven by get_posts: <ul> <?php $args = array('post_type' => 'event', 'numberposts' => 6 ); $myposts = get_posts( $args ); foreach( $myposts as $post ) : ...
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ACF accessing a field from the query, but not in post

I'm not sure if this is possible - but checking before re-writing the template. I've extended wp_query to allow for a geocode/location search to be performed. This is working in itself and returning ...
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Custom navigation : show posts in sets of 4

I am trying to reproduce an existing site design in wordPress. The site has a sidebar navigation that shows 4 posts at a time, see here: http://www.davidrich.net/david-rich-paintings/1-1 I you click ...
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Geo location query inside wp_query?

I am building a simple property search website using Wordpress. One of the requirements is for a search tool to search for properties available for sale / to rent based on number of bedrooms etc. ...
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List all Custom Post Type posts excluding certain Taxnomy term

I'm writing a theme in which I've registered "Services" as Custom Post Type that supports "Type of Service" Custom Taxonomy. I want to list all the posts of type "Services" except those which have ...
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WP_Query with meta_value_num and meta_query not paged correctly

I have a strange thing with my WP_Query, where isn't paged correctly. $args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'posts_per_page' => $limit, // 10 ...
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Optimising specific Query with ACF meta objects

Is there any way I can improve the following query without touching the server, as it's taking around 5-6 seconds to execute, the SQL is outputing as: SELECT wp_posts.* FROM wp_posts INNER JOIN ...
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wp_query in form method of widget breaks customizer

In the "form" method of one of my widgets I make a query to offer the user some posts to choose from, like this: <?php $products = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => ...
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post by Category not working after setting 4 post per page

I am trying to show 4 posts on my homepage that is working fine but whenever i click on sidebar post categories it still shows the 4 post from homepage i.e the filter doesnot works and it shows 4 post ...
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Adding a block with query in homepage

i want my 2 post blocks to show by Categories not recent And not by category. <!-- Latest posts --> <div class="home-section"> <div class="container"> <div class="row"> ...
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Query posts by views on category page

I'm having trouble trying to create a second query on the category.php pages, what I'm trying to achieve is displaying the most popular posts from the current category archive page being viewed. ...
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WP_Query pagination not working in admin area

I've created a custom plugin page. On this page, I list posts using wp_query(). It works fine. I want to add pagination, but it doesn't work, even when I'm using the code provided within codex: ...
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Custom Taxonomy Query by Taxonomny not working

Not sure what's going on - here's a look at my code: $args = array( 'orderby' => 'title', 'show_posts' => '-1', 'posts_per_page' => '-1', 'cat' => $goalsCat->cat_ID, ...
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Function using get_posts() with tax_query not working when called from functions.php

I want to get an array of all the 'bands' in taxonomy 'types', and use the array later on in other functions etc. I have a utilities.php file that I require() in functions.php and it has the following ...
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Syntax to get the Nth item in a list of custom post types?

We have a custom post type testimonial and want to show the 1st, 2nd and 3rd in various bespoke locations on the page. Here's how we would do it if we just wanted to loop over testimonials and show ...
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wp_query if have posts show date but not in loop

I have a wp_query set up to show events and I want to show the date if we have posts and if we do not I do not want to show the date. Here is my code: <?php $today = getdate(); ...