"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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
147 views

Display Count of posts

I'm trying to create a counter that will display the page number followed by the page count of a category page, where there is 1 post per page. For example if there are 10 posts in a category: 1/10, ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

How to filter sql only for a specific post type

I have been trying to join a custom table with a regular wordpress query, but only under a specific condition (a specific post type). I have a single-event.php template that runs the main query, and ...
0
votes
1answer
90 views

Get results from the main wp_query

I would like to alter the main wp_query and then email the results as PDF or HTML email. I have managed to filter wp_query using custom filters and some code similar to this inside my plugins ...
0
votes
1answer
110 views

Plugin does not create a custom table upon activation

I have a problem as the title says. My plugin does not create a custom table when it's activated. My code is: function bsp_create_update_table() { global $wpdb; //geting the acces to a wp tables ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Get all custom posts with a certain taxonomy

So the site i am working on has a Custom Post type of "Case Results" and one of the columns is "Type of Case". On a certain page I need to get all of these "Case Results with a "Type of Case" of ...
0
votes
0answers
94 views

previous_posts_link not working in WordPress pagination

I'm using a custom query in my front page to show some posts from a category. it ll be selected by the admin from backend(using redux framework to do that). Now when I click older entries ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Eliminate typical pages on search page, turn it into ajax search with “infinite” sized single page

I'm trying to change the default behaviour or WP search page, I have hidden the paging links, and added a button("more results") that sends an ajax request, but I'm not sure how to handle this ...
2
votes
0answers
117 views

Custom WP_Query order by post_meta and (author) user_meta

I am having an issue that i couldn't find on google and elsewhere. To put problem in the context. I am making a wordpress site where user can put their tutor listing for giving a tutorials, and i am ...
0
votes
1answer
105 views

Add parameter to first post only

I've set up a custom post type called "Videos". I have assigned an ACF oEmbed custom field to "Videos". On the archive page, I have a loop which queries the custom post type and displays all of the ...
4
votes
2answers
230 views

Query Multiple Post types each with own meta query

I have 2 post types: lets say products and product_variations. I'd like to be able to modify the query via pre_get_posts to get all product with meta_keys "_visible" = "true" and "_available" = "true" ...
0
votes
2answers
181 views

Creating attachments archive in tags and categories

Per this question (How to create an attachments archive with working pagination?), I've been using the following function to have archive pages display attachments as well as pages and posts. It was ...
1
vote
1answer
370 views

Date query for a custom meta field

I would like to use something similar to the following date_query but I would like to use some custom meta fields instead of the existing post columns. For example instead of post_date_gmt I would ...
2
votes
2answers
388 views

Exclude first 5 posts of specific categories in the main loop

I read this article about how to set an offset for one specific category in the loop. I was wondering about if this was possible for more than just one category. My problem with the code suggested in ...
2
votes
1answer
701 views

Reduce or prevent calling of update_meta_cache

My theme calls the update_meta_cache() function 58 times per page! This function appears to run the following query based on the post in question: SELECT post_id, meta_key, meta_value -> FROM ...
5
votes
2answers
383 views

Exclude a category if post is only in that category using wp_Query

I have two categories Category1 (ID = 1) Category2 (ID = 2) I want to display posts Which are in Category2 and in (Category1 + Category2). If a post is only in Category1 then it should not ...
0
votes
1answer
121 views

Function to retrieve IDs of posts, cache results, and improve wp_query

I'm looking to optimize db performance by creating a function that retrieves IDs of posts in a certain category and caches results. So instead of having a query like: SELECT … WHERE 1=1 AND ...
0
votes
0answers
141 views

Optimize WP_Query

For the homepage WP_Query loop, I need to get the most recent 20 articles, specifically to display the page title, excerpt, category, and date. I am doing the following: $args = array( ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Show portfolio items in template - how?

I have made my archive-portfolio.php-file as desired and it works as it is supposed to. However, I don't want to use that file. I want to create a template, name it for instance cars-template.php and ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Return on a quest all these meta_value

<?php if(isset($_REQUEST['src'])): $business = $_REQUEST['srcbusiness']; $type = $_REQUEST['srctype']; $price = $_REQUEST['srcprice']; $city = $_REQUEST['srccity']; ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Wordpress Query posts that have title > another title

I am trying to make a query of a custom post type that searches the next 3 posts alphabetical order after a specific title. A snippet of the args wp_query is $vars = array( 'paged' => $page, ...
0
votes
1answer
112 views

Add a custom variable to query page object

Is there a way to add a custom variable to the queried object? if (is_page()) { $q = get_queried_object(); $term_id = $q->term_id; } Here's some background on my setup. I have a page ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Searching for meta_key returns 0 posts

I am currently on a client project and I am stuck with the meta_key search in WP_Query. I am querying some other parts of the homepage successfully with the WP_Query class, but when I am passing ...
0
votes
0answers
192 views

New WP_Query calls Pre_get_posts filter twice

On my WP theme template page, I am running a new WP_Query. It seems to be calling my pre_get_posts filter twice, which then wrecks my custom parameters. The second time the pre_get_posts filter is ...
0
votes
0answers
122 views

Repeating a loop after x amount of time

I'm new to Wordpress and PHP and would really appreciate a little pointer regarding a problem I can't solve: I have a Wordpress site and in my Homepage I have a section that when the page loads ...
0
votes
1answer
457 views

WP_Query order by date in meta_value

i have a small problem i think. this is my code for my category-releases.php: <?php $paged = ( get_query_var('paged') ) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $args = array( 'posts_per_page' ...
0
votes
1answer
424 views

Pagination not working

I have been using the same pagination query for the majority of the websites i have created. This time it is not working for some reason I have used the pagination trouble shooting links Here but ...
0
votes
1answer
251 views

WP_Query custom field pass the post id

I'm using WP_Query with ACF(Advanced Custom Fields) I'm building a news portal, and I'm trying to pass related stories from 1 post which is top_story = true. In another WP_Query I want to print the ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

How to use 'WP_Query' or 'query_posts' to display content in a descending order

How can I list posts in a descending order of the $json_data->data[0]->total_count values ? I want to display top shared posts descending, but I can't really use WP_Query or query_posts the ...
0
votes
1answer
172 views

How to use global post counter in the loop?

In the Loop use this code <?php $count = $wp_query->current_post; echo $count; ?> On first page post counts from 0 to 14, but from second page post counts from 0 to 14 to. How use global ...
0
votes
2answers
70 views

WP_Query a custom field value bringing back 0 results

I am trying to do a query to grab all the pages that have the tickbox checked "feature_on_front_page" which has the value "featured" with label "Featured". I added this checkbox with ACF. My query ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

What is wrong with my WP_Query Arguments?

In my single.php file I am using a nested WP_Query to show more posts, at the bottom of the page. My code for the query and nested loop are as follows: <?php $ep_args = array( ...
0
votes
1answer
92 views

Search Functionality broken by the wp 4.2 update

I run a blog site with posts by authors, and I implemented a search that would return results if the search was like an author's name or the search term was contained in a story. I was functioning and ...
0
votes
1answer
89 views

Accessing GET variable named 'error'

As part of a project I'm required to make a wordpress plugin which integrates with Google for authentication (There are good reasons for developing a new plugin instead of using an existing one). If ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

WP_Query function for custom post type

I've got a CPT for random homepage banner images (so we can test different images and call to action language). I've got a custom field for the post type that accepts a specific ID for each banner so ...
0
votes
2answers
47 views

How to display specific ids of posts using wp_query?

I have 7 services in a page. All 7 services have featured images. I want to show all the 7 images and content in a slideshow. $args = array( 'post_type' => 'page', 'post__in' => ...
2
votes
3answers
668 views

WP_Query and Pagination on a Static front page

For the past two days I've been trying to debug an issue with WP_Query() and Pagination. A website I'm a dev for uses a Wordpress theme (Salient by ThemeNectar) that includes the visual composer ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Filter custom post type by custom taxomony

I have several custom post types, each with one or more custom taxonomies. I'd like to add a filter for each taxonomy to the relevant custom post type edit screen, but my solution is not working. ...
4
votes
3answers
260 views

Better way to get tag stats?

I have over 4000 posts. I am trying to query all the posts and get the count of tags each post has and sum up posts count based on number of tags the post has in dashboard. The posts count shows up ...
1
vote
1answer
122 views

List only posts from specific category on category page

I wanted to ask if there is a shorter way then by checking each time if the post is coming from a specific category. As you can see the categories cover the alphabet, A B C etc and each time I check ...
0
votes
4answers
2k views

get_posts with multiple categories

If I do a get_posts() with category set to 1,2 I will get all posts in category 1 OR 2. If i want all posts whit both categories, that is 1 AND 2, how do I make that request?
0
votes
2answers
133 views

current_post not working - give me -1 for every post

I try to get the current post index number and echo the number of this lesson(post)in a series of lessons(category). I'm inside the loop on single.php page my code looks like this: $args = array( ...
6
votes
1answer
121 views

How to add taxonomy filter on the query fly?

I try to add tax query on pre_get_posts hook using following code : // Add custom posts to main query (archive and home) add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'add_post_types_to_query' ); function ...
2
votes
1answer
578 views

How get posts from a subcategory of a category by name?

I'm trying to create a subcategory template of a defined category. For example, for each one, I would like to check if his subcategory Photos exists and to get posts of this. Here is my category ...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

Get posts associated with custom taxonomy alternate way

I have a custom post type named artwork and I'm trying to get all of the artwork that is associated to the custom taxonomy of artists on the taxonomy-artists.php page. I found an example here which ...
5
votes
2answers
374 views

WP_Comment_Query pagination, delving into the unknown

I am aiming to pagination WP_Comment_Query(). It appears this is either taboo or there is no viable information about it online, not anything. Why? Is it possible? If so, how?
0
votes
1answer
109 views

How to convert query sql to shortcode in wordpress?

I want to make a shortcode like this [myshorcode:2:drinks], and query-wrangler I have managed to get the following query that shows me 2 products of a certain taxonomy PHP WP_Query: $query = array ( ...
0
votes
1answer
429 views

Display post list within category list sorted by name [duplicate]

I'm trying to display a list of categories sorted by name and all posts of each category inside it. Like this: Category A Post B Post F Post Z Category B Post A Post C Post G Category C Post D ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

problems with comments_number()

Why does the following code: echo '<ul>'; while ( $query->have_posts() ) { $query->the_post(); $title = get_the_title(); echo '<li>' . $title . comments_number() . ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Issue attempting a wp_query_posts with tags

Having an issue trying to query the most recent posts using the tag, in this case, trending. I used the following code but I get no results. If I switch out 'tag' to 'post_type' it will work: ...
0
votes
1answer
886 views

Taxonomy search/filter with multiple taxonomies and multiple taxonomy terms

I am trying to build an advanced search form that allows users to select from two taxonomy based drop down menus. Each taxonomy drop down has taxonomy terms from which the user can select multiple ...