"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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Different Ways to Query Custom Post Types?

I'm using this code to use custom post types like regular post: add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'add_my_post_types_to_query' ); function add_my_post_types_to_query( $query ) { if ( is_home() && ...
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Advanced Query Logic With Multiple Taxonomies

I have a page on my site that acts as a search tool/search results page for users to find rental spaces. On the left side is a column of checkboxes that let the user filter the results by three ...
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WP_Query tax_query problem

When I call WP_Query with tax query or category__in, I get posts only from first category in array of requested categories. $query = new WP_Query( array( "tax_query" => array( ...
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How to count post meta key values for all posts in database

In my post meta data I have the following 'key' for every post: "image_details" a typical value of which is an array such as: ...
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Show most popular post of last 12 months

I use the Ribbon theme that has a nice tabbed widget showing the most popular and most recent posts. I would like to limit the most popular posts to the last 12 months. I would rather not use a plugin ...
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Unable to get paginate_links working with a custom query [duplicate]

I have built a news section in my Wordpress site with the advanced custom fields and custom post type ui plugins. On the custom news overview page (not the standard wordpress posts) I wanted to limit ...
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Posts 2 Posts: Get related posts from user connected to current post? [closed]

Hopefully someone can help with this. I have a CPT called "Tours", and I'm using Posts 2 Posts to connect Posts inside that CPT to Users. Relationships being: Tour Item 1 > Tour Operator 1 Tour ...
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Using global $post; to get featured image for custom post via WP_Query

I'm using a site-wide function to add css to the <head> of the page pull in featured images of various as a responsive page background. It works great across the rest of my site but fails on a ...
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Hiding taxonomies with no children WP_Query & tax_query

I have this code which has taken over 7 hours to put together through research but the last hours or so I have hit a brick wall! I require the taxonomy title to be hidden if there are no posts ...
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Get first post from wp_query

How can I get the first post from a WP_Query result? $connected = new WP_Query( array( // Arguments )); // This doesn't work.. echo $connected[0]->post_name;
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Random posts loop order [duplicate]

I have used a loop for my theme homepage, but when I go to page 2 or 3, 4, etc., I get the same random posts in all pages. I want to make the loop generate different random posts each page. <?php ...
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Category based on post id

I have the following: $custom_loop = new WP_Query( array('category_name'=>$category, 'meta_key'=>'name', 'orderby' => 'meta_value', 'order' => 'ASC', 'posts_per_page'=>'-1')); How ...
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Why does WP_Query show only the same post even with different categories and endwhile?

I have 3 divs that WP_Query with 3 different categories and end it with the php endwhile,but it only shows the same most recent post query three times over. Do I need to hard reset the query loop ...
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Renaming or Moving WP-Content Pros/Cons

I'm still learning WP. Previously I had done a 1-click installation of WP. Everything worked fine. But now, I'm planning to install it manually. What are the Pros/Cons of these? 1 Renaming ...
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Run next query based on first query's term

I'm creating an authors site. I'm using a custom post type (Books) to display books. I'm using another custom post type (Reviews) to display reviews on the same page as the corresponding book. I'm ...
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WP_Query and is_page_template() conditional

I have a custom query that goes looks like this: $temp = $wp_query; $wp_query = null; $args = array('posts_per_page' => 5, 'post_type' => 'gallery', 'post_status' => ...
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meta_compare not comparing whole integer

I have submitted an integer data via a form to my custom search page. I can get values properly if the input is single char (e.g. 1 ) but if the input is multi char (e.g. 100) it still compares ...
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Search - Ajax - Alter Query Parameters with Pagination

Too Long ; Didn't Read How do I get pagination to work when I'm creating my query with ajax? I'm working on creating a functional search page that allows the user to filter how many posts per ...
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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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Issue with permalinks for custom post type

I have a little issue here... When i'm using default permalinks, everything works great, but when I set up %postname% permalink in settings, my template with custom post type is not loaded. ...
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display posts with same taxonomy term

I'm trying to display 5 related posts in the loop, those related posts being posts that share the same taxonomy value. e.g. I have a custom taxonomy set up called venues thus each post has a venue ...
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'&' causes an error in my shortcode when I list the content of the page

I would like to list the specified pages with my shortcode, but the problems are with the '$' charachters. function get_page_func( $atts ) { extract(shortcode_atts( array( ...
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Get attached media only

I am using wp_query to get uploaded medias. Everything is working fine, but wp_query will return the medias with no post attached. This is not what I wanted. How can I exclude the unattached media ...
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New WP_Query loop in admin causes problems

I am working on a project where I have a custom post type 'companies' and on this edit page in the Wordpress admin I have some custom made meta boxes, for saving company information, opening hours, ...
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WordPress meta_query and order by custom field

I have a Custom Post Type called "Films", with a Repeater field called "Showings", which have a field "start_datetime" of type DateTime... I want to perform a query to get all those Films with a ...
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Not duplicating $post->ID leaves empty space.

My home page has a section at the top that displays a featured post from a time period if it has been set, otherwise it displays the most commented post of a time period, or it just displays the most ...
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Conditionals in WP_Query

What I'm trying to do is this: If in the last 7 days someone has added a post in the category 'featured' display it in the loop. Otherwise, display the most commented post from the last seven days. ...
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Custom Field sort not working (WP 3.8.1)

I am trying to sort a custom wp_query using the date format YYYYMMDD (php: date('Ymd') ). This will not be regarded as date field, but rather as a numeric one stored in custom field. My WP-QUERY code ...
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Custom search result

I've tried to google it for several time but i couldnt find anything clear. I added a select field in the searchform.php, but if the user choose one of the options, i dont know how to show it on the ...
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WP_Query returns random number of posts

There's a file called inform.php included in index.php, single.php and single-news.php with the below query in it: <?php $arr = array('cat' => '12837', 'posts_per_page' => '22'); ...
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2 weeks ago from meta query meta value

This is my meta query within my posts query. 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'rw_membership_ends', 'value' => ??????? ...
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Pagination not working on template page

I have the following code, but it is not working. if ( get_query_var('paged') ) { $paged = get_query_var('paged'); } elseif ( get_query_var('page') ) { $paged = ...
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Why WP_Query::is_date() returns false when 'date_query' argument is set?

WordPress 3.7 introduced 'date_query' argument for WP_Query. That's pretty useful and allow very complex date-based queries, however something strange happen when using WP_Query conditional methods ...
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Show list of authors with latest post NOT older than a month

I found two bits of code. One gets me posts NOT older than a month the other bit gets me a list of authors and their custom fields, names, etc. Can someone please help me integrate the two. One runs ...
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Can't order the query result as given posts id's array

I want to order a query result by the same order as the post id's array given. E.g. I have: $arrayPostsIds = array(30,5,17,10); and I want to get the posts in that order. So after trying this: ...
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Order by optional meta key?

I'm building the sorting functionality for a custom post type, and I have a custom meta value for "Featured" posts. This value is set when you tick the checkbox, otherwise it is not set. Using the ...
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Why WP_Query in functions.php is not working when get_posts works?

I have following code in my functions.php. When I try to add new post_type (e.g. post,lawyers) it fills excerpt,slug (this affects in permalink structure), other metaboxes from first post of lawyers ...
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How to sort a custom wordpress query by combination of meta values?

I'm trying to build a custom query that's a combination of custom key values. For example, with the code below I'm able to sort my posts by how much money they've received (paidusd) and how much tips ...
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Get the original menu item name string instead of the label

I am building a hierarchical menu of custom taxonomies and their related posts using wp_get_nav_menu_items as follow: if( $locations = get_nav_menu_locations() && ...
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Remove Post if Advanced Custom Field is checked to fix paging

I'm trying to setup a query that filters through posts and removes ones that have an ACF field "archived" checked. Post queries are pretty foreign to me. ...
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Writing less unnecessary code with WordPress

I've got a simple homepage, that pulls content for 4 different categories. To do this, I'm writing 4 different WP_Query, and only the category name is changing (and as a result, the WP_Query name, ...
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How to get latest posts from each category in regular order

let's say I have a main query and it displays posts from Movies and Music categories. I want the query to show always 5 latest posts from Movies and 5 latest posts from Music category. When I create a ...
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Using WP meta query to show custom post types by a start and finish date

I have a custom post type called 'events', I have a page which displays events by each month. Each event has a start_date and finish_date custom field (using advanced custom fields plugin) which ...
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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 exclude posts ordered by comment_count from subsequent wordpress loops using WP_Query?

My page has three separate loops on it. The first retrieves the most commented post. The query then resets for the second loop and retrieves the 3 most recent posts, then resets again to get the three ...
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Including all terms in wordpress tax_query

I'm a little bit confused, why I can't include all the terms in tax_query automatically? My code: 'tax_query' => array( array( 'taxonomy' => 'city', 'field' => 'slug', ...
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Show multiple categories in query using redux framework variable

Stuck on trying call an option variable using the Redux Framework - that is utilizing multi-category select - inside the query. Here's what I have as my query: $the_query = new WP_Query(array( ...
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How to display most recent posts that haven't already been displayed with WP_Query?

I have two content divs that each take up half of their containing div. My plan is to use WP_query to display the 6 most recent posts (3 in each.) It will go: Div 1 -> post 1, post 2, post 3 Div 2 ...
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Two different conditions with a single WP_Query

I need to get custom posts with next conditions: Custom post with meta 'key1' => 'public' Custom post with meta 'key1' => 'private' and 'author' => 'current_user_id' Code: $args = array( ...