"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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Display custom field meta outside loop, site wide

I've created a custom field ("breaking") with the goal that whenever one post has this field present, it will display the value in the header throughout the site (that is, all posts, pages, archives, ...
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List ALL posts within last week from current category on category page

My category template shows 5 (full content) posts per page and I want to add a list of ALL the posts during the past week for that category to the top of the page as a quick overview. So the first ...
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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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WP_Query on “property” in the options table

I'm quite new to WP and I hope this question isn't seen as too specific. It's not entirely bound to my little "pre story". I'd really like an answer to this question for future cases as well. I get ...
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WP_Query Order by Specific Post ID First

I'm creating a website where I have a need to show a set of posts from a custom loop but I need to display a specific post first. This post will be dynamically specified in the URI by a $_GET ...
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Orderby two meta fields not working

Good day. I have the following code: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'property', 'tax_query' => array( array( 'taxonomy' => ...
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WP_Query displaying ALL posts

I cannot figure out why my WP_Query always displays all my published posts regardless of what I put in the arguments. <?php $args = array('numberposts' => 1, ...
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wp_query args adding muitiple tax_querys

i am creating a custom search system which search my custom post type recipes, in the search it searches the taxonomies terms that people have selected. Now due to the way it can hard code all these ...
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Removing posts from the returned wp_query. Cannot use object of type WP_Query as array

My end goal is to perform 3 custom field filters on a sets of filters on a WP_Query. The difficulty arises as I need to use both AND/OR relations between the 3 filters: field1 = A AND field2 = ...
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WP_query orderby not working after WP4.0 update [closed]

On my Wordpress-website, I have a custom post type used to display events and a page showing all events in the database. On that page, I'm creating a new WP_Query and displaying the results ...
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Enter a variable in the 'category_name' parameter

Is it possible to use a variable for the 'category_name' parameter? I have three pages: red, yellow, and blue. I have multiple posts that are categorized in three categories: red, yellow, and blue. ...
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Do not show children of a category

I'm trying the next code: $categoria = get_the_category(); $hijosCategoria = (array) get_term_children($categoria[0]->term_id, 'category'); $queryBase = ...
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Add different classes and use different image size on every nth post in loop

I'm creating a new site for a client and they want to have a Masonry style layout for the homepage with 3 different image & width sizes. The default class is "medium-3 small-square" but what I ...
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In loop: posts have thumbnail AND other variables

I am looking to display posts that meet certain requirements. First and foremost, the idea is to show visitors the most viewed posts. I implemented that with some help. So, I got that working with the ...
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How To Get Some Data From WordPress Database Using WordPress $wpdb Query?

I am trying to get some data from WordPress database tables in a plugin. For that, I am using the below code... global $wpdb; $findID = $wpdb->get_var("SELECT ID FROM wp_posts WHERE post_name = ...
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How to dynamically attach pictures to a carousel

I am trying to make single pages for each individual portfolio piece. I created custom posts & field types, but it only seems to allow one featured picture per post. Should I be adding my pictures ...
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Wordpress MySQL query to add multiple users with related article

What I need is to add 100 users to wordpress and each one should have one post assigned to him, like a profile page (I don't want to use the default wordpress profiles because in the feature each user ...
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Return a single custom post from multiple meta queries

I'm currently working on a widget which returns a single random featured property on a website but I'm having some trouble with my WP_Query arguments. In the backend I have 2 checkbox meta fields ...
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Carousel Loop only duplicating

I have problem with looping and WP_Query. Any idea how i can implement the multiple carouselitems please check what html output should be in html So basically one of my goal is each div have a pages ...
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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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Categorising search results based on Custom Fields

I have two sets of posts - some have a Custom Field (true/false). So the ones which have a Custom Field (for this, let's just call it custom_field) value of true, go in one set, and the others (the ...
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Wordpress WP_Query Array Custom search via taxonomies

Im trying to write a custom search function for my wordpress site. Im using WP_Query and multiple arraylists. Is it possible to order by search after taxonomy = pa_felg-bredde ? Here is my code so ...
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Exclude categories from search query

I have two categories that I want to exclude from my search results, so far without luck. I have tried adding the following piece of code but it didn't work. $search_query = ...
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Orderby custom meta returns random order

[Answered by Roberthue - I was sorting by meta_value instead of meta_value_num] I've created a WP_Query that does the following: Grabs a list of businesses for sale Orders them by a meta query, ...
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Fetch posts from current week (Sunday to Saturday)

I'm trying to fetch posts from current week. <?php $args = array( 'date_query' => array( array( 'year' => date( 'Y' ), 'week' => ...
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How to show 4 previous posts from current article category in Wordpress?

How to show the 4 previous articles on Single Post (single.php), only from current article category? Also if no previous article found, loop from the next articles. Please no plugins... I need to ...
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Post data in separate divs with incrementing class using WP_Query

I'm trying to achieve this result (which is the static HTML) and this is what I've gotten so far. Below is the approach I've taken: Created a CPT for 'locations' Created a custom taxonomy 'region' ...
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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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Add input fields to Wordpress search to search custom fields

I have 2 custom fields: first and last. My goal is to add 2 new input fields (first and last) to search their respectable custom field. Here's my form code in searchform.php: <form role="search" ...
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Where to use $post global variable?

I am confusing to use $post global variable. Is it use inside loop or outside loop? What is the advantage to use it inside and outside loop?
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Why I obtain this WP_Query strange behavior trying to select posts having a specific tag?

I have the following problem with featured tag posts I have a page of a website in wich I want to show only the posts that have setted a specific tag (using the loop). So in this page I have put ...
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Why I have this strange behavior when I try to exlude the featured post from posts visualization?

I am quite new to WordPress theme development and I have a strange behavior with this custom theme on which I am working: http://lnx.asper-eritrea.com/ As you can see in the home page I have 2 areas ...
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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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Filtering WP_Query result by category

Using WP_Query, I need to gather a selection of posts that are both Category1 and Category2. I want this selection to include Category1 and all of its subcategories (Category3 and Category4), as long ...
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How to use an associative array in post__in with WP_Query?

I have stored user favorite posts in the user_meta table of WordPress. The data is stored in a format, for example a:1:{s:8:"post-134";s:3:"134";s:8:"post-136";s:3:"136";}. How can I get this in the ...
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Post archive for certain post format

I am using the following code for a custom archive of all posts: $taxonomy = 'category'; $param_type = 'category__in'; $term_args = array( 'orderby' => 'slug', 'order' => 'ASC' ); ...
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Querying and Ordering Hierachical data

I am developing a WordPress site that requires the display of song lyrics. Here's the archive data that needs to be displayed: [Released 2014] - Album Title [Track 1] - Song Title [Track ...
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Why is the loop not empty on some 404s?

I came across a weird issue. Say you access a random url, three or more levels deep: http://example.com/a/b/c http://example.com/a/b/c/d ... Then is_404() is true. So far so good. But for some ...
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Is “orderby” in WP Meta Query conflicting with Meta Query?

I'm trying to write a meta query that looks for either events starting within the next year (event_start_date between now and 52 weeks), or events that are still going on (event_end_date between now ...
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Move posts to top of WP_Query if in certain Taxonomy?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to promote certain (custom) posts to the top of my Wordpress loop. I can't use sticky posts because they are all in a custom post type.. I was thinking of using a ...
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New WP_query in template not working with CPT+category on some pages

I have three page templates, homepage, documentary, and corporate, each using the same CPT WP_query code with only the category name changed for each respectively. The homepage works fine, pulling and ...
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WP order ASC in custom author loop

My current author list shows authors with posts only, but its not ordered by ASC and its not working. Any ideas? <ul class="authorlist"> <?php // displays all users with their avatar and ...
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How to get the posts published in last two days using WP_Query?

I am trying to loop through all the post to get the top most shared posts on social network. I want to use the date_query parameter in the WP_query to get the posts of last two days , last 5 days, ...
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WP_Query by Category Name

Hi I am using some code to display posts in a slider on a page, and at the top I have some code to filter it using WP_Query. Here it is, not sure what is wrong: <?php /** * Featured Content 2 * ...
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WP_QUERY loop, offset in the arguments and the paginate_links - can these work together?

I have a page where the first 4 posts from category 7 are displayed with their own query and style. Then I have a small box were I want to display the rest of the posts from category 7 and to use a ...
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Show different number of posts per page in tag archives

I am using the following code out of loop to show one post per page in tag archive. <?php query_posts($query_string."&showposts=1") ?> However, I want to show recent posts as 10 posts ...
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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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Can't use orderby in WP_Query

I can't get my posts to order by the date, descading. I've got the following code: $jobs = new WP_Query(array( 'posts_per_page' => 50, 'post_type' => 'job', 'post_status' => ...
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Problem with WordPress 4.0 and $wp_query

On my website I have a logo area that is controlled by a function that determines which page the user is on and loads the specific content depending on the $page_id value. Since WordPress 4.0 there ...
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Pagination on author page

I created a custom query inside author.php, and I would like to add pagination. The problem is that the result is 404 error everytime. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'wpost', 'author' => ...